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May 2 - 6, 2016

posted May 2, 2016, 7:44 AM by Santana Sultans   [ updated May 2, 2016, 2:49 PM ]


CONGRATULATIONS to this year’s Sultan Engineering Design Team.  Victoria Hilke, Nathan Garrett and Cole Stromberg earned a 3rd place finish in the Southern California Regional Chevron Design Challenge.  With their top finish, these three future engineers will be competing in the state competition in Sacramento.  Wish them luck!

ATTENTION SENIORS: The end of the year is fast approaching, so Mrs. Teschler, Mrs. Winslow, and Mrs. Odenkirk would like to give a gentle reminder to take care of your fines ASAP.  A new fine list will be posted in the library and you can always come and check with one of us if you are not sure.  Those of you who want to attend Prom must pay all fines to purchase a bid, so take care of business as soon as possible.

PROM TICKETS: Seniors, your Vintage Hollywood Prom tickets go on sale this Monday.  The Prom is set for Friday, June 3rd at the El Cortez Don Room located downtown.  DJ, dancing, photo booth, senior gift, food and refreshments are all included with your purchase.  Tickets are $28 with an ASB card and $32 without.  If you are a senior and attended Winter Formal then you will receive a 25% discount.  Purchase your tickets at the finance office.  Cash Only!

GUEST PASSES: Prom guest passes are available in Mrs. King’s office.  If you are taking someone that does not attend Santana, you must fill out this guest pass, have it approved by Mrs. King, and take it to the finance office when you buy your Prom bid.  All guests that are 21 and older must be seen by a Vice Principal.

PROM QUEEN AND PROM KING: If you are interested in running for Prom King or Queen, there is a mandatory meeting in room 313 next Wednesday, May 4th.  Applications will be handed out at the meeting.

PEER MEDIATERS: Attention Sultans, are you a good listener?  Do you like helping friends resolve conflict?  If you do, please consider applying for the Santana High School Peer Mediation Program.  We will train you to be a peer mediator on campus to help other students resolve conflict.  Applications are available now with Mrs. Spenny in the guidance office.  Applications are due by May 18th at 3:00 pm.  Don’t delay, get your application today!

DANCE TEAM AUDITIONS ARE HERE!  If you are interested in being a part of our Dance Team pick up an application from Mrs. Spenny in the guidance office or download one at .  Auditions will be held tomorrow, April 30th from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. 

LEAGUE CHAMPS: Congratulations to the men’s and women’s track teams for winning their 1st League Championship in 25 years.  Both teams were undefeated in league meets this season.  1st place finishers in Wednesday’s meet against Monte Vista were:  Vincent Velletta, Daniel Wilcox, John Lockmann, Austin Ross, Kibrom Elias, Mickey Flynn, John Bobof, Jacob Kitten, Jacob Lindahl, Karen Cruz, Carmen Gonzales, Jacquelin Quinones, Ghkara Newkirk, Ashtyn Cooper, Raquel Barriga, Janice Deguerio and Victoria Hilke,  Coach Bobof is proud that all of your hard work and dedication has paid off.  Great job tracksters!

CONGRATULATIONS to Sultan Varsity Golfers Andy Cornish, Mark Kitten and Hunter Reynolds for representing Santana in this year’s Ed Curtis Memorial Match Play Tournament.  In the final round Mark Kitten defeated Hunter Reynolds for a 3rd place finish.  Andy Cornish defeated Helix’s top player and is the Grossmont Valley League Match Play champion.  Andy will take on the Grossmont Hill’s champion this afternoon in what should be a great match.  Wish him luck as he tries to become the first match play champion in Sultan history.

GIRLS SOFTBALL: The softball team is 2-0 so far this week with a huge 6-5 win over West Hills winning back the Mayor’s Cup.  In the game Sydney Vates hit a first inning home run and Erica Reid and Ashley Madrigal scored on two doubles by Cassidy Matthie.  Then they went on to beat Granite Hills 3-2 on a two run double by Jordan Teegardin.  Mackenzie Bennett had two hits and Madison Mendez was the winning pitcher in both games.

FOOTBALL MEETING: Anyone interested in playing football next year, there will be a meeting in the weight room at lunch today.


ZOMBIE CLUB: If you want to survive the Zombie Apocalypse, come join the Zombie Club every Wednesday’s at lunch in Ms. Chandler’s room, S7.  New members are welcome.  We are all infected.

READING CLUB: Meets in the library every Friday at lunch.  If you enjoy a good read and sharing your love for literature, come join us.

KEY CLUB: Want to make quality friends and become more involved in school activities while earning your volunteer hours?  Thursday’s at lunch in Room 107.

A.C.E.: Santana’s Architecture, Construction, and Engineering after school program also known as ACE meets Wednesday’s in 802, right after school at 2:00.  Students who join ACE will have an opportunity to earn high dollar scholarships for participating.  To learn more, come to the meeting or see Mr. Kay for more information.

PEACE COUNCIL: Wednesday’s at lunch in room 105.  We focus on building a better Santana community, community service, and fun activities.  New members are welcome!

SCIENCE FICTION CLUB:  The Sci-Fi Club is open to all on Wednesday’s at lunch in room 207.  The Sci-Fi Club is a fun place to hang out and eat your lunch.  We will be discussing the new Star Wars Battle Front game.

ECOLOGY CLUB:  The Ecology Club meets Wednesdays at lunch in room S8.  Everyone is welcome and we are always looking for new ideas for helping the environment and new people to get involved.  Of course we also want to have fun so join us next week for one of infamous team games.  There will be prizes.

THE COLOR SPECTRUM CLUB is your Santana LGBT club and meets Thursdays at lunch in room 402.  We invite you to come and hang out, learn about LGBT issues, meet new friends, and help us plan some fun and exciting events.

CHRISTIAN CLUB: Every Thursday at lunch in room 704.

ART CLUB: Wednesdays at lunch in Room 703. No experience necessary and all are welcome.  The more the merrier!

ROBOTIC’S CLUB is meeting in room 307 on Wednesdays to get ready for the competition season! If you would like to be a part of the San Diego and Las Vegas regional competitions, come by and sign up! Build season starts in January and we will be practicing designs and fundraising in December.