In the News This Week
MONTH 8 ATTENDANCE - DUE APRIL 15
SPRING TESTING DATES - Next Week 4/19-4/22 and May 2
11th grade - ELA - 12:30-2:30 (room P3)
Tuesday - April 19 through Friday, April 22
10th grade - Science - 12:30-2:30 (room P4)
Wednesday - April 20 and Friday - April 22
11th grade - Math - 12:40-2:00 (room P5)Monday - May 2 and Wednesday, May 4
ATTENTION SLVUSD CHARTER SCHOOL 2016 GRADUATES
Required Steps to Participate in Running Start!
MUST be Completed by April 15, 2016!
What great team work everyone! We now have seating for 65+ people!
Thank you Mark Becker, Wade Axup, Stephan Weiss, Carl White, and Sebastien Praly. These were our dedicated men-folk who came out on Saturday's with their tools and knowledge.
Thank you to our women-folk who came out each Saturday and orchestrated the purchasing of
funding, blueprints, our materials and coffee! Kusum Tracy (Charter Booster Club), Brenda Tealer, Kristen Praly, and Kay Mendoza
Shout-Outs to our student volunteers - Katelyn Praly, Stella Maddox, Ben Murphy, Alec Adamson, Viviana Cristallo, Amaya Kay, John Reed, Claire Robertson, Mason Miller, Quinn Becker, Jonathan Weiss.
If I left you off of the list, please accept my apologies.
A celebration will take place in May and our graduating class of 2016 and their families and friends will be the first class to enjoy the new benches on Friday, June 3, 2016
Please continue working on your Senior Exit Portfolio. Here is the link to your directions, outline and forms.
DUE APRIL 12 (No SEP, no Prom) Bring your Portfolio to your Supervising Teacher when completed
Remember, you may come in Fridays to P3 between 12:45 and 2:00 to get advice and instruction.
SENIOR PORTFOLIO WEBPAGE / DIRECTIONS
SLVHS Junior/Senior Prom
Friday, April 15
Prom will be on April 15th at the Broadwalk's Sun Room at the Coconut Grove in Santa Cruz. It will take place from 8:00 to 11:00 PM. Tickets will be sold at $70 per person on the senior lawn at lunch every day until the day of prom. Parking will be free for all ticket holders and available in the Boardwalk parking lot. Light snacks and desserts will be served at the dance. The Sun Room entrance is located next to the Boardwalk Arcade.
Your name must be on the CRHS dance list. Drop by to pick-up your permission slip and to get your name on the dance list. Eligibility applies. Senior Exit Portfolios must be completed and checked off by Tuesday, April 12, and all other grades (9th-11th) must submit their portfolio drafts to their teachers by Tuesday, April 12.
Students in grades 9-10, may attend if accompanied by a CRHS Junior or Senior, or as a guest of a SLVHS students. Permission slips are required in either circumstance.
SENIOR TRIP TO DISNEYLAND
March 14 or ASAP: Senior trip deposits due for Disneyland. Tickets are $125, this includes the actual ticket for Disneyland, and the cost of transportation.
This is a SLV High School sponsored trip and Charter graduating seniors may attend. Students must be in good academic standing. Bring your deposit of $25.00 to Leslie Burns (SLVHS counselor) during lunch (on the senior lawn every Tuesday and Thursday) to get signed-up. This trip fills quickly.
Students meet at school (SLVHS) on Tuesday, June 7th at 5AM, bus leaving at 6 AM. Arrive at Disneyland around 1-2 PM. Upon arrival, students are free to roam around the two parks (California Adventure and Disneyland) during regular operating hours. The park closes around 10 or 11 (most likely, they will release the parks hours six weeks prior to the event), upon which all regular residents of the park will leave. At this time, the Grad Nite begins, and only seniors are allowed in California Adventure. We will board back on the bus at 2 AM, and once everyone is boarded on the bus we will begin our return home. Expected arrival back at the school is approximately 11 AM on the morning of June 8th.
The HS Library is Open from 7AM to 5PM everyday. It is a great place to study, collaborate in group projects, use the computers, write essays, conduct research or curl up with a new book.
COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY - SCIENCE CAMP HIGH SCHOOL CABIN COUNSELOR
Please see Wade and Kay for details
Below is some information about volunteer opportunities for students at Walden West Outdoor School. We are a year-round, 5th/6th grade residential Outdoor School run by the Santa Clara County Office of Education. We offer week long programs where high school students can earn 100 hours of service learning. Volunteers must be 15 years or older to volunteer.
Interested students apply online at http://waldenwest.org/volunteer and all paperwork can be printed from that website as well.
We run programs throughout the school year and are now looking for volunteers for the weeks of May 2, May 9, May 16 and May 23 2016.
In field class (20hrs/week), high school students enrich their current knowledge in subject areas related to:
· Environmental Science
· Physics/Engineering in Sustainable Living
· Physical Education
In addition, they have an opportunity to further develop interpersonal skills preparing them for career/college.
· Problem solving
· Critical thinking
· Personal maturity
· Sense of community
SPRING AND SUMMER ART COURSES WITH PEG EDWARDS
A message from Peg........
Dear Families and
This Spring and Summer I will be offering eight art classes Botanical Illustration, Natural Science Illustration, and Open Illustration in which students may work on art projects of their choosing.
Using herbaria, live specimens and
students will work learn botanical illustration techniques
through drawing and
painting flowering plants, trees, fruits, vegetables and fungi; in addition to learning basic plant form, function and classification.
A variety of media will be used including pen & ink, scratchboard, graphite, watercolor, and colored pencils.
exploring the wonders of nature through applied art. We will
draw insects, Arachnids,
water drops, mammals, seashells, bones,
fungi and flowers using a variety of techniques including pen
acrylics and graphite.
: A weekly class
for students to
independent art projects in a focused, social and guided
setting. Students may
bring in on-going
projects or receive suggestions from the instructor.
All courses will emphasize natural history and classification and the use of the dissecting microscope. Students will also learn about various artists and be gently guided in the art of critique;
To hold your (or full payment) Peggy Edwards – Sierra Nature Prints, P.O. Box 66644, Scotts Valley, CA 95067 OR pay by PayPal to firstname.lastname@example.org Class balance due first day of classes. Family members and those attending more than one class will receive a 10% discount.
Instructor: Peggy Edwards, Natural Science Illustrator & credentialed teacher K-12. B.S. – University of California, Berkeley & Graduate Certificate - Natural Science Illustration – University of California, Santa Cruz. Owner of Sierra Nature Prints www.sierranatureprints.com and www.robertburns.us
Where: Sierra Nature Prints Studio, 1600 Mount Hermon Road, Scotts Valley, California
(DO NOT TURN IN TO THE DRIVEWAY COMING FROM FELTON!)
CABRILLO COLLEGE SUGGESTED COURSES FOR CONCURRENT HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS
CABRILLO COLLEGE CONCURRENT HIGH SCHOOL PE COURSES
Cabrillo College is excited to offer an open entry/open exit Physical
Education class for students starting in January 2016! Students enroll
in KIN 22L-Strength Training or KIN 24L-Lifetime Fitness. Once enrolled,
students will have access to the state-of-the-art Cabrillo Wellness
Education Center during open business hours. Students will log in &
out each time they work out and receive transferable physical education
Students may enroll in the one unit classes up until the 12th week of the semester. Students may register for 1.5-3 unit sections up until the 5th week of the semester.
Visit our Wellness Education Center webpage for more information:
CABRILLO COLLEGE HIGH SCHOOL CONCURRENT RELEASE FORM
Cabrillo High School Release Form
Cabrillo's new Concurrent Enrollment Form is now available on our website! The old form will still be accepted but please do NOT fill out section numbers unless you are using them to restrict the student's hours of attendance at Cabrillo. If section numbers are listed on the form those will be the only sections the student will be able to register for. In general we will be approving the student at the course level so that they can register in any available section through WebAdvisor on or after their priority date and time. This will also allow them to add/drop sections of approved courses through WebAdvisor.
Another change is that, since we are not actually registering the student, the student does not have to be present for us to process the form. Someone else can now bring the form to Admissions and Records for the student, we will process it at the window and return it to the person who brought it in. Forms may also be emailed to email@example.com with the subject "Concurrent Registration" and will be processed within two working days. We can not accept faxes since we need the ability to respond to the student if the form is incomplete, or we have not received their current semester application to the college. If there is a problem we will respond to emails via the email address from which the form was received.
