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The 47th Annual Community Awards Night will be held on Tues., Mar. 27 at the Pleasant Hill Community Center on Civic Drive. The event includes awards for Citizen of the Year, Business of the Year, Teen of the Year, Teacher of the Year, Education Supporter of the Year, Mayor's Award, several Green Awards and others.

If you would like to nominate a teacher, volunteer, business, resident or organization for any of these awards, please complete the nomination form on the city's website at www.pleasanthillca.org/awardsAll nominations are due no later than Mon., Feb. 5.

The nomination criteria for each award are available on the City's website at www.pleasanthillca.org/awards. For more information about the event or nominations, please email mnelis@pleasanthillca.org or call (925) 671-5229. 

Tickets for Community Awards Night are available through the Chamber of Commerce by calling 687-0700 or online at www.pleasanthillca.org/tickets.

The school of the teacher who wins the Teacher of the Year receives a $1,000 award.
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Posted by: Web master
Published: 1/19/18




Audience: Homepage, Students, Homepage and Parents
 
 
On Sat., Jan. 27 we will be holding our Winter Dance from 7:00-10:00pm in the CPHS gym. We are looking for donations of water and ice as well as parents to help decorate and chaperone. We will be decorating from 8:00am-noon on Sat., Jan. 27 and need parent help to climb ladders and hang lights. 

If you can help in any way (water, ice, decorating, chaperone) please contact Kate Thomas.
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Posted by: Web master
Published: 1/19/18




Audience: Homepage, Students, Homepage and Parents
 
 

Don't miss the next spirit wear pop-up store on Tues., Jan. 23 from 6:00-8:00pm.

We'll be set up outside the gym for the Boy's Basketball game (vs Acalanes). New items are coming in daily: magnets, hats, pop-sockets and more to come. 

This is a great chance to see our new items or to spend those vouchers. REMINDER: vouchers can only be redeemed in person!

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Published: 1/19/18




Audience: Homepage, Students, Homepage and Parents
 
 
On Tues., Jan. 23 we will be having an AVID course card night. We will have your child's actual course cards and will be going over what classes he/she should take next year.  We will meet at 6:30pm in the CPHS library. 
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Published: 1/19/18




Audience: Homepage, Students, Homepage and Parents
 
 

Come join us for the informational meeting on Tues., Jan. 23 at 6:00pm in the school library.

 Click here to access the Team Page. 

 

The meeting will have additional details regarding practice times & meet locations/times. 

 

Dates: Spring track will begin on Mon., Feb. 5

Meet our coaches:

Head Coach - Gil Llacuna

Coach Trish - Track

Coach Miguel - Throw

Coach Treigh - Track

Coach Dave Holland - Pole Vault 

 

We look forward to welcoming back last year's members and all newcomers for another fun spring track and field season!

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Published: 1/19/18




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For students interested in auditioning for the spring musical theater production, Legally Blonde, there will be a mandatory informational meeting in the choir room (M-2) on Mon., Jan. 22, after school from 2:45-3:30pm. 

The meeting will provide information about the casting process, the production calendar, the student contract, and audition requirements. 

If you have sports practice or another conflict after school, see Mr. Gardner or Mr. Rockwell for the information and a copy of the audition contract. Auditions will be held the last week of January, and sign-ups for auditions will be in Student Services North.
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Posted by: Web master
Published: 1/19/18




Audience: Homepage, Students, Homepage and Parents

On Tues, Jan 23rd, Valley View Middle & College Park High will host a parent meeting for second language learner families.

 

Please click on the attachment below for details.

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Posted by: Web master
Published: 1/19/18




Audience: Homepage, Students, Homepage and Parents
 

If you are currently a junior, now is the time to be practicing standardized testing for college admissions.

 

Practice ACT- Monday, January 22

The test will be held in the library starting at 2:45pm. Please bring a calculator and pencils.

 

Practice SAT- Monday, January 29

The test will be held in the library starting at 2:45pm. Please bring a calculator and pencils.

 

To register for either practice test, see Ms. Lowe before school or during lunch in S7. Please ask Ms. Lowe about cancellation details.

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Posted by: Web master
Published: 1/19/18




Audience: Homepage, Students, Homepage and Parents
 

Come to the College and Career Center (S7) on Fri., Jan. 19 at 7:15am for coffee and donuts with counselors. 

This is a perfect time to ask questions about the college application process in a more personal environment.

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Posted by: Web master
Published: 1/19/18




Audience: Homepage, Students, Homepage and Parents

Winter Dance is Saturday, January 27th!

 

Tickets Sales open online January 8th or you may purchase during lunch:  
 

  • January 10th - 12th: $10 with ASB, $15 without ASB
  • January 16th - 18th: $15 with ASB, $20 without ASB
  • January 19th:          $ 25 for all students

Do not wait to buy!  

 

Click on the attachment below to download the required permission slip.

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Posted by: Web master
Published: 1/19/18




Audience: Homepage, Students, Homepage and Parents

THIS EVENT IS CANCELLED.

 

This January, prep for two tests for the price of one with Catalyst's special SAT & ACT Combo program!

-8 two-hour content and strategy sessions.
-4 full-length, proctored practice exams.
-Catalyst's 500-page prep book for both the SAT and ACT.

Location: College Park High School

 

Click on the flyer below for details

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Posted by: Web master
Published: 1/17/18




Audience: Homepage, Students, Homepage and Parents
 

With course selections for the 2018-19 school year coming up soon, freshmen students and their parents may want to review this PDF document describing the district's innovative Creative Arts Honor Roll program. 

 

The honor roll is available to graduating seniors who stay successfully enrolled in the visual and performing arts during their high school years. In order to plan their course selections, freshmen should read about the benefits of the program, and requirements to stay eligible.

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Posted by: Web master
Published: 1/16/18




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Participating students have a chance to win generous scholarship money!  Find more info on the Lions club website at http://www.ssf2.bravesites.com/

 

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Published: 1/16/18




Audience: Homepage, Students, Homepage and Parents

College Park community, we had a traumatic injury this past Wednesday.

 

Everyone's friend, 16 year old College Park High School Falcon sophomore Ryan Joseph, son of Castro Valley High School and UC Berkeley Alum and Kristin Joseph and De La Salle Hall of Famer and Grinnell College Alum Tom Joseph, suffered a life-changing C4 spinal cord injury in a JV wrestling match this past Wednesday, January 10th, 2018.  Ryan is currently paralyzed from the neck down and requires assistance breathing.  Hopes and prayers are for Ryan to have a speedy recovery and one day regain mobility for independent living.  Ryan is being well-treated at the John Muir Trauma ICU in Walnut Creek. Unfortunately, he is unable to receive visitors at this time, but cards are welcome.  

 

Ryan is well-known by friends, teachers and coaches for his charm, exceptional wit and humor.  His family gives heartfelt thanks for the kindness and support they have received from the many communities Ryan has touched at College Park, Pleasant Hill Middle School where his sister is an 8th grader, and Pleasant Hill Elementary School.  Special thanks to his beloved CP wrestling team where he was a first year JV at 160 pounds, and his CP lacrosse team where he was a freshman JV captain face-off midfielder.  A loyal Golden State Warriors fan, Ryan admires Andre Iguodala for his selflessness, intelligence and willingness to help in any way.  

 

A Go Fund Me for Ryan has been started to help support his family with medical expenses, rehabilitation and home accessibility.  Please help support Ryan in his time of need using the link below:

 

https://www.gofundme.com/help-our-teammate-ryan

 

The family may be contacted through Ryan’s uncle Mike Halket at helpryanjoseph@gmail.com

 

Go Falcons!  

 

*Ryan's dad Tom Joseph coached at De La Salle and his uncle Mike Halket was a  wrestling coach at Dublin HS.

 

Jim Keck

Department Chair Physical Education

Athletic Director

College Park High School

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Published: 1/15/18




Audience: Homepage, Students, Homepage and Parents
 

Our community wants your input about the new library. Please consider joining one of these upcoming community discussions.  

 

Tues., Jan. 23 at 3:00pm at the Pleasant Hill Library. Focus group with families and teachers in K-12 (All teachers and families welcome - no need to RSVP.)  

 

Tues., Jan. 23 at 7:00pm at the PH Community Center. Town Hall format. All are welcome and encouraged to attend.

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Posted by: Web master
Published: 1/14/18




Audience: Homepage, Students, Homepage and Parents

Do you have a secret talent? Can you dance, sing, or perform cool tricks? This year’s talent show is rapidly approaching! Come audition to show off your talent next Wednesday and Thursday from 3 – 5 after school. Sign-ups are on the counter in Student Services North. Hope to see you there!

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Posted by: Web master
Published: 1/12/18




Audience: Homepage, Students, Homepage and Parents

MDUSD has contracted with a group of outside speakers to provide the community information on a number of topics embedded into the LCAP. 

 

Click here for a flyer in English.

Click here for a flyer in Spanish.

 

(All sessions begin at 6:00 PM)

January 30, 2018: 

Marijuana and Beyond at College Park High School

March 20, 2018:

Cyber Safety and Above the Fray at Northgate High School

April 18, 2018:

The First 5 at Riverview Middle School

May 28, 2018:  

LCAP (Local Control and Accountability Plan) Budget Workshop

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Posted by: Web master
Published: 1/12/18




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The Mt. Diablo Unified School District Board of Education approved the 2018/2019 and 2019/2020 school year calendars on Mon., Jan. 8, 2018.

 

In 2018, school will start on Thurs., Aug. 16. In 2019, school will start on Thurs., Aug. 15.

 

Click here to download the approved calendar.

Click here to review the minutes of the action taken at the MDUSD Board meeting.

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Posted by: Web master
Published: 1/12/18




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Thank you so much for the outpouring of donations that we received for this year's Holiday Outreach program. We were able to collect just under $7,000 to help our students in need. 

This is enough to fund our Outreach program for the 2017-2018 school year. We were overwhelmed by the generosity of our College Park families and our wider community.

 

THANK YOU!

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Posted by: Web master
Published: 1/12/18




Audience: Teachers, Homepage, Students and Homepage

Do you like numbers? Does "balancing the books" sound like music to your ears?! If so then we need you!  

 

Grad Nite currently has a Treasurer, however this is her last year and would like to work with someone for the remainder of this year to make the transition easier for next year. Familiarity with Quickbooks is a plus, but not required as it is something she can help you learn.  

 

If you are interested or have any questions, please email Jennifer Tipton. 

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Posted by: Web master
Published: 1/12/18




Audience: Teachers, Homepage, Students and Homepage

If you are a student at CPHS and love to draw, organize, use social media, manage your money, take photos and videos, or have a general interest in robotics and/or business, you are invited to our meeting next Tuesday (Jan. 16) at lunch in D-8. 

 

At the meeting, there will be information about FalconX Robotics and its Business Division. Snacks will be provided!

We hope to see you there.

 

Sincerely,

The FalconX Robotics Team

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Published: 1/12/18




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Saturday, February 3

Pleasant Hill Community Center

 

This year we are using SignUp.com for the Athletic Boosters Crab Feed event volunteers. We rely heavily on volunteers to pull this event off. Please visit the site and scroll thru the many adult volunteer opportunities. You are sure to find something to fit your schedule.  
 

Here's how it works in 3 easy steps:  

  1. Click HERE to visit the site.
  2. Enter your email address: (You DO NOT need to register an account, simply click on GUEST)
  3. Review the opportunities and choose your spots; SignUp.com will send you an automated confirmation and reminders. Easy!

NOTE:  

SignUp.com does not share your email address with anyone. If you have any questions, please email Trisha Corey
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Published: 1/9/18




Audience: Homepage, Students, Homepage and Parents

Hello Amazing Bakers!

 

We are sending you this message on behalf of the College Park High School Boosters Crab Feed Committee.  The annual crab feed/auction will take place  on Saturday, February 3rd, 2018, at the Pleasant Hill Community Center.  We are in charge of the dessert auction for the event.  We're reaching out to all the school’s bakers and asking for dessert donations to be auctioned off.  We aren’t picky and will take anything you are willing to donate to us.  We would like desserts to be delivered to the Pleasant Hill Community Center on the date of the event from noon - 2pm.  

If you can help with a donation, please send us an email at jjpacheco531@yahoo.com and kjscharff@gmail.com and let us know what item you will be donating.

We would like to emphasis that we want all dessert presentations to look elegant and classy and be delivered in a disposable container or cake box.  


Thanks so much! 

Jesica Pacheco (jjpacheco531@yahoo.com)

and 

Katherine Scharff (kjscharff@gmail.com)

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Published: 1/3/18




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The CPHS Visual Arts Boosters would like to thank the entire College Park community for the great support that was shown to the visual arts students at the Winter Showcase & Craft Fair on Fri., Dec. 15. Thanks Falcons! 

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Published: 12/22/17




Audience: Homepage, Students, Homepage and Parents
If you are interested in swimming for College Park in 2018, please register at www.collegeparkaquatics.com to start receiving valuable information about the upcoming season.  

Suit/apparel ordering will open on Sat., Jan. 6and our first team meeting is on Wed., Jan. 24.  

If you have any questions please contact Kathy@collegeparkaquatics.com.
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Published: 12/22/17




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The talented singers of the award-winning CPHS choir program have been invited to sing the national anthem for the world famous Harlem Globetrotters for their game at 2:00pm on Sat., Jan. 13 at the Oracle Arena. 

 

The Globetrotter organization has reserved a block of tickets in the 122 section for the College Park/Pleasant Hill community. 

 

Please click here to access the form to order these special discount tickets, which can be emailed or held at will call.

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Posted by: Web master
Published: 12/22/17




Audience: Homepage, Students, Homepage and Parents

Work Permits will not be processed over the Winter Break. They will be processed upon return from Winter Break starting Monday, January 8.  The final deadline to turn in work permits to be processed before the break is Friday, December 22 at noon.

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Posted by: Web master
Published: 12/19/17




Audience: Homepage, Students, Calendar, Homepage and Parents
First semester will end before Christmas this year. The bell schedule for finals is as follows:
Wed., Dec. 20 1st period final 8:00am-10:00am
  brunch 10:00am-10:30am
  2nd period final 10:38am-12:38pm
Thurs., Dec. 21 3rd period final
8:00am-10:00am
  brunch 10:00am-10:38am
  4th period final 10:38am-12:38pm
Fri., Dec. 22 5th period final 8:00am-10:00am
  brunch 10:00am-10:38am
  6th period final 10:38am-12:38pm

Second semester will begin on Mon., Jan. 8, 2018.
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Posted by: Web master
Published: 12/19/17




Audience: Homepage, Students, Homepage and Parents
 
 

If you took the PSAT at College Park in October, then your score is available two different ways.

 

It is available in a student's CollegeBoard account OR students can stop by S7 for a hard copy of their scores during lunch.

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Posted by: Web master
Published: 12/17/17




Audience: Homepage, Students, Homepage and Parents

Do you have an extra coat or two? It’s not too late to donate it! Hailey Burns @ CPHS is holding a One Warm Coat Drive and collecting clean, gently worn coats of all types and sizes. Help Hailey reach her goal of 250 coats. Donations will be accepted through December 22 in Student Services South. Donated coats will be distributed in our local community.

 

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Published: 12/12/17




Audience: Homepage, Students, Homepage and Parents
 
 

The bands of the College Park Instrumental Music program will present their Winter Concert tonight at 7:00pm in the CPHS multi-use room.

 

The program will feature three of CP's bands with plenty of holiday and winter fun. Hope to see you there!

 

On Thurs., Dec. 14 there will be a special RTI Jazz Concert featuring both jazz bands. The concert will be in the school day during RTI and parents/friends are welcome to attend at  11:30am in the CPHS multi-use room. Free admission.

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Published: 12/12/17




Audience: Homepage, Students, Homepage and Parents

Each year the College Park PTSA organizes a "Holiday Outreach" program for those College Park families in need of extra help. The College Park teachers and staff have identified about 50 students in need. Our plan is to provide each of these families with a $50 gift card to Target to assist in making their holidays special. 

We have received less than $2,000 to date. Please remember that any donation amount will make a difference to these Falcon families.

 
To make a donation online:

  • Select this link for the PTSA webstore 
  • Go to Donation, then select Outreach Program and make a donation of any amount    

To make a donation by check:

  • Please make a check payable to College Park PTSA. Write "Holiday Outreach" on the memo line of your check
  • You or your child can drop it off in the main office, or
  • You can mail your check to: College Park PTSA/Holiday Outreach, 201 Viking Drive, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

All donations are tax deductible and are needed as soon as possible to be given out for the holiday season. (Donations received after Winter Break will support our year-round CP Outreach program helping students in need. Donations for this program are accepted year round.)

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Published: 12/12/17




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Congratulations once again to College Park's Reflections participants. All of our entries have been chosen to move to the next level of judging and will compete at the PTA 32nd District level.

Please offer congratulations to:

Quinn Erickson-Photography

Gisela Tolentino-Visual Arts

Will Michael-Literature

Tessa Collins-Literature

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Posted by: Web master
Published: 12/7/17




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Web Grants Workshop, Thurs., Dec. 14

If you filled out FAFSA/Dream Act and applied to California colleges, you could be eligible for a Cal Grant! 

 

To find out  if you received one, you need to have filled out your FAFSA/Dream Act by Nov. 20 to allow for enough processing time. I can help you set up a Web Grants account after your FAFSA or Dream Act has processed. You will need to know your Social Security number or Dream Act ID. 


