Santa Fe Catholic High School

Preparing Students for College and the World 

September 13, 2018
Important Dates
  • Sep 17- Senior Parent Meeting (MPC) 6:30pm
  • Sep 25- Picture Day
  • Oct 1-5- Homecoming
  • Oct 2- Mass
  • Oct 4- Half Day- Teacher PD
  • Oct 5- SAT Registration Deadline
  • Oct 5- Homecoming Tailgate Party
  • Oct 6- Homecoming Dance
  • Oct 9- Picture Retakes
  • Oct 10- PSAT Testing
  • Oct 10- End of Quarter 1
  • Oct 16- Mass
  • Oct 18- Sophomore Retreat
  • Oct 22- Senior/Parent College Financial Aid Night
  • Oct 27- ACT Test (Off Campus)
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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We Honor Our Grandparents!

Thanks to all who helped make our Grandparents' Mass and Brunch a huge success!
Grading Policy
As per the Student/Parent Handbook under Assessment and Grading: 
Students with an NC at the end of a quarter will be ineligible for any extracurricular sport/activity/club until the  missing assignment(s) has been made up.  For more information on Assessment and Grading, please see pages 10 and 11 in the Student/Parent Handbook .
October Lunch Menu
Click here for October's lunch order form. Please make sure to submit all orders by September 24th.
Little Hawks Cheer Clinic

Santa Fe Catholic High's 2018 Little Hawk's Cheer Clinic! Click here for more information.
Homecoming Tailgate Party
Homecoming Tailgate Party is Friday, October 11 th .  Middle School students receive a free dinner, free game admission and a gift. All other guests only $8.00 per dinner. Pre-orders only.  Order form here.

Parent Volunteer Opportunity
Click here if you are interested in volunteering at the Homecoming Tailgate Party.
Advancement News
Yankee Candle Sale                          
Online  Yankee Candle Sale!   Yankee Candles may still be ordered online at . Enter the group number  990016170 . Order by 11/16/18 to receive your items before Christmas.

Save the Following Dates:
  • November 11th, 2018- Hawks' Scramble Golf Tournament- details to follow
  • March 9th, 2018- Renaissance XXXVI- details to follow
Homecoming Dance Information
The Homecoming Dance is on October 6th. Please read the following Homecoming Dance Attire Guidelines:  
  • Ladies should wear a dress with a modest neckline and covered midriff.
  • Gentlemen should wear a shirt and tie with dress pants and dress shoes. 

The administration reserves the right to prevent any student that is not dressed appropriately from entering the dance. 

The Homecoming Dance is sponsored by the Sophomore Class. Sophomores are asked to bring in a case of the SMALL water bottles for the dance. These can be turned in anytime between now and October 5 to Mrs. Becker. On Thursday, October 4 and Friday, October 5 cookies can also be donated for the dance.

Guidance News
Important Dates
U.S. Naval Academy Founders' Day Dinner
The USNA Alumni Association Tampa Bay Chapter welcomes all Florida West Coast freshman through senior high school students (and their parents) who are Naval Academy candidates or who are students interested in learning more about the Naval Academy. Click here for more information about this event.

Scholarship Opportunities
Click here for more scholarship opportunities.
Class of 2019 Senior Parents  
Dear Class of 2019 Parents,
 All senior portraits should have been taken. If your senior has not booked his/her appointment please do so before Friday, September 14. All SFC seniors must have their senior portrait taken at Perspectives Photo in Lakeland. The sitting fee is $50. Click here to book an appointment and for more information.

All school rules on grooming apply, refer to pages 22-23 in the Parent/Student Handbook  
St. Joseph's Educational Foundation:
Clay for Kids

Click here for more information.
St. Anthony's 4th Annual Sprintin for Scholars

    here for sponsorship form.Click here for event registration.
Adoption Fund 5k Run/Walk

Campus Ministry News
Volunteer Opportunities
Science Mentoring at Resurrection Catholic School
Do you enjoy helping others and being creative?  Do you need high school service hours?  Science Mentoring at Resurrection Catholic School in Lakeland may be for YOU!  If you're interested in being a Science Mentor and receiving service hours, click here for more information. 

Steps for Seniors
Join the Lakeland Activity Center for Seniors for its inaugural Steps4Seniors WalkAThon supporting the Senior Programs of Catholic Charities Polk County Ministries.  We will need about 20 Students to volunteer and if you are interested in participating, c lick   here   for more information.

Options for Women 
Options for Women is looking for 6 volunteers to help them with their Fundraiser on October 4 th . Please email Mrs. Massarella at  for more information.

Talbot House  Ministries
15 student volunteers are needed for the Talbot House ministries Gala on October 25, 2018. Click here for flyer.

If you are interested in volunteering for any of the events mentioned above or have any questions, please contact Mrs. Monteverde at
100 Teens Who Care
Santa Fe students: Anna Esterline, Gracie Estupinan, and Anna Terlep, are working with three other girls from other schools to launch a new charitable organization called "100 Teens Who Care Lakeland." Their first meeting will be on Monday, September 24th at George Jenkins High School Cafeteria from 5:30-6:30pm. Registration will start at 5:15pm. Registration Form.  Check out their website:

Athletic News 

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

Girls Soccer Team Announcements
The Girls Soccer team will begin pre-season conditioning on October 1 st  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 Pictures
Senior athletes may pay $60 to have a senior banner made. This banner will be hung in the gym or near the football field throughout the fall sports season. Banners will not be made until $60 is paid. Please click here for the order form. Return completed form to Mrs. Lopez in the Learning Commons to purchase a senior banner.

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-

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.  
2019 Europe Trip
Itinerary: Madrid, Granada, Aranjuez, Seville, Cordoba, Barcelona
When:  March 22 - 31, 2019
Price: $3599. Good until October 2, 2018
Price includes: Air, hotels, breakfast and dinner daily, tours. 

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