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Santa Teresa High School

East Side Union High School District

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    STHS MAIN POINTS OF CONTACT

    *Please refer to Page 5 of the 2020-2021 STHS Student/Parent Handbook for a comprehensive list of contacts.

    Teachers

    • Please contact teachers via School Loop Mail OR via direct email (all district employees typically have last name first initial and then @esuhsd.org

    Advisors & PCIS

    • Digital Learning Challenges (e.g., can't access virtual platforms/digital materials), Technical Difficulties (e.g., School Loop), Communication Gaps (e.g., 2 work days without response from teacher), Virtual Classroom Misconduct, Digital Learning Non-Engagement

    A-L---Ms. White at whitel@esuhsd.org

     

    M-Z---Mr. Gigliotti at gigliottim@esuhsd.org

     

    A-Z PCIS---Mr. Jackson at jacksone@esuhsd.org 

     

    Front Office Support

    ASB/Activities & School Bank

    • ASB/Leadership, School Activities (Virtual), Pictures/ID Cards, Yearbook---Ms. Mazzella at vanderveena@esuhsd.org
    • ASB Club Bank Account Inquiries, Payments, Refunds---Ms. Lopez at lopezm@esuhsd.org

    Athletic Directors

    WEBSITE RESOURCES

    *We encourage you to regularly visit our website for general updates and more

     

    PARENT CHAT UPDATES

    Greetings all,  we plan to hold Parent Chats as needed. The one for tonight, 11/19/2020, is cancelled from low response. However, I have answered all questions that were submitted on this link.  In the future, I will post all responses in the QUICK LINKS on this page.

    MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. CONTEST

    Attention Students! It's time for the MLK Jr. Poster, Video, Essay Contest!

    EAST SIDE UNION HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT
    2020 DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.

    Student Writing, Art & Video Contest

    LINK TO DISTRICT FLYER

    STUDENTS WILL RESPOND TO THE TASK BELOW:
    After reading and reflecting upon the statement from Dr. MLK’s “I Have a Dream” speech, “Now is the time to lift our nation from the quicksands of racial injustice to the solid rock of brotherhood” produce a response in writing, art, or video that expresses how his sentiments are reflected in our community today.

    WRITING CATEGORY:
    May be a poem or an essay on 8 ½” x 11” white paper. Maximum length: 500 words. Writing entries should be submitted electronically in Word.

    VISUAL ART CATEGORY:
    Any media (besides video) including computerized/digital non-moving images, and sculptures. Size must be 11”x17” (2-D) or no larger than 12”x12”x12”(3-D). Art entries can be submitted in hard copy or scanned as pdf., or jpg.

    VIDEO CATEGORY:
    May be a team no larger than 2 (prize money split evenly). The content for the video can be an array of types. Acceptable entry file types include: mp4, mov, and wmv. You may also upload your content to YouTube.

    DEADLINES:
    Students must submit contest entries to Ms. Haney via this Google Form by Monday, December 14, 2020.

    District voting for the grand prize winners will be held on Tuesday January 5, 2021.
    A recognition ceremony will be held on Friday, January 15, 2021.

    SCORING:
    Entries will be scored based on these rubrics:

    Writing Rubric

    Visual Art Rubric

    Video Rubric 

    SEMESTER 1 FINALS SCHEDULE

    *Finals or Alternative Culminating Demonstrations of Learning will be given on the days denoted in yellow.

    PICK YOUR CLASSES FOR NEXT YEAR - 4 YEAR PLAN

    Hello Class of 2024! 

    This week we are kicking off the 4 Year Plan, aka selecting your classes for next year. It is your individualized plan for the classes you want to take over the next three years. Please complete your "4 Year Plan” as soon as possible but definitely by December 16th. If you don’t complete the plan you will miss the opportunity to select your classes. Pick your classes so you don't get stuck with something you don't want.  

    Steps to completing your 4 Year Plan:

    1. Review this Cheat Sheet to view courses that are available for you to take by grade level in order to be prepared to fill out your course selection in Naviance. Click on the Cheat Sheet Link: Cheat Sheet 
    2. View Presentation for instructions on how to complete your 4 Year Plan. Click on the Presentation Link: Presentation Link
    3. If you still have questions please attend one of our Live Support Sessions where we will be available to help you complete your plan and/or answer any questions you may have. Dates are listed below.

