Weekly Warrior Newsletter

AY 2021-2022 Week of January 8-14, 2022 Volume 22

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Announcements from Principal Rios

Greetings Eagle Warrior Familia,

Calendar of Events for January 2022

Message from TFHE:

We hope that your week has gone well so far. For your information, please be advised that the demonstration in front of Roberto Cruz Leadership Academy (RCLA) this morning (January 7th) was organized by families of Voices Academy Mount Pleasant to express concerns related to that particular school site. Voices Academy is a K - 8 school co-located on the TFHE Campus with two of our high school sites.

The demonstration in no way related to any of The Foundation for Hispanic Education Schools as confirmed by a check-in with the attending participants. For any questions or clarifying information, please reach out to us at mfarfan@tfhe.org and tmartinez@tfhe.org or your school site main office. To find updates on our ongoing responses to the COVID-related developments and safety measures, please see our message issued on supplies available and safety updates earlier today here: https://bit.ly/3eYXsPt.

We thank you for your continued support and communication. Wishing you a safe weekend!

Kind Regards,

Upcoming Events:

  • Tuesday, January 8 thru Friday 14, 2022 is week #2 of 6 weeks of Grading Period #4.

  • This week we will administer the MAP Mid Year Assessments for 9th-12th Grade scheduled for Thursday, January 13th and Friday, January 14th, 2022.

  • Extremely important: Parents, please keep your child home if they are experiencing any COVID-like symptoms. If you are unsure, please call the school at 408-729-2281and speak with any one of my team members prior to dropping your child off at school or you can speak with Mr. Rios at the front of the school before dropping your child off. Your cooperation is much appreciated.

  • LCPA is looking for PEER Tutors. If you are interested in serving as a PEER TUTOR for Community Service Hours, please contact our Coordinator of Student Advocacy Ms. Lindsey Perez at Lperez@sjlcpa.org

  • Tuesdays from 5pm-6pm Google Meeting Link Click Here Parents. if you have any questions regarding our COVID protocols or available resources, our Community Engagement Team will have Office Hours every Tuesday. Please use the link above for direct access.

Monday, January 10, 2022

  • 9:30am Second Harvest Food Distribution

Tuesday, January 11, 2021

  • 2:55pm STEM for Success Chat #2 Virtual presentation during Advisory
  • 3:30pm Trader Joe's Food Distribution in front of RCLA
  • 4pm-5pm Homework Center Peer Tutoring 2nd Floor Abby College Success Center

Wednesday, January 12, 2021

  • No events scheduled

Thursday, January 13, 2021

  • School wide MAP READING & LANGUAGE Assessments. Students meet in their Advisories all day
  • 4pm-5pm Homework Center Peer Tutoring 2nd Floor Abby College Success Center

Friday, January 14, 2021

  • School wide MAP MATH & SCIENCE Assessments. Students meet in their Advisories all day
  • 2:50pm during Advisory SJCC Info Session (LCPA/RCLA) Location - Finn Center (Auditorium) Seniors Only
  • 2:50pm during Advisory SMASH Applications in person with Ms. Elliott. interested 9th Only
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Congratulations to Eagle Warrior Lupita, Class of 2022 for publishing an opinion article with the San Jose Mercury News

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Scholarships for the Class of 2022

Hello Seniors!

I hope you are doing well and excited for your LAST SEMESTER OF HIGH SCHOOL!!

As you may have heard, there are a few scholarships JUST for LCPA, RCLA, and LVLA. We hope you are taking advantage of all the scholarships available to you.

