08.31.18

ASB Update- Week 6

ASB Update – Week Six (August 27- 31, 2018)

Hello SOH Staff,
Important Dates and Upcoming Events from our ASB Office:

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

Fall Sports Staff Supervision: Please continue to sign up for fall sports supervision needs. We appreciate your support. 2018 Fall Sports Teacher Supervision

Next ICC Meeting, August 28th: Our next ICC meeting will take place on Tuesday, August 28th after school in room 1105. Please see the memo attached outlining all future ICC meetings and the documentation required at each meeting for fundraising approval. At this meeting we will be taking applications for Open House on Thursday, Sept. 13th. 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.

Club and Food Faire: Thank you to all of those programs that came out to support this event!

Make-Up Picture Day, August 28th: Students absent during picture days will receive a call slip to report to the Cafeteria to take their picture on Tuesday, August 28th. We have about 400 students in need of taking their picture. We will be sending passes throughout the day for students to report to the cafeteria. We appreciate your support in ensuring that all students at SOH have a current picture ID. Please send students for their pictures upon receiving their pass. We are doing our best to separate the total number of students equally per period to ensure they have enough time to get their picture taken (we only have one camera set up this time around).

Athletics Sports Factor: Thank you for all the positive feedback! If you see Ricardo Romero let him know! Ricardo is currently working on completing next week’s Sports Factor and I will be sending that out to you soon. Please come out and support our teams!

9th and 10th Grade Class Officer Applications and Elections: We are currently seeking Freshmen and Sophomores interested in serving as Class Officers. Campaigning takes place August 27th – 29th. Voting will take place in the quad during lunch on August 30th and 31st. If you know of any great potential candidates, please send them our way – we will still take them!!!

Principal Transition: As we prepare for the official arrival of our new Principal, Mr. Villanueva, on Tuesday, Sept. 4th, we would like to take the time to thank Dr. Salazar and Mr. DeVore for their commitment and enthusiasm in supporting our efforts these first few weeks of school. Thank you!

Grade Level Assemblies: For your planning purposes, we would like to inform you that we have scheduled Grade Level Assemblies to take place on Thursday, Sept. 6th, so that we may introduce our new principal, Mr. Villanueva, to our student body. Mr. Villanueva and the admin team will also take this opportunity to review goals and expectations for the remainder of the year.
Please have students meet you in class for attendance purposes and then escort students to the gymnasium at the start of each period as follows:

  • Seniors = 2nd period
  • Juniors = 3rd period
  • Sophomores = 4th period
  • Freshmen = 5th period

If you are a teacher with a mixed grade level class in any given period, please remain in class with those students not assigned to the grade level assembly. Please send those students assigned to the grade level assembly to the gymnasium.

SOH Raider Staff/Family Appreciation Night, Friday, Sept. 7th: We would like to invite all staff members to join us for the Varsity Football Game on Friday, Sept. 7th. Staff and their family members receive free admission. Mr. Villanueva will join us for his first official Varsity Football Game as our SOH Principal. Mr. DeVore will also be in attendance and has graciously offered to sponsor hot dogs for staff members before the game – come mingle with us! Varsity players will also be reaching out to staff members to represent them in the stands by wearing their jerseys. -See you there!

Homecoming Committee and Pep Club Advisor: We are still looking for staff members who are interested in serving on our Homecoming Committee and  a staff member willing to serve as our Pep Club Advisor. Please email me if you are interested. We appreciate your support!

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

*please notify me if there are any errors or questions

Thank you,
Patricia E. Pérez
Assistant Principal of Student Activities

08.17.18

ASB Update- Week 5

ASB Update – Week Five (August 20- 24, 2018)

