Alumni - Mar 2010


 

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ALUMNI KNIGHTS NEWSLETTER
                                

soquelhighalumni@soquelhs2.net

 March 2010 
     
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UPCOMING EVENTS!!
 
GOLF TOURNAMENT, MAY 7, 2010
 
WHITE ALBUM
  ENSEMBLE CONCERT, SEPTEMBER 11, 2010
Quick Links:
 Soquel High Fund: www.soquelhighfund.org
 
 Facebook:  SHSOFB
Scholarships:
  The 2010 graduates are now applying for scholarships, we are always looking for more ways to assist in our graduates' future!
SUPER SOCCER!!
 
 
Congratulations to the Soquel Varsity Boys' Soccer Team for winning the Santa Cruz Coast Athletic League Championship for the first time in the School's 47-year history!!!
Notable Notes:

Brown University Sophomore Hannah Passafuime, a former Soquel High standout, was named to the Ivy League Honor Roll this week.  Passafuime leads Brown with a 9.4 point per basketball game and also leads the team in assists, steals , 3 pointers and minutes!!
 
Soquel High Senior Ryan Globus has been accepted to Standford University for his academic achievements and fellow classmate Brian Cook received a Men's volleyball  scholarship to Stanford University as well.
 
Mock Trial Winners!!
 
Soquel's High's Mock Trial Team placed second overall after the County competition ended Feb. 15th and earned the most awards given to one school ever!!!   The class was taught by,  Larry Hattis.
 
Awards for OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE OPENING STATEMENT; OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE DEFENSE ATTORNEY, OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE DEFENSE CLOSING ARGUMENTS, OUTSTANDING BALIFF AND  DEFENSE WITNESS.
 
Jazz!!
 
 JAZZ SINGERS:
Good luck to the Soquel High Jazz Singers as they perform at the Columbia Jazz Festival near Yosemite March 5-7, 2010. The Jazz Singers will be evaluated by a panel of music educators who will review their performance.
 
There will be a concert performance by the Jazz Band, Soquel High School and Concert choir on June 3.
 
REUNIONS:
 The 30 year reunion for the class of 1981 is being planned right now!!  Watch for information to follow!  
 
Penny Lopez Cunningham and the SHSCO80 (1980, y'all) is planning an "Alumstock" in July. Whop it up and get ready Class of 1980! details to follow. See the SHSOFB page!" (see links)
 
  If you are planning a reunion please email us and we will add to the next Newsletter!
Updates!
 Did you know Soquel High now has Friday Night  Football Lights?? 
 PICTURES
 
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Surf Club Finals
 
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Soquel High Band
Dear Soquel High Alumni and Friends:: 
  

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 Board Members and Alumni: Caren (Conway) Spencer and Sherri (McManus) Kilkenny

 
The SOQUEL HIGH FUND is an umbrella Non-profit Organization filled with Alumni and Community members that care about our incredible High School.   We look forward to updating  you on former classsmates, sports statistics, reunions and great events!.  If you would like to submit Alumni  Achievements to spotlight, Sports
Accomplishments or have any ideas for the  Alumni Knights Newsletter  please  email 
soquelhighalumni@soquelhs2.net. We hope  each member will feel part of the school and have a sense of community.   We would also like to start a section called Classmates in the Military.   If you know of any Soquel Alumni in the Military please send an email to address above.
 
 
GOLF TOURNAMENT!!
    

2008 Gold Tournament

   Please join us for the 6th Annual Soquel High Golf Tournament on Friday, May 7 at the Delaveaga Golf Course.  It will be a fabulous afternoon of golf followed by a delicious BBQ dinner.   Gather your friends, family and co-workers together for your foursome. Compete against other Soquel High Alumni.   Registration forms can be found on the Soquel High Fund website www.soquelhighfund.org.  Payments may be made by check and mailed or online.  If you have any questions, contact Juli at julimootz@sbcglobal.net.
 
Alumni Spotlight!
 
