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Audience: P-ENG LANG/COMP/AP Site, P-ENG LANG/COMP/AP Site, Grade 10 and Homepage

If you signed up for or plan to take AP Language for the 2017-2018 school year, please do the following during the summer break: 

 

Summer Assignment 2017 Advanced Placement Language and Composition

This course is about understanding rhetoric, the art of persuasion.  To this end, Ms. Cargill, Mr. Head, and Mrs. Madrigal ask that you start tuning in to the many obvious and subtle ways you are "encouraged" to act, think, or believe a particular way--for instance, why is "encouraged" in quotation marks?  

 

For AP Lang, get used to the idea that "text" can mean something written, a person's body language, or even a picture.  Advertisements, music, editorial cartoons, comic strips, political speeches, photographs, newspaper articles, vlogs, blogs, dogs (maybe?)--what can people use to send messages to you about themselves or about how they think you should be?  For example, will you belong to a certain group by listening to this music?  Does that soda company want you to associate drinking its products with having fun?  Will wearing these jeans make you fit in with the cool kids?  Does agreeing with this individual make you smart?  Does following this group make you safer?  

 

This summer, take a critical view of your world.  Ask yourself the following questions about various texts, and submit them through Google Forms at https://goo.gl/forms/3MCammfdoxKLjNbu2:

 

1. What is the nature of the text (e.g. printed words, a photograph, a commercial)?

2. What is the message of the text?

3. Is the text appealing to your:

A) emotions, like fear, joy, a desire to belong, a need to feel special, etc.?  

B) intelligence?

C) faith?

D) bias?

4. Why does the speaker expect you to believe him/her/it?  Does the speaker have some kind of authority

or superior knowledge? good character? the ability to intimidate?  experience?

 

You should post and explain at least ten examples by 11:59 PM Sunday, August 13.    

 

You may view your submissions and your peers’ on Google Sheets at https://goo.gl/0ZMwkz.

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Posted by: Michele Madrigal
Published: 5/26/17




Audience: P-CALCULUS AB/AP Period 5, P-CALCULUS AB/AP Period 6, P-CCSS MATH 2 Period 4, Asian Student Union, AWARE, Class of 2012, Math Department, Mu Alpha Theta, Silver Creek Math Team (SCMT), Teachers and Administrators, Tutoree Club, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

Hello everyone,

 

       If you are taking AP Calculus AB next year, then here is a  packet for you to review before school starts. Have fun!

 

Mrs. Guttal

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Posted by: Leena Guttal
Published: 5/25/17




Audience: Homepage

2017-2018 English 1A students,

 

It is recommended that you read two texts and the short story this summer.  Come prepared to discuss and write about both texts in the first few weeks of school.  You are also encouraged to read as many books of your choice as you can this summer! You can find all of the books at your local library or used book store; I have also included a .pdf link to Of Mice and Men.

 

Please read:

 

Of Mice and Men

by John Steinbeck

PDF: https://goo.gl/5DJ2wG

 

The Lottery (short story)

by Shirley Jackson

PDF attached

 

And your choice of one of the following (if you have read any of these already, pick a new book):

 

Staying Fat for Sarah Byrnes

by Chris Crutcher

 

Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

by Benjamin Saenz

 

Freak the Mighty

by Rodman Philbrick

 

The Outsiders

by E.E. Hinton

 

If you have friends or classmates who are still interested in this course, have them email Ms. King at kinge@esuhsd.org.

 

I’m looking forward to meeting you all.

Warmly,

Ms. King and Ms. Frank

 

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Posted by: Ms. King
Published: 5/24/17




Audience: Ms. Newray, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Teachers, Grade 11 and Homepage

AP Literature 2017-2018

Summer Assignment

 

Welcome to AP Literature and Composition!

Your summer assignment is easy.  Please select a book to read over the summer.  That's it!  Read anything you want.

 

During the first few weeks of school, you will use this piece of literature to help define literary merit.

 

Please be sure that you can discuss your choice novel in detail.  You should be able to explain character development, plot structure, themes, symbols, and motifs upon your return.

 

You are not required to annotate, but most students find it helpful.

 

If you're stuck and don't know what to choose, e-mail Ms. Newray! (newrayk@esuhsd.org)

 

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Posted by: Ms. Newray
Published: 5/23/17




Audience: All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

Attention all Raider athletes, especially Fall athletes......tryouts for all fall sports will be on August 4 and you must have your athletic packet turned in prior to that date.  Be sure to stop by the girls locker room, room L13 or the front office to get your packet.  Check for an update on Schoolloop during the summer for dates that you can turn in your packet to Mrs Sunseri or Mr Niazmand.

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Posted by: Trish Sunseri
Published: 5/22/17




Audience: Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Teachers, Grade 09 and Homepage

English 2A 2017-18

Summer Assignment

Welcome to English 2A!

The summer assignment is to read Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury and come to class prepared to discuss and write about this novel in the second week of school.

 

As you read the book, think about the theme of this story.  Theme refers to the central idea or underlying message of the text. In a piece of literature it is a message about people, life, and the world we live in that the author wants the reader to understand.

 

However, theme is rarely stated in the text – instead, the reader must usually consider the plot, characters, and setting to infer the theme.  Read the book closely paying attention to any passages that reveal themes, characters, and/or plots.

 

This book is readily available at libraries and online at:

 

http://bit.ly/2qPP2QD 

 

Please contact me if you have any questions.                                    I will check my email weekly during the summer.

weckesserL@esuhsd.org

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Posted by: Ms. Weckesser
Published: 5/22/17




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Homepage

The final collection of the Raider Review articles is here!

Some highlights in this issue include:

  • Best Senior Athletes
  • Where Are You Going?
  • Reviews of Harry, Boku, Chance and Guardians
  • Opinions on Sesame Street and the Vogue India Controversy
  • A feature on Dan Nguyen
  • And a personal essay by Emily Lam on her Graphic Design Journey
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Posted by: Ms. Weckesser
Published: 5/20/17




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

Thank you so much to all the students, staff and parents who volunteered their time at the May 7th Beautification Day and all the other events this year to making our Silver Creek Campus more beautiful!

 

Over the last 7 years, Silver Creek students, parents, teachers, staff and friends have provided more than 7,000 Community Service hours to make our campus beautiful!

 

During the week of July 24th, we will be having our 1st Beautification Day before school starts.  The actual date will be announced later in the summer. If you are interested in helping to plan the event or participating, please fill out the attached Google Form or email me with your contact info; I will add you to the Beautification volunteer email list. 

 

The Class of 2017 is always welcome to come back!  Feel free to pass this link on to any incoming Freshmen and their families. It's fun! Join us!

 

Please let me know if you have ideas for future beautification projects on campus.

 

Thanks again and have a great summer!

 

Susan Williams

Chairman, Beautification Committee 2016-17

President, SCHS PTSA 2017-18

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Posted by: Susan Williams
Published: 5/19/17




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

 

Please read carefully. Distribution times and dates below.

 

Seniors:

Monday 22nd 2-5:30PM in B2.

Please bring your ID to pick up your pre-ordered book. 

Purchase a yearbook for $90 cash at the school bank starting Tuesday 23rd.

 

Other senior distribution dates:

Any other distribution time. 

 

9-11th Graders:

Date 1: Pre-ordered yearbooks Tuesday 23rd in B2 during or after 7th period. Bring your ID to pick up.

Date 2: Pre-ordered yearbooks Wednesday 24th in B2 after 4th period. Bring your ID to pick up.

 

Other information:

1. You can buy your yearbook until they sell out (there is a limited quantity left). Prices will be $85 until Tuesday 23rd when they raise to $90. Buy online at yearbookforever.com or at the school bank (cash only).

2. Don't know if you purchased a yearbook? Come by B2 and check.

3. This is a student publication where only one edition is printed. We apologize for any errors that may have occurred.

 

Any additional questions can be directed to Ms. King--email: kinge@esuhsd.org.

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Posted by: Ms. King
Published: 5/18/17




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

Hey 2017-18 APHG students!

 

**IMPORTANT!  NEW INFO as of 5/16/17***

 

Check 2017-18 APHG CLASS LIST  to see if you are in APHG.

 

See the Summer assignment links to get started!

Read "NEW! READ THIS FIRST" first! (new media source bias activity)

 

Use "EXCELLENT MAP QUIZ WEBSITE" to practice locations.  Get to the highest level!!

 

I'm looking forward to a great year!

Mr. Henninger

 

 

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Posted by: Mr Henninger
Published: 5/16/17




Audience: P-DANCE SURVEY 1 Period 2, P-DANCE SURVEY 1 Period 3, P-DANCE SURVEY 1 Period 6, P-DANCE SURVEY 2 Period 5, P-FRENCH 2 Period 1, P-MOD DANCE 2-4 Period 2, P-MOD DANCE 2-4 Period 5, Lydia Martinez, P-DANCE PERF Site, P-DANCE SURVEY 1 Site, P-DANCE SURVEY 2 Site, P-FRENCH 1 Site, P-MOD DANCE 2-4 Site, P-THTR DANCE 1-2 Site, P-THTR DANCE 2 Site, STUDENT AIDE Site, Freshman Class of 2013, Silver Creek High School Dance Program, Silver Creek World Travelers, Teachers and Administrators, Parents, Staff, Students, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

Come support the Performing Arts Program this Thursday May 18, 2017 at 5:30 PM in the X-Quad! FREE EVENT for the entire FAMILY!

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Posted by: Lydia Martinez, Teacher, Silver Creek High School
Published: 5/16/17




Audience: Parents, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

Dear Parents,

 

If your student received an Honors Night’s Invitation, we would like to invite you and your student to attend Silver Creek High School’s Honors Night, a celebration of your Student’s Academic Achievement for this school year. It will be held on April MAY 17th at 6:30pm in Raiders Hall. It will be an honor for us to have you and your student present at this celebration. Thank you for your continuing support and we hope to see you there.

 

Kính thưa Quý Phụ Huynh,

 

Nếu con em quý vị nhận được thiệp mời tham dự  Đêm Tuyên Dương học sinh của truường Silver Creek, xin mời quý vị cùng tham dự với con em mình để chúc mừng và chung vui với con em về những thành tích các em đã đạt được. Đêm Tuyên Dương sẽ  được tổ chức vào ngày 17 tháng 5, năm 2017 vào lúc 6:30 chiều trong Hội Trường Raider Hall. Sự hiện diện của quý vị và con em là một vinh dự cho nhà trường. Rất mong được gặp mặt quý vị.

 

Estimados Padres,

 

Si su estudiante recibió una Invitación de la Noche de Honor, nos gustaría invitarle a usted y a su estudiante a asistir a la Noche de Honores de Silver Creek High School, esta es una celebración por el logro académico de su estudiante en este año escolar, la cual se llevará a cabo el dia 17 de abril a las 6:30 pm en el salon de Raiders Hall. Será un honor para nosotros contar con su asistencia y la de su estudiante en esta celebración. Gracias por su continuo apoyo.

Esperamos verlos!

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Posted by: Ngoc-Hung (JD) Do
Published: 5/15/17




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

Yes future APUSH Students there is a "summer assignment."  But do not worry it is very easy!

Along with competing a few maps and worksheets, students will be expected to read the first two chapters of the textbook and complete vocabulary and review questions.

 

Everything can be found on Schoolloop

APUSH Summer Work

 

Note:  While it is suggested that you have the assignment completed over the summer, it is not required.  Students will not need to turn it in until the second week of school.  However, if you don't wish to be overworked the first week of school perhaps avoid procrastination :)

 

If you have any questions please see Mr. Taylor (before school is out) or email him at: taylors@esuhsd.org

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Posted by: Steve Taylor
Published: 5/15/17




Audience: Parents, Staff, Grade 09 and Homepage

Are you ready for WHAPture?! Don't get left behind. Click on the attached link for details. Let me know if you have questions.

Mr. Chan (E-11)

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Posted by: Tony Chan
Published: 5/12/17




Audience: Homepage

Stop by U-21 at lunch, May 12th for Dumbledore's Army last meeting! We will be saying our goodbyes and announcing the winner of this years house cup! There will also be a raffle to win a copy of Harry Potter and the Order of Phoenix! Graduation leis will be able for pick up to qualifying seniors too because who doesn't want to be graduating from Hogwarts! 

 

!!HOPE TO SEE ALL YOU WIZARDS THERE!! 

And remember, it's wingardium leviOsa, not levioSA :))

 

 

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Posted by: ALYSSA NGUYEN
Published: 5/11/17




Audience: Homepage

The Athletic Awards Night will be held on Tuesday May 16 at 630pm in Raider Hall.  Doors will be open at 6pm.  All are welcome to attend.  Come support the athletes of Silver Creek and see who is named the Outstanding Raider, Outstanding Sportsmanship award winner, Scholar Athlete and athletes of the Year.

 

 

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Posted by: Trish Sunseri
Published: 5/10/17




Audience: Homepage

Let the countdown begin because the Race to Summer Spirit Week is almost here! Show your spirit each day and get ready for Creekchella at the end of the week. Race you there, Raiders!

 

Monday, May 15: Tacky Tourist Day

Tuesday, May 16: Patriotic Day

Wednesday, May 17: Surf & Turf Day

Thursday, May 18: Reigning With Pride Day

Friday, May 19: Creekchella 

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Posted by: VIVIAN VO
Published: 5/10/17




Audience: P-ADV BAND 2-4 Period 6, P-CHOIR 1 Period 5, P-CHOIR 2-4 Period 4, P-PIANO 1 Period 2, P-PIANO 1 Period 7, P-PIANO 2-4 Period 2, P-PIANO 2-4 Period 7, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

Band and Choir Pops Concert Thursday, May 11th at 7pm. General Admission $5.

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Posted by: SCOTT MCGLASSON
Published: 5/9/17




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

The San Jose Promise provides a “cost free” education, for up to two academic years, that includes tuition, books, Eco Pass (VTA Transportation), and health fee for qualifying students.

 

For students wishing to apply for the grant, they need only complete and commit to the following steps;

 

 

  • Enroll in and complete a minimum of 12 units each semester

 

 

  • Earn and maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.5 each semester

 

  • Enroll in and successfully complete math and English courses (in addition to courses within student’s education plan) each semester

 

  • Enroll in and successfully complete a college readiness summer math course if needed

 

  • Attend required appointments with a San José Promise counselor

 

  • Attend required orientations, focus group meetings, writing and math workshops

 

  • Participate in mentorship, internship, civic or community service opportunities

 

We hope you will take advantage of this wonderful opportunity for a quality and affordable education.

 

 

This/These organization(s) was/were not vetted by Silver Creek High School.  You should check out the legitimacy of any organization before submitting personal information. Silver Creek High School lists this information as a courtesy and does not affiliate with or endorse any outside organization.

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Posted by: Megan Cabalar
Published: 5/9/17




Audience: Homepage

Hello Raiders! SCHS's Red Cross Club will be having a spring -themed social this Friday (5/12) at the library! Don't miss out on your chance to chill back after these stressful weeks of AP testing with free food, games, and pictures from our photobooth. We will also be showing one of 2017's most-awaited films... MOANA!!! All are welcome! Hope you guys come through. 

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Posted by: SANJANA KANTIPUDI
Published: 5/9/17




Audience: P-CCSS MATH 3(t1) Period 1, P-STATISTICS/AP Period 3, P-STATISTICS/AP Period 4, Departments and Homepage

Are you a senior next year and need a 4th year of math class? Do you want to prepare for college level math?  

 

Then take MRWC! Its like ERWC but for math.  It is a class designed by the CSUs to help you prepare for college math.  It is class that is can be a bridge between Math 3 to Math Analysis or even Calculus.  See the attached presentation for more information or talk to your math teacher. 

 

Sign up by completing the Google form.

 

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Posted by: Mrs. Barrett
Published: 5/8/17




Audience: P-ADV BAND 2-4 Period 6, P-CHOIR 1 Period 5, P-CHOIR 2-4 Period 4, P-PIANO 1 Period 2, P-PIANO 1 Period 7, P-PIANO 2-4 Period 2, P-PIANO 2-4 Period 7, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

The Silver Creek Music Boosters will be hosting their 1st Annual Mattress Fundraiser on Sunday, May 7th from 10am to 5pm in Raider Hall. Save 30% to 50% on name brand mattresses while supporting your students music education. Money raised from this fundraiser will be used to purchase new instruments, music, and uniforms for band and choir. See you there! 

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Posted by: SCOTT MCGLASSON
Published: 5/3/17




Audience: Homepage

Battle of the Tribes is just like FANTASTICS except it's Filipino clubs from other schools like EVHS and MHS competing against each other in skits, dances and games. This year it's going to be held at Silver Creek on May 27th through Silver Creek's very own Filipino Student Union in collaboration with FYC.

 

Sign up here https://goo.gl/forms/oC1QnZTYENTjyMnI3 .

 

Practice is every weekday from 3-5 PM in the L-quad. 

 

Don't miss this oppurtunity to rep Creek one last time this school year! Contact any of the FSU officers for more details/questions/

 

Dominique Brown President

Anika Custodio Vice President

Jennifer Moeung Secretary

Kaitlin Chau Treasurer

Kevin Gagante Spirit Leader 

 

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Posted by: DOMINIQUE BROWN
Published: 5/1/17




Audience: All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

Hello Raiders,

 

Purchase your 2017 yearbook for $85 at the school bank or online at yearbookforever.com. Prices will continue to rise, so don't wait. 

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Posted by: Ms. King
Published: 5/1/17




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

LAST BEAUTIFICATION DAY THIS SCHOOL YEAR!

Sunday May 7th 8am-12pm

Need Community Service Hours??

Want to make Silver Creek more beautiful??

Join us! It's fun!

 

Join us Sunday May 7th 8am -12pm for the Last PTSA Beautification Day for this school year.  Our plan is to weed and pick up up trash on campus.  All are welcome: students, future students, alumni, staff, teachers, siblings, parents, grandparents, friends, and neighbors… 

 

Please remember the more tools we have the more we can do so please bring: 
 
•    Gloves
•    Hand tools
•    Brooms-We need lots!
•    Shovels-We need lots!
•    Clippers
•    Rakes

 

        (Mark everything with your name)

 

Please check in at 8am at the Administrative Parking lot before starting any work. If you are earning community service hours for a class, please bring your paperwork for me to sign.  If you are earning hours for a club or group, please sign in with your club or group to insure that you get credit for your work.

 

Need more hours??  Sign up for set-up at 7-8am. If you are helping set up please meet in the Student Parking lot at 7am. You can also help clean up from 12pm-1pm.

 

Please use the attached sign-up form link to register to participate.  This will help us plan the event. 
 
Thanks!  
Susan Williams

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Posted by: Susan Williams
Published: 4/28/17




Audience: Homepage

To every Raider, home will always be Silver Creek. Join the Class of 2017 as they represent where their future schools will be. Wear your favorite college apparel and remember to take pictures at the banner. Come out to the X Quad at lunch for the rally! 

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Posted by: KENDRICK TRAN
Published: 4/26/17




Audience: P-DANCE SURVEY 1 Period 2, P-DANCE SURVEY 1 Period 3, P-DANCE SURVEY 1 Period 6, P-DANCE SURVEY 2 Period 5, P-FRENCH 2 Period 1, P-MOD DANCE 2-4 Period 2, P-MOD DANCE 2-4 Period 5 and Homepage

Come support the Dance Program's Annual Spring Dance Concert Friday May 5th and Saturday May 6th. Bring the whole family to one, two or all of our shows: 

 

May 5th 7:00 PM

May 6th 11:00 AM, 3:00 PM, and 7:00 PM

 

 

Pre-sale tickets available for $5 through May 2nd.

*Tickets may be purchased at the school bank and picked up in X-3 with your receipt.

 

Tickets will also be sold at the door one hour prior to showtime for $7.

 

See you there!

 

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Posted by: Lydia Martinez
Published: 4/24/17




Audience: Parents and Homepage

Xin chào quý phụ huynh,

 

Xin chân thành cám ơn quý vị đã tham dự đêm hội họp phụ huynh học sinh Việt Nam rất đông đủ vào tháng 3 vừa qua. Để đúc kết cho năm học 2016-2017 và góp ý về những đề tài cần được đề cập cũng như chuẩn bị cho năm học 2016-2017, xin kính mời quý vị tham dự buổi họp cuối năm:

 

Thứ Tư Ngày 26 tháng 4, năm 2017

Vào lúc  6:00 giờ chiều

Tại thư viện trường Silver Creek High School

 

Xin quý vị ₫ến sớm để dùng bữa chung với nhau.

 

Rất mong được gặp mặt quý vi.

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Posted by: Ngoc-Hung (JD) Do
Published: 4/24/17




Audience: All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

Hello future yearbook staffers!

 

If you are currently enrolled in yearbook for the 2017-2018 school year please complete this form. 

 

If you would like to join yearbook, but do not have it on your schedule please complete this form as well.

 

https://goo.gl/forms/obYAYdobWTZhUDgq2

 

If you have questions about this class, come see Ms. King or Editor-in-chief Tiffany Do in B2 at lunch.

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Posted by: Ms. King
Published: 4/24/17




Audience: Homepage

Everyone comes from a different background. Raiders, now is your chance to show off your culture. Dress up in your cultural attire on Wednesday, April 26 and come out to the X Quad for the rally!

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Posted by: VIVIAN VO
Published: 4/24/17




Audience: Homepage

Hey Raiders! 

 

In need of destressing from all that AP exam studying? Are you looking for a way to celebrate Earth Day? Do you want to hang out with friends and express your love for the environment?

 

Then come to Green Society's Earth Day social this Saturday, April 22, from 10 am- 1 pm at Silver Creek Linear Park! :) We'll be walking to the picnic grounds and hold a picnic, as well as play fun games and introduce the new 2017 Green Society officers!

 

Come join us, because our officers are really lichen you! ;) You won't regret it because you'll have a great thyme ;^).

 

If you have any questions or are going, feel free to contact or RSVP through any of the Green Society Officers.

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Posted by: DANA LEE
Published: 4/17/17




Audience: ENGLISH 2A Period 2, ENGLISH 2A Period 3, ENGLISH 2A Period 4, ENGLISH 2A Period 6, JOURNALISM Period 5, Ms. Weckesser, Class Pages, ENGLISH 2A Site, Newspaper, Writing Resources, English Department Teachers, Inter Club Council, SC Web Makeover, SCHS Book Club, Teachers and Administrators, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

We pulled the best of the best articles from the past few months and put them together in a 22 page magazine.

Highlights include:

Voices of Diversity

FANTASTICS

Powder Puff

Track and Field

"Hamilton" review

and much more.

Please check it out and share with your friends!

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Posted by: Ms. Weckesser
Published: 4/14/17




Audience: Animal Allies and Homepage

 

Dumbledore's Army and Animal Allies present "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them". We're teaming up to bring you our last social of the year and we're inviting you to get to know the amazing creatures in BOTH our worlds!

We will playing music, having food, taking pictures(at our handmade photobooth), participating in an Herbology(aka planting flowers!) activity for the Save the Bees initiative, and having lots of fun! 

Hope to see you all in the LIBRARY this Friday!

 

 

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Posted by: EVELYN CHENG
Published: 4/12/17




Audience: Parents, Students, Grade 12 and Homepage

The Latino Parent Coalition will award 2 separate scholarships in the amount of $500.00 and 1 scholarship in the amount of $1000.00 to the applicants selected who meet the following criteria:

 

•must be an active member of the LPC

•must have an overall Grade Point Average of 2.5 or higher

•must show proof of full-time enrollment to a 2-year college, 4-year university or a vocational program upon graduation

•students with special talents in the visual and performing arts or athletics are encouraged to apply!

•submit an essay responding to the prompt on the application

 

Deadline: May 5, 2017.

 

Pick up the scholarship application from Ms. Rabago in the Counseling Office.

 

 

 

 

 

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Posted by: Sylvia Rabago
Published: 4/11/17




Audience: Homepage

If you missed the first Commissioner Candidate Meeting (required for any student wishing to apply to Leadership), you have one last chance to attend. Please come to I-2 at lunch on Monday, April 10. If you still need an application, please come see Mrs. Seal in I-2 ASAP, as they are due on Tuesday, April 11. Late applications will not be accepted.

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Posted by: Mrs. Seal
Published: 4/7/17




Audience: P-DANCE SURVEY 1 Period 2, P-DANCE SURVEY 1 Period 3, P-DANCE SURVEY 1 Period 6, P-DANCE SURVEY 2 Period 5, P-FRENCH 2 Period 1, P-MOD DANCE 2-4 Period 2, P-MOD DANCE 2-4 Period 5 and Homepage

Hello Silver Creek Community! Please come support the dancers at the Royal Theater this Sunday April 9, 2017. Special Dance Days rate at California's Great America will be available at guest services for $33, this includes park admission and free entrance to the performance. SCHS will perform from 1-2 PM

 

Hope to see you and your beautiful family there!!! 

