Santa Fe Catholic High School

Preparing Students for College and the World 

August 31, 2017
September 2017
  • September 1, Teacher In-Service Day - NO SCHOOL
  • September 4, Labor Day - NO SCHOOL
  • September 5, 10:00am, Grandparents' Mass & Brunch
  • September 7, 1/2 Day - 12pm School dismissal
  • September 8, SAT Registration Deadline for Oct 7 test
  • September 11, Mid Quarter
  • September 11, Sophomore & Junior Parent Meeting @ 6:30pm MPC
  • September 16, 8am, Faith Formation Day @ Bishop Moore 
  • September 18, 2nd Senior Parent Meeting @ 6:30pm MPC
  • September 19, School Mass
  • September 19, School Picture Retake 
  • September 22, ACT Registration Deadline for October 28 test
  • October 2-7, Homecoming Week
  • November 12, 14th Annual Hawks' Scramble Golf Tournament
  • November 20-24, Thanksgiving Break
  • December 18-20, 1st Semester Exams
  • December 21-January 2, Christmas Break
  • March 3, Renaissance XXXV
  • March 26-April 2, Spring Break
  • May 15-17, Senior Exams
  • May 22-24, 2nd Semester Underclassmen Exams 
  • May 24, Last Day of School
  • May 25, Graduation 
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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Grandparents' Mass & Brunch
Tuesday, Sept. 5th 
Grandparents' Mass & Brunch is this Tuesday, September 5th. So far  over 250 grandparents and students have RSVP'd. We don't want to leave anyone out, so please follow-up with your grandparents to see if they got an invitation, and remind them to RSVP so that we can plan accordingly. 

Volunteers are needed to help us set up on Friday, September 1st, 12:00pm in the gym, as well as the morning of the event, 8:30am - 1:00pm. Contact Heidy Aviles @ 
to volunteer.
Blanket Drive  
Supplies, Donations, and Borrowed Items Needed 
Santa Fe students will have their first service project on September 11th. The students will be making blankets that will be sent to VA hospitals in the Houston, TX area that have been impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Click here for details.  Questions should be directed to Dr. Murphy at
SGA Collecting Plastic Grocery Bags
SGA will be collecting plastic grocery bags that will be used to make sleeping mats for the homeless until September 8th. Drop your bags off in the Front Office.
October Lunch Order
Click here for order form. All lunch orders are due September 22 by 3:00pm.
Class Rings and Senior Announcements
Balfour will be here on Thursday, August 31st to hand out class ring and senior announcement information. Balfour will be on campus Tuesday, September 5th, from 12:35-1:00pm and 6:00-7:00pm in the MPC to take orders. Balfour will also be available in the MPC during lunch on Wednesday, September 6th & Thursday, September 14th.
College Scholarships
Click here for college scholarship information.
Santa Fe requests parents to call the school at 863.665.4188, extension 6 or ask for extension 249 by 8:00am on any day that a student will be absent or tardy.
An attempt will be made to contact the parent at home if the student is absent and the office has not received a parent call.
Job Opportunity
Full-time Controller position available. For more information click here.
SFC Booster Association News
The Santa Fe Catholic Booster Association is a group of parents, grandparents, friends and other supporters of SFC Athletics who work to provide support and funding for the athletics program. Over the years the Boosters have provided support in ways, like the new stadium grandstands, the baseball batting cages, new scoreboards for baseball and softball, the Gil D. Kromer memorial pavilion, and many other camps and supplies. To do all of this it starts with YOU! The next meeting will be Wednesday, September 13th at 7:30pm at Western Caribbean restaurant on Combee.  Membership form here.

Athletic Advertising Signage
Do you have a business that would be interested in supporting our Crimson Hawk athletes? Would your family like to send a special message to their favorite athlete? The Booster Association is still offering advertising signs on the football field and basketball court. The signs are displayed throughout the whole school year, so soccer, volleyball, football, AND basketball fans will all see your support of the Boosters! Please contact Colleen Esterline at for pricing and options. Order form here.

Booster Association Polos and Hoodie
Polos may be worn on non-Mass days.  Order form  here.  The new hoodie (gray with crimson & white lettering) will be available in mid-September. The cost will be $45.  
Athletics News
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.

Fall Sports
Click here for fall sport schedules.

Cross Country:  Coach Rod Crowley - or 863.333.1418  

Football:  Coach Zach Shelby -

Girls Volleyball:  Coach Bruce Guth -
Golf:  Coach Cory Kuppers -

Swim: Coach Stephanie Hoskins -  
Practices will be held Monday-Friday from 4:30-6:00pm @ Simpson Pool. Swim meets will be at Gandy Pool.

Athletic Passes
Click  here  to purchase a 2017-2018 Athletic Pass.
Advancement News
Yankee Candle Sale
SFC receives 40% of all sales. Sale ends September 7, 2017.  NOTE: No sales tax.  Thank you for your support!  Click here to view the flyer.

Save the Following Dates:
  • Oct. 6 - Tailgate Homecoming Party
  • Nov. 12 - Hawks' Scramble Golf Tournament - visit our event website for details:
  • March 3 - Renaissance XXXV - Bayou Soiree - details to follow
Parking Permits
Students who drive to school:  Starting on September 6th, if you do not have a parking permit, your vehicle WILL be ticketed.  Per the handbook, parking violation consequences are as follows: 
First Offense - Verbal warning (ticket on windshield).
Second Offense - Your parents will be notified.
Third Offense - School detention.
Fourth Offense - Loss of parking privileges.
Your permit MUST be visible (hanging from your rear-view mirror) at all times.  If you have already purchased your permit, please make sure it is visible.  The parking lot will be patrolled daily.
To purchase a parking permit, c lick  here   . Fill out the application and turn it in to Mrs. Town in Crimson Hall.  Permits are $20 each. Questions: email Lydia Town at
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. To date ten people have signed up for this trip. The final deadline to sign up is December 7.   For more information click here If you have any other questions, email Ms. Skalski at .
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