Salpointe Weekly Peek - January 12, 2024

Happy Friday, Lancers!

Heavenly Father, as the new year gets under way, may whatever I resolve to do be inspired by Your Holy Spirit. Jesus came to make all things new. I give You thanks for all He taught through His love and word if we but hear it. Amen. Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, pray for us.

General Announcements

Early Dismissal/Leaving Campus
Attendance Line number is 520-327-1990.
Please be sure to give at least a two hour notice for your request to be processed. All early dismissal requests are retrieved from voicemail. 
We do not have an intercom system, we have TAs taking passes to class to get students dismissed.
Lady Lancer Brunch & Blessing Donations and Tickets
The Salpointe Parent Association invites women of all ages and faiths to join us for lunch at the beautiful Hacienda Del Sol Guest Ranch Resort. The morning will feature performances by Salpointe's Choir and Orchestra, an inspirational talk by Salpointe alumna Erin McMahon ‘91, a no-host bar, silent auction, raffles and a blessing by the beloved Sr. Jeanne Bartholomeaux, S.C. '64! Advanced ticket purchase is required and tickets will NOT be sold at the door. Tickets are limited and available through February 2 so purchase yours today by clicking here!
We are also seeking donations for our beautiful raffle baskets. Please complete our Donation Form and bring it with the item(s) to the Advancement Office Room 606 by January 26, 2024.
Spring College Fair
The Gregory School will host the 2024 Tucson Spring College Fair, on Saturday, February 3, 2024, from 9:00-11:30 a.m. This event is free and open to our students and families. Access the list of participating colleges and universities, updated regularly.
Summer Opportunities
It’s already time for students to begin making activity plans for summer 2024. Families have access to our running list of Summer Opportunities at colleges to help students make the most of summer 2024. Keep in mind that many summer programs have deadlines coming up soon, so now is a great time to brainstorm ideas with your student.
Upcoming College Planning Workshop
We will start the new year energetically by preparing students for the college planning process! Join our College Planning workshop, scheduled for Sunday, February 11, at 3:00 p.m. in Foundation Hall. We welcome Freshman, Sophomore, and Junior students and their parents to attend. Register here.


Senior Tribute Yearbook Ads Available for Purchase!
Don't miss this opportunity to create a special message of congratulation for your graduating senior! 
  • Full Page, Half Page, Quarter Page available until January 14 or if sold out earlier.
  • Half Page, Quarter Page will be available until January 21 or if sold out earlier.
  • Quarter Page will be available until January 28 or if sold out earlier.
Salpointe's Order Number is 7052. For more information, contact Ms. Keimig, Yearbook Adviser, at View flyer here. View yearbook order center site here
College Counseling Updates for Seniors
Seniors are relieved to be finishing up their applications to colleges and now awaiting decisions. It is crucial that your Scoir account is up to date so Mrs. McCall can send transcripts and letters of recommendation on your behalf. When you've been admitted, denied or deferred from a college, update that information in Scoir as well. Reach out to Mrs. McCall if you have any questions.
The 2024–25 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) form is available at There may be pauses for site maintenance and updates. Students and families can visit for resources about completing the FAFSA, including creating a account and what to do before and after completing the FAFSA form.
If your family is interested in completing the FAFSA with local college representatives who are financial aid experts, please register to join us on Monday, January 22 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. in Foundation Hall for a FAFSA workshop.
Scholarships for college come from several different avenues. Applicants will be in the running for merit scholarships simply by submitting an application to a college. Look for additional scholarships in the Scholarship List Class of 2024.
ASU is the only in-state university that offers the Obama Scholars Program. Arizona State University is committed to providing opportunities for motivated, high-achieving Arizona students for whom lack of financial resources is a barrier to higher education. January 15 is the application deadline. 


