All existing and future parents, guardians and community members are welcome to attend and learn about Santiago school. The parent tour event will give parents an opportunity to visit our classrooms, and see our teachers and students in action. Please click the headline of this article to be directed to the page to RSVP...
Parents mark your calendar and make sure to attend your conference. Our school will be on modified day schedule all week in order to provide time for teachers to conference with parents regarding student progress.
In support of Red Ribbon week our scholars and staff will be participating in Spirit Week!
Attendance Recovery program, W.I.N. will provide students an opportunity to recover lost instructional time due to a full day absence and in return, students attending any of the scheduled Saturday school session will recover a full day absence. There is no cost to this program and parents are urged to take advantage of this opportunity and plan on having their student(s) attend. Our school will keep parents informed of upcoming W.I.N. session dates throughout the year as well as the subject areas that will be offered.
Día de Los Muertos Celebration is free of charge to all SAUSD fathers and family wishing to attend. The event will take plce at Heritage Museum of Orange County and will includes sugar skull and alter craft workshops, bonding time, and a movie night under the stars.
A "Pop-Up" math museum for kids! A free Math family event for all ages that excites young minds as they interact with mathematical challenging activities, games and performances. The math fair is designed to showcase the beauty of math and make it accessible to children and families. Register by Oct. 24, for a chance to win a free iPad! SAVE THE DATE!
Congratulations to the speech & debate duo by Vanessa C and Diego J. who made it to the finals and qualified for an award. More than 300 intermediate students in the Santa Ana Unified School District demonstrated their leadership and oratorical skills during this event.
The Disney Musicals in School program will provide our school with free access to Disney musical materials and professional teaching artists to guide our teachers in preparing for the performance of these musical. Our school is one of only 4 schools in all of Orange County to receive the grant. This year, scholars from 3rd-5th grades will be involved in the production of Disney The Lion King Kids.
Congratulations Maverick Malfavon for being selected the winner of the Fourth Annual Eco Challenge Poster Contest sponsored by the OC Waste & Recycling in partnership with Discovery Cube Orange County and Angels Baseball...
When you become a member of the Santiago PTA, you are supporting programs and events that benefit our school and our children. Parents, this is the first step in making a difference at your child’s school.
Friday, October 28, 2016
Norris Perez, Principal
Myrna Acosta, Assistant Principal
Myrna Acosta, Assistant Principal
Santiago School is home to the best teachers and learning programs in Orange County. Our outstanding teachers have earned a tremendous reputation in our community by leading the way in providing innovative teaching and learning opportunities. Santiago has been recognized as a two-time California Distinguished school; as one of the best schools in the state. Our teachers are constantly incorporating the best of new innovations and are ready to share their engaging lessons with our students. It is this constant focus on excellence and the highest expectations that accelerates our students towards their academic and career goals.
Santiago’s former students are successfully graduating from many of the most prestigious Universities and entering the workforce as leaders ready to shape the direction of our country and their local community.GATE/Acceleration Program: All Santiago Faculty members have been trained to use GATE Depth & Complexity Icons. We challenge all students to reach their potential. Our honors classes, including Algebra 1, provide students the opportunity to complete advance study in preparation for the next levels of work in High School, College, and beyond. In addition to the success our students experience in the core subjects of literature and math, Santiago has well developed & refined programs in the areas of:
Science & Engineering: Our award-winning teachers have been recognized by OC Science as being the best at implementing innovative Science programs here at Santiago. All students in grades K-8th complete a Science or Engineering project each year.
Music: We have 2 teachers dedicated to develop our K-8 musicians
Theater: Received Disney Musicals in School’s grant. We have a full drama department including beginning and advanced level and a set design program.
Athletics: Our P.E. teachers and coaches provide sports program in all grades and compete in 8 different sports.
Action Civics/National History Day: Students complete challenging projects and areas of study then compete in county and state competitions.
Advanced Science and Engineering Programs!
We continue to offer the most Innovative Programs. Our wonderful Science teachers will be offering a leading edge Science program that integrates innovative practices, including the use of Robotics, 3D design, Medical Detectives, Maker’s Space via Project Lead the Way curriculum. Due to student demand we have increased number of accelerated Honor classes in the area of Math, which will allows students to complete Algebra 1 while attending Santiago placing them on the road to greater success as they advance in their studies.
More Technology in student’s hands!
Our one-on-one device program includes all 3rd-8th graders. All of our K-2 classes are equipped with iPads and Chromebooks to support small-group and personalized instruction.
We encourage all of our parents to join our tremendous PTA, which supports the many enrichment and extra-curricular activities here at Santiago.
Want more information about what Santiago has to offer your child? Please call or email to inquire about one of upcoming school tours or information sessions. (email@example.com)
Sincerely,Mr. Norris Perez
8:00 AM AVID Rally Day
8:15 AM - 12:30 PM W.I.N. Attendance Recovery Program
2:45 PM - 3:00 PM SCC Meeting