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  • Seniors & Parents: FREE Financial Aid Workshop at Mt. Sac on Saturday October 12. Financial Aid Experts will be available to help parents/students fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA) or the CA Dream Act Application. This event is free (including parking) but you must register beforehand at
    This event is for students planning to attend any college, not just Mt. Sac!
  • Transcripts: Need to order an official transcript? Click here (https://www.parchment.com/u/registration/5668/account
    to create your account on Parchment.com. Parchment allows you to place online orders for your transcript to be sent directly to the college or university of your choice. Please see Cindy Murray in the Registrar’s Office with any questions.
  • Reminder: Tutoring is available Monday through Thursday from 2:30 – 4:00 in room H6. This is the perfect time to get some help, work on homework, or study for finals!

Visit the SDHS Counseling Webpage HERE.



Quote: “Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.” 
― Leo Tolstoy
 
October
23      First Quarter Ends
24      Second Quarter Starts
30      Conferences (Minimum Day)
 
November
1        No School
5        Compact Day
11      No School (Veterans Day)
25-29 No School (Thanksgiving Break)
 
 Parent Section
 
 
Parent Teacher Conferences will be held Wednesday, October 30, 2019
We're using SignUp.com (the leading online SignUp and reminder tool) to organize our upcoming Parent Teacher Conference appointments. Here's how it works in 3 easy steps:
1) Click this link to see our SignUps on SignUp.com: http://signup.com/go/6Sryon
2) Review the SignUps listed and choose the one(s) you like.
3) Sign up! It's Easy - you will NOT need to register an account or keep a password on SignUp.com.

Note: SignUp.com does not share your email address with anyone. If you prefer not to use your email address, please contact the Receptionist to sign you up manually.
 
You can schedule an appointment to meet with your student’s teacher if they have a grade of C- or below.  Appointments are available in the afternoon and evening.
 
Attention Softball players!There is a mandatory PARENT MEETING Tuesday, 10/29 in the Media Center from 6pm to 8pm!
SDHS PTSA raises money throughout the school year for student scholarships, teacher & department grants, and a school gift. Community support through our membership drive and car show benefit our fundraising efforts. Go to for more information.
 
 Student Section
 
Attention Seniors, Cap and Gown & Announcement Orders: Seniors, it’s time to order your Graduation Cap and Gown.   Jostens will be on campus Wednesday, November 6th and Thursday, November 7th at lunch taking Graduation Cap and Gown and Announcement orders.  Your will receive a packet from Jostens soon. These packets will be distributed by your English teachers in the next few weeks. Please make a note of the Jostens order dates, and make sure to stay on campus and order your items.
 
Attention Juniors, Junior Ring Orders: Juniors, it’s time to order your Class Rings.   Jostens will be on campus Wednesday, November 6th and Thursday, November 7th at lunch taking class ring orders.  Your will receive a packet from Jostens soon. These packets will be distributed by your English teachers in the next few weeks. Please make a note of the Jostens order dates, and make sure to stay on campus and order your class rings. 
 
Come Support SD Girls Soccer!  Eat at The Bowl Friday in LaVerne anytime on October 25 & 30th and bring in the flyer and The Bowl will give them a percentage back from the sales! 
 
Ladies do you know wrestling can help you? One of the fastest growing sports leading to college scholarships is women's wrestling.  Are you a mixed martial artist? MMA's in the UFC that are dominant happen to be wrestlers. Wrestling for females is growing rapidly, so why not give it a try? If you are interested in joining wrestling, contact coach Jesse Jaime Sr at (626) 343-1812 or email: sdladysaints@yahoo.com We are ready and willing to build you into the best possible wrestler you can be! 
 
The Census is hiring! A recruiting presentation will be held October 21 from 4-6pm @ San Dimas Library. Students must be at least 18 years of age to apply. See flyers for more info! 
 
Mt. SAC and Citrus College visit SDHS to assist Seniors throughout the application process. Students who complete all workshops are granted with priority registration and benefits through Mt. Sac's Promise+Plus Program or Citrus College's Promise Program. Students must attend all workshops for these benefits. They will take place in the Media Center during 5th & lunch. Sign up in the Career Center to attend! 
 
Attention Softball players! There is a mandatory PARENT MEETING Tuesday, 10/29 in the Media Center from 6pm to 8pm!
 
Seniors Grad Nite 2020 is confirmed!  Grad Nite will take place on June 3rd (the day after graduation) at the Happiest Place on Earth “Disneyland”.  Seniors will receive a Hopper pass to visit both Disneyland, and California Adventure as well as participation in the famous Disney Grad Nite festivities.  The cost to attend is $225. This cost covers ticket, and transportation and a few fun surprises. Seniors can reserve their spot on Friday, October 25th from 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm with the Grad Nite committee in front of campus.  A $125 deposit is required to reserve your spot.  Space is limited so you will want to reserve your spot on October 25th to guarantee participation.  Seniors that reserved a spot during registration can pay additional money towards your ticket on October 25th as well.  Final payment for the fun event will take place on January 31st, 2020 or February 28th, 2020.  Grad Nite payments are non-refundable, and non-transferable.  If you have any questions see Mrs. Lowary in the front office.
 
UC/CSU Application Workshop & Financial Aid Night will be Wednesday, October 23 from 6:30-8:30pm in the Media Center. University representatives will be here to give students and parents a detailed overview of UC and CSU applications along with a financial aid overview. 
 
