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San Ramon Valley High School eLINK Newsletter May 2009 The eLINK is sent out as an e-mail to all parents who have subscribed to our service; this version is copied from the eLINK and US mailed to parents who have not subscribed to the electronic service. See the “eCommunications” section of this newsletter for information about subscribing to the electronic newsletter, which provides enhanced formatting and access to relevant web sites with a click of your mouse. Receiving it electronically also saves the PTSA $1 per issue. PTSA President’s Message Dear SRVHS Parents, Recently, Cheryl Glass, Ken Abrams, Chuck Perryman and Carol MacPhail and our Performing Arts students put on the musical, Into the Woods. It was an unforgettable night for me and my family! The talent that our student body has is truly remarkable. At one point, I closed my eyes and I would have thought that I was sitting in a theater in San Francisco or on Broadway. They were that good! The orchestra was top-notch! We still have some opportunities before the year is over to see and hear some amazing plays and concerts so please read the Wolf-Tones and Performing Arts sections of this newsletter for those dates. Try and attend one, if you can. The arts really are an important part of our curriculum here at SRVHS. Hopefully, with the passing of Measure C, we will be able to retain these quality programs. So with that, goes a heartfelt thank you to all of the parents who supported and more importantly voted for Measure C. Thank you also to Andrew Gardner (who literally was the Poster Boy for Measure C), Zach Pinkerton and Candace Andersen for all of the hours and energy they spent to make this campaign successful. We had our last PTSA Association meeting and Kelly and I want to thank all of you who have come to our meetings this past school year. We hope that you found them enjoyable and informative! Christine Wentker Kelly Louks President Executive V.P. firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com Principal's Message Dear San Ramon Valley High School Community, There is great news for our school (and all schools in the District) - Measure C passed! While our budget issues are not solved, we are committed to continuing our pursuit of educational excellence. On that note, here are some of the great things that have been happening at SRVHS: Construction of the new Career Tech Education building is moving along with a completion date of December 2009. Our Auto Shop will be demolished and additional parking will be in its place. The Small Gym will be torn down this month and construction on a new Main Gym will begin its 15 month process. Parking and traffic flow have taken a new turn; thank you for your patience. SRVHS eLINK – May 2009 Page 1 We, along with nine other schools in the district, have the special honor of being named a "California Distinguished School". This is the fourth time San Ramon Valley High School has received this honor and we are very proud of our accomplishment. Students in grades 9 - 11 have finished STAR testing. Many of our upper classmen will be engaged in AP testing during the first two weeks of May. We have worked out a new schedule for next year that includes 3 days for remediation and enrichment. I will hold a parent forum at the end of this year and also in August to explain and answer any questions you may have. More information is available on our web site -- www.srvhs.org. SRVHS has started a Foundation! I would encourage you to visit www.srvhswolffoundation.org to gain a better understanding of this wonderful organization and its impact on our educational community. The end of the year is fast approaching. Please check the web site for all the latest information and happenings around campus as we move forward to June 12th. Last, listed below are our North Coast Section Scholastic Teams. This award is presented to the top three NCS Varsity Teams in each sport. They are: Women's Soccer - NCS Scholastic Team Championship with a 3.71 Team GPA, 2009 NCS Soccer Champions Men's Soccer - NCS Scholastic Team Championship with a 3.30 Team GPA Women's Basketball - NCS Scholastic Team Championship with a 3.50 Team GPA Men's Basketball - NCS Scholastic Team Championship with a 3.30 Team GPA Thank you for all of your support for San Ramon Valley High School. Enjoy your summer and GO WOLVES! Sincerely, Joe Ianora Academic Boosters The school year is coming to a close. It is a time for endings but also a time for beginnings. Academic Boosters voted in a new board for 2009-2010. Please support Cynthia Moe as our new president. She has a very capable