Come to the Computer Lab in the library after school on Thurs., Dec. 14 from 2:40-4:00pm. It takes less than 10 minutes if you enter in your personal information correctly. Contact Ms. Lowe if you have questions.

 

Common Application Workshop, Mon., Dec. 18

Are you applying to schools using the Common Application? If yes and you'd like some help getting started, or you have some very specific questions about the application, please come to the Computer Lab in the library on Mon., Dec. 18.

We will be there from 2:40-4:00pm. Please contact Ms. Lowe  if you have questions.  
 

Attention Seniors who have applied to a CSU or UC campus

You need to check your email on a regular basis. Every school will eventually email you to set up a portal, and you need to create that portal to receive important updates from them. If schools are missing part of your application, they only contact you through those modes of communication. This is very important!

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Published: 12/5/17




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The CPHS Concert Choir has been invited back to sing the national anthem for the Golden State Warriors at the Oracle Arena for their game against the New York Knicks on Tues., Jan. 23 at 7:00pm. 

The Warriors organization has generously provided a small block of Club 200 tickets at a discount (box office price, no markup, taxes or convenience fees) for College Park families to enjoy the game. 
 

Click here for the order form and payment details. The completed order form and payment need to be delivered to the CPHS choir room (M-2). The tickets will sell out very soon (last year they sold out within 48 hours) and are only available on a first come, first served basis. No reservations accepted without payment. For questions, email choir director Mr. Rockwell.

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Published: 12/4/17




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Please come out and support Visual Arts at College Park at our biggest fundraiser of the year, featuring artwork and crafts by College Park students. 

 

Winter Showcase & Craft Fair

Friday, December 15

 5:00-9:00pm

College Park's Multi-use room

   

Please click here for additional details.

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Published: 11/29/17




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Our annual Poetry Out Loud competition will take place in the library on Thurs., Jan. 18.  The winner will represent College Park at the county competition on Sat., Feb. 10.  

The state winner will receive an all-expenses paid trip for two to Washington D.C. where they will compete for $20,000.  Please stop by the library for more information and an entry form before Fri., Nov. 17.  
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Published: 11/17/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

Mt. Diablo Unified School District assigns neighborhood schools based on where the student resides. We encourage parents/guardians to fully research the school options available, starting with the school of residence. Parents/Guardians may opt for a transfer to another school within MDUSD.

Parents/Guardians may opt for a transfer to another school within MDUSD. Intradistrict transfer requests can be made from now until Fri., Nov. 17.

 

Information provided in the below attachment(s) explains the transfer application process. English and Spanish versions are published below.

 

Refer to the district website for updates on the online transfer process.

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Published: 11/17/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

Congratulations to the following winners of the PTA Reflections Art Contest:

  • Quinn Erickson-Photography
  • Gisela Tolentino-Visual Arts
  • Will Michael-Literature
  • Tessa Collins-Literature

Their work was inspirational!

Their pieces will move on to be judged at the Mt. Diablo Council Level.

College Park is very proud of you!

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Published: 11/14/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

Framed and unframed panoramic pictures are available for purchase on the webstore  or in the Treasurer's office.

 

The cost is:

  • Framed              $40
  • Unframed           $20
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Published: 11/13/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
Tonight's football game will be Alhambra's Homecoming and they expect a good crowd.

 

The game begins at 7:00pm at Alhambra's field. 

 

Get your tickets in advance by clicking here. Skip the long lines at the gate. 

 

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Published: 11/3/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
Seniors: Orders for your caps/gowns and graduation announcements will be on Wed., Nov. 8 and Thurs., Nov. 9 during brunch and lunch in front of the Main Office.  

These are the only order days, so all seniors should place their grad orders at this time or online at Jostens.com.  
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Published: 11/2/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
Hello Seniors! Please join Ms. Lowe in the computer lab in the library after school on Mon., Nov. 6 from 2:40-4:00pm. 

We will go through the UC application screen by screen, and/or you can ask tricky UC questions to get your application finished.
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Published: 11/2/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
 
See how the ACT compares to the SAT after taking the PSAT a few weeks ago. Come to College Park on Sat., Nov. 4 for a practice ACT with AJ Tutoring.

After the test, you will receive your score report and free score breakdown session after school on Wed., Nov. 16.

Please email Patrick Hennes or phone him at 925-278-6311. The exam and score report analysis cost $20.

If you think you qualify for a fee waiver, please contact Ms. Lowe either during lunch in S7 or via email.
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Published: 11/2/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

Please join us for the 10th- and 11th-grade Parent Night on Thurs., Nov. 30 at 6:00pm in the CPHS multi-use room. 

 

The agenda will include important things students and families should be planning for regarding college and career goals, as well as Naviance and how useful this tool can be during these exploration years.  

 

If there are any 9th-grade parents that did not attend the Naviance Parent Night, please feel free to join us as well. Those that did attend Naviance night will find they received most of this information at that event.

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Published: 11/1/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

Senior Night - Friday, October 27th  

Berean Christian vs. CPHS (Berean’s home game at CPHS)

7:00 p.m. Varsity game only

 

This is Senior Night for both schools but Berean is the Home team.

 

PLEASE NOTE – since this is an away game for College Park, all students, with ID cards, will be charged $5 with a school ID.

Booster card members of all levels will also be charged $5 admission by showing their card.

General admission is $8

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Published: 10/27/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

Join us for a magical night of Grammy award-winning music performed by all our College Park bands and orchestras.  Our fundraiser gala includes magnificent silent and live auctions, a delectable dessert auction, and an exciting raffle with $2000 grand prize trip to LA Grammy style. 

For more information, please visit our website at http://cphsmusic.org/showcase-2017-a-night-at-the-grammys

 

Saturday, October 28, 2017

5:00-10:30 pm

Pleasant Hill Community Center

Admission: $75

 

Note:  All families in the instrumental music program will receive an invitation.  To purchase tickets, return  RSVP with payment or purchase online at http://www.biddingforgood.com/cpimb

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Published: 10/27/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
 

Start your UC personal insight questions with the help of Ms. Lowe and Ms. Cohen in the College and Career Center, S7! The workshop will go from 2:40-4:00pm on Tues., Oct. 31.

 

If you've already started your essays and need some feedback, please come as well. Since there are not many computers, please print out any of the essays that you've started. Email Ms. Lowe if you have questions.

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Published: 10/26/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

Have you not started your CSU application yet? Do you have a question about a particular part of the Cal State Apply application?

 

Come to the computer lab in the library after school on Mon., Oct. 30 at 2:40pm. Ms. Lowe and Ms. Orozco will be leading application workshop until 4:00 to help seniors get through their CSU Applications. Email Ms. Lowe if you have questions.

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Published: 10/26/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

 

 
 
Mon., Oct. 30 is our Make-up Picture Day in the Library. Hours are to be determined. Wait for the announcement.
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Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
 
 
A Totally Radical Midsummer Night's Dream was inspired by William Shakespeare and adapted by CPHS Drama students and their teacher.

Come join the fun on Wed.-Sat., Nov. 2-4, and Tues.-Thurs., Nov. 7-9 at 7:00pm in the College Park multi-use room. 

Come watch as Shakespeare is transported into an 80s nightclub complete with dancing and karaoke to an 80s soundtrack! It will most definitely be totally tubular.
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Published: 10/26/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

Visit the Jostens website for more details at http://www.jostens.com/apps/store/customer/1006174/College-Park-High-School/

 

Event Date Time Location
SENIOR GRADUATION MEETING! (Will Rec. Your Grad  Packet) Nov 01 Noon Multi-Use Room 
Class Ring Order Day #1 (Jrs. & Srs.)    Nov 08               Brunch & Lunch  Outside of Main Offices
GRADUATION ORDER DAY! (Last Names A-M) Nov 08  Brunch & Lunch  Outside the Main Offices
Class Ring Order Day #2 (Jrs. & Srs.)  Nov 09  Brunch & Lunch  Outside of Main Offices
GRADUATION ORDER DAY! (Last Names N-Z) Nov 09 Brunch & Lunch   Outside the Main Offices
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Published: 10/26/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

Senior Panorama Picture will be Thursday, November 2, 2017, during RTI 11:26-12:23 in the stadium.

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Published: 10/26/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

Girls soccer tryouts will be held Mon., Nov. 6 through Fri., Nov. 10.

 

Bring cleats, shin guards, water, running shoes and wear white shirt to all tryouts.  NO club soccer apparel.

 

Important: To participate in tryouts all students must have completed the online Athletic Clearance (see the school 

website under the Athletics tab) which includes proof of insurance and a completed Pre-participation Physical Evaluation form signed by your medical doctor. Please understand students will not be allowed to tryout until the Athletic Clearance is completed.  

 

Date, Time and Location

Mon., Nov. 6          6:30-8:30pm - Turf 

Tues., Nov. 7          3:305:30pm - Grass or Turf

Wed., Nov. 8          6:30-8:30pm - Turf 

Thurs., Nov. 9        3:30-5:30pm - Grass or Turf

Fri., Nov. 10           6:30-8:30pm - Turf 

 

Tryouts will consist of the following: 

  • Agility Testing
  • 300 Yard Shuttle (2x)
  • 1.5 Mile Run (1x)
  • Small-sided Games
  • Full Scrimmage
  • Keepers

The rosters will be posted Saturday morning in the front of the school by the office.

 

Work hard and good luck,

Girls Soccer Coaching Staff

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Published: 10/25/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

Hello Parents and Students,

 

The next coffee with college counselors is taking place on Thursday, November 9th at 7:15 AM in the College and Career Center.

 

Please come if you have questions about college applications and would like more personal feedback around the college process. Counselors will also be focusing on important application details as deadlines are rapidly approaching.

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Posted by: Web Master
Published: 10/25/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
The 2017 MDUSD College Fair will be held tonight (Tues., Oct. 24) at Ygnacio Valley High School.

Please click here to download a flyer about the event.

Please consider volunteering to help at this great event. Students are welcome as helpers too! Click here to sign up to help.
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Posted by: Web Master
Published: 10/24/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

College park High School will be conducting a donation drive for our fire stricken neighbors in Santa Rosa.  We have been in contact with the administration at Maria Carillo High School and they have provided a wish list of needs for their students, over 140 of whom are now without a home. 

 

Our ASB students will be collecting items all this week from 7am-7:45am before school.  

 

The item requested are: three ring binders, dividers, lined paper reams, graphing paper reams, pencils, pens, highlighters, eraser, pencil pouches, Texas instrument T130XIIS Calculators, and planners - also in need of basic needs gift cards.

 

Thank you for being a Falcon supporter and helping our friends from the North Bay.

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Posted by: Web Master
Published: 10/22/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

Attention Falcon Families,

 

Our winter sport season is right around the corner.  College Park winter sports include boys and girls basketball, boys and girls soccer, and wrestling. 

 

The first day of practice and tryouts for our winter teams will be Monday, November 6th.  To participate in tryouts all students must have completed the online Athletic Clearance which includes proof of insurance and  a completed Pre-Participation Physical Evaluation form signed by your medical doctor.  Visit the ATHLETICS PAGE of the website for details.

 

Please understand that students will not be allowed to practice until the Athletic Clearance is completed. 

 

Practice times and locations will be posted on the website shortly. 

 

To help answer questions and provide more detailed information we will be holding our Winter Sports Parent Information meeting in the main gym on Monday, October 23rd at 7:00pm.  Please plan on attending to hear from our Athletic Director, Administration, Athletic Trainer, Booster Club, and Coaches. 

 

Go Falcons!!!

Jim Keck, Athletic Director

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Published: 10/20/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students


 

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Published: 10/20/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

Mt. Diablo Unified School District is proud to recognize and honor the achievements of students who sustain a commitment to excellence in the creative arts. Employees with strong creative skills are highly sought after in the modern workforce, and a four-year commitment in art and music programs is a widely acknowledged asset on college admissions. Seniors who have maintained enrollment in creative arts classes each year in high school can apply to be recognized on the district's Creative Arts Honor Roll.

Please see application on the district website for details
www.mdusd.org , Click here to download  or or contact your child’s arts teacher. The application deadline is the end of the quarter- Fri., Oct. 20.

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Published: 10/20/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

Download the file below for Homecoming Timeline details.

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Published: 10/20/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

Check out https://gofan.co/CollegeParkFalcons to purchase tickets.

 

See attachment below for more information

 

 

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Published: 10/20/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
 
 
The first pre-season meeting of the College Park Swim team will be on Fri., Nov. 3 at lunch on the CP pool deck.

Contact Head Coach Vicky Dewey (775) 762-0562 if you have questions. We will have preliminary schedules to hand out. It is important to attend if you are interested so you can receive new swim team information.
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Posted by: Web Master
Published: 10/19/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
 
A family-friendly Halloween treat performed by our Drama II students, complete with all the fun costumes and make-up that makes All Hallow's Eve the most fun, is on Wed., Oct. 25 and Thurs., Oct. 26 at 7:00pm in D-1. We hope you will join us!
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Posted by: Web Master
Published: 10/19/17




Audience: Homepage, Our School and Students

All senior portraits need to be taken by Nov 10th in order to appear in the yearbook. Seniors need to make an appointment.

 

If you want to do a yearbook only sitting, you need to call the studio to make your appointment (as stated on the attached flyer). 

 

Please go to https://ci.sessionselector.com/ to schedule an appointment.

 

Any questions, please reach out to Ms. Valerie Kriger at krigerv@mdusd.org.

 

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Published: 10/19/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

If your student is a senior, it is very important that they register for an SAT or ACT as soon as possible. Sites can fill up closer to the registration deadline, and it is unfortunate when a student needs to travel far to take an important test before 7:00am on a Saturday morning. 

In addition, the colleges or universities that your student are applying to will stop accepting test scores that are taken after a certain date. For UCs a student cannot take a test after December 2017 and for CSUs dates are TBA. If your student needs a fee waiver, have them come see Ms. Lowe in the Career Center, S7.

Sign-up for the SAT at: College Board
Sign-up for the ACT at: ACT
 
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Posted by: Web Master
Published: 10/19/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

 

Scholastic Publishing is having a "Student Poetry Contest" with a $500 first-place prize! 

If you are interested, please see Mrs. Shumate in the library for an entry form and more details. The deadline to enter is Wed., Nov. 8.
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Published: 10/18/17




Audience: Students
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Audience: ASB Leadership, Our School and Students
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Published: 10/17/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

The 5th Annual MDUSD College Fair will be held at Ygnacio Valley High School on Tuesday, October 24. Come and volunteer to help make this a successful event You can click on the link and sign up!

 

Click here now: 5th Annual MDUSD College Fair

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Posted by: Web master
Published: 10/17/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

 

Catalyst Prep, a CPHS PTSA fundraising partner, is offering a FREE ACT/SAT strategies webinar tonight (Tues., Oct. 17) at 7:00pm.

It is primarily intended for juniors and their parents, but anyone is welcome to register and join. The webinar will be conducted live, so participants can ask questions and get answers in real time.

Click here to register for this free, live webinar.
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Published: 10/17/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
MDUSD invites community members throughout the District to attend the LCAP Speakers Series beginning on Tues., Oct. 17 at 6:00pm.

The first presentation, "What Every Parent Needs to Know About Tech and Their Student" will be presented at Mt. Diablo High School (2450 Grant St., Concord 94520).

Four more presentations will be part of the series, beginning in January. Click here to download a flyer in English. Click here to download a flyer in Spanish. 



Please download attachment(s) below for more details.

 

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Published: 10/17/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

With almost 900 tickets sold for  the HOMECOMING DANCE this Saturday, October 21st, we are in need of Parent Chaperones for this event.  Chaperones would arrive at 7:00 p.m. and report to the gym area for check-in and assist with supervision until the dance ends at 11:00 p.m.  No experience necessary. 

If interested,  please contact Kate Thomas, ASB Leadership Teacher, at thomaskm@mdusd.org

 

Thank you!

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Published: 10/16/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
College Park's 10th Annual Hall of Fame Dinner and Induction Ceremony will take place on Sat., Oct. 21 at St. Andrews multi-use room (1601 Mary Drive, Pleasant Hill).

This event is sponsored by the non-profit Falcon Foundation, which supports College Park athletics and is open to the public.

Join us for at 5:00pm for a no-host bar; dinner begins at 6:30pm. Purchase $65.00/person tickets at Eventbrite.com or mail a check to HOF Falcon Foundation, 3129 Sonoma Valley Dr., Fairfield 94534.

Click here to download a flyer with information about this year's inductees.
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Published: 10/16/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

Students who signed up for the PSAT at College Park on Sat., Oct. 14 should prepare to take the test as planned.

 

Please arrive at 7:45AM on Saturday, October 14th as the test begins promptly at 8AM. Room assignments will be posted on C-Hall where all the testing rooms are located.

 

Please bring your student ID, a calculator, and two #2 pencils. A snack and bottle of water is recommended.

 

Please do not bring a lot of belongings. Students will be asked to put their phones at the front of the room, labelled, with the teacher during testing.

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Posted by: Web Master
Published: 10/13/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

 

Mt. Diablo Unified School District continues to monitor air quality conditions as reported and forecasted by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD), and  AirNow from the National Weather Service.

Due to the current conditions, we will keep Mt. Diablo Unified facilities closed on Friday, October 13 in the interest of the health and safety of our students, staff, and visitors.  Athletic events and contests will remain canceled until next week.

We are currently planning to reopen on Monday, October 16, with strict guidelines limiting outside activities. Campuses will be checked over the weekend, and we will send district staff to schools for extra support Monday.  We will continue to monitor air quality and health advisories and warnings from these agencies and update you as conditions change.

