Weekly Newsletter

Live Oak Weekly News

Feb. 24-28, 2020

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* Titles marked with asterisk (*) are new or have additional info since last week’s newsletter.

 

NOW THRU FEB 26 – CLASS OF 2020 FUNDRAISER, KRISPY KREME

If you enjoy doughnuts, you should try Krispy Kreme Doughnuts!  Find a senior and help him or her raise funds to attend the Senior Disney Trip.  Purchase a box of a dozen doughnuts--either original glazed or variety (chocolate iced, lemon filled, raspberry filled, and Kreme filled) – for $15.  You can also purchase signature coffees (rich, smooth, or decaf) for $12 per bag.  A percentage of your purchase will go towards the Disney Trip for the senior that you purchase from.  Place your order today!

 

FEB 25 – AR WORKSHOP FUNDRAISER

Please join us for a night of crafting while supporting the Live Oak Athletic Booster Club on February 25th at 6pm, 17500 Depot Street.  Please sign up at the following link: https://www.arworkshop.com/event/?loc=morganhill&ev=150628

password: LOHS22519

We will receive a percentage of the project cost. The more people to attend, the larger the percentage is.  Only 36 spots available! 

 

* FEB 26 - ROTARY LUNCHEON

There will be a Rotary Luncheon on Wednesday, February 26 to honor the Student of the Year, Adrianne Gomez.  Congratulations, Adrianne!

 

* FEB 27 – ACADEMIC AWARDS ASSEMBLY, GPA 3.0 AND ABOVE

This Thursday, February 27, we will have an Academic Awards Assembly to recognize our students’ academic achievements with a GPA of 3.0 and above from last semester. The assembly will be held during 5th period (begins at 1:10) for GPA of 3.0 to 3.49, and 6th period (begins at 2:12) for 3.5 and above.  The Home & School Club will provide refreshments after each assembly.  If you can help by donating refreshments, please click here to sign up to donate.

 

* FEB 27 – INDUCTION CEREMONY

Join us on Thursday evening, February 27, 6:30pm in the Live Oak Theater as we hold an Induction Ceremony for the National Honor Society.

 

FEB 28 – BAND FESTIVAL AT SOBRATO

There will be a daytime band festival on Friday, Feb. 28 at Sobrato High School in Morgan Hill.  Come out and support the Live Oak Emerald Regime who will be participating at the band festival.

 

* MAR 4 – CLUB RUSH DAY

Attention students:  Live Oak will hold a Club Rush Day during lunch to give students an opportunity to meet representatives from the clubs offered on campus and sign up for those that interest them. 

 

MAR 6 – FRESHMEN/SOPHOMORES:  DANCE at THE GRANGE

Permission forms are available at the ASB Office or click here.  Freshmen and Sophomores:  ASB will be hosting a dance just for you and your guest at The Morgan Hill Grange on Friday, March 6, from 7-10pm.  The theme is “Back to the 80’s”.  Don’t miss out!  Permission slips are due to the Attendance Office by Feb.28; last day to buy tickets from ASB is Wednesday, March 4 at 3:30pm.  No ticket sales at the door!

 

* SENIORS:  SENIOR QUOTES

Seniors, have a quote you’d like to add underneath your photo in the yearbook?  Senior quote forms are available in the ASB office for $5.  Deadline to submit a senior quote is Friday, February 28.

 

ATTENTION SOPHOMORES/JUNIORS: SAT PREP COURSES

Sophomores and Juniors, are you planning on taking the SAT? Join Cal-SOAP for SAT Prep courses on Saturday in March and April from 9am to 12pm. There will be 4 sessions for $100.00. Financial aid is available to students. Stop by the Counseling Office for more information or to register for the course.  Click here for more information.

 

JUNIOR/SENIOR GIRLS:  PRINCESS PROJECT FOR PROM

Junior/Senior Girls:  Prom will be here before you know it and the Princess Project is giving away prom dresses.  Schedule your appointment online today!  Giveaways will be on March 7, 8, 11, 14, 15, and 20 at 21271 Stevens Creek Blvd., Cupertino.  You must have an appointment and present your high school ID.  Come by the ASB Office to pick up information and make an appointment.