and enthusiastic board working with her. You will see many changes that I think will be for the good of our school. One that you will notice in the near future is a change in fundraising. Academic Boosters is going electronic. So please watch your e-mails for information on how to donate for the 2009-2010 school year. You can go to the school's website and download our new donation form. You can either send in a check with your donation form or pay by credit card with our new PayPal link. Whether you pay by credit card or by check, please send in your donation form as we need it for the directory. Keep in mind, if you take care of this now, you won't have to stand in line at registration. Your form will already be stamped!!! Your donations to Academic Boosters are not only tax-deductible, but 100% goes to classroom size reduction. In this era of major budget cuts by the state, your donation has never been more important. Please keep in mind, our students' education is our first priority. You can even pay in installments if that fits your budget better. In closing, it has been an honor to serve as president of Academic Boosters for these last two years. It's nice to pass the baton to such a capable board! Please plan on getting involved in Academic Boosters next fall! Kimberly Page President, Academic Boosters 925-314-9179 SRVHS eLINK – May 2009 Page 2 Athletic Boosters FEED THE WOLVES May 16th -17th Saturday/Sunday 10am to 4pm at SRVHS SRVHS Athletic Boosters Meat Sale - Cash or Credit Card Only Get the best beef and seafood in the Bay Area at the Athletic Boosters meat sale Saturday, May 16th and Sunday, May 17th from 10am to 4pm each day at SRVHS. All meat is premium quality USDA-inspected choice or better meats, plus FDA-inspected seafood-all at warehouse prices! You can choose from filet mignon, rib eye, New York steak, top sirloin, ground beef, sausage, bacon, shrimp and scallops. We have obtained a temporary county health department permit to ensure the safety and quality of the food. A butcher will be on site to cut meat to your specifications. Meat will be repackaged and ready for your freezer. All proceeds go to support athletic programs at SRVHS! Sport with the highest $$ sales gets $500 from Boosters! BOOSTER ONLINE AUCTION Come and bid on a wide variety of items beginning Monday, May 11th at srvauction.com. We have parking spaces, dinner with the Principal, resort homes, SRV summer sports camps, food, wine, graduation seating with valet parking, reserved seating for the next football season and more! Check back daily as items will be added. Auction closes Tuesday, May 19th at 11pm. Contact: Bill Lempesis - firstname.lastname@example.org Performing Arts Association VOCAL MUSIC Tuesday, May 19th, Chamber and Concert Choir will be competing in the annual Northern Golden State Mixed Choral Festival held at Pacific Union College in Angwin, CA. Best wishes to BOTH choirs! All are invited to make the trip for the free evening Awards Concert scheduled to begin at 6:45pm --- great time to hear many of the BEST choirs in the area perform at one time! Well worth it and the price is right! IMPORTANT DATE CHANGE! Due to other events on campus, the upcoming End-of-the-Year Vocal Music POPS Concert will be held Wednesday 5/27 & Thursday 5/28. Both concerts will be held in the PAC beginning at 7pm. Ticket forms are availalbe in the choir room or on-line on the Vocal Music webpage. Note this is a PAA sponsored event, however PAA pass information is required on a ticket order form in exchange for actual event tickets. To help celebrate Mr. Abrams 25 years of directing vocal Music here at SRVHS, a reception in the cafeteria will be held immediately following the Thursday, 5/28 concert. So even if you plan to attend Wednesday night, do stop by for a congratulatory handshake and refreshments on Thursday! Hats off to Mr. Abrams for making musical magic happen at SRVHS for these many years! Next up on our calendar will be celebrating the best of the best among our talented vocal music, drama and dance students with the Wolfie Awards on Monday, June 1st, 7pm at the PAC. Best wishes to all of the qualifying nominees! Questions? Contact Ken Abrams at the Vocal Music Dept. 552-3041 or Jayne Managan, Parent Coordinator, at 708-2107. SRVHS eLINK – May 2009 Page 3 DRAMA Into the Woods was an incredible collaboration of the SRVHS Theater, Choral Music, Instrumental Music and Dance Departments. It was truly an inspirational experience that showcased the talent of our faculty program directors and their students. The production highlighted the crucial role of performing arts in education and the lives of our