Class of 2021 Senior Page

Bookmark this page to view to most current updates for Seniors Class of 2021 and their families. We will post all communications via email as well as news posts that pertain to Senior Families on this page.  

For recent Graduates, Class of 2020 
View videos, albums and updates on your new alumnae page here


CSF Drop in Peer Tutoring

Since it’s a short week, CSF has moved Drop in Peer Tutoring from Wednesday to Tuesday (TODAY) after school in the Library from 3:00-4:00. Stay for the entire hour or come by with 1 question. CSF Peer Tutors are here to help you! 


Thankful Thursday is in just two days and some quick reminders:

1. ALL funds raised on Thankful Thursday go to support tuition assistance for our Troubies and we are asking everyone to participate!

2. Wear your class jerseys on Thursday with your uniform skirt or pants and come at 7:30am before school to hype up Thankful Thursday during dropoff in front of school! There will be music pumping, staff and students cheering and treats handed out!  



Hey Troubies! Thankful Thursday is less than one month away and we want to know what you are thankful for at St. Francis! If you are interested in being a part of our social media campaign, either through photos or videos, please email Mrs. Ann Gregory at to see how you can share why it’s great to be an SF Troubadour! 

ALL funds raised on Thankful Thursday support the tuition assistance needs for 30% of your fellow Troubies!



Hey Troubies! Thankful Thursday is less than one month away and we want to know what you are thankful for at St. Francis! If you are interested in being a part of our social media campaign, either through photos or videos, please email Mrs. Ann Gregory at to see how you can share why it’s great to be an SF Troubadour! 

ALL funds raised on Thankful Thursday support the tuition assistance needs for 30% of your fellow Troubies!


November, Names of Remembrance

On November 1st we will celebrate with a Mass, All Saints Day. As a community of faith each November, we remember and honor those who have gone before us. We give thanks to God for their presence in our lives, and the memories and life lessons they have given us.


For Class of 2022 – Message from Guidance

Seniors – If any of your college applications have a Nov 1 deadline, please be sure and invite/request your College Advisor and Teacher Recommender no later than this Friday, October 8th. We need plenty of time to write your recommendations!  Also, if you are not planning on taking the SAT on October 13, then you are invited to a College Application and Essay Work Session that morning from 8:30am to 11:30am, in the Dining Hall. Mrs. Austin, Ms. Lee, Ms. Harrity, Mrs. Ferrara and Mrs.


Schedule CHANGE!

Next week’s schedule is as follows:

  • Monday Schedule 3
    • St. Francis Celebration – Mass starting @ 10AM
  • Tuesday Schedule 4
  • Wednesday Schedule 5
  • Thursday Schedule 1 (70) Late Start
  • Friday Schedule 2 (70) Late Start


Meet a Parent or Grandparent for Lunch!

Attention Troubies!  It is that time of year where you get to invite your parents and/or grandparents to spend lunch with you on campus! This is a fun tradition that allows for your parents and grandparents to get a sneak peek into your Troubie daily life.  Parents and grandparents can bring lunch from off-campus, or enjoy a lunch for purchase from the Serra Court Cafe. 

This semester’s schedule is:


Celebration of the Feast of St. Francis

We will be celebrating St. Francis, Our Patron Saint, on his Feast Day October 4th with a Mass. We will also be offering animal blessings for your pets before school from 7:15 am- 7:45 am and after school from  3:10 pm- 3:40 pm. Blessings will take place in the armory parking lot (same area where Covid testing is done). Collection will go toward St Vincent DePaul’s support of Afghanistan Refugees in Sacramento.

We look forward to seeing all your awesome pets!!


Yearbook: Message from the Editors

Hi, Troubies! We hope you all are having a wonderful week :)) As editors of the yearbook, we just wanted to remind you that the yearbook staff is working hard to capture the events for this year. Please be on the lookout for emails and Google Forms from yearbook or Mrs. Benson and please take the time to respond to them and fill them out. We highly encourage you to partake in these forms and emails so that you can be featured on one of the pages and take part in history. Your participation will really help us create the best yearbook ever!


