Daily Bulletin Thursday, January 4, 2018

Posted on January 3, 2018
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Daily Bulletin
Thursday, January 4, 2018


HANDICAP PARKING: Please do not park in any handicap parking spot in the lower parking lot unless you have proper tags/clearance. Multiple cars have been illegally parking in these reserved spots. Thank you for your attention to this matter. –N. Vanbuskirk

SCHOOL STORE HOURS – Mondays – Fridays – 7:30 – 7:55. AFTER SCHOOL: Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays – 3:10 – 3:30. CLOSED Wednesdays After School.

Regular Advisory
Adv 8:00-8:25
1st 8:28-9:22
2nd 9:25-10:19
3rd 10:22-11:16
4th 11:19-12:13
5th 12:16-1:10
6th 1:13-2:07
7th 2:10-3:04

01/04/18 Thu
• LAB B (1/2 days NO LAB)
• Interim Reports
• 7:30 Korean Student Association Bake Sale
• 3:15 pm Boys JV Basketball vs Sankofa Freedom Charter – Away
• 3:15 pm Boys Basketball (Varsity) vs Sankofa Freedom Charter – Hom
01/05/18 Fri
• LAB C (1/2 days NO LAB)
• Interim Reports
• 3:15pm Girls JV Basketball vs Mastery Charter Hardy Wiiliams – Home
• 3:15pm Wrestling vs Overbrook HS – Home
01/08/18 Mon
STD Testing • LAB D (1/2 days NO LAB)
• 7:30am United Pan Africa Bake Sale
• 8:00 278 Assembly Regular Bell
• 3:15pm Girls JV Basketball vs First Philadelphia – Home
01/09/18 Tue
STD Testing • LAB E (1/2 days NO LAB)
• 7:30am Cheerleading Club Bake Sale
• 8:00am IB Application Meeting Auditorium 46 Minute Bell
• 3:15pm Boys JV Basketball vs Boys’ Latin – Home
• 3:15pm Boys Basketball (Varsity) vs Boys’ Latin – Away
01/10/18 Wed
STD Testing • LAB A (1/2 days NO LAB)
• 7:30am Computer Science Club Bake Sale
• 11:00am Debate 3:30 5:00 pm
• 3:15pm Girls JV Basketball vs Frankfors HS – Away
• 3:15pm Girls Basketball (Varsity) vs Imhotep Charter School – Home
• 3:15pm Wrestling vs Mariana Bracetti Academy Charter School – Home
• 6:30pm HSA Mtg. Spain CC
01/11/18 Thu
STD Testing • LAB B (1/2 days NO LAB)\
• Belly Dancing Association Bake Sale
• 3:15pm Girls JV Basketball vs Lincoln HS – Home


► USE GAP YEAR FAIRS – Don’t miss this year’s Philadelphia USA Gap Year Fairs – event from 1-4 PM on Saturday, January 6 at William Penn Charter School! PRE-REGISTER: www.usagyf2018philadelphia.eventbrite.com. USA Gap Year Fairs is a circuit of events that bring together reputable gap year organizations, interested students & parents, high school college counselors, and gap year experts. These fairs provide the public with a broad exposure to gap year programs and the opportunity for face-to-face conversations with professionals in the field. The fair is free and open to the public, so please encourage your students and their parents to attend by sharing this event announcement through email, online event calendars, and social media! Guest Speaker: 1-2 PM – Holly Bull, Vice President of the Center for Interim Programs will kick off the evening with a dynamic presentation explaining the ins and outs of gap year options and offering tips for navigating your gap year research – Fair: 2-4 PM – During the fair, attendees will have the opportunity to speak with 40+ gap year program representatives about their program offerings! – H. Wardlaw

► FIRE LOSS – On Wednesday, December 12, 2017, fire broke out at the home of JOYCE COLEMAN, 400 block of Winona Street, around 2:40. Joyce sustained burns to her legs and forehead. Everything was a total lost. She is currently staying with her Aunt. See Ms. Rochelle Flowers, MAIN OFFICE, to help her out with donations. Thank you for your help.

► Submit information for the DAILY BULLETIN before 10:30 am. Please include DATES and TIME. Send email to Mrs. Patricia Clark, Office Secretary.

► REFER TO DAILY BULLETIN on centralhigh.net for more information. Thanks.


►TRANSPASS LIST INFORMATION – SUBMIT TRANSPASS PACKETS TO THE MAIN OFFICE BY THE START OF 1ST PERIOD. All students MUST initial next to their name on the enclosed printout. Circle the name of students that DID NOT receive their pass due to absence. If any student’s name is missing on the list, DO NOT ISSUE A TRANSPASS. Send student to the office. Thank You.
► Submit information for the DAILY BULLETIN before 10:30 am. Please include DATES and TIME. Send email to Mrs. Patricia Clark, Office Secretary.
► Faculty: LIBRARY PASSES were placed in your mailbox. Please abide by the “Two per day” protocol. If a student has a pressing need to utilize library resources simply fill in student library pass and send them on their way. Keep library passes in a safe place as there is a black market for library passes among the student body. Encourage students to use library before and after school: Library hours are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.; Wednesdays 7:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. -J.R. Lobron
► PRETZEL SALE – ON FRIDAYS. Price will be the same – 1 – $.75, 3 – $2.00. -L. Kolsky
► Students interested in CENTRAL BROADCAST NEWS, anybody with camera and editing skills or interest in gaining them please attend a meeting on Wednesday, January 4, after school in room 106. -Mr. Trott


During the week of January 8 through January 12, 2018 Monday through Friday, the Philadelphia Department of Public Health in conjunction with the School District of Philadelphia will be at Central High School to provide required STD PREVENTION presentations and screenings for all students in grades 9th through 12th grade. Teachers in the Social Studies department will let their classes know which day they will be participating in this event. All students must attend these informative presentations. Please be on time for these workshops. Workshops will take place in the Spain Conference Center. -T. Scott
►277 SCHOLARSHIP AND COLLEGE INFO POSTINGS are available on the Central HS Counselors 277 Google Classroom. For questions or access please contact Ms. Chasan.
► 278 Parents and Students: CARNEGIE MELLON’S SUMMER ACADEMY FOR MATH AND SCIENCE (SAMS) PROGRAM is looking for interested students to apply. SAMS is a 6-week residential summer program targeted to rising seniors of low socioeconomic, first generation, ethnic minority, and DACA backgrounds who are interested in STEM fields. Students will have the opportunity to take for-credit courses taught by Carnegie Mellon faculty, receive SAT Prep, and become exposed to the college experience. This program is free of charge to the student, and a limited number of scholarships exist for book expenses.

SAMS Admission Requirements: Populations: Low socioeconomic, first generation, and/or ethnic minority, & DACA students
Academic Interests: STEM related fields GPA/Grades: Minimum 3.4 unweighted. Students must have mostly A’s and B’s on their transcript. Students must also have A’s and B’s in STEM courses. PSAT Range: 620 minimum in each section – Students below this range will still be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Activities: Students must have some sustained involvement in extra-curricular activities
Curriculum: Students must have excelled in math or science and be in pre-calculus during junior year. Students also need to be on track to have completed 3 years of science by the time they graduate. Some AP course work in science or on track to be in AP course work in science would definitely be a plus. If a student indicates an interest in Computer Science they must be enrolled in at least Calculus or AP Calculus AB as a junior. They also need to have mostly A’s on their transcript. If you are interested in the SAMS program, please contact Ms. Chasan in the counseling office by January 17th, 2018 for more information. -Elana Chasan