students. Congratulations to the teachers and students who treated us to this marvelous production. Also playing this spring: Talk Theatre Daisy Pulls it Off by Denise Deegan Sunday May 31st at 2:00pm PAC $6.00 Admission The Misanthrope by Moliere June 2nd, 3rd & 4th DANCE IT'S A DANCE WORLD AFTER ALL - 2009 Don't miss the dance show on May 20th, 21st, 22nd. Only 70 tickets left for Friday. Reserved $10; General Admission $8. See Mrs. MacPhail for tickets; or go to the kiosk at lunch May 19th -21st. Tickets are going fast!!! Show time is 7:00pm sharp! Dance 5 will be selling flowers, and having a raffle during the shows! Support the dancers and their projects. DVDs of the show will also be on sale. Auditions for 2010-11 Dance Line and Can Can will be the week of June 1st-5th and is open to next year's Dance 5 students. Wolf-Tones WOLF-TONES INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC BOOSTERS Congratulations go out to our music students and the phenomenal work they have done over the past month. On April 18th, the Jazz Band and Jazz Ensemble received high marks at the California State University East Bay Jazz Festival in Hayward, CA. The Orchestra did an amazing job performing in the school musical Into the Woods and a week later secured unanimous superior marks at the California Music Educators Association (CMEA) Music Festival held here at SRVHS on May 1st and 2nd. The Symphonic Band walked away with unanimous superior marks at CMEA and the Concert Band received two excellent marks and one superior mark as well. All these students should be commended for all their hard work and also the endless efforts of their music directors, Cheryl Yee Glass and Dan Rugani. A Big Thank You to all the parents who volunteered to help make these events successful. On May 28th, the Instrumental Music Program will be holding our Annual Instrumental Awards Banquet at the San Ramon Golf Club in San Ramon in their Wedgewood Banquet Room. Students and their families are invited to attend. Student academic achievement awards, individual program awards, director awards and scholarships will be presented. Information will be coming out by email for this event. If you have questions, please feel free to contact me at email@example.com or at (925) 640-8108. Karen Thornburg Wolf-Tones Booster President Music Counts!! SRVHS eLINK – May 2009 Page 4 Upcoming Events: May 13th - Spring Jazz Concert - Jazz Bands May 20th - District Spring Festival - Orchestra May 28th - Instrumental Awards Banquet - All Instrumental Music Families May 29th - Big Band Dance - Jazz Band If you are interested in becoming more involved in the Music Program next year or have questions about any of these events or topics related to Wolf-Tones, please contact either Karen Thornburg, firstname.lastname@example.org or Michelle Sanford at email@example.com for more information. Wolf-Tones Meetings and Website Please visit the Wolf-Tones Website www.wolf-tones.com to see past meeting minutes, and much more. We are continually updating the website. Meetings are held at 7:00pm on the first Monday of the month in the former staff lounge located across the hall from the counseling office in the main administration building. The next Wolf- Tones meeting is scheduled for June 1st. All parents with students in Instrumental Music are encouraged to attend these meetings, which provide a chance to meet the Directors and get information regarding the Program and events. Counseling Corner ALL GRADES: Complete summer school applications, if necessary. Visit the Career Center to see if you are eligible for any summer programs. Keep track of your grades on School Loop! Finalize your course selections for next year. You and your parents should review your educational plans and contact the Counseling Office if you feel a need to change your choices. JUNIORS: Start thinking about visiting colleges (either in person, or virtually) over the summer. Visit the Career Center to take an interest inventory that may help you with your post-secondary plans. SENIORS: Submit applications to community colleges and sign up to take their assessment/placement tests (if you haven't already done so). Remember to enroll in a counseling orientation course to receive priority registration for classes. Notify the Career Center of any honors and/or scholarships that you have received so that you may be included in Senior Awards Night. SRVHS eLINK – May 2009 Page 5 College/Career Center Hours: M-Tu-Th-F 8:00AM - 4:00PM, Wed 8:45AM- 4:00PM Carolyn Mackell and Candy Jewett College/Career Center Coordinators Phone: 552-3007 Please call ahead for an appointment, we can serve you