Optional Testing on Wednesday, October 13 for the Classes of 2022, 2023, and 2024

  • Sophomores, Class of 2024: PreACT
  • Juniors, Class of 2023: PSAT
  • Seniors, Class of 2022: SAT

Students were emailed testing information and must sign up via a Google Form by September 3 in order to take one of these optional tests.  

Any student not taking a test on that day does not need to come to campus.  Regular instruction will resume on Thursday, October 14th.  


SFHS Club Membership

We hope students enjoyed browsing the many Student Club offerings during the SFHS Club Rush this past Tuesday and Wednesday.

Students are invited to sign-up for CLUB MEMBERSHIP HERE from noon on 8/24 through noon on 9/3.


Guidance Reminders: Soph, Jr, & Sr

Sophomores- Please read your email about the optional Pre-ACT that is being offered on October 13thThe deadline to sign up is September 3rd if you are interested.

Juniors- Please read your email about the optional PSAT that is being offered on October 13th.  The deadline to sign up is September 3rd if you are interested.


Sacraments Program – All Are Welcome!

We are excited to announce the start of the Sacraments program at St. Francis this year!

As a group, Troubies will prepare for receiving the Sacraments of the Catholic Church–Baptism, First Communion, & Confirmation–on Easter Vigil, 2022, at St. Mary’s Parish. We will have a great time together preparing for entrance into the Church through lessons, prayer, fellowship, and more! Troubies are welcome to join this group at any stage of their personal faith formation. Meetings will be held weekly at lunch.


The A Capella Blue Skirts Are Back on Campus!

The A Cappella Blue Skirts are back on campus! Come audition to be a part of this fun and talented group! For those of you who don’t know, the Blue Skirts are a student led a cappella vocal group that has been a club for over 20 years! Auditions are open to all grades and you don’t have to be a part of a choir class to be in it. Weekly rehearsals are during school lunches and late starts.


Senior Portrait Deadline

The senior portrait deadline has been extended to Friday, October 15.  Bill Smith Photography’s schedule fills up quickly. Please be sure to schedule your photoshoot this week.

All Seniors will need to be photographed by Bill Smith Photography in order to appear in the yearbook. Schedule your session at their temporary Sacramento studio by going to: or by calling their Customer Service Department at 916-749-1026 and select option 1.


National Honors Society – JR/SR

Juniors and Seniors, applications for National Honors Society are now open.  They were emailed out by Mrs. Van Houten on Tuesday, 8/17.  They are due to Grace Bashore ( by Monday, 8/23 at 8:00 am.  Please email Mrs. Van Houten with any questions!


CSF Application DUE – SOPH, JR, SR

CSF Applications due Monday August 23 by 3:00. Please drop off your application to Mrs. Fox in the Guidance office. No late applications will be accepted. Check your email from CSF for application instructions.


Club Rush August 24th & 25th

Club Rush will be held during lunch on August 24th and August 25th where students will have the opportunity to see our Club offerings. Students will receive an email from Mrs. McGreevy once Club Rush begins with a Google Form for Club membership sign-ups, which will take place electronically from August 24th – September 3rd.


Calendar Change

Please note there is a schedule change on August 25th. There will be NO Assembly and instead it will be a late start schedule 3 day.


Kairos sign ups are up!

We highly encourage you to attend one of the first Kairos’. Gives you a chance to bond with your class after a long time of distance. (It will raise your likelihood to lead if you are interested in that as well.) To sign up please have your parents register you at

Dates available are:

K83: September- 14-17 2021

K84: November 16-19 2021

K85 Full


Kitchen Intern – Jrs. & Srs.

Do you want to be a Kitchen Intern? If so, check your email from Ms. Bueno or pop into the Dining Hall after school on Thursday or Friday 12:45! First Come First Serve!


