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Textbook information on CP website--new!
Parents and students, a comprehensive chart of the textbooks being used at College Park has been compiled and posted to our website. This list includes the ISBN for your reference. Go to the Resources tab of our website or download the attached file. Continue
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Published: 9/30/14

Class Drops-Removal from Gradebook Issues
Students and Parents: If you are having issues with a teacher not dropping you from their gradebooks and you are no longer in their class, please write your name (last name, first name) grade level, class you should not be enrolled in on ABI with ... Continue
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Published: 9/30/14

Applications for Cyber High: Sept. 30th - Oct. 3rd
College Park will be accepting applications for Cyber High credit recovery program from Tuesday, September 30th through Friday, October 3rd.  Please see your administrator or the Student Resource Technician Ms. Keating for information/applica... Continue
Posted by: Web master
Published: 9/29/14

Biology Announcement: Family Life Education
Biology classes will be covering topics in family life education during the second semester.  Topics included are the anatomy and physiology of the human reproductive system, and sexually transmitted diseases. You may review the materials use... Continue
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Published: 9/26/14

Senior Panoramic Pictures are Available to Order
Senior Panoramic Pictures are now available to order! Please visit the school webstore to pay online. Deadline to purchase is November 1, 2014.  

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Published: 9/26/14

Before School & It’s Free!!! 7:00-7:45 am
Looking for a safe place:
    To study
    Do research
    Print work
    Get help
    That’s comfortable and dry
Open every day at 7am! Go to Room S-8, left of the Career Center o... Continue
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Published: 9/23/14

Meet the Candidates for MDUSD School Board - Public Forum at PH City Hall
Join the Pleasant Hill Education Commission on Thursday, Oct. 2 for a lively discussion among six candidates vying for three seats on the Mt. Diablo Unified School District Board of Directors. The panel, which will be moderated by KTVU News r... Continue
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Published: 9/18/14

Attention Families of Seniors
Congratulate your senior by placing an ad in the 2014-2015 College Park Yearbook. Click on the attachment below for details. Deadline for ad submission is October 17, 2014. Continue
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Published: 9/15/14

Falcon Flyer-Tuesday Edition

Final day for fall CSF applications
 
CSF (California Scholarship Federation) applications for fall semester are due by the end of the school day today (Tues., Sept. 30) and may be turned in to the treasurer's office. A copy of your June 2014 grades and the application fee must be attached. No applications for fall semester will be accepted after today.

Applications are available in the Main Office or by clicking here. Please see the application for detailed membership requirements.  

Senior parents, come to College Night tomorrow
 
Join us for College Night, Wed. Oct. 1, from 7:00-8:30pm in the MU. Mrs. Welsh will talk about the college application process, the different options available, and financial aid.

Bring your student's transcript so you can check eligibility. There will be plenty of time for questions. Students will be getting the application information through presentations in their English classes but they are also very welcome to attend, as are parents of younger students who would like a heads up on what is coming in the future.

Want to learn more about the UC application? Have questions about a particular campus? UC Day on CollegeWeekLive is Oct. 2. Log on to http://www.collegeweeklive.com/ for a live chat opportunity with UC admissions officers.

Yale Information sessions
 
Dara Norwood, Senior Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admissions at Yale, will be in the East Bay to discuss academic programs, residential colleges and campus life, admissions, and financial aid at the following sessions:
 
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at 7:00pm
Oakland Technical High School
4351 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94611-4612
 
Thursday, October 2, 2014 at 7:15pm
El Cerrito High School
540 Ashbury Ave
El Cerrito, CA 94530-3221
All students are welcome to attend. Click here for an informational flyer.

Meet the MDUSD Board of Education candidates on Thurs., Oct. 2
 
The Pleasant Hill Education Commission is presenting a Board of Education Candidates Forum on Thurs., Oct. 2 at 7:00pm at Pleasant Hill City Hall (Council Chambers, 100 Gregory Lane).

There are six candidates competing for three seats on the Board. Come hear their views on issues important to our school district so you can make an informed decision in November.

Click here for a flyer with more information about this event.

 Sign up to sing at the Homecoming Rally
 

The Homecoming Rally is right around the corner. Want to sing "The Star-spangled Banner" in the Rally? Then come sign up to audition in Student Services North.

Signups will be open until Fri., Oct. 3, so sign up now. The audition date and time will be given out after signups are closed. 

 Textbook information on CP website--new!
 

