Live Oak Weekly News
Jan. 14 – 18, 2019
Go to http://liveoak.mhusd.org for any flyers or additional information on the activities listed below.
There will be no classes on Monday, January 21, in observation of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Classes will resume on Tuesday, January 22.
JAN 14: CYBER HIGH
Cyber high will resume after school today and will be held from 3:15 to 4:15 Monday through Thursday. Please see your Counselor for any classes you need to make up for graduation or college admission.
JAN 16: PARENT INPUT SURVEY AND FEEDBACK NIGHT
Live Oak is gathering input from students, parents, families, and staff members as part of a self-study about all aspects of our school, including academics, extracurricular activities, athletics, school vision and culture, and much more. Click here for more information. YOUR input is critical to this process! Join us on Wednesday, Jan. 16, from 6-7:30pm in the LO Library to learn how your input will be used to help with accreditation and continued improvement planning. Please take a moment and click here to complete the survey.
JAN 18: EARLY BIRD DEADLINE FOR WINTER FORMAL FORMS
The Winter Formal will be held on Friday, February 1 (NOT Feb. 9). Qualify for the “Early Bird” raffle by purchasing your tickets from ASB by Friday, Jan. 18. See more information below regarding the Winter Formal. Click here for the permission form. If you are bringing a guest, click here for the guest form.
NEWS FROM THE LO ROBOTICS CLUB
JAN 24: 9TH GRADERS – PSAT EXAM
9th grade students: Your first opportunity to take the PSAT is Thursday, January 24. The PSAT 9 tests the same skills and knowledge as the SAT and PSAT/NMSQT but in a way that makes sense for ninth graders. It measures what you are already learning and lets you know what you need to work on most so that you are ready for college when you graduate from high school. The cost is $20. You can sign up for it in the ASB Office
JAN 25: APPLICATION DUE FOR NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY
10th thru 12th grade students: 10th-12th grade students with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 and above are invited to apply for membership to Live Oak High School’s chapter of the National Honor Society. Invitations and applications have been distributed to eligible students via homeroom. For more information, please join the Live Oak NHS Google Classroom (code: cpqbe8e) and/or attend NHS Information meetings at lunch in Ms. Monke’s room (907) on Tues, January 16 and Friday, January 19. NHS applications are due on Friday, January 25, 2019. Good luck, Live Oak scholars!
JAN 29 – FEB 8: GAVILAN’S HIGH STEP DUAL ENROLLMENT PROGRAM
Students of all grade levels: This is a reminder that Gavilan College is offering its High Step Dual Enrollment Program beginning the week of January 29th. Intro to Administration of Justice will begin on Tuesday, January 29 and Intro to Drone Technology will begin on Thursday, January 31. Please see your Counselor for more information. Last chance to sign up is February 8, 2019 as long as space is available.
FEB 1: WINTER FORMAL (DATE CHANGE) – EARLY BIRD DEADLINE JAN 18
The Winter Formal will be held on Friday, February 1 (NOT Feb. 9), at the Morgan Hill Community and Cultural Center from 7pm to 10pm. All permission slips are available for pick up and are due to the attendance office
by 3:30pm On Wednesday, Jan. 23. Tickets are $30 with an ASB card, $40 without. Last day to buy tickets from ASB is Tuesday, Jan. 29, at 3:30pm. Purchase your tickets by Jan. 18 and you’ll be entered into an “Early Bird raffle. Limited tickets are available, no ticket sales at the door. Last day to purchase is Tuesday Jan. 29th. See more information below regarding the Winter Formal. Click here for the permission form. If you are bringing a guest, click here for the guest form.
FEB 12: ROCK THE MOCK
The annual Rock the Mock event, put on by Morgan Hill Chamber of Commerce, will be held on Tuesday, February 12th, 2019 during 2nd and 3rd periods. Students will have the opportunity to gain information and practice on the areas of resume building, first impressions, career attire and have a “mock” interview with business leaders from the area. Please have students register through www.naviance.comfor the event and if you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact Assistant Principal, Tanya Calabretta.
FEB 26: ACADEMIC ASSEMBLY
Mark your calendar: There will be an Academic Assembly on Tuesday, Feb. 26 to recognize those students that achieved a GPA of 3.0 and above last semester. More info to follow closer to the event date.
FEB 26 thru MAY 14: PARENT PROJECT
“Because the tougher it gets to be a kid… the tougher it gets to be a parent!” Parent Project® is offering a set of 12 classes to be held on Tuesdays from Feb 26 thru May 14 that empowers parents and transforms teens. The classes will be held from 6pm-9pm at the Morgan Hill Police Department. If interested, contact Jessica Swift at 408-201-6068 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Click here for more information.
NEWS FROM THE ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT
NEWS FROM THE LO ATHLETIC BOOSTERS
Parents: Email your child’s game/event updates, along with a photo/video to be highlighted on our Facebook page. In addition, if any of our student athletes have something above and beyond happening regarding athletics, we’d love to hear about it! Email information to email@example.com
STUDENTS RISING ABOVE
11th grade students: If you have overcome obstacles that are not of your own making, are low-income or living on government assistance, and are committed to earning a college degree from a four-year institution, apply for the Rising Stars Program to receive personalized mentoring support, financial assistance, and college and career guidance. Click here for more information or go to their web site for a link to the application. All applications are due by March 4.
UC BERKELEY’S embARC SUMMER DESIGN ACADEMY
11th and 12th grade students: UC Berkeley is offering a 4-week summer program to those students interested in architecture and design. They will immerse themselves in design studio culture, develop a design portfolio they can use for college applications, work in a team with peers, and earn a UC Berkeley transcript. Tuition scholarships and on-campus housing are available. Applications are now being accepted; scholarship application is due Apr. 1 and program application is due May 1. Click here for more information.
COLLEGE & CAREER CENTER NEWS
DATES TO REMEMBER:
– 16 – Parent Input Survey and Input Night, 6pm, LO Library
– 18 – Early Bird deadline for Winter Formal permission forms
– 21 – Robotics Club Build-A-Thon, 9am, Room 556
– 21 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day; No Classes
– 24 – Freshmen: PSAT Exam
– 1 – Winter Formal
– 12 – Rock the Mock
– 26 – Academic Assembly
|athletic boosters||Feb. 12`||7:00pm-8:00pm||Library|
|Band boosters||Jan 15||8:00pm-9:00pm||Band Room|
|ELAC||Feb. 11||6:30pm-7:30pm||Room 904|
|grad night||Jan 28||7:00pm-8:00pm||Library|
|H&SC||Feb 14||8:45am-10am||Library Conf. Room|
|mh ffa alum assoc.||Feb 6||6:00pm-7:00pm||Room 551|
|SSC||Feb 11||9:00am-10:30am||Library Conf. Room|
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