Senior Sunrise

Senior sunrise is Friday, August 13th from 6:00 am – 7:00 am. Seniors are invited to bring a blanket and watch the sunrise on the SFHS soccer field with their classmates. This is the first Friday Seniors are also allowed to wear their college shirt/sweatshirt.


Chromebooks for Class of 2021

Class of 2021 Families,  

The Class of 2021 Chromebooks belong to the girls upon graduation. If you have no further need for these they can be returned to SFHS for donation to local feeder schools.

Chromebooks need to be “wiped” to remove all SFHS restrictions and placed back to factory default.  Please make sure you have saved any data needed as this process erases all data.

Instructions are included below.

How to Wipe a Chromebook
How to Copy Content

Email blast

A Message to Seniors

Dear Class of 2021,

Congratulations on your upcoming graduation!  We are looking forward to celebrating all of you with your family and friends at the Baccalaureate Mass and Graduation.  

Each student is allowed six (6) guests.  Reserved seating will be available for each event through Ticketspice on a first-come first-served basis.


Senior Finals Policy

A senior, in her second semester, may be excused from taking the final exam in a course if she meets the requirements outlined on page 25 of the Parent-Student Handbook.  Students are also required to meet the modified Christian Service Hour commitment to be eligible for this senior privilege.  For information on Christian Service Hours, students should consult the Christian Service folder located on the Class of 2021 page in Schoology or contact Ms.


Senior Dinner – Saturday, May 1, 7:00 p.m.

City of Stars - Senior Dinner 2021

Senior Parents - Please share the following message with your daughter:

Seniors: Save the Date! We know that it has been a difficult year for all of you. In lieu of a traditional Senior Ball, the Senior Council is planning a formal Senior Dinner.

All SFHS seniors are cordially invited to attend the SENIOR DINNER – CITY OF STARS. Join your classmates for a formal, catered dinner. Your evening gowns have been waiting for this moment!

Email blast

Baccalaureate and Graduation 2021

To the Families of Seniors,

As we turn our attention to the final months of the school year, we have good news to share about our plans for Baccalaureate and Graduation for the Class of 2021. Our goal has always been to provide a program that celebrates our seniors and their families with events that truly honor their accomplishments and their journey while keeping safety a priority.


Troubie Store Update

The Troubie Store remains open online for your purchases!  Use this link to peruse our selection of clearance uniform items and outerwear. To help your Troubie get prepared to return to campus, don’t miss our new SF-branded face masks!  

You will be notified via email once your order has been filled.  Easy and convenient pick up in the front office.


Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
Upcoming Play- Tickets are available NOW Streamed into your home!

When Elinor Dashwood’s father dies, her family’s finances are crippled. After the Dashwoods move to a cottage in Devonshire, Elinor’s sister Marianne is torn between the handsome John Willoughby and the older Colonel Brandon. Meanwhile, Elinor’s romantic hopes with Edward Ferrars are hindered due to his prior engagement. Both Elinor and Marianne strive for love while the circumstances in their lives constantly change.

This is a clever take on a late 1700’s play on a virtual zoom screen. Old meets new. 


Mascot Move-A-Thon

Movement is essential for positive Mental Health. We encourage you  to “Keep It Moving” with the SFHS Guardian Angel’s Peer Team  Mascot Move-A-Thon Challenge the week of October 25-31, 2020.

HOW IT WORKS: Each day perform 30 minutes of movement of your choice. (Ex. Jump rope, yoga, dance, skate  board, bike ride, swim, etc.


St. Francis Day 2020
A Day at the Zoo!

We will maintain our costume contest tradition, so start brainstorming!! Dress up as animals, zoo keepers, tourists, vets, etc. We encourage our Troubies to be creative with their friends and with family. Submit a whole body photo to by October 7th at 12 pm.

We will have a few different contests:


Great News from the Library!
Books are Now Available for Check Out!

