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Welcome! Please take a few moments to get to know Soquel High School and our website, which can put you in touch with the extraordinary opportunities at SHS.

The Academics section contains information on course offerings including a variety of AP courses, the renowned Humanities Academy, and the Green Manufacturing, Engineering, and Construction (gMEC) Academy. Peruse the Counseling section of this website for college entrance information, testing dates, and scholarship opportunities. The Performing Arts section details the Soquel High award-winning Jazz Band, comprehensive ceramics studio, and drama programs such as Knights of the Square Stage. Clubs, lunch-time bands, and school spirit are just a few of the things enjoyed by Soquel High students.
For new enrollment paperwork, click here for Santa Cruz City School District Packet.

Calendar of Events
Saturday May 23 Track CCS Trials @ San Jose CC - All Day
Monday May 25 Holiday - Memorial Day - No School
Tuesday May 26 ELAC Meeting - 5:30 to 7 pm - Library
Wednesday May 27 Sports Physicals - Gym - see below for more info including times
Friday May 29
Grad Night Tickets Deadline Extended to this day at 1pm
Sunday May 31
Yearbook pre-order sales ends
Tuesday June 2
Staff Appreciation Luncheon - 12:30 pm
Culture and Climate meeting - 3-4 pm Library Conference Room


June 3 Senior Awards - 6:30 - 8 pm in MU Room
Thursday June 11 Last Day of School
Friday June 12 Graduation Ceremory 12 noon in Stadium
Featured Items

New 9th Graders

Students who have been accepted for the Humanities Academy will receive an email around June 1st with more information. If you did not give an email with your enrollment package contact Ana Martinez at 429-3909 x 132. The list will also be posted on this website as soon as it is available.



Sports Physicals

 The Sports Physicals for the 2015-16 school year are  Wednesday, May 27 in the gym. Seniors @  5:00, Juniors @  5:30, Sophs @  6:00, incoming freshman @  6:30. $25. Next year the athletic packet will be online so that parents can fill it out in the library when their child is having the physical done.



The luncheon is a way of thanking our Soquel High Staff for a job well done teaching our students, keeping our campus safe and tidy, and manning the many office jobs required to run our school. It is an event that the staff looks forward to each year. The items needed for the luncheon are hot dishes, salads, cold cuts, cheeses, fruits, breads, drinks, and desserts. There are over 100 staff members, so each item should serve 8 to 12 people. The food items can be dropped off in the school office between 7:30 a.m. and noon. Lunch will be served from 12:15 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Hot items can be heated on site. Please leave instructions with your items if need be and label your containers and serving utensils. Help with set-up, serving, and clean-up is also needed. The set-up begins at 10:30 a.m. in the staff room and the clean-up usually ends by 2:30 p.m.Please contact Patty Kolar at    This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 462-6995 if you would like to help with donating food items, helping the day of the event or both. Thank you for your support!

The Soquel High Fund would like to send a heartfelt thank you to our generous golf tournament sponsors and donors for 2015

Platinum Sponsors

Pacific Coast Fire, Burr, Pilger, and Mayer, Inc,  Deluxe Foods of Aptos-Marc Monte, Sereno Group-Craig Springbett.  Gold-GreenOuse Landscape and Design, Stevens Creek Volkswagen, Stevens Creek Toyota, John A. Hedrick, D.D.S, M.S., Campus Kids Connection, Santa Cruz County Bank, Creekside Court Reporting, Subaru of Santa Cruz, Luke's Organics, Sunshine Villa, True North Properties, LaMacchia Family, Archway Insurance, Baker and McKenzie, J. Robert Gallucci, Santa Cruz AT&T Store , Monterey Bay Properties-Richard Wygant , Monterey Bay Properties-Caren Spencer, Interior Vision, Flooring and Design , North Bay Ford, Poppy Hills Pebble Beach

  Silver Sponsors

 Geoffrey Dunn, DeLaveaga Properties, L&M Fire Protection, Santa Cruz Pacific Dental - Dr. Marylinn Reinhardt-Stephenson

