Category: Faculty Post

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

Schoology: It’s Not Just for Classes

By Andy Chan As a coach, I really enjoy using Schoology, SHC's learning management system, to communicate with Cross Country and Track & Field student-athletes and their parents. Schoology allows me to post calendars, reminders and announcements, meet sheets and results. I especially... Read More

New Year’s Resolution

On January 1st of last year, I decided to begin a New Year's resolution called 365 Days of Gratitude. Typically, like most people, I do not last very long when I commit to a resolution, but I decided to give this idea a shot. My goal was to write down one thing every day that I was thankful for and... Read More

LOTE Decks the Halls

SHC's Languages Other Than English Department has many reasons to celebrate their students' successes this holiday season. Over the course of this semester, LOTE juniors participated in nearly 3,000 hours of service-learning. AP Spanish and AP Mandarin both garnered a 100 percent pass rate for... Read More

When Five Hundred is Worth a Million

Kevin Buckley '13 became the first senior in the history of SHC to receive a standing ovation at graduation. His fellow classmates rose to their feet after his name was announced as the winner of the prestigious and hard-earned Robert West Loyalty & Service Award. A wonderful young man with a... Read More