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Posted by: Lydia Martinez
Published: 4/5/17




Audience: Interact Club, Key Club members, Link Crew Leaders, NHS, Red Cross Club and Homepage

Hey Raiders!

 

SCHS Choreo Club and Polynesian Club present to you: Groove for Kids! Groove for Kids is a nonprofit charity showcase that will be held in Raider Hall on Friday, April 14th. All ticket proceeds will be donated to the Child Refugee Crisis in Syria, a project built by the Save The Children foundation. We want amazing and talented individuals and groups of Raiders to perform in this showcase! Submit a video submission to "grooveforkids18@gmail.com" by April 7th, this Friday, by 5pm. 

 

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Posted by: SHANNENROSE DE OCAMPO
Published: 4/4/17




Audience: Homepage

SCHS Polynesian Club finally has their first ever apparel!! Pre-order your own Poly long sleeve through 

 

https://goo.gl/forms/Zq0VR9zGWSfI6Au0=\

 

Prices and more information are on the form. REP POLY CREEK!!

 


 

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Posted by: JANIELLE CAMANTIGUE
Published: 4/4/17




Audience: Interact Club, Key Club members, Link Crew Leaders, NHS, Red Cross Club and Homepage

Hey Raiders! SCHS Choreo Club and Polynesian Club present to you: Groove for Kids! Groove for Kids is a nonprofit charity showcase where all ticket proceeds will be donated to the Child Refugee Crisis in Syria, a project built by the Save The Children foundation. Buy a ticket from any Polynesian or Choreo Club officer starting next Monday, April 10! Come and watch amazing and talented Raiders as they dedicate their performances to children who are in need of a new home.

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Posted by: SHANNENROSE DE OCAMPO
Published: 4/4/17




Audience: Silver Creek Scholarship Information, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

The Elaine &  Ray Raven Scholarship is for graduating seniors with financial need  who will attend college.  There are scholarships available to students who will go to a 4-year university and for those who will attend a community college.  Your 500 word, typed essay is due April 4th.

 

For details, open the attached document.

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Posted by: Evelyn Sanchez
Published: 3/30/17




Audience: Silver Creek Scholarship Information, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

Each year Mr. & Mrs. Bhola donate three $1,000 scholarships in memory of Sunjokta Nand Lal Vij.   These scholarships will be awarded to candidates who have faced adversity and overcome hardship.  Candidates should type a 500 word essay about an experience they have had with overcoming adversity.  Type your first and last name and your student I. D. number in the upper right hand corner of your essay.

 

Please address the following points in your essay:  Clearly define the adversity you faced.  How did the challenge affect you?  What did you learn from the experience?   How will the experience affect your future academic and professional goals? Submit your completed essay to your counselor by 3:00 PM April 4th

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Posted by: Evelyn Sanchez
Published: 3/28/17




Audience: Homepage

Did you miss out on the first opportunity to purchase a LEO Windbreaker? Are you interested in purchasing one for 24$? SCHS's LEO club is considering purchasing a second order, but we need YOUR help to make it happen! We need 30 or more orders to make this happen! If you're interested or know anyone who is, please fill out this quick form! (Please fill out this form if you're certain you want to buy one!), if you have any questions, please message a LEO officer through facebook or loopmail or email schsleotastic@gmail.com.

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Posted by: MEGHAN DOAN
Published: 3/28/17




Audience: Animal Allies, Interact Club, Key Club members, Leo, Link Crew Leaders, MSA, Red Cross Club, Silver Creek World Travelers, UNICEF Club and Homepage

HEY RAIDERS! DO YOU LOVE ANIMALS? DO YOU WANT TO LEAD OTHERS TO HELP THE CREATURES WE SHARE OUR WORLD WITH? THEN YOU SHOULD APPLY TO BE AN ANIMAL ALLIES OFFICER

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APPLICATION HERE >>> https://goo.gl/eFhJzX <<< All applications must be turned in to B5 @Lunch THIS THURSDAY(3/30)


 

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Posted by: YUMNA CHOWDHURY
Published: 3/27/17




Audience: Homepage

Want to join Leadership, but class office isn't for you? Then you should apply to be a Leadership Commissioner. Applications are available in room I-2 Monday, March 26-Tuesday, April 4. Take a look at the brochure to see which commission best suits you.

 

Important Dates

 

Applications Available

Monday, March 27, 2017

 

Candidate Meeting

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

 

Applications Due

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

 

Candidate Interviews

April 10-26, 2017

 

Selections Announced

Friday, May 28, 2017

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Posted by: Mrs. Seal
Published: 3/26/17




Audience: Acts of Random Kindness Club, Adventure Club, Adventure Club 2016-2017, Animal Allies, California Scholarship Federation - CSF, Key Club members, Leo, Link Crew Leaders, Williams - Psychology, Yearbook 2014-2015 and Homepage

Adventure Club's officer applications are officially open! Click the link below to access them, and don't hesitate to apply!

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Posted by: SANYA KAMIDI
Published: 3/25/17




Audience: Homepage

Hey cuties!! 


Interested in making a difference? Well you CAN through acts of random kindness!! ARK Club is accepting applications until March 26th at 11:59 P.M.! We highly encourage you to apply! 

 

Good luck! :)  

 

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeaYTGyr5Cgw2f862NrWhv4ZSXvNAkaHyd8HJF25fZw1HDHjg/viewform?c=0&w=1

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Posted by: LILI VU
Published: 3/23/17




Audience: Homepage

Be sure to come out to the X Quad at lunch on Thursday to vote for your 2017-2018 ASB Officers! Read their statements below, so you can make an informed choice!

 

ASB PRESIDENT - ZAYN COCHINWALA

Hey SILVER CREEK!! I'm Zayn Cochinwala and I'm running for your 2017-2018 ASB President. After working in a leadership commission, being in class office, and ASB, I know how multiple aspects of our leadership program work. 

 

My passion and dedication towards our school is undeniable, and I hope that I can continue to show that love for our school in senior year, as your President. 

 

VOTE ZAYN!

 

 

ASB VICE PRESIDENT - NICHOLAS GONZALEZ

Hey Raiders! I'm Nicholas Gonzalez and I'm running for ASB Vice President. I've been a part of Student Council/Leadership/Class Office/ASB since elementary school every year since the 6th grade. At Creek, I currently have 3 years in Leadership and that includes 1 year as an ASB officer, so why not finish it off as your Vice President? I'm hard-working, dedicated, and committed to make events at Silver Creek the best that they can be. I care about the enjoyment of the students and their opinions! With all of that being said, vote for me and help me continue to make Silver Creek a place that everyone can love and enjoy

 

 

ASB SECRETARY - BRITNEY BLACK

Hey Raiders! I'm Britney Black and I'm running to be your ASB Secretary. Throughout these last two years in leadership as well as class office I have been able to grow and understand myself more as a leader. Now, not only do I want to influence my class in a greater way but I would like to spread it throughout the whole school. With that, I need your help! Please come out tomorrow and vote for me Britney Black to be your '17-'18 ASB Secretary. 

 

 

ASB TREASURER - VENESSA NGUYEN

After being 2019's class Treasurer and Vice President, I have a good understanding of the hard work and commitment that has to be put into leading others. I am confident that I'll be the perfect voice for not only my class but the entire student body and I'll make sure that all funds will be used to benefit US. I cannot wait to work with all the clubs and classes. Every single vote counts. 

PLEASE VOTE FOR ME VENESSA NGUYEN FOR ASB TREASURER!

 

ASB TREASURER - KEVIN TRAN

Hello Raiders! My name is Kevin Tran and I'm running to be your next ASB Treasurer! If elected, I will bare all my dedication and passion for the betterment of Silver Creek High and its denizens. If given the opportunity, I promise to give voice and concern to the shy, the silent, and the underrepresented. It is my mission to do what I can to improve the structure of Silver Creek, to ensure fair fundings and fundraisers for all clubs, no matter the size. My three years of experience within the Leadership class has taught me a plethora of skills and insights. The strongest of these epiphanies would be my realization of how much I love Silver Creek and every unique raider experience. Vote for innovation. Vote for difference. Vote Tran because together we can!  

 

 

ASB TREASURER - HENRY TRINH

Hey Silver Creek Raiders!!!

My name is Henry Trinh and I am running to be your 2017-2018 ASB Treasurer! Being in Leadership for the past 2 years has taught me many, many valuable lessons and showed me how to love and support my school. I already have experience in the field of Treasurer as I already handle the funds for our school's Student Store. I am so dedicated into helping Silver Creek, and my only goal is to make a positive impact on the majority of students! I want to support our school clubs and I want to make sure that we gain more money for the student body!  I plan on informing club officers on how to manage their accounts and keep up in check with clubs that are not tending to their bank account. I also want to make sure that school funds are being used for Students during business meetings and make sure that students will always benefit from Leadership actions. I am so motivated and so dedicated to helping my lovely school and being elected ASB Treasurer will aid me in helping Silver Creek! I'm here to support and increase the funding for our school, and I'm here to support all you Raiders!

Come out to the X-Quad tomorrow to vote me, Henry Trinh, as your 2017-2018 ASB Treasurer!

Vote for Henry Trinh and your money won't run thin!

 

 

ASB TREASURER - NIKKI VADI

HEY RAIDERS!! This year I decided to run, because I have always wanted to run for a leadership position. But I never gave myself and and others a chance to see how well I can lead. I believe if given the chance I would really make an impact on our school. High school has helped me grow and become a more confident, resonsible and hardworking person. You should vote for me not because you are my friend or know me or just randomly pick me, but because you know that in my own way I will help the school with everything in me, that my creativity, responsibility, compassion and many more leadership skills deserve to be used to help this school. COUNT ON ME TO COUNT FOR YOU! VOTE NIKKI VADI FOR ASB TREASURER!

 

 

ASB CHIEF JUSTICE - PRACHI BHAGAVATHA

Hi everyone! My name is Prachi Bhagavatha, and I am running for your 2017-2018 ASB Chief Justice! This year is my third year in leadership and second year as head of my commission, so I have an enormous amount of experience organizing and planning school activities. I love participating in and leading all our events ranging from the blood drive to FANTASTICS. Also, I am super dedicated and determined to make Silver Creek a better and fun place for everyone where all the students can voice their opinions. I will go that extra mile to make you all smile, so vote me tomorrow for your ASB Chief Justice! You won't regret it!

 

 

ASB CHIEF JUSTICE - CHRISTIAN ZAIA

During my time in leadership, I took note of the importance of an ASB officer (Chief Justice) and now understand the resposibilties and the impact they have on my fellow students. I decided that running for this position will help me accomplish my goal of making a difference for the school. Some of my strengths are that I am motivated, creative, hard-working, passionate, just, and committed to my school. Because I am a well rounded student, having participated in most extracurricular activities, I can bring fair and respectable ideas and judgements to ASB. Now that I have found a position that I believe suits me best, I am ready to take on the responsibilities of Silver Creek's ASB Chief Justice. 

 

 

ASB SPIRIT LEADER - SHANNEN DE OCAMPO

HEEEEYYYY RAIDERS! I am Shannen De Ocampo and I am running for your ASB Spirit Leader of 2017-2018! Ok, the real question here is: Why should you vote for me as your ASB Spirit Leader? Well let me tell you some things that make me qualified for this position. I live for school spirit, I've participated in every school event here in Silver Creek High School sponsored by the Leadership Class. I am cooperative and easy to talk to. I can get loud and hyphy, whenever and wherever! I have the experience with 3 years of leadership, 2 years of class office, 2 years of club office, and 1 year of commission head! It's my passion to speak for ALL students of Silver Creek! I always aspire to positively impact someone's life everyday. I am passionate about ASB, Silver Creek, and you Raiders! Help me reach that goal by voting for me Shannen De Ocampo as your ASB Spirit Leader of 2017-2018!

 

 

ASB SPIRIT LEADER - OLIVIA LERNER

Hi raiders!!!! I'm Olivia Lerner and I'm running for your 2017-2018 ASB Spirit Leader! This job requires lots of school spirit and enthusiasm! I think I would be perfect for this position. First off, I'm a cheerleader! Through cheer I have learned how to support my school and encourage the student body as a whole, whether at rallies, football games or basketball games you'll always see me cheering on my fellow Raiders! I have also had a lot of experience through leadership and community service. I strive to work well with my peers, project an awesome image of a silver creek student, and I'm always super enthusiastic and outgoing. If you know me you know I always have a smile on my face! Whether I'm cheering on the school, dressing up on spirit days, or working with the special needs program i'm always doing it with a positive attitude. I can't wait to see what next year holds for us as a school and I hope you vote for me, Olivia Lerner, for ASB spirit leader so we can work together to make it as positive and fun as possible! I would definitely FLIP out if you voted for me!! 

 

 

ASB SPIRIT LEADER - SERGIO GUIJARRO

My name is Sergio Guijarro and I'm running to be your 2017-2018 ASB Spirit Leader. You may have recognize me from the beginning of the school year when I ran to be the secretary of my wonderful class 2020. I've learned so much great and new things  and met so much great people on the way. I feel like now I'm ready for be something greater. I want you to be excited for when you come to school because of all the new things that I want to show everyone. I want you to feel that you are wanted and respected for the person you are. That's why I want you to feel excited about school and let the true you be set free. I want everyone to know that they are not alone. Let's make this happen one foot at a time and voting me for ASB Spirit Leader. Thank you :)

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Posted by: Mrs. Seal
Published: 3/22/17




Audience: Homepage

Senior Prom 2017        

The World Awaits

The Cocoanut Grove   

Santa Cruz, CA

Saturday                      

April 29, 2017, 7:00pm-12:00am

 

  • You will need the following to purchase your prom bid:
    • Your Student ID Card
    • Completed Field Trip Authorization & Release Form (a PDF of the form is attached to this news item) – for you & your guest
    • Your guest’s SCHS ID number -OR- Completed Dance Guest Pass Form (a PDF of the form is attached to this news item)
    • Payment (make checks payable to SCHS; write your name & ID number on the check)

 

  • All prom guests must travel to and from the prom via charter bus.

 

  • Prom Check-in will begin at 4:45pm until 6:00pm at SCHS Gym.

 

  • Bid Sales will begin Wednesday, March 29 in I-2. Bid Sales Schedule (lunch & after 6th period):
    • March 29-30
    • April 4-6 (April 6 is the last day to request a refund and to pay by check)
    • April 11-12 (Cash only; no refunds)

 

  • Bid Prices:
    • March 29: $95/person
    • March 30: $105/person
    • April 4-5: $115/person
    • April 6: $125/person
    • April 11-12: $135/person
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Posted by: Mrs. Seal
Published: 3/21/17




Audience: Silver Creek Scholarship Information, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

     Every year generous donors provide grants and scholarships to help students cover the cost of college.  

     Find college-specific scholarships by going to the financial aid office of the college you will attend.  An example is the Spartan Pride Scholarship being offered to San Jose State Students.  For more information go to http://www.sjsu.edu/faso/Scholarships

 

     The Silver Creek PTSA is sponsoring a $1,000 contest.  Submit your typed single spaced 500 word essay on the topic “How Silver Creek High School Has Prepared Me For Life After High School” to ptsa.silvercreekhs@gmail.com.  Deadline: April 17th

 

     The Gerald & Dorothy Erich Endowment Fund offers $2,000 a year for two years.  Applicants must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher, submit official transcripts and write an essay about their career plans after they graduate from high school.  Applications must be postmarked March 31, 2017. See your Counselor for an application.

 

     Sunjokta Nand Vij Scholarship offers three $1,000 scholarships to students who have had to overcome hardship in order to achieve academic success and who are financially challenged.  Candidates must submit an essay and provide proof of acceptance to a college.  Deadline: April 4th

 

     ESUHSD Go For It Scholarship offers $2,000 to graduating seniors with a 2.5+ GPA with demonstrated financial need and who have made significant contributions to their school and/or community.  See your counselor for an application.  Deadline: 3:00 PM April 4th 

 

     Use the internet to help you find scholarships!  Go to: www.fastweb.com

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Posted by: Evelyn Sanchez
Published: 3/21/17




Audience: Homepage

Seniors: 

Most college decisions have been released this year and yearbook is interested in how you feel about them. Please share your story using the link below for a chance to be featured in the yearbook!  

 

https://goo.gl/forms/Lgjptq2ByOXYZF7e2

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Posted by: PHUONG TRAN
Published: 3/21/17




Audience: Homepage

Hey guys! If you're interested in being an officer for BC2M. Please fill this form out! (in the attachments below) For Information contact me at iamericnguyen95@gmail.com.

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Posted by: ERIC NGUYEN
Published: 3/20/17




Audience: Silver Creek Scholarship Information, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

Graduating seniors with a GPA above are invited to apply for the $2,000 Go For It Scholarship.  Applicants will be judged based on Financial Need, Academic Achievement, Extracurricular Activities and Service to School and Community.  Candidates should give their completed application to their counselor by April 4, 2017.

 

TO DOWNLOAD your copy of the application, click on the link below.

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Posted by: Evelyn Sanchez
Published: 3/20/17




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

The Hispanic Scholarship Fund provides many scholarships to students of Hispanic heritage.  Graduating high school students who have a GPA between 2.5 and 4.0, and with a demonstrated economic need, should click on the link below for more information. 

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Posted by: Evelyn Sanchez
Published: 3/17/17




Audience: Homepage

Do you lead and others follow? If so, then YOU should apply to be a class officer! Stop by room I-2 to pick up your application Tuesday, March 21-Tuesday, March 28.

 

Class Officer Important Dates

 

Applications Available in room I-2

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

 

Candidate Meeting in room I-2

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

 

Applications Due to Mrs. Seal in room I-2

Thursday, March 30, 2017

 

Candidate Rally in the X Quad

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

 

Elections in the X Quad

Thursday, April 6, 2017

 

Winners Announced

Friday, April 7, 2017

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Posted by: Mrs. Seal
Published: 3/16/17




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

Raiders,

 

The yearbook is currently selling for $80 NOT $85 until April 24th. 

 

Prices will increase to $95 in May, so do not wait and secure your book at the lowest price.

 

Purchase at the school bank or online at yearbookforever.com. The bank is closed on Fridays.

 

Questions: schsgalleon@gmail.com or B2 at lunch

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Posted by: Ms. King
Published: 3/15/17




Audience: Elizabeth Cabrera, Parent Center, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage


 

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Posted by: Elizabeth Cabrera
Published: 3/9/17




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

Please support the Silver Creek High School Japanese Program by purchasing tickets to the ESUHSD Educational Foundation's 3rd Annual Crab Feed from the Japanese Program.  

For the Japanese Program to benefit, tickets must be purchased (by Cash or Check) from Nick-Sensei, a member of the Silver Creek Japan Bowl team, or Jennifer Lott at BJNLOTT@YAHOO.COM (408) 896-3944.  

Please purchase by Friday, March 10th to help the Japanese Program.

Thank you for your Support! Go Raiders!

 

    

Nicholas ”Nick-Sensei" Sturtevant

Japanese Language and Culture Teacher

Silver Creek High School 

East Side Union High School District

SturtevantN@esuhsd.org

https://www.facebook.com/schs.japanese/


 

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Posted by: Susan Williams
Published: 3/8/17




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

Raiders!

 

Your yearbook increases to $85 on Thursday the 9th! You can pay with cash or a check at the school bank or online at yearbookforever.com!

 

This book is gorgeous! 

Follow us on SC_Galleon Twitter to stay up to date and see your book.

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Posted by: Ms. King
Published: 3/7/17




Audience: Adventure Club 2016-2017, Animal Allies, HUGS, Interact Club, Key Club members, Red Cross Club, UNICEF Club and Homepage

ATTENTION ALL JUNIORS!

 

Wednesday, March 8th, will be your absolute LAST CHANCE to purchase a Junior Prom Bid and attend this year's Junior Prom at the GlassHouse! Prices are at $90. After Wednesday, you will not be able to purchase a bid. Guest passes must be completed by the time of purchase. Refunds are no longer available. 

 

Message any one of the 2018 officers if you have any issues or concerns!

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Posted by: EMILY TRAN
Published: 3/7/17




Audience: Animal Allies, Japanese National Honor Society, Key Club members, Williams - Psychology and Homepage

https://goo.gl/forms/JpeMErDT6TkbZWRt1 

 

Do you have a story you'd like to share and have it featured in the yearbook? If so, please fill out this form. If you have any questions, contact me at xtiffanyxlyx@gmail.com . Thanks! 

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Posted by: TIFFANY LY
Published: 3/7/17




Audience: Homepage

The SCHS PTSA is offering five $1000.00 Scholarships for  graduating seniors.  

 These are open to all Silver Creek Seniors who plan on attending community college or a four-year college program.

 

Submit your essay on the topic: "How Silver Creek High School Has Prepared Me For Life After High School." 

Essays must be:

  • In Word format,
  • Times New Roman Font (size 12)
  • Single spaced and
  • 500 words or less

Email your essay to ptsa.silvercreekhs@gmail.com by Monday April 17th.  Essays will be judged for their content and writing on the above prompt. Scholarship winners will be announced at Senior Honors Night. 

 

Thanks,

 

SCHS PTSA

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Posted by: Neeta Kapoor
Published: 3/7/17




Audience: Acts of Random Kindness Club, ACWP 2016-2017, Animal Allies, H-Squared, Interact Club, Link Crew Leaders, Project Run, UNICEF Club and Homepage

Hello RAIDERS!

Are you interested in being an officer for a club? Well look no further! Helping Homeless is looking for applicants to fill up our officer positions for the upcoming 2017-2018 school year. 

 

Applications are due Friday, March 17 before midnight.

 

Positions available 

-President/VP

-Secretary

-Treasurer

-Events Coordinator (2 available positions)

 

 

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Posted by: KATHLEEN PHAM
Published: 3/6/17




Audience: Parents and Homepage

Xin chào quý phụ huynh thân mến,

 

Trường trung học Silver Creek xin chân thành cám ơn quý vi đã tiếp tục hổ trợ nhà trường trong những năm tháng qua. Vì những sự hy sinh của quý vị, nhiều con em của quý vị đã đạt được nhiều thành tích trong lớp cũng như ngoài xã hội.

 

Để tiếp tục có sự liên kết giữa nhà trường và phụ huynh, nhất là tạo điều kiện cho phụ huynh Việt Nam đoàn kết và tương trợ nhau,

 

Xin kính mời quý vị bớt chút thời giờ đến tham dự buổi họp phụ huynh Việt Nam Thứ Tư, ngày 8 tháng 3, năm 2017 vào lúc 6:00 giờ tối tại Thư Viện nhà trường. 

 

Xin quý vị cố gắng đến sớm để dùng bữa và kết thân với nhau. Nếu có gì thắc mắc, xin quý vị liên lạc Thầy Hưng tại email: doh@esuhsd.org hoặc số điện thoại: 408-347-5820. Rất mong được gặp mặt quý vị. 

 

Trường Silver Creek. 

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Posted by: Ngoc-Hung (JD) Do
Published: 3/6/17




Audience: H-Squared and Homepage

Hey Raiders! Are you of Cambodian descendent or want to know more about the Cambodian Culture? Are you interested in becoming an officer and representing CVU at Silver Creek? Luckily, CVU. are looking for potential candidates for the upcoming year of 2017-2018. FIY: you do not need to be Cambodian!

 

Applications are due by Monday, April 3 by midnight!

 

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Posted by: ANNA PHAM
Published: 3/6/17




Audience: Elizabeth Cabrera, Parent Center, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage


Silver Creek Community Meeting

March 14, 2017

at 5:30 PM in Raider Hall

 

 


 

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Posted by: Elizabeth Cabrera
Published: 3/2/17




Audience: Homepage

Counselor interviews for Dove Hill's Science School will be on Friday, March 3, 3:00pm at Dove Hill in room 23.

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Posted by: Mrs. Seal
Published: 3/2/17




Audience: Leo and Homepage

Hey Raiders! Are you interested in being a club officer? Do you want to be a part of the 2017-2018 LEO Board? Then apply today to become a 2017-2018 LEO Officer! Applications are due 3/14/17 and if you have any questions ask any current LEO Officer!
Positions available
-VP
-Secretary
-Treasurer
-Commissioner(4 Available)
-Historian (Portfolio with 10 Photos and 2 Sample Flyers Required)

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Posted by: MEGHAN DOAN
Published: 3/2/17




Audience: Grade 11 and Homepage

JUNIORS!!!!

If you are interested in signing up for after-school SAT Prep Classes, there will be a mandatory lunch meeting in the LIBRARY on Wednesday, March 8th.  Attendance is required and we will have a sign-in sheet upon arrival.  Please arrive at the beginning of lunch and come prepared with any questions you have regarding the class.

