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Family Service Hours Due

ALL families have until Friday, March 31 to complete their 25 hours of service (10 hours for parents of seniors) for the 2022-2023 requirement. Parents with two or more students must meet the required service hours for the youngest daughter.

Failure to serve hours will result in a $1,000 non-participation fee due on May 1, 2023. 

Any questions, please contact us at volunteerhours@stfrancishs.org.

Ministry Stephanie Villanueva '98

Summer Christian Service Immersion Opportunities 
Meeting in the CLC

Sophomores & Juniors are invited to stop by the CLC next Wednesday (2/8/23), during lunch, for an information meeting about this summer’s service trips. Participation in one of these trips will satisfy the Christian Service requirement for the 2023-24 school year. Travel Dates, costs, application timelines, and participation expectations will be discussed. This year’s sites are the Catholic Ecology Center in Wisconsin and Appalachia (Beattyville, KY). Parents will receive more information following the student information meeting. 

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Black Parents’ Group (BPG) Meetings

Please mark your calendars and join us in the SFHS Dining Hall for the 2022-2023 Black Parents’ Group (BPG) meetings.

News Cassy McGreevy

Black History Month
A Celebration of Black Culture

Feb 8 – Black History Month Assembly
We are excited to celebrate Black History during our student led assembly on February 8th. We are honored to welcome Felicia Howard & the McClatchy Step Team who will help us learn about Black Culture through experiencing their art. Our students will be introduced to special performances celebrating song, dance, and spoken word.

Feb 17 – Movie Night (Open to SFHS Community)

Feb. 24 – Speaker Series #1 (Virtual)

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Reminders from the Business Office

  • Re-enrollment for the 2023 – 2024 school year will take place in March 2023. The registration fee will be due at that time, along with the graduation fee for Seniors.
  • Please ensure you complete your 2022 – 2023 Family Service Hours and update your MVP account by the due date of March 31, 2023. Failure to complete your family service hour requirement will result in a $1,000 non-participation fee due on May 1, 2023.
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Campus CLOSED Monday, January 9
Safety of students, staff and faculty is our utmost concern

Dear Families,

Due to the increasingly hazardous weather conditions, the administration of St. Francis High School made the decision this morning to close campus today, Monday, January 9.

This is out of the utmost concern for the safety of our students, staff and faculty.  

We will continue to monitor the weather and communicate more details later today. Please continue to monitor your emails and our social channels for additional information.

We pray that everyone remains safe.

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Important 2023-2024 School Year Dates

  • First Day of Instruction – August 14, 2023
  • Thanksgiving Break – November 22 – 24, 2023
  • Christmas Break – December 21 – January 8, 2024
  • Easter Break – March 25 – April 5, 2024
  • End of Semester 2 – May 22, 2024
  • Graduation – May 23, 2024
News Heather (Robison) Moloney '99

2023-2024 Honors, AP, and Performing Arts Classes

It’s hard to believe that as we begin the Spring Semester, we are already looking ahead to the 2023-2024 academic year! There are many opportunities for students to apply to Honors & AP courses next year in addition to auditioning for performing arts classes. This week, departments are hosting various informational meetings for students. For more information on the application process and required prerequisites, please view the Honors/AP/Audition Spreadsheet.

News Fadia Desmond

Summer 2023 Internship Kick-Off

SFHS is proud to announce the launch of LIFT: Leveraging Internships For Troubies, a summer internship program serving rising juniors and seniors. If you or someone you know might be interested in being an internship host, we would love to connect! Alumnae, current and former parents, community members and friends of St. Francis are our biggest collaborators.  Please let us know here of your interest in possibly hosting a Troubie. These unpaid summer internships can come from a wide range of industries and can run varying lengths of time in June and/or July of 2023.

News Dr. Jocelyn Chavez

Junior Parents
Applications are due by January 10, 2023

The American Legion is looking for a current SFHS junior to participate in their 2023 California Girls State and/or the Boys and Girls State competition this June/July. While St. Francis High School does not sponsor this event, we do partner with the American Legion to select one qualified candidate to represent the district. 

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Public Health Announcement

COVID-19 case rates have been on the rise.  Winter break and holiday celebrations mean gathering with friends and family, sharing air, and exchanging germs. As students prepare for break, this is a great time to take appropriate steps to stay healthy and safe:  

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Career Opportunity: Diversity Coordinator

This week our Diversity Coordinator, Valerie Ramos, announced she will be leaving St. Francis at the end of the semester. “My short time here has been special beyond words. I’m so grateful to have experienced the famous ‘Troubie Sisterhood’!  This, along with the brilliant, talented, future-minded student body; the talented and caring staff/faculty/administrators/president; and the supportive, loving families, make SFHS a shining light in our diocese,” Ramos shared in her email to students, staff and faculty earlier this week.