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Cougar Bulletin
Wednesday, January 28


Congratulations to both the girl's JV and varsity basketball teams for their wins yesterday against Union Mine. Both teams are 5-0 in league and in first place. Keep it up ladies!!!!!!!!!! Make sure you come Thursday night to the game against Rosemont. It will be the biggest game of the year and your support would be appreciated. Come cheer the ladies on to the league championship.

The boys basketball beat Union Mine last night. The basketball team couldn't have done without the blue crew. The blue crew were out in force last and Cougar Pride was at it's best. The team was lead by Ian Spencer, Matt Smith, Casey Nyquist, Isaac Bugbee and Brian Lane.

Tonight the Galt Warriors will make their way up the hill to face our wrestling team. We need to pack out the small gym at 6pm in support of our El Dorado wrestlers. Put on your blue, and come show your Cougar Pride!

hydration nation will be having a meeting on Thursday at 1:20 in mr.conrads room! So bring your water bottles for some delicious h2o and our very first official guest speaker who will be enlightening us on the importance of soil for water and the freedom of hydration. 

Come to the interact club meeting at lunch today in the career center! We will be making new decisions for the new year and deciding on animals for the heifer project! It will be a blast! 

Juggling Club meets at lunch today in the small gym. 

Our Ski/Board Team kicked butt yesterday at their first race of the 2015 season. Our Team competed in a Slalom & Giant Slalom Double-Header and did extremely well! On the Snowboard side our Boys Snowboarders came in 1st place in both Slalom and Giant Slalom. The Girls Snowboard took 2nd place in the Giant Slalom. On the Skiing side our Boys took 3rd place in both. Individual highlights included 1st place finishes by Jonas Rodgers in the Giant Slalom and Charlie Plamondon in the Slalom. Great job Ski/Board Team!

Hey Cougars! Think you've got what it takes to square off against this week's word of the week? Well - here's the challenge: write a sentence using the word VALIDITY, meaning - the quality of being logical or factual. Here's an example: During the political debate, the candidate questioned the validity of his opponent's argument by pointing out a fault in his logic. If you accept this challenge, write your own sentence using the word of the week and submit it - either electronically, or to the box in the front office.

We know its winter, however if you are planning on playing a spring sport, spring clearance is going on NOW!! Come pick up an athletic packet in the front office. You will need to get a physical, so plan ahead! If you participated in a Fall or Winter sport, come in & complete the sports transfer clip board at the athletic secretary desk. Clearance packets and transfers may be done before school, during breaks and lunches only. The deadline to be cleared for a spring sport is February 6th at the end of lunch.

"Attention Please: This is a Reminder for All Cougar Track
People and Cougar Track People Wannabes (Everyone is Welcome
to Join!). Conditioning Will be Held Right After School this Tuesday, 
Wednesday and Thursday this week! Also, Please Remember to Get 
Cleared in Office!" Go Cougars!"

Come hear the library’s FREE financial speaker this week. Edward Jones Financial Advisor, Christie Johnson, will introduce you to Investing for Teens this Thursday, January 29, during lunch in the library forum. Bring your lunch to eat while you learn about different types of investing that will help your money earn more for you in the future and how to start, even if you don’t have a lot of money. That’s this Thursday, January 29, during lunch in the forum. See you there!

ENGINEERING WORKSHOP FOR GIRLS, GRADES 9-12: If you enjoy math and science, and are curious to find out more about engineering, sign up for the Society of Women Engineers Engineering Awareness Program at Intel. The cost is $10 and includes breakfast and lunch. There will hands-on labs, team-based engineering tasks, and professional guest speakers. Sign up soon - the workshop is Saturday, February 28th. Visit the Career Center or swesfs.org for details.

SENIORS: If you need money for college, be sure to apply for the $1,000 Placerville Fellowship & Newcomers Club scholarship. Visit CALocalscholarships.org or the Career Center for details. Deadline is March 2nd.
 

Word of the Week

Validity:noun - the quality of being logical or factual
Example: Because the sample was contaminated, the scientist questioned the validity of the test results.