Daily Bulletin 3/28/17

Hayslett, Lorei lhayslett at visalia.k12.ca.us
Mon Mar 27 15:01:19 PDT 2017

REDWOOD HIGH SCHOOL             [cid:image001.jpg at 01D2A70A.FD802130]

2.       OPEN HOUSE will be on Monday April 3rd from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
3.       SPRING BREAK will be from Monday April 10th with students returning on Tuesday April 18th.
4.       Come to school on Saturday mornings and join REDWOOD's SATURDAY UNIVERSITY.  SATURDAY UNIVERSITY allows you to participate in engaging classes such as auto, woodshop, physical education, science projects, math, reading, technology and much more!  This is NOT a credit recovery program.  Saturday University is from 8:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.  To sign up for this Saturday, see the following teachers:  Eastman (woodshop - 54) Rooney (metal - 56) Henshaw (video - 75) Laufer (chemistry - 94) Wall (PE - Gym) Cox (auto - 55).

 1.  IMPORTANT CSF MANDATORY MEETING for all current CSF MEMBERS on Thursday March 30th at lunch in the Band Room.  There will be more community projects to participate in.  In addition, our officers will review their experiences and knowledge gained at the state conference.  Don't miss out, and keep your membership active!  For questions, email gcheatwood at vusd.org<mailto:gcheatwood at vusd.org>.
2.       "SOCIEDAD HONORARIA HISPANICA" applications are due in 4 days.  Turn in application, your transcript and $10.00 to your current Spanish teacher by this Thursday March 30th at 3:30 p.m.

 1.  "THE BATTLE" ASSEMBLY will be on Friday March 31st.  Bell schedule will be in the bulletin on that date.
4.       ATTENTION SENIOR LADIES!  The Tulare County Panhellenic is holding an information session on Sunday April 2nd at 2:00 p.m. for all young women attending a 4-year university in the Fall.  This is a scholarship opportunity you don't want to miss.  Please RSVP (559)901-7160 by April 1st for location information.  See Mrs. Jauregui if you need additional information.

 1.  PTSA MEETINGS will be April 24th, and May 22nd in the Redwood Library at 5:30 p.m.
 2.  NEW FOREIGN LANGUAGE OPTIONS:  Redwood is looking to offer additional foreign languages for next school year.  The additional options are AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE AND CHINESE MANDARIN. Students who are interested in requesting either of these languages need to notify their counselor ASAP.
7.       The M.E.Ch.A. CLUB in collaboration with XL Leadership Club are working together in a heartfelt project "Bottles for Babies."  Members of both clubs are collecting donations to raise money during the month of March 2017.  All proceeds will go to Young Lives Organization.  The mission of Young Lives is to create a positive and sustainable change in the lives of teen moms and their children, impacting two generations at once.

 1.  The HIGH SCHOOL ATTENDANCE INCENTIVE PROGRAM - "It's COOL TO GO TO SCHOOL" - is back!  Any student with PERFECT ATTENDANCE this year is automatically entered into the drawing for a new Nissan Versa, courtesy of the Groppetti Automotive Family.  There are two way to achieve PERFECT ATTENDANCE this year; please visit your Attendance Office for contest rules."
1.       SENIOR CAP AND GOWN DISTRIBUTION:  SENIORS need to report the Redwood Gym at 12:00 p.m. on Thursday March 30th.  Jostens will be distributing pre-ordered graduation caps and gowns.
2.       UC ANALYTICAL WRITING PLACEMENT EXAMINATION:  The University of California will administer the Analytical Writing Placement Examination (AWPE) on Saturday May 13th to students who have been admitted to a UC for Fall 2017 and have not satisfied the Entry Level Writing Requirement by other means.  Comprehensive information about the entry Level Writing Requirement and the AWPE is available online at www.ucop.edu/elwr<http://www.ucop.edu/elwr>.
3.       SENIORS!  There are several scholarships due in March.  Please check the RHS Scholarship Page (https://sites.google.com/a/vusd.us/redwood/march) frequently for the most up to date information.

