Santiago School produces a bi-weekly E-Blast newsletter to inform our Santiago community about important news and events. Please click here to read the latest E-Blast, June 21, 2017
The first day of school is on Monday, August 14, 2017. The summer office will be closed for the summer and will reopen on August 7th (8:00am-3:30pm). Make sure to check the K-8 CLASS LISTS posted on the fence outside the students' main entrance gate starting Friday, August 11th after 5:00 PM.
Have a safe & fun Summer vacation! Best wishes & good luck in High School.
With the primary focus on what is in the best interest of students, the Santa Ana Unified School District Board of Education approved a start date of August 14, 2017, for students to begin the 2017-18 school year. The last day of school for students is May 31, 2018. Students will have a two-week break during the Winter Recess. To view the calendar, click here.
The Nutrition Services Department in Santa Ana Unified School District is pleased to announce that we will be participating in the Seamless Summer Feeding Option; serving free summer meals to children in the community! Please click on the headline for a list of participating sites, dates, times and additional rules.
Nice job Melissa and congratulations!
Congratulations and thank you Mrs. Linda Palmer, 5th grade teacher! We wish you all the best in the next chapter of your lives. Enjoy your well-deserved retirement.
We express our sincere thanks and well wishes to our colleagues who are moving on to new challenges; Miss Lopez, Mrs. Iobst, Miss Burgos, Mrs. Aldana, Ms. Broadhead, Mrs. Bishop, Mr. Weber & Coach Jah. We wish all the best for your future endeavors.
The Santiago WE Club recently provided dinner for families at the Thomas House Shelter in Orange County. They collected $2,300 during their recent fundraiser which surpassed their goal of $1,300. This money was used to provide a delicious taco dinner for the 16 families at the shelter with enough money left over to also provide a DJ, a bounce house, and plenty of board games and outdoor games to last the summer. Thanks to everyone for your donations and for supporting the We Club! Read more..
Accessing the ST Math at home will keep your scholar busy for the summer! For instruction... read more
Congratulations to ALL of the first graders in Mrs. Andersen for their 100% completion of the ST Math program. We are so proud that the whole class has achieved this year-long goal! Way to go 1st graders!
A big shout out and CONGRATULATIONS to our Santiago Mathletes Team who soared through Santa Ana Math Field Day! Coached by Mr. Erhuy, our teams from 4th through 8th grade dominated the event and won a total of 18 awards! Read more ...
The Fifth Graders of Room 58 participated in Santiago's Annual HISTORY COMES ALIVE presentation with explorers in full dress. The 33 explorers will tell you who they are, what they’ve done, and share some personal treasures. Read more...
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Norris Perez, Principal
Myrna Acosta, Assistant Principal
Myrna Acosta, Assistant Principal
YOU ARE VISITOR NUMBER
Santiago School is home to the best teachers and learning programs in Orange County. Our outstanding teachers have earned a tremendous reputation in our community by leading the way in providing innovative teaching and learning opportunities. Santiago has been recognized as a two-time California Distinguished school; as one of the best schools in the state. Our teachers are constantly incorporating the best of new innovations and are ready to share their engaging lessons with our students. It is this constant focus on excellence and the highest expectations that accelerates our students towards their academic and career goals.
Santiago’s former students are successfully graduating from many of the most prestigious Universities and entering the workforce as leaders ready to shape the direction of our country and their local community.GATE/Acceleration Program: All Santiago Faculty members have been trained to use GATE Depth & Complexity Icons. We challenge all students to reach their potential. Our honors classes, including Algebra 1, provide students the opportunity to complete advance study in preparation for the next levels of work in High School, College, and beyond. In addition to the success our students experience in the core subjects of literature and math, Santiago has well developed & refined programs in the areas of:
Science & Engineering: Our award-winning teachers have been recognized by OC Science as being the best at implementing innovative Science programs here at Santiago. All students in grades K-8th complete a Science or Engineering project each year.
Music: We have 2 teachers dedicated to develop our K-8 musicians
Theater: Received Disney Musicals in School’s grant. We have a full drama department including beginning and advanced level and a set design program.
Athletics: Our P.E. teachers and coaches provide sports program in all grades and compete in 8 different sports.
Action Civics/National History Day: Students complete challenging projects and areas of study then compete in county and state competitions.
Advanced Science and Engineering Programs!
We continue to offer the most Innovative Programs. Our wonderful Science teachers will be offering a leading edge Science program that integrates innovative practices, including the use of Robotics, 3D design, Medical Detectives, Maker’s Space via Project Lead the Way curriculum. Due to student demand we have increased number of accelerated Honor classes in the area of Math, which will allows students to complete Algebra 1 while attending Santiago placing them on the road to greater success as they advance in their studies.
More Technology in student’s hands!
Our one-on-one device program includes all 3rd-8th graders. All of our K-2 classes are equipped with iPads and Chromebooks to support small-group and personalized instruction.
We encourage all of our parents to join our tremendous PTA, which supports the many enrichment and extra-curricular activities here at Santiago.
Want more information about what Santiago has to offer your child? Please call or email to inquire about one of upcoming school tours or information sessions. (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Sincerely,Mr. Norris Perez