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Sheldon High School is proud to announce our upcoming parent seminar series March 31, April 7, 21 and 28 at 6:00pm in our library.  For more information, please check the Parent Seminar tab under Parents above.

Science Olympiad Places 3rd at State Competition

Congratulations to the 2013-14 Sheldon High School Science Olympiad Team for placing 3rd at the NorCal State Competition held on April 12th at CSU, Stanislaus.  This is the third year in a row Sheldon has earned 3rd place at the state competition!!  The team is composed of the following students:  Uyenthy (Kathy) Ngo, Sarah Flores, Gavin Mintalar, Cyamac Heravian, Amanpreet Kaur, Jasdeep Sullan, Brandon Truong, John Barragan, Amanda Nguyen, Cindy Truong, Nick Beardo, Duc (David) Nguyen, Thu (Annie) Do, Vincent Truong, and Maithao Tran. 

The following teams earned medals at the competition:

Experimental Design (2nd place) - Sarah Flores, Brandon Truong and Vincent Truong
Elastic Launch Glider (2nd place) – John Barrgan and Amanda Nguyen
Write it Do it (3rd place) – Kathy Ngo and Amanda Nguyen
Boomilever (4th place) – Jasdeep Sullan and Brandon Truong
Forensics (4th place) – Gavin Mintalar and Amanda Nguyen (coached by John Little)
Mission Possible (4th place) – John Barragan and Sarah Flores
Water Quality (4th place) – Gavin Mintalar and Maithao Tran
Bungee Drop (5th place) – Kathy Ngo and Sarah Flores
Circuit Lab (5th place) – Kathy Ngo and Sarah Flores (mentored by retired physics teacher Eric Smith)

10 additional events placed 6th – 8th:

Disease Detective (6th place) – Cyamac Heravian and Cindy Truong (coached by Laura Ziegenhirt)
Dynamic Planet (6th place) – John Barragan and Sarah Flores
Entomology (7th place) – Vincent Truong and Cindy Truong (coached by Justin Cecil and Johnathan Sample)
Chemistry Lab (7th place) – Jasdeep Sullan and David Nguyen (coached by Bob Fendall and Arlene Laurison)
Designer Genes (7th place) – Cyamac Heravian and Amanpreet Kaur (coached by Leeann O’Bear)
Technical Problem Solving (7th place) – Cindy Truong and Amanpreet Kaur (coached by Arlene Laurison and Brian Gingsberg)
Compound Machines (8th place) – Jasdeep Sullan and Kathy Ngo
MagLev (8th place) – Jasdeep Sullan and Kathy Ngo (aided by Shawn Sullivan and Treavor Weavor)
Material Science (8th place) – Cyamac Heravian and Brandon Truong (mentored by Arlene Laurison)
Scrambler (8th place) – Nick Beardo and Annie Do (coached by former SHS alumni Garrett Crowley)

The team would like to thank Jenny Cuccinello for being an event coordinator at the competition, Johnathan Sample for assisting at the competition, the entire SHS science department for their support and mentoring, Jeff Merker for the use of his workshop and supplies,  Julie Bacchus and Cynthia Lowe for helping with the paperwork and finances of the field trip.

FFA Shines at State Conference

Over Spring Break, 15 Sheldon FFA members actively participated in leadership events at the 86th Annual FFA State Conference, which took place in Fresno April 11-15.   

Sheldon was proud to have 9 students exhibiting 6 competitive Agriscience projects, of which 5 were awarded high honors.

Leading the pack were three freshman girls!  Annie Mcgonigle, Halle Hunter and Jessica Connally.  Halle Hunter and Jessica Connally competed as a Novice Team in the Animal Systems research category.  Annie Mcgonigle competed as a Novice Individual in the Environmental Services/ Natural Resource Systems research category.  They each won their category, and will represent California at the National Competition in Louisville, Kentucky this October.  Additionally the girls were awarded the High Point Novice Team and Individual Awards, beating out all other 59 freshmen in the entire competition!  This is the first time Sheldon has ever won both the High Team and High Individual Awards.

Ryan Farruggia competed in the Novice Individual Plant Systems research category.  He was awarded second place and is an alternate for the National Competition if the first place recipient is not able to participate/ represent California in Kentucky.

Additional placing includes:

Advanced Team - Animal Systems – Alexandria Clark & Serena Stephens – 3rd place
Novice Team - Plant Systems – Shawn Rubang and Sahib Nijjar – 3rd Place
Novice Individual - Animal Systems – Ian Davidson – 7th place

Senior Josh Davidson played in the FFA State Band to the 6500 attendees and Olivia Newell represented the Huskies well as a FFA State Officer Candidate.





Wednesday  - April 23, 2014


Thought of the Day.


