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The Wizard of Oz at YHS

The Wizard of Oz will be presented from April 30 to May 2 at
6:30pm in the MPR. On May 3, two shows will be presented-at
1p.m. and 6:30p.m. Tickets at $7.
PHOTO: Best Buddies at the Best Buddy Prom

129 Peers and Peer Buddies from Yucaipa High School went to
the Best Buddies Prom at the National Orange Show this past
Friday night. 12 different high schools in the area also participated
in the wonderful evening.
PHOTO: Engineering Competition at YHS

Engineering students from YHS present their designs for a 
pedestrian bridge to a panel of industry partners. Jacob White
and Campbell Harris won the competition.
ATTENTION: All A.P. students & parents
Thunderbird News

Seniors: If you ordered graduation announcements and haven’t picked them up you can get them in the Activities office. If you have a balance due you must bring cash. 

Calling all T-Birds:
All this week Ms. Leemkuil will be having a fundraiser to support the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s research for a CURE. The prizes will include gift cards for local eateries, tanning sessions and salon treatments. Bring your $1 donation to room Q-201 before school, during break, at lunch or after school to help support this important life saving research. 

If you are interested/curious about the JROTC program
or have a desire to pursue a career in the military, drop by and speak to one of the instructors. We are located in L-10. 

Starting tomorrow the PTSO will be pre-selling personalized parking spaces for the 2014/2015 Senior class. Come and get information and/or reserve your space before the school year ends. New lower prices and group rates will also be available. Express yourself and be eligible for scholarships. 

ASB Applications for next years Student Council
are due on Wednesday for elected positions.

Perfect attendance:
Any student anticipating a perfect attendance award should check ABI or see Mrs. Maxwell in the Attendance office by Wednesday, April 23rd. You are allowed 5 period absences with no all day absences. 

Attention all YHS students: The drama department's last Black Box fundraiser of the year is this Friday, April 25th at 5:30pm in G-105. Come to see us and then go to the beach dance at 7:00pm! Tickets for the Black Box are sold at the door and are $4. This is an important fundraiser for our awards and future productions. See Shakespeare scenes, monologues and other fun presentations. End the week on a light note! 

Junior and Senior girls:
The deadline to turn in your Powder Puff football permission slip is tomorrow! Don’t miss your only opportunity to participate in the Powder Puff football game on May 23rd. Completed forms get turned in to Activities along with $30 for your jersey. You must be passing all your classes in order to pay for your jersey. 

Mrs. Gustafsson English 11 students
report to her classroom today – there will be no labs today. 

BMX Park at YHS
article in the Press Enterprise

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Club News
Club News

Attention Block Y members: We need a few more volunteers to work the Hall of Fame dinner on Saturday and the Soap Box Derby on May 3rd. If you need community service hours or Block Y points, this is a great chance to earn both. See Mrs. Calbreath in D-1 for details. Also, let's pack the gym today for our Boys Volleyball team!! Varsity starts at 4:30 against Redlands. Wednesday come out to support our Softball team against REV at 3:15 and Friday the baseball team takes on REV at 3:15. All 3 teams are battling for a CBL title so let's show our support!! 

Alive Club: Do you have questions about the Bible and Science? If so, come hear a presentation on this topic, tomorrow, during both lunches. “A” lunch meets in room M-104 and “B” lunch in Q-209. All students are welcome. 

will be competing in the Golden Bear Drill Meet on April 26th, in Los Alamitos. The competition will start at 10:00am and cadets will depart YHS at 8:00am.

Club members & advisors:
Mr. Slider (M205) or Mr. Watkins (M206) about getting your club photo & information on the school web site. 

Counseling News

Attention College-Bound Juniors: YHS will be taking a field trip to the National College Fair, in Ontario, on Tuesday, April 29th. At the fair you will have the opportunity to talk with college representatives from all around the United States as well as a number of international colleges. You will learn how to select the right college for you, how to finance a College Education, information for the college-bound athlete, ACT/SAT test prep, and much more. If you are interested in joining us at the fair, pick up a field trip permission form for the Counseling office and return it no later than Friday, April 11 th . If you have questions, please see Mrs. Brossia in the Counseling office.

There is a new website for scholarships and SAT/ACT information.Go to testprepreview.com/college-scholarships.htm  

Free Academic Peer Tutoring is aPeer tutoringvailable after school in the Library until
Career Center News
Career Center news
COMMUNITY SERVICE: The Yucaipa Music and Arts Festival need volunteers to help in the Kid’s Fun Zone on May 2nd, 3rd and 4th. Please see Mrs. Trathen by May 1st to be part of this fun experience.

JOB: Juniors and Seniors who want to tutor, Elementary, Middle School or High School students and make $10/hour, and have a GPA of 3.5 or higher, please pick up an application in the Career Center.

Athletics News
Athletic News

Attention all Girls Water Polo Player: Please come to room O-4 some time today to receive your information regarding the Water Polo Banquet.

Check out
this Press Enterprise article on YHS Softball.

Check out
 this Press Enterprise article on the YHS Mountain Bike team.

CIF Champions: Check out the history of YHS CIF Champion athletes and teams.

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: YHS Relay Team Medals at Arcadia
The YHS 4x100 relay team(Erica Wadell, Courtney Ilten, Kalin Tomlinson, Valeria Garcia) finished third at the prestigious Arcadia Invitational Friday.
Faculty News
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: Class of 2013 grad earn top rookie honors twice this year.
YHS Class of 2013 grad Bailey Huddleston has twice now received the Metro Atlantic Athletic Association's Rookie of the Week for her contribution to the Virginia Military Institute's women's water polo team. Congrats Bailey!! (article)
Alumni News
Alumni News

A big thank you: During the winter break, the girls water polo team hosted their alumni game, but the current team plays a team of YHS alumni. A
 big thank goes out to YHS alumni Liz Mortenson, Sarah Allen, Bailey Huddleston, McKenna Harris, Jessica Lopez, and Becca Hearon for coming out!  

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

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
spaces Saturday.
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.
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