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December 11, 2017


The WATCH informational meeting will be on Tuesday the 12th in the library at lunch.  Snacks will be provided and how to apply to the 2018-2019 program!  Thanks, Mrs. C




















Foot Locker Scholar Athlete

Amount: Up to $20,000     Deadline: December 15, 2017

Students must be entering college in the Fall of 2018 as a Freshman at a four-year school for an undergraduate degree. Be currently involved in high school sports, intramural sports, or community-based sports. Have a minimum GPA of 3.0. Be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident (you will be asked to prove citizenship and age if you win). Not be an officer or director of Foot Locker, Inc., or any of its subsidiaries, or a member of the immediate family of such an officer or director.


Burger King Scholar


Amount: Up to $50,000 Deadline: December 15, 2017

Open to high school seniors who: live in the United States; are graduating from high school; have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale; plan to enroll full-time without interruption, for the entire 2018-19 academic year at an accredited two-or four-year college, university or vocational –technical school in the U.S., Canada, or Puerto Rico. The first 50,000 submitted applications will be processed.  no ss# required


The AXA Achievement Scholarship


Amount:$10,000-25,000     Deadline: December 15, 2017

Students must be a United States Citizen, or legal resident. Must be a High school Senior planning to attend college as a full-time student in the 2018-2019 school year. Must demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced in school, community or work-related. Applications will be accepted starting on September 5, 2017 and will close after 10,000 applications are received or by December 15, 2017.


Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship


Amount: $1,000 Deadline: December 31, 2017

The Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship is a merit-based program which means financial need is not considered. The selection of the winner is made by an independent panel of judges and is based primarily on the quality of the submitted personal statement. Open to 9th-12th grade high school, legal resident of the U.S.




GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program


Amount: $10,000/ renewable 3yrs     Deadline: January 4, 2018

Demonstrate at school, at the workplace, and within the community the attributes of leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship. Must be a senior who has a min GPA 3.0, demonstrate financial need, be a US citizen, and plan to enroll full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited four-year college or university in the Unites States.


APIASF Asian  Pacific Islander Scholarship


Amount: $2,500 to $20,000    Deadline: January 11, 2018

Be of Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity, A United States citizen, Be enrolling as an undergraduate student in a U.S. accredited college or university in the Fall of 2018. Please read the scholarships by supporter details below for specific eligibility requirements regarding the academic standing required for each scholarship. Minimum 2.7 GPA



California Strawberry Scholarship


Amount: $400 to $5,000     Deadline: February 15, 2018


Merit based scholarship, maintain a GPA 2.0 or higher. Parent or student be currently employed as a strawberry fieldworker for the current and prior 2 harvest seasons.  Monies can be used at a trade school, community college, or 4 year university. No SS# needed




Sons of Italy Western Foundation Academic Scholarship


Amount: TBD    Deadline: March 1, 2018


Applicants must be wholly or partly of Italian ancestry. Must be enrolled in an accredited Trade School, College, University, or Community College for the fall of 2017. Essay, transcripts, and letters of recommendation needed


Italian Language Study Grant


Amount: TBD    Deadline: March 1, 2018


Applicants must be wholly or partly of Italian ancestry. Must be enrolled in an accredited Trade School, College, University, or Community College for the fall of 2017. Essay, transcripts, and letters of recommendation needed


California Wine Grape Growers Foundation Scholarship


Amount: $2,000-$8,000   Deadline: March 16, 2018


To qualify for the scholarship students must have a parent or legal guardian who was employed by a California vineyard during the 2017-2018 winegrape growing season. Be graduating from high school and planning to attend a California four-year university/state college or a two-year community college in the fall. Transcripts, SAT/ACT, letter of recommendation, and essay required.

Robert Miller Memorial Scholarship


Amount: $500-$1,000 Deadline: March 16, 2018


Be a Central Coast high school senior; Plan to major in viticulture or enology at either Alan Hancock Community College or Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. Transcripts, SAT/ACT, letter of recommendation, and essay required.



WHS Clubs and Organizations Meeting Times  


  • Mexican Americans Taking Action (MATA) Club meets Wednesdays at lunch in Room #2.
  • College Club meets on Friday's during lunch in the Career Center
  • Want to talk about what's in the news and get your voice heard? United Voices meets every Thursday during lunch in Room 12.  
  • The Watsonville robotics group meets every Friday at 3:00 in room 302. We will be having our first meeting of the year on September 1st 2017. All are welcome, and we are especially interested in recruiting a freshman team this year.
  • 1st SAVE club meeting will be on Monday at lunch in room 304.  Help plan Coastal Cleanup day and other events for the year!
  • Business club on Wednesdays in Room 313
  • Catz Coding Club meets Mondays after school in Room 131.
  • MESA meeting every Monday at Lunch in B-2, bring your lunch and bring a friend.
  • The WHS Music Enrichment program meets in room 202 Fridays from 3:15-5:15.
  • Music Enrichment also meets on Saturdays from 8am -12 noon
  • CLUB LIVE is looking for performers for a show in November that will take place during lunch, so if you are ready to perform come to one of our club meetings on Tuesdays in room 129.
  • Social Justice-Club ECHO meets Wednesdays at lunch room #1‚Äč- all welcome
  • YFTA (young feminist take action) /EMPOWER meet Thursdays at lunch and Tuesdays after school 3:30 pm room #1
  • THE Dream Club meets on Tuesdays during lunch time in room 411.
  • The French Club  meets on Tuesdays during lunch time in Room 408

If you have a club here at WHS, send your meeting days and times.


 Bus Pass - Students that have not paid for a bus pass can still fill out the Application available at the Fiscal office. You must include $25 cash or check.


Use of the Mello Center - To use the Mello Center: Obtain a “Mello Center Request” form from Pat Edwards and return it to his box in the Mail room.


Use of other Areas - All other requests for using school areas must be made thru the Fiscal Clerks Office. Remember all applications must be submitted at least TWO WEEKS in advance to the Fiscal Clears office.


Catz News - If you have anything that you want promoted on the 5 minute Catz News cast, please send your request to:  whskatznews@gmail.com


WHS Bulletin - Just a reminder that all additions to this Bulletin must be emailed to me by Friday at Noon