The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. Eleanor Roosevelt


Today’s news


Cafeteria News: Lunch will be served after school on Thursday 4/24. It will be a grab and go lunch.   (Smith 4/24)


Congratulations to the Sheldon High School Science Olympiad Team for placing 3rd at the state competition.  This is the third year in a row our team has placed third amongst a highly competitive field of teams.  The team brought home medals in the following events:  Boomilever, Bungee Drop, Circuit Lab, Elastic Launch Glider, Experimental Design, Forensics, Mission Possible, Water Quality and Write it Do it.  Team members include:  Kathy Ngo, Sarah Flores, Amanpreet Kaur, Cyamac Heravian, Gavin Mintalar, Jasdeep Sullan, Brandon Truong, Cindy Truong, Amanda Nguyen, John Barragan, Nick Beardo, David Nguyen, Vincent Truong, Annie Do and Maithao Nguyen.  (Kosney 4/23)



Did you know that polar bears are becoming extinct because the polar ice caps are melting due to global warming? Join Mission Planet Earth Club on Monday, 28 April at 3:10 in D104 to learn more and take action!  (O’Bear 4/28)



Hey Huskies, don’t forget that Food Faire is APRIL 23rd during your lunch. Tickets will be on sale for $0.50 each before school and during lunch. Food may be limited so buy your tickets ASAP and use them quick!  No refunds for unused tickets.  Come out and eat some delicious food!  (Grivel 4/23)



Congratulations to Annie Mcgonigle, Halle Hunter and Jessica Connally. These three young ladies competed at the FFA State Agriscience competition in Fresno and won the State Competition! Additionally they were awarded the High Point Novice Team and Individual Awards beating out all other 59 freshmen in the entire competition!  They will be moving on the represent California at the National Competition in Kentucky in October!


Ryan Farruggia was awarded second place and is an alternate for the National Competition if the first place recipient is not able to represent California in Kentucky.  (Looper 4/23)



Students helping students is having a shoe drive for a community service project from Wednesday April 23rd through the 30th. Bring any type of used or new shoes to help children in need, we will have designated drop off spots in the yearbook  room and counseling office. Don’t snooze on the opportunity to bring in shoes for kids in need. Our community needs you!!!  (Ward 4/30)



Do you want to help keep the peace? Join Students Helping Students! In the program, we do peer counseling, community service events, and leadership activities. If you are interested in building your communication and leadership skills, we are recruiting for the 2014-15 school year now! Pick up an application in the counseling office, from any peer counselor, or Ms. Ward. Applications are due, Tuesday, April 29th! Be the change you want to see on campus!  (Ward 4/28)



Class news


Are you a senior who still needs to finish enrollment at CRC? Or a sophomore or junior who wants to take a college class over the summer at CRC? Ms. Clark, our CRC Outreach Specialist, will be here during both lunches this Wednesday– so stop by and get your questions answered by an expert!  (McCabe 4/23)



Hey Seniors: Turn in your Community Service Record for the Senior Year by Friday, May 2nd.  Be sure to get your hours signed off and turn your card in at the Attendance Office by the deadline.   (McCabe 4/23)


Hey seniors! This is the last week to buy senior ball tickets! Prices are 60 dollars with ASB and 65 dollars without ASB. Tickets will NOT be sold at the door! Senior ball is on Saturday May 3rd.  Don’t delay buy your tickets today!  (Weaver 4/25)


 Tickets for senior trip are still on sale, but seats will fill up fast! Prices are 25 dollars with ASB and 30 dollars without ASB. All seniors planning on going on senior trip need to fill out a permission slip. Permission slips can be found in the AO. Buy your ticket ASAP! (Weaver 4/25)


Calling all seniors! If you are interested in being the speaker at large at graduation then you can sign up in the AO, in room 335, or you can email Mr. Weaver directly via schoolloop.  After you sign up we will provide you with more information  The last day to sign up to be speaker at large is Friday, May 2.  (Weaver 4/25)

Posted by: Cheryl Sedgwick
Published: 4/23/14

Food Faire #4

Hey Huskies! On Wednesday, April 26th, 2014, we will be having our 4th Food Faire. Tickets will be sold the day of before school, at the student store at 8:30 AM and during your lunch ($0.50 per ticket). See the attachment for more information! 

Posted by: Sukhneet Dhillon
Published: 4/22/14

Sheldon Summer School Applications Now Available!

If you are a current 9th, 10th or 11th grader and need to make up credits, you will want to take advantage of this opportunity.  Starting Tuesday, April 1st you can pick up a Summer School application in the Counseling Office.  Enrollment will be on a first come-first served basis.  So, do not delay!  The sooner you turn in your completed application the better chance you will have to get the class you need.  The deadline is Monday, May 5th.

Remember applications are only available in the Counseling Office.  Stop by during your lunch or before/after school.

Sheldon Counseling

Posted by: Dorothy Grimm
Published: 4/1/14

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Today: 4/23/14



The Elk Grove Unified School District has launched a new secure EGUSD Portal website that will allow parents and guardians the option to receive their student’s official academic progress reports and report cards electronically.  Parents and guardians will also be able to securely update and change opt-out elections, such as directory information, posting of student photos, and movies and videos.  Additional features and reports are planned for the portal in the near future that will provide parents and guardians with the opportunity to view other academic information about their student rather than receive printed reports through the U.S. mail. 

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