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Posted by: Megan Cabalar
Published: 3/1/17




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Homepage

The AP waiver deadline has been extended to March 7, 2017 at 3:00 pm.  No waivers are available Friday, March 3 or Monday March 6.  Please come by to pick up the waiver THURSDAY MARCH 2 or TUESDAY MARCH 7.

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Posted by: Allan Roberts
Published: 3/1/17




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Homepage

Pre-Vet Expo V

Sunday April 9, 2017

8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Li Ka Shing Center

Stanford University (Medical School Campus)

The day starts with talks by 7 veterinarians in various fields, an informal lunch where 1 or 2 vets will join you at your table, and an afternoon with 3 rotations 1) attend Q & A panels of veterinarians in different fields, 2) attend a Q & A panel of current veterinary students from different veterinary schools, and 3) a chance to read posters on the Pre-vet path to vet school, veterinary specialties, volunteers experiences, and participate in some hands-on activities.

On-Line Pre-registration is required (URL to the website and pre-registration is on the attached flyer and also listed below)

Information on who is eligible to attend and other information is also available on the website.

 

http://med.stanford.edu/compmed/pre-vet.html

 

 

This/These organization(s) was/were not vetted by Silver Creek High School.  You should check out the legitimacy of any organization before submitting personal information. 

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Posted by: Allan Roberts
Published: 2/28/17




Audience: All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

The Society of Women Engineers (SWE), Santa Clara, have extended their Scholarship application deadline to March 16, 2017. SWE welcomes applications for (1) high school graduates (Spring 2017) entering college in the fall 2017; (2) college students in undergraduate programs or (3) masters level graduate programs (no PhD or DE programs); and (4) community college pre-engineering programs.

 

See links below for scholarship descriptions and application process:

 

First complete the application (Word document file for the Scholarship APPLICATION, see below links), then gather transcript(s), reference letters (2), test scores, and other relevant info into digital files. Reference letters can be emailed separately by the recommenders to the SWE-SCV Scholarship email address below.

 

Submit all files digitally using this form below (JotForm). You will be able to upload all files through this form.  

 

https://form.jotform.com/SWESCVScholarships/swe-scv-scholarship-2017 

 

Please email SWE_SCV_Scholarships@yahoo.com if you have any questions or if problems with submitting arise.

 

Scholarship Descriptions - Society of Women Engineers Santa Clara Valley 

<https://sites.google.com/site/swescv2/scholarships/scholarship-descriptions>

 

2017 Scholarship Application - Society of Women Engineers Santa Clara Valley

<https://sites.google.com/site/swescv2/scholarships/application>

 

Frequently Asked Questions - Society of Women Engineers Santa Clara Valley

<https://sites.google.com/site/swescv2/scholarships/scholarships-faq>

 

 

This/These organization(s) was/were not vetted by Silver Creek High School.  You should check out the legitimacy of any organization before submitting personal information. 

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Posted by: Megan Cabalar
Published: 2/28/17




Audience: Animal Allies and Homepage

Hello MJ Month participants!!

Hope you all had a wonderful break! Please turn in your money to either Evelyn Cheng, Yumna Chowdhury, or Karen Candelaria this THURSDAY, MARCH 2ND in B5 at the end of our meeting! 

 

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Posted by: EVELYN CHENG
Published: 2/28/17




Audience: Homepage

Hello Raiders!! 

 

The theme of FANTASTICS this year is Disney Villains and 2019's sub-theme will be Dr. Facilier from Princess and the Frog! Join the other side in style by purchasing 2019's T-Shirt! Shirts will be ONLY $20. 

 

If you would like to purchase a shirt, make sure to fill out the attached google form. Payments will be accepted by any 2019 officer in I-2, during break, lunch, and after school by MARCH 1st.

 

If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to speak to any of the 2019 officers. 

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Posted by: BRITNEY BLACK
Published: 2/26/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins and Teachers

Due to the high winds and dangerous conditions, Silver Creek High School is beginning to evacuate the campus and will close for the rest of the day. Stay safe, Raiders!

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Posted by: Todd Seal
Published: 2/17/17




Audience: Homepage

Join us and show your spirit for 2017 by purchasing our last FANTASTICS shirt! You can wear this during our FANTASTICS rally to get counted for spirit points, too. 

Each shirt will be $25 and we will be accepting payments in I-2 to any 2017 officer. Payments are due on February 27th, 2017, if you do not submit your payment by that date, then your order will be cancelled. 

 

Order here!

https://goo.gl/forms/l9vtgu4ANA3TZnW82

 


 

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Posted by: TRAN NGUYEN
Published: 2/16/17




Audience: All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

Learn How to Code- A great skill for your personal resume

A free class offered after school starting Thursday, March 9 at 3:00 P.M.  in Room B-7 -

 

Basic Coding Language

Mentors, resources, potential internships

Adobe Certificate

 

See Mr. Certa, Interim Principal or Ms. Aurora Childs, Principal's Secretary to sign up!

 

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Posted by: Dino Certa
Published: 2/16/17




Audience: Adventure Club 2016-2017, Animal Allies, HUGS, Interact Club, Key Club members, Red Cross Club, UNICEF Club and Homepage

Hey Raiders!

 

The Class of 2018 is releasing preorder forms for our FANTASTICS shirts this year. The overall theme of FANTASTICS is Disney Villains and 2018 will be representing Syndrome from the Incredibles! Support the Class of 2018 by purchasing a shirt! Shirts will be $25. Payments will be accepted by any 2018 officer in I-2 during break, lunch, and afterschool. If you fail to pay by March 1st, your order will be canceled. If you have any questions or concern, feel free to reach out to any one of the 2018 officers!


 

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Posted by: EMILY TRAN
Published: 2/16/17




Audience: Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11 and Homepage

Come to an informational meeting Friday, February 17th at lunch in B2.

 

 

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Posted by: Ms. King
Published: 2/15/17




Audience: Silver Creek Scholarship Information, Assistant Principals, Principals, Students, Teachers, Grade 12 and Homepage

See attached for information!!!

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Posted by: Allan Roberts
Published: 2/13/17




Audience: Homepage

If you have applied and qualified, you will be receiving an invitation early next week for the luncheon on February 16th in I-2 at 12:15. You will also be receiving your honor roll certificate!

 

Seniors, you will be notified by the end of February if you have earned a cord for graduation. 

 

 

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Posted by: PRACHI BHAGAVATHA
Published: 2/9/17




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

Thank you so much to the 80+ volunteers, including many parents and middle school students,  who participated in Saturday's PTSA Beautification Day.  We concentrated on the preparing the Baseball field for the season by weeding the infield, along the outfield fence and the bullpen.  The baseball team did a great job preparing the bullpen!  NJROTC volunteers collected all the tree branches all over campus that had fallen in the recents storms as well as dead cherry tree that had fallen down. Mr Cardott, his adorable son and a crew of volunteers picked up trash all over campus and weeded around Raider Hall.  Thanks to the early crew (arrived at 7AM!) for weeding the stadium hill and the crew that stayed late to clean up!

 

Thanks to the baseball team and families, Mr. Cardott and his son, Mr. Marr's students, Rodney, NJROTC, Students in Action, California Scholarship Fed, Red Cross, AVID, LEO, Class of 2020, Interact Club, The Boy Scouts, Chaboya Leadership, Quimby Oak Leadership, Bulldog Tech Leadership, Green Society, SCHS PTSA members and all our other students and parents who volunteered!

 

Thanks for supporting the Silver Creek High School PTSA.  Join us!  It's fun!

 

Susan Williams

Chairman Beautification Committee

Silver Creek High School PTSA

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Posted by: Susan Williams
Published: 2/8/17




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

Students enrolled in an AP courses have the opportunity to leave high school with college credit!  To take the AP Exam you need  to go to the bank!!   Students who qualify for a waiver need to see Ms. Mejia in the Counseling Department.  Sign up with Ms. Ghantiwala in the School Bank.  For more information, download the attached flier.  DO IT TODAY!!

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Posted by: Evelyn Sanchez
Published: 2/6/17




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Homepage

San Jose State will be conducting workshops on VARIOUS SUBJECTS over five weeks.  While the focus will be SJSU, the information will help all students!  Seating is limited, so sign up quickly!  Priority will be given to the suggested grade level.  The workshops are as follows:

 

ALL WORKSHOPS ARE AT 1:30 (early release days)

in ROOM D-07 (SUBJECT TO CHANGE)

 

-February 13, 2017 (Priority SENIORS)   Financing College   REINSTATED BY SJSU

                                            
-February 27, 2017 (Priority SENIORS)   Preparing for Your First Semester of College   


-March 6, 2017       (Priority JUNIORS)    Getting College Ready (Admission Requirements, SAT/ACT,  College Application)


-March 20, 2017     (Priority SJSU Admitted Students)  Next Steps to enrollment into SJSU


-March 27, 2017     (Priority ALL STUDENTS)  Spartan Story -- STUDENT PANEL

 

PLEASE CLICK ON THE FOLLOWING LINK TO SIGN UP:

 

https://goo.gl/forms/pXoKUgIS3woma0zk1

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Posted by: Allan Roberts
Published: 2/6/17




Audience: Acts of Random Kindness Club, Adventure Club, Adventure Club 2016-2017, Animal Allies, California Scholarship Federation - CSF, Key Club members, Leo, Link Crew Leaders, Williams - Psychology, Yearbook 2014-2015 and Homepage

Do you wanna show a friend or special someone how much you care about them? Get them an Adventure Club Valentine Gram! We'll be selling succulents with a personalized message for $5! Place your order and get your money in ASAP to make sure your order is complete! The last day to place your order and turn in money is this Friday, February 10th! 

 

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Posted by: SANYA KAMIDI
Published: 2/4/17




Audience: Teachers and Administrators, Assistant Principals, Principals, Staff, Teachers, Grade 12 and Homepage

By signing up below, You are agreeing to attend ALL THREE sessions!  Seats will be assigned on first to sign up basis. Seats will be released, if you do not arrive on time, for students who did not make it into the session.  

 

SEATING IS LIMITED, SO SIGN UP NOW!

 

The sessions are as follows:

 

March 6, 2017          1:30 - 3:00  Application W/S           Location: TBA
March 13, 2017        1:30 - 4:30  Placement tests          Location: TBA
March 28, 2017        2:00 - 3:30  College Counseling     Location:TBA

 

Click on the link and fill in the form.

 

https://goo.gl/forms/a2LDbhoBf2yiOVjh2

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Posted by: Allan Roberts
Published: 2/3/17




Audience: Silver Creek Scholarship Information, Teachers and Administrators, Assistant Principals, Principals, Staff, Teachers, Grade 12 and Homepage

Silicon Valley Community Foundation administers a variety of scholarship programs that grant up to $40,000 to students graduating from high school, attending college or graduate school, as well as those re-entering college.

 

See attached for MANY scholarship opportunities!!!!

 

This/These organization(s) was/were not vetted by Silver Creek High School.  You should check out the legitimacy of any organization before submitting personal information. 

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Posted by: Allan Roberts
Published: 2/3/17




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Homepage

I am writing to you regarding a unique opportunity that the Office of the Vice President of Student Affairs and the Office of Campus and Community Relations are providing for students in the East Side Union High School District. 

 

100 tickets are available for ESUHSD students and their families to attend the CSU Folklorico Showcase on Saturday February 18, 2017 at 6pm at the Hammer Theatre Center.  

 

The CSU Folklórico Showcase aims to promote higher education by exposing students with a passion for folklórico to the various California State Universities with folklórico groups. This year the showcase will include a record number of eight participating groups including groups from Sonoma State University, Fresno State University, CSU Channel Islands, CSU Fullerton, CSU Northridge, CSU Long Beach, CSU San Marcos and San José State University. 

 

We invite students and their families to enjoy a night with passionate dancers from these eight CSU campuses as they showcase their commitment to diversity, higher education and Mexican folklore. This event is open to the public.

 

Ticket prices: General Admission - $25, SJSU community / Senior Citizens w/ID - $15,  High School Students w/ID and Children - $10. Plus taxes and fees. 

 

For the special sponsored tickets, students must go to the following link: https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pr/968369/prm/SESP and select the age appropriate ticket that says "ESUHSD sponsored".

 

They can also use the promo code SESP to get access to these tickets.  There is a limit of 4 tickets per order, and a limit of 100 total seats available.

 

 

-- 

Amanda Aldama
Admissions Counselor/Recruiter

Spartan East Side Promise Coordinator

Student Outreach and Recruitment

(408) 924-2554

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Posted by: Allan Roberts
Published: 2/3/17




Audience: Silver Creek Scholarship Information, Assistant Principals, Principals, Staff, Teachers, Grade 12 and Homepage

This $2,500 scholarship is awarded annually to one male and one female college-bound high school senior ($2,500 each), whose academic and athletic careers have been exemplary and whose personal standards and accomplishments are a positive model for others.

 

See attached.

 

This/These organization(s) was/were not vetted by Silver Creek High School.  You should check out the legitimacy of any organization before submitting personal information. 

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Posted by: Allan Roberts
Published: 2/3/17




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

****RAIN OR SHINE***

Need Community Service Hours??

Want to make Silver Creek more beautiful??

Join us! It's fun!

 

Rain or Shine! Join us Saturday Feb 4th 8am -12pm for the PTSA Beautification Day.  Our plan is clean up the baseball field for the upcoming season and if we have time to weed and pick up up trash on campus. With rain in the forecast, please remember to wear appropriate shoes and rain gear! All are welcome: students, future students, alumni, staff, teachers, siblings, parents, grandparents, friends, and neighbors… 

 

Please remember the more tools we have the more we can do so please bring: 
 
•    Gloves
•    Hand tools
•    Brooms-We need lots!
•    Shovels-We need lots!
•    Clippers
•    Rakes

 

        (Mark everything with your name)

 

Please check in at 8am at the Baseball field before starting any work. If you are earning community service hours for a class, please bring your paperwork for me to sign.  If you are earning hours for a club or group, please sign in with your club or group to insure that you get credit for your work. All middle school students must be accompanied by an adult at this event.

 

Need more hours??  Sign up for set-up at 7-8am. If you are helping set up please meet in the Student Parking lot at 7am. You can also help clean up from 12pm-1pm.

 

Please use the attached sign-up form link to register to participate.  This will help us plan the event. 
 
Thanks!  
Susan Williams

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Posted by: Susan Williams
Published: 2/2/17




Audience: Silver Creek Scholarship Information, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

To learn about scholarships offered to University of California students go to the school's website and click on the financial aid office link.  As an example, the websites of U C Irvine, UCLA and U C Santa Cruz offer many different scholarship opportunities.  Take the time to search the campus website and you are sure to find a scholarship that meets your need. To learn more, click on the links below:

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Posted by: Evelyn Sanchez
Published: 2/2/17




Audience: Homepage

With prom season is coming up, journalism will be working on a prom guide/directory for prom-goers, featuring the information of Silver Creek students who offer prom services (hair, makeup, nails, photography, etc).

 

If you are a makeup artist, photographer, etc. that would like to be featured, contact Rose Nguyen.

(FB: Rose Nguyen, Twitter: @r0senguyen)

 

This is a great opportunity to advertise your services to the school :)

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Posted by: ROSE NGUYEN
Published: 2/2/17




Audience: Animal Allies, Interact Club, Key Club members, Leo, Link Crew Leaders, MSA, Red Cross Club, Silver Creek World Travelers, UNICEF Club and Homepage

Reminder to all of you lovely Raiders that Animal Allies will be meeting TOMORROW(FEB 2ND) AT LUNCH in B5!

 

Tune in for new announcements, and new ways to help animals!

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Posted by: YUMNA CHOWDHURY
Published: 2/1/17




Audience: Adventure Club 2016-2017, Animal Allies, HUGS, Interact Club, Key Club members, Red Cross Club, UNICEF Club and Homepage

Hey Raiders!
 
This year, our theme for Junior Prom is A Whole New World. Prom will take place at The GlassHouse from 7-11PM on March 25th! Junior Prom Bid Sales will start Thursday, Febuary 2nd, during lunch and after 7th. The current price for bids are $85! This is the last week for you to purchase a bid. If you are paying with a check, make sure you bring extra cash just in case you don't make the cut off for prices. More information about pricing and sale dates will be on the flier attached below. If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to contact any 2018 officer! 

 


 

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Posted by: EMILY TRAN
Published: 2/1/17




Audience: Silver Creek Scholarship Information, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

Congratulations!  You have worked hard and you have been accepted to the college of your dreams.  Now, how will you pay your tuition? One of the best sources for scholarship information is the college financial aid office.  As an example, the websites of CSU Chico, Northridge, San Francisco State, and San Jose State University offer a wide assortment of financial resources.  Scholarships are offered for specific majors, specific GPA’s and by class level.  To learn more, click on the links below:

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Posted by: Evelyn Sanchez
Published: 1/31/17




Audience: Homepage

Help and support Silver Creek's Choreo Club by purchasing a shirt! To buy one, you must pay at the school bank then show one of the Choreo Club officers your receipt. Hurry and buy while supplies last! 

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Posted by: AMARA SLEDD
Published: 1/31/17




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Homepage

See attached flyer for more information!

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Posted by: Allan Roberts
Published: 1/30/17




Audience: Homepage

To all students interested in participating in Battle of the Tribes this May, there is a mandatory meeting this Wednesday, February 1st in Mr. Agoylo's room (L4) during lunch!

 

Your presence is requested because the FSU officers need your opinions concerning the theme and date of BOTT. We will be answering your questions about BOTT during this meeting and giving you information about how you can be a more active member in your community!

 

If your questions cannot wait, please feel free to Facebook message any one of our officers.

 

Dominique Brown President

Anika Custodio Vice President

Jennifer Moeung Secretary

Kaitlin Chau Treasurer

Kevin Gagante Spirit Leader

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Posted by: DOMINIQUE BROWN
Published: 1/29/17




Audience: Silver Creek Scholarship Information, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

Local Community Heroes will grant as many as twenty $1,000.00 scholarships to local high school graduates.  Scholarship candidates must have a clear goal, a strong GPA and must have made a major contribution to the community in which they live.  This opportunity is available to seniors who will pursue post secondary education in a four-year university, community college or vocational school.  For more information, click on the link below

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Posted by: Evelyn Sanchez
Published: 1/27/17




Audience: Parents, Grade 12 and Homepage

Hello Parents of Seniors,

 

If you were not able to purchase space in the yearbook for your graduating senior, we have a few pages left.

 

Because of the limited space, I am requesting that you email me for more information. Spaces will be first come, first serve so please contact me immediately.

 

Ms. Erica King email: kinge@esuhsd.org

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Posted by: Ms. King
Published: 1/27/17




Audience: Homepage

https://goo.gl/forms/uen7iDLxJVpU3EU82

 

Do you have a family member that you appreciate greatly and want to be featured in the yearbook? If so, please fill out this form as soon as possible and we'll get back to you! Thanks! 

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Posted by: TIFFANY LY
Published: 1/26/17




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

Enrolled in an AP course?  You WILL take the AP Exam!!  Take advantage of this opportunity to earn college credit!  Students who qualify for a waiver need to see Ms. Mejia in the Counseling Department.  Sign up with Ms. Ghantiwala in the School Bank.  For more information, download the attached flier.

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Posted by: Evelyn Sanchez
Published: 1/26/17




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

PSAT Results Night

 

Tuesday, January 31st

 

6:00PM

 

Raider Hall

 

*Pick up your official PSAT score report and understand how to read your results!

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Posted by: Megan Cabalar
Published: 1/24/17




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

Thursday, February 16th Evergreen Valley College and San Jose City College will be hosting HBCU (Historically Black Colleges or Universities) between the hours of 10:00am to 1:00pm. The caravan will take place in the San Jose City College Student Center.  Students will be able to apply and possibly be accepted on the spot to a Historically Black College or University.  For more information click on the attached flier.

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Posted by: Evelyn Sanchez
Published: 1/24/17




Audience: Evelyn Sanchez, ACADEMICS, Departments, Silver Creek Scholarship Information, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

Come explore the delicious menu of Silver Creek elective courses  at the Raider Elective Fair Wednesday, February 1st and Thursday February 2nd  at lunch.   Future scientists, mathematicians, artists, linguists, social scientists and kinesiologists -- this is the time to explore the many opportunities available to you!  Pick up the map of events Monday or Tuesday from Ms. Diep in Counseling.

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Posted by: Evelyn Sanchez
Published: 1/24/17




Audience: Homepage

Please help the Yearbook staff choose the top five trends in 2016. 

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Posted by: JANNET NGUYEN
Published: 1/24/17




Audience: Homepage

Hi guys,

 

Sorry for the extremely late notice! Those who are free today from 5pm - 6pm should attend this Youth Leaders' Gathering where you get to eat pizza with the mayor. :D

 

All of this is free, including the opportunity to voice what you think will benefit our city.

 

Here's the link to sign up: http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event;jsessionid=BDF5FA271CE0D5C218A5624D43B6A33A.worker_registrant?llr=ffcsvncab&oeidk=a07edpc5if08a4994b9

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Posted by: TIFFANY NGUYEN
Published: 1/23/17




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Homepage

Good morning ESUHSD
 

My friends at the City of San Jose PRNS wanted me to share with you this great opportunity for high school students in San Jose.

The Young Placemakers (YP) is currently accepting applications!

 This opportunity will empower youth to identify neglected spaces within San José and implement their own placemaking “activation”. An “activation” is an event that is creatively organized with the intention of bringing public activity into a given space (i.e. a park, a street, a building, etc.). As a participant, you will learn more about the theories behind placemaking, learn about the process that goes into organizing activations, and gain professional skills (i.e. marketing, event production, and budget management) along the way. 

There is no cost to participate in Young Placemakers. If requested, you may receive community service hours and letters of recommendation. Equal consideration will be given to all applicants who meet the requirements listed below. To apply to become a Young Placemaker, please complete the application and submit by January 31st, 2017 by 5:00 PM.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Applicant must currently live in San José.
  • Applicant must currently be enrolled in and attending high school (public, private, or charter).
  • Applicant must be able to commit to all meetings (see Time Commitment) and any additional meetings required the week of the YP activation.
  • Applicant must be able to attend the YP activation, which will take place between June 21st and June 30th.


RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Selected participants will be required to attend a 10-week training course about placemaking.
  • Selected participants will develop, plan, and implement a concept for the placemaking activation.
  • With staff support and guidance, selected participants will create and implement a marketing strategy, recruit volunteers, and coordinate the logistics for the activation.
  • With staff support and guidance, selected participants will manage and run the final activation.


TIME COMMITMENT

  • Selected participants must be available to meet on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday from the date of selection through June 30, 2017.
  • Selected participants may be required to attend additional meetings the week of the final activation (which will be scheduled between June 21st and June 30th.)
  • Parents/guardians will be required to attend an orientation with youth who are selected for the program on Wednesday, February 15th at 6:00pm.
  • If a participant misses more than two (2) consecutive meetings without notification, their placement will be re-evaluated and may be subject to termination (at which time any service hours and/or letters of recommendation may be revoked).
  • Up to two (2) excused absences may be allowed if the lead advisor is notified 48 hours in advance. Excuses must be valid.


Qualified candidates will be contact by phone or e-mail to schedule an interview date and time within 1-2 weeks of the application deadline. Interviews for selected candidates will be scheduled on Thursday, February 9th and Friday, February 10th between 5:30pm and 7:30pm.

If you have any questions regarding the Young Placemakers opportunity, please contact Zacharias Mendez by email at Zacharias.mendez@sanjoseca.gov or by phone at(408) 793-4171.

 

This/These organization(s) was/were not vetted by Silver Creek High School.  You should check out the legitimacy of any organization before submitting personal information. 

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Posted by: Allan Roberts
Published: 1/20/17




Audience: Animal Allies, Interact Club, Key Club members, Leo, Link Crew Leaders, MSA, Red Cross Club, Silver Creek World Travelers, UNICEF Club and Homepage

***see the attached flyer for details!***

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Posted by: YUMNA CHOWDHURY
Published: 1/19/17




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

Need Community Service Hours??

Want to make Silver Creek more beautiful??

Join us! It's fun!

 

Join us Saturday Feb 4th 8am -12pm for the PTSA Beautification Day.  Our plan is clean up the baseball field for the upcoming season and if we have time to weed and pick up up trash on campus.  All are welcome: students, future students, alumni, staff, teachers, siblings, parents, grandparents, friends, and neighbors… 

 

Please remember the more tools we have the more we can do so please bring: 
 
•    Gloves
•    Hand tools
•    Brooms-We need lots!
•    Shovels-We need lots!
•    Clippers
•    Rakes

 

        (Mark everything with your name)

 

Please check in at 8am at the Baseball field before starting any work. If you are earning community service hours for a class, please bring your paperwork for me to sign.  If you are earning hours for a club or group, please sign in with your club or group to insure that you get credit for your work.