    Timeline of Events:

    • November 2nd - Presentation is available for you to watch Presentation Link.
    • November 4th -  Live Support Session: Live Support Session
      • Meeting ID: 879 8215 1580 Passcode: 719358
    • November 18th - Live Support Session: Live Support Session
      • Meeting ID: 879 8215 1580 Passcode: 719358
    • December 2nd - Live Support Session: Live Support Session
      • Meeting ID: 879 8215 1580 Passcode: 719358
    • December 9th - Live Support Session: Live Support Session
      • Meeting ID: 879 8215 1580 Passcode: 719358
    • December 16th - Live Support Session: Live Support Session
      • Meeting ID: 879 8215 1580 Passcode: 719358

    Resources for Completing Your Plan:

    • Here is an At-A-Glance post for your reference on what a typical 4 Year Plan looks like, it is organized by grade level. At-A-Glance View of a 4 Year Plan
    • Here is a video of a demonstration of how to do the 4 Year Plan to supplement the presentation if watching a live demo is better for you 4 Year Plan Demo

    Optional:

    This is a Student Google Form Survey Link that will allow students and parents to ask questions related to the presentation and provide us with input on presentation material you would like to see in the future. Survey Link

    Please visit our Counseling Website Calendar for information about upcoming events and resources.

    All Pre-recorded presentations and descriptions of each presentation will be posted there as well. You can watch these multiple times and they will be archived on our counseling website.

    Counseling Website Link: https://sths.schoolloop.com/counseling.

    We wish you a good year of learning and growth :)

    Our Best,

    Mrs. Choy (L-Ng) and Mrs. Ortiz-Fonseca (Nh-Se), School Counselors

    FALL 2020 

     

    STHS EVENTS

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    SCHOOL BANK HOURS

    For detailed bank hours, visit School Bank Page

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    BOOK ROOM HOURS

    Wednesday's: 2:20 PM - 4:00 PM

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    2020 YEARBOOK DISTRIBUTION

    We've successfully completed 5 Distribution Days (three held on Tuesdays & two held on Wednesdays)!

    Please check the "Yearbook" page (Homepage >Student Life >Yearbook) for more information (pick-up protocols, etc.), details about future pick up days, and updates for our 2021 Yearbook! :)

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    SCHOOL ID Photos

    You can now order your '20-'21Yearbook/ID photo from Generations School Photography's website:

    https://www.generationsschoolphotography.com/order-pictures

    The direct link for STHS from September 2020 (1st picture days):

    https://vando.imagequix.com/g1000820183#login

    The link for our 11/18 retake day (where 102 more students/staff were photographed!) with be available online as soon as they upload them. You will search Santa Teresa High School > November 2020

    Please check the "School Photos" page (Homepage >Student Life >School Photos) for more information and/or your loop mail.

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    FOR CHROMEBOOKS/HOTSPOTS

    For Chromebooks/Hotspots, complete this form

    • Chromebooks: Simply drop by the front office between 8:30am-4:00pm. No confirmation needed
    • Hotspots: After filling the form above, we will have your request on file. We are working as quickly as possible to schedule appointments based on our available hotspots on hand and the district's limited availability.
      • Current inventory status: ST has a limited number of hotspots. Appointments are being scheduled for hotspot distribution to students.
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    PARENT CHATS:

    Freshman Parents: 5:30-7:30PM 8/5

    Parents of Students with IEP/504 Plans: 5:30-6:30PM 8/13 

    All Parents: 5:30-6PM on Thursdays- 7/9, 7/23, 8/6, 8/20, 9/3, 9/17, 10/1, 10/15, 10/29, 11/19, 12/3, 12/17

    *Quick Link: CLICK HERE to RSVP/Submit Questions for Zoom Parent Chats

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    VIRTUAL FRESHMAN ORIENTATION:

    Please join us for the Virtual Freshman Orientation 8/4-8/6 (Asynchronously). 

    Materials can be found here under Student Life > Freshman Orientation or by clicking the link below:  www.sths.schoolloop.com/co2024orient.

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    PARENT GROUP/COMMITTEE  MEETINGS:

    See Page 21 of the 2020-2021 STHS STUDENT/PARENT HANDBOOK for a comprehensive list.

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    2ND GRADING PERIOD ENDS

    Friday, November 6th

     

    CLICK HERE to view the 2020-2021 STHS STUDENT/PARENT HANDBOOK (Information about what to expect this year)

     

    SEE PAGE 5, FOR STHS POINTS OF CONTACT!!!

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    STHS Fall Bell Schedule

    QUICK LINKS

    ONLINE REGISTRATION

    Parent(s)/guardian(s) should use one of the links listed below when registering incoming freshmen or students new or returning to our district.

    If you already began an online registration application, you can log back in by clicking here.

    INCOMING FRESHMEN:

    In addition to the Online Registration, please submit the following documents to Miss Billing (billingn@esuhsd.org).

    • Transcript from previous school
    • IEP or 504 Plan (If applicable)
    • Copy of Immunization Records
    • Copy of Birth Certificate
    • Address Verification (Approved list below - select one)
      • PG&E Bill
      • Water Bill
      • Credit Card Statement
      • Bank Statement
      • Apartment Rental Agreements
      • Mortgage Documents