A prize raffle will be held for those students who fill out the form. Names will be drawn in January.
Who loves field trips? Everyone loves field trips! Although field trips may be for an educational purpose, most would agree that they are much more fun than class. This year there is a ton of upcoming field trips for some of the electives and other classes. This is a list of all of them.
8th Grade Knott’s Berry Farm Trip: This trip will take eighth graders ONLY to Knott’s Berry Farm to have a great time! There, they can ride roller coasters, watch shows, and eat some delicious food. All eighth graders have a possibility of going.
REQUIREMENTS: Must be in eighth grade, must have all 3 service hours completed, must bring an amount of money (not announced yet) to Mr. Yohn a few weeks before the field trip starts, must maintain a 2.0 Grade Point Average (GPA).
DATE: Sometime in May/June.
“Honors” Band Festival Trips: This trip will take “Honors” Band kids to two iconic festivals. During period 5 Mr. Woodruff stated, “I expect nothing less than a unanimous superior rating.” Which is the highest rating you can receive at the festival?
REQUIREMENTS: Must be in Period 5 or 0 Period band.
DATE: Sometime in Spring. More…
Red ribbon week is this week, everyone! The theme is: Life Is Your Journey, Travel Drug-Free ™.
To spread awareness, this week Stacey is going to have a different theme for every day to show Drug Awareness. On Monday wear 70’s, on Tuesday, wear red, on Wednesday wear neon, on Thursday wear a sports jersey, and on Friday wear something Hawaiian.
Red ribbon week started in 1985 and has been going since. The purpose is to spread awareness about drug and substance abuse.
By participating, everyone is paving a better future for themselves. Homeroom classes also receive a red ribbon bracelet that will earn a free slushie at a participating 7Eleven©️.
This year, Girl Power takes place during lunch, on Wednesdays, where girls from all grades can come to eat lunch and explore the life of girls today. They meet at G2A with friends while they discuss what is going on in their lives.
Girl Power stands for goals, individuality, respect, loyalty, potential, optimism, will, empathy, and responsibility. In Girl Power, they watch videos on bullying, beauty standards, and the reality of a girl.
The participants also do art projects, give each other compliments, and keep everything positive. Members stay honest with everyone and talk about what is yet to come in the future. More…
Here it comes again, Cougars! That’s right the Huntington Beach Airshow is back.
This year the airshow will take place on October 19-21st. The time frame of the actual show is 11:30-4:00. At the latest, it will start at around 12, but be sure to get their early for the best seats in the house.
If staying at the beach for such a long time period isn’t your thing, you could always pay the extra for a special rooftop viewing at the hotel across the street or the reserved seating that’s known to be the best. More…
Gavin Mercado and Grace Baer
Have you heard of GSA? Well, it may be the perfect club for you!
The first meeting will be October 24th. GSA (Gay-Straight Alliance), is a club for gay, straight, bisexual, pansexual, transgender, gender non-binary, confused, etc. students to talk about LGBT related problems. Members don’t have to be in the LGBT community to join.
This year, the club will be hosting a board consisting of a President, Vice President, Secretary, and a Spirit Officer. To apply, just come to the first Gay-Straight Alliance meeting.
Mrs. Gates, the club’s advisor, says she’s, ¨very excited about the meeting,¨ and also to advise GSA this year. Mrs. Gates is straight herself, however in the informational meeting she discussed, ¨my sister is married to a woman, and I am 100% supportive of it.¨ More…
ASL Club (American Sign Language) will meet every Thursday, right after school until 3:30 p.m. On the first week of the month, we meet on Tuesdays, not Thursdays.
Open to everyone; beginners, fluent signers, or even students who don´t know sign language at all, this club may enhance student’s lives later in life when they apply for a job. Not only will this club be fun and a chance to socialize, but also it can improve the student’s future.
Isabella Gonzalez started this club and the teacher supervisor is Mrs. Watson in room C2. The first club meeting is on Thursday, October 11th. It will be an introduction to the activities we will be doing. More…
Attention all eighth graders! It’s time to help out the community! Every eighth grader will have one service hour due each trimester.
Eighth graders who plan on attending the Knott’s Berry Farm trip in the spring, must complete the one service.
Sixth and seventh graders don’t have to worry about their service hours until they get into eighth grade unless they are in AVID or NJHS, and then they are required to do additional service hours. More…
Hey eighth graders, here are a few helpful reminders about the upcoming last weeks of school.
Textbooks are due- Bring your textbooks that were given at registration, to school. This includes your science, history, and math textbooks.
Exit Interviews- This is the day you eighth graders have been preparing for almost the whole year. Interviews will be held in H3 and be during your language arts/reading classes. More…
As you all very well know, the end of the school year is right around the corner. The last couple weeks of school will be filled with lots of textbook, Chromebook, and locker returns. Textbook returns take place in your math class. Please remember to bring your science, math, and social studies textbooks if you forgot. 7th graders turned in their textbook Tuesday, June 5, 6th graders Wednesday, June 6th, and 8th graders Thursday, June 7. Make sure all your textbooks are in good shape. If you have lost them, tell the librarian that you will be paying for the replacement of your textbooks. More…