better! END OF YEAR AWARDS CEREMONIES 9th - 11th GRADES: The Undergraduate and Academic Letter Awards Ceremony is Thursday, May 14, from 6pm to 7pm in the Performing Arts Center. Please RSVP when you receive your invitation. SENIORS: Senior and Academic Letter Awards Ceremony will be Tuesday, June 2nd at 6pm at Creekside Community Church in Alamo. Please RSVP when you receive your invitation. SAVE THIS DATE - October 15, 2009: Our district's College Night will be held at Monte Vista High School. We'll have reps from over 100 colleges and universities throughout our state and the US and speakers on pertinent issues. JUNIORS Testing: June is the last testing opportunity to take the SAT or ACT for this school year. Deadlines are immediate and late fees will apply. Seniors may also want to retake tests in the fall starting in October. Use the summer to study or take a prep class if you feel you need to. We have information on prep classes here in the College & Career Center as well as a sheet with other options to expensive prep classes. We also have many test practice books for your use. No need to buy one, when you can come in and check one out! "COLLEGES THAT CHANGE LIVES", another great group of school representatives touring together, will be coming to the Bay Area on Monday, August 3rd at the Marin Center in San Rafael. Visit www.CTCL.com and click on the CTCL events for details and directions. The program begins with a panel discussion designed to encourage students to make the college search process a well-informed journey that leads to the best possible outcome: finding the right college fit for them. A college fair follows. Most of the colleges that are represented have student populations of less than 2,000. COLLEGE PROCESS FOR JUNIORS: Our seniors tell us EACH YEAR that they wish they had started sooner on the college process. From now on, your goal is to determine which "post high school institutions" meet your criteria. This can include vocational and trade schools, community colleges, 4 year colleges and universities, or the military. Come to the Career Center for assistance, we're here to work with you and provide insights as to how career center materials can make these decisions easier for you. Also - plan on attending college visits when school reps come in the fall. Explore your options! Reading the bulletin for updates in the College/Career Center is important if you want to know what is happening! When you have a few colleges in mind, plan to visit them over the summer. We have a "College Searching for Juniors" packet available for you to take with you. The college you choose will be your home for the next few years. What works for your best friend may not be right for you. The most important consideration is: "Where will I fit in and be successful while getting a great education?" The fall of your senior year will be extremely busy. You will be filling out college applications, applying for scholarships, getting letters of recommendation, writing essays, taking SAT or ACT tests while continuing to keep up with your regular classes and get good grades. Whew! Stay organized and keep on top of it all to meet your deadlines! SRVHS eLINK – May 2009 Page 6 SENIORS Congratulations go to those who have received scholarships from the college they will attend or from another organization or group. The Senior Awards Ceremony is coming up on June 2nd. Come by the C/C Center immediately to give us your name and the full details by filling out our awards form so you will receive recognition. Please bring a copy of the scholarship award letter you have received, or bring in the original and we'll copy the letter for you. Mark your calendar, Senior Awards Night - June 2nd at 6:00 p.m. at Creekside Community Church in Alamo. Those seniors being recognized will receive an invitation by mail to attend with their parents. We need to know who you are as soon as possible! Speaking of scholarships -- There are still some scholarship opportunities with May deadlines! Check out the list on the school web-page at www.srvhs.org. On the left hand side, click on "Scholarships Available in the Career Center", determine those that fit, and come by the Career Center to pick up an application. Our Map is Up! We like to track our senior's college choices! Come by the Career Center and notify us by making a pennant for your final college choice so we can keep track of our graduating seniors and where they will attend. Share your good news! If you have college view-books, catalogues or other material on colleges that were gathered during the process that you no longer need, PLEASE drop them all by the C/C