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St. Francis Stories: SFHS Student Podcast Network
Teaghan Brostrom '23 Interviews SF alumna, Molly Riehl, a reporter for Good Day Sacramento

One of the easiest ways to enjoy St. Francis Stories is to listen to one of our podcasts.  Did you know we have our very own Student Podcast Network? SFHS students host, interview, and edit a variety of shows covering topics across the board.

In our most recent episode of Troubie Throwbacks, SF alumna Molly Riehl, a reporter for Good Day Sacramento and the emcee of our upcoming Sip, Savor & Support auction event, talks with Teaghan Brostrom ‘23 about what a special place St. Francis truly is… and gets a little emotional as she recalls her favorite teacher.

News Sunny Rivera

New for Course Registration 2023-2024

To finalize their course registration, students need to bring in their Course Registration form signed by a parent to the Counseling Office on Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday of next week. They were emailed the form today and can find it in Schoology in the Counseling Folder.

News Stephen Tholcke

Kairos Retreat – Open to the Class of 2024

Kairos Retreat sign-ups are now open to the Class of 2024. Juniors, now is the time to join the long tradition of attending Kairos. This is the same retreat your fellow Troubies have been attending all year, and what an amazing experience it has been. You don’t have to wait to have this experience. Sign up now, and start living in Kairos time. Use your CampBrain account to sign up. Limited space is available.

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St. Francis Stories
St. Francis is featured on KFBK's Building a Better Sacramento segment

We’re launching a new feature in the Principal’s Newsletter called St. Francis Stories.

There are a lot of wonderful things happening on and around the St. Francis campus. We realize not everyone engages on social media (but we hope you follow us), watches local broadcasts or listens to the radio, so our hope is to make St. Francis stories as easily accessible as possible!

News Mark Honbo

Athletics Update

The Sac-Joaquin Section soccer and basketball playoffs get underway this week, with the section to announce pairings over this weekend. Be sure to check GoTroubies.com or our athletics’ social media channels for game times, sites and opponents. Both of our winter varsity teams have been highly ranked throughout the season, with soccer even earning a national ranking by the United Soccer Coaches. 

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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.

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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.

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Lip Dub 2022

Students at St. Francis High School in Sacramento present “Firework” by Katy Perry and “Best Song Ever” by One Direction for the return of the Troubie Campus-Wide Lip Dub.

News Tina (Crowle) Tedesco '91

Catholic Schools Outperform

Data from the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) was recently released and we are proud to share that Catholic schools came out on top. When compared to their public school counterparts across the nation, Catholic school students’ average scores remained 15 points higher than the average scores of their 8th grade peers. Although the data looked at standardized testing for grades 4 through 8, it has implications for Catholic secondary education as well.