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Course Catalog for 2022-2023

Good afternoon Parents/Guardians,

I have included the Course Catalog for 2022-2023 in this email. Please note there are some changes since last year, and please review with your daughters. If you have any questions regarding courses that are offered please reach out to your daughter’s guidance counselor.

If you have any questions, you may contact me at jchavez@stfrancishs.org.

Thank you,
Dr. Chavez

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2022 Girls State Competition

Hello Junior Parents,

Please take a look at this opportunity!  

The American Legion is looking for a current SFHS junior to participate in their 2022 Virtual California 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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Message from the Principal – 12/15/21

Dear St. Francis Families,

With an increase in COVID-19 infection rates, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), is requiring all individuals, regardless of vaccination status, to wear face coverings when indoors at public settings. The new mask mandate went into effect today, Wednesday, December 15th 2021 and last through Saturday, January 15th, 2022.

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Important Message from the Principal – 12/08/21

As most of you know, our President, Theresa Rodgers, has been on a leave of absence for the past few months to grieve the passing of her father and to address some ongoing health concerns. 

I am sad to inform you that Theresa Rodgers will not be returning to St. Francis Catholic High School. She has made the difficult decision to resign her position as President of our school in order to focus on her family and health. 

Attached is a letter that Theresa wrote and asked it be shared with faculty/staff and external parent community.

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Bishop Soto’s Statement for Vaccine Mandate

Dear St. Francis Families,

Please find attached a letter from Bishop Soto concerning the possible COVID-19 student vaccination mandate.

It is important to note that all current COVID-19 protocols remain in place in accordance with county and state guidelines at this time. As I receive more information, I will be sure to update you.

In the spirit of Pax et Bonum (peace and goodness),

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Thank You to Our Revelry Auction Event Sponsors!
Your partnership in supporting our young women is what makes our community so special.

Silver Sponsor 

Barger Keasey Family Farms (Grace ‘20 & Elizabeth ‘24)

+ Shauna & Ben Borchers (Ella ‘22, Ava ‘24)

+Habeeb & Associates Architects

+Dina Vellutini Kimble ’94 (Lia ’24) & Keri Wien Adams ’99 (Taylor ’24), Royal Electric Company 

K. J. J.  (Jay) Riley, Sr. GP. (Kimberly ‘20 & Lauren ‘23)

 

Bronze Sponsor

+ Maureen & John Dillie (Kayla ‘21, Lauren ‘23 & Jessica ‘25)

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Letter from Katie Perata, Ed.D. – Executive Director of Catholic Schools Diocese of Sacramento

Please find an attached letter from our Executive Director of Public Schools regarding Governor Newsom’s vaccination announcement last Friday. At this time, there is not enough information to determine next steps for our Catholic schools as no official state order has been published. The vaccination mandate will be discussed at the upcoming Bishop’s conference later in the month, and we will follow-up with you as soon as we know more. 

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Class of 2022 Parent Message

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Dear Senior Parents,

Welcome to the 2021-2022 school year! I know this year is especially important for you and for your daughters on a myriad of levels. All of us are excited to welcome the Class of 2022 and the rest of our Troubies for a more traditional school year. 

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Important Volunteer Information and Opportunities

The new school year is just around the corner and we are excited to welcome you and your daughters back for the 2021-22 school year. Our families are the heart and soul of what we do at St. Francis. We simply couldn’t do it without you!

We welcome all of our new families to St. Francis and would like to remind everyone about our service hour programs as well as some volunteer opportunities.

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Health & Safety Update

Dear St. Francis Families,

We are a few days away from the start of the 2021-2022 school year, and we can’t wait to welcome our Troubies back to our beautiful campus. St. Francis Catholic High School continues to be proactive in keeping our students safe, our families informed and our campus open as we continue to deal with the fallout of the pandemic and new Delta variant. Our school leadership continues to monitor the COVID-19 situation closely, and we are following the advice and recommendations of the Diocese, California Department of Public Health, and the California Department of Public Health.

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Back to School Message from the Principal – Important Information

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Dear St. Francis Families,

We are excited and preparing for the return of your daughter/s in a matter of weeks. I hope you’re enjoying the time away and basking in some fun summertime adventures.  While it’s not even August yet, and still plenty of summer days to enjoy, we are actively planning for the return of our Troubies.  I am looking forward to a great year at St. Francis, and know you are as well.

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COVID-19 Update
Masking guidance for schools

There is updated masking guidance for K-12 schools from Sacramento County and the California Department of Public Health, effective June 16, 2021.

  • Anyone visiting, working at or attending the school is required to wear masks INDOORS regardless of vaccination status.
  • While OUTDOORS, masks are no longer required, regardless of vaccination status and even if physical distancing cannot be maintained.
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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.