Welcome to SI!

Parents of incoming freshmen — welcome to the SI Family! We are pleased you and your sons and daughters selected SI as their home for the next four years, a time that will prove the most important in their development as men and women of conscience, competence and compassion. We look forward to partnering with you on this wonderful journey. As a beginning, we have created this website just for you. Check out the important dates leading up to the start of school, and please send us your questions and concerns and let us know how we can make this page even better.

For a calendar of major 2017-18 events, click here.

Check here for answers to frequently asked questions.

See current and past Welcome to SI newsletters here.

 

March 2017

3/28/17
Online registration packet available for incoming freshmen.

April 2017

4/24/17
Parents will begin receiving calls from Mentor Moms welcoming them to SI.

4/29/17
All incoming 9th graders will take a math placement exam on Saturday, April 29, on campus at SI. The math exam begins at 9 a.m. We ask that students who previously have studied French, Latin, Mandarin or Spanish also take the language exam, which begins at 10:15 a.m. Final course placements will be posted online May 5. Please contact Jeannie Quesada (jquesada@siprep.org or at 415-731-7500 ext. 5236) if you have a conflict with the testing date.

May 2017

May
Parents will receive notification sometime in May from FACTS to set up tuition payment plan. (If you want to learn more about FACTS, go to the company's website.)

5/5/17
Math/Language/English placements posted online with info regarding appeals.

5/8/17
Fall sports sign-up form emailed to parents.

5/12/17
Math/Language placement appeals deadline.

5/30/17
The first official 2017-18 Ignatian Guild meeting. Don't miss the opportunity to hear about all the Fashion Show, Guild events and volunteer opportunities this summer and fall! New and familiar faces welcome — bring a buddy — as there is much to do and we are excited to have you join us!! 6:30 p.m. in the Faculty Dining Room.

June 2017

June & August
iPad classes for incoming 9th graders. Login to the registration website for the dates and times.

6/1/17
Updated assignments for Social Science, Review Summer Reading List 

6/5/17
Appeal decisions made & parents notified for Math/Language/English placement.

6/6/17
New Information available online for CYO Peninsula and Marin bus.
Online registration for the CYO Bus service to and from SI opens on June 6 at 9 a.m.

6/12/17
SI Summer Programs begin
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6/20/17
Prep Shop Opens for summer hours (8:30 to 10:30 a.m.). You may also purchase through our online prep shop, which offers a different selection of merchandise.

July 2017

July
First tuition payment due by July 31. For more information on options for tuition, see our business office site.

7/5/17
SF immunization health form due. Mail to Katie Kohmann, 2001 37th Avenue, SF 94116; or scan and email to kkohmann@siprep.org; or FAX to 415-682-5003.

August 2017

August
Mentor Mom regional welcome parties for new frosh families will be held during the first weeks of August. More information to come.

8/1/17: Sign up to tryout for frosh football by this date and read this document as well as the FAQ page.

8/1/17: SI Ticket to Play Form due. Mail to Mr. Jason Dinius, 2001 37th Avenue, SF 94116 or scan & email to jdinius@siprep.org.

8/5/17: Student schedule, PowerSchool access info, book purchasing details will be mailed to families. Schedule changes for freshmen and transfer students must be approved by the student's counselor before being submitted to the Director of Scheduling. All requests must be submitted via an official Schedule Change Form, available from the counselors. Schedule changes are not handled by telephone or email. Counselors will be available on campus for this purpose beginning Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, from 9 a.m. to noon.

8/9/17: Some frosh fall sports tryouts begin. Some athletic program tryouts might begin later than 8/9 but this date is the allowable start date by section rules. Sign up for fall sports here and read the FAQ page. 

8/14/2017: Frosh football starts.

8/14/17: Read the online Parent/Student Handbook and sign and turn in the Acceptance of the Parent/Student Handbook form. Mail to Katie Kohmann, 2001 37th Avenue, SF 94116; or scan and email to kkohmann@siprep.org; or FAX to 415-682-5003.

8/15/17Arrupe Student Book Pick-Up is August 15: Incoming freshmen who are part of the Arrupe Program are invited to pick up their books on Aug. 15 between 1 and 3 p.m. in the SI Library.

8/20/17: Parent/Freshman orientation (9 a.m. to 2 p.m.) Check in begins at 8:30 a.m. Doors will not open before then. Mass starts at 9 a.m. Students should be in school dress code. At 10:00 a.m., students will separate from their parents and head off with their InSIgnis Senior leaders to begin their day of orientation and fun. Parents then go through a series of five presentations — Academics, Campus Ministry, Co-Curricular, Counseling and Development — where they meet the school's leaders and get a better sense of these five areas of the school. A hot lunch will be provided only for students. At about 1:00 p.m., parents and students will join back together in the Carlin Commons. The day continues at 1:15 p.m. for those parents interested in connecting with the African American and Latino Parents Association (AALPA), which hosts a brief family welcome in the Choral Room. Also at this time, the SI Parents Asian Club (SIPAC) will host a get together in Orradre Chapel. Light refreshments will be offered at both events.  

8/21/17Counselors & Department Chairs available on campus for scheduling concerns beginning at 9 a.m.

8/23/17: Frosh Student Orientation from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be a freshman parent coffee in the Commons courtyard at 9 a.m. (Deli sandwiches and a hot lunch will be available for sale.) Students are expected to be in SI dress code. All frosh will have photos taken for IDs on Wednesday, receive lockers, and receive Freedom Pay stickers. Frosh may bring a brown-bag lunch on Wednesday or purchase a hot lunch for $5. Go to the Lifetouch website and order your photos before the Wednesday photo shoot for freshmen and the Thursday photo shoot for sophomores, juniors and seniors.

8/25/17: First Day of School (8:20 a.m. to 2:40 p.m.)

Also … here is a copy of the letter sent to all homes by the Deans Office, and here is a copy of the email sent by the Athletic Office.

AMDG
St. Ignatius College Preparatory

Courage to Lead; Passion to Serve

2001 37th Avenue San Francisco, CA 94116
(415) 731-7500
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