Woodlake Union High School

                                                            Daily Bulletin

November 16, 2017



Today’s Schedule



If you signed up for the field tip with Mr. Summers, Mr. Lynch and Ms. Ambriz, then you NEED to meet today at Brunch in Mr Summers classroom 22 to receive permission slip and other important information. If you do not attend this meeting, you may be replaced.


Football banquet will take place on Friday, November 17, in the Old Gym at 6:30 pm. It will be potluck style. 

Last name A-M bring side dish and dessert

Last name N-Z bring main dish.

Contact Coach Johnson if you have any questions.

Drama Opening Night will be this Thursday Nov 16th at 7:00PM in the PAB

“Dickens Christmas Carol”

Adults - $5.00

Senior / Military - $3.00

Student/Child - $1.00


There will be Math tutorials today after school in Mr. Jones’s room


There will be a Key Club meeting today, Thursday Nov. 16th at 12:45 p.m. in Room 50.  All members should attend as there will be signups for Community Service opportunities coming up.  Anyone interested in volunteering to help at the Toys for Joy event can come sign up during the Key Club meeting. 


Anyone interested in volunteering at Kiwanis Toy for Joy event on Saturday, Dec. 16th may see Mrs. Pena to sign up.  This is all community service hours under the non-profit sector.


Yearbook Information

1. Yearbooks are on sale for $65, please pay Mari in the front office.  Payments are accepted.

2. Senior ads are on sale.  Please talk to any yearbook staff member or Mrs. Thompson if you are interested in purchasing one.

3. Seniors: please find and submit your baby picture to Mrs. Thompson, room 56

4. Monday 11/13, ASB pictures will be taken at lunch behind Mrs. Sanchez's room (leadership).


Attention seniors!! GradNite 2018 will be held at Disneyland. The trip is scheduled for Saturday May 5, 2018. There are only 106 seats available, we will not be taking vans this year. The cost is $175.00 each: you must put a $50.00 deposit to save your seat. The total cost must be paid by March 15, 2018


If you would like to personalize your yearbook with your name or icon you may pick up a personalization form in the front office with Mari.


Seniors make sure you check out the senior portion of the bulletin for scholarship information and opportunities.   





Release Time

Departure Time

Game Time.











Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017

Cross Country- CIF Section Championships @ Woodward Park, Fresno

Release Time: 9:15AM

Departure: 9:30AM

Meet Begins: 11:00AM

Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017

Boys Soccer vs. Kingsburg



Games Begin: 4:30PM

Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017

Girls Soccer @ Kingsburg

Release Time: 2:30PM

Departure: 2:45PM

Games Begin: 4:30PM




  Community Service





Seniors: The COS Foundation Scholarship deadline is fast approaching. All seniors that completed the COS Admissions need to apply now.  If you are planning to attend a UC/CSU, you should also apply as a backup.  In order to receive this scholarship, recipients must attend COS in the Fall of 2018.  This one application = access to hundreds of scholarships. The application deadline is Monday, November 27th, so don’t wait until the last minute. Apply at cos.edu/scholarships and get the help you need to succeed.


Go the Submit New Student Scholarship application

If you need help with this application, you first of allt view the Incoming COS Student Scholarship Tutorial (to help you in accessing this application and to create a COS Banner ID #, unless you already have one; because you are in a COS English class or have taken a COS class in the past).


Incoming COS Students

If you are an incoming COS student (i.e. a student without a COS ID)?  Please use the links below to create your account and login on subsequent site visits.

First Time Users: You will be asked to create an account in order to access the scholarship application. When creating a username and password, be sure to use something you will be able to remember for future logins.




Still Time to Apply for $1.2 Million Edison Scholars Program


Dec. 1 is the deadline for high school seniors to pursue the $40,000 scholarships


ROSEMEAD, Calif., Nov. 8, 2017 — The clock is ticking, but there’s still time for high school seniors — the makers of tomorrow — to apply for Edison International’s $1.2 million Edison Scholars Program.


Now through Dec. 1, students who dream of making a difference and powering the future using science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) ingenuity, are invited to apply for a $40,000 scholarship — paid over four years — to 30 scholars enrolled in a four-year accredited U.S. college or university after high school graduation. Edison International, the parent company of Southern California Edison, awards the scholarships. 


Applicants must live in SCE’s service territory and plan to be a full-time undergraduate student majoring in one of the following STEM fields: mathematics, engineering, computer and information services, management information systems, natural resources and conservation and physical sciences. Eligible students must also be a high school senior, have at least a cumulative 3.0 GPA and demonstrate financial need.


Learn more at: edisonscholars.com, Edison Scholars 2018: Makers of Tomorrow or

Edison Scholars Thrive in STEM Pursuits


Since 2006, Edison International has awarded more than $7.5 million in scholarships toward 580 students’ higher education through the Edison Scholars Program. Edison International is one of the largest charitable contributors in Southern California, investing $20 million in local communities annually.


Edison International’s support of charitable causes, including the Edison Scholars Program, is funded entirely by Edison International shareholders. SCE customers’ utility bill payments do not fund company donations.

About Edison International
Edison International (NYSE:EIX), through its subsidiaries, is a generator and distributor of electric power, as well as a provider of energy services and technologies, including renewable energy. Headquartered in Rosemead, Calif., Edison International is the parent company of Southern California Edison, one of the nation’s largest electric utilities.


