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The Art Department Fundraiser is here!

Looking for that perfect gift or early holiday shopping opportunity?... support our Art Department by participating in our biggest fundraiser of the year! Up to 40% of the proceeds come back to our Pacifica Art Department.

[See attached flyer]
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Order Your Class Ring Now!

PACIFICA MARINERS!
It’s time to order your Pacifica HS class ring! Class Rings ordered now will be delivered at school in November.

ORDER ON:
Thursday, September 19th
During - Lunch
By the Bookstore

Order information was distributed at school. Please bring completed class jewelry order form and a $75 deposit on order day! You can also visit www.jostens.com to DESIGN, VIEW, and PRINT your online order form. WE WILL PERSONALLY SIZE YOUR FINGER AT THE ORDER TABLE.
Extra ordering packets are available in the Bookstore

ORDER DAY SPECIAL exclusively available on above Order Day only. See packet for details.
FREE ADIDAS backpack w/custom PHS logo and personalized name.


Congratulations!
Scott Pennington

1-800-JOSTENS (Backpack Promotion will be applied to phone orders placed by order day.)
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WELCOME BACK TO SCHOOL

Welcome to the 2019-2020 school year. We are excited to welcome back all of our students to another great year. Please remember that traffic at the beginning of the school year tends to be heavier than later in the year. Plan on leaving early and arriving to school well before the first bell. Throughout the school year students with first period should plan on arriving at school by 7:30 am. For the first day of school you should plan for a drop-off between 7:00-7:15 am. The drop-off zones are in the main lot off Knott St and the designated drop-off lane (middle lane) at the front of the school off Lampson. Due to our modernization/construction, there is no entry into the main lot off Lampson.
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GGUSD and Pacifica High School Strongly Condemn Offensive Video

Garden Grove Unified School District and Pacifica High School strongly condemn a video recorded last year of some students who engaged in offensive Nazi-related gestures. The video was filmed in November 2018 prior to the start of an after school hours, off-campus student athletics banquet in an empty and unsupervised room at the facility. The video was shared within a small group of students on SnapChat. It was not brought to the attention of the administration of Pacifica High School until March of 2019, four months following the banquet, at which time school administrators took immediate action and addressed the situation with all students and families involved. Federal law (Federal Educational Rights and Privacy Act) prohibits the district from disclosing details of student discipline.

In response to this unfortunate incident, district and school administrators have reached out to community organizations to provide support that will continue to ensure an anti-bias learning environment and address issues of hate, bias, and exclusion with all staff and students. Pacifica High School, along with our other district schools, will be working with students, staff, and parents to continue to address these issues in the fall in collaboration with agencies dedicated to anti-bias education.

A highly diverse district, Garden Grove Unified School District actively combats bias and bullying, remains focused on fostering an inclusive environment for all stakeholders and is committed to holding students accountable, educating them on the consequences of their choices and the impact these actions have on our schools and community at large. In 2017, the district passed Resolution 20, an ongoing commitment to safe and welcoming schools, and in the new school year the district will be launching a campaign for student, staff, and community wellness. As a part of the “Choose Wellness” campaign, students, staff, and parents from across the district will come together to address issues of well-being and a welcoming climate, including addressing bullying, hate speech/actions, and our role in building inclusive communities which reflect equity and respect for all.
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PACIFICA H.S. HONORED AS A 2019 CALIFORNIA DISTINGUISHED SCHOOL

Congratulations to our Mariner family on this prestigious award. "Our students, staff and PHS community is to be commended on fighting for a better future for our students, closing achievement gaps and improving academic performance." (Ca Dept of Ed)
Your dedication and commitment make PHS one of the most prestigious schools in the County!
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JOIN THE 2019-2020 PHS CHOIR SEASON!

IN CHOIR YOU WILL...
MAKE NEW FRIENDS, GAIN VOCAL AND MUSICAL TRAINING & DISCOVER NEW SKILLS.
Everyone is welcome to sign up or audition!

TRYOUTS FOR AUDITION-BASED CHOIRS ARE ON MARCH 1, 2019 @ 3:00 PM IN THE CHOIR ROOM
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Pacifica CyberPatriot Team Finishes in Top 50%

Our CyberPatriot XI Open Division competition team of Jason Vo, Richard Voragen, and Kenny Yoon competed in the Gold Tier Semifinals last Saturday. The team placed 156th out of 331 among an international field of Gold Tier teams from the United States and Canada.

What's a CyberPatriot? ...see link below!
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Mariners Deliver Coats to Families in Need

At Pacifica HS, the Social Science Department's teaching of civics is not limited to the study of politics and society; it also encompasses participation in classrooms and schools, neighborhoods, groups, and organizations. This past December students in World History classes participated in the second part of three civic engagement assignments. Please refer to the attachment to see Pacifica HS students in civic action.
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Tutorial is Here!

Click the link below to view information regarding the new tutorials that will assist students in the areas they need most. Also included are the new bell schedules which are effective immediately and will be in place for the rest of the year.
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