Prayers for Kairos 294
We ask for your continued prayers and support for Kairos 294 leaders and retreatants leaving Friday, January 26 and returning Monday, January 29.
Diocesan Upcoming Events
Youth Awards: February 3 in Yuma and February 10 in Tucson. The Diocese will be selecting three exceptional teenagers from the community for the Youth Awards. View information, including registration form, here.
Lenten Retreat for Teens - "Our Call to Holiness": February 17 from 9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. at Saint Augustine High School. This event is designed to guide and inspire each participant to understand God's call to holiness. View information, including registration form, here.

Financial Aid

Arizona Tuition Connection - Scholarship Coaching Session
Monday, January 22 at 6:00 p.m.
Do you have questions about what scholarships your family can receive? Learn how there are scholarships available for all students in low, medium and high income families. It is not too late to receive funding; Arizona Tuition Connection does not have any application deadlines! This one hour training will give you the education and tools you need to be successful in maximizing your scholarship awards. Every parent should plan on attending! We will meet on campus in the Click Family Library. 

Institute for Better Education - Tax Credit Presentation
Tuesday, January 23 at 6:00 p.m.
Please join us in the Click Family Library for a presentation on Arizona Tax Credits given by the Institute for Better Education (IBE). IBE will provide helpful information on how to utilize the Arizona State Tax Credit Program to fund your student's tuition here at Salpointe. This presentation is open to all parents and/or any potential Tax Credit Donors looking for more information. We look forward to seeing you there! 
View more Financial Aid information here.


QB Club Parking Lot on January 19
On Friday and Saturday, January 19 and January 20, we are hosting the Diego Gadea Wrestling Tournament. Because of the number of teams coming to our tournament, we must close the QB Club parking lot all day on Friday, January 19. Please use the Glenn St. parking lot, or the overflow lot on the corner of Glenn and Cherry. Thank you.
Athletic Commitment Celebration
Attention ALL Senior student-athletes who have committed to playing their sport in college next year: On Tuesday, January 30th at 3:00 p.m. in the gym, we will be hosting our Athletic Commitment Celebration. Please stop by the Athletic Office in room 307 to pick up some information about this event, as well as your invitation. We look forward to celebrating all of our senior students who will be playing their sport in college next year. Thank you!
Men's Lacrosse Spring Season Begins
Salpointe Men's Lacrosse has started their spring season. Practices are on the Salpointe track field as of January 10, 2024 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. If you don't have equipment, we have equipment for you to borrow. 
Women's Lacrosse Season Starts Soon!
Come and try the fastest game on two feet! Season starts January 16 for girls lacrosse at 5:30 p.m. on the track field. Beginners welcome to come out in a no pressure practice environment to try it out-loaner gear available.
Women's Basketball Lancer Student Fan Appreciation Night
Tuesday, January 16th vs. Sahuaro is Lancer Student Fan Appreciation Night! Enjoy a t-shirt and gift card giveaway. Come Support the Lady Lancers as they take on rival Sahuaro High School. JvB game at 4:00 p.m., JvA game at 5:30 p.m., Varsity at 7:00 p.m.

Spirit Store

Happy New Year to all of our Lancer families! The Spirit Store is starting off 2024 with our annual in-store clearance sale. Help us make way for Spring Lancer gear and get some great deals on outerwear and last-of-their-kind items! Our in-store sale will run the January 16th-19th.
Follow the Spirit Store on Instagram for sales, store updates, and more @salpointespiritstore.

Repeat Announcements

Salpointe Thrift Shop
The Salpointe Thrift Shop is in need of volunteers and donations! The store is located at 1705 E. Fort Lowell Road. For more information, call 520-327-5576
Salpointe Employment Opportunities
Please visit our Employment Page for upcoming openings at Salpointe Catholic High School. Feel free to share it with friends and family that meet the qualifications for the position(s). Salpointe offers a welcoming and supportive community as well as a great benefit package that includes a tuition discount. If you have any questions please don't hesitate to reach out to Lee Mathias, Dir. of Human Resources at 520-547-5888 or

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1545 E. Copper St.,
Tucson, AZ 85719
(520) 327-6581
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