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April 8, 2019

Santa Susana High School - Monday Message

April 8, 2019

Upcoming Events  
Upcoming Events  
Tuesday, April 9 Coffee with the Principal 8:15 AM
Tuesday, April 9 Triumphant Troubadour 6:00 PM in the MPR
Friday, April 12 Beauty and the Beast 7:00 PM in the PAC
Saturday, April 13 Beauty and the Beast 2:00 and 7:00 PM in the PAC
April 15 - 18 International Week
Tuesday, April 16 National Honor Society Induction 6:00 PM in the MPR
Wednesday, April 17 Distinguished Speaker Series 6:00 PM in the PAC
Thursday, April 18 Filmstock 2019 7:00 PM in the PAC
Tuesday, April 23 Chamber Music Night - Instrumental Music 3:00 - 9:00 PM at various locations on campus
Friday, May 10 Spring Dance Concert #Throwback 7:00 PM in the PAC
Saturday, May 11 Spring Dance Concert #Throwback 2:00 and 7:00 PM in the PAC
  Be sure to check the documents folder at the end of this Monday Message for flyers and notices.

CAASSP Testing

This year CAASSP testing will be Tuesday, April 9 and Monday - Thursday, April 15 - 18. The schedule is in the documents folder at the end of this Monday Message.

Interested in Mock Trial?

If you’re interested in Mock Trial and traveling to San Francisco OR New York in the Fall to compete in our international mock trial competition, stop by Mrs. Roth’s room in 307 for more information and an audition packet. Auditions are held during 8th period on April 15, 17, and 22 in room 307

Musical Theatre Presents:
Beauty and the Beast

Tale as old as time, song as old as rhyme, Beauty and the Beast premiers Friday, April 5!

Booster pre-sale begins Monday, March 18 in the student store. Don't miss this opportunity to secure the best seats in the house to see this timeless tale of love and redemption.

Show information is as follows:
Musical Theatre presents: Beauty and the Beast
Performance in the PAC

Friday, April 12 at 7:00 PM
Saturday, April 13 at 2:00 and 7:00 PM

Ticket Prices
General: $18
Senior (55+) / Child (12-): $16
ASB: $16 (one ticket only)
Booster evening: $14 (one ticket only)
Matinée: $14
Group rate (5 or more): $14

Thank you for your support of our theatre, music and stagecraft departments.

 Distinguished Speaker Series

“Who’s Afraid of Genetic Engineering”

Should humans be designing human babies? Because we can do it, should we? These are questions that will be addressed by Dr. Carol Curchoe, reproductive biologist on Wednesday, April 17 at the 2019 Distinguished Speaker Series event. Dr. Curchoe will be accompanied by two student speakers, Manal Mian and Sahiti Bodapati, who will present on more aspects of future genetic research.

This talk is FREE and starts at 6:00 PM in the PAC.

College and Career - Seniors


Moorpark College-Bound Students: Priority registration opens on April 22. Have you completed all the steps to register early? This can help you register for the classes you WANT instead of being stuck with an inconvenient schedule:
- Create application
- Complete Math/English Assessment
- Complete the online orientation

The Universal Scholarship Application, in which you can apply for up to 13 scholarships with one form, is due to the College & Career Center on Tuesday, 4/16 by 3:15 pm! Applications include PTA/PTSA for SSHS, Valley View, and Madera; Simi Valley Women's Club, Rotary Club, Simi Valley Education Foundation; 2 memorial scholarships only for SSHS students, and more. Scholarships are for students attending 2-year and 4-year colleges as well as trade/vocational schools. Many of these scholarships award ONE SCHOLARSHIP PER High School. See the attached document.

Please contact Mrs. Wigdor with any questions!Please contact Mrs. Wigdor for more information.

College and Career - All College Fair Opportunity: Find the college that's right for you.
Ventura County Fairgrounds [FREE] ($5 for parking)
Thursday, April 11
190 colleges will be present at the fair!

Free and open to the public, the fair will connect you to 190 colleges and universities in one location! Speak with admissions counselors from: UCs, CSUs, Private, Out-of-state, Overseas.

Register for free at gotomyncf.com to receive fair details, avoid lines on-site, and share your contact information with your choice schools!
See attached for help with the kinds of questions you should be prepared to ask the representatives!
Summer School

Summer School

Attention all students!! Summer school registration has opened and will remain open until May 1st, so sign up now!

Senior Opportunities and Upcoming Events  

Senior Opportunities and Upcoming Events
Click on Senior Newsletter in the documents folder for more information and prices.

Tuesday, April 16 Universal Scholarship Application due
Saturday, April 27 Prom
Wednesday, May 1 Due date to Submit Certification Application.
May 21 - May 20 Purchase Gradnite, Sr. Picnic, & Sr. Dinner tickets.
Thursday, May 16 Deadline to submit speech or musical performance for graduation..
Thursday, May 23 Senior Dinner
Friday, May 24 Senior Picnic
Wednesday, May 29 and Thursday, May 30 Senior Finals
Thursday, May 30 Gradnite
Friday, May 31 Senior Breakfast
Monday, June 3
Senior clearance forms due to counseling.

All library books, textbooks, and fines due in library. Check your library record here.
Tuesday, June 4
Senior awards assembly and scholarship night.
Tuesday, June 4 and
Wednesday, June 5
Graduation Practice.
Thursday, June 6 Graduation Ceremony (seniors must arrive by 6:00PM).
  • Tickets for reserved seats go on sale (online and in Student Store) Wednesday, May 30th at 8:00 AM.
  • Students must attend all rehearsals (June 5 and June 6).
  • Friday, June 7 Diploma Distribution.

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    For questions or concerns, please email Gail Sarkisian at santasuptsa@gmail.com

    Click here for attached announcements.