 

Need more hours??  Sign up for set-up at 7-8am. If you are helping set up please meet in the Student Parking lot at 7am. You can also help clean up from 12pm-1pm.

 

Please use the attached sign-up form link to register to participate. This will help us plan the event. 
 
Thanks!  
Susan Williams

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Posted by: Susan Williams
Published: 1/19/17




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

Senator Jim Beall & Assembly Member Ash Kalra invite you to a FREE

 

Cash for College Day

 

Learn how to fund your college tuition and successfully apply for financial assistance

 

Silver Creek High School

Saturday, January 21, 2017

9:00-1:00pm

 

*See attached flyer for more information

 

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Posted by: Megan Cabalar
Published: 1/19/17




Audience: Homepage

Hey Raiders!!

 

Please fill out this quick survey for the yearbook! We really appreciate it :)

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Posted by: CLARIZZA LAINE ALDEA
Published: 1/19/17




Audience: ACWP 2015-2016, Animal Allies, Anime Club, Death Valley Field Studies, Green Society, HUGS, Innvision Club, Interact Club, JSA (Junior Statesmen of America), Key Club members, Leo, Link Crew Leaders, MAKE A WISH, MSA, Pokemon Go Green, Red Cross Club, Sikh Honor and Service Society (SHSS), UNICEF Club and Homepage

Hey, Seniors!

 

Your Senior Quotes are now being accepted by Yearbook, and they are due by February 1, 2017.

 

Submit them here:

https://goo.gl/bKgvYH

Please read the form carefully!

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Posted by: KATREXINA LOMU
Published: 1/19/17




Audience: Grade 12 and Homepage

Seniors,

 

Fill out this form to submit your Senior Quote: https://goo.gl/bKgvYH. 

Please read the rules completely. 

 

Due: Wednesday, Feb. 1

 

Send questions to Kat Lomu and Jannet Nguyen at schsgalleon@gmail.com

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Posted by: Ms. King
Published: 1/19/17




Audience: Mr Henninger, P I ALTERN SETTING Site, P-HUMAN GEO/AP Site, P-WORLD HISTORY Site, STUDENT AIDE Site, Adventure Club, AWARE, Beautification Group, Conservation Corporation, DEATH VALLEY CHAPERONES, Death Valley Field Studies, ECO FASHION SHOW, Fashion Club, Film Club, Interact Club, MAKE A WISH, Poetry Club, SCHS SWIM TEAM 2017, Silver Creek Swim Team, Social Science Department, SUSTAINABILITY DECATHLON, Teachers and Administrators, UKULELE CLUB!!!, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

SIGN UP FOR AP HUMAN GEOGRAPHY!

INFORMATION IN E-10 AT LUNCH THURS/FRI. 1/19-1/20

and AP NIGHT 1/18 @6:30PM

 

What is globalization?

 

How and why did China become the BIGGEST ECONOMY in the world?

 

Where does what we buy come from, and why?

 

What forces cause and resolve conflicts around the world?

 

How does culture spread throughout the world?

 

Why is Japan's population shrinking while India's population is increasing?

 

How are maps made?

 

Can living in cities solve environmental problems?

 

If these questions interest you, sign up for AP Human Geography, a very SPATIAL class.

 

SEE MR HENNINGER IN E-10 FOR MORE INFORMATION!

 

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Posted by: Mr Henninger
Published: 1/18/17




Audience: Assistant Principals, Principals, Teachers, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11 and Homepage

Southeast Asian Union (SEA-U) from the University of California—Santa Barbara, would like to invite you to an all-expense paid, overnight Youth Conference at UCSB on April 15th, 2017 to April 16th, 2017. Within this Youth Conference, you will be able to engage with other students from the Bay Area, Los Angeles, and Orange County.

 

SEA-U’s primary goal within the Youth Conference is to provide information about college, and host multiple workshops and discussions where students will have the opportunity to self-reflect and have a deeper understanding of the Southeast Asian community. If you are interested and identify as a High School Student (9th-11th grade) in the Oakland, South Bay Area, Orange County, or Los Angeles please feel free to apply!

Application link: 
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdw5NAMmKYE3Bof-wuJQFgCE3MMfPxxESjz2CFt0fX0Ct8AYg/viewform?c=0&w=1

 

If you have any other questions or concerns please email us at southeastasianunion@gmail.com.

 

-Robirt Kong
UCSB SEA-U Scouting Chair 2016-17

 

This/These organization(s) was/were not vetted by Silver Creek High School.  You should check out the legitimacy of any organization before submitting personal information. 

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Posted by: Allan Roberts
Published: 1/17/17




Audience: Silver Creek Scholarship Information, Assistant Principals, Principals, Teachers, Grade 12 and Homepage

Greetings! On today, the 2017 MLK Day of Service, I am pleased to announce the availability of the Xi Zeta Zeta Educational Foundation scholarship application packet.  The members of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated, and the Xi Zeta Zeta Educational Foundation are committed to service within our communities not just today but on an on-going basis.

 

In this packet, you will find information about the Foundation, key dates, and the application form. Please note that, with the exception of official transcripts (which must be sent via mail), all application materials (form, references, and essay) must be submitted electronically to xzz.edufound@gmail.com.  The deadline for submissions is February 3, 2017.

 

 

We know that there are many high-school seniors throughout Santa Clara County that are well-qualified for this scholarship.  We invite you to forward and share this packet with them.  The packet can also be obtained via the Foundation's web site at http://www.casouthbayzetas.org/xzz-educational-foundation. We look forward to receiving their completed packets.

 

Sincerely,

Katherine House, Scholarship Chair

Xi Zeta Zeta Educational Foundation

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated

 

 

This/These organization(s) was/were not vetted by Silver Creek High School.  You should check out the legitimacy of any organization before submitting personal information. 

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Posted by: Allan Roberts
Published: 1/17/17




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

The purpose of the Chavez Family Vision Inc. is to establish a program of financial assistance to qualified students at East Side Union High School District.

 

Please see attachment for requirements and application. Application must be post marked by Friday, February 3, 2017.

 

This/These organization(s) was/were not vetted by Silver Creek High School.  You should check out the legitimacy of any organization before submitting personal information. 

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Posted by: Megan Cabalar
Published: 1/17/17




Audience: Homepage

Come and take a step inside Silver Creek High School’s Annual Winter Formal: A Night In Narnia, hosted by the seniors! This will be the FIRST FORMAL DANCE of the year! Flipbook as well as a Photo Booth will be available during this event. Tickets will be SOLD IN I-2. 


 

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Posted by: BENJAMIN HUYNH
Published: 1/15/17




Audience: Homepage

Hi swimmers and divers!!

 

Here are the requirements to join the team: 
1. Conditioning starts Tuesday (1/17) from 3-4 PM in the weight room! It will be Tuesday through Thursday each week. 
2. Practice officially begins on February 1st at EV's pool. There will be a bus at 4:30 PM at Silver Creek to take us to practice every day. Practice is every weekday until 7 PM (ish). 
3. Turn in your stamped orange cards to Mark Brogan, or any other team captains (Jenny Truong, Hellen Truong, Elizabeth Chau, Ivy Nguyen)! These are due before practice begins (2/1). 
4. Team fees must be paid to the bank. More info to come next week. 
5. Anyone missing practice must inform both a coach AND a captain. Club swimmers: you are required to come to practice only the day before meets!

Upcoming Dates: 
1/17 Conditioning begins 
2/1 Practice begins 
2/27 Swim-A-Thon and time trials this week!
3/2 First meet

Also, please help with baked potato fundraisers as much as you can—either through donations or volunteering your time! Fundraisers will be on Wednesdays in E10.

 

And again, no experience is necessary to join, everyone is welcome!!!

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Posted by: JENNY TRUONG
Published: 1/14/17




Audience: Homepage

Come and take a step inside Silver Creek High School’s Annual Winter Formal: A Night In Narnia, hosted by the seniors! This will be the FIRST FORMAL DANCE of the year! Flipbook as well as a Photo Booth will be available during this event. Tickets will be sold inside I-2 during Lunch-During 7th-After School.

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Posted by: BENJAMIN HUYNH
Published: 1/13/17




Audience: Homepage

Sign-ups for our annual blood drive on February 3rd begin on Tuesday, January 17th! Come on by to I-2 during lunch to sign up and save a life. You must be 16 years old to donate blood!

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Posted by: PRACHI BHAGAVATHA
Published: 1/13/17




Audience: Leo and Homepage

Hey Raiders! LEO Club will be selling Windbreakers and T-Shirts until January 20th. Support LEO by buying our gear! If you plan on purchasing a windbreaker or shirt, please fill out the form below and then pay at the school bank. Prices and pictures are included in the form. If you have any questions, contact any of the LEO Officers at schsleotastic@gmail.com

P.S. The LEO Windbreakers will NOT have hoods, so please disregard the images on the form!

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Posted by: MEGHAN DOAN
Published: 1/12/17




Audience: Silver Creek Scholarship Information, Assistant Principals, Parents, Principals, Staff, Teachers, Grade 12 and Homepage

Dear Students, Parents, High Schools, College and Organizations:      

 

The Santa Clara Valley SWE scholarship applications for 2017 are now open. The deadline is March 1, 2017. Winners will be notified in April and honored at our scholarship luncheon in early May.

 

Society of Women Engineers (SWE), founded in 1950, is a not-for-profit organization that supports professional and collegiate female engineers through professional development and career guidance programs. The organization has a goal to encourage more females in the field of engineering and technology through scholarships and outreach programs.

 

Each year the Santa Clara Valley section of SWE awards several scholarships, primarily on the basis of scholastic achievement, motivation and interest in engineering demonstrated in the application form. We also provide need-based scholarships. We would greatly appreciate if you can help us inform qualified candidates about this scholarship program.

2017 SWE-SCV Scholarships

Scholarship recipients will be awarded $1,000 to $2500 for tuition expenses. Read more about our scholarship namesakes below.

  • Irmgard Flugge-Lotz Scholarship
  • Al Gardner Scholarship
  • Mary G. Ross Scholarship
  • Esther Williams Scholarship
  • Mary Nell Rogers
  • SanDisk Scholarship
  • Others

 

 

Please visit the following website to obtain the application and relevant documentation:http://www.swescv.com/scholarships

Student Eligibility Requirements

Female high school seniors, college and graduate students pursuing a BS and/or MS in engineering or computer science are eligible for these scholarships, as well as community college students pursuing a path to those fields. Students should be enrolled full time and attend college that has ABET or CSAB accredited engineering programs. Other interdisciplinary engineering or computer science programs may qualify as well. If you program is one of these, please write SWE_SCV_Scholarships@yahoo.com to find out if your program is accepted. 

Applicants must be a permanent resident of or attend school in the South San Francisco Bay Area, which are located in the following zip codes: 94002-94003, 94010-94011, 94018-94028, 94030, 94035, 94037-94043, 94059-94065, 94070-94071, 94074, 94086-94091, 943**, 944**, 94536-94546, 94552, 94555, 94557, 94560, 94587, 950**, 951**

The Scholarship Application Process

We are currently accepting applications. The submission deadline is March 1, 2017.

Please read the Tips for Success and Frequently Asked Questions before beginning the application. Personal and financial information will be held in strict confidence. If a question does not apply, indicate “N/A.” If you need more space to answer questions, please leverage the "comments" section.

Please note that your application is not complete until the scholarship committee has received the following, via the JotForm link upload (see notes on 2017 Scholarship Application:)  

  • Completed application (follow links to download application (see files at bottom of that page) and resume template
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation
  • Official copy of standardized test score(s) 
  • Official transcript

All documents should be submitted via the JotForm input process. Any missing files or questions, write to SWE_SCV_Scholarships@yahoo.com 

Mailing address is (only if needed) 
        SWE- Society of Women Engineers - Scholarships 
        Santa Clara Valley Section 
        PO Box 61333 Sunnyvale, CA 94088-1333

Selection & Payment of Scholarship

Applicants will be notified in April and honored at our Scholarship Luncheon in May 2017.

Proof of enrollment will be requested at the beginning of the school year. Once proof is received and accepted, the scholarship will be paid directly to the college/university's bursar's office. Each receipt will be required to submit a verification of enrollment document (on the institution’s letterhead) to SWE-SCV and must contain the following information:

  1. Current engineering and/or computer science program of study (this means you must declare a major in engineering and/or computer science by winter semester/quarter)
  2. Semester enrolled
  3. Number of credits you are taking
  4. Current classes you are taking (Please note that your course work must be engineering and/or computer science related)
  5. The document you provide must be a verification of enrollment document that is on your institution’s letterhead. This document can be obtained by your institution’s bursar's office.

If you have any questions, please contact us at swe_scv_scholarships@yahoo.com.

 

For your convenience, we have also included an attached letter to this email explaining our scholarship programs so that you can post and advertise at your school.

 

 

Best regards, 

Cecilia (Ceal) D. Craig, PhD, 2016-2017 Scholarship Co-Chair
Erika D. Rodriguez, PhD, VP of Career Guidance

www.swescv.com/scholarships

 

This/These organization(s) was/were not vetted by Silver Creek High School.  You should check out the legitimacy of any organization before submitting personal information. 

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Posted by: Allan Roberts
Published: 1/11/17




Audience: Animal Allies, Interact Club, Key Club members, Leo, Link Crew Leaders, MSA, Red Cross Club, Silver Creek World Travelers, UNICEF Club and Homepage

***PLEASE NOTE THE LOCATION CHANGE***


 

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Posted by: YUMNA CHOWDHURY
Published: 1/11/17




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage


Parents/Guardians,

Join us to our 1st parent forum where the main topic will be on how to build a good relationship with my adolescent. This workshop will be presented in English, Spanish and Vietnamese.

 

Dinner will be served at 6:00 pm.

 

We hope to see you there!

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Posted by: Elizabeth Cabrera
Published: 1/10/17




Audience: Animal Allies, Anime Club, ANIME CLUB 2014/15, Asian Student Association, H-Squared, Interact Club, Key Club members, Leo, Red Cross Club, SC League of Legends, Video Game Club ("VGC") and Homepage

The Raider Review is looking for people who are interested in being in a video in which they sample milk tea from different places and try to guess which store it's from. This is open to all people who love milk tea! 

 

Fill out the form below! :D 

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Posted by: ZENNY DOAN
Published: 1/10/17




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

Silver Creek Parents/Guardians:

 

Please see attached flyer for the upcoming Parent Forum presented by ACCI. This forum will be presented in English, Spanish and Vietnamese.

 

ALL FAMILIES ARE WELCOME!

 

Dinner will be provided. 

 

Room locations: TBD

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Posted by: Megan Cabalar
Published: 1/9/17




Audience: Homepage

Hi Raiders! Renaissance, the Silver Creek honor roll program, aims to award those who achieve a 3.0 GPA or higher with a certificate and a luncheon. Applications will officially be available on January 17th in I2. The applications must be completely filled out and turned into the school bank with $5 by February 2nd. For seniors, there is a requirements of doing Renaissance three times to receive a cord. Here is the link for seniors to see if they qualify for a Renaissance cord.

 

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1HZIKAf_0WmtiEtlAr3n6zDu4-O8qSIJPtNXwXA5JErE/edit?usp=sharing

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Posted by: PRACHI BHAGAVATHA
Published: 1/9/17




Audience: All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

Is there a food recipe that runs through your family? Yearbook is looking for a one-of-a-kind recipe! If you have a unique recipe created by you or yours family and want the chance to be featured in this year's yearbook, and want to be featured in this year's yearbook, fill out this form, and we may contact you for more information. The deadline to submit is Tuesday, January 10th at 11:59 PM.

 

 

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Posted by: Ms. King
Published: 1/6/17




Audience: Ngoc-Hung (JD) Do, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11 and Homepage

Dear all parents and students at Silver Creek High School, 

 

On behalf of the Silver Creek High School Administration, we would like to invite you and your student to our annual AP Night Informational Night. The purpose of this workshop is to provide an overview  of our AP Program. Information covered will include the registration process, the courses available for the 2017-2018 academic year, and how to properly plan your student’s schedule. Students and parents in attendance will be handed an AP Contract and have priority registration for AP classes. 

 

Please join us on Wednesday, January 18th at 6:30pm in Raider Hall. 

Counselors will also be available to answer brief questions.

 

We look forward to seeing you on Wednesday, January 18th!

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Posted by: Ngoc-Hung (JD) Do
Published: 1/5/17




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades and Homepage

Attention All Juniors,

 

SAT PREP CLASSES will start in February.  This after-school program is completely free and intended to help prepare students for the SAT Test.  Classes will be held two days a week from 3:00-4:00pm on Monday/Fridays or Tuesday/Thursdays (finalized schedule will be based on availability and the number of sign-ups we receive).

 

Please use the form below to sign-up. 

 

Sign-Up Here→ SAT PREP SIGN UP FORM

 

Should you have any questions, please see Ms. Cabalar in the counseling office during break or lunch.

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Posted by: Megan Cabalar
Published: 1/4/17




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades and Homepage

Silicon Valley Career Technical Education (SVCTE) offers students the opportunity to be certified in 30 different career sectors.  Students can become experts in such fields as Animation, Veterinary Assistant, Fashion Design and the health field while earning high school credits.  To learn how to schedule a tour, click on the attached flier.  Students who want to attend SVCTE should speak to their counselor.

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Posted by: Evelyn Sanchez
Published: 1/4/17




Audience: Animal Allies and Homepage

Sorry puppytastic friends, we will NOT be having a club meeting this week! 

 

 

See all you purrrrfect people on Thursday, January 12, 2017

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Posted by: HILLARY NGUYEN
Published: 1/4/17




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Sys Admins, Teachers, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

ACCEL Middle College at Evergreen Valley College is a cooperative program between ESUHSD and SJEVCC.  ACCEL juniors and seniors take college classes in the morning and high school classes in the afternoon. Students receive high school and college credit which enables them to complete their high school education while experiencing college early.

 

All classes are at Evergreen Valley College.

 

For more information, see attached flyer!

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Posted by: Allan Roberts
Published: 1/3/17




Audience: California Scholarship Federation - CSF, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades and Homepage

The California Scholarship Federation, CSF, is now accepting applications for the Spring 2017 semester.

Want to join the oldest scholarship institution in the state, get some community service hours, and pad that college application?  Then CSF is here for you!

 

The online application form must be filled out no later than Friday January 20th.  Our first meeting of this semester is scheduled for Monday January 23rd, in the Library.  

 

A copy of your Fall 2016 semester grades must also be turned in to Mr. Taylor in Room E-8 to finalize your application.  Proof of grades can be your in the form of your actual report card, or a copy of your grades from Infinite Campus.  Simply ask one of your current teachers to print your grades out for you.

NOTE:  Grades printed from Schoolloop WILL NOT count.

 

If you have any questions about the application or club please see Mr. Taylor in room E-8

 

CSF Spring 2017 Application

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Posted by: Steve Taylor
Published: 1/3/17




Audience: Clubs and Homepage

Attention Club Officers! Please submit your request for recurring club meeting announcements for second semester.

 

Follow the attached link to submit your request no later than Friday, January 13, 2017.

 

The sooner you submit your request, the sooner we can start announcing your club meetings!

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Posted by: Mrs. Seal
Published: 12/30/16




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

PSAT Results Night

 

Tuesday, January 31st

 

6:00PM

 

Raider Hall

 

*Pick up your PSAT score report and understand how to read results!

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Posted by: Megan Cabalar
Published: 12/16/16




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

SAVE THE DATE: WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 11, 2017

 

Silver Creek Parents/Guardians:

 

Please see attached flyer for the upcoming Parent Forum presented by ACCI. This forum will be presented in English, Spanish and Vietnamese.

 

ALL FAMILIES ARE WELCOME!

 

Dinner will be provided. 

 

Room locations: TBD

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Posted by: Megan Cabalar
Published: 12/16/16




Audience: Homepage

Dumbledore's Army is selling club shirts for $18 and everyone is welcome to buy one! They will be featuring a sleeve design on the right arm. We will not be ordering extras so get yours today! Fill out the form by Tuesday, January 3rd and give your money to the bank by Friday, January 6th! Have any questions? Please message any of the DA officers! Hope you all have a very MAGICAL break!!

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Posted by: ALYSSA NGUYEN
Published: 12/15/16




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

Thank you to all the volunteers that have participated in the SCHS PTSA Beautification Days.  

 

More than 150 student volunteers provided over 650 community of service hours for our events so far this year! In September, we mulched the stadium hill as well as weeding and picking up trash all over campus.  In December, we concentrated on trash, leaves and weeds.  We started in the Student parking lot, moved to the stadium hill and then it was the students choice on campus.  Some went to the ROTC area, the bus loop, BCE quad, U quad, X quad, rose garden and around the library.

  • Thank you so much to Mr. Marr's class, AVID, NJROTC, CSF, Red Cross, Leadership, Mr. Taylor's class, Key Club, Interact, LEO, Green Society, Japanese Club, SIA, NHS, and all the other students who volunteered "just for fun!"  
  • A special thanks to parents David Mirassou and Jennifer Lott, teachers, Mr. Cardott and Nick-Sensei and staff, Mr. Abrigo, Mr. Munoz, Mrs. Ramirez and Mr. Mach.
  • Last but not least, thank you to all the SCHS PTSA members and generous donors to the SCHS PTSA for funding our Beautification Projects!

 

Thanks for making our campus beautiful for our students, our teachers and our community.

 Join us next time! It's fun!

 

 

Susan Williams

Chairman, SCSH PTSA Beautification Committee

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Posted by: Susan Williams
Published: 12/9/16




Audience: Leo and Homepage

Hey everyone! LEO club will be selling windbreakers and T-Shirts until January 13th at the School Bank! If you are interested in purchasing our windbreaker or t-shirt, or maybe even both ;), please fill out the form posted below and then pay your money to the bank. Afterwards, give your receipt to Rishabh Rajesh to verify your purchase on our list. If you have any questions, feel free to contact any of the LEO officers or email schsleotastic@gmail.com. Thanks everyone and have a great Christmas Break!

(Please note: Our windbreakers will not have hoods!)


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Posted by: MEGHAN DOAN
Published: 12/8/16




Audience: Animal Allies, Interact Club, Key Club members, Leo, Link Crew Leaders, MSA, Red Cross Club, Silver Creek World Travelers, UNICEF Club and Homepage

Hey Raiders! 

 

Animal Allies will be having out LAST meeting of the semester TOMORROW(12/8) @LUNCH in RAIDER HALL

 

 

We will be going over details for our THIRD ANNUAL SECRET SANTA PAWS SOCIAL(12/16) as well as giving some aMEOWzing news about next semester's events and activities! 

 

And remember! Our PAWS are always wide open for new members at anytime so make sure you... #BringYourFURiends

 

If you have any questions, comments, concerns,  or inquiries regarding the club, feel free to email us at scanimalallies@gmail.com -- We're always happy to hear from you!

 

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Posted by: YUMNA CHOWDHURY
Published: 12/7/16




Audience: Homepage

Hey Raiders! 

Join us for our winter spirit week!  

 

12/05 - Family Photo Day: Wear your flannels! 

 

12/06 - Ugly Christmas Sweaters: Wear your tacky, or holiday sweaters! 

 

12/07 - Winter/Santa Hats: Bring your favorite hats! 

 

12/08 - Home for the Holidays: Put on your fav pj's!

 

12/09 - Santa's Workshop: 2017- Green, 2018- Brown, 2019- Blue, 2020- Yellow

 

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Posted by: BELLISA BUI
Published: 12/4/16




Audience: Homepage

Hey Raiders! 

 

Love Silver Creek's Polynesian Club? They're performing next Saturday at FYC's Second Annual Winter Jam! FYC is a non-profit organization that also hosts Battle of the Tribes in the spring. 

 

Other performances include Evergreen Valley High School's Kababayan Club, Mt. Pleasant High School's Korean Club, student soloists/duets from Oak Grove, Overfelt and so MUCH MORE! 

 

If you would like to represent Creek with your talent, fill out this form! https://goo.gl/forms/yuUs9wnAbFf3cEPt2

 

Presale tickets are $3

Tickets at the door are $5

Email fyc.core@gmail.com to purchase or Facebook message Dominique Brown!

 

This event will be held at the FYC Building at Welch Park (2300 Huran Drive).

 

Visit our event page on Facebook for more details: https://www.facebook.com/events/232774327135704/

 

 

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Posted by: DOMINIQUE BROWN
Published: 12/1/16




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

Hi Raiders!

 

It's time to get a jump on your end of the year cleaning! Come donate your unwanted clothes, shoes, accessories, household items, electronics and books!

 

On Sunday, December 4th, from 12pm to 4pm the Silver Creek Japanese Program will be hosting a Goodwill Donation Drive in the Staff Parking Lot next to the Administration building.

 

Your donations could raise as much as $1,250 for our annual Japan Bowl competition! We hope to see all of you there!

