News

Audience: Homepage

Attention Students and Parents,

Please check the Academic Counseling Calendar for Upcoming Events at: http://www.sths.schoolloop.com/counseling.

 

NOVEMBER

Nov. 1 - UC College Application Window Opens

Nov. 1 - Bryant University Presentation - Advisory 11:40am - Library

Nov. 2 - Grand Canyon University Presentation - Lunchtime 12:55pm - Library

Nov. 3 - End of 2nd Grading Period (Progress Report)

Nov. 3 - University of San Francisco Presentation - Advisory 11:40am - Library

Nov. 4 - SAT Exam

Nov. 5 - Olin College of Engineering Presentation - Bellarmine College Prep - 2pm

Nov. 6 - Collaboration Schedule

Nov. 6 - UC Davis Presentation - Advisory 10:25am - Library

Nov. 6 - Cyber High Class (Every Monday) - 2-4pm

Nov. 7 - Collaboration Schedule

Nov. 7 - Notre Dame de Namur University Presentation - Advisory 10:25am - Library

Nov. 9 - Savannah College of Arts Presentation - Advisory 11:40pm - Library

Nov. 10 - Veteran’s Day HOLIDAY (No School)

Nov. 11 - Santa Clara University Raza Day Event - 10am

Nov. 14 - San Francisco State University Presentation - Lunchtime 12:55pm - Library

Nov. 15 - Naviance Planner Support - Advisory 11:40am - Library

Nov. 20 - UC Santa Cruz Presentation - 10:25am - Library

Nov. 21 - Naviance Planner Support - Advisory 11:40am - Library

Nov. 22-24 - Thanksgiving Holiday (No School)

Nov. 28 - FAFSA Cash for College One-to-One Support  - 5-7pm - Library

Nov. 29 - Naviance Planner Support - Advisory 11:40am - Library

Nov. 30 - CSU / UC College Application Window Closes


 

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Posted by: MARY SERVIN
Published: 11/19/17




Audience: Homepage

Attention Seniors and Parents,

 

Do you have questions or need help completing the FAFSA Financial Aid application? FAFSA Representatives will be on campus on Tuesday, November 28 from 5-7pm in the Library Computer Lab to assist you on a one-to-one basis.

 

You will need to bring in the following information:

  • Social Security Number

  • Driver’s License or ID Card

  • Students (if applicable) 2016 Tax returns and W-2’s (If you filed taxes)

  • Parent’s 2016 Tax Return and W-2’s (If under 24 years of age)

  • Any 2016 untaxed income information, such as child support

  • Current balance of cash, savings, and checking account (amount only)

  • Current net worth of parent (and spouse’s) business and investments

Make sure to take advantage of this great opportunity! 

From ST Counseling Team! 

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Posted by: MARY SERVIN
Published: 11/19/17




Audience: Homepage

Attention students,

 

Are you interested in working at Kohl's Department Store? Please contact Ms. Hansen at 408-667-8638. You must be 17 years old.

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Posted by: MARY SERVIN
Published: 11/8/17




Audience: Homepage

Hello ST! 

I'm Tiffany Osuna, Event Coordinator from Red Cross Club. In September, we started collecting money for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. Our school has successfully collected $864.92! This money will be donated to Red Cross. Our board would like to apologize for the late announcement of the fundraiser's winner.The pizza party winner is Ms. Rice's fourth period class who raised a total of $114! Thank you to everyone who participated and we hope that this same enthusiasm will be brought to our next event!

Sincerely, 

Red Cross Club Board 

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Posted by: TIFFANY OSUNA
Published: 11/3/17




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Homepage

Camp Everytown will be taking place from January 31st - February 3rd  2018! We welcome students of all grade levels and all backgrounds. It is a great atmosphere to socialize and learn about diversity. If you would like to apply, fill out this form:
http://tinyurl.com/everytown8

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Posted by: STEVEN LA
Published: 10/30/17




Audience: Homepage

You are invited to attend Santa Clara University’s annual Raza Day MEChA El Frente Event on November 11. Students will learn vital admissions and financial aid information, hear stories from professors and students, network with Latino/a professionals from the larger Bay Area, and ​​much more!

 

This event is free and lunch will be provided. If you are interested register at: https://goo.gl/forms/ikWdW99YIJ2GZQKA2  Registration will close on October 30th and spaces are limited.

 

Location:

Santa Clara University (500 El Camino Real Santa Clara, Ca 95053) Daly Science Building

 

Time:

10:00am-2:00pm; check-in begins at 8:30am and optional tours will be held at 9:00am

 

 

 

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Posted by: MARY SERVIN
Published: 10/26/17




Audience: Homepage

Pathway to College event will take place on Saturday, October 21st from 8:30am-2pm at San Jose State University.   In line with the efforts of the Spartan East Side Promise special admissions program, this event strives to provide a pathway to higher education for students, as well as educate students and their families on the college academic expectations.  Components of this event will include presentations on the application process, EOP, Financial Aid, and choosing a major.  There will also be several college open houses and panel.  This event is FREE for all ESUHSD students and parents, and lunch will be provided.  Please distribute the appropriate flyer widely to your students (all grades welcome), as well as encourage them to RSVP here: http://bit.ly/2y55CCc.

 

In order for students to receive free parking, they must RSVP at goo.gl/sGq8Ad to receive emailed instructions on how to download their parking pass for the day.  The North Garage is encouraged as it is closest to the Student Union where most of the event will take place.

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Posted by: MARY SERVIN
Published: 10/16/17




Audience: Homepage

Attention Students and Parents,

Please check the Academic Counseling Calendar for Upcoming Events at: http://www.sths.schoolloop.com/counseling.

 

AUGUST

Aug. 30 - Back to School Night - 5:30pm - Welcome Outdoor Stage

 

OCTOBER

Oct. 1 - CSU College Application Window Opens

Oct. 1 - Coast to Coast College Tour Presentation - San Jose Marriott - 7pm

Oct. 2 - Cyber High Class CANCELLED today

Oct. 2 - Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising Presentation (FIDM) - Advisory 10:25am - Library

Oct. 3 - Wentworth Institute of Technology Presentation (MA) - Lunchtime 12:55pm - Library

Oct. 4 - New York Film Academy Presentation (NYFA) - Advisory 11:40am - Library

Oct. 4 - FAFSA Financial Aid Night Presentation - 6pm - Theater

Oct. 6 - SSR College Early Decision Checklist DUE to Counselors

Oct. 7 - SAT Exam

Oct. 8 - NACAC National College Fair - Santa Clara Convention Center - 1pm

Oct. 9 - HOBY Presentation - Advisory 10:25am - Library

Oct. 9 - Cyber High (Credit Recovery) Every Monday until May - 2-4pm - Library

Oct. 11 - PSAT Exam (Special Schedule)

Oct. 11 - Duke University Presentation - Bellarmine College Prep - 7pm

Oct. 12 - Holy Names University Presentation - Lunchtime 12:55pm - Library

Oct. 12 - Georgetown University Presentation - SF - 7pm 

Oct. 14 - CSU East Bay Preview Day - 8am

Oct. 14 - CSU Monterey Bay Open House - 10am

Oct. 14 - CSU Sacramento Preview Day - 1pm

Oct. 16 - Cyber High Class CANCELLED today

Oct. 16 - Brown University Presentation - Redwood City - 7pm

Oct. 18 - SJSU “How to Apply” Presentation - Advisory 11:40am - Library

Oct. 20 - Common App Workshop - Advisory 11:40am - Library

Oct. 20 - SSR College Regular Decision Checklist DUE to Counselors

Oct. 21 - Pathway to College at San Jose State University - 8:30am

Oct. 21 - CSU Chico Preview Day - 9:30am

Oct. 24 - University of Arizona Presentation - Lunchtime 12:55pm - Library

Oct. 26 - Western Oregon University Presentation - Lunchtime 12:55pm - Library

Oct. 28 - ACT Exam Plus Writing

Oct. 30 - UC Berkeley Scholarship Outreach Meeting - Advisory 10:25am - Library

Oct. 31 - Massachusetts College of Pharmacy & Health Science Presentation (MCPHS) - Lunchtime 12:55pm - Library

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Posted by: MARY SERVIN
Published: 10/16/17




Audience: Homepage

Attention anyone trying out for winter sports (basketball, wrestling, soccer). You must do the following before trying out on Monday, 10/30: Register to www.athleticclearance.com (upload your physical and sign documents) If you have any questions, please see an Athletic Director by Friday, 10/27. You may not be eligible to try out without proper clearance. 

 

Physical forms must be obtained via download from the ATHLETICS page of the school website under FORMS.

 

The ADs will help anyone who needs to register on Friday, 10/20 at lunch in the gym. (Please bring any papers with you as needed.) 

 

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Posted by: SCOTT YOUNG
Published: 10/13/17




Audience: Homepage, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11 and Grade 12

Please support the Santa Teresa Organization of Parents and Staff by visiting their annual Holiday Boutique fundraiser on November 4th and 5th from 10am-5pm.

 

The Santa Teresa High School Holiday Boutique was created to support our students and staff by providing grants as well as support of our club/sports through profit sharing opportunities.  With the additional support of our community, we have been successful in doing so.  Thank you for shopping with STOPS this holiday season.

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Posted by: GREG LOUIE
Published: 10/11/17




Audience: Homepage

Kalin & Derek's lunchtime concert will be at STHS on Wednesday, October 25th on the outdoor stage!

 

See the updated flier for more info! They will perform and promote their upcoming concert at the fairgrounds; they have also agreed to do a Meet and Greet after 6th period for anyone interested!

 

Fairgrounds Concert Details

Musicians Kalin WhiteDerek King

Date - Saturday, November 11th 

Location - Santa Clara County Fairgrounds - San Jose, CA

Concert Ticket Link - kalindereksanjose.eventbrite.com

 

​Bring a portable lunch and come check out the concert!

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Posted by: AMBER VAN DER VEEN
Published: 10/10/17




Audience: Homepage

 

Your last day to make-up pictures is Monday, 10/9 from 8am-1:30pm in the MPR. Make sure to take your picture for your ID card and yearbook picture!

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Posted by: AMBER VAN DER VEEN
Published: 10/6/17




Audience: Grade 12 and Homepage

This message is scheduled to go out to senior families the evening of October 3rd:

 

Hello Seniors and Senior Parents:

 

This is a reminder that we have the very important FAFSA Presentation scheduled for Wednesday Oct. 4th at 6pm in the Santa Teresa Theater.

 

If you are planning on attending any college next year and want ANY money for college (scholarships, grants, work study, loans, etc.) you MUST file the FAFSA application to qualify. 

 

During this event we will go over the entire FAFSA application and answer any specific questions regarding particular issues you may have when filing for your students. Bring all your questions with you!

 

Do not miss this very important presentation for your senior students!​

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Posted by: Ginny Davis
Published: 10/3/17




Audience: Homepage

Tryouts are going to start on Monday, Oct. 30 for soccer, basketball, and wrestling.  All potential athletes must be registered on athletic clearance with a current physical by Monday, Oct. 23.  Check the athletics page for more information.

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Posted by: DEBBIE FUJII
Published: 10/3/17




Audience: Teachers, Grade 11 and Homepage

This message is schedule to go out on Sunday, October 1st:

 

Hello, this is Ginny Davis, Associate Principal at Santa Teresa High School. I am calling to remind you that on Wednesday, October 11th, your 11th grade student will have the opportunity to take the PSAT. This test is an important step for any student thinking about applying to a four year university. 

 

The PSAT is an opportunity for students to enter the National Merit Scholarship Program, an academic competition for recognition and scholarships. In addition, it offers them access to more than $160 million in scholarships from one of the largest scholarship provider pools in the country.

 

The PSAT is also a great way to practice and get familiar with the format of the SAT.  Your student's score can even generate a personalized SAT study plan on Khan Academy, which is completely free. Students who practiced with these tools for just 6-8 hours saw an average increase of 90 points from the PSAT to the SAT.

 

The cost of the PSAT is $15 and must be purchased in the counseling office by 4pm on Friday, October 6th.  We have a limited number of exams, so please do not wait to sign up as we may run out.  

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Posted by: Ginny Davis
Published: 9/29/17




Audience: Grade 11 and Homepage

In order to enter the national Merit Scholarship Program, 11th grade students must take the PSAT on October 11, 2017.  Santa Teresa will have a special bell schedule on this day.  The cost of the test is $15 and the test must be purchased by October 6th.

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Posted by: Ginny Davis
Published: 9/26/17




Audience: Homepage

Ciao!

 

Are you interested in traveling to Europe? Ever wanted to see some of the most beautiful cities in Italy: Milan, Venice, Rome, Florence? How about take a pizza making class, enjoy a gondola ride, experience first hand the location of gladiator tournaments in the ancient Roman Colosseum, or stand next to the leaning tower of Pisa? Well, now you have the unique opportunity to do all of these things and much more!

 

STHS will be taking students on a 12 day trip through Italia the summer of 2018! If you would like some information on how you and/or your child can be a part of this amazing experience please come to an informational meeting this Thursday, 9/28 from 5:30pm-6:30pm in the school library. We will discuss everything and answer any of your questions. Please RSVP here so we know how many people to expect! (https://goo.gl/forms/s6UdJtkREXRxJO7C2)

 

We only have five spots remaining and I was able to get an awesome bonus--anyone who enrolls to join us by 9/30/17 will receive a FREE Optional Excursion to Capri! I'll have more info about it at our meeting! Also we'll have original pricing guaranteed until one week after the meeting (i.e. Oct 5th) as prices for all other schools/groups are slated to increase on Oct 1st.

 

I look forward to meeting with you and seeing beautiful Italia with you in the summer of 2018!

 

Thanks!

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Posted by: AMBER VAN DER VEEN
Published: 9/25/17




Audience: Homepage
Posted by: AMBER VAN DER VEEN
Published: 9/22/17




Audience: Homepage

Attention students:

 

Check the job listing below:  

The Orthodontic office in south San Jose is looking for a friendly enthusiastic and reliable person to assist with patient care - after school hours, from 3pm-6pm every Monday to Thursday and 2 Saturdays. Bilingual preferred (Spanish/English) Salary negotiable.  Will train.

 

If you are interested, email your resume to: Mail@careorthodontics.com.  

Website: www.CareOrthodontics.com

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Posted by: MARY SERVIN
Published: 9/18/17




Audience: All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

In honor of Attendance Awareness Month, ASB & Leadership presents…

 

#STHSIAMHERE CHALLENGE

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Posted by: AMBER VAN DER VEEN
Published: 9/15/17




Audience: Homepage


 

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Posted by: AMBER VAN DER VEEN
Published: 9/14/17




Audience: Parents, All Grades and Homepage

You are cordially invited to the district sponsored College Night.

 

Check files below:

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Posted by: Elvin Jackson
Published: 9/14/17




Audience: Homepage

You are invited to attend the CSU College Night and meet representatives from the 23 CSU campuses on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 from 6-8:30pm in the Santa Clara Convention Center, 5001 Great America Pkwy., Santa Clara, CA 95054. 

 

If you are interested, please RSVP at: SJSU.EDU/SOAR

 

Check Attached Flyer.

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Posted by: Mary Servin
Published: 9/7/17




Audience: Homepage

Academic Counseling Upcoming Events for SEPTEMBER 2017

 

Attention Students and Parents,

Please check the Academic Counseling Calendar for Upcoming Events at: http://www.sths.schoolloop.com/counseling.

 

AUGUST

Aug. 30 - Back to School Night - 5:30pm - Welcome Outdoor Stage

 

SEPTEMBER

Sep. 4 - Labor Day HOLIDAY (No Classes)

Sep. 6 - Senior Evaluations Presentation (A-K) - Advisory 11:40am - Theater

Sep. 6 - Carnegie Mellon University Presentation - 2:45pm - Library

Sep. 6 - Senior College Going Night Presentation - 6pm - Theater

Sep. 8 - Senior Evaluations Presentation (L-Z) - Advisory 11:40am - Theater

Sep. 9 - ACT Exam Plus Writing

Sep. 9 - Academy of Art University Live Webcast - 9pm ET

Sep. 11 - Azusa Pacific University Presentation - Advisory 10:25am - Library

Sep. 11 - Christian College Fair - Valley Christian HS - 5:30pm

Sep. 12 - University of Redlands Presentation - Lunchtime 12:55pm - Library

Sep. 13 - San Jose State University Presentation - Advisory 11:40am - Library

Sep. 15 - California Baptist University Presentation - Advisory 11:40am - Library

Sep. 16 - UK Universities Presentation - Marriott Marquis SF - 1pm

Sep. 18 - Cyber High (Credit Recovery) Starts Every Monday until May - 2-4pm - Library

Sep. 20 - Freshman Presentation (A-K) - Advisory 11:40am - Theater

Sep. 20 - Freshman Night Presentation - 6pm - Theater

Sep. 22 - Freshman Presentation (L-Z) - Advisory 11:40am - Theater

Sep. 22 - End of the 1st Grading Period (Progress Report)

Sep. 24 - Tufts University Presentation - San Francisco Marriott Union Square - 2pm

Sep. 25 - ESUHSD College Night Fair - 6pm - IHS Gym

Sep. 25 - University of Pennsylvania Presentation - Bellarmine College Prep - 7pm

Sep. 27 - CSU College Night - Santa Clara Convention Center - 6pm

Sep. 28 - John Hopkins University Presentation - Marriott San Jose - 7pm

Sep. 29 - UC Santa Barbara Presentation - Advisory 11:40am - Library

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Posted by: Mary Servin
Published: 9/6/17




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

Play Flag Football is hiring referees and game day staff for our upcoming fall season. We have a limited number of positions available at each of our fall locations. These are contract (1099) positions and work is limited to Sundays at the league site.

Kids who have played in our leagues in the past and have aged out are typically a good fit. High School and college students are welcome to apply for these positions, as are non-students. Work permits are required for those under the age of 18 and the minimum age is 14. 

In order to become a referee or field manager, simply RSVP for our next training event.

Referees
Referees manage and officiate league games, making sure that rules are observed and that standards of play are maintained.

Line judges earn $10-$14 per game (equivalent to $15-$21/hour); Head officials earn $14-$18 per game (equivalent to $21-$27/hour)

Fall Referee Training Session:

Date:         Sunday, September 17th
Time:         2:30pm - 7:30pm
Location:    Mary Campbell Room, Campbell Community Center
                  1 West Campbell Avenue, Campbell 95008

RSVP:       http://playflagfootball.com/jobs/

Game Day Staff
Assist the league manager on game and practice days. Responsibilities include setting up equipment, checking in teams before games, taking pictures of games, monitoring individual fields during games and enforcing league rules, end-of-day tear down and clean up.

