Summit Shasta Bulletin: 1/14/2018

Summit Shasta Bulletin: 1/14/2018

We had a great first week of Expeditions! Here are a few highlights from the week!
  • – The Human Rights class went on a field trip to a local middle school to share what they’ve been learning.
  • – The Cooking Class had a Chopped-style Breakfast Cooking Challenge with teachers as guest judges.
  • – Movement and Girls on the Run continued to exercise and build endurance.
  • – Our teachers are working in departments to continue to develop their skills as educators.
We also encourage all families to attend the next event in our parent education series this Tuesday at 7 PM, the financial aid and college testing night. This event if highly encouraged for all 11th grade students and their families, but 9th and 10th grade families are also welcome to attend. We will explain more about the standardized tests that students take in 11th grade in preparation for college, such as the SAT, ACT, and AP tests, and go over the importance of the upcoming standardized tests. We will also have an expert from a local college present about financial aid and the process of applying for it.
As a reminder, Summit Shasta is closed tomorrow for Martin Luther King Junior Day. We look forward to welcoming all students back to school on Tuesday at 8:20 AM.

Wren and Ava

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1/15: No School- MLK Day
1/16: SPOT Meeting #5 at 6 PM
1/16: Recruitment Open House #8 at 7 PM
1/16: Testing and Scholarship Night for Parents at 7 PM
1/19: Winter Dance
1/22: Regular classes resume
1/25: Shadow Day #8
2/8: Shadow Day #9

**For a full list of upcoming events, please review our events events calendar.**




January SPOT Meeting – 6pm on Tuesday, January 17th

Our SPOT meeting this month will offer parents an opportunity to give feedback on our school’s yearly goals and priorities, and the ways in which we are utilizing our budget to address these goals. We would love to have a diverse group of parents attend our Tuesday evening meeting so that we can hear your feedback and ideas about our school’s goals and budget. The meeting will start at 6pm in LS 6.

Advanced Human Rights Class – Documentary GoFundMe!

Shasta’s Advanced Human Rights class is creating a documentary about human trafficking as part of their work in Expeditions this year. In order to edit and produce a high-quality documentary that can be shared widely, the class is raising money. Your donations will go to the costs of creating this documentary (filming, production, etc.). Any excess money will go to local foundations working to provide relief for victims. Please help us make a difference by donating and helping us spread awareness. If you are interested in learning more about and supporting their work, you can do so on this page.

Shasta Winter Dance on January 19- Looking for Donations!!

We are looking for parent donations for our first dance of the year this January. If you are interested in contributing, please visit this sign-up genius.

Winter Ball – Friday, January 19th from 7-10pm

Next Friday, Junior Leadership has organized a winter dance. We are so excited for students to have an opportunity to celebrate our community and all of the hard work they’ve done this year!

Here are some details about the dance.

When: January 19, 2018, from 7:00pm to 10:00pm at
Where: Doelger Cafe (101 Lake Merced Blvd, Daly City, CA 94015).
What: Mr. Suarez will be the DJ! Come and walk in a winter wonderland full of food, music, photos, and fun.
Tickets: $15 dollars until Thursday, January 18th (at which point they will be $20)

Students who are on Academic Notice as of next Tuesday cannot attend the dance. Please reach out to your child’s mentor if you have additional questions.

If your child would like to bring a guest from another school, they should request a guest pass from Ms. Escobar at the front desk.


Class of 2018: College Application and Acceptances Updates

As of Friday, January 12th, 99% of the senior class has applied to at least one four year college or university! In addition, we are very excited to share that fifteen seniors have already been accepted into the following colleges and universities:

  • Arizona State University
  • Butler University
  • CSU Stanislaus
  • Iowa State University
  • Hampshire College
  • Humboldt State
  • Mills College
  • New Mexico Highlands University
  • Newbury College
  • Portland State University
  • Princeton University
  • University of Puget Sound



Shasta Boys Basketball Team Featured in the Newspaper

The Shasta boy’s basketball team was featured in the local paper. Please check out the article below:

Spring Sports Registration Begins

If anyone is interested in playing a spring sport at Shasta, they MUST use this link ( register prior to beginning the sport.  Spring sports start on Monday, January 29. All athletes MUST have a physical from a doctor prior to the start of the spring season.  Registration will close on Monday 1/29 at 9 AM.

Winter Sports Competition Begins

Winter sports are in full spring with games for soccer and basketball every single week! All of our schedules, rosters & info will be hosted on MaxPreps. Our school page is:,ca)/home.htm or just click here!

If you have any questions, please contact our Athletic Director, Michael Lofberg, at