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Weekly Newsletter June 5 – June 8

Live Oak Weekly News

June 5 – June 8, 2017

Please go to our web site http://liveoak.mhusd.org for any flyers or additional information on the activities listed below.

CONGRATULATIONS AND BEST WISHES TO THE CLASS OF 2017!! 

We wish our Seniors all the best as they move on in their journey through life.  Many will be attending college which include Arizona State, Brigham Young University, Chico State, Humboldt State, San Francisco State, Michigan State, UCSB, UC Berkeley, University of Washington, and so much more!!

FIRST DAY OF 2017-18 SCHOOL YEAR:  THURSDAY, AUG. 17

SCHEDULE FOR THIS WEEK

Click here for the complete schedule of the rest of the school year’s events.

NOTE:  Early release this week June 5, 6, and 7 at 12:45pm, June 8 at 11:15am. Finals schedule for Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors:

Monday, June 5:

  • 1st period – 8:10am-10:15am
  • Brunch – 10:15am-10:30am
  • 2nd period – 10:40-12:45pm

Tuesday, June 6:  Finals for 3rd and 4th period, same schedule as above.

  • Same schedule as above

Wednesday, June 7: Finals for 5th and 6th period, same schedule as above.

Thursday, June 8:  Early Release, 11:15am

 

LIVE OAK GRADUATION – JUNE 8

Graduation is on June 8th at the Live Oak Football Stadium.  Gate opens at 4pm into the stadium, ceremony begins at 6pm.  General parking is $6 upon arrival – cash only please.  Preferred parking is $25, there are a few spaces left– click here for an order form, also available in ASB office.  There will be designated areas for disabled parking within the General and Preferred lots for cars with the proper DMV tags.  All parking and seating are first come, first served.

NOTE:  Proceeds from General Parking go to the Class of 2018’s Safe and Sober Grad Night, and from Preferred Parking go to the Class of 2017.

 

SENIORS:  DIPLOMAS

Diplomas will be mailed 2 weeks after the graduation cerermony.

 

GRAD NIGHT PREPARATIONS – NEED HELP!!

Things are coming together but we still need your help!!  Many thanks to all the parents that have helped so far in transforming the LO gym into a magical place for our seniors to celebrate their graduation.  It’s not over yet!!  Parents, families, and friends, there is still much to do and to donate for this special event. You can sign up through these links.  Donations can be dropped off at the Front Office or ASB Office.

Donations:   http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0544aeaf2ca7fd0-grad1

Volunteers:  http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0544aeaf2ca7fd0-safe1

Thank you to those that have already signed up.  This night really isn’t possible without your help.  We appreciate your donations and your time!  There are still many open slots; please consider helping with this effort.  Let’s help the Class of 2017 leave Live Oak with a memorable celebration with their friends!!

 

YEARBOOKS ON SALE NOW

Yearbooks are now on sale at the ASB office while supplies last!  Our multimedia students at Live Oak have been hard at work all year to put together a yearbook to remember.  Don’t wait until the last minute to get yours!

 

LOST AND FOUND

If you’ve lost or misplaced a sweatshirt, water bottle, lunch container, etc., please stop by the ASB Office to look through the Lost and Found items that are sitting on the table as you enter.  Any unclaimed items will be donated at the end of the school year.

 

SUMMER ASSIGNMENTS FOR 2017-2018 SCHOOL YEAR

Several advanced, honors, and AP classes, as well as all English classes, require summer assignments to be completed before the school year begins.  Summer assignments will be posted on our web site as they become available.

 

SUMMER SCHOOL 2017 (UPDATED) – JUNE 12 THRU JULY 11

Live Oak High School will be offering Summer School to students who received a D or F in one of their classes and need to improve their grade.  The summer school session is from June 12th thru July 11th, 8:10am – 1:10pm, Monday thru Thursday.  (Only one session is now offered instead of two.)  Students may only sign up for one course at a time. School is closed on Fridays, July 3rd and 4th are school holidays.  Click here for a registration form.  Questions?  Contact Joanne Markowska, 408-201-6116, markowskaj@mhusd.org .

 

CHARLIE WEDEMEYER HIGH SCHOOL ALL STAR FOOTBALL GAME – JUNE 24, LEVI’S STADIUM

Come and support Jacob Ryder, Zach Heffernan, and Alex Cornejo who will represent Live Oak at this All-Star game.  Click on the following link to purchase tickets ($5 of every ticket sold through this link goes to LO Athletics):

https://oss.ticketmaster.com/aps/49ersnew/EN/link/promotion/home/864fec771902e245d4f3ac5ea1b0cc28864afd81

Click on the link, press “Find Tickets” on the web page, enter the promo code “CWLIVEOAK”, enter the number of tickets to purchase and follow instructions as normal.