Game Day Staff members earn $11 - $14/hour (1099).

Fall Game Day Staff Training Session:

Date:         Sunday, September 17th
Time:         10:00am - 11:00am
Location:    Play Flag Football HQ
                  545 Westchester Drive, Suite A, Campbell 95008

RSVP:       http://playflagfootball.com/jobs/

Sincerely,
The Play Flag Football Team

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Posted by: GREG LOUIE
Published: 9/5/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11 and Grade 12

Attention All Students:

 

Come and learn about about all the exciting opportunities available at Carnegie Mellon University tomorrow, Wednesday, September 6 at 2:45p.m. in the school library (108). The associate director of Carnegie Mellon will be here to answer any questions and he is super nice and personable, so don't be shy. Also, this is a great way to learn about the college and to get helpful pointers on admissions. All grade levels and parents are welcomed! 

 

Since this is after school, you can just come! No passes necessary. 

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Posted by: Amy Choy
Published: 9/5/17




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

​The following message was broadcast via Infinite Campus Messenger on Monday, September 4:

 

Good evening, this is Greg Louie, Principal of Santa Teresa High School with a reminder to our Senior families about the Senior College Going Presentation on Wednesday, September 6th at 6pm in the ST Theater.  During this presentation you and your student will learn what is required to apply to college.  This presentation by the ST Counseling staff will include the vast (and often confusing) differences between what is required when applying to the Community College System, to CSU's such as San Jose State University, UC's such as UCLA and UC Davis, Out of State Public Schools, such as Arizona State University, and Private College and Universities such as Stanford, Brown, and MIT.  If you student plans to attend ANY college next year, it is VITAL that you and your Senior student attend this presentation as there are required deadlines and school forms (that often include letters of recommendation) that MUST be filled out before students can apply.  We look forward to seeing you as this is a big step for you and your children and we want to support you in this process.

Thank you, and I hope you enjoyed your Labor Day weekend.

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Posted by: GREG LOUIE
Published: 9/4/17




Audience: Homepage

Hello ST,

We just wanted to remind everyone that Santa Teresa’s Chapter of California Scholarship Federation (CSF) meets at lunch every Friday in Room 217.

We invite you to stop by if you’re interested in :
 

  • Building relationships with projects within your community
  • Interested in making a positive impact through scholarship and service
  • Making your college apps look amazing


Stop by Room 217 on Friday. We’d love you have you there! CSF is open to second semester freshman and up. If you want find out more about our club and see updates about events that we’re doing, visit our website at http://sthscsf.weebly.com/

 

Ankita Bhat

CSF President

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Posted by: KAITLIN JENKINS
Published: 9/1/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11 and Grade 12

Attention Students:

 

Come and learn about about all the exciting opportunities available at Azusa Pacific University on Monday, September 11 at 10:25a.m. in the school library (108). Make sure to Sign Up on Naviance to attend since this is during advisory/tutorial!

 

To RSVP, please log on to Naviance and click on: 1) "Colleges", 2)"Visit Colleges," " 3)View Upcoming 4) "Sign Up" 5) and hit "Sign Me Up".

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Posted by: Amy Choy
Published: 8/31/17




Audience: Homepage

Hello ST, 

 

This is a reminder that the Santa Teresa International Relations Club meets at lunch Every Thursday in Room 217.

 

Stop by if you're interested in: 

-Researching and debating world politics!

-Competing for awards!

-Traveling all over the United States!

-Making your college apps look AMAZING!

-Building friendships with other Saints

-Hanging out with two really awesome Advisors! (Mr. Phipps and Mrs. Jenkins!)

 

Come on by Room 217 on Thursday. We'd love to have you! All grades levels and ability levels are welcome. If you have any questions, you can check out our conference website at http://bestdelegate.com/scvmun-2015-conference-recap/ or see Mrs. J or Mr. Phipps for more info. 

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Posted by: KAITLIN JENKINS
Published: 8/28/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11 and Grade 12

Attention Students:

 

Come and learn about about all the exciting opportunities available at UC Santa Barbara on Friday, Sept. 29 at 11:40a.m. in the school library (108). Make sure to Sign Up on Naviance to attend since this is during advisory/tutorial!

 

To RSVP, please log on to Naviance and click on: 1) "Colleges", 2)"Visit Colleges," " 3)View Upcoming 4) "Sign Up" 5) and hit "Sign Me Up".

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Posted by: Amy Choy
Published: 8/28/17




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

The following message was broadcast via Infinite Campus Messenger on Sunday, August 27.

 

Good evening, this is Greg Louie, Principal of Santa Teresa High School with a ​reminder about our 2017 Back to School Night on Wednesday, August 30, 2017.  We will begin at 5:30pm on the outdoor stage with introductions of the Administration, Counseling, Safety Team, and Support Staff.  Classroom visitations will begin at 6pm with 1st period.  Parent Groups and School Site Council Voting for Parent/Guardian Representation will be located outside of the Multi-Purpose Room.  Counselors can also be found in the Library.

 
For more up to date information about our Back to School Night, please visit our 2017 Back to School Night webpage at sths.schoolloop.com/BTSN or the News section of our website

 

You will also want to be sure to download, print, and complete the 2017 Classroom Visitation Template before Wednesday night.  The form can be found in your email, the news section of our website or on the Back to School Night webpage.

 

Thank you and I look forward to seeing you on Wednesday night.

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Posted by: GREG LOUIE
Published: 8/27/17




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

This is a reminder about our 2017 Back to School Night on Wednesday, August 30, 2017.  We will begin at 5:30pm on the outdoor stage with introductions of the Administration, Counseling, Safety Team, and Support Staff.  Classroom visitations will begin at 6pm with 1st period.  Parent Groups and School Site Council Voting for Parent/Guardian Representation will be located outside of the Multi-Purpose Room.  Counselors can also be found in the Library.

 

For more up to date information about our Back to School Night, please visit our 2017 Back to School Night webpage. 

 

Attached also is a copy of the 2017 Classroom Visitation Template.  Please be sure to take a moment to fill in all of the information with your student so that you are not lost Wednesday night.

 

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Posted by: GREG LOUIE
Published: 8/27/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11 and Grade 12

Attention Students: 

 

Come and learn about about all the exciting opportunities available at the New York Film Academy (NYFA) on Wednesday, October 4 at 11:40a.m. in the school library (108). Make sure to Sign Up on Naviance to attend since this is during advisory/tutorial!

 

To RSVP, please log on to Naviance and click on: 1) "Colleges", 2)"Visit Colleges," " 3)View Upcoming 4) "Sign Up" 5) and hit "Sign Me Up".

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Posted by: Amy Choy
Published: 8/23/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11 and Grade 12

Attention Students: 
 
Come and learn about about all the exciting opportunities available at the University of Redlands on Tuesday, September 12 at 12:55p.m.-1:25p.m. in the school library (108). Make sure to Sign Up on Naviance to attend since this is during lunchtime! 
 
To RSVP, please log on to Naviance and click on: 1) "Colleges", 2)"Visit Colleges," " 3)View Upcoming 4) "Sign Up" 5) and hit "Sign Me Up".

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Posted by: Amy Choy
Published: 8/23/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11 and Grade 12

Attention Students: 

 

Come and learn about about all the exciting opportunities available at MCPHS- Massachusetts College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences on Tuesday, October 31 at 12:55p.m.-1:25p.m. in the school library (108). Make sure to Sign Up on Naviance to attend since this is during lunchtime! 

 

To RSVP, please log on to Naviance and click on: 1) "Colleges", 2)"Visit Colleges," " 3)View Upcoming 4) "Sign Up" 5) and hit "Sign Me Up".

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Posted by: Amy Choy
Published: 8/23/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11 and Grade 12

Attention Students: 

 

Come and learn about about all the exciting opportunities available at the California Baptist University on Friday, September 15 at 11:40a.m. in the school library (108). Make sure to Sign Up on Naviance to attend since this is during advisory/tutorial!

 

To RSVP, please log on to Naviance and click on: 1) "Colleges", 2)"Visit Colleges," " 3)View Upcoming 4) "Sign Up" 5) and hit "Sign Me Up".

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Posted by: Amy Choy
Published: 8/23/17




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

Attached you will find fliers for the upcoming Coastal Cleanup Day on September 16, 2017. More volunteers are needed to help clean Santa Clara County waterways. This is a wonderful experiential opportunity for students to get outside and learn about local water systems, meet new people, earn community service hours, and keep these natural parts of our county beautiful for everyone to enjoy.

 

For more information, visit www.cleanacreek.org and remember to use the hashtag #CCD2017 for social media sharing. Please note that all youth volunteers under the age of 18 must have a parent/guardian signature on their Waiver of Liability (English) (Spanish), and also need adult supervision for the entire event.

 

Thank you for helping spread the word about civic engagement opportunities for students in Santa Clara County.

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Posted by: GREG LOUIE
Published: 8/23/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11 and Grade 12

Attention Students:
 
Come and learn about about all the exciting opportunities available at the University of San Francisco on Friday, November 3 at 11:40a.m. in the school library (108). Make sure to Sign Up on Naviance to attend since this is during advisory/tutorial!
 
To RSVP, please log on to Naviance and click on: 1) "Colleges", 2)"Visit Colleges," " 3)View Upcoming 4) "Sign Up" 5) and hit "Sign Me Up".

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Posted by: Amy Choy
Published: 8/22/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11 and Grade 12

Attention Students:

 

Come and learn about about all the exciting opportunities available at Bryant University on Wednesday, November 1 at 11:40a.m. in the school library (108). Make sure to Sign Up on Naviance to attend since this is during advisory/tutorial!

 

To RSVP, please log on to Naviance and click on: 1) "Colleges", 2)"Visit Colleges," " 3)View Upcoming 4) "Sign Up" 5) and hit "Sign Me Up".

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Posted by: Amy Choy
Published: 8/22/17




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

Here is a copy of the agenda for the August 24, 2017 School Site Council meeting, which will meet in room 200.

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Posted by: GREG LOUIE
Published: 8/21/17




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

Dear Parents and Guardians:

 

There are three (3) vacant Parent/Guardian Member positions available for School Site Council.  The term is from September 2017- May 2019.  At Back to School Night, on August 30, 2017 parents and guardians will be invited to cast their votes among the list of nominees.  The three candidates with the most votes will serve as Elected members of School Site Council.  The other candidates can serve as Alternates during the 2017-18 school year in the case an Elected member can not attend a School Site Council meeting.

 

The Santa Teresa High School Site Council shall be composed of no more than 32 members and shall consist of the Principal, the Principal’s appointed Coordinator, the Principal’s appointed Recording Secretary and a combination of Santa Teresa representatives:

  • Certificated personnel selected by certificated personnel (no less than four).
  • Classified personnel selected by classified personnel (no less than one).
  • Students selected by the Associated Student Body (ASB) per the Associated Student Body (ASB) Constitution student body (no less than three).
  • Parents and/or Community Members selected by parents at the school, during a public meeting (no less than three).

The Council shall be constituted to ensure parity between groups (a) and (b):
(a) combination of certificated and classified Santa Teresa personnel (classroom teachers shall comprise the majority of the those persons representing school staff).
(b) an equal combination of parents or other community members and students.

 

School Site Council meets once a month from 3:15pm-4:45pm on Thursdays in Room 200.  Parents/ Guardians interested in serving on the Santa Teresa High School School Site Council (SSC) are encouraged to nominate themselves for the 2017-2019 term.  Parents/Guardians can also nominate a friend.

Nominations for Parent/Guardian School Site council Member for 2017-2019 will close at 9am on Monday, August 28, 2017.

 

Thank you for your interest and consideration.

 

Sincerely,

 

Greg Louie, Principal

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Posted by: GREG LOUIE
Published: 8/21/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Grade 12

Attention Seniors:

 

Need help preparing to apply to San Jose State University (SJSU)? Come and get help on applying to San Jose State University and/or other California State Universities (CSUs) on Wednesday, October 18 at 11:40a.m. in the school library (108). Make sure to Sign Up on Naviance to attend since this is during advisory/tutorial!

 

To RSVP, please log on to Naviance and click on: 1) "Colleges", 2)"Visit Colleges," " 3)View Upcoming 4) "Sign Up" 5) and hit "Sign Me Up".

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Posted by: Amy Choy
Published: 8/15/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Grade 12

Attention Seniors:

 

Are you thinking about going to San Jose State University (SJSU)? Come to learn about San Jose State University and California State University (CSU) on Wednesday, September 13 at 11:40a.m. in the school library (108). Make sure to Sign Up on Naviance to attend since this is during advisory/tutorial!

 

To RSVP, please log on to Naviance and click on: 1) "Colleges", 2)"Visit Colleges," " 3)View Upcoming 4) "Sign Up" 5) and hit "Sign Me Up".

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Posted by: Amy Choy
Published: 8/15/17




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Sys Admins and Homepage

The following message was broadcast via Infinite Campus Messenger on Friday, August 4 and Sunday, August 6

 

Good evening, this is Greg Louie, Principal of Santa Teresa High School with a reminder about next week, the first week of school!!

  

Monday and Tuesday, the offices will be closed due to meetings and in preparation of the first day ​of school, which is Wednesday, August 9. 

 

For students who did not yet receive their schedule, they can pick up their schedule beginning at 7am on Wednesday, August 9 outside of the Multi-Purpose Room serving windows.  There will be one window for each grade level.  

 

For students who did receive their schedule, 1st period will begin at 7:15am, 2nd period will begin at 8:20am, 6th period will end at 2:00pm and 7th period will end at 3:00pm.

 

On Thursday, we will be on our "S" schedule and on Friday, we will be on our "T" schedule.  For more specific information, please be sure to visit our school website at sths.schoolloop.com.

 

Thank you and I hope you have a great start to the year!!

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Posted by: GREG LOUIE
Published: 8/4/17




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Sys Admins and Homepage

If you missed anything, here is a copy of the Class of 2020 Sophomore Parent/Guardian Information meeting presentation.

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Posted by: GREG LOUIE
Published: 8/3/17




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Sys Admins and Homepage

If you missed anything, here is the presentation from this morning for our Freshmen Parent and Guardians.

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Posted by: GREG LOUIE
Published: 8/3/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Sys Admins and Homepage

If you missed anything, here is the presentation from tonight's Class of 2019 Junior Parent/Guardian Information Meeting.

 

Attached also is the SAT vs. ACT flyer I referenced.

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Posted by: GREG LOUIE
Published: 8/2/17




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Sys Admins and Homepage

If you missed anything, here's the presentation from Tuesday, August 1.

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Posted by: GREG LOUIE
Published: 8/1/17




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage
Posted by: GREG LOUIE
Published: 7/30/17




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

The following message was broadcast via IC Messenger on July 27, 2017:

 

​​Good evening, this is Greg Louie, Principal of Santa Teresa High School with reminders for our incoming Freshmen and their families.


First, this is a reminder that the Class of 2021 Parent/Guardian Information Meeting is Thursday, August 3rd from 8am-9:30am in the ST Theater.  We will discuss all that you want to know about the Freshmen Year.  
 
Also, our Link Crew and ASB are organizing a fantastic Freshmen Orientation from 8am-3pm that will involve community building, tours of the campus, learning about school opportunities, taking your picture for the school ID and yearbook, and distribution of Schedules, Lockers, and Textbooks. For the distribution days to run smooth, we need and appreciate our volunteers.  Please call Melissa Hawkins at 408-347-6293 to volunteer for a shift on either the 2nd or the 3rd.
 
If a Freshmen is not available on the 3rd to pick up his or her schedule, the Freshmen can pick up the schedule on the first day of school, beginning at 7am in the Multi-Purpose Room.  Schedules can only be received by the student.
 
Finally, this is a reminder that you start your Freshmen year on Wednesday, August 9.
 

Thank you and I look forward to seeing you next week.​

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Posted by: GREG LOUIE
Published: 7/27/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

The following message was broadcast via IC Messenger on July 27, 2017:

 

​Good evening, this is Greg Louie, Principal of Santa Teresa High School with reminders for Sophomores and their families.


First, this is a reminder that the Class of 2020 Parent/Guardian Information Night is Thursday, August 3rd from 5:30pm-7pm in the ST Theater.  We will discuss all that you want to know about the Sophomore Year.  
 
Also, ID Pictures and Distribution of Schedules, Lockers, and Textbooks for Sophomores is Thursday, August 3rd from 10am-12pm, beginning at the MPR.  For the distribution days to run smooth, we need and appreciate our volunteers.  Please call Melissa Hawkins at 408-347-6293 to volunteer for a shift on either the 2nd or the 3rd.
 
If a Sophomore is not available on the 3rd to pick up his or her schedule, the Sophomore can pick up the schedule on the first day of school, beginning at 7am in the Multi-Purpose Room.  Schedules can only be received by the student.
 
Finally, this is a reminder that you start your Sophomore year on Wednesday, August 9.
 

Thank you and I look forward to seeing you next week.​

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Posted by: GREG LOUIE
Published: 7/27/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

The following message was broadcast on IC Messenger on July 27, 2017:

 

​Good evening, this is Greg Louie, Principal of Santa Teresa High School with reminders for Juniors and their families.

 

First, this is a reminder that the Class of 2019 Parent/Guardian Information Night is Wednesday, August 2nd from 5:30pm-7pm in the ST Theater.  We will discuss all that you want to know about the Junior Year.  
 
Also, ID Pictures and Distribution of Schedules, Lockers, and Textbooks for Juniors is Wednesday, August 2nd from 1pm-3pm, beginning at the MPR.  For the distribution days to run smooth, we need and appreciate our volunteers.  Please call Melissa Hawkins at 408-347-6293 to volunteer for a shift on either the 2nd or the 3rd.
 
If a Junior is not available on the 2nd to pick up his or her schedule, the Junior can pick up the schedule on Thursday, August 3rd between 10am and 12pm or between 1pm and 3pm or on the first day of school, beginning at 7am in the Multi-Purpose Room.  Schedules can only be received by the student.
 
Finally, this is a reminder that you start your Junior year on Wednesday, August 9.
 
Thank you and I look forward to seeing you next week.

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Posted by: GREG LOUIE
Published: 7/27/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

The following message was broadcast on Infinite Campus Messenger on July 27, 2017:

 

Good evening, this is Greg Louie, Principal of Santa Teresa High School with reminders for Seniors and their families.  

First, this is a reminder that the Class of 2018 Parent/Guardian Information Night is Tuesday, August 1st from 5:30pm-7pm in the ST Theater.  We will discuss all that you want to know about the Senior Year.  

 

Also, ID Pictures and Distribution of Schedules, Lockers, and Textbooks for Seniors is Wednesday, August 2nd from 10am-12pm, beginning at the MPR.  For the distribution days to run smooth, we need and appreciate our volunteers.  Please call Melissa Hawkins at 408-347-6293 to volunteer for a shift on either the 2nd or the 3rd.

