Salpointe Weekly Peek - August 20, 2021

Happy Friday, Lancers! Please see the many important announcements below.
After School Tutoring
After school tutoring begins on Monday and is available to all Lancer students inside Foundation Hall. Tutoring is a great resource for students who would like extra help with their classwork. No appointment is necessary.
3:10 dismissal → tutoring time is 3:20-4:45.
2:30 dismissal → tutoring time is 2:40-4:05.

Weekly Schedule:
  • Monday: English, Earth Science, Environmental Biology, Spanish, Math
  • Tuesday: English, Physics, Math
  • Wednesday: English, Chemistry, Math
  • Thursday: English, Biology, Math
Parents, if you would like to see if your child is attending tutoring, go to myPointe → Resources → Tutoring → Link at bottom of page. Students are listed by their ID number. Please contact Ms. Sara Welchert at with any questions.
Back To School Night for Parents
Parents, please mark your calendars for Monday, August 30 from 5:00 to 7:30 p.m. for Back To School Night. Take advantage of this opportunity to hear from each of your student’s teachers and learn more about course curriculum, class expectations and projects planned for the school year.
Join The Kindness Club
The Kindness Club will have its first meeting next Wednesday, August 25 in Student Services. The meeting will start at 2:40 p.m. The Kindness club promotes kindness on our campus and community. Please contact Mrs. Gómez in Student Services or with any questions.
Parking Lot Reminder
Due to ongoing construction, the Mountain Ave. gate entrance is temporarily unavailable. To avoid traffic congestion in the Glenn St. parking lot, we highly recommend dropping off your student along Copper St. in the mornings and picking up your student along Copper St. and/or Cherry Ave. in the afternoons.
Vaccine Clinic at Salpointe Next Weekend
The health and safety of our community is important to Salpointe Catholic. In conjunction with the Pima County Health Department, Salpointe is offering its second vaccination clinic on August 28 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. You can receive either your first or second dose of the vaccine at the clinic.
These clinics are free and open to all families, alumni and friends of Salpointe. Please note: children between the ages of 12 and 18 must be accompanied by a parent to receive vaccinations. 
Vaccine Card Upload
Thank you to everyone who has uploaded their student's vaccination card on myPointe. In the event of an outbreak on campus, having up-to-date information on the student population will be highly beneficial to the administration and health department. Parents, if your student is vaccinated and the card has not been uploaded yet, please sign into myPointe, click on the yellow banner: "Checklist to Review" and follow the instructions to upload a scanned copy or photograph of the card. 
Pima County School Cases
Salpointe is pleased to say we have zero positive COVID-19 cases since school began on August 9. In Pima County, there have been 914 total cases and 33 outbreaks among students within the districts, according to the Health Department. Numbers are updated daily on this website.
Lancer Theater Student Performing
Looking for something to do this weekend? Support Lancer student Tommy I. '22 as he performs in 'Descendants: The Musical' as Prince Ben. Click here for tickets.


Athletic Information Night
Salpointe is hosting an Athletic Information Night on Tuesday, August 24 from 6:00-7:00 p.m. in Foundation Hall. We will discuss student and parent expectations as well as how each program operates. We will also be available to answer any questions you may have. This meeting is open to all levels and all grades.
Salpointe Esports Team
Tryouts/practices for Rocket League and League of Legends and work sessions for Content Creation (streaming and publicity) will occur Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, August 23-25, 2021, in Room 416, the digital design lab. Other esports titles (Madden NFL, FIFA, Smash Ultimate, or Splatoon 2) may become available in Spring 2022. For more information, contact Coach Ball at

