Mission High School Student Bulletin

Dates to Remember
  • 2/14 - Mock Trial begins
  • 2/18 - $$ for college workshop at Main Library 1:30 - 4 PM
  • 2/20 - No school - President's Day
  • 2/25 - $$ for college workshop at Main Library 1:30 - 4 PM

Announcements for Everyone

Go on Annual Youth Women's Health Conference on 3/9. Get a field trip slip from Ms. Palin in 1st floor gym. Earn health credits.

BayCat - Learn digital media arts and design. Learn how to design your own webpage or create your own TV show. Call 701-8228 x213 for Walter Johnson, or just go to 2415 Third St, Suite 920 to find out more. www.baycat.org

10th and 11th Graders: UCSF Dental Mentorship Long application! Next program is 2x/week after school from Feb 23 - March 30. $100 stipen plus experience! >2.5 GPA, SS#. Due 2/14

For 12th Graders

- Complete FAFSA!

- Due 3/1. Apply for the Maisin scholarship. They're giving away 50 scholarships. Turn in your apps to Ms. Fong.

- For 11th and 12th Graders - Emma Bowen Foundation for Minority Interests in Media Due 2/6


14 - 18 year olds - Youth Technology Center offers 4 week certificate promgrams in Computers and Job Readiness. Classes meet Tues and Thurs 4:15 - 6:00 PM. Sessions start every 1st Tuesday of the month.

Career Compass Program for SF Youth. Learn about your career options. 2/21 or 2/23 4-6 PM

Enterprise for HS Students Open House 4-5:30 on 2/22. Learn more abou their programs.


Enterprise for High School Students - Career Exploration Program. June 20 - Aug 4. Hands on career internships. 15-30 hours/week. Motivated 11th and 12th with 2.0 GPA. 2/22 Open House for more info. 4-5:30 PM. Apps due 3/15.

Juma Venturs is look for you. Must be 15-19 years old. Leanr job skills and get a job. Call Christy 371-0727 x0727 or Jasmine 371-0727 x312

Spotlight on the Arts 2006. >20 hours/week for 6 weeks. >8.82/hr. Intern at a museum, theater or dance company. Call Jill Roisen at 775-7200 x764. Application downstairs, due NOW [email protected]


Due 3/2: Growing up in Asian in America Essay and Art Contest. Win $2000! Ms. Fong knows this organization and some of the judges. You could win! "On My Street & In My Neighborhood" is the theme. www.asianpacificfun.org or 1-800-286-1688

Girls Going Places Entreprenseuship Award $10000. Girls 12-18; get a teacher to nominate your. How do you demonstrate entrepreneurship?

Due 3/2: Write a 3-5 page essay about Dickens. You and a teacher get to go to UC Santa Cruz from July 30 to August 5.

Grapes of Wrath Essay Contest due 2/9

Foster Care

Brava Theater has a paid acting project for youth who have been in foster care. Help create a one act festival called Fogtown Fables to be shown March 31 and April 1. Classes start now (2/7 and 2/14)! Tues and Thurs 4:30-7PM.

Summer Programs—Apply Now!

9th Graders - Apply for SMASH, a fantastic 3-year program exploring math at UC Berkeley. 30 Bay Area students with >3.0 will be chosen. Let at least one be from Mission! Due 2/10. You get to live at Berkeley for the summer.

9th-11th Graders - Leadership Development Center, July 25-28. SPonsered by the American Red Cross. Learn leadership, teamwork, and more. Applications downstairs, scholarships.

9th-10th Graders - Academic Development Talent Program at UC Berkeley. Like studying? Get good grades? Earn units and take challenging and stimulating courses on the UCB campus with the ATDP. Apply by 2/28.

10th Graders - Earn $1000 Exploring Leadership internship with CORO. Gain confidence, skills and experience. Due 3/1. No one has turn in their applications. 5 spaces!

9th, 10th & 11th Graders - Want to spend a month on a college campus exploring math and science? The COSMOS program is for you. Residential programs at UC Irvine, San Diego or Santa Cruz. Open to all grades. Online application with supporting docs due 3/16. Ms. Fong talked to them and they’ll accept 5 of you!

11th Graders - Do real research at UCSF labs. - Open to Juniors with an interest in science (must have SS#) Strict deadline. Apply by 3/1. Fabulous summer residential program with a stipend. Mission students have a great chance to be selected. See your science teacher or Ms. Fong in order to be nominated. We got 1 student in last year, let’s try for 2.

10-11th Graders - Live at Stanford for 5 wks studying medicine & science with the Stanford Medical Youth Science program. Due 3/15. We got 1 student in last year.

***NEW Summer Programs

Future Dentist - UCSF Dental Science Enrishment Program. Summer 6 week program, June 18-July 29. >2.75 GPA and classes in algebra and chem. Apps due 3/21

12th Graders - "Experience Berkeley" - 3 day event for 50 high achieving Afican American rising serniors. Apps due 3/15

Summer in Davis - Young Scholars Program at UCD June 25 - Aug 5. Research projects, field trips, lecture series. Live on campus. Online apps due 3/31

Summer Program for ARTISTS

INNERSPARK – 4-wk residential arts program at Cal Arts in Valencia, CA. Scholarships available. Earn 3 units of Cal State credit. Due 2/26.