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

  • Fall Sports Staff Supervision: Please continue to sign up for fall sports supervision needs. We appreciate your support. 2018 Fall Sports Teacher Supervision
  • Next ICC Meeting, August 28th: Our next ICC meeting will take place on Tuesday, August 28th after school in room 1105. Please see the memo attached outlining all future ICC meetings.
  • Club and Food Faire: We will be hosting a Club & Food Faire this Wednesday, Aug. 22nd at lunch in the quad. We will provide music to help attract a good crowd. Clubs are encouraged to host a decorative booth that can double as a sales and informational platform. Clubs selling have already been pre-approved. Want to host an informational booth? Please continue to sign up: SOH Club and Food Faire August 22
  • Make-Up Picture Day: Students absent during picture days will be called out of class to take their picture on Tuesday, August 28th. We have about 400 students in need of taking their picture. We will be sending passes throughout the day for students to report to the designated picture area (TBD). We appreciate your support in ensuring that all students at SOH have a current picture ID.
  • Athletics Sports Factor: My ASB Athletic Commissioners are working on an Athletics Week at a Glance memo, “Sports Factor,” to send out to staff in support of all our sport programs. Please come out and support our teams!
  • 9th and 10th Grade Class Officer Applications and Elections: We are currently handing out applications for Freshmen and Sophomores interested in serving as Class Officers. Please encourage students to stop by the ASB to pick up an application. Applications are due on August 24th. Campaigning takes place August 27th – 29th. Voting will take place in the quad during lunch on August 30th and 31st.

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

Thank you,
Patricia E. Pérez
Assistant Principal of Student Activities

08.11.18

ASB update, Aug 13

ASB Update – Week Four (August 13 – 17, 2018)

Hello SOH Staff,

Important Dates and Upcoming Events from our ASB Office:

First Spirit Week: Thank you to ALL those staff members who rocked their AWESOME outfits all week! WE LOVED IT and appreciate the support!

Fall Sports Staff Supervision: Please continue to sign up for fall sports supervision needs. We appreciate your support.

First ICC Meeting: Our first ICC meeting will take place on Tuesday, August 14th after school in room 1105. Any club interested in selling items at the Club and Food Faire (August 22nd), or first two football games* (Aug. 17th/24th) must be present with their required documents (*three clubs per game).

Club and Food Faire: We will be hosting a Club and Food Faire on Wednesday, August 22nd at lunch in the quad. This is an opportunity to showcase your programs and fundraise at the same time! We will provide music to help attract a good crowd.  Clubs are encouraged to host a decorative booth that can double as a sales and informational platform.  We will begin sign-ups the week of August 13th.  Clubs interested in selling at this event MUST be present at the first ICC meeting scheduled on August 14th.

Make-Up Picture Day: Students absent during picture days this week will be called out of class to take their picture on Tuesday, August 28th. More info to come.

Athletic Week at a Glance: My ASB Athletic Commissioners will be working on an Athletics Week at a Glance memo to send out to staff in support of all our sport programs. Coming soon!!!

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

Thank you,

Patricia E. Pérez

Assistant Principal of Student Activities

08.09.18

Make Up Pictures

Picture Make Up Day will take place on Tuesday, August 28th, 7am – 3:30pm, Location TBD.  Call slips will be sent out to those students needing to take their picture.

08.09.18

ASB update, Aug 6

ASB Update – Week Three

Hello SOH Staff,

Important Dates and Upcoming Events from our ASB Office:

Foreign Exchange Delegation: A special thank you to Mrs. Rodriguez for a successful visit. Our SOH students had an amazing experience with their buddies. Thank you to all of our staff for welcoming them into your

SOH Spirit Fridays: Thank you for wearing your SOH spirit shirts on Fridays!

Picture Days: Thank you to all of our amazing English/SPED/LC/LS teachers for helping us ensure that each student at SOH has a picture ID!!! We had a smooth process thanks to all of the help extended our way!!! Thank you!!!

Club/Class Advisor Make Up Meeting:

  • Thank you to all of the club advisors who attended the informational meeting yesterday. I will be sending all documentation and the PPT to everyone after meeting with all advisors. We still have 30 clubs pending account
  • We will be hosting a mandatory Club/Class Advisor MAKE UP meeting next Thursday, August 9th in room 1105. Please plan on attending to review critical information regarding hosting activities and I will run through the meeting twice to accommodate those teachers with a 7th The first meeting will begin at 2:35pm followed by the second meeting at 3:40pm.
  • New club charters for the 2018-2019 school year will ONLY be available at the meeting as well as ICC meeting dates for fundraising approvals (this is new to SOH so please be sure to attend one of the two meeting times for more info). Advisors MUST attend the meeting to be eligible to activate their club accounts for this school. Please plan on attending this meeting if you plan to sell/fundraise at the first FOOD FAIRE on August 22nd. No fundraisers can begin UNTIL a club charter has been submitted.