 

LIVE OAK GOLF TOURNAMENT – JULY 21

Live Oak Football will be hosting a golf tournament on Friday, July 21 at Coyote Creek Golf Course.  Registration forms are now available at the LO Front Office.  Great fun for a great cause – supporting our student athletes!

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM THE LIBRARY

  • LibraryVolunteers Needed:   Volunteers are needed to help with Textbook Check-in on June 5th, 6th, and 7th from 7:45 until 12:45.  If you can help, even for just a couple hours, please call the library at 201-6130 or email hirschfeldw@mhusd.org
  • Textbook Return: All textbooks and novels are due back on the day of the final exam for that subject, or earlier if directed by the teacher.  Please, help your students find their books and remember to get them in on time.  It is crucial that we get all books back on time so we have enough for next year. Any books not returned by June 5th will be subject to late fees.   Students should keep their Chrome books and chargers over the summer.

 

ANNOUNCEMENT FROM REGISTRAR’S OFFICE

Instead of getting a packet of forms in the mail a month before the start of the school year, all paperwork will be handled online through the Aeries Student Information System.  You will have the opportunity during a window of dates in July to update your contact information, student’s medical information, emergency contact information, and authorizations.  You can also print the documents that need to be turned in during schedule pick-up in August.  This includes the Parent/Student Contract, Computer Use Agreement, and a completed copy of the Emergency Contact Card.  Look for an email in July explaining this new process.

NOTE:  Please confirm on Aeries or with the registrar, Nicky Hilkene, that LO has your current phone number and email address.  Questions?  Contact Nicky at 408-201-6127 or hilkenen@mhusd.org .

 

2017 LIVE OAK SPORTS CAMPS

Registration forms are now available.  There will be 3 All-Sports camps as well as various instructional mini campsClick here for more information.  Questions?  Contact camp coordinator Mark Cummins at mcummins17@yahoo.com, liveoaksportscamp@yahoo.com, or liveoaksportscamp@gmail.com .

 

NEWS FROM THE ATHLETIC BOOSTERS

  • Table at Friday NIght Music Series:  Morgan Hill will be starting their traditional Friday Night Music Series on June 2.  We will have a table there every week to promote our program and sell apparel/memberships.  We are looking for volunteers to help work the table.  Please go to SignUp Genius and add your name to a time slot:  http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0e4dada72ea0fd0-live We appreciate your support!
  • Open Positions: Interested in getting involved with the Athletic Boosters?  We are looking for a secretary, Fundraising Chair, members for South Valley Wine Auction planning committee and LO Athletic Teams donations coordinator. We are also looking for a tax preparer with decent rates.  If interested, contact Tirina at mrsbarnes88@gmail.com.
  • Apparel: Check out the latest apparel at http://www.theacornoutlet.com .

 

COLLEGE & CAREER CENTER NEWS

For additional information on any of the items below, please contact Arron Thomas at thomasar@mhusd.org or 408-201-6100, ext. 40248.

  • Job Search: Looking for a job?  Check out the Job Board in the College and Career Center.  It’s updated weekly.
  • Tutoring: Need extra help studying for finals?  Stop by the College and Career Center from 3-4:30pm for free tutoring.
  • Naviance – College Readiness Resource: Naviance is a K-12 college and career readiness solution that can be accessed online by students, staff and parents from any device in multiple languages.  All students in grades 9-12 in MHUSD have access to free test prep for the ACT, SAT and AP exams!  To log on, go to http://www.naviance.com/ and use your school email address and school ID number to sign in.
  • College Visits at Live Oak: There are no college visits scheduled at this time.

 

ATTENTION SENIORS:  NEWS JUST FOR YOU

  • Parents: Grad Night Preparations – Preparations are under way as we transform the gym into a special place for this year’s celebration, but so much more help is needed in time and donations. Please sign up at one of the following links.  All food and gift card donations can be dropped off at the Front Office or ASB Office.  Thank you!
  • Dates to remember for Seniors and their parents:
    • June 5 – Chromebook return 8:30-11am, Senior Checkout 11am-1pm, Graduation Practice 1:30pm
    • June 6-7 – Disneyland Trip – departs June 6 at 7am, returns June 7 at 9am
    • June 7 – Pick up Lei and Preferred Parking Pass, 3:30-6:30pm, LO Large Gym
    • June 8 – Graduation Practice, Graduation 6pm, Grad Night, 10pm-4am
      • NOTE: Parents/families – gate to LO Football Stadium opens at 4pm.  Seniors – please arrive by 5pm.

 

DATES TO REMEMBER:

June 5, 6, 7: Final exams for 9th, 10th, 11th grades.  Early release 12:45pm

June 8:  Last day of school.  Early Release 11:15am

Aug 17:  First day of 2017-18 School Year

HAVE A GREAT SUMMER, EVERYONE!!