Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Newsletter Week of Oct. 9th

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Culture, People, Projects 

"Do something today that makes you smile, laugh and reconnect with the feeling of enjoyment" --Headspace 

HTH Students Get Published! Lucy, Bryce, Saskia and Savannah's work on a mysterious neglected double star is officially published as an astronomical research paper. Read about it here! 

Important News And Dates! 

Wednesday, October 10th and 11th - SLC, Minimum Days 

Wednesday, October 10th - 11th graders take PSAT

Friday, October 12th - No School

Wednesday, October 17th - Koffee With Kaleb at 9am 
Wednesday, October 24th
- Technology Class For Parents (In Spanish)
What is an SLC or student led conference anyway? Check out the video above to get all of your questions answered. 
Thank you to all the families who donated to Dollars For Doers! We raised more than $6,000 with matching donations from Qualcomm, Intel and Tegna. This money will go directly into the classrooms for field work, projects and supplies. 

Remember to use the Benefit app whenever you make a purchase. It's FREE money! Download the app, set your beneficiary to HTH and link your credit card or bank account. 
College News 
College Visits this week: Pitzer College, Saint Louis University, Syracuse University, Colorado State University, Emerson College, Olin College of Engineering and more. Check Naviance for the entire list.  
College Fair Wednesday Oct. 10th - Academy Our Lady Of Peace is inviting HTH students and families to their college fair. Details here. 
Sports News 
HTH Varsity Water Polo team won first place the in Division III Varsity Boys Water Polo tournament after defeating West Hills HS, South West HS, and Serra HS! Congratulations and good luck to our JV team tournament this week! 

Winter Sports Information Meeting - Thursday Oct. 11th 3:45pm HTH Commons, Click here for all things sports related. 

Tryouts: Basketball and soccer on Nov 3rd  Girls Water polo Nov 6th 
ALL athletes looking to participate in HTH Athletics must create a profile on athleticclearance.com and have an updated sports physical for 2018-19.  If you are a multi sport athlete you need to make sure you are on all rosters, not just one.  This is your ticket to tryouts.  If you do not have this information, you will not be allowed to tryout.  

Are you interested in Archery, Surf, or Rugby?  Contact coaches below to get started!

Archery- Jeff Lohman jlohman@hightechhigh.org for all season details.  Training starts soon.

Rugby- Contact Auston Cesson acesson2019@hightechhigh.org

Surf - Contact Adam Borek aborek@hightechhigh.org or Glen Volk glenvolk@icloud.com for more information. 

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Friday, September 14, 2018

First Koffee With Kaleb Is A Blast!

9th grade parents Amor and Christopher Wong built their balsa rocket in record time! 

Next Koffee With Kaleb is Wednesday October 17th, please join us! 
And join our FB group at Friends of High Tech High.