Happy Friday Cougar Families!
End of Quarter 1
Please wrap your arms around your Cougars and congratulate them. The energy of finals week is always a little tense with anticipation. There was increased traffic in the library and Beyond the Bell Tutoring. They worked hard and they deserve our heartfelt praise.
Filipino American History Month
October marks the beginning of Filipino American History Month. Filipino Americans are the second-largest Asian American ethnic group in the nation. We look forward to working with our Filipino American students to honor their culture and contributions without which the United States would never be the same.
Parent Engagement Survey
Partnering with our parents is vital to the success of our students and our organization. We host a variety of public opportunities to engage our families but know many are unable to attend. We are always looking for new ways to engage our families and hope that you will help us better facilitate parent & family involvement by taking this brief, 2 question survey. Click HERE
Monday, October 10th: Quarter 2 Begins
Wednesday, October 12th: Governing Board Meeting @ 5pm
Wednesday, October 19th: School Site Council Meeting @ 3:45pm
Thursday, October 20th: Orchestra Concert
Saturday, October 22nd: Band Field Show
October 24-28th: Red Ribbon Week
Tuesday, October 25th: Coffee With the Principal @ 8:30am
Wednesday, October 26th: Virtual Coffee With the Principal @ 5pm
Monday, October 31st: Halloween
For Seniors Only:
College Application Workshops: Every Monday in October blocks 1 & 4
FAFSA Workshops (sign up in Naviance): October 12th, 19th, and 26th from 5-6:30pm
Camp LEAD is coming up on November 9-11th.
Camp LEAD is a free overnight leadership camp facilitated by REAL Matters.
From REAL Matters: “Camp LEAD (Leadership for Equity, Access, and Diversity) is a transformative experiential leadership program for middle and high school aged students. This research based social- emotional residential program has been found to positively impact school communities while also helping individual students transform in ways that positively impact school attendance, behavior, and academic performance.”
For more information check out REAL Matters website.
If you are interested in attending, you pick up a permission slip in the Counseling Office or the Wellness Center.
Please reach out with any questions:
Brenna Churma, School Social Worker
Spanish Placement Testing
All students enrolled in Spanish 1 and Spanish-Speakers 2 next term will be asked to confirm their Spanish class placement on October 10th or 11th. Paper invitations will be delivered to students on Monday October 10th. If you receive an invite, see Sra. LoPrell & Sra. Fuentes in Room K114 at lunch for a quick assessment!
Princess Project Dress Sale
Steele Regiment has their first Field competition on 10/15 at Valhalla High School. Performance time is scheduled at 4:52 P.M. All are welcome to attend and encouraged to support Steele Regiment!
Senior Class Photo Orders
Order your Senior Class pano photo by 10/23!
Dynasty Dance Team and Club Groove will be performing at DanceLab at Helix on October 25th and 26th.
Atencíon todos los padres latinos de Steele Canyon High School,
Acompañenos a nuestros talleres de PIQE en español todos los martes a las 9:30 a.m. en el Staff Lounge y 6 pm. via Zoom. Para mas información hablen con la Sra. Jaggard via email firstname.lastname@example.org .
Cheer Youth Clinic
Cheer hosted their 2nd annual youth clinic week! Kids from the community were able to learn cheers, dances, and a halftime show from our very own Steele Canyon cheerleaders. We had a blast hosting them!!
College Visits at SCHS
Upcoming Events from the College & Career Center
Check out the upcoming events coming from the College & Career Center!
Future Fest 2022!
Don't miss the annual College and Career Fair for 9th-12th students and their parents. It's SATURDAY, October 22nd, from 9 am to 12 pm at Cuyamaca College. This is our BIGGEST career and college event, and it's for students preparing to go directly into the workforce, military, vocational/trade school, 2-year college, or 4-year college/university. You can choose from many workshops to help you prepare for life after high school. Students from the entire district will be there... but what's most important - will YOU be there?
Si Se Puede Club
Suicide Prevention 101 Webinar
As we continue through challenging and unconventional times, it is important that we are alert and paying attention to the mental health of our children and teens. We can do this by learning or revisiting the signs of when a young person might be in distress and possibly contemplating suicide and learning what to say and do if suicidal ideation is present.
The California Department of Education, Directing Change, and TeenLine are hosting a free webinar and Facebook Live event: Suicide Prevention 101 for Parents: Recognizing Signs and What to Do. This free webinar will provide information about suicide prevention for parents, including warning signs for suicide, how to have a conversation with their teen, actions to take if their teen is having a suicidal thoughts, and resources. The webinar is provided in partnership with the California Department of Education, the Directing Change Program, and Teen Line.
- October 13, 2022 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
- 12 de octubre del 2022 de 6 a 7 de la tarde
- Suicide Prevention: A Resource for Parents Brochure: This e-brochure includes questions parents can ask themselves to assess if their teen might be at risk of suicide and actions to take. Tips on raising resilient teens as well as resources are provided.
- Prevención del Suicidio: Un Recurso Para Padres: Este folleto electrónico incluye preguntas que los padres pueden hacerse para evaluar si su hijo/a adolescente podría estar en riesgo de suicidio y las acciones que debe tomar. Se ofrecen recursos tanto como consejos sobre cómo criar adolescentes con capacidad de recuperación.
We hope you can join!
Drive Safe - the Cougar Way
Friendly reminder to drive cautiously as you enter and exit the campus. Campus Supervisors are here to keep the traffic moving - please follow all traffic directions from security personnel. Reminder that we do not provide access for cars at the back of the school during the school day.