ORANGE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL OF THE ARTS
Daily School Bulletin
Monday, October 18, 2010 BLUE Day
SNAPSHOT TODAY’S ACTIVITIES
Trash Pick Up COLLEGE PRESENTATION: Today both NYU and Chapman University will be on campus
Mr.Hansuvadha for college presentations. Students who have signed up for the NYU presentation will
meet at 8:45 am in room 707. The Chapman University presentation will be held in the
Early Lunch Dismissal Black Box at 10:30 am. Students who have signed up for these presentations are
th th reminded to bring their Permission to Attend pass to the presentation.
9 and 10 grade
SENIOR NAME VERIFICATION: Seniors who did not verify their name for their diploma
Lunch Menu on Friday need to do so today. The names not verified today will be assumed to be
Daily Lunch Special $4.00 correct and will be submitted as is.
Pizza, Salad, Fruit, and a Drink
TODAY’S CLUB ACTIVITIES
A la carte items are served everyday Dance Club: Room 18
_______________________ I Love Lucy Club: Room 8
Mark Your Calendar! CLUB INFORMATION
CLUB CARNIVAL: There will be a Club Carnival meeting during lunch on Friday, October
COLLEGE NIGHTS ~ 22 in room 22. All club leaders planning to participate in the carnival must attend.
Symphony Hall at 7:00 pm KEY CLUB: Key club members are reminded to bring their $43.00 for the Fall Rally to the
Tuesday, October 26 club meeting on Wednesday.
CLUB ART ATTACK ANNOUNCEMENTS: Club leaders are reminded that their submitted
club announcements are good for one club meeting only. Your club announcements
PLAN Test Date must be submitted each week that your club intends to meet.
November 6 ~ PLAN (10 gr. only) STUDENT INFORMATION
MIDDLE SCHOOL DANCE: The Middle School dance will be held at OCHSA on Friday,
SAT/ACT Test Dates: nd
October 22 . Tickets are $5.00 and will be available for purchased next week during
Nov. 6 ~ SAT lunch in the breezeway and also at the door on the day of the dance. Remember that
Dec. 4 ~ SAT ticket purchases must be made with your student OCard. This is a themed dance so
come dressed in your favorite music video attire.
Oct. 23 ~ ACT FYI: Plan ahead! Because of the dance this Friday, students will not have access to the
Dec. 11 ~ ACT lockers in the cafeteria area. Please remove any necessary items you need for the
Feb. 12 ~ ACT weekend prior to 1:30 pm.
MIKADO AUDITIONS: The Music and Theater conservatory invites all interested OCHSA
SAT and ACT exams are off campus at th
9-12 grade students to audition for Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Mikado, directed by Mr.
your local high school or college. Jeff Paul, produced by The Philharmonic Society of Orange County, and guest starring
Students register for these online. Richard Sheldon as The Mikado. Auditions will be held on Monday, November 1
starting at 5:15 pm in room 14. Check the 2 floor M&T call board for details and sign-
SAT website~ sat.collegeboard.com up sheet.
ACT website ~ www.actstudent.org COLLEGE PRESENTATIONS
ON CAMPUS COLLEGE PRESENTATIONS: Juniors and seniors are invited to sign up for on-
________________________ campus college presentations in the Student Services office, room 101. Permission to
attend is granted by the teacher whose block the absence will affect. Students must
bring the teacher signed pass with them to the presentation as their “ticket” in. All sign-
SCHOOL ID NUMBER/CEEB # ups for presentations must be done a minimum of one day prior to the presentation.
