Monday, February 2, 2015

San Mateo High School
Daily Bulletin
Monday, February 2, 2015 

CLUB/CLASS ACTIVITIES
JSA Club Meeting- Today – Lunch – Room A220
Acts of Random Kindness Club Meeting- Today- Lunch- Room A232

Rock Collectors Club-
Do you like Nirvana or Blink-182? Then come to the Rock Collectors Club.  We are meeting today at lunch in Mr. Teague’s room-A216

2015-2016 AP Bio Info Meeting:
If you are interested in taking AP Bio next year, there is an information session, today at lunch in C010.

Senior Class Shirt SaleBuy your senior class baseball t-shirts today at lunch for $18!

Winter Formal- Saturday, February 21, 2015
Formal will be on Saturday, February 21st from 7-10pm.  Tickets go on sale Monday! Clearance and Guest passes can be picked up in Student Services. Guest passes can be downloaded from our website.  Guest passes are due this Friday, February 6th.

CAHSEE – Sophomores – Tomorrow is the California High School Exit Exam – Eat well and rest tonight.  You are READY!

Election Signups for Class Council/ ASB positions :
Come today, to the Leadership Room, A001, to pick up your election packet and sign up for Class Council or ASB positions.

A Message from Ms. Shiu regarding:  African American Students’ Day at Hewlett Packard
Are you interested in attending African American Students’ Day at Hewlett Packard?  You must have at least a 2.0 GPA and complete the field trip packet.  Limited space- 5 spots.  First come, first serve. This is a great opportunity to look at job opportunities within the company.  Please see Ms. Shiu for a packet.

Extended Library Hours:
The library is now open Monday to Friday.  If your printer ran out of ink and you need to print out a paper, if you need a warm, well-lit place to study for that test, stop by the library!

Scholarship Information
Every year The San Mateo Rotary Club offers our students a generous scholarship! Seniors who will be attending a 2 year community college or a 4 year university are encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity. Scholarships are based on academics, general citizenship and financial need. Please see Ms. Paige in the career center to learn more. 

A Message from Ms. Paige -Scholarship of the week:
Every year The San Mateo Rotary Club offers our students a generous scholarship! Seniors who will be attending a 2 year community college or a 4 year university are encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity. Scholarships are based on academics, general citizenship and financial need. Please see Ms. Paige in the career center to learn more.            

Scholarship of the week
Every year The San Mateo Rotary Club offers our students a generous scholarship! Seniors who will be attending a 2 year community college or a 4 year university are encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity. Scholarships are based on academics, general citizenship and financial need. Please see Ms. Paige in the career center to learn more. 

Sports Announcements:

Attention Baseball Players: A Message from Head Coach - Nick Sanzeri:
Baseball tryouts begin today, afterschool. All players trying out for JV, meet at batting cages. All players trying out for Varsity meet in the dugout on main baseball field. Your physical must be done and medical clearance turned in. Players who are not medically cleared cannot tryout.  Any winter sport athletes please contact the coach and will be given their 3 day tryout after the winter season is over.

Sports Announcements:
All prospective track & field athletes come to the track today at 3:30.  There is no tryout period for Track &Field.  All athletes are welcome! Contact Mr. Riley for questions.

A Message from Matt the Trainer:
Track & Field must all complete their concussion testing on Tomorrow, after school in the C lab in order to play this season.

Softball Tryouts Info:
Softball tryouts today, meet on the softball field at 3:30 - 5. Contact -Ms. De Rosa with questions.

Swim Team Info
Practice begins today at 3:30. Be sure to be cleared from the health office and come prepared with a swimsuit, swim cap, goggles and a towel. Any questions see Ms. Parodi.

WINTER MUSICAL TICKETS ON SALE NOW!  Get your tickets today at Lunch for $5!
Our winter musical, URINETOWN has opened and plays for the next two weekends. Tickets are on sale in the Quad during lunch today and next week and at the PAC box office before each show. Students may purchase unreserved seats for $5.00 by showing their student I.D. card. Regular reserved seating costs $15 for students/seniors and $20 for adults. Come support SMHS Performing Arts at this hilarious musical!

PROJECT NUMBER ONE: The SMHS Drama department is joining forces with the AP Environmental Science class on a project that will conserve thousands of gallons of water a year!  Project Number One will raise funds to replace every urinal at our school with modern waterless facilities.  It’s the (waterless) wave of the future, folks, and San Mateo High is going to be there first!  Check out the display table in the lobby during every performance of URINETOWN and please bring your dollars and change to donate. Help us be flush with funds so we can end flushing at Mateo! Contact Mr. Friedman/Appleman with questions.

Attention Bearcat sophomores and juniors!
Middle College is still accepting Fall 2015 applications. Middle College is a high school program at College of San Mateo. The application deadline is March 25. Contact your guidance counselor for more information.

A Message from Ms. Fergusson:
Our Mock Trial team will be competing at the South City Courthouse on tomorrow, Tuesday night, Feb. 3.

Prosecution will be competing at 5:30 (against Mills, Half Moon Bay, and Jefferson) and Defense at 7:30 (against El Camino, South City, and Oceana) on those nights. Everyone is welcome to come watch these events. The courthouse is at 1050 Mission Street in South San Francisco. Once inside, look for the courtrooms where Team "B" is competing. That's us. 

Go Mock Trial!

Class Schedule Change Tomorrow: Tomorrow starts a “B” “A” “B” “A” week- due to CAHSEE Schedule.