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April 16, 2018


Boardwalk Openings 15+

Positions: Games and Arcades, Park Host, Food, Tickets and Parking

Pay:  $11.00 per hour


Apply online:


WHS Clubs and Organizations Meeting Times  


  • Mexican Americans Taking Action (MATA) Club meets Wednesdays at lunch in Room # 601.
  • College Club meets on Friday's during lunch in the Career Center
  •  United Voices meets every Thursday during lunch in Room 12.  Want to talk about what's in the news and get your voice heard?
  • 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​- 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:


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



Check for new Scholarships here.

Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group (PAFMG) Pre-Medical Scholarship

Amount: $25,000, paid out over 5 years  Deadline: April 13, 2018

Santa Cruz County High School Seniors that anticipate a career as a doctor. Plans to take pre-medicine courses to prepare for medical school.  Be in top 20 percent of class (verified by transcript). Demonstrate a need for financial assistance to attend a university. Visit the website for complete criteria.


Amount: $500     Deadline: April 13, 2018

Each year Bay Section CASCWA, California Association of Supervisors of Child Welfare and Attendance, award scholarships to deserving, graduating high school seniors who have overcome unique obstacles and difficulties.

ACSA Santa Cruz Charter Region 10 Scholarship

Amount:$500  Deadline:April 13, 2018

For Santa Cruz County high school students interested in a career in education. High School applicants must live within the boundary of Santa Cruz County schools and must be attending a 2 or 4 year college in fall 2087. Essay, transcripts, letter of recommendation (see details), and proof of residence(current utility bill or similar documentation) needed. Submit to  Mary Anne James at


Watsonville Woman's Club Scholarship

Amount: Unspecified Deadline: April 13, 2018 5pm

Seniors attending college, three letters of reference, personal essay, official transcripts and proof of college acceptance or current college enrollment(university or community college) needed. Scholarship preference will be given to female relatives of Watsonville Women's Club members.



Amount:$1,000/renewable      Deadline: April 15, 2018 

Scholarship Requirements 1) High School Senior (graduating) 2) CA resident 3) Financial need 4) Academics (2.6 GPA and above) 5) Employment: Paid or unpaid Community Service Extracurricular Activities. Please note that we encourage students to apply that have extraordinary circumstances in their lives as well as students who may not have the chance to attend college without financial assistance. We are looking for students that understand and exemplify the meaning of "hard work". No SS# needed


Diabetes Scholars Foundation

Amount: Various Deadline: April 15, 2018

High school senior with type 1 diabetes seeking a higher education at an accredited four year university, college, technical or trade school. U.S. citizen or permanent resident


Monterey Peninsula College Math-Science Upward Bound Scholarship

Amount: $250  Deadline: April 16, 2018 @ 2pm

Criteria: Successfully completed a Monterey Peninsula College(MPC) Math-Science Upward Bound(MSUB) program, min 2.5 GPA, and enrolling in an accredited institution (2-yr or 4-yr) in Fall 2018


California School Employees Association (Pajaro Valley Chapter) Scholarship

Amount: $300  Deadline:April 20, 2018

Applicant must have a parent who works for the PVUSD as a classified CSEA union member. Open to students who: are graduating seniors; must be planning on entering an accredited college (community college, trade or vocational school, and 4-year institution) by fall term after graduation; is a IRS dependent and have at least one parent or legal guardian who is a "Member in Good Standing" of the CSEA. Note: if the CSEA member parent has deceased within the past school year, being in good standing at the time of death, the applicant is still eligible. Please see the scholarship coordinator for applications. Minimum GPA 2.0


Lapiz Family Scholarship

Amount:$2,000 Deadline: April 20th, 2018

Farm worker or child of farm worker or migrant farm worker, financial need, minimum GPA: 3.0, Incoming freshman or current, full-time undergraduate in 2018-19, University: University of California (any campus, preference given to Davis and Santa Cruz) Any ethnic or racial background, US citizen or permanent resident


California Association for Bilingual Education Scholarship

Amount: TBD Deadline: April 25, 2018

Must submit to 

Nicole Morasca or Ximena Ospina at PVHS

Nicole Morasca or Ruschele Viotti at  WHS

Nicole Morasca or Cheryl Nickel at AHS

Each year the California Association for Bilingual Education, Pájaro Valley Chapter 66, awards several scholarships to graduating bilingual high school students.  These awards are determined on a competitive basis and require the submission of autobiographical essay questions.  All bilingual students (English and another language) are encouraged to participate in this process.


