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April 19, 2015

 
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April 19, 2015

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Greetings Q Nation,

I am proud to make the following announcement regarding the graduating class of 2015:

Valedictorian: Brandon Tran 4.73 GPA
Salutatorians: Dakota Churchill 4.7 GPA,
Alex Byrne 4.7 GPA
Benjamin Phan 4.7 GPA

Thus, each of the four students named above are good communicators who can make decisions, solve problems and working effectively as part of a team. I am excited about their bright futures. Congratulations Conquistadors on a job well done!

Following are the top-10 skills and qualities employers seek in their job candidates:

The Top-10 Candidate Skills/Qualities Employers Seek

1.Ability to verbally communicate with persons inside and outside the organization
2.Ability to work in a team structure
3.Ability to make decisions and solve problems
4.Ability to plan, organize, and prioritize work
5.Ability to obtain and process information
6.Ability to analyze quantitative data
7.Technical knowledge related to the job
8.Proficiency with computer software programs
9.Ability to create and/or edit written reports
10.Ability to sell or influence others

Have a Q-Tastic Day !!!!
Dr. Vincent Mays
Principal
Serra High School

 

 

 

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WEEK IN REVIEW

 

AP Government Students Celebrate Women's History Month

March was Women's History Month, and students in John Turner's AP Government class researched the life and work of Frances Perkins.

American women have long played key roles in government and politics, yet the contributions of many have been greatly undervalued and under-recognized. Frances Perkins was a prominent political figure who served as Secretary of Labor under Franklin D. Roosevelt. She was a critical figure in the accomplishments of the New Deal and was the first woman to serve as a cabinet secretary.

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Real Home Town Heroes

One day in December 2010 changed everything for Alec Johnson and several of his very close friends, as well as the homeless community in Downtown San Diego. A father who wanted to teach his son a lesson on appreciation, helped launch what has grown into a very large non-profit organization entitled Hunger 2 Help.

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PTO Cake Auction Is Coming...

Serra's Annual PTO Cake Auction is approaching and the PTO wants to include those of you who like to challenge, showcase and share their culinary, baking/pastry chef skills with a donation.

Can't bake? NO worries, we still need people to purchase our culinary delights! You can also volunteer and be amongst the sweet confections!

Date: Thursday, April 23, 2015
Time: Drop cake off between 9:00 am - 3:30pm at the school office

Event is 5:00 pm - 8:30pm

Silent Auctions: 5:00pm - 7:30pm Media Center

Live Auction: Halftime of Seniors vs Staff basketball game. Bid on front row seats to Serra's 2015 graduation or tickets to see Annie!

For more information, contact Jan Peterson at ednjan12@gmail.com or (619) 405-6685.

Random Acts of Kindness

Freshmen ASB is spreading kindness across Serra one random act at a time. 5th period ASB has been assigned the privilege of Random Acts of Kindness. Twice a week three students will be selected and called out of class. During the Random Act, the chosen student is crowned, given a bag of candy and inspirational notes, and told that they are greatly appreciated by Freshmen ASB. Random Acts of Kindness will continue throughout the rest of the year. So, Serra students, stay on the lookout because you might be chosen to receive a special surprise to brighten up your day!

 

Seniors Vs. Staff Basketball Game

Serra’s annual Staff versus Seniors basketball game is on Thursday April 23rd, at 7:00PM in the Serra High School gym. This game serves as a fundraiser for the Senior Parent Boosters and is fun for the whole family. It doesn’t matter what grade you’re in, you won’t want to miss this. Some of Serra High School’s most illustrious teachers and administrators will be participating this year. Concessions will be sold, laughs will be had, and memories will be made at this year's competition.

 

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UPCOMING EVENTS
Tuesday
4/21/15

PTO Meeting
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM (Room 231)

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Wednesday
4/22/15

De Portola Staff vs. Student Basketball Game
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM (Serra Gym)

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Thursday
4/23/15

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Friday
4/24/15

End of P4 Grading Period

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Saturday
4/18/15
AP Math Saturday NMSI Academy
8:00 AM- 3:00 PM (200 Building)
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Saturday
4/18/15
Saturday Student Empowerment Academy (Saturday School)
8:00 AM- NOON (Bungalows)
Students must sign up no later than noon on Friday 4/24.
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Monday
4/27/15 -
Thursday
4/30/15
Serra Cheerleader Tryout Workshop
4:30 PM- 6:30 PM (Wresling Room)
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Monday
4/27/15 -
Thursday
4/30/15
Serra Cheerleader Tryouts
3:00 PM- 7:30 PM (Wresling Room)
Tryouts for 2015-2016 SHS Cheer Team
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Friday
5/01/15
P4 Progress Reports Distributed
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Saturday
5/02/15
AP Science Saturday NMSI Academy
8:00 AM- 3:00 PM (200 Building)
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Saturday
5/02/15
Saturday Student Empowerment Academy (Saturday School)
8:00 AM- NOON (Bungalows)
Students must sign up no later than noon on Friday 5/01.
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Monday
5/04/15
AP Exams Begin
7:30 AM- 11:30 & Noon - 4:00 PM (Media Center)
Click Here for Complete Schedule
 
For a complete list of upcoming Serra events visit our online calendar.
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