CONTINUA SCHOLARSHIP - Due January 31, 2022

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SMASH Academy Program - Applications Now Open for 9th Graders


Live on a college campus as part of a 3-week hybrid residential and virtual STEM education program during the summer

Build core computer science & technical skills needed to participate and succeed in the future workforce

Build a robust community of peers and support that will last a lifetime

Focus on building the academic and life skills essential to succeed in STEM

Connect with STEM professionals

Have access to college and work readiness opportunities, including paid internships with leading companies in Tech & other industries



Do you need help applying? We will host an application workshop on Friday, January 14th, during advisory in the college center (2nd floor). Please fill out this form if you are interested in applying: https://forms.gle/tUU7FhtvHSoYqcFE8

Student Rising Above Rising Star Program for Juniors! Application is due March 4, 2022

Students Rising Above Rising Star Program is looking for HIGH SCHOOL JUNIORS graduating in Spring 2023, who have demonstrated strength of character in the face of challenging odds, and dream of a college education. Selected students come from low-income households and are rising above tremendous difficulties and succeeding in school and in life despite their circumstances at home. These difficulties may include poverty, neglect, violence, addiction, and homelessness.

Students will be selected to receive mentoring support, financial assistance, and career guidance from Students Rising Above. Their goal is to provide students with the individualized support they need to be successful in college and in life.


Students Rising Above Scholarship Program Requirements:

  • Overcome obstacles that are not of their own making
  • Low-income or living on government assistance -- $10K - $20K (or lower) per person as stated on IRS documents
  • High school senior in 2022-2023 school year
  • Committed to earning a college education.
  • G.P.A. of 2.8 or higher
  • Must live within the nine-county Bay Area


If you need help with the application, reach out to Ms. Jackie @ Jelliott@sjlcpa.org or Mr. Oronia at aoronia@tfhe.org


I would like to encourage all of our LCPA students to check the LCPA Counseling website to learn more information on Academic support, graduation requirements, community service opportunities, etc.

LCPA Counseling Website Link: https://bit.ly/LCPA-counseling

STEM for Success Chat #2

Our second stem for success chat is scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 11th during advisory!

UC Davis - Health Equity Academy

Interested in a career in healthcare? The UC Davis School of Medicine, Office of Student and Resident Diversity hosts a FREE Health Equity Academy for socioeconomically disadvantaged high school students to learn more about medicine/healthcare.

Health Equity Academy introduces students to various health professions, medical technology, and health systems. Students will get to meet essential healthcare professionals such as doctors, nurses, and current medical students and learn how to become a future healthcare leader through collaborative projects and activities.

Complete this interest form if you plan to apply! https://forms.gle/9Z8rg93VBdG8fYRK8

Apply Here - https://health.ucdavis.edu/diversity/k12_outreach.html

Application deadline is January 14, 2022 by 5:00pm.

Need help applying? Reach out or book an appointment!

Email - aoronia@tfhe.org

LCPA/RCLA - https://calendly.com/aoronia/meeting

LVLA - https://calendly.com/aoronia/lvla

Bank of America - Student Leader Internship

Bank of America is looking for the next generation of community leaders! As a Student Leader, you will participate in an eight-week paid internship at a local nonprofit organization where you will learn first-hand about the needs of your community and the critical role nonprofits play. In addition, you will learn valuable civic, social and business leadership skills. Each Student Leader will attend the Student Leaders Summit held in Washington, D.C. where you will learn how government, business and the nonprofit sector work together to address critical community needs. This opportunity is open to Juniors and Seniors.

Complete this form if you are interested in applying and I will follow up to provide support! https://forms.gle/Q4QBG3WELo5pS57n7

Deadline - January 28th

Apply Here - https://about.bankofamerica.com/en/making-an-impact/student-leaders

Questions? Email aoronia@tfhe.org

SENIOR Space Class of 2022!

Announcements for Seniors:


Please review your transcripts. If you are taking a class that you already passed or need to make up a D or F, please email me.

Let me know if you need help completing the application.

Please reserve an individual appointment with me for support on your college applications omartinez.youcanbook.me

If you have any questions or concerns, please email Mr. Martinez at Omartinez@tfhe.org

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Eagle Warriors, we encourage you to visit our Calm Corner for some peace of mind.

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Join our monthly SSC and Family Workshops to earn community service hours. Register below!