This week’s prayer is from Joseph Luevano, Manager of Alumni Relations, Events and Annual Fund and Women's Basketball Coach:
O Lord, let Your mercy be upon us, just as we hope in you. Amen. Our Lady of Mount Carmel. Pray for us.
PLEASE READ THESE IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS:
For your information and referral over the next weeks, we have established a Graduation 2022 link for families. You will find information related to events, dates, times, as well as reminders about academic and other deadlines.
Dress Code 22-23 School Year
Updated Dress Code requirements were sent out earlier this week. Click here for more information.
The Sisters of St. Joseph Celebration
The Sisters of St. Joseph are celebrating the 150th anniversary of their original seven sisters who came to Tucson as the first women in the diocese in 1872. The celebration is on Sunday, May 29 at the Diocesan Pastoral Center. Volunteers are needed between 1 and 6 pm; the work counts towards Salpointe service hours! Please contact Sr. Irma at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Key Club X Gravity Water Fundraiser
The Salpointe Key Club has recently partnered with Gravity Water, a 501 (c)3 non-profit organization, to bring children aged 2 to 5 in Vietnam with a localized source of safe drinking water that is on-site, self-sustaining and 100% energy-free. If you or your business are able to donate a substantial amount of money, you can be recognized on the banner that will be hung at the school for a great marketing opportunity! All donations are tax-deductible. To donate directly, follow this link to: https://www.gravitywater.org/salpointe-catholic-high-school.html. With your help, the Key Club will be that much closer to reaching their goal and truly making an impact on the lives of these children, while helping solve the global water crisis.
On April 23, STEM will be participating in Racing the Sun at Musselman Honda Circuit. You're invited to watch teams race solar-powered go karts they designed and engineered themselves! Races begin at noon. View flyer here.
The STEM Showcase will take place on April 28 at 2:30 pm. This year's theme is “Saving the Wild Wild West”. Engineering students will be presenting their capstone projects. Enjoy drone flights, video game design, solar race carts and biotechnology!
Salpointe is currently hiring multiple faculty & staff positions. View our Employment page for more information and to apply!
Costa Rica 2023
There is still room for student travelers on the Spring Break 2023 trip to Costa Rica. Please contact Ms. Eutizi for details. email@example.com
Junior Parents: Give your Lancer a head start on their College Applications and Personal Statements this summer! KickStart U will one again hold its College Application and Essay Workshop at Salpointe this summer. Kickstart U is an impactful program designed by Salpointe teacher Tim Evans and former Salpointe college counselor Lynn Ossowski to help students tell their unique stories to colleges. Students benefit from individualized writing instruction and application coaching in an enthusiastic environment that promotes engagement, reflection and creativity. The 4-day workshop will give students a head-start on the application process so they and focus on and enjoy their senior year. Students will work on writing college application essays, developing a college list and completing their Senior Bragsheet. Dates and registration information are at http://www.kickstartu.org. Contact Mr. Tim Evans with questions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
AP Exam Payment
The AP payment deadline has passed. A $10 late fee will be assessed for all late payments leading up to the registration deadline of April 29. If exam payment has not been in full by April 29, the student exam will be canceled. The College Board will assess a cancellation fee of $40 per exam that will be collected through our school finance office.
On Wednesday, Stella Fina discussed Easter and how many people look for tangible evidence regarding their beliefs. When it comes to the resurrection of Jesus, tangible evidence is found in this example in a surprisingly visible way Easter Certainty). On Thursday, Omar Monreal talked about the difference between joy and happiness, with only one truly adding depth to our life (Joy and Happiness). Follow the links to read the full commentaries!
Seniors: Please pay special attention to the dates that colleges have set for you to make a commitment to them. For most colleges, that will be May 1. Be sure to follow their instructions closely. If you need more time to decide on a college, please ask for an extension to make your decision by contacting the Admissions Office of your college well in advance of May 1.
In the graduation program, we will list the college you’ve been admitted to – verified by the copy of your acceptance and scholarship letters – and we’ll indicate the college you will attend. The attending college is taken directly from your Naviance account. If you have any questions, please get in touch with Mrs. McCall. Seniors always have priority in her schedule.
Military ROTC admissions will be on campus Fri., April 29 @ 2:30 pm.
New Mexico State University admissions will be on campus Tues., May 3rd @ 11:00 am.
Students, sign up to attend via Naviance → College Visits, or contact Mrs. McCall.
Fine Arts Festival
The Salpointe Spring 2022 Fine Arts Festival is Wednesday, April 27, from 5:30 to 8 pm. Join us for a festive evening of Concert Choir, Jazz Band, String Orchestra, Concert Band and Symphonic Band in the Corcoran Theater. An exhibit of 2D and 3D artwork will also debut in the new Stevens Gallery. Pizza will be available for $2 per slice (cash only) starting at 5 pm, until it’s gone. Hope to see you there!
Arizona Thespians Rankings
Congratulations are in order! Salpointe's theater department has just been awarded Gold Ranking from their performances at the Regional competition, as well as an Excellent Ranking for the school year for the theater troupe!
Athletic Commitment Ceremony
Salpointe celebrated 15 more students who are going to be collegiate athletes! These Lancers spoke about their plans and thanked all the people who helped bring them to this point. Congratulations! View students here.
The Salpointe Women's Beach Volleyball team won the quarterfinals and are heading to semifinals on April 25. Good luck Lady Lancers!
Esports head to AIA Playoffs
Salpointe Esports finished the regular season in the Top 16 for League of Legends and are now heading to the AIA Esports Playoffs. Good luck!
April is Spring Cleaning Sale Month in the Spirit Store! Time to stock up on last chance items. All month take 10% off all hats, 20% off select outerwear and long sleeved polos.
Graduation is right around the corner! The Spirit Store has many special gifts for your grad, including alumni t-shirts and polos, triple-function Salpointe pens, paper weights, handmade glass, wooden crosses and much more. Come in to see all of our great gift ideas!
Save the date: June 11 will be the annual Book Swap. This is a perfect time to get uniform polos for next year!
If you have a Gift Card from last year or older, please be sure to redeem your balance by the end of this month. New Gift Cards are available and make great gifts! Students that have ordered club shirts are reminded to pick up their orders in the Spirit Store as soon as possible.
The Spirit Store will be closed Monday, April 25th and closing at 1pm on Friday, April 29th.