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Weekly Newsletter May 21 – May 25, 2018

Live Oak Weekly News

May 21 – May 25, 2018

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

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MEMORIAL DAY, MAY 28 – NO CLASSES

Memorial Day is a day of remembrance for all those that gave their life serving in the Armed Forces.  There will be no classes on Monday, May 28.  Classes will resume on Tuesday, May 29.

SENIOR SPIRIT WEEK

Let’s celebrate our seniors by showing our spirit this week with the following themes:

Monday – PJ Day

Tuesday – Toga Greek Day

Wednesday – Senior Citizens Day

Thursday – Tacky Tourist Day

Friday – Hawaiian / Pool Party Day

EARLY RELEASE TUESDAY, MAY 22, 12:55PM

Please note that we have a minimum day scheduled for Tuesday, May 22. All students will be dismissed at 12:55pm. VTA buses will be available for students to take home at the early dismissal time, but MHUSD transportation will pick up students from Live Oak at normal times. Please plan accordingly

 

SENIORS:  PANORAMIC PHOTO – MAY 22

The Senior Panoramic Photo will be taken on Tuesday, May 22, during 6th period.  Order forms are available at the ASB office.

STAFF APPRECIATION LUNCHEON – MAY 22 (EARLY RELEASE, 12:55PM)

The Home & School Club is hosting the Staff Appreciation luncheon on Tuesday, May 22 at Guglielmo Winery.  Students will be released at 12:55pm, please plan accordingly.

Donations Needed:  We would love to have more items to give during the raffle!  We’ve updated Sign-Up Genius with additional slots for gift cards.  Go to http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0b48aea72caa8-spring1  Thank you for your generosity!

Where to Drop Off Donations:  Please bring all donations (food and gifts) to the LO Front Office Tuesday, May 22, 8am-10:30am so that we can set up the luncheon area at Guglielmo Winery.  Thank you!

POWDER PUFF FOOTBALL / CLUB FOOD NIGHT – MAY 22

Head to the Live Oak Football Stadium and join us for some food and fun!  Food will be available for purchase at 6:30pm; support our clubs and grab a bite.  Then support our LO girls as they participate in Powder Puff Football, an all-girls flag football tournament.  Schedule is as follows:  7:00pm – Seniors vs Freshmen,  7:30pm – Juniors vs Sophomores, 8:05pm – Championships. Go Nuts!

ATHLETIC BOOSTERS AWARDS NIGHT – MAY 23

The Athletic Boosters will be hosting the Athletics Awards Night on Wednesday, May 23, 7pm in the LO Theater.

SENIOR AWARDS NIGHT – MAY 24

Join us on Thursday, May 24, 7pm at the LO Large Gym as we recognize the hard work and accomplishments of our seniors.

 

LOHS TO OFFER DUAL ENROLLMENT COURSES IN 2018-2019

Will you be in 11th or 12th grade next year? Want to get a jump on college and career? LOHS juniors and seniors will have a special opportunity to earn Gavilan College credits by taking classes after school at Live Oak next year!

  • Introduction to Drone Technology will be offered on Tuesday afternoons, 3:30-6:00pm. This class will focus on opportunities in the fast-growing field of drone technology, and include hands-on flying practice flying drones.
  • Introduction to Administration of Justice will be offered on Thursday afternoons, 3:30pm-6:00pm. This class offers an introduction to the law and legal processes, as well as careers in law enforcement and criminal justice system.

Both classes offer Live Oak juniors and seniors the chance to earn college credits for FREE while still attending high school. The credits earned are transferrable to many four-year colleges and universities. Click here for the contract form.

Spaces are filling up fast – stop by the counseling office to sign up or find out more information!

 

YEARBOOKS ON SALE!

There are still 100 yearbooks left for purchase, get yours now!  Online purchase is now closed; however, they can be purchased at the ASB office.  The cost is $95, no checks accepted.

FINAL EXAM SCHEDULE

Live Oak will be on an adjusted schedule for final exam and last week of school. Click here for the schedule.  A copy of this schedule will be emailed to all students and parents, posted on our website, and a paper copy will be provided to students in homeroom.

SENIORS:  GRAD NIGHT!

If you’ve already signed up for Grad Night, please stop by the Grad Night table this week at lunch to fill out a waiver form for all the great activities you’ll be doing. And if you haven’t signed up yet, it’s not too late, don’t miss out! There’ll be a lot of activities, games, food, movies, and so much more! Celebrate with your friends and create lifetime memories. Permission slips can be picked up at the ASB office.  Remember, if you sold more than 12 tickets during Senior Raffle, you can bring a friend for free for every additional 12 tickets you sold. Cost remains at $120.  Questions?  Contact Daisy Gallardo atdaisyd@charter.net or 408-930-0330.

LIVE OAK SAFE & SOBER GRAD NIGHT – THE NIGHT IS NEAR, VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!!

We are down to 14 days of school left!  Setup for Grad Night begins this Friday, May 25, at 9am.  The more help we have, the sooner we can get things done!!  We are looking for help with some heavy lifting on Saturday at 10am.  We need pick-up trucks, trailers, or SUVs to move things from the storage containers to the gym.  Please sign up on the VOLUNTEERS link below; you can also contact Daisy at daisyd@charter.net or call/text 408-930-0330. We also still need people to work the night of the event!  All parents welcome to volunteer.  Sign up your visiting family members to work the event with you! You can sign up through the following links.  We appreciate your donations and your time!

