January 26, 2016
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
Thanks to Our Donors
Dr. Ron Dempsey '62
Joe Cormier '81
Travanti Johnson '99
Jan Matusak '73
Steve Orozco '72
Brian Quinn '59
Grace Duffy
Brian Cooper '74 
(Golf Tourney)
Arias Pistons 
(Golf Tourney)
Prayers in Memory Of:
Terry Lyle '68
Old Timers Night

On March 4 at 7:00PM, the Lady Cavs will be playing Bishop Amat at 7:00PM in the Serra Gym. For the Fifth year we will be introducing Serra basketball alumni at half time.  

If you want to be a part of this, you must RSVP to Vince Kates '61 (310) 324-6675 or vbkates@la-serrahs.org and give your name and graduate year.

David Knox '74, Tom Alford '63, and Zac Bose '82 will be in attendance on Old Timers Night.
North Orange County
If you live in North Orange County and want to see Serra's Boys Basketball team in action, go to Cerritos College at 2:00 pm and watch your Cavaliers play Santa Monica High School.

Rumor has it that Bob Schneider, Serra's starting guard in '60-'61, will be in attendance. 

Will Bob wear his lettermans sweater to Old Timers Night?
Car Show 2016

If you don't like golf, come to this year's Car Show 
on April 30th, 2016.

Bennie Thomas '85 will be there.

Click here for the
Saint Junipero Serra News
As reported in the Monterey Argus on January 24, 1882"........the long lost and much sought-grave of Father Junipero Serra, the illustrious founder of this city and the San Carlos Mission, had been found....."

Thanks to Christian Clifford for the Serra updates.
Do you want to join a winning team and advertise with Serra. Click here to see promotional opportunities.
You can use it for Basketball games!

Alumni/Development Office

Joe Cormier '81
Development Director
(310) 324-6675 Ext. 1017

Vince Kates '61
(310) 324-6675 Ext. 3010

Zac Bose '82
(310) 324-6675 Ext. 1012

Jordan Bozer
(310) 324-6675 Ext. 1012
Serra in The Super Bowl

"As a part of the 50th anniversary of the Super Bowl, the NFL is presenting commemorative gold footballs to the high school of every player and head coach who has appeared in a Super Bowl, according to NFL.com."  2 Golden Footballs have arrived at Serra. One for Duke Ianacho '07 with Denver for Super Bowl XLVIII and one for Deon Figures '88 with Pittsburgh for Super Bowl XXX.  We look forward to receiving Golden Footballs for Kris Richard '97 and Paul Richardson '10 as Seattle Sea Hawks in Super Bowl XLVIII. .

Keep up with Serra Football on the Serra Football website.
More Serra Football
Serra High School was selected the #3 high school in the U.S. in sending high school football players to college since 2000 by 247Sports.  We are not 100% positive, but our graduates likely have the highest GPA's. We know that our Division 1 signing Class of 2013 had a 3.6 average GPA.

George Farmer '11 has signed with the Seattle Seahawks.
Golf Tournament News

Brian Cooper '74 and the Golf Committee  consisting of Austin Jackson '01, Shamira Sadler '00, JeJuan Stoot '00, Rob Duffy,  Mike Almaraz '75, and Ron Shepherd '73. are off to an auspicious beginning. There is only room for 144 golfers in this golf tournament. We have 6 golfers signed up leaving only 138 slots left for the May 20th event.

Above is a picture of Brian accepting a gift from Carmen Arias of Gardena based Arias Pistons.  Arias has been a leader for over forty-four years in the production of high performance pistons for the automotive, marine, motorcycle and aviation markets.  

Click here and find how you can participate.

Notice to Serra Alumni Classes: We have one Gold Sponsor and are aiming for eighteen Gold Sponsors from our 62 graduating classes.  More to come.

Alumni Return

Ashley Patterson '11 on the left and Keith Shamburger '10 on the right rooted the Cavaliers to victory against St. Bernard's.  Will they be joining Tom Alford '63 and David Knox '74 at "Old Timers" night on February 4th

From left to right Vice-Principal Nadi Wissa, Camille Duncan '11 and Marketing and Admissions Director, Thomas Stafford.  Will Camille and her sister Deanna '07 be joining Tom Alford '63 and David Knox '74 at "Old Timers night on February 4th

Our new IT manager Juanita Flores is on the left and Justin Nkemere '15 on the right.  Justin is at USF.

Future nurse Asya Lenoir '15 is on the left and present artist Rosie Shields '10 is on the right.
Kristienne Lewis-Brooks '95 is here with Bro. Norm Capinpin S.M. of our Campus Ministry  in front of the Alumni Legacy Wall.  (8 more alumni legacy tiles and we put up the next group of tiles.)  
Kristienne is a professor of Psychology at Harbor College. She returned to campus to discuss having her kids attend.
Save the Date
May 11th, 12th, and 14th.

Come watch Serra students perform 
Aladdin the Musical.
Cavalier Code
Cavaliers have faith and integrity. 
Cavalier are humble and accountable.
Cavaliers are scholars who lead and serve.
Cavaliers are soldiers for Christ.
We are Cavaliers.
All Hail!
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