Tip of the week
Remember, it’s your phone. You decide if and when to send and read texts, so take control! Consider turning your phone off, setting it to silent or even storing it in the glove box before hitting the road.
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• Practice honesty, integrity, social responsibility,
• Develop an appreciation of diverse cultures and the arts
• Respond to the academic and personal needs of all students
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The Academic Center
Peer tutoring for student success. Learn more.
Support Homestead Baseball! Check out their fundraiser page here.
Goodwill Donation Drive Feb. 18 & 25
Support Winter Guard by bringing household donations to the Homestead staff parking lot on Feb. 18 or Feb. 25 between 9 am and 2 pm. Download this flyer for more info.
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Our Alma Mater
Thank you to Mr. Burn and the Wind Ensemble for recording our Alma Mater!
Course Selection Begins Mar. 1!
9th, 10th, and 11th grade students will attend Course Selection presentations, for the 2017-18 school year, the week we return from Winter Break. Current 9th grade students will attend on Wednesday, March 1st, current 10th grade students on Thursday, March 2nd and current 11th grade students on Friday, March 3rd. Students with last names beginning with A-Fh will meet in the Field House; students with last names beginning with Fi-Lia will meet in the Large Gym; students with last names beginning with Lib-Rh will meet in the Cafeteria; students with last names beginning with Ri-Z will meet in the Auditorium. Homestead will observe a Rally schedule on those days.
Congratulations HHS FBLA!
Homestead FBLA was champion for the 20th consecutive year at the Bay Section Leadership Conference held at Homestead on Saturday, Feb. 4. Over 1190 students from 31 school over the Bay Area competed in the annual event. Homestead placed 1st in 14 events and a total of 74 Homestead competitors qualified for the State Leadership Conference, which will be held in Sacramento in April 6-9. The top five schools: Homestead earned 583 points, Monta Vista 224, Cupertino 213, Lynbrook 151 and Dougherty Valley 136. Read the official press release here. Great job, Mustangs!
break down the barriers ...
Homestead's last Challenge Day of the year will be on Wednesday, March 8. In this powerful event, students, staff and volunteers open up about their individual struggles with racism, sexuality, family, friends and academics. Be the change you want to see in the world. Download your invitation here or contact Ms. Rivera for more info.
AP Exam Registration Info
The registration period for AP exams begins on Monday, January 30th and will be complete on Tuesday, February 28th at 3:10 p.m. Registration will take place in the ASB office between 7:15 a.m. and 7:45 a.m., during 7th period until 3:10 pm, and during tutorial, brunch and lunch. Please note student signature is required so students (not parents) must register for their exam(s) in person.
Please read additional important information about AP exam registration here. You can also find the AP Chinese priority registration schedule here.
NEWS & EVENTS
Submit your original work of prose or poetry between March 1 and March 21 for a chance to win a basket of writer-y goods and be featured in a special issue of Frontier, Homestead's literary magazine. Click here for more info or check out the HHS Frontier website at http://hhsfrontier.weebly.com.
Course Selection for current 9th, 10th and 11th grade students, for the 2017-18 school year, will take place March 1st - 3rd. Please see below for dates, times and locations:
**Students not doing their Course Selection will attend extended Tutorial from 9:25-10:10am**
BrandingPays™ for ALS: a seminar and fundraiser hosted by the Fremont Union High School District to benefit the ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALSTDI). Monta Vista High School Cafeteria, 21840 McClellan Road, Cupertino on Saturday, March 18 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Register at https://www.classy.org/events/-/e114350. Click HERE for the flyer with additional details.
IS YOUR STUDENT ADDICTED TO VIDEO GAMES…SOCIAL MEDIA…THE INTERNET? Please join Homestead High School & the PTSA in a special showing of SCREENAGERS – Growing Up In The Digital Age, a documentary exploring the impact of mobile devices on teens’ lives. Screenagers probes the impacts smartphones and other mobile devices are having on teenagers and their social, emotional and psychological lives and offers parents and teens practical solutions that can work.
Our kids are growing up in the digital age surrounded by screens, which begs the question – how much screen time is healthy? How can we empower our children to best navigate the digital world? Join us as we explore these questions and understand the struggle and emerging solutions to best empower ourselves and our children in navigating this digital world.
Our 8th Grade Parent Student Information Night, for the Class of 2021, will be held on Wednesday, February 15th, from 6:00-7:45pm, in the Large Gym. This event will provide you and your student with information regarding course offerings. You will have the opportunity to visit 5 classes that evening. Please be seated by 6:00pm. Due to limited space, we ask that only parents and the incoming 9th grade student attend.
Our Course Selection Nights will take place as follows:
The Field House is located next to the Student Parking Lot, on the stadium-side of campus.
HHS marching Band to perform at the Rose Parade on Jan. 1, 2018
Homestead High School’s Marching Band was just announced as 1 of 15 bands selected world-wide to perform for more than 700,000 spectators and a worldwide TV audience in excess of 60 million in the 129th Annual Rose Parade held in Pasadena on January 1, 2018. The Homestead High School marching band is the flagship for one of the most accomplished scholastic music programs in Northern California. The selection committee for the Rose Parade cited the band’s dedication to excellence as a key factor in its decision. Read the official press release here and check out the article in the San Jose Mercury News here. Homestead High School marching band has previously performed in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and Super Bowl 50 NFL Fan Zone.
pardon our dust!
In our ongoing efforts to improve the facilities at Homestead High School supported by Measure K improvement funds, we will soon be embarking on a new phase of an infrastructure modernization project at the front of the school.
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The Fremont Union High School District Board of Trustees is committed to equal opportunity for all individuals. The District prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived ancestry, age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation or association with a person or a group with one or more of these perceived or actual characteristics. The Board shall promote programs ensuring that discriminatory practices are eliminated in all acts related to school activity or school attendance within a school under the jurisdiction of the superintendent of the school district.
The District requires that school personnel take immediate steps to intervene when it is safe to do so and when he or she witnesses an act of discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying.
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Read Mr. Giglio's Principal's Message for January 2017.
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