Thursday, October 9, 2014

San Mateo High School
Daily Bulletin
Thursday, October 9, 2014

CLUB/CLASS ACTIVITIES
POLY CLUB MEETING –
TODAY – lunch – Room A008
MODEL U.N. MEETING –
TODAY – lunch – Room A234
ART CLUB MEETING –
TODAY – lunch – Room C107
MATH TEAM MEETING –
TODAY – lunch – Room A162
INTERACTIVE CODING CLUB MEETING –
TODAY – lunch – Room B102
RED CROSS CLUB MEETING –
TODAY – lunch – Room A232
CRAFT CLUB MEETING –
TODAY – lunch – Room C111

CALLING ALL SOPHOMORES!
Spirit Hall will be this Saturday, October 11th, from 3:00-6:00pm.  There will be food, music and spirit!  For details and address, check Facebook or ask a Council member.
— Cindy Zhang/Ms. Perey

PICTURE PACKETS
There are still pre-paid picture packets in the Attendance Office.  If you paid for picture packets and have not yet picked them up, please stop by before school or during brunch or lunch.
— Mrs. Menendez

YOUTH IN GOVERNMENT DAY
Youth is Government Day is being held on Thursday, October 30th.  You can make a difference in your community today and:

  • Learn what it takes to be a part of local government
  • Participate in workshops and discussions with City dignitaries
  • Have LUNCH with the San Mateo Rotarians

Enrollment is very limited.  Please see Mrs. Fenech in the Career Center TODAY for an application.
— Mrs. Fenech

MIDDLE COLLEGE
Attention juniors & seniors!  Middle College, a high school program at College of San Mateo, is accepting applications from San Mateo students for the Spring 2015 semester.  The deadline to apply is Thursday, October 23rd.  A Middle College representative will be on campus Friday, October 10th, to meet with interested students.  Contact your guidance counselor for more information.
— Mr. Quigley

OUTDOOR ED
Outdoor Ed Cabin Leaders are needed for Borel Middle School for the week of October 27th. Interested juniors and seniors should sign up in the Health Office (Room A116).
— Mrs. Hickey

COLLEGE APPLICATION WORKSHOP
“Write an Effective College Application Personal Statement”!  This is a low-cost, information-packed workshop that covers choosing a strong topic, organizing for impact, making the writing style sparkle and more.  Students will draft portions of their application essays and get valuable feedback.

  • Dates:  Saturday, October 18th and October 25th, 1:00-4:00pm
  • Place:  College of San Mateo, Community Education Program

Go online to http://communityed.smccd.edu for registration information.
— Mrs. Fenech

BEARCAT FOOTBALL ONLINE
The Bay Area Online Sports Network is broadcasting Friday night’s Varsity Football game at 7:00pm live on http://www.baosn.tv.  If for some reason you are unable to be there in person as we take on Half Moon Bay, you can watch it live online or later from their archives!  Go Bearcats!!!
— Mr. Scheller

DRESS CODE/GROOMING REMINDER!
The San Mateo Union High School District recognizes that the type of clothing, jewelry, personal items, and style of hair are a matter of personal choice.  Three primary factors influence the District’s expectations for what is acceptable.  Students are expected to dress in a manner which is not disruptive to the learning process, is safe, and does not construe gang affiliation.  Violations will result in a change of clothing.  Students may be required to go home and parents will be notified.  Repeated violations will result in disciplinary actions. Listed below are examples of what the school district considers inappropriate.  This list is representative but not all-inclusive.

  • Suggestive, revealing, or transparent attire that could divert attention from the learning process or may contribute to inappropriate conduct. (Examples:  front or back cleavage exposure, short skirts/shorts/high-slit skirts, spaghetti straps, halter or strapless clothing.)
  • Clothing that does not cover undergarments completely (Examples:  baggy or low cut pants or tops that expose undergarments.  Straps should be one inch.)
  • Clothing that does not cover midriff (Examples:  shirts that rise and expose skin around the waist/back, or cropped tops.)
  • Clothing that promotes obscenity, drugs, alcohol, tobacco, sex, or violence
  • Clothing that demeans others with regard to gender, race, sexual orientation, religion, etc.
  • Clothing that indicates gang involvement as determined by the school administration and based on consultation with the local law enforcement agency (examples:  Hair nets, do-rags)
  • Clothing, jewelry or accessories which are potentially dangerous (Example:  spiked rings, necklaces, or bracelets, or sharp studs on clothing.)
  • Clothing should be free of writing, pictures, insignia which are crude, vulgar, profane
  • Being barefoot.

Consequences:

  • 1st Offense:  warning, parent notified, change of clothes
  • 2nd Offense:  warning, parent notified, change of clothes, 2 hour detention
  • 3rd Offense:  in-house suspension for defiance, parent notified

TODAY’S SPORTS
Girls’ Golf – San Mateo vs. Aragon at Poplar Creek – 3:30

Volleyball – Mills at San Mateo – JV 4:00; Varsity 5:15

Girls’ Tennis – San Mateo at Woodside – 4:00

Varsity Girls’ Water Polo – Terra Nova at San Mateo – 5:15

Varsity Boys’ Water Polo – Terra Nova at San Mateo – 4:00

JV Boys’ Water Polo – Terra Nova at San Mateo – 3:00

NEXT WEEK’S SCHEDULE

  • Monday, October 13:  No school for students (Professional Development Day)
  • Tuesday, October 14 & Thursday, October 16:  “B” Days
  • Wednesday, October 15 & Friday, October 17:  “A” Days