Category: Faculty Post

SHC Participates in Youth Takeover at KQED

by Lucie Duffort Last week marked the first Youth Takeover of KQED news, an initiative in which youth voices, ideas, concerns, and stories took center stage in the news cycle. Out of the 100 stories pitched by students to KQED staff since January, about 20 were chosen to air. Starting Monday,... Read More

SHC’s i2 Program Celebrates Its 5th Year

by Lucie Duffort The SHC Inquiry & Innovation Program (i2) is an enrichment program for high achievers in math and science, motivated in the fields of science and design, and demonstrating deep curiosity and desire to pursue innovation. The i2 program accompanies students from freshman... Read More

A Spoonful of Sugar: Mary Poppins at SHC

by Lucie Duffort When the curtain came up on Friday night’s opening performance of Mary Poppins, the audience was packed full of wide-eyed and bright-faced children, aged six to seventy. The Disney version of PL Travers’ wonderful stories has been a classic since it first hit the screens... Read More

Remembering Lou Meyer ’55

by Dr. Ken Hogarty ’66 Lou was already a teacher at SH when I started in September of 1962 and had become Vice-Principal for Academics by the time I graduated in June of 1966. From that point until I replaced him as Assistant Principal for Academics in August of 2001, Lou faithfully served the... Read More

Sleigh bells ring, are you listening?

by Lucie Duffort It’s that time again, time to put away the pens and school calendars and take a much-deserved break to celebrate the season. As students breathe away the stress of finals and faculty kicks it into grading gear, we thought we’d look back at SHC’s holiday choral concert, to... Read More

Spoken Word Event Inspires

by Lucie Duffort The theater was packed for the spoken work performance on November 17. Unsurprising, considering that spoken word provides an unfiltered opportunity for SHC kids to speak their mind and express themselves honestly and openly to an audience, addressing subjects ranging from... Read More

SHC’s Award-Winning Yearbook Staff Goes to Camp!

by Nancy Ingersoll Yearbook Camp. Yeah, that is a real thing. As the Moderator of the Shamrock Yearbook, I take the rising Editors to Yearbook Camp each summer where they plan and prepare for the next volume of the Shamrock Yearbook. The camp is held on a college campus, so attendees get to... Read More

SHC @ Twitter

  This April SHC’s Inquiry & Innovation (I2) students visited Twitter headquarters here in San Francisco for a behind-the-scenes tour and extensive panel discussion led by senior engineering manager and SHC parent Kathleen Vignos (Josette ’19). The panelists, a team of Twitter... Read More

SHC Visits Dolby Laboratories

  SHC Inquiry & Innovation students recently visited Dolby Laboratories, Inc. for a behind-the-scenes tour of their facilities and an exclusive look at the science behind their new sound technology, Dolby Atmos. Dolby recording studio Students visited Dolby’s new... Read More

Todos somos Peregrinos

  This summer, Instructor of Social Studies, Counselor and Lasallian-Vincentian Animator Bill Krueger completed a spiritual pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela. Along the way he found a sense of family with the community of pilgrims making the trek alongside him and his wife, Debie. He... Read More