ON CAMPUS PRESENTATIONS (partial list):
053266 Wednesday, October 20: Oklahoma City University, 10:30 am /block 2
Thursday, October 21: Columbia University, 10:30 am /block 5
Friday, October 22: Boston University, 8:45 am / block 1
Monday, October 25: Boston Conservatory, 8:45 am / block 4
Tuesday, October 26: University of the Pacific, 10:30 am / block 2
Tuesday, October 26: Northwestern University, 12:45 pm/ block 3
OFF CAMPUS INFORMATION MEETINGS:
Communication at OCHSA: Boston University: Tuesday, October 19 ~ Bowers Museum, Santa Ana
Primary Website: DePaul University: Thursday, October 21@ 7:00 pm ~ Corona Del Mar High
www.ocsarts.net ~ general information School, Newport Beach.
and links to admissions, academics, school Washington University, St. Louis: Thursday, October 21@7:00 pm ~ Irvine
calendar, OCHSA Box Office, Art Attack and Marriott
Performing & Visual Arts College Fair: Sunday, October 24@ 1:00pm ~ UCLA,
Aeries Account Set-Up: Ackerman Union. www.nacacnet.ort
http://sis.ocsarts.net/defaulthome.htm UCLA School of the Arts and Architecture Information Event: Saturday,
Use to set up account to view student October 30, 10:00am – 1:00 pm ~UCLA, Broad Art Center. RSVP to
Student Records: SENIOR INFORMATION:
http://sis.ocsarts.net/defaulthome.htm ~ CAL GRANT GPA VERIFICATION RELEASE: Seniors, Cal Grant GPA Verification Release
use to check grades, attendance and to form are due to Mrs. Ely in Student Services today. This form is required of all seniors
obtain unofficial transcripts. regardless of college they plan to attend. OCHSA electronically submits the GPA
verification for the Cal Grant so that the student does NOT need to submit the paper
GPA form required for the Cal Grant. Seniors will need to complete the FAFSA in
http://sharepoint.ocsarts.net ~ use to
check teacher’s folders for homework and January to complete the submission process for the Cal Grant and all other financial aid
class discussions, student activities, and the institutions.
daily school bulletin –the Art Attack. SENIOR PORTRAITS AND ADS: Seniors are reminded that senior portraits, quotes and
ads are due to the Yearbook staff no later than Tuesday, November 23 . Seniors should
Tech Support Email: have by now shared with their parents the details of the Senior Packet they received
firstname.lastname@example.org ~ use when from Mrs. Moen in their Lit and Comp classes which includes all of the specifics regarding
having trouble setting up student accounts portraits, quotes and ads. Information is also available at the OCHSA website
or accessing Sharepoint.
(school>academics>senior information>senior tribute ad). Plan ahead!
Staff Contact via Email: SAT/ACT EXAMS: Seniors who need to take the SAT or ACT exams for college entrance
Most staff can be reached by Email. To must take these exams no later than December in order for colleges to receive their
contact academic, conservatory and scores. Those expecting to do an Early Decision application must take these exams no
administrative staff use the following later than October. Plan ahead, check with the schools you plan to apply to for their
formula: first name.last required dates, and register for both exams online. Information and practice booklets
email@example.com. Check teacher list on are available in the Students Services office, room 101. (www.collegeboard.com ,
Sharepoint for appropriate first and last www.actstudent.org)
name of teacher.
Daily School Bulletin: The “Art Attack” is Students seeking college scholarship information should review the scholarship section of the written
available at the OCHSA website ~ copy of the Art Attack for a list of scholarships, their websites and deadlines. The Art Attack is available
www.ocsarts.net/ArtAttack under to students on Sharepoint under “Public Resources”, at the OCHSA website under “News” and there are
AcademicsNews and on Sharepoint at a limited number of copies each day at the Information Racks outside the Student Services office, room
http://sharepoint.ocsarts.net under 101. Scholarship information is also posted on the College Information board outside room 101 and is
“public resources” “art attack online”. available for review in the Student Services Scholarship notebook.
