Wednesday, November 12, 2014

San Mateo High School
Daily Bulletin
Wednesday, November 12, 2014

CLUB/CLASS ACTIVITIES
SOFTBALL WINTER WORKOUT –
TODAY – 3:30-4:30 – Quad (WEAR RUNNING SHOES)
RAZA UNIDA CLUB MEETING –
TODAY – lunch – Room A145
HBV CLUB MEETING –
TODAY – lunch – Room C006
PING PONG CLUB MEETING –
TODAY – lunch – Room B201
YEARBOOK “BEST FRIENDS” PICTURES –
TODAY & TOMORROW- after school – Front of Clock Tower
POLY CLUB MEETING –
TOMORROW – lunch – Room A008
MODEL U.N. MEETING –
TOMORROW – lunch – Room A234

PERSONAL STATEMENT ESSAY WORKSHOP
Are you having trouble putting the final touches on your personal statement for college?  The Writers’ Block Creative Writing Club is hosting a personal statement writing workshop for seniors, taught by Ms. Bluvstein, a college essay writing specialist.  The Personal Statement Essay workshop will be held after school TOMORROW in Room A145.  Reserve your spot by signing up with Ms. Adamcikova in advance.
— Ms. Adamcikova

TODAY’S FEATURED SCHOLARSHIP

  • PG&E Access Network:  Access Network supports, advocates for, and celebrates the inclusion of people with disabilities in the PG&E workforce; essay required.  Due:  February 9th

See Ms. Paige in the Career Center for more information.

BECOME A TUTOR NEXT SEMESTER
Are you looking for a life changing experience?  Do you enjoy teaching others and helping them succeed?  Become a peer tutor next semester!  This is a great experience to include on a college resume or to write about in a college essay.  For more information, come to Room A145 on Thursday, November 13th, at the beginning of lunch or after school.  If you have any questions, see Ms. Freyre in Room A145 or contact here by Schoolloop.
— Ms. Freyre

SPIRIT WEEK
It’s Spirit Week!  Be sure come to the Quad during lunch to get counted and Sing the Fight Song! 

  • Wednesday:  Suit up for Dapper Day! (Freshmen sing)
  • Thursday:  Event Day -- Disney=Freshmen; Sports=Sophomores; Camping=Juniors; Beach=Seniors  (Juniors sing)
  • Friday:  Crazy Orange & Black Day (Seniors sing)

THIS WEEK’S SCHEDULE

  • Wednesday, November 12th:  “B” Day
  • Thursday, November 13th:  “A” Day
  • Friday, November 14th:  “B” Day (see Rally Schedule below)
Zero Period  7:00- 7:54
Period 2  8:00- 9:31
Brunch  9:31- 9:41
Period 4  9:47-11:24
Rally 11:24-12:14
Lunch 12:14-12:44
Period 6 12:50- 2:21

Possession/Use of Cellular Phones and Other Mobile Communications Devices

     Students in the district may have in their possession cell phones, pagers, and other electronic devices during the school day and during sponsored activities and events. However, except with the written permission of the principal or his/her designee, all such devices must be turned off during instructional time and passing periods except during an emergency such as a natural disaster. Cellular telephones and other electronic devices which may have the capability of taking pictures or visual or audio recordings may not be used for that purpose at school without the written permission of the site administrator. Students who do not comply with this policy are subject to discipline, including the confiscation of device and/or withdrawal of permission to possess such a device at school.

     Students using electronic devices as instructional tools in the classroom must be pre-approved by administration. Specific examples, of an electronic device as an instructional tool are they are used as calculators or timers.  At no time during instructional time and passing periods are students allowed to text message or listen to music.

     No student shall be prohibited from possessing or using an electronic signaling device that is determined by a licensed physician or surgeon to be essential for the student's health and the use of which is limited to health-related purposes. (Education Code 48901.5).  In accordance with Board Policy/Administrative Regulations 5145.12 - Search and Seizure, a school official may search a student's mobile communications device, including, but not limited to, reviewing messages or viewing pictures. (cf. 5145.12 - Search and Seizure)

     Students shall not use mobile communications devices, even in hands-free mode, while driving on school grounds or to and from a school-related activity.  A student who violates this policy may be prohibited from possessing a mobile communications device at school or school-related events and/or may be subject to further discipline in accordance with Board policy and administrative regulation.

  • 1st Offense: Online referral to the Dean of Students for confiscation, parent to pick up during school hours in Student Services office. .  If a student defies a school official and does not turn in the electronic device, it will result in 6- hours of Community Service.
  • 2nd Offense: Online referral to the Dean of Students for confiscation, parent to pick up during school hours in Student Services office.  If a student defies a school official and does not turn in the electronic device, it will result in 6- hours of Community Service.
  • 3rd Offense:  Online referral to the Dean of Students for confiscation, parent to pick up during school hours in Student Services office If a student defies a school official and does not turn in the electronic device, it will result in 6- hours of Community Service.