Weekly Newsletter


Ann Sobrato High School
April 25, 2017

Spring Musical – Rent School Edition –  final weekend
The Sobrato Theater Society is excited to present the Tony and Pulitzer prize-winning rock opera RENT. Our performers have been working since September to perfect their voices for this challenging edition especially made for high schools. Join us as we rock out and present the story that has touched the hearts of so many over the years!

*While we are presenting the School Edition of this production it is still suggested that audiences be aware that it is intended for Mature Audiences.
Tickets for Rent School Edition on sale now for our performances on 4/28 and 4/29 at 7:00 pm.   Order you tickets online or purchase them before the show at the theater box office.


Artists’ Presentation
AAUW Morgan Hill presents “Women in Art” Tuesday, Aril 25th at 7:00 pm  at the Morgan Hill Public Library.  Sobrato student, Sonjya Endres, along with four other local artists will be talking about and displaying some their work.


An invitation from the President of Gavilan College, Dr. Kathleen Rose
Seniors, I hope you and your family will join Gavilan at an Educational Forum at Ann Sobrato High School on April 27 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. We will be having a drawing for free Kindle tablets for those who attend.

We will also be hosting a Super Saturday on May 6 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. on the Gilroy campus, where you will be able to complete an assessment, have a campus tour, meet student program and club representatives, and register for summer and fall classes.

Whether you have already decided upon your next step in life, or are still considering the many possibilities open to you, remember that the resources of Gavilan College, from our main campus in Gilroy to our off-campus locations in Hollister, Morgan Hill, San Martin, Coyote Valley and online are here for you. Gavilan College is affordable and financial aid is available.

At Gavilan College you can choose among:

  • 22 Associate Degree for Transfer programs (A Degree with a Guarantee)
  • 11 Career fields
  • 86 Associate Degrees
  • 73 Certificates
  • Distance Education Courses
  • Community Education

Gavilan College has small classes and dedicated faculty whose first priority is teaching. You will never be “just a number” here. The high-quality education we provide combined with opportunities for student leadership have prepared many of our graduates for elected office, success in small business, and careers in healthcare, public service, technology, and media. We take great pride in being the gateway to opportunity for students of all backgrounds. That is a promise we describe in our mission statement and live every day.


College Info Night
Attention junior students and parents please join Cal-SOAP and the library for our College Information Night on Thursday, May 11th, at 6:00 pm, in the Library
We will discuss important information about the college admissions process, explain SAT/ACT exams, CSU/UC system, private schools and financial aid. Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to learn more about the requirements for college.
See you there !!


From the Counseling Office:

  • Evergreen College Map you Future Academy – get free college credits in high School! June 12 through July 31.  Click here for more information
  • Senior Reminder – silver cord applications are available in the Counseling Center. Stop by to pick up an application.
  • All parents of senior students should remind their seniors to report any awards or scholarships received to the counseling center so this accomplishment can be recognized in the award program and at the senior award ceremony on May 30th.
  • Summer is close! Students should be looking for summer internship jobs. If you know of internships you’d like to share, please e -mail Mrs. Atkins at AtkinsE@mhusd.or with the internship name and contact information. We will work diligently to bring as many resources as possible to our students this summer.
  • Summer School applications are now available in the Counseling Center. This will be a free program offered to all students who need grade make -up and credit recovery
  • Credit Recovery Classes – students taking Spring credit recovery courses have a May 6th due date to complete their class and receive credit. After school support is available on Tuesday and Thursdays in room C011 until 4:45pm. Please encourage all students taking these courses to track their time wisely over the next two months in order to receive credits needed for graduation or D clean ups.
  • Scholarship Opportunities for Seniors are steadily coming in. Students are welcome to visit David de la Cuesta for help with scholarships, their Naviance accounts, and to receive other scholarship opportunities.
  • Seniors that applied to four year colleges, please watch your emails and portals to make sure you meet all your deadlines for the colleges. Make sure you send your SAT and/or ACT scores to all of your schools by their deadlines. Check with your counselor if you need help:)
  • Juniors, start thinking about signing up to take the SAT and/or ACT in the new year. Most students try both tests to see which they prefer and then take their favorite 3 – 5 times to get a great score during their junior year. It is an important test for college admissions, make sure it is an accurate reflection of your knowledge!
  • Morgan Hill Agriculture Spring Wine Auction


From the Sobrato Ag Boosters:
The Sobrato Ag Boosters and Live Oak FFA Alumni Association are holding the 14th annual Spring Auction to raise money for scholarships and grants to support the agriculture students of the Morgan Hill Community.  The event is April 28th, 2017 at 5:30 pm at Guglielmo Winery. Tickets available now or at the gate.