Both current and older bulletins can be COCA COLA SCHOLARSHIP: The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation is accepting applications
viewed. Click on the “modified” arrow and
for $3 million in college scholarships. Scholarship information and application are
click “descending” to see most current
bulletin. The Art Attack is posted everyday
available online at www.coca-colascholars.org. Applicants are evaluated based on
on floor bulletin boards and at the demonstrated leadership in academics, school, community and civic activities. Personal
Information Rack in lobby. The Art Attack character and motivation to serve are also considered. Deadline for submitting
can also be accessed on the Aeries student applications is October, 31 .
page. ELKS NATIONAL FOUNDATION: The Elks Foundation provides numerous scholarships for
college bound students. Check their websites for details~ www.elks.org/enf/scholars,
Friday’s “General Announcements” www.chea-elks.org, and www.elks.org/lodges Majority of scholarships have a deadline
Email : Each Friday parents receive a of December 1, 2010. ENF Legacy Award, California-Hawaii Elks Major Projects
“General Announcements” newsletter via Scholarship for Students with Disabilities, Most Valuable Student Scholarship,
their email detailing upcoming events,
Scholarships for Elks Families,
important school/student information and
student achievement news. Your primary GATES MILLENNIUM SCHOLARS: The Gates Millennium Scholars Program (GMS)
email address provided to the school is provides outstanding African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific
used for delivery. Islander American and Hispanic American students the opportunity and assistance to
complete an undergraduate degree. Those eligible will have a cumulative GPA of 3.3 on
STUDENT RESOURCE CENTER/SHAREPOINT: an unweighted 4.0 scale, have demonstrated leadership abilities, meet the Federal Pell
The “Student Resource Center” on Grant eligibility criteria, and be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States.
Sharepoint provides library quality research
material from a variety of sources. Details and application are available at www.gmsp.org. Application deadline is January
Students can access the Center by going to 10, 2011.
the Student Resource page in Sharepoint GUARDIAN “GIRLS GOING PLACES” ENTREPRENEURSHIP CONTEST: Check out
and clicking on the “Student Resources
Guardian’s website, www.GirlsGoingPlaces.com for contest details. Deadline is February
Context” icon/widget. When using the
Center at home or away from OCHSA,
students must enter the password “arts” to MENSA SCHOLARSHIP: Essay based award (550 words). Open to all seniors planning to
enter the database. attend college next year. Visit www.ocmensa.org >entry forms for details and entry
(http://sharepoint.ocsarts.net ) forms. Application deadline ~ January 15 2010
OCARD ACCESS: Specific details regarding NFIB YOUNG ETREPRENEUR AWARD: Graduating high school senior entrepreneurs are
the OCard, including how to set up an eligible for this scholarship which recognizes demonstrated entrepreneurial initiative.
account and make deposits to the Applicants will own and operate their own small business. Visit www.NFIB.com/YEA for
account is available at the OCHSA application and details. Application deadline: December 15, 2010.
website. (www.ocsarts.net/OCard) PRINCIPAL’S LEADERSHIP AWARD: The Principal’s Leadership Award, which awards 100
Questions? Visit scholarships ranging from $1,000 ~ $12,000 is open to qualified OCHSA seniors. Seniors
www.ocsarts.net/OCardFAQ. To check must be in the top 20 % of their class, be able to demonstrate extensive participation in
your student’s account go to community service and/or co-curricular activities, have participated in a volunteer
www.myschoolaccount.com activity that has occurred during the 12 months prior to application and demonstrates
leadership experience. If you meet the criteria and are interested in applying, please
pick up an Information sheet in the Student Services office. The deadline for submitting
the application material is November 17, 2010.
PRUDENTIAL SPIRIT OF COMMUNITY AWARDS: 7 through 12 grade students who
have made a difference by volunteering at OCHSA or in their community over the past
year are invited to apply for the Prudential Spirit of Community Award. It is easy to
apply. Check the hard copy of the Art Attack on one of the floor bulletin boards for the
two website links, download and complete the application, then submit the application
to Mrs. Vaughn, OCHSA principal in room 100. Deadline for submitting an application is
November 1, 2010. (http://spirit.prudential.com or www.principals.org/spirit) or toll
free number ~ 1-877.525.8491