Big Stick Surfing Association Scholarship

Amount:$50-$500   Deadline: April 25, 2018

Santa Cruz County Seniors who have demonstrated scholastic ability, and a commitment to ocean sports, the preservation of the ocean environment and ecology, good citizenship and sportsmanship.


ESA Foundation Scholarship Program

Amount:$3,000 Deadline: April 26, 2018

ESA Foundation established a scholarship program to assist women and minority students who are pursuing degrees leading to careers in Computer & Video Game Arts. Min GPA 2.75 and US Citizens


2018 Wayne Richards Memorial Scholarship

Amount:$500-$1000        Deadline: April 30, 2018

Student must be a graduating senior varsity athlete from a high school in the Santa Cruz County with a 3.0 GPA. Intend to enroll full time at a university, college, or trade school. Must have involvement in school or community affairs and be a U.S. Citizen. Essay, Two letters of Recommendation, and Official Transcripts needed


Wharf to Wharf Howard Marcus Scholarships

Amount:$3,000 per year, renewable for two years     Deadline: April 30, 2018

Applicants for this scholarship must be Santa Cruz County residents, post a minimum 3.0 high school GPA, have track & field or cross country high school running experience  and plans to continue participation  one of these sports at a four-year college or university.


Wharf to Wharf Otis Chandler Scholarship

Amount:$3,000 per year, renewable for two years     Deadline: April 30, 2018

Applicants must reside in Santa Cruz County, have participated in track & field or cross country, and have been accepted into a two or four-year institution of higher learning and have a commitment to lifetime fitness.


Caltrans/CTF District 5

Amount:$1,000 Deadline: April 30, 2018

Seniors planning on pursuing a career in transportation. The field of transportation is broad and employs Engineers, Transportation Planners, Environmental Planners, Archeologist, Land Surveyors, Mechanics, Electricians, Landscape Architects, and many more. Open to students graduating from the counties of Santa Cruz, San Benito, Monterey, San Luis Obispo, and Santa Barbara. Must plan on attending a university, community college, or trade school in California.


Monterey Bay CAPCA

Amount: $1 ,000  Deadline: April 31, 2018

Must be pursuing a a Bachelors or Associate's degree  in agriculture. Must be a resident of Monterey, Santa Cruz, or San Benito County.




Filipino Community of Watsonville Scholarship

Amount: $500 Deadline: May 1, 2018

Each applicant must have at least on birth parent who must be Filipino or from Filipino descent. Parent or guardian is an active member of the Filipino Community of Watsonville for 2 or more consecutive years. 2.5 GPA or higher. Must plan and be enrolled in a public, private accredited college or university or in a vocational, technical or certificate program.


Zeiger Firm Scholarship

Amount: $1,000     Deadline: May 25, 2018

Prospective applicants must be currently enrolled in an accredited United States college or university or planning to attend one in the fall 2018 semester. Applicants should submit a 500-word essay answering the question on the website.


Young Historian Award 

Amount:$500 Deadline: May 31, 2018

The Young Historian Award will be offered annually to an individual or group who has made a significant contribution to the study, conservation/preservation, or enhancement of the history of the Pajaro Valley. Open to students who: are 16-25 years of age; have not received compensation for the activity or project other than for materials, travel expenses or other out-of-pocket costs related to the activity or project; have not received the Young Historians Award.


Nicole Morasca
Pajaro Valley Unified School District
Coordinator of Scholarships and College Pathways