PHOTO: YHS community lending a helping hand
|Senior Katie Seaton and the YHS Student Council made these boxes that were placed in all of the Social Studies classrooms. The boxes were to help raise funds for the Red Cross and its disaster relief for the Philippines. Together the YHS community raised $714! Way to go TBirds!!|
PHOTO: Murder Mystery cast
|The Advanced Drama class has cast the upcoming murder mystery show, Murder Mystery at the Murder Mystery. January 24th - 6:00PM. Food will be available. Show starts at 6:30PM!|
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BANNER: What are your spring break plans?
|The Journalism Class at Yucaipa High School wants to know about your upcoming Spring Break plans. What will you be up to in March 2014 during your Spring Break?
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Last Chance this year to order your cap and gowns. The Herff Jones company will be here on Tuesday to take final orders. They will also have Senior sweatshirts and tassels available to purchase. They will be in the quad during both lunches.
Attention all students wishing to go to London, Paris, Rome, and the Swiss Alps, this summer, with Coach Lewis. There will be a fundraising and informational meeting tonight at 6:30pm in room O-4.
Show your Christmas spirit. Tomorrow is ugly Christmas sweater day. We will have a contest at lunch for the “best” ugly sweater. So dress up and you may come away with the prize.
Want to celebrate the holiday spirit by sharing with others? Key Club is sponsoring a toy drive for new toys to be given away through the "Toys for Tots" program. Bring a new toy to your Social Studies class and help out lots of under-privileged kids this holiday season! Let's show just how awesome YHS is. . . and let's pack Santa's bag full!
Today’s last day to order a Winter-Gram! Winter-Grams are fun treats that come in all shapes and sizes that will be sent to your recipient in their third period class the Friday before finals. You can purchase them during both lunches in the Quad and MPR and before or after school in Q-105. Prices range from $1 to $5 depending on what you choose to include in your Gram.
After-School Peer Tutoring is available today in the Library. If you need help getting ready for finals, we can help.
All Students and Staff: This is a reminder that Monday is NOT a late start day.
Attention all Drivers: You must use extreme caution when driving on campus. Excessive speed results in dangerous conditions for other drivers and pedestrians. Anyone observed driving in a reckless manner will be sited and may lose the privilege of parking on campus.
PHOTO: Frosh Basketball at YHS
The freshman boys basketball team dominated San Bernardino
Wednesday afternoon. (photo by Mark Watkins)
VIDEO: Winter Fine Arts Assembly at YHS
The Winter Fine Arts Assemblies were held Wednesday at YHS.
PHOTO: Alive Club giving a helping hand
|Members of the Alive Club filled shoes boxes with gifts to send to children in need around the world.|
Alive Club: Come join us Friday morning at 7:00am for “See You at the North Pole”. There will be music, cookies, hot chocolate and candy canes.
The Block Y Christmas party/Toy drive is December 20th at 6:30pm at the Calbreath's house. Pay $3 to Activities or bring a new unwrapped toy to D-1 or Q-208. Stop by to see Mr. or Mrs. Calbreath to RSVP so we have plenty of food and to get the address. Also please invite alumni as our guests.
Inner Beauties will be having a meeting Friday at both lunches in room A-11.
Contact Mr. Slider (M205) or Mr. Watkins (M206) about getting your club photo & information on the school web site.
PHOTO: Derrick Rose advances to
|YHS Jr. Derrick Rose has advanced to the Semi-Finals in the August Wilson Monologue Contest. He is now in the top 50 of Southern California!|
ATTENTION ALL COLLEGE BOUND SENIORS: Just a reminder – if you are or will be in need of a letter of recommendation from your counselor and the due date is between now and January 15th you must have your request in NO LATER THAN THIS FRIDAY – DECEMBER 13TH. Do not delay, as we love you, but we will not be writing letters over Christmas break!!!!!
There is a new website for scholarships and SAT/ACT information. Go to testprepreview.com/college-scholarships.htm
Free Academic Peer Tutoring is available after school in the Library until 3:45 pm., and no appointment is ever needed. Be successful in school--come join us!
NCAA Meeting Video: If you were unable to attend the NCAA athletic requirements meeting, please watch the linked video.
PHOTO: Helping Others at YHS
Saturday morning, November 23, Interact Club members and
Yucaipa Rotarians shopped at the Yucaipa Bryant Street Stater
Brothers for Thanksgiving meals for needy families. Over twenty
complete meals were purchased. Money for the purchases
supplied by the Yucaipa Rotary Club.
Career Center News
PHOTO: Narconon at YHS
A drug counselor, Jesse from Narconon, shared marijuana
myths and facts with Health students. Students observed the
amount of tar exposure from smoking two joints per day, for
Attention any boys interested in trying out for the Yucaipa High baseball team, freshmen sign up in Q-103 with Coach Petta. Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors sign up in Q-208 with Coach Calbreath by Friday. Varsity try-outs start next week.
Congratulations! To the girls’ cross country team for placing 8th in Division 1 schools in the State of California. We are all proud of your accomplishments!
CIF Champions: Check out the history of YHS CIF Champion athletes and teams.
Yucaipa High School soccer great Kodi Lavrusky is featured in Tuesday's Press Enterprise. Read about Kodi. Kodi scored the winning goal in the NCAA Division I championship game against Florida State. She becomes the first Thunderbird to win an NCAA D1 championship. video
Press Enterprise story
Coaches & Athletes: Want to get your team on the front page of the school web site? If you do, contact Mr. Watkins or Mr. Slider about getting your photo & information on the school web site.
PHOTO: Supporting Women's Health at YHS
Drew Steenhausen and his mother finished a 60 mile walk last
weekend and each raised over $2500 to support breast cancer
research and treatment.
Attention all Staff: If you need to send a student to OCS please call Mr. Brush first, at extension 1255, letting him know that a student is on the way. This way Mr. Brush is expecting them if they don't show up. He also won't count it as a lockout sending them back to your class when you want him to keep them."
M204 & M205 computer lab schedules online! If you want to book the M204 or M205 computer lab for your class, you can view the lab schedules online here at SF. If you want to book some time, please send Tom Slider an email with the room, date(s), and period(s) of your selected times. All requests will be processed on a first come, first served basis.
PHOTO: YHS Alumni speak to seniors
YHS Teacher Tom Stewart (right) invited Conor Johnston (left)
Jacob Cupul, Jackson Stewart and Alesi Saenz to his classes to
speak of the rigors of college life.
Serving their country: the Yucaipa Calimesa Joint Unified School District has set up a web page that recognizes the the alumni of the district that are serving our country. If you (or a loved one) graduated from a YCJUSD school (like YHS) and would like to have your picture featured on the page, please contact Mrs. Jill Castanon at the district office.
In the news: Check out this Cincinnati.com article on Corky Miller ('94) and his career as a catcher the Major League Baseball.
PHOTO: Parking Lot Painting at YHS
Students who purchased senior parking spots customized their
PHOTO: Final Proof of Where the Rainbow Ends
English Instructor and wandering photojournalist Darryl Womack
discovered that the rainbow actually ends at the Science and
Technolgy building on the YHS campus.