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*Make-up order forms for Breast Cancer Awareness T-shirts are due Fri. 10/24 by 3pm in the Human Relations President box.                                                                                                                                            Zartman
~All Torrance High Surfers meet in Señor Ken's room C-106 this Friday at Lunch. We will discuss this year's schedule for the South Bay Scholastic Surfing Association, the fall kick off this weekend as well as when and where we will hold practice.  Be there, aloha!                                                                                                                             Johnston
~Want a healthy YUMMY snack? Support ILead students by buying a Fruit Bag with Chile and Lemon. Only $3 pick up will be Friday October 24 after school in room C109.                                                                                        Mendoza
~Need help with Homework? NHS offers FREE tutoring in the Library every Tues. & Thurs. from 3:00 to 3:30. All students welcome.                                                                                                                                          
~Torrance High now officially has a surf team and will be competing in the South Bay Scholastic Surfing Association with other high schools in the area. Our first meet will be SAT. 10/25, at the Manhattan Beach Pier. Come to C106, Senor Ken’s room, and lunchtime if you’re interested in joining the team. Be there, aloha!                                                            K. Johnston
~PTSA Reflections Contest 2014-15 theme: The world would be a better place if …” Categories are: Dance Choreography, Film Productions, Literature, Music Composition, Photography and Visual Arts. Deadline for entries is Wed., 10/29. Application packets are available from your teachers or the Principal’s Office. All students are encouraged to enter!
~NHS Apps are available in A107 and are due in ASB by TODAY 10/23. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA unweighted and no “U’s.”                                                                                                                               Fowler
*Letters of Recommendation:  Give recommenders (counselors & teachers) 3 weeks to write letter of rec., copy of Brag Sheet and teachers need copy of transcript. Most often you need 2 letters. Student’s profile must be completed on the Common Ap website prior to being able to “invite” people to recommend you, and counselors must complete School Report on Ap. UC & CSU schools do not need letters of rec. See counselor if you have questions.
*Students who registered for the PLAN test (10th & 9th graders) should have received a flyer in English class.  If you did not, see Mrs. Dillon in Counseling Office.  Room assignments will be posted Mon., 10/27 on the outside doors of the administration building and the library.  Test is Sat., 11/1.                                                                                                   
*CSU Long Beach has openedPresidential Scholars program applications. Valedictorian for the Class of 2015, National Scholars (National Merit Semifinalists/Finalists, National Achievement Program Semifinalists/Finalists, & National Hispanic Recognition Scholars) are eligible to be considered. See your counselor.                                                                        DILLON
Human Relations: Meeting TODAY in A200.                                                                                          Zartman
South Asian Culture Club: TODAY @ lunch in B212. Everyone’s Welcome. See you there.
Marital Arts Club: Monday 10/27 @ lunch in B212
SWAS: “Service With a Smile” meeting Friday 10/24 @ lunch in A141. More info. about the club given at the meeting.       Phillips
Feminist Club: TODAY 10/23 @ lunch in A231.  Everyone is welcome to help bring about a world of equality.              Gonzalez
Fine Arts Club: Every TODAY. @ lunch in B221                                                                                     Heflinger
Fashion Club: Potluck TODAY. 10/23 in A120. Club t-shirt money is also due. Stop by Mrs. P’s room if you’d like to sign up or pay for a shirt.                                                                                                                              Ms. P
Make-A-Wish applicants please check Mr. Patterson’s class or ASB to see if you made it. There will be a meeting this TODAY.                                                                                                                                           Patterson
*Thursday, 10/23, come to the little theater during lunch to learn how to apply to the many scholarships that will be available through the Local Scholarship Application.                                                                                            Elizondo
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