This week's announcements

        THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2019

General News

Varsity Football team members who have not turned in their permission slip for the State Championships, please come to Mrs. Ortiz office immediately following announcements.

Students, please come the the Lost and Found in the Main Lobby to check out the tables with all of the lost and found items.

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Please join the Tri-school Chorus, Men's Chorus, Serranaders, Symphonic Band, and Jazz Ensemble as we celebrate the Christmas season tonight at 7 p.m. in the Gellert Auditorium.  Admission is free and our Padres would love your support!  

Jostens will be outside of the cafeteria during lunch time today to resize any ring ordered and to deliver your free jackets.

The winter formal will be held on January 11, 2020. All grades are welcome. Student Council members will be selling tickets next week at lunch. All tickets must be purchased through your TADS accounts, so make sure you have your parents' permission. Tickets are $80 per couple, which includes appetizers, drinks, and desserts.

Padres are welcome to sign up to coach a team in the upcoming Next Level Flag Football league starting in January. Make more than $13 per hour and help our local youth learn to play flag football. All Serra students are welcome to sign up. The experience of coaching a team is fun, rewarding a great way to make some money. See Mr. Thomas, Mr. Wilber or Mr. Peralta to sign up.

The library will close at 4 p.m. each day from this Friday, December 13 through Wednesday, December 18. The library will close at 1 p.m. on Thursday, December 19.  Prudent Padres should plan accordingly for these early closures. 

Counseling News

There is no counseling news today.

Campus Ministry News

Today is our final homeroom collection for Adopt-A-Family.  If you forgot your contribution, bring it in to Campus Ministry tomorrow!  Thank you for your contributions, every little bit helps!

Any Padre singers are welcome to join in a special Adopt-a-Family fundraiser on Tuesday, December 10 after school in a video recording of “O Holy Night.”  For $10, take a line in the song as a soloist, pair or trio. Or pay $5 to be in the chorus!  See Owen Huang or Mr. V-K for more information.

Help One Child is looking for one or two volunteers to help with a holiday celebration for local foster families. Students will help with face painting and balloon animals for the kids. The event is on Saturday, December 14. Please see Ms. Cahill for more information. 

There are a few different service opportunities coming up in the next few weeks:

-- The annual Elks Hoop Shoot will be at Serra this Saturday and they are looking for 15 volunteers to help out.  

-- Catholic Charities is looking for clean up help for their Christmas Party with unaccompanied minors on December 20.

-- The Samaritan House is looking for clean up help on Monday, December 23 for their Holiday Program at the San Mateo County Event Center.  All of these and others are posted under the opportunities tab on x2vol or you can come see Ms. Cahill.

During Easter break, there will be a six-day service immersion trip to northern Arizona. Participants will be hosted by Native American high school students and will stay on a Navajo reservation. They will explore the history, culture and lifestyle of this amazing civilization. Sound interesting? See Mme Dowden in Campus Ministry for more information on how you can be a part of this one-of-a kind trip.

Athletics News


Anyone interested in participating in track and field this spring should attend one of the following meetings, scheduled for today:
All upper division students will meet in Room 104 at 10:40 a.m. on Thursday.
All lower division students will meet in Room 104 at the beginning of lower division lunch on Thursday. Please see Coach Marheineke with any questions. 

For anyone interested in running middle and long distance in Track and Field, there will be a brief meeting after school Friday in Room 100 to discuss winter break training and winter conditioning. Please see Coach DiMaggio if you have any questions.

The Varsity Soccer team lost by one against Half Moon Bay in a 1-0 game last night. The team will be back for their first home game this Saturday at 11 a.m. against Santa Clara at Serra's Brady Family Stadium. Come to the game to support your fellow Padres in our final spirit event of the year.

Congratulations to Varsity Football! The Padre Varsity survived the elements and a very good San Joaquin Memorial football team to win the Nor Cal Championship Saturday 28-18. The Padre cheering section was loud and proud in the rain. The team will play in the State Championship this Saturday at 4 p.m. against nationally ranked Corona Del Mar at Cerritos Junior College. Go Padres!

