Daily Bulletin

  • Mt. Whitney High School

    A California Distinguished School & Home of the Pioneers!

    Go Pioneers!

    October 18, 2019

    Daily Bulletin


                 REGULAR Friday- October 18, 2019



    Tuesday-Friday (Regular) Bell Schedule

    Period 0


    -    8:17

    57 minutes

    Period 1


    -    9:20

    57 minutes

    Period 2


    -    10:29

    63 minutes

    Period 3


    -    11:32

    57 minutes

    Period 4


    -    12:35

    57 minutes



    -    1:15

    40 minutes

    Period 5


    -    2:18

    57 minutes

    Period 6


    -    3:21

    57 minutes








    • Attention Bike Riders: please lock your bikes each day INSIDE the bike rack.  Please do not park them on the outside of the bike rack area.  Thank you.


    • Attention Students:

    ALL students who are not in the gate when the tardy bell rings 1st period will be given a lunch detention and ID taken.  Please report to B-24 for lunch detention and ID will be returned.  Because there is no detention on Fridays, If you come in late on Friday, you will not be allowed to leave campus for lunch and will have to serve detention on Monday. 



    Student Notes


    1. 1. Landed a job and need a work permit? Come to the front office and pick up an application with Mrs. Reyes


    1. 2. Juniors and Seniors- We are in need of Scicon counselors, If you are interested and want more information, please see Ms. Herrera in the counseling office (L-2).


    1. 3. Attention Juniors and Seniors: Are you interested in developing Leadership Skills? Could you use Paid Summer Work Experience? #LEAD is a free college and career readiness program that has wonderful opportunities for you! Meet youth from other Visalia schools, embark on University field trips, and get paid to test out a future career! Space is limited. If interested in applying please pick up an application, or call Amanda Olguin, CSET Youth Coordinator, for more information at 713-5148
    2. 4. Due to the excessive miss-use of skateboards on campus, there will be no skateboards stored in teacher’s classrooms, carrying of skateboards on campus, or riding on campus. All skateboards will be stored at the beginning of the day in the skateboard lockers. Anyone breaking the rules will lose the privilege of bringing a skateboard at all and they will be confiscated.
    3. Watch Out, Here Comes a Spooky Good Deal! Purchase your yearbook TODAY and SAVE $5! Also, say "Trick or Treat" and receive a treat too. This offer is not available online. If using a credit card, please go to the Library to make your purchase.
    4. 6. The Pioneer Partners are selling BOO GRAMS for $1.00.  They include a cute card made by students in our class as well as our club members.  They also come with a small bag of yummy candy.  They will be delivered on 10/31 during the designated class period noted on the purchased card.  We will also have a table set out Mondays and Fridays until Halloween during lunch. You can also come by G-4 to purchase one throughout the day.  Get ready to say BOO to your friends!
    5. Come by the front office if you’d like to purchase a MW t-shirt, long sleeve for $20 each, short sleeve and pink out t-shirts for $10 each size Small- 3XL!




    Club Notes

    1. Anime Club meeting will be every Thursday in Rm. H4 during lunch



      Senior Notes


    1. CHANGE OF DATE- SENIORS: IT’S OUR TIME! Please excuse all seniors at 12:00pm on Thursday, October 24th for the annual senior group picture for the yearbook. Meet ASAP on the grass area by the choir room. No props, signs, hand gestures, etc. Sitting on someone’s shoulders allowed in the back row only. Please be careful not to block anyone’s face from the picture. Anyone not willing to follow these guidelines and those of the photographer and administration will be asked to leave and will not be in the picture. Thank you in advance for your cooperation!



    1. SENIOR ADS: REMINDER, the deadline for purchasing a senior ad for you and/or friends to appear in this year’s yearbook is fast approaching! Our FINAL DEADLINE is November 1st. Come to Room B-207 or contact any yearbook staff member if you are interested or would like more information.


    1. Attention Seniors- Applying to a CSU campus for next Fall. We are having another CSU Application Workshop on October 23 in L-4.  If you have not already signed up for the workshop in your senior English class or with the CSU Ambassador Steven, then come and sign up in L-2!   If you have any questions, see Mrs. Sarabian


    College Visit Sign-ups

    Not at the time


    Senior Scholarships


    COS Institutional Scholarships

    Deadline: 11/25

    Amount: Varies


    1. Complete one online application - will be matched to all available scholarships.
    2. For seniors planning to attend COS
    3. All incoming (high school students) without a COS Banner ID will create an account and login on subsequent site visits via Scholarship Manager.
    4. Incoming students who have a COS Banner ID will login via Banner Web. Once in Banner Web, select "Student Services & Financial Aid" then "Scholarship Manager."
    5. Link:  https://cos.scholarships.ngwebsolutions.com/CMXAdmin/Cmx_Content.aspx?cpId=496


    Elk’s National Foundation 2018 Most Valuable Student

    Deadline: 11/5 @ 11:59pm

    Amount: $1,000-$12,500 per year

    Criteria: The Elks National Foundation will award 500 four-year scholarships to the highest-rated applicants in the 2018 competition.

    • Current high school seniors, or the equivalent, who are citizens of the United States are eligible to apply.
    • Applicants need not be related to a member of the Elks.
    • High school graduates are not eligible to apply.
    • Applicants must be citizens of the United States on the date their applications are signed; permanent legal resident status does not qualify.
    • Male and female students compete separately.

    Application Process: Apply at https://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/mvs.cfm


    AED Superstore $1000 College Scholarship

    Deadline: 11/30

    Amount: $1,000

    Criteria: To be eligible, you must be a legal resident of the U.S. You must be either a college-bound high school senior or a student currently enrolled in an accredited university.

    Application Process: Select one of the six facts provided on the site and submit either a short essay or video which answers the prompt provided.

    Link: http://www.aedsuperstore.com/scholarship.html



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