E-Newsletter

Ann Sobrato High School
E-Newsletter
August 12, 2019

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Dates to Remember

  • August 15 – FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL! (bell schedule)
  • August 15 – Parent Keynote Address 8:15AM in Theater (see info below)
  • August 16 – Follow a Monday bell schedule
  • August 20 – Block periods start
  • August 29 – Back to School Night 6:00-8:00PM

Parent Presentation – 1st Day of School!

Want to feel inspired as a parent as you start the new school year? Come hear a father of five share “What 4 Million Teenagers Wish We Knew.”

Why? Because you deserve a great relationship with your child during the teen years!

  • Date: Thursday, August 15th
  • Time: 8:15AM (school starts at 8:10)
  • Location: Sobrato HS Performing Arts Center

2019-2020 MHUSD Instructional Calendar

Click here to view/print
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Back to School Party

This event is open to Sobrato students only. Permission slips signed by a parent/guardian are required and can be found in the ASB Office or click here to print.

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The MHUSD Student Nutrition Department recently transitioned to Titan School Solutions, a cloud-based meal payment system. 

Please be sure to register for a Titan account to view your child’s account, add money to an account, or pay a balance.  Titan customer support is available at (844) 467-4700. 

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School Supplies – Give Back to Classrooms!

Staples has announced its new Teacher Rewards Program. They know that teachers spend their own money to add to their classroom supplies, and they are asking for your help in saying Thank You! After making a purchase (either in store or online), simply enter your receipt number at https://www.staples.com/classroomrewards/parent and choose a teacher to reward.

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Athletics: Academic Eligibility

Did You Know?  Not only is a 2.0 GPA required for participation in the athletics program, but students must have completed the following minimum credits prior to the beginning of a semester to be eligible.  This information can also be found on page 13 of the Student Handbook.  Unsure if your child is eligible?  Contact Athletic Director Lawrence Crawford (408-201-6240 or CrawfordL@mhusd.org).

GradeBeginning Semester #Minimum # of Credits Earned
10350
475
115100
6130
127160
8190
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Earn College Credit in High School! Fall 2019

Gavilan College High Step classes are college classes that are offered on a high school campus.  High school students who have a high school GPA of at least 2.0 are eligible to take these 16-week courses and earn college credits that are transferable to most colleges and universities.  There is no cost to the student to take these courses and the registration fees are waived.  Textbooks will be loaned to students through our library. Students may visit the Sobrato Counseling Office to learn how to apply!

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Student Enrichment Opportunities

UC Berkeley Summer Youth Intensive Program

UC Berkeley’s Summer Youth Intensive Program (SYIP) seeks high school students who are passionate about learning and doing scientific research in chemistry, biochemical chemistry, material science, or related fields, and who are focused on maximizing their future success in college.

Selected students are paired with an assigned mentor in a faculty research group. The mentor provides 9 months of remote coaching beginning October 2019. Students learn about the mentor’s current research, strategies, and goals in preparation for a 4-week laboratory internship beginning July 2020.

Apply here. For more info, visit their website. Need-based scholarships are available.

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Physician Medicine Authorization 2019-2020

If you anticipate your child will need to take medication, use an inhaler or epipen during the 2019-2020 school year, California Ed Code Section 49423 requires that a new physician authorization form for medication administration be filled out every school year. You may use the form below or one generated by your physician.  All medication permission forms must be signed and dated by both the doctor and a parent/guardian. Click here for the form to fill out and return.

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Student Activities

Stay up-to-date on student events and activities. Follow @bulldog.bulletin on Instagram! Note: This account is run by Sobrato ASB.

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Upcoming Parent/Community Meetings

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  • Athletic Boosters – Monday, August 19 at 7:00pm in Library
  • Home & School Club – Thursday, August 22 at 8:15am in Office Conference Room
  • Grad Night Committee – Monday, September 9 at 7:00pm in Counseling Office
  • School Site Council – Monday, September 16 at 6:00pm in Office Conference Room
  • ELAC – TBD
  • Sobrato Music Association – TBD
  • Ag Boosters – TBD
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Be sure to check the Sobrato website and calendar for other upcoming events!

To have information published in the E-newsletter, send an email to ClarkM@mhusd.org