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September 21-25, 2015

posted Sep 18, 2015, 8:11 AM by Santana Sultans   [ updated Sep 22, 2015, 1:14 PM ]


SCHOOL SITE COUNCIL NEEDS YOU!  Do you want to make a difference?  Are you interested in the direction Santana High School is going?  Like working with staff, other students and parent?  Then School Site Council is for you.  Students must be nominated and elected to serve on the council, so if you know someone who you think would do a great job, please stop by Ms. Bingham’s desk in the front office and give her your nomination no later than Friday, September 18.

CSF: Only one more week to turn in your CSF applications for this semester.  You snooze, you lose!!  Deadline is Monday, September 28th.

PSAT: Attention 10th & 11th graders: We are offering the PSAT test this year on October 14th.  This is the practice test for the re-designed SAT college entrance test.  Register by bringing $15 to the finance office or purchase online at the Sultan Store.  Sign-ups start Monday, September 21st.  Space is limited.

STUDENT ID CARDS: If you have not picked up your student ID yet, we still have them for you in the library.  Remember to carry your ID with you when you are on campus as proud proof that you are a Sultan.  Starting in October, you must have your card to check out both library and textbooks.  If you need to have your photo taken for your ID, make-up photo day will be next Wednesday, September 23rd.  Go to the Library before school, break or lunch to get your photo taken and dress to impress.  This is your last chance to get your ID card.  ID card replacements cost $10, so hang on to your card.

FRESHMAN CLASS OFFICE: ASB will be holding elections for Freshman Class Office next week.  If you are interested in getting involved with your school, working with your fellow classmates, and raising money for your senior prom, then you should run for office.  Stop by the ASB room today to pick up an application.  Applications are due next Tuesday.

HOMECOMING: Do you want to run for Homecoming King or Queen?  There will be a meeting for homecoming court next Wednesday in the library at lunch.  Please come to the library at the beginning of lunch so you have time to fill out the online application. 

Soon we will also be accepting applications for Homecoming escorts.  Stop by ASB next week for your escort application. 

WORK PERMITS: If you have a work permit from last school year or even from the summer, it has expired and your employer should not be allowing you to work.  Work permits must be renewed each school year.  If you have not already done so, please come by Ms. Bingham’s desk to request a new work permit application for the 15-16 school year.

HASH TAG!  The yearbook will be using instagram to find your best shots and include them in the yearbook.

#shssultanfamily for photos of you and your teammates

#shspurplerain for photos of school spirit

#shs2k16: Seniors

#shs2k17: Juniors

#shs2k18: Sophomores

#shs2k19: Freshmen

Are you wearing purple today?  Hash tag it!

THE PURPLE TENNIS NATION sent 9 ladies to play in the First Serve Tournament on Saturday.  After losing the first match of the day, our fantastic 9 rolled on to take 2nd place.  The ladies that represented us in singles were Sydney Benjamin, Melody Benjamin and Bailey Hunter.  On the doubles side we had Bridget Fyson, Hailey Duncan, Kasey Stoudt, Nicole Brundage, Bree Cole, and Allie Noon.  Great job ladies, you have made us proud!

CONGRATULATIONS to the following cross country runners for medaling in last week’s Bronco Invitational:

Jamie McDonald

Karen Cruz

Hannah Lockmann

Bridgett Smith

Joseph Rowe

Vincent Velletta

Victor Adamos

Cody Butrovich

Zane Moore

Austin Clokey

Colton Gerry

Cameron Bleyle

Jakob Lepur

Gavin Wray

And second place finishers:

Kibrom Elias

Janice Deguerio

Carmen Gonzales                   

Cross Country Rocks!



ZOMBIE CLUB: If you want to survive the Zombie Apocalypse, come join the Zombie Club every Wednesday 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?  Then come to room 107 this Thursday at lunch to join Santana’s Key Club.

A.C.E.: Santana’s Architecture, Construction, and Engineering after school program also known as ACE begins Wednesday, September 16 in Mr. Kay’s room, 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: Come join us for Peace Council’s first meeting on Wednesday, September 15 at lunch in room 105.  We focus on building a better Santana community, community service, and fun activities.  New members are welcome!

THE SCI-FI CLUB will be open next Wednesday at lunch in Mr. Johnson’s room- 207.  Everyone is welcome!

THE CLEAN WATER CLUB is now going to be called simply the Santana Ecology Club.  We have always been working to improve the health of the ocean, but now we want to expand to do even more activities and help the environment around us in many more ways.  We invite you to join us next week to see what we’re all about.  We meet on Wednesdays at lunch in room S8.

THE TRAVEL CLUB will have the first office meeting today at lunch in room 705.  We will discuss the trip and fundraising plans.  If you have signed up the Italy/Greece trip or have interest in going on the trip, please attend this meeting or if you can’t make it, talk to Mr. Martinez in room 705.

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.