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Tennis and Volleyball
Date: 3/31/2015, 3:30 PM
Location: Home games vs Schurr HS
English Language Learners Committee/Parent Meeting
Date: 3/31/2015, 6 PM 8 PM
Location: MKHS Cafeteria
8th Grade Visit
Date: 4/1/2015
Collaboration
Date: 4/1/2015
Swimming
Date: 4/2/2015, 3:15 PM
Location: Barnes Park
Tennis and Volleyball
Date: 4/2/2015, 3:15 PM
Location: Home game vs Alhambra HS
Minimum Day
Date: 4/3/2015
Baseball
Date: 4/3/2015, 3:30 PM
Location: Home game vs Bell Gardens
Spring Drum Show
Date: 4/3/2015, 7 PM 9 PM
Location: Auditorium
Saturday School
Date: 4/4/2015, 9 AM 12 PM
Location: Alhambra High School
ACADEC team does well at state!
MKHS took home 5 Division 1 medals and finished #9 (50,535.8) in the state. In 2014, we place #17 in the state. Our highest point winner is Chaney Tse finishing with 9,068 points! Congratulations ACADEC! Congratulations Mr. Tin Tran.
Varsity Girls Basketball will be going to the State Championship!
Talk about an exciting game! Keppel won the CIF Regional Championship on Saturday, March 21st with a score of 48-44. Lauren Saiki was honored for the sportsmanship award! Our next game will be the Division II Championship in the state. It will be held on Saturday, March 28th, 2:00 pm. at Haas Pavilion Arena in Berkeley. We will be playing Archbishop Mitty High School from San Jose. Ticket cost for Adult General Admission is $16 and $10 for students. Parking at Haas Pavilion is $10.

This is an incredible honor for Mark Keppel and the school district. Our team plays with such skill and integrity. We are very proud of them!

The school will be transporting the team to the game and fans will need to arrange their own transportation. We look forward to seeing all of you.
Latest news from PTSA--Newsletter
Learn the latest about PTSA events, scholarships and programs. You can also read about our Honorary Service recipients and Founders' Day. Click to access a copy.
Deadline Extended for AUECEF Leadership Applications
The deadline to apply to participate in the Asian Union Election Committee Education Fund (AUECEF) youth empowerment program, which includes leadership training and internship opportunities for juniors and seniors, has been extended to March 27, 2015.
If you missed the presentation and would like to learn more information about the program and application contact the Guidance Office.
PTSA Scholarships Available
Applications are now being accepted for the Mark Keppel PTSA Scholarship. There are 10 academic and vocational scholarships for graduating seniors who are members of PTSA. Forms can be picked up in the Guidance Office. Deadline is April 8.
CAHSEE Practice Question of the Week 8 (3/9)
The CAHSEE is coming up in March! Starting Jan. 20th, weekly practice questions will posted for the Math and English portions of the CAHSEE. To access the practice questions, go to Academics on the navigation bar on top and click on CAHSEE Practice Questions.
Summer Leadership Training/Internship Opportunity
As many of you may know, our school has been selected by the Asian Union Election Committee Education Fund (AUECEF) to participate in a youth empowerment program, which includes leadership training and internship opportunities for juniors and seniors.
AUECEF is a non-profit organization that seeks to empower the next generation of Asian Pacific American leaders to become effective leaders. Representatives from AUECEF were here on campus just recently sharing information about the program.
The deadline to apply is *Thursday, March 5, 2015.* If you missed the presentation and would like to learn more information about the program and application click here
There will be school on Thursday, February 19th.
As of 9:00 pm, the district has been notified that the first five air quality are all negative. There were no asbestos fibers found in those samples.
Parent Update
Early this morning the Alhambra School District Office received information regarding a possible environmental concern involving asbestos on the second floor of the A building at Mark Keppel High School. We were informed that some insulation may have been disrupted during maintenance work, and we want to be sure to measure the air quality before we return staff and students to the room. A a precautionary measure, the District immediately requested that we relocate the students and staff assigned to that location until we have information that confirms the rooms are safe.
The District is working closely with industry experts to determine what if any next steps need to be taken. As soon as we receive updates, we will make additional information available via letter, website, and automatic telephone calls. In the meantime please know that our primary concern is the students and staff safety and health.
San Gabriel Valley Youth Summit on March 7, 2015
Parents and students are invited to the upcoming, 6th annual SGV Youth Summit on Saturday, March 7, 2015, at Garvey School in Rosemead. The FREE EVENT is open to all 6th-12th grade students, regardless of residence. More than 40 different international, national, state, county and community organizations and agencies have collaborated together to bring this event to our youth and families.

This year, we have over 40 workshops with guest speakers, youth performance showcase at the end of the day, as well as booths and giveaways. Students can receive 8 service hours granted for community service. Students, 6th-12th grades, must sign up online: www.surveymonkey.com/s/sgvyouthsummit. The first 200 who arrive will get a free t-shirt.

One of the new features is the option for parents to stay for two parent workshops offered by CPAF: Mindful Communication – How to Get Your Children to Listen and Financial Literacy for Education: College Education Costs.

Please mark your calendars and plan to attend.
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