Thursday, August 24, 2017      

Hey, Anime Fans! Come join us in Room 253 after school TODAY for our first Anime Club meeting. A light snack will be served. See you there!

Seniors!  Did you forget to take your portrait this summer?  Makeup week will be at Forest View Oct. 9-13.  Watch for a postcard in the mail next week to schedule yours.
Class Photos for grades 9-11 will be August 30 at school.  Be sure to bring your envelope to order! 
Seniors:  Did you order your baby ad yet for the yearbook?  Go to jostens.com to submit your photo.  Hurry to get the lowest prices.  From now until Halloween, 1/4 page ad is $70.  An 1/8 page ad is $40.  Prices go up on Nov. 1, when 1/4 page will be $75 and an 1/8 page ad will be $50.  All baby ad sales end Dec. 12.  Don't miss out!
Students: Did you order your yearbook?  It's not too late.  Order through the student activities office or online at jostens.com.  $50. 

Join the Gay-Straight Alliance next Tuesday, after school, in the foyer conference room for our first weekly meeting. See Mr. Maya in Student Service with any questions.

Interested in being a leader and making a different in the community? Join the first Latino Leadership Club during our first meeting this Wednesday after school in the foyer conference room. See Mr. Maya in Student Services with any questions.

Interested in learning about business, marketing, management, finance and or entrepreneurship? Want to use your knowledge in business and compete at the local, state, and national level? If you said yes to one these questions or want to learn more about business come to a DECA meeting on Tuesday morning in room 103 at 7:30AM. DECA is a student-based business organization that helps prepare you for a future career in business. See you Tuesday morning at 7:30 in room 103.

Are you interested in science and the environment?  If you are, join the EGHS environmental club, which is called the Green Grens. The first Green Grens meeting of the year will be Wednesday after school in the Counseling Conference Room by the Nurse's Office.  If you have questions, please see Mr. Gordon in Student Services.

Attention creative writers, especially those who might like to be published!  The creative writing club, Write On, will be meeting right after school on Wednesdays this year.  We are also the club who hosts the poetry slams three times per year.  If you want to learn about the poetry reading competition, please join us.  We meet in Room 131 nearly every Wednesday. You are welcome to join us any time.  Today we will have treats. Come learn what we're about.

Attention Sophomores and Juniors! The PSAT/NMSQT will be administered at Elk Grove High School on Wednesday, October 11th.  This is the National Merit Scholarship Qualifying test for college-bound junior students.  College-bound sophomores can also take this test strictly as practice. You must sign up in the Assessment Center, Room 123, by Monday, September 18th, if you are interested in taking this optional exam.  The test fee is $30.00.

Are you interested in current news, history, government, politics, public speaking, or world events? If so, the Elk Grove debate team might be a good activity for you! On Saturday, September 9th from 9 a.m. to noon, the Elk Grove Debate team will be hosting a debate bootcamp for new members. No debate experience is required. Please see Mr. Bohnenkamp or talk to your social studies teacher for more information.

Thinking of joining Student Council?  You should be!  It's a great way to make friends, be involved in planning Homecoming, Service Projects, Winter Dance and Prom, plus gain leadership experience.  We meet every Wednesday at 7:30 a.m. in room 209.  If you have any questions, please email Ms. D'Alessandro.