Bob Lofsted, Principal
Angela LeStrange, Vice Principal
Adam Auerbach, Asst. Principal
Chuck Selna, Asst. Principal
Main No. (209)331-7695
Main Fax#: (209)331-7779
Counseling Fax#: (209)331-7686
Lodi High is now on Twitter! Follow us for the latest news on events, sports, academics, etc. You can find us @LodiHigh
Passwords to view grades and attendance can be accessed through the Grades-Home Access Center link on the left side of this page (Lodi High Website). Stop by the North Administration office to pick up your copy of your student's password.
The After-School Math Tutorial Center is open Monday - Thursday, (except CP days), from 2:20-3:50 p.m., in Room 1A. All are welcome to get help in any math subject.
And the TUTORING CLUB offers tutoring in all subjects!
Tuesday and Thursday, at 2:10 p.m., in Room 2C.
Monday, Wednesday and Friday, both lunch periods, in Room 52.
All minors must have a work permit on file if they are working. In order to get a work permit you must have a minimum 2.0 GPA and a clear Attendance Record.
After obtaining a job, stop by the North Admin. Office, during either lunch or after school, and pick up a Work Permit application. After your employer has filled it out, return it to school for a Work Permit. For any questions, call Dyan Yanez @ 331-7676.
The 14-15 Flame Fanatic T-shirts are in! Cost is $5 and can be purchased in Athletics.
Lodi High Class of 1967 is having a reunion on Sat., May 16, 2015. Please join the Facebook page (Lodi High Class of 1967). Or for complete information, please contact Arden Goehring @ Arden@alum.mit.edu
Please keep your grade level secretary updated with any changes, deletions or additions to addresses, home phone, cell or work numbers.
Congratulations to the following students who make up the 2015 Winterfest Court!!
Julia Baffoni Blake Fonda
Julia Blank Dante Leventini
Taylor Brooks Dawson Lewis
Rebecca Cobb Ryan Ozminkowski
Grace Ferguson Fernando Sone
Dress Up Days are as follows: Wednesday: Workout Day; Thursday: Class Color; Friday: Red & White Day.
Winterfest Rally Schedule
Open Enrollment for Intra-District Transfer applications for the 2015-2016 school year will begin on December 1st, 2014. The deadline to turn them in is February 1st, 2015. No exceptions.
CSF signups began on Monday, January 12. We have a new signup procedure. No more forms to fill out! Next week, a list of qualified students will be posted in the main hallway display case. If your name is listed, all you need to do is pay the $8 fee to the Registrar’s Office, during lunch or after school. Do not come during class time. Continue to listen to the bulletin for our next meeting date.
Useful, Informative Videos for Parents and Students
Life & Times of Lodi High School
GRADUATION: Friday, May 29 @ 7 p.m., Spanos Center, UOP
Cap & gown orders can be placed online at www.GraduationOrder.com using the password lhs209.
The Delta Placement Test will be given at Lodi High on Tuesday, January 27, from 3:30 – 6:30 p.m. Seniors who wish to take this test must apply to Delta and retrieve their ID number. Instructions on these next steps are in the couch area of the Library. Delta ID number is required to be added to the list for this date.
Seniors - Have you verified that Lodi High has your correct Social Security Number on file? It is your responsibility to do so. See Ms. Bryant in the Registrar’s Office to make sure what we have listed is accurate. Your information is needed to submit the GPA Verification for the Cal Grant program. If your information is not correct, your application for a Cal Grant will not be submitted. Cal Grants pay up to $13,000 per year in FREE money.
Seniors - Yearbook has only 27 spots open for the senior Flame Farewell goodbye ad. Order forms are available on the counter in North Administration. First come, first served.
SENIORS - only a few of you have turned in your Senior Data Sheet packets. Reminder - only those seniors who complete a Senior Data Sheet will be considered for some specific scholarships and awards. Please turn yours in to Mrs. Jauregui as soon as possible! Data sheet form is available on Lodi High’s website, in the Library, or the Career Center.
SENIORS - Grad Night tickets are on sale for $35 in the Athletic Office, during lunchtime only.
SENIORS – Class of 2015. Do you need a Letter of Recommendation from your Counselor? If so, you are required to meet with your counselor 3 weeks in advance of the deadline. Bring your completed Recommendation Packet to your appointment.
SENIORS – Applications for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid or FAFSA and Dream Act do not open until January 1. Do not apply before January 1. It is FREE to file these applications so beware of salespeople offering assistance and charging a fee. Lodi High will host a Cash for College workshop on February 17, from 4 – 7 p.m., in the Career Center, to provide assistance with the FAFSA and Dream Act applications.
CAMPUS VISITS AND OPEN HOUSE EVENTS
Jan. 29 - Delta College Senior Info Session
Feb. 11 - ASVAB Career Exploration Exam
Feb. 17 - FAFSA Cash for College Workshop, 4 p.m.
*University of California - check each campus for their events at http://admission.universityofcalifornia.edu/
*California State University is offering an online course and additional resources to help students prepare to enter the CSU system.
*Please see the websites mentioned below for information on what it means to be “college ready” and how to find out your own status. The EAP senior year math experience course is now open for student registration at http://www.csumathsuccess.org/elearning/. As you'll recall, this self-paced e-learning course provides a great opportunity for Conditionally Ready high school seniors who are not enrolled in an approved math course to fulfill the ELM requirement. Rolling course enrollment will be available through Friday, January 31, 2015. http://www.csumathsuccess.org/exam_prep Please check the website FAQ and consult the attached flyer for further details. If you have any questions regarding your students’ EAP results, please don't hesitate to contact our office @ 331-7702.
