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COVID Screening

With the school year quickly coming to a close, there are only a few more days of COVID screening remaining.

For the students that normally get screened on Sundays (Red Cohort and students attending 4-days a week), these are the last screening dates/times:

Sunday COVID screening is from 2:30 – 5:30 p.m. for the Red Cohort and students attending 4-days a week. The last screening dates for these two groups are as follows:

  • 4/25
  • 5/02
  • 5/09

Wednesday COVID screening remains from 3:00-5:30 p.m. for the Gold Cohort.  The last screening dates for the Gold Cohort is as follows:

  • 4/28
  • 5/05
  • 5/12 

Course Request Verification for the 2021-2022 School Year

Course requests for the 2021-2022 school year can be viewed in PowerSchool.  Please use the instructions below to view your daughter’s course requests.  Any requests for changes to the listed courses need to be submitted to her guidance counselor by May 20, 2021.  Requests for changes after that date are unable to be accommodated.  If you have any questions about your daughter’s selections, please contact her guidance counselor. 


Interested in carpooling next year?

Is your family interested in possibly joining a carpool for the 2021-2022 academic year? Fill out the carpool interest form! All families who complete the form will receive a spreadsheet in mid-May of all participating families, sorted by zip code. Whether you want to join a carpool or you anticipate having room for additional students in your current carpool, this is a great way to make connections with other St.


Thank You to Our 80th Anniversary Sponsors!

80th Logo

Sponsors are the wings which make our events soar! We are incredibly grateful to this year’s 80th Anniversary sponsors:

Platinum Sponsor

  • Veronica Padilla-Valdez ’94 & Gino Valdez, Valdez Painting, Inc. ( Victoria ’19, Sophie ’23)

Gold Sponsor

  • Ed and Kristen Rudis (Alex ’16, Isabella ’18, Giovanna ’21)

Silver Sponsor 


Dress for a Cause

The SFHS community can shop for that perfect new dress at dramatically reduced prices (all dresses $50) and support the Triumph Cancer Foundation & Dignity Health Cancer Institute’s Angel Fund at the same time!  A private shopping event has been set up specifically for SFHS:


AP Exams Update (Spring 2021)

2021 AP exams will be offered in Administration 1 (May 3–7, 10–12, 14, 17) for in-person, paper-based exams, and Administration 3 (June 1–4, 7–11) for at home, digital exams. Dates/times of specific exams can be found on our web calendar. Students will also receive an email one day prior with testing location and additional details.


SFHS Career Days — Final Session on April 28th

Your daughter(s) will not want to miss this opportunity to connect with alumnae from near and far, and learn about their career journey while exploring careers they may be interested in. Alumnae will be joining us virtually next Wednesday, April 28th from 1:00-2:15 p.m. to spend an hour with your daughters. Students are sure to gain insights, have questions answered, and begin building their Troubie network for college, career, and life success!  #TroubiesForLife


Important SAT/ACT Update for Junior Parents

California’s public universities will not consider SAT or ACT scores when they evaluate applications from the Class of 2022. California State University and University of California will be test free!

CLICK HERE for information from the University of California (UC News).  

Additionally, the NCAA Eligibility Center will not require SAT or ACT scores for prospective student athletes from the Class of 2022.  

CLICK HERE for information from NCAA (NCAA News).


Textbook Buy Backs

Starting in May, students may sell back their books through the MBS website, and use the free shipping label to return their books.  You can view step-by-step instructions on how to sell back books on the SFHS Website


April 17th ACT – Registration Closed

Juniors who registered for the ACT on Saturday, April 17th, should arrive at 7:45 a.m., enter by the Gym, and bring: ID; two #2 pencils; and an approved calculator. The test begins promptly at 8:00 a.m. Students not taking the writing portion can expect to be done about 12:00 p.m.  Those taking the writing tests will finish about 1:00 p.m. Additional information was emailed to students this week.


College-Related Tips for Senior Parents

It’s time for seniors to make a decision about the college they will attend in the fall.  If you are concerned about paying for college, ensure that your daughter has checked all of her financial aid award letters (which will most likely be found in her college portal) to determine exactly how much and what types of aid are being offered.  Speaking of portals, your daughter should check all of her college portals to determine if they have every document that is required.  Some colleges (CSU’s) might have requested/required a 7th semester transcript to be submitted, and t


SFHS Boosters Club Meeting – Wednesday, April 21

Join in the fun and fellowship of the SFHS Boosters Club, as we support and celebrate our Troubie athletes and teams. We begin with a social gathering at 5:45 p.m. and a call to order at 6:00 p.m. Meet some amazing SFHS families, and get up-to-date information about our 20-21 athletic programs. We are planning for 21-22 and preparing to elect new Board Members into open positions.


St. Francis Catholic High School Qualifies Eight Students for National Cyber Scholarship Competition

Sacramento, Calif. – St. Francis Catholic High School is proud to announce eight students have qualified to compete in the CyberStart National Cyber Scholarship Competition April 5-7, 2021:  Caroline Sorrells ’22, Maile Hodges ’23, Mia Hernandez-Peng ’24, Emily Sherrod ’22, Kate Cockerton ’23, Riley Glenn ’21, Isabella Angelina Gutierrez ’24, and Nayeli Kojima ’24. Students will be competing for $2 million in college scholarships, cybersecurity training, and recognition badges that can be used on college and job applications.


Returning to campus after Easter Break – PLEASE READ

Dear Parents,

We received new guidelines from the Sacramento County Public Health Department, and we are making every effort to return all students to campus as physically possible. We are still required to keep to 3-ft of physical distancing in the classrooms and 6-ft everywhere else on campus.  This new plan will go into effect after Easter Break, on Monday, April 12, 2021.


Athletic News – 3/26/21

Parents of Athletes: Please share the following information with your daughter.

Important Athlete SPRING BREAK Information:

COVID-19 testing information: