Horsemen Highlights for week of May 1-5
The Financial Aid deadline for all families is April 30, 2023. The link provided contains instructions on how to complete the Financial Aid application. 223047-5d2f47c9-f80d-4df8-b733-2a2bd7f71934.pdf (edl.io) SMHS urges families not to make assumptions about whether they are eligible. Many factors guide the Financial Aid decisions, and we strongly encourage you submit an application.
Registration- There are two days left to complete the Early Bird Enrollment Contracts! Complete your contract by 4/30/23 to receive the $50.00 registration discount. Provided in the link are registration instructions. 184121-87c30d0f-4259-49cd-b06c-2c637bde2de8.pdf (edl.io) *Please note: All registration fees will be $350 on and there after Monday May 1, 2023.
Not Returning?- If your student will not be returning to St. Michael's High School for the 23/24 school year, please fill out the "Student Not Returning Form" which can be found in your parent/guardian OnBoard account.
Choir Champs and Bake Sale: Congrats to Ms. Carmen, Mr. Paul, and the Choir on not only a State Championship performance but did so against the School for the Arts AND placed third overall of all 23 teams participating in the various divisions. We were right up there with the big schools. This Sunday, Apr. 30, they will be singing at the Cathedral for the 9:00 and 11:00 AM Masses. Following the Masses, they will be having a Bake Sale to help support their June trip to Carnegie Hall in New York.
Block M: The Block M Ceremony and Breakfast is scheduled for Sunday, May 7th at 10:00 a.m. RSVPs and ticket sales will take place through May 2nd. Please continue to check Horsemen Highlights for information as it becomes available.
2023-2024 Calendar- The calendar for next year can be found on our website at: https://4.files.edl.io/86b9/04/19/23/170857-ac44f8cc-8ea0-4ad1-b292-dfc52dd7d7ad.pdf
Simplified from last year, the color coding of the days clearly delineates school days and holidays. As was done this past semester, the website calendar for next year will begin filling up with daily schedules and information.
Chromebook Collection: As we approach the end of the school year, Chromebook returns will be taking place. Please read the Chromebook Return Procedures HERE. We will begin collection with our seniors on Monday, May 8, 2023. If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Leyba by email at [email protected].
Positive Coaching Alliance Workshops- All St. Michael's athletic coaches will be attending a workshop this summer (June) as part of our partnership with Positive Coaching Alliance. The PCA is an organization that helps create a positive sports experience.
RankOne- Physicals for the 2023/2024 school year will be submitted through our partnership with RankOne sports. All documents will be submitted online, and each student-athlete will have access to athletic schedules, forms, and team communications. Moving to this virtual system will aid communication and expediency in turning in forms.
State Tournaments- Check the school website calendar for the dates for the 2023 Spring NMAA state tournaments. As we approach finals exams, help your student athletes in balancing their sports with schoolwork, especially as we move into finals exams in the coming weeks.
Student-Athlete Surveys- St. Michael's will be returning to a past practice of having athletes evaluate their experience of the season. To pilot or survey program players from only a couple teams will take part in surveying this Winter/Spring. The survey will provide a reflective process to ensure that our student-athletes continue to develop during their athletic careers.
Admissions: Spread the good word about St. Mike’s and direct interested families to the school’s admissions tab on the website or to Ms. Chavez at [email protected]. We are still accepting applications!
Summer “Camp Horseman”: St. Michael's High School offers the best and most affordable summer camps for kids entering grades 1 - 9. Registration for Camp Horsemen 2023 is now live at Horsemen Camp 2023 - Camp Horsemen - St. Michael's High School (stmichaelssf.org).
Ready for ordering- We now have a portal for yearbook purchases. The cost of a yearbook will be $75. If you wish to embellish the yearbook for your student, you have until April 30th for a name stamp or an itag (metal) at $8.25 a piece. There is a $2.25 handling fee for each book purchase. Here’s the link for ordering: https://yearbookforever.com/schools/saint_michael_junior_senior_high_school_buy_yearbook_330693/rbl3iJewNde7W0p46i5OuhtO
Yearbook still needs your help- We welcome parents, grandparents, friends, and family to share their photos of student events this past year with the Yearbook. Leslie Helgeson ([email protected]) or Kathy Tapia ([email protected]).
2023-2024 Student Parent Handbook Updates:
Attendance: In consulting New Mexico education law, our practices, student habits, and the needs of solid education, we are in the process of clarifying and revising the attendance policies.