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Attention ALL Spring sport athletes. This Saturday January 20th starting at 8am will be our Spring Sports Clearance Day.
Please bring your athletic packet so we can screen your eligibility to participate. For all Baseball, Softball, Divers, and Track Jumpers you will also
be required to attend our Concussion Education and Baseline Testing sessions on Saturday. Athletic packets can be picked up in the main office, by seeing
Mr. Aubin in the Gym, or you can print them out online. Permission slips to attend the Baseline Concussion testing are available in the main office or by
seeing Mr. Aubin in the Gym. In order to attend Saturday's baseline concussion session you must have a signed permission slip to attend. If you have
played a Fall or Winter sport and intend on participating in a Spring sport you must notify Mr. Aubin so that he can transfer your athletic packet to
your Spring Sport.
Congratulations to Piner Junior, Deven Kirtley. Deven has been chosen to play in the Under Armour All-American Baseball Spring Training in Meza, AZ.
According to Deven, he is the only baseball player from Sonoma County to be selected and he is 1 of 10 from Northern California. He will be playing with
the top players from the country in front of the best college programs and every major league team.
2017 Winter Solstice Concert - Piner High School's Choir and Band along with Comstock Middle School's Choir and Band.
December's PE Student of the month for December is Heriberto Mares. Heriberto has demonstrated over the
course of the 1st Semester the qualities and traits of the ideal PE student. His attendance and consistency dressing for class has been
superb. In addition, he has a great attitude daily in class and always provides his best effort regardless of the activity. For these
reasons Heriberto has been selected as the December PE student of the month. Congratulations from Mr. Aubin and the entire PE department.
Attention fall sport athletes. The request for PE credits forms are due by Friday 12/15 in the main office.
If you have yet to receive your PE credit form, please see Mr. Aubin before school, at break, at lunch, or after school in the gym to
pick up your application.
Piner Teacher, Nick Mancillas, recently exhibited at the Santa Rosa Winterblast celebration.
On Saturday the Cross Country team competed at the SCL Finals at Spring Lake. Austin Luong was the JV Boys Champion.
Jonny Vargas is the Sonoma County League Champion. JV and Varsity Girls placed 2nd. JV Boys placed 1st, Varsity Boys placed 1st and won the SCL Championship.
The Varsity Boys now have won the League Championship 7 out of the last 8 years. Congratulations to Jonny Vargas, Nathan Hayes, Emmanuel Delgado, Kevin Garcia,
Rene Villeda, Jeremiah Cano and Ben Somma!
Senior Personality Portraits due 12/22. Please email them to Piner Yearbook
**PSAT Schedule and Information Update**
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Free December SAT Registration for Wildfire-Impacted Students.
The College Board is offering a free December SAT registration to California students affected by the wildfires in FEMA-designated counties. We know this is a challenging time and hope this measure helps students who are struggling. Please scroll down for the list of FEMA counties.
Students should register for the December SAT and then call Customer Service at 866-756-7346 by November 21 to receive a refund. The paper registration deadline is November 14.
In any severe hardship case, CSS Profile will provide assistance to families affected by the California wildfires in need upon request with Customer Service (844-202-0524).
We hope this eases some worry so students’ college-going plans are minimally disrupted. Our thoughts are with everyone affected by the wildfires.
SAT Registration link
University of California and California State University systems
both announced Monday October 30 they will extend their Fall 2018 application deadlines — normally Nov. 30 — by more than two weeks to Dec. 15.
Each system will also grant students application fee waivers that will allow them to apply to up to four campuses in each system for free.
Several other schools in the area, including Stanford and Santa Clara University, said Monday they will also extend their application deadlines
for students affected by the fires and other recent natural disasters. Both freshman and transfer applicants to schools in each system will
need to send an email requesting an extension.
Information from the University of California.
Information from the California State University
Weren't able to get to the first STEM Cafe this year? Check out what you missed on the blog.
We found out about Lost Sharks! Our guest presenter, Vicky Vásquez, from the Pacific Shark Research Center shared her
adventures in exploring and discovering uncommon sharks of the deep, one that she even got to name...the Ninja Lanternshark that glows in the dark.
2017-2018 Booster Cards. By purchasing a Booster Card
cardholders receive $2 off admission to all home games and discounts at most away games and support Piner Sports programs. Return the form to the
School Office or at the Merchandise table at a home game.
...more Piner Highlights and Student Testimonials