Starting Monday, September 21, you may log in to your library account, select books for checkout, and pick them up from the school front office when they are ready. This will be a self-service procedure on Tuesdays and Fridays ONLY from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm, practicing full safety protocols. For complete instructions, please go to your class page in Schoology and click on the Library folder. We are delighted to offer new fiction for your reading pleasure! Questions? Contact us at


St. Francis Day, A day at the ZOO!!

Mark your calendars for October 7th from 2:30-5:30 pm for our drive-thru parade festivities!!

We will maintain our costume tradition, so start brainstorming!! The theme is a day at the zoo. Animals, zoo keepers, tourists, vets, etc. be creative with your friends and your families! We will have pet blessings, so dress up your pets and bring them along for our distanced celebration! We will have music, treats and more!! 


Sense & Sensibility Fall Play

The fall play is Sense and Sensibility. If you are interested in auditioning or being on the tech crew, contact Kiera Anderson (Director)  and Jeremy Toy (Technical Director) – See the website for more info.


Athlete Registration

All those who are thinking about participating in athletics this year, be sure to register at under “Athlete Registration”.  That will take you to our Final Forms account where you can submit forms and let us know what teams you are interested in.  Everyone must indicate the teams they are interested in trying-out for Final Forms to ensure they get all of the communications related to that sport.  Even returning players must update their sports as that does not automatically roll-over from year to year.


Mathletes Interest Meeting on Aug 26

Mathletes interest meeting will be held over zoom on Wednesday, August 26 at 12:15 (during lunch.) If you like math or if you would like to try befriending it, join us.


Science Olympiad is Starting!

We will have an informational meeting on Friday, 8/28, at 3:15 p.m. It shouldn’t last more than a half hour. We will have regular meetings from 3:15-4:30 p.m. every Friday starting September 4. Click HERE for the Zoom link to the meeting. Come see what this Academic team is all about!  

Mrs. MacDonald
Science Instructor


Guardian Angel 2020-21 Peer Team Summer Training

St. Francis High School’s 2020-2021 Guardian Angel Peer Team met today via zoom. They are taking part in training to help get prepared for the school year ahead. The Guardian Angels along with our Wellness Team are really excited to reconnect with you all, and of course meet our new Troubadours! 

Alumna Aine Colgan, Class of 2019, wrote a wonderful article for the 2019 Winter Pax Magazine about the SFHS Guardian Angels, and her experience as a member. Here is a little excerpt: “The “Guardian Angels” peer team is a dedicated group of Troubies who have been trained to help classmates address conflicts and provide support for them as they face the pressures in life. The peer team’s goal is to support, enhance and overall help improve students lives via a peer sisterhood experience here at St. Francis Catholic High School.”  Check out the Full article below

PS: Keep any eye out for more from our Guardian Angels & Troubies can contact our wellness team with questions 


All Student Photos

Student IDs / Yearbook Photos / Schoology Photos

Lifetouch will not be able to take individual school pictures or school IDs as we usually do during orientation week. We will reschedule for a later date when students can be on campus. More information will be shared as soon as it becomes available.


Senior College Workshops

On Monday, August 3rd, the Guidance College Team began hosting daily college workshops from 3:00 – 3:30 p.m. for the Class of 2021.  These video conference college application workshops will run Monday through Thursday for the entire month of August.  Senior students can attend any or all of the workshops. Check out your email for more details and click on this link to see the schedule of workshops being offered. See you there Simbas!    View Schedule of Events PDF HERE


CIF AND SAC-JOAQUIN Section Announce Modified Sport Season Calendars in Response to Pandemic
For Immediate Release

SACRAMENTO, CALIF.- The California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) and the Sac-Joaquin Section have announced modified dates for competitive sports seasons in response to public health restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic.  St. Francis Athletics will begin the work to revise the various schedules for our respective sport programs accordingly.  Details related to tryout dates, schedules, potential off-season workout dates, etc., will be released over the coming weeks.


Virtual Dance Showcase

Haven’t had a chance to watch the Virtual Dance Showcase yet? 