College & Career Readiness Summit: A FREE event that offers on the spot scholarships, assistance with college applications and personal insight questions, workshops for college and career exploration, and more! Register at:
 
Edison Scholars: Open to high school seniors that show financial need, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, live in So Cal Edison's service area, and plan to attend a four-year college or university and pursue studies in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM)
Deadline: Dec. 16
Amount: $40,000 in scholarships to 30 high school seniors
Apply at: EdisonScholars.com
 
Heisman High School Scholarship- Open to high school seniors that have a cumulative high school GPA of a B (3.0) or better, participate in at least one sport, and are leaders in school and the community. Deadline: October 29, 2019 @ 3 pm
Amount: $500-5,000
Apply at: https://heismanscholarship.com/about/
 
Mt. SAC will be hosting FREE SAT/ACT Math Prep. See flyer for more information and dates.  
 
Mt. SAC will be hosting FREE Math & Science Tutoring. See flyer for more information and dates. 
 
The Latino College Expo is a FREE event that has resources for students of all grade levels.
These include: access to over 50 universities, on the spot admissions, waived college application fees, on the spot scholarships, and more! The event will be October 19, 2019 from 10:00am-3:00pm in Pomona. Find more information and register at: 
 
Check out the October Career Center Newsletter for upcoming events, college visits, scholarships, and more! 
If you are a Game of Thrones fan, or if you love waterfalls, or seaside cities, or gondola rides and canals, or Venice in the evening, this tour is for you! There is still time to enroll on Mr. Black’s Summer 2020 tour of Croatia, Slovenia and Italy! Most of the filming locations for “King’s Landing” are located in Croatia! We will see natural beauty in Pleet-vichi National Park, which looks more like Hawaii than Europe, and we will visit many breathtaking coastal cities and historic sites. We end our tour in iconic Venice, Italy, with a free day all your own. All new enrollments will be entered into a raffle for a chance to win a $375 scholarship towards your tour! One of my travelers will definitely win! 11 Days. 3 Countries. 1 Summer of 2020.For more information about the trip, go to:
 
Attention all students:  We are stepping up things here at SDHS.    We want you to get the 5-star student app and play along with us!  You will be earning points all year long by going to certain events on and off campus.  At the end of each quarter you will be rewarded and we will see who the final leaders are at the end of the year.  Download the student app on your phone today!  
 
Shull Elementary Fall Festival Friday, October 25th. The shifts are available in 2 hour increments.  Shift set-ups start at 3:30pm and the last shift ends at 8:30pm. Please bring your volunteer sheet for the staff to sign off on. 
 
VOLUNTEER HOURS AVAILABLE!  Shull School Age Care needs volunteers to help out with the annual Fall Festival and Trunk or Treat on Friday, October 25 from 5:30-9:00 pm. Work one hour or three hours selling food at our table. Contact Supervisor Susy Griffith at 909-971-8368 or email at s.griffith@bonita.k12.ca.us.
 
If you are in need of community service hours, the San Dimas Youth Softball Association is looking for students to work our fields and snack bar on the weekends of 10/26, 11/2, and 11/9 for our softball tournament at Lone Hill Park. Please contact Karen at kbc10laz@gmail.com/323-516-8111 or Shannon at s.bulick@bonita.k12.ca.us
 
Fall Carnival at La Verne Heights Elementary campus Friday, October 25th at 5:00-9:00 p.m. Various shifts available/ Help with game booths, bounce houses, etc.  Contact:  Margarita Hetzel Squita74@gmail.com
 
Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps (NROTC) Scholarship: A multi year program that runs concurrently with a student's normal college or university course of study with the purpose to educate and train highly qualified young men and women for careers as commissioned officers in the United States Marine Corps. The scholarship is $180,000 total value and the deadline to apply is December 31, 2019. Visit https://www.nrotc.navy.mil/ for more information! 
 
Horatio Alger Scholarship: Open to high school seniors who plan to pursue a bachelor's degree, demonstrate financial need, are involved in co-curricular and community service activities, display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity, and hold a minimum 2.0 GPA.Amount: Up to $25,000Deadline: 10/25https://scholars.horatioalger.org/about-our-scholarship-programs/state-scholarships/
 
Interested in going to Washington D.C. during Spring Break to debate public policy issues with other students from around the country? This is your chance to discover your voice on issues that matter. Time is running out to sign up for this exciting opportunity, so stop by Mr. Milbrandt's room, O-2, for more details.
 
Did you know that Drama Club is NOT just for theatre performers or techies? We love audience members, too! Come check out drama club on THURSDAY during 2nd lunch in ClouD9. Then on Friday, head BACK to ClouD9 for Karaoke club where you can sing (or not), eat lunch, and cheer on your fellow singing saints. THESE CLUBS MEET WEEKLY!
 
Hey Saints, did you know that you can sign up to attend college presentations in the career center? College representatives come to campus to speak to students about admissions, degrees/programs, financial aid and more! Sign up sheets are located on the window of the career center!
10/22: UC Merced- 3rd Period
10/29: Azusa Pacific University- 3rd period
10/23: Marines- Lunch
10/24: UC Irvine- 4th Period
10/25: UC Santa Cruz- 2nd Period
10/29: Azusa Pacific University- 3rd period

Welcome Back to School Saints:  Fantastic Sams in the Costco Center is offering back to school haircuts for San Dimas Saints.  Bring your school ID, and receive $3 off any haircut and $5 off any color service. Start the school year looking your best.  Go Saints, and Go Fantastic Sams.
 Game Schedule