SLOHS Connect, January 24, 2014


From the desk of Leslie O’Connor, Principal, Friday, January 24, 2014


¨ Thank you everyone who helped to ‘Pack the Stands’ last week at the Varsity Soccer Games. The pre-game tailgate
was a great success. Thank you Tiger Athletic Boosters!

¨ Poetry Out Loud was an academic success. James Bruce and his English department colleagues did a wonderful
job hosting this competition. The winners were: Cormac Duffy (9), Sam Pal (10), and Danielle Diaz (11) and, Rohan
Nijhawan (12). Our school winner was Krissie Miller (11). Krissie now advances to the County competition
on February 7th. Thank you Black & Gold for donating the prizes and supporting this competition.

¨ Good luck to our SLO-Botics team in the Cal Poly competition this weekend. Go Tigers!

¨ Great job Girls’ & Boys’ Basketball teams on spirited performances against St. Joes this week. Come out and
support our BBallers TONIGHT as they tackle Righetti at home 5PM & 7PM.

¨ PARKING REMINDERS: SLOPD will be ticketing in our parking lot if vehicles are parked in the red zones. School
property will be enforced like it is part of the city’s property. Passenger loading is not a parking spot. Drivers must
remain at their car. PLEASE help us maintain our emergency access.

¨ SENIORS and SENIOR PARENTS— NOW is the time to apply to Cuesta for Fall 2014. …even if it’s just a backup
plan. If you complete the application, the FAFSA and the Cuesta Promise Scholarship, all your fees for Fall
2014 will be covered!! Apply today.

¨ Come out and watch the Alex Maier Memorial Run on campus tomorrow. Race starts at 10:00AM


¨ MONDAY: January 27th: TCT will be in J-2 with staff. Please bring the writing samples for the “writing across the
curriculum project.” First period starts at 9:30AM for students.

¨ TUESDAY: 10th grade students will have their Vision and Hearing Screening during their World History classes.

¨ WEDNESDAY: Instructional Cabinet will meet in the Principal’s Conference Room 3:30-4:30PM

¨ FRIDAY: Career Day will be on campus. Over 60 Community Partners, Cuesta College & Cal Poly share their programs
and career pathways. The event starts at 9:20 AM for all juniors!

¨ AP Exam Info: Students will be able to register for AP Exams from January 13 through February 7 in the ASB Office
and are encouraged to register early to avoid long lines on the last few days. The cost of each exam is $89.00.

¨ Mark your calendars! On Wednesday, February 5th the Counseling Department will host a Financial Aid Night for
12th grade parents. Spanish meeting begins at 6 PM; English at 7 PM.

Have a great weekend!