For those of you that don’t know about our annual Spring Dance Showcase, it’s a culmination of student choreographed works (usually performed live). Juniors & Seniors work with underclassmen in their respective companies to create original work and this year was no different! The amount of creativity and collaboration that the students had this year was exciting! The video now includes ALL student works. (I had many technical issues!) 

Please enjoy!

Email blast

Updates for Seniors and Families
May 28, 2020

Greetings Seniors and Senior Families!

On what would have been your graduation day, I speak on behalf of the entire faculty and staff when I say congratulations on your four years of achievements. In a couple short hours, seniors will drive their cars on to the St. Francis soccer field to spend the evening together for Senior Sunset. Even though the sun is setting on the Class of 2020 tonight, you will always be our Pearls! (Don’t forget to bring water with you!) 

I hope you all were able to “tune in” for our Senior Awards Ceremony last Friday. We are honored to recognize ALL of you and your achievements. God has created each of us with unique gifts and talents that will change the world. If you missed it, click here to see the video. Congratulations to all of our senior award winners! Don’t miss the special congratulatory messages from Eleni Kounalakis ’85, Lieutenant Governor of California, and Valorie Burton, 2019 SELFe speaker, and some of our own cherished staffulty: Mark McGreevy, Naomi Lee, Debbie Austin, Nora Anderson, and MaryAnne Kelly.

Email blast

Updates for Seniors and Families
May 14, 2020


It was great to see all of you at the Pearl Pick-up Parade last Friday! Photo albums have been posted on the Senior page. Thank you to all of our photographers that helped capture the special day: Phil Roina, Greg Lane, Julia Cannon ’17, Steve Shaff, and Raquel Namba! It is exciting to see so many new things on the calendar to celebrate our seniors.

Email blast

Updates for Seniors and Families
May 7, 2020

Greetings Seniors and Senior Families!

Happy Thursday! We are looking forward to seeing our seniors on campus tomorrow for the Pearl Pick-Up Parade (and I imagine there may be some parents in the cars as well). This will be a festive, albeit unusual, way to receive their cap and gown. Seniors, remember to have your last name on a sheet of paper on your dash. Also, enjoy the Arts Recognition e-Ceremony at 8:00am tomorrow and see where your fellow Pearls are going to continue their arts education.

Email blast

A Few Updates for Seniors and Families
May 1, 2020

Greetings Seniors and Senior Families!

We miss seeing our seniors on campus more and more with each passing day; we are looking forward to the day we can come together to celebrate the Class of 2020! We will keep you abreast of senior events as plans get finalized. All information and communications sent about senior events will be housed on our website and easily accessible at Please bookmark this page and use it as your “homebase” for senior happenings!


Textbook Buy Backs

BNC (formally MBS) will still be buying back textbooks from our students. Students can sell their books through the BNC website, and use their free shipping label to return their books.  You can view step-by-step instructions on how to sell back books on the SFHS Website.  


Seniors:  TroubieForLife Survey

Seniors, don’t forget to complete the Troubie For Life Survey, if you haven’t already! As you approach your final weeks at “virtual” St. Francis, we know that this isn’t the end of your St. Francis journey. While you may only be a student for four years, you are a Troubie for Life! As you prepare for the next chapter ahead, whether it be college or career, we want to stay in touch and keep you connected with our amazing 11,000+ strong alumnae network.


Athletic News – 5/01/20

11 St. Francis Seniors Make Collegiate Sports Commitments in Spring

There were 11 St. Francis seniors who have made commitments to compete in collegiate sports this spring, bringing the total to 20 student athletes for the Class of 2020 to date. They would have been recognized at a ceremony at the school on April 22 that was canceled due to the school closure because of the Coronavirus pandemic.


