10.03.18

ASB Update: Weeks 10-12

ASB Update – Week Ten thru Twelve (September 24th – October 13th, 2018)

Hello SOH Staff,
Important Dates and Upcoming Events from our ASB Office:
Spirit Day Fridays: Thank you to ALL those staff members wearing our school colors and gear on Fridays!

Fall Sports Staff Supervision: Fall Break Supervision – A friendly reminder to please report to your athletic supervision assignments over the break – we appreciate your support. Please continue to sign up for fall sports supervision needs. We appreciate your support. 2018 Fall Sports Teacher Supervision. Teachers, we appreciate your support in reporting to your assignments on time.

Next ICC Meeting, October 16th: Our next ICC meeting will take place on Tuesday, October 16th, after school in room 1105.

  • Club Advisors can check the status of their club and all ICC-approved fundraisers via the following link: SOH Clubs and ICC Activity 2018 – 2019
  • At this meeting, we will be taking applications for our October 31st, Halloween Food Faire, and our Homecoming Football Game.
  • We will also be approving any general club/program-related fundraisers you may need.
  • Please remember that all documentation must be submitted at the ICC meeting for approval: 1) Fundraiser/Activity Application, 2.) Meeting Minutes showing student approval, 3.) Student Sign-In Sheet, 4.) and Voluntary Participation Form. In addition, all prior fundraising Revenue Reconciliations and Money Deposits must be submitted and on file prior to additional fundraising approvals.

Athletics Sports Factor: Come out and support our athletic programs over the break…Sports Factors will be emailed to staff separately each week until we return from the break.
Spirit Weeks: Thank you to all of those staff members who participated and to those who encourage their students to participate! After receiving feedback from our student body, the ASB has coordinated a new approach to Spirit Weeks so that the ideas of others are more inclusive. The ASB will share the theme for the week with Class Advisors and students via KSOH and then students will be invited to meet with their class advisors to record ideas for Spirit Weeks. The ASB will select an idea from each class to formulate our Spirit Weeks as follows:

  • Mondays: We will select a Spirit Day idea from the Senior Class.
  • Tuesdays: We will select a Spirit Day idea from the Junior Class.
  • Wednesdays: We will select a Spirit Day idea from the Sophomore Class.
  • Thursdays: We will select a Spirit Day idea from the Freshmen Class.
  • Fridays: School Colors, School Gear!!!

MEChA Assembly, Friday, October 12th, 4th Period: MEChA will be hosting their annual assembly the Friday we return from break. Sign-ups have started.

Unified Sports Flag Football Game vs. Bonita Vista High School, Finalized Date: October 16th: Our SOH Special Education Department and SUHSD Unified Sports Program will be hosting a flag football game on Oct. 16th during 4th period. This is a great opportunity for our SPED students to work in partnership with student-athletes of all backgrounds. Several student leadership groups and student-athletes will be participating in the event in support of our team. Mrs. Rodriguez has sent out an email to record names of those teachers wanting to bring their classes. Feel free to email her for more information.

Homecoming Court 2018: Homecoming season is here! Congratulations to our Grand Marshal and all of our top 5 King and Queen candidates.

Grand Marshal – Ms. Renata Bush

Top 5 Queen Candidates:

  • Flor Aguirre
  • Karen Estrada
  • Tamara Magana
  • Jocelyn Nava
  • Alyna Valencia

Top 5 King Candidates:

  • Jorge Castillo
  • Dominic Escobar
  • Esteban Magana
  • Alexis Marroquin
  • Ricardo Romero

Wednesday, October 10th: Campaigning begins. I will be meeting with all candidates on Monday, September 24th, to review all Rules and Regulations for campaigning. More to follow…

Homecoming Week: Homecoming Week takes place from Monday, October 22nd through
Friday, October 26th:

  • Monday: Formal Assembly introducing our 5 Homecoming King and Queen Candidates
  • Monday – Friday: Candidates participate in daily lunchtime activities in the quad, speeches air on KSOH, campaigning continues
  • Wednesday and Thursday: School-wide voting takes place (process TBD…more to follow)
  • Friday: Semiformal Spirit Assembly, Homecoming King Announced*