Principal’s Student Forum: Thank you to those teachers who sent their students to the meeting with Dr. Salazar today. We had a great discussion on what students felt were the strengths and weaknesses of/at SOH. Students shared that they felt teachers truly cared about them here – WAY TO GO STAFF!!!

National Night Out: I have attached a flier with information regarding the annual National Night Out event taking place on Tuesday, August 7th. Please mark your calendars. All staff and students are invited. Students may earn up to 5 ½ hours of community service for their participation in the event. The NNO unity walk begins at 4:15 followed by a welcoming address and crime prevention community resource fair. Please encourage your student groups to attend to show their support toward decreasing/eliminating crime in our community. The event coordinator, Rodel, was bold in extending a friendly challenge to our SOH family…he informed me that we have been outnumbered by Montgomery High staff and students 3 to 1 in previous years…hmmm…what do we think? I say challenge accepted!!! Our Mariachi students and Dance/Co-Ed students will also be performing – come join us!

  • Rodriguez and I will be at the park with our student groups and will have a SOH Student Sign-In Booth for our students to sign in for community service verification.
  • Students participating solely in the “unity walk” can earn 2 hours of community
  • Students/clubs wanting to volunteer with set up or at a booth can report to the park beginning at 2:30pm. Break down is 7:30-8pm. Entire shift (with walk included) can earn up to 5½ community service hours.
  • Reminder: Please direct students to the SOH Student Sign- In table at the park for community service

Welcome Back Assembly: Our first assembly is our Welcome Back Spirit Assembly next Friday, August 10th.

First Spirit Week: Next week, Monday, August 6th through Friday, August 10th, kicks off our first Spirit Week:

  • Shady Monday (sunglasses and hats, ),
  • Tropical Tuesday (luau, tacky tourists, floral prints),
  • Splash Wednesday* (pool gear – sunblock, floaties, beach towels, pool shorts), *message will be sent home re: dress guidelines
  • Tie Dye Thursday, and
  • School Spirit and/or Class Color War Friday (school gear/colors, face paint, etc.) – (Seniors = White, Juniors = Yellow, Sophomores = Red, Freshmen = Black)

Class Competition Lunchtime Activities: The ASB will be hosting daily lunchtime activities during our first Spirit Week in the quad at lunch for class points! We will be keeping track of points for each class throughout the year. The winner will receive a nice prize at the end of the year. Please encourage your students to come participate!!!

Class Advisors: Thank you to all of our Class Advisors for adopting our

  • Rodriguez, Freshmen Class Advisor, Class of 2022!
  • Spaeth and Mrs. Sigala, Sophomore Class Advisors, Class of 2021!
  • Roncoroni, Junior Class Advisor, Class of 2020!
  • Dolly Charles, Senior Class Advisor, Class of 2019!

First Home Football Game: Our first home football game is a scrimmage against Hoover High School scheduled for Friday, August 10th, at 7pm. Please help us in motivating and encouraging students to attend! Free entry for ALL!!! Let’s get a good crowd there to kick off a great season!!!

Fall Sports Staff Supervision: Fall Sports are here!!! Mr. Tapia came to the rescue and completed the supervision spreadsheet…saving me a long Friday night in the office – lol! I will be sending the link to the Google spreadsheet for staff sign ups on Monday. Please see my previous email re: sign-up procedures and timelines.

First ICC Meeting: Our first ICC meeting will take place on Tuesday, after school in room 1105. Any club interested in selling (three clubs per game).

Club and Food Faire: We will be hosting a Club and Food Faire on Wednesday, August 22nd at lunch in the quad. This is an opportunity to showcase your programs and fundraise at the same time! We will provide music to help attract a good crowd. Clubs are encouraged to host a decorative booth that can double as a sales and informational platform. We will begin sign-ups the week of August 13th. Clubs interested in selling at this event MUST be present at the first ICC meeting scheduled on August 14th.

Make-Up Picture Day: Students absent during picture days this week will be called out of class to take their picture on Tuesday, August 28th. More info to

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

 *please notify me if there are any errors or questions

Thank you, Patricia E. Pérez

Assistant Principal of Student Activities