Red Ribbon Week October 20-24
Santan's annual Red Ribbon Week celebration will be held October 20-24. This will give students a chance to learn and celebrate the importance of a drug- and alcohol-free lifestyle! In addition to planned activities throughout the week such as creating a quote wall and a door decorating contest, we encourage students to dress up as follows:
|Mon, October 20||Wear White (shows balance, independence)|
|Tue, October 21||Wear Orange (shows self-motivation, being active)|
|Wed, October 22||Wear Blue (shows loyalty, creativity, intelligence)|
|Thu, October 23||Wear Pink (shows friendship, compassion)|
|Fri, October 24||Wear Red (shows strength, determination)|
ACT EXPLORE Testing for 8th Graders on October 22-23
All of our 8th grade students will be taking the ACT EXPLORE test on October 22 & 23. Attendance is very important on these testing dates, so please try to avoid making other appointments or commitments that might cause your child to miss school on these dates. The ACT EXPLORE test is a great way for your 8th grader to get a head start on the ACT college readiness assessment and to make sure he/she is on track for high school. ACT EXPLORE also:
If you have any questions, please contact your child's counselor, Carolyn Standifird at (480) 883-4632 or Standifird.Carolyn@cusd80.com.
We All Count Week October 27-31
Santan is starting a new tradition this year called We All Count Week. This week will celebrate our diversity and the unique gifts that every student, teacher, and staff member has to offer on our campus! One of the highlights will be Mix It Up at Lunch Day on Tuesday, October 28, where students and staff are encouraged to "mix up" where they sit to meet new people! All students and staff are also encouraged to dress up for spirit days according to the following schedule:
|Mon, Oct 27||Everyone Counts
(wear shirts/jerseys with numbers)
|Tue, Oct 28||Celebrate Your Heritage
(wear something to signify your heritage)
|Wed, Oct 29||Put a Cap on Racism
|Thu, Oct 30||We All Rock
(wear a concert/music t-shirt)
|Fri, Oct 31||School Spirit
(wear Santan shirts or colors)
Cookie Dough Coming on October 28
The delivery date for Mrs. Field's cookie dough orders will be Tuesday, October 28 at the end of the school day. Students will be called down to the cafeteria on that date during 5th period to pick up their orders to take home. Thanks for your support!
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Halloween Concert @ Basha H.S.