Knight Notes 12/09/18

The schedule for this week is:
Monday, Dec 10 - B Day
Tuesday, Dec 11 - A Day
Wednesday, Dec 12 - B Day
Thursday, Dec 13 - A Day
Friday, Dec 14 - 1st Period Finals and Modified C Day

Semester End and Finals Schedule
The last day of the first semester is December 19th! The Finals schedule is as follows:
Friday, Dec 14 - 1st Period Finals and Modified C Day
Monday, Dec 17 - A2/A3 Finals Day
Tuesday, Dec 18 - B5/B6 Finals Day
Wednesday, Dec 19 - A4/B7 Finals Day
For Finals times, check out the website here.
Note: the Library will open at 8:00am during Finals Week.

Parent Night - Dec 10
There will be a parent night on Monday, December 10th at 6pm in the MPR with an presentation by Sheriff Deputy Hancock and Dr. Garcia about the dangers associated with vaping. This is a great opportunity to get informed.

Pizza My Heart Fundraiser for Soquel Music - Dec 10
Dine at the 41st Avenue Pizza My Heart on Monday, December 10th; mention Soquel High and a portion of the proceeds will be given to raise funds for Soquel Music!

Teacher Holiday Luncheon - Dec 10
The Soquel High Fund will be hosting a luncheon for our dedicated teachers on Monday, December 10. We are looking for contributions of Main Dishes, Salads and Desserts. Please click here to sign-up or email if you would like to bring a dish, help serve or clean up.

Cocoa and Cram - Dec 12
Link Crew is hosting our annual Freshman Cocoa and Cram finals study session on Wednesday, December 12th from 2:45 to 4:45. We have junior and senior link crew leaders who have mastered these classes to tutor in every subject. Free snacks and hot chocolate will be provided! Come to the library prepared to study and with questions for our tutors. Make sure you ask your teachers if they are offering extra credit for attendance to Cocoa and Cram!

PSAT Scores Available Online - Dec 12
Students who provided their email address on their PSAT answer sheet will receive an email reminder from College Board explaining where and how to view their scores. Students are encouraged to set up a free College Board account to access PSAT, SAT and AP scores. Used PSAT test booklets will be available in the counseling office from December 12-19. Unclaimed books will be recycled.

Winter Choral Concert - Dec 12
The Winter Vocal concert will be held on December 12th at 7:30 pm in the MPR. The concert will feature the Soquel High Mixed Chorus, Jazz Singers and Concert Choir, as well as the Branciforte Middle School Choir. Ticket prices are $7 for general admission, $3 for children under 12, and $10 for reserved seating, which is available for advance purchase by emailing Zina at with name and number of seats requested. Please send payment with student by December 11th.

Soquel High Fund Meeting - Dec 12
All parents welcome! Please join SHF members, Principal Atlansky and our student body representative at the monthly meeting on Wednesday, December 12th at 7pm in the SHS Library. No volunteer commitment is required. This is just a great opportunity to meet the principal in a small group environment and learn what is happening at your student’s school.

Soquel Bands Winter Desert Concert - Dec 19
The Winter Dessert Concert will be held on December 19th at 7:00 pm in the MPR. Families are encouraged to bring a dessert to share. Tickets are not sold for this event, but donations are always welcome.

Holiday Caroling We Will Go!
The Soquel High Jazz Singers are available for hire as professional carolers for the Holiday Season! We ask a $100 donation for 20-30 minutes of music, and we come dressed up for your holiday events. The caroling donation helps to fund the Vocal Jazz Department expenses. Please spread the word in the community and consider booking us for your holiday events-available until Winter Break!

Annual Fall Fund Drive
Did you know that most of your students' teachers at Soquel High pay for their classroom supplies out of their own pocket? In this season of giving thanks, we would like to thank our teachers by providing funds that enable them to buy books, technology and classroom supplies. Check out our giving page on the Soquel High website.

Support the SHS Library While You Shop
If you are using Amazon during the upcoming holidays, please access it by clicking this link through our library’s website, then bookmark the link for future Amazon shopping. The library will earn up to 10% of your purchase when you use this link.

Christmas Tree Fundraiser for ELAC
Buy a Christmas Tree at Hernandez Market Christmas Trees, and the owners will donate 10% of the purchased trees until the Christmas season ends. Don't forget to say it's for "Soquel High School". Hernandez Market Christmas Trees is located at 3820 Soquel Dr and is open 9:00AM-7:30PM.

Put a Car Wash in Your Stockings!
Cruz Car Wash tickets for sale! If you purchase a "Steamer Lane" (formerly the "Whole Enchilada") wash from the Grad Night Committee, for $30 (same as you would pay at the car wash), Cruz Car Wash will generously donate $10 of the purchase price to our Grad Night fundraiser. Car wash tickets make great holiday presents and can be purchased by emailing or by using the PayPal button on the Grad Night page of the website.

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