Club News

The Multicultural Club will be selling boba to help raise money for Adopt a Family today during office hours and upper division lunch. Boba will be $5 each.

The French Club will host a meeting on Thursday, December 12 at 10:15 a.m. in Room 214.  We will be organizing a few fun French activities for 2020. All members please attend.

The Improv Club will meet for the last time this decade at 10:15 a.m. in Room 211. The club will be finalizing dates for its 2020 European tour. 

         

        WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2019

General News

Students, please come the the Lost and Found in the Main Lobby to check out the tables with all of the lost and found items.

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Please join the Tri-school Chorus, Men's Chorus, Serranaders, Symphonic Band, and Jazz Ensemble as we celebrate the Christmas season this Thursday at 7 p.m. in The Gellert Auditorium.  Admission is free and our Padres would love your support!  

Jostens will be on campus on Thursday, December 12, outside of the cafeteria during lunch time to resize any ring ordered and to deliver your free jackets.

The winter formal will be held on January 11, 2020. All grades are welcome. Student Council members will be selling tickets next week at lunch. All tickets must be purchased through your TADS accounts, so make sure you have your parents' permission. Tickets are $80 per couple, which includes appetizers, drinks, and desserts.

Padres are welcome to sign up to coach a team in the upcoming Next Level Flag Football league starting in January. Make more than $13 per hour and help our local youth learn to play flag football. All Serra students are welcome to sign up. The experience of coaching a team is fun, rewarding a great way to make some money. See Mr. Thomas, Mr. Wilber or Mr. Peralta to sign up.

The library will be closed today from 9:50 a.m. until approximately 3:00 pm.  This includes 6th and 7th periods.  Room 211 will be open and supervised for quiet study during 6th and 7th periods.  We will reopen after the faculty & staff luncheon and remain open until 5:30.

Mando and Study Table will be canceled after school today because of today's Staff Christmas luncheon, . If you are a mando student and have detention hours to serve, you can serve today. There will be detention after school today. Meet in the Main Lobby by the Main Office at 12:45 p.m.

Counseling News

There is no counseling news today.

Campus Ministry News

This week is our final collection week for Adopt-A-Family and we continue to seek donations of gift cards, cash, and non-perishable foods. These items can be dropped off in campus ministry any day this week. Our final homeroom collection is this Thursday, December 12.  Let's finish this out strong and provide much needed gifts for local families for Christmas!

Any Padre singers are welcome to join in a special Adopt-a-Family fundraiser on Tuesday, December 10 after school in a video recording of “O Holy Night.”  For $10, take a line in the song as a soloist, pair or trio. Or pay $5 to be in the chorus!  See Owen Huang or Mr. V-K for more information.

Help One Child is looking for one or two volunteers to help with a holiday celebration for local foster families. Students will help with face painting and balloon animals for the kids.  The event is on Saturday, December 14. Please see Ms. Cahill for more information. 

There are a few different service opportunities coming up in the next few weeks:

-- The annual Elks Hoop Shoot will be at Serra this Saturday and they are looking for 15 volunteers to help out.  

-- Catholic Charities is looking for clean up help for their Christmas Party with unaccompanied minors on December 20.

-- The Samaritan House is looking for clean up help on Monday, December 23 for their Holiday Program at the San Mateo County Event Center.  All of these and others are posted under the opportunities tab on x2vol or you can come see Ms. Cahill.

During Easter break, there will be a six-day service immersion trip to northern Arizona. Participants will be hosted by Native American high school students and will stay on a Navajo reservation. They will explore the history, culture and lifestyle of this amazing civilization. Sound interesting? See Mme Dowden in Campus Ministry for more information on how you can be a part of this one-of-a kind trip.

Athletics News

Today's varsity soccer game versus Half Moon Bay High School today is no longer a Spirit Event, as the game has been moved to Half Moon Bay and is no longer a home game. There will be at least one replacement Spirit Event this weekend. Listen for more details to come.
 
