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Weekly Updates

Weekly Update from Mr. Setka


A few reminders and SMHS events for the week of October 18-24th.


ACT Testing (Seniors Only) Tuesday, October 20th

The ACT is a national college admissions examination that consists of subject area tests in English, Mathematics, Reading and Science.  The test will last 3-1/2 hours and seniors will have an opportunity to report their score to four colleges of their choice.

Buses for the senior test takers will be normal times. 

Participating seniors will need to bring their school ID/Driver’s License and must be on time. They will NOT be admitted in the testing room late. All testers must present valid identification to take the ACT.        

We will have a late start for all non-test takers.  Bus transportation will be provided for students arriving for regular classes.  Buses will be at the bus stops promptly 4 hours and 35 minutes after the regular pick up time and arriving on campus at or near 11:35.


ACT Test Administration Schedule


7:20-11:30  ACT Test Administration (English 45 min, Math 60 min, Reading 35 min, Science 35 min)

11:30-11:55 Lunch for test takers only

12:00 pm    Regular class schedule resumes for entire student body

1st Period     12:00 – 12:30 (30 min)

2nd Period    12:35 – 1:10 (35 min)

¾ Period     1:15   – 1:45 (30 min)

5th Period    1:50   – 2:20 (30 min)


Mandatory Sophomore and Junior Virtual Meetings- October 20th

SMHS counselors will be meeting through TEAMS with all Sophomores and Juniors on Tuesday, October 20th. Students will receive an invitation to the TEAMS meeting in their student email account.

8:00 AM Sophomore mandatory virtual meeting

9:45 AM Junior mandatory virtual meeting


Spectator Attendance at Student Performances and Athletic Events

Due to current restrictions, spectator attendance at our student performances and athletic events will be limited this season. When possible, and following Peoria District protocols, students involved in the performances and games will be issued two tickets for their family to attend. At this time, students and other members of the community will not be able to attend. 

Monday, October 19th 

  • Girls Volleyball vs Valley Vista @ Home 4:00/5:00/6:00 PM

Tuesday, October 20th

  • ACT for Seniors 7:20.  Lunch for all testers
  • Mandatory Sophomore, Teams,  8:00 AM 
  • Mandatory Junior Meeting, Teams, 9:45 AM 
  • Late Start 12:00 PM
  • Volleyball @ Home vs Apollo HS 4:00/5:00/6:00 PM

Wednesday, October 21st  

  • Modified Wednesday- 12:20 PM Dismissal
  • Volleyball @ Willow Canyon, 4:00/5:00/6:00 PM
  • Freshman Football @ Millennium HS- 6:00 PM

Thursday, October 22nd

  • Boys’ Golf vs Liberty and Sandra Day@ 500 Club- 3:00 PM
  • Swim and Dive vs Youngker and Peoria @ Buckeye Aquatic Center - 4:00 PM
  • Volleyball @ Ironwood, 4:00/5:00/6:00 PM
  • JV Football @ Home @ Millennium HS- 6:00PM


Friday, October 23rd 

  • Varsity Football @ Millennium HS- 7:00 PM

Saturday,  October 24th 

  • Cross Country PUSD Tournament @ Centennial HS, 7:00 AM


Have a Great Week,

Vance Setka