Thank you.

Dr. Nellie Meyer
Superintendent

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Published: 10/13/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

Saturday, October 14 

Pleasant Hill Senior Center Chateau Room


Experience the CPHS choir department's beloved Bella Notte!, an enchanting evening celebrating the food, music, romance, and magic of Italy. Enjoy a delicious dinner of Italian food prepared by parents and local restaurants and chefs. Revel in the glorious sounds, the soaring melodies, the passion and lyricism of Italian opera, pop, and classical favorites, all sung by the talented singers in the College Park High School choirs.


Antipasti, wine and beer at 6:00pm
Primi piatti at 7:00pm

Bella Notte! is a fundraiser for the College Park High School Choir Boosters

Info/reservations: www.collegeparkchoirs.com
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Published: 10/13/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

Attention senior families! Congratulate your senior and express your pride and love with an ad in the 2018 yearbook!

For full information, please click here to download an informational flyer.
 
Deadline: Mon., October 16
Direct any questions or concerns to Valerie Kriger.

 

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Published: 10/13/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
Submit your design for a new Pleasant Hill library and College Park could win $200.

Any youth living in or attending Pleasant Hill schools (K-12) is invited to participate. Designs are due at the library by Tues., Oct. 31.

Click here to download a flyer with more information and the submission form.
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Published: 10/12/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
Mon., Oct. 30 is our Make-up Picture Day in the Library. Hours are to be determined. Wait for the announcement.

 

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Published: 10/12/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
FPHE (Foundation for Pleasant Hill Education) is announcing a grant opportunity for students at College Park. The Foundation is offering grants of up to $500 to improve the student learning experience in Pleasant Hill.

Applications must be received at FPHE by Fri., Oct. 27.

Click here to download more information and an application form.
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Published: 10/12/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

NO SCHOOL Friday, October 13th due to the continued air quality and safety of our students. Please refer to the MDUSD website.

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Published: 10/12/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
Come out to support College Park at home on Fri., Oct. 13 for the football game against Mt. Diablo High School.  

The JV game is at 4:30pm and the Varsity game is at 7:00pm.Students get in free with a CP ID with an ASB sticker. Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for students without ASB. 

MDUSD staff with a badge and one guest will get in free to the game. Remember no backpacks allowed at any football game. GO FALCONS!
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Published: 10/12/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
 
Want to be involved with video production but you don't have space in your schedule? 

Join the MDUSD Video Internship Program and shoot video all around the district. Come to S-5 on Mondays at lunch for more information.
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Published: 10/11/17




Audience: Homepage, College and Career Center, Counseling, Parents and Students

The PSAT is being held at College Park HS on October 14th at 8AM. Please arrive early to find your room.

 

This is a great opportunity for juniors to get nominated for the National Merit Scholarship: a prestigious scholarship for college. It is also an opportunity to practice taking the SAT, and colleges you apply to will not see the score--so there is less pressure.

 

 

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Published: 10/11/17




Audience: Homepage, Athletics, Parents and Students

Attention Falcon Families- Our winter sport season is right around the corner. College Park winter sports include boys and girls basketball, boys and girls soccer, and wrestling. 

The first day of practice and tryouts for our winter teams will be Monday, November 6th. To participate in tryouts all students must have completed the online Athletic Clearance (see our school website under the Athletics tab) which includes proof of insurance and  a completed Pre-Participation Physical Evaluation form signed by your medical doctor.  Please understand that students will not be allowed to practice until the Athletic Clearance is completed.

Practice times and locations will be posted on the website shortly.


To help answer questions and provide more detailed information we will be holding our Winter Sports Parent Information meeting in the main gym on Monday, October 23rd at 7:00pm.  Please plan on attending to hear from our Athletic Director, Administration, Athletic Trainer, Booster Club, and Coaches.

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Published: 10/10/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

CLICK HERE for a listing of Administrator Roles and Responsibilities for the current year.

 

Or visit the School Administrators Page of the website.

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Published: 10/10/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
Pleasant Hill Middle School's Talk Solutions Speaker Series has scheduled Simone Marean as a guest speaker on Wed., Nov. 8 at 7:00pm at Pleasant Hill Middle School. All schools within the College Park  Feeder Pattern are invited to attend.

One of the main topics Simone will be discussing is relational aggression, commonly known as "girl drama," and how important it is for us to be teaching young people assertive communication and healthy problem-solving.  

Click here to download a flyer with additional information. The presentation is approximately 60 minutes followed by a 30-minute Q&A.
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Published: 10/6/17




Audience: Parents and Students
Mt. Diablo Unified School District is proud to recognize and honor the achievements of students who sustain a commitment to excellence in the creative arts. 

Employees with strong creative skills are highly sought after in the modern workforce, and a four-year commitment in art and music programs is a widely acknowledged asset on college admissions. Seniors who have maintained enrollment in creative arts classes each year while in high school can apply to be recognized on the District's Creative Arts Honor Roll. 

Click here to download an application and get more details. The application deadline is Fri., Oct. 20.
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Posted by: Web Master
Published: 10/6/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
If you are interested in joining Be-The-Change, please come to S-8 at lunch every Thursday.
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Published: 10/6/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
Attention Juniors! Junior Prom theme options have just come out. 

The options are:
  • Midnight in Venice
  • Spring Night
  • Once Upon a Time
  • Night in Ibiza
Vote for our Junior Prom theme on our Twitter account @CPHS19 and on Google forms, which will be linked on our class Instagram @collegepark19! 

The Twitter poll will be up for a week, while the Google form will be up until Homecoming.
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Published: 10/6/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
If you take French or are interested in it, come to S-8 on Wednesdays at lunch to be a part of French Club.
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Published: 10/6/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

Senior parents and students are invited to College Park on Wed., Oct. 4 from 7:00-8:30pm in the multi-use room for 2017 Senior Night. 

The event will focus on how to tackle college applications mainly for UCs, CSUs, Common App schools, and briefly delve into out-of-state public schools and community colleges. We will discuss financial aid, but another parent night will go further into breaking down the process of filling out a FAFSA or Dream Act application. 

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Published: 10/4/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
Senior parents: If you would like to get a parent account to access Naviance, please fill out this form for Ms. Lowe to manually upload. 

The District still has not added an overwhelming majority of you.
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Published: 10/3/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
Homecoming Dance is scheduled for Sat., Oct. 21 from 8:00-11:00pm at the CPHS Gym. 

Tickets will be on sale for $10 w/ASB sticker and $15 w/o ASB sticker until Fri., Oct. 6. See our Treasurer during lunchtime. You may also purchase tickets at the CPHS webstore. 

A completed permission slip must be turned in when ticket is purchased at school. Tickets purchased online must have a completed permission slip turned in to the Treasurer's Office by Fri., Oct. 6 at lunch. 

No tickets will be sold after 12:34pm on Fri., Oct. 6. Permission slips are available in SSN.

 

Permission Slips are available in Student Services North, or download the attachment below, or CLICK HERE.

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Published: 10/3/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

CLICK HERE or download the file below to see a listing of all CPHS Clubs this year.

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Published: 10/2/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
MDUSD has changed the format for student log-in for Naviance accounts. We apologize for the confusion this may cause.

The new format will match the student's MDUSD Google account. Here is an example for reference:

Username=Google username/network ID (ex.: 93josmi01@mdusd.net

Password=Google password, which is first name initital+last name initial+student ID# (ex.: js1234567)
 

Please ask Ms. Galvez if you have any questions.

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Published: 9/29/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
Come have coffee with College Park college counselors! This is a great opportunity to ask questions about college and applications in a more personalized environment to get the help you need.
 
This first coffee will be at 7:15am on Fri., Oct. 6 in the College and Career Services Center (S7).
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Published: 9/29/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
In connection with the Homecoming Court election, Leadership would like to invite you on the following dates:

Oct. 2-3 nominate yourselves in the quad

Oct. 9-13 students vote on top 8 nominees for each class

Oct. 16-19 students vote for one King and Queen for each class

Oct. 20 winners will be announced

 

Leadership representatives will give you the details on the dates mentioned.
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Published: 9/29/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
CSF (California Scholarship Federation) applications for fall semester are now being accepted.

Applications must be turned in to the College Park Treasurer's office and accompanied by a $5 membership fee and a copy of your June 2017 report card/grades. (First-semester freshmen who were members of CJSF at their middle schools are honorary members and do not need to pay dues.)

No applications for fall semester will be accepted after Fri., Sept. 29.

Applications are attached below or CLICK HERE to download. Please see the application for detailed membership requirements and follow the instructions carefully.  

 

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Published: 9/29/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

The PSAT will be on sale in the school store from September 11-29 for $25.

 

The test date for the PSAT this year is Sat., Oct. 14.

 

The PSAT is an excellent opportunity for juniors to practice their standardized testing skills for the SAT etc. In addition, students who perform well are nominated for the prestigious National Merit Scholarship Award. 

Colleges and universities will not see a student's PSAT score when applying to college.
 

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Published: 9/29/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
If you need help filling out FAFSA or Dream Act this is the event for you! (FAFSA or Dream Act are essential forms that your family needs to fill out to obtain financial aid from colleges, including merit-based aid).

On Thurs., Oct. 12 at Ygnacio Valley High School from 6:30-9:00pm, Cash for College will do a presentation and then provide financial aid experts to help you and your student fill out FAFSA or Dream Act forms line by line.

Ms. Lowe will be there to assist. There will be Spanish translators to support families as well.

You will need:
  • Parent's identification (Driver's license, ITIN number)
  • Parent's bank account statements
  • Parent's 2016 income tax paperwork
  • Student's bank account statements
  • If student worked, student income tax information from 2016
Please email Ms. Lowe for more information or click here to download a flyer with details.
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Published: 9/28/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

CLUB DAY is Tuesday 9/26/17 at Lunch in the Quad. A list of the clubs for this year will be published as soon as it has been completed.

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Published: 9/26/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

Tuesday 9/26

5 - 9 pm

522 Contra Costa Blvd., Pleasant Hill

 

Amazing fundraising opportunity!  Take a flyer or show on your smartphone and Chipotle will donate 50% or your purchase to College Park instrumental music.

 

Flyers are available in M-1 or at http://cphsmusic.org/dine-and-donate

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Published: 9/26/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
Come join the College Park High School Every 15 Minutes Program! We are looking for parents from all grade levels to volunteer for the program. There are lots of different committees to be a part of, so it will be easy to find a job that's just right for you.

An initial meeting will be held on Wed., Sept. 27 from 7:00- 8:30pm in the College Park library.

This is a parent-only meeting. Please do not discuss our plans with your student! 

We will survey the volunteers for the best night to have our regular meetings. Please contact Derek Knapp (925-997-1967) for more information.
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Published: 9/26/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

Catalyst's two-day SAT Bootcamp arms students with go-to strategies for every question they'll face on the day of the test so they can march into the SAT with confidence, momentum, and every key strategy fresh in their mind.

Selected topics include how to:

  • Shortcut math questions that stump more than 90% of test-takers
  • Spot hidden clues that reveal the main idea in lengthy SAT Reading passages
  • Avoid the three sneaky ways the SAT's Writing & Language test tries to trick students
  • Use a proven template to earn perfect scores in reading, analysis, and writing on the SAT Essay

SAT Bootcamp at College Park High School
Sat., Sept. 30, 9:00am-1:00pm & 
Sun., Oct. 1, 9:00am-1:00pm (students attend both days)
 
Tuition is just $175. To enroll visit www.CatalystPrep.comand click on the Bootcamp Sign-Up tab on the website's menu bar or call us at 800-235-0056. The deadline to enroll is Wed., Sept. 27. Click here to download an informational flyer.
 
A portion of the proceeds benefits the College Park High School PTSA

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Published: 9/26/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
 Are you in a band? Do you want to play for people? Come to S-5 to get on the Noon Concert Calendar. See Mr. Renaud.
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Published: 9/25/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
Let us fill your holiday event with the magic of music!

The College Park High School choir program's Holiday Dickens Carolers will add just the right touch to your holiday party. Dressed in festive Victorian garb, these talented singers will delight your guests with a merry set of beloved carols and seasonal classics.

Please see the choir website page for more info: https://sites.google.com/site/collegeparkchoirs/home/holiday-dickens-carolers.
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Published: 9/25/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
"Within Reach" is the theme for the PTSA's Reflections Art program. This is an art contest put on by the California State PTA and has been encouraging young artists since 1969.

All students attending PTA schools sponsoring the program are invited to participate and submit original artwork in one of six areas:
  • Dance/choreography
  • Literature
  • Photography
  • Film production
  • Music composition
  • Visual arts

You may refer to the California State PTA website for more information and entry guidelines. You can also click here to download an informational flyer.


Entries will be due Thurs., Oct. 26. Submit entries to the Reflections Box in Student Services South. If you have questions please contact Sharon Steele at 925-768-6242 or via e-mail at steeleheads@astound.net.

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Posted by: Web Master
Published: 9/25/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
Would you like to see the presentation from the Naviance Night on September 21?

The presentation has been posted on the College and Career website. Click here to visit the site.
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Posted by: Web master
Published: 9/25/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
Dear Falcon Community, 

I'd like to thank all those that voted for our next parent/community member school site representatives.

Our new members are Lynn Valdez, Robin Eckert, and Orlando Guzman. Jeff Eide is also a parent/community member and will be completing year number two.

Thank you to all nominees and I look forward to continued success at College Park!

With appreciation,
Joseph G. Alvarez
Principal, College Park High School
Home of the Falcons!
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Posted by: Web master
Published: 9/25/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

Ms. Heather Lowe, our new College and Career Adviser, has published our School Profile for 2017.  Please download the attachment below to view.

 

Remember to visit the College and Career Center webpage regularly to keep informed.

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Posted by: Web master
Published: 9/25/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
Our school garden needs some love! Please sign up to help us on Community Service Day, Sat., Sept. 23, by registering for "College Park Garden Clean Up" under "projects."  Click hereto register online.

Our goal is to not only restore this once-lovely garden but to also provide a hands-on environmental lab in a variety of areas for our students.
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Posted by: Web master
Published: 9/22/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
Please visit cpgradnite.com to purchase your ticket! You can learn about Grad Nite and sign up to volunteer, it is never too early!

If you have any questions, please email Jennifer Tipton at jtip76@gmail.com.
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Posted by: Web master
Published: 9/19/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
Parents, if you want to get involved on the Grad Nite committee, we have a few openings that need to be filled. 

Come to the meeting and meet the rest of us! It's a great way to get involved and have fun at the same time. We will be in the school library at 7:00pm; parents only, please!
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Posted by: Web master
Published: 9/19/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

Dear Falcon Community,

Many of you voted for our next school site council members last week at back to school night. For those who still would like to vote, please use the attached ballot (or stop by the main office for a "hard copy") and vote for no more than 3 applicants. Please sign the ballot and email or drop off to me at CPHS.  

 

Thank you!

Joseph G. Alvarez

Principal

College Park High School

Home of the Falcons!

Http://cphs.mdusd.org

925.682.7670 ex.3200

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Posted by: Web master
Published: 9/19/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

The College Park High School Naviance Parent Night is going to be held on Wed., Sept. 20 at 6:00pm in the multi-use room. 

Naviance is a college and career planning software that the District provides to all MDUSD students. Topics covered this night will include college information and search tools, 4-year course plans, career interest assessments, resume builder, and much, much more! 

This is geared especially for 9th grade parents that are not familiar with Naviance, but all grade level parents are welcome to attend.

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Posted by: Web master
Published: 9/19/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

Parents,

Have you signed up for REMIND text messaging from the school?

 

TEXT @f84e9

TO 81010

 

 

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Posted by: Web master
Published: 9/18/17




Audience: Homepage and Students
Tues., Sept. 19 Scripps College 10:06am
Wed., Sept. 20 Mills College
Rider University
9:30am
2:15pm

 

All visits will be held in the Career Center in S7. RSVP on Naviance! Please see Ms. Lowe before the visit to get pass for your teacher to approve.

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Posted by: Web master
Published: 9/18/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
This is your last day to purchase a Grad Nite ticket for $120.  Please visit www.cpgradnite.com to purchase your ticket. There is a $3 processing fee. The price will increase to $135 on Tues., Sept. 19.

Waivers are also on the website to be filled out; both are required to attend Grad Nite. You can also learn more about what Grad Nite is and volunteer to help--we need a village to make this night a success! 

If you have any questions, please email Jennifer Tipton at jtip76@gmail.com.
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Posted by: Web master
Published: 9/18/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
Our award-winning choir program continues to earn accolades for its artistic excellence and community engagement. 

Most recently, the choir students' efforts in "giving back" to the local community have earned them a special recognition from State Senator Bill Dodd, on behalf of the state of California. Congratulations to CP choir students and parents for this exciting recognition!
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Posted by: Web master
Published: 9/15/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
Help support College Park's Cheer team and get your car washed on Sat., Sept. 16.

Please click here to download a flyer about the car wash and the other fun activities happening that day.
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Posted by: Web master
Published: 9/15/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

You are cordially invited to attend Back to School Night at College Park High School from 6:00pm – 8:00pm on Thursday, September 14th.  Back to School Night is an opportunity for you to visit classes, meet teachers, and for us to share our mutual expectations for your child.  We take a great deal of pride in our academic program and our students.  With your support we are looking forward to continued success in the 2017-18 school year. 

