2-23-17 - PTSA Founders' Day Tonight - 6:30 PM-Auditeria



February 23, 2017

Café:  Thursday-Fajita Bar-Chicken fajita with w/g tortilla, Spanish rice, cheese, black and pinto beans. BBQ Grill specials:  Grilled chicken burger or grilled veggie burger or Louisiana Hot Link – all served with baked chips.  Served Daily: Vegetarian plate  hamburger/cheese burger, pizza, sandwiches and lavash wrap. Kale soup will be served Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.  Come to the lunch lines, Window 3 from 7:30 AM – 7:55 AM for early breakfast and/or if you have questions about your account.

Patriotic Quote:   I hold it, that a little rebellion, now and then, is a good thing, and as necessary in the political world as storms in the physical.”    ~Thomas Jefferson                                  

Intramural 3 on 3 March Madness Captain's Meeting: Will be held during LUNCH at 11:20am in Room 3102 TOMORROW,  2/24. DO NOT BE LATE. If the captain cannot attend only one person from the team needs to. Teams with no present players will be eliminated from the competition. 

~CLARK’S PTSA FOUNDERS DAY~ Students and Parents – “You are invited!”  TONIGHT, 2/23/17 6:30 PM – Clark’s Auditeria – Reflections Reception and Awards, Honorary Service Awards and more.  Hors d’oeuvres and desserts will be served.

Seniors – All who applied to Cal State LA – The admissions rep will be on campus to meet with you next Wednesday, 3/1/17 during lunch in the Cybrary.  Come sign up with Mrs. Bondy TODAY and all weekThis info session IS FOR YOUR BENEFIT AND TO FIND OUT YOUR ADMISSION STATUS!  Also Q & A time! 

UCL ARTS AND ARCHITECTURE – 2017 Summer Art Institute provides high school students the opportunity to consider a future in art. Develop, explore and expand your artistic vocabularies!   Two-week sessions – Session A:   July 9-21 or  Session B:  July 24-August 4, 2017.  Visit:  www.summer.ucla.edu/institutes/Art for more information, requirements, and application.  To view their Summer Art Institute Student Gallery visit www.art.ucla.edu/undergraduate/summerinstitute.html.


Club Meetings Today – get your passes ahead of time

Drama Club – LUNCH-Mrs. Marcucci, room 5305

Odd Thursdays:  LUNCH- Relay for Life – Mrs. Pettegrew’s room 1318

GSA-enrichment- Mr.Davarhanian – room 5214

Cessation workshop  - enrichment – Mrs. Sanzo’s room 5213   (BEGAN 1/26 FOR 10 WEEKS)

GearS Club(Girls in Engineering and Science) – enrichment – Mr. Black’s room, 6302

Astronomy Club – enrichment – Mrs. Evans-Bye’s room, 4200

Odd Thursdays:  Forensics and Investigative Science Club (FISC) enrichment – Mrs. Day-Blattner’s  room, 4203. 

SCHOLARSHIPS – MORE SCHOLARSHIPS ARE ON OUR WEBSITE – APPLY TODAY! FINANCIAL AID FOR ALL SENIORS – You should have completed and submitted your FAFSA-Free Application Federal Student Aid.  Visit fafsa.gov TODAY to complete this process.  You will NOT be awarded any scholarship or college funds until this is completed and submitted.  Be sure to select 2017-18 for your college year.

