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Weekly Newsletter May 15-19

Live Oak Weekly News

May 15 – May 19, 2017

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

CASH ONLY PLEASE FOR PAYMENTS TO ASB AND LIBRARY OFFICES

The ASB and Library offices are only accepting cash for any payments made to their offices.  (Note:  The Grad Night Committee is still accepting checks).

ATTENTION SENIORS:  THE DISNEY TRIP IS ALMOST SOLD OUT!

We are accepting payment and forms until we are sold out—there are only a few spots left!  Go to the ASB office during Brunch, Lunch, or before or after school for more information and your permission slip.  Or click here for the permission slip.

SENIORS/PARENTS:  GRADUATION LEI – ORDERS DUE FRIDAY, MAY 19

Time is running out!  Order a beautiful lei for your graduating senior!  Choose from 5 different styles.  Pick up an order form at the Front Office, ASB office or on our web site .  All orders and payments (if by check, made payable to LOSSGN) can be dropped off at the ASB office or mailed to Live Oak Grad Night, PO Box 1451, Morgan Hill, CA  95038. All payments must be received by this Friday, May 19, 3:30pm.

YEARBOOKS ON SALE NOW

Yearbooks are now on sale at the ASB office while supplies last!  Don’t wait until the last minute to get yours!

LIVE OAK JAZZ BAND:  PASTA WITH A PURPOSE – MAY 19

Granada Theater presents:  Pasta with a Purpose, with a concert by the Live Oak Jazz Band, on Friday, May 19.  Doors open at 6pm, Concert from 6:30-9:30pm, Dinner served at 7pm.  Cost is $35 per ticket and can be purchased through BookSmart, the Live Oak Band, or online at http://www.emeraldregime.org .  A percentage of the ticket sales will be donated to the Live Oak Jazz band.  Join us for a wonderful evening of entertainment!

STAFF APPRECIATION LUNCHEON – MAY 23 (DISMISSAL AT 12:55pm)

The Live Oak Home & School Club (HSC) will be hosting the annual Spring Staff Appreciation Luncheon on Tuesday, May 23, at Guglielmo Winery.  Classes will be dismissed for the day at 12:55pm.  We are looking for volunteers to donate raffle items (sports memorabilia, restaurant gift cards, etc.), food items (fresh fruits and desserts), and time (to help with set-up, raffle, and clean-up).  Click here to sign up or go to Sign-Up Genius at:  http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0b48aea72caa8-2017 . Thank you for your support!

PAINT NITE – MAY 24

Join us for an evening of fun!  The Live Oak Athletic Boosters is hosting a Paint Nite on Wednesday, May 24, 7pm at Guglielmo Winery, right across the street from Live Oak High School.  This event will benefit the LO athletic program of your choice.  Tickets are $45.  Click here to sign up or go to:  https://www.paintnite.com/events/_1185534 .  Questions?  Contact Kathleen Davis, 408-206-8061.

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 – 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 is from June 12th thru July 11th, Monday thru Thursday.  School is closed on Fridays, July 3rd and 4th are school holidays.  There are 2 time slots offered:  morning sessions are 8:10am-11:10am, and afternoon sessions are 11:40am-2:40pm.  Students may only sign up for one course at a time, but may attend both sessions to complete work.  Click here for a registration form.  Questions:  Contact Joanne Markowska, 408-201-6116, markowskaj@mhusd.org .

GRADUATION PARKING: JUNE 8

General Parking:  General Parking in the Student and Staff lots, including handicapped spaces, is $6 per parking space.  First come, first served.  Pay at the time you arrive for graduation.  Cash only please.

Preferred Parking:  Preferred Parking is in the Student Parking Lot closest to the football field, where graduation will take place.  These spaces are $25 per parking space.  Limited space available, first come first served!  Order forms are on our web site or in the ASB office.  Order form and payment must be turned in before June 7 to reserve your Preferred Parking space.  Forms and payments (checks payable to LOSSGN) can be dropped off in the GRAD NIGHT BOX at the ASB office.

Disabled Parking:  Several parking spaces will be reserved as disabled parking (within General Parking $6, and within Preferred Parking $25) for those with the proper DMV tags.  First come, first served.  Golf cart shuttle will be available for guests that park in these slots.  Order form and payment for a disabled space in Preferred Parking must be received before June 7th.

LIVE OAK SAFE AND SOBER GRAD NIGHT – VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!!

