Parent Newsletter

Issue No. 1 | November 2021

Principal's Message

I would like to thank our parents, students and staff for a great start to our school year thus far. October was a very busy month, and we want to thank you for partnering with us to ensure your child receives the best education and experience possible. With that said, we have designated the character trait for November to be TEAMWORK.

We have asked our staff to incorporate this theme into their lessons and help facilitate this character trait within our clubs and organizations. We realize the importance of teamwork and know that when we work together anything is possible.

Our staff is working diligently in the areas of academic student success as well as social emotional growth. We continue to invite you to collaborate with us through the process.

November is a great time to slow down and count our blessings. I encourage everyone to take time for themselves and their families during our November break.

Again, thank you for your unconditional support!

Let’s Go Diamondbacks!!!!!

Counselor's Corner

Hello, SNJH Parents!

We are excited to visit our 8th grade students in their history classes this month. We will be introducing them to our college and career readiness program Virtual Job Shadowing.

They will utilize this software to expose them to various careers and colleges.

The guidance lesson for the month of November will focus on self-management and social skills. The students will be acquiring skills in conflict resolution, communication, and problem solving.

Christi Maldonado, 8th grade counselor

REMINDER: Leaving campus during school days

Per the Parent-Student handbook, page 23, students may NOT be checked out after 3pm without permission from the principal or designee.


It is a teachers' Plan and Prep day and a no-school day for our students.

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Social Media & Title I session (English)

Tuesday, Nov. 9th, 9-10am

This is an online event.

Please click here to register:
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Social Media & Title I Session (Spanish)

Wednesday, Nov. 10th, 3-4pm

This is an online event.

Please click here to register / Por favor haga click aquí para inscribirse:

Parent Institute: "Fall into Reading"

Please make plans to attend our Parent Institute session on Thursday, Nov. 11th, 2021.

Both sessions will be held virtually through Google Meets:

one from 8:30am - 10:30am and the other from 1pm - 3pm.

The registration link will be shared soon through our SNJH Parents page.

Parental Involvement Day celebration

Tuesday, Nov. 16th, 12-1pm

5100 West Dove Avenue

McAllen, TX

We are celebrating our amazing parents!

Happy "Parents-giving" to you!

Please make plans to attend.

It will be held at our SNJH Library.

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Thanksgiving Break - Nov. 22nd - 26th.

See you back on Nov. 29th. Have a restful & wonderful Thanksgiving!



Students previously registered to take the PSAT will take it on Wednesday, Nov. 10th at 8am in the Practice Gym.


SNJH was granted the GEAR UP grant! More info forthcoming.

SA3 Parent Meeting

Tuesday, Nov. 30th, 6-7:30pm

5100 West Dove Avenue

McAllen, TX

SNJH Cafeteria