 

If a Senior is not available on the 2nd to pick up his or her schedule, the Senior can pick up their schedule on Thursday, August 3rd between 10am and 12pm or between 1pm and 3pm or on the first day of school, beginning at 7am in the Multi-Purpose Room.  Schedules can only be received by the student.

 

Finally, this is a reminder that you start your Senior year on Wednesday, August 9.  180 school days later, you should be a graduate of the Class of 2018!

 

Thank you and I look forward to seeing you next week.

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Posted by: GREG LOUIE
Published: 7/27/17




Audience: All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

Thank you to the families who attended the Certificate of Completion Meet and Greet presentation on Tuesday, July 25.  Attached is a copy of the presentation that was shared before the tour.

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Posted by: GREG LOUIE
Published: 7/27/17




Audience: Kathryn Sheridan, Homepage, AcademiCon 3: The Return of the Speakers, Activities, Activities, Activities, Activities, African-American Student Advocates, Athletics, Athletics, Athletics, Athletics, Attendance, Attendance, Attendance, Bank, Bank, Bank, Clubs, Clubs, Community Advisory Committee, Counseling, Counseling, Facility Reservation, Facility Use Requests, For Alumni, For Guests, For Parents/Guardians, For Staff, For Students/Parents, Freshman Counseling Information, Fundraising/Grants, Fundraising/Grants, Fundraising/Grants, Fundraising/Grants, Fundraising/Grants, Graduation, Hours, Junior Counseling Information, Latino Parent Coalition, Library Lessons, Library Services, Online Store, Parent Involvement, Parent Involvement, Parent Involvement, Registrar, Registrar, Registrar, Safety, Safety, Safety, SAINT Period, School Information, School Information, School Information, School Information, School Information, Senior Counseling Information, Sophomore Counseling Information, Special Education/504, Special Education/504, Special Education/504, STOPS, Student Family Center, Student Family Center, Student Family Center, Testing, Testing, Testing, Tutoring Services, Tutoring Services, Tutoring Services, WASC, WASC, WASC, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11 and Grade 12

Hi all,

 

Students will be on campus Wednesday, August 2nd and Thursday, August 3rd to pick up their schedules, get their ID, and check out textbooks.  To make this work smoothly, we need help from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm on both days.  

 

We need volunteers assisting in the Multi Purpose Room handing out schedules and in the Resource Room 219 checking out textbooks.  You will be working with staff members who will explain the process.

 

Contact me to volunteer or with questions.

 

Thanks!

Kathy Sheridan

Support Services Technician

sheridank@esuhsd.org

(408) 347-6217

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Posted by: Kathryn Sheridan
Published: 7/24/17




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

The following message was broadcast via Infinite Campus Messenger on July 10, 2017:

 

Good evening, this is Greg Louie, Principal of Santa Teresa High School with a midsummer reminder about a few important dates regarding school ID pictures, class schedule distribution, and Parent Information Meetings.

 

For our Seniors, the Class of 2018 Parent Information Night is Tuesday, August 1 from 5:30pm-7pm in the ST Theater.  Likewise, the Class of 2018 Schedule Distribution is Wednesday, August 2, from 10am-12pm.

 

For our Juniors, the Class of 2019 Schedule Distribution is Wednesday, August 2 from 1pm-3pm and the Class of 2019 Parent Information Night is Wednesday, August 2 from 5:30pm-7:00pm in the ST Theater.

 

For our Sophomores, the Class of 2020 Schedule Distribution is Thursday, August 3 from 10am-12pm and the Class of 2020 Parent Information Night is Thursday, August 3 from 5:30pm-7pm in the ST Theater.

 

If your student is not available to attend either the 2nd or the 3rd to take their School ID picture and pick up their schedule, they can do so on the first day of school, which is Wednesday, August 9 (less than a month from now!).  Unfortunately, we can not give the schedule to a friend or family member.

 

Also, if you are available to volunteer and assist with the schedule distribution days, please contact Ms. Melissa Hawkins at 408-347-6293; she would love your help!!

 

If you would like to read the transcript of this message, please visit the News section of our website at sths.schoolloop.com.  Thank you and I hope you enjoy the remainder of your summer break!

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Posted by: GREG LOUIE
Published: 7/10/17




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

The following message was broadcast via Infinite Campus Messenger on July 10, 2017:

 

Good evening, this is Greg Louie, Principal of Santa Teresa High School with a quick reminder about upcoming summer events for our incoming Freshmen class.  

 

First, this is a reminder ​that our Class of 2021 Freshmen Orientation, hosted by our own ASB and Link Crew, will be on Thursday, August 3 from 8am-3pm on the ST campus.  During this time, our incoming Freshmen will do activities and games to develop camaraderie and school spirit, tour the campus, take their picture for their school IDs and yearbook, receive their class schedule, and pick up some of their textbooks.  All Freshmen are encouraged to be a part of the orientation.  If your student has special needs that we should be aware of, please call Ms. Melissa Hawkins at 408-347-6293.  If your incoming freshmen is not available to attend orientation on the 3rd, they can receive their schedule on the first day of school.

 

Second, our Class of 2021 Freshmen Parent meeting is also Thursday, August 3 from 8am-9:30am in the ST Theater.  If you are new to high school, we will explain what to expect for both the freshmen year and of the high school years.

 

Finally, our first day of school is Wednesday, August 9, less than a month from now!!  Hopefully your incoming freshmen is doing their summer reading, spending a little bit of time practicing their math, and enjoying their summer break.

 

If you have any questions, please visit our website at sths.schoolloop.com for more information.  Thank you and I hope you enjoy the remainder of your summer. 

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Posted by: GREG LOUIE
Published: 7/10/17




Audience: Homepage

Incoming Freshmen/New to Athletics: go to main Athletics page for info on registering to play sports here at Santa Teresa.

 

Returning Athletes: go to www.athleticclearance.com to update and resubmit your physical to tryout this school year (2017-18).

 

Fall: August 4th/ Winter: Oct. 30/ Spring: Jan. 29 

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Posted by: SCOTT YOUNG
Published: 7/10/17




Audience: Homepage

Please check the attached link for Summer Reading 2017 from the English Department.

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Posted by: Mary Servin
Published: 6/1/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, Grade 10, Grade 11 and Grade 12

 

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Manuela Restrepo <mrestrepo@perryinitiative.org>
Date: Mon, May 15, 2017 at 9:21 AM
Subject: Seeking Applicants for the Perry Outreach Program: San Francisco, CA
To: martinsonl@esuhsd.org

 

Forward this message to a friend.
 

 

 

Hi Lori ,

We’re very excited to announce an upcoming Perry Outreach Program on Saturday, October 28, 2017 at the University of California San Francisco in San Francisco, CA. The Perry Outreach Program is a free, one-day, hands-on experience for high school and college-aged women who are interested in pursuing careers in medicine and engineering. Students will hear from women leaders in these fields and try it for themselves by performing mock orthopaedic surgeries and biomechanics experiments.

We are now seeking applicants for our San Francisco program. Participants should be women in grades 10 and up with an expressed interest in science, medicine and/or engineering.  We would very much appreciate if you could pass this information along to any high school principals, high school science teachers or high school students you may know.  Applicants should be directed to fill out our online application in advance of theSeptember 28, 2017 application deadline.

Additional information can be found on our website: www.perryinitiative.org

The application may be accessed directly using the following link:http://perryinitiative.org/programs/student-online-application/

More information and a printable flyer for this event can be found here. Please feel free to contact me directly with any questions you may have.  Again, we sincerely appreciate your help in identifying qualified applicants for our program.

All the best,

Manuela Restrepo, Program Coordinator  

 

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Posted by: Amy Choy
Published: 5/18/17




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

This is a reminder that this coming week is a different week than usual.

  • Monday, May 15 is an "S" day, with 1st period beginning at 7:15am and 3rd period beginning at 9:10am.  The library will be open in the morning.
  • Tuesday, May 16 is a "T" day, with 2nd period beginning at 8am
  • Wednesday, May 17 is an "S" day.
  • Thursday, May 18 is a "T" day.
  • Friday, May 19 is a collaboration schedule, with 1st period beginning at 7:15am and 2nd period beginning at 8:00am.

 

 

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Posted by: GREG LOUIE
Published: 5/13/17




Audience: Homepage

When: Monday, May 22nd Water Day! Time: 10am-1pm Location: On campus -- STHS Soccer field Activity: Slip-n-slide/BBQ (hot dogs & veggie dogs)/water bounce house/music/water balloons, etc When: Tuesday, May 23rd Graduation Practice! Time: 8​am​-11am Location: Off campus -- San Jose Convention Center Activity: Graduation Practice! ​**​Seniors need to come back at 3pm (ceremony starts at 4pm) When: ​Wednesday, May 2​4​th After Grad Party! Time: ​11am-2pm Location: ​On campus​ -- MPR Activity: ​Hang out/good bye time (pizza/games/photo booth/water pong/ Senior Slideshow/sign yearbooks, etc) Also: Senior Ball pictures, handle fines & books (MPR), etc. When: ​Thursday, May 2​5​th Mini Carnaval! Time: ​10am-1pm Location: ​On campus -- STHS Soccer field Activity: ​Jumphouse Palooza, Taco Truck, Cotton Candy, Snow Cones, etc (mini Senior Carnival) Also: Distribution on diplomas (front office), Senior Ball pictures, handle fines & books (bank), etc.

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Posted by: GREG LOUIE
Published: 5/11/17




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

The following message was broadcast via IC Messenger on Thursday, May 11, 2017:

 

Good evening, this is Greg Louie, Principal of Santa Teresa High School with a final reminder about Graduation Tickets.  Tomorrow, Friday, May 12 is the last day to reserve two free tickets and purchase up to six additional tickets for $7 each.  Please remember that only cash is accepted this time of year.

 

Tickets will be distributed in the American Government/Economics classes on Friday, May 19 and any additional tickets will go on sale on Monday, May 22.  For more information, please review your School Loop email.

 

Thank you, and I hope you enjoy the final 10 days of high school!!

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Posted by: GREG LOUIE
Published: 5/11/17




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

The following message was broadcast via Infinite Campus Messenger on May 9, 2017:

 

Good evening, this is Greg Louie, Principal of Santa Teresa High School with a reminder about graduation tickets.  This Friday is the last day to reserve your two free tickets and purchase up to six additional tickets at $7 each.  After Friday, tickets will not be available until the week of graduation and I can not guarantee how many tickets there will be.  Please be sure to visit the school bank this week to reserve your two free tickets and purchase up to six additional tickets at $7 each.

 

Thank you and I hope you enjoy the final 12 days of high school!!​

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Posted by: GREG LOUIE
Published: 5/9/17




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

Helping Hands Club is ending this school year with a bang!

 

We are in collaboration with one of Mr. Yellum's English 2A groups for his 20% project that focuses on giving back to the community and making it a better place. Hector V, Stephanie Q, Minerva B, Skye G, and Alex N, came forth with the idea to work together on one last PB&J sandwich making activity to be donated to Martha's Kitchen on Willow St.

 

If anyone would like to donate supplies such as Peanut Butter Jars, Jelly Jars or Sandwich loaves, please drop them off in room 216!

 

Our activity is on May 10th after school in room 200 and anyone can stop by to give a helping hand in easing some of the troubles four our low income families. Our goal for the end of the year is to make 400 sandwiches--double what we usually make!

 

Come stop by/ donate to help make that happen!

 

Thank you for a great year for HHC!

 

- Shashanna Nguyen and Lauren Slimick President and Vice President of HHC 

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Posted by: GREG LOUIE
Published: 5/8/17




Audience: Homepage and Grade 12

Greetings High School Partners!

 

Before we break for the summer, we at Evergreen Valley College, need your assistance in our efforts  to extend and expand our commitment to provide academic and student support services for academic success. We need your help to get the word out to your graduating seniors to apply for the San Jose Promise Grant.

 

The San Jose Promise provides a “cost free” education, for up to two academic years, that includes tuition, books, Eco Pass (VTA Transportation), and health fee for qualifying students.

 

For students wishing to apply for the grant, they need only complete and commit to the following steps;

 

 

 

  • Earn and maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.5 each semester

 

  • Enroll in and successfully complete math and English courses (in addition to courses within student’s education plan) each semester

 

  • Enroll in and successfully complete a college readiness summer math course if needed

 

  • Attend required appointments with a San José Promise counselor

 

  • Attend required orientations, focus group meetings, writing and math workshops

 

  • Participate in mentorship, internship, civic or community service opportunities

 

The above link has, in addition to the application itself, detailed information about the grant as well as a beautiful brochure you are welcome to print and distribute to your students. If you would like me to bring hardcopy brochures or to conduct a workshop to assist students wishing to apply for the grant please let me know. We are happy to provide additional services and support to you and your students. We hope you will encourage your students to take advantage of this wonderful opportunity for a quality and affordable education.

 

See you soon,

Ingrid

 

Ingrid M. Rottman

Outreach Coordinator, Evergreen Valley College

3095 Yerba Buena Rd.

San Jose, CA, 95135

Ingrid.rottman@evc.edu

Outreach@evc.edu

 

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Posted by: Amy Choy
Published: 5/5/17




Audience: Homepage, Grade 10, Grade 11 and Grade 12
Stanford   High School Summer College
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Stanford High School Summer College - Commuting Program

Dear Greg Louie,

As a high school college counselor, you are one of the greatest resources your students have as they look to the future. If you know a local, academically advanced student who is interested in earning college credit and looking for something to do this Summer, please let them know about this exciting program.

Stanford High School Summer College - Commuting Program

An eight-week program where students ages 16-19 choose from more than 145 college courses in 30 academic departments. Students create their own course schedules and experience what life is like as undergraduate students at Stanford. In addition, students interact with peers from across the U.S. and around the world and have ample opportunity to explore the unique recreational activities available on campus and in the culturally rich San Francisco Bay Area.

Students in the commuting program must be staying within a 100 miles radius of campus and with a family member or a friend of a family member (and may not reside on their own or with strangers or agencies). Students can enroll in as few 3 units and attend Stanford for as little as $4,726!

Application Deadline: May 15, 2017
Dates: Saturday, June 24 – Sunday, August 20, 2017
Eligibility: Secondary school students, ages 16-19
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Posted by: Amy Choy
Published: 5/5/17




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

On Saturday June 24th at 6:00PM the 43 Annual Charlie Wedemeyer High School All Star Football game at Levi’s Stadium will feature the very best graduating high school football players in Santa Clara County. Santa Teresa High School will be represented by Kyree Harbin, Alec Calderon and Trevor Scheibley playing for the South All Stars. This long-standing tradition has been the dream of many student athletes for decades. They get to play their last high school football game at Levi’s Stadium in front of a great crowd of fans and community supporters. This game is produced by the Rotary Club of Almaden Valley in partnership with the San Francisco 49ers and all proceeds go to charity.

 

New this year is the ability for each school to use this as a fundraiser themselves and with very little effort can raise much needed funds for their various needs. All that is needed is for Santa Teresa High School to email/social media blast the following information to all families and encourage them to share with everyone. Every ticket sold through this special link will earn $5 for the school. Here is how it works (feel free to cut and paste in an email blast);

Santa Teresa High Schools Special Link (simply copy and paste):

https://oss.ticketmaster.com/aps/49ersnew/EN/link/promotion/home/d700c9385c4f6e641a60ea2add82ed24cddcba07

Press “Find Tickets”

A pop up box will ask for a promo code: enter “CWSANTATERESA”

And then enter how many tickets you need and purchase them like normal.

Any tickets purchased through that site will have $5 each directed to Santa Teresa High School within 30 days after completion of the game. Ticket prices are $25 for adults, $15 for youth 18 and under.  Let’s make sure there is a strong Santa Teresa High School showing to cheer on Kyree, Alec and Trevor. The San Francisco 49ers and the Rotary Club of Almaden Valley have teamed up for this phenomenal event.

 

If you want more info on the history of the game, please go to www.youthclassic.org.

 

Thanks for your support and consideration. See you at the game!

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Posted by: GREG LOUIE
Published: 5/4/17




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

ST vs Harbor will be at SJ Municipal Stadium this Saturday May 6th at 9am!!

 

There will be no gate fee's or admission fee's. Please pass on to friends and family to show ST support!! 

 

Please feel free to bring your own snacks and drinks!!

 

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Posted by: GREG LOUIE
Published: 5/4/17




Audience: Homepage

Elections for ASB Executive positions and Class Presidents/Vice Presidents will be held tomorrow, Tuesday, May 2nd. The link for the ballot is below but will not be accessible until then. Voting is available from 7:00am-5:00pm.

 

https://tinyurl.com/STElectionsMay2

 

Elections for Class Secretaries and Treasurers will be held on Wednesday, May 3rd. The link for the ballot is below but will not be accessible until then. Voting is available from 7:00am-5:00pm.

 

https://tinyurl.com/STElectionsMay3

 

Students can vote with Mr. Huynh​ in room ​804​, Ms. Pereira​ i​n room​ 1001, or with Ms. ​Villela​ in room ​807 during break​s​, lunch, or after school​! Students can also vote on their phones​ or from​school chrome books/ipads. Have your voices heard and exercise your right to vote! You can also pick up an "I Voted!" sticker from the aforementioned locations and the ASB room (803).

 

Thank you so much and happy voting!

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Posted by: AMBER VAN DER VEEN
Published: 5/1/17




Audience: Homepage

FYI: In case you plan on going to SJSU. Deadlines are below.

 

Dear Counselors,

 

I hope this email finds you well.  I just wanted to send a quick reminder that today is our deadline for provisionally admitted students to submit their Intent to Enroll to commit to attending San Jose State University in Fall 2017. 

 

Additionally, I wanted to send out a reminder that today is also the deadline for students who have to complete Early Start to apply for the Spartan Scholars program.  More information on that program can be found below:

 

The Spartan Scholars Program provides students with a scholarship that covers the full cost of participation in the 5-week academically intensive residential experience and gives them a head start by providing an introduction to campus support services and resources, developing writing, communication, time management, leadership skills, and connecting participants to professors and peers. The Spartan Scholars Program prepares and supports students in their transitional experience from high school to college. Qualified students are able to participate in one of the two components of the program: Residential or Commuter component. This summer experience allows students to complete their Early Start requirements, work towards remediation requirements, strenghten writing and math skills, and build their SJSU network of friends, faculty, staff,community and resources. Participants are awarded a scholarship that will cover costs that include: Summer housing, meals, Early Start courses, co-curricular activities, and off-campus events. This is an opportunity you will not want to miss out on!

