CLARK MAGNET HIGH SCHOOL
February 24, 2017
Café: Friday- Taco Bar-Fish or ground beef with w/g tortilla, Spanish rice, cheese, black and pinto beans. Bean/cheese papusa w/cabbage salad and Pico de Gallo or hot/spicy chicken w/brown rice and w/g roll. BBQ Grill specials: Grilled chicken burger or grilled veggie burger or Louisiana Hot Link – all served with baked chips. Served Daily: Vegetarian plate, hamburger/cheese burger, pizza, sandwiches and lavash wrap. Kale soup will be served Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. Come to the lunch lines, Window 3 from 7:30 AM – 7:55 AM for early breakfast and/or if you have questions about your account.
Patriotic Quote: “Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.” ~Theodore Roosevelt
AP EXAMS – SIGN UP TODAY! – LAST DAY TO SIGN UP AND ORDER YOUR EXAM(S) IS TUESDAY, 2/28/17 –DO NOT WAIT UNTIL THE LAST MINUTE – EXAMS NEED TO BE ORDERED!
Intramural 3 on 3 March Madness Captain's Meeting: during LUNCH at 11:20am in Room 3102 TODAY, 2/24. DO NOT BE LATE. If the captain cannot attend only one person from the team needs to. Teams with no present players will be eliminated from the competition.
FREE - TEEN ACTION ZONE – T.A.Z.- Starts tonight – 2/24 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM and will be held Friday evenings at Crescenta Valley Park, 3901 Dunsmore Avenue, La Crescenta 91214. Field trips, teen topics, make friends, community service opportunities, sports and much more. Come get the flyer from the main office counter!
GCC CLASS AT GHS THIS SATURDAY, 2/25 - CSIS 267 INTRO TO GAME DEVELOPMENT- ROOM 7107 AT GHS FROM 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM. BE SURE TO GET THE GCC FORMS FROM MRS. BONDY AND APPLY FOR DUAL ENROLLMENT AT www.glendale.edu/dualenrollment TODAY. You will then receive a welcome letter and GCC Student ID # through email within 72 hours of submitting your application. IF QUESTIONS, SEE MRS. BONDY OR YOUR COUNSELOR.
Seniors – All who applied to Cal State LA – The admissions rep will be on campus to meet with you Wednesday, 3/1/17 during lunch in the Cybrary. Come sign up with Mrs. Bondy TODAY and all week. This info session IS FOR YOUR BENEFIT AND TO FIND OUT YOUR ADMISSION STATUS! Also Q & A time!
Got talent? Come and join the Clark Magnet Talent Show on March 17. Submit applications on the school website under the student activities in ASB. Deadline for applications is on March 1st.
Club Meetings Today – get your passes ahead of time
Even Fridays Pre-Med club –lunch Mrs. Day-Blattner 4203
Model United Nations Club – enrichment – Mr. Davarhanian’s room, 5214
Muslim Student Association (MSA) –enrichment – Mrs. Newcomer - Cybrary
EVEN Fridays: Theoretical Physics Club –enrichment - Mr. Gruss' room, 4201
Even Fridays - Multicultural Club - enrichment - Mr. Zamlich’s room 1237
SCHOLARSHIPS – MORE SCHOLARSHIPS ARE ON OUR WEBSITE – APPLY TODAY! FINANCIAL AID FOR ALL SENIORS – You should have completed and submitted your FAFSA-Free Application Federal Student Aid. Visit fafsa.gov TODAY to complete this process. You will NOT be awarded any scholarship or college funds until this is completed and submitted. Be sure to select 2017-18 for your college year.
v Discover® Student Loans is giving away $100,000 in scholarships for seniors. Students can get tips and resources on paying for college and enter for a chance to win a $2,500 scholarship award. No purchase or student loan necessary. Enter now at CollegeCovered.com/Assist. TODAY AND NO LATER THAN February 28, 2017.
v First District PTA Commemorative Scholarship-$750 - All senior applicants must be a member of the PTA/PTSA this year and provide a copy of your membership card – you can still join in order to apply for this scholarship. SEE MRS. BONDY FOR ALL THE DETAILS TODAY! Minimum GPA - 2.0. They are looking for seniors who have volunteer service at Clark and for the community; leadership, school related activities, extra-curricular activities, work experience and/or extenuating circumstances. Application due March 1, 2017. Visit: pta1.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/FD2017ScholarshipApplication.pdf for application forms or see Mrs. Bondy during snack and lunch.
v Current Scholarship/Essay Contest for all students ages 16 -18: Varsity Tutors holds a monthly $1,000 college scholarship contest write an essay in response to a monthly prompt. Visitors to the Varsity Tutors scholarship webpage are able to vote via social media for submitted entries. The top five entries with the most votes are reviewed by Varsity Tutors at the end of the month and one winner is subsequently chosen to receive the $1,000 college scholarship. Visit http://www.varsitytutors.com/college-scholarship to enter and read all the requirements. Read the featured/winning essay. Enter your essay response TODAY– and no later than March 15, 2017. Check their website for the April prompt - due no later than 4/15/17!
v Community Foundation of the Verdugos – visit their site for the many scholarship opportunities – Specific criteria for each. Applications and information online at cfverdugos.org. See Mrs. Bondy TODAY. Let me know what info you can access after you create an account (they went from paper applications to online). Applications due by March 2, 2017.
