Daily Bulletin 1-15-19

Hayslett, Lorei lhayslett at vusd.org
Thu Jan 24 15:22:16 PST 2019

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1.       SENIORS- TODAY is THE LAST DAY to submit your nominations for senior superlatives for the yearbook. Please submit via the link in your gmail; contact Mr. Feehan if you didn't get one. Even if you only have an opinion on a few of them, go for it! We want your contribution!
Girls Soccer @ Golden West 4:30 p.m./Early Release 2:30 p.m.
Boys Soccer vs. Golden West 4:30 p.m.
Girls Wrestling @ Golden West Invitational 11:00 a.m./Early Release 8:00 a.m.
Girls Basketball vs. Golden West - Varsity 5:30 p.m.
Boys Basketball vs. Golden West - Varsity 7:00 p.m.

1.       A GRAND CANYON UNIVERSITY REPRESENTATIVE will be on campus Wednesday February 6th during 2nd, 3rd, and 4th periods in the upstairs Library.  If any student is interested, please sign up in the Counseling Office for 1 of the periods.

2.       Come and get your REDWOOD SCARF for $20 (CASH ONLY!) to benefit REDWOOD BOYS SOCCER TEAM.  If interested, please stop by and see Mrs. Torres in the Counseling Office.

3.       SENIORS, if you have not yet filled out your FAFSA, Visalia Unified District office will be hosting a Financial Aid /Dream Act Workshop, Monday, January 28, 2019 at the Visalia Unified District Office (5000 W. Cypress St.) in the Board Room at 6 p.m.  This is the LAST opportunity to have Financial Aid professionals present while you are applying.  Please take advantage of this event.

4.       HIP HOP CLUB MEETING TUESDAY, January 29th at lunch - be prepared to learn a hip hop combo (beginners welcomed)!  CLUB PHOTO at lunch on January 31st, wear white (shirt of your choice) with jeans.

5.       ATTENTION CLUB OFFICERS: please speak with your advisers and schedule a yearbook group photo ASAP. Teachers have a link to a form for scheduling. Group photos need to be taken by February 15th.


1.       What's up Gamers! RHS eSports is having a fundraiser Saturday January 26th at Panda Express! From 5-9PM roll into Panda at 1933 N. Dinuba Blvd. order, and them know it's for RHS eSports! You can catch the flyer on our Insta @rhs_esports Helps us make sure we remain one of the top 10 Rocket League teams in the nation!

2.       STAFF DEVELOPMENT DAY on Monday January 28th; students are released at 1:53 p.m.

3.       TRUE RANGERS DOUBLE ASSEMBLY will be in the LJ Williams Theatre on January 28th; bell schedule will be in the bulletin on that date.

4.       SOFTBALL PARENTS AND PLAYERS: MANDATORY MEETING on Monday, January 28 at 6pm in Coach Rooney's room. We will cover upcoming season information. Please plan on attending.

5.       REGISTRATION PRESENTATION PARENT MEETINGS:  Parents of current 9th, 10th, and 11th grade students are invite to attend the Registration Presentation Parent Meetings on Tuesday, January 29 in the Redwood Cafeteria.  Parents of current 9th and 10th grade students are invited to attend from 5:30-6:15pm. Parents of current 11th grade students are invited to attend from 6:30-7:15pm.  Redwood counselors will be present to demonstrate how students will register using the PowerSchool on-line portal.

6.       Next PTSA meeting is Tuesday, January 29 at 5pm- Ranger Hall room 104. All parents, teachers, and students are invited!

7.       CSF Fall Membership Drive will be held the week of February 4th through February 8th 2019.  Bring the following to Room 108 during lunch:  *completed application form (pick up early in Room 108), *fall semester transcripts provided the week of February 4th FOR ALL STUDENTS in YOUR ENGLISH CLASS *a donation of one hardback book for the Redwood Library, and *$5 fee to cover graduation supplies.  Friday February 8, 2019 is the DEADLINE to apply.  Freshmen are now eligible to apply for membership with their first semester grades.  ALL GRADES WILL RECEIVE TRANSCRIPTS IN THEIR ENGLISH CLASS. If you have any questions or concerns, please email Mrs. Cheatwood at gcheatwood at vusd.org<mailto:gcheatwood at vusd.org> or come to Room 108.

8.    ATTENTION TRACK ATHLETES: Track season has officially started.  Stay current with updated information on the Track Google classroom for schedules and spirit pack information.  For further questions see coach Roebuck.

9.       INTRAMURAL BASKETBALL in the Gym during lunch every Tuesday and Thursday!

1.       GRAD NITE TICKET SALES:  GRAD NITE TICKETS for MAGIC MOUNTAIN will be available for SENIORS to purchase on Wednesday February 20th at 7:30 a.m. for $135 - CASH ONLY!  Tickets will be sold in the Redwood Gym.  SENIORS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED ON CAMPUS UNTIL 7:00 a.m.!  ALL FINES must be cleared through the Finance Center before seniors can purchase a ticket.  GRAD NITE is Thursday May 16th.  We will be leaving Redwood from the Mineral King Parking Lot to head to Magic Mountain at 7:00 p.m.

2.      SENIORS JOIN PTSA by January  29th to be eligible for a $250 PTSA Scholarship- you may fill out a PTSA membership form at the meeting or get a form in the office. PTSA Scholarship application is separate.   Contact Rebecca Bodensteiner for more info- 559 909-3405.

