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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
Thursday Nov 20
Soquel's Got Talent Show - 7 to 10 pm - MU Room - see below
Saturday Nov 22 

Girls Water Polo CCS Finals - 10:00 am - see below

Monday Nov 24
"B" Day - school open - classes end at 2:51 pm
Tuesday Nov 25
"A" Day - school open - classes end at 2:51 pm
Wed-Fri Nov 26-28
Thanksgiving Break - No School
Wednesday Dec 10 

Choral Concert  7:30 to 9 pm in MU Room - more to come

Thursday Dec 11  Christmas Boutique 8:30 am to 3:30 pm in Room 600 - more to come
Tuesday  Dec 16

Winter Dessert Concert for Band 7 to 9 pm in MU Room - More to come

Friday Dec 19

First Day of Winter Break - No School

Monday Jan 5

"MC" Day - First Day after Winter Break - school ends at 1:06 pm

Featured Items

  Fall Sports Teams 

Girls Waterpolo won Wednesday night with a score of 8 to 5 and will now play in the CCS Division II Finals on Saturday at Independence High School vs Sacred Heart Prep at 10 am. Come and cheer them on. Go Knights. 


Sorry to say but Girls Volleyball and Boys Waterpolo had a wonderful season but both lost in the Semi-finals.


   SHS Talent Show

"Soquel's Got Talent"

November 20th at 7:30 pm in the MU Room

Tickets will be on sale at brunch at the Student Store in 1st Quad. Tickets purchased in advance are $5 and on November 20th they are $7 at the door.

Save the dates in December 

December 10 Choral Concert  7:30 to 9 pm

December 11 Christmas Boutique 8:30 am to 3:30 pm

December 16 Winter Dessert Concert for Band 7 to 9 pm

yearbook buy

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

Current Price is $80.

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




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

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.

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.) 

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 Rachel Frankl  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it You may also call 831-476-5133. Please make out checks to Soquel High Fund. For pricing, click here.


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