Santiago Charter Newsletter

Friday, June 17, 2022

Hello Santiago Families!

Happy summer to you all, and WELCOME to our new students!

We have officially concluded our 21-22 school year, and are looking forward to preparing for the fall! In the next few weeks, you will receive a postcard with details about registration; keep an eye out for it! Until then, please take a look at the information below to help your summer plans, and if you have questions, please don't hesitate to give us a call. Our summer hours are 8 AM- 1:00 PM.

:) Team Santiago

What's Happening Now?

It's always busy at Santiago! Our summer school programs have already begun, and students are busy with STEM, sports, and academic supports.

Behind the scenes, our staff is already preparing classrooms for the new year, as well as making plans to be ready for registration.

Although summer has just begun, it takes a lot of work to get ready for nearly 1,200 students!


Here are dates you may need to know. More details about times & what you need to do for registration will be coming soon:

  • Summer School 1st session (Monday - Friday): June 14 - June 28 (Exception - no school on Monday, June 20)

  • Summer School 2nd session (Monday - Friday): June 29 - July 14 (Exception - no school on Monday, July 4)

  • Registration for 2022-2023 School Year: Wednesday, August 3 - Monday, August 8, 2022 (8 AM-12 PM)
  • Conservatory of the Arts Meet & Greet/Registration: August 4

  • Discover Santiago (First day of school for 7th graders): Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2022

  • First day of school for all students: Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2022

Introducing Santiago's After School EXPANDED LEARNING PROGRAM!

Are you interested in a FREE opportunity for your student after school next year? Then check out our EXPANDED LEARNING PROGRAM that is at NO-COST to your family! Click the link for more information, AND to sign up!
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Watch our Conservatory of the Arts promo video!

Interested in learning more? Read here!

Email Mrs. Gonzales ( with questions!

Open Enrollment for Santiago

If you have a current 7th grade student that attends Santiago under open enrollment, you will need to re-enroll them again for the 22-23 school year. Please click here to find the information about open enrollment.Also, please feel free to share this information with any prospective families that may also have questions.

The link below is a flyer with all of our Enrollment Information. Please take a look to see what events you might want to attend.


Everyday, Santanas are expected to follow the guidelines for our campus. For clarification of these expectations, please click here.

Health and Safety Guidelines & Resources

Please refer to the Orange Unified School District COVID Health and Safety Guidelines & Resources for the most up to date information about COVID protocols. This is the the place where you can find the MOST recent information regarding vaccinations, quarantine, and other resources. Thanks for your support.

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Santiago Charter Middle School

Orange County's 1st Charter School.

A public school, with a private school approach