 

Residential component:

- Double Remedial (Math AND English) and must complete their Early Start Requirement before attending SJSU in the Fall

- EFC of 0-800

- Participants in the Residential component are also required to reside on campus through the entire program due to the intensity of the daily schedule that includes academic courses and required activities throughout the entire day.  

 

Commuter component:

- Single Remedial (Math OR English) and must complete their Early Start Requirement before attending SJSU in the Fall

- EFC of 0-800

- Participants in the Commuter component do not live on campus and should live within a 30 mile radius from SJSU as the academically intensive program typically runs from 8am - 4:30pm Mon-Fri.

 

Application Information:

- Can be found at http://www.sjsu.edu/spartanscholars/

- Deadline to apply: May 1 at 11:59pm

- 1 Letter of Recommendation from a high school teacher, counselor, coach, or close family friend who can tell us a little more about who you are and how you would benefit from participating in our program.

 

For more information, please contact us at spartanscholars@sjsu.edu or visit our website at http://www.sjsu.edu/spartanscholars/

 

Please let me know if you have any questions, and have a good rest of your week!

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Posted by: Amy Choy
Published: 5/1/17




Audience: Homepage and Homepage

Senior Ball is this Saturday, but it is not too late to get your tux! If you mention ST at Formal Headquarters, you get $45 off your tux rental. Formal Headquarters guarantees the best price - if you find a cheaper tux somewhere else, Formal Headquarters will match that price AND take an additional 5% off! Plus they give money back to our school!

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Posted by: AMBER VAN DER VEEN
Published: 5/1/17




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

Due to low interest, the Class of 2017 Grad Night has been cancelled.  If you paid for a Class of 2017 Grad Night ticket, please see Ms. Lopez in the school bank to receive your refund.

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Posted by: GREG LOUIE
Published: 5/1/17




Audience: Homepage

Attention Students and Parents,

Please check the Academic Counseling Calendar for Upcoming Events at: http://www.sths.schoolloop.com/counseling.

 

May 1-12 - Advanced Placement (AP) Testing Week

May 1 - Adult Ed. Presentation - 9am - SFC

May 1 - Cyber High (Credit Recovery) 2-4pm - Library

May 8 - SAT Exam

May 8 - Cyber High (Credit Recovery) 2-4pm - Library

May 15 - Cyber High (Credit Recovery) 2-4pm - Library - LAST DAY!

May 16 - Senior Honor Night - 6pm - Gym

May 18 - Senior “F” List - due by 4pm

May 19 - Collaboration Schedule

May 22-25 - Final Exams

May 23 - Santa Teresa Graduation - 4pm - San Jose Convention Center

May 25 - End of 6th Grading Period / 2nd Semester

May 26 - Staff Inservice Day (No School)

 

Jun 8 - Summer School Starts

 

Aug 9 - First Day of School (2017-18)

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Posted by: Mary Servin
Published: 4/29/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

Hellyer Elementary is hosting a multi-cultural potluck celebration on April 29, 2017.  Volunteers are needed from 12:30pm-7pm.  Volunteers can work any part of the six and a half hour shift to help with children’s craft tables and if they have adult volunteers help with serving food (we’ll alternate every 30-45 minutes so volunteers can enjoy the Celebration)!

 

They plan for this to be an exciting event for the district and in addition to requesting volunteers they hope families will also be interested in attending!  

 

Attached is a copy of the flyer.

 

If you are available to volunteer, please call Stephani at 408-659-5412 to confirm.

 

 

Hellyer-Christopher Riverview Skyway, Seven Trees, and EGOPIC neighborhood associations are excited to invite you, your family and friends, to a Multicultural Potluck Celebration to eat, play, dance, meet new neighbors, meet Councilmember Sergio Jimenez, and celebrate diversity!  The Celebration will be held on April 29, 2017, 2:00 – 6:00 pm at Hellyer Elementary, 725 Hellyer Avenue, 95111.  We are asking guests to contribute to the Celebration by bringing a dish representing their heritage and to share their heritage we’ll have Seniors from the community tell their story of immigration to the U.S.

Guests will be treated to a special performance by International Recording Artist and Hellyer Elementary Alumnus: Kimball Hooker. We're also very excited to have performances by cultural wonders, McKon Dance: Kathak Indian dance; The Music Place: Children's Choir; Spoken Word Artist: Lorenz D.; and professional dance instructor, formerly of Arthur Murray Studios, Trev R. teaching Salsa.

Children of all ages are guaranteed an afternoon of fun with cultural games and crafts like the Scarf dance; and Batik Art (tie dye) instruction by Indian Artist: Mrs. Mathangi Sundararajan. We plan to represent all 8 continents (yes, there are 8) in some form during the celebration. This will definitely be an event to remember!

Families may register to attend the event by going to Eventbrite.com and searching for Multicultural Potluck Celebration!

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Posted by: GREG LOUIE
Published: 4/28/17




Audience: Homepage

Take advantage of this great opportunity! San Andreas Regional Center is in need of student volunteers to help with arts and crafts, and game activities during their Parent Conference on June 17, 2017 from 7am-2pm at Ocala Middle School, 2800 Ocala Ave. For more information please contact Ms. Elsa Camarena at ecamarena@sarc.org.

 

Please register at http://sarc.givezooks.com by May 31, 2017.

 

Check attached Flyer.

 

 

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Posted by: Mary Servin
Published: 4/27/17




Audience: Homepage

Take advantage of this great opportunity. Oak Ridge Elementary is seeking volunteers for this Friday, April 28 from 4:30 pm-10:00 pm.  To sign up for volunteer shifts, please go to the following link:

 

http://signup.com/go/D1ihwG

 

Please check attached Flyer.

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Posted by: Mary Servin
Published: 4/27/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Grade 11

FYI: In case you're interested. 

 

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Logan Aldridge <logan_aldridge@positivecoach.org>
Date: Mon, Apr 17, 2017 at 11:59 AM
Subject: Triple-Impact Competitor Scholarship
To: hawkinsm@esuhsd.org

 

Dear Guidance Counselor,

 

Please make sure to share our TRIPLE-IMPACT COMPETITOR SCHOLARSHIP opportunity with your student-athletes who are current high school juniors (class of 2018). A flyer to share at school is attached.

 

Positive Coaching Alliance – a national non-profit developing Better Athletes, Better People through youth and high school sports – invites applications through May 31, 2017 for our Triple-Impact Competitor® Scholarship Program.

 

An application comprises the student-athlete’s statement of how/she exemplifies the Triple-Impact Competitor, who impacts sport on three levels; improving oneself, teammates and their sport as a whole, as well as references from a minimum of 3 coaches, administrators, teachers, etc.

 

Eligibility extends to all high school junior (class of 2018) athletes in the U.S. competing in interscholastic or club sports in the U.S., with a minimum 2.5 grade point average.

 

Program information

 

Proceed directly to application form

 

We'd love for you to join our e-mail list to receive program updates and additional information on how PCA serves schools and student-athletes.

 

Questions? Need more information? E-mail Program Administrator Jennie Wulbrun.

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Posted by: Amy Choy
Published: 4/27/17




Audience: Homepage and Homepage

Now & Forever Studios and Generations School Photography created a custom informational picture ordering portal for Santa Teresa High School. Please click the link below for more information.

 

https://www.mystudio-nowandforever.com/santa-teresa-hs

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Posted by: AMBER VAN DER VEEN
Published: 4/27/17




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

The following message was broadcast via Infinite Campus Messenger on Wednesday, April 26:

 

Good evening, this is Greg Louie, Principal of Santa Teresa High School with a reminder about the Class of 2017 Grad Night event planned for Tuesday, May 23.  Please be aware that tickets are $60 this week, but the price will go up to $85 next week.  The event will include great food (chocolate fountain, catered luau, tons of snacks, mocktail bars, and a sunrise breakfast), live DJ, casino, photo booths, and all night entertainment.  

 

In addition, the Seniors who attend Grad Night from 10pm-5am will be excused from school on Wednesday, May 24.

 

The Class of 2017 Grad Night will be a great all-night party put on by our parents to keep each graduating member of the senior class off the street and in a safe, alcohol-, tobacco-, and drug-free environment, yet free to celebrate their achievements and enjoy one last class party with their friends and classmates.

 

Finally, we need as many Seniors as possible to buy their tickets this week so that we know if there is a demand for an event like this.  Thank you and I hope you have a great evening and a fantastic end to your Senior Year!

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Posted by: GREG LOUIE
Published: 4/26/17




Audience: All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

Just a reminder that about our New Student and Parent Open House is on Saturday, April 29th, from 9am to 1pm.


At our Open House, prospective students and parents will have the opportunity to interact with faculty and staff, gather information about the different programs and services offered at De Anza, have a guided campus tour, and be able to complete some of the enrollment steps.

Students interested in completing their placement test or meeting with a counselor to complete their New Student Orientation/Education Plan Workshop, will need to pre-register through the following link: http://www.deanza.edu/outreach/openhouse.html

Please let us know if you have any questions. 

See you all soon!
 

__________________

Erick Aragon, M.S.Ed. 
(Preferred Pronouns: English=He/Him; Tagalog=siya/niya inclusive of both genders)

 

Counselor 

Office of Outreach & Relations with Schools

Men of Color Community (MC2)
(408) 864-8685

aragonerick@deanza.edu

http://www.deanza.edu/outreach/

http://www.deanza.edu/mc2/

 

De Anza College
21250 Stevens Creek Blvd.
Cupertino, CA  95112

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Posted by: Greg Louie
Published: 4/20/17




Audience: Homepage and Homepage

Want to know how you can save some money this prom season? One way is to take advantage of our STHS tux discount with Formal Headquarters! Get $45 off your tuxedo rental at Formal Headquarters International (located off of Blossom Hill and Santa Teresa, right across from Oakridge Mall).

 

They have a variety of styles and colors to choose from as well as being awesome at matching your date (if you so choose)! Bring in a coupon card from the bank (or the one that was included in your prom Invite) and our school also gets $5.00!

 

Location: Formal Headquarters International

872 Blossom Hill Rd, San Jose, CA 95123

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Posted by: AMBER VAN DER VEEN
Published: 4/10/17




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

The following message was broadcast to Seniors and their families on Saturday, April 8, 2017 via Infinite Campus Messenger:

 

​Good afternoon Seniors and Senior Families:

 
This time of year, Seniors begin to plan their Senior Pranks and Senior "Ditch Days."  
 
Please let me be clear: any Senior Prank that results in extra work for my staff, that vandalizes the school, or is done in such a way that inconveniences or offends others will result in serious consequences (ie. Saturday School, loss of Senior Prom, loss of graduation ceremony participation, loss of Senior Grad Night, etc.)
 
For example, it has come to my attention that some Seniors were planning to bring their dogs and pets to school on Monday, April 10.  Please understand that the only animals allowed on campus are certified therapy animals.  Any students who brings an animal to school (any day of the year) that is not certified to be on campus will need to take their animal home or risk it being collected by Animal Control.  Likewise, if the student misses school to return their animal home, they will be assigned a Saturday School to make up the missed time.
 
Rather than contemplating a "Senior Prank," I encourage our Seniors to come together to do something productive and positive rather than destructive and distracting.  The Class of 2017 is a special class and a poorly thought-out prank will tarnish your legacy.
 
In addition, there are no "approved" Senior "Ditch Days."  Seniors who miss school between now and the end of the school year may be required to attend Saturday School to make up for the unexcused absence.  I also ask that parents and guardians not "excuse" their Senior to attend Senior "Ditch Day."  We have Spring Break coming up and if Seniors really wanted an end of the year bonding activity, it should be done during Spring Break.
 
The end of the Senior year of high school can be wrought with temptation and bad choices.  The Senior Prom, Senior Grad Night, the Graduation Ceremony, and other events are privileges--they are not rights.  Please end your four years of high school on a positive note and please do not put me and my Administrators in a position where we must take away any of your Senior Privileges.
 
Thank you for your cooperation.

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Posted by: GREG LOUIE
Published: 4/8/17




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

The following message was broadcast on Friday, April 7, 2017 via Infinite Campus Messenger:

 

​Good evening, this is Greg Louie, Principal of Santa Teresa High School with a reminder that next week is a special testing week.

 

Today, all Sophomores received notice of where they will test on Monday.  If a sophomore was not in class today, they can find out their testing location by visiting an office on Monday.

 

That said, Monday, Sophomores will take the California Science Test from 8am-9:30am.  Freshmen, Juniors and Seniors should report to school beginning at 9:35am for 1st period and 10:15am for 2nd period.  6th period will end at 2:15pm and 7th period will end at 2:55pm.  Juniors will receive notice of their testing location on Monday during their 4th period class.

 

Tuesday, Juniors will take the ELA Non-performance task from 8am-10:30am.  1st period will begin at 10:50am and 3rd period will begin at 11:50am.  5th period will end at 2:15pm and 7th period will end at 3:15pm.

 

Wednesday, Juniors will take the ELA Performance task, from 8am-10:30am.  2nd period will begin at 10:50am and 6th period ends at 3:10pm.

 

Thursday, Juniors will take the Math Non-performance task from 8am to 10am.  1st period will begin at 10:20am and 3rd period will begin at 11:25am.  5th period will end at 2pm and 7th period will end at 3:05pm.

 

Finally, on Friday, Juniors will take the Math Performance task from 8am-10am.  2nd period will begin at 10:20am and 6th period will end at 2:45pm.

 

As always, if you missed any part of this message, please visit the News section of School Loop to read the transcript of this message.

 

Thank you and I hope you have a great weekend!!

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Posted by: GREG LOUIE
Published: 4/7/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Grade 12

Want some funds to pay for your college? Apply for the STOPS scholarship! :)

 

----- Forwarded Message -----
From: "STOPS stops95l23@yahoo.com [SantaTeresaSTOPS]" SantaTeresaSTOPS-noreply@yahoogroups.com>
To: SantaTeresaSTOPS@yahoogroups.com 
Sent: Thursday, April 6, 2017 9:29 PM
Subject: STOPS: STOPS Senior Scholarship opportunity

 

 

Good evening ST families,

 

For those of you with graduating seniors, The Santa Teresa Organization of Parents and Staff are once again offering 4 $250.00 scholarships which will be awarded at Honors Night! 

 

The student must submit an essay answering the prompt: "If you had the authority to change your ST community in a positive way, what specific changes would you make?"

 

Essays need to be double spaced, use 12 point font and a minimum of 500 words.  Essays also have to be submitted to STOPS at stops95123@yahoo.com with a student ID number only in the subject line.  Please do not add the student's name to the essay.  The deadline to submit the essay is April 12, 2017 at midnight.  THERE ARE ONLY 6 DAYS LEFT TO SEND THE STUDENT'S SUBMISSION!

 

If you have any questions, please let us know.  

 

We look forward to reading the submissions of our senior class!

 

Anjanette DeVito

STOPS Secretary

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Posted by: Amy Choy
Published: 4/7/17




Audience: Homepage

The Santa Teresa Elementary School is looking for volunteers to help with their Multicultural Festival on April 28, 2017. They need student volunteers to set-up and take down decorations for the festival, and help out in the ticket and raffle booth. If you are interested, please contact Ms. Lozano via email: lashay.lozano@gmail.com or call 408-504-8954.

 

Check the attached Flyer.

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Posted by: Mary Servin
Published: 4/5/17




Audience: Parents, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

 

The National Honor Society is accepting new member applications for the Academic Year 2017 - 2018. If you are an incoming Junior or Senior next year, interested in becoming a member and meet the eligibility requirements (see attached document) to be considered, download the application packet. Applications are due on or before May 25th. Applications must accompany a copy of your unofficial transcript (for GPA verification), 2 letters of recommendations and your essay. Turn in your application to Ms. Cornejo (rm 1302). 

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

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Posted by: CHANNY CORNEJO
Published: 4/5/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Grade 12

Hello Seniors,

 

Are you planning on going to San Jose City College (SJCC)? If so, you will want to take advantage of the San Jose City College application workshop on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 1:15p.m. in the library. Make sure to Sign Up on Naviance to attend since this is during 7th period!

 

To RSVP, please log on to Naviance and click on: 1) "Colleges", 2)"Visit Colleges," " 3)View Upcoming 4) "Sign Up" 5) and hit "Sign Me Up".

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Posted by: Amy Choy
Published: 4/3/17




Audience: Homepage

Attention Students and Parents,

Please check the Academic Counseling Calendar for Upcoming Events at: http://www.sths.schoolloop.com/counseling.

 

Apr. 3 - Cyber High (Credit Recovery) 2-4pm - Library

Apr. 4 - West Valley College Placement Test - 1:15pm - Library

Apr. 6 - District Latino Honor Night Celebration - 6pm - Oak Grove H.S. (Invitation Only)

Apr. 7 - Goodwill Employment and Job Training Opportunities - Advisory 11:30am - Library

Apr. 8 - ACT plus Writing Exam

Apr. 8 - SJSU/ESUHSD Spartan Day Open House (Admitted Students only)

Apr. 10 - SBAC Testing Week (Special Schedule)

Apr. 10 - Cyber High (Credit Recovery) 2-4pm - Library

Apr. 14 - ST In-House Scholarship Applications for Seniors due 3pm Counseling Office

Apr. 17-21 - Spring Break (No School)

Apr. 24 - Cyber High (Credit Recovery) 2-4pm - Library

Apr. 27 - San Jose City College Application Workshop - 1:15pm - Library

Apr. 29 - NACAC College Fair - SF Cow Palace Arena Daly City - 1:30pm

Apr. 29 - De Anza College Open House - 9am

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Posted by: Mary Servin
Published: 4/3/17




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

Greetings San Jose Community Partner!

 

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institutes, R2L NextGen program is a week-long leadership and civic engagement opportunity for current high school juniors. CHCI will bring a group of students to Washington D.C. to learn how the Federal Government works, meet key leaders, visit historic sites and develop a deeper understanding of how they can affect positive change in their communities and their nation. The program, which will take place July 23- 28, 2017, is completely FREE of charge to all selected student participants.

We have extended our application deadline to April 3, 2017, at 11:59 pm Eastern Standard Time. Note that we have also opened the application to include students living in Santa Clara county. Please share this information with eligible students so that we may ensure that talented Latino high school juniors get access to this amazing leadership opportunity.

I have attached a program brochure for your reference. I'm available to address any questions that you may have.I look forward to hearing from you soon.   

Respectfully,

Eleazar Gutierrez

Associate Manager, Programs

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI)

1128 16th Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20036

202.548.8786 | egutierrez@chci.org

 

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Do you know a dedicated high school junior who wants to learn about how government works? Encourage them to Apply now to CHCI’s R2L NextGen program and take advantage of an all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C.