Parents and students,  a comprehensive chart of the textbooks being used at College Park has been compiled and posted to our website.

 

This listing includes the ISBN for your reference.

CLICK HERE to learn more. 

Painters & carpenters needed for set construction
 
Are you a painter or a carpenter? Our fall play needs talented artists and craftspeople to create our set. See Ms. Lopate in D-1.

High School Transition presentation recap
 
At our last PTSA meeting, District educator Eric Johnson gave an informative presentation for freshman parents.  The talk addressed issues associated with students transitioning from middle school to high school.  If you missed it, click here to download the meeting handout.
 
The PTSA is always looking for parent suggestions for guest speakers at our meetings.  If you have a topic that you believe would be interesting to our parent community, feel free to email Sara Silver.

Return of Monday hours to the PH Library
 
Mon., Oct. 6 brings the much anticipated return of Monday hours to the Pleasant Hill Library!

Join the community in celebrating an added day of service, (provided by funding from the City of Pleasant Hill and approved by the Pleasant Hill City Council) with jazz, refreshments and activities for kids on Mon., Oct. 6 at 6:30pm.

The celebration continues during October with Maker Mondays. Don't miss the opportunity to bring the kids to participate in Maker culture: create your own air rocket or marshmallow catapult for propelling marshmallows (Oct. 13); build a BrushBot with circuits and LED lights (Oct. 20); produce your own simple animated film to view in a spinning zoetrope (Oct. 27). Maker Mondays begin at 6:30pm.
 
Pleasant Hill Library Hours, effective October 6:
Monday 12:00-8:00pm
Tuesday 1:00-8:00pm
Wednesday 11:00am-6:00pm
Thursday 11:00am-6:00pm
Friday 10:00am-5:00pm
Saturday 10:00am-5:00pm

Make up pictures & retakes on Wed., Oct. 8
 

Makeup and staff pictures, as well as necessary retakes, will be taken on Wed., October 8.

 

Creative Imaging will be in the MU from 7:50am-1:00pm to take all staff pictures and pictures of any students who missed pictures at Walk-Thru or who need retakes.

 

If you need your picture retaken, please bring in your photo package and give to the photographer.  

 Volunteers needed on Wed., Oct. 8
 

We need two volunteers on Wed., Oct. 8 from 7:30am to 1:00pm to help with Retake/Makeup/Staff Picture Day. The event will take place on campus in the multi-use room. Maggie Bowker, CPHS Activity Secretary, will be the contact person for this event. 

 

Please sign up for CPHS Retake/Makeup/Staff Photo Day using VolunteerSpot. Here's how it works in 3 easy steps:
 

   1.Click this link to go to our invitation page on VolunteerSpot.
   2. Enter your email address (you will NOT need to register an account on VolunteerSpot)   

   3. Sign up! Choose your spots and VolunteerSpot will send you an automated confirmation and reminders. Easy!

 

Note: VolunteerSpot does not share your email address with anyone. If you prefer not to use your email address, please contact me and I can sign you up manually. 

Homecoming Dance tickets
 

Homecoming Dance tickets will be on sale from Wed., Oct. 8-Wed., Oct. 22.

 

The last day and time to purchase your ticket will be lunchtime on Wed., Oct. 22, ending at 12:34pm.

 

The Homecoming Dance will be on Sat., Oct. 25. Only CPHS students are allowed.

Take the 3rd Annual Amazing Race Challenge on October 12!
 

Based on the popular TV show, FPHE's The Amazing Race is a wonderful, fun event for family and friends. 

 The Race--not based on speed--challenges teams in a multitude of ways appropriate for all age groups. Teams are encouraged to wear matching spirit wear (hats, T-shirts, etc.).  Prizes are awarded for 1st-3rd places and Most Spirit.

 

Registration is $50 for a team of 4 or a family of any size. 

Register and learn more at www.fphe.org. Proceeds benefit the 2015 FPHE School Grant Fund. Questions? Download this flyer or email amazingrace@fphe.org.

PSAT on Wed., Oct. 15
 

The 2014 PSAT will be administered on Wed., Oct. 15. Room assignments will be posted. The time is 7:50am-10:50am.

 

Register now at CPHS webstore  or pay the treasurer. See Mrs. Welsh in the Career Center to receive your Official Student Guide to the PSAT.

 

All students participating must have a picture ID, #2 pencils and a calculator. (Any four-function calculator is permitted).