 1.  2017 CAC Educational Scholarship Foundation
Amount:  1st place ($2,500) 2nd place ($2,000) 3rd place ($1,500)
Criteria:  An essay on "The Importance of Establishing and Maintaining Good Financial Credit During Your College Years"
Application Process:  visit website at www.cacesf.org<http://www.cacesf.org/rules_app.html>
Deadline:  March 30
 2.  Pursuing Victory with Honor Scholarship
Criteria: 3.0gpa, exhibit exceptional sportsmanship, student athlete
Visit www.tcoe.org/pvwhscholarship<http://www.tcoe.org/pvwhscholarship>
Deadline: March 30

 1.  Anita de la Vega Scholarship
The FHCN is offering a $600 scholarship to a student who meets the following criteria: female student preferred, 2.5GPA or above, migrant or seasonal farm working family background, community service, and pursuing a health degree.
Application Process: http://www.fhcn.org/about/scholarship-fund/
Deadline: March 31

Criteria: a)Scholastic Achievement; b)Leadership Qualities such as participation in 4-H, FFA, church, clubs, student government and civic organizations; c)Financial need; d)Strong consideration will be given to applicants in the almond growing areas of California.
Apply at http://bluediamondgrowers.com/scholarship-program/ or click on the Scholarship Applications tab
Deadline: March 31st
 2.  Calcot-Seitz Foundation

Amount: Up to $3,000
Criteria: Plan to major in agriculture at a four-year university.
Apply at www.calcot.com<http://www.calcot.com/calcotseitz.asp?post=applications&flag=calcotseitz>
Deadline: March 31st

 1.  California Association of Supervisors of Child Attendance and Welfare-Anthony Brucia Success Award
A Personal Narrative, which tells your story. It describes the obstacles you have faced, your progress despite difficulties and your plans for future success
 Two letters of recommendation
Activities record and employment history
 Transcript - freshman through first semester of your senior year
 Attendance record for the first semester of your senior year
Application Process: apply at http://cascwa.org/student-scholarships-2/
Deadline: March 31st

 1.  Central Valley Women's Network
Amount: $1,000

*         The applicant must have a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent.

*         Applicants must have a Grade Point Average of at least a 3.0 (B average) for the most recent academic year.
*         The criteria for scholarship selection will be based on varying degrees of the following:  academics, school and community involvement, stated goals and career objectives.
*         The applicant must be at least 17 years of age.
*         The applicant must be a resident of Tulare or Kings County.

*         The applicant must be a legal citizen of the United States

 1.  Apply at http://cvwn.org/Scholarship_Application.html Deadline: March 31st
CSEA-Amount: $250
Criteria: Plan to attend an accredited college or university, have at least one parent or legal guardian who is a member in good standing in local Chapter 83 of the CSEA, have a minimum 2.0gpa
Application Process: Download application on the RHS Scholarship Page
 2.  Deadline: March 31st
PPAV Scholarship

Criteria: 3.0GPA or above, PPAV involvement and Portuguese Descent
Application Process: Download application on the RHS Scholarship Page
Deadline: March 31

 1.  Read for Life
Criteria: Students must be a graduating high school senior in Tulare County, have a minimum of 50 hours of volunteer service outside of school, which focuses on improving literacy in Tulare County, cumulative GPA of 2.5, plan on attending a college, university, or trade school in the US.
Application : Visit www.readforlife.org<> the application can be found under Resources and is the Pass the Word for Literacy Scholarship.
Deadline: March 31
 2.  ATTENTION RANGERS!  The ROTARY CLUB OF VISALIA is hosting an art contest.  The winner will receive a $1,000 scholarship.  This is open to all grade levels.  The artwork should feature the theme of human trafficking awareness and prevention.  Due date is April 1st.  Email Mrs. Jauregui if you have any questions.
 3.  The Robert Harrell Career and Technical Education Scholarship This scholarship currently gives approximately 30 scholarships at $1,000 each for various vocational technical programs. The scholarship is for a student who is from Visalia (or lives in Tulare County and is attending a vocational program in Visalia) and is pursuing a vocational technical school in an accredited institution. There are four application periods each year for the Robert Harrell Career and Technical Education Scholarship. Please refer to the scholarship for the dates.  Deadline April 15th.

Lorei Hayslett
Secretary Student Services/Activities
Redwood High School

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