SLOHS Connect, February 21, 2014


From the desk of Leslie O’Connor, Principal, Friday, February 21, 2014


¨ Congratulations to Scott Hicks on winning the Lions Club Int. Public Speaking Contest. Scott will now represent SLOHS at the Regional Competition. Good luck Scot!

¨ Congratulations to our Girls’ Basketball team on their first round play-off win last week. The Lady tigers and Coach Monroe advanced to play La Canada High School on Saturday evening where they lost a close contest by just 2 points. Well done Lady Tigers Basketball!.

¨ Boys’ Soccer suffered a tough loss last week after winning the PAC 7 title this year. Next season looks bright with so many returners on the team.

¨ Girls’ Soccer won their first play-off game on Friday 4-0. They will now play at Cypress High School on Wednesday with a 3PM kick-off. Good luck to the Girls Soccer team.

¨ Thank you to all parents who attended the Friday morning coffee with the Principal. We had great conversations about instructional issues pertaining to our school.

¨ Ruby Callahan & Charlie Teaford  have been selected by the American Legion Post #66 to be SLOHS representatives to Girls and Boys State this June. Dorothy Monza & John-O Roberts are their alternates. Congratulations!


¨ Finals are next week. TUESDAY students will have periods 1-4 before lunch with 5th period final from 1:10-3:10PM.

¨ WEDNESDAY: Periods 1 and 2 finals with school dismissal at 12:15PM.

¨ THURSDAY: Periods 3 and 4 finals with school dismissal at 12:15PM


¨ Monday: School Site Council will meet in the library from 6:30-8:00PM. All are welcome to attend.

¨ Monday: All Spring Sports Parent Meeting in the NEW GYM at 6:00PM.

¨ CUESTA COLLEGE is requesting that if you plan to be awarded the CUESTA PROMISE SCHOLARSHIP ( up to $600 value) then a student MUST apply for admission, apply for FAFSA, and apply for the PROMISE SCHOLARSHIP by March 2nd!  This is a process that requires at least 3 days so please do it now!

¨ Give your family a trip of a lifetime then come enjoy a Family-Friendly Spanish Study & Cultural Tour to  Oaxaca, Mexico this summer. Informational meeting on Wednesday at 6:30PM at Bellevue Santa-Fe Charter School.

¨ Save the date: Tiger Athletics Booster will host their Cow Patty & Reverse Draw Spring fundraiser on April 12th . Visit for more information.

¨ Save the date: The Agriculture Boosters will hold the 7th Annual Barn Bash on Saturday, April 26th at 6:00 pm. For more information please contact Tickets will be $50 per person.

Enjoy your weekend!