Late Start Schedule 9:25—10:12 2 10:19—11:06
Late Start Schedule
MONDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2014
HOMECOMING WEEK IS HERE: Class shirts will be on sale everyday in the activity office; $10
for freshman, sophomore, junior shirts and senior shirts are being sold for $15. Buy early
because we usually run out!!!
ALL STUDENTS: Halloweentown is coming to the Sadie’s Hawkins Dance, October 29th at
7:30pm. Girls ask the boys or come in a group of friends! You MUST have a signed DANCE
CONTRACT to get in the door. Bring it with you. Dance contracts are available in the Activity
Office. Dance contract will be good for the entire school year. Tickets are available at the door.
Guests must be approved thru the Dean’s Office by Monday, October 27th. Wear your
costumes but masks cannot cover your face. Hope to see you in Hallowentown! Don’t forget
you must have the white dance contract with you at the door!
ALL STUDENTS: Final found of voting for Mr. & Miss Liberty Homecoming candidates will be
held Tuesday, October 22nd during both lunches in the quad. All students may vote!
ENGLISH HONORS SOCIETY: We have a meeting today, Oct. 20th in Mr. Bishop’s room
CHESS PLAYERS: If you are planning on attending the chess tournament on Thursday, turn in
your permission slip to Mrs. Jacobs room 1305 by Wednesday!
REMINDER: M.E.C.H.A. meetings are every Wednesday at 8:00am in room 708.
ALL STUDENTS: Did you have a unique adventure this summer? Would you like it in this
year’s yearbook? Come see Mr. Tittl in room 1605 ASAP!
ALL STUDENTS, STAFF AND PATRIOT FAMILY MEMBERS: Power of One is sponsoring
our first ever Family Movie Night on Tuesday, November 18th. We will have a reserved theatre
at Maya Cinemas and will be watching the movie Big Hero 6. Tickets are $7 each. There are
order forms in the Counseling Office or you can see Ms. Ward for more information. We will
have a table set up at lunchtime on Wednesday, October 22nd if you would like to buy tickets
then. An entire theatre full of our liberty family members is the goal! Don’t miss out on this fun
ALL SOPHOMORES who are planning on participating on the homecoming float must be
present at our meeting today, Monday the 20th during lunch in room 1705. Come join the fiesta!!!
INTERACT MEMBERS: There is a meeting 3:30 on Tuesday in room 1501 to talk about the
“Buddy Walk” and upcoming events.
ATTENTION SOPHOMORE & JUNIOR GIRLS: If you are Hispanic and are interested in being
a part of Latina Leaders of Kern County, please see Ms. Morales in the Counseling Office for an
application. Applications are due Tuesday, October 21st.
SENIORS: Fresno State is having an Open House for students interested in Engineering. The
Open House is on Friday, November 14th and Saturday, November 15th. For more information,
contact Rick Chacon at (559) 278-7875.
ALL STUDENTS: The Art Club is now selling Halloween grams. The gram is a specially
designed three fold note that allows you to add your own special message. It comes with a
delicious caramel apple sucker. All grams will be delivered on Halloween Day!
JUNIORS & SENIORS: LOOK WHO’S COMING- Sign up sheets are in the Career Center;
November 6th Air Force ROTC during 5th lunch in the Career Center.
ALL STUDENTS: If you are interested in attending the Junior National Young Leaders
Conference in Washington, DC this summer. Come to the counseling office for more
ALL STUDENTS: Congressman Kevin McCarthy will hold a forum in Bakersfield, on Saturday,
October 25th for students in the 23rd Congressional District interested in attending one of the
U.S. Service Academies. The forum will be held at the Kern County Board of Supervisors
Chambers located at 1115 Truxtun Avenue, Bakersfield, CA between 10:30 - 11:30 am. RSVP
by calling 661-327-3611 or email [email protected]
SENIORS ONLY: There will be a UC Rep on campus on Thursday, October 30th from 9:29 11:30 am. She will be here to answer and questions you may have about the UC system and
about the UC applications. Signup sheets will be in the Career Center.
SENIORS: Applications are now being accepted for students interested in attending a United
States Service Academy: Air Force, Merchant Marine, Naval and Coast Guard for the entering
in June 2015. The application deadline is November 20, 2014 and congressional nominations
will be made by December 31, 2014. U.S. Service Academy Guidelines, Nomination and
Appointment Process Information, and the Application for Nomination is available at http://
www.kevinmcarthy.housegov There is more information in the career center.