 

To make the evening run smoothly, please complete the attached blank schedule based on your student’s schedule found on Homelink. 

 

Also attached is a nomination form for our School Site Council election.   Parents and community members are eligible for School Site Council.  Nomination forms (see attached) should be emailed to Principal Alvarez by Wednesday, September 13th at 10:00 p.m. Actual voting ballots will be available at Back to School Night on the 14th.  Go Falcons!!

 

Back2Schl flier.docx

Back2Schl2017 schedule.docx  

School Site Council Nomination .pdf 

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Posted by: Web master
Published: 9/14/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

The PVSA is a national award that recognizes, celebrates and inspires volunteerism, service and citizenship in the community. The award is available to all K-12 students in Pleasant Hill through the Education Commission. 

The City of Pleasant Hill awards those who have the completed the PVSA's required number of hours of service during the 12 month time period for September 1, 2016 through August 31, 2017. Awards will be presented in late fall. Register now and log your hours for the past year. It's not too late!

 

Deadline: September 15, 2017

 

How to Register and Participate:

Register on the PVSA website

Create your profile

Join the City of Pleasant Hill team using Record of Service Key: 

RNH-46691

Track and submit your hours under the My Service tab

Please contact our Education Commissioner PVSA Coordinators with any questions:

Joann Jacobs or

Kelly St. Germain

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Posted by: Web master
Published: 9/14/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

Senior Picnic

Little Hills Picnic Ranch

18013 Bollinger Canyon Rd., San Ramon

September 22, 2017

8:30am –2:30pm 

 

Please complete the waiver below. You may turn into the Treasurer's office in advance or bring to the event.  

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Posted by: Web master
Published: 9/13/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
Please join us for our first PTSA meeting of the school year on Tues., Sept. 12 at 7:00pm. We will be discussing our plans for the upcoming year, approving our annual budget and introducing our new College & Career Counselor, Heather Lowe.

College Park is a large school and one of the best ways to ensure success for your student is to become a part of the community and get involved. So many parents are actively involved during the elementary school years only to find a "disconnect" when their kids reach high school. There are lots of opportunities to stay involved with your child's education. 

Please join us on Tuesday in the school library at 7:00pm and meet Principal Joe Alvarez and your fellow Falcon parents. We look forward to seeing you there! Click here for the agenda.
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Posted by: Web master
Published: 9/12/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

Parents and Coaches of all College Park athletes are invited to the first meeting of the year tonight, 7:00 pm, in the library. Hear new President Jeff Eide discuss the exciting plans for the 2017-2018 school year. Meet our Vice Principal in charge of athletics Gary Jensen and Athletic Director Jim Keck.

 

Much of this meeting will be devoted to your questions and comments on improving the CPABC and increasing our involvement in your sport. Stop by and let us know what you want your club to do this year.

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Posted by: Web master
Published: 9/11/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
Hello Falcon Community,

The School Site Council is a group of teachers, parents, classified employees, and students that works with the principal to develop, review and evaluate school improvement programs and school budgets. The members of the Site Council are elected by their peers. For example, parents elect the parent representatives and teachers elect teachers.

The exact duties of School Site Councils vary from state to state and even between districts in the same state, but Site Councils generally either make decisions or advise the principal on the school budget and the academic or school improvement plan. In addition to academic planning, many Site Councils are also responsible for making decisions about parent engagement, safety and discipline, for examples.
 
Over the course of a year, a typical Council might consider the goals of the school or district and then work with the principal to evaluate the school's progress toward those goals. In this evaluation, the Council might consider school test scores, attendance and discipline records, parent surveys and input from students.

After looking at the big picture of the school's progress, the Council and the principal create a plan for improvement. This plan might involve a new academic program, staff member or parent outreach strategy. For example, one Council might use funds to develop a new math program, while another might decide to hire a reading specialist. Another Council might decide that hiring an additional teacher to reduce class sizes in a particular grade or a parent liaison to get more parents involved would be the best use of its money. Because school budgets are limited and many funds can only be spent in certain ways, there are always tough decisions to make.

College Park's School Site Council meets the last Wednesday of each month from 3:00-4:30pm in the Career Center (located in room S-7). If you should have any questions please contact Principal Alvarez at alvarezj@mdusd.org or at 925-682-7670 ext.3200. We currently have three vacancies for the parent/community member position. 

Please consider nominating yourself or someone else you believe could support CPHS through this vital committee. 

Please click here to download a nomination form. Please submit the nomination form by Wed., Sept. 13 in the evening. Voting ballots will be available at Back-to-School Night or you can get one by coming by the Main Office at College Park.

The final tally count will be made on Wed., Sept. 20.

Thank you for participating in this important process.

Joseph G. Alvarez
Principal
College Park High School
Home of the Falcons!
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Posted by: Web master
Published: 9/10/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

Hello Falcon Community,

 

Please consider becoming a part of our School Site Council (SSC). This is a critical stakeholder group that meets on a monthly basis after school. Details about our College Park SSC, including bylaws and meeting dates/times can be found at School Site Council.

 

Please click here to download a nomination form. Please submit the nomination form by Wed., Sept. 13 in the evening. Voting ballots will be available at Back-to-School Night or you can get one by coming by the Main Office at College Park.

 

The final tally count will be made on Wed., Sept. 20.

 

Thank you for participating in this important process.

 

Joseph G. Alvarez

Principal

College Park High School

Home of the Falcons!

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Posted by: Web master
Published: 9/9/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
Freshman, Sophomore, Junior and Senior Parents!
The Grad Nite Committee has some positions that are currently open and need to be filled! This is a great way to get involved and have fun along the way. Here is what we need:
  • Decorating Team-we need at least 2-3 parents to lead this
  • Check In-we have one coordinator, looking for another to team up with her
  • Prizes-we need 1-2 people to run this committee
If you want to learn more about these positions, please contact Jennifer Tipton.
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Posted by: Web master
Published: 9/8/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
Peer Tutoring is getting off to a fast start. Come to the library Wednesdays and/or Thursdays from 2:45-3:45pm for a place to study or get some help. Go Falcons!
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Posted by: Web master
Published: 9/8/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

The syllabi for all CP classes has been posted.  Please visit the Teacher Syllabi webpage at http://cphs.mdusd.org/syllabi

 

 

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Posted by: Web master
Published: 9/8/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

Students participating in the Color Run will need to turn in a signed Permission Slip. This form is attached below. 

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Posted by: Web master
Published: 9/8/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

It’s not too late to view and order school pictures. Click on the link for details at  http://ciphotoca.schooldayphoto.com/

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Posted by: Web master
Published: 9/7/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

All days for the first week of school are regular 6 period days. 

 

Thereafter, for the next three weeks, we will be introducing RTI into the schedule for the Wednesday and Thursday block days as follows:

 

Wed Aug. 30 - RTI with Period 1 teacher

Thur Aug. 31 - RTI with Period 2 teacher

Wed Sept. 6  - RTI with Period 3 teacher

Thur Sept. 7  - RTI with Period 4 teacher

Wed Sept 13 - RTI with Period 5 teacher

Thur Sept 14 - RTI with Period 6 teacher

 

Following the rotation period, students will then attend RTI with their permanent RTI teacher for the remainder of the school year.

 

CLICK HERE for the bell schedule times that shows block days/times.

 

 

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Posted by: Web master
Published: 9/6/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

Hello Falcon Fans,

 

Below is the link for our Falcon community to purchase Online Tickets for the Home Opening Football Game this Friday

http://gofan.co/app/events/4820

 

 

Students - for this game ONLY –

ALL CPHS STUDENTS WILL GET IN FREE.  YOU MUST SHOW YOUR ID CARD TO GET IN.

 

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Posted by: Web master
Published: 8/30/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

You must be cleared by MDUSD in order to volunteer in classrooms or attend field trips. Please CLICK HERE to visit the MDUSD website with details or click on the attachment below.

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Posted by: Web master
Published: 8/23/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

Make-up picture day has been set for October 10th. Details will be posted once confirmed.

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Posted by: Web master
Published: 8/21/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

Hello College Park students and families,

 

Welcome to the 2017-18 school year.  School begins on Tuesday Aug 22nd!  CLICK HERE for the Bell Schedule.

 

We look forward to an amazing year.

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Posted by: Web master
Published: 8/21/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

If a student cannot attend any Walk-Thru dates, they must attend Late Walk-Thru at 7:00am on the first day of school. At Late Walk-Thru, students will turn in their required forms, have their ID picture taken, and receive their schedule, locker assignment, and textbooks.

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Posted by: Web master
Published: 8/17/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
On behalf of the College Park PTSA, I want to welcome you all to another exciting school year. As your PTSA President, I look forward to meeting and working with parents, teachers, students, and administrators to ensure a successful year for our entire Falcon community. The PTSA is extremely proud of the resources it provides to students and staff. Last year, the PTSA gave more than $13,000 to our school programs and departments. These resources benefit all of our children and it would not be possible without your financial support. 

Our largest (and only) fundraiser of the year is the $100 family donation we ask for at the beginning of each school year. With your help, we can continue to provide funding for academic and elective sections in science, math, English, history, fine arts, technology, and so much more. Click on the link at https://collegeparkptsa.revtrak.net/ or visit the Webstores page of our website to make a donation. Working together, we can make it happen for the 2,000+ students at our school. We invite you to attend our PTSA meetings and to get involved in the myriad of Booster organizations that support our programs. If you have any questions, concerns, or suggestions, please do not hesitate to contact me. 

Respectfully, 
Cindy Turner
College Park PTSA President
collegeparkptsapres@gmail.com
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Posted by: Web master
Published: 8/15/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
Are you ready for the 2017-18 school year? It's sure to be a great year, starting with a successful Walk-Thru experience. Walk-Thru is scheduled for today (Tues., Aug. 15) for freshmen and senior students & Wed., Aug. 16 for sophomores and juniors.

Click here to find all the information you need to make your Walk-Thru experience as smooth as possible. You can also make donations and purchases on the Walk-Thru webpage.

Please especially note the online Data Confirmation process (article below and link on right side of Walk-Thru webpage) that must be completed in order for your student to receive a class schedule.
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Posted by: Web master
Published: 8/15/17




Audience: Homepage, Athletics, Parents and Students

Parents -

This is a reminder that our Fall sports (Girls volleyball, Girls tennis, Girls golf, water polo, and cross country) start this coming Monday August 14th.  

 

In order for students to participate in these tryouts, you will need to have completed our online Athletic Clearance which can be accessed on the Athletics page.

 

Thank you.

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Posted by: Web master
Published: 8/11/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

All 9th graders must complete the Residency Verification this Friday, August 11th, from 9:00a.m.-2:00p.m. in Room A-3.  This is a requirement for all 9th graders within the MDUSD. 

 

Residency Verification is necessary to ensure all MDUSD students attending our schools are residents of their neighborhood school or are on a valid Intra-district Transfer.

 

Download the attachment below for full details.

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Posted by: Web master
Published: 8/11/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

Link Crew Leadership training:

  • Tuesday, August 15, 8:00-2:00pm in the large gym.
  • Wednesday, August 16, 8:00-2:00pm in the large gym.

Freshman Orientation:

  • Thursday, August 17, 8:00-2:00pm in the large gym.

*For both LC Leadership Training and Freshmen Orientation, water will be available, but you may wish to bring snacks or a sandwich. A lunch hour break Tuesday and Wednesday will allow Leadership students to get their walk-thru tasks accomplished.

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Posted by: Web master
Published: 8/10/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

Be sure to stop by M-1 (the instrumental music room) during walk-thru 

  • Tuesday 8/15 9am -12 noon  -  Freshmen and Seniors
  • Wednesday 8/16 9am -12 noon  - Sophomores and Juniors
  • Wednesday 8/16 5pm -6pm  - Make up

It is vital that you attend to:

 

1.  Pick up an Orientation packet

2. Complete important instrumental music paperwork

3.  Pick up music, including Pep band music.

4.  Pick up your purple polo

5.  Be sized for and pick up performance attire - to save time, make an appointment at:

www.SignUpGenius.com/go/20F084DA5A923A6FA7-performance 

6.  Borrow an instrument

 

Note:  Class time will not be used to distribute these items. 

 

Parents, we need your help!  Please sign up:

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f084da5a923a6fa7-music

 

Thank you for your support!

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Posted by: Web master
Published: 8/9/17




Audience: Homepage, Administration, Parents and Students

ONLINE DATA CONFIRMATION  ** NEW THIS YEAR TO COLLEGE PARK**

 

Online Data Confirmation is a feature of Aeries that allows parents to confirm and update student demographics, contacts, medical conditions, and authorization information through their HomeLink Parent Portal account.  This process handles the normal “Summer Re-Registration” of students where parents are normally required to fill out fresh emergency cards, sign various documents, and establish authorizations.

 

When parents log into the Aeries Parent Portal, Data Confirmation will display in the Student Info Tab dropdown.

 

A Yellow message will also display to the parent on their home page if they have not completed the data confirmation process.

 

If you do not have access to a Parent Portal account, please contact Stacy Boschetti in Attendance @ (925) 682-7670, ext. 3213 or via email at boschettis@mdusd.org to get your verification codes. Attendance will open on August 1st.

 

FAILURE TO COMPLETE THIS PROCESS WILL RESULT IN YOUR STUDENT NOT RECEIVING THEIR CLASS SCHEDULE.

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Posted by: Web master
Published: 8/2/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

Now posted on the California Department of Education (CDE) Web site is the video “Understanding Your 2016–17 Student Score Report.”

 

Approximately five-minutes in length, this video is an excellent resource for parents and students to help them better understand the 2016–17 Student Score Report, which details the student’s standardized testing results.

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Posted by: Web master
Published: 7/27/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

Creative Imaging coming to CP this summer for Senior Portraits. Portrait appointments start July 27.  CLICK HERE for details and to make an appointment.

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Posted by: Web master
Published: 6/27/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

Welcome incoming College Park freshman.  Congratulations on successfully completing 8th grade.  We strongly encourage all of our freshman to become involved in every aspect of student life at College Park.  We offer 15 different sports spread out over 3 seasons.  We aspire to be highly competitive while focusing on character, hard work, and fun as the foundation of all of our programs. For those of you interested in being a part of our Falcon Tradition please see the information below.  Note there are deadline and registration requirements for all athletic participation.

 

Season Start Dates

 

Fall Sports-Start date is August 7, 2017 (Football only), August 14, 2017 all others.

Football, Cross Country, Girls Volleyball, Girls Golf, Girls Tennis, Boys & Girls Water Polo, Cheer

Winter Sports-Start date is November 6, 2017 all sports.

Boys Basketball, Girls Basketball, Boys Soccer, Girls Soccer, Wrestling, Cheer

Spring Sports-Start date is February 5, 2018 all sports.

Track & Field , Boys Lacrosse, Girls Lacrosse, Softball, Baseball, Swimming, Boys Golf, Boys Volleyball, Boys tennis

 

*We are in the process of piloting an online registration for student-athletes.  Please keep an eye on our website as we hope to have this up and running soon.  All parents and students will need to register for athletic participation two weeks prior to the start of the season.  Students will not be allowed to try-out until registration has been completed.

 

Fall Due Date and Parent Night (Hurtado Gym 7pm):  Tuesday, July 26th

Winter Due Date and Parent Night (Hurtado Gym 7pm):  Monday, October 23rd

Spring Due Date and Parent Night (Hurtado Gym 7pm):  Monday, January 22nd

  

*We are also conducting camps over the summer which we encourage all of our student-athletes to take part in to help prepare for the season.  Please see our camp flier or go to our camp page at http://cphs.mdusd.org/collegeparkathleticboosterclub .

 

To see an updated list of our coaches contacts go to http://cphs.mdusd.org/coach-contacts

 

 

If you have an questions please see our webpage at http://cphs.mdusd.org/Athletics or contact me, our Athletic Director, Jim Keck at keckj@mdusd.org  

 

Jim Keck

Department Chair Physical Education

Athletic Director

College Park High School

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Posted by: Web master
Published: 6/20/17




Audience: Homepage, Mathematics and Students

The College Park AP Calculus BC Program will be holding a one week Pre-Calculus Review from August 7th-11th. Time is TBD but probably around 9AM-12PM.

 

Please email Mr. Phan at phank@mdusd.org if your student plans on attending. He will need your contact information so he can get a hold of you over the summer.

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Published: 6/20/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students


 

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Posted by: Web master
Published: 6/9/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
 
 

Thank you very much to the more than 200 volunteers who helped make Grad Nite a huge success for our graduating seniors.  

There is one final need for volunteers. This Sat., June 10, from 9:00am-2:00pm, we need people to come to the Concord Centre to help take down the decorations. If you are available for any period of time during those hours, please join us.  

We need some strong people who can help lift heavy items and put them back in the shed. Someone with a truck would be helpful as well. 

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Posted by: Web master
Published: 6/9/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

If you still want to attend but haven't purchased a ticket after Monday night, please bring $125 cash to the Centre Concord after graduation on Tuesday night. If you are under 18, a parent will need to come with you to sign permission slips. 
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Posted by: Web master
Published: 6/6/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
Graduation ceremonies and ticket information
 
Dear Class of 2017 Falcon Students and Families,
  • Graduation ceremonies will be held at the Diablo Valley College Viking Field (football stadium) on Tues., June 6 at 7:00pm.
  • Graduation practice will take place at DVC at 10:00am on Tues., June 6.
  • All graduates are required to attend practice in order to participate in the commencement exercise.
  • Immediately following graduation practice, eight (8) tickets will be issued to each senior for guests to attend graduation. Seniors will pick up tickets in the DVC Viking Gymnasium.
  • If you have questions please email Ms. Obero, Student Activities Secretary at oberoc@mdusd.org.
We appreciate your patience with this change in venue and process.
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Posted by: Web master
Published: 6/6/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

Hello College Park Class of 2017 families!

