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Our Mission 

  • All students will be prepared for productive post secondary options upon graduation 

We Believe 

  • Students must be engaged in order to learn.
  • Students who participate in extra-curricular activities, sports, and clubs are more engaged in school.
  • Parents are essential partners in their children's education.
  • Classroom instruction must be differentiated in order to meet the needs of all learners.
  • The school structure must provide support for all learners.
  • Working together, we can prepare students for productive post-secondary options.

Our Motto

  • Success through Scholarship, Honor, and Spirit.



Th e "Roar"

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About Us

  • With one of the largest building floor plans in our school district, we are thrilled to have 14 science labs (6 biology, 2 chemistry, 1 physics and 5 general science rooms), 5 computer labs, an extraordinary vocational/occupational facility complete with an auto, welding, woodworking, and CAD drafting labs, a state of the art Business and "Company" center, a well designed and equipped culinary arts center and child development lab, an extensive Fine Arts wing which houses the visual arts, music, drama and publications programs with a 500 seat performing arts theatre, a well designed and highly functional library and career center, and a 3,000 seat regional gymnasium.

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Friday, January 26, 2015

1. AP Students: All AP Exam fees are due by January 31st. Payments can be made in the main office with cash or check, or online through the school website. Each exam is $91. Please contact your counselor if financial circumstances make it challenging for you to pay your fees. (Houghton 11/25-1/31)

2. Attention Juniors and Seniors! Prom is coming soon! You can purchase tickets at lunch in main hall all week excluding Wednesdays when you can buy them in room 115. You may also buy them in room 115 at breaks. Tickets are now $55 for single and $100 per couple. Hurry because ticket prices will go up again after February 16th! Don't miss the last dance of the year...And the first for making new traditions! (Calonico 1/12-2/16)

3. Students: Did you miss any of your finals for 1st semester? All finals must be made up by this Friday, January 30th. After that your incomplete will be changed to an "F". Please make arrangements with your teachers to make up all missing finals by Friday, January 30th. (Office 1/13-1/30)

4. Junior & Senior Guys - Are you going to prom? Blue Garter will be here at SSHS on January 28th and February 4th after school in the Main Hall to fit you for a tux! Plus, Blue Garter offers $40 off your tux rental if you are an SSHS Student! You can call in your payment by March and avoid the hassle! Don't miss out. See Mrs. Calonico in room 115 if you have questions. (Calonico 1/14- 2/4)

5. Seniors: Reminder...The SSHS Common Application is DUE January 30th! This is the ONE application that enables you to be considered for all of our SSHS in house scholarships. Questions? See Mrs. Taveira in the College and Career Center. (Taveira 1/15-1/30)

6. The ASVAB test will be offered free of charge here at SSHS on February 10th. Only the first 60 students who sign up can take it. It is a career exploration assessment test that shows you where your strengths lie and what career's might be of interest to you. Please sign up in the counseling office if you are interested. (Ritch 1/16-2/6)

7. Spanish Club will meet tomorrow, January 28th in room M-4 at lunch. (Bartoo 1/21-1/28)

8. Students! Are you interested in a Career in Cosmetology??? Stop by the Career Center on February 3rd during lunch and visit with the folks from Marinello School of Cosmetology to get all your questions answered. (Taveira 1/26-2/3)

9. Seniors: Are you looking for a job??? Sierra Army Depot is hiring. These are excellent civilian jobs with great pay and benefits. Stop by the Career Center for more information. (Taveira 1/26-1/30)

10. United Cougar Culture Club meets tomorrow (Wednesday, January 28th) during lunch in room 143 in the Art Hall. Bring a bag lunch to have more meeting time. (P Anderson 1/26-1/28)

11. There will be a Boys Lacrosse Team meeting at lunch tomorrow (Wednesday) in Mrs. Beadell's room 228. If you're still interested in joining, please come check it out! (Beadell 1/26-1/28)

12. Juniors - Student Body Officer Applications are now available in the front of the Counseling Office from Mrs. Baird. Applications are due to Mrs. Molini in SRO no later than February 6th. You will not begin campaigning until you are approved and notified. (L Dreelan 1/26-2/6)

13. The following Clubs have meetings every Wednesday at lunch:
Anti-Bully Club in room 227 (Cohen);
Diabetes Awareness in room 207 (Carpenter);
FCCLA in room 107 (Gach);
French Club in room M1 (Dyess);
GSA in room 145 (Nisbet);
Latinos Unidos in room 202 (Valle).

14. Murals Club starts today in Mrs. Marsh's room right after school (Marsh 1/27)

15. Anyone interested in joining the Swim Team please come by room 104 to see Coach Branson. (Branson 1/27-2/3)


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