 

 

 

    

Nicholas ”Nick-Sensei" Sturtevant

Japanese Language and Culture Teacher

Silver Creek High School 

East Side Union High School District

SturtevantN@esuhsd.org

https://www.facebook.com/schs.japanese/

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Posted by: Susan Williams
Published: 11/30/16




Audience: Animal Allies, Interact Club, Key Club members, Leo, Link Crew Leaders, MSA, Red Cross Club, Silver Creek World Travelers, UNICEF Club and Homepage

Hello Raiders!

Celebrate the first day of December surrounded by animal lovers like yourself! I would like to invite YOU to join Animal Allies at our 10th meeting of the year. See you all tomorrow(12/1) and #BringYourFURiends


 

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Posted by: YUMNA CHOWDHURY
Published: 11/30/16




Audience: Green Society and Homepage

Hi everyone! Green Society's very first Tea Society fundraiser is tomorrow from 3pm to 7pm! All proceeds will go to doing activities and fun wildlife and hiking events that will not only help make our community greener, but promote awareness. You can get a flyer from any of the officers at L-7 or H-8. :D

 

If you are not able to get a flyer, there is a link below for you to print the flyer out.

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Posted by: TIFFANY NGUYEN
Published: 11/29/16




Audience: Parents, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

Hello parents of class of 2017!

 

The deadline for purchasing Baby Ads in the yearbook is fast approaching. You must purchase your ad by Friday, Dec. 9th. Space is limited.

 

Please refer to the form your student received in their Gov./Econ. class and submit the form and payment to the School Bank. Checks can be made out to Silver Creek High School. More forms are available in room B2.

 

To purchase online go to this link:

https://yearbookforever.com/#school/2974/2017

 

FOR PURCHASES ONLINE ONLY:

PLEASE email kinge@esuhsd.org and provide me with your contact information so that I can communicate with you as we begin to make your ad. If you are dropping off pictures please drop them off to the School Bank to be delivered to Ms. King. If you want your images shipped back to you, please provide a self addressed envelope. Other arrangements can be made through email. 

 

Questions can be directed to Ms. King in B2 or through email at kinge@esuhsd.org.

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Posted by: Ms. King
Published: 11/28/16




Audience: Homepage

It is that time of the year Raiders! Come on out to Winterfest on December 2nd for a spectacular show, and make a child smile on Christmas morning by donating NEW AND UNWRAPPED toys to our annual toy drive! We will be collecting toys from November 28th-16th in I2 during break and during Winterfest under the Community Relations tree. Those who donate will get in for free to Winterfest! All donations go to Sacred Heart!

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Posted by: PRACHI BHAGAVATHA
Published: 11/25/16




Audience: Homepage

Hello Raiders!

 

Green Society will be having a CLUB BONDING this FRIDAY in X2, from 3-5 pm! We'll be having games and food to get to know each other better and have fun!

 

(Are you greening with envy? NO WORRIES; non-GSC members are also welcome!)

 

Stop by this Friday to have a leaf-ly time!

 

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Posted by: DANA LEE
Published: 11/16/16




Audience: Homepage

Are you interested in showing off your talent this year at Winterfest?Submit your video audition as soon as possible! 

 

Submit to: scevents17@gmail.com

Due by Friday, November 25, 2016 

 

Good Luck! 

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Posted by: SHANIA VERONICA DE OCAMPO
Published: 11/15/16




Audience: Homepage

Hey Raiders! Come support your class in this week's Rowdy Ruff game, in the gym, during lunch! Here are the dates:

11/15 Juniors vs Freshmen

11/16 Seniors vs Sophomores

11/17 Consolation Game

11/18 Championships

11/22 Winners vs Teachers

We hope to see you there! 

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Posted by: VIVIAN VO
Published: 11/13/16




Audience: All Grades and Homepage

Hey Raiders! Are you skilled in Photoshop and making flyers? Leadership has a opening on our Publicity commission for second semester. If you are interested, please see Mrs. Seal in I-2 to pick up an application.

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Posted by: Mrs. Seal
Published: 11/9/16




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, Grade 12 and Homepage

Hello Seniors,

 

The Yearbook Only Sr. Portrait date is Thursday, November 17th from 3-8PM in K1. You MUST make an appointment with Ms. King.

 

If you have not taken your Sr. Portrait this is the last opportunity Life Touch will be on campus.  This appointment is for students who do not want to purchase any prints and it is at NO COST.

 

Please sign up with Ms. King in B2 ASAP to make an appointment at lunch or after 7th period.

 

Sr. Portraits must be taken by Nov. 23rd to be included in the yearbook.

 

Questions? Ask Ms. King or Daniela Lopez.

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Posted by: Ms. King
Published: 11/8/16




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

Hi Students and Parents,

 

If you want to purchase a Baby Ad or a Friend Ad now is the time.  Attached is the form that you need to fill out and turn into the school bank with form of payment (check or cash).  We have a limited amount of space, so to secure a spot make sure that you turn in your form + payment ASAP.

 

Additional forms are available in B2 or at the school bank.

 

Purchase your ad by Friday, December 9th.

 

If you have questions please do not hesitate to email Ms. King at kinge@esuhsd.org.

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Posted by: Ms. King
Published: 11/7/16




Audience: Parents and Homepage

Kính thưa quý phụ huynh,

 

Trước hết, trường trung học Silver Creek xin chân thành cám ơn quý vị đã tham dự buổi họp phụ huynh học sinh Việt Nam vào tháng 9 vừa qua. Trong buổi họp đó, mọi người đã có dịp đưa lên những ý kiến và học hỏi thêm qua những câu hỏi của từng quý vị hiện diện. Điều đó cho thấy rằng quý phụ huynh vẫn luôn quan tâm trong sự học vấn của con em mình nói riêng, đặc biệt là hiệp nhất, đồng lòng đồng trí, mong muốn cho các em học sinh Việt Nam trong trường tiếp tục được thành đạt nói chung. 

 

Để tiếp tục sự liên kết mật thiết giữa nhà trường và quý phụ huynh Việt Nam, xin kính mời quý vị bớt chút thời giờ đến tham dự buổi họp dành riêng cho phụ huynh Việt Nam như sau:

 

Ngày - Thứ Tư: 9 tháng 11, năm 2016 (Wednesday, November 9th)

Thời Gian - Vào lúc 6 giờ chiều (6pm)

Địa Điểm - Thư Viện Nhà Trường (School Library)

 

Nhà trường sẽ cung cấp bữa ăn tối cho quý vị. Để buổi họp được diễn ra tốt đẹp, xin quý vị đến sớm để dùng bữa chung và đàm thoại với nhau trước buổi họp. Rất mong được gặp mặt quý vị vào tối Thứ Tư này.

 

Nếu có gì thắc mắc xin quý vị liên lạc Thầy Hưng qua email doh@esuhsd.org hoặc điện thoại số 408-347-5820

 

Thay mặt trường Silver Creek

 

Thầy Đỗ Hưng

 

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Posted by: Ngoc-Hung (JD) Do
Published: 11/6/16




Audience: Interact Club, Key Club members, Red Cross Club and Homepage

CALLING ALL FRESHMEN!

 

Link Crew is hosting their second Link Crew Friday this Friday, November 4th during lunch. Come and see our new and improved Link Crew Friday with carnival-like booths, "student service"  booths, and more! There will even be a Photo Booth and face paint! 

 

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Posted by: SHANNENROSE DE OCAMPO
Published: 11/2/16




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Homepage

Hi Seniors,

 

Come see Ms. King in B2 if you want to know your Sr. Portrait appointment for this final session.

 

Life Touch is on campus Nov. 1-3rd from 3-8pm in K1. They have prescheduled your appointment.

 

 

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Posted by: Ms. King
Published: 11/1/16




Audience: All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Homepage

Thank you to all of those who joined us last night for our Sophomore Parent Meeting. Please find attached the presentation and per your request, the Spartan East Side Promise, which was presented by Amanda Aldama to all students during grade level presentations. We hope you will find these presentations helpful. 

 

 

-The Silver Creek Counseling Team

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Posted by: Megan Cabalar
Published: 10/28/16




Audience: Homepage

World Travelers Club will be selling sugar skulls starting October 28th - November 1st in honor of Dia de los Muertos. If you are interested in buying one come on down to D-5 Senora Cuevas' class on any of the days listed above. Don't miss out!!

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Posted by: GEMI MARCOS
Published: 10/27/16




Audience: Grade 12, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Homepage

Hello Seniors,

 

Prestige Portraits by Life Touch is the company our school works with to take your senior portraits. When you take your senior portrait with Prestige Portraits you will take a picture that will be submitted to the yearbook but you will also receive proofs if you want to order prints for your family and friends. There is a deposit and fees if you want to order pictures.

 

 

On campus pictures will be NEXT week Tuesday, November 1st through Thursday, November 3rd from 3-8pm in K1. Come see Ms. King in B2 or through email to ask about your appointment. 

 

There will be a yearbook only picture day on Thursday, November 17th from 3-8PM. I will announce when you can sign up after Nov. 3rd.  This option allows you to take ONLY a yearbook picture; you will not be able to purchase these prints.

 

Call Prestige Portraits at (408) 841-4003 9-4PM if you would like to schedule an appointment at their studio. They are located at 375 Blossom Hill Rd #64, San Jose, CA 95118.  

 

Contact Ms. King at kinge@esuhsd.org if you have any questions. 

 

Look at the flyer linked below for more info.

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Posted by: Ms. King
Published: 10/27/16




Audience: Future Foundation and Homepage

Hey guys! Ms. Voss will not be here tomorrow so the meeting is canceled!

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Posted by: MALIAH TRINH
Published: 10/26/16




Audience: Homepage

Seniors!

 

Did you miss out on ordering your Senior Apparel? Well, it's your lucky day! We will be having one collection for those who didn't get a chance to place an order. Come to H-9 (Mrs. Verna's Room) from 2-3 pm on Thursday, October 27th to turn in your order form and money. We will NOT be making a second order, so if you miss this opportunity, then you won't be able to buy in the future. 


Attached is an order form just in case you needed another one!

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Posted by: TRAN NGUYEN
Published: 10/24/16




Audience: Adventure Club 2016-2017 and Homepage

Adventure Club is currently looking for a treasurer for the 2016-2017 school year! If you are interested, please fill out the application using the link attached. 

 

The deadline is Monday, October 31st at 11:59 PM.

The results will be announced at our meeting in K-2 at lunch on Thursday, November 3. It will also be posted on our Facebook group page after school. 

*If you are not yet in the Facebook group, please message Tracy Nguyen on Facebook to be added!!

 

Thank you and good luck!! :-)

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Posted by: TRACY NGUYEN
Published: 10/23/16




Audience: All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Homepage

Thank you to all of those who joined us Tuesday night for our Junior Parent Meeting. Please find attached the presentation. We hope you found the presentation helpful. 

 

-The Silver Creek Counseling Team

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Posted by: Megan Cabalar
Published: 10/21/16




Audience: HUGS and Homepage

Hiya HUGGERS! 

 

Just a reminder that there will NOT be a meeting today during lunch! Sorry for any inconvenience! 

 

If you're not doing anything, go out to the Homecoming Rally and show you class spirit!

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Posted by: ANAISHA PATEL
Published: 10/20/16




Audience: Homepage

Our first STEM meeting will be taking place TOMORROW during lunch in C-2, Mr. Youngblood's room. Come on by to learn about the incredible things that we'll be doing such as volunteering at Expand Your Horizons and Silicon Valley Innovation Center.

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Posted by: EVELYN OLAZABA AGUAYO
Published: 10/20/16




Audience: Grade 12, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Homepage

Seniors will you be an SJSU Spartan next year?  San Jose State's Preview Day gives you a glimpse of the college experience.  Attend 2 classes, take a tour and meet important people!  Sign up with Ms. Sanchez  TODAY!! 

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Posted by: Evelyn Sanchez
Published: 10/19/16




Audience: Megan Cabalar, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Homepage

SCHS Students, Parents and Guardians:

 

This is a friendly reminder that on Wednesday, October 19th all of our 10th graders and some of our 9th and 11th graders will be taking the PSAT test. The modified schedule is below. Tenth graders and ninth and eleventh graders who signed up for the test can find their test room location posted next to the parent center on Tuesday, October 18. Please remind your student to check the locator so they can go directly to their testing room on Wednesday, October 19.

 

If your child is not taking PSAT, please have her/him attend school according to the modified schedule.

 

*Please also see attachment for PSAT tips for students.

 

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Posted by: Megan Cabalar
Published: 10/17/16




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Homepage

Thank you to all of those who joined us last night for Financial Aid Night. We hope you found the presentation helpful. For those of you were not able to attend, we hope you'll be able to join us next time.

 

Attached is the presentation from last night. We hope you find it helpful.

 

-The Silver Creek counseling team

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Posted by: Allan Roberts
Published: 10/14/16




Audience: Grade 12, Parents and Homepage

We will be having a Cash For College Event on October 18th from 3:00 - 7:00 at Silver Creek.  Students AND Parents are encouraged to come to fill out their financial aid application with financial aid experts.  If you can't make it on October 18, attached is a list of other Cash For College Events in the area.

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Posted by: Allan Roberts
Published: 10/14/16




Audience: Grade 12, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Homepage

YOU WANT TO COMPLETE THE FAFSA

(Free Application for Federal Student Aid) BECAUSE:

 

The FAFSA is required to qualify for many scholarships!

It is need to qualify for Work Study!!

It is needed to qualify for the Middle Class Scholarship Program!!

It is needed to qualify for certain low-cost Student Loans.

 

                                    October 18, 2016 – 3:00 - 7:00 PM

                                        B - 1 Computer Lab

For more information contact Ms. Sanchez in Counseling.

 

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Posted by: Evelyn Sanchez
Published: 10/13/16




Audience: Homepage

 Hey Raiders!! IT IS HOMECOMING SEASON!! Let's celebrate this special season at our first dance of the year! Enjoy great music from DJ SpinDizzy, who will be coming all the way from Las Vegas, a flip book photo booth, and yummy food from our clubs! 

Location: Raider Hall
Doors Open: 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

***The dance will be from 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM***

*10:30 PM IS THE EARLIEST YOU MAY BE ABLE TO LEAVE*
Attire: Semi-Formal

TICKET PRICES: 
Tuesday 10/18: $7 & $5 w/ASB
Wednesday 10/19: $8 & $6 w/ASB
Thursday 10/20: $9 & $7 w/ASB
Friday 10/21: $10 & $8 w/ASB 
***TICKETS WILL NOT BE SOLD AT THE DOOR*** 

Football players and Cheerleaders are free! 

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Posted by: CHARLYNE GABATIN
Published: 10/13/16




Audience: Acts of Random Kindness Club, ACWP 2015-2016, Animal Allies, H-Squared, Interact Club, Link Crew Leaders, Project Run, UNICEF Club and Homepage

Hey hey hey my FURRRiends!

 

T-Shirt? Baseball Tee? Long Sleeve?

 

YOU decide what shirt we'll have for our club! Click the link below and vote away!

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Posted by: KATHLEEN PHAM
Published: 10/13/16




Audience: P-DANCE SURVEY 1 Period 2, P-DANCE SURVEY 1 Period 3, P-DANCE SURVEY 1 Period 6, P-FRENCH 2 Period 1, P-MOD DANCE 2-4 Period 5 and Homepage

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Posted by: Lydia Martinez
Published: 10/12/16




Audience: All Grades, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Homepage

REPRESENTATIVES OF SEVEN LOCAL COMMUNITY COLLEGES WILL BE ON CAMPUS FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14TH DURING LUNCH.  WHAT PROGRAMS DO EVERGREEN VALLEY COLLEGE, MISSION AND WEST VALLEY COLLEGE HAVE?  HOW CAN I TRANSFER TO A FOUR-YEAR UNIVERSITY?  

 

Get the answers to all of your questions this Friday at lunch in the quad.   

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Posted by: Evelyn Sanchez
Published: 10/12/16




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

Hello Raiders!

 

This is the perfect opportunity to express your opinions in light of the presidential election. The quote you are responding to is: “In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends."

 

Compete in this district wide contest to win $75, $100, or $250!

You can a writing, art, and/or multimedia project that responds to the prompt on the attached flyer! Observe the attached rubrics to guide you!

 

Submissions are due to:

Writing- Ms. King B2

Art- Ms. Lopez J1

Multimedia- Mr. Butler B6

 

BY: Thursday, November 17th

 

Good luck!

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Posted by: Ms. King
Published: 10/12/16




Audience: Homepage

Tech Day is on Saturday Nov 5, 2016.

 

Use this form to sign up to learn more about Google's Tech Day (Saturday Nov 5, 2016) and to be notified when registration for Tech Day opens. 

 

What is Tech Day?

Tech Day is a completely free 1-day educational program at Google in Mountain View for high school students. Students will have the opportunity to come to Google for a full day of classes in computer science and engineering taught by Googlers. The classes will be fun and educational, and will cover a wide variety of subjects related to computer science and engineering. No computer science or engineering background is required.

 

The program is free. Lunch will be provided free to all students.

 

Buses will be provided to and from a few locations around the Bay Area to make transportation easier for students.

 

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Posted by: Allison Liang
Published: 10/12/16




Audience: Homepage

14689051_994180120728833_1652654413_o.jpg Hey Raiders!! IT IS HOMECOMING SEASON!! Let's celebrate this special season at our first dance of the year! Enjoy great music from DJ SpinDizzy, who came all the way from Las Vegas, a photobooth with a flipbook, and yummy food from our clubs! 

Location: Raider Hall
Doors Open: 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM ***
Attire: Semi-Formal

TICKET PRICES: 
Tuesday 10/18: $7 & $5 w/ASB
Wednesday 10/19: $8 & $6 w/ASB
Thursday 10/20: $9 & $7 w/ASB
Friday 10/21: $10 & $8 w/ASB 
***TICKETS WILL NOT BE SOLD AT THE DOOR*** 

Football players and Cheerleaders are free! 

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Posted by: CHARLYNE GABATIN
Published: 10/12/16




Audience: Homepage

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Hello all! 

 

Inviting all family and friends interested in watching a thrilling show on Thursday, October 20th starting at 5PM. 

The sophomore class of 2019 is excited to present our Homecoming Non-Fire Tickets for our theme, Brainwashed!

Buy tickets for only $5 from any of the 2019 officers! 

 

We hope to see you there! 

 

Feel free to message any of the officers if there are any questions or email us at schsco2019@gmail.com. 

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Posted by: BRITNEY BLACK
Published: 10/12/16




Audience: All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Homepage

11TH GRADE PARENTS AND GUARDIANS:

 

Silver Creek Counselors will meet with junior parents on Tuesday, October 18th - Raider Hall  - 6:00 PM

 

Graduation requirements, academic plans, post-secondary options, and credit earning opportunities will be discussed.

 

Please enroll in our text message group so that we can send you reminders of events, due dates, and other important information directly to your mobile phones.

 

To sign up, please follow the instructions below:

 

Parents of the Class of 2018 (11th Grade)  – Text @fhehgk to the number 81010

 

Once you finished, you will receive a welcome text from Remind.

 

Thank you for all of your continuing support and wishing you a great year with your student.

 

The Counseling Department

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Posted by: Megan Cabalar
Published: 10/11/16




Audience: Future Foundation and Homepage
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Posted by: JOSHUA JOSEPH DISTURA
Published: 10/11/16




Audience: All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, Death Valley Field Studies, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Homepage

IMPORTANT!!!

WE WILL DISCUSS COOK GROUPS AND HOODIES/SHIRTS! SEE YOU THERE!

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Posted by: Mr Henninger
Published: 10/10/16




Audience: Athletic Booster Club, ATHLETICS, Parents and Homepage

Please join us on Tuesday October 11th @ 7pm in the Faculty lounge for our general meeting.

 

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Posted by: Juanita Ortiz
Published: 10/7/16




Audience: Megan Cabalar, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Homepage

SCHS Students, Parents and Guardians:

 

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 all of our 10th graders and some of our 9th and 11th graders will be taking the PSAT test. The modified schedule is below. Tenth graders and ninth and eleventh graders who signed up for the test can find their test room location posted next to the parent center on Tuesday, October 18. Please remind your student to check the locator so they can go directly to their testing room on Wednesday, October 19.

 

If your child is not taking PSAT, please have her/him attend school according to the modified schedule.

 

*All tenth graders and students who signed up should have received a PSAT Student Guide Book. This book will help students prepare for the test by offering information about the PSAT, test-taking advice and tips, and an official practice test. Please also see attachment for PSAT tips for students.

 

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Posted by: Megan Cabalar
Published: 10/7/16




Audience: Adventure Club 2016-2017, Animal Allies, California Scholarship Federation - CSF, DECA, GreenHelp, HUGS, Interact Club, Key Club members, Red Cross Club, UNICEF Club and Homepage

HEY THERE!

 

Do you loooooove donuts? Well HUGS has great news for you! Stop by the X quad/overhang area after school tomorrow (FRIDAY) for a tasty treat! They're only $1 per donut, and $10 for a dozen!! It's a no-brainer!

 

WE HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE!!

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Posted by: ANAISHA PATEL
Published: 10/6/16




Audience: Homepage

DOES THE EARTH MEAN THE WORLD TO YOU?

 

STOP BY GREEN SOCIETY AT K3 ON MONDAY (10/10) and learn more about the PROJECTS we have in store for this year, as well as upcoming fundraisers (WHOAAA) and OUR UPCOMING EVENTS! :)

 

*You don't want to leaf us hanging!*

 

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Posted by: DANA LEE
Published: 10/6/16




Audience: Homepage

Hiya Raiders!! 


Please fill out this quick survey to help East Side Union High School District! It won't take very long and it'll help the district improve their posts online! 

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Posted by: LILI VU
Published: 10/5/16




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Homepage

You are invited to attend workshops put on by San Jose State University.  All workshops are during lunch in room D-7!

 

10/11 - 

So You Want to Apply to College?

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    This workshop will focus on preparing students for the CSU mentor application process.  It will go over the requirements, the Eligibility Index, and how to fill out the application.

     

10/18 - 

Meeting the A-G  

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    This workshop will provide students with the opportunity to express what they need help in, and what resources they need to overcome the difficulties they’re having in completing their A-G courses with a C- or better.

     

10/25 - 

The UQs (Unanswered Questions)

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    This workshop will focus on answering questions and familiarizing students with collegiate terminology.

     

11/1 - 

How to Prevent Senioritis (pt.1)

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    This workshop will introduce strategies on how to prevent senioritis.
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Posted by: Allan Roberts
Published: 10/5/16




Audience: Homepage

Hey Raiders! Join us in I-3 at 12:30 on Thursday, October 6th, for an informational meeting. Hope to see you guys there!

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Posted by: ADIT JHA
Published: 10/5/16




Audience: Animal Allies, Interact Club, Key Club members, Leo, Link Crew Leaders, MSA, Red Cross Club, Silver Creek World Travelers, UNICEF Club and Homepage

 

WOOF! MEOW! CA-CAW!

 

Hey Raiders!! Do you hear that...?!

 

That's the sound of animals who need our help!

 

Unite to make a PAWsitive impact on all the incredible animals we share the world with! Join Animal Allies anytime, we'll welcome you with open wings!

 

Animal Allies meets TOMORROW(10/6) @LUNCH in RAIDER HALL!


 

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Posted by: YUMNA CHOWDHURY
Published: 10/5/16




Audience: Adventure Club 2016-2017, Animal Allies, HUGS, Interact Club, Key Club members, Red Cross Club, UNICEF Club and Homepage

Hey Raiders!

 

Support 2018 at this year's Homecoming Non-Fire by preordering our Homecoming Non-Fire shirt! Shirts are $20 and will be on a military green/olive long sleeve. You can preorder by filling out the google form attached below. PREORDERS END TONIGHT, OCTOBER 4TH, so make sure you snatch up one of these rockin' shirts! Payments can be made to any one of 2018's officers in I-2 during BREAK, LUNCH, and AFTER SCHOOL. Payments are DUE by FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7TH at 3PM. 

 

Make sure to come out to Non-Fire on Thursday, October 20th and show your love for 2018 by wearing our long sleeve!

 

Contact any 2018 officer if you have any questions, or send us an email at classof2018schs@gmail.com.

 

Shirt Design Preview:


 

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Posted by: EMILY TRAN
Published: 10/4/16




Audience: Homepage

Hello Everyone!

 

Homecoming Non-Fire is quickly approaching and we want you to show your love and support for our Senior Class on the week and day of Homecoming Non-Fire! In order to do that, you should order our shirts!

 

Each shirt is $22 and payments will be due on Thursday, October 6th in I-2 by 3pm. Don't miss out because we will NOT be ordering extras!

 

Check out the link below for the design and to order! 

