Santa Fe Catholic High School

Preparing Students for College and the World 

January 19, 2017

  • Jan 20 Spirit Night @ Beef O'Brady's
  • Jan 21 Placement Test 9:00-1:00 MPC
  • Jan 21 SAT Test
  • Jan 21-22 Santa Fe Sunday @ Holy Spirit
  • Jan 24 Honor Roll Breakfast (invites were mailed)
  • Jan 26-29 March for Life
  • Jan 27 Strawberry Orders DUE
  • Jan 28 Placement Test 9:00-1:00pm MPC
  • Jan 28-29 Santa Fe Sunday @ St. Ann
  • Jan 29-Feb 4 Catholic Schools Week
  • Jan 31 Mass (Mass uniform)
  • Jan 31 A-Team Competition; Semi-Final TBA
 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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Large Restaurant-Style Hot Plates/Griddles Needed
T he "chefs" from the Knights of Columbus, Council #10169, have graciously offered to prepare a hot meal for the Honor Roll Breakfast next Tuesday, January 24th. They are in need of two large restaurant-style hot plates/griddles. Please contact Channon Eickenberg, (863) 665-4188, Ext. 255 or, if you can help. Thank you!
Girls' Basketball Fundraiser
Triple Header Basketball Game - January 20th
The Girls' Basketball Team is taking pre-orders for whole pork butts for $30 and will be available for pick-up at 5:30pm in the pavilion on January 20th. They will also be selling BBQ sandwiches at concession that evening. Click here for BBQ order form.
All proceeds benefit the Girls' Basketball Team.
Game times:
Girls vs. Triumph Christian - 4:30pm
Boys vs. Lakeland Christian - JV 6:00pm & Varsity 7:30pm
Yearbook News!

Yearbooks will be on sale very soon! The cost will be $65.


Senior Parents - Please remember your senior's yearbook ad needs to be ordered by Monday, January 30th.

  • Full Page Ad: $175 ($225 for ad + yearbook)
  • 1/2 Page Ad: $90 ($145 for ad + yearbook)
  • 1/4 Page Ad: $50 ($110 for ad + yearbook)

Please submit order and payment to Mrs. Lopez. Cash or check (payable to "Santa Fe Catholic HS" with "Senior Ad" in the memo).

Let Mrs. Lopez know, as soon as possible, if you need help designing the ad or if you have any questions.

News from the Learning Commons

Next week is Celebrate Literacy Week, Florida! Santa Fe Catholic High School will be participating with a week full of activities!


One activity is a literacy quote contest. Students are asked to enter a reading/literacy quote to Mrs. Lopez. The winner's quote will be placed above the door going to the Quiet Room/Library and they will receive a $20 gift card.


Also, the book club will be hosting a book drive. Please donate new or slightly used books. Thank you for your support!

Helping Haiti 
Soccer Fundraiser For Underprivileged Children in Haiti
Student community service project. Click here for more information.
Campus Ministry News
Strawberry Fundraiser
Support SFC Campus Ministry's fundraiser and buy quality, locally-grown Florida Strawberries. Campus Ministry receives 40% of each flat sold and all proceeds directly support Campus Ministry for class retreats, all-school retreats, campus-wide faith formation, guest speakers, community outreach and more.
Quantity: 4 Quarts
Weight: 6.5 Pounds
Price: $20
Click here to view flyer. Click here to download the order form. 
P lease make all checks payable to Santa Fe Catholic High School.  All orders and money must be received by January 27, 2017 to the school office. Strawberry pick-up date will vary according to the season. Questions? Contact Bethany McBride, Thank you in advance for your support!
February Lunch Order

There are several new lunch items this month!

Click here for lunch order form.