Donations:  http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0544aeaf2ca7fd0-grad2

Volunteers:  http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0544aeaf2ca7fd0-safe2

Funding:  https://www.gofundme.com/logradnight

 

NOTE FROM THE ASB AND LIBRARY OFFICES:  CASH ONLY PLEASE

Cash only please when making payments to the ASB and Library offices.  Note:  The Grad Night Committee is still accepting checks to pay for preferred parking and Grad Night tickets.

LOHS SUMMER CREDIT RECOVERY PROGRAM 2018 REGISTRATION

Live Oak High School is offering a Summery Credit Recovery Program to students who received a D or F grade in in one of their classes and need to improve their grade.  Two sessions are offered, and school days are Mondays thru Thursdays.  Click here for more information; contact your counselor to register.

 

HOME & SCHOOL CLUB NEWS

School Supply Drive: Over the summer, as you hit Back-To-School sales (or order online) and celebrate the thrill of a particularly good deal, REMEMBER to pick up extra supplies to support our teachers as they support all our school’s students. Home & School Club will collect these the first full week of school at morning drop-off in the pull through area — Aug 20 through 24.  Click here for more information.

 

NEWS FROM ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT

  • 2018 LO SPORTS CAMP:  Registration forms are now available.  This year there will be 3 All-Sports camps, and specialty instructional mini camps in baseball and pitching, softball, cheer, field hockey, boys’ basketball, dance, diving, intermediate and advanced volleyball, girls’ basketball, track, indoor soccer, wrestling, football (non-contact) and tennis.  Click here to go to the Sports Camp web site.  Questions?  Contact camp coordinator Mark Cummins at mcummins17@yahoo.comliveoaksportscamps@yahoo.com, orliveoaksportscamps@gmail.com .
  • Girls Tennis:  All girls interested in playing for the LO Girls Tennis team next fall, please attend a meeting on Wednesday, 5/23, at lunch in the Science Lecture Hall for information on the upcoming season.  See Coach Cummins if you’re interested but cannot attend the meeting.
  • Wrestling:  Attention wrestlers, there will be team lifting from 3:30pm-5:30pm all week in the weight room.

 

NEWS FROM ATHLETIC BOOSTERS

  • Athletic Boosters Awards Night, May 23:  7pm in the LO Theater.
  • 2018-19 Board Positions:  We need to fill the following board positions for 2018-2019: President, Fundraising.  Please email Tirina Barnes at mrsbarnes88@gmail.com. No experience required!  We will help you get started!   With over 350 athletes at Live Oak, we estimate that there are close to 700 parents of athletes.  If a small number of you can commit to helping Boosters stay alive, it would mean a lot to our sports teams (and your kids!).
  •  Stand Up for Sports Fundraiser:  We are in full swing planning our 2nd annual Stand up for Sports fundraiser.  Event will be Friday, November 30th @6pm at the Granada. Please email Kristen Schoepe at kristenschoepe@gmail.com to services, items, experiences to this event, or to become a corporate sponsor.
  • Live Oak Football Golf Classic to be held on Friday, July 13th at the Coyote Creek Golf Course:  Mark your calendar and gather a foursome. We are also in need of raffle prizes (goods, services, gift cards, etc.) and tee sponsors (individuals, families, businesses can sponsor one or more tees — great advertisement!).  Email Coach Gemo for a registration form or if you have donations/sponsors. This is a really fun day — be sure to join us!

GRADUATION PARKING: JUNE 8

General Parking:  General Parking in the Student and Staff lots, including handicapped spaces, is $5 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 $5, and within Preferred Parking $25) for those with the proper placard.  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.

 

NEWS FOR SENIORS AND THEIR PARENTS

  • Volunteer for Grad Night:  See message above for updated requests of help.  Thank you to those that have already signed up!  Click on one of the links to help:

o   Donate items:  http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0544aeaf2ca7fd0-grad2

o   Volunteer time:  http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0544aeaf2ca7fd0-safe2

o   Donate money: https://www.gofundme.com/logradnight

  • Grad Night Entry:  See message above.
  • Preferred Parking for Graduation – See message above.
  • Other Important Dates for Seniors:

o   May 22 – Panoramic photo (see above)

o   May 24 – Senior Awards Night

o   May 25 – Yearbook distribution

o   June 1 – Final Exams, Periods 1, 3, & 5

o   June 4 – Final Exams, Periods 2, 4, & 6; Chromebook returns, 2pm-4pm

o   June 5-6 – Disney Trip

o   June 7 – Chromebook returns 8:30am-11am; Senior Check-Out 11am-1pm; Graduation Practice 1:30pm at tennis courts

o   June 8 – Graduation Practice 8am at football field; arrival for graduation 1pm; processional 2pm; Grad Night celebration 10pm-4pm in large gym.

 

NEWS FROM THE COLLEGE & CAREER CENTER

  • Tutoring Mon thru Thu:  Free tutoring is offered from 3:10pm to 4:30pm in all subjects.
  • Scholarships:  Log on to Naviance (http://www.naviance.com) to view the many scholarships that are offered throughout the year.

DATES TO REMEMBER:

May

22 – Staff Appreciation Luncheon, Guglielmo Winery

22 – Powder Puff Games, 7pm, LO Football Field

22 – Club Food Night, in front of LO Theater

23 – Athletic Boosters Awards Night, 7pm, LO Theater

24 – Senior Awards Night, 7pm, LO Large Gym

28 – Memorial Day, No Classes