Santa Fe Catholic High School

Preparing Students for College and the World 

April 20, 2017

  • Apr 21, Midquarter
  • Apr 21, Spirit Night at Beef O'Brady's
  • April 22, Prom
  • Apr 22-23, Santa Fe Sunday @ St. John Neumann
  • Apr 25-26, ASPIRE Testing
  • Apr 25, Senior BBQ 12-2p in Kromer Pavilion
  • Apr 28, 1/2 Day - 12pm Dismissal
  • Apr 28, Grad Bash
  • Apr 29-30, Santa Fe Sunday @ St. Joseph Lakeland
  • Apr 30, Academic Awards, 6:30p @ Gym
  • May 12, Kromer Cornhole Tournament, 3-5:30p @ SFC Football Field & Adult Only Tailgate Party, 6-9p @ Kromer Pavilion
Last Day of School
May 31
 7:45am - 2:30pm

7:00am - 3:30pm

 Bell and Rotation Schedule


Rotation Schedule (color)






The Hawk Weekly is an electronic newsletter that is emailed to parents that highlights important dates, events, and current news. 


The cut-off time for information going into the Hawk Weekly will be Tuesdays at 12:00pm. 


Publication will be  Thursday.  


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Congratulations to SFC Senior Ernie Murphy! Softball 3A Player of the Year!
Maddy Werd & Coach Milton Lyons
1A Track & Field District Meet Results

Congratulations to Junior Maddy Werd! Maddy won First Place and is District Champion for the Varsity Girls' 3200 meter run.  


Boys' Team: Cody Bush, 3rd in the shot put; Jonathan Lopez, 2nd in the discus; and Luis Davila, 2nd in the 800 meter run.


Maddy, Cody, Jonathan, and Luis will be competing at the 1A Region 3 Championships on April 28th.  Go Hawks!             

Cheer Tryouts
Saturday, May 6th, 9:30am-12:30pm in the SFC Gym
Have you considered being a Cheerleader?  Click here for details and requirements.
Fall 2017 Mission Trip



Where:  Dominican Republic


When: October 28-November 4, 2017


Who: Juniors & Seniors, minimum 3.0 GPA


Next Steps:  Interested students must attend meeting on April 27th during break in the Learning Commons.  Parent meeting to follow.


May Lunch Order
Click here for order form.  Orders due April 21st by 3:00pm.
Job Opportunity
Full-time position available for a Building and Grounds Specialist. For more information, click here                   
Parent Volunteers Needed
National Honor Society Campus Beautification Service Project:  If you are able to help supervise the campus beautification project on Friday, April 21st from 2:30-4:30pm, please contact
Mrs. Gaspary:  
Santa Fe Sundays (Students and Parents Needed):
  • St. John Neumann: April 22nd, 4:00pm Mass. April 23rd, 8:00am and 12:30pm Masses.
  • St. Joseph Lakeland, April 29th and 30th, all Masses.
Email Channon Eickenberg: if you can help.
Yearbook News!
School yearbooks can be purchased online through Balfour at
The cost is $65 for a basic yearbook, and add-ons are available for an extra fee. Personalization is no longer available.
Yearbooks can also be purchased at school from Mrs. Lopez. Checks should be made out to "Santa Fe Catholic High School."  All yearbooks will be delivered in May.
Please email Mrs. Lopez with any questions:
NHS Homework Help Sessions

Tuesdays and Thursdays: 2:30-3:30pm in Room 23

Sessions are open for any student who is looking for a quiet place to work on homework after school. National Honor Society members will be available to help answer questions students may have on their assignments.       

Advancement News
3rd Annual Gil D. Kromer Scholarship Tailgate & Cornhole Tournament, Friday, May 12th
CORNHOLE TOURNAMENT: ALL are invited. 3:00-5:30pm @ the SFC football field. For details and to download registration form, click here.
TAILGATE PARTY: Adults Only  (Must be at least 21 years of age) Join us for barbeque, adult beverages & live music by Billy Dickerson & Rich Miller of the Southern Legacy Band from 6:00-9:00pm in the Gil D. Kromer Pavilion. NO CHARGE. Must RSVP to
Renaissance XXXIV - Glitterati
Upcoming party tickets are still available! To purchase tickets go to
Fixed Priced Item #1005 - Italian Journey Opera & Dinner Party: Up to 30 guests will have the pleasure of attending this Italian Journey Opera performance and Italian dinner at the home of Tom and Oksana Rossano on Friday, April 28th. Opera Singer, Aleksandra Vargas, has been a featured soloist with the Imperial Symphony Orchestra, and has sung with Rosstyn Ice Shows in Palm Beach, and traveled to the Virgin Islands with the Cirque in Paradise shows.