Susan Cox

Project Manager

Southern California Edison

Corporate Communications

24-Hour Media Hotline: (626) 302-2255 I Direct: (626) 302-7903 


newsroom.edison.com | SCE.com



California Association of Winegrape Growers Foundation (CAWG) Scholarships is offering at least six scholarships in 2018 to graduating high seniors.  Two 4-year, $8,000 scholarships are available for any campus in the University of California or California State University system and at least four 2-year $2,000 scholarships are available for any two-year California community college. Only children of vineyard workers employed in the 2017 or 2018 wine grape growing season are eligible to apply. Complete the entire application packet and submit a two-page essay (500 words) along with official transcripts. See the Counseling Office for the scholarship application or down an application at cawgfoundation.org.  Postmarked/Deadline March 16, 2018.

In addition to the above mentioned scholarship, the Robert Miller Scholarship for Viticulture and Enology is also available for student on the Central Coast who plans to major in viticulture and/or enology at Cal Poly, SLO or Allan Hancock College. Postmarked/Deadline March 16, 2018.



The 2018 CIF Scholar-Athlete of the Year Award application is now available to college-bound seniors whose academic and athletic careers have been truly exemplary and whose standards (i.e., integrity, honesty, etc.) and accomplishments are a positive model. Applicant must possess no less than a 3.5 unweighted GPA and have demonstrated superior athletic ability and played two years of varsity play within California and participating in athletics as a senior and most importantly have portrayed themselves as athletes of character displaying trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring, community service and citizenship . Pick up an application in the Counseling Office or visit www.cifstate.org to download an application. Deadline/Postmark no later than February 12, 2018


Tulare County Dairywomen Scholarship Information

Seniors apply if you meet the criteria.  This application has been previously emailed to you.  Deadline March 1, 2018.


  1. The Tulare County Dairy Children Scholarship is awarding scholarships to seniors with a minimum 3.0 GPA. 

A parent must be currently employed on a diary; children of dairy owners are not eligible.


(2) The Tulare County Dairy Women Scholarship is for students interested in a career goal related to the agriculture industry. Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA.


The 2018 Elks - Most Valuable Student Scholarship online application is now at enf.elks.org/mvs.  The deadline is November 27, 2017.

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. Applicants must be citizens of the United States on the date their applications are signed; permanent legal resident status does not qualify.  When applying online you will see the “Apply” button to apply to the 2018 M.V.S. Contest.  This scholarship contest will be judged on: Scholarship, Leadership and Financial need. Apply now, do not wait until the last minute! Try to complete this application before you go on Thanksgiving Day break.   The 20 top finalists will participate in an all-expenses paid Leadership Weekend in Chicago during which they’ll interview with the national judges. These 20 finalists will be vying for two first-place awards of $50,000; two second-place awards of $40,000; and two third-place awards of $30,000. The remaining 14 finalists will receive awards of $20,000. The 480 runners-up will receive fifth-place scholarships of $4,000.


The E.M. Tharp Inc. /World Ag Expo "We Believe in Growing" Scholarship is now available to seniors.  This scholarship was created to support agricultural education. Two $10,000 scholarships will be awarded to seniors who plan on attending a four-year university and major in an Agricultural field. Pick up an application in counseling or download one at: www.worldagexpo.org/scholarships. Completed applications must be in their office no later than Friday, January 19, 2018, 5:00 P.M.  Please ensure that your application is mailed a few days before the deadline or you may also walk it in to the International Agri-Center located at 4500 South Laspina Street in Tulare, CA 93274.   


The 2018 WHS Local Scholarship Application is now available. Don’t miss out on local community clubs, and school and sport organizations scholarships. This fillable scholarship application has been sent via email to all seniors, so check your email!   To be considered for a WHS Local Scholarship, an applicant is required to meet the following criteria.  Students who do not meet all required criteria will not be interviewed and will not be eligible for a WHS Local Foundation Scholarship. Deadline February 23, 2018, 3:30 P.M.  The following is required for the WHS Local Scholarship application:

  • Minimum Weighted Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Plan to attend a 2 or 4 year college, university, private school or trade program in the 2018-2019 academic school year
  • Have completed 85 Youth Service Learning hours and turned in prior to February 23, 2018 by 3:30 p.m. deadline
  • Attend a Scholarship Application Interview in March. (WHS Counseling will contact you with a date and time of your interview)
  • Must include the following items with your application to be eligible or considered

This cover sheet with your signature.

Resume (May use the one from your WHS Portfolio)

1 to 2 page essay that includes educational and personal goals, and need for financial assistance for college.  (When you write about a need for financial assistance please describe any special circumstance that may affect your family’s ability to pay for school medical costs, divorce, unemployment, child support)

1 to 3 letter(s) of recommendation from teachers or community members

  • By May 2018, Submit the following

FAFSA Confirmation Page, form must show Expected Family Contribution (EFC)

Student Aid Report (SAR).  You will receive your SAR via email or mail from Federal Student Aid once you submit your FAFSA and it is processed.

Budget Analysis for the school you plan to attend.  Budget Analysis is attached to this application.


All eligible students in grades 9th - 12th may apply for the American College Foundation ~ Visionary Scholarship Program. If you are interested apply online at: www.AmericanCollegeFoundation.org.  Awards will range from $1,000 to $5,000. Deadline May 1, 2018.



Reminder: If you order through ASB or district accounts, send your packing slip paper, with your signature to the office.