Santa Fe Catholic High School

Preparing Students for College and the World 

August 23, 2019
Important Dates
  • August 26- Freshman Parent Meeting
  • August 27- Picture Day 
  • August 30- No School
  • September 2- No School Labor Day
  • September 5- All School Retreat
  • September 9- Senior Parent Meeting
  • September 10- Grandparents
  • September 13- Freshman Retreat
  • September 16- Sophomore/Junior Parent Meeting
  • September 23- Senior Parent Meeting
  • September 24- Mass
  • September 24- Picture Retake Day
7:00am - 3:30pm


The Hawk Weekly is an electronic newsletter that is emailed to parents that highlights important dates, events, and current news. 


The cut-off time for information going into the Hawk Weekly will be Tuesdays at 12:00pm. 


Publication will be  Thursday.  


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First Week of School was a Success!
Welcome Back Bash

Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Students were ready for the first mass day of the school year!!

Global Awareness Club
Students from Imabari, Japan were visiting Lakeland, they taught SFC students  origami in the SFC Art classes.  They are guests of Lakeland Sister Cities and Santa Fe Catholic's Global Awareness Club. 

Club Fair
On Tuesday, SFC students attended the annual  Club Fair. Students had the opportunity to sign up for clubs that interested them.

Congratulations Dr. Murphy
Dr. Cari Murphy received the Distinguished Catholic School Educator of the Year Award for Santa Fe Catholic High School at the Diocesan Educator Kick-Off Day! Congratulations, Dr. Murphy! We are proud of you and appreciate all you do for SFC!
Welcome New Teachers!

                Sra.. Rivera                           Mrs. Misa                                     Mr. Gutierrez
September Lunch Order

Click here for lunch menu.
Lunch Orders Due August 28th by 3:00pm 
*Please email orders and questions about lunch to ONLY.

Picture Day- Tuesday, August 27
 All students will have their photos taken and must be in mass uniform. Students received order forms from their English teachers. Please contact Mrs. Lopez with any questions  -

Advancement News
Yankee Candle Sale
Packets were handed out at Back to School Night. If you didn't receive one, it will be sent home with your student. SFC receives 40% of all sales. Sale ends September 10. Note: No sales tax. Click here to view flyer. Thank you for your support.

Grandparents' Mass and Brunch
Invitations are being mailed to the grandparent addresses that we have. We don't want to leave anyone out, so please follow-up with your grandparents, and remind them to RSVP by phone, email, or online. Click  here  for more information.
Volunteer Opportunities
We are in search of volunteers to help us set up on Monday, September 9th, 2019 in the gym, as well as the day of the event, 8:30am - 1:00pm. T o sign up please click   here

Parents/Guardians, please make sure you have completed your fingerprint screening and other necessary documents to be able to volunteer. Click here for volunteer information. If you have questions, please  contact Theresa Rivera at .  
Yearbook News
The SFC 2020 yearbook, The Conquistador, can now be purchased online. The cost is $50 and will increase to $60 after 12/21/19 (and again to $70 after 3/20/20). Buy now to get the best price! 
Click here to order your yearbook:  (Or go to  and search for our school.) 
Yearbooks will be delivered in May. 
Carpool List

The 2019 Car Pool List is now available. There are printed copies available in the front office. 
Club Announcements
MakerSpace Club
The MakerSpace Club will have a quick, informational meeting after school on Monday, 8/26. All interested students should attend or see Mrs. Lopez.
Athletic News   
Athletic Pass 19-20

Click here for the Athletic Pass form for the 2019-2020 school year.

Booster Association 
Guidance News
Freshman Parent Meeting
Freshman Parent Meeting will be on Monday, August 26th at 6:30pm. The Freshman Parent Meeting is an opportunity to learn about the high school journey.

SAT/ACT Prep Course
USF is offering SAT/ACT Test Prep sessions through the summer. Our students can get 10% off fee if they enter code USFSFC. Click here for more information.

Click   here   for more scholarship opportunities.
Community Events/Fundraiser
Full of Grace Catholic Ministry for Moms

Santa Fe Catholic Alumni. Mark your calendars!
Class Reunion October 11-12, 2019
Santa Fe Crimson and Grey Alumni of the Class of 1969 (50th Reunion)Things are coming together well for our Class Reunion October 11th and 12th, 2019!

Get ready to reunite with the Santa Fe Class of 1969 and friends! Over half of the Class of 1969 and Friends of the Class have said they are coming. A request is out for Photos from folks for a memory presentation to catch up on classmate lives since Graduation.

Current Schedule:
Friday, October 11th
Meet at Santa Fe High Homecoming Football game: 6:00-8:30pm.
Parking and game attendance and a  tent with food, tour and fellowship will be available.

Saturday, October, 12th
4:00pm Vigil Mass as a group (optional) at Resurrection Church.  Followed by Photos, Dinner, refreshments and entertainment at the Grasslands Center until 10:00pm.   

A hotel is available for out of town folks.

Send checks to Tom Waller at 818 S. Franklin Pl. Lakeland, FL 33815 ($85.00 per person) paid to: "SFC Class of 1969 50th Reunion" by October 1st.
Any questions, please contact Geri Veshosky at or 407-810-8564.
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