SLOHS Connect: Fall Update


From the desk of Leslie O’Connor, Principal

Week #7 Friday, October 18, 2013


¨ Congratulations to our Boys’ Cross Country team for their 1st place finish at the PAC mid season meet. William Ernest, David White and Jeremy Costello finished 2,3, and 4 respectively.

¨ FRIDAY, SATURDAY and SUNDAY: “You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown” Showtime is 7pm (Fri. & Sat) 2pm Sunday. Admission is $5 for students and $7 for adults.

¨ Good luck to our Robotics team in their first meet of the year in Calabasas.

¨ Thank you to our Counseling Team and parents who attended the UC Application Workshop & Info Session.

¨ Over 80 students attended the UCSD College Rep visit. Students received important information to assist them with the application process.

¨ Admissions representative from Stanford University visited campus this week. It was wonderful to see so many students taking advantage of this opportunity sponsored by the Career Center. Thank you Mrs. Martin.

¨ Kudos to our Librarians Jennifer Sawyer & Mary Dornish for creating an Outdoor Reading Lounge at lunchtime in the quad to celebrate YALSA’s Teen Read Week. Students and staff browsed and checked-out the latest fiction and non-fiction titles and enjoyed cookies while lounging in our comfy chairs.

¨ Thank you Rita Delkeskamp, Ivone Gonzalez, Laura Cantrell & Rachel Hines for administering the CELDT to our EL students with minimal interruption to instruction.

¨ SATURDAY: The PSAT will be administered at SLOHS 7:45 am. Come to the main building to find your room assignment. Bring a snack, water, #2 pencils and your approved calculator!


¨ Monday: TCT will be by departments. Period 1 begins at 9:30 for all students.

¨ Monday: Jazz Concert in the SLOHS Theatre. We will be playing 40’s swing music. Doors open at 6:45pm. Admission is FREE (donations accepted).

¨ Wednesday: The SLOHS Counseling team will host a workshop on the CSU Admissions process in the school cafeteria at 7PM.

¨ Thursday: Principal Parent Advisory will meet in the school library from 7-8:30pm. Come be part of the conversation.

¨ Friday: TGIF for staff in the library before school. Grab a cup of coffee and a chance to chat with colleagues.

¨ Friday: Frosh-Soph Powder Puff games begin at 5:30PM. Junior –Senior game at 6:45PM. Admission is $5 adults, $3 for students w/out ASB. Free with ASB cards. A portion of gate proceeds will be donated to Breast Cancer Research.

¨ Saturday: The PLAN test will be administered at SLOHS at 7:45am. Cost is $25. Sign-ups are now in the ASB Office.

Enjoy the beautiful fall weather this weekend!