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Daily Bulletin - Thursday, January 14, 2016

posted Jan 13, 2016, 3:46 PM by PTSA Moderator
No. 83
Block A Schedule

General
  1. Due to the new on-line scheduling process there will be informational meetings at lunch during the two-week period between Jan 25th & Feb 5th. This is to allow all students uninterrupted opportunities to hear what is required for all AP/Honors and Special Program courses. Specific dates of presentations will be sent home via email and posted in multiple locations around the atrium and other floors in the main building. As a result, there will be a moratorium on all club and other lunchtime meetings between Jan 25th and Feb 5th.
  2. It’s petition time! If you want to request a schedule change for spring semester you must fill out a petition. Petitions are available in the main office. Petitions must be returned to the main office by Friday, 1/15, at 3:00pm NO EXCEPTIONS. Please note that if you are a sophomore dropping 2nd semester PE, you must attach an exemption form (available in the counseling office) if you have not already turned one in.
  3. Library hours during finals week: the library will be open until 2 pm every day during finals
  4. Enter the environmentally themed art contest hosted by the AHS art blog! Grand prize winner will win a $20 Visa gift card and all participants will receive a consolation prize. Submit to ahsartmagazine@gmail.com. The deadline for submission is February 12th.
  5. The men's soccer team travels to cross-town rival St Mary’s on Thursday for a game that could have a big impact on the TCAL league standings. St Mary’s is just the other side of town so come and cheer the boy's on. JV kick-off will be at 3:30 at the Gilman /Tom Bates Sports Fields and Varsity will also kick-off at 3:30 at the St Mary’s HS field. Go Cougars!!
  6. Come out Friday Night to the Girls Varsity Basketball game and watch the AHS Cheerleaders & Cougar Kittens perform during 1/2 time. They will do a couple of cheers and a dance routine they learned this week hope to see you there!
  7. Albany High Boys Basketball plays Newark at the 2016 MLK Classic at UC Berkeley Haas Pavilion on MLK Jr. Day, Monday, January 18th at 10:00am! Buy a $5 ticket and you get a FREE "Albany Hoops 6th Man" T-shirt to wear to the game! Tickets will be available in the AHS Athletic Office starting Monday, January 11th. No school that day, so come out and CHEER!
College and Career
  1. Attention Seniors: Looking for free money for college? The Berkeley Kiwanis Scholarship application is now available in the Counseling Office. Don’t miss this opportunity! Scholarship money ranges from $500 to $12,000 each. The deadline to apply is: Friday, March 4th
  2. Need money for college? Then check out the YMCA's Dollars for Scholars event on Saturday, January 23rd, from 10am-2pm! You must register at dollars.Yscholars.org by today to reserve your spot.
  3. Attention college-bound Seniors! AHS financial aid workshop is Wednesday, January 27th at 6:30pm. Register at EventBrite.com and search for the Cash for College event "CCFC2016”. Space is limited!

Clubs and Teams
  1. The Spring Sports Athletic Clearance Deadline is set for Thursday, Feb. 4th at 3pm. If you’re interested in participating on a spring sports team, then you need to submit your ONLINE athletic clearance by the Feb. 4th deadline. No paper copies of any paperwork will be accepted. We will have a tutorial at lunch in the gym this Friday, Jan. 15th, to help anyone that is having trouble submitting their online athletic clearance. If you’re not sure how to complete the process, then you should plan to attend this meeting.
  2. Speech and Debate Today Lunch and after school Rm M1
  3. Comics Club Today Lunch Library We have out club photo today so make sure to come by.
  4. Biology Club Today Lunch Rm 306
  5. UNICEF Club Lunch Friday Rm 211 We will be taking a club photo so come!
Faculty
  1. Early releases today
    1. JV/Varsity Boys Soccer at 2:00
    2. JV/Varsity Girls Soccer at 2:45

Albany High School -- Final Exam Schedule Fall Semester -- January 2016

Tuesday January 19
8:10 - 10:08 1°Final
10:08 - 10:23 Break
10:28 - 12:26 3°Final
Early Dismissal 

Wednesday January 20
8:10 - 10:08 2° Final
10:08 - 10:23 Break
10:28 - 12:26 4° Final
Early Dismissal

Thursday January 21
8:10 - 10:08 5° Final
10:08 - 10:23 Break
10:28 - 12:26 7° Final
Early Dismissal

Friday January 22
8:10 - 10:08 6° Final
10:08 - 10:23 Break
10:28 - 12:26 Advisory/
Make-up Finals
Early Dismissal
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