Santa Fe Catholic High School

Preparing Students for College and the World 

November 08, 2018
Important Dates
  • Nov 11- Hawks' Scramble Golf Tournament
  • Nov 13- Mass: Ring Ceremony 
  • Nov 13- Senior Picture (Hollis Gardens)
  • Nov 19-23- Thanksgiving Break
  • Nov 27- Mass
7:00am - 3:30pm

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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Veterans Day 
SFC is open on Monday, November 12th, students will have a regular school day. We thank all of our Veterans for their service. 
ONLY 3 DAYS UNTIL OUR: 15th Annual Hawks' Scramble Golf Tournament

There is still time to sign up to play or procure sponsorships.
Good Luck Swim Team!
The swim team qualifies for regionals this Saturday, November 10th at Lake Highland Prep in Orlando at 9:00am. The boys relay team qualify on the 200 freestyle relay and medley, Liliana Grimm qualify on the 100 breastroke, Landon Wilkes qualify on the 100 butterfly and Nicole Delgado-Velez qualify on the 100 freestyle. It has been a great season. Please wish them good luck this Saturday!! GO HAWKS!
December Lunch Order Form
Click here for lunch menu.

Lunch Orders Due November 27th by 3:00pm

*Please email orders and questions about lunch to ONLY. 
Advancement News
Yankee Candle Sale                          
Online  Yankee Candle Sale!   Yankee Candles may still be ordered online at . Enter the group number  990016170 . Order by November 16th to receive your items before Christmas.

Save the Following Date:
Saturday, March 9, 2019
Santa Fe Catholic Gymnasium
Invitations to Follow

Campus Ministry News
Volunteer Opportunities
  • There will be a men's retreat on November 14th at San Pedro Camp in Winter Park. Students will leave from Santa Fe at 8am and return around 5pm. The cost is $25.00 and transportation will be provided.  
If you are interested in volunteering for any of the events mentioned above or have any questions, please contact Mrs. Monteverde.

Holy Spirit 101

For more information contact Mrs. Monteverde.

Catholic Heart Workcamp
Last call for our summer Mission Trip!  We will be going to Gainesville, Florida to serve the poor the week of July 14th-19th.  The deadline for the deposit is Monday, November 12th.  All of the information is on the link below!  Consider doing a week of service!!!

Catholic HEART Workcamp is a weeklong summer service camp that includes 28  hours of service, along with daily Mass, Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, opportunity for the Sacrament of Reconciliation, prayer, group activities to build community, fun and more!

When: Sunday, July 14th 9:00am- Friday, July 20th 9:00pm
Where: Gainesville, Florida
For whom: Any current 9th -12th grade SFC student
Why: Serve God through others and grow in your fait h

Click here for more information 
Learning Commons News
Mrs. Lopez is creating a bulletin  board in the Learning Commons to celebrate Veteran's  Day. Please email   photos of veterans in our SFC family. These would be veterans related to anyone who has attended Santa Fe Catholic.
Volunteers Needed
The Knights of Columbus are in need of  volunteers to assist with Bingo
Sundays, 11:00am-3:30pm and Wednesdays, 5:00pm-9:30pm. A portion of the Bingo proceeds support the students of SFC. Must be at least 18 years of age. Contact Keith McDonald at (863) 686-9086 or by email: (Parents, this is a                                                                      great way to fulfill your volunteer requirements.)
Yearbook News
Seniors we need your senior quotes and baby pics before Thanksgiving!! Click here for more information.

It's time to order/reserve your copy of the 2018-2019 yearbook! Yearbook orders will not be accepted at school at this time. Go to to order your yearbook or go to and search "Santa Fe Catholic."
  • Cost - $70
  • Delivery in May
  • Have your name engraved on the cover of the yearbook for a small fee.
Only 150 copies of the yearbook will be ordered. Shop online to make sure you will have a copy in May!!
Guidance News
Scholarship Opportunities
Arts for life
Arts for Life! annually awards a one-time $1,000 scholarship to 25 graduating high school seniors who demonstrate excellence in creative writing, dance, drama, music or the visual arts. For more information on this scholarship, click here

Elks Scholarship
The 2019 Most Valuable Student scholarship contest is open to any high school senior who is a US Citizen. Applicants will be judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need.

Deadline: November 15, 2018
Click here for timeline, further information is available at: 

Bartow Ford- Drive for Excellence 
Drive for Excellence advocates the importance of education among young adults, and rewards them with a chance to win a new Ford vehicle. The program is meant to broaden the educational perception of teenagers and inspire them to reach for all achievements.

Deadline: April 13, 2019
Click here for more information.

Click   here   for more scholarship opportunities.
2019 Europe Trip
Itinerary: Madrid, Granada, Aranjuez, Seville, Cordoba, Barcelona
When:  March 22 - 31, 2019
Price: $3646. Good until December 2, 2018  
Price includes: Air, hotels, breakfast and dinner daily, tours. 
Athletic News 
Sports Team Pictures
Sam Romero will be taking pictures of the winter sports teams on Monday, Nov. 12th beginning at 3:30pm. He will take photos of: team, seniors, and individuals. Parents will be sent a link to purchase the pictures.  Seniors who wish to purchase their banner should turn in the Senior Banner Order Form to Mrs. Lopez by Wednesday, Nov. 14th. Cost is $60.

Photo Times: 
Boys varsity and JV soccer - 3:30pm
Girls, boys varsity and JV basketball- 4:00pm
Girls soccer- 5:00pm

Athletic Passes
Click here to purchase a 2018-2019 Athletic Pass.

Girls Soccer Team Announcements
The Girls Soccer team has begun pre-season conditioning  at the track from 5:00pm-6:30pm, 2 days per week until season opens. All girls interested in trying out for the team are encouraged to attend conditioning sessions with Coaches Allan and Ashley.  Please email  with any questions. Also we are looking for a GOALIE, any girls with goalie experience are encouraged to reach out to the coaches.

Fall Sports
Please contact the coach below if interested in playing the sport:

Cross Country: It is not too late to come out for cross country. We meet out by the track at 3:00pm every day. Get in shape for your winter sport or simply get in shape. Cross country will challenge you and it will also change you.

Football: Coach Joe Faiola-

Girls Volleyball:  Coach Bruce Guth-

Golf: Coach Cory Kuppers-

Soccer: Coach McGowan-

Swim:  Coach   Hoskins-
Calling all returning and new recruit swimmers!  If  you are interested in joining the  swim team, email or call 863-259-9990.  Swi m practices are M-F 4:30pm-6:00pm. 

Click here for all athletic coaches contact information .  
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