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Top 3 and Spirit Time!




Happy Friday Serra High!

We had a great week moving to 4 days. Kids are following orders and its going smoothly. We are attending athletic events every night and are discussions. We have a ton going on so please read this in its entirety. Monday is SPIRIT Day so you dress in half business (on top) and bottoms are an at home look!


The best part of this week was surprising our top 3 seniors. We have TWO Valedictorians and ONE Salutatorian. Check out the videos here....we even went to their houses! Congratulations to Kevin Do, Kyla Gary as Valedictorians and Nyah Clovis as our Salutatorian. We could be prouder!

Kevins Do's surprise!




Kyla Gary Surprise!




Nyah Clovis Surprise!




Please check your boosters/Class of's at the bottom as many things are going on that you can participate in that also helps the school!


Sending Kids to School Sick:

Please do not send your children to school if they are sick. Kids need to stay home if they do not feel well in anyway. Thank you.


Student Schedules for the Fall:

Students have access to look at their course requests in PowerSchool right now for the Fall! Please have your child go to their student email where there is a form they can fill out to make changes. Do not email counselors---fill out the form please. In addition, with all this lead time for your child's schedule there will be no changes in the Fall. Please also encourage them to check their student email regularly.


Reopening:

A huge thank you to all the parents as you all are crushing it making sure your kids are here four days a week! Its going great! If you want to go to online you may do so but you need to notify your counselor. Once you go to online you can not return. We are now stable in our numbers and are at capacity in some classes. Teachers are very happy to have students in their rooms.



Calendar:



Monday: Staff Meeting--CANCELLED as they are on Fridays now

Tuesday: Nothing

Wednesday: Taking Care of Business--Office and Library --please use this resource!

Thursday: Nothing

Friday: Principals Coffee--8 AM - 930 AM. Link is on calendar see you then


Athletics

All Serra Athletic Teams are now on Campus! If you would like to participate or find out whats playing and when go to www.goconquistadors.com for more information about signing up, tryouts, practices and games.


SENIORS:

College Signing Day:

During the first week of May (5/3-5/7) we will be hosting a Virtual College Signing Day Spirit Week to celebrate our graduating seniors who have made the commitment to their post-secondary goals after high school. We will recognize students who plan to attend any college, university, community college, going directly into the workforce, enlisting in the military, or joining an apprenticeship, vocational or training program. Our goal is to celebrate our diverse student body! Please help us out by completing this short survey: https://forms.gle/QVTLR89ar3rKeTcNA

(Please make sure to use your school email account) If you would like to have your picture included in our virtual college signing day recognizing your achievements please upload a picture on the google survey. We will be posting our seniors spirit week pictures throughout the week on the Serra Instagram page. Please tag us in your post @juniperoshs and make sure to use hashtag: #shs#collegesigningday We are so proud of you! Graduation:

Serra High has secured Petco Park for Graduation. We as a school got the very best day and time slot available. All senior parents received the information in a separate email that was sent out this week, The graduation is June 14th, 2021 at Petco Park at 1130. All families will be allowed 4 tickets--there are only 4. Please also see our Graduation website by clicking here: https://serra.sandiegounified.org/cms/One.aspx?portalId=27888950&pageId=33330840


PROM:

SDUSD has followed the health and safety guidelines throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Based on the current health and safety guidelines for the red and orange tiers outlined in the California Department of Public Health and San Diego Public Health ordinances and guidance for COVID-19 regarding capacity limitations for indoor and outdoor events, proms are highly unlikely for the class of 2021.

The very nature of prom events with dancing, students in close proximity to each other, the increase of aerosols in the area, and the large congregation of students before and after the event contributed to this decision.


Could this change by June? Maybe. And if it does, we will have prom. It would be on campus and outdoors. In the meantime our Senior class leadership is working to re-imagine an event that we could safely and lawfully provide to students. We’ve been directed to use the state’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy, to instruct us on how we could proceed.


Grad Nite:--last announcement

Senior Boosters- The Class of 2021 Parent Boosters has tickets for sale NOW for Grad Nite at Knott's Berry Farm on June 12! Please go to our website https://www.classof2021serraboostersclub.com/ for all the details and to buy tickets. (Note that the Class of 2021 Parent Boosters is NOT officially representing Serra High School, but is a volunteer parent organization).


Soccer Fundraiser:


Need A Summer Job!




ASB:

General:


Hey Seniors and Senior parents! Class shirts are on sale now! The deadline to buy has been extended! These shirts not only represent the senior class, but the last class of Serra High! You can buy a sweatshirt, long sleeve shirt, or t-shirt. Sales will end Tuesday, April 20th at midnight. You can find the link here or at @serraco2021 on instagram


Staff Spotlight:




WORK PERMIT

If you are under the age of 18 and you are hired for a job, you are required to obtain a work permit. The link below has all the information you need to obtain a work permit.

https://sandiegounified.org/cms/one.aspx?portalId=27732478&pageId=28619295

Class of 2021: Information will be coming out on a regular basis and usually Dr. Renfree puts it towards to the top her blog. However information can always be found here if not in the main blog section. To join this booster click here:


  • Want to help make this night possible for ALL Serra Seniors? We are so happy to accept parent and community donations to support the Serra Seniors. Donate via PayPal online at www.serra2021boostersclub.com. We are a 501 (3) c non-profit, so your donation may be tax deductible!

Class of 2022: To join this booster click here:

https://forms.gle/zSXiMHoBPoNfziUu5



Class of 2023: To join this booster click here: https://forms.gle/ScHWExpLVgjPiv5J6

Calling all Class 2023 Parents! You are cordially invited to:

Calling ALL Class of 2023 Parents!

Are you interested in helping the Class of 2023 Booster Club raise money so the class of 2023 can have some fun events during their senior year? Are you just curious about what we are doing? Do you have some ideas on what we can do? We love ideas and we won't make you be in charge.

Please email: serra2023boosters@gmail.com. with your name and email address to be added to our list.

We zoom on the 3rd Thursday of the month. Our next meetings are :

March 18, April 15 & May 20 @ 6:30pm.

Zoom link to follow separately to all who signed up to be on our list.

Cheers!

Class of 2023:



Looking for a Great Mother’s Day Gift? How about a professional family photo? Serra Class of 2023 is holding a Photo Session Fundraiser with our own professional photographer! What: 20-minute Family or Individual Photo session When: Sunday, May 2 Where: Old Poway Park. https://poway.org/452/Old-Poway-Park Cost: $50 for 5 high-resolution digital photos! How do I sign-up? info@capturedbyagape.com All the money will be donated to Serra Booster Class of 2023!

Please share with all your family and friends, and post to your social media! All are welcome to participate, they do not need to be associated with Serra HS. Spots are limited and filling up!


SPECIAL Earth Day Fundraiser!

Check out this amazing sale! Look for different special offers over the next week to celebrate Earth Day!


Tru Earth will donate 20% of all sales to us, via our link! https://fundraising.tru.earth/serraboosterclass2023

Check out their products and what they are doing!

Every order has FREE Shipping to US and Canada!

Please share with all your earthly friends and post the link on your social media accounts!


Let's do our part to help save our planet and raise money!


3. Mark your calendars! We got dinner plans.





Class of 2024: to join click here: https://forms.gle/j2tcARe1FU1jHx9w9

Class of 2024:


Thank you and have a wonderful weekend.


Dr. Erica Renfree

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