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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
Wednesday August 13
Soquel High Fund Meeting - 6:30 pm in the Library
Monday August 18
Schedule Pickup and Picture Day - more to follow
Tuesday August 26
Freshman & New Student Orientation Day 8:30 am in Gym
Parent Meeting of Freshman & New Students 6:30 pm in Library
Wednesday August 27
First Day of School for 2014-2015
Featured Items

ABC and the Bell Schedule

New schedules are now available for 2014-2015, click on the links in the left column above for ABC Schedule and Bell Schedule. New for 14-15 the minimum day is now on Mondays. A set of these schedules will be mailed in the summer package, to be mailed in early August.


Order your Video for Graduation June 13, 2014
A semi-professional videographer has agreed to video and create a DVD of Friday's graduation ceremony for $35 (postage included). There will be a handout in the program or go to this linkSoquel High Fund- Video


 Parents or Guardians of a Soquel High Student:

There was  a 11th grade student with a confirmed case of Pertussis just recently.  This student will be out until Monday, 6/2, as that is when they will have finished five days of antibiotic treatment and is no longer considered contagious.  Due to this occurrence, The County Health Service Agency and the District Nurse are informing the parents of the following in summary:

  Please see the attached documents Click on the link: Pertussis Notice - English   Tos Ferina Aviso


 School Effectiveness Survey

Each year, the staff of Soquel High School gathers input from staff, students and parents regarding our strengths, our areas for growth, and potential action steps we might take to improve our school. Student input is being gathered via a survey on Monday, June 9, during B6.  The attached survey is designed to collect this input from parents.  We invite you to complete the survey by June 30, 2014. 


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The Soquel High Fund would like to send a heartfelt thank you to our generous golf tournament sponsors and donors
Platinum Sponsors: Santa Cruz County AT&T Stores, Pacific Coast Fire Inc., Interior Vision Flooring and Design, American Pacific Mortgage
Gold Sponsors: True North/Tailwind, Archway Insurance, AT&T California, Burr Pilger Mayer Inc., Caren Spencer: Monterey Bay Properties, Dynamic Forms, LB Construction, Matt Fidiam Family, Robert Gallucci Attorney at Law, Aldo's Harbor Restaurant, Fournier, McDermott & Lamb: Bill McDermott, North Bay Ford, The Lamacchia Family, Lancaster and Burns Construction, Ow Properties, Pacific Coast Manor, The Fidiam Family, RCS Innovations, Santa Cruz County Bank, Luke's Organics
Silver Sponsors: Richard Wygant: Monterey Bay Properties, The Elizer Family
Bronze Sponsors: Dynamic Office and Accounting Solutions, P6R Project 5 Research
Donors: The McDermott Family, Polar Bear Ice Cream, Cafe El Palomar, Aldo's Harbor Restauant, O'Neill Surf Shop, William Scherer Photography, Threet Family, Susoy Family, K Wine and Spirits, California Classic Sail, Coors, Beccaria and Weber Real Estate, Capitola Reef, Santa Cruz Golf Academy

This fundraiser takes a lot of manpower and the Fund is so grateful to the following people for stepping up to lend a hand:
Chairperson Jenni Strecker-Langenberg, Donna Mosich, Pam Galiardi, Gigi Pulpan, Richard Wygant, Shawna Griffith, Lisa Seeger, Caroll Basile, Patty LaMacchia, Juli McDermott,  Michelle Bradley, Diana Susoy, Janet Edwards, Shannon and Matt Fidiam, Devon Linneman, Caren Spencer, Jenni Deeter, Susan Meek, Bonnie Keet, Dave Osterhoudt, Stu Walters, and Joe Lucia



Thanks to everyone who helped and participated Grad Night was a hugh sucess. The buses arrived on time and everything went smoothly. It took a group of parents coming together to make this work. You all deserve a pat on the back.

Special thanks to Jennifer Farley, Julie McDermott, Nancy Young, Amy Crum, Betsy Maurshaudt, Gail Alaimo, Mollie Morrisroe, Cheryl Waltron, Sam Alhart, Linda Fridy, Jenni Srecker-Langenberg, Pam Galiardi, Marshall Delk, Devon Linneman, Michele Bradley, and everyone else.

Janet Edwards

Soquel Creek Water District will be replacing piping along Soquel Drive from 41st Avenue to Porter Street/Old San Jose Road starting in mid-March. Traffic control and partial road closures affecting Soquel Drive will be in effect through August 2014 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. This will include one-lane limitations and no left-hand turns at times. The area will be subject to traffic delays of up to 15 minutes on Soquel Drive and some adjoining cross streets. Up-to-date information on road closures is available at sccroadclosure.org. Project information is available at soquelcreekwater.org.
Did you miss the parent information night? If so, click on the link for the Power Point presentation. What is next? Any student who missed the sign ups at the middle school or from a charter school call and make an enrollment appointment by contacting the Counseling Assistant at 429-3909 x132 or with any other questions.

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.


yearbook buy

Order your yearbook directly from Jostens. Link not ready for 2015-2016.

Click here to order.

Library - Please remember to use the link to Amazon at the top of the Library's home page soquelhs.net/library/ 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.) If your browser does not have the amazon link on the home page, click here  Alternative Library Link.

Soquel High Apparel

Wear school pride! The Soquel High items shown below are for sale. The logo on the T-shirt was designed by Hannah Selden from Soquel High. Apparel is available for sale during Picture Day, Freshman Orientation, Back to School Night, and at home football games. Plush Blanket Throws are available mid-September. To order, email or call Gigi Pulpan at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . You may also call 831-464-2184. Please make out checks to Soquel High Fund. For pricing, click here.


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