Bulletin: Tuesday, May 28
West Hills High School Student Bulletin – Tuesday, May 28, 2013
West Hills Mission Statement
The mission of West Hills High School is to graduate critical thinkers and problem-solvers who contribute positively to society as productive, responsible citizens.
Quote of the day: “Happiness doesn’t depend upon who you are or what you have; it depends upon what you think.” – Dale Carnegie
Most Recent Notices:
Reminder: Tuesday, May 28 is a late start Collaboration Day schedule- There is no school on Monday, May 27 due to the Memorial Day holiday and Tuesday, May 28 will be a Collaboration Day schedule. First period begins at 9 a.m. and second period at 9:44 a.m. Please plan accordingly.
Attention Alpha Plus Seniors - if you have 6 or more semesters of Alpha Plus awards please come & notify the VP Secretaries so you can receive an Alpha Plus stole to wear during the graduation ceremony. You are also eligible for the Hunter's Heroes Scholarship - applications are available with the VP Secretaries and due Friday, May 31. Hunter’s Heroes started when Mr. Hunter, aka Mr. West Hills, retired in 2004. He started the Alpha Plus award to recognize positive student behavior. The Hunter's Heroes award is dedicated to him because he dedicated his time to making West Hills a great place. This award will go to one senior who truly made West Hills a better place during his /her time here.
FOUND: silver necklace. If it's yours, come to E7 and describe it and I'll give it to you. Found near E7.
3-on-3 Lunchtime Basketball Sign-Ups: Lunchtime 3-on-3 Basketball registration takes place today during lunch in the black circle. Only $1 per player! Games begin Tuesday, May 27.
Blood Drive Sign-Ups: The blood drive will take place all day on Tuesday, May 28 in the Gym foyer. Sign-ups are currently taking place in the black circle during lunch.
Community Forum on Pedestrian Safety & Synthetic Drugs: The El Cajon Police Department is sponsoring a special Community Forum on Pedestrian Safety & Synthetic Drugs on Saturday, June 8 at 4 p.m. at the Ronald Reagan Community Center in El Cajon. Learn more about how these two important topics affect teenagers.
uDress Code Reminderu: With the weather heating up we would like to remind students that spaghetti straps, white ribbed tank tops, short shorts and short skirts, hats and see-through, backless and cropped clothing are all violations of the school dress code. Please avoid wearing these types of clothing regardless of the weather. Complete dress code details are available on the school website or click this link:https://docs.google.com/a/
Yearbook Distribution:. Important Please Read- Students may only pick up their yearbooks on their specified day of the week. (See schedule below). If you miss that day for any reason you can pick up your yearbook on Friday at lunch. Please make sure you have your student ID with you. You will not receive your yearbook without it. Distribution will be outside of room HE4.
Seniors- Friday May 31 at lunch only
Juniors- Tuesday June 4 at lunch only
Sophomores & Freshman- Wednesday June 5 at lunch only
Last Day Distribution all welcome- Thursday June 6 at lunch only.
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Seniors: Please be aware of the following dates and information
Senior Prom ~ Saturday, June 1 at Loew’s Coronado Resort
Prom bids are $50 per person. Parking at Loew's will cost $9
--Deadline for online bid purchases is Monday, May 27th
--Deadline for Guest Pass completion is Tuesday, May 28th
--Last day to buy Prom bids is Thursday, May 30th
Senior Awards ~ Tuesday, June 11 at 6:30 PM in the West Hills Theater
Senior Finals ~ Thursday, June 13 Period 1 (or) 7 & Period 6 Finals (Regular day schedule 7:15 am – 2:45 pm)
Friday, June 14 Period 2 & 4 Finals (Final Schedule 8:14 am – 12:30 pm)
Monday, June 17 Period 3 & 5 Finals (Final Schedule 8:14 am – 12:30pm)
Cap & Gown Pick Up ~ Friday, June 14 at 1:00 in the Gym Foyer. Fines must be paid before picking up your cap & gown. Cap & gowns may be ordered at www.sdgrad.com if you have not yet done so.
Graduation Breakfast & Rehearsal ~ Tuesday, June 18 from 7:45 AM to Noon in the West Hills Gym and Stadium. MANDATORY
Graduation ~ Wednesday, June 19 at 9 a.m., Students should arrive no later than 7:15 AM ~ Grads arrive for Graduation at West Hills Gym – Appropriate, Nice/Dressy Attire – No heels; carry your cap & gown. No additional decorations or accessories are allowed on the cap and gown except those awarded by the school (AVID, Honor Cords, Valedictorian & Salutatorian medals).
If you have additional decorations or have not cleared your fines, you will not walk in graduation! Line up at 8:15 AM -- NO PURSES, BAGS, CELL PHONES, CAR KEYS OR OTHER ITEMS CAN BE CARRIED BY GRADS IN THE CEREMONY. NO BALLOONS ALLOWED IN THE STADIUM.
Parking ~ Each graduate will get one parking pass the day before graduation after attending rehearsal. The parking lot will open for parking passes at 7:00 AM. The parking lot will open for non-pass parking at 8:30 AM. Parking will be available along the West Hills side of Mast Blvd. on a first come first served basis. Please pull as far forward as possible if you are parking along Mast Blvd. No RV’s in the parking lot.
Seating ~ The stadium will be open for seating at 7:15 AM. Seating is on a first come first served basis. Saving large amounts of seats is not allowed. Large parties should arrive together.
Graduation Decorum ~ Graduation is a dignified ceremony and will be stopped and delayed in the event of disruptions including Beach Balls, Air Horns, Shout Outs and other distractions.
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