Santiago Spotlight

Please help us in celebrating the following Santanas for their contributions to our school and community!



Volunteer of the Month

The Hall Family

January Volunteer of the Month

Thank you to our parent volunteers of the month, the Hall Family. 

They willingly volunteer every month on our Saturday Clean Up Day. Nicholas is always excited to tell me what they did - raking up pine needles, etc. It seems like he and his dad really enjoy helping out at school together.-Mrs. Huber


Chad Fleager

Chad Fleager teacher spotlight

Mr. Fleager is Santiago's newest social studies teacher. He has been teaching our 7th and 8th students since August 2017.

He attended El Rancho Middle School before it became a charter. His favorite memories of El Rancho are Yo-Yo's, playing the saxophone, and after school sports.

After attending community college Mr. Fleager graduated from Concordia University, Irvine. 

When asked about his favorite sports team, he said "I root for the Greenbay Packers and the Mighty Ducks." His favorite ice cream flavor is anything with a cookie dough base and his favorite TV show is Longmire.

One interesting fact about Mr. Fleager, "Becoming a father was the coolest thing that ever happened to me."


Cynthia Natalia Lacan

Santiago is proud to recognize Santiago student Cynthia Natalia Lacan, 7th grade winner of the Fleet Reserve Association essay contest. Cynthia's essay on Americanism "What Patriotism Means to Me" went on to win first local, regional and then continued forward to be awarded first place at the national level. Congratulations Cynthia! We are very proud of your accomplishment!