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February 29, 2016 - March 4, 2016

posted Feb 29, 2016, 8:18 AM by Santana Sultans   [ updated Feb 29, 2016, 8:24 AM ]


MR. SANTANA is next Friday, March 4th in the gym at 6:30 pm.  Tickets are $5 or $3 with an ASB card.  A limited amount of VIP seats are also available.  VIP seating gets you a floor level table with padded seats, complimentary water and popcorn, and a waiter so you don’t have to wait in the concessions line.  VIP seats are $10 each.  Councilman Rob McNelis will be emceeing the event and special gust judge, Allie Wagner, will be returning.  Last year our king was crowned and televised on KUSI’s Pigskin Prep Report.  So come out, bring the whole family.  We promise not to disappoint.

BLOOD DRIVE: ASB is hosting a Blood Drive on Thursday, March 10th in the dance room.  Permission slips are available in the ASB room, library, attendance, and in Mrs. Elliott’s art room (702).  Make sure you fill out the appropriate permission slips.  15 and 16 year olds fill out the green, 17 and 18 year olds fill out the white.  Please have the signed permission slips turned into ASB or Mrs. Elliott by Friday, March 4th.  We are trying to get at least 45 appointments to help reach our goal.  Teachers, if you would like to donate, please contact Mrs. Elliott.

NOMINATING CONVENTION: ASB will be hosting its Nominating Convention on Monday, April 11th.  Now is a good time to start planning if you would like to run for office.  Anyone can run for the following commissions:  Elections, Historian, Events, Spirit, Publicity, Concessions and Technology.  For the Executive Offices:  President, Vice President, Treasurer and Secretary, you need at least one year in ASB to run.  If you don’t get elected, no worries, you could always apply to be an ASB Assistant.  We will be accepting applications and hosting interviews in the weeks directly after Nom Con.  More details to come.

MASTER CHEF’S: Congratulations to the CTE Culinary students who earned 3rd place in the county Master Chef 2016 competition.  The team included Hailey Duncan, Nicole Brundage, Cheyenne Clough and Brooke Shibley.  Way to go!

CONGRATULATIONS to the Varsity and JV Academic League teams who finished their seasons undefeated and claimed the League Championships.  Next match for Varsity is the District all-Star game at 3:30 on Wednesday, March 2nd in the library. 

NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY: Sophomores, if you received in invitation to the National Honor Society, don’t forget your applications are due to Mrs. Erpelding in room 313 by March 3rd.

NEED VOLUNTEER HOURS?  RunEc is looking for volunteers for the St. Patrick’s Day half marathon and 5K in El Cajon on Saturday, March 12th.  Volunteer opportunities include water stations, t-shirt handout and timers.  To volunteer visit

CONGRATULATIONS to Frankie Gutierrez who has committed to playing football at Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

THE NATIONAL FOOTBALL FOUNDATION – Walter J. Zable/San Diego Chapter would like to congratulate Jake Kitten and Frankie Gutierrez who were both selected as a 2015-2016 Scholar-Leader Athletes.  You join a most prestigious group of student-athletes in our community.

CONGRATULATIONS to the Boys Basketball Team for their playoff win on Tuesday against Castle Park.  The Sultans were led by Mitchell Miller and Taylor Hicks who each had 10 points.  Sage Hicks had 9 points, 8 rebounds and 4 blocked shots.  It was only misting purple on Tuesday.  We need it to rain purple on Saturday as the boys’ team takes on Vincent Memorial at 7:00 pm in the Sultan dome for their 2nd round playoff game.  Go Sultans!

CONGRATULATIONS to the Boys Varsity Soccer Team for finishing their season 14-2-5 and received the number 2 seed in the D4 playoffs.  They will be playing Serra High School in a quarter-final match this Saturday at 5:00 pm here at Santana.  Let’s get the Purple Rain out for a great home atmosphere.  The price for attending soccer is free, so come support the boys and their quest for the school’s first CIF Championship.  Just a reminder to all Varsity and JV soccer players, there is a team meeting today at lunch in Coach Phillips room (311) to over banquet information.

FOOTBALL MEETING: Anyone interested in playing football next, there is a meeting in the weight room today at lunch.



ZOMBIE CLUB: If you want to survive the Zombie Apocalypse, come join the Zombie Club every Wednesday’s at lunch in Ms. Chandler’s room, S7.  New members are welcome.  We are all infected.

READING CLUB: Meets in the library every Friday at lunch.  If you enjoy a good read and sharing your love for literature, come join us.

KEY CLUB: Want to make quality friends and become more involved in school activities while earning your volunteer hours?  Thursday’s at lunch in Room 107.

A.C.E.: Santana’s Architecture, Construction, and Engineering after school program also known as ACE meets Wednesday’s in 802, right after school at 2:00.  Students who join ACE will have an opportunity to earn high dollar scholarships for participating.  To learn more, come to the meeting or see Mr. Kay for more information.

PEACE COUNCIL: Wednesday’s at lunch in room 105.  We focus on building a better Santana community, community service, and fun activities.  New members are welcome!

SCIENCE FICTION CLUB:  The Sci-Fi Club is open to all on Wednesday’s at lunch in room 207.  The Sci-Fi Club is a fun place to hang out and eat your lunch.  We will be discussing the new Star Wars Battle Front game.

ECOLOGY CLUB:  The Ecology Club invites you to join us each week.  Come for some fun, learn about ways we can help improve our environment, and hear of some great community service events we having coming up.  We meet at lunch every Wednesday in Room S-8.

THE COLOR SPECTRUM CLUB is your Santana LGBT club and meets Thursdays at lunch in room 402.  We invite you to come and hang out, learn about LGBT issues, meet new friends, and help us plan some fun and exciting events.

CHRISTIAN CLUB: Every Thursday at lunch in room 704.

ART CLUB: Wednesdays at lunch in Room 703. No experience necessary and all are welcome.  The more the merrier!

ROBOTIC’S CLUB is meeting in room 307 on Wednesdays to get ready for the competition season! If you would like to be a part of the San Diego and Las Vegas regional competitions, come by and sign up! Build season starts in January and we will be practicing designs and fundraising in December.