Santa Cruz High strives to ensure our school community remains well informed of important events and activities. We take numerous steps to communicate with parents and guardians, and provide many methods for you to proactively "stay connected"!
As a parent or guardian, you will receive one printed mailing at the beginning each academic year. In addition, an auto-dialer is used to send messages through the phone system.
Subscribe to the SCHS Newsletter
The SCHS newsletter is emailed at the beginning of each month. Go to the Newsletter Subscription Page to subscribe to the newsletter.All newsletters are archived here.To submit content to the newsletter, email firstname.lastname@example.org by the second to last friday of the month.
Sign Up for Infinite Campus Through the Parent Portal:
Online Access to Student Info, Grades and Attendance
Parent Portal provides parents and guardians with online access to studentrecords, including general information, attendance, progress reports andtranscripts.
Attend Principals Coffees
Brent Kline, Santa Cruz High Principal, holds a principal's coffee at the beginning of each semester providing parents an opportunity to discuss issues of importance in an informal setting. The Principal's Coffees will be on September 26, 2016 and February 27, 2017 at 8 am in the school library. Drop-ins welcome.
Attend Parent Group Meetings
Numerous parent groups meet on a monthly basis. Use these meetings as an opportunity to meet other parents and ensure your voice is heard. Monthly meetings are generally held on the following dates. Be sure to check the calendar for changes made to individual meeting dates:
PTA: 2nd Monday of the month, 6:30 pm in the Library.
ELAC (English Language Advisory Council): Schedule varies, see calendar for dates.
Cardinal Club (Athletic Boosters): 3rd Wednesday of the month, 6:30 pm in The Library.
PAAS (Parents of African American Students): 3rd Thursday of the month, 6:00 pm in Room 64.
Band Boosters: 3rd Thursday of the month, 7:00 pm in the Band Room.
Site Council: Schedule varies, see calendar for dates
It should also be noted that Board Meetings for the Santa Cruz City School District are held on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month.Parents are welcome to attend. The location for the meeting varies. For information on specific meetings, go to the Santa Cruz City Schools Website.
Visit the SCHS Website for Updates
The Home Page of the Santa Cruz High Website is kept up to date with daily bulletins, news and events. For upcoming sports events, be sure to view the Game Dates section of the page.
Additional information such as course catalogs, graduation and college planning aides, athletic team pages, bell schedules and other school info can also be accessed through the available menus.