 

This message contains several important pieces of information regarding next week’s festivities. Please read closely to ensure the smoothest experience possible next week.

 

Graduation

  • Gates open at 6 pm. There will be two points of entry: one on the home seating side (closest to parking lot), another at the end of the field by the visitor's side closest to the main campus entrance of DVC.
  • Parents should park in the following Lots depending on which side their student is seated:
    • Home Side Park in Lots 1, 2, or 3
    • Visitor Side Park in Lots 8 or 9
    • ADA access on Home Side Lot 1 (Handicap Placard Required)
  • Parents will meet graduates in the parking lot after the ceremony. Parents will not be allowed on field or in gym for diploma pickup
  • No signs, banners, balloons, shade umbrellas, or large backpacks will be allowed in Viking Stadium
  • Students are not to wear high heels during the ceremony. Wedges may be worn.

Grad Nite

Parents volunteers are still needed for Grad Nite after the graduation ceremony. If you are interested and available, please visit www.cpgradnite.com and follow the link for volunteers.

 


Baccalaureate

Donations of refreshments are being sought for the baccalaureate service on June 4th at 1 pm. Please contact Jennifer Sunga at jensunga0@gmail.com or (415) 290-6839 if you are able to help.

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Posted by: Web master
Published: 6/5/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
 
No heels are allowed during the graduation dress rehearsal and graduation commencement ceremonies at DVC on Tues., June 6. Ladies may wear wedges however. 

Please note that you will be asked to remove your shoes if you show up in heels, so please plan ahead and do not wear high heels.  Thank you.
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Posted by: Web master
Published: 6/5/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
 
 

We are looking for people who can either bake or buy some desserts and/or breakfast items for Grad Nite! As many cookies, cupcakes, brownies, bagels, breakfast or dessert muffins as you can donate to us would be great! 

Please deliver your baked goods to the Centre Concord (5298 Clayton Road, Concord). Any questions? Please email Leandra at tlcsolomon@yahoo.com.

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Posted by: Web master
Published: 6/5/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
 
 

Parents, friends and families are invited to come come see what excitement awaits our students!

Please visit anytime between 6:00-8:00pm. The address is 5298 Clayton Road, Concord (next to the Clayton Valley Bowling Alley). No high school seniors please!

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Posted by: Web master
Published: 6/3/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

 

 
We are still in need of volunteers to help at Grad Nite during the middle of the night and into the wee hours of the next morning! It sounds tiring ... you might be thinking, "They don't really need volunteers at those strange hours," but we really do! 

It is an all night party and help is needed managing the food station, helping out with security and helping out with checkout. Senior parents- sign up to help and then you will already be there to pick up your child. Freshman, sophomore and junior parents--come and see what Grad Nite is all about and see what your child has to look forward to! 

 Sign up today by clicking here

For questions, contact Kalene Gomez or Kim Ban.
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Posted by: Web master
Published: 6/3/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

We will be decorating Centre Concord today (Sat., June 3) until 10:00pm. 

Everyone is welcome to join us and help decorate for this wonderful event! If you have questions, please call Sharon Steele at 925-768-6242.

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Posted by: Web master
Published: 6/3/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
 
Students who signed up for AP Environmental Science for the 2017-2018 year, please come by D-3 before summer starts to pick up a copy of the summer assignments from Mr. Bodrog. 

You must pick up the sheet describing both assignments and initial next to your name on our list so that we can confirm you've received it. Have a great summer!
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Posted by: Web master
Published: 6/2/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

 

 
Spring finals will take place Wed., June 7-Fri., June 9. Please make a note of the schedule below:
 
Wed. June 7 period 6 8:00-10:00am
  brunch 10:00-10:38am
  period 5 10:38am-12:38pm
Thurs., June 8 period 4 8:00-10:00am
  brunch 10:00-10:38am
  period 3 10:38am-12:38pm
Fri., June 9 period 2 8:00-10:00am
  brunch 10:00-10:38am
  period 1 10:38am-12:38pm
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Posted by: Web master
Published: 6/2/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

The City of Concord will televise high school graduations live from the Concord Pavilion again this year on Concord Cable TV.

Clayton Valley Charter High School (June 1, 6 p.m.), Necessary Small Schools (June 4, 11 a.m.), Mt. Diablo High School (June 4, 4 p.m.), Northgate High School (June 8, 7 p.m.) and Olympic High School (June 9, 7 p.m.) graduations at the Pavilion will be broadcast live and rebroadcast on weekends and at other times throughout the month.

 

Due to a scheduling conflict at the Concord Pavilion, Ygnacio Valley High School (June 5), College Park High School (June 6) and Concord High School (June 7) graduations have been moved to Diablo Valley College. These graduations will be filmed and broadcast starting on June 28.

 

Concord Cable TV can be found by Concord subscribers of Comcast on channel 28, Astound on channel 29, and AT&T U-Verse on channel 99. The Pavilion graduations will also be streamed live on the City’s website at www.cityofconcord.org. Click on the “Videos and TV” tab, then click “Watch TV.” To see the schedule of upcoming broadcasts, which are also streamed on the website, select “TV Schedule.”

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Posted by: Web master
Published: 6/1/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
 
 
We are putting out a plea for more gift cards for the Grad Nite 2017 prize booth. Very few families have contributed this year compared to years past. 

Any amount for anywhere would be great (movies, food, or clothing stores). Please drop them off at the office counter at school and they will be put in the Grad Nite mailbox. Thank you everyone!

Kathy Collins       
beachbreakkathy@gmail.com
(925) 788-1660
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Posted by: Web master
Published: 6/1/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
 

CPHS graduating seniors and their families are invited to attend Baccalaureate Service which will be held at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church on June 4 at 1:00pm. 

Graduates should wear their caps and gowns and report to the church no later than 12:30pm. Refreshments will be served immediately following the service. You may call 415.290.6839 or email jensunga0@gmail.com for details.

The Baccalaureate service on June 4 at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church is in need of some snacks and refreshments to be donated. 

If you are willing to help please contact Jenica Sunga at sungajenica@yahoo.com.

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Posted by: Web master
Published: 6/1/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
 

We are looking for people who can either bake or buy some desserts and/or breakfast items for Grad Nite! As many cookies, cupcakes, brownies, bagels, breakfast or dessert muffins as you can donate to us would be great! 

We will need these dropped off all weekend from Fri., June 2-Mon., June 5 at 9:00pm. Drop off is at Leandra Solomon's house at 105 Byron Ct, Pleasant Hill. There will be a table out on her porch so you can walk and drop! 

If you can provide goods but can't get it to her until Tuesday, please deliver your goods at the Centre Concord (5298 Clayton Road, Concord). Any questions? Please email Leandra at tlcsolomon@yahoo.com

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Posted by: Web master
Published: 6/1/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

 

As the school year comes to an end and students turn in books at the library, we are seeking volunteers to help with the process of receiving and stacking books. 

Please click here to sign up for a shift (or two!). If you can only work one shift, please consider the second week, especially the final day. Thank you--your help is greatly appreciated!
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Posted by: Web master
Published: 6/1/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
 
 
Seniors: If you have not completed your senior transcript request/senior survey with Mrs. Welsh please go see her any brunch or lunch time to get it done. 

It is crucial that you do this because all colleges require your final transcript. If you neglect to send one they can rescind your offer of a place (and you won't even get your deposits back!)
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Posted by: Web master
Published: 5/31/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
 
Family and friends are invited to send a note to a special graduating senior to receive on graduation night via the Grad Nite Post Office. This is an easy way to send a congratulatory message, "thinking of you," favorite quotation or wise words for the graduate. Anyone can send a message, but this is perfect for out of town family members who won't be able to make graduation! Please note: Student must be attending Grad Nite in order to receive message
 
Email messages to CP2017postoffice@gmail.com by June 5.
Please include:
* Student's first and last name in the subject line of email
* The sender's name at the end (so student knows who is sending the message)
 
Messages will be printed and placed in the graduate's post office box at Grad Nite! Interested in helping or have questions? Contact Denise Getty at 925-352-6827.
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Posted by: Web master
Published: 5/31/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
 
 

The Baccalaureate service on June 4 at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church is in need of some snacks and refreshments to be donated. 

If you are willing to help please contact Jenica Sunga at sungajenica@yahoo.com.

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Posted by: Web master
Published: 5/30/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

 

 
Yearbook distribution will be on Tues., May 30. Students must have an ID card to pick up yearbooks. ID cards will be scanned for book pick up!
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Posted by: Web master
Published: 5/30/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
 

Juniors: Get a head start on college applications -

How to Make the Most of Your Activities List (May 30). 

Space is limited so sign up quickly with Mrs. Welsh in the Career Center.

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Posted by: Web master
Published: 5/30/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
 
 
It's time to prepare the 2017 Senior Memory Boards for Grad Nite. Here's how it works:
  • Pick up a Grad Nite Memory Board--and instructions--from the Main Office (Student Services North) through Wed., May 31.  Only one board per Senior.  
  • Decorate any way you would like--pictures, team logos etc.
  • Take the completed Memory Board to the FedEx Office at 622 Contra Costa Blvd, Pleasant Hill, to have it laminated no later than Thurs., June 1
The Grad Nite team will pick up your Memory Boards from FedEx Office and ensure they are hung with pride at Grad Night on Tues., June 6.  Seniors will be given Memory Boards to take home from Grad Nite.

If you have any questions, please contact Ellen Javete.
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Posted by: Web master
Published: 5/26/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
 
 

At 7:00pm on Thurs., May 25 and Fri., May 26, the talented students of the award-winning College Park High School choir program present a groovy night of music celebrating the 50th anniversary of the "Summer of Love" cultural revolution in San Francisco. 

Music from the late '60s will be featured, including hits by The Mamas & the Papas, The Beatles, The Turtles, Crosby Stills and Nash, Jefferson Airplane, Joni Mitchell, The Byrds, and much more! Pull out your beads, bell bottoms and tie-dye, and come relive this innovative and influential time period in American music history. Be sure to buy your tickets in advance, these concerts will sell out!

Tickets cost $10/adults, $5/students & staff. For tickets and info go to www.collegeparkchoirs.com.

 


 

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Posted by: Web master
Published: 5/26/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
 
Ms. Thomas is accepting your entries for the College Park T-shirt Design Contest until Fri., May 26. Turn in entries in room J-5 or to Ms. Thomas' mailbox. Details can be found in Student Services North.
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Posted by: Web master
Published: 5/26/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
 
 
CPHS graduating seniors and their families are invited to attend Baccalaureate service which will be held at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church on Sun., June 4 at 1:00pm. 

Graduates should wear their caps and gowns and report to the church no later than 12:30pm. Refreshments will be served immediately following the service. 

R.S.V.P. to http://cp2017baccalaureate.app.rsvpify.com no later than Fri., May 26. You may call 415.290.6839 or email jensunga0@gmail.com for details.
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Posted by: Web master
Published: 5/26/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
 
Students who have turned in permission slips can come to the Grad Nite table at lunch in the Quad this Wednesday or Thursday to pick up T-shirts! 

If you still need to turn in a permission slip there will be some blank ones available on Wednesday and Thursday also. Have a question? Come visit us at the table and ask us!
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Posted by: Web master
Published: 5/23/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

Baked goods needed for Grad Nite! We are looking for people who can either bake or buy some desserts and/or breakfast items for Grad Nite! As many cookies, cupcakes, brownies, bagels, breakfast or dessert muffins as you can donate to us would be great!

We will need these dropped off all weekend from Fri., June 2-Mon., June 5 at 9:00pm. Drop off is at Leandra Solomon's house at 105 Byron Ct, Pleasant Hill. There will be a table out on her porch so you can walk and drop!

If you can provide goods but can't get it to her until Tuesday, please deliver your goods at the Centre Concord (5298 Clayton Road, Concord). Any questions? Please email Leandra at tlcsolomon@yahoo.com.

 


Please note: Correct price for Grad Nite tickets is  $125

Please visit www.cpgradnite.com to purchase tickets, print out your permission slip and find ways to volunteer! If you have any questions, please email Jen Tipton.

 

Grad Nite Prize committee needs your donations 

The Grad Nite Prize Committee is asking for donations of gift cards and actual items for the prize booth ... an ongoing raffle during Grad Nite that is lots of fun for the graduating seniors!

 

Gift card ideas: gas, iTunes, iApps, Target, The Habit, Chipotle, Starbucks, Panda Express, Cold Stone, Cream, movie tickets, BART tickets, any of those gift cards sold at Costco, etc.

Anything of value to a young adult either going off to college, starting a career, or for just plain fun! Like iPhone chargers or speakers, alarm  clocks, sports tickets, etc.

Drop off items and gift cards at the front office of College Park or contact Kathy Collins at beachbreakkathy@gmail.com for pick up. Also, contact Kathy (925) 788-1660 if you have an ideas or questions. Thank you so much for your support!  

 

Permission slips required for attendance at Grad Nite

All seniors attending Grad Nite need to turn in permission slips before the event! Please complete them and turn them in to Student Services North in the basket on the counter marked "Grad Nite Permission Slips." You can also turn them in to Ms. Keating's office.

There are two sides to complete--one side for College Park and the other is for City of Concord. Both MUST be filled out completely. Click here to download the permission slip in English. Click here to download the permission slip in Spanish.

There is also a permission slip to leave early.
If you fill this out, you are letting the committee know that your student has your permission to leave Grad Nite earlier than 4:30am. If this isn't completed, your student will NOT be allowed to leave unless a parent is contacted. Click here to download the permission slip to leave Grad Nite early.

If you have any questions, please contact Jen Tipton.

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Posted by: Web master
Published: 5/23/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

Please join us for this month's school site council meeting which will take place on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 from 2:45 – 3:45 p.m. in room S-7.

 

We look forward to seeing you there.

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Published: 5/22/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
Mon., May 22 and Thurs., May 25

Zero period
1st period
brunch
2nd period
lunch
5th period

7:00-7:45
7:50-9:47
9:47-9:57
10:05-12:02
12:02-12:32
12:40-2:37

Tues., May 23 and Fri., May 26

Zero period

3rd period

brunch

4th period

lunch

6th period

7:00-7:45
7:50-9:47
9:47-9:57
10:05-12:02
12:02-12:32
12:40-2:37

Wednesday is a regular 6-period day.
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Posted by: Web master
Published: 5/22/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
 

College Park would like to acknowledge Edaile Santos for designing the graduation ticket for this year.  

 

Thank you!

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Posted by: Web master
Published: 5/19/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
 
 
The Senior Awards ceremony will be held Tues., May 23 at 7:00pm in Quad area. Please note we have changed the location of the ceremony from Hurtado Gym to the Quad area. 
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Posted by: Web master
Published: 5/19/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
Falcon Seniors, this is the last week to purchase handmade leis from Hawaii. They are $20 and will be sold online and at lunch every day until May 19. 

You can order online or pick up a form from Student Services North. Don't wait until the last minute.
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Posted by: Web master
Published: 5/19/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
 
 
Seniors must have their high school graduations confirmed prior to receiving Cal Grant payments. You can self-certify your high school graduation at WebGrants for Students. 

Please note, you will be withdrawn from the Cal Grant program if your high school graduation is not confirmed.
Click here to sign into your account (or create one if you haven't done so yet).
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Posted by: Web master
Published: 5/18/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

The opportunity for your son or daughter  to participate in the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress, or CAASPP, state academic testing program will occur during the weeks of May 15th -19th  and May 22nd -26th.  

 

Please read the CAASPP Parent Letter attached below for more details.  

 

Also attached are the testing schedules for both weeks of testing and the daily bell schedules.

 

 

 


 

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Posted by: Web master
Published: 5/16/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents, Resources and Students

Dear Falcon Community,

We had a very successful WASC visit and with all our commendations, the committee also left us with recommendations and reflective points to follow-up on. Attached below, please take a moment to read the full WASC Visiting Commitee's report.

 

Also attached, please find College Park's response to the Visiting Committee.  This Critical Area Response will help to guide CP over the next six years (the term of our new accreditation).

 

Thank you to the teachers, staff, students, and parent community for your help in the WASC process.

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Posted by: Web master
Published: 5/15/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

 

Do you have an eye for decorating or are you a night owl?  Then we especially need your help for Grad Nite.  

More than 50 volunteers are still needed to help decorate the weekend before Grad Nite ... pick your hours, we'll be there all day, every day.  

We also still need 55 volunteers for the event itself, especially the post midnight shifts. Help feed the graduates and keep them safe and entertained during the wee hours of the morning.  Grab your spouse or a group of friends ... plan a breakfast gathering afterwards ... whatever it takes. 

 Sign up today by clicking here

For questions, contact Kalene Gomez or Kim Ban.
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Posted by: Web master
Published: 5/15/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

Senior Banquet tickets will be on sale from May 15-19 at the treasurer’s office during lunch or online.

 

Please CLICK HERE to visit the Seniors Page for more information.

 

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Published: 5/15/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
 
 
We are hosting a brief informational meeting for any boys entering College Park this fall (all grade levels), who may be interested in exploring the water polo program. 