Center any time. Do not throw them away, these donations are welcome! The college that was not right for you may be perfect for someone else! ALL STUDENTS AND PARENTS Remember the College/Career Center is here to help you. During the school year we are open every day from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. We will be closed during the summer. Please call ahead to let us know when you'll be coming in so we can serve you best. Students and parents are always welcome! You can reach us at 552-3007. Carolyn Mackell Candy Jewett College/Career Center Coordinators Senior Class Information CLASS OF 2009 - SENIORS Less than a month until Graduation Day!!! Unbelievable! CONGRATULATIONS, Seniors! The BOOMERS PICNIC DAY was a hit - good weather, great turnout, and a fun time was had by all! Thanks to the parents who helped with bus check-in and the staff who chaperoned. And a BIG THANK YOU to the Class officers of 2009 - Nicole, Amanda and the 2 Elizabeths have done a great job all year!!! Our next exciting event is SENIOR BALL , coming up this Saturday, May 16th! Look for information in the eBulletin, or on line (see link below). By press time, ticket sales should be over, but you could check in the office or with one of the senior class officers. The website has forms, if sales are still open. Go to: http://srvhs.org/Classes/09.html Then from a magical night -- to the last weeks of school. Cherish your friends, take lots of pictures and good luck on those finals! We want everyone to be able to walk proudly across that stage and collect his/her diploma! Happy Graduation, and Happy Grad Night Celebration! GRAD NIGHT 2009 NEWS SRVHS eLINK – May 2009 Page 7 Senior Parents Wanted! Can you paint a portrait with both hands tied behind your back or did you flunk Coloring 101? Makes no difference! We want you to come and help create the scenes for Grad Night! Please print out this schedule and visit early and often. Contact Denise Villalon firstname.lastname@example.org for the location. Monday: 1 - 4 p.m. and 5 - 9 p.m. Tuesday: 10 - 2 p.m. Wednesday: 11 - 2 p.m. and 5 - 9 p.m. Thursday: 10 - 2 p.m. Friday: 1 - 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday: 10 - 2 p.m. Buy Your Student a Ticket! The best graduation gift you can give yourself is one last (very safe) blast for your grad with all of his or her friends any place else other than your house. Please go to www.srvhs.org and buy a ticket. Questions? Contact Danamflynn@sbcglobal.net. We Need $25 Gift Cards For Prizes! Want to say thanks in a very special way because your son or daughter and all of his or her friends will be having a great time in a safe environment without lowering your property value and costing you a small fortune? Buy $25 gift cards and give them to either Debbie Forsberg email@example.com or Debbie Blumhardt firstname.lastname@example.org. Food Donations Needed! Teens eat a lot! Do you or someone you know work for a food distribution company? Food is needed for the midnight buffet. Please contact Tania De Young email@example.com Join the Grad Night Parent Volunteer Alumni Association! No senior? No problem! The party is very fun. Parents of Juniors, Sophomores and Freshman are hereby recruited to spend a few hours frolicking and serving our fabulous graduating class. Almost all areas still need helpers. Please contact Nicole Gee firstname.lastname@example.org to volunteer. Bring a friend! With your help, this will be a memorable evening for our grads! Has a Digital Camera Become a Permanent Appendage to Your Body? Come share your talent with cameras and Computers on Grad night! Please contact Dianne Ehlers email@example.com Grad Night Check In is 8:30 - 9:30 p.m. A fabulous dinner will start at 8:45 p.m. Make your family dinner plans accordingly. Bring In Your (co-workers', friends' and neighbors') Used Print and Toner Cartridges To Benefit Grad Night! Just drop them off in the Old Staff Lounge. Then stop by and say hi to Mr. Ianora and let him know how grateful you are for Grad Night! BEYOND GRADUATION: Announcement: The Container Store is hosting a couple college nights over the summer. Check out this link for updates on their college promotions and smart tips for planning and organizing your college move: http://www.containerstore.com/collegeinvite. SENIOR 2009 Memory-Maker DATES: May 13 and all through summer: Hug Your Family!!! Senior Ball: Saturday, May 16 Senior Luau: Thursday, May 28 - Cancelled - no date available Inspirational/Baccalaureate: Sunday, June 7, 2pm Graduation: Friday, 6:00 pm, June 12, 2009 !!! Grad Night: 8:00 pm Fri, June 12 - 5:00 am Sat, June 13 SRVHS eLINK – May 2009 Page 8 