Football Game: Friday, 7pm versus Montgomery. Homecoming Queen Announced* @ halftime. *ASB students have requested trying a new approach and announcing the King and Queen at halftime…we will work out the logistics over the break and keep you posted. Homecoming Dance, October 27th, 2018!!! New, reduced ticket price!!! We were able to work with the venue owners for a reduced cost so that we can offer a lower ticket price for our students at SOH. Our early bird special, ticket sale price is ONLY $35 before Fall Break. ASB will also be here on Monday, Sept. 24th and Tuesday, Sept. 25th, 10am – 2pm, for ticket sales. Returning from the break, tickets will be $45 a person – still an awesome DEAL! We will be hosting our Homecoming Dance on Saturday, October 27th, from 7pm – 11pm, in the Seaside Ballroom at Marina Village. The room is beautiful! The dance floor overlooks the marina and the room offers an outside deck and upstairs balcony lounge area for students. Please help us encourage students to attend. Tickets are $35/person before Fall Break and $45/person coming back from Fall Break.

Fall Break begins Monday, September 24th: Enjoy a well-deserved break! Rest, rejuvenate and be safe!

Staff return on Monday, October 8th – Please see email from Mr. Villanueva regarding PD dates and times.

Students return on Wednesday, October 10th

Once again, thank you for all you do! Have a great break!
*please notify me if there are any errors or questions
Thank you,
Patricia E. Pérez
Assistant Principal of Student Activities

09.21.18

ASB Update- Week 9

ASB Update – Week Nine (September 17th – 22nd, 2018) Hello SOH Staff,

Important Dates and Upcoming Events from our ASB Office:

 Spirit Day Fridays: Thank you to ALL those staff members wearing our school colors and gear on Fridays!

Fall Sports Staff Supervision: Fall Break Supervision – A friendly reminder to please report to your athletic supervision assignments over the break – we appreciate your support!

  • Please continue to sign up for fall sports supervision needs. We appreciate your support. 2018 Fall Sports Teacher Supervision
  • Teachers, we appreciate your support in reporting to your assignments on

Next ICC Meeting, October 16th: Our next ICC meeting will take place on Tuesday, October 16th, after school in room 1105.

  • Club Advisors can check the status of their club and all ICC-approved fundraisers via the following link: SOH Clubs and ICC Activity 2018 – 2019
  • At this meeting, we will be taking applications for our October 31st, Halloween Food Faire, and our Homecoming Football
  • We will also be approving any general club/program-related fundraisers you may need.
  • Please remember that all documentation must be submitted at the ICC meeting for approval: 1) Fundraiser/Activity Application, 2.) Meeting Minutes showing student approval, 3.) Student Sign-In Sheet, 4.) and Voluntary Participation

Athletics Sports Factor: Come out and support our athletic programs this week…Sports Factor to follow.

Open House, Thursday, Sept. 13th: Thank you SOH Staff for all your efforts in making this event a success!

Fall Sports Assembly Spirit Week, Monday, Sept. 17th – 21st:

  • Theme: In It to Win It, Sports Mania!
    • Monday: Athletic Wear (Nike, Adidas, Under Armour, Puma, Reebok, Jordan, )
    • Tuesday: “Crazy” or “Cool” Sports/Team Mom, Sports/Team Dad, or Sports Fan
    • Wednesday: Athletic Jersey Day, represent your favorite sport and/or player
    • Thursday: Athlete vs. Mathlete
    • Friday: School Colors, School Gear, SOH Student-Athlete uniform top

Unified Sports Flag Football Game vs. Bonita Vista High School, Finalized Date: October 16th: Our SOH Special Education Department and SUHSD Unified Sports Program will be hosting a flag football game on Oct. 16th during 4th period. This is a great opportunity for our SPED students to work in partnership with student-athletes of all backgrounds. Several student leadership groups and student-athletes will be participating in the event in support of our team. More details to follow, esp. in regards to teachers who would like to bring their classes…Mrs. Rodriguez will be working out the details with our Leadership Club.

 Fall Sports Spirit Assembly, Friday, Sept. 21st: A friendly reminder that we will be on an assembly schedule on Friday, Sept. 21st in celebration of our Fall Sports programs. Top 5 Homecoming King and Queen candidates announced!