 

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Posted by: TRAN NGUYEN
Published: 10/3/16




Audience: Homepage

Seniors can order Caps and Gowns & class rings on OCTOBER 4TH AND 5TH.

Come by RAIDER HALL from 10:00AM to 3:30PM to place your orders.

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Posted by: TRAN NGUYEN
Published: 10/3/16




Audience: Homepage

Animal Allies Meeting!

THURSDAY 10/6 - RAIDER HALL - LUNCH

 

Attention all animal lovers! Do you want to help make a pawsitive impact on the lives of animals? At Animal Allies, we're always looking for students with a desire and passion to help animals and make a difference.

 

We'll be having our fifth meeting THIS Thursday (10/6), and we want to see OWL of you there!

 

- Your Animal Allies Officers

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Posted by: CATHY WANG
Published: 10/3/16




Audience: Animal Allies, Key Club members, Link Crew Leaders, Yearbook Club and Homepage

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Wizards and witches who bring a needed item(food, utensils, activity supplies) will earn points toward their house!

 

Supply Sign Up
 

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Posted by: ALYSSA NGUYEN
Published: 10/2/16




Audience: Homepage

HELLO RAIDERS! 

 

If you would like to support the class of 2019 by sporting their apparel, you will have the opportunity to order their NON-FIRE shirts this year!

 

Shirts will be grey long sleeves and they will cost $20!  Orders will start on MONDAY, OCTOBER 2ND and you will be able to place your order during LUNCH OR AFTER SCHOOL in I2, the LEADERSHIP ROOM. Make sure you place your order ASAP because there is a limited amount! 

 

Make sure to come out to NON-FIRE on OCTOBER 20th, and we hope to see you all wearing our shirt. 

 

If you have any questions, feel free to message any of 2019's class officers or email us at schsco2019@gmail.com.

 

ps. Other classes are welcome to buy our shirts as well. 

Shirt Design flyer-2.jpg
 

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Posted by: BRITNEY BLACK
Published: 10/1/16




Audience: Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff and Homepage

Freshmen, Sophomore and Juniors,

 

Below are the Family Connection Videos.  If you have any questions or issues, please contact your counselor.  This is DUE OCTOBER 13, 2016.  We will have lab time available in room C2 on Wednesday, October 5 and Thursday, October 6 from 1:50 - 4:00.  If you have a 7th period, please come after your school day has ended.

 

Some log in information:

 

LASTNAMEFIRSTNAMELAST4ID (up to 16 characters before LAST FOUR DIGITS OF ID#)

 

Example:  robertsallan5678

 

Example:  lagunajuarezosca5678  (stop at 16 characters before ID)

 

PASSWORD:  8 digit StUDENT ID #

 

12345678

 

If you still can't get in, please see your counselor.

 

 

 

 

 

https://youtu.be/ZNfn99-ze4I    watch 1st

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FaaePMaMNSI   watch 2nd

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tK-JU8RPvmo   watch 3rd

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Posted by: Allan Roberts
Published: 9/30/16




Audience: Homepage

Attention all Fall Athletes,

With senior night soon approaching, Leadership wants to remind all fall athletes that leadership will NOT make senior posters unless someone from your team provides a list of the names of all seniors. This list must be turned in to Leadership at least one week prior to senior night.

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Posted by: CAROL CHEN
Published: 9/30/16




Audience: Homepage

Raiders!

 

Celebrate and dance to the rhythmic tunes of Dandiya, Raas and Garba at Dandiya Night this Saturday, October 1st, 2016 from 7-10pm in Raider Hall

 

In need of rental clothes? Look no further! Message Pratyusha Macherla or Aalaap Patel to rent a traditional/modern Indian outfit for a small fee so you can dance the night away!

 

Catch DSU (Desi Student Union)'s premier Bollywood dance team, Talwaar performing! Buy tickets now from a DSU Club Officer for just $10 ($15 at the door)!!

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Posted by: PRATYUSHA MACHERLA
Published: 9/29/16




Audience: Grade 12, Parents and Homepage

FINANCIAL AID NIGHT FOR PARENTS AND STUDENTS

 

RAIDER HALL

 

6:00

 

OCTOBER 13, 2016

 

GUEST SPEAKER:  Carolyn Guel, Assistant Director, Counseling/Advising Unit, Financial Aid & Scholarship Office

 San Jose State University

 

She will cover Financial Aid for ALL, not just students who are planning to attend SJSU

 

 

****This is in addition to the SENIOR PARENT meeting on

October 6, 2016****

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Posted by: Allan Roberts
Published: 9/29/16




Audience: Leo and Homepage

Hey everyone! LEO is looking for a new event commissioner for the 2016-2017 school year! LEO is a community service club focused on serving people with diseases and hunger. We strive for our members to become leaders through experience and opportunity by serving their community with pride. Our motto is "Roar with Confidence, Serve with Pride". Meetings are every Thursday at lunch in L-15, so come join our LIONS family! If you're interested in becoming a commissioner, please fill out the form attached before 11:59PM OCTOBER 13! If you have any questions, please contact me or any of the other LEO officers! 

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Posted by: MEGHAN DOAN
Published: 9/29/16




Audience: Homepage

Interested in joining our group of travelers as we visit France, Spain and Italy this coming summer? 

 

Parents, are you convinced of or do you have any doubts about the valuable educational opportunity before your child? 

 

Then come meet me, Ms. Cuevas, tonight, Thursday, September 29th, at 6pm in room D-5. I will share a short presentation and be available to answer any questions you may have regarding our Summer 2017 Paris and Medoterranean Europe Tour.

www.eftours.com/1758639wn

 

I hope to see you and encourage you and/or your child to sign up.

 

Lorena R. Cuevas

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Posted by: Ms. Cuevas
Published: 9/28/16




Audience: Animal Allies, Interact Club, Key Club members, Leo, Link Crew Leaders, MSA, Red Cross Club, Silver Creek World Travelers, UNICEF Club and Homepage


 

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Posted by: YUMNA CHOWDHURY
Published: 9/28/16




Audience: Acts of Random Kindness Club, ACWP 2015-2016, Animal Allies, H-Squared, Interact Club, Link Crew Leaders, Project Run, UNICEF Club and Homepage

Hey guys!

 

Helping Homeless will be volunteering at... Angel Giving Tree Tag Prep for the Salvation Army on October 8 which is next Saturday! We will be decorating or putting together tags on Giving Tree Tag Ornaments. These tags are put on trees in November and December to generate toys and gifts for children! (We will also be having an event where volunteers can help pass out toys for children around the holidays, so stay tuned for that)

 

If you'd like to participate, please comment down below with your first and last name, grade, and ID number so that I can contact you with more information!

 

Hope to see you there! 

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Posted by: KATHLEEN PHAM
Published: 9/28/16




Audience: Acts of Random Kindness Club, ACWP 2015-2016, Animal Allies, H-Squared, Interact Club, Link Crew Leaders, Project Run, UNICEF Club and Homepage

HELPING HOMELESS MEMBERS!!!

 

We have a meeting tomorrow, October 29, at lunch in room E6.

 

We'll be going over upcoming events, stoles, fundraisers and more! 

 

Can't wait to see you all there!

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Posted by: KATHLEEN PHAM
Published: 9/28/16




Audience: All Grades, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Homepage


DANDIYA NIGHT 2016

 

OCTOBER 1ST, SATURDAY at 7 PM

In the RAIDER HALL

 

Bring your friends & family

 DANCE THE NIGHT AWAY

LIVE MUSIC by DJ MANISH from NorCal Entertainment

 

Reserve your tickets now and pay early bird ticket price at the door!

RSVP online: www.tinyurl.com/schsdandiya2016

 

Early bird ticket price: $10 ($15 at door) 

Kids under 5 years: Free

Purchase your tickets at the PayPal link below:

Dandiya Night

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Posted by: Neeta Kapoor
Published: 9/27/16




Audience: Megan Cabalar, Grade 09, Grade 11, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Homepage

ATTENTION ALL FRESHMEN AND JUNIOR STUDENTS:

 

There are only a few days left to sign up for the PSAT. It is highly recommended that 11th grade students take the PSAT. Please see the attached documents for the Registration Form and PSAT Tips for students.

 

Why take the PSAT?

 

- It is great practice for the SAT. 

- The PSAT will get colleges to send students fan mail.  

- Juniors with high PSAT scores and a 3.0 GPA qualify for National Merit Scholarships and much more!!

 

Cost: $20 (we accept cash or check; make payable to "ESUHSD - SC")

Where to Register: School Bank

Deadline to Register: Monday, October 3rd

 

*Juniors who receive free/reduced lunch, please bring your current 2016-17 lunch letter to Ms. Cabalar in the counseling office to obtain your fee waiver.

 

PSAT TEST DATE:

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at Silver Creek High School

 

Questions? Please contact Ms. Cabalar at cabalarm@esuhsd.org. 

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Posted by: Megan Cabalar
Published: 9/27/16




Audience: Animal Allies, Interact Club, Jefferson; Students in Action (SIA), Project Run, Red Cross Club, UNICEF Club and Homepage

If you were not able to attend out first meeting last Friday, Sep. 22, we will be having another informational meeting THIS Friday in H5 during lunch! Please attend to find out about this month's MONTHLY MYSTERY and what's to come for the rest of the year. Do not miss out!! :) 

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Posted by: MARIA PATRICIA EREZO
Published: 9/26/16




Audience: Homepage

Hello Raiders! This is the last week to sign up for the blood drive in 

I-2 during lunch since the blood drive is this Friday, September 30th. Those who have already signed up will be sent a reminder!

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Posted by: PRACHI BHAGAVATHA
Published: 9/26/16




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Homepage

Silver Creek Counselors will meet with parents on the following dates based on your child's grade level:

 

SENIORS:           Thursday, October 6th - Raider Hall - 6:00 PM

FRESHMAN:       Thursday, October 13th -  Library  - 6:00 PM

JUNIORS:            Thursday, October 20th - Raider Hall  - 6:00 PM

SOPHOMORES:  Thursday October 27th  - Raider Hall  - 6:00 PM

 

Graduation requirements, academic plans, post-secondary options, and credit earning opportunities will be discussed.

 

ALSO:

 

The Counseling Department would like to invite parent o enroll in our text message group so that we can send you reminders of events, due dates, and other important information directly to your mobile phones.

 

Please follow the instructions below to sign up:

 

Parents of the Class of 2017  (12th Grade) – Text @2d82ab to the number 81010

Parents of the Class of 2018 (11th Grade)  – Text @fhehgk to the number 81010

Parents of the Class of 2019 (10th Grade)  – Text @b9e628 to the number 81010

Parents of the Class of 2020 (9th Grade)  – Text @e4kbhe to the number 81010

 

 

Once you finished, you will receive a welcome text from Remind.

 

Thank you for all of your continuing support and wishing you a Great year with your student.

 

The Counseling Department

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Posted by: Allan Roberts
Published: 9/26/16




Audience: P-DANCE SURVEY 1 Period 2, P-DANCE SURVEY 1 Period 3, P-DANCE SURVEY 1 Period 6, P-FRENCH 2 Period 1, P-MOD DANCE 2-4 Period 5, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, Silver Creek High School Dance Program, Silver Creek World Travelers, Teachers and Administrators, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Homepage


Order forms available through any dancer/musician. Coffee and/or specialty drink orders available for $12 (10oz bag)

Orders due October 6, 2016

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Posted by: Lydia Martinez, Teacher, Silver Creek High School
Published: 9/26/16




Audience: Animal Allies, Key Club members, Leo, Link Crew Leaders, MSA, Red Cross Club, Silver Creek World Travelers, UNICEF Club and Homepage

ANIMAL ALLIES PRESENTS

MJ Flash Week 

MONDAY SEPT.26 - FRIDAY SEPT.30

 

At this very second, there are hundreds of disabled animals in shelters that are overlooked because of “the defect” people see on the outside

 

People aren't willing to take the time to see...
The wagging tail of a deaf dog chasing the ball across the yard. 
The blind pup going up a flight of stairs to get the treat or hug they know is waiting for them.
The 3 legged fighter run like the wind with their canine pals in the joy of living.

 

For September's MJ(mason jar) Flash Week, Animal Allies is raising awareness and funds for Pets With Disabilities, an organization that cares for and educates the public about disabled pets .

 

PWD anticipates each dog coming into the rescue program will require $1000-$1500 in “typical” medical needs – and WE can help cover those costs. Once a dog is accepted at PWD, they make a COMMITMENT to that dog - whatever it takes, for however long they need.

 

If YOU want to make a difference on the unbroken spirit of a disabled pup, see one of our officers/participating members to donate!

 

Pets With Disabilities -- because they're spirits aren't broken

 

Loopmail Yumna Chowdhury for more information

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Posted by: YUMNA CHOWDHURY
Published: 9/26/16




Audience: Animal Allies, Key Club members, Leo, Link Crew Leaders, MSA, Red Cross Club, Silver Creek World Travelers, UNICEF Club and Homepage

Animal Allies Meeting!

THURSDAY 9/29  -  RAIDER HALL  -  LUNCH

 

Hey Raider animal lovers! Ready to make a difference in the lives of animals? Here at Animal Allies our paws are always open for any students who have the passion and drive to make a change for animals. 

 

We'll be having our fourth meeting THIS Thursday(9/29) more information will be posted later in the week!

 

Hope to see you OWL there! 
- Your Animal Allies Officers

 

***contact Yumna Chowdhury if you have not been added to the Animal Allies school loop OR Facebook group***

 

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Posted by: YUMNA CHOWDHURY
Published: 9/26/16




Audience: All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, Parents and Homepage

Kính thưa quý phụ huynh,

 

Xin kính mời quý phụ huynh bớt chút thời giờ đến tham dự buổi họp đầu tiên dành riêng cho phụ huynh học sinh Việt Nam của trường trung học Silver Creek.

 

Buổi họp sẽ được tổ chức vào Thứ Tư, ngày 28 tháng 9 năm 2016 vào lúc 6:00 giờ chiều (6pm) tại Thư Viện Nhà Trường  (LIBRARY)

 

Để buổi họp này cũng như những buổi họp kế tiếp trong năm  có hữu ích cho quý vị, xin quý vị đóng góp ý kiến về những gì quý vị muốn học hỏi thêm hoặc những điều gì quý vị vẫn còn thắc mắc. Xin liên lạc với Thầy Hưng Đỗ tại địa chỉ email: doh@esuhsd.org để quý phụ huynh có thể đặt câu hỏi.

 

Rất mong được gặp mặt quý phụ huynh vào Thứ Tư tuần sau.

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Posted by: Ngoc-Hung (JD) Do
Published: 9/23/16




Audience: Teachers and Administrators and Homepage

Greetings all,

 

I simply wanted to reach out to all students regarding our upcoming Paris and Mediterranean Europe educational tour. This tour's cost will increase by $75 at the end of the month. The deadline for the lowest price for your student and family is Friday, September 30  for our Summer 2017 tour of France, Spain and Italy. In order to lock in your or your child's place and price is by enrolling with the $95 deposit by next Friday! Once enrolled, you can set up payment plans with the tour company, EF Tours. 

 

Details about the trip, the cost, what's included, additional and optional excursions available, payment options, etc. are included via the link below. So far, there are 25 travelers. I would love to take more, but my deadline for new enrollees is Friday, September 30th.

 

I will be hosting a parent meeting on Thursday, September 29th in my classroom, room D-5, to go over any questions or concerns you may have before you register. Next month I will host our first planning meeting for all students and parents who will be going on tours with us in June 2017. I am excited to have everyone meet each other an dgo over more details about the trip. 

 

Please let me know if you have any questions or concerns.

 

Kind regards,

Lorena R. Cuevas

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Posted by: Ms. Cuevas
Published: 9/23/16




Audience: Parents and Homepage

Students & Parents/Guardians,

 

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Parent Empowerment Conference 

Saturday, September 24th.

at W.C Overfelt High School Gym

from 8:00am - 12:00pm

 

East Side Union High School District cordially invites you to join us to our annual Parent Empowerment Conference where professional educators will provide you with valuable information about:

  • College Entrance Requirements
  • Financial Aid and Scholarships
  • Advance Placement (AP) Courses
  • How to Succeed in High School
  • Study Skills and Test-Taking Strategies
  • Monitoring Your Child's Grades
  • Online Access to Attendance and Progress
  • Enhance Effective Communication Skills
  • Common Core Standards
  • How to Get Involved in the Decision Making Process
  • How to support Teen Mental, Social and Emotional Health

All workshops will be presented in English, Spanish and Vietnamese.

 

We hope to see you there!

 

Please do not hesitate to call me at (408) 347-5631 if you have any questions.

 

Thank you,

Elizabeth Cabrera

Parent & Community Involvement Specialist 

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Posted by: Elizabeth Cabrera
Published: 9/21/16




Audience: Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, Students and Homepage

Hello all students,

 

The Counseling Department would like to invite each and everyone of you to enroll in our phone message group so that we can send you reminders of events, due dates, and other important information directly to your mobile phones.

 

If you already sign-up last year during our presentations, you do not have to do it again.

 

If you have not signed-up, Please follow the instructions below to sign up:

 

Class of 2017 (12th Graders) – Text @33cabd to the number 81010

Class of 2018 (11th Graders) – Text @c964ec to the number 81010

Class of 2019 (10th Graders) – Text @af3866 to the number 81010

Class of 2020 (9th Graders) – Text @364278 to the number 81010

 

You will receive a welcome text from Remind.
 

Have a GREAT Year.

 

The Counseling Department

 

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Posted by: Ngoc-Hung (JD) Do
Published: 9/21/16




Audience: Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, Parents and Homepage

Hello all Parents,

 

The Counseling Department would like to invite each and everyone of you to enroll in our phone message group so that we can send you reminders of events, due dates, and other important information directly to your mobile phones.

 

Please follow the instructions below to sign up:

 

Parents of the Class of 2017  (12th Grade) – Text @2d82ab to the number 81010

Parents of the Class of 2018 (11th Grade)  – Text @fhehgk to the number 81010

Parents of the Class of 2019 (10th Grade)  – Text @b9e628 to the number 81010

Parents of the Class of 2020 (9th Grade)  – Text @e4kbhe to the number 81010

 

 

Once you finished, you will receive a welcome text from Remind.

 

Thank you for all of your continuing support and wishing you a Great year with your student.

 

The Counseling Department

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Posted by: Ngoc-Hung (JD) Do
Published: 9/21/16




Audience: Animal Allies, Key Club members, Leo, MSA, Red Cross Club, Silver Creek World Travelers, UNICEF Club and Homepage

Hey Raider Animal Lovers!

 

Want to be a FURiend to all animals?

 

Come to Animal Allies' third meeting TOMORROW(9/22) @ LUNCH in RAIDER HALL where we'll be going into detail about more of the amazing animal service opportunities and activities that YOU can participate in throughout the year! We'll be revealing the MJ Flash Week cause for this month as well as give everyone the 4-1-1 on our new point milestone reward system! This is going to be one AMEOWZING time, so don't miss out!

 

As always, we have our paws open for you to join our AA family at any time #BringYourFURiends

 

Questions, comments, concerns? Email us! 

scanimalallies@gmail.com

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Posted by: YUMNA CHOWDHURY
Published: 9/21/16




Audience: All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Homepage

Need Community Service Hours??

Want to make Silver Creek more beautiful??

Join us! It's fun!

 

Join us Saturday September 24th 8am -12pm for the first PTSA Beautification Day of this school year. Our plan is to put mulch out in the stadium area, to weed and pick up up trash in the baseball field area.  All are welcome: students, future students, alumni, staff, teachers, siblings, parents, grandparents, friends, and neighbors… 

 

Please remember the more tools we have the more we can do so please bring: 
 
•    Gloves
•    Hand tools
•    Brooms-We need lots!
•    Shovels-We need lots!
•    Clippers
•    Rakes

For this project wheel barrows will also be needed.

        (Mark everything with your name)

 

Please check in at 8am before starting any work at the Student parking lot. If you are earning community service hours for a class, please bring your paperwork for me to sign.  If you are earning hours for a club or group, please sign in with your club or group to insure that you get credit for your work.

 

Need more hours??  Sign up for set-up at 7-8am. If you are helping set up please meet in the Student Parking lot at 7am.

 

Please use the attached sign-up form link to register to participate.  This will help us plan the event. 
 
Thanks!  
Susan Williams

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Posted by: Susan Williams
Published: 9/20/16




Audience: ACWP 2015-2016, Animal Allies, Anime Club, Death Valley Field Studies, Green Society, HUGS, Innvision Club, Interact Club, JSA (Junior Statesmen of America), Key Club members, Leo, MAKE A WISH, MSA, Pokemon Go Green, Red Cross Club, Sikh Honor and Service Society (SHSS), UNICEF Club and Homepage

Please fill out this questionnaire for a chance to be featured in the Yearbook! :D

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Posted by: KATREXINA LOMU
Published: 9/20/16




Audience: Megan Cabalar, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Homepage

Juniors and Seniors,

 

SAT PREP classes will start on October 3, 2016 (next month).  This after-school, 4-week session is free and intended to help prepare students for the SAT Test.  Please use the form below to sign up.  Seniors will have first priority, then we can open up to juniors on a first-come, first-served basis.  

 

***For juniors planning on taking the SAT Test in the spring, we will offer another SAT PREP sometime in February/March.

 

Sign-Up Here→ SAT PREP SIGN UP FORM

 

Should you have any questions or to sign-up in person, please visit Ms. Cabalar in the counseling office during break or lunch.

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Posted by: Megan Cabalar
Published: 9/19/16




Audience: P I ALTERN SETTING Period 2, P-HUMAN GEO/AP Period 1, P-HUMAN GEO/AP Period 4, P-HUMAN GEO/AP Period 6, STUDENT AIDE Period 1, STUDENT AIDE Period 2, Mr Henninger, P I ALTERN SETTING Site, P-HUMAN GEO/AP Site, P-WORLD HISTORY Site, STUDENT AIDE Site, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, Adventure Club, AWARE, Beautification Group, Conservation Corporation, DEATH VALLEY CHAPERONES, Death Valley Field Studies, ECO FASHION SHOW, Fashion Club, Film Club, Freshmen Intervention, Interact Club, MAKE A WISH, Poetry Club, SCHS SWIM TEAM 2017, Silver Creek Swim Team, Social Science Department, SUSTAINABILITY DECATHLON, Teachers and Administrators, UKULELE CLUB!!!, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Homepage

BAKED POTATOES WITH ALL THE FIXINS!  THIS THURSDAY IN ROOM E-10!  AFTER SCHOOL AT 3:15!  $4!

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Posted by: Mr Henninger
Published: 9/19/16




Audience: P I ALTERN SETTING Period 2, P-HUMAN GEO/AP Period 1, P-HUMAN GEO/AP Period 4, P-HUMAN GEO/AP Period 6, STUDENT AIDE Period 1, STUDENT AIDE Period 2 and Homepage

DEATH VALLEY FIELD STUDIES!  IMPORTANT MEETING THIS THURSDAY 9/22 at 12:30 in ROOM E-10!

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Posted by: Mr Henninger
Published: 9/19/16




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Homepage

Count down to Homecoming Non-Fire with the Raider Review. This week we feature the Class of 2020 class officers! 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x8KAZn2ntb0&feature=em-subs_digest

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Posted by: Ms. Weckesser
Published: 9/17/16




Audience: All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Homepage

Is my child on track for graduation? Has the college application process changed?  Who is my child's counselor?

 

Mark you calendar: Silver Creek Counselors will meet with parents on the following dates based on your child's grade level:

 

SENIORS:      Thursday, October 6th, in Raider Hall

FRESHMAN:   Thursday, October 13th in the Library

JUNIORS:          Thursday, October 20th, in Raider Hall

SOPHOMORES:  Thursday October 27th, in Raider Hall

 

 

 

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Posted by: Evelyn Sanchez
Published: 9/16/16




Audience: Grade 12, Parents, Staff, Teachers and Homepage

 A representative from SJSU will be conducting a CSU Application Workshop on Wednesday, October 12, 2016. The workshop will be available seventh period for seniors who do not have a seventh period class (absences will NOT be cleared) and after school from those of you that have a seventh period class.  This workshop will take place in Raider Hall.  You do not need to sign up ahead of time!

 

 

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Posted by: Allan Roberts
Published: 9/16/16




Audience: Homepage

SCHS ARK(Acts of Random Kindness) will be having their first meeting during lunch on Friday, Sept. 16, 2016 in H-5( Ms. Tran's room)! We will be introducing all the officers and discussing what we have planned for the club this year! Hope to see you there! 

 

 

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Posted by: THUY ANH NGUYEN
Published: 9/15/16




Audience: Acts of Random Kindness Club, ACWP 2015-2016, Animal Allies, H-Squared, Interact Club, Project Run, UNICEF Club and Homepage

HEY GUYS

 

Helping Homeless's first meeting is TOMORROW on Thursday, September 15 in E6! 

