Daily Announcements

Friday, September 18, 2020 Announcements



          Announcements for Friday,
         September 18, 2020
             Today is a Virtual Collaboration Day Schedule


  • Student News Bulletin Board
  • Happy Birthday to Lauren Zamiska.  Enjoy your special day!  Birthday wishes also go out to Alexandra Childs, Shannon Keighran, Joseph Kramer, Divya Moorthy, Durga Moorthy and Jaden Steinbock who will be celebrating a birthday tomorrow and to Richard Campisi, Dominic Chao, Alexandra Cilléy, Rory Folan, Samantha Henry and Soana Leaea who will be celebrating a birthday on Sunday.  We hope you all have a great birthday!
  • Hello Lancers! I hope you enjoy our first ever VIRTUAL ACTIVITY FAIR.  YOU MUST BE ON YOUR SFHS ACCOUNT TO PARTICIPATE!!!  The Virtual Activity Fair slide presentation will remain available until September 25 so you can go back and check out the options at your convenience.  At that time, we will move to a website link for clubs and activities - so many opportunities will remain available if you need a new activity later in the year.  Enjoy the experience!  Jump in and get involved!
  • Are you into coding and looking for an engaging service project? Forever Coders is a student-run organization that teaches coding to 4th-8th graders from nearby schools. We teach a variety of coding languages such as Java, Python, and C, along with computer science concepts. If you have knowledge about any of those coding languages and concepts and would like to volunteer, you can find more information about the program and how to sign up at https://forevercoders0.wixsite.com/forevercoders. Our first day of teaching is October 3, 2020.
  • Hey Lancers! Are you interested in supporting our local Firefighters, First Responders, Law Enforcement, or Military? Then Salute is the club for you! Please fill out the Salute Members Form if you're interested! Email kennedyadkison@sfhs.com or katherinelorton@sfhs.com if you have any questions!  
  • Attention sophomore, junior, and senior world language learners! WLHS applications are now open until September 25. Applicants enrolled in Spanish, French, or Chinese must be in their 7th semester of world language or higher. Applicants enrolled in ASL must be in their 5th semester of ASL or higher. ALL applicants must have maintained at least B+ average in level three or previous course, an overall B+ or higher average in world language, an overall cumulative average of B- (3.0) in all other coursework, and have had NO academic or discipline issues for the previous year.  Here is the WLHS Application 2020-2021.  For more updates and information follow @sfhs_worldlanguagehs on Instagram! Contact shynaballal@sfhs.com or sabrinavidal@sfhs.com if you have any questions.
  • Applications for the second-annual TEDxSaintFrancisHS event are now officially open! We know you have something inspiring, daring, imaginative, passionate, or a story to tell, so share it with the world! Any grade, any topic. We want to hear from your authentic and spirited voices once again. All you need to do is submit a short video talking into a camera about your idea for a talk by October 4.  If you have any questions do not hesitate to email TEDx tedxsaintfrancishs@gmail.com, visit our website here, or contact one of our directors, Katelyn Mihalko, Haley Flahavan, or Anay Nagarajan.
  • Calling all Latinx Hispanic Americans! The LHSU and the Library invite you to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by sending in short videos (15-20 sec), captioned photos and/or your thoughts on anything that’s important to you as a Latinx Hispanic Lancer. Submit to share on Instagram accounts: @sfhs_latinxhispanic and @sfhs_library by Wednesday, September 23. We look forward to seeing your stories! 
  • The Stock Market Club will hold its first meeting of the year TODAY at 12:00 p.m.  Anyone interested in joining this exciting group can sign on to ZOOM, TODAY, at 12:00 p.m. Join Zoom Meeting  https://sfhs.zoom.us/j/99587467049.
  • Applications are now available for CSF membership!  Please complete and submit your application no later than TODAY by 3:00 p.m.  Please visit the  CSF Webpage for more information.  Late applications will not be considered.
  • ATTENTION ALL STUDENTS, FACULTY, AND STAFF: Photography Club is holding its first photo competition of the school year! The theme is books📚. Submit up to two photos relating to books through this link by 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, September 24. Be creative! Winners will have a special prize and will be featured on our Instagram @sfhsphotography. Email photographyclub@sfhs.com if you have any questions. Happy photographing!
  • Hey Lancers! Are you interested in learning more about Vietnamese Culture? You are invited to come to our first Vietnamese Student Association (VSA) meeting! We are going to have an introductory meeting on Tuesday, September 29 from 1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. to get to know everybody! Here is the Zoom Link to join.  Email laurennguyen@sfhs.com and victoriatruong@sfhs.com for any questions! 
  • Getting restless behind the computer screen all day? If so, join the Martial Arts Club and get your heart pumping and body moving! No previous martial arts experience is required! To sign-up and receive the zoom link for our first meeting TODAY at 1:30 p.m. , email Adarsh Gupta at adarshgupta@sfhs.com. Also, follow our Instagram @sfhs_martialarts to learn more! We can't wait to see you then!

  • Bored this weekend? Sign-up for free virtual fitness classes this weekend, September 19-20, HERE! It is hosted by Fit4Grit Academy, a non-profit founded by Adarsh Gupta '23, the founder of the SFHS Martial Arts Club. There are multiple classes, ranging from martial arts, dance, yoga, and other fitness styles. Fit4Grit also offers many other free virtual martial art/fitness classes for high schoolers, so sign up and learn more here! If you have any questions, email Adarsh Gupta at adarshgupta@sfhs.com. See you then!