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Attitude Wednesday - October 14th, 2020

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Today’s historical Hispanic figure is someone close to home! César Chávez, born in Yuma Arizona in 1927, worked as a manual laborer before he spent two years in the US Navy. After moving to California and getting married, he became the national director for CSO: the Community Service Organization. César then left the CSO in 1962 and co-founded the National Farm Workers Association (NFWA), which was based in Delano. Through the NFWA, Chávez organized protests and strikes, leading to better pay and safer working conditions for the farm workers. Chávez His legacy is undeniable, with his birthday being a commemorative holiday in many states, several places being named after him, and the change his efforts brought for the farm workers who provide for us all. 

 

Today is a green day you will be logging in to your 4/5th, 6th, and 7th periods

Seniors! If you signed up for the Cal Poly San Luis Obispo virtual tour please be sure to join todays zoom meeting from 1:30pm – 2:30pm. The link was emailed to the email you provided.

Seniors! Chico State is offering virtual application assistance workshops for fall 2021 via Zoom from 3-5 p.m. on October 15 and 22. If you are interested in attending please join the Zoom link: https://csuchico.zoom.us/j/99839640706?pwd=UFB4Y3FJZkxDR0hTUzNkOTk5RmVFQT09 (Links to an external site.). Chico State will be accepting applications from first time freshmen for fall 2021 from October 12020 – December 4, 2020.

Attention all AP students - if you are taking an AP class this is for you.  If you haven't done so already, join your AP Classroom at myap.collegeboard.org.  You must be in the AP Classroom to register for the AP exam.  For this year, payment for the test will be taken 2nd semester and there are no fees for registering now and deciding not to take the test later.  So, leave your options open by joining the AP Classroom and registering for the AP exam now if you haven't done so already.  Talk to your AP teacher for details.

All students who want to participate in sports please complete the athletic packet on our highland webpage (link is attached).  You will not be allowed to participate until it is completely filled out.  You may upload your physical form from the doctor at a future time when we return to Athletics on campus.

https://sportsnethost.com/highlandhs-parent

Hey Scots! It’s here! Curbside checkout from the HHS Library starts TODAY! Just go to the Highland webpage, click on Library, and then find our HHS Library Curbside Checkout link. You tell us what book you want, and we’ll have it waiting for you to pick up the next day. Happy reading!

 

Hey, Scotsmen! Our third annual school wide Lip Sync Battle is coming up on October 22nd!! This year’s battle is gonna look a little different but that doesn’t mean it will be any less fun!! This Lip Sync Battle is a music video edition. Get together with your friends, club, or team and create the best music video lip-sync. Check all of FFA’s social media pages as well as your School Announcements on Canvas classrooms for the audition form. Audition forms, including your video audition, are due October 18th. Videos should be uploaded to YouTube and the link sent in audition form.  Join us October 22nd for a live viewing party on FacebookLive and Zoom. Will Drama stay on top? Will ASB take the crown back? Will FFA ever win? Find out that night.  Check our IG story the following week to vote for your favorite acts. We look forward to seeing all you awesome people October 22nd at 6 o’clock  for the Lip Sync Battle Viewing Party. If you have any questions, reach out to one of our chapter officers or Mr. Leishman

 

*RULES*

  • Song, dance, and costume need to be school appropriate
  • Needs to be between 1 and 4 minutes
  • No “deep fakes” or JibJabs or ElfYourself

 

Club News

Scots! It’s college application season! The AVID program is hosting a Zoom session with the University of La Verne. At the workshop, you will learn about the admissions process, campus life, and requirements. The Zoom session is Wednesday, October 14th from 1:30 - 2:00.  Sign up today by going to: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0D49AEAB2DA2FFC52-university (Links to an external site.). We can't wait to see you there! Email Mr. LeClair with questions - william_leclair@kernhigh.org.  


Hey Scots! Are you interested in books, stories, and poems? Do you enjoy sharing your opinions? Are you looking for new perspectives? Then come to Poetry Club where we will share our favorite works. It will be this Thursday, October 15th at 1:30pm! Please use the following ZOOM ID 789 251 5991.

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