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September 19-25, 2014

posted Sep 19, 2014, 9:13 AM by Santana Sultans


PICTURE DAY: Picture Make-Up is Wednesday, September 24 in room 804.   Staff and students, if you do not have an ID card because you didn’t get your picture taken, now’s your chance.  Go to room 804 before school, break and lunch.  

YEARBOOK PHOTOS: Do you have photos of yourself on summer vacation?  We would like to reflect all types of summer vacations from those of you that stayed local to those of you that were lucky enough to travel.  Please submit photos for possible use directly to and enter in school code ‘Santana’ or visit the yearbook website. 

YEARBOOKS are now on sale for the lowest prices of the year.  We sold out two years in a row, so reserve yours today.  Visit the yearbook website for more information. 

SENIOR ADS are available now.  Please see the yearbook website or finance office for more details.  Hurry, these are only available until December.

STAND UP: Are you tired of being bullied or teased and don’t know what to do?  A new group called Stand Up is being organized to address this issue.  This group will introduce strategies to stand up to bullying and different ways to make the situation better, including empowering students to feel more confident in speaking up for yourself and others you may see being targeted.  For more information, please see Mr. Anderson in the counseling office.

GOT LAW? Interested in a career in law enforcement?  The US Border Patrol Explorer program allows students ages 14-20 to participate in training with law enforcement professionals where student learn skills to be better prepared for a career in law enforcement.  You must have a “C” average, and have no significant criminal background.  For more information about the program you can come to the counseling center where information will be posted on the guidance office information board.

COLLEGE FAIR: The Title VII Indian Education Program will be hosting a college fair for all Native American students within grades 8-12 and interested adults to get college information.  This will be held on Tuesday, September 23 from 6-8:00 pm at the Ballard Parent Center in Old Town located at 2375 Congress St., San Diego, CA  92110.  See Ms. Crandall in the front office if you have questions or would like a copy of a flyer.

HAKUNA MATATA!  Do you love Disney?  Are you interested in going on the 2014 Disneyland trip?  Come join Santana’s very own Disney Club.  We meet every Tuesday at lunch in Mr. Reilly’s room.

DRAMA CLUB: Because Mrs. Garrison ended up getting sick, the first meeting got cancelled.  It has been changed to this coming Monday at lunch in room 104.  Bring your lunch and positive attitude and let’s have fun!

YOUTH CHOIR OF SAN DIEGO:  Do you have the desire to be a part of something greater than yourself?  Do you have a desire to serve your community in a bigger way?  Do you have a passion to sing?  If so, you would be a great fit for the Youth Choir of San Diego.  The San Diego Youth Choir of San Diego is a new community youth choir bringing together students from all across San Diego County.  You’ll have a chance to meet new people, travel to exciting places, dialogue with community leaders and sing with some of the best musicians in San Diego County.  Best of all it’s FREE.  That’s right, FREE!  All you need to do is show up.  If this sounds interesting to you, please come today for a short information session in room 602 to meet the director, Jason Prater.  You don’t wan to miss this Santana.  This is a chance of a lifetime and we are looking forward to partnering with you.  Be there, room 602, today!

SULTANS: Mrs. Wilkerson-Spenny is looking for dance groups for the Multicultural Assembly or solo dancers.  If you have a cultural dance that we should consider putting in the assembly, please see me in the guidance office.  There will be an audition prior to being accepted into the assembly.

CSF: Last chance for this semester’s membership in CSF.  Deadline for application, transcript and fee is next Friday, September 26.  See Mrs. Barelka in room 208 today.

CLEAN WATER CLUB: This is a reminder to the Clean Water Club and anyone else who is interested in joining us, that we meet today and every Friday at lunch in room S-8.  You can learn more about our club and some of the activities coming up such as community service at the Coastal Cleanup Day and a La Jolla kayak trip.  If you are interested in the ocean or ocean activities, want to help the environment, and want to help make the world a better place, come check out our club or talk to Mr. Henning for more information.

You may begin seeing recycling containers for cans and bottles in your classroom.  Please help support the Clean Water Club and help our environment by recycling.  Part of our proceeds helps us provide water filters to families in Fiji who do not have safe, clean, drinking water.  It is a great cause, so please help us by always using the recycling containers.

CONGRATULATIONS to the following Cross Country runners for winning medals at the Rancho Bernardo Invitational:  Jennifer Cruz, Jamie McDonald, Brooke Randall, Zane Moore, and Vince Velletta.  A special congrats to Janice Deguerio for coming in first out of 93 runners.

PARKING PERMIT: Just a reminder - If you are driving to school, you must obtain a parking permit from Mrs. King in the Vice Principal’s Office.  If you received one last year and still have the sticker on your car, you must pick up a form and renew your permit. 

WORK PERMITS: All Work Permits from last school year and over the summer expired on Monday, September 8.  If you are still employed and you haven’t already completed a new work permit application, you must do so.  Your work permit is no longer valid.  Please come by and see Mrs. Bingham for a new application and to ask questions.

BUTTER BREADS: The Band and Colorguard are selling Butter Bread breakfast breads until September 26th.  These are delicious and you won’t want to miss out.  The cost is $14 and $6 of that goes to the Santana Band and Colorguard program.  Please see any band or guard student for information or stop by and see Mr. Stalmann in room 602.

PEACE COUNCIL: Join Peace Council and make a difference.  Meetings are Wednesdays at lunch in room 105.

BOOK CLUB: Hello Sultan Readers!  If you enjoy reading and would like to share your love of books with other Sultans, join Santana’s Book Club every Friday at lunch in the library.  Bring your lunch and the love of literature.

KEY CLUB: Do you like giving back to the community?  Do you enjoy volunteering?  Join Key Club.  Our first meeting is Thursday the 18th at lunch in room S-2.

ZOMBIE CLUB: If you want to survive the zombie apocalypse, come to room S-7 every Wednesday at lunch in Ms. Chandler’s room.  Don’t be left for dead.  We are all infected!