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Soquel High School
 
The HOFFSETH FAMILY has 3 alumni!   LEE HOFFSETH (Dad) graduated in 1969.   From 1973 to present Lee has been running a successful company, Hoffseth Building.  He and his wife Karen have two children; KEVIN who graduated in 2003 and went on to UCSB, in 2007 he received a degree in Mechanical Engineering and began work as a Test Engineer at PTI Technologies.   After working for two years he was accepted back at UCSB by the PHD Program in the Mechanical Engineering Department.  JENNY graduated in 2006 and went onto UCSB  where she is majoring in Linguistics with a minor in Art History.  She has made the Dean's Honors for 8 of the 10 quarters.   
 
SHARON GIEG, who graduated in 1969, opened a cute shop in Auburn call "Tea Thyme Treasures".  Her shop has everything  from Teas, soaps, towels, lotions, pictures, doilles and knick knacks.  It is a very successful popular shop!
 
TIMERIE GORDON, who graduated in 1991, is a talented Industrial Designer for Neilsen Architects and Design Studio in Santa Cruz.
 
BOB LEE, who graduated in 1975, is the District Attorney for Santa Cruz County.   Thanks Bob for your commitment to our Community!
 
KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK ALUMNI!!
 
IF YOU HAVE ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT YOU WOULD LIKE TO SHARE PLEASE SEND AN EMAIL!
 
White Album Ensemble in Concert!!
   
 

 
 A Fundraiser Concert for Soquel High School, Arts, Academics and Athletics!!! 
 
September 11, 2010, Soquel High School Football Stadium, gates open 5pm, seating on the bleachers and on the green...no reservations, bring your blankets or chairs... (not to exceed 36" in height).  Enjoy the Pre-Show High School Band Competition (Beatles Songs), and Great Food from our local Restraurants, Beverages and Awesome Music!! Tickets will be available on March 15, 2010  at WWW.ticketweb.com  for $30.00 each!!  White Album Ensemble website is www.whitealbumlive.com.
 
 
What Happend to:
 
Donny Masters....Karen McGinley....her twin brother Lenny??
 
Janet Page....Dennis O'Conner??
 
Ann Seapy.... and brother Chet??
 
Stephanie Dollar?? 
 
If you know send email!
 
Music Department Fundraiser!

 
  Calamari Dinner and Silent Auction
  Saturday, May 1, 2010
  5:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M.
  Soquel High MU Room
Football 2009!!

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Congratulations Soquel High School Football team:
2009 SCCAL Co-Champions!
ALL SCCAL FOOTBALL 2009
Soquel High football players on the All-League team:
First Team Offensive Line: Daniel Reyes
First Team Offensive Back: Niko Alarcon
First Team Linebackers: Matt Malone, Irving Figueroa
Second Team Offensive Back: Tyler Evey
Second Team Tight End: James Carson
Second Team Quarterback: Jacob Czuk
Second Team Defensive Back: Tevyn Gangloff
Honorable Mention: Michael Cameron, Kyle Dolton, Dalton McKenna, Dominic Miceli, Nathaniel Simonpillai
Athletic Director: Stu Walters  831-429-3950
Football Coaches:
Varsity: Ron Myers 
JV: Zach Silva
THEATER  AND PERFORMING ARTS :

  

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 The Knights of the Square Stage performing "Skinflints and Scoundrals, Moliere's Miser", a French Comedy,  By Susan Zeder

                                                                                                     
 The Theater Arts department stages a variety of performances during fall and spring.  The Schedule is listed below: Carousel Spring Musical is  May 14-16, 21-23 Soquel High MPR, also
One Acts Children's Show,  (which are student directed one-act plays) on June 4,  Soquel High MPR
Host Families Sought:
Annika and Moritz will be coming to Santa Cruz from Germany for the 2010-2011 school year.  They are good students and speak English well.  Annika loves dance, theatre, basketball, scoccer, photography and dreams of going to Harvard.  Moritz plays basketball and soccer.  He likes music, movies, art and travel.  They would be an asset to any family and school.  For more information call NOW.  Sandi Spanfelner, 831-335-3088 ~ 831-419-9633 or email sandispan@aol.com
Soquel High Fund
 
THANKS FOR YOUR SUPPORT!