R2L NextGen is a week-long leadership and civic engagement program for current high school juniors. CHCI will bring a group of Latino high school students to D.C. to learn about how the Federal Government works, meet key leaders, visit historic sites and develop a deeper understanding of how they can affect positive change in their communities and their nation.

The program, which will take place July 23 – 28, 2017, is completely FREE of charge to all selected student participants.

 

Deadline: Monday, April 3, 2017 at 11:59 pm EST

Atlanta: In order to be eligible to apply, students must reside in Fulton or DeKalb County.

Dallas: In order to be eligible to apply, students must reside in Dallas or Tarrant County.

Chicago: In order to be eligible to apply, students must reside in Cook County.

Los AngelesIn order to be eligible to apply, students must reside in Los Angeles or Orange County

Phoenix: In order to be eligible to apply, students must reside in Maricopa County.

Puerto RicoIn order to be eligible to apply, students must reside in Puerto Rico.

Raleigh: In order to be eligible to apply, students must reside in Durham or Wake County.

South Florida: In order to be eligible to apply, students must reside in Miami-Dade or Broward County.

San Jose: In order to be eligible to apply, students must reside in Santa Clara County.

 

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Posted by: GREG LOUIE
Published: 3/27/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Grade 12

Hello Seniors!

 

Do you have a GPA of 3.5 or higher? 

 

Do you have any special talents or something exciting to show on TV?

 

If you answered, yes, this may be for you!! 

 

ABC7 Star Scholars (formerly ABC7 Top Scholars) is a scholarship and television opportunity recognizing the Bay Area's top high school academic achievers. ABC7 Star Scholars will award $1000 scholarships to seven local graduating high school seniors who are college-bound. These students will be profiled in stories featured in ABC7 Newscasts as well a special program, "ABC7 Star Scholars" (a half-hour special slated to air this summer). The annual project is intended to promote academic excellence by honoring and rewarding our top achievers. If you're interested in being nominated, come see Mrs. Choy in the Counseling office (109C) by next Thursday, March 30th. Take care!

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Posted by: Amy Choy
Published: 3/24/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Grade 12

FYI: In case you're interested.. :)

 

Dear High School Campus Partners, 

 

We hope this message finds you well. 

 

The Fiat Lux Scholarship interviews are coming up on April 5-8, 2017. Students from your high school may be eligible for this prestigious scholarship. However, we are working with a very quick timeline in which your student will receive their admissions decision on Thursday, March 30 and sign up to interview for the Fiat Lux Scholarship for the following week. 

 

We write to you in hopes that you can help us reach your students who have applied to UC Berkeley and urge them to check on their portal for a decision about admissions on Thursday, March 30. In their admissions decision letter, if admitted and if they have financial need, they would be invited to sign up for a Fiat Lux Scholarship interview. 

 

We will be conducting a phone bank on Friday, March 31 to make sure all eligible candidates have read the invitation and sign up. We have a limited number of spots for the interviews so please let your students know to sign up as soon as possible. 


If you have any questions, feel free to reach us at fiatluxscholarship@berkeley.edu

 

Best Regards,

 

Yesenia

 

Yesenia Mendoza Muller
Scholarship Program Advisor
UC Berkeley, Financial Aid & Scholarships Office
Sproul Hall rm. 210 | Berkeley, CA.  94720 
(510) 643-9437 (Hablo Español)
ymendozamuller@berkeley.edu 

 

 

*Email below references the Fiat Lux Scholarship. 

 


---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Tamisha Marsh tamisha.marsh@berkeley.edu>
Date: Wed, Nov 16, 2016 at 4:43 PM
Subject: UC Berkeley Fiat Lux Scholarship
To: 


 

Dear High School Campus Partners,

 

The Financial Aid and Scholarship team at UC Berkeley hopes that you are having a successful fall semester. As your offices have been preparing your excellent students to apply to universities all around the country, we want to encourage that your students apply to UC Berkeley. UC Berkeley is a wonderful research institution with amazing students, faculty, and staff. We genuinely want students from our partner high schools to apply and attend UC Berkeley.

 

To assist students with affording the cost of college, we created a new scholarship program. The new Fiat Lux Scholarship program has combined the Cal Opportunity scholarship and the Incentive Awards Program. The new program will maintain the best programmatic elements from both programs. The Fiat Lux scholarship will help the students financially and help them to be successful at UC Berkeley. We have attached a one page summary of the new Fiat Lux scholarship with more details about the program.

 

Please note that there is no application needed for the Fiat Lux Scholarship. Students will be considered once they are admitted to the university. Our office will review their financial aid package to determine their need and they will be invited to interview for the scholarship in April. The interviews will take place on the UC Berkeley campus.

 

The Fiat Lux Scholarship is a great opportunity for your students. All students should have the ability to attend the school of their choice without having to worry about the cost the education. This scholarship will enable students to pay for school as well as equip them with a supportive community to help them be successful at the UC Berkeley.

 

Please encourage your students to apply to UC Berkeley. We hope to see them in April, interviewing for the Fiat Lux Scholarship. We are here to assist you as well, so please feel free to contact us about any questions you may have about the new Fiat Lux scholarship.

 

Sincerely,

 

Yesenia and Tamisha

 

Yesenia Mendoza Muller

Scholarship Program Advisor

ymendozamuller@berkeley.edu 
(510) 643-9437 (Hablo Español)

Tamisha Marsh

Fiat Lux Scholarship Program Manager

tamisha.marsh@berkeley.edu

 

UC Berkeley, Financial Aid & Scholarships Office | Sproul Hall rm. 210 | Berkeley, CA.  94720

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Posted by: Amy Choy
Published: 3/24/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Grade 12

Attention Seniors: 

Are you looking for scholarships to help pay for college? The Santa Teresa In-House Scholarships are available now! We strongly encourage you to apply for the ST scholarships because they are in-house scholarships which means the scholarships are for ST students only. Therefore, the likelihood that you will be awarded a scholarship is higher since you will be competing with students from ST only. Take advantage of this! All Santa Teresa scholarship applications are due on Friday, April 14 by 3:00 p.m. to Mrs. Choy in Counseling office (109C) unless otherwise noted- please scholarship info for details. For more information, log onto Naviance and click on the "Colleges" tab, click on "Scholarship List" and go to the drop down menu and select "Santa Teresa High School" (click on the 2nd one listed) and you will find all of the scholarships listed. Happy Applying!! 

 

Best Regards,

 

Counseling Dept.


"Go For It" Scholarship ($2,000 max.)

 

Santa Teresa Principal's Leadership Award (one boy and one girl) ($500 each)

 

Santa Teresa Art Rodriguez Scholarship ($100)

 

Santa Teresa Maya Angelou Scholarship ($100)

 

Santa Teresa Amy Tan Scholarship ($100)

 

Santa Teresa Khaled Hosseini Scholarship ($100)

 

Santa Teresa Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Scholarship ($100)

 

Santa Teresa Bob Gil Memorial Scholarship ($250) 

 

Santa Teresa Latino Parent Coalition ($200)

 

Santa Teresa "Carol Joy Pace Harney Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Musical Arts" ($100)

 

Santa Teresa "June Marie Harney Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Performing Arts" ($100)

 

Santa Teresa "Thomas Roy Harney Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Communicative Arts (Broadcast, Media Studies, Yearbook, etc.) ($100)

 

Santa Teresa "Thomas Roy Harney Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Legal Arts" ($100)

 

Santa Teresa "Fay Helig Silvis Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Visual Arts" ($100)

 

Santa Teresa Staff Memorial Scholarship ($1,000)

 

Santa Teresa STOPS College Scholarship (4 scholarships for $250 each)

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Posted by: Amy Choy
Published: 3/24/17




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

Princess Project Silicon Valley provides prom dresses to teens who could otherwise not afford them. Their first dress giveaway weekend is complete and we are thrilled to be making dreams real for so many Bay Area Teens! There are still two more giveaways on 3/25 and 3/26. If you are or know a teen who is struggling with the expenses of prom, they can sign-up for an appointment here: https://goo.gl/forms/LVIPSBBvh2s3Phbu2.

We also have a flyer you can print or post across your community, church or school here (https://cloud.box.com/s/1bfug52nf70glnzezjk9n9adq9d4a6bh). Please help us to spread the word so that every Silicon Valley teen can SPARKLE on their prom day."

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Posted by: GREG LOUIE
Published: 3/23/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Grade 12

Hello Seniors,

 

Are you looking for a scholarship? Did you attend Leonard Herman Intermediate School? If so, you will want to apply for the "Santa Teresa Dr. Leonard Herman Scholarship." The Santa Teresa Dr. Leonard Herman scholarship application is due on Friday, April 14 by 2:30 p.m. to Mrs. Choy in Counseling office (109C). For more information, log onto Naviance and click on the "Colleges" tab, click on "Scholarship List" and search "Santa Teresa Dr. Leonard Herman Scholarship." Other scholarship will be available in the coming weeks. Happy Applying!! 

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Posted by: Amy Choy
Published: 3/20/17




Audience: Homepage, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11 and Grade 12

Hello Students,

 

Are you looking for a job? Need job skills training? Need paid work experience? If you answered, "yes" to any one of these, you will want to come and learn about all of the exciting opportunities available at Goodwill on Friday, April 7th from 11:30a.m.- 12:20p.m. in the library. 

 

Make sure to Sign Up on Naviance to attend since this is during advisory/tutorial! To RSVP, please log on to Naviance and click on: 1) "Colleges", 2)"Visit Colleges," " 3)View Upcoming 4) "Sign Up" 5) and hit "Sign Me Up".

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Posted by: Amy Choy
Published: 3/20/17




Audience: Homepage

ABOUT THE PROGRAM The Young Ambassadors Program (YAP) is a national program for graduating high school seniors aimed at fostering the next generation of Latino leaders in the arts, sciences, and humanities via the Smithsonian Institution and its resources.

 

YAP is a college preparatory and leadership program encouraging participants to explore various academic and career opportunities through the lens of the Latino experience. For the past ten years, this program has received major and continued support from Ford Motor Company Fund. Students with an interest in and commitment to the arts, sciences, and humanities as it pertains to Latino communities and cultures are selected to travel to Washington, D.C. for a week-long seminar at the Smithsonian. This enrichment opportunity is a leadership development and skill-building training that exposes youth to a wide array of academic disciplines promoting higher education and encouraging the exploration and understanding of the Latino identity.

 

The seminar, known as Washington Week, includes visits to the Smithsonian’s Latino collections and one-on-one interaction with renowned experts from various fields. Following the training seminar, students participate in a four-week interdisciplinary internship in museums and other cultural institutions in 17 cities across the United States and Puerto Rico. This hands-on component allows students to gain transferable knowledge and apply the skills acquired during the training seminar to their internship assignments.

 

Check the link for more details. Deadline to apply is April 9, 2017.

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Posted by: Mary Servin
Published: 3/16/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Grade 12

Hello Seniors,

Are you planning on attending West Valley College? If so, you will want to take advantage of the on-site testing. West Valley College will come and do placement testing for our ST Seniors who are interested in attending West Valley. This is awesome because it will save you a trip from going to West Valley to take this exam. 

What Do I Need to do? 

1A) You must apply to West Valley (WV) by March 30.

B) Sign up on on the WV testing page and select "Santa Teresa High School" starting April 1st- April 4th.

C) RSVP on Naviance (see instructions below- # 2)

C) Bring your West Valley Student ID. no. to the test

D) Take the test in the ST Library on Tuesday, April 4th at 1:15p.m.- 3:45p.m.

E) Get your results! 

 

2) Make sure to Sign Up on Naviance to attend since this is during the school day! To RSVP, please log on to Naviance and click on: 1) "Colleges", 2)"Visit Colleges," " 3)View Upcoming 4) "Sign Up" 5) and hit "Sign Me Up".

REMEMBER, you must have your West Valley ID Number or WV Application Confirmation # to take the placement exam. They are switching to a new system and there may be a delay, so apply early!! 

More Information:

IEP or 504 students that need extra time should contact Shamiran in our DESP office.  Shamiran Badal Shamiran.Badal@westvalley.edu>

Need: 2 hours – 3 tests – English, reading and math

Lab: best if it is a PC lab

Results: the student receives the results at the end of the test. The results appear on the screen….and many take a photo. It is nice if the students can print the results so that they have this information available for their one-on-one counselor appointment during the Orientation - so printer is optional but not required.  

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Posted by: Mary Servin
Published: 3/15/17




Audience: Homepage

Attention Students and Parents,

Please check the Academic Counseling Calendar for Upcoming Events at: http://www.sths.schoolloop.com/counseling.

 

Mar. 1 - West Valley College DESP Workshops

Mar. 4 - MOCK ACT Exam - 9am - MPR

Mar. 6 - Cyber High (Credit Recovery) 2-4pm - Library

Mar. 8 - U.S. Army Presentation - Advisory 11:30am - Library

Mar. 10 - SJSU Next Steps Presentation - Advisory 11:30am - Library

Mar. 11 - SAT Exam

Mar. 13 - Cyber High (Credit Recovery) 2-4pm - Library

Mar. 14 - Mission College DSPS Orientation - 5:30pm

Mar. 15 - Northern Arizona University Presentation - Advisory 11:30am - Library

Mar. 15 - How to get into your best fit College Presentation - 6pm - Theater

Mar. 18 - Valley Christian H.S. College Fair - 8:30am

Mar. 20 - Cyber High (Credit Recovery) 2-4pm - Library

Mar. 27 - Cyber High (Credit Recovery) 2-4pm - Library

Mar. 29 - Evergreen Valley College Application Workshop - 1:15pm - Library

Mar. 30 - End of 5th Grading Period

Mar. 31 - Cesar Chavez Holiday (No School)

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Posted by: Mary Servin
Published: 3/15/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Grade 12

Hello Seniors,

 

Are you planning on going to Evergreen Valley College (EVC)? If so, you will want to take advantage of the Evergreen Valley College Early application workshop on Wed., March 29, 2017 at 1:15p.m. in the library. Make sure to Sign Up on Naviance to attend since this is during 7th period! To RSVP, please log on to Naviance and click on: 1) "Colleges", 2)"Visit Colleges," " 3)View Upcoming 4) "Sign Up" 5) and hit "Sign Me Up".

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Posted by: Amy Choy
Published: 3/14/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Grade 12

Hello Seniors,

 

Are you looking for a scholarship to help pay for college? If so, you will want to apply to the East Side Union High School District "Go For It" Scholarship. The "Go For It" scholarship application is due on Thursday, March 30 by 3:00 p.m. to Mrs. Choy in Counseling office (109C). For more information, log onto Naviance and click on the "Colleges" tab, click on "Scholarship List" and it is the first one listed. Other scholarship will be available in the coming weeks. Happy Applying!! 

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Posted by: Amy Choy
Published: 3/13/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11 and Grade 12

In case you're interested.. There's a fee for this event.  Tickets run between $7-15 depending on how many tickets you purchase. See below for more details.

 

Hello Ms. Choy,

 

My name is Shweta More, and I'm the Treasurer of the Society of Women Engineers at San Jose State University. I stopped by your office to talk to you about an annual outreach event that targets high school girls called WOW! That's Engineering!

 

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Here is a description of the event:

 

The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) invites your high school girls to attend our award winning STEM program. WOW! That's Engineering is an annual event hosted by the Society of Women Engineers where high school girls (grades 9th-12th) are immersed in STEM related fields through interactive workshops and networking sessions. We have women engineers and university students volunteering for the day to encourage girls to learn more about STEM fields.

Address: San Jose State University, Student Union and Charles W. Davidson College of Engineering

One Washington Square

San Jose, CA 95112

Date: Saturday, March 11, 2017

Time: 8:30AM-4:00PM

Register here: https://wowstudent2017.eventbrite.com

(Groups of 5+ get a 50% off discount with this code: GROUPWOW2017)

I've attached a flyer below that you can digitally distribute to your students. Thank you for your time!

 

Have a great day,

Shweta More

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Posted by: Amy Choy
Published: 3/8/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11 and Grade 12

In case you're interested.. :)

 

Hello Amy Choy,

 

My name is Robin Sharma and I am reaching out to you to see if it were possible to share some summer opportunities we have for the City of Morgan Hill. We currently have positions open at the Morgan Hill Aquatics Center such as: Lifeguard, Swim Instructor, and Welcome Desk Assistant.  

 

We wanted to see if it were possible to help us share this information to your students and/or I can come by during lunchtime and promote these seasonal positions. We recently had a job fair but wanted to reach out to high schools in San Jose closest to Morgan Hill if students were interested. As you may know, these seasonal opportunities are a great way for high school students to gain summer work experience and to prepare them for college. If this is something you’d think your students would be interested in please let me know.

 

The link to learn more about these positions and to apply please visit http://www.morganhill.ca.gov/277/Recreation-Jobs and click “job opportunities” under the How to Apply section. If they require assistance in using the application system, please refer to this Online Employment Application Guide.

 

If you like to reach me my phone number is 669-253-4252 and email is robin.sharma@morganhill.ca.gov.

 

Thank you,

 

Robin Sharma

 

Robin Sharma

Recreation HR Intern

City of Morgan Hill

17575 Peak Avenue

Morgan Hill, CA  95037

(P) 669-253-4252

(E) robin.sharma@morganhill.ca.gov (W) www.morganhill.ca.gov

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Posted by: Amy Choy
Published: 3/6/17




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

The following message was broadcast via Infinite Campus Messenger on 3/3/17:

 

​Good evening, this is Greg Louie, Principal of Santa Teresa High School with invitations to a few awesome opportunities.

 

First, this is an invitation to attend the Local Control and Accountability Plan meeting on Monday, March 6 from 6pm-7:30pm in the ST Library.  During this meeting, we will review the District's plan to support our students and discuss possible strategies, programs, and staffing opportunities.  Your perspective and involvement in the process is very, very important so that the voice of the ST community is represented.

 

Second, this is an invitation to the "Understanding Highly Selective College Admission" presentation hosted by the Counseling department on March 15 from 6pm-7:30pm in the ST Theater.


Our guest presenter is Rob Schwartz, College Counselor from Premier College Guidance and faculty member in the College Counseling Certification program at UCLA.  Parents and students of grades 9-11 are encouraged to attend!


At the presentation you will better understand how admissions really work and how to navigate the road to your best-fit colleges.

 

Also on March 15 is the monthly Santa Teresa Organization of Parents and Staff (STOPS) meeting from 6:30pm-7:30pm in the ST Library.  Your participation is greatly appreciated to support scholarships, grants, and fundraising activities we need for our students to succeed.

 

Finally, on Friday, March 17, we will have you our annual FANTASTIKS rally in the gym where each of the four classes compete to see who is the most spirited class.

 

Thank you and I hope to see you at all of these great events.

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Posted by: GREG LOUIE
Published: 3/3/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11 and Grade 12

In case you're interested..

