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Dublin High School PFSO Gael Gazette 11-1-2012

Important updates for Dublin High School parents from the Dublin High PFSO. Prior updates available here. Contact the Dublin High PFSO at dublinhighpfso@dublinhighpfso.com.

Dublin High School Events Calendar November 2012

  • 11/2 End of first quarter
  • 11/3 RAISE YOUR CLASS Gala, San Ramon Golf Club, 6 p.m.
  • 11/5 Special PFSO Meeting 6:30 p.m. Staff Lounge
  • 11/5 Athletic Boosters Meeting 7 p.m. Staff Lounge
  • 11/5 Band Booster Meeting 6:30 p.m. Library
  • 11/7 Collaboration Day, release time 1:48p.m.
  • 11/9 1st Quarter Report Cards mailed
  • 11/11 Food Truck and Football Fundraiser 1-4 p.m.
  • 11/12 NO SCHOOL- Veteran’s Day
  • 11/14 ASVAB Career Exploration Test 8a.m.-Noon
  • 11/14 Senior Parent Meeting 7 p.m. Library
  • 11/19 – 23 NO SCHOOL Thanksgiving Break
  • 11/26 PFSO Meeting, 7 p.m. Staff Lounge
  • 11/30 Panda Express Fundraiser Noon-10 p.m.
  • 11/30 CSU/UC Application Deadline for Seniors

Food Trucks and Football are Coming to Dublin High School!

On Sunday, Nov. 11 from 1-4p.m. grab some food from the variety of food trucks that will be available and then watch the 49er football game in our new Student Union! All proceeds will be donated to the PFSO, Athletic Boosters and Band Boosters! Come out and support the Gaels and have a great meal! Thank you Food Truck Mafia for your support.

The CSU and UC Application Deadline is Near!

The CSU and UC application deadline for Seniors is November 30th. Students should have their applications reviewed by their counselor before they submit it online. Students can also come by and get help on any college application at lunch on Tuesdays in room J104.

Signups going on now for ASVAB aptitude test

The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery, the most widely used multiple aptitude test battery in the world, assesses a student’s ability to learn new skills and is a predictor of success in training and education programs.
The ASVAB Career Exploration Program offers more than just a test. It includes an interest-inventory and other activities and resources designed to help students explore the world of work and gain confidence in making career decisions.

Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors can sign up in the Career Center for the ASVAB given on November 14th This is a great career/interest inventory for everyone, but is required for any students wanting to enlist in any branch of the military in the future. Scores are not released to the military unless the student specifically requests it. There will be an interpretation of the ASVAB results in December.

A Bond Rewards Update

Please remember to do your holiday shopping through Bond Rewards. You will be surprised at all the great stores that are available for shopping. So far we have made more than $700 for DHS!

Bond Rewards serves as a portal to many online shopping sites and when you buy, we earn. The best part is, you earn as well, banking cash rewards.

If you haven’t signed up go to www.dublinhsrewards.com, register for a login and pitch in!

FUNDRAISERS GALORE!

  • Panda Express fundraiser on Thursday 11/30 from 12-10p.m. to benefit Academic Awards
  • Regal movie tickets will be on sale every Friday directly in front of Student Activities at lunch. Ticket prices are $7.50 per ticket for non-pass-restricted movies. Parents who want to buy tickets in bulk can contact Cyber Stacey at dublinhighpfso@dublinhighpfso.com Movie ticket sales benefit the Class of 2014.

News from the Dublin High School Career Center

–College Visits are slowing down and scholarship searches are speeding up. We will have a few college visits in November. They included Santa Fe University of Art and Design on November 8th and the University of Massachusetts, Lowell on November 26th. In addition, there will be an Air Force ROTC Scholarship presentation on November 1st. Please check the Career Center website calendar for additional details.

If you have a daughter interested in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) subjects, we hope she has considered joining GetSet (Girls Exploring Technology, Science and Engineering Together). GetSet is an extra-curricular enrichment group that introduces girls to a variety of STEM careers through hands-on workshops and field trips. The student/parent orientation is on November 7th here at Dublin High. If your daughter is interested and has not received a brochure, send her to the Career Center today.

Dublin High receives more scholarship opportunities every week. A current scholarship list is posted on the Career Center website and is available in the Career Center.

Homework Club is held in the Career Center after school until 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. CSF member students are available as peer students if your student needs homework help.

Finally, if your student is looking for a part-time job, the Job Board is displaying a few openings. Remember all high school students, even those that are 18, need a work permit. Students pick up a work permit request in the Career Center and return the completed form to the Career Center for issue of the permit.

E-Scrip Renewal

Please remember to visit http://www.escrip.com/ and renew your account to benefit Dublin High PFSO. Each year your Escrip account must be renewed by November 1st in order for the school to receive monies through your Safeway purchases.

Students Recognized for Integrity in Action

The following students were identified by their teachers has having demonstrated the Integrity in Action trait “I Am Responsible”. The PFSO would like to acknowledge these students:

  • Abigail Shullerts
  • Alaine Tross
  • Amanda Ray
  • Angelina Aguirre
  • Anthony (AJ) Miceli
  • Arianna Diaz
  • Chandler Cruz
  • Cindy Hsu
  • Esther Gao
  • Justin Lu
  • Katie Stangeland
  • Kristen Koury
  • Marcos Castro
  • Marlon Mendoza
  • Monica Hernandez
  • Nick Katsarelis
  • Nick Vernor
  • Samantha Brown
  • Sasha Schuele
  • Savannah Wieser
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