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March 19, 2018




Boardwalk Openings 15+

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

Pay:  $11.00 per hour





Apply online:   WWW.BeachBoardwalk.com/Jobs


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‚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



Check for new Scholarships here.



Farm Worker Scholarship (CWA)

Amount:$500-$2,000  Deadline: March 19, 2018

Must be a female resident or high school graduate from Monterey, San Benito or Santa Cruz County. 1) Must be employed as a farm laborer or have at least one parent or a spouse who has been employed as a farm laborer for two consecutive seasons in Monterey, San Benito or Santa Cruz County. 2) Must be pursuing a bachelor’s degree, an associate’s degree or a degree from an accredited trade school in any subject area. 3) If the applicant is in high school when applying, they must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.


Women Pursing Degrees in Agriculture Scholarship (CWA)

Amount:$500-$2,000  Deadline: March 19, 2018

Must be a female resident or high school graduate from Monterey, San Benito or Santa Cruz County. 1) Must be pursuing a bachelor’s degree, an associate’s degree, or a degree from an accredited trade school in agriculture or related subject area. This scholarship is only for under graduate degrees and trade schools. 2) If applicant is in high school when applying, they must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher  The Women Pursuing Degrees in Agriculture scholarship is for women who want to major in an Ag related field such as crop science or animal production.  This scholarship in not for Environmental Science or Forestry.


Cabrillo College Scholarship for High School Seniors

Amount: $500     Deadline: March 23, 2018 @5pm

All high school seniors planning to attend Cabrillo should apply.  There is one application and you are considered for two scholarships. Submit your transcripts to the financial aid office in person, or you can mil it in. 


San Jose State University Alumni Scholarship

Amount:$500-$2000 renewable   Deadline: March 28,2017

Must submit to 

Nicole Morasca or Ximena Ospina at PVHS

Nicole Morasca or Federico Castaneda at  WHS

Nicole Morasca or Cheryl Nickel at AHS

Graduating Senior attending full-time enrollment at San Jose State University in the fall of 2018, minimum GPA 3.0, Evidence of involvement in school and/or Community Affairs. 


Slavic American Cultural Organization

Amount: Varies Deadline: March 28, 2017

Student must be of Slavic Heritage (i.e.: the former Republics of Yugoslavia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, or Slovenia) living in the California counties of Santa Cruz, Monterey or San Benito. 3.0 GPA or higher. For an application, please check in with Nicole Morasca at PVHS and WHS and Cheryl Nickel at AHS.


Mary Ann Gomez Scholarship

Amount: Up to $1,000 Deadline: 4:30pm March 30, 20178

Children of Classified Staff Members, Classified Confidential Employees or Classified Management of the Pajaro Unified School District.·  Graduating High School Senior with 2.5 GPA or higher. Submit essay and official transcripts, no application. Minimum 300 word essay on the topic: Evaluate a significant experience, achievement, risk you have taken, or ethical dilemma you have faced and its impact on you or your community.


Hispanic Scholarship Fund General College Scholarship

Amount:$500-$5,000      Deadline: March 30, 2018

The HSF application allows students to apply for multiple scholarships with one application! Eligibility: Must be of Hispanic heritage; U.S. citizen, permanent legal resident, DACA or eligible non-citizen (as defined by FAFSA); Minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for high school students; Plan to enroll full-time in an accredited 4-year university in the fall of the desired scholarship year; and Complete FAFSA or Dream Act (if applicable) no SS# needed


The 2018 CAA/ESA Youth Scholarship

Amount: $1,000-$4,000 Deadline: March 30, 2018

The program was developed to provide college scholarship awards to their deserving sons or daughters of police, firefighters, paramedics, and EMTs. Applicants must be accepted for admission to an accredited college or university, matriculating the following year.  Awards are based on a combination of academic achievement, national test scores, extracurricular participation and the essay.


El Pajaro Young Ladies Institute #138 Scholarship

Amount: TBD Deadline: March 30, 2018

1.The high school scholarship shall be awarded to the a YLI member or relative(Catholic son, daughter, grandchild) of a member of El Pajaro #138 of at least two years. 2. If no member’s son, daughter, or grandchild is eligible, the scholarship committee may consider any college-bound Catholic student within the Pajaro Valley Unified School District boundaries who meet the scholarship 3. Criteria. A student eligible shall have a 3.5 or higher and have completed over 100 hours of community service


The Kim and Harold Louie Family Foundation

Amount: $100,000 to be distributed   Deadline: March 31, 2018

Be a freshman in the 2018-2019 academic year and anticipate enrolling at a U.S. accredited college/university in the 2018-2019 academic year. Have a cumulative, un-weighted grade point average between 3.5 and 4.0 on a 4.0 scale  Have a minimum SAT score of 1200 (out of 1600) or 1800(out of 2400) or a minimum ACT score of 25.  Have at least two reference letters, one of which must be from a current or former teacher in an academic subject. Submit personal statements Have applied to a U.S. college/university. Submit to interviews in person or by phone/Skype, if requested.


2018 Vetericyn’s Future Innovators of Agriculture Scholarship

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

Applicants must be graduating high school seniors with plans to enroll in a 2 or 4 year university, vocational, trade or technical school in an agricultural discipline. Proof of enrollment as a full-time student will be required. Students must have an overall GPA of at least 2.5. Applicants must be US citizens. Applicants must have demonstrated a commitment to agriculture through classes, internships and/or life experiences. Family members of Innovacyn, Inc. employees are not eligible for entry. Applicants must include a letter of recommendation from a teacher or mentor within the agriculture industry (i.e. FFA advisor, horse trainer, Ag teacher, etc.).


Gen Giammanco Foundation Scholarship

Amount: Minimum $500    Deadline: March 31, 2018

The Gen Giammanco Foundation provides financial support to deserving college bound student athletes who exhibit the passion and commitment to achieve their dreams of both scholastic and athletic success. Criteria: The student athletes that are eligible for assistance must be high school students who reside in Monterey County, Santa Cruz County or students who attend Terra Linda or Ventura High School. Eligible students must intend to continue their education and athletic career at a junior college, college or university. Funding of a Gen Giammanco Foundation (GGF) Award is contingent on the student athlete becoming a member of an NCAA, NAIA, NJCAA or CCCAA athletic team. Consideration will also be given to the applicant's leadership, sportsmanship, community service, academic record and financial need. Some GGF Awards may be renewed upon application provided the student athlete continues to meet the above stated criteria. 


AFT Robert G. Porter Scholars                                                                                                                                                                                                       Amount: 4 4yr $8,000     Deadline: March 31, 2018

One parent or legal guardian must be a member of AFT union (teachers).  Awards are based on academic achievement, commitment to community services and school-related activities, demonstration of leadership, work experience, recommendations, special talents and skills, an essay and a commitment to advancing the interests of working people and building unions.