SLOHS Connect – January 10, 2014


From the desk of Leslie O’Connor, Principal (Friday, January 10, 2014):

Happy New Year!


¨ Thank you Ashley Mitchell & Mauria Nakamura for providing coffee and donuts to staff on their first day back to school this week. Our students never cease to amaze me.

¨ Thank you to the boys &  girls soccer players for volunteering at the soccer clinic with over 40 future little Tigers!

¨ Congratulations to Kaesha Freyaldenhoven for advancing to the Semifinal stage of the Coca Cola Scholars Program. We have 2 National Merit Semi Finalist: Elise Gubbins & Madeline Mundorf. Great job student scholars.

¨ Did you know that Steven Howard was the only SLO High football player who made the All-Star First Team. Great job Steven!

¨ This week was a busy one for sports-I got to watch my very first Tiger Wrestling match. Those wrestlers are some tough kids. Great win over St. Joes. We also had exciting wins by our boys’ and girls’ soccer teams.

¨ The 3rd SLO FFA Drive-thru BBQ is Wednesday, January 29th. Meals are $40 for one 1 whole tri-trip, beans, salad and bread. To order, please email to Jodi Evans ( by Wednesday, January 22nd. Meals can be picked up at the SLOHS Ag Department between 4:00-6:00 pm on the 29th.

¨ Come out tonight and support our Basketball Teams as they play @ Mission College Prep at the SLOTOWN SHOWDOWN. Girls’ Varsity tips off at 5:30PM and Boys Varsity at 7:00PM. See you there!


¨ Monday: TCT will be with departments. First period begins for students at 9:30AM.

¨ Wednesday: Our Counseling Department will host the “College Admissions Process” at 7PM in the SLOHS cafeteria. Parents of 11th grade students are invited . Come find out about SAT/ ACT and more!

¨ Friday: Good luck to the students attending Harvard Model Congress for this year’s San Francisco conference.

¨ Friday: Winter Sports Assembly will be from 11:35-12:15pm. Students please sit with your classes and wear your Tiger Spirit wear. Let’s show our stuff! Go Tigers!

¨ January 25th 2014—Sign up now to run in the 1st Annual Alex Maier Memorial Fun Run.  The run will take place on the SLOHS campus. To register please visit:

¨ Tuesday, January 21st—Our School’s Poetry Out Loud finals competition will be held in the New GYM from 8:00-Noon. Come out and see our students perform in this amazing competition.

¨ January 30, 2014—We will host our Parent Principal Advisory in the school library from 7:00-8:30PM. All parents are welcome to attend and share in the discussion about our school.

 Have a great weekend!