Class of 2020 Arts Scholars

Congratulations to the following students who have committed to the Arts by majoring in a Visual or Performing Art form

Giuliana Brida | Dance and Journalism
Fiona Galvin | Ballet and Kinesiology
Aurora Giacobbe| Film and Media Production
Mackenzie Holmes| Creative Producing
Madigan Hunt| Screenwriting
Julia Long| Art History
Madison Reyes| Design
Molly Southard|  Interior Design
Neda Tajlil| Film
Kathryn Uliana| Theatre

Giuliana Brida

New York University, New York City             
Major: Dance and Journalism

“Gigi” found her passion for ballet at age two. At 11, she was the youngest dancer to be promoted as Apprentice with PH Classical Ballet. At 15 she was promoted to soloist with the pre-professional ballet company. Gigi has performed in Sleeping Beauty, Coppelia, Romeo & Juliet, Swan Lake, Napoli, several other classical pieces, and 14 consecutive years of the Nutcracker. At 16, Gigi transferred to The School of Sacramento Ballet and is currently a member of their pre-professional training program under the direction of Cynthia Drayer.

From freshman through junior years, Gigi was a member of SFHS Dance Company and a current Dance Captain. As a senior, she is a member of the SFHS Show Choir team. This year Gigi joined the Apprentice Dance Company in order to continue dancing, as she is the current SFHS Student Body President.

In 2017 Gigi was awarded and recognized by the California State Senate for her dedication to Classical Ballet. Next fall, Gigi will move to the east coast to attend New York University where she will double major in Journalism and Dance. Gigi is grateful to her parents Linda and Greg.

She would like to thank Agata Grzelak for her unconditional support and guidance. She would also like to thank Cassey McGreevy for her leadership guidance; as well as her English Instructors Stacy McDonaldcy, Tim Gracyk, Sarah Symkowick, and Mari Kirstien for their assistance in helping her find her second passion in English.


Fiona Galvin

University of Utah, Salt Lake City      
Major: Ballet and Kinesiology

Fiona has been dancing ballet since the age of 4 and is currently a member at Deane Dance Center and is in their Sacramento Civic Ballet Company. At Deane Dance Center, Fiona also teaches dance and is currently in the ballet of The Sleeping Beauty. Besides dancing outside of school, Fiona has been on SF Dance Company since freshman year and is serving as dance captain this year. She is also choreographer of show choir. Fiona has participated in musicals at SF including Little Women, The Boyfriend, and Chicago. This year, Fiona was assistant choreographer for The Music Man. Fiona is inspired to continue dance into college due to the support she receives from her family and friends. She can’t wait to have new experiences and try new things in the college dance environment.  

Aurora Giacobbe

The New School, New York City                
Major: Film and Media Production

Aurora has been involved in the arts since a young age and continued this involvement during her time at St. Francis. She took Theatre Arts her freshman year and has been in Honors SF Players since. She performed in the One-Act at Lenaea Theatre Festival all three years she has been in the class and has also competed in the Musical Theatre category at the festival, winning bronze for her piece twice. Aurora has also assistant directed two shows at St. Francis; the 2018 production of Chicago and this past fall’s production of The Tempest. Last year, Aurora had the opportunity to create a short film for her capstone project titled The St. Francis Experience. She co-wrote, co-directed, and edited the film for class, also writing a research essay regarding the project. Aurora is continuing her love for storytelling and the arts in college by majoring in film, as she hopes to pursue a career in film or television production.

Mackenzie Holmes

Dodge College of Film and Media Arts-Chapman University, Orange                
Major: Creative Producing

Mackenzie has been involved in theatre at SF for the past four years. She has been in quite a few productions at St.Francis; her roles this past year included Gonzalo in The Tempest and Eulalie Mckecknie Shinn in The Music Man. She is extremely thankful for her teachers especially Kiera Anderson for pushing her to pursue her passions in film. Mackenzie is excited to be attending Chapman University in the Dodge College as a creative producing major!