  • Discover® Student Loans is giving away $100,000 in scholarships for seniors. Students can get tips and resources on paying for college and enter for a chance to win a $2,500 scholarship award. No purchase or student loan necessary. Enter now at CollegeCovered.com/AssistTODAY AND NO LATER THAN February 28, 2017. 
  • First District PTA Commemorative Scholarship-$750 -  All senior applicants must be a member of the PTA/PTSA this year and provide a copy of your membership card – you can still join in order to apply for this scholarship.  SEE MRS. BONDY FOR ALL THE DETAILS TODAY!  Minimum GPA - 2.0.  They are looking for seniors who have volunteer service at Clark and for the community; leadership, school related activities, extra-curricular activities, work experience and/or extenuating circumstances. Application due March 1, 2017.  Visit:  pta1.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/FD2017ScholarshipApplication.pdf for application forms or see Mrs. Bondy during snack and lunch.  
  • Current Scholarship/Essay Contest for all students ages 16 -18:  Varsity Tutors holds a monthly $1,000 college scholarship contest write an essay in response to a monthly prompt. Visitors to the Varsity Tutors scholarship webpage are able to vote via social media for submitted entries. The top five entries with the most votes are reviewed by Varsity Tutors at the end of the month and one winner is subsequently chosen to receive the $1,000 college scholarship. Visit http://www.varsitytutors.com/college-scholarship to enter and read all the requirements.  Read the featured/winning essay.  Enter your essay response TODAY– and no later than March 15, 2017.  Check their website for the April prompt - due no later than 4/15/17!
  • Community Foundation of the Verdugos – visit their site for the many scholarship opportunities – Specific criteria for each.  Applications and information online at cfverdugos.org.  See Mrs. Bondy TODAY.  Let me know what info you can access after you create an account (they went from paper applications to online).  Applications due by March 2, 2017.

COLLEGE LEVEL REAL-WORLD PROGRAMMING PROBLEMS AND COMPUTER SCIENCE:  ProgFest 2017 will take place THIS Saturday, February 25, 2017 from 8:15 AM to 3:00 PM at  Cal State LA, Engineering, Computer Science and Technology Building - King Hall Lecture Hall 2, 5151 State University Drive, LA  90032-4226-NOTE: Park in Lot 5. You must register for ProgFest at http://progfest.calstatela.edu/.  00For more information, contact Department of CS (323) 343-6690 The annual Cal State LA Programming Challenge will offer high school and community college students an opportunity to solve college-level and real-world programming problems by applying the principles of computer science. We believe today's high school and college students have great potential, and we hope this experience will help them in their future studies of computer science and software engineering. Admission is free, and lunch will be provided to all participants


77th Annual Arts Competition sponsored by the Armenian Allied Arts Association (AAAA) – Applications are due by 2/28/17 -  applicants must be of Armenian descent.  Come see Mrs. Bondy during snack and lunch for the award categories and prize amounts, application, ages, types of art that can be entered, etc.  Visit:   armenianalliedarts.org to download the application and for more information.

CSF Tutoring will be held weekly on Mondays and TuesdaysNO MORE PAPER SIGN UPS! Either use the QR code embedded on the CSF flier posted in classrooms and the office or the link: https://goo.gl/forms/PmtwhkeIOWgP6dBm2.

Let’s Party like Gatsby!” ~WINTER FORMAL IS NEXT FRIDAY NIGHT, 3/3/17~   Learn more about the dance from the ASB Officers in the amphitheater during lunch!

GCC Rep will be on campus during lunch in the Panther Pit area on the following dates:  3/8, 3/15…more dates to follow.  For all the dates, see our calendar on our website.

The GCC - CSIS 267 (Introduction to Game Development) class at Glendale High on Saturdays – 11AM- 3:00PM. This class covers unity, coding and more. Please contact your counselor TODAY if interested in this class.  Students can bring paperwork (which is online and at their high school) to the first day of class.

You can still Pre-order your yearbook! Come to Room 1329 at snack only for more information on how to order!

Got talent? Come and join the Clark Magnet Talent Show on March 17. Submit applications on the school website under the student activities in ASB. Deadline for applications is on March 1st.

Earn Community Service Hours-KARG Torossian is running for City Council and needs your help! Volunteers and Interns needed now and through March 7, 2017. No experience necessary – walk ins welcome or contact the volunteer office at   (818) 450-7036 or email karo4council@gmail.comOffice located at 7577 Foothill Blvd. Tujunga CA 91042. Open 7 days a week 10am-9pm. Food and refreshments provided.  Weekly drawings – win gift cards, movie tickets and more!