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Best Buddies at the Best Buddy Prom

129 Peers and Peer Buddies from Yucaipa High School went to
the Best Buddies Prom at the National Orange Show this past
Friday night. 12 different high schools in the area also participated
in the wonderful evening.
YHS Relay Team Medals at Arcadia
The YHS 4x100 relay team(Erica Wadell, Courtney Ilten, Kalin Tomlinson, Valeria Garcia) finished third at the prestigious Arcadia Invitational Friday.
ATTENTION: All A.P. students & parents
Thunderbird News

Hey YHS Students! The journalism staff is making a page based off the song #Selfie and we want you to submit selfies of either you or you and your friends to possibly be featured in the next issue of the Epigraph. Submit your selfies send them to yhsjournalism@yahoo.com

Yucaipa Music and Arts Festival needs volunteers for their Fun Zone on May 2nd through May 4th . Please see David Schuler in room I-101 to sign up.
Attention all Thunderbirds! Please plan on attending the upcoming Senior Showcase. This YHS theatre production is directed by Adam Thomas and Kyla Klinge. See dancing, comedy, singing, monologues, scenes and other wonderful acts!! Show is $5 at the door and doors open at 6:00pm.

ASB Applications for next years student body representatives are available in the Activities office. The deadline to turn them in is this week so don’t miss out.

All Junior and Senior girls interested in playing in the Powder Puff football game in May must come to the Activities office and pick up a permission slip. Once completed the slip gets turned in to Activities along with your $30 for your jersey. You must be passing all your classes in order to pay for your jersey.

All 9th grade students who took PE 1 last year in Summer School must take the Physical Fitness Test this week. There will be a mandatory meeting in the MPR on Monday, April 14 th at the beginning of 3rd period.

After-School Peer Tutoring will meet today in the Library from 3:00pm to 3:30pm. We are here to help you improve your grades.
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PHOTO: Science Fair Gold at YHS

Congratulations to Sunil Alexander earning a gold medal at the
32nd annual Inland Science and Engineering Fair on April 1-2.
Alexander now will compete at the state Science and Engineering
fair in Los Angeles on April 28-29.

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Club News
Club News

YHS ROTC will be competing in the Golden Bear Drill Meet on April 26th, in Los Alamitos. The competition will start at 10:00am and cadets will depart YHS at 8:00am.

Club members &
 Contact Mr. Slider (M205) or Mr. Watkins (M206) about getting your club photo & information on the school web site. 

PHOTO: Ceramic Art at YHS

In March, the ceramic creations of Tiffany Harter, Randi Bachtel,
and Brittany Wilks were submitted for a juried show at the
American Museum of Ceramic Art in Pomona.All three students
received confirmation letters that their work has been selected
to be in the ‘Emerging Artist: High School Show’.
This exhibition will run from April 14th – June 1st 2014. The
museum will be hosting a reception for all the artists on Saturday
April 12th from 6pm to 9pm. Awards will be presented at the
reception.The American Museum of Ceramic Art is located at:
399 N. Garey Ave., Pomona, Ca. 91767.
Counseling News

Attention College-Bound Juniors: YHS will be taking a field trip to the National College Fair, in Ontario, on Tuesday, April 29th. At the fair you will have the opportunity to talk with college representatives from all around the United States as well as a number of international colleges. You will learn how to select the right college for you, how to finance a College Education, information for the college-bound athlete, ACT/SAT test prep, and much more. If you are interested in joining us at the fair, pick up a field trip permission form for the Counseling office and return it no later than Friday, April 11 th . If you have questions, please see Mrs. Brossia in the Counseling office.

There is a new website for scholarships and SAT/ACT information.Go to testprepreview.com/college-scholarships.htm  

Free Academic Peer Tutoring is aPeer tutoringvailable after school in the Library until
PHOTO: Boat Art at YHS

Advanced Art students Gabi Guerin, Antonio Martinez,
Erick Marquez, and Daniel Moran painted this year's solar boat
which is being built to compete in the Solar Cup in May at
Yucaipa Regional Park
Career Center News
Career Center news
COMMUNITY SERVICE: The Iris Festival needs volunteers for the Kid Zone on May 16th , 17th and 18th . Please see Mrs. Trathen for more information.

JOB: Juniors and Seniors who want to tutor, Elementary, Middle School or High School students and make $10/hour, and have a GPA of 3.5 or higher, please pick up an application in the Career Center.

PHOTO: Mountain Bike Team wins at Keyesville

The YHS Mountain Bike Team moved into first place for all of
Southern California with their win at Keyesville Sunday. The race
included 50 high schools and over 400 riders. For the past two
years, the Thunderbirds have been one of the dominant athletic
programs at YHS.

Athletics News
Athletic News
CIF Champions: Check out the history of YHS CIF Champion athletes and teams.

Coaches & Athletes: Want to get your team on the front page of the school web site? If you do, contact
Mr. Watkins or Mr. Slider about getting your photo & information on the school web site.
PHOTO: Planting the Flag at YHS

Winners in the classroom, winners on the track-the 2014 YHS Track and Field team
planted a flag pole and hoisted the proud Y over the IE from atop Magic Mountain.
Faculty News
Attention all Staff: If you need to send a student to OCS please call Mr. Brush first, at extension 1255, letting him know that a student is on the way. This way Mr. Brush is expecting them if they don't show up. He also won't count it as a lockout sending them back to your class when you want him to keep them."

M204 & M205 computer lab schedules online! If you want to book the M204 or M205 computer lab for your class, you can view the lab schedules online here at SF. If you want to book some time, please send
Tom Slider an email with the room, date(s), and period(s) of your selected times. All requests will be processed on a first come, first served basis.

PHOTO: Class of 2013 grad earn top rookie honors twice this year.
YHS Class of 2013 grad Bailey Huddleston has twice now received the Metro Atlantic Athletic Association's Rookie of the Week for her contribution to the Virginia Military Institute's women's water polo team. Congrats Bailey!! (article)
Alumni News
Alumni News

A big thank you: During the winter break, the girls water polo team hosted their alumni game, but the current team plays a team of YHS alumni. A
 big thank goes out to YHS alumni Liz Mortenson, Sarah Allen, Bailey Huddleston, McKenna Harris, Jessica Lopez, and Becca Hearon for coming out!  

Yucaipa High School soccer great Kodi Lavrusky
 is featured in Tuesday's Press Enterprise. Read about Kodi.  Kodi scored the winning goal in the NCAA Division I championship game against Florida State. She becomes the first Thunderbird to win an NCAA D1 championship. video 
Press Enterprise story

Serving their country: the Yucaipa Calimesa Joint Unified School District has set up a web page that recognizes the the alumni of the district that are serving our country. If you (or a loved one) graduated from a YCJUSD school (like YHS) and would like to have your picture featured on the page, please contact Mrs. Jill Castanon at the district office.

In the news: Check out this Cincinnati.com article on Corky Miller ('94) and his career as a catcher the Major League Baseball.

PHOTO: Parking Lot Painting at YHS

Students who purchased senior parking spots customized their
spaces Saturday.
PHOTO: Final Proof of Where the Rainbow Ends
English Instructor and wandering photojournalist Darryl Womack
discovered that the rainbow actually ends at the Science and
Technolgy building on the YHS campus.
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