SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS! ****************************************

YHS Fine Arts presents the musical "South Pacific" on March 5th, 6th and 7th at 7pm each evening at the Yukon Fine Arts Center.  To purchase tickets online, visit  http://www.showclix.com/event/YHSSouthPacific2015

The 2015-2016 Youth Leadership Exchange (YLX) & Youth Council application is now available to complete online.  Eligible applicants must be sophomores, juniors and seniors during the 2015-2016 school year and have approval by the principal for participation.  Click here to be redirected to the Youth Leadership Exchange website and complete the application.  

District Policy regarding Bullying was recently updated and approved by the School Board.  Click here to read the policy.   Or see the Bullying Info page with links to the left in the menu. 

Attention AP Students!!!
AP Exam Registration Window: January 12, 2015 - March 12, 2015; when you are ready to register, bring payment for your exams and see Mrs. Castleberry in room S131.  
AP Exam Dates: May 4, 2015 - May 15, 2015
For more information, see your AP Teacher or Mrs. Castleberry in Room S131

Catch the Yukon Millers Coaches Show Mondays at 6pm - live from Buffalo Wild Wings or on 1560am thefranchiseok.com

Check out the School Newspaper "The Insight" online use this link or use the link menu to the left.  
 
Parents:  Please remember the loop in the front of the building is for buses only!  If you need to check out your student during school hours, you will need to park in a visitor (non-numbered) spot in the front parking lot.  

Parents:  Please read the NEW Parent/Student Handbook (Click here to read the the Parent/Student Handbook) 
NOTICE 10/22/2014:  You will need to acknowledge that you have read the Parent/Student Policy Guide in order to continue to have access to Parent Portal.  You will have to come to the high school and get a form to sign and return it so that you can regain access.

State Department of Education releases A-F School Report Cards.  To view Yukon High School's Report Card, click here.  We received an A-.






click here for a printable bell schedule
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NHS info is on the bulletin board outside Counselor's Office.  Point sheets are inside Counselor's Office.  

Order your 2015 yearbook - orders are being taken now - see Mr. Jackson in S105, bring $72.

Yukon Community Education is looking for After School Program subs.  Applicants should be 16 years old and be able to work 3:00-6:00pm.  Days & hours will vary week to week.  Pay is $7.25/hour.  Contact Paula Woolf @ Yukon Community Education Office 354-2579.

Students and Parents - the Counseling Department has created a Remind account to keep students and parents in the know.  Click the link for instructions on how to sign up to get notifications from the Counselors on your phone or email.    

NEW RESOURCE available from the Library Media Center page...multiple online Oklahoma Driver's practice tests.  Click here to be redirected to the Library Media Center page and find the link at the top right of the page.  

NEW RESOURCE for those searching for Oklahoma Colleges and Universities...free online search tool...  www.onlinecollegesdatabase.org/online-colleges-in-oklahoma/


Counselor's Office Announcements...

**NEW PROCEDURE for requesting a Transcript!!!**

Choose the option that best suits your situation...

1.  If you are a current YHS student, click here to print a form, fill it out and then bring it
to the Counselor's Office or go to the Counselor's Office for the form.

2.  If you have already graduated from YHS (YHS Alumni) or are not currently attending YHS,
then click the button below to be connected to an online service that will send your transcript
to colleges, organizations or employers.  There is a $3.25 fee associated with this service.  


3.  If you need the transcript for NCAA purposes, then you will also need to use the button
below.  There will be a $3.25 fee for this service.  


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SENIORS>>>If you have taken a concurrent class from any school except Redlands, please bring a college transcript to your Counselor immediately.  Those grades are NOT posted on your YHS transcript.  

Seniors...check out the following scholarships with upcoming deadlines in March - submit application by 3/1/2015 visit www.occf.org/scholarships for more information
1.  Mike Little Memorial Scholarship - must graduate from Yukon, Bethany, Putnam City West or Putnam City North, GPA >2.5, pursue post-secondary education related to coaching, teaching or athletic-related career, demonstrate activity in one or more extracurricular activities throughout high school career.  
2.  Commander Family Scholarship - those who will attend college in Oklahoma & unweighted GPA of >3.0
3.  Charles C. and Mary Lou Miles Scholarship - preference to applicants of color who are pursuing studies in English education or industrial education
4.  Friends of Kim Jones Shelton Scholarship - must have financial need relating to disability or challenging circumstance; preference given to black females students
5.  Dr. Ruth Mershon Scholarship - GPA >3.5; must live on campus at the higher educational institution they will attend.