Please note that parent/guardian signatures are required for ALL high school students, even those age 18 and over.
2016 Grad Night Info - View pictures of last years "Circus" Grad Night - Contact: Kristen Praly
Art Gallery - Student art gallery is building!
Creating Community Solutions for Student Success - Valuable resources for children in grades Kinder through College.
Homeschoolers of the San Lorenzo Valley Facebook Page - Get in touch with many more home school families and friends
Growing Up Santa Cruz - Facebook page - Get in touch with more home school families and activities in Santa Cruz
Math Tutoring Resources - Meet Aaron Shaw
Mondays from 12-3:30 in portable P5 with teacher Brian Heery; primarily to support students in Math 1 & 2
Student Services and Resources - Student and Family Counselor, Jennifer Simms
Referral Form Counseling Referral Form
Consent for Counseling Consent for Counseling
College, Career, Technical Education Section
1. Plan for Colleges
2. Explore Campuses
3. Apply Online
YMCA Camp Campbell Outdoor Science School
Candidates must be at least 16 years old, a sophomore in high school and in good academic standing. School permission required when applicable. Fingerprinting required for volunteers 18 and older. Please contact Eric Weiss at 338-2128 x1415 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Summer Resources for GATE (and all) Students
· Cabrillo College Summer Institute: http://www.cabrillo.edu/services/extension/youthinstitute.html
· Santa Cruz City Parks and Recreation:
· Scotts Valley Parks and Recreation: http://svrecsummer15.flipmymag.com
· EPGY (Education Program for Gifted Youth): http://epgy.stanford.edu/
· LPRT—Little People’s Repertory Theater (Ben Lomond):
· Tech Museum (San Jose)
· Bookshop Santa Cruz (Young Writer’s Contest): http://www.bookshopsantacruz.com/young-writers-contest
· Stanford Summer Programs (Stanford High School Summer College): https://summercollege.stanford.edu/
· 2015 Siemens Competition in Math: Science: Technology (email@example.com)
· Summer Outdoor Leadership Training with BAWT (Bay Area Wilderness Training): http://www.bawt.org/
· RAILS (Research, Advocacy, Identification, Leadership and Stewardship): Santa Clara Valley Audubon Society: http://www.scvas.org/index.php?page=text&id=ed_rails
· Hooked on Theater (Felton): http://hookedontheater.com
COLLEGE QUESTIONS & ANSWERS START HERE
The following links are reference materials for students planning to apply for four-year State Universities and UC.
Community Colleges such as Cabrillo College, do not require the SAT/ACT, however admissions does require course placement tests in English and in Math. For additional information, please refer to our links/tabs noted above under GUIDANCE and ALTERNATIVE PATHWAYS TO COLLEGE
The SAT and other College Board tests are offered several times a year. Most students take the SAT for the first time during the spring of their junior year and a second time during the fall of their senior year.
Create a test-taking schedule based on your college application plan.
SAT Sign-Ups - www.sat.org/register
Regular Registration Deadline: April 8, 2016
Late Registration Deadline: April 22, 2016
Late Registration Deadline, Online & Phone: April 26, 2016
ACT Sign-Ups - www.act.org
Late Registration Deadline: March 5-18, 2016
Photo Upload Deadline: April 1, 2016
THE SEED CO-OP
CHECKOUT - COLLECT - CONTRIBUTE
Seed Co-Op fosters a culture of community sharing and resilience by
committing to provide our community with seeds and seed saving
The Seed Co-Op operates on the honor system and is available to all Charter 25 families. When you CHECKOUT seeds we expect you to COLLECT seeds and CONTRIBUTE seeds to The Seed Co-Op.
HOURS: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 8:30-9:30am and 12:30-1:30pm (Room P3)
Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
A SEED LIBRARY/CO-OP is a depository of seeds held in trust for the members of that library. Members come to the library and borrow seed for their garden. They grow the plants in their garden and at the end of the season, they let a few plants ‘go to seed.’ From those plants, they collect seeds and return the same amount of seed (or more) as they borrowed at the beginning of the growing season. Seeds are free to SLVUSD Charter School members.
The library is both a collection of seeds and a community of gardeners. Since seed is a living thing, it must be renewed each year somewhere by someone or unique varietals can become extinct. Even growing one seed and returning it to the library is a valuable contribution.