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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! 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Spring Musical - It Started Out Like a Song – April 16, 7:30 p.m. 

It Started Out Like A Song (Musical) 2021

What a wonderful piece of work by Director - Kiera Anderson, Technical Director – Jeremy Toy, Vocal Director - Tina Harris, and Orchestra Director – Michelle See with 15 amazing actors, and many more Student Technicians. 

This show is a cabaret filmed on our beautiful stage and campus abiding by all CDC guidelines. 

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March 12 Registration Deadline for SAT Exams On Campus 

The deadline for juniors (only) to register for the Wednesday, March 24th SAT on campus (Flex Day) is Friday, March 12. Registration information was emailed to students and parents on Friday, February 12. Due to safety guidelines, seating is limited. In order to participate, ALL students must have a negative COVID test result from Wednesday, 3/17 (Gold Cohort) or Sunday, 3/21 (Red Cohort and Distance Learning). Like the regular school day, all students will complete the symptom checker using StopIt Safe Screen and must show a green badge upon entry to campus.

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Course Registration for 2021-2022–Extended deadline

All students have received information from their class counselor regarding how to access PowerSchool, and how to input their courses.  Please check in with your daughter to make sure she has selected her classes for next school year. We will be keeping the registration portal open until Sunday (3/7/21) evening in order to give everyone extra time to choose their courses.  

If your daughter has any questions regarding her courses, please email her class counselor:

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2021 Virtual California Girls State Competition

The American Legion is looking for a current SFHS junior to participate in their 2021 Virtual California Girls State competition this June/July.  Girls State is a program that teaches students about government, while developing leadership skills and civic awareness. During the one-week virtual program, students will run for office, develop public speaking skills, and participate in all aspects of developing a working government system.

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New Opportunity – Fun and Game Wednesdays

Wednesdays are a new opportunity for class cohorts to gather on campus for fun and games with the Red Cohort from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., and the Gold Cohort  1:00-3:00 p.m. We will use Serra Court, the Rec Room, and Dining Hall for students to gather, play games, and have fun.

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Help Celebrate Black History! 

This Friday and next Friday during the month of February, the Black Parents Group (BPG) and the Black Student Union (BSU) are hosting special events to help us all better understand and celebrate Black History.

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1/26/21 PSAT Scores (Juniors)

PSAT results will be emailed to juniors directly from the College Board in a few months. Student Score Reports have helpful interpretive information about their performance.  There will be numerical and content-based interpretations of student performance which will define what students know and can do and also helps students identify the knowledge and skills to focus on next to increase achievement.

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St. Francis Catholic High School Earns Dual AP® Computer Science Female Diversity Award
Recognized for Closing the Gender Gap in Computer Science A & Computer Science Principles

SFHS tech classroom

Sacramento, Calif. – St. Francis Catholic High School is proud to be a recipient of the College Board AP® Computer Science Female Diversity Award for achieving high female representation in AP Computer Science A and AP Computer Science Principles. This is the third year in a row St. Francis has earned the award. Schools honored with the AP Computer Science Female Diversity Award have expanded girls’ access in AP Computer Science courses.