Bronze Sponsors

Jeanette and David Robles, Lynette and Scott Hamby, Paul Kayson, The Windjammer, P6R Projects and Research.  In Kind- Sign Authority, Whole Foods, Donna Mosich, The Fidiam Family, Aldo's Bakery, Newman's Own Organics, Silver Mountain Vineyards, Precision Wellness Center, Armida Winery, Soquel Dental Office-Steve Mann, DDS, Discretion Brewing, Sundance Hill Band, Village Host Pizza, Bob Swinnerton-Pacific Golf Centers, Michael's On Main, California Classic Sail.

Community Meeting

Read Flyer in English - Click Here 


Reunión de la Comunidad

 Leer folleto en español - Haga clic aquí 



Information about Common Core Testing is now available click here to read more at the

Santa Cruz City Schools Homepage


Sample Tests and more information on upcoming testing for 10th and 11th Graders -

Click Here

Graduation News
Tickets for Grad Night are now $150 per student until May 22 - No Tickets will be sold after this date. The deadline has been extended to Friday, May 29 at 1 pm. Purchase them before the deadline or you will be left out. Learn more by going to this link.
Grad Night Fundraiser
Jewelry Fundraiser just in time for Prom, Graduation, and Wedding Season!
go to the link and scroll down. You must order for Prom by May 20th. The Fundraiser ends on
May 30th. Grad Night Link
Quick Escape Parking
We have designated the lot near the Tennis court for the Quick Escape Parking for only $10.65. Prepaid tickets available only on Paypal. Price doubles the day of Graduation in CASH. Read more details at the Quick Escape Parking link.
Handicap Parking
There are a limited number of parking spaces for Handicap, There is no cost but you must reserve your space in advance. Please contact Cheryl in the main office for details at 429-3909 x129.
Flower Leis
You can purchase a Leis for graduation that are really beautiful and will add a nice touch to pictures. The preorder price is $25. More information and the paypal link is available at this link: Graduation Leis
To Purchase Apparel scroll to the very bottom of the page for the link


 Attention Seniors
Attention Seniors who plan or may attend Cabrillo College this Fall 2015. Click on the link to go to the page with instructions and deadlines to qualify for Running Start which is Cabrillo's priority registration. Get started now as their are a few steps to complete. Running Start for most students is May 20th, You must begin NOW, before the Running Start date.  Please see Ms. Banks at break, lunch or after school in Homework Club on Mondays, Wednesdays or Fridays if you need assistance. 


yearbook buy

Order your yearbook directly from Jostens. Click on the picture above.

Current Price is $85. Pre-ordering ends May 30th.

Your can also place an ad for your student by going direct to Jostens.com (Like a baby picture or good job son from Mom and Dad, etc.)  If you place your ad now it will be easier to pay for over time by using one of the payment plans.

Check out payment plans - click here


Assistant Principal Craig Miller reminds parents and students to review the attendance policy so there is no confusion or disappointment over students' status. Click here for a summary, or read the full policy


If interested, go to the link below to see if the yearbook you want is available. Read the instructions carefully before you purchase.


Library - Please remember to use the link to Amazon at the top of the Library's home page Library Giving Page when ordering from Amazon. When you use this link to Amazon you will help the Library earn up to 10% of your purchases. (Currently this is our library's only revenue source.) Also the Libary is part of the Amazon Smile Foundation by click on this Link:   Amazon Smile





We have a new way to get Soquel High Apparel, you choose what you want and My Locker will sent it to you directly. They offer a discount starting at a quantity of  6 or more of the same item but they can be different sizes and have different personalization. Additional discount applies at quantities of 12,18,24 etc. Connect with your friends and receive a bigger discount. The apparel includes T-Shirts, Sweatshirts, Jackets, Beannies, Blankets and much more. If you don't see what you want or need help, contact Janet at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for  help. Click on the picture above or the link below to go directly to their website with all the Soquel High Logos, inlcuding the cartoon guy.

Click Here for Apparel Website

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