Cold Weather Attire
OUTERWEAR: Students may wear the following outerwear during the school day:
  • Uniform sweatshirt and jacket available through Risse Brothers
  • Hoodies sold by SFC Boosters
  • Current team, club jackets, and sweatshirts that have been pre-approved by the administration
  • Santa Fe letter jackets 
Students are not permitted to wear unapproved outerwear during colder weather in classrooms or during exchanges. No sweat pants or warm-up pants are to be worn. Sweatshirts and jackets may not be worn around the waist.
Undershirts: Undershirts worn under school shirts must be plain white, grey, or black. No logos (even SFC) are allowed on the undershirts.
Blankets are not allowed in classes.
There are no changes to this dress code unless an announcement is made during school hours and/or through social media.
Step Up for Students 2017 - 2018
The Step Up for Students Scholarship for the 2017-2018 academic year is now open for renewal. Families currently in the program, please renew now -    
Advancement News
Renaissance XXXIV - Glitterati
Only 52 days until Renaissance XXXIV - Glitterati.  Ways you can help:
  • Volunteer - Contact Connie Sidwell to let her know how you can help by texting to (863) 287-9426 or by email,
  • Auction items - Do you have a vacation condo you can donate for a week? Can you donate a service by gift certificate?  Do you have jewelry you do not wear? Do you have any connections that you'd like us to contact?  The possibilities are endless.
  • Attend the event - Guaranteed to have a great time! 
  • Wall of Wine - Donate a bottle of wine for our wall.  Last year our wall raised over $1,000.  Please have an adult bring this to the front office.
  • Bid on our online auction - Need not be present to bid on auction items.  You can get a deal on theme parks, restaurants, etc.
  • Can you lend us any of the following for decorations?

* (2) Large vases or urns to flank the entryway.

* Bistro-style tables and chairs: silver, black, or bronze.  

   Items will be returned after Renaissance.


Class Baskets -
It has become a tradition that each class sponsors a basket for the silent auction at Renaissance. We hope that each family can contribute an item that goes along with the themed basket, or a monetary donation is always welcomed. This year the basket themes are:
  • Seniors: "For the Sophisticated Sportsman," hunting, fishing, coolers, tools, cocktail supplies, etc.
  • Juniors: "For the Glamorous Gal," spa and beauty products, gardening supplies, wine accessories, ladies lunch gift certificates, accessories, etc.
  • Sophomores: "Resort Rendez vous," beach towels, hats, suncare products, visors, sunglasses, totes, frozen drinks, beach items, etc.
  • Freshmen: "Debutantes and Dudes," games, ear buds, insulated bottles, gift cards: movies, gas, fast food, iTunes, Amazon. 
If you'd prefer, we can do the shopping for you. Please send your item or money in by February 24th, or sooner, to the school office so that we can assemble the baskets and put them on our online event  website
Spirit Night at Beef O'Brady's this Friday, January 20th
Celebrate "Spirit Night" the 3rd Friday of every month. 10% of sales are donated back to SFC. Write SFC or Santa Fe on the back of your receipt and give it to your waitress. Only applicable at Lake Miriam Beef O' Brady's - 4810 S. Florida Avenue.
2017 SFC Athletic Booster Scholarship
The SFC Booster Association is proud to offer, for the first time, a $1,500 scholarship for an SFC graduating senior athlete who has attended SFC and has been involved in SFC athletics for at least three years, with a cummulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Applicants need to submit a typed essay, 500 words minimum, on: HOW HAS BEING AN SFC ATHLETE MADE A DIFFERENCE IN YOUR LIFE?   
Please submit essays to the front office between Monday, February 13th and Thursday, March 16th by 2:30pm. Please have your name on the cover sheet only.  Winner will be announced during the Senior Awards.
Athletics News
Sports schedules are available on our website.

Cheer :
Coach Larson -
Crimsonettes :

Winter Sports
Varsity Boys' Basketball:
Coach Blicher -
JV Boys' Basketball:
Coach O'Toole -
Girls' Basketball:
Coach Jones -
Boys' Soccer
Girls' Soccer:
Coach Langford -
Spring Sports
Coach Sidwell -
Track & Field:
Coach Lyons -
Coach Collany -

Mandatory Forms Needed to Participate in Sports
All students participating in sports MUST have a sports physical dated after June 1, 2016. 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.
Athletic Passes for the 2016-2017 School Year
Adult: $75 per pass, Student: $25 per pass
Good for all SFC home games except playoff games.
Click here for order form .

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Phone - 863.665.4188   ~   Fax 863.665.4151