LCHS 7/8 Extracurricular Activities/Sports

 

CJSF NEWS - 8th Grade STUDENTS - Application Available Now!

(California Junior Scholarship Federation (CJSF) is a statewide organization for those students of high scholastic accomplishments. Each CJSF member is expected to be an active dues paying and participating member. Membership dues ($10) are paid when you apply. Students must re-apply each semester for membership. Those students accepted into CJSF for three semesters (7th grade: 2nd semester, 8th grade; 1st and 2nd semester), meeting al requirements for grades; service; and attendance at monthly meetings will receive a special golden seal on their eight grade promotion certificate.

Applications

>8th grade CJSF applications are now available with Ms. Dalbeck (8th Grade Counselor) in the Administration Office. Applications will also be available for download on the 7/8 district website (http://www.lcusd.net/Page/1193); CJSF page. Deadline: Friday, September 27, 2013.

Eligibility

8th grade students are eligible to apply for fall membership based on their 2nd semester grades from 7th grade (June 2013 report card). Current 7th grade students apply in February 2014, once the first semester of 7th grade is complete.

To apply a student needs to earn twice the number of points than courses in which they are enrolled, P.E. does not count. For example, if you are enrolled in 6 classes, you will need a total of 10 points. if you are enrolled in a zero period class, you will need a total of 12 points. CJSF points are awarded as follows:

A = 3 points, B = 1 point, C = 0 points and D/F will exclude student from membership. Likewise, a U in citizenship in any classes will exclude a student from membership.

Meetings

CJSF students are required to attend monthly meetings, held the second Thursday of each month during homeroom. The first meeting is during HOMEROOM on THURSDAY, October 10 in the AUDITORIUM. Meetings will no longer be held after school. First semester meeting dates are: 10/10, 11/14, 12/12, 1/9 (service hours due 1/9 meeting).

Service hours and Opportunities

Students will also fulfill a minimum of 10 hours of community service per sememster. Sign-ups for community service opportunities (i.e. LCE Halloween Haunt - open now for sign-ups) will be posted in Ms. Dalbeck's office. Additional ideas for hours are listed on the guidelines, which will be distributed at the first meeting.

Please contact Ms. Allison Dalbeck (adalbeck@lcusd.net or 818-952-4267 with any questions

 

 



HOMEWORK CLUB is open to all 7/8 students after school from 2:45pm to 3:40pm twice a week.  Every Monday, meet in room 731 and on Wednesday, meet in room 714.  This is not a tutoring session but it does provide supervised location for students to get their homework done.


7/8 ORCHESTRA:  Orchestra is offered during the zero period which starts at 6:49AM. Music Parents Association meetings are held on first Monday of each month. Orchestra parent meeting will be held on Wednesday November 17th. For further information, please contact Music Director Jason Stone at jstone@lcusd.net or Kyle Smith at ksmith@lcusd.net.



7/8 BAND and Drumline: Music Parents Association meetings are held on first Monday of each month. Orchestra parent meeting will be held on Wednesday November 17th. For further information, please contact Music Director Jason Stone at jstone@lcusd.net or Kyle Smith at ksmith@lcusd.net.


The parents' meeting for the 7/8 CHORUS and the Men's Ensemble for grades 7-12 was held on Monday September 14th. For further information at this point, please contact Choral Director Jeff Brookey at JBrookey@lcusd.net or parent rep Sue Wright at wrightsue@sbcglobal.net.



7/8 GIRL'S LACROSSE CLUB will be playing on Oakgrove Field 3:00-5:00 Monday and Wednesday starting September 14th and going through Thanksgiving break. Everyone is welcome. No experience is necessary. Come ready to play in appropriate attire and bring water. Lacross sticks and eyewear will be loaned on a first-come first-serve basis. Please bring $3.00 for a mouthpiece or purchase one at Sports Chalet. (It must be a solid color. NOT CLEAR.) If you have your own stick there is a basket outside the principal's office to leave your stick during the day. The Club is planning on playing a few games against other clubs this year. If you have any questions, please contact Coach Dodson at lclacrosse@gmail.com.



MATHCOUNTS is a math club for 7th and 8th graders which will be preparing for a regional competition in late February. The group meets every Tuesday at lunch and Friday mornings at 7:15am in room 620. For more information read the MathCounts flyer. You can also visit the Math Counts website at www.mathcounts.org. To sign up please see your counselor.




LUNCHTIME ACTIVITIES Checkers, chess and board games are being played at lunch on Fridays in room 734. All 7/8 students are invited to bring their lunches and join in the fun.


TURKEY BOWL The Turkey Bowl, scheduled this year for November 19th, is a fun and friendly competition between Small Schools. In the morning, Small Schools One and Two play flag football against each other, and in the afternoon, Small Schools Three and Four compete against each other. Students interested in playing, cheer leading, and/or decorating the bleachers will sign up with P.E. teachers. More information will be made available in physical education classes and through P.A. announcements in November.


YARTs are after-school classes offered by 7/8 and the Canada Crescenta YMCA at LCHS. Fall 2009 there is a Cartooning class and a Knitting class on offer. The deadline for applying for the cartooning class is September 25th. For more information please read the YArts flyer.