News and Announcements

Harvard University Visit

HS Students, please see Dr. Scott if you are interested in meeting the Harvard University Representative in the HS Office on January 16, 2018 at 11:00am. (Scott, 1/17)
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Visit Rensselaer College:

Rensselaer invites academically talented seniors, who are underrepresented minorities or young women, to apply for the STAR (Science, Technology, Arts at Rensselaer) Program from Thursday, October 27th, to Saturday, October 29, 2016. Weekend activities will include, an interactive leadership activity, academic experience, undergraduate research overview, tour of laboratories, and much more. Travel assistance (airfare, housing and meals) is available for students for whom the trip to Rensselaer would present a financial hardship. Requests for assistance must be on the STAR Program application.
Website: http://admissions.rpi.edu/STAR/
(Lopez, 9/23)
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Burger King Scholarship

Students who will be high school seniors during the 2018-2019 school year, please consider applying to this scholarship from the McLemore/Burger King Foundation. The deadline to apply is December 15, 2017. Information is listed at the link. (Beebe, 11/1)
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Parent and Community Meeting for Modernization Project on December 2nd

LOS ANGELES UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT's Facilities Services Division
invites you to a PARENT & COMMUNITY MEETING regarding the progress of the SEISMIC & MODERNIZATION PROJECT at Foshay Learning Center, on Saturday, December 2, 2017 at 9:00am, in the Foshay Theatre
3751 S. Harvard Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90018

The Foshay Construction Project Includes:
- 37 New Classrooms
- New Music Classroom
- Planting 65 Trees
- New Student Store
- New Lunch Pavilion
- New Turf Field & Multi-Game Courts
- 69 New Parking Spaces
- New Fencing and Gates
- Seismic/Safety Upgrades
- ADA Accessibility Upgrades

Come Learn All About:
• Foshay’s new look in the near future!
• Measures for student and staff safety
• Updated project construction schedule
• Working with our neighbors during construction
• Your questions and comments

For more information please call, ASHLEY MERCADO of Facilities Services Division, Community Relations at (213) 241-3922, or email her at: ASHLEY.MERCADO@LAUSD.NET
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HS HOMECOMING DANCE TICKETS

HS Students please buy your homecoming dance tickets on Monday, November 6th during the “flash sale” for $40 dollars. Tickets will increase to $50, on Tuesday, November 7th through 9th, for the event at Casa Vertigo (1828 Oak St, Los Angeles, CA 90018) from 7:00pm to 11:00pm. No tickets will be sold at the door. Please go to the Student Store to purchase your tickets. You may bring guests from other schools, as long as you have a completed “Guest Pass” on file with Ms. Lopez (AP) or Ms. Nyandemoh (Financial Manager). Thank you. (Nyandemoh, 11/17)
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Visit Occidental College:

The Multicultural Visit Program (MVP) is an excellent opportunity for interested high school seniors of underrepresented backgrounds to visit Oxy’s campus from Thursday, November 10th to Saturday, November 12th; housing and meals are included. For more information including instructions and nomination/application forms, please visit:
http://www.oxy.edu/admission-aid/connect-us/guidance-college-counselors/fall-mvp
Applications are due by Monday, September 26th. (Lopez, 9/26)
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Athletic Paperwork Reminder

HS Students who are interested in Winter Season sports, please make sure that your athletic paperwork and physical clearance is completed and submitted to Mr. Stahura, before trying out, or attending practice. If you are interested in Boys/Girls Soccer or Boys/Girls Basketball, please come by Room H19 at nutrition or lunch to get the forms. You must have a physical completed within one year, in order to participate in any sport. (Stahura, 10/27)
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College Fair 2017--Local District Central

Meet representatives from over 40 colleges and universities at the College and Career Fair at Cortines VAPA HS, on Thursday, October 19, 2017, from 4:00 to 6:00pm. A parent information session will be held at 5:30pm in the Cortines VAPA Gymnasium at 450 N. Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012. (LD Central, 10/19)
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Latino Heritage Celebration--Change of Date

Teachers and Staff, the date of the Latino Heritage Celebration has been changed to Wednesday, October 18th during Period 4 and 6. Please contact Mr. Womack at extension 88-354, or 88-317, if you have any questions. Thank you. (Lopez, 10-18)
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