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    Announcement: 2010-08-26

    WEEKLY SCHEDULE FOR AUG. 26-30

    THURSDAY
    Grades 7-12: Picture Day ? GZ Cafe ? 8 a.m.
    Lunch ? GZ Quad ? 12:40 p.m.

    FRIDAY
    Lunch ? GZ Quad ? 12:35 p.m.
    Football vs. Firebaugh at Mendota High School ? 5:30 p.m.

    MONDAY ? Aug. 30
    Chapel ? GZ Main ? 12:10 p.m.
    Lunch ? GZ Quad ? 12:35 p.m.

    PICTURE DAY, AUG. 26
    Picture day for grades 7-11 will be Aug. 26. Pictures will start at 8 a.m. and will be taken by Milne Photography. It is recommended by the photographer that students wear dark-colored shirts so as to show up better in the pictures.

    PSAT SIGN-UPS
    The Preliminary SAT (PSAT), produced by the College Board, will be administered at school. The cost to register is $13, and the last day to sign up is Friday, Aug. 27. If interested, register with Mrs. Regnerus in the high school office.

    The school encourages every freshman, sophomore and junior to take it. Juniors who do well on the exam may be eligible for scholarship money.

    CSF APPLICATIONS
    California Scholarship Federation applications are now available from Mrs. Sargent in Room 621 or in her office upstairs. The enrollment period lasts two weeks, and absolutely no late applications will be accepted after the final day, Sept. 3. Dues are $5, and be sure to attach a copy of your spring 2010 grades to the application. See Mrs. Sargent if you have questions.

    MILITARY ACADEMY INFO
    Juniors and seniors interested in attending one of the military academies (tuition-free, if you are admitted!) should attend Congressman George Radanovich’s Academy Information Night, Sept. 28, at 6:30 p.m.

    The once-a-year event will be at the Stanislaus County Ag Center “Harvest Hall,” 3800 Cornucopia Way, in Modesto. Representatives from all the Service Academies ? Navy, Coast Guard, Merchant Marine, Air Force and West Point ? will be present to answer questions. For more information and to RSVP, contact Donna Dami at 209.579.5458 or e-mail [email protected].

    COLLEGE NIGHT
    The 27th Annual Fresno Area College Night will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 8, from 6-9 p.m., at the new downtown Convention Center Exhibit Hall. This event gives students and their parents an opportunity to speak to representatives from more than 100 colleges, as well as to attend sessions on college admissions and financial aid, among others. Admission is free.

    CHRISTIAN COLLEGE FAIR
    The annual NACCAP Christian College Fair will be at Buchanan High School, Sept. 21, from 6-9 p.m. More than 30 Christian colleges from around the country will be in attendance. But before you go, check out our own Christian College Fair during lunch in the GZ Quad on Sept. 21. A dozen colleges are scheduled to attend; plan on stopping by and gathering information about the many top-quality Christian colleges that will be represented. Ask your English teacher about extra credit!

    SMITTCAMP SCHOLARS
    Juniors and seniors who are interested in applying for a President’s Scholarship at California State University, Fresno, through the Smittcamp Family Honors College should plan to attend one of the two Honors Information Days scheduled for Sept. 18, and Sept. 25, at the Satellite Student Union at Fresno State. Seniors who have a minimum GPA of 3.6 are eligible; visit the website at honors.csufresno.edu for a comprehensive view of the benefits of this special program and for scheduling times.

    YEARBOOK MEMBERS NEEDED
    The school is looking for members for the high school yearbook staff. All positions are open. You do not need to be in the class to join. Please see Mrs. Mendoza in Room 602 for details.

    COLOR GUARD SIGNUPS
    This season’s band and color guard are looking for new faces. No experience is needed. They will work with your schedule. If interested, contact Mr. Ogdon in the Music Suite or Ms. Miranda for more information.

    PARKING PASSES
    Parking passes for the high school lot are now available. In order to obtain yours, first get the parking pass form from Mrs. Sargent. Fill it out, then take it to Mrs. Regnerus in the high school office with the $10 semester fee and your California driver’s license.

    You will not be issued a pass if you do not show your license when turning in the form and money. Students with parking passes may park in the main Alluvial lot and in the slots adjacent to the gym. Starting Aug. 30, vehicles that do not have a parking pass will be cited and possibly towed.

    BELL SCHEDULES
    A complete listing of the bell schedules for the 2010-11 school year is available at this link.

    DATES TO REMEMBER?

    AUGUST
    Aug. 26 ? Picture day for grades 7-11

    SEPTEMBER
    Sept. 3 ? Football scrimmage against Minarets at home
    Sept. 8 ? Fresno Area College Night
    Sept. 21 ? Christian College Fair
    Sept. 24 ? Grandparents Day
    Sept. 28 ? Military Academy Information Night

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