Madigan Hunt

Chapman University, Orange                 
Major: Screenwriting

Madigan has been writing creatively since she could hold a notebook and pen. In 2015, she self-published her first novel and has been participating annually in National Novel Writing Month ever since. During the summer of 2017, she was accepted into The University of Virginia’s Young Writers Program – an intensive workshop with classes spanning fiction to screenwriting – where she continued to grow her portfolio of creative works. Throughout her years of schooling, she’s written for school newspapers and broadcast shows, and currently holds the position of Copy Editor of the St. Francis yearbook. Off-campus, she runs a writing blog where she posts short stories, poetry, and various tips or writing events. Her decision to pursue a career in writing for film and television shouldn’t come as a surprise to her friends who’ve had to listen to her rant about character development in every show they watch, and she’s extremely excited to make a difference in the world of screenwriting.

Julia Long

Sierra College, Rocklin                 
Major: Art History
Minor: Photography

Julia is a member of the SF Art Club. She has taken Honors Art History, AP Studio Art, and photography classes during her years at St. Francis. She is inspired by the world and people around her. Throughout her life she has been encouraged to pursue her love of art by her family and friends.

Madison Reyes

University of San Francisco                
Major: Design

Madison has been passionate about all mediums of art for her whole life, engaging in painting and drawing at a very young age; however, her main passion for digital art stemmed from her love of watching cartoons, animated movies, and music videos as a kid. At the age of ten, she convinced her parents to buy her a drawing tablet and self-taught herself new techniques through online resources and a lot of practice. Since then, she’s grown to see the world through a new lens, appreciating design and visual aesthetics more than the average person. In high school, Madi was able to pursue her passion for art and design through AP Studio Art, her role as the editor of the St. Francis yearbook, and creating designs for club t-shirts and other items for students on campus. She was also voted Most Artistic by her classmates at junior prom! In her free time, she ventures into trying everything from designing tattoos and music promotion material to posting original drawings on her Instagram account centered around her art. She thanks her parents and friends for supporting her passion projects and encouraging her to pursue her dreams.

Molly Southard

Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff                  
Major: Interior Design

Molly has been a part of tech for the past four years. She has enjoyed her time in various dance, choir, and art classes throughout the years. She was heavily involved in homecoming: both with her class decorations and lighting for all of the classes. She has been able to explore different aspects of theatre while at St. Francis including stage management and scenic design. She won Outstanding Set Design in this past year’s Lenaea festival for her set design of The Tempest. Molly is very thankful for the various people she has been able to work with for the past four years and the lasting friendships she has made. She is very excited to be studying interior design at Northern Arizona University in the fall. 

Neda Tajlil

Sacramento State University, Sacramento                   
Major: Film

Neda Tajlil is excited to be majoring in film at Sacramento State University in the fall. She has always wanted to be involved in the film industry. She will explore cinematography, screenplay, and film theory at university. She developed her passion for the arts by taking several theatre classes at SFHS. She has taken Acting One her freshman year, Theatre Arts her sophomore year, and SF Players her junior year. During junior year, Neda went to the Lenaea Theatre Festival with her class for the first time. They won gold for their one-act entitled girl. Neda developed her passion for filmmaking when she and her classmates explored it in one of her theatre classes. She was inspired to become a film major due to her many wonderful experiences with the arts at SFHS. 

Kathryn Uliana

University of South Wales or University of Chester (Undecided)                   
Major: Theatre

Kathryn has been doing arts at St. Francis all four years. She sang with the Chamber Choir, performed in Honors Theater Arts, and in the St. Francis shows. Her favorite arts experience was The Tempest.


SAT Test Cancelled for May 2, 2020

In response to the rapidly evolving situation around the coronavirus (COVID-19) and guidance from public health organizations, the College Board is canceling the May 2, 2020, SAT® administration. Makeup exams for the March 14 administration (scheduled March 28) are also canceled. Please contact the College Board if you have any questions.


Senior Survey Results Update

Dear Senior Families,

I want to thank you all for your prompt response to our senior parent survey that went out on Friday, April 24th. As of the 11:59pm deadline Monday night, we received 127 responses from parents and 164 from Seniors. We appreciate all the thought and candor that went into completing these.