George Washington Carver School of Arts and Science
March 27, 2017 News
"And Spring arose on the garden fair, Like the Spirit of Love felt everywhere; And each flower and herb on Earth's dark breast rose from the dreams of its wintry rest." ~Percy Bysshe Shelley
March 27 - Carver co-ed basketball starts (see article)
March 30 - Spring Play 7 p.m.
March 31 - Spring Play 7 p.m.
April 1 - Spring Play 7 p.m.
April 5 - Carver Parent Guild meeting*
April 7 - Minimum Day, 12:55 p.m. dismissal
April 10 - Spring Break begins
April 17 - Back to school! 8:30 a.m.
April 28 - Jr/Sr Prom 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Delta King Hotel
May 1 - Teacher Appreciation Week (details to come)
May 3 - Carver Parent Guild meeting*
May 4 - OPEN HOUSE! 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
May 5 - AP Art portfolio due!
May 8 - Intersession Starts
May 9 - AP Calculus exam
May 29 - No School
parents/guardians are members of the Carver Parent Guild and welcome to
attend monthly board meetings held at Panera on Zinfandel --
dates/times subject to change. Email email@example.com for more information.
Carver Guild Seeks Volunteers to Fill Vice President & Treasurer Positions
The Guild is a non-profit organization which supports Waldorf
public education through community building activities and fundraising.
All parents/guardians of Carver students are Guild members. Interested
in the VP or Treasurer posts, or how you can get involved? Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Intramural Basketball Starts March 27
After a fun and successful intramural volleyball season, Carver
students are invited to to join spring BASKETBALL. The intramural team
is co-ed and practices start on Monday, March 27 from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30
p.m. There will be two weeks of practice before Spring Break. Games
start after break. Please call the office or
email the Coach Matthew Mossman email@example.com
to sign up to play.
Congrats Carver Volleyball Team!
Carver beat first place American Legion High School for the season finale. Basketball starts Monday.
Juniors: If you haven't
signed up for the ACT or SAT yet, now is the time! Dates of the ACT test
are: are April 8, 2017 or June 10, 2017. Sign up at www.act.org.
If you'd rather take the SAT, the dates are May 6, 2017, June 3 2017 or August 26, 2017. Sign up at www.collegeboard.org.
If you are not taking the ACT or SAT prep class, there are ways for you to prepare on your own. Visit Khan Academy at www.khanacademy.org
to get some free online prep work for the SAT. For the ACT, go to www.act.or
g, sign up for the ACT question of the day and follow the links to online prep. You can also search at amazon.com
for SAT and ACT prep books that contain sample questions and tests. See Mrs. Kinn with questions.
SAT & ACT Test Prep Classes for Juniors
Register now for our FREE test prep classes on Thursdays after school.
Scholars Tutoring Center is working with our College Advisor, Mrs. Kinn to get Carver students ready for college.
SAT Prep (for June 3 test):
Thursdays 4/20, 4/27, 5/4, 5/11, 5/18, 5/25; all 2:30-4:30 pm
Includes instruction on SAT Test sections Reading/Writing-Language/Math/Essay
When you register in the office with Mrs. Agnos, you will pay $20 for the Princeton Review Cracking the SAT 2017 Edition
Students are responsible for bringing pencils and a test agency-approved calculator.
Earn Community Service Hours!
The American River Parkway Foundation spring clean up set for April 8. Register
or check out other volunteer opportunities by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
volunteers needed to work Carver information table at Rancho Cordova
iFest 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday, May 13. Contact Dr. Alessandri to
volunteer and earn community service hours. More Info on Festival
Student Opportunities, Scholarships & More!
California Musical Theatre's 2017 Season summer internships in
cooperation with American River College is now accepting application.
Gain practical backstage experience in a professional theatrical
setting. More information at http://www.californiamusicaltheatre.com/academy/internship-program/
State has their Summer Academies for High School Students with various
courses. Scholarships are available. Registration opened March 1.
In commemoration of the Armenian Genocide, California State
legislators Senator Scott Wilk and Assemblyman Adrin Nazarian
invite 9th-12th grade students to submit an essay and/or
visual arts piece
in a scholarship contest. Submission Deadline: March 24
. Click here for information on submission themes and guidelines.