Junior Class Information CLASS OF 2010 - JUNIORS A sincere thank you to Dreyer's Ice Cream for donating ice cream for our Junior Class selling period last week. The juniors raised funds to support junior class activities by selling root beer floats during lunch. Grad Night 2009 - for this year's graduating seniors: As most of you are aware, the Junior class parents are responsible for working the 8pm to 11pm shift for 2009 Grad Night on June 12th. The Senior Class needs many, many parents to chaperone, so please sign up to volunteer. It's a lot of fun, we get the good shift this year, and remember - parents from the other grades will return the favor for us when our students are seniors attending Grad Night. We encourage you to work the area that you might be interested in working on for our 2010 Grad Night. This will give you a better idea of what to expect for next year. Please contact the 2009 Volunteer chair, Nicole Gee firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up. Grad Night 2010 -- for OUR graduating seniors: Grad Night TAKEDOWN. Our Junior class is responsible for taking down Grad Night 2009 and putting it in storage on Saturday, June 13th. If this job is handled well and our supplies are stored in an organized way, it will make our 2010 construction process that much easier. We need volunteers to help with this takedown. We'd like to run three shifts from 7am - 10am, 10am - 1pm and 1pm - 4pm, so you don't have to devote your entire day. Snacks will be provided. PLEASE help if you can! We need flatbed trucks as well as able bodied volunteers. We could use as many parents as possible, especially our dads --- this is a time when we could really use your help. If you are available please email Adrienne Yarnold at email@example.com and include your name, phone number and shift preference. Thank you! Grad Night 2010 -- for OUR graduating seniors: Choosing a THEME. Planning for Grad Night 2010 starts now! One of the first decisions that need to be made and one that will influence the entire project is selecting a theme for the Grad Night party. Because we have to make a few grad night decisions before school starts in the fall, we'd like to get your theme ideas before the school year ends so that we can choose a theme over the summer. If you have any ideas you'd like to put forward for consideration, please send them via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please consider the criteria below that help to decide a successful theme. should be visually interesting, lend itself to creative decoration and have a variety of "sub-themes" for decoration options. should have broad appeal and familiarity to both boys & girls and a wide variety of students. should be appropriate for a safe and sober night for graduates. In addition, please consider giving some thought to how your suggested theme might be implemented and give us some ideas such as a catchy title, the façade or entry, a description of possible room decorations, and theme-related activities. The 2010 Grad Night Steering Committee will meet over the summer to review ideas and select a theme. The theme will be announced at the Grad Night Kick- off meeting following Back-to-School Night in September, 2009 (date TBA). SRVHS eLINK – May 2009 Page 9 Sophomore Class Information CLASS OF 2011 - SOPHOMORES We would like to congratulate our new class officers for next year. We look forward to a great Junior Year. They are: President: Jackie Karczewski Vice President: Hillary Hilgers Treasurer: Kaulin Blair Secretary: Molly Neumeister The Sophomore Cruise was a great success. We lucked out with perfect weather and the event was a lot of fun for all of the kids who attended. Thanks so much to Angela Ciccone and Peggy Cole for all of their hard work on this event. We will be selling ice cream at lunch time for our spring selling period during the week of May 11th. Make sure to purchase some ice cream and help out the class of 2011 while watching the Greek Games next week! Be sure to look at the eBulletin for ways you can help our class with graduation in the next few weeks. We are responsible for set-up and decorations for this year's graduating class. Also, please consider helping out with this year's Grad Night. Grad Night is always an amazing event and a lot of fun to help with. It takes place right after graduation ceremonies. Thanks for everything! The Class of 2011 Leadership Greek Games Will be taking place from May 11th - 15th. Teams will be competing against each other in various events at lunch each day. There is a different activity every day and each team is awarded points for how they do in the competition and