Knight Notes 09/30/18

The schedule for this week is:
Monday, Oct 1 - C Day
Tuesday, Oct 2 - A Day
Wednesday, Oct 3 - B Day
Thursday, Oct 4 - A Day
Friday, Oct 5 - B Day

College Representative Visits
Attention Juniors and Seniors! College reps will be visiting SHS throughout the Fall. If you are interested in attending any of the presentations below, please email Ms. Martinez, Counselor, at or Viviana, the Counseling Secretary, at
Whittier College - 10/2 @ 12:25
University of Colorado, Boulder - 10/5 @ 12:25
Sonoma State University - 10/9 @ 2:35
Illinois Institute of Technology - 10/10 @ 2:35

Scholarship Opportunities
Each year the SHS Scholarship Committee nominates students for nearly 50 scholarships. In order be considered for a nomination, Seniors must complete the "Student Profile for Scholarships" form. You can access the form by clicking here, or on the SHS website Counseling page.

SOMU Mattress Sale Fundraiser - Oct 6
Soquel Music is hosting a fundraiser on Saturday, October 6th from 10am-5pm in the Soquel High gym. If you are in need of a new mattress, come check out the sale and great discount pricing!

PSAT - Oct 10
All Juniors are automatically signed up to take the PSAT free of charge, on Wednesday, October 10th, 8am-12pm. 50 extra tests are available to Sophomores on a first-come-first-served basis, and can be purchased for $20 in the Finance Office.

Homecoming Dance Tickets On Sale Now
Advanced ticket sales will begin Monday, 10/8, in room 220. Tickets will be on sale at the following times:
Monday @ lunch
Tuesday @ lunch and after school
Wednesday @ after school
Thursday @ lunch and after school
Friday @ lunch
Advanced Tickets will include a ticket to the game and a ticket to the dance. Prices are $4 with ASB sticker and $8 without ASB sticker
At the Door, tickets will be $5 with ASB sticker and $8 without.
Snack donations for the dance are still needed. Email if you can help.

Congratulations to Homecoming Court 2018!
Jake Graessle & Nancy Gomez
George Mendoza & Annie Nigh
Connor Mootz & Alena Thomas Pullen
Inti Roque & Julissa Ortega
Josh Selvaratnam & Barbara Sanford

Congrats to this year's Homecoming Rally MC's: Adriana Hernandez & Quinn Sprague
Shout Out to Home Depot for their generous donation of materials for Freshmen float building!

Spirit Week
Monday, 10/8: Mavericks Monday (wear your beach/surf apparel)
Tuesday, 10/9: Tie Dye Tuesday
Wednesday, 10/10: Workout Wednesday
Thursday, 10/11: Blue & Gold Day (and rally in the stadium)
Friday, 10/12: Theme Day
Freshmen - Endless Summer
Sophomores - Monsters Inc.
Juniors - Star Wars
Seniors - Grease

Homecoming Parking
Parking for the Homecoming game can be messy, so reserve your parking space now to get in and out quickly. Quick Escape parking can be purchased by clicking here.

Yearbook Sale
Yearbook pricing is $75 until 11/26, after which it will go up to $80. To purchase the 2018-19 yearbook, click here.

Drive for Schools is On!
Tickets are now on sale! This year, the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and Capitola Auto Mall Dealer Group are giving away a brand new Toyota Prius C or Subaru Crosstrek or $25,000 cash, as well as ten $1,000 cash prizes, and over 100 additional prizes! This is the easiest fundraiser around because your student’s classroom/team/group gets to keep all the money from ticket sales, not just a portion! To purchase tickets, click here or email or

Hey Choir and Band Parents!
Each year, the talented Soquel Music department competes in Worldstrides Heritage Festival. This year, the competition will be in Anaheim at Disneyland. Please help students earn money for this trip by purchasing Drive For Schools tickets. Students who are usually unable to go due to the $500 cost, have a great opportunity to earn their way this year, and could really use your help. Also, parents of Band students can pay for this trip in its entirety by purchasing 20 packs of Drive For Schools tickets! For tickets, email

Grad Night Tickets
This year, Seniors have the opportunity to earn their Grad Night ticket through Drive for School Tickets sales. Grad Night tickets are $150, but parents can purchase 6 packs of DFS tickets (equivalent to 36 chances to win a car or cash), and Grad Night is paid for! For tickets, click here or email

Bell Schedule and Events Calendars
Please check the ABC Day and Bell Schedule and Soquel High Events calendars on the website to stay current with what’s happening!

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