 

Stanford’s Black Grad Students Association has put together a fantastic mentoring program for high school students in the Bay Area. I was hoping you might be able to pass it on to any high school students who you think would benefit. There are a few spots left in the program, which starts next weekend, so if anyone is interested they should sign up soon! 

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Challenge....

 

Challenge Accepted: Empowerment of the Bay Area Black Youth

 

What: 2nd annual program at Stanford designed to expose and prepare underrepresented minority high school students for the graduate school experience

 

Who will Lead the Sessions: Stanford Black Graduate Students from a variety of fields including business, medicine, law, engineering, humanities & social sciences, and biosciences

 

When: 2 Saturdays, March 4th and March 11th, 2017 from 9 am - 5:30 pm

 

Where: Stanford's campus

 

Why: Even 60 years after the Brown v. Board of Education ruling, there is still a great disparity between the educational outcomes of marginalized communities of color and their

non-minority peers. As students of color in higher education, we are grossly aware of the lack of diversity as one climbs higher up the academic ladder.

 

Interested? 

Apply online with this form or go to https://goo.gl/forms/3yOU51jrNnJ2cxG23

 

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Posted by: Amy Choy
Published: 3/2/17




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

The following message was broadcast via Infinite Campus Messenger on Thursday, March 2, 2017:

 

​Good evening, this is Greg Louie, Principal of Santa Teresa High School with a reminder about Monday's very important meeting regarding the ESUHSD Local Control and Accountability Plan. This is an annual review of the District goals, strategies, and funding to benefit our students. 

 

Our opportunity to share our voice and express what we perceive to be important for the success of our students at Santa Teresa is Monday, March 6 from 6pm-7:30pm in the ST Library.  Currently, LCAP funding supported the decrease in class size, instructional coaching, additional librarian services,  our full time social worker, our Parent Community Involvement Specialist (PCIS), additional academic counseling for ST, and a variety of additional services, staff members, and programs.  Your voice as a student, parent, and guardian are essential in ensuring the needs of ST are represented.

 

Thank you and I hope you will make time to attend on Monday, March 6.  

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Posted by: GREG LOUIE
Published: 3/2/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11 and Grade 12

FYI...In case you have nursing students that want to attend SJSU .

-----Original Message-----
From: Deng, Hanh
Sent: Tuesday, February 21, 2017 8:34 AM
To: .DL EVC-Counselors <EVC-Counselors@sjeccd.edu>; .DL EVC-Adjunct Counselors <EVC-AdjunctCounselors@sjeccd.edu>
Cc: Ortega, Lucha (Luz) M. <Lucha.Ortega@evc.edu>; Burns, Adrienne <Adrienne.Burns@evc.edu>; Herrera, Antoinette <Antoinette.Herrera@evc.edu>
Subject: FW: Pre-nursing Conference Invitation

FYI

Hanh Deng
Counselor/Instructor
(408)274-7900 X6617

-----Original Message-----
From: Bea V [mailto:beatriz.velasco@sjsu.edu]
Sent: Saturday, February 18, 2017 2:29 PM
To: Deng, Hanh <Hanh.Deng@evc.edu>
Subject: Pre-nursing Conference Invitation

Hello Hanh Deng,

     My name is Beatriz Velasco and I am currently in the Nursing program at San Jose State University (SJSU).  I am also the Breakthrough to Nursing Officer for a organization on campus called the California Nursing Student Association (CNSA).  I am contacting you because CNSA will be hosting a pre-nursing conference on the SJSU campus on March 18th from 10-2 in the Student Union Theatre.  This is a great event for anyone who is potentially interested in becoming a nurse.  We will have a few speakers at the beginning of the event that will talk about what it is to be a nurse, followed by individual smaller sessions where students can go and listen to presentations about what it takes to get into various nursing schools in the area, with a question and answer period at the end.  There is an RSVP link at the bottom of the flyer that I have attached, as well as, a Facebook event page link that students can access to RSVP to this event.  Anyone is welcome and the event is free.

    We are asking for your help to get information about this event out to your pre-nursing students, or any students that you feel would benefit from this event.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me.

Thank you for your time,
Bea Velasco

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Posted by: Amy Choy
Published: 3/1/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11 and Grade 12

Hello Students: 

 

Come and learn about all the exciting opportunities available at Northern Arizona University on Wednesday, March 15 at 11:30a.m. in the library. Make sure to Sign Up on Naviance to attend since this is during advisory/tutorial!

 

To RSVP, please log on to Naviance and click on: 1) "Colleges", 2)"Visit Colleges," " 3)View Upcoming 4) "Sign Up" 5) and hit "Sign Me Up".

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Posted by: Amy Choy
Published: 3/1/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Grade 12

In case you're interested..

 

Wednesday, March 1 –

Applications open for new students.  

 

Once they receive their WVC ID numbers, they can:

 

1.      Sign up for EA Orientation (we are handling the RSVPS and confirmations through Outreach this year – this is not automated. D and I will send out an emailwithin 24 hours – expect of the weekend. )

 

2.      Sign up for an assessment at ST in Naviance under College Visits!! :)

 

3.      Community Grant – complete the simple application. They receive an auto response once they submit.

 

 

 

Joe McDevitt

Outreach Guru

West Valley College

408.741.2672

Joe.mcdevitt@westvalley.edu

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Posted by: Amy Choy
Published: 3/1/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, Grade 10, Grade 11 and Grade 12

FYI: In case you're interested.. :)

 

Hello!

We wanted to let you know that Stanford’s Undergraduate Pre-Vet Society will host

Pre-Vet Expo V

Sunday April 9, 2017

8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Li Ka Shing Center

Stanford University (Medical School Campus)

The day starts with talks by 7 veterinarians in various fields, an informal lunch where 1 or 2 vets will join you at your table, and an afternoon with 3 rotations 1) attend Q & A panels of veterinarians in different fields, 2) attend a Q & A panel of current veterinary students from different veterinary schools, and 3) a chance to read posters on the Pre-vet path to vet school, veterinary specialties, volunteers experiences, and participate in some hands-on activities.

On-Line Pre-registration is required (URL to the website and pre-registration is on the attached flyer and also listed below)

Information on who is eligible to attend and other information is also available on the website.

 

http://med.stanford.edu/compmed/pre-vet.html

Pre-Vet | Comparative Medicine | Stanford Medicine

med.stanford.edu

The Stanford Pre-Vet Society (formerly Stanford Undergraduate Pre-vet Club) was formed several years ago by Dr. Donna M. Bouley, DVM, Ph.D, (“Dr. B”) a Professor ...

 

 

Please feel free to distribute to others interested in veterinary medicine.

This is the 5th Expo of its kind; you don’t want to miss it!

Look forward to seeing you there,

Dr. B

Donna M Bouley DVM, PhD, DACVP

Professor of Comparative Medicine

Director of Necropsy Services

Stanford University School of Medicine

 

 

Steve Choy

Administrative Associate

Department of Comparative Medicine

Stanford School of Medicine

300 Pasteur Drive, Stanford  CA 94305

Edwards R321

 

T: (650) 724-7880

F: (650) 498-5085

 

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Posted by: Amy Choy
Published: 2/28/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Grade 12

Hello Seniors,

 

Are you planning on attending West Valley College? If so, you will want to take advantage of the on-site testing. West Valley College will come and do placement testing for our ST Seniors who are interested in attending West Valley. This is awesome because it will save you a trip from going to West Valley to take this exam. 

 

How do I sign Up? 

1) Students will need to have applied (Applications open March 1.) and have a WVC ID number. They sign up at the WVC testing page selecting their high school. (The test will be on Tuesday, April 4th at 1:15p.m. in the Library) 

2) Make sure to Sign Up on Naviance to attend since this is during the school day! To RSVP, please log on to Naviance and click on: 1) "Colleges", 2)"Visit Colleges," " 3)View Upcoming 4) "Sign Up" 5) and hit "Sign Me Up".

 

REMEMBER, you must have your West Valley ID Number to take the placement exam. The WV ID take at least 48 hours, so apply early!! 

 

More Information:

IEP or 504 students that need extra time should contact Shamiran in our DESP office.  Shamiran Badal <Shamiran.Badal@westvalley.edu>

Need: 2 hours – 3 tests – English, reading and math

Lab: best if it is a PC lab

Results: the student receives the results at the end of the test. The results appear on the screen….and many take a photo. It is nice if the students can print the results so that they have this information available for their one-on-one counselor appointment during the Orientation - so printer is optional but not required.  

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Posted by: Amy Choy
Published: 2/28/17




Audience: Ms. Julie Bounds, Archived Pages for JULIE BOUNDS, JAZZ ENS 1 Site, JAZZ ENS 1 Site, P-ADV BAND 1 Site, P-Concert Band Site, P-JAZZ ENS 2-4 Site, P-JAZZ ENS 2-4 Site, P-Marching Band Site, P-Symphonic Band Site, P-Wind Ensemble Site, STUDENT AIDE Site, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

Join us on Friday, March 3rd for the biggest band fundraiser of the year!!

 

The event is open to the public from 3pm till midnight with music from different groups and ensembles in the theater, wood fired pizza and concessions. Battle of the Bands from 6-9pm, Silent Auction from 4-9 and the Saints Lounge with games from 3pm till midnight.

Students: Get your Unlimited Stay and Play wristband for the Saints Lounge for $10 at the band office during the Pre-Sale and get a free $1 food ticket! Wristbands also for sale during the event.

See you then!
www.600building.com

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Posted by: JULIE BOUNDS
Published: 2/27/17




Audience: Ginny Davis, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

Students!  The last day to purchase AP Exams for this May is coming up!  You need to purchase the exam at the school bank on or before Friday, March 10th!

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Posted by: Ginny Davis
Published: 2/27/17




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

The ST Baseball program is hosting a Goodwill Fundraiser Drive on Sunday, March 5, 2017, from 8:30-3:30pm at Santa Teresa High School in the Visitor parking lot along Snell Ave.  Donations of clothing, books, small housewares, and working and non-working electronics will be accepted.  Tax deduction receipts will be available. Your donations will provide support to the Santa Teresa high school baseball team, and support Goodwill's mission to help people facing barriers to get and keep jobs, which provides purpose, pride, and dignity.

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Posted by: GREG LOUIE
Published: 2/27/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents, Staff, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

Good afternoon everyone,

 

 

This news alert is being sent out to solicited the support of the Santa Teresa family. It's that time of year again to review the LCAP.

If you not familiar with this acronym. It stands for the Local Control and Accountability Plan. It represents the changes that California uses to manage school funding. The LCAP gives the district and the communities they serve more local control so they can respond to the needs of our students.There are eight priorities they focus on

4 out 5 are geared toward the student specifically, but there is one component that I feel is really important to help this plan work. The component is PARENTS, that is why I'm sending this alert. We need your voice. I know that these days it hard to carve out time for ourselves, and our family. I respect that but, finally, for the first time ever the LCAP gives parents access to the school district’s budget and planning process and allows parents to help determine its local priorities and approach.This is BIG, have you ever thought what would I do if I had a chance to make some decision regarding my children's education? I know I might have made it sound a little simple but, I do know that you are the key.

 

So thank for your time.

 

Sincerely 

 

Elvin L. Jackson

Parent Community Involvement Specialist

 

P.S  I have attached two links that you might want read. For those of you who can't attend.  I will be sending out a short survey so your voice can be represented. So until then best wishes 

 

 

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Posted by: Elvin Jackson
Published: 2/15/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Grade 12

Hello Seniors,

 

If you have been accepted to San Jose State, you will want to make sure you sign up for the SJSU Next Steps presentation on Friday, March 10 at 11:30a.m. in the library. Our SJSU representative will go over what you need to know to officially enroll to SJSU.

 

Make sure to Sign Up on Naviance to attend since this is during advisory/tutorial! To RSVP, please log on to Naviance and click on: 1) "Colleges", 2)"Visit Colleges," " 3)View Upcoming 4) "Sign Up" 5) and hit "Sign Me Up".

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Posted by: Amy Choy
Published: 2/15/17




Audience: AMBER VAN DER VEEN, Activities, Activities, Activities, Activities, Clubs, Clubs, For Parents/Guardians, For Students/Parents, LEADERSHIP Site, Parents, Students, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

Ciao!

 

Are you interested in traveling to Europe? Ever wanted to see some of the most beautiful cities in Italy: Milan, Venice, Rome, Florence? How about take a pizza making class, enjoy a gondola ride, complete a "City Challenge" Scavenger Hunt, experience first hand the location of gladiator tournaments in the ancient Roman Colosseum, or stand next to the leaning tower of Pisa? Well, now you have the unique opportunity to do all of these things and much more!

 

STHS will be talking students on a 12 day trip through Italia the summer of 2018! If you want some information on how your child can be a part of this amazing experience please come to an informational meeting on Thursday, 2/16 from 5:00pm-6:00pm in the school library. We will discuss everything and answer any of your questions. Please RSVP here so we know how many people to expect! (https://goo.gl/forms/KcJ661Z84LPE8DOk1)

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Posted by: AMBER VAN DER VEEN
Published: 2/9/17




Audience: Homepage

Hello Freshmen Students and Parents,

 

My name is Ashleigh Richelle and I am an alumni of Santa Teresa High School. Currently, I work for an Oakland-based nonprofit called the Level Playing Field Institute (LPFI).

 

I am writing to you today to invite parents of current 9th grade students to attend an information session and application workshop for our signature science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) program, SMASH Academy.

 

SMASH Academy is a free, STEM-intensive, college preparatory program for high school students of color and low-income. Our mission is to provide the support and resources needed for motivated students of color, with a focus on Latinos/as and African-Americans, to excel and persist in the STEM fields. 

 

Our information sessions will be at Univision's Technology Center in San Jose on February 11 and 18. To register, please visit this link or our website at www.lpfi.org

 

SMASH Academy is a truly transformative program that I hope many students from Santa Teresa and the East Side Union High School District can be a part of it. 

 

With gratitude,

 

Ashleigh Richelle
Communications Manager

Phone 408.387.4353 | www.lpfi.org

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Posted by: Mary Servin
Published: 2/8/17




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

We are actively recruiting for all board positions, but specifically someone to fill our Treasurer vacancy.  In order for STOPS to continue its good work on campus (teacher/dept grants, profit sharing for sports not currently funded by STABC, senior scholarships etc).

 

This position keeps our books, writes checks, sits on our grant committee, and reports on the status of our accounts at our monthly meeting.  The time commitment is minimal!

 

If this is of interest to you, please contact Chanel Vilfroy, STOPS President at stholidayboutique@gmail for further details.  The future of STOPS and all of its good works depends on caring families such as yourselves!

 

Come and be a dynamic force on campus....JOIN STOPS TODAY!!!

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Posted by: GREG LOUIE
Published: 2/6/17




Audience: Ginny Davis, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage
Attention student volunteers! Are you looking for a volunteer opportunity that allows you to work with/tutor young children (kindergarten through 6th grade) in Spanish and/or English? Anderson Elementary School (located just off of Lean Avenue) is looking for  volunteers to tutor students in its Two Way Bi-lingual Immersion program (Spanish speakers needed to tutor students in kindergarten through 1st grade) and students in the regular program (English speakers to support students in kindergarten through 6th grade with online resources) afterschool. Anderson's kindergarten classes get out at 1:30pm and grades 1-6 are released at 2:35pm. If you would like more information about this volunteer opportunity, please contact Anderson Principal, Ms. Flores at:   cflores@ogsd.net
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Posted by: Ginny Davis
Published: 2/1/17




Audience: Homepage

Attention Students and Parents,

Please check the Academic Counseling Calendar for Upcoming Events at: http://www.sths.schoolloop.com/counseling.

 

Jan. 30-Feb. 3 - Junior Students - Individual Meetings with your Counselor (Week)

Feb. 1 - Incoming Freshman Information Parent Presentation - 6pm - Theater

Feb. 4 - CSU East Bay Education Summit - Cal State East Bay Gym - 9am

Feb. 6-10 - Sophomore Students - Individual Meetings with your Counselor (Week)

Feb. 6 - Cyber High (Credit Recovery) 2-4pm - Library

Feb. 10 - End of 4th Grading Period

Feb. 11 - ACT plus Writing Exam

Feb. 13-17 - Freshmen Students - Individual Meetings with your Counselor (Week)

Feb. 13 - Cyber High (Credit Recovery) 2-4pm - Library

Feb. 18-19 - Youth Academic College Conference at Stanford University - 9am

Feb. 20-24 - Winter Break (No School)

Feb. 27 - Cyber High (Credit Recovery) 2-4pm - Library

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Posted by: Mary Servin
Published: 1/29/17




Audience: Homepage

Dear Latino Parents and Students,

 

You are invited to attend the Latino Parent Coalition (LPC) Meeting on January 31, 2017 at 6:30pm in the Library. The topic will focus on the Silicon Valley Career Technical Education (SVCTE) Program, you will receive information about the career opportunities available to students. Come and meet other parents and receive this important information. Mrs. Maciel, LPC President.  Here is the SVCTE Link: http://www.metroed.net/SVCTE/svcte-classes/.

 

Estimados Padres y Estudiantes Latinos,

 

Están invitados a asistir a la reunión de la Coalición de Padres Latinos (LPC) el 31 de enero de 2017 a las 6:30 pm en la Biblioteca. El tema sera acerca del Programa de Educación de Carreras Técnicas de Silicon Valley (SVCTE), usted recibirá información sobre las oportunidades de carreras disponibles para los estudiantes. Venga y conozca a otros padres y reciba esta información importante. Sra. Maciel, Presidenta del LPC. Aquí está el sitio web de SVCTE: http://www.metroed.net/SVCTE/svcte-classes/.

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Posted by: Mary Servin
Published: 1/29/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11 and Grade 12

Hello Students:

 

Come and learn about all the exciting opportunities available in the U.S. Army on Wednesday, March 8 at 11:30a.m. in the library. Make sure to Sign Up on Naviance to attend since this is during advisory/tutorial! To RSVP, please log on to Naviance and click on: 1) "Colleges", 2)"Visit Colleges," " 3)View Upcoming 4) "Sign Up" 5) and hit "Sign Me Up".

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Posted by: Amy Choy
Published: 1/27/17




Audience: MARY RUTH SUMMERS and Homepage

To get an idea of what your child is learning in ASL class, please consider taking an ASL class at DCARA's San Jose location! Curriculum is different.

 

http://www.signlanguageforall.org/index.html

 

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Posted by: MARY RUTH SUMMERS
Published: 1/25/17




Audience: Homepage

Attention Students and Parents,

Please check the Academic Counseling Calendar for Upcoming Events at: http://www.sths.schoolloop.com/counseling.