Prior experience and knowledge of the game is great, but not required. Parents and students are invited to meet our coaches, team parents, and returning players on the pool deck at College Park on Thurs., June 1 at 7:00pm. (The pool is located at the back right-hand side of the campus.) 

We will provide general information about the overall program, and details regarding the summer opportunities for training before the season kicks off on August 14. If you are unable to attend the meeting but are interested in more info, please contact Coach John DeLuca.
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Posted by: Web master
Published: 5/12/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
 
 
Falcon Community, 
Please join me in congratulating Ms. Aline Lee for her appointment to Principal of Wren Elementary.  

Ms. Lee, you will be missed! All the best to you! Always a Falcon!

Sent with appreciation from your CPHS family,
Joseph G. Alvarez
Principal
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Posted by: Web master
Published: 5/12/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
 
 
The College Park Dance Recital is coming on Fri., May 12 at 7:00pm in the College Park multi-use room.  

Tickets are $5.00 at the door. Support your friends! See College Park's new choreographic talent! Watch Urban! Urban! Urban!
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Posted by: Web master
Published: 5/12/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
 
 
College Park High School has teamed up with Future Ford Lincoln of Concord. They are helping us with a fundraising event to raise money for the school. Stop by and test drive one of their new standard Ford vehicles or a new standard Lincoln vehicle with absolutely no obligation to buy. 

For each test drive taken by a participant, $20.00 will be donated to College Park High School (up to a total of $3,000). Future Ford Lincoln of Concord will be supplying brand new Ford Cars to drive; it'll only take 150 test drives to earn $3,000! It's that simple: test drive a car and the school will get paid $20.00! There is no catch! 

There is absolutely no obligation on your part, other than to test drive a new car! Who doesn't like to test drive cars? So tell all your friends and family to stop by Future Ford Lincoln of Concord; we look forward to seeing you!
 
There are two different days to participate:
  • Saturday, May 13 from 10-4pm and
  • Saturday, May 20 from 10-4pm 
Please come and support CP Sports programs.
 
More info can be found at http://cphs.mdusd.org/collegeparkathleticboosterclub.
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Posted by: Web master
Published: 5/11/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

Graduation Performance Audition for the Class of 2017 is Monday, May 15th @ 2:45pm in Room M-1. For more info, click on the Audition Sign Up Sheet attached below.


 

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Posted by: Web master
Published: 5/8/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

After 8 years leading the Athletic Booster Club, President Chris Croft is stepping down. Please join us at the May 8th General Membership meeting to recognize and applaud his efforts. The election of new officers will also take place. We hope to see you at this very special meeting.

 

Athletic Booster Club General Membership Meeting

Monday, May 8th, 2017 from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

College Park Library

 

IMPORTANT: If you know of any incoming freshman parents, please invite them to our meeting. I'm sure they'd love to get a jump start on learning how athletics are run at CPHS. Remember Fall sports start over the summer.

Please email Jeff Eide (Athletic Boosters Vice President) if you have any questions.

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Posted by: Web master
Published: 5/8/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

 

STUDENT CAASPP  TEST PRACTICE  LINK

 

DEAR STUDENTS AND PARENTS:

 

CAASPP TESTS begin Monday, May 15th  - Friday May 26th.  It is important to maintain the level of success our students demonstrate on these state assessments.  College Park High School students have consistently out performed local and state levels.  It is important to remember the following: 

 

1.  Be present and on time during the dates your student will be testing. 

2.  Cell Phones are to be "Powered OFF"  during the testing session.

3.  Review the PRACTICE LINK above prior to Monday, May 15.  

 

Students in Grade 11 will take the English Language Arts and Math

Students in Grade 10 will take the Pilot C.A.S.T. [California Science Test]

 

If you have any questions about the CAASPP 2017 Tests,  please contact Mr. Sauceda, Vice Principal at saucedad@mdusd.org 

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Posted by: Web master
Published: 5/5/17




Audience: Students

Senior Ball:

6:30 - Check-In

7:15 - Departure

Buses return close to midnight

 

Location:

Blackhawk Museum

3700 Blackhawk Plaza Cir

Danville, CA 94506

 

Students should bring no more than is necessary.

All belongings will be searched.

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Posted by: Web master
Published: 5/5/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

Cup of Joe with Joe happens this morning at 8am.

Results of the WASC visit will be discussed.

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Published: 5/5/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
 
Students who want to audition to be in Concert Choir or Treble Choir II next  year need to use the signup sheets in the choir room. 

Auditions will be held Wednesday after school. Please see Mr. Rockwell for any questions, or if you can't make the scheduled time. You do not need to audition to be in Varsity Choir, Treble Choir I or Bass Clef Choir.
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Posted by: Web master
Published: 5/5/17




Audience: Homepage, Our School and Students

Don't miss the craziest comedy College Park Theater has ever put on our stage as we perform "Noises Off" on Wed., May 3-Fri., May 5 at 7:00pm!  

Tickets for students are only $5. Come witness the hysterics as the cast plays a group of actors producing a show on its way to Broadway--only to see it all go wrong! You'll be laughing for two hours straight! See you there!

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Published: 5/5/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
 

Seniors! Graduation caps and gowns will be distributed on Fri., May 5 during brunch and lunch outside multi-use room. Jostens reps will be there to assist you.

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Posted by: Web master
Published: 5/2/17




Audience: Homepage, Athletics, Parents and Students

                As we all know life brings change.  This holds true with our coaching staff.  Long time basketball coach Troy Faulk announced today that he will be stepping down effective immediately.  Coach Faulk shared with the team today at lunch his difficult decision, saying goodbye to a program he has been dedicated to for nine years.  He has always expected his student-athletes to be all in, and has the same expectation for himself.  His new job and family commitments have led him to take some time away from the team and the sport he loves.

                Coach Faulk has coached at College Park since2008, serving as a varsity assistant.  He was on staff for three DVAL championships, and the Nor Cal /State Finals run in 2013.  In 2015 Coach Faulk took over the head job, leading to team to a DVAL championship season, NCS birth and posting a 22-7 record.  During Coach Faulk’s three years as the head coach, they posted a 49-33 overall record, won two DVAL championships, and advanced to NCS each season.

                One of Coach Faulk’s key contributions during his tenure has been the College Park team room in the small gym.  The space has lockers, record boards, team benches, and a flat screen tv for the team to take advantage of.  This room is not only used by the basketball programs but our volleyball teams as well.  Troy made it a priority to push this project to completion with paperwork and fundraising.

                Coach Faulk’s lasting contribution will always be the young men he has mentored during his time here at CP.  He as always asked his players for their best and they have responded in kind.  His professionalism, attention to detail, and passion for the game will be missed.  There were handshakes and a more than a few teary eyes today when Troy spoke to the team. 

Thank you Coach Faulk for your dedication and service here at College Park.  You will be missed.

                We would at the same time like to welcome our new girls’ volleyball coach, Melissa Ralls.  Coach Ralls played for two years at Merced College as a Libero.  She brings seven years of coaching experience to College Park, having coached at the Middle School, High School and club levels.  Coach Ralls currently coaches at Pacific Rim Volleyball Academy in the offseason.  She has met with the team and will be announcing her staff and plans for team workouts shortly.  Coach Ralls fills the position previously held by Kent Perkins who stepped down for family and health reasons.

 

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Posted by: Web master
Published: 4/26/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
 
 
Applications for the CPHS Athletic Boosters scholarship are now available. Click here to download an application and the pertinent information.

Applications are due Wed., Apr. 26 by 3:00pm. Email submissions will NOT be accepted.
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Published: 4/25/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

 

 
Save the date for the College Fair at Saint Mary's College on Sat., May 6 from 1:00-4:00pm (informational sessions start at 12:15pm).

More than 170 colleges and universities will be be represented and there will be workshops on a variety of topics. Juniors, come along after you have taken the SAT--reward yourselves for all that hard work!

For more information and to register go to 
https://www.stmarys-ca.edu/ebcc.

Traffic and parking is always an issue so take BART to Orinda and pick up a free shuttle bus to and from campus. 
This is the largest and most informative college fair in the area: don't miss out!
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Published: 4/24/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
 
On Sat., Apr. 22 from 10:00am-3:00pm, College Park will be hosting its second annual community service day.  

The purpose of the event is to bring all members of the community together while learning about nonprofit organizations and making the world a better place. We will be collecting clothing, old T-shirts, toys, and books to donate to charity. There will be gardening (please bring gardening tools if you have any), campus clean up, fun activities, and more! 

Water and chips will be sold at the event, as well as College Park spirit gear. We hope to see you there! For any questions or suggestions, contact Maggie McCoy
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Posted by: Web master
Published: 4/21/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
 
 
Do you know of someone who goes out of their way to do their best? Maybe a teacher, student, coach, or person in the PH community? If so, we would like to know! 

Please download and complete this form and either turn it in to the main office in the box marked HSA nominations or email it to Jennifer Tipton. If selected, they will be awarded a certificate at a ceremony right after the May PTSA meeting! Time and date to follow! Nominations are due by Fri., Apr. 21. If you have any questions, please email Jennifer Tipton.
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Posted by: Web master
Published: 4/21/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
 
The Moving Up Rally is coming soon! Please send all of your photos to movingupcphs2017@gmail.com by April 21 if you want them to be included in this year's slideshow!
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Posted by: Web master
Published: 4/21/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
 
We will be having our annual Yard Sale at 306 Brandon Court, Pleasant Hill from 8:00am-4:00pm on Fri., Apr. 21 and Sat., Apr. 22.

Come by and shop; you'll find great bargains and support a great sports program at the same time!

We are still in need of items to sell. We are accepting items Monday-Thursday 5:00-8:00pm up until the sale. Donations can also be accepted by appointment; contact Julie Lingenfelter or Stacey Lubeck. All donations are tax deductible.  
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Published: 4/21/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

College Park High School needs chaperones for Senior Ball! Please contact Pinky Obero at oberoc@mdusd.org if you are available to help ensure a safe and fun event. Senior Ball is Saturday, May 6 and chaperones will be needed starting at 6 pm. Buses will return around midnight. 

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Published: 4/17/17




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Senior Ball is coming up on May 6 at Blackhawk Museum. 

Ball bus sign-ups will be on Mon., Apr. 17, Tues., Apr. 18, and Wed., Apr. 19 during lunch. Come to J-5 to sign up.
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Published: 4/17/17




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Dear Falcon Community,

We had a very successful WASC visit and with all our commendations the committee also left us with recommendations and reflective points to follow-up on.

I will be canceling the April 20 "Cup of Joe with Principal Joe" and instead reschedule it so that I can present and dialogue with you an action plan for addressing the recommendations. With your input, I'm sure we can submit a strong action plan to the WASC commission that will guide our work for the future. Please plan on meeting May 5 from 8:00-9:00am in the staff lounge, located adjacent to multi-use room.

Thank you!
Joseph G. Alvarez
Principal
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Published: 4/17/17




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Please CLICK HERE for a special edition of the Falcon Flyer which compiles a listing of all available scholarships.  

 

Students, please take advantage of these wonderful opportunities!

 

 

 

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Published: 4/15/17




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Graduation Leis are now available for only $20. Order yours now at https://squareup.com/market/college-park-boosters by Sun., Apr. 30.
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Published: 4/14/17




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The Foundation for Pleasant Hill Education's 2017 Annual Drive is almost over. We will soon begin reviewing grant applications from the eleven public schools in Pleasant Hill. 

Over the last eight years FPHE has awarded more than $250,000 in grants. College Park  has been awarded 34 grants totaling more than $30,000. Here is a list of some of the resources and projects FPHE has funded at College Park:
  • Classroom sets of books
  • Geometer sketchpad
  • Wireless Microphone
  • Biomedical investigations
  • Graphing Calculators
  • LCD projectors
  • Science and Literature magazine subscriptions
  • Computers
  • Oil Spill Cleanup Lab
  • Weight Room  Cage Station
  • Etching Press
  • Human Rights Education Course
  • Cardio Boxing equipment
FPHE hopes you will consider donating to our Annual Campaign so that we can keep these grants coming. You can donate by going to www.fphe.org/donate.html or by sending a check to FPHE, PO Box 23851, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523.  
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Published: 4/14/17




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Steve Nixon Memorial Scholarship

                Steve Nixon was a teacher and then a Vice Principal at College Park for over 20 years. Steve embodied fairness, personal improvement, higher education and was a team player. Steve would work with us to make good things happen for the students and staff of College Park. He wanted to get to know people so that he could work with their strengths. Steve considered each person an individual and students a work-in progress.  He would never give up on any student, and would help them become the best possible individual. Steve truly believed that students and their successes were why we came to work each day. Steve cared about students, parents, and staff, then pushed each to excel and was supportive in each of our situations. He was also known for giving compliments at just the right moment, which showed just how much he cared. He made a difference in so many students’ lives.

 

Selection Criteria will be based on an essay application. 

To apply: Write a short essay on one or more of the following:

  • How have you shown resiliency and perseverance in your life?
  • What have you done to improve College Park?
  • How have you overcome obstacles?
  • Why is higher education important to you?

The purpose of the $500 scholarship is to help fund a student’s higher education in Steve’s memory.  Students whom fit the criteria can submit their essay application to Ms. Baker, Ms. Vietor or Ms. Jones at College Park.

 

The application deadline for students will be Friday, April 14, 2017.

 

If you have any questions about the scholarship please email Coach Jones at jonessw@mdusd.org .

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Published: 4/14/17




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It's time to prepare the 2017 Senior Memory Boards for Grad Nite. Here's how it works:
  • Pick up a Grad Nite Memory Board--and instructions--from the Main Office (Student Services North) through Wed., May 31.  Only one board per Senior.  
  • Decorate any way you would like--pictures, team logos etc.
  • Take the completed Memory Board to the FedEx Office at 622 Contra Costa Blvd, Pleasant Hill, to have it laminated no later than Thurs., June 1
The Grad Nite team will pick up your Memory Boards from FedEx Office and ensure they are hung with pride at Grad Night on Tues., June 6.  Seniors will be given Memory Boards to take home from Grad Nite.

If you have any questions, please contact Ellen Javete.
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Published: 4/12/17




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Published: 4/12/17




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The Robotics Club placed ninth out of 41 teams in the FIRST Robotics competition on March 17-19. The team competed against teams from across the country and from as far away as Turkey. This was the first year that the team competed and was only one of six rookie teams.  

They were recognized as Alliance Captain and were awarded the Judges Award for Just in Time Engineering. Congratulations to all of the team members on your dedication and your outstanding achievement.  

To learn more about robotics, please follow the CPHS Robotics club on Twitter @Robotics_CPHS or come to the next club meeting. The club meets on Wednesday at lunch in Mr. Furtado's room H-6.
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Published: 4/11/17




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Senior students: this is a reminder about the many scholarships we have available for you. The deadline for these scholarships has been extended to Mon., Apr. 17 at 3:00pm.

The Athletic Boosters Scholarship application is due Fri., Apr. 28 at 3:00pm.

All scholarship applications can be found either in the College & Career Center or in Student Services South on a rack outside Ms. Soto's office. Articles with details and links to applications and more information can be found below.

The following are some of the scholarships available:
  • We have 3 memorial scholarships ranging from $500-$1,000
  • Ryder-Weis Family Scholarship is offering three $1,000 awards to female scholar athletes
  • Rotary Club of Pleasant Hill is offering a total of $6,000 in scholarship money for College Park seniors only (this includes a general Rotary scholarship, the Will Fulton Interact Memorial Scholarship and the Jim Nunes Performing Arts Scholarship)
  • PTSA and Athletic Boosters are offering multiple scholarships
  • American Association of University Women is offering a $1,000 scholarship
  • Martinez Rotary is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a CPHS senior who is a Martinez resident
There is one week left to submit applications! Don't miss out!
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Published: 4/11/17




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If you need a summer job,  a part-time job while you continue in school, an internship leading to a career, or a full-time job with a career ladder… 

If you want to jump-start your future with a training program, an apprenticeship, a certificate, an alternative to a traditional four- year college…

 

Vocational College and Career Fair— Tuesday, April 11, 2:40-4, Multi Use Room

 

Get ideas from over 30 prospective employers and schools!

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You are invited to a dazzling evening of performances by our Concert Band and Wind Ensemble who will be performing their full repertoire for their Washington DC Performance Tour in April 2017. 

The concert is on Thurs., Mar. 30 at 7:00pm in the College Park multi-use room. Tickets cost $10/regular admission and $5/students, staff and seniors.

The program includes spectacular compositions and arrangements by John Williams, Rossano Galante, Percy Aldridge Grainger, Eric Whitacre and much more.

All proceeds will be used to support the 2017 Band Tour.
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Published: 3/28/17




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The Athletic Boosters' Crab Feed student volunteers lunch will take place on Wed., Mar. 29 at lunch time in room J1. 

If you volunteered, come join us for tri-tip sandwiches from Slow Hand, water and chips.
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Published: 3/28/17




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College Park High School 2017-2018 cheer clinic and tryouts are coming soon!

Cheer tryouts Sat., Apr. 15, 8:30am-2:00pm

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Published: 3/28/17




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Please make a note that there will be no school on the following upcoming dates:
 

Friday, March 31 – Cesar Chavez Day

Mon – Fri, April 3-7 – Spring Break

 

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Published: 3/27/17




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Buy your ticket now!

