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

WINTER BREAK - NO SCHOOL SATURDAY 12/20/14 THROUGH SUNDAY 1/4/2015
MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!

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Attention AP Students!!!
AP Exam Scholarship Deadline: January 9, 2015
AP Exam Registration Window: January 12, 2015 - March 12, 2015
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.  

Driver's Ed classes will be held over Winter Break (Dec. 20th, 22nd & 23rd) from 7:30am to 5:30pm at YMS.  The cost is $300 for in district and $325 for out of district.  Pick up applications in the YHS Main Office.  All forms must be returned to Gail Rutherford in the Main Office by no later than December 17th at 4pm.  

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.    
 
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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Seniors...there are a few extra Senior shirts available.  See Mrs. Ward in N143.  Short-sleeves are $15 and Long sleeves are $20.  

If you are interested in being part of the Mock Trial team, see Mrs. Brown in S151 ASAP.

NHS info is on the bulletin board outside Counselor's Office.  Point sheets are inside Counselor's Office.
  

Science Club will sell snacks during lunch.

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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Weokie Foundation Essay Scholarship accepting applications until January 31st.  
See counselor's Office for more information

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.  

Mensa Education & Research Foundation Scholarship Essay Contest is now open, 
please apply online at www.mensafoundation.org/scholarships.  
You don't have to be a member and consideration is based solely on the essay submitted.  
Applications due before January 15th, 2015.

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

OKCOLLEGESTART Scholarship List

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!!!
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

12/19-12/20
Wrestling Reno Tournament
of Champions
Reno, Nevada
8am

12/19-12/20
Wrestling JV Tournament
at Kingfisher

12/22-1/2
Winter Break
NO SCHOOL

1/5
Classes resume
for Spring Semester

1/8
Hair Arts Institute
will be in the
Rotunda at lunch

1/9
Last day to register
for Feb 7th ACT test
www.actstudent.org


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

2014-2015 Student/Parent Handbook

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/