Computer Science Education week is an annual event program dedicated to inspire K-12 students to take interest in computer science. All Students are welcome to participate in an Hour of Code in the school computer lab during the CSE Week. The primary Lab will be open Monday - Friday from 7:30am - 8:00am. This is a GREAT opportunity to learn Computer Science. Learn to Code today!
A new email address for attendance has been setup at Santiago School. If your child is going to be absent, parents/guardians can now inform the school of the absence by using the following email instead of calling the office (Santiago.firstname.lastname@example.org).
Every parent/guardian will need to verify all information on their student’s Early Continuous Enrollment form is correct and updated. Completed forms need to be turned back in to the teacher by Friday, December 16th.
Many of our intermediate students will demonstrate their leadership and oratorical skills during the District’s Winter Classic Speech and Debate tournament to be held on Saturday, Dec. 3rd from 8:00 – 4:30pm at Santa Ana School. Let’s wish all our scholars well!
Project soapbox is a public speaking competition that calls young people to speak out on issues that affect them and their communities. Santiago recently held their 3rd annual project soapbox speech competition, and there were 30 intermediate student speakers who participated. Out of the 30 student speakers, the judges selected 12 students to attend the county competition, along with 3 other students selected by student vote. Great job scholars! Read more…
Learning to use the internet safely and responsibly with ethical use of information is the key to being Cyber Savvy all year! During the week, students will participate in daily learning activities about Digital Citizenship and internet safety. ...
Everyone come out and show your support! Let's cheer on our Boys' Soccer and Girls' Basketball teams on their upcoming Tournament!
SAUSD announced the launch of its new publication, We are SAUSD Magazine. This digital and printed magazine features news and highlights from across the district and will be issued several times throughout the school year. Their mission is to keep you informed about all of the wonderful things happening within the district. Click the headline of article to be directed to the “We are SAUSD” digital magazine.
Paso A Paso: Together We Read provides over 1,000 English and Spanish books, songs, and games that are fun for children and easy for parents to access on any smartphone, tablet, or computer with or without an Internet connection. SAUSD is giving families, schools, and the community the high-quality educational tools they need to accelerate early learning and literacy using the devices they already own. For free access go to: https://myf2b.com/register/SantaAna.
Attendance Recovery program, W.I.N. will provide students an opportunity to recover lost instructional time due to a full day absence and in return, students attending any of the scheduled Saturday school session will recover a full day absence. There is no cost to this program and parents are urged to take advantage of this opportunity and plan on having their student(s) attend. Please contact Mr. Tenchka, our lead teacher for the WIN program for any questions. Here is the upcoming W.I.N. session dates: Nov. 5, Dec. 3 and Dec. 17.
Tuesday, December 06, 2016
Norris Perez, Principal
Myrna Acosta, Assistant Principal
Myrna Acosta, Assistant Principal
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. (email@example.com)
Sincerely,Mr. Norris Perez
8:00 AM - 11:30 PM Nutcracker Assembly - Media Center
1:15 PM - 11:00 PM Mr. Raneri choir practice