HELP CHANGE THE FUTURE OF BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH - Apply now to La Biomed’s Summer Fellow Program – Fellowships begin Monday, June 19, 2017 and continue through Friday, August 11, 2017. Students receive a stipend of $2,200 for uninterrupted participation in the program. Completed applications must be submitted by Wednesday, March 22, 2017. TO APPLY VISIT: http://labiomed.org/summer-fellowship-application
You can still Pre-order your yearbook! Come to Room 1329 at snack only for more information on how to order!
CSF Tutoring will be held weekly on Mondays and Tuesdays. NO MORE PAPER SIGN UPS! Either use the QR code embedded on the CSF flier posted in classrooms and the office or the link: https://goo.gl/forms/PmtwhkeIOWgP6dBm2.
COLLEGE LEVEL REAL-WORLD PROGRAMMING PROBLEMS AND COMPUTER SCIENCE: ProgFest 2017 will take place THIS Saturday, February 25, 2017 from 8:15 AM to 3:00 PM at Cal State LA, Engineering, Computer Science and Technology Building - King Hall Lecture Hall 2, 5151 State University Drive, LA 90032-4226-NOTE: Park in Lot 5. You must register for ProgFest at http://progfest.calstatela.edu/. 00For more information, contact Department of CS (323) 343-6690. The annual Cal State LA Programming Challenge will offer high school and community college students an opportunity to solve college-level and real-world programming problems by applying the principles of computer science. We believe today's high school and college students have great potential, and we hope this experience will help them in their future studies of computer science and software engineering. Admission is free, and lunch will be provided to all participants.
77th Annual Arts Competition sponsored by the Armenian Allied Arts Association (AAAA) – Applications are due by 2/28/17 - applicants must be of Armenian descent. Come see Mrs. Bondy during snack and lunch for the award categories and prize amounts, application, ages, types of art that can be entered, etc. Visit: armenianalliedarts.org to download the application and for more information.
UCLA ARTS AND ARCHITECTURE – 2017 Summer Art Institute provides high school students the opportunity to consider a future in art. Develop, explore and expand your artistic vocabularies! Two-week sessions – Session A: July 9-21 or Session B: July 24-August 4, 2017. Visit: www.summer.ucla.edu/institutes/Art for more information, requirements, and application. To view their Summer Art Institute Student Gallery visit www.art.ucla.edu/undergraduate/summerinstitute.html.
Ø The Community Center of La Cañada Flintridge, 4469 Chevy Chase Drive, La Canada Flintridge, 91011 - is looking for extraordinary volunteers to help us with the Western Round-Up - a western themed carnival for kids on Saturday, March 4th! We need help running the games booths from 9:30am -3:00pm. We are looking for fun and outgoing volunteers that are great with kids, that want to encourage the little ones to do their best and win prizes! The event will also be catered by Los Gringos Locos, and volunteers will be given a free meal and lunch break during the event. If you are interested in volunteering for this incredible event, please sign up right away! Visit: This volunteer opportunity will fill up!
Ø Earn Community Service Hours-KARG Torossian is running for City Council and needs your help! Volunteers and Interns needed now and through March 7, 2017. No experience necessary – walk ins welcome or contact the volunteer office at (818) 450-7036 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Office located at 7577 Foothill Blvd. Tujunga CA 91042. Open 7 days a week 10am-9pm. Food and refreshments provided. Weekly drawings – win gift cards, movie tickets and more!
USC Wrigley Marine Science Center – Catalina Island is looking for high school students interested ocean sciences to attend a one-week, summer science program from July 6-13, 2017. Selected students come from all over the United States to USC, then spend a week on Catalina Island at USC's field station. The ideal candidate is interested in ocean sciences, willing to share their experience back in their community and ready for an adventure. First in family to attend college and those under-represented in STEM fields encouraged to apply Travel and program costs are provided, students need to apply and include a letter of reference from a teacher. Details can be found at https://dornsife.usc.edu/uscseagrant/summer-science-programs/. Application packet deadline: March 10, 2017. Come see the flyer posted on the Main Office pillar!