JUNIORS & SENIORS: Christian College Fairs will be held on Thursday, October 25th at
Bakersfield Christian High School on 12775 Stockdale Hwy. For more information go to
SENIORS: The Dominican University of California campus visit days in 2014 are at 8:30 am 2:00 pm on Saturday 27, November 15, and December 13. To register online visit
Important dates for October
Make-up School Pictures
Fall Choir Concert
Principal Partner Day
End of 1st Qtr
Sr. Panoramic Picture
10/18 Blood Drive
10/20 - 10/24 Homecoming Week
10/22 Food Sale Day
10/24 Homecoming Game
10/28 Cap & Gown Orders (Lunch)
10/29 Sadie Hawkins Dance
(7:30—9:30 pm) in Gym
10/29 Josten’s Orders
10/30 Josten’s Orders
Important dates for November
Monopoly Tournament (Choir)
Veteran’s Day - No School
Cheer Awards Night
Fall Sports Awards
11/17 - 11/18
CHEER TRYOUT CLINIC
11/27- 11/28 THANKSGIVING - NO SCHOOL
Monday/Late Start Schedule
Girls Golf @ Buena Vista
Volleyball @ BHS
Cross Country @ Riverwalk
F/S Football vs. Garces (H)
Varsity Girls Tennis Team Meet TBA
JV Girls Tennis Team Meet TBA
Volleyball vs. Frontier (H)
Girls Golf @ South Area Championship
Varsity Football vs. Garces (H)
JV Football vs. Garces (H)
Sports Early Release
Girls Golf- 9:00am
F/S Volleyball ONLY- 3:00pm
Cross Country - 1:45pm
Varsity & JV Tennis - TBA
F/S Volleyball ONLY-3:00pm
Girls Golf - ALL DAY
SENIORS: UC application for admission and scholarships are now available. We invite
students to begin their applications now and submit them November 1-30. Please remember to
check out our helpful suggestions as they getting started.
Scholarships listed on reverse side
SENIORS: NIFB Young Entrepreneur Award programs are non-renewable scholarships created to recognize young people who
have demonstrated entrepreneurial spirit and initiative. The scholarships are valued between $1000 and $15,000. The NFIB
Young Entrepreneur program was established to raise awareness among the nation’s youth of the critical role that private
enterprise and entrepreneurship play in the building of America. Students are able to apply October 1, 2014 thru December 18,
2014. Students can apply online at www.NFIB.com/YEA.
SENIORS: Horatio Alger Association Scholarship. If integrity, determination and courage describe you – you have what it
takes to be a Horatio Alger Scholar. Our scholarship rewards students who possess the character to succeed in life. To
qualify, you must have at least a 2.0 GPA and require financial assistance to go to college. To learn more and apply, visit
www.horatioalger.org/schoarships The deadline is October 25.
SENIORS: The Alger Association Scholarship. Recipients exhibit integrity, academic promise and perseverance in
overcoming personal adversity. They also had a household earnings of $50,000 or less and a GPA of 2.0. You can apply
online at horatioalger.org The deadline is October 25, 2014.
SENIORS: 2014 Hispanic Heritage Foundation Youth Awards. We have added a category to the 2014 Youth Awards:
Community Service! This category is for community-minded students who have demonstrated excellence in volunteerism
and leadership and who are committed to making a difference in our community. It has a special extension due date of
October 31, 2014. You can apply online at bit.ly1npK5bS.
SENIORS: Bakersfield Chapter is pleased once again to sponsor the DAR Good Citizens program in our area. The student
is to be an outstanding young person in the senior class who has shown the qualities of Dependability to include
truthfulness, loyalty and punctuality; Service to include cooperation, courtesy, and consideration of others; Leadership
includes personality, self-control and ability to assume responsibility; and of course, Patriotism, which includes unselfish
interest in family, school, community, and nation. All of these qualities make for an outstanding Good Citizen. If you are
interested please come to the counseling office to sign up for the DAR Good Citizen scholarship. Please sign up in the
counseling office by November 3rd.
SENIORS: The California Wine Grape Growers Foundation (CWGGF) is offering at least 6 scholarships in study 2015 to
graduating high school seniors. Students may study the subject of their choice. At least two 4-year, $8,000 scholarships are
available for any campus in the University of California or California State University system and at least four 2-year, $2,000
scholarships are available for any California community college. Continuation of scholarships is dependent upon
satisfactory completion of at least 12 units per semester. Only the children of vineyard employees working in the 2014 or
2015 wine grape growing season are eligible to apply. However, children of wine grape growers may request a waiver from
the eligibility requirement based upon financial need. Children of current directors or employees of the CWGGF are not
eligible to apply. Applications are available in the counseling office. The deadline is March 27, 2015.