Category: Faculty Post

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

SHC in Japan!

A group of 11 SHC students recently returned from a 10-day immersion trip to Japan with Instructor of Japanese Chikara Abe. They stayed with host families from Abe's alma mater, Kibogaoka High School in Yokohama, participated in regular Japanese classes and attended a school festival. They spent... Read More

Q&A with Sr. Pacita Calica, DC

  SHC welcomed Sister Pacita Calica, DC, to our faculty at the beginning of this school year, and she has already made a huge impact on student success. As the full-time Testing Center Coordinator, Sr. Pacita supports students who need to take tests they have missed during... Read More

Animal Behavior: SHC & The San Francisco Zoo

By Kirsten Weihl What do squirrel monkey behavior studies, “painting the river green,” and people running around with periodic table t-shirts have in common? The annual National Science Teacher Conference in Chicago! On St. Patrick’s Day weekend, I was selected to present at the annual... Read More

SHC at the National Science Teachers Association Conference

by Phi Le The goal of the SHC Science Department is to inspire and produce the next generation of scientists, and to foster and cultivate scientific literacy. We want to empower our graduates to make informed decisions about issues like global warming, natural resource management, and food... Read More

Kairos: Our Best-Kept Secret

Today, 37 SHC seniors returned from the Presentation Center in Los Gatos to campus proudly wearing their Kairos medals and  "Live the Fourth" shirts after attending their four-day Kairos retreat.  Kairos retreats are powerful student-lead days of reflection allowing students to explore their... Read More