From the Sobrato Athletics Boosters:
Way to go Bulldogs!

  • Sobrato beat Live Oak last week in the following sports: Swim and Dive, Boys’ Tennis and Varsity Softball.
  • JV Softball has only lost one game so far this season.
  • Boys’ Volleyball is ranked 12 in CCS out of 60 teams, and may earn a playoff spot this week.
  • Post Season Competition
    • Several members of the Boys’ Golf Team will be competing in BVALS.
    • Swim & Dive Teams will be going to BVALs this weekend at Gunderson.
    • Girls’ Varsity Track is off to Divisions and hopefully BVALs.

 Mushroom Mardi Gras
Volunteer to work a shift at the Mushroom Mardi Gras and earn money for your designated Sobrato sports team.  Sign up at: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0a4bada623a3fc1-mushroom

Athletic Boosters Scholarship
Attention Seniors, don’t miss out on the opportunity to earn a $500 scholarship from Sobrato Athletic Boosters. Scholarships will given to the male and female senior athletes of the year. Link to the application:

Come Out and Support your Bulldogs! 

Weekly Schedule
Day Date Sport Opponent Location Time/Score
Tuesday  04/25/17  Volleyball – Boys JV Leigh  Sobrato  5:30 PM 
Tuesday  04/25/17  Volleyball – Boys Varsity  Leigh  Sobrato  6:30 PM 
Wednesday  04/26/17  Softball – Girls Varsity  SANTA TERESA  SOBRATO  4:00 PM 
Wednesday  04/26/17  Baseball – Boys JV  Gunderson High School  Sobrato  4:00 PM 
Wednesday 04/26/17 Baseball – Boys Varsity Gunderson Gunderson HS 4:00 PM
Wednesday 04/26/17 Softball – Girls JV Santa Teresa Santa Teresa 4:00 PM
Wednesday  04/26/17  Volleyball – Boys JV Branham  Sobrato  5:30 PM 
Wednesday  04/26/17  Volleyball – Boys Varsity  Branham  Sobrato  6:30 PM 
Thursday 04/27/17 Track & Field – Boys Varsity Lincoln Lincoln 3:30 PM
Thursday 04/27/17 Track & Field – Girls Varsity Lincoln Lincoln 3:30 PM
Friday  04/28/17  Baseball – Boys Varsity  Gunderson  Sobrato  4:00 PM  
Friday  04/28/17  Softball – Girls JV  Leigh  Sobrato  4:00 PM 
Friday 04/28/17 Baseball – Boys JV Gunderson High Scool Gunderson 4:00 PM
Friday 04/28/17 Softball – Girls Varsity Leigh Leigh 4:00 PM
Monday 05/01/17 Softball – Girls JV Leigh Leigh 4:00 PM
Tuesday 05/02/17 Golf – Boys Team and Ind. Finals Coyote Creek 11:00 AM
Tuesday 05/02/17 Volleyball – Boys JV Oak Grove Oak Grove 5:30 PM
Tuesday 05/02/17 Volleyball – Boys Varsity Oak Grove Oak Grove 6:30 PM


From the Sobrato Home & School Club:

  • Thank you Home & School Club volunteers who helped with the second annual Principal’s Meet and Greet for incoming 9th grade parents on March 25th!   Click here to view the slide show presented by our principal Ms. Macko.  Our Home & School Club is active all year long with fundraisers and events that benefits all of our students and staff school-wide.
  • Do you shop at Amazon?Did you know that Amazon will donate to the Ann Sobrato Home & School Club every time you make a purchase? This service is called Amazon Smile and it’s very simple to sign up. Click on our unique Charity Link: https://smile.amazon.com/ch/47-3591962 to sign up your existing  Amazon Account. After that, just enter the Amazon site through SmileAmazon and you will be earning money for Sobrato’s Home & School Club. It couldn’t be easier!


From the Grad Night Committee:
Volunteers needed at the 2017 Mushroom Mardi Gras wine/beer booth – Help raise funds for our Safe and Sober Grad Night 2017.  Be part of our fun booth to help keep our seniors safe! Please click here to view the online sign up sheet.


Upcoming Parent/Community Meetings:

  • ELAC – Wednesday, April 26 at 6:00 pm in Room D106
  • Gavilan College Educational Forum – Thursday, April 27 at 6:00 pm in the library
  • Cafecito – Friday, April 28 at 9:00 am in the Lecture Hall (Room E010)

Be sure to check the calendar on our website for other upcoming events!
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