 
Redlands - Tuition Waiver Scholarship must be printed and submitted to Student Services on campus at Redlands.  Deadline is March 1st.  When application received placed in running for full ride scholarships (Regents & Presidential).  

Students interested in Redlands Agricultural Program can apply for the Center of Excellence Scholarship.  It must be printed and submitted to Annie Pearson at Redlands.  Counselor's Office has printed forms if you need them.  Stop by and pick one up from Ms. Choate.

Greater Oklahoma City Alumnae Panhellenic Foundation is awarding
13 - $1,500 scholarships to high school senior women who will go to a university
in the State of Oklahoma with a s
orority affiliation.  Senior women must graduate
with a GPA of 3.25; no higher than 3.79 and 
minimum score of 22 on the ACT.  
Applications available 
in the Counselor's Office; they are due by February 27, 2015.
  

Oklahoma City Chapter of The Society of Petroleum Engineers is offering 2 types of scholarships for graduating seniors who will be pursuing a Petroleum Engineering Degree or the son/daughter of an SPE Member and enrolled in a math or science program.  Applications are accepted until April 1st.  Click here for instructions and an application.  Further information can be found at www.speokc.org or contact mclark@cudd.com

Student Insights scholarship - take survey to be placed in a random drawing to decide a winner of the scholarship.  Deadline is April 22nd, 2015.  Visit www.student-view.com for more info and the survey.  

OKCOLLEGESTART.ORG has updates their scholarships often so check out
their website at the link below.

OKCOLLEGESTART Scholarship List

Spokeo Scholarship Resource List  - keeps most current scholarships towards top of page to make it easier to keep track of deadlines.  Check it often 

Apply for the OU/Thunder Scholarship...
http://www.nba.com/thunder/community/scholarship_1415 
The OU/Thunder Scholarship Committee will select five (5) scholarship recipients.
Each recipient will receive two (2) Oklahoma City Thunder tickets and
a $1,000 scholarship to The University of Oklahoma.

Students and Parents - the Counseling Department has created a Remind account to keep 
students and parents in the know.  Click the link for instructions on how to sign up to get notifications from the Counselors on your phone or email.      



Stay Connected to YHS and Yukon Public School announcements 


We use the School Connect (now called SchoolWay) app to keep you involved in what is going on at our school.  Download the app today!  SchoolWay is available for Apple, Android, and any other device with the ability to access the internet.  Be sure to turn on push messages for our school!  Check out the SchoolWay website (www.myschoolway.com) for more information.  

Parent Portal is also a good way to stay informed.  If you haven't already picked up your login and password from the YHS Main Office, you may do so during school hours.  Be sure to bring your photo ID for verification.

Follow Yukon High School on Twitter at https://twitter.com/YukonHighSchool  or get the YHS twitter feed by text; just type "follow yukonhighschool" to 40404 
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Use facebook?...find Yukon Public Schools on facebook for additional announcements.


Melissa Barlow, Principal

 1777 S. Yukon Parkway
Yukon, Oklahoma 73099
Phone: (405) 354-6692
Fax:  (405) 354-8411
email melissa.barlow@yukonps.com


Counselor's Office:  (405) 354-8580
Fax: (405) 354-6640


Yukon High School will empower the students of today, 
so they will inspire the world of tomorrow.


Congratulations to our Yearbook team for winning The Premier Print Award for "The Miller 2014" yearbook!  They are the only public high school in America to win this award.  They also won the state championship in October.  Way to go Yearbook!  

