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									                                ORANGE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL OF THE ARTS

                                                                                                 Daily Sch ool Bulle t in

Monday, October 26, 2009                                                                     BLUE Day
                                         TODAY’S ACTIVITIES
SNAPSHOT                                    TRICK OR TREAT FOR KIDS TO EAT: The Thespian Club’s “Trick or Treat for Kids to
Trash Pick Up                               Eat” canned food drive continues today. Bring your canned food items to the
Mr. St rieg l                               Second Harvest Food Bank barrels in the breezeway today through Friday,
Early Lunch Dismissal                       October 30th. Hunger can be a scary thing but if every student and faculty member
7 t h & 8 t h Grad e                        would donate just one can to this cause we would be able to donate a minimum of
                                            1500 cans and be a part of the solution to stamping out hunger in the United
Center Stage Bistro Menu                    States.
Daily Lunch Special: $4.00                  P & D HAUNTED HOUSE AUDITIONS: The P & D department is looking for a few
Hamburger, ,Chips, Fruit and drink          strange and scary occupants for its Haunted House. Auditions for these creatures
A la carte Items served everyday            are open to 9th -12th grade students and will be held today, and Tuesday, and
__________________                          Wednesday of this week during lunch in the Black Box. Participants should come
                                            with what they want to use in the Haunted House ~ costume, make-up, screams,
Mark Your Calendar!                         etc. The Haunted House will open for one time only on Friday, October 30th from
                                            2:00 – 5:00 pm. A tour of this ghostly, scary place, if you dare, will cost $2.00 and
COLLEGE NIGHT                               will benefit the P& D conservatory. Please note that the P&D conservatory will
Tuesday, October 27
7:00 pm, Symphony Hall
                                            gladly accept any donated materials that will help make the Haunted House extra
                                            spooky! See Mr. Kokesch or Mr. Cook if you have questions.
Parent Support Organization
Next Meeting: Monday, Nov. 16            TODAY’S CLUB ACTIVITIES
7:00 pm, room 707                             Baked Goods Club: Room 204 ~ All members are required to attend
                                              Collaboration Club: Room 10
SAT/ACT Test Dates:                           GSA Club: Room 407
December 12th ~ ACT *
November 7th ~ SAT *
                                         STUDENT INFORMATION
*Exams are off campus ~
 Students register online                   FINANCIAL COLLEGE NIGHT: Part two of OCHSA’s College Nights will be held
______________                              tomorrow at 7:00 pm in Symphony Hall. This evening will be dedicated to
                                            discussing the FASFA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) in detail and other
                                            financial aid options. 9th – 12th grade students and their parents are invited to
SAT website~                                HALLOWEEN BOO GRAMS: Halloween Boo Grams go on sale tomorrow, Tuesday                        through Friday during lunch and 7th Block in the breezeway. These fun Boo
                                            Grams are colorful chocolate Halloween necklaces put together by the Visual Arts
                                            conservatory students. Put a smile on your friends’ faces...and yours too with this
                                            fun surprise and help Visual Arts. Boo Gram necklaces are $4 each and will be
ACT website ~                               delivered to students in class by the Bumblebee, the Transformer himself during                          block 2 and 3 this Friday!
                                            FROSH/SOPH MEETING: The next freshman/sophomore meeting will be this
                                            Wednesday, October 28th. On the agenda ~ the freshman/sophomore dance.
                                            The meeting will be held in room 22 during lunch. Come with your ideas.
SCHOOL ID NUMBER/CEEB #                     FALL CHORAL CONCERT: This Friday, October 30th, the Opera/Choral conservatory
    053266                                  will present its first choral concert of the season. This evening will feature
                                            OCHSA’s Chamber Singers, Women’s Chorus and Beginning Chorus. Tickets can
                                            be purchased online at the OCHSA box office ( or at the door one
                                            hour prior to the concert and may also be. Come and enjoy the music and a
                                            fabulous reception following the concert. The concert begins at 7:30 pm in
                                            Symphony Hall. See you there!
                                            MUSIC BOOK & INSTRUMENT DRIVE: The Old Music Book and Instrument drive ends
Communication at OCHSA:                     this Wednesday so you still have time to donate theory and songbooks and any
Primary Website:                            unwanted instruments. A collection bin for these items is available in the ~ general information       breezeway before school, at lunch and during Block 7. Please check in your attics,
and links to admissions, academics,
school calendar, OCHSA Box Office, Art
                                            with your friends and neighbors and even with your conservatory teacher for these
Attack and much more.                       treasures, and donate them to this good cause.
                                                 OCHSA CLUB CARNIVAL: Come to the Club Carnival~ Trick or Treat on 10th Street