Free firefighter career exposition 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 25. Flyer
The City of Sacramento's Neighborhood Services Division invites students to its Annual Youth Job & Resource Fair, for ages 16-24. There will be summer employment,volunteer and training program information and resources available. The Youth Job and Resource Fair will take place on Saturday, April 1, 2017, from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM at City Hall Plaza (915 I Street, between 9th and 10th Street). If it rains, the date will be rescheduled to Saturday, April 8, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Youth Job & Resource Fair is free for everyone, but registration requested. Register Now
BloodSource Scholarship Applications are due March 31
and ALL requirements listed below must be turned in to be eligible.
Student applicants must be graduating seniors who have served on the
blood drive committee at your campus. Essay, high school transcript, two
letters of recommendation, and completed application required.
The ExxonMobil Bernard
Scholarship which is below, is designed for African-American and
Hispanic graduating seniors (deadline is April 10). For students to apply,
Sierra College's Academic Enrichment Program allows 11th and 12th
grade students to earn college credits towards an Associates and/or
Bachelor's Degree. In some cases students may be able to earn high
school credit. To learn more about Academic Enrichment Program, please
visit http://help.sierracollege.edu/customer/portal/articles/2456780-enrolling-in-the-academic-enrichment-program-aep#step1 To enroll in the program, complete the Academic Enrichment Compliance Form and return it to the Sierra College Admissions and Records office no later than April 15. Download Form
NEW! Mills College to host Be Bold,
a special program designed to help rising high school juniors and
sophomores navigate the college application process, 9 a.m. to 12:15
p.m. on Saturday, May 20. The workshop will also
provide valuable information for current high school seniors who are
planning to transfer from a community college.
Tales from Carver Creative Writers
An 82-page book of poetry and prose
by the Creative Writing Club at George Washington Carver High School.
It is our first publication. Features writing by Sydney Smith, Felice
De Danann, Allen Hamming, Sorina Munteanu, Nadia Garcia, Colin Regan,
Grace Fernandez, and Scott Stine.
Purchase online at Lulu.Com for $20.
From the Sacramento City Unified District
Bay Area Center for Waldorf Teacher Training Summer Program 2017
Every summer, BACWTT offers a number of professional development and
renewal through the arts programs open to the greater Waldorf community
and the public. For more information and to register, please visit www.bacwtt.org
or email email@example.com
- Drama at the Heart of Our Curriculum (June 19-23, 2017)
- Puppetry in the Grades (June 23-25. 2017)
- Waldorf Teacher Rejuvenation (June 26-30, 2017)
- Living in Color: Exploring Color Space Through Veil Painting (June 28-30, 2017)
- Early Childhood Waldorf Teacher Rejuvenation (June 26-30, 2017)
- Living in Color: Developing Soul Capacities Through Art (July 1-2, 2017)
- Teacher Training Taster (July 5-7, 2017)
- Reshaping Our World Through Story (July 5-7, 2017)
- Creating a Curative Classroom (July 8-9, 2017)
Music on a Mission Seeks Students
on a Mission is a music lesson studio located in East Sacramento which
donates 10% of the lesson cost back to homeless outreach in the city.
Music on a Mission is currently accepting new students for music
lessons. The more students, the more help we are able to provide! A
free introductory lesson is offered to every prospective student.
How You Can Support Carver
Parent involvement is the key to our success at Carver! Consider
sharing your talents and time, download and fill out a volunteer form
at and drop it off at the front office or email it to
firstname.lastname@example.org. Volunteer Forms
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When you shop at Amazon Smile, you'll find the exact same low prices,
vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with
the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price
to your favorite charitable organization. To support Carver shop
Amazon Smile at smile.amazon.com/ch/27-0208193 and ask friends and family members to do the same!
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The Carver High School library is operated solely by volunteers. It is currently open EVERY DAY AT LUNCH!
Library coordinator Debbie Kira is available to provide training on Fridays. She can be reached by email at email@example.com
or call/text at (916) 813-2718. Student Library Book Wish List