 

Jan. 9 - Cyber High (Credit Recovery) 2-4pm - Library

Jan. 14 - Mock ACT Exam at 9am - MPR

Jan. 16 - Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (No School)

Jan. 18 - AP Student Panel - Advisory 11:30am - Theater

Jan. 18 - AP/Elective Fair - Lunch - MPR

Jan. 18 - AP Information Parent Night Presentation - 6pm - Theater

Jan. 21 - SAT Exam

Jan. 21 - Stanford Women in Business Leadership Summit - 9am

Jan. 23 - Cyber High (Credit Recovery) 2-4pm - Library

Jan. 26 - Accel Middle College Presentation - 7pm - Evergreen Valley College

Jan. 27 - SVCTE Presentation - Advisory 11:30am - Theater

Jan. 30 - Cyber High (Credit Recovery) 2-4pm - Library

Jan. 30 - Junior Students - Individual Meetings with your Counselor (Week)

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Posted by: Mary Servin
Published: 1/24/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11 and Grade 12

Attention Students:

 

Are you interested in going to college when you graduate?

 

Are you wanting a more challenging course load for next year than you currently have?

 

Would you like to get a higher GPA?

 

Would you like to get college credit for a class you can take in high school?

 

If you said YES to any of these questions you might be ready to take an AP (advanced placement) class next year. 

 

There will be an AP Student Panel Q and A Session during Advisory/Tutorial on Wednesday January 18th in the Theater.. this has been moved to the theater.. and it is (right before the elective fair at lunch). 

 

During this Q and A session you will hear what it is really like in these classes from current Santa Teresa Students taking these classes right now! They will answer any questions you have like: how hard the class is, how much homework it takes, when you can take the class, how you can take an AP class and do sports or clubs, and what the benefits are for taking an AP class. 

 

This is the place for YOU to ask other students about these classes before visiting the elective fair at lunch, before signing up to take them next year in naviance, or before you are scheduled into the class during your counseling appointment. 

 

Make a good choice by doing all the research.....including asking current santa teresa students about taking AP classes. Bring all your questions with you and sign up to attend the AP Student Panel Q and A Session!


Make sure to Sign Up on Naviance to attend since this is during advisory/tutorial! To RSVP, please log on to Naviance and click on: 1) "Colleges", 2)"Visit Colleges," " 3)View Upcoming 4) "Sign Up" 5) and hit "Sign Me Up".

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Posted by: Amy Choy
Published: 1/17/17




Audience: All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

The following message was broadcast via Infinite Campus Messenger on January 17, 2017:

 

Good evening, this is Greg Louie, Principal of Santa Teresa High School with a reminder to all of our Freshmen, Sophomore, and Junior families about the AP and Elective events we are hosting tomorrow.

 

First, there will be an AP Student Panel during Advisory in the Theater for students who want to learn about the Advanced Placement program from the student perspectives.

Second, there will be an AP and Elective fair during the extended lunch for all underclassmen looking to learn about the classes for next year.

Third, there is the AP Parent Information Night presentation in the Theater tomorrow night beginning at 6pm for those families wanting to learn more about the Advanced Placement curriculum and commitment.

 

Also, as a reminder, due to the extended lunch, 6th period will end at 2:40pm.

 

Finally, this is a reminder that the January STOPS meeting is tomorrow night at 6:30pm in the Library.  We need motivated, excited parents to be a part of our ST Organization of Parents and Staff since a number of our current members will be graduating in a few months.  Please make time to attend this meeting if you can be a part of our program.

 

Thank you and I hope you have enjoyed a great start to the New Year.​

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Posted by: GREG LOUIE
Published: 1/17/17




Audience: Homepage

Santa Teresa High School presents the AP and Elective Fair on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 during lunchtime in the MPR. There will be informational tables set-up in the MPR for you to visit and get information. Academic Counselors will be available to answer your questions.

 

Don't miss the AP Student Panel during tutorial period (11:30am) in the Theater...make sure to sign-up on Naviance.

 

We highly encourage your parents to attend the AP Information Night Presentation at 6pm in the Theater. There will be an AP Teacher Panel available to answer your questions.

 

Check the attached Flyer.

 

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Posted by: Mary Servin
Published: 1/12/17




Audience: Ginny Davis, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

Parents, please join us for our AP Night on Wednesday, January 18th at 6pm in the Santa Teresa Theater.  We will present information about our Advanced Placement offerings and host an AP Teacher panel that will answer your questions.

 

Additionally, during lunch on January 18th (12:20-1:00 pm) in the Multi-Purpose Room (MPR), we will have our Elective Fair for students to find out more information about the electives that are offered at Santa Teresa. Parents are welcome to attend the Elective Fair.

 

Students will be meeting with their counselors in February to formally sign up for their 17-18 classes.

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Posted by: Ginny Davis
Published: 1/12/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11 and Grade 12

In case, you're interested..

 

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Philip Severe <Philip.Severe@westvalley.edu>
Date: Tue, Jan 10, 2017 at 3:01 PM
Subject: West Valley College African American Student Conference
To: Philip Severe <Philip.Severe@westvalley.edu>
Cc: Herlisa Hamp <Herlisa.Hamp@westvalley.edu>

 

Greetings!

 

West Valley College is welcoming High School Students and faculty to attend West Valley’s first annual African American Student Conference, Hosted by the Office of Student and the Umoja Community SUCCESS Program. 

 

Date and Time:  Wednesday March 8th, 2017 from 9:00am to 2:00pm 

 

This will be a great opportunity for high school students to visit a beautiful campus and learn about the different resources and opportunities available at West Valley College, as well as speak with college transfer students and college faculty. 

 

Activities:  Campus Tour, Student Discussion Panel, Meet Faculty and Program representatives, Meet BSU President and members, Raffle for prizes.

 

Lunch and Snacks will be provided!

 

Please RSVP by or before February 10th to establish number of students of attending and to discuss transportation (Transportation will be paid for by West Valley).

 

Contact:

Philip Severe

Phlip.severe@westvalley.edu

408-741-2493

 

 

Please Forward this email to those who might be interested in attending.

 

Thank you!

 

Philip Severe

SUCCESS Counselor

Umoja Community

West Valley College

408-741-2493

 

“In this life we cannot do great things. We can only do little things with great love.” –Mother Teresa

 


West Valley College

    The West Valley College community supports
    students along their pathways to reach 
    transfer and career goals in an environment
    of academic excellence.

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Posted by: Amy Choy
Published: 1/11/17




Audience: Homepage

See message below:

 

Revolution Prep is offering a full length ACT practice exam

at Santa Teresa HS next week!

 

Saturday January 14th, 9:00am – 1:00pm

Call Greg Eibell at 510-426-5665 or click on the link below to enroll.

Cost $15 (Fundraiser for Santa Teresa HS)

 

Santa Teresa HS ACT Practice Exam Link

 

Juniors, don’t miss a chance to take a practice ACT before the Spring exams.

Sophomores, don’t miss a chance to try a full-length ACT exam and plan ahead for next year!

Freshman, feel free to come and expose yourself to this test format.

 

All Revolution Prep practice exams are followed by a score report review with Santa Teresa’s Academic Advisor, Greg Eibell. During the session, he will walk you and your student through their score report to help you determine their strengths and weaknesses, discuss if the SAT or ACT is best for your student, and develop a custom plan to help your student prepare for the official exam.

 

Please call Greg Eibell at 510-426-5665 or e-mail him at
Greg.Eibell@revolutionprep.com to schedule this session & sign up for the exam

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Posted by: LORI MARTINSON
Published: 1/4/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Grade 12

FYI:

 

Good afternoon counselors!

 
It's that time of the year again where application fees and test scores (SAT/ACT) are coming due. Here is some information regarding the submission of those two items.  
 
REMINDERS and DEADLINES:
It is important for your students to continue to monitor their MySJSU account for updates to their "to-do" list items.
1. If your students have an outstanding application feel checklist item, the $55.00 non-refundable application fee payment is due tomorrowFriday December 16, 2016.
2. If your students have an outstanding SAT/ACT checklist item, the official test scores are due Friday December 23, 2016.
 
Your students would have also received a message from our admissions@sjsu.edu email with these reminders.  
 
Failure to submit official test scores or the application fee by the deadline will result in withdrawal of the student's application. 
 
For a student to avoid withdrawal of their application please review the following instructions to share with your students:
 
Application Fee:
1. The only acceptable forms of payment are money order, cashier's check or personal check made payable to San Jose State University.  If students recently sent a check,  please allow five business days for SJSU to process the payment.  
 
Test Scores:
1. If you have not already taken an exam, you must rush your scores from the last available SAT test on December 3, 2016.
2. Submit your scores on time, no later than Friday, December 23, 2016.
3. Have your scores sent electronically to SJSU. Unopened official paper copies are accepted, but electronic is preferred. Official paper copies of your test scores can be submitted in an original sealed envelope to: 

Office of Undergraduate Admissions 
San José State University 
One Washington Square 
San José, CA 95192-0016 

4. Important: Make sure that for your SAT/ACT scores submission, you enter your full name, birthdate and Social Security number exactly as you entered it on your CSU Mentor application. Any mismatch of this information (use of nicknames, wrong birth date, birth year, incorrect Social Security number) will result in the inability to match your information in our system, cause a delay in timely processing, and may result in the withdrawal of your application. 

HOW TO SUBMIT YOUR SAT SCORES:
1. Request your SAT scores from the College Board at http://sat.collegeboard.org/scores/send-sat-scores
2. Send your scores to the school code for SJSU #4687   
3. If you take the SAT in December, it is your responsibility to make sure that the College Board sends your results to San José State University before the December 23, 2016 deadline. 

HOW TO SUBMIT YOUR ACT SCORES:
1. Request your scores at act.org/content/act/en.html
2. Send your scores to the school code #0410. 

AFTER YOU SUBMIT YOUR SCORES:
Please allow at least 15 days for processing once we receive your scores. You will know when your scores have been processed because your ¿To Do List¿ item will no longer be visible.

SENT SCORES AND RECEIVING THIS MESSAGE?
If you sent scores to SJSU and feel as though you are receiving this message in error, please complete the following form, so we may research your situation: 
http://bit.ly/fall17testscores
 
If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact me.  I am here to assist you and your students in any way possible.  Thank you and wishing you a happy holidays!
 

-- 

 

 

 
Kimiko Strayer
Admissions Counselor and Recruiter
Student Outreach and Recruitment (SOAR)
San Jose State University
(408) 924-2023
kimiko.strayer@sjsu.edu
 
 
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Posted by: Amy Choy
Published: 12/15/16




Audience: Homepage

The School of Engineering at Santa Clara University is pleased to present three programs in 2017 available to current high school sophomores and juniors interested in learning more about the field of engineering. Each program brings students to Santa Clara University’s campus to participate in various workshops or courses facilitated by our faculty. The goal of these programs is to provide students with a chance to explore the possibilities of engineering as a career with the hope of fostering a deeper interest in future engineering study.

Our program offerings vary in format and eligibility criteria to suit students across all levels of engineering exposure and need. We invite interested students to explore and apply for the program that is the best fit for them. The Spring Engineering Education Days (SEEDs) and Summer Engineering Seminar (SES) programs are geared towards students who have not yet committed to future engineering study and who have had minimal exposure to engineering topics due to lack of access, whereas the Young Scholars Program is open to students with any level of interest in and exposure to engineering. Due to the high level of student interest and limited space, SEEDs and SES program acceptance has become highly competitive. Please see additional information about each program below.

Spring Engineering Education Days (SEEDs): 

The 2017 SEEDs program provides Bay Area high school students with a unique opportunity to explore introductory engineering topics. Selected participants come to Santa Clara University over the course of three April Saturdays (April 15, 22, 29) from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. to participate in workshops spanning several engineering disciplines. Workshops are presented in a typical university format, with a mix of lecture and interactive experiences. There is no cost to participate in this program outside of transportation to and from the university, and lunch will be provided. Program applications and recommendations are due by February 1, 2017.

Summer Engineering Seminar (SES):

In its 28th year, the SES program is an outstanding, five-day experience in July offering specially designed introductory workshops taught by our engineering faculty. Workshops are presented as a mix of lecture and interactive laboratory work, spanning several fields of engineering. The SES program also provides students with a taste of university life, as they stay in university residence halls for the duration of the program, eat meals on campus, and take part in afternoon recreational activities and evening projects. There is no cost to participate in this program outside of transportation to and from the university. Program applications and recommendations are due by March 1, 2017.

Young Scholars Program:
The Young Scholars Program provides local high school students the opportunity to enroll in college level courses during the university’s first summer session (June 21-July 28) at a 75% tuition discount and receive college credits upon completion. Engineering offerings include: Intro to Engineering and Intro to Logic Design. The College of Arts & Sciences is also offering Intro to Computer Science. Program applications are due by April 21, 2017. Students are encouraged to apply early as space is limited.

 

Full program details and applications can be found at: www.scu.edu/engineering/outreach. Thank you for your assistance in sharing these engineering opportunities with interested students. If you have any questions or need more information, please contact us at UGEngineering@scu.edu or (408) 554-4728.

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Posted by: Mary Servin
Published: 12/15/16




Audience: Rachel Ghezzi, Homepage, For Alumni, For Guests, For Parents/Guardians, For Staff, For Students/Parents, Student Family Center, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11 and Grade 12

Dear students and families-

 

Student Family Center wishes you a very safe and happy holiday break. We know that this time is not easy for everyone. If you or someone you know is struggling during break there are people to help you during this time.

 

 

Suicide & Crisis Hotline: 1-855-278-4204

Teens may call to get help if they feel they are in a crisis, suicidal or need someone to talk with.

 

SOS Crisis Hotline 24/7: (408) 278-2585

Parents may call this line to discuss struggles their teen is having. A counselor may even come out to help you.

 

Youth Crisis Text Line: Text “Listen” to 741-741

A counselor will text with you and listen to what you want to talk about.

 

 

Please be kind to one another.  If someone tells you they are feeling suicidal, believe them,  listen with care and immediately tell a safe adult.

 

Wishing you peace and a great break after finals.

 

Rachel Ghezzi and the entire Student Family Center team

 

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Posted by: Rachel Ghezzi
Published: 12/14/16




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

FYI...  In case you were planning to attend this Wednesday's (12/14) STOPS meeting, it has been cancelled.

 

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Posted by: GREG LOUIE
Published: 12/12/16




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

Senator Jim Beall invites you to a FREE Cash for College Day.  Learn how to fund your college tuition and successfully apply for financial assistance.

 

January 21, 2017, 9am-1pm at Silver Creek HS (3434 Silver Creek Rd.)

 

For more information, please view the attached flyer.

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Posted by: GREG LOUIE
Published: 12/12/16




Audience: Homepage

The Dream.US is a multimillion dollar National Scholarship Fund for undocumented students, created to help immigrant youth who have received Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) achieve the completion of a college education.

 

The Dream.US provides college scholarships of up to $25,000 to undocumented students, to help cover college tuition and fees, this is in addition to the aid that students may already be eligible for at their respective institution. UC Merced is proud to be a partner of the Dream.US.

 

These scholarships are available to Bay Area high school seniors or high school graduates; who originate from Alameda, Contra Costa, San Francisco, San Mateo, and Santa Clara counties, who and have demonstrated financial need as first time college students who seek to earn a career-ready associate’s or bachelor’s degree at one of the following Dream.US partner colleges and universities.

 

These partner colleges and universities are:

 

California State University, East Bay

De Anza College

Evergreen Valley College

San Francisco State University

San Jose State University

UC Merced

UC Santa Cruz

 

Students who are currently enrolled in college are not eligible.

 

Students who are chosen for a scholarship, must be accepted to, and be AB 540 eligible for in-state tuition, at one of the aforementioned partner colleges or universities in order to receive the scholarship. For more information visit the http://www.thedream.us website.

 

Scholarship application opened November 15, 2016 and closes 

March 8, 2017.

 

Check attached Flyer.

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Posted by: Mary Servin
Published: 12/10/16




Audience: Homepage

Attention Students and Parents,

Please check the Academic Counseling Calendar for Upcoming Events at: http://www.sths.schoolloop.com/counseling.

 

Dec. 1 - REMINDER--To submit your 4-Year Plan in Naviance for 11th, 10th and 9th grade students, which is part of scheduling your classes for next school year

Dec. 3 - SAT Exam

Dec. 5 - Cyber High (Credit Recovery) 2-4pm - Library

Dec. 6 - FREE--FAFSA Cash for College Support for Students & Parents from 3-6:30pm - Library Computer Lab

Dec. 10 - ACT plus Writing Exam

Dec. 12 - Cyber High (Credit Recovery) 2-4pm - Library

Dec. 12 - Special Schedule

Dec. 13-16 - Final Exams Week

Dec. 13 - “S” Day - 1, 3, 5, 7 periods

Dec. 14 - “T” Day - 2, 4, 6 periods

Dec. 15 - “S” Day - 1, 3, 5, 7 periods

Dec. 16 - “T” Day - 2, 4, 6 periods

Dec. 16 - End of the 3rd Grading Period/1st Semester

Dec. 18 - Kaplan Online on how to read your PSAT Scores at 5pm

Dec. 19-Jan.2 - Holiday Break (No School)

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Posted by: Mary Servin
Published: 12/10/16




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11 and Grade 12

Hello Students: 

Come and learn about all the exciting opportunities available at Northern Arizona University on Wednesday, March 15 at 11:30a.m. in the library. Make sure to Sign Up on Naviance to attend since this is during advisory/tutorial!
 
To RSVP, please log on to Naviance and click on: 1) "Colleges", 2)"Visit Colleges," " 3)View Upcoming 4) "Sign Up" 5) and hit "Sign Me Up".

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Posted by: Amy Choy
Published: 12/8/16




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, Grade 09 and Grade 10

FYI: In case you're interested.

 

Dear Ms. Choy,

 

My name is Courtney Bowen. I’m a sophomore at Stanford University and an intern for Stanford Women In Business (SWIB), a pre-professional undergraduate organization that aims to educate and empower young women to become leaders in the business world.

 

I am emailing you to inform you of SWIB’s annual Young Women’s Leadership Summit which will be held Saturday, January 21st, 2017. This year, the Summit will be geared specifically toward freshman and sophomore female high school students to provide them a broader sense of the business world. Students will have the opportunity to hear from inspiring keynote speaker Anna Fieler, Chief Marketing Officer at Popsugar, as well as various Stanford student entrepreneurs. Additionally, students will engage in workshops throughout the day to develop their pitching, self-presentation, and business skills. Furthermore, this conference will be a wonderful opportunity for students to learn more about a specific business-related area of interest, such as finance, marketing, or philanthropy.