 

We will just be introducing the officers and telling you what we'll be doing this year. So come on out!

 

 

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Posted by: KATHLEEN PHAM
Published: 9/14/16




Audience: Animal Allies, Key Club members, Leo, MSA, Red Cross Club, Silver Creek World Travelers, UNICEF Club and Homepage

Hey Raider Animal Lovers!

 

Want to be a FURiend to all animals?

 

Come to Animal Allies' second meeting TOMORROW(9/15) @ LUNCH in RAIDER HALL where we'll be going into detail about a few of the amazing animal welfare events and activities that YOU can participate in throughout the year! We'll be explaining the story of AAD1 and the upcoming gala, so this is one tall TAIL, that you DON'T want to miss out on!

 

As always, we have our paws open for you to join our AA family at any time #BringYourFURiends

 

Questions, comments, concerns? Email us! 

scanimalallies@gmail.com

 


 

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Posted by: YUMNA CHOWDHURY
Published: 9/14/16




Audience: Acts of Random Kindness Club, Adventure Club, California Scholarship Federation - CSF, Innvision Club, Interact Club, Leo, Red Cross Club, UNICEF Club and Homepage

Are you interested in helping the less fortunate and volunteering in community service events? Then InnVision is the club for you! InnVision is a non-profit organization that strives to break the cycle of homelessness in the bay area! 

 

You are "INN"vited to our first meeting this Friday, September 16, during lunch in E-1 to meet our officers and find out more about the club! If you were not able to sign up during club day, you will be able to during the meeting!

 

There will also be a raffle at the end of the meeting, so come by if you are "INN"terested!

 

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Posted by: JACKIE DUNGCA
Published: 9/14/16




Audience: Homepage

Were you unable to sign up for such a fun club on Friday? Do you have the urge to let loose your inner fangirl/fanboy feelings at school but just don't know where to? Are you always ready to discuss new comebacks and k-dramas but haven't gotten the chance to yet? Do you desire to learn kpop dances and be apart of a dance group? 

 

If one or more of these describe your situation right now, why not sign up for SCHS's Kpop Club?!

 

Sign up right here, right now at:

 https://goo.gl/forms/jAFpL1KoUBE9WJ5d2

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Posted by: MALIAH TRINH
Published: 9/14/16




Audience: Homepage

Hey Raiders!

 

Interested in technology? Want to be part of the tech community?

 

Come to Tech Inc's very FIRST club meeting Thursday, September 15 in room I3 (Mr. Nguyen) at 12:30 to find out more about our club and help us begin our journey!

 

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Posted by: ADIT JHA
Published: 9/14/16




Audience: Homepage

Hey all! Come down to D7 for the first meeting of Future Foundation! If you weren't able to sign up on club day, it's all right! You can still stop by!!!

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Posted by: JOSHUA JOSEPH DISTURA
Published: 9/14/16




Audience: GreenHelp, H-Squared, Interact Club, Red Cross Club and Homepage

On October 15 the National Down Syndrome Society will be having their annual buddy walk at Lake Cunningham. It is a fundraising for those in our down syndrome community. We'll have food, fun, and games with plenty of entertainment. 

 

You can also register to be a volunteer at our event if you want more hours, spaces are still available! 

 

Come out and join us! 

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Posted by: ISABEL FULTON
Published: 9/13/16




Audience: Homepage

Hello Raiders!

 

Are you interested in representing Silver Creek in a prestigious nation-wide science competition?

 

If you didn't have time to come to our first meeting, or even if you did, fill out this survey and  and be a part of Science Olympiad!

 

Also, print this out and bring it to the second meeting on Tuesday, 9/20/2016 at 12:30 (lunch)

 

(The contract is here: bit.ly/schssocontract)

(The survey is here: https://goo.gl/forms/99qHzLxsdvtQBylp1)

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Posted by: DHANVEE IVATURI
Published: 9/13/16




Audience: Homepage

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           All proceeds benefit our student Athletes.

                                                     21 & over only please

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Posted by: Juanita Ortiz
Published: 9/12/16




Audience: ATHLETICS, Grade 09 and Homepage

Attention all Freshman athletes....if you plan on playing a sport this year and you are a freshman, this is for YOU...

 

There is a very important workshop to discuss athletics and sportsmanship coming up on Monday Sept 19 at 630 pm in Raider Hall.  (this workshop is for athletes only.....no parents)

 

Please see your coach or Mrs Sunseri for more information.

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Posted by: Trish Sunseri
Published: 9/12/16




Audience: Homepage

Hello 2017!

 

Come out and have some fun while we prepare for our LAST Homecoming Non-Fire! Don't miss out on this exciting event! Practice starts on Tuesday, September 13th from 3-5 pm and will continue every week from Tuesday to Thursday. 

More information in the image below! 
 

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Posted by: TRAN NGUYEN
Published: 9/12/16




Audience: Homepage

Hi Raiders! Our annual blood drive will take place on September 30th in Raider Hall! Sign ups begin on September 13th in front of I-2 during lunch. You must be at least 16 years old to donate. This is open to the whole community. Save a life by donating blood!

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Posted by: PRACHI BHAGAVATHA
Published: 9/11/16




Audience: Homepage

Hey there Raiders! Did you miss Green Society on Club Day, but wanted to join? Are you feeling leaf-ed out?

 

Well, water you waiting for? Simply come to our first meeting tomorrow, Monday (9/12) at brunch in K3 to sign up and learn more about our Earth-friendly club! -^^-

 

Have any questions? Contact any of the officers or email us at schsgreensociety@gmail.com! :)

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Posted by: DANA LEE
Published: 9/11/16




Audience: Homepage

Aloha Ohana! 

 

SCHS Polynesian Club is having an informational and mandatory meeting on Monday, September 12, during brunch in X-3!

 

Our first practice is on Monday, September 12, from 1:30-2:30PM in X-3! 

 

Come out to meet your new family 

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Posted by: SHANNENROSE DE OCAMPO
Published: 9/9/16




Audience: All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Homepage

eScrip  is an easy FREE online fundraiser which helps our student athletes. Parents, teachers, friends and families are encouraged to register their grocery club cards and existing credit/debit cards as supporters. A percentage of all purchases made at eScrip merchants will be given back to the designated school or group. Just remember to select Silver Creek High School (Group ID 7206124) as your primary school. Take a look at eScrip's FAQs for more information and thank you for your support.

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Posted by: Juanita Ortiz
Published: 9/9/16




Audience: Homepage

Come out to L-5 for an informational meeting during lunch.

Didn't get a chance to sign up? Sign up using the link below!

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Posted by: NATHAN THI
Published: 9/8/16




Audience: Volleyball Club and Homepage

Tomorrow on Friday the 9th (9/9), join us in L-5 for more info and how to sign up.

 

See you there!

 

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Posted by: STEVEN VAN
Published: 9/8/16




Audience: Acts of Random Kindness Club, ACWP 2015-2016, Animal Allies, H-Squared, Interact Club, Project Run, UNICEF Club and Homepage

Hi guys!

 

Just a reminder that Helping Homeless is having an event with City Team this Saturday from 9-12. We will assist with food preparation, pantry organization, and/or clean-up. 

 

Sign up with the link below and if you are not added in the schoolloop group, comment down below! (Most of our information for events will be posted on our schoolloop group page) 

 

Hope to see you there!

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Posted by: KATHLEEN PHAM
Published: 9/8/16




Audience: Homepage

There will be a Students in Action Meeting at lunch in Mr. Cardott's room, D12, on Wednesday the 14 of September. If you did not sign up, come anyway! We welcome all who are interested.

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Posted by: ERIC NGUYEN
Published: 9/8/16




Audience: Grade 12, Silver Creek Scholarship Information, Principals, Staff, Teachers and Homepage

Good Morning!

 

Seniors who need letters of recommendation for private college (Not UC's or CSU's), or scholarships,  MUST complete a Recommendation Packet by Friday, October 21st!!

 

All COMPLETED parts of the packet must be turned in by this date, including teacher recommendations.

 

See the attached file.

 

 

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Posted by: Evelyn Sanchez
Published: 9/7/16




Audience: Animal Allies, DECA, GreenHelp, HUGS, Interact Club, Key Club members, Red Cross Club, UNICEF Club and Homepage

HIYA HUGGERS!

 

Our first meeting will be tomorrow, September 8, in H7 (Mr. Alarcon's room). Please come to learn more about what we have planned for this year.

 

Also, if you did not get a chance to sign up on club day, please fill out the form below.

 

Hope to see y'all there!! 

 

 

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Posted by: ANAISHA PATEL
Published: 9/7/16




Audience: Homepage

Hey Raiders!

 

Join us this Friday(9/9/16), in U-17 during lunch for our first osu!club meeting! No equipment will be needed this time. For those of you who did not get a chance to sign up during club day, it is not too late! Just make sure to come to the first meeting.

 

We will be doing all of our communications on Discord, a web-based chat program. Feel free to ask any questions you have over there. Please join with this link: https://discord.gg/WGxGAbY

 

See you soon!

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Posted by: JAYINE LEE
Published: 9/7/16




Audience: Homepage

If you would like your club meetings announced through the Morning Announcements, please complete the Club Meeting Announcement Request form. You can begin by clicking on the attached link.

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Posted by: Mrs. Seal
Published: 9/6/16




Audience: P I ALTERN SETTING Period 2, P-HUMAN GEO/AP Period 1, P-HUMAN GEO/AP Period 4, P-HUMAN GEO/AP Period 6, STUDENT AIDE Period 1, STUDENT AIDE Period 2, Mr Henninger, P I ALTERN SETTING Site, P-HUMAN GEO/AP Site, P-WORLD HISTORY Site, STUDENT AIDE Site, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, Adventure Club, AWARE, Beautification Group, Conservation Corporation, DEATH VALLEY CHAPERONES, Death Valley Field Studies, ECO FASHION SHOW, Fashion Club, Film Club, Freshmen Intervention, Interact Club, MAKE A WISH, Poetry Club, SCHS SWIM TEAM 2017, Silver Creek Swim Team, Social Science Department, SUSTAINABILITY DECATHLON, Teachers and Administrators, UKULELE CLUB!!!, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Homepage

BAKED POTATOES WITH ALL THE FIXINS!  
THURSDAY, AFTER SCHOOL AT 3:15 IN ROOM E-10!
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Posted by: Mr Henninger
Published: 9/6/16




Audience: Grade 12, Silver Creek Scholarship Information, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Homepage

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) will now be available 3 months earlier on October 1 (October 1, 2016 for the upcoming 2017 – 2018 FAFSA), and will use income and tax information from one year earlier.  That means students must provide information from the 2015 tax year.

We strongly encourage all seniors to log onto https://fafsa.ed.gov and become familiar with what is required to complete the application for financial aid.  File your FAFSA as soon after
October 1 as possible.  For more information talk to your counselor and/or click on the link below:

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Posted by: Evelyn Sanchez
Published: 9/6/16




Audience: Homepage

Hello Everyone!

 

Thank you for all showing your interest to be on the Silver Science Olympiad Team.  

 

There will be an informational meeting this Thursday, September 8, at lunch in Mr. Mendoza's room [H-10]. We will be starting the meeting promptly at 12:30 (We selected this time in case if you want to quickly grab lunch before or finish another club meeting before).

 

At this informational meeting, we will be talking more on what the club is about, what science event challenges you can participate in, picking partners, and time commitment. This meeting is mandatory for those who want to be on the team. 

 

We hope to see you all there!

 

Sincerely,

The Science Olympiad Officers

Sruti Vutukury, Sharmi Mathur, Dhanvee Ivaturi, Rishabh Rajesh, Andrea Sudharta, Philip Kabranov, Justin Nguyen

 

(We will be adding you all to the SCHS Science Olympiad Facebook page, where we'll be communicating further updates. If you do not have a Facebook, please just loopmail one of the officers back letting us know) 

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Posted by: SRUTI VUTUKURY
Published: 9/6/16




Audience: Homepage

Didn't get a chance to sign up for Adventure Club on club day? You still can!

 

Adventure Club is an activity-based club that hosts events around once every month to serve as bonding events for club members. Events include hiking, haunted houses, scavenger hunts, socials, bonfires, and more!

 

Meetings will be held every other Thursday in K-2 (Mr. Espino's room). Our first meeting will be NEXT Thursday: SEPTEMBER 8!! Come find out about what we have planned for the upcoming year! :-)  Hope to see you there, adventurers!

 

- If you already signed up on club day, you do not need to worry about this form. But if you signed up and didn't get added to the FB group, please msg me on FB (Tracy Nguyen) to be added.


- If you are in the FB group already, you can add any of your friends who go to Silver Creek that are interested in joining, but please make sure they sign up using this form or else they won't be on the club roster!

 

http://bit.ly/2bNeof8

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Posted by: TRACY NGUYEN
Published: 9/5/16




Audience: Homepage

"INTERACT, what's that?"

 

Attend the very first Interact Club meeting of the semester to discover the true meaning of service and volunteering. Our meeting will be held in Raider Hall during lunch on Tuesday, September 6th. The first 100 members to attend will receive a corgi designed pin! We hope to see you all there!

 

Join for service, and become part of a family. 

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Interact Club is a community service organization that provides a medium for high school students to empower change. Interactors have the opportunity to volunteer in our local communities, participate in social events to bond with others, and make an impact internationally through our annual International Project.

 

In the past, we have raised money to:

  • build houses for children in Kenya
  • create solar ovens for refugees in Afghanistan
  • build libraries and schools in Bangladesh
  • contribute to many other projects!
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Posted by: SELINA TIEU
Published: 9/4/16




Audience: Animal Allies and Homepage

Hey Raider Animal Lovers!

 

We had our club day this past Wednesday and we had a great turnout! Thank you to everyone who signed up!

 

If you or someone you know has not been added to our school loop group, please message me, Karen Candelaria, so you can be a part of the Animal Alliance!

 

Click here for Facebook Group Page

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Posted by: KAREN CANDELARIA
Published: 9/3/16




Audience: Homepage

Hello, Raiders!

Our club's main goal is to make sure patients at children's hospitals have a happy and comfortable stay in any way we can! This could be by volunteering, sending care packages, or just giving HUGS! 

 

If you did not get a chance to sign up for H.U.G.S, you can fill out this Google form with your information. 

 

https://goo.gl/forms/AvwkiQgjLou94sDb2

 

Thank you! We hope to see everyone Thursday (09/08/16) for our very first club meeting! 

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Posted by: ANGELA DAO
Published: 9/3/16




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Homepage

Hello, 

 

I am Carolyn Brown, the Website Design teacher at Foothill College. I want to tell you about a wonderful opportunity for creative high school students to earn 4 college credits this fall.

 

I am teaching a fully ONLINE class in Website Design at Foothill College this fall. Registration is currently open, and you may know students who would like to take this class and earn college credit. As always, it's FREE. The class runs Sept 26 - Dec 16.

 

This class is for anyone interested in creating websites. There are no prerequisites and you don't need to write code. If you know a student that is interested in creating websites or a student that might want to make a website for a high school project, a school club, or personal interest, my class is a great way to get started. 

 

Because the class is fully online students do NOT come to campus, they can work from home, the library, their favorite cafe, or anywhere. All they need is a computer or tablet, and an Internet connection. They will be able to choose from a variety of free software for creating websites during the course.

 

Please this URL with your students. http://www.carolyns.com/gid56 it has the links for permission form, applying and more information. 

The permission form is also attached to this message, and the URL to apply is http://www.foothill.edu/apply/ 

 

If you, your students, or their families have any questions, don't hesitate to contact me at browncarolyn@foothill.edu.

 

Carolyn Brown

Foothill College

 

This/These organization(s) was/were not vetted by Silver Creek High School.  You should check out the legitimacy of any organization before submitting personal information. 

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Posted by: Allan Roberts
Published: 9/2/16




Audience: Grade 12, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Homepage

Your student received a handout in his or her Gov/Econ class that explains the steps to taking his or her senior portrait. Additionally, it is attached to this message. PLEASE read this handout as it includes information about cost, process, picture dates, and deadlines.

 

On the back, there is an Ad Form if you wish to purchase a space in the yearbook for a baby ad. This form is also attached to this message.

 

Don't forget to purchase your yearbook online at yearbookforever.com or at the school bank.

 

Further questions can be directed to Ms. King at kinge@esuhsd.org.

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Posted by: Ms. King
Published: 9/1/16




Audience: All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, Parents, Principals, Staff and Homepage

Hello Raiders! 

 

If you are interested in taking Driver's Education, please sign up using the provided link. Spaces are limited, so sign up now. Priorities are given to those who are of age to receive their driver's license. Please listen to the morning announcement for more information. You instructor (TBA) will email you when you are accepted into the class. Questions? See Mrs. James in room E3. 

 

 

 

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Posted by: Phi James
Published: 9/1/16




Audience: Homepage

Do you believe in zero? Join UNICEF and become a hero!! UNICEF Club is a fun, humanitarian club dedicated to helping the community as well as children across the world!!!

To find out more about our club and our dedicated members, check out our booth on Club Day 2!

(P.S. Did I mention that we are giving out balloons and goodie bags AND you can take a picture at our originally designed photobooth?!?!?!?)

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Posted by: CINDY TRAN
Published: 8/31/16




Audience: Homepage

Interested in Technology and Business?


Join BITS Club on September 2nd, and make the most out of this year! We plan on attending multiple field trips to Cisco, Facebook, etc. We also take part in Hackathon, and other competitions.


Come on down and join on Friday, and start a new journey with us!

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Posted by: BRIAN HO
Published: 8/31/16




Audience: Acts of Random Kindness Club, ACWP 2015-2016, Animal Allies, H-Squared, Interact Club, Project Run, UNICEF Club and Homepage

Come out to Back to School Night tomorrow, Thursday, September 1, and purchase some cold water for $1 to support Helping Homeless! We'll be using this money to donate to shelters and to provide our members with senior stoles, shirts, buttons, and more! 

 

SO REMEMBER TO BRING YOUR HELPING HANDS AND BUY COLD WATER FROM HELPING HOMELESS!

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Posted by: KATHLEEN PHAM
Published: 8/31/16




Audience: Red Cross Club and Homepage

Hello Raiders! Want to be a part of one of the world's largest humanitarian organization? Then, you should join Red Cross tomorrow (9/1) at the X-Quad during lunch! As one of the Red Cross Clubs around this region, we all volunteer in part of Red Cross's five lines of service: health and safety, international services, blood services, military services, and disaster services!

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Posted by: YVAN PASAO
Published: 8/31/16




Audience: Animal Allies, Key Club members, Leo, MSA, Red Cross Club, Silver Creek World Travelers and Homepage

ANIMALS?! Who? What? Where?

 

If the word animals makes your heart skip a beat and you want to make an positive impact on their world, join Animal Allies TOMORROW(8/31) in the X-Quad @ Lunch!

 

We volunteer at adoption fairs, charity events,wildlife festivals, hold resource drives, raise funds for endangered animals, bring awareness to animal-related issues, and much, much, more! 

 

If you're an animal lover, this is one club you DON'T want to miss out on!

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Posted by: YUMNA CHOWDHURY
Published: 8/30/16




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Homepage

SAVE THE DATE!

Financial Aide Night:

 

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Raider Hall

6:00 p.m.

 

Ms. Carolyn Guel from San Jose State University's Financial Aide Office will be presenting information about how to apply for financial Aide!  Parents and Students are WELCOME.  Although, the presentation will focus on Financial Aide for current seniors, ALL are welcome.


 

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Posted by: Allan Roberts
Published: 8/30/16




Audience: Homepage

Aloha Raiders! Are you interested in exploring the world of Polynesia? Are you dying to learn how to shake them hips? Join SCHS Polynesian Club on Thursday, September 1st, during lunch in the X-Quad! Be a part of our Ohana. (Boys are very welcome) 

 

Any questions? 

 

President: Shannen Rose De Ocampo 

Vice Presidents: Anika Custodio and Laeloni Punsalan

 

Social Media/ Contact Info 

Facebook: SCHS Polynesian Club

Twitter: SCHS Poly Club @schspolynesian

Gmail: schspolynesian@gmail.com 

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Posted by: SHANNENROSE DE OCAMPO
Published: 8/30/16




Audience: P I ALTERN SETTING Period 2, P-HUMAN GEO/AP Period 1, P-HUMAN GEO/AP Period 4, P-HUMAN GEO/AP Period 6, STUDENT AIDE Period 1, STUDENT AIDE Period 2, Mr Henninger, P I ALTERN SETTING Site, P-HUMAN GEO/AP Site, P-WORLD HISTORY Site, STUDENT AIDE Site, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, Adventure Club, AWARE, Beautification Group, Conservation Corporation, DEATH VALLEY CHAPERONES, Death Valley Field Studies, ECO FASHION SHOW, Fashion Club, Film Club, Freshmen Intervention, Interact Club, MAKE A WISH, Poetry Club, SCHS SWIM TEAM 2017, Silver Creek Swim Team, Social Science Department, SUSTAINABILITY DECATHLON, Teachers and Administrators, UKULELE CLUB!!!, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Homepage

SUPPORT THE SILVER CREEK DEATH VALLEY TRIP BY EATING A DELICIOUS BAKED POTATO WITH ALL THE FIXINS AT BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHT!  

$4.

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Posted by: Mr Henninger
Published: 8/30/16




Audience: Homepage

"INTERACT, what's that?"

Interact Club is a community service organization that provides a medium for high school students to empower change. Interactors have the opportunity to volunteer in our local communities, participate in social events to bond with others, and make an impact internationally through our annual International Project.

 

In the past, we have raised money to:

  • built houses for children in Kenya
  • created solar ovens for refugees in Afghanistan
  • built libraries and schools in Bangladesh
  • toward many, many other projects!

Join us on Wednesday, August 31st during lunch in the X-Quad to discover the true meaning of service. We challenge you to embrace the unknown and forge ahead into a club that will forever change your perspectives, make you love a lil’ more, and kindle a burning passion for each and every cause.

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Posted by: SELINA TIEU
Published: 8/30/16




Audience: Homepage

Join your scholarly comrades for the Scientific Revolution of Silver Creek! Science Olympiad offers construction challenges such as building electric cars, balsa helicopters, air trajectory cannons, and competitive research missions such as studying crime scenes and nuclear fusion in stars! Explore STEM and compete against other high schools in the Bay Area! To sign up, visit us on Club Day on Thursday 9/1 and/or sign up on the link below! 

 

http://tinyurl.com/ScienceOlympiadInterest

 

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Posted by: SRUTI VUTUKURY
Published: 8/30/16




Audience: Animal Allies, Key Club members, SCHS SWIM TEAM 2017, UNICEF Club, Yearbook Club and Homepage

"Key Club?  What do you do in there?  Make keys?"

 

Well, no, not quite, we do unlock opportunities though!

 

Key Club is an organization that promotes high school students to get involved in their community with various service events.  We strive to uphold our four core values of leadership, character building, caring, and inclusiveness.

 

If you're interested in finding ways to help your community, whether its volunteering at a charity marathon, helping run a carnival, cleaning up our local streams, and much more in between, then make sure you come out this Thursday, September 1st at the X-quad to learn more.

 

Don't be afraid to bring friends either!  Everyone is welcome in our Ohana!

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Posted by: KHANH PHAN
Published: 8/30/16




Audience: P I ALTERN SETTING Period 2, P-HUMAN GEO/AP Period 1, P-HUMAN GEO/AP Period 4, P-HUMAN GEO/AP Period 6, STUDENT AIDE Period 1, STUDENT AIDE Period 2, Mr Henninger, P I ALTERN SETTING Site, P-HUMAN GEO/AP Site, P-WORLD HISTORY Site, STUDENT AIDE Site, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, Death Valley Field Studies, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Homepage

DEATH VALLEY MEETING WEDNESDAY 8/31 AT 12:30 in E-10.

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Posted by: Mr Henninger
Published: 8/29/16




Audience: Parent Center, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, Parents and Homepage
SAVE THE DATE 

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September 1st @ 5:00pm

 

School Site Council Meeting 

will begin at 4:30pm

in Raider Hall

 

Back to school schedule attached

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Posted by: Elizabeth Cabrera
Published: 8/23/16




Audience: All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Homepage

Hello Raiders!

Purchase your yearbook at the lowest price of the year--$65. The price increases to $70 Friday, September 2nd. 

 

Pay cash or check (made out to Silver Creek High School) to the school bank OR by card at yearbookforever.com.

