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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

Have a Great Summer - No School

Aug 3 to
Aug 14
Pick up Summer Package in Counseling Office -  9am to 3pm - M-F
closed each day for lunch from 12 to 1 pm.
Aug 17
Picture and Schedule Pick-up Day - More to follow
Aug 25
Freshman Orientation Day - 8 am in front of Gym
New Parent Information Night 6:30 pm to 8 pm -
Aug 26
First Day of School 2015-2016 - C Day
Featured Items
 Gail Atlansky Named Soquel High Principal
Santa Cruz City Schools Board of Trustees officially named Gail Atlansky Soquel High School's Principal. Ms. Atlansky, a former student of Soquel High, has served as a counselor from 2007 through 2011 as well as the assistant principal of Counseling and Guidance 2011 through 2014 before being named Interim Principal in 2014. Principal Atlansky is excited at the privilege of continuing to be a Knight, and welcomes the opportunity to serve for years to come. Welcome Principal Atlansky!

Summer 2015

The Counseling Office will be open:

1.Closed the month of July
2. Re-Open August 3rd, 9am to 3 pm each weekday, closed for lunch noon to 1pm until school starts - Please enter through the main office

 Parents wishing to enroll a student can print the enrollment package at this link: click here for Santa Cruz City School District Packet. Be sure to look for the High School package. New Enrollees must make an appointment to see a Counselor after August 10th, by calling the Counseling Secertary  at 429-3909 ext 132.

The main office will be closed from July 1 through August 6th. Re-opening August 7th, 8am to 4 pm

For Work Permits and Transcripts contact Ana Martinez in the Counseling Office, see the schedule above.

When the  Counseling Office is closed go the District Office at 405 Old San Jose Road,

For Work Permits: Room 309 (in the 300 building on the Soquel High campus)

For a transcript:  Room 302 (in the 300 building on the Soquel High campus)
or call Valerie McFadden at 429-3410 ext 248.



Year End Message from Superintendent Kris Monore

Click here for English or haga clic aquí para Español



Yearbooks pickup and purchase has ended, look for more information in Knight Notes at the beginning of next school year in August or September.

Humanities Academy Update for Incoming 9th Grade Students

 Thank you for your patience while we worked through our assessment process this year. The list has been updated, please click on the link to go "HA 9 for 2015" for more information. The summer assignment has been posted go the link above for further instructions. Make sure that you are the summer homework page that says 2015.


After a great season, our SHS Baseball Team had some major All-SCCAL Awards:  Robert Zuniga - Coach of the Year, Troy Miller - Player of the Year, and Fineas Del Bonta-Smith - Pitcher of the Year.  Catcher Kevin Armacost was also named First Team.  Congrats to them and the WHOLE Team!



The Grad Night committee wishes to send a big THANK YOU for their support in providing a safe, sober, and sensational graduation celebration for the Class of 2015!



To Purchase Apparel scroll to the very bottom of the page for the link



yearbook buy

A small number of yearbooks are available for purchased at the student store during brunch only. Please make checks payable to Soquel High School. All pre-order yearbooks can be picked up at the student store during brunch the week of June 1st only. $80.

For next school year, 2015-2016

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 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.


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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