Charger-Parent Daily Bulletin
January 17, 2018
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THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: “When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.” ~Lao Tzu
CHARTER OAK CHEER NEWS: This past weekend they competed in the CIF Southern Section Inaugural Cheer Championships and took the top spot in their division. They are the first ever D3 COED CIFSS cheer champions!!!! Congratulations!~ Administration
FIRST SEMESTER REPORT CARDS were mailed out on Friday, January 11th.
Monday, January 21st is Martin Luther King Jr. Day and school will be closed. ~Administration
Yearbook: "Seniors" deadline for senior ads in the yearbook is February 28th. Please submit your ad before that date! You may purchase the senior ad on the Charter Oak website under "What's New". ~Mrs. Nixon
Yearbook: Seniors, please pick up your baby pictures from room C2 before school, during break/lunch or after school. ~Mrs. Nixon
Got Winter gear? Check out all the new jackets at COHSBrandED.com. Free sticker pack with every purchase. -The Branded Team
Tutors Still Needed: We are currently looking for student tutors for our after school tutoring program who need to complete service hours. We need tutors for Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. If interested, please go to Counseling. ~Mr. Dultz.
Earth Club meeting Friday, Jan 18. Information on spring activities including Feb. 2 Remembrance Walk and Feb. 16 Tidepooling. Spring Calendar of all activities will be available. ~Ms. Foy
Campus Clean Up will happen on Friday, Jan. 18 from 1:40-3:30pm. Come make a difference. Everyone is invited. Ms. Foy
COUNSELING OFFICE/COLLEGE/CAREER NEWS
Work Permit applications can be picked up at the Career Center (located in the Library). Once you have been offered a job, your employer AND parent/legal guardian must sign the work permit application. The completed application should be dropped off at the Career Center for review. GPA (minimum 2.0) and attendance (95%) will be verified to ensure that you meet the qualifications. The completed work permit will be ready for pick up within approximately 48 hours from the date of drop off (excluding weekends & holidays). All permits are subject to review & revocation by the Assistant Principal based on attendance and/or grades. Any question please reach out to Mrs. Clayton
All Students: Student initiated schedule changes (electives) ends this Friday January 18th! ~Counseling
Scholarship Opportunities: With less than 72 hours to apply, don’t let your outstanding young women in the Class of 2020 miss out on their share of $1 Billion in available scholarships! ONE WEEK LEFT TO APPLY- Deadline: Friday, January 18. Who is eligible? Young women from Class of 2020 who:
o are involved in school and/or community activities
o show outstanding efforts in academics, leadership, athletics or the arts
o are interested in earning scholarships for college
· There is NO COST to participate.
· Applicants apply online: http://distinguishedyw.org/
The Italian Catholic Federation receives nearly 400 applications for its yearly scholarship awards. Applications are received from students in public as well as Catholic high schools in California, Arizona, Nevada, and Illinois. To apply, students must achieve a total cumulative GPA (3½ years) of at least 3.2 and meet one of the following: Are Roman Catholic and of Italian Descent and live within the Roman Catholic Dioceses of Arizona, California, Illinois and Nevada, only where Branches of the Federation are established; or, Are Roman Catholic but need not be of Italian Descent or live where Branches of the Federation are established if either Roman Catholic parent, guardian or grandparent is a member of the “Italian Catholic Federation.” First year scholarships in the amount of $400 will be awarded to approximately 200 applicants. First year scholarship winners are eligible for second, third, and fourth year awards of $500, $600, and $1,000 respectively. Applications will be judged and evaluated on: Scholastic Achievement – TOTAL CUMULATIVE GPA (3½ years) and CLASS RANK, Financial Need, Leadership Role, Extracurricular Activities and Charitable Efforts, Family Membership/Activities in the I.C.F. (if applicable). Please go to www.icf.org/scholarships for more information.
