CLARK MAGNET HIGH SCHOOL
March 1, 2017
Café: Wednesday – Asian Bar-Mandarin Orange chicken, teriyaki chicken, or teriyaki beef dunkers with w/g Chow Mein or Brown rice. Meatball & cheese sandwich, beef BBQ rib on w/g Hoagie or turkey corn dog. 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. Come to the lunch lines, Window 3, from 7:30 AM – 7:55 AM if you have questions about your account or to have breakfast . Kale soup will be served Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays!
Patriotic Quote: “The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today.” ~H. Jackson Brown Jr.
Got talent? Deadline for applications is TODAY, March 1st. Come and join the Clark Magnet Talent Show on March 17. Submit applications on the school website under the student activities in ASB.
Seniors – All who applied to Cal State LA – The admissions rep will be on campus to meet with you TODAY, 3/1/17 during lunch in the Cybrary. This info session IS FOR YOUR BENEFIT AND TO FIND OUT YOUR ADMISSION STATUS! Also Q & A time!
Intramural 3 on 3 March Madness Game Schedule: Please have one team member on game day come and pick up enrichment passes during lunch in the gym from Ms. Hutchinson. Teams that do not get enrichment passes will forfeit game.
TODAY, MARCH 1 2:30 Game:Kentucky VS. Notre Dame and UCLA VS. Kansas
2:45 Game:Duke VS. Texas and USC VS. Florida
TOMORROW, MARCH 2 2:30 Game:North Carolina VS. Syracuse and Xavier VS. George Town
2:45 Game:San Diego VS. Vanderbilt and Connecticut VS. Pittsburgh
PERSONALIZED PAGE IN THE YEARBOOK….Last chance for seniors and parents of seniors to purchase a
page in the 2017 yearbook. Prices range from $45-$200. Deadline for payment and ad designs is March 16. See http://www.clarkmagnet.
You can still Pre-order your yearbook! Come to Room 1329 at snack only for more information on how to order!
This Friday, 3/3/17 is a banking day – dismissal at 12:50 PM. All athletes will report to the covered area for Period 7 on Friday, 3/3; no sport buses.
Last chance to get your tickets for the Winter Formal at the bottom of the amphitheater during lunch this week (no sales on Friday) –Event is this Friday night, 3/3/17 - Clark’s Auditeria. “Darling, it won’t be a party without you!”
GCC Rep on campus at lunch on Wednesdays- 3/8, 3/15, 3/19…mark your calendar-more dates to follow.
Club Meetings Today – get your passes ahead of time
Book Club – Meeting at lunch in Mrs. McGrath’s room 1325.
Bike Team –enrichment - Mrs. Pettegrew’s room, 1318
Chess Club-enrichment-Kassakhian’s room 4207
KATS Club -Enrichment – Mrs. Sanzo, room 5213
Dance club - enrichment in front of the auditeria – Ms. Ramirez.
Auto Club - enrichment - Mr. Zamlich’s room, 1237. Get passes from Varuzh or Chris at the top of the amphitheater during snack or lunch.
Music Club - enrichment in Mrs. Tatevosian’s room, 1328.
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.
v 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. 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 TO Mrs. Bondy TODAY, 3/1/17 – SEE ME IF YOU ARE WORKING ON YOUR APPLICATION. Visit: http://pta1.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/FD2017ScholarshipApplication.pdf for application
v 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(s). 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!
v 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.
students eligible for the ESSAY AND VISUAL ARTS SCHOLARSHIP CONTEST FOR GRADES
24 DEADLINE: On behalf of Senator Scott Wilk and Assembly member Adrin
Nazarian, I encourage high school students to participate in an essay and
visual arts contest to increase awareness of the Armenian Genocide. Please note that the entry deadline is March 24, 2017.
For more information, visit Assembly member Nazarian’s Press Releases Web page
HELP CHANGE THE FUTURE OF BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH Apply now to La Biomed’s Summer Fellow Program – Fellowships begin Monday, June 19, 2017 and continue through Friday, August 11, 2017. Students receive a stipend of $2,200 for uninterrupted participation in the program. Completed applications must be submitted by Wednesday, March 22, 2017. TO APPLY VISIT: http://labiomed.org/summer-fellowship-application
UCLA 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.
Ø 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Office 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!
USC Wrigley Marine Science Center – Catalina Island is looking for high school students interested ocean sciences to attend a one-week, summer science program from July 6-13, 2017. Selected students come from all over the United States to USC, then spend a week on Catalina Island at USC's field station. The ideal candidate is interested in ocean sciences, willing to share their experience back in their community and ready for an adventure. First in family to attend college and those under-represented in STEM fields encouraged to apply Travel and program costs are provided, students need to apply and include a letter of reference from a teacher. Details can be found at https://dornsife.usc.edu/uscseagrant/summer-science-programs/. Application packet deadline: March 10, 2017. Come see the flyer posted on the Main Office pillar!