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Hello Everyone, 
 

On behalf of the Salesian Community and of St. John Bosco High School we would like to celebrate and wish all of our mothers a very special and lovely Mother’s Day. Mothers play such an important role in our lives, one of strength and love. Don Bosco was very close to his mother, Margaret. She was someone that played an instrumental role in Don Bosco’s mission in life, and in animating the Oratory. In the original oratory in Turin, she became known as Mama Margaret to all the young men that found the oratory a home. She was a symbol of hope and presence that many of the young men needed at the time. As we remember Mama Margaret, we reflect on our own mother figures in our lives and the impact they have created within us.  Happy Mother’s Day!

This past week we celebrated an amazing Teacher/Staff Appreciation week, where we recognized and acknowledged all the educators our young men have at SJB. We are extremely grateful for all the dedication they give to our young men on a daily basis. On Friday we had a beautiful celebration to our Blessed Mother, Mary, and the boys took part in a day of games and activities. 

As we close out the school year, with many activities to come, we appreciate your support and trust. 


Mr Jaramillo '04
Interim Principal

2021-2022 School Year Update
 

As we prepare for the upcoming school year we would like to announce our academic plan for the upcoming school year. Please note that all plans are subject to approval by the LA Department of Public Health. For the upcoming school year we are planning to return to all on-campus instruction. We will still offer online courses, but not in the hybrid fashion and not all classes will be available for online instruction. Our goal is to have all students return on campus for in-person instruction. We will also be returning to a 7 period semester schedule, the traditional schedule prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. A more detailed plan will be released this week that will have more information regarding the upcoming school year. 

Online Learning for the upcoming school year is currently being drafted. We are anticipating that online learning will remain, but not in hybrid instruction. Not all courses will be offered online, due to restrictions or demands of the curriculum. Online courses may be offered as modules, and self-paced learning. Please note that our Online Learning is still being developed and information will be made available this week.

2021-2022 Important Dates

  • August 16, 2021: New Student Welcome (All Freshman and New Students)
  • August 17, 2021: Grade Level Orientation, schedule will be released
  • August 18, 2021: All Students Return, period 1-7 White Schedule 
  • August 19, 2021: Blue Schedule, Periods 1,2,3,4
  • August 20, 2021: Gold Schedule, Periods 5,6,7
Important Reminders
 

Enrollment Contracts for the 2021-22 school year--We ask that you submit the $450 Registration Fee (if not yet completed), complete the Enrollment Contract, and set up a SchoolAdmin tuition payment plan. May 31, 2021, is the final registration date that will still allow you the lowest monthly payment over the twelve month billing cycle, from 6/1/21 thru 5/31/22.  If you have general Enrollment Contract or School Admin questions, please contact Laura Wilson at lwilson@bosco.org. 

FERPA & Medical Forms for the 2021-22 School Year-- In addition to your Enrollment Contract, please make sure you have also completed the FERPA & Medical Information Form for the 2021-22 School Year.  Both forms are available on your SchoolAdmin Enrollment Checklist.

AP Exam/Tuition Fees--May 2021 is the final tuition billing month for the 2020-21 school year. Please log into your School Admin tuition account, to view additions or changes such as AP Exam Fees and or Sport Participation Fees. Click Here to go to your School Admin account.

Service Hours--All service hours must be completed before the end of May. Parents are required to complete 20 service hours for each son enrolled at Bosco. To sign up for service hours please visit Track it Forward Upcoming Events

College Planning Night (Class of 2022)--We will be holding a College Planning Night for junior students and their parents on Monday, May 17th at 6:30 pm via Zoom. We will hold two separate Zoom meetings at the same time, with one being offered in Spanish. We will cover college admissions updates, and go over what should be done over the summer to prepare for applications in the fall. All presentations will be recorded and posted on Schoology, should you not be able to attend. 

College Planning Zoom Link (English )
College Planning Zoom Link (Spanish)

Class of 2021 Reminders
Graduation is around the corner-We are coordinating an event that must be in compliance with LA County Department of Public Health guidelines. As a county we are currently in the “Yellow Tier” which reflects minimal spread of the virus.  Our graduation and baccalaureate mass will be outdoors, and we will follow guidelines set for outdoor events. 

