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May 16-20, 2016

posted May 16, 2016, 8:57 AM by Santana Sultans


ATTENTION SULTANS:  Duke University, Georgetown University, Harvard College, Stanford University and the University of Pennsylvania will be visiting San Diego on May 22nd at the San Diego Marriott in Mission Valley.  Visit to register to attend.

ART SHOW: The GUHSD 30th Annual Student Art Show is coming up.  All are welcome.  Attend Friday through Sunday, May 20-22 at Parkway Plaza or join us for the Award Ceremony on Friday, May 20th at 5:30 pm.  Go to the mall and come see the show.

NATIONAL ANTHEM AUDITIONS:  Are you a senior that would like to sing the National Anthem at graduation or at Senior Awards?  Auditions will be held on Monday, May 16th in the gym at lunch.  Please sign up with Mrs. Clark if you are interested.

SENIOR BRAG SHEET: Seniors – Last chance to turn in your blue senior information sheet in order to be considered for a Santana Staff Scholarship at Senior Awards night.  Turn in your sheet to the front office ASAP. 

PROM COURT: Attention Seniors:  If you are interested in running for Prom Court please see Mrs. Erpelding today in room 313 for an application.

POWDER PUFF: Your Class of 2017 wants to remind all junior and senior girls who are cleared through the finance office to sign up for Powder Puff by next Tuesday, the 17th, by bringing in their signed permission slips and the $5 fee.  Senior leis are also on sale right now until June 1st.  Order forms can be picked up in senior English classes then returned to either Bachmann or Thompson’s room.

GUEST PASSES: Prom guest passes are still available in Mrs. King’s office.  If you are taking someone that does not attend Santana, you must fill out this guest pass, have it approved by Mrs. King, and take it to the finance office when you buy your Prom bid.  All guests that are 21 and older must be seen by a Vice Principal.

ATTENTION SENIORS:  If you were accepted to a four year college or have signed with the military, purchase your banner today.  They will be displayed in the library and at graduation.  If will be yours to keep after graduation.  See Mrs. Erpelding in room 313 today.

ATTENTION SENIORS:  If you were accepted to a four year school or signed with the military, don’t forget to buy your banner today.  Order forms are available in room 313 or in the front office.  The deadline has been extended to May 20th to order.

ATTENTION SULTANS: Are you a good listener?  Do you like helping friends resolve conflict?  If you do, please consider applying for the Santana High School Peer Mediation Program.  We will train you to be a peer mediator on campus to help other students resolve conflict.  Applications are available now with Mrs. Spenny in the guidance office.  Applications are due by May 18th at 3:00 pm.  Don’t delay, get your application today!

GIRLS SOFTBALL: Our softball team went 3-0 so far this week beating Mt. Carmel 16-0, Steele canyon 3-1 and West Hills 6-2.  Rachel Wilson had two home runs including a grand slam against Mt. Carmel, also hitting home runs this week were Mackenzie Bennett and Madison Mendez.  The Lady Sultans will play Granite Hills today for the League Championship.

CONGRATULATIONS to Shelby Johnston, Erica Mitchell, Jazzlyn Hanson, Savannah Hargrave, and Brett Stangle for making it to the CIF Swim Finals.  Wish them luck as they prepare to compete on Saturday.

CONGRATULATIONS to the Freshman Baseball team for beating the 1st place team, Grossmont, yesterday 8-3 to advance to the Grossmont District Championship game vs. Granite Hills on Saturday at 11:00 am.  Ryan Jaggard got the win throwing 5 innings with Ryley Hamilton closing out the game on the mound.  The Sultans got big hits offensively by Chris Summers, Brandon Simmons, Sean Iverson, Colton Snipes and Jake Kelchner.  A total team effort.  Great job Sultans!

CONGRATULATIONS to the Purple Tennis Nation members Eric Gomez and Jon Huson for placing 2nd overall in the Grossmont Hills tourney and punching their ticket to the big dance next week at Barnes Tennis Center.  In singles Adam Schumann finished 5th and will also be representing the beautiful purple and gold next week.

CONGRATULATIONS to the following Grossmont League champions for track and field:

Raquel Barriga – 200 meters and 400 meters

Kibrom Elias – 3200 meters

Jacob Lindahl, Robert Wallace, Adam Childress and Devan Henselmeier –  Boys 4x100 Relay

Raquel Barriga, Brooke Shibley, Karen Cruz and Janice Deguerio – Girls  4x400 Relay

Vincent Velletta, John Lockmann, Austin Ross and Daniel Wilcox – Boys 4x400 Relay

Jake Kitten – Shot Put and Discus

Bri Kruis – High Jump

Destiny Rodvold – Triple Jump

Jack Lindahl – Triple Jump 

We are looking forward to CIF!


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 meets Wednesdays at lunch in room S8.  Everyone is welcome and we are always looking for new ideas for helping the environment and new people to get involved.  Of course we also want to have fun so join us next week for one of infamous team games.  There will be prizes.

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.