Homecoming King and Queen Candidate Nominations Timeline: Homecoming Season is here! The following timeline has been established for the selection of our 2018 Top 5 King and Queen Homecoming Court Candidates:

  • Monday, September 10th – Tuesday, September 18th: Active Clubs/Programs nominate 1 King and 1 Queen candidate (must meet eligibility requirements to qualify – more to follow)
  • Tuesday, September 18th: Club/Program nominations are due to the ASB office no later than 3:30pm on Tuesday, Sept. 18th – No Exceptions!
  • Wednesday, September 19th: Seniors vote for top 5 King and Queen candidates via Social Science classes
  • Friday, September 21st: Top 5 King and Queen Candidates announced at the Fall Sports Spirit Assembly
  • Wednesday, October 10th: Campaigning begins

Homecoming Week: Homecoming Week takes place from Monday, October 22nd through Friday, October 26th:

  • Monday: Formal Assembly introducing our 5 Homecoming King and Queen Candidates
  • Monday – Friday: Candidates participate in daily lunchtime activities in the quad, speeches air on KSOH, campaigning continues
  • Wednesday and Thursday: Voting takes place
  • Friday: Semiformal Spirit Assembly, Homecoming King Announced
  • Football Game: Friday, 7pm versus Montgomery. Homecoming Queen Announced @ halftime.

Homecoming Dance, October 27th, 2018!!! New, reduced ticket price!!! We were able to work with the venue owners for a reduced cost so that we can offer a lower ticket price for our students at SOH. Our early bird special, ticket sale price is ONLY $35 before Fall break. ASB will also be here on Monday, Sept. 24th and Tuesday, Sept. 25th, 10am – 2pm, for ticket sales. Returning from the break, tickets will be $45 a person – still an awesome DEAL!

  • We will be hosting our Homecoming Dance on Saturday, October 27th, from 7pm – 11pm, in the Seaside Ballroom at Marina Village. The room is beautiful! The dance floor overlooks the marina and the room offers an outside deck and upstairs balcony lounge area for
  • Announcements and ticket sales begin this Monday! Please help us encourage students to attend. Tickets are $35/person before Fall Break and $45/person coming back from Fall

Fall Break begins Monday, September 24th: Enjoy a well-deserved break! Rest, rejuvenate and be safe!

  • Staff return on Monday, October 8th
  • Students return on Wednesday, October 10th

Once again, thank you for all you do! Have a great break!

Thank you, Patricia E. Pérez

Assistant Principal of Student Activities

09.10.18

ASB Update- Week 8

ASB Update – Week Eight (September 10 – 14, 2018)

Hello SOH Staff,

Important Dates and Upcoming Events from our ASB Office:

Spirit Day Fridays: Thank you to ALL those staff members wearing our school colors and gear on Fridays!

Fall Sports Staff Supervision: WE STILL NEED YOU!!! Please continue to sign up for fall sports supervision needs. We appreciate your support. 2018 Fall Sports Teacher Supervision
Teachers, we appreciate your support in reporting to your assignments on time.

Next ICC Meeting, September 11th: Our next ICC meeting will take place on Tuesday, September 11th, after school in room 1105. Club Advisors can check the status of their club and all ICC-approved fundraisers via the following link: SOH Clubs and ICC Activity 2018 – 2019. At this meeting we will continue taking applications for Open House. Fundraisers approved for Open House at the last ICC meeting are included in the Google Doc form…please select items not on the list. We will also be approving any general club/program-related fundraisers you may need and selecting three clubs to sell at the Oct. 5th football game (only those clubs who have not sold at a previous football game will be approved). Please remember that all documentation must be submitted at the ICC meeting for approval: 1) Fundraiser/Activity Application, 2.) Meeting Minutes showing student approval, 3.) Student Sign-In Sheet, 4.) and Voluntary Participation Form.

Athletics Sports Factor: Come out and support our athletic programs this week…Sports Factor to follow.

Grade Level Assemblies: Thank you for your support. We will make every effort to follow up on the topics discussed with students via KSOH, our website and via emails and calls sent home.

SOH Raider Staff/Family Appreciation Night, Friday, Sept. 7th: Thank you to all those staff members who joined us this past Friday night! It was a FUN evening. Thank you Mr. DeVore for hosting the hotdogs and sodas for all of our SOH staff and their families.