Congratulations!!!
Mrs. Megan Poarch - Yukon High School Teacher of the Year 2014-15


2014-2015 Gold Star Foundation Grant Recipients
Christina Ward
Megan Poarch
Jason Atha
Brian Payne
Misty Williams
Kim Garner
Upcoming Events

Building Hours
7am-4:00pm

Office Hours
7:20am to 4:00pm

2/27
DECA fundraiser
original Otis Spunkmeyer
cookies, sausage biscuits,
cinnamon rolls, Peace Tea

2/27
Frontier City 
will be job recruiting
in the Rotunda
*must be 16* 
to apply

2/27
Campus Life
4th hour N234
5th hour N210
6th hour N201

2/27
Church Lunch
Lasagna, garlic bread & sides
dessert & drinks
$2
Church of Christ South Yukon

2/27-2/28
Wrestling State Tournament
Oklahoma State Fairgrounds

2/27
Varsity Baseball 
@ Deer Creek 4:30
JVRed @ Deer Creek 6:30
JVWhite @home vs DC 4:30

2/27
Boys Basketball 
vs Bishop McGuinness 6:30
@ Edmond Memorial

2/28
Tennis Scrimmage
@YHS
vs Enid, Mustang, OCS
Boys & Girls 11:00am

2/28
Varsity Boys & Girls Soccer
Spring Thaw

2/28
Varsity Baseball 
vs Owasso @ 12:30
@Edmond North 
JV Red EDN 12:00
JV White EDN 2:00

2/28
Rugby @ Tulsa

3/2-3/6
DECA fundraiser
original Otis Spunkmeyer
cookies, sausage biscuits,
cinnamon rolls, Peace Tea

3/2-3/4
Matinee tickets for 
the Musical will be sold
at all 3 lunches in the cafeteria
$5

3/2
OCCC will be here
in the Rotunda
during all 3 lunches
if you want to find
out about their 
college options

3/2
Mandatory meeting if you 
are interested in trying out 
for POM team next year.
6pm
Auxiliary Gym
*must attend to be eligible
to tryout on April 10th*

3/3
OU will be 
in the Rotunda
during all 3 lunches

3/3
Deadline to sign up
for Drivers Ed
to be held on 3/7, 3/14, 3/16
7:30-5:30
at YMS
$300 in district
$325 out of district

3/5
Yukon HS Fine Arts 
presents "South Pacific"
musical matinee morning
performance for students
tickets $5
excused for morning classes
9:00-11:00
transportation to & from auditorium
provided.
Tickets sold all 3 lunches from 
3/2-3/4

3/5
Mandatory Parent/Athlete
Meeting for those trying out
for Varsity Cheer Squad
6pm
YHS Blackbox
*All candidates & 1 parent 
must attend the meeting

3/5-3/7
YHS Musical evening
performances of "South Pacific"
7pm
Fine Arts Auditorium
To purchase tickets online
visit
http://www.showclix.com/event/YHSSouthPacific2015

3/6
MACU, C. G. Academy
will be 
in the Rotunda
all 3 lunches

3/10
8th Grade Reading Proficiency
Test
Library
3pm

3/12
Whitewater will
be job recruiting
in the Rotunda
during all 3 lunches

3/13
Spring Sports Pep Assembly
Pep Assembly Schedule
9:53-10:35
2nd hour starts at 8:21

3/13
SWOSU 
will be in the
Rotunda
during 5th and 6th lunch

3/13
Deadline to register for
April 18th ACT
actstudent.org

3/16-3/20
Spring Break
NO SCHOOL

3/24
Project Graduation 
Parent Meeting
7pm

3/26
Whitewater
will be job 
recruiting in the 
Rotunda 
during all 3 lunches

3/27
Varsity Cheer Tryouts

3/30
Progress Reports
3/31 Parent Teacher Conferences
4/2 Parent Teacher Conferences
5pm-8:30pm no appointment necessary
stop in to see your student's teacher
either night to discuss your student's
progress.

3/31
Seniors...
order your cap & gown
by this date to get 
them for $35
They go up to $45
after April 1

4/1
Redlands will be at YHS
to enroll students
for 2015-16 Concurrent classes
in the Counselor's Office
8:45am to 3:00pm

4/3 
No School



Miller Birthdays being recognized
on the cafeteria glass wall.
Look for yours but don't remove
until the end of the month
to get your birthday surprise!


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2014-2015 Bell Schedule




2015-2016 YHS Course Description Guide

Free Resource to help high school students & families
research & identify campus, online & hybrid
opportunities in the state that fit their needs.
Click on the link below to explore the information
and help you make higher education decisions

Oklahoma Colleges Guide & Database


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline - 1-800-273-8255

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK(8255) | suicidepreventionlifeline.org

Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide - http://www.sptsusa.org/


 

Yukon High School

has been named

Oklahoma Certified Healthy School with Merit

making a positive impact on the health of students, 
employees and visitors.