Student Services  

Meet Your Class Counselor
Class counselors will be in the Carmelite Plaza every day during both lunches next week. Students, please stop by the Counseling Corner at lunch if you would like to meet your counselor, just to say hello, schedule an appointment, or ask a quick question.  
Mondays: 9th grade Class Counselor - Ms. Gomez
Tuesday: 10th grade Class Counselor - Mr. McGann
Wednesdays: 11th grade Class Counselor Ms. Corrales
Thursdays: Director of Counseling - Mr. Urbanski
Fridays:12th grade Class Counselor - Ms. Markle
We hope to see you at lunch!
Kairos Retreats for Seniors
Completed permission slips for all of Class of 2022 Kairos retreats are due by September 1. If you haven't registered for Kairos, please fill out the online registration form found on the Campus Ministry information page.
Dates for upcoming Senior retreats:
K278 - September 20-23 (girls spots are full)
K279 - October 25-28 (girls spots almost full)
K280 - November 18-21
K281 - January 24-27, 2022
Questions? Contact Mrs. Benzenhoefer in Campus Ministry at
College Counseling
This week is busy in College Counseling! Thanks to all of the students who have worked hard on their Bragsheet assignment and submitted them to Google Classroom. The information you have prepared will make your college application process go much smoother. Mrs. Markle and Mrs. McCall will be visiting Theology classes next week to discuss 'all things college' with seniors. Slides will be available afterwards for students and parents. Be sure to look for Mrs. McCall at the Counseling Corner next week during lunch!

Tri-University Events continue for UA, ASU and NAU on August 24 and 31. Live presentations will be between 3:00 - 6:00pm. The presentation topics include how to apply for all three universities, admissions 101 and paying for college. Tri-University presentations will continue September 7 - 11. These are offered in English and Spanish, and include information on honors college, first gen sessions and in-state options. 

Students interested in competitive scholarships are invited to review the application deadlines and eligibility requirements for the following scholarships: 
The Flinn Scholars Program is now accepting applications from seniors for their extremely competitive scholarship for high-achieving students in Arizona who plan to attend UA, ASU or NAU. Also the Gates Scholarship and Questbridge Scholarships, both for high achieving students with significant financial need, are open. 

The STAR scholarship is now available. It is a $2,500 scholarship that recognizes women of stellar achievement. 

Sign up for visits with college admissions reps via Naviance. We have many reps visiting our campus over the next few months who would love to meet interested Salpointe students. 

Financial Aid

Salpointe families, if you are in need of financial assistance, please see the many options below that are still available for the 2021-22 school year.
Financial Aid Independent Review (FAIR) - Apply immediately so that your student is considered in Round 2 of financing, which takes place in January 2022. You can apply to FAIR at using Salpointe's School Code: 800 and School Password: ctso800. Please note: although applications are submitted through FAIR, all funds come from Catholic Tuition Support Organization (CTSO).
Catholic Tuition Support Organization (CTSO) - CTSO also accepts Arizona tax credit donations for Salpointe students through their referral program. In order for your student to receive CTSO Referral Funds, you must create a profile at and obtain an "RP #." Once you have your RP #, you can then provide it to potential donors. Donors must provide your RP # and school name to CTSO when donating. For families already registered, please be sure to submit new information and / or appropriate documents to CTSO each school year.
Institute for Better Education (IBE) - IBE not only offers financial need-based awards, but they also accept Arizona tax credit recommendations for Salpointe students. Please apply at www.ibescholarships.orgA new application must be completed each school year.
Arizona Tuition Connection (ATC) - ATC accepts Arizona tax credit donations for Salpointe students. ATC also provides financial need-based awards throughout the school year.  Please apply at www.arizonatuitionconnection.comA new application must be completed each school year.
Arizona Leadership Foundation (ALF) - ALF is currently closed. Please contact Theresa Lehrling at for more information on possible future funding opportunities through ALF.  Please visit their website at to review eligibility requirements.  
If you have questions regarding financial aid or would like more information, please email Salpointe's Financial Aid Manager, Theresa Lehrling, at

Spirit Store

Welcome back, Lancers! The Spirit Store is open daily from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. except for Wednesdays, when it closes at 3:00. Hours do change with events, so please check the Spirit Store website for updates.
Uniform polos that have been out of stock will be restocked by August 24. We will also receive more performance polos, lanyards and supplies in the next few weeks. And be sure to come by and get all of your Lancer sports gear before games begin. We have stadium seats and cushions, tees, hats and more. Thank you for your support!

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