The announcements from the Healdsburg High School's weekly parent bulletin include a call for host families, a career panel, new opportunities and a reminder on CSF scholarship application.
- Feb. 5 Career Panel: Auto Technology, 3rd Period, Band Room
- Feb. 11 Lincoln's Holiday- No Classes
- Feb. 12 Professional Development Day- Early Release, 2:20
- Feb. 15 Progress Reporting
- Feb. 18 Washington's Holiday- No Classes
- Feb. 22 Courtesy Dance
- Feb. 26 Professional Development Day- Early Release, 2:20
Host Families Needed: Open your home to an international high school student this summer and bring a unique cultural experience to your family! Host families provide room, board and a loving environment for 26 days. Students from Italy, Spain, Norway and Sweden will be in Healdsburg from June 26th-July 22nd. For more information, contact Stephanie Keeble at 536-8004 or by email at email@example.com"
CSF (California Scholarship Federation): The applications are available in the Counseling Office. CSF is open for all students with a 3.5 grade point average or higher. Eligibility in CSF is not automatic. Students must apply each semester. Pick up an application from the Counseling Office and submit it with a copy of Fall 2012 report card and $3.00 fee. DEADLINE TO SUBMIT APPLICATION IS FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15th (no extensions granted). Any questions contact Parent Advisor Anne Friedemann at 433-1565 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Career Panel: The upcoming Career Panel is on the topic of Auto Technology: Tuesday, February 5th - 3rd Period in the Band Room. Ron Odneal has been in the automotive business for 44 years. He started with Datsun as an engineer and had several inventions patented by them. He has been in Healdsburg for 31 years having spent 25 of those at Quimby's Shell station. For the past 5 years he has been the owner operator of the Village Smith Import Car Repair.
Cliff Norton is the Coordinator for the Automotive and Alternative Fuels programs at Santa Rosa Junior College (SRJC). He teaches Emissions, Electrical, Fuel and Driveability classes. For the panel he will focus on electronics and electrical integration. Ed Ristad owned Ed's Garage in Glen Ellen for 20+ years and has been at SRJC about 5 years. He will discuss alternative fuels such as diesel, hybrids and other alternatives.
Graduation Celebration: Help us plan the event to honor the Class of 2013 on Graduation Night. The first meeting is Tuesday, February 5 at 7:00 in Room #44. Underclass parents are the hosts, so come "pay it forward". It's a fun committee and a fun event for all!
Counseling Corner: We have a few new newsletters regarding financial aid, CSU placement testing, waiting for college acceptances and even some tuition free colleges. Go to the counseling web page and click on weekly guidance news. Oh, and we are adding students who are hearing about college acceptances. Exciting times!
Upcoming Career Panels
- February 5 Auto Technology Facilitator: John Hazlett
- February 19 Culinary Arts Facilitator: Laura Mack
Sign-up sheets are on the bulletin board in Counseling.
Are you interested in an all-expenses paid trip to South America? Are you excited about meeting youth leaders in another country? Do you have an idea for how you can make a positive change in your community? If so, consider applying to be a Youth Ambassador. There's more information on the counter next to the Career Center door.
Senior girls: If you are planning to major in a STEM related field in college, there's a new scholarship available from the Golden Gate Society of Women Engineers. It's in the red box marked "New" in the scholarship area.
Junior athletes: There are scholarships available from the Positive Coaching Alliance. To learn more, check out the information on the counter next to the Career Center. Sonoma County has just been added to the PCA's scholarship locations, so this is a great year to get into the game.
Seniors: The Simi Winery Scholarship has been withdrawn for this year. It will resume next year.
Track & Field: We are having open field conditioning for track & field daily after school at 3:30pm. These are voluntary sessions, but they will help you prepare for a great 2013 season. See Coach Pup if you have any questions.
The Track & Field season begins next Monday, February 4th. In order to be a part of this great team, you must submit your team paperwork to Coach Pup by Friday, February 1st. We are looking forward to an exciting season in 2013, so come out and join the Hounds Track Family today! If you have any questions, see Coach Pup in Frost Hall at break, lunch, or after school.
Spring baseball is starting on February 4th. You need to have your physical and paperwork completed to be cleared to participate. Those that are not cleared will not be able to practice until approved.
The 2013 Boys Golf season will begin this coming Monday after school. All boys interested in playing on the golf team this year should meet at the Healdsburg Golf Course driving range at Tayman Park on Monday at 3:30pm. Bring your golf clubs and your "A" game!