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Daily Bulletin - Wednesday, January 13, 2016

posted Jan 12, 2016, 5:47 PM by PTSA Moderator
No. 82
Block B Schedule

  1. 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 starting today at 2:45pm. 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.
  2. Library hours during finals week: the library will be open until 2 pm every day during finals
  3. Feeling nervous about Finals! Don’t forget, Flex tutoring is offered Monday through Thursday in the Flex Office. Please arrive in the first 5 minutes of lunch to be matched with a tutor. Flex Tutoring is first-come, first-served.
  4. The Model UN Club will hold a bake sale after school today. There will be lots of great things to eat!
  5. 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 The deadline for submission is February 12th.
  6. 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. Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts at Washington University in St. Louis is offering two Summer Pre-College Programs in July that provide you the opportunity for adding quality material to your portfolio, which will strengthen them for college admission. Applications are now being accepted. The deadline for submission is April 15th.
  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 by today to reserve your spot.
  3. Attention college-bound Seniors! On Wednesday, January 27th at 6:30pm, we will be hosting a financial aid workshop. To register, go to and search for the Cash for College event "CCFC2016" at Albany High School. Space is limited, so sign-up today!
  4. Interested in studying abroad? Come to the American Field Service information session today at lunch in the Counseling Office Conference Room. 
Clubs and Teams
  1. The Spring Sports Athletic Clearance Deadline is set for Thursday, Feb. 4th at 3 pm. 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. All those planning on playing baseball this year should attend a meeting this Friday at lunch in Rm. 313.
  3. BSU Lunch Today Mr. 104 Important info about upcoming field trip and sweatshirts.
  4. Key Club Today Lunch Rm. 302
  5. The Model UN Club will meet today at lunch in Room 207.
  6. Speech and Debate Thursday Lunch and after school Rm. M1
  7. Best Buddies Movie Day - Saturday, January 16th (meet at 10:00 a.m. @ El Cerrito Plaza BART). Please note the change in dates and get a permission slip from Room 219