December 1, 2014
Junipero Serra High School eNewsletter
Junipero Serra High School believes that students of all faiths and backgrounds deserve an academically challenging, spiritually enriching Catholic college preparatory education that forms them to become generous, responsible citizens and leaders
Cavaliers at the Next Level
Cav's at the Next Level compiled by Coach Chris Calvin '06. 

Football this and other weekends:

Want to make sure you know that Serra has its own website devoted to Serra football. The link is here. Also, they have their own Facebook page, which is here.There will be a lot more Serra football there. Below are a few understated glimpses.

 

This past weekend   George Farmer '11 had 4 catches in USC's win over Notre Dame.  Two were touchdowns.  If you want to feel proud of Serra Alumni, find the Daily Breeze interview with George in last Sunday's edition.

 

Adoree Jackson '14 caught a touchdown pass against the Irish as well. 

 

At the professional level, Robert Woods '10 had a 2nd big week in a row for Buffalo. A week ago Robert made a phenomenal catch against the Jets.

 

Marqise Lee '11 pulled in his first NFL touchdown in Jacksonville's stunning comeback over the Giants.

 

Paul Richards '10 had a kick return and a reception in Seattle's victory over San Francisco.

 

Did any other high school in the nation have three NFL receivers pull in 11 receptions last week?

 

Let's not forget defense.  Bene Benwikere '10 had 4 tackles for the Panthers against the Vikings. 


Don't Forget...

If you live near Magic Mountain... Serra's Cheerleaders will be competing in the National competition December 6th beginning at 2:30 pm in the park.

Reunions
The Class of 1974 reunion is scheduled for
Sat, January 24, 2015.
A PayPal button will be on the Serra website under 'Alumni Events' as early as tomorrow.

Dedication to Excellence
Save the Date: 
May 2, 2015

Alumni/Development Office
Joe Cormier '81
Development Director
(310) 324-6675 Ext. 1017
jcormier@la-serrahs.org

Bro. Norm Capinpin
(310) 324-6675 Ext. 1010
ncapinpin@la-serrahs.org

Zac Bose '82
(310) 324-6675 Ext. 1012
zbose@la-serrahs.org
 Project Lead the Way

Serra students are shown here extracting DNA from strawberries in our new Science Lab. This is part  of our Bio-Med  program  in Project Lead the Way.

 

The Science Lab is here because of grants from J.F. SHEA CO., INC., DANIEL MURPHY FOUNDATION & WEINGART FOUNDATION.


 
"The Plays the Thing"

"It's Just Another High School Play" starts its run in the Serra Gym Thursday night, December 4th at 7:00 pm and Saturday night, December 6th at 7:00 pm and a closing show on Sunday Afternoon December 7th at 2:00 pm. We've seen the rehearsals.....Use your Alumni Card, Friend of Serra Card or spend $7.00 and enjoy yourself. Here is a link to the play!


 

We have 16 Serra alumni planning on attending Sunday afternoon. Join them!

 

For the Current Cavaliers

Senior Linebacker John Houston was selected CO- Mission League MVP. 

 

Junior QB Khalil Tate was CO-Mission League offensive player of the year. 

 

Defensive MVPs were DL Rasheem Green, Sr. and Oluwole Betiku Jr. 

 

First team offensive all-league included WR Dentay Burnett, Sr, OL Robert Alexander, Sr. and OL Josh Davis, Sr. The defensive team included DB's Brandon Burton, Jr. Chris Pollard, Jr. LB. Tysyn Parker, Soph. and Blake Walls Jr.

 

Nick Schouten '56

Nick Schouten '56 has been a volunteer basketball, track and volleyball coach at St. Hyacinth in San Jacinto for 47 years.  Nick thinks he has completed 28 years officiating high school football in San Diego this past year. Prediction: He will be officiating a game again next year. 

 

The Schouten family, 9 brothers and 6 sisters, left Southwest LA in 1958. At Thanksgiving, Nick and family hosted Serra Alumnus Father Charles Devine '54

 

                
  Father Charles Devine '56           Nick Schouten '56


Serra Christian Community Service
 
Here is Freshman Nauz Hull providing community service for 2 days over the Thanksgiving Holiday at Prince Hall Masonic Lodge in Los Angeles.
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