Open House, Thursday, Sept. 13th: We will be hosting our Back to School Open House for families on Thursday, Sept. 13th. Calls and fliers have been sent home to families. Our agenda for the evening is listed below:

  • Club Faire, Food Faire, and Community Resource Faire: 4:30pm – 5:25pm, lawn area in
    front of the gymnasium
  • Principal’s Welcome: 5:35pm in the gymnasium
  • Student Performances: 5:45pm in the gymnasium
  • Classroom Visits (Periods 1-7): 6:10pm – 7:50pm, 10 minute periods, 5 minute passing
    periods
  • Teachers – It is highly encouraged that teachers have a plan in place for their meeting with parents. While it will be communicated to parents that this is not a venue to discuss individual student progress, we recommend that you have a PPT, Handout, Brochure highlighting those BIG, key ideas you want to share with families to keep the time moving along seamlessly from period to period.
  • Parking – We also ask that all staff members park in the North lot on Thursday so that community resource faire representatives and families may park in the front and South parking lots.

Fall Sports Assembly Spirit Week, Monday, Sept. 17th – 21st: Theme: In It to Win It, Sports Mania!

  • Monday: Athletic Wear (Nike, Adidas, Under Armour, Puma, Reebok, Jordan, etc.)
  • Tuesday: “Crazy” or “Cool” Sports/Team Mom, Sports/Team Dad, Sports Fan
  • Wednesday: Athletic Jersey Day, represent your favorite sport and/or player
  • Thursday: Athlete vs. Mathlete
  • Friday: School Colors, School Gear, SOH Student-Athlete uniform top

Unified Sports Flag Football Game vs. Bonita Vista High School, Wednesday, Sept. 19th: Our SOH Special Education Department and SUHSD Unified Sports Program will be hosting a flag football game on Sept. 19th at 10am. This is a great opportunity for our SPED students to work in partnership with student-athletes of all backgrounds. Several student leadership groups and student-athletes will be participating in the event in support of our team. More details to follow, esp. in regard to teachers who would like to bring their classes…still working out the details.

Fall Sports Spirit Assembly, Friday, Sept. 21st: A friendly reminder that we will be on an assembly schedule on Friday, Sept. 21st in celebration of our Fall Sports programs.
Homecoming King and Queen Candidate Nominations Timeline: Homecoming Season is here! The following timeline has been established for the selection of our 2018 Top 5 King and
Queen Homecoming Court Candidates:

Monday, September 10th – Tuesday, September 18th: Active Clubs/Programs nominate 1 King and 1 Queen candidate (must meet eligibility requirements to qualify – more to
follow) Club Advisors can check the status of their club via the following link: SOH Clubs and ICC Activity 2018 – 2019

  • Wednesday, September 19th: Seniors vote for top 5 King and Queen candidates via Social Science classes
  • Friday, September 21st: Top 5 King and Queen Candidates announced at the Fall Sports Spirit Assembly
  • Wednesday, October 10th: Campaigning begins

Homecoming Week: Homecoming Week takes place from Monday, October 22nd through Friday, October 26th:

  • Monday: Formal Assembly introducing our 5 Homecoming King and Queen Candidates
  • Monday – Friday: Candidates participate in daily lunchtime activities in the quad, speeches air on KSOH, campaigning continues
  • Wednesday and Thursday: Voting takes place
  • Friday: Semiformal Spirit Assembly, Candidates reintroduced
  • Homecoming Dance, October 27th, 2018!!! Thank you for your patience…there has been a whirlwind of things to get done these first weeks of school. As promised, a few ASB students
    and I went out this Saturday and secured our venue for our Homecoming Dance! We will be hosting our Homecoming Dance on Saturday, October 27th, from 7pm – 11pm, in the Seaside Ballroom at Marina Village. The room is beautiful! The dance floor overlooks the marina and the room offers an outside deck and upstairs balcony lounge area for students. Announcements and ticket sales begin this Monday! Please help us encourage students to attend. Tickets are $45/person before Fall Break and $50/person coming back from Fall Break.

Once again, thank you for all you do! Have a great week!
*please notify me if there are any errors or questions
Thank you,
Patricia E. Pérez
Assistant Principal of Student Activities