 

Questions? Email Ms. King at kinge@esuhsd.org

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Posted by: Ms. King
Published: 8/23/16




Audience: P I ALTERN SETTING Period 2, P-HUMAN GEO/AP Period 1, P-HUMAN GEO/AP Period 4, P-HUMAN GEO/AP Period 6, STUDENT AIDE Period 1, STUDENT AIDE Period 2, Mr Henninger, P I ALTERN SETTING Site, P-HUMAN GEO/AP Site, P-WORLD HISTORY Site, STUDENT AIDE Site, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, DEATH VALLEY CHAPERONES, Death Valley Field Studies, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Homepage

DEATH VALLEY  MEETING THIS THURSDAY 8/25 in E-10 at 12:30.  We will discuss fundraising and answer any questions.  Permission slips and applications are due 8/26!

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Posted by: Mr Henninger
Published: 8/22/16




Audience: Homepage

Calling all milk tea lovers! SCHS Polynesian Club is hosting a fundraiser at Soyful desserts on Wednesday Aug. 24th from 2-6PM! Grab a flyer from any of the poly officers (Minhthy Chu, Shannen De Ocampo, Anika Custodio, Laeloni Punsalan, Janielle Camantigue) OR bring your school ID when ordering!

 

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Posted by: THUY ANH NGUYEN
Published: 8/22/16




Audience: Homepage

If you are interested in being an officer for the thirst project please report to the library Monday August 22 during lunch to see if you are legible to be an officer.

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Posted by: EDITH LOPEZ
Published: 8/21/16




Audience: Homepage

Calling all Raiders! Have you ever wanted to make a difference in a girl's life? Girls are powerful. When they’re educated, healthy, and safe, they transform their communities. GirlUp is the leading global community of passionate advocates changing policies and raising funds to support United Nations programs that help the hardest to reach girls living in places where it is hardest to be a girl.


GirlUp Club is searching for THREE more powerful and positive students to join our 2016-2017 GirlUp family! These officers must show characteristics of responsibility, leadership, and enthusiasm.

The deadline to submit the application is Monday, August 22nd at 9 PM. 

 

Every girl, no matter where she is born, deserves to dream. You can make her dreams a reality.

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Posted by: PRATYUSHA MACHERLA
Published: 8/19/16




Audience: Homepage

This year's Day in the Park Festival will be on Saturday, October 1st at Lake Cunningham Regional Park. Check out the attached flyers for more information.

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Posted by: Mrs. Seal
Published: 8/19/16




Audience: Homepage

Renaissance apps are now out in room I-2! Remember, you must not have any D's or F's in order to be eligible.

Turn in your Spring 2015 report card, your Renaissance app, and a $5 fee to the school bank by Thursday ,September 1st in order to participate in Renaissance! 

The Renaissance luncheon will be soon to follow. Date Thursday, September 15. 


   What is Renaissance? 

        A honor roll program that awards students with a certificate and a lunch for having a 3.0 GPA or higher in the last grading period. Any Questions? Feel free to contact the Community Relations commission in Leadership in 1-2. 

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Posted by: PRACHI BHAGAVATHA
Published: 8/18/16




Audience: Animal Allies, Black Student Union, Club Everytown, GreenHelp, H-Squared, Red Cross Club, Science Olympiad, Williams - Psychology, Yearbook Club and Homepage

Hey Raiders!

 

Interested in being a part of our school spirit?

 

Sign up to be Reggie, our Silver Creek Mascot. Reggie goes to all of our football games and knows how to have a great time. 

 

If your fun and enthusiastic, go ahead and sign up to be our 2016-17 Reggie Mascot. 

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Posted by: ISABEL FULTON
Published: 8/18/16




Audience: All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, ESUHSD Activities Directors, Inter Club Council, Leadership 2013, PTSA, Silver Creek World Travelers and Homepage

Hello Raiders! 

 

Are you bored after school and are looking something to do? Look no more! Attached are the programs we will be providing after school starting Tuesday, Sept. 6. The program is free and food will be provided! For more information, please see Mrs. James in room E3. 

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Posted by: Phi James, Teacher, Silver Creek High School
Published: 8/16/16




Audience: Homepage

Hey, Raiders! Ever want to make a difference in someone else's life?


Well, ARK Club is looking for TWO more enthusiastic and positive people to join our 2016-2017 ARK Family! 

Just follow the link below to apply, and once officers are chosen, you will be contacted!

 


Once officers are chosen, you will be contacted.  The deadline to submit an application will be Monday, August 22nd at 9 PM. 

 

 

Thanks for applying, and GOOD LUCK! :-) 

 

https://goo.gl/forms/DEXrN2wrTn0UAPa32

Publish

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Posted by: LILI VU
Published: 8/15/16




Audience: Animal Allies, Key Club members, Leo, MSA, Red Cross Club, Silver Creek World Travelers and Homepage

Hey Raiders!

 

Shelly Huynh and I are working on some graphic pieces for our school's newspaper, the Raider Review. We want to highlight all the amazing clubs that our school offers and we need YOUR help and cooperation to do so. If you would like your club to be featured on the Raider Review(ESPECIALLY new clubs), please fill out this form: https://goo.gl/forms/U4JjfogMdggX67dx2

 

After you fill out the form, please submit a picture representing of your club(preferably a club logo) to yumna.e.chowdhury@gmail.com AND smtown.mark.lee@gmail.com PLEASE SEND TO BOTH EMAILS!!(Preferably by Friday(8/19)

 

If you are unable to answer any of the questions, please respond with N/A and feel free to loopmail me, Yumna Chowdhury, if you have any questions, comments, or concerns!

 

Thank you for your lovely cooperation and participation :)

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Posted by: YUMNA CHOWDHURY
Published: 8/15/16




Audience: Grade 09 and Homepage

If you lead and others follow, then class office just might be for you. Please see below for more information. Stop by I-2 to pick up an application. Don't delay... they're due Wednesday, August 17!

 

APPLICATION PROCESS

 

  1. Attend a mandatory class officer candidate meeting on Tuesday, August 16 at lunch in room I-2.
  2. Submit a completed application to Mrs. Seal in room I-2 no later than Wednesday, August 17, 2016, 3:00pm.
  3. Attach a copy of your final 8th grade report card to the application.
  4. Submit two Teacher Recommendation Forms to Mrs. Seal in I-2 no later than Wednesday, August 17, 2016, 3:00pm.

Note: Your teachers will submit the forms on your behalf.

  1. Participate in a candidate rally on Thursday, August 18, 2016 at lunch in the X Quad.

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

 

  1. Class officer positions are open to current students of Silver Creek High School.
  2. Class officers must have a grade point average of 2.0 and have no more than one F. Grade eligibility will be determined by your final report card for the 2015-2016 school year.
  3. Class officer positions are often stressful, time-consuming, and require enormous amounts of work in short periods of time.
  4. Ideal class officers take initiative, are reliable, and project a positive image of our school.
  5. Late applications will not be considered.
  6. Write-in candidates on Election Day are not allowed.
  7. Elections will be held on Friday, August 19, 2016 at lunch in the X Quad.
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Posted by: Mrs. Seal
Published: 8/14/16




Audience: Grade 09 and Homepage

If you're interested in joining our Leadership program, please read below for more information. You can stop by I-2 at lunch or after school to pick up your application.

 

APPLICATION PROCESS

 

  1. Attend a mandatory commissioner candidate meeting on Wednesday, August 17 at lunch in room I-2.
  2. Submit a completed application to Mrs. Seal in room I-2 no later than Tuesday, August 23, 2016, 3:00pm.
  3. Attach a copy of your final 8th grade report card to the application.
  4. Submit two Teacher Recommendation Forms to Mrs. Seal in I-2 no later than Tuesday, August 23, 2016, 3:00pm. Note: Your teachers will submit the forms on your behalf.
  5. Participate in an interview with Mrs. Seal and ASB. You will be notified of your interview date and time.

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

 

  1. Commissioner positions are open to current students of Silver Creek High School.
  2. Commissioners must have a grade point average of 2.0 and have no more than one F. Grade eligibility will be determined by your final report card for the 2015-2016 school year.
  3. Commissioner positions are often stressful, time-consuming, and require enormous amounts of work in short periods of time.
  4. Ideal commissioners take initiative, are reliable, and project a positive image of our school.
  5. Late applications will not be considered.
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Posted by: Mrs. Seal
Published: 8/14/16




Audience: Homepage

Attention sophomores, juniors, and seniors! Leadership has one position on our AVT commission open. If you're an Audio-Visual-Technological kind of person, then we want you! Stop by I-2 at lunch or after school to pick up an application! Please read below for more information.

 

APPLICATION PROCESS

 

  1. Attend a mandatory commissioner candidate meeting on Wednesday, August 17 at lunch in room I-2.
  2. Submit a completed application to Mrs. Seal in room I-2 no later than Tuesday, August 23, 2016, 3:00pm.
  3. Submit two Teacher Recommendation Forms to Mrs. Seal in I-2 no later than Tuesday, August 23, 2016, 3:00pm. Note: Your teachers will submit the forms on your behalf.
  4. Participate in an interview with Mrs. Seal and ASB. You will be notified of your interview date and time.

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

 

  1. Commissioner positions are open to current students of Silver Creek High School.
  2. Commissioners must have a grade point average of 2.0 and have no more than one F. Grade eligibility will be determined by your final report card for the 2015-2016 school year.
  3. Commissioner positions are often stressful, time-consuming, and require enormous amounts of work in short periods of time.
  4. Ideal commissioners take initiative, are reliable, and project a positive image of our school.
  5. Late applications will not be considered.
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Posted by: Mrs. Seal
Published: 8/14/16




Audience: Homepage

If you're an officer for an exisiting club OR you'd like to start a new one, club charters will be available in I-2 beginning today at brunch. They’re due to I-2 August 23.

 

Please note, there is a separate charter for special programs (i.e. Journalism, Yearbook, Athletic Teams, Performing Arts, NJROTC, etc.).

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Posted by: Mrs. Seal
Published: 8/14/16




Audience: Animal Allies and Homepage

Do YOU have a passion for animals?

 

Animal Allies Club is looking for THREE animal savvy Raiders to join our 2016-17 officer board in our journey to make a positive impact on the lives of all animals!

 

Deadline to submit an app is WEDNESDAY(8/17) BEFORE 5:00PM

 

Interviews will take place THURSDAY(8/18)/FRIDAY(8/19)

 

More details on the application below!

 

CLICK HERE to submit an application

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Posted by: YUMNA CHOWDHURY
Published: 8/14/16




Audience: Mr Henninger, P I ALTERN SETTING Site, P-HUMAN GEO/AP Site, P-WORLD HISTORY Site, STUDENT AIDE Site, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, DEATH VALLEY CHAPERONES, Death Valley Field Studies, Teachers and Administrators, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Homepage

 To sit around a campfire is to participate in one of the most ancient human traditions.  A campfire is the original social network.  It creates a central community focus.  It provides a place to share feelings, thoughts, songs and stories. It gives us heat and light. It cooks the food we eat together. A fire is something to nurture and something to control.  Experience the age old ritual of campfire in Death Valley.  COME GET AN APPLICATION IN E-10 TODAY!035.JPG

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Posted by: Mr Henninger
Published: 8/12/16




Audience: Mr Henninger, P I ALTERN SETTING Site, P-HUMAN GEO/AP Site, P-WORLD HISTORY Site, STUDENT AIDE Site, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, AWARE, Beautification Group, Conservation Corporation, DEATH VALLEY CHAPERONES, Death Valley Field Studies, ECO FASHION SHOW, Fashion Club, Film Club, Interact Club, Silver Creek Swim Team, Social Science Department, SUSTAINABILITY DECATHLON, Teachers and Administrators, UKULELE CLUB!!!, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Homepage

Students on the Death Valley trip gain unique insights into Geography, Science, and History. 

The first day focuses on climate and biology.  We start at Badwater, the lowest point in the western hemisphere, and go up to Dante's View (pictured), an elevation above 5,000 feet.  Along the way we investigate the various ways that plants have adapted to the environments we encounter.  

The second day’s focus is Geology.  We hike up Mosaic Canyon and look at how the rocks, mountain ranges, and fault systems have combined to create Death Valley.  Then we go to what many students say is their favorite activity on the trip: hiking the DV sand dunes. 

The third day focuses on history.  We look at the different ways that various human groups have lived in Death Valley.  From Native American petroglyphs to deserted gold mining ghost towns, humans have left an fascinating imprint on Death Valley.

On Day 4 we visit Scotty’s Castle, a beautiful 1920s era mansion, as well as hike up and down Ubehebe Crater, an inactive volcanic feature.

The last day is the Grotto Canyon hike and final exam.

Learn about amazing things in an amazing place!  

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Posted by: Mr Henninger
Published: 8/12/16




Audience: P I ALTERN SETTING Site, P-HUMAN GEO/AP Site, STUDENT AIDE Site, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, AWARE, Beautification Group, Conservation Corporation, DEATH VALLEY CHAPERONES, Death Valley Field Studies, ECO FASHION SHOW, Fashion Club, Film Club, Interact Club, Silver Creek Swim Team, Social Science Department, SUSTAINABILITY DECATHLON, Teachers and Administrators, UKULELE CLUB!!!, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Homepage

COME FIND OUT ABOUT THE 2016 DEATH VALLEY FIELD STUDIES TRIP!

FORMER DVERS! COME SHARE YOUR MEMORIES WITH NEXT YEARS DV GROUP!

 

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Posted by: Mr Henninger
Published: 8/12/16




Audience: California Scholarship Federation - CSF, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Homepage

The California Scholarship Federation (CSF) is now accepting applications for the Fall 2016 semester.  

 

CSF emphasizes high standards of scholarship and community service for California high school students.  Founded in 1921, the California Scholarship Federation is the oldest scholarship institution in the state of California.

 

This year we once again will be participating in a number of community service activities and hope you can join us.

 

Simply click on the link below and fill out the application online.  CSF also requires a report card for grade verification, which can be turned into Mr. Taylor in room E-8.  

 

Deadline for applications:  Friday September 9th

First official CSF meeting of the semester:  Monday September 12th

 

If you have a problem regarding your grades or any questions about the organization please see Mr. Taylor

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Posted by: Steve Taylor
Published: 8/12/16




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Homepage

National Honor Society (NHS) is the nation's premier organization established to recognize outstanding high school students. It serves to honor those students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of scholarship, service, leadership, and character. 

 

If you are interested in joining NHS, please follow the directions in the attached Member Selection Information Packet (MSIP). Feel free to contact Mr. Chan if you have any questions about the selection process or member obligations. It's more than just an honor roll. Do consider the time involved. (See Article VII - Obligations of Members in the attached Chapter Bylaws for more details.)

 

Completed packet must be turned in by 3:00 pm Tuesday, 9/6, to Mr. Chan in room E-11. No late packets will be accepted. Incomplete packets or packets with incorrect formatting will not be reviewed by the Faculty Council. So please follow all directions and do review/edit before submission!

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Posted by: Tony Chan
Published: 8/10/16




Audience: Grade 09, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Homepage

Hello Freshmen! 

 

If you are interested in taking English 1A there is still time to sign up.  Please complete this form as soon as possible tinyurl.com/SCEnglish1A also linked at the bottom.  If you have questions come see Ms. King in B2.

 

 

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Posted by: Ms. King
Published: 8/10/16




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Homepage

Raiders,

 

Don't wait until the end of the year to purchase your 2017 yearbook! Buy now for $65, the lowest price of the year, with cash or check payable to Silver Creek High School at the school bank. Pay online with a card at yearbookforever.com! 

 

Prices increase soon!

 

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Posted by: Ms. King
Published: 8/10/16




Audience: Homepage

English 2A 2016-17

Summer Assignment

Welcome to English 2A!

The summer assignment is to read two books. One is Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury and the other is your choice from the following:

Feed 

by M.T. Anderson 

 

The Book Thief 

by Marcus Zusak 

 

Little Brother

by Cory Doctorow

 

The Last Book in the Universe

by Rodman Philbrick

 

You are to come to class prepared to discuss and write about these novels in the second week of school.

 

As you read the books, think about the theme of the story.  Theme refers to the central idea or underlying message of the text. In a piece of literature it is a message about people, life, and the world we live in that the author wants the reader to understand.

 

However, theme is rarely stated in the text – instead, the reader must usually consider the plot, characters, and setting to infer the theme.  Read the books closely paying attention to any passages that reveal themes, characters, and/or plots.

 

Fahrenheit 451 is readily available at libraries

and online at:

http://kisi.deu.edu.tr/murat.goc/451.pdf

 

Please contact me if you have any questions. I will check my email weekly during the summer.

weckesserL@esuhsd.org

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Posted by: Ms. Weckesser
Published: 8/5/16




Audience: Homepage

Click on the link to order your child's school portraits directly from Prestige Portraits.

 

 

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Posted by: Mrs. Seal
Published: 8/3/16




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Homepage

Hello Seniors,

 

Prestige Portraits by Life Touch is the company our school works with to take your senior portraits. When you take your senior portrait with Prestige Portraits you will take a picture that will be submitted to the yearbook but you will also receive proofs if you want to order prints for your family and friends. There is a deposit and fees if you want to order pictures.

 

Prestige will send you an appointment via mail 6 weeks before your scheduled appointment. You have the opportunity to take your portrait at school or if you want to go to their studio you can do that as well.

 

Call Prestige Portraits at (408) 841-4003 9-4PM if you would like to schedule an appointment at their studio. They are located at 375 Blossom Hill Rd #64, San Jose, CA 95118.  

 

On campus pictures will be Monday, September 26th through Friday, September 30th from 3-8pm in K1 and Tuesday, November 1st through Thursday, November 3rd from 3-8pm in K1. Please look out for your mailer from Prestige.  Please call the number above if you did not receive a mailer and want to schedule an appointment.

 

There will be a yearbook only picture day that will be announced later if you do not want to purchase any prints and only want your senior portrait in the yearbook.

 

Contact Ms. King at kinge@esuhsd.org if you have any questions. 

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Posted by: Ms. King
Published: 7/26/16




Audience: All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, Parents and Homepage

Volleyball tryouts will begin on Friday August 5 from 430-630 pm in the main gym.  Be sure to bring a completed physical, wear gym shoes and shorts and bring water.

 

Tryouts will continue the next week, Monday August 8-12 3pm-5 pm for JV players and 430-730pm for Varsity players.

 

Contact Mrs Sunseri for more information.

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Posted by: Trish Sunseri
Published: 7/25/16




Audience: Parents, Students and Homepage

Silver Creek's Link Crew wants our entire class of 2020 to attend Freshman Orientation on Tuesday, August 2. Link Crew focuses on helping freshmen make a smooth transition into high school, with its motto, "Students helping students succeed." Click the link for event details and to RSVP.

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Posted by: Mrs. Seal
Published: 7/10/16




Audience: Homepage

Football Practice for Freshman Begins Monday, June 20, 2016 at 3 pm at the Football Stadium

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Posted by: Hector Flores
Published: 6/17/16




Audience: Homepage

If you thought 2015's Spring in Spain Tour was an amazing opportunity, check out what the SC World Travelers have in store for the summer of 2017!

QUICK DETAILS:
Summer, June of 2017
12 cities including Paris, Barcelona, Florence and Rome
16 days total (including travel days)

Reputable educational tour company with over 50 years of experience, EF Tours

Registered Travels: 22  

Spaces available: 10

Approximate cost:  $4,735 for students, $5,280 for adult. Price includes flights, hotel rooms, bus transportation, all breakfasts and dinners, entrance fees to museums, parks, etc. and a tour coordinator throughout the trip. Not included are lunches, tips for our local guides and bus drivers and personal spending money. Since most people in the travel industry work for tips, it is customary to pay an average of $6-$10 per day in tips.

Fundraising and Planning Meetings will resume once the 2016-2017 school year begins. Possible ideas include Applebee's Pancake Breakfasts at the Plant, cookie dough sales, etc. Proceeds raised through our club will be divided equally among all travelers. Individual students can plan a Menudo, Pozole or other type of 'feed', write letters requesting donations or start a 'GoFundMe' page. More options for individual fundraising are suggested through the eftours.com.

The itinerary is amazing!!!

Check out the details of our trip at:

 

  www.eftours.com/1758639wn

 

Should you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact me via email.

 

I hope you are able to join our group! The experience will be amazing!

Sra. Cuevas

cuevasl@esuhsd.org

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Posted by: Ms. Cuevas
Published: 6/3/16




Audience: All Grades, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Homepage

EARN 3 COLLEGE UNITS that count toward high school elective credits!  Computerized Individual Instruction is taught by Evergreen Valley College professors at James Lick High School beginning June 15.  The class is Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 1:30 PM.  For More Information contact  Maria O'Hollearn (408)380-4086 or Mildred Llanos at (408)347-4448.

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Posted by: Evelyn Sanchez
Published: 6/1/16




Audience: Grade 10, English Department Teachers, Teachers and Administrators, Assistant Principals, Parents, Principals and Homepage

Advanced Placement Language and Composition

Summer Reading 2016

 

All juniors enrolled in AP Language and Composition for the 2016-2017 school year are strongly encouraged to complete the reading assignment described below in preparation for the fall.


 

Suggestion:   Students should annotate their texts and/or take up to two pages of notes while reading.  Pay attention to characters and character development, plot, vocabulary, and theme.  These notes must be handwritten.

 

All readings can be found at a local library; however, it is strongly recommended that you buy the novel and memoir (if you can) and annotate them as you read. It is NOT required you buy the books, but highly encouraged. You can find copies of the books for cheap prices on Amazon.
 

NOVELS

Please read the following three novels.  Annotate the novel and be prepared to discuss in class.  Within the first 6 weeks of school, We will start discussing Moby Dick first, then Sophie’s World, and finally East of Eden. I highly suggest that you are familiar with Moby Dick by week 3, Sophie’s World by week 4, and East of Eden by week 5.

 

Moby Dick by Herman Melville

Sophie’s World by Josten Gaardner

East of Eden by John Steinbeck

 

Possible Prompts:

There will be an summative essay involving all three books at the end of the first six weeks.
 

See you in the fall.

Ms. Voss

(Posted for Ms. Voss by Ms. Weckesser)


 

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Posted by: Ms. Weckesser
Published: 5/23/16




Audience: Grade 09, English Department Teachers, Assistant Principals, Parents, Principals, Staff and Homepage

UPDATED

English 2A 2016-17

Summer Assignment

Welcome to English 2A!

The summer assignment is to read two books. One is Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury and the other is your choice from the following:

Feed 

by M.T. Anderson 

 

The Book Thief 

by Marcus Zusak 

 

Little Brother

by Cory Doctorow

 

The Last Book in the Universe

by Rodman Philbrick

 

You are to come to class prepared to discuss and write about these novels in the second week of school.

 

As you read the books, think about the theme of the story.  Theme refers to the central idea or underlying message of the text. In a piece of literature it is a message about people, life, and the world we live in that the author wants the reader to understand.

 

However, theme is rarely stated in the text – instead, the reader must usually consider the plot, characters, and setting to infer the theme.  Read the books closely paying attention to any passages that reveal themes, characters, and/or plots.

 

Fahrenheit 451 is readily available at libraries

and online at:

http://kisi.deu.edu.tr/murat.goc/451.pdf

 

Please contact me if you have any questions. I will check my email weekly during the summer.

weckesserL@esuhsd.org

 

 

 
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Posted by: Ms. Weckesser
Published: 5/20/16




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Homepage

Euro School of Tennis would like to announce a new vacant position for students in the capacity of After Camp Care Educator.  Applicants must love working with children but no experience is required, we will provide training.  Please refer to our attachment for the qualifications and details of our job opportunities for your students. Please contact our staff, who will answer any questions you may have. We look forward to hearing from you.
 

Regards,


-- 

Almira Tria-Santiago
Talent Acquisition Coordinator
careers@euroschooloftennis.com
510-491-3007 
www.euroschooloftennis.com

 

This/These organization(s) was/were not vetted by Silver Creek High School.  You should check out the legitimacy of any organization before submitting personal information. 

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Posted by: Allan Roberts
Published: 5/16/16




Audience: Grade 09, Parents, Principals, Staff, Teachers and Homepage

Are you ready for WHAPture?! Don't get left behind. Click on the attached link for details. Let me know if you have questions.

Mr. Chan (E-11)

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Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Homepage

Those students taking Advanced Placement United States History next year should be aware of the following summer "assignment"

 

This assignment is posted here so that you can, if you choose, have a little bit of a head start on work before the Fall 2016 school year begins.  This assignment will not be collected the first day of school, however, it will be collected either at the end of the first week, or the beginning of the second.  At this time you will also be tested on the material.

So... if you wish to procrastinate go right ahead, but be prepared, and don't say you were not warned.

 

All information regarding the summer assignment is available on Schoolloop.  This includes, various terms, questions, maps, worksheets, and a copy of the first two chapters of the textbook.

 

Please be sure to follow all of the directions, especially the one that says "answers must be hand written" Not typed!

 

If you have any questions please email

Mr. Taylor:  taylors@esuhsd.org

 

Summer Assignment Link:  schs.schoolloop.com/apussummerwork

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Published: 5/11/16


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