 

* SENIOR RAFFLE – SUPPORT OUR SENIORS!

From now through March 27th our seniors are raising money to pay for their ticket into the Annual Grad Night that is held here at Live Oak the night of their graduation.  They are selling raffle tickets for $10 each.  If a senior sells 10 tickets, he/she can attend Grad Night for free!  Find your favorite senior and purchase a raffle ticket for a chance to win some great prizes!

 

DONATIONS FOR SENIOR RAFFLE

To all Live Oak parents:  Support our senior raffle with donations.  You can help in two ways:

·        Get local businesses to donate – We are looking for help going to local businesses to get donations for the Senior Raffle.  There are many that have generously donated in the past – Royal Clothiers, Michi’s Floral, Forbes Grill, Ace Hardware, A Tool Shed, and many more.  If you can help, please contact Jenn McKenzie or Piper Dietz at logradnight@yahoo.com.

·        Donate an item yourself – If you can contribute items (for example, golf packages, tickets for athletic events, monetary donations, gift cards for shopping, movies, or local restaurants/wineries), please drop them off at the ASB Office with a note labeled “Senior Raffle”. 

Questions?  Send an email to logradnight@yahoo.com .  Thank you for your support!

 

SENIORS:  MORGAN HILL MUSHROOM MARDI GRAS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

The MH Mushroom Mardi Gras (MHMMG) Scholarship Program is now available.  Seniors who are interested can pick up an application in the Counseling office.  Click here to go to the MHMMG for more information or to access the online application.  Application deadline is March 25.  Questions?  See your counselor.

 

TURN MARKERS INTO ENERGY

We are participating in Crayola ColorCycle – collect all used or unwanted markers of any brand, including highlighters and dry-erase markers, at home or work and give to your students or drop off at the LO Front Office.  They will be used to make wax compounds for asphalt or roof shingles, or to generate electricity for cooking food, heating homes, and powering vehicles.  Click here for more information or go to the Crayola web site.

 

* NEWS FROM MH FFA

Click here to read The Corduroy Tribune. Upcoming events include the CA State Conference (Feb 26), National FFA Week (Feb 26), UC Davis Field Day (Mar 7), and Drive Thru BBQ (Mar 19).  Last but not least, Natasha Pyke, Marlena Dominguez, and Mia Dominguez will receive their State Degree on April 5th in Arroyo Grande.   Congratulations!

 

* NEWS FOR SENIORS AND THEIR PARENTS

·        Graduation Day: June 5, 2pm

·        Live Oak Safe & Sober Grad Night Event June 5, 2020, 10pm-4am:  Visit our web site for the latest info.

·        Price Increase for Cap, Gown, and Tassel:  Order your cap, gown, and tassel for graduation.  Cost is currently $35 for all 3 together.  Order now before the price goes up to $50!  Order forms are available in the ASB Office. 

·        * Senior Raffle:  The Senior Raffle is in full swing!  Sell one booklet, your senior gets into Grad Night free.  Sell 2 booklets, your senior gets entered into a $100 Amazon gift card raffle and he or she and a friend get into Grad Night free.  Sell six booklets and in addition to the previous stuff, your senior’s Disney Trip is paid for!  Help your senior sell tickets to family, friends, and coworkers that live near and far.

·        Disney Trip (June 2-3):  Remember that payments can be made in installments to the ASB Office from now through the payment deadline of April 1st.   

·        FAFSA or CADA: All students should fill out a FAFSA https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa or CADA https://dream.csac.ca.gov/  The priority deadline is March 2nd.  If you need assistance filling out the application, stop by the Counseling Office. 

·        Scholarships – Log onto Naviance for a list of the many scholarships you can apply to, to help finance your college education.