Big Charger Shout Out To Shelby Ayala. Grand Canyon University is offering Shelby admission into its fall 2019 class. Congrats! Did you know that Grand Canyon is a private non-profit Christian University? Located in Phoenix Arizona, GCU has an on campus student population over 20,000 and an online population over 70,000. Go Antelopes. And go Shelby, we are proud of you! ~Counseling
Flavorful Futures Scholarship: Do you know a student who is not afraid to be themselves? We are looking for fun and unique candidates for our Flavorful Futures Scholarship. Sparkling Ice® is awarding FIVE $5,000 scholarships to eligible high school seniors who are planning their bright and colorful futures. If this sounds like one of your students, tell them to apply today! The deadline is approaching soon! Applications are due by February 15, 2019and winners will be announced in Spring 2019. Apply now at http://go.pardot.com/e/120702/
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General Requirements. Visit sparklingice.com/scholarship for full list of requirements.
· Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident of the United States.
· Must be a high school senior graduating between August 1, 2018 and July 31, 2019.
· Must have a cumulative high school grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.5 on a 4-point scale (high school/home school seniors).
Junior and Senior Girls: The Soroptimist Club of Azusa and Glendora is hosting a College/Career Guidance and Mentoring Conference on Saturday March 2 from 8:30 to 3:30. This event will be held at the American Legion in Glendora. If interested, you need to pick up a registration form in the counseling office. Deadline to register is Wed February 20. "If You Can Dream It, You Can Be It." ~Counseling
Juniors Interested in Taking a SAT Prep Course: The Assistance League of Covina Valley is offering a winter session which begins Tuesday, Feb. 12th. The class will meet every Tues/Thurs and run through March 7th which is just in time for you to take the March 8th SAT! There is a cost of $100 which includes study exam materials. For more information, call 626-966-9200 or email firstname.lastname@example.org Registration forms are also in the counseling office. Space is limited so don't delay.
The Middle Class Scholarship (MCS) is now going into its sixth year. The Southern San Joaquin Valley Cal-SOAP (California Student Opportunities & Access Programs), an outreach program of the California Student Aid Commission (CSAC), has been charged to facilitate MCS outreach efforts in collaboration with CSU Bakersfield, Cal Poly Pomona, CSU San Bernardino, UC Riverside and their feeder high schools. An important update to note for the MCS is that the income and asset ceiling has been increased from $165,000 to $171,000. Please go to 2018-2019 Middle Class Scholarship Outreach Initiative for more information.
The Anxiety Discussion group will be meeting every Tuesday at lunch in Room M2 until Feb 5th. All are welcome. ~Counseling
The Asian Pacific Fund administers 10 scholarship programs to help undergraduate and graduate students achieve their education goals. To apply for a scholarship administered by the Asian Pacific Fund, please review the complete eligibility criteria for each scholarship program, and download the application for the program(s) for which you are eligible. Please go to http://asianpacificfund.org for more information. ~Counseling
College Visits: Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising (FIDM) will be here on Wed. January 23 at 9:10a.m. in room D-4 Please sign up in the Career Center. MT. SAC will be presenting on Friday, January 25, 2019, in room M-1 during periods 1-4. Please sign up in the Career Center. ~Mrs. Clayton
Attention Seniors: There is a slight change -Bring your college acceptance letters to Ms. Clayton in the library after second period. ~Counseling
Upcoming S.A.T. Dates: - March 9, May 4, June 1. To register go to www.sat.org/register
Upcoming A.C.T. Dates: - Feb. 9, Apr. 13, June 8, July 13. The test is not given at COHS. To register go to www.actstudent.org
DATES TO REMEMBER
1/21/19 - Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday - No school
1/24/19 - Minimum Day - 12:05pm Dismissal
1/26/19 - PASS
1/29/19 - Senior Assembly
2/02/19 - Remembrance Walk 9am-11am @ the Stadium
2/06/19 - Founders Night 6pm in the Library
2/11/19 - President’s Holiday- No school
2/15/19 - Sadie Hawkins Dance 6pm-10pm in the Quad
2/18/19 - President’s Holiday - No school
2/21/19 - School Site Council 7am