Senior ads for yearbook due by Fri., Oct. 17
 
Congratulate your senior by placing an ad in the 2014-2015 College Park Yearbook.

Select this link for details. Deadline for ad submission is Fri., Oct. 17.

Musicians Showcase, on Sat., Oct. 18,  is the instrumental music event of the year
 

Join College Park's instrumental music students and the CP Instrumental Music Boosters for the annual Musicians Showcase, a dinner/auction/concert extravaganza! This year the theme is "All That Jazz."

 

The big event is on Sat., Oct. 18 at the Concord Hilton from 5:00-10:00pm. Fabulous items will be available for silent and live auction, and each instrumental music ensemble at College Park will perform.

 

And don't forget the raffle prize drawing! You could win a trip to New Orleans if you just find a band or orchestra student and buy a raffle ticket.

 

You can purchase tickets to the Musicians Showcase by clicking here. See you there!

Attention all College Park dancers, artists, musicians, photographers, videographers & writers! Submissions due by Fri., Oct. 31
 

The PTSA's annual Reflections art program is here again and ready to showcase work created by our talented College Park students! The Reflections Program is an arts recognition and achievement program for students sponsored by The National PTA and offers students the opportunity to create works of art outside of school projects for fun and recognition. It's also a great thing to have for a college resume.


 Winners selected from each school go on to compete at the district/regional and state levels, with the best-of-the-best going on to the national level.  All participants will be honored at the end of the year awards banquet.

The 2014-2015 theme is "The world would be a better place if ..."

Students are encouraged to submit original works of art in the following areas: 

  • dance choreography
  • film production
  • literature
  • musical composition
  • photography
  • visual arts (drawing, painting, collage, metal-etching, fiber work, computer-generated work, etc.)

The deadline to submit entries to the College Park main office: Fri., Oct. 31. Only original works are accepted.


For more information, rules for each category and student entry forms, go to the Reflections Program website. Rules and entry forms are under "More Information" tab to the right of the page. If you have any questions or need more information, please email Brenda Calabro-Collins

Forgotten items won't be delivered
 

Please work with your child to assume responsibility by remembering necessary items and planning ahead. The office will not interrupt classes to deliver forgotten items.  


 

If your children forget homework, projects, lunch money, PE clothes etc., it is their responsibility to check the Main Office during break, passing time or lunch to see if something has been delivered for them. Remember, the office will not interrupt classes to send a note or item to students.

Seniors: purchase a panoramic picture; last day is Mon., Nov. 3
 

If you would like to purchase a panoramic picture of the 2015 Senior Class, flyers are available in SSN.


 

Complete the form and return it with your money to the Treasurer or pay online at the CPHS webstore. The last day and time to purchase is Mon., Nov. 3 at lunchtime.

Make an "Appointment with Death"
 
College Park Drama presents Agatha Christie's "Appointment with Death" in November. Our newly upgraded multi-use room offers better seating and acoustics! Support the performing arts and enjoy this show, directed by CP parent Chrissey McCooey.

The play runs for five performances: November 1, 6, 7, and 8 at 7:00pm and Nov. 5 at 4:00pm. Tickets are $5/students and staff, $8/seniors, and $10/general admission. Group discounts are available. For more information, call Joan Lopate at 925-682-7670 x 3245, or email lopatej@mdusd.org.
 
In "Appointment with Death," Mrs. Boynton is the tyrannical stepmother who rules her adult children with an iron hand. When she turns up dead, all the characters in and around her family fall under suspicion. Set in Jerusalem and Jordan in 1945, this mystery introduces an ensemble of quirky, international characters and delves into mental illness, colonialism and the dysfunctional family.

Senior portrait deadline
 
Attention Seniors! The deadline to get your senior portrait taken for inclusion in the yearbook is Fri., Nov. 14. 

If you have not already have your portrait taken, schedule an appointment with Creative Imaging at www.ciphotoca.com. If a convenient appointment date is not available, send them an email from the website. You may also call Creative Imaging at 925-485-6025.
Today: 9/30/14

College & Career

Want to volunteer, get a job, apply for college?  

CLICK HERE to view the CP College and Career Center site.

Athletic Events

College Park Sports This Week: 
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Click HERE to see a schedule of Fall sporting events.

Follow our Measure C Facility Projects

Due to a restructuring of Measure C bonds in Spring 2012, College Park High School was allocated approximately $6.7 million for projects involving facilities and equipment.  To read a brief introduction to the CPHS Stadium Facility Project, click here.