 

* NEWS FROM THE ATHLETIC BOOSTERS

·        STAND UP FOR SPORTS – NEXT SCHOOL YEAR’S EVENT:  This event is the biggest fundraiser of the year for our athletes.  This school year’s event we raised over $40,000 that goes directly to our athletic programs at Live Oak.  Our Live Oak Athletic Boosters (LOAB) needs a Committee Lead to help run the 4th annual Stand Up for Sports Event.  This is our main fundraiser which has continued to grow into a very successful event.  Please Help!!   We need a few people (2 required) to co-Chair this event. We have many members from the previous year's committee willing to help with key positions. The co-chairs will schedule and run the committee meetings, keep track of the tasks and timelines to ensure a very successful event, and manage the committee of volunteers helping with the event.  We already have volunteers for the committee and are looking for co-chairs to lead them!  Without this event, LOAB will not have the funds to support the athletic teams. Please contact Liveoakathleticboosters@gmail.com for more information.

·        Feb. 25, AR Workshop – See above.

·        Photos of our athletes - Please email photos and write-ups for games/tournaments/matches to liveoakathleticboosters@gmail.com, or contact us via DM on Facebook so we can post/share all the fun happening for all teams at live oak!

·        Please Like US on Facebook! Live Oak Athletic Boosters. 

·        Be a member!  Click here to join the Athletic Boosters or to make a donation. $50 per membership card, you can split your donation amongst sports, or 50/50 between general fund and sport of your choice.  

 

* NEWS FROM THE ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT

·        Girls Basketball:  Congratulations to the girls basketball team, league champs with a 21-3 record!  They will be playing in the CCS quarterfinals tonight right here at the Live Oak gym, Tuesday February 25, at 7pm.  Join us with your energy to root for our lady acorns.  Good luck, team!

·        Girls Soccer:  Our girls soccer team’s 4-2-4 season record (9-5-5 overall) allowed them to finish 2nd in their league. Congratulations, Acorns!

·        Boys Soccer:  Congratulations to the boys soccer team, ending the season playing in the BVAL League Championship game with a league record of 7-1-2 (10-8-2 overall).

·        Boys Basketball:  Congratulations to the boys basketball team for a great season.  They made it to the first round of CCS playoffs and ended their season with an overall record of 18-6.

·        Wrestling:  Congratulations to our wrestling champs!

·        Spring Sports:  Tryouts and preseason games are now under way for Live Oak’s spring season sports.  These include co-ed badminton, swim, and track & field; boys baseball, golf, lacrosse, tennis, and volleyball; girls lacrosse and softball.

·        LO Athletics ActivitiesClick here for information on all LO sporting events.

 

* COLLEGE & CAREER CENTER NEWS

·        Go to http://www.naviance.com/ to view a wealth of information on colleges and scholarships.  Simply log on to your account.

·        Job Search:  Looking for a job?  There is a Job Board in the College and Career Center.  It’s updated weekly, so check it out!

·        * College Visits:

COLLEGE

DATE

REGISTER ON NAVIANCE BY:

San Jose State (SJSU)

Feb 25

Feb 19

Maryville University

Mar 13

Mar 11

 

DATES TO REMEMBER:

February:

25 – AR Workshop, 6pm, 17500 Depot St, Morgan Hill

26 – Rotary Luncheon for Adrianne Gomez

27 – Academic Assembly, periods 5&6, LO Gym

27 – Induction Ceremony for National Honor Society, 6:30pm, LO Theater

28 – Band Festival, Sobrato HS

 

March 4 – Club Rush Day

March 6 – Freshmen/Sophomores: Dance at The Grange

May 23 – Prom, Fairmont Rotary Center, San Jose

SAT Test Dates       ACT Test Dates

 

ORGANIZATION

DATE

TIME

LOCATION

athletic boosters

Mar 16

7:00pm-8:00pm

Library

Band boosters

Mar 17

7:30pm-9:00pm

Band Room

ELAC

Mar 9

6:30pm-7:30pm

Room 904

grad night

Mar 11

7:00pm-8:00pm

Library

H&SC

Mar 3

7:00pm-8:00p

Library Conf. Room

mh ffa alum assoc.

Mar 4

6:00pm-7:00pm

Parents:  Room 551

Students: Sci. Lecture Hall

SSC

Mar. 13

9:00am-10:30am

Library Conf. Room