 

What: College Park High School Senior Ball 
Where: Blackhawk Country Club in Danville
Date: May 6, 2017 
Time: 8:00pm -11:30pm 

 

Senior Ball tickets are available online on the school webstore.
Prices are $145 without ASB Sticker and $140 with ASB Sticker.
Permission slips for online purchases must be turned into the Treasurer's office next week in order to receive a ticket.

 

If you're not able to purchase online, tickets will be on sale at the Treasurers Office from Monday, March 27 through Thursday, March 30 at LUNCH ONLY.

 

 

 

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Published: 3/27/17




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If you are interested in applying for Leadership next year, please pick up an application in SSS. Due date is Thurs., Mar. 30.
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Published: 3/27/17




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Do you know of someone who goes out of their way to do their best? Maybe a teacher, student, coach, or person in the PH community? If so, we would like to know! 

Please download and complete this form and either turn it in to the main office in the box marked HSA nominations or email it to Jennifer Tipton. If selected, they will be awarded a certificate at a ceremony right after the May PTSA meeting! Time and date to follow! Nominations are due by Fri., Apr. 21. If you have any questions, please email Jennifer Tipton.
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Published: 3/24/17




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Dear College Park Community, 

I would like to commend you, our families, as we continue to have the best students in the district!  Each and every day I am in awe of the quality of our student body, and I am sure this is what our WASC (Western Association of Schools and Colleges) visiting committee will see as well. 

As a reminder, our WASC visit will be March 26-29. We have submitted our self-study to the WASC Commission and have received positive initial feedback from our WASC Chairperson.  This is a fluid document--after the visiting committee has completed their visit, we will have an opportunity to revise our action plan to reflect our strategy to address their feedback and recommendations.  

There is absolutely no reason to think or feel that we will not be continuing as a fully accredited high school.  I thank you for your continued support and if you should have any questions, please feel free to call or email me.

Best Regards,

Joe Alvarez
Principal 
College Park HS
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Published: 3/24/17




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Project SEED (Summer Education for Economically Disadvantaged) offers paid, $2500, summer internships to students with a maximum family income of two times the Federal Poverty Guidelines who have completed one year of high school chemistry.  Students work in a local (Chevron, Bio-Rad, USDA, UC Berkeley, or other company) research laboratory doing hands-on research.  Students are paired with a scientist mentor who provides career guidance, encouragement, letters of recommendation for college, while the student learns lab skills, teamwork, and written & oral communication skills doing real, sometimes publishable, research, and become eligible for a $5000/yr college scholarship. See any chemistry teacher for the simple, one-page application.

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Published: 3/23/17




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The Martinez Rotary Club will award a $1,000 scholarship to a College Park senior who is a Martinez resident with a 3.5 or better GPA.

Click here to download an application, which includes writing an essay. All applications are due by Fri., Apr. 14 at 3:00pm.
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Published: 3/21/17




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The Chase Family Trust has established an annual scholarship to assist a graduating College Park High School senior who has an interest in the area of biological sciences, with the understanding that an applicant demonstrating greater financial need in another area of study will also be considered. There will also be an emphasis on community service, beyond any requirements of College Park High School. 

The scholarship is a memorial to Kevin Chase, who graduated from College Park in 1981 and is a one-time award of $1,000.

Click here to download instructions and application materials. Applications are due on Fri., Apr. 14, no later than 3:00pm.
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Published: 3/21/17




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College Park seniors should consider applying for one of the scholarships offered by the Pleasant Hill Rotary Club. Click on the scholarship name to download an application. They include: This $1,000 scholarship honors Will Fulton, College Park's first Interact Club president, and is designed to reward involvement in Interact.
  • The Rotary Scholarship
This $1,000 scholarship is awarded based on leadership ability, school involvement, community service and future goals. GPA is important but not paramount. This $1,000 scholarship honors Jim Nunes, founder of the Rotary-sponsored Star Quest Youth Talent productions. It is awarded to a College Park senior who will be pursuing studies in the performing arts.
 
The deadline for all these applications is Fri., Apr. 14.
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Published: 3/21/17




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Catalyst Test Prep, a fund-raising partner with College Park's PTSA, is offering a free ACT prep webinar on Wed., Apr. 5 at 7:00pm. Click here to register for the webinar.

The webinar is free for any interested students. If a student can't participate due to extracurricular activities, homework, or an acute case of "Please Don't Make Me Study for the ACT Tonight" Syndrome, we're happy to send him or her a recording of the event. Just email us to request a copy.

The webinar will be live, so students will be able to pose questions as it goes along.
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Published: 3/21/17




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Catalyst's ACT Bootcamp at College Park is coming up! 

Saturday, April 1 from 9:00am-1:00pm and 
Sunday, April 2 from 9:00am-1:00pm

This weekend seminar is also a fundraiser for the College Park PTSA. In addition to the weekend seminar, students will leave with Catalyst's self-study materials for sustained practice right up until the test.  

Tuition for each Bootcamp is just $175. To enroll, visit http://www.catalystprep.com/ and click on the Bootcamp Sign-Up tab on the website's menu bar or call us at 800-235-0056. 
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Published: 3/21/17




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Summer school applications are now available. Students that need to make up classes this summer in summer school need to meet with their counselor and get an application. 

Summer school will be offered at College Park High School this year. Please meet with your counselor as soon as possible to get enrolled.
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Published: 3/21/17




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The Grad Nite committee is looking for a volunteer who is able to help the Food Chair for this year's Grad Nite. An underclass parent (or two!)  is needed to help make this event successful.  This individual will need to be present while the Food Chair is at the graduation ceremony so it should not be a senior parent. 

Ideally, this individual would take over the Food Chair position for next year's Grad Nite. If you are interested in helping out, would like to learn more about the position or know of someone who would be interested, please contact Jennifer Tipton at jtip76@gmail.com. Thank you for your help--Grad Nite can't succeed without it!
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Published: 3/21/17




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In February, some of our top math students took part in the American Mathematics Competition, a worldwide competition that can lead to the International Mathematical Olympiad! 

Students who participated are in alphabetical order as shown. Special congratulations to Max Morehead for advancing to the next level.
 

AMC 12

AMC 10

James Andrews (Top 3 for CP, Test B)
Jordan Fetterman
Jacob Figen (Top 3 for CP, Test A)
Emilie Fleck
Ben Griffits (Top 3 for CP, Test A and B)
Matthew Kaneda
Jordan Levy
Hayoun Lim
Max Morehead (Top score for CP, Test A and B, advanced to next level)
Julia Parks
Marcus Sander
Amalia Seibel
Evan Shimoniak
Abhinav Singh
Charissa Tseng
Enrique Villanueva
Minyoung Ahn (Top 3 for CP, Test A and B)
Subham Dikhit
Brandon Emkjer (Top score for CP, Test A)
Ryan Kilcoin (Top score for CP, Test B)
Max Leatherman (Top 3 for CP, Test A)
Chris Sellgren (Top 3 for CP, Test B)
Ben Sionit
Jimmy Tavara
Zachary Taylor
Elise Wildman

Any student can participate in the AMC. For more information about math competitions at CPHS, click here or contact Mr. Gray, Ms. Strange or your regular math teacher.
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Parents, if you are curious about what Grad Nite is all about or want to get involved on the committee, please feel free to come to the next meeting this Thurs., Mar. 23 at 7:00pm in the library! 

If you have any questions, please contact Jennifer Tipton at jtip76@gmail.com.
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Published: 3/21/17




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Thurs., Mar 30 RTI DVC Athletic Counseling (this is essential for seniors hoping to be student athletes at DVC who have not yet signed up for Counseling 096 and  KNICA 098)

Mark your calendars for the Career Fair in the MU after school on Tues., Apr. 11.
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Published: 3/21/17




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Attention sophomores: If you did not sign up for English III Honors but are interested in taking the class next year, please see Mrs. Aiello in C-5 for information about how to enroll. 

A few spots remain, but they will fill up quickly, so act fast!
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Published: 3/21/17




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Assistance League of Diablo Valley is offering scholarships for graduating high school seniors living in Contra Costa County. 

The application requirements include two letters of recommendation and a minimum 3.0 GPA. Financial need is a factor in awarding this scholarship.

Click here to download information and an application. The deadline is Wed., Mar. 22.
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Published: 3/21/17




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Math Field Day is on Fri., Mar. 24 during the school day. Questions? Please contact Kathleen Strange.
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Published: 3/21/17




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The Math Department needs volunteers for our annual Math Field Day (in honor of Pi Day) taking place on Fri., Mar. 24 during the school day.

The math teachers have developed stations at which students will calculate area, circumference, slope, estimate volume and calculate geometric probability. We will even have a contest to see who can recite the most digits of pi. Concepts will be explored using bubbles, basketballs, a trebuchet, marshmallows, and even a giant pizza! Students will be attending only during their math classes as directed by their own math teachers.

We need parent volunteers to help with the stations, coordinate the desserts (students must find volume before consuming) and more. (Math/science background is not required for volunteers.) Please click here to sign up. 

Questions? Please contact Kathleen Strange at strangek@mdusd.org.
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Published: 3/20/17




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Registration after March 17 requires a late fee.
 

Click here for details.

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Published: 3/19/17




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Buy your reservations now for Bella Notte!, the choir program's beloved annual fundraising dinner. Bella Notte! is an enchanting evening celebrating the food, music, romance and magic of Italy. 

Enjoy a delicious dinner of Italian food prepared by local restaurants and chefs, and a selection of craft beer and premium wine. Revel in the glorious sounds, the soaring melodies, the passion and lyricism of Italian opera, pop and classical favorites, all sung by the talented singers in the College Park High School choirs. This wonderful event will be on Fri., Mar. 17 and will be held off campus for the first time, at the Pleasant Hill Senior Center Chateau Room.

Please consider supporting Bella Notte! and the choir program with a donation of wine for our wine cellar raffle! Please contact Choir Booster President Stephanie Canulli to arrange a drop-off of donated bottles of wine: 

Reservation tickets and info: www.collegeparkchoirs.com
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Published: 3/17/17




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Three $1,000 scholarships are available to College Park senior female athletes from the Ryder-Weis family. Applications will be weighed equally between qualifications as a scholar athlete and community service.

Click here to download instructions. Turn in completed essay to Ms. Soto in SSS by Apr. 14, no later than 3:00pm.
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Published: 3/16/17




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Come to math tutoring! The Math Department offers free tutoring to any and all CP students after school on Mondays in H-5. 

This is the perfect opportunity to get homework help, make test and quiz corrections, or study for your next test. We hope to see you on Mondays from 2:45-3:45pm in H-5!
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Published: 3/16/17




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Parents and students,

 

Attached is important information that will answer many of your questions about Junior Prom. Junior students are responsible for sharing this information with their guests. We look forward to seeing our students on Saturday!

 

Parents that are interested in chaperoning are welcome to contact Vice Principal David Miles at milesd@mdusd.org.

 

Thank you! 

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Published: 3/16/17




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'Why wait in line when you can buy online!'  

 

Senior Ball Pictures can be purchased in advance here: 

http://www.dancefastpass.com/view/3932/college-park-senior-ball-2017

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Published: 3/16/17




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The College Park Memorial Scholarship was implemented in April 2011 to remember Mary Lee, College Park High School Registrar.  

Mrs. Lee passed away on March 22, 2011.  She worked in the Mount Diablo Unified School District for 15 years. She will be remembered for her enthusiastic willingness to help anyone in need. Her kindness and twinkling smile are legendary.  

Please click here to download an application and submit it by Fri., April 14. 
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Published: 3/14/17




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The Pleasant Hill-Martinez branch of AAUW (the American Association of University Women) is again offering $1,000 scholarships to two senior girls from College Park.

Click here to download an application packet that includes instructions.
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Published: 3/14/17




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The Pleasant Hill Lions Club will be awarding two $500 Winslow scholarships this spring: one each to a male and a female College Park High School senior. Applicants must live within the boundaries of the Pleasant Hill Recreation & Park District.
 

Click here to download an application.

All applications are due by Fri., Apr. 14 at 3:00pm.
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Published: 3/14/17




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Catalyst Test Prep, a fund-raising partner with College Park's PTSA, is offering a free SAT prep webinar tomorrow (Wed., Mar. 8) at 7:00pm. Click here to register for the webinar.

 

The webinar is free for any interested students and will be approximately ninety minutes of strategies and content for the "Core Four" portions of the SAT (Reading, Writing & Language, Math, and the Essay).

 

Students who are taking the March 11 or May 6 exams and/or students who are determined to improve their scores but don't have the financial resources for other prep options are especially welcome.

 

The webinar will be live, so students will be able to pose questions as it goes along.

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Published: 3/7/17




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Seniors heading to DVC next year: Wed., Mar. 8 at 3:00pm is the second date for group assessment testing at DVC. 

Sign up with Mrs. Welsh ASAP if you still need to go to the assessment center. To sign up you will have to
  • apply to DVC for both the spring and summer terms (do spring first),
  • do the online orientation,
  • take a screen shot of the page that shows you completed your orientation (or print it out)
  • bring your DVC ID# and proof that you completed your online orientation to the Career Center.

Don't delay!


When we go to DVC you will turn in your Counseling 095 form and get registered for your counseling class at the same time as you take your assessment. Please look at the practice questions on the DVC Assessment Center webpage before next Wednesday--it is smart to be prepared!
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Published: 3/7/17




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Students wishing to apply for admission to next year's Chemistry Honors class must complete an application and submit it with their completed course cards to their English teachers.
 

Click here for a flyer with information about the class. Click here to download an application.
 

If you have any questions or concerns, contact Mr. Hellman.

 

All applicants will be required to take a one-hour timed test which involves math, reasoning, and reading comprehension. Calculators are NOT permitted on this exam. The exam will be given AFTER SCHOOL in the library on Tuesday, March 7. After you submit your application, you will be given a reminder letter regarding the test.

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Published: 3/7/17




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If a three dollar admission price is not affordable to go see CP's Improv Night, well, now is your chance! 

Tonight's Improv Night is absolutely FREE in the MU at 7:00pm. See you there!
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Published: 3/3/17




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Senior Lunch will take place at Boomers in Livermore on March 10, 2017 from 9:00am –2:40pm.

 

 

 

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Published: 3/3/17




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The date for College Park High School's 2017 Open House is Thurs., Mar 9. Classrooms will be open at 6:30pm; 8th-grade Parent Night will begin at 6:00pm.

Click here to download a reminder flyer:

 


 

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Parents of 8th grade students who live within College Park High School's attendance area and are planning to attend College Park during the 2017-2018 school year, please be advised that College Park will be having an 8th-grade Parent Night on Thurs., Mar. 9 from 6:00-6:30pm and Open House that same night from 6:30-7:30pm.

Registration information, course request cards, and enrollment appointments will be available for new and returning students who are not currently enrolled at any of our feeder schools (Valley View, Pleasant Hill and Sequoia Middle schools).

To determine if your address falls within College Park's attendance area, please visit MDUSD's website at www.mdusd.org. On the HOME Page, click on "Our Schools" and then on "School Finder" (found on the left margin of page), and follow the prompts to determine the schools that align with your address.

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Published: 3/3/17




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Mon., Mar. 6 - NO SCHOOL for students.

There will be a Teacher In-Service Day

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On Sat., Feb. 18, College Park senior Charlie Hodes and junior Tommy Lassiter sang in the California All-state Men's Honor Choir concert at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Joseph in downtown San Jose. This is a great honor that only a few dozen boys from the entire Bay Area receive. Congratulations Charlie and Tommy!
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Published: 2/28/17




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Course selections can be exciting and a little confusing, especially for new high school students. To help in the decision process, please review the attachment below to learn the Graduation Requirements for CP and please consider attending our Open House on March 9th.

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CSF (California Scholarship Federation) applications for winter semester will accepted in the Treasurer's office from Wed., Feb. 1 until Tues., Feb. 28 at 3:00pm.

Applications must be turned in to the College Park Treasurer's office and accompanied by a $5 membership fee and a copy of your January 2017 report card/grades (the grades received for your fall 2016 semester classes). 

No applications for winter semester will be accepted after Tues., Feb. 28.

Applications are available by clicking here. Please see the application for details and instructions.
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Published: 2/28/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
 
 
Catalyst's SAT and ACT Bootcamps at College Park are coming up! These momentum building weekend seminars give students the insight and confidence they need on the day of the test. Students will also leave with Catalyst's self-study materials for sustained practice right up until the test. 

Catalyst is partnering with the College Park PTSA and a portion of the tuition fee for each Bootcamp will benefit your PTSA.

Tuition for each Bootcamp is just $175. To enroll, visit http://www.catalystprep.com/ and click on the Bootcamp Sign-Up tab on the website's menu bar or call us at 800-235-0056. 

SAT Bootcamp at College Park High School
Saturday, March 4 from 9:00am-1:00pm and 
Sunday, March 5 from 9:00am-1:00pm

ACT Bootcamp at College Park High School
Saturday, April 1 from 9:00am-1:00pm and 
Sunday, April 2 from 9:00am-1:00pm
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Published: 2/28/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
 
 
Mt. Diablo Unified School District is pleased to announce the creation of an innovative new program to honor high school students who sustain involvement in creative arts courses. 

Students who maintain a minimum GPA throughout three consecutive years of arts courses are eligible for the MDUSD Creative Arts Honor Roll, which will be a significant asset for college and scholarship applications. Students who maintain a minimum GPA throughout four consecutive years of arts courses will receive an honor cord for graduation.