Currently all Seniors will receive 2 VIP tickets. The event will be live streamed as well. However, we are also preparing a plan that will allow for more guests on top of the VIP tickets allocated. This plan will be sent out to the parents on Tuesday evening. We have an update from Public Health that day, and will send out the updated plan once we receive approval.

"Havana Nights" - Senior Prom 2021--Prom tickets are now on sale! $75/single; $140/couple. Tickets can be purchased from Ms. Schnorr in Room 203 or on the school website. Prom contracts and guest passes will be distributed upon purchase. For any questions, see Ms. Schnorr or email jschnorr@bosco.org. 
 

Senior Celebration--Wednesday, May 19 at 1pm. This is a mandatory event for all Seniors. We will review all commencement activities and conduct a graduation practice. That day we will also have semester exams, and all students will take their finals virtually. However, we are encouraging seniors to come on campus to take their tests in person, so that they may transition into their senior event that afternoon. We have planned for that afternoon a senior luncheon and an opportunity to ring the traditional Victory Bell in the quad as they culminate their senior year. Seniors must wear school uniform or SJB spirit attire. Yes, we will be taking pictures of this special day and make them available for all! 

Graduation Cookie Favors
Set includes a variety of 12 large cookies: Class Of 2021, Bosco B and Graduation Cap. Pick-up is Friday May 21 at Baccalaureate Mass. Order Here



*ingredients: organic powdered sugar, organic xylitol powder, organic MCT powder (coconut oil-based), organic agar-agar, natural gel coloring, eggs, organic all-purpose flour, organic baking powder, organic vanilla extract and water.
May Lunch Menu
 
The May Lunch Menu is now available! Click here to view
 
If you would like to order lunch for your son, please place your order by Sunday, May 9, before 3:00 pm through our Bosco website.  If you typically place your order daily, your order must be received by 3:00 pm the day before. ORDERS PLACED AFTER 3:00PM ARE NOT GUARANTEED. For questions, contact Dany Benitez 
Order Lunch

Bosco Summer Academy

St. John Bosco's Summer Academy prepares students that are entering 5th-8th grades for the rigor of high school curriculum. All Bosco Summer Academy courses are enrichment based and offer substantial opportunities for growth and development. Click Here to register today!

Built on #Brotherhood

Tuesday, May 11 from 1:30-4:30pm Built on #Brotherhood t-shirts will be on sale at front of the school. $20/per, cash only.

Size Small-5XL available

Bosco Bread Company

Orders are now being accepted for the month of May. Monthly and One-Time Box Options are available. Deliveries begin on May 10.

$40 May Box Includes:

White Sandwich Bread
Lemon Blueberry and Citrus Scones
Raspberry Jam

*Local Boxes will include Fresh Lettuce from the St. John Bosco Community Garden*

$50 Gluten Free May Box Includes:

White Sandwich Bread
Cinnamon Swirl Loaf
Raspberry Jam

*Local Boxes will include Fresh Lettuce from the St. John Bosco Community Garden*

*GF orders are produced at the end of every month*

Place Your Order

Important Dates

  • Monday, May 10: Late Start Gold Schedule
  • Wednesday, May 12: Boscars Banquet  |  6pm
  • Friday, May 14: No School (AP Review Day) 
  • Saturday, May 15 & 16: Mattress Sale 9am-5pm 
  • Sunday May 16:  Senior Prom 
  • Monday, May 17: Senior Holiday
  • Monday, May 17: College Planning Night for the Class of 2022  |  6:30pm
  • Wednesday, May 19: Q4 Assessments  | 9am
  • Wednesday, May 19: Senior Graduation Practice  | 1pm
  • Thursday, May 20: Q4 Assessments  |  9am
  • Friday, May 21: Junior Ring Ceremony in the Quad  | 10am  
  • Friday, May 21: Baccalaureate Mass |  6pm
  • Saturday, May 22: Graduation  |  9am

Note: Please refer to the Google Calendar for the most up to date events.

AP Exam Schedule: 

Click HERE for a list of all AP Exams and Dates. Please note that some AP Exams should be taken at home via Computer.  

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