This is a special night for the seniors that Live Oak Grad Night committee has traditionally hosted, providing a safe and sober environment for our kids to celebrate their success.  Parents, students, families, friends of ALL LO students, we are looking for volunteers to help prepare for and work the evening of Grad Night.  Don’t have a graduating senior?  It’s okay, we can still use your help!  Without your help, this night would not be possible!!  Click on one of the links below or go to those web sites to see the many items we need donations with and the various shifts we need volunteers for on the night of the event.  You can sign up through these links.  We appreciate your donations and your time!
–  Donations:   http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0544aeaf2ca7fd0-grad1
–  Volunteers:  http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0544aeaf2ca7fd0-safe1

NEWS FROM THE ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT

  • Congratulations, Girls Softball Team, for making CCS! – The Live Oak girls softball team finished their season with a 15-7 record and are in the CCS playoffs!! Their first game is this Wednesday, May 17th, 4pm right here at Live Oak. They will be playing St. Ignatius (12-10).  Click here or go to the CCS web site for the entire Softball Division II Playoff schedule. Come out and support the team.  Go Nuts!!
  • Congratulations, Boys Baseball Team, for making CCS! – The Live Oak boys baseball team finished their season with a 16-7 record and are in the CCS playoffs also!!  Their first game is this Wednesday, May 17th, 4pm here at Live Oak.  They will be playing Mt. Pleasant (19-6).  Click here or go to the CCS web site for the entire Baseball Division II Playoff schedule.  Come out and support the team.  Go Nuts!!
  • Powder Puff Tournament – May 24: Come support our LO girls as they participate in this all-girls flag football tournament where each Class (freshmen, sophomores, juniors, seniors) has a team.  It will take place on Wednesday, May 24 at the Live Oak Football Stadium.  Last day for participants to turn in their permission forms and payment (cash only, please) is this Wednesday, May 17.
  • 2017 Live Oak Sports CampsRegistration forms are now available. 2017 is our 31st year of providing a quality summer camp program for the community of Morgan Hill and beyond.  Live Oak High School has an outstanding tradition of producing quality student-athletes throughout the years. Many outstanding Live Oak coaches will participate along with excellent student-athletes that will double as coaches and counselors.  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 .
  • May EventsClick here for a listing of all athletic events happening this month or go to our web site.

NEWS FROM THE ATHLETIC BOOSTERS

  • All Star Game Fundraiser: Congratulations Jacob Ryder, Zach Heffernan, and Alex Cornejo who are representing Live Oak at the 43rd Annual Charlie Wedemeyer High School All Star Football Game on Saturday, June 24th, at Levi’s Stadium.   Ticket prices are $25/adult, $15/youth (18 and under).  Every ticket sold through the following link earns $5 for Live Oak 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 Football Golf Tournament: Mark your calendar for Friday, July 21st.  The golf tournament will take place 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!
  • 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 with homework?  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.  Naviance give students an opportunity to explore their own skills, investigate and learn about career choices and colleges, apply for colleges and scholarships, and prepare for tests such as the ACT, SAT and AP exams.  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: We need your help – Sign up to join a committee for Grad Night and be a part of this wonderful event for your senior! How?  Attend our meeting on Mondays, 7pm, in the LO Library.  We are also looking for donations and volunteers (see above for more info).  Please sign up with Sign-Up Genius to donate or volunteer your time:
  • Seniors: Grad Night Permission Forms and Payment Due Friday, May 19 – Seniors, be sure to turn in your completed permission form and payment by this Friday, May 19.  If you have not yet purchased a ticket, the cost for entry is now $120 (checks can be made payable to LOSSGN).  If you sold less than 10 tickets during the Senior Raffle (when cost of entry was $100), your balance is now due.  Place your form and payment in an envelope and drop it off at the Grad Night Box in the ASB Office by May 19.
  • Cap & Gown Orders: May 11 – If you ordered a senior cap & gown and have not yet picked them up, please stop by the ASB Office.
  • Senior Awards Night, May 25, 7pm – Join us as we recognize the hard work and accomplishments of our seniors,
  • Disney Trip: June 6 & 7 – Only a few spots left.  Click here for a permission form (or stop by ASB office) and turn in with payment as soon as possible.  Cost Is $200, cash only please.
  • Scholarships: Available year-round.  Go to the scholarship page on our website to see the many scholarships offered.
  • Dates to remember for Seniors and their parents:
    • May 25 – Senior Awards Night, 7pm, LO Large Gym
    • June 1 & 2 – Finals
    • June 5 – Chromebook return, Senior Checkout, Graduation Practice
    • June 6-7 – Disneyland Trip
    • June 8 – Graduation Practice, Graduation 6pm, Grad Night

DATES TO REMEMBER:

May:

– 19 – Pasta with a Purpose, 6:30-9:30pm, Granada Theater

– 23 – Staff Appreciation Luncheon, Early Dismissal at 12:55pm

– 24 – Powder Puff Tournament, LO Football Field

– 24 – Fundraiser: Paint Nite, 7pm, Guglielmo Winery

27-28 – Mushroom Mardi Gras, Downtown Morgan Hill

ORGANIZATION DATE TIME LOCATION
athletic boosters TBD 7:00pm-8:00pm Library
Band boosters TBD 7:30pm-8:30pm Band Room
ELAC TBD 6:30pm-7:30pm Career Center
grad night Every Monday 7:00pm-8:00pm Library
H&SC May 25 8:45am-10am Library Conf. Room
mh ffa alum assoc. TBD 6:00pm-7:00pm Room 551
SSC May 28 9:15am-10:30am Library Conf. Room