for their spirit. There are 8 teams of 10 - 12 students per team. Race to Erace Poverty PUT ON YOUR RUNNING SHOES AND TELL A FRIEND! Come join SRV Leadership and our community as they run a 5K RACE TO E-RACE WORLD POVERTY starting at the SRV football field 8:00am Saturday May 30th, and running the beautiful Iron Horse Trail -- Sign up at www.racetoerace.com. The race will begin at 8:30 and music and festivities will take place on the field after the race. Registration will include a great t-shirt and all funds raised will go to Millennium Promise to help "erace" poverty around the world. Questions? contact Grace Hochstatter at email@example.com. To learn more about Millennium promise, visit the Millennium promise informational video here . We would love some adult volunteers. Also, if you know of anyone who is interested in helping out and is a certified physician and an EMT nurse, we would really appreciate their participation for the race. Aloha Rally and Dance The Aloha rally is between 3rd and 4th period on Friday May 29th. If parents attend please sit in the smaller bleachers near the snack shack. The Aloha Dance will take place on Friday May 29th 8:00 - 10:30pm. The dance will take place on the patio between the library and PAC. Parents must pick up their students promptly after the dance. Cost is $10 with ASB and $15 without. Video Yearbook The video yearbook is coming-clips from Homecoming, GQ, Junior Prom, Sophomore Cruise, Senior Ball, and more! All for only $10! DVD's will be on sale June 3rd in the kiosk or in Lab 1. SRVHS eLINK – May 2009 Page 10 eCommunications Welcome to the SRVHS eLINK eNewsletter. Our goal is to provide information to the SRVHS community in a timely manner. SRVHS PUBLICATIONS: eLINK Newsletter: Sent monthly by the SRVHS PTSA. It contains a mix of information from school groups, parent organizations and the community. Daily eBulletin: Sent daily during the school year by SRVHS staff. It contains day to day school information. Principal's Letters/Informational Updates: Sent throughout the school year on an as-needed basis. Changing your e-mail subscription: If you'd like to sign up for additional publications or change your subscription information, you can easily update, add or remove your email address by clicking on the words "Update Profile/Email Address" at the bottom of this email, or by going to the school web site at www.srvhs.org and entering your email address at the bottom of the screen. An email with a link will be sent to you. Follow the link to update your e-mail address information. When you change your email address, do not just add another email address. Enter the old email address and change it, or if you registered a new email address, please delete the old email address. Click on "Safe Unsubscribe" to PERMANENTLY remove your name from receiving all SRVHS publications at a particular email address. If you have any questions, please email or call Buff Collins at firstname.lastname@example.org, 925/736-3639. How to submit an article to the eLINK: The SRVHS PTSA publishes the eLINK once a month during the school year. The deadline for each eLINK issue is the first Thursday of each month. If you have an article to contribute to the eLINK newsletter, please e-mail it to Susan Drummond at email@example.com. Calendar May 11th - May 15th Greek Games May 13th Spring Jazz Concert - PAC May 14th Undergraduate and Academic Awards Ceremony - 6:00pm - PAC May 16th Senior Ball - Westin St. Francis May 16th - 17th "Feed the Wolves" Athletic Boosters Meat Sale - 10am- 4pm - SRVHS May 18th TEACHER WORK DAY - NO SCHOOL May 19th Chamber and Concert Choir Golden State Festival - 6:45pm - Pacific Union College, Angwin May 20th - 22nd Spring Dance Show - 7:00pm - PAC May 25th MEMORIAL DAY - NO SCHOOL May 26th PAA Meeting - 7:00pm - Career Center May 27th and 28th (NEW DATES!) Pops Concert - 7:00pm - PAC May 28th Instrumental Awards Banquet - SR Golf Club/Wedgewood Banquet Room May 29th SRVHS eLINK – May 2009 Page 11 Aloha Rally and Dance May 30th 5K Race to E-race World Poverty - 8:00am - SRV Football Field May 31st "Daisy Pulls it Off" Performance - 2:00pm - PAC June 1st Wolfie Awards - 7:00pm - PAC June 1st Wolf-Tones Meeting - 7:00pm - Former Staff Lounge June 2nd Senior and Academic Letter Awards Ceremony - 6:00pm - Creekside Community Church/Alamo June 2nd "The Misanthrope" by Moliere June 6th SAT Test June 7th Inspirational/Baccalaureate June 8th - 11th FINAL EXAMS June 11th LAST DAY OF SCHOOL June 12th GRADUATION! - 6:00pm GRAD NIGHT! - 8:00pm - 5:00am HAVE A GREAT SUMMER! SRVHS eLINK – May 2009 Page 12
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