*Antioch College in Yellow Springs, Ohio is offering admitted first-generation college students the opportunity to attend Antioch College for four years on a full-tuition scholarship. Application deadline is February 1. Check out the school at: www.antiochcollege.org
Veterans Fee Waiver Program: Children of disabled veterans may be eligible for the College Fee Waiver Program. Waiver only applies to California State Universities, University of CA campuses, and CA community colleges. Details may be found at: http://www.cacvso.org/ or call 209-468-2916.
College Week Live College Fairs @ www.collegeweeklive.com
We have already started planning for the Annual All Night Sober Graduation Party. Senior parents, we are still in need of volunteers and planning assistance, the next few meetings are on Monday, Jan. 12th & 26th in the LHS Library at 6 p.m. Please email Leslie Snyder at firstname.lastname@example.org
Our theme this year is, “Oh…the Places You’ll Go!” Students who attend Grad Night have unlimited access to food, games, and entertainment. They also have the chance to earn terrific prizes and CASH!!! Anyone who purchases their Grad Night ticket by Friday, March 13th, will be entered into a drawing to win $100 cash! Tickets can be purchased in the Athletic Office during lunchtime. Please plan on attending the following fundraisers to help fund this fun event! Jan. 31-LHS Grad Night Crab Feed; Feb. 19-Habanero Hots; April 2-Rick’s Pizza.
College & Career Center
College Spirit Day is every Wednesday. Students and staff are encouraged to participate by wearing a shirt from any college, vocational school or branch of the military. For additional information on events posted below, please stop by the Career Center.
Thursday, January 29, A guest speaker is coming to Lodi High to speak with creative thinkers and writers! A columnist of more than a decade with the Lodi News-Sentinel, Wade Heath graduated Lodi High in 2004 and went on to work as a leader in The Walt Disney Company. Wade is the CEO of Do Good. Be Great., Inc. and is a recipient of the Walt Disney Legacy Award. His first book will be available later this summer. All are welcome to attend. Presentation begins at 2:30 p.m. in our Library.
Friday, January 30, during 5th period, Juniors and Seniors interested in a career as a Wildland Fire Fighter, a recruiter for the Forest Service will visit Lodi High to talk about requirements and jobs that are available in this exciting career path. Sign up in the couch area of the Library. See Mrs. Jauregui with questions.
Tuesday, February 3, An admissions counselor from University of New Mexico will visit Lodi High, during 2nd period. Sign up in the couch area of the Library.
Friday, February 6 is the deadline to apply for the CTA (California Teachers Association) Scholarship for Dependent Children will award up to 35 scholarships up to $5000 each to children of active, retired or deceased CTA members. Must be a high school senior. The members do not need to work for Lodi to apply. Applications are online at: http://www.cta.org/About-CTA/CTA-Foundation/Scholarships.aspx . Applicants must obtain the chapter president’s signature before submitting their application.
Friday, February 6 is the deadline to apply for the CTA Del A. Weber Scholarship for Dependent Children is for high school seniors from Continuation/Alternative education settings who are dependents of an active, deceased or retired CTA member. One scholarship of $5,000 will be awarded. Minimum 2.0 GPA. Application is online at: http://www.cta.org/About-CTA/CTA-Foundation/Scholarships.aspx .
PG & E Bright Minds Scholarship Program - PG&E awards ten renewable scholarships of up to $20,000 per year for up to five years and ninety $2,000 scholarships. Open to all majors, but preference is given to STEM majors. Requirements: 1) high school senior or current college student, 2) full-time enrollment at a 2- or 4-year college or technical school for fall 2015, 3) live within a PG & E service area. Deadline is February 9.
The College Board just announced that they’re redesigning the SAT for 2016, and we’re partnering with them to make free, world-class prep materials. Know anyone preparing for the SAT? Let them know: If you are taking the SAT in 2014/15, you can start practicing today with hundreds of previously unreleased Math, Reading, and Writing questions from real SATs and more than 200 videos that show step-by-step solutions to each question: By spring 2015, students will have access to state-of-the-art, interactive learning tools that offer deep practice and help to diagnose students’ learning gaps. All of this will be created through a close collaboration with the College Board specifically for the redesigned SAT. Stay tuned. www.khanacademy.org/sat
If you are interested in joining the Lodi High School Parent Club (LHSPC), please contact us at 209-331-7761 or email at email@example.com.
Lodi High School is always looking for parent volunteers who are willing to assist with volunteer opportunities. If you are interested in supporting Lodi High School by volunteering your time, please contact the Counseling Office at (209) 331-7695. Thank you for your support of Lodi High School!
Support Lodi High School and buy an LHS bracelet. Three different options to choose from. They are $3 each or two for $5. See Ms. Yanez, in the North Administration Office, to purchase one. LHS Parent Club is also selling bricks. These make great memento gifts for current students or alumni. Order forms can be printed below or picked up in either office at Lodi High School. If you are interested in purchasing a brick or volunteering, please call 331-7761 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Best High School Award!
Congratulations to seniors Rebecca Rafique and Jacky Ochoa – winners of $7,000 state scholarships from the Horatio Alger Association!
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Grad Night CRAB FEED
LHS Crab Feed located at the Japanese Hall on Sat., Jan. 31. Tickets on sale now. Call Dionne at 209-608-6970. Purchase your tickets before they sell out! $50 per person. Doors open at 5 p.m., Dinner at 6:30 pm, Raffle at 7:45 pm, Music & Dancing from 8-10 p.m. Proceeds to benefit the LHS Grad Night.
Order your yearbook today for only $80. You can purchase your yearbook online at https://www.yearbookordercenter.com/ , room 3C or the North office. Link to purchase: www.yearbookordercenter.com
Common Planning Day
Cover page of website updated by Dyan Yanez