Anyone interested in participating in track and field this spring should attend one of the following meetings this Thursday:
All upper division students will meet in Room 104 at 10:40 a.m. on Thursday.
All lower division students will meet in Room 104 at the beginning of lower division lunch on Thursday. Please see Coach Marheineke with any questions. 

Congratulations to Varsity Football! The Padre Varsity survived the elements and a very good San Joaquin Memorial football team to win the Nor Cal Championship Saturday 28-18. The Padre cheering section was loud and proud in the rain. The team will play in the State Championship this Saturday at 4 p.m. against nationally ranked Corona Del Mar at Cerritos Junior College. Go Padres!

Club News

On Thursday during office hours and upper division lunch, the Multicultural Club will be selling boba to help raise money for Adopt a Family.  Boba will be $5.

The French Club will host a meeting on Thursday, December 12 at 10:15 a.m. in Room 214.  We will be organizing a few fun French activities for 2020. All members please attend.
 

        

        TUESDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2019

General News

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Please join the Tri-school Chorus, Men's Chorus, Serranaders, Symphonic Band, and Jazz Ensemble as we celebrate the Christmas season this Thursday at 7 p.m. in The Gellert Auditorium.  Admission is free and our Padres would love your support!  

Jostens will be on campus on Thursday, December 12, outside of the cafeteria during lunch time to resize any ring ordered and to deliver your free jackets.

The winter formal will be held on January 11, 2020. All grades are welcome. Student Council members will be selling tickets next week at lunch. All tickets must be purchased through your TADS accounts, so make sure you have your parents' permission. Tickets are $80 per couple, which includes appetizers, drinks, and desserts.

Padres are welcome to sign up to coach a team in the upcoming Next Level Flag Football league starting in January. Make more than $13 per hour and help our local youth learn to play flag football. All Serra students are welcome to sign up. The experience of coaching a team is fun, rewarding a great way to make some money. See Mr. Thomas, Mr. Wilber or Mr. Peralta to sign up.

The library will be closed today from 9:50 a.m. until approximately 3:00 pm.  This includes 6th and 7th periods.  Room 211 will be open and supervised for quiet study during 6th and 7th periods.  We will reopen after the faculty & staff luncheon and remain open until 5:30.

Mando and Study Table will be canceled after school today because of today's Staff Christmas luncheon, . If you are a mando student and have detention hours to serve, you can serve today. There will be detention after school today. Meet in the Main Lobby by the Main Office at 12:45 p.m.

Counseling News

There is no counseling news today.

Campus Ministry News

This week is our final collection week for Adopt-A-Family and we continue to seek donations of gift cards, cash, and non-perishable foods. These items can be dropped off in campus ministry any day this week. Our final homeroom collection is this Thursday, December 12.  Let's finish this out strong and provide much needed gifts for local families for Christmas!

Any Padre singers are welcome to join in a special Adopt-a-Family fundraiser on Tuesday, December 10 after school in a video recording of “O Holy Night.”  For $10, take a line in the song as a soloist, pair or trio. Or pay $5 to be in the chorus!  See Owen Huang or Mr. V-K for more information.

Help One Child is looking for one or two volunteers to help with a holiday celebration for local foster families. Students will help with face painting and balloon animals for the kids.  The event is on Saturday, December 14. Please see Ms. Cahill for more information. 

There are a few different service opportunities coming up in the next few weeks:

-- The annual Elks Hoop Shoot will be at Serra this Saturday and they are looking for 15 volunteers to help out.  

-- Catholic Charities is looking for clean up help for their Christmas Party with unaccompanied minors on December 20.

-- The Samaritan House is looking for clean up help on Monday, December 23 for their Holiday Program at the San Mateo County Event Center.  All of these and others are posted under the opportunities tab on x2vol or you can come see Ms. Cahill.

During Easter break, there will be a six-day service immersion trip to northern Arizona. Participants will be hosted by Native American high school students and will stay on a Navajo reservation. They will explore the history, culture and lifestyle of this amazing civilization. Sound interesting? See Mme Dowden in Campus Ministry for more information on how you can be a part of this one-of-a kind trip.