Qualifying seniors may receive an application form from their visual or performing arts teacher. The deadline to apply is March 15. Read about the program details by clicking here.
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Published: 2/24/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
 
 
Fresh off their exciting success performing for the Golden State Warriors, the CPHS choirs have been invited to sing the national anthem for the Oakland A's game against the Texas Rangers on Mon., Apr. 17!

The A's organization has reserved a large block of lower box tickets for the College Park community, and are providing them at a discount off of their box office price. The weather will be warm, let's root, root, root for the home team, and make it a great evening for CPHS at the ballpark!

Please click here and use the resulting form to order tickets by Fri., Feb. 24.
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Published: 2/24/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
 
 
In cooperation with State Board of Education requirements for districts and schools to collect data with regard to school climate and parent engagement, College Park High School and other MDUSD schools will be inviting parents to participate in a school climate survey. 

The information you provide will help guide efforts by the school and district to promote safety, enhance learning supports, and improve student achievement. More information on these efforts can be found at MDUSD.org. Please click the link below to take the survey.

CPHS School Climate Survey
School Code: ZG93XM

With appreciation,
Joseph G. Alvarez, Principal
College Park High School
Home of the Falcons!
925.682.7670 ex.3200

 

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Published: 2/21/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
 
 

Honor Roll students! Please remember to bring your Honor Roll postcard to school on your designated day to pick up your treat in the Small Gym.  

You will be excused from RTI at 12:00pm.
Juniors & Seniors - Wed., Feb. 22 
Freshman & Sophomores - Thurs., Feb. 23

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Published: 2/21/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

 

 
 
Celebrate Human Rights! There will be a Human Rights assembly on Wed., Feb. 22 during RTI. The assembly will feature performances and artwork by CP students. The assembly will be held in the Hurtado Gym. Get a ticket from your RTI teacher.
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Published: 2/20/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

 

What is School Site Council? CLICK HERE to learn more and consider joining an upcoming meeting. 


 

School Site Council Agenda 

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

2:45 – 3:45 p.m. Room S-7

 

1. Welcome – Introduction of Members

2. Audience to Visitors – (SB355) – Anyone may address the Council regarding any item that is within the Council’s subject matter jurisdiction, however no action can be taken.

3. Read and approve Minutes of January 25,

 

4. Old Business –

a.       One parent and one student requested voluntarily to become alternate representatives

b.       Safety Plan: Vice Principal David Sauceda (Tabled until next meeting-February)

c.       SPSA:  data analysis

5. New Business –

a.       Budget: review funding for any categorically funded FTE for upcoming year.

b.        Safety Plan-VP David Sauceda

c.         Week of February 27 events, 8th grade matriculation and PSAT

d.         Continue conversation with requested data, with regards to total grades A-F, from Fall of 2015-16 to Fall 2016-17

         

6. Announcements-

                   a.       Future Meeting Dates: 3/29, 4/26, 5/24

 

7. Adjournment

 

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Published: 2/20/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
 
 
Attention students! We will be starting support groups at College Park. The groups will be educational and interactive and address issues of conflict resolution, relationship building, parental conflict, communication skills, stress reduction, and much more in a supportive and non-judgmental environment. 

If you are interested in learning more about yourself, please come to Student Services to fill out the support group form. Please return the form to Ms. Vietor in Student Services. The group will be starting in a few weeks, and will be held in the Wellness Center during RTI or at another agreed time.
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Published: 2/17/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

 

 
 
Reminder: Youthink magazine submissions are due by Fri., Feb. 17. 

Submissions of art, poetry, short stories, essays, etc. can be delivered to the Youthink folders located in English classes. You may also send them to youthink2017@gmail.com.  

Magazines will be published and sales will begin on Mar. 9.
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Posted by: Web master
Published: 2/17/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

 

 
 
Valhalla Elementary is looking for Outdoor Education counselors for Tues., Mar. 21 - Fri., Mar. 24. 

Application forms are available in Student Services North and should be turned in to Valhalla by Fri., Feb. 17. Students must meet the College Park requirements for camp counselors in addition to Valhalla's requirements.
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Published: 2/17/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
 
 
We will be distributing ice cream treats to 1,190 students who  earned Honor Roll recognition last semester on Wed., Feb. 22 (Jr/Sr) & Thurs., Feb. 23 (Frosh/Soph) at the end of RTI (11:40am-12:30pm). We'll be doing it in the Small Gym.

We are looking for 10 adults per day, so feel free to recruit a friend or two. Please let us know which one, or both days, you can help with. Jobs for the day include giving out ice cream, line control & collecting cards.

Please email us at amcadres@msn.com.
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Published: 2/10/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
 
 
Some corrections from Junior Parent Night:
  • The ACT/SAT dates on the hand out are from 2015-16. This year's ACT dates are April 8 and June 10. This year's SAT dates are March 11, May 6 and June 3.
  • Mrs. Welsh was having a senior moment when she said there was no German SAT subject test. She has known about the German subject test for at least 15 years and why the response "No" popped out of her mouth is an embarrassing mystery for which she sincerely apologizes!
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Published: 2/10/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
 
 
Cyber High just started this week, but it is not too late if you need to make up a D or F grade. Come see your counselor for more information.
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Published: 2/10/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

Falcon Families, 

 

I would like to remind you of the upcoming "Cup of Joe with Principal Joe" this Friday, February 10th, at 8 am. The meeting will be held in the room adjacent to the multi use room. At this meeting, the primary focus will be preparation for our WASC visitation for the end of March.

 

I look forward to seeing you there.

 

Thank you,

Joe Alvarez

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Published: 2/8/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
 
 
If you are interested in learning more about the AVID program, please join us for a meeting on Tues., Feb. 7 in the CPHS Library at 6:00pm.  

If you have any questions, please contact Kate Thomas at thomaskm@mdusd.org.
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Published: 2/7/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

Auditions for Dance III Performance class will be held on Wed, Feb 8th during RTI.  Students need to come to the girls locker room office or P-1 during 5,6 and after school to get a RTI pass.  Dancers will learn a short hip hop dance and/or prepare a 30 second solo.

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Published: 2/7/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students


The CPHS Course Catalog for 2017-2018 school year is now available. Please take your time to review the class options carefully. 

 

CLICK HERE to download the catalog or open the attached file below.


 

Please note: We will collect course cards as per the posted schedule, however, any parent/student/family needing more time to review the course catalog may take an additional week to do so. Simply reach out to the students counselor to make an appointment to discuss course options or to submit course cards directly to them during this additional week.

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Published: 2/7/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

Monday, February 27th will be a late start, minimum day. Classes will begin at 10:15am and end at 2:40pm.

The morning will be an 8th Grade Matriculation Day.

 

Below is the Bell Schedule for Monday, February 27, 2017:

 

10:15am – 2:40pm     CPHS Students’ Advertised School Day

 

10:25am – 10:55am    1st period                    

11:00am – 11:30am    2nd period         All classes are 30 minutes in length.

11:35am – 11:45am    BRUNCH                                

11:50am – 12:20am    3rd period

12:25am – 12:55pm    4th period                                            

1:00pm – 1:30pm        LUNCH              

1:35pm – 2:05pm        5th period

2:10pm – 2:40pm        6th period         

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Published: 2/6/17




Audience: Homepage, Athletics, Parents and Students

 

CLICK HERE for complete listing of tryouts information.

 

NOTE: All athletes trying out must bring a signed Activity Clearance Form, a signed CIF Concussion Information Form, a copy of the athlete's grades (must have a GPA of 2.0 or higher) and be in good standing with the school.

 

 

Click HERE to access the district's Activity Clearance Form.

Click HERE to access the district's Concussion Form.

 

Don't have an Activity Clearance Form? Night Owl can help. Night Owl will do the athletic clearance physical for $50 for CP students. 

 

Night Owl

288-3600

425 Gregory Lane


 

SPRING SPORTS PARENT INFORMATION NIGHT

The College Park Athletic Department will hold a Parent Information Night for all parents of student-athletes participating in a Spring Season sport once tryouts are over.  Date to be announced.

 

Topics discussed will include medical athletic clearance, academic requirements, athletic team budgets, coaching requirements, and effective channels of communication. After the meeting, each sport will hold individual parent team meetings.

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Published: 2/6/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
 
Junior Prom tickets will be on sale at lunch only from Mon., Feb. 6 through Fri., Feb. 10.

Tickets can also be purchased online beginning Mon., Feb. 6. Tickets cost $120.00 with ASB sticker and $125.00 without ASB sticker.

Junior Prom is on Sat., Mar. 18 at Golden Gate Fields from 8:00-11:00pm. Charter buses will be transporting students roundtrip from CPHS. We do not have the check in time yet; that info will be coming soon.
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Published: 2/6/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
 
 
Attention students! Would you like to buy a Valentine gift for someone special? Come to the Quad during lunch to buy a special Valentine basket! 

The basket contains a teddy bear, a mug, and many more items. The baskets will be sold until Wed., Feb. 8, and will be distributed February 14 during 4th period.
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Published: 2/3/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
 
 
Do you love to laugh? If so, come to the Improv Night in D-1 tonight (Fri., Feb. 3) from 7:00-9:00pm. 

Singles get in for $3. You can bring a date, friend, or your mother. They too can get in for the special price of $3. See you there!
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Published: 2/3/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

 

 
 
Hey Falcons! We will be having our Mr. Key Club pageant today (Fri., Feb. 3) from 4:00-7:00pm in the multi-use room. 

There will be food, a show, and admission fee is $10. The fee does cover for your food. All proceeds go toward educating and saving children from pediatric trauma and maternal and neonatal tetanus. See you there! 
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Published: 2/3/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
 
 
Seniors: The DVC application process will began with a presentation from DVC in the MU at 1:45 pm on Mon., Feb. 6. 

Mrs. Welsh will be taking the first group of students over to DVC for placement testing after school on Tues., Feb. 28. Sign up with Mrs. Welsh as soon as you can show her you have completed your online orientation. There are only 40 slots: first come, first served!

New scholarships are arriving all the time. Check out the binder in the Career Center. The Rossmoor Scholarship deadline is Fri., Feb. 10--don't miss out on a great opportunity to win $$$$.

Juniors: Your PSAT scores have been reunited with your test booklets. Come pick them up from the Career Center so that you can go over the questions you didn't answer correctly - it's a great way to prep for the SAT.

Seniors: Mrs. Welsh automatically takes care of mid-year reports for Common Application schools, but if any of your other schools is asking for a 7th-semester transcript please log into Family Connection and request a mid-year transcript for that school. That is the only way we will know that you need one.
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Published: 2/3/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
 
 
The date for College Park High School's 2017 Open House is Thurs., Mar 9. The time is 6:30-7:30pm. Details are coming soon.
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Published: 2/1/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

Please login ASAP to complete this important survey! The goal is 1,000 parent participants.


Tinyurl.com/CPHS-parent

 

 

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Published: 1/31/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

There will be an important parent meeting on February 1st at 6:30 pm.

The meeting will be held in the College Park library. Players are urged to attend with their parents. The season opens, and tryouts start, on Monday February 6th. 

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Published: 1/31/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

 

The College Park Athletic Department, originally set for Wednesday Feb 1st has been postponed. A new date will be announced soon. 

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Published: 1/31/17




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Published: 1/28/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

On January 10 our award-winning Concert Choir was invited to sing the national anthem for the Golden State Warriors game against the Miami Heat at the Oracle Arena in Oakland.

The event was televised nationally on ESPN and CSN. Watch their inspiring performance in front of a sell-out crowd of 20,000 Warrior fans on the new CPHS choir YouTube channel:


https://youtu.be/bwk1b0PFQ5k.

 

Please mark your calendars for the Oakland A's game on April 17 when the CP Choir will once again perform. Info on ticket sales will be published soon. 

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Published: 1/24/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
 
 
There will be an AVID Parent Night on Thurs., Jan. 26 at 6:00pm in the CPHS library.

The topic is course selection for the 2017-18 school year.
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Published: 1/24/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
 
Returning and new parents are invited to hear about CP track and field program at the Track and Field Spring 2017 Parents Informational meeting on Tues., Jan. 24 at 5:30pm in the CP library. 

Meet the coaches and ask questions in this pre-season organizational meeting. Details of schedule, practices, and meets will be discussed. We will have T-shirts on hand for purchase.

New to track and field? Come try out an event on Mon., Feb. 6 (first day of practice).  Students must have both the health clearance and concussion forms fully completed and signed to attend. Those forms may be found here:  http://cphs.mdusd.org/Athletics.

New runners should email Coach Gil or Lorraine to get on the distribution list. Any questions please contact Coach Gil (Gil.llacuna@gmail.com), Coach Trish (heaneytrish2@gmail.com) or Lorraine Tseng (lksvoultiere@yahoo.com).
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Published: 1/24/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
 
 
The 46th Annual Community Awards Night will be held on Tues., Feb. 21 at the Pleasant Hill Community Center on Civic Drive. The event includes awards for Citizen of the Year, Business of the Year, Teen of the Year, Teacher of the Year, Mayor's Award, several Green Awards and others.

The Teacher or Educator of the Year Award is accompanied by a $1,000 gift from the Foundation for Pleasant Hill Education to the school where the educator is located.   We hope students, parents and fellow educators will consider nominating a deserving educator.  

Nominations are due no later than Thurs., Jan. 26 and can be found at http://www.ci.pleasant-hill.ca.us/836/Community-Awards. Tickets for Community Awards Night can also be found at this link!  
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Published: 1/24/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

The date for the College Park High School Open House is March 9. The time is 6:30 pm -7:30 pm. Details are coming soon.

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Posted by: Web master
Published: 1/23/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
 
 
Junior Parent Night will take place Wed. Feb. 8 at 7:00-8:30pm in the CP multi-use room. 

Mrs. Welsh will explain college application requirements and timelines, discuss the factors involved in making college choices (2-yr/4-yr, in-state/out-of-state, public/independent, Liberal Arts/Research University), give a brief explanation of financial aid, and answer questions. 

The timetable for applications seems to creep inexorably forward so it is important to start making plans early. Save the date!
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Published: 1/20/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students
 
 
A Boys' Volleyball information meeting will be held on Mon., Jan. 23 from 6:00-7:00pm in the CP library.

Returning and new parents are invited to hear about the CP Boys Volleyball program this spring. Meet the coaches and ask questions in this pre-season organizational meeting. Details about the schedule, practices, and tryouts week will be discussed for JV and Varsity teams. Tryouts begin the week of February 6.

Students must have both the health clearance and concussion forms fully completed and signed to attend tryouts. Those forms may be found at http://cphs.mdusd.org/Athletics.
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Published: 1/20/17




Audience: Homepage, College and Career Center, Parents, Resources and Students

AP registration has begun.

Click on the link for details at 

www.TotalRegistration.net/AP/050659

 

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Published: 1/18/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

Dear College Park High School Families,

 

I wanted to let you know that we are changing locations for this year's commencement ceremony on June 6 from the Concord Pavilion to Diablo Valley College, due to the late scheduling of a concert at the Pavilion on the same day.  We are easily accommodated at DVC and it  may actually be more convenient for many families.  The relocation also enables us to keep traditional grad night activities on the same evening.  Please let me know if you have any questions.

 

Sincerely,

 

Joseph G. Alvarez

Principal

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Published: 1/16/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

 

 
 
California students in kindergarten through 12th grades are invited to submit artwork or poetry with a California coastal or marine theme to the Coastal Commission's annual Coastal Art & Poetry Contest. 

Entries must be postmarked by Jan. 31, 2017. For rules and entry form, the contest flyer, and helpful links for teachers and students, visit www.coastal.ca.gov/publiced/poster/poster.html or email coast4u@coastal.ca.gov. Up to 10 winners will be selected to win $100 gift certificates to an art supply store (for artists) or bookstore (for poets). 

Each winner's sponsoring teacher will receive a $50 gift certificate for educational supplies from the Acorn Naturalists catalog. Winners and honorable mentions will have their work featured on the Coastal Commission website and will be exhibited throughout the state. They will also receive family tickets to visit Aquarium of the Pacific. 
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Published: 1/3/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

 

 
 
Congratulations to our Poetry Out Loud winner, Katelyn Downing! 

She will represent College Park at the Contra Costa County Poetry Out Loud competition on Feb. 11  at Los Lomas High School. Please attend and cheer her on.  See you there.
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Posted by: Web master
Published: 1/3/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

New waste stations will be popping up at College Park in January 2017. Each station will have a bin for garbage (destined for the landfill), recycling and composting.  State law AB1826 requires any business or school that produces 4 or more yards of organic waste (defined as yard and food waste) per week (that's us) to separate that out of the trash  so the material can be composted.  The Earth Club and Social Awareness Club are working with Republic Services (our garbage company) and the school administration to make it happen. Please help us turn our food waste into rich garden soil by checking out the posters that show what can be composted and by adding your food and food-contaminated organic waste to the compost collection bins.  Let's save our planet -- we're the ones who will be living in it.

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Published: 1/3/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

 

 

 

College Park will be hosting a Winter Dance on Sat., Jan. 28 from 7:00-10:00pm in the Large Gym.
 
We are looking for approximately 15 parents to help chaperone. If you are interested in helping, please email Mr. David Miles at milesd@mdusd.org or Kate Thomas at thomaskm@mdusd.org.

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Published: 1/3/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents and Students

We have SOLD OUT of Student Parking Permits.

Students can still go onto The Parking Permit Website https://www.permitsales.net/CollParkHS

and Register for the WAITLIST Permits.

If a Permit  becomes available I will call them in to process the Permit and make payment.

Pam Malin

Treasurer

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Published: 9/29/16