March 2, 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. 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:   “Let us remember: One book, one pen, one child, and one teacher can change the world.” ~Malala Yousafzai                                                                                                                            

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.


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 2    2:30 Game:North Carolina VS. Syracuse and Xavier VS. George Town; 2:45 Game:San Diego VS. Vanderbilt and Connecticut VS. Pittsburgh!

Scholastic Bowl:  Students, parents, and staff…make a note to attend the 2017 Scholastic Bowl Competition on Monday, March 6,  7:00PM -  the Glendale High Auditorium.  Come to cheer for our Clark Magnet team as they compete against CV, Hoover, and Glendale High Schools in the annual competition!

Personalized Yearbook Cover…then you’ll know it’s yoursLast chance to have your name inscribed on the yearbook cover. Just $5. Bring cash or check (payable to Clark Magnet H.S.) to room 1329 by Tuesday, March 7.

PERSONALIZED PAGE IN THE YEARBOOK….Last chance for seniors and parents of senior 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.net/Page/698 for more info, or stop by room 1329 or e-mail Mr. Davis (cdavis@gusd.net).

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

Last chance to get your tickets for the Winter Formal is TODAY, 3/2 at the bottom of the amphitheater during lunch.  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

Drama Club – LUNCH-Mrs. Marcucci, room 5305

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

Even ThursdaysArabic Club – enrichment – Mrs. Reinhard’s room, 5303 (Marah Hasan)

All students eligible for the ESSAY AND VISUAL ARTS SCHOLARSHIP CONTEST FOR GRADES 9-12: MARCH 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 at https://a46.asmdc.org/press-releases/california-legislators-announce-essay-scholarships-raise-awareness-armenian-genocide.


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            Community Foundation of the VerdugosApplications due TODAY,  March 2, 2017. 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). 


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.

                 NEW - Great Clips is offering “The Great Scholarship Program” in memory of Alice Madden Barton.  Value                             $250-$1,500.  For all seniors who will be pursuing a cosmetology career.  Their purpose is to promote careers in                            cosmetology and at Great Clips salons by providing scholarships or cosmetology tools to help get your career started.                                    Apply online at greatclipscareers.com/scholarships. Application deadline March 31, 2017

HELP CHANGE THE FUTURE OF BIOMEDICAL RESEARCHApply 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 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!


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!