Aeries Account Set-Up:                           this Friday and wear your best Halloween costume because the costume contest
Use to set up account to view student            this year is after school at the carnival! Come out for all the fun, food, haunted
records.                                         house and games....but don’t forget to bring some dinero for the food, games, and
                                                 haunted house!
Student Records:                                 BOX TOPS FOR EDUCATION: Kleenex, Cheerios, Yoplait yogurt, Ziploc bags, Hefty ~ use to check
grades, attendance and to obtain                 trash bags, and Huggies diapers! The Parent Support Organization needs your
unofficial transcripts.                          help! The Box Tops for Education program is an easy way for PSO to make money
                                                 to benefit OCHSA students. These brand items are just a few among hundreds of
Homework/Public Folders:                         products that are program participants. If each student and staff member clips ~ use to
check teacher’s folders for homework and
                                                 thirty Box Tops by February 1, 2010, PSO will reach its first goal of 45,000 Box
class discussions, student activities, and       Tops. Ask friends and family to help! A collection box is at the front desk. PSO
the daily school bulletin –the Art Attack.       thanks you in advance!
Tech Support Email:                           SENIOR INFORMATION: ~ use when               GRADUATION ORDERS: Jostens will be on campus this Wednesday, Thursday, and
having trouble setting up student
accounts or accessing Sharepoint.                Friday during lunch to take senior graduation orders. Seniors are reminded to
                                                 review their Graduation Order packet with their parents to determine their
Staff Contact via Email:                         announcement order and Cap and Gown size.
Most staff can be reached by Email. To           YEARBOOK PICTURES: Senior pictures and quotes for the yearbook are due no later
contact academic, conservatory and
administrative staff use the following           than December 1st to the Yearbook staff. Questions regarding format and delivery
formula: first name.last                         mode of pictures should be directed to the yearbook advisor or staff. Check teacher list on          (
Sharepoint for appropriate first and last
name of teacher.                              COLLEGE AND SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION
                                                 ON CAMPUS COLLEGE PRESENTATIONS: Juniors and seniors are invited to sign up for on-
Daily School Bulletin: The “Art
                                                 campus college presentations in the Student Services office, room 101. Sign-ups must be
Attack” is available at the OCHSA website
~ and on               done no later than the day before the presentation. under “public           Tuesday, Oct. 27: Azusa Pacific at 10:30 am, block 5
resources”  “art attack online”. Both                Wednesday, Oct. 28: Northeastern University at 9:30 am, block 1 & 2
current and older bulletins can be viewed.            Tuesday, Nov. 3: California College of Arts & Crafts ~ Visual Arts conservatory,
Click on the “modified” arrow and click                 room 601, block 9
“descending” to see most current bulletin.            Friday, Nov. 6: Chapman University at 12:45 pm , block 6
The Art Attack is posted everyday on floor            Tues, Nov. 10: Whittier College at 10:00 am, block 5
bulletin boards and at the Information
                                                       Tues. Nov. 10: Otis College of Art ~ Visual Arts, room 601, block 9
Rack in lobby. The Art Attack can also be
accessed on the Aeries student page.
                                              SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION
Friday’s “General                                JUNIOR LEAGUE OF ORANGE COUNTY SCHOLARSHIPS: Junior League of Orange County
Announcements” Email : Each                      provides ten thousand dollars in scholarships to seniors planning to attend a two or four year
Friday parents receive a “General                college. Applications are available at .
Announcements” newsletter via their              Application deadline is January 30, 2010.
email detailing upcoming events,                 HORATIO ALGER SCHOLARSHIP: The Horatio Alger scholarship is open to seniors who have
important school/student information and         exhibited integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity and who aspire to
student achievement news. Your primary
email address provided to the school is
                                                 pursue higher education. Applications are available at
used for delivery.                      . Application deadline is October 30.
                                                 METROPCS COMMUNITY SCHOLARS PROGRAM: MetroPCS is offering seniors who have
                                                 demonstrated a high level of volunteerism and community service and plan to attend a 2 or 4
                                                 year college the opportunity to apply for their $2.500 scholarships. Applications are
                                                 available online at starting October 1. Application deadline
                                                 is November 25, 2009.
                                                 COCA COLA SCHOLARSHIP: The online application for the Coca Cola Scholarship is now
                                                 available to seniors. Apply at Application deadline is
                                                 Saturday, October 31st.
                                                 ELKS NATIONAL FOUNDATION AWARDS: Seniors, the Elks National Foundation is offering
                                                 several scholarships this year to OCHSA students. Information and applications are
                                                 available at . Application deadline is November 2, 2009.

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