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SSC This Week

SSC (School Site Council) will hold its first meeting of the school year on Thursday, September 2nd at 6:00pm in the Hangar.  This is a great venue to learn where the school is heading in terms of academics, and to help the Encinal team make the best decisions for your children.  All are welcome.

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Encinal Junior & Senior High School


WELCOME BACK MEMO!!! (Updated 8/29)


We are so excited to start the 15-16 school year at Encinal Junior & Senior High School.  Below is some very important information you will need for a successful Back to School beginning.  You can also get much of this information in Ms. Zazo’s Sunday night phone calls and on the School Loop Calendar to the left.

Registration:  All enrolled students should have gotten a letter in the mail re: registration.  Please follow all the instructions on the registration letter.  If you have any questions, please call Caroline Ardourel at 510-748-4023, ext., 3107.  If you did not get a letter, that means we do not have your correct address on file at school.  Because of this you will need to show proof of address.  Again, please call Carline Ardourel to confirm your address and for further instructions.

Student Schedules:  If you missed the Friday night schedule pick-up there are two more opportunities:  Saturday, August 29th in the Main Office from 9:00am until 1:00pm and Monday, August 31st from 7:30 until 8:00 am at the following locations:

6th Grade:  Monday, August 31st by 7:30am; Student names will be posted on portables 1-4 for first period room assignments

7th & 8th Grades:  In front of the Hangar (near room 605).

9th Grade:  In front of the Main Office

10th Grade:  In front of the 200 Hallway Doors Under the Over Hang in Front of the School

11th Grade:  In front of the 200 Hallway Doors Near the Student Parking Lot

12th Grade:  In front of the Media Center

New Students Without Schedules:  In the Cafeteria                                                     

TextbooksTextbooks will be distributed the first two weeks of school via students’ classes.

First Week of School Schedule:  School starts at 8:00am promptly every day of the week, except Wednesdays when school starts at 9:15am.  Monday, August 31st and Tuesday, September 1st are minimum days and students will be dismissed at 12:35pm. 

Traffic:  Students will no longer be allowed to be dropped off in the first parking lot.  This parking lot is for staff only.  Please drop your child off close to crosswalks in the neighborhood or in the student parking lot (second parking lot as you are traveling down Central Avenue towards the old Navy Base).

Picture Day:  Picture Day is Friday, September 4th.  Students will bring home picture order forms on Wednesday, September 2nd.  They will be distributed in each student’s English class.  They will also be available on-line.

Junior Jets Wardrobe:  Junior Jets are expected to wear their wardrobes every day, unless it is specified otherwise.  The wardrobe consists of the following:  black, khaki or jean bottoms (skirts, shorts or pants) and a light blue, white or light gray polo shirt.  The only tee shirts allowed are the Junior Jet tee shirts that are available for sale in the Main Office (you must pre-order).  Please see Caroline Ardourel to place an order or if you have questions.

We look forward to seeing everyone over the next week!!



Jet Blast

Upcoming SAT/ACT deadlines

If you are planning on taking the October 3rd SAT exam, you must register by September 3rd (this Thursday!).  Register at www.sat.org/register

If you are planning on taking the October 24th ACT exam, you must register by Septem... Continue
Posted by: Lee Kaplan
Published: 9/1/15

Congrats Jets!!
Both the Varsity and Junior Varsity football teams started the season off exceptionally with decisive wins over Irvington High School of Fremont.  The varsity had multiple celebrations in the end zone with a 53-14 victory.  The JV's ... Continue
Posted by: Tracy Allegrotti
Published: 8/30/15

Zero Period PE & JROTC
The first day you must report for zero period PE or JROTC will be Thursday, September 3rd.  Classes start promptly at 7:00am.  Please be on time. Continue
Posted by: Tracy Allegrotti
Published: 8/26/15

Band Boosters Fundraiser

Plaza level tickets $15 and field level tickets $25. 

www.athletics.com/encinal to purchase tickets.

Join the Encinal Cross Country Team Fall 2015



Are you interested in getting in shape and being part of an Encinal team?  Cross Country may be the sport for you!  Everyone who joins the team and participates in practices will be eligible to run in meets, which are held on running paths in various Bay Area parks. 

Workouts are held at Crab Cove (Crown Beach/Washington Park) after school.  We meet in front of the Visitor Center.

  • Cross Country is a team sport.  Encourage your teammates—you’ll need them to succeed as a team.  If you have friends you think might help the team, encourage them to join.
  • Regardless of your current running ability, if you participate in the training program you should see significant progress in your physical fitness and running performance over the course of the season.
  • High school Cross Country can provide a foundation for life-long health, fitness, and self-confidence.

Interested?  Contact Coach Don Porteous, 510-523-5511, porteousd@gmail.com

Summer running/conditioning

To get in shape to run successfully in the fall, it is highly recommended that you begin running over the summer.  You are invited to participate in our summer running/conditioning program at Crab Cove on Monday Tuesday, and Thursday afternoons at 3:30pm beginning June 15th and continuing throughout the summer.  We will also have Saturday morning runs up in the East Bay hills to prepare for races there in the fall.  


Courses with Openings

The following classes still have openings.   If you are interested in changing your schedule, please email Mrs. Allegrotti at: tallegrotti@alameda.k12.ca.us


  • ‚ÄčPeer Counseling/Student Justice  (See Loop Mail for registration information and application.)
  • Jazz/Contemporary Dance
  • Marine Biology (Gr. 11 & 12)
  • Beginning Guitar (Gr. 9-12)
  • Sports in Literature (Gr. 11 & 12)
  • Flag Team (Gr. 9-12)
  • Marketing 1 & 2 (Gr. 9-12)
  • Multi Media 1 (Gr. 9-12)
  • Sociology (Gr. 11-12)
  • Documentary Film (Gr. 11-12)


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