1.       Tulare County School Boards Association
Amount:  $350
Criteria:  Cumulative 2.75GPA or above, good citizenship, extracurricular activities, community involvement
Application Process: <https://sites.google.com/a/vusd.us/redwood/goog_824878629> http://www.tcoe.org/TCSBAform/TCSBAform2019.pdf
Deadline:  February 15

2.       Ruiz 4 Kids Scholarship
Amount:  Varies Criteria:  HS senior, minimum 3.0 gpa, sealed school transcript, essay (instructions on web site), letter of recommendation, one-page resume.
Application Process: Apply at  http://www.ruiz4kids.org/scholarships/
Deadline:  February 15

3.       *CIF/Farmers Scholar-Athlete
Amount: up to $5,000 Criteria: 3.5gpa or above, Varsity sport at least two years including senior year, display the 6 Pillars of Character.  Visit http://www.cifstate.org/parents-students/awards_and_scholarships/sa/SCHOLAR_2019_APPLICATION_FINAL.pdf to apply
Deadline: Must be postmarked by February 19

4.       Sons of Italy 2019 National Leadership Grant Competition
Amount:  $5,000- $25,000
Criteria:  Visit website
Application Process:  https://www.osia.org/programs/scholarships/  Deadline: February 28

5.       *Tulare County Farm Bureau

Amount: Varies ($500-$2000) Criteria: Must attend high school or have graduated from a high school in Tulare County, must complete and return application (paper or online), must submit two letters of recommendation, must submit a copy of current school transcript.
Apply at: www.tulcofb.org<http://www.tulcofb.org/index.php?page=formScholarshipIntro>
Deadline: March 1

6.       The following 5 scholarships are available through the Visalia Rotary Community Foundation- Applications are available in the RHS Counseling Office or visit http://www.visaliarcfoundation.org/scholarships/ to apply now!
*  The Dwelle Four Year Scholarship is a four year college scholarship for the Redwood High School graduate who maintains a 2.8 or greater grade point average. The scholarship can be as much as $3,000 per year for a full four years.
*  The Provident Salierno Family Foundation Music Scholarship is for students interested in a music career who maintains a 3.0 or greater grade point average. The scholarship currently provides about $600 per year for the student at the five high schools listed in the purpose.
*The Richard B. "Dick" Watson $2,000 STEM Scholarship (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)scholarship consists of two, one-time scholarships awarded each year to students from either Redwood, Mt. Whitney, Golden West, or El Diamante high schools who have demonstrated excellence in both the classroom and extracurricular activities.
*The Robert Harrell Career and Technical Education 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 and is pursuing a vocational technical school in an accredited institution.
*The Jane & Bill Nash Scholarship consists of a $4,000, one year college scholarship for a graduating Redwood High School senior who maintains an unweighted, grade point average between 2.8 and 3.5.
Deadline: March 1

7.       National Association of Theatre Owners of California/Nevada
Amount: $5,000 to $10,000
Criteria: Must be employed by a CA/NV member movie theater
Application Process: Apply at www.natocalnev.org<http://www.natocalnev.org/index.php/scholarship-programs>
Deadline: March 1

8.       C.S.U. Fresno Scholarships
Amount: Varies
Criteria:  Plan on attending Fresno State University
Application Process:  Apply at www.csufresno.edu/scholarships<http://fresnostate.edu/studentaffairs/financialaid/scholarships/scholarshipapplication/index.html>

Deadline:  March 2

9.       Visalia Education Foundation- Various scholarships available
Amount: up to $30,000
Visit http://www.visaliaedfoundation.org/student-scholarships.html to apply
Deadline: March 8

Amount: up to $8,000
Criteria: children of vineyard employees working in the wine grape growing season
Applications Process: apply at http://cawgfoundation.org/<http://cawgfoundation.org/apply-now/>
Deadline: March 8

11.   Tri Counties Bank Scholarship (Merit Award) Requirements-Graduating high school senior from a county listed: Butte, Colusa, Contra Costa, Del Norte, Fresno, Glenn, Humboldt, Kern, Lake, Lassen, Madera, Mendocino, Merced, Nevada, Placer, Sacramento, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Shasta, Siskiyou, Sonoma, Stanislaus, Sutter, Tehama, Trinity, Tulare, Yolo, Yuba-Weighted cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
-Displayed outstanding achievements in academics, community service, and/or business entrepreneurship during high school career-Be an undergraduate student the fall semester following high school graduation Number of Awards10 Award Amount $1,000


Deadline: March 13

12.   Tri Counties Bank Scholarship (Income-Based Award)

Requirements-Graduating high school senior from a county listed: Butte, Colusa, Contra Costa, Del Norte, Fresno, Glenn, Humboldt, Kern, Lake, Lassen, Madera, Mendocino, Merced, Nevada, Placer, Sacramento, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Shasta, Siskiyou, Sonoma, Stanislaus, Sutter, Tehama, Trinity, Tulare, Yolo, Yuba-Minimum GPA of 2.5
-Have an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of $5,920 or less - verification required via completion of the FAFSA or CA Dream Act Financial Aid application
-Be an undergraduate student the fall semester following high school graduation


Deadline: March 13

13.   Caners Foundation
Criteria: Any high school senior who is planning to major in a horticulture related field
Apply at: http://www.cangc.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/HighSchoolApplication_2019_.pdf
Deadline:  March 15

Lorei Hayslett
Secretary Student Services
Redwood High School

Lorei Hayslett
Secretary Student Services
Redwood High School

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