Fixed Price Item #1003 - Painting With A Twist Party: Unleash your creative side with your SFC friends for wine and light refreshments on November 16th, 6:30-9:00pm. Painting with a Twist's talented team of instructors will guide you through the session's featured painting. Simply be ready for a twisted good time!
Duke University Summer Session
Duke is extending their Summer Academy application deadline by two weeks. Apply by April 28th for the summer of a lifetime. See below for a couple of the courses the university is offering this summer.

The Global Leader - Become a world leader who will inspire others to follow!  Develop your leadership skills and put them into practice as you learn about global diplomacy.
The Global Entrepreneur - Want to create your own startup or market a new product?  Improve your entrepreneurial skills in problem solving, risk analysis, creativity, ingenuity, and teamwork to become a cutting-edge innovator.

Visit their website to learn more about this iprogram and apply TODAY!       

  • April 22 - Prom 8:00pm-12:00am, Disney Resort
  • April 24 - Senior Appreciation Day
  • April 26 - Senior Parent Appreciation Dinner at 6:30pm, Gym    
  • April 28 - Grad Bash, Universal Studios
  • May 19 - Senior Mass at 1:00pm, Gym
  • May 22 - Baccalaureate Mass at 7:00pm, St. Joseph Lakeland
  • May 22-24 - Senior Exams
  • May 26 - Graduation at 8:00pm, FSC (Branscomb Auditorium)  
Scholarships for Seniors

Click here for senior scholarship opportunities:

  • Abbott & Fenner Scholarship
  • B. Davis Scholarship
  • Lakeland Sister Cities International Scholarship
Now Accepting Registration for 2017-2018
If you have not re-enrolled your child for next year, please take a few minutes and complete this. A new email with the link was sent on 4/12/17. There is a 30 day expiration date on the link, so act quickly. If your child is not returning to Santa Fe, please contact Sarah Salamin at
Our regular registration rate is $400 per student and is non-refundable. 
Registration fee can be paid by mailing in a check or by contacting the office with a credit card number. 
Step Up for Students 2017-2018
The Step Up for Students Scholarship for the 2017-2018 academic year is now open for new and renewing students.    
Calendar for 2017-2018

New Student Orientation - August 8


Thanksgiving Break - November 20-24

1st Semester Exams - December 18-20

Christmas Break - December 21-January 2

Spring Break - March 26-April 2

Senior Exams - May 15-17

2nd Semester Underclassmen Exams - May 22-24

Last Day of School - May 24

Graduation - May 25


Please watch the website for more dates.

Spring Break Europe Trip 2018
We are pleased to announce an 11 day trip to France and Switzerland for next year's spring break. The itinerary includes: Paris, Versailles, Chartres, the Loire Valley, St. Malo, Normandy (Mont-St-Michel, D-Day beaches and museum), Rouen, Seine River cruise, Bern, Lucerne, and Mt. Pilatus. The dates are March 22-April 1, 2018. Included in the price: roundtrip airfare, hotels, breakfast and dinner, services of a tour director, site visits, tips for the tour director and driver.
The cost is $3512.  This price is good until June 1.  A $50 deposit will lock in this price. Various payment plans are available. 
For more information, go to . If you have any other questions, email Ms. Skalski at .
Athletics News
Sports schedules are available on our website.
Mandatory Forms Needed to Participate in Sports
All students participating in sports for the 2017-18 school year MUST have a sports physical dated after June 1, 2017. Print the following highlighted links ( EL2 and EL3) and make sure you take the EL2 with you and have it signed by the doctor. Both completed forms must be turned in to the front office prior to participating in practice.
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Phone - 863.665.4188   ~   Fax 863.665.4151