Athletics News

Padre Soccer will play tomorrow at Half Moon Bay.  
 
Anyone interested in participating in track and field this spring should attend one of the following meetings this Thursday:
All upper division students will meet in Room 104 at 10:40 a.m. on Thursday.
All lower division students will meet in Room 104 at the beginning of lower division lunch on Thursday. Please see Coach Marheineke with any questions. 

Congratulations to Varsity Football! The Padre Varsity survived the elements and a very good San Joaquin Memorial football team to win the Nor Cal Championship Saturday 28-18. The Padre cheering section was loud and proud in the rain. The team will play in the State Championship this Saturday at 4 p.m. against nationally ranked Corona Del Mar at Cerritos Junior College. Go Padres!

Club News

There is no club news today.

       

          MONDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2019

General News

There will be signups today at lunch for the three-on-three basketball tournament for seniors. The top four teams will make the roster for the student versus faculty game that will be played in January.

Jostens will be on campus on Thursday, December 12, outside of the cafeteria during lunch time to resize any ring ordered and to deliver your free jackets.

The winter formal will be held on January 11, 2020. All grades are welcome. Student Council members will be selling tickets next week at lunch. All tickets must be purchased through your TADS accounts, so make sure you have your parents' permission. Tickets are $80 per couple, which includes appetizers, drinks, and desserts.

Padres are welcome to sign up to coach a team in the upcoming Next Level Flag Football league starting in January. Make more than $13 per hour and help our local youth learn to play flag football. All Serra students are welcome to sign up. The experience of coaching a team is fun, rewarding a great way to make some money. See Mr. Thomas, Mr. Wilber or Mr. Peralta to sign up.

Counseling News

There is no counseling news today.

Campus Ministry News

This week is our final collection week for Adopt-A-Family and we continue to seek donations of gift cards, cash, and non-perishable foods. These items can be dropped off in campus ministry any day this week. Our final homeroom collection is this Thursday, December 12.  Let's finish this out strong and provide much needed gifts for local families for Christmas!

Any Padre singers are welcome to join in a special Adopt-a-Family fundraiser on Tuesday, December 10 after school in a video recording of “O Holy Night.”  For $10, take a line in the song as a soloist, pair or trio. Or pay $5 to be in the chorus!  See Owen Huang or Mr. V-K for more information.

Help One Child is looking for one or two volunteers to help with a holiday celebration for local foster families. Students will help with face painting and balloon animals for the kids.  The event is on Saturday, December 14. Please see Ms. Cahill for more information. 

There are a few different service opportunities coming up in the next few weeks:

-- The annual Elks Hoop Shoot will be at Serra this Saturday and they are looking for 15 volunteers to help out.  

-- Catholic Charities is looking for clean up help for their Christmas Party with unaccompanied minors on December 20.

-- The Samaritan House is looking for clean up help on Monday, December 23 for their Holiday Program at the San Mateo County Event Center.  All of these and others are posted under the opportunities tab on x2vol or you can come see Ms. Cahill.

During Easter break, there will be a six-day service immersion trip to northern Arizona. Participants will be hosted by Native American high school students and will stay on a Navajo reservation. They will explore the history, culture and lifestyle of this amazing civilization. Sound interesting? See Mme Dowden in Campus Ministry for more information on how you can be a part of this one-of-a kind trip.

Athletics News

Padre Soccer went to 2 and 'O' over the weekend with a win against St. Mary's Stockton.  Another early goal by Sandro Campos led the way. The team will play again this Wednesday at Half Moon Bay.  
 
Wrestlers, please report to the mat room during the recess break to put the mats back before practice. 
 
Congratulations to Varsity Football! The Padre Varsity survived the elements and a very good San Joaquin Memorial football team to win the Nor Cal Championship Saturday 28-18. The Padre cheering section was loud and proud in the rain. The team will play in the State Championship this Saturday at 4 p.m. against nationally ranked Corona Del Mar at Cerritos Junior College. Go Padres!

Club News

There is no club news today.

 

 


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