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February 1, 2015

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February 1, 2015



Good evening Q Nation,

I am so fired up about working for the greatest high school in the universe! We had an amazing week of activities and instructional triumphs. We also had an epic crowd at the Patrick Henry game. Big shout out to the DAWG Pound, they did it again!  Our school spirit is high and is translating into positive energy through out the campus.

Dr. Vincent Mays


Serra High School


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Serra Launches Count Me In
Serra High School is committed to providing an array of comprehensive programs and services that support the recruitment, retention, transition and academic success of our students. In collaboration with our instructional colleagues, “Count Me In”, is a program created to provide a challenging academic environment, while supporting students in their academic pursuits. 
8th Grade Expo
On February 4, we have a full day of events targeted specifically to our incoming 8th graders. 
During the school day on the 4th
8th graders from Farb and DePortola will arrive at Serra around 10AM.  They’ll be treated to a rousing dose of high school “rah rah” in a welcoming pep rally in the gym. After the rally, the 8th graders will get a tour of the campus with scheduled stops in pre-selected classrooms and elective programs.  But it doesn't end there.  After the tours are done, our 8th graders will be invited to have lunch with us.  The district's food services department is serving up international faire and all 8th graders will eat for free at Serra on this day.  Not only are we feeding our future Conquistadors, but hosting a club rush and athletics fair at the same time.  8th graders will get a full taste of the variety of clubs and athletic programs Serra has to offer. I almost forgot to mention that J Soul (our resident dance DJ) will be DJing during lunch.
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Preventing Teen Drinking During The Big Game
Students from Serra High are partnering with a local store to keep alcohol away from minors as part of MADD’s Sticker Shock campaign.  
The students are putting football-themed stickers on multi-packs of alcohol products, reminding adults to comply with underage drinking laws.


Future Golf Champion To Play For Serra

April Ranches is a Freshman this year and will be playing Golf for Serra in the Spring. April travels and plays in many National Tournaments and does very well. April Ranches was honored with the Inaugural FCG (Future Champions Golf) Tour Sportsmanship Award. This award was presented by Callaway Golf for the Future Champions Golf's 2015 San Diego Amateur Championship and April was the very First Golfer to receive the award. If April looks familiar than maybe you have seen her on the banner at the Stadium Golf Complex in Mission Valley.

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9th Graders Can See Selma For Free!
San Diego is one of the most recent cities to be part of the Selma for Students program, which offers students a chance to see the Oscar-nominated drama "Selma" for free. 9th grade students simply need to show current Student ID or report card for admittance at the box office of participating theaters -  ArcLight La Jolla, Mission Valley AMC 20, or Reading Gaslamp Cinema.
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Thursday 2/5/15ASB Blood Drive
Thursday 2/5/15pea

Parent Empowerment Academy: Preparing for College 101.  What you can do today!
6:00 PM (Media Center)

Saturday, 2/7/15Saturday School
8 AM - Noon (Bungalows)
Students must sign by be noon on Friday 2/6
Saturday 2/7/15nmsi Logo
NSMI AP English Saturday
8 AM - 3PM (200 Building)
Saturday 2/7/15calsoap
CAL-SOAP Cash for College
9 AM- Noon (Media Center)
This is another opportunity to fill out the FAFSA form. Plus if your 12th grader attends on Saturday and completes the FAFSA they will have an opportunity to win a $1000 scholarship.
Monday 2/9/15 100 days
For a complete list of upcoming Serra events visit our online calendar.