 

We would love to have students from Santa Teresa High School attend. Registration for the Summit becomes active on Monday, January 2nd at 9 AM PST (12 pm EST). This is the link to access the registration form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdpVkvkD1axcIoR6KQFWW9wZq6Pb2ze9n5zy12mOXytwZxhFA/viewform

As you distribute this to your students, please note that the link will not become active until 9 AM PST on January 2nd.

 

I understand that you are the Counselor and we would really appreciate your help in spreading the word about this event and its registration date. Would you be interested in working with us? We would also love to be able put up flyers at your school, send out invitations, and/or speak to a few classes. A flyer for the summit is attached to this email.

 

Please let me know if you have any questions. If you would like, I would be happy to set up a time to meet or talk on the phone to provide you with more information about the event.

 

Thank you for your consideration, and I hope to hear from you soon.

 

Sincerely,

Courtney Bowen

Stanford University 2019

swibsummit2017@gmail.com

 

 


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Posted by: Amy Choy
Published: 12/8/16




Audience: All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

Hello talented ST students! 

 

Don't forget to pick up your audition packets (located at ASB room 803 or front office), apply through the online form, and come audition on Tuesday, January 3rd from 3-5!

 

YOU MUST SUBMIT AN AUDITION PACKET:

»1 Per Group if Performing with More Than One Person

»Pick up and drop off at ASB Room

»A printable version can be found at: http://tinyurl.com/STHSTalentShowPacket

 

AUDITIONS: 

»Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017

» 3-5 PM

»Theater

»IF YOU CANNOT MAKE THIS, please email shaynamabanag@gmail.com to set up an alternative audition.

 

REQUIRED PRACTICES: 

»Monday, January 9th, 2017

»2:30 - 6 PM

»Thursday, January 12th, 2017 (Dress Rehearsal)

»3 - 6 PM

»ALL Theater

 

TALENT SHOW: 

»Friday, January 13, 2017

»7 PM - 9 PM

»Theater

TICKETS: $5 Presale, $7 at the door, $2 off with ASB Card

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Posted by: AMBER VAN DER VEEN
Published: 12/7/16




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

The following message was broadcast via Infinite Campus Messenger on December 5, 2016:

 

Good evening, this is Greg Louie, Principal of Santa Teresa High School with a few reminders.

 

First, this is a reminder that this Friday we will have an extended lunch schedule for the Holiday Rally, which means 6th period will end at 2:40pm instead of 2:30pm.

 

Next week is Finals Week, which means Monday will be a Special Schedule, Tuesday and Thursday will be "S" days, and Wednesday and Friday will be "T" days.

 

Beginning December 19, the school will be closed for Holiday Break.  We will reopen on Tuesday, January 3rd to begin the Spring Semester.

 

Finally, this year, students in the International Relations Club and California Scholarship Federation have asked that we renew our commitment to disadvantaged children within our community during this holiday season.  They have asked that we start a Toys for Tots Toy Drive, delivering the toys on Wednesday, December 14th.  You can donate unwrapped gifts, such as Board games, athletic balls, books, gift cards, Legos, action figures, NERF, pre-school learning toys, etc., to room 217 or the main office.  Please avoid stuffed animals, plush toys, or video games.

 

Thank you and we wish you a stress free Finals Week and a relaxing holiday break.

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Posted by: GREG LOUIE
Published: 12/5/16




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

This year, students in the International Relations Club and California Scholarship Federation have asked that we renew our commitment to disadvantaged children within our community during this holiday season.  They have asked that we start a Toys for Tots Toy Drive as a club, and hoped that we can expand it to the rest of the school.  

 

Please support us by communicating this to students in your class.  We will be delivering toys on Wednesday, December 14th (the Wednesday of Finals Week).  You can send unwrapped gifts to my room, 217.

 

What can you donate?

  • Any new, unwrapped toy
  • Money
  • For girls and boys, ages 2-17
  • Appropriate toys:  Board games, athletic balls, books, music CDs, gift cards, Legos, action figures, NERF, pre-school learning toys, etc.,

Please avoid stuffed animals, plush toys, or video games (as they require a secondary console).

 

Please let us know if you have any questions.  We look forward to your support.  Our kids, your kids, are very excited to do this.

 

We wish you a very Merry Christmas, a stress free Finals Week, and a relaxing holiday break.

 

Best, 

Bryan G. Phipps and Kaitlin Jenkins

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Posted by: GREG LOUIE
Published: 12/5/16




Audience: Homepage

Attention SENIOR Students and Parents:

 

STHS will be hosting Cash For College Support to complete the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), or California Dream Act (CADAA), or Chafee for Foster youth on Dec. 6, 2016 from 3:00-6:30pm in the Library Computer Lab. Please take advantage of this great opportunity!

 

STUDENTS bring:

1. Social Security Number.

2. Drivers License Number, if student has one.

3. Alien Registration Number, if student has one.

4. Financial Records from 2015, if student had an income.

5. List of schools student has applied to or will apply to.

6. FSA ID.

 

PARENTS bring:

1. Social Security Number, if parent does not have one, enter zeros.

2. FSA ID.

3. Financial Records from 2015, if parent(s) had an income, including: Tax forms- 1040 (A, EZ) & W-2 Records of untaxed income, such as child support received, interest income Bank statements.

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ALSO, Please check the attached links for DREAMERS Scholarship Opportunities for Undocumented Students.

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Posted by: Mary Servin
Published: 12/3/16




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

The following was broadcast via Infinite Campus Messenger on Monday, 11/21/16:

 

​Good evening! This is Amber Mazzella, ST's Activities Director. I'm calling to remind you about our 2016 Powder Puff Tournament happening tomorrow, November 22, from 3pm-7pm on ST's football field.

Powder Puff is where all classes participate in female flag football and boys cheer them on during the games through routines during halftimes!

Our snack shack will be open for business so come right after school or work and eat dinner while you watch the games! Admission is $5.00, and free with your ASB card.

Game 1 which is Juniors vs Freshmen starts at 3pm

Game 2 which is Seniors vs Sophomores should start around 4pm

Game 3 (to determine 3rd & 4th Place!) around 5pm and under the lights! and finally Game 4 (to determine 1st & 2nd Place!) around 6pm.

Thank you and I hope to see you tomorrow.

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Posted by: GREG LOUIE
Published: 11/21/16




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Grade 11

Hello Juniors: 

 

Come and learn about all the exciting opportunities available at the Enterprise Leadership Conference on Monday, November 28 at 10:25a.m. in the library. Make sure to Sign Up on Naviance to attend since this is during advisory/tutorial! 

 

What is ELC?

 

The Enterprise Leadership Conference (ELC) is designed to help develop the leadership and presentation skills of industrious high school juniors through a working introduction to the opportunities, benefits and challenges of establishing and operating a business in the free enterprise system.

 

96 students (48 young men and 48 young women) segmented into 12, 8-person business leadership teams

3 days of team building and skill development activities

Representing 30+ high schools in San Jose and Los Gatos areas

The principles of a competitive business enterprise

Creation of a business “plan”

Development of a marketing strategy

Key elements of business finance

Human Resource Functions

Self confidence

Leadership skills

Team building skills

Oral presentation skills

New friendships                    

 

To RSVP, please log on to Naviance and click on: 1) "Colleges", 2)"Visit Colleges," " 3)View Upcoming 4) "Sign Up" 5) and hit "Sign Me Up".

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Posted by: Amy Choy
Published: 11/14/16




Audience: Homepage

Attention Seniors:

 

The Office of Admissions is excited to be hosting Webinars. If you have questions about UC Merced, please check the following links:

 

Personal Insight Questions Webinar, Nov. 15, 6 p.m. PST: Students can join a UC Merced Admissions advisor to get tips and guidance for writing their essays for the UC application. They will be able to ask questions afterward. Register here

 

UC Application Tips Webinar, Nov. 22, 6 p.m. PST: This workshop will teach students how to best present themselves on the UC application. Register here

 

Last-Minute UC Application Help, Nov. 23 and 30, 6 to 11:59 p.m. PST: UC Merced Admissions representatives will be on hand to chat with students who have last-minute questions about their UC applications. Register soon at c.ucm.edu/webinars

 

Also, there are recordings of past webinars for students at c.ucm.edu/webinars.

 

If you have any questions, you can call 209-228-7178 or email admissions@ucmerced.edu. We hope to chat with you soon!

Best regards, 
The UC Merced Admissions team

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Posted by: Mary Servin
Published: 11/14/16




Audience: Homepage

Attention Students and Parents,

Please check the Academic Counseling Calendar for Upcoming Events at: http://www.sths.schoolloop.com/counseling.

 

Nov. 1 - UC College Application Window Opens

Nov. 2 - UC Santa Cruz Presentation - Advisory 11:30am - Library

Nov. 3 - UC Santa Barbara Presentation - During Lunch 12:40pm - Library

Nov. 4 - Massachusetts College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences Presentation - Advisory 11:30am - Library

Nov. 4 - Juniors (11th) - Last chance to schedule your classes for next year (Mtg.) - Advisory 11:30am - Theater

Nov. 5 - SAT Exam

Nov. 5 - SJCC Placement Exams and Orientation - Student Center - 10am or 12pm

Nov. 6 - NACAC College Fair (STEM) - 7pm - SF

Nov. 7 - Cyber High (Credit Recovery) 2-4pm - Library

Nov. 8 - Sophomores (10th) - Last chance to schedule your classes for next year (Mtg.) - Advisory 11:30am - Theater

Nov. 10 - Freshmen (9th) - Last chance to schedule your classes for next year (Mtg.) - Advisory 11:30am - Theater

Nov. 11 - Veterans Day Holiday (No School)

Nov. 14 - Cyber High (Credit Recovery) 2-4pm - Library

Nov. 16 - The Steps to College - “What to do When” Presentation - Advisory 11:30am - Library

Nov. 16 - Columbia University Presentation - Mt. View H.S. - 7pm

Nov. 18 - Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising (FIDM) Presentation - Advisory 11:30am - Library

Nov. 21 - Cyber High (Credit Recovery) 2-4pm - Library

Nov. 22 - U.S. Naval Academy Presentation - During Lunch 12:20pm - Library

Nov. 23-25 - Thanksgiving Break (No School)

Nov. 28 - Cyber High (Credit Recovery) 2-4pm - Library

Nov. 28 - Enterprise Leadership Conference Presentation - Advisory 10:25am - Library

Nov. 30 - CSU and UC College Application Window Closes

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Posted by: Mary Servin
Published: 11/6/16




Audience: Homepage

Attention Students and Parents:

 

We have partnered with Revolution test prep to offer a Mock ACT test for students in January (details coming soon) and as a gift to our students Revolution Prep is giving every one of Santa Teresa High School students the gift of tutoring this holiday season in order to prepare our students for success in 2017:

 

A $250 gift card to be used toward any Revolution Prep program, no purchase necessary. Gift card can be applied toward a Spring program, but must be redeemed by December 31, 2016.

 

We highly encourage you to take advantage of this no-purchase necessary gift card, available to you just in time for the holidays. In order to take advantage of this offer or to learn more about Revolution Prep’s programs, please contact Santa Teresa High School Academic Advisor, Greg Eibell by December 31, 2016.

 

Greg Eibell

(510) 426 - 5665

greg.eibell@revolutionprep.com

Terms and Conditions: To redeem, call Greg Eibell at 510.426.5665. This Revolution Prep Gift Card ("GC") must be redeemed in one transaction and may be redeemed only for purchases of Revolution Prep tutoring and group services. GC is only valid for new customers of Revolution Prep. GC cannot be transferred for value or redeemed for cash. To redeem, call Greg Eibell at 510.426.5665 by December 31, 2016 Revolution Prep is not responsible if a GC is lost, stolen, or destroyed or used without permission. GC may not be redeemed with any promotional offer and may not be applied as payment on an account. Acceptance of this card constitutes acceptance of the complete terms and conditions: www.revolutionprep.com/terms-and-conditions. Issued by Revolution Prep, LLC.

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Posted by: LORI MARTINSON
Published: 11/4/16




Audience: Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Homepage

Attention Students and Parents:

 

As a district we have moved to the district platform for Naviance which means that all schools in our district will be utilizing Naviance. 

 

One of the mandates for all schools is to complete the comprehensive four year plans with each student in grades 9-11 over the next month. We started this process a few weeks ago by creating School Wide Lessons (SWL's) for students to learn how to complete this process step by step. Students need to do the following to complete this process:

 

1. login to their naviance account 

 

2. complete the "Do What You Are" personality assessment by September 12, 2016

 

3. complete the "Four Year Course Plan" by September 30, 2016. 

 

For help/reference all of the SWL's and detailed directions are on the school website under the main counseling page and the library computer lab has been reserved by counseling during most advisory/tutorial periods over the next month so that students can use computers and get help from counseling if they need to. We also have the homework/tutoring center in the library after school if students want to work on this process after school as well or don't have computers at home or internet access. 

 

If students do not complete the steps of this process within the timelines there will be a two step process for students to get that work done as this is required for students: 

 

Step 1: Student will receive a letter in class warning them that they have not completed one or more of the steps and will need to complete those by a given date. 

 

Step 2: Student will be pulled out during advisory/tutorial periods to the library computer lab and required to complete the process with staff. 

 

Most of our students have already started and/or completed what they have been asked to do so far so we are confidant that this will be a fun and easy process for them. It is designed to help students learn what they want to do when they leave high school and what it takes to get there, including what classes to take in high school. 

 

As a reminder: This is also how we will be scheduling classes from this point further so if kids are not taking this process seriously or completing this in a timely manner it could jeopardize the classes that they get next year. Counselors will be setting up one on one meetings after the four year plans are complete to go over each students' individual plan and help them make any adjustments needed to maximize what they want to get out of high school. 

 

We are so excited to be able to work with your students on such an important task and thank you for your support!

 

ST Counseling Department

 

 

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Posted by: LORI MARTINSON
Published: 9/12/16




Audience: All Grades, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Sys Admins and Homepage

If you missed the Sophomore Parent Information Night presentation or if you attended and wanted to look at the presentation again, here it is for your viewing pleasure:

 

Class of 2019 Welcome Back!!

 

Below are the attachments and handouts as needed.

 

If you think of a question or if you would like to know more about something, please email Mr. Elvin Jackson at jacksone@esuhsd.org or call him at 408-347-6233

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Posted by: GREG LOUIE
Published: 8/4/16




Audience: Homepage, All Grades, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Sys Admins and Homepage

If you missed the Freshmen Parent Information presentation or if you attended and wanted to look at the presentation again, here it is for your viewing pleasure:

 

Class of 2020 Welcome!!

 

Below are the attachments and handouts as needed.

 

If you think of a question or if you would like to know more about something, please email Mr. Elvin Jackson at jacksone@esuhsd.org or call him at 408-347-6233

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Posted by: GREG LOUIE
Published: 8/4/16




Audience: All Grades, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Sys Admins and Homepage

If you missed the Junior Parent Information Night presentation or if you attended and wanted to look at the presentation again, here it is for your viewing pleasure:

 

Class of 2018 Welcome Back!!

 

Below are the attachments and handouts as needed.

 

If you think of a question or if you would like to know more about something, please email Mr. Elvin Jackson at jacksone@esuhsd.org or call him at 408-347-6233

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Posted by: GREG LOUIE
Published: 8/3/16




Audience: All Grades, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Sys Admins and Homepage

If you missed the Senior Parent Information Night presentation or if you attended and wanted to look at the presentation again, here it is for your viewing pleasure:

 

Class of 2017 Welcome Back!!

 

Below are the attachments and handouts as needed.

 

 

 

If you think of a question or if you would like to know more about something, please email Mr. Elvin Jackson at jacksone@esuhsd.org or call him at 408-347-6233

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Posted by: GREG LOUIE
Published: 8/2/16


Non-Discrimination Statement

East Side Union High School District prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation and bullying in educational programs, activities, or employment on the basis of actual or perceived ancestry, age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, parental, pregnancy, family or marital status, or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. East Side Union High School District requires that school personnel take immediate steps to intervene when safe to do so when he or she witnesses an act of discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying.

Questions or complaints of alleged discrimination, harassment, intimidation and bullying or title IX equity and compliance concerns should be directed to the Office of the Associate Superintendent of Instructional Services at (408) 347- 5061 or 830 N. Capitol Ave, San Jose, Ca 95133.

Declaración Contra la Discriminación

El Distrito Escolar Unificado de Preparatoria East Side prohíbe la discriminación, el acoso, la intimidación y el abuso en los programas educativos, las actividades o el empleo por causas de ascendencia real o percibida, edad, color de la piel, discapacidad, género, identidad de género o expresión de género, nacionalidad, raza u origen étnico, religión, sexo, orientación sexual, estado de paternidad, embarazo o estado familiar o civil o asociación con una persona o grupo de personas con una o más de estas características reales o percibidas. El Distrito Escolar Unificado de Preparatoria East Side requiere que el personal escolar tome los pasos necesarios inmediatamente para intervenir cuando sea seguro hacerlo en caso de ser testigos de un acto de discriminación, acoso, intimidación o abuso.

Las preguntas o quejas de acusaciones de discriminación, acoso, intimidación y abuso o las preocupaciones sobre la igualdad y el cumplimiento de la ley con relación al artículo IX del Código de Educación deben ser dirigidas a la Oficina del Asistente del Superintendente para los Servicios de Enseñanza al (408) 347-5061 o a la siguiente dirección: 830 N. Capitol Ave, San José, Ca 95133.

Tuyên Bố Không Phân Biệt Đối Xử

(Non-Discrimination Statement)

Học Khu Trung Học East Side nghiêm cấm mọi hành vị kỳ thị, quấy nhiễu, hăm dọa và bắt nạt trong các chương trình giáo dục, các hoạt động hoặc trong công việc không được đặc trên cơ sở về tổ tiên, chủng tộc hoặc sắc tộc, tôn giáo, giới tính, khuynh hướng tình dục, cha mẹ, người mang thai, gia đình, hoặc tình trạng hôn nhân, hoặc liên hệ với một người hoặc một nhóm với nhiều điểm thực tế hoặc đặc điểm về nhận thức. Học Khu Trung Học East Side đòi hỏi nhân viên nhà trường phải tiến hành ngay các biện pháp can thiệp một cách an toàn khi họ chứng kiến các hành vi kỳ thị, quấu rối, hăm dọa hoặc bắt nạt.

Nếu có các câu hỏi hoặc khiếu nạo về sự phân biệt đối xử, sách nhiễu, hăm dọa và bắt nạt hoặc liên quan đến Title IX sự công bằng và tuân thủ các điều này xin qúy vị liên lạc với Văn phòng Phó Tổng Giám Đốc Đặc Trách Giáo Dục tại số điện thoại (408) 347-5061 hoặc địa chỉ 830 N. Capitol Ave, San Jose, CA 95133.