Category: Student Post

Service-Learning at St. Anthony’s

by Madeleine Johnson ’20 From September through October, 10th graders have the opportunity to complete a day of service learning at St. Anthony’s Foundation through their English classes. St. Anthony’s is a nonprofit organization in the Tenderloin that provides meals, clothing, health... Read More

The Bruce-Mahoney Trophy is Almost Home!

By Madeleine Johnson ’20 Photos: Aidan Quigley ’20 Thanks to the strategic efforts of Head Varsity Football Coach Barry McLaughlin and the tenacity of the Fightin’ Irish, SHC won an intense battle against St. Ignatius in the first leg of the Bruce-Mahoney on Friday night. With the score... 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

The Impossible Burger: A lesson in environmental stewardship

Miriam Jaber ’17 shares her experience interning at Impossible Foods, an organization dedicated to transforming the global food system by discovering better ways to make the food people love. by Miriam Jaber ’17 A body cannot function without its organs or cells. A cell cannot... 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

Class of 2016 Commencement Speeches

SHC bid farewell to 284 graduates on Saturday, May 21 at The Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Assumption. In a beautiful ceremony, the Class of 2016 Valedictorian and Salutatorian addressed their fellow classmates with inspiring words. The speeches are reproduced here for your enjoyment! Ekaterina... Read More

SHC Spoken Word: The Voice of Urban Youth

  Eighteen SHC poets took to the stage earlier this month for the second student-organized spoken word event this school year. Poems performed ranged in topics from love and ethics to intolerance and death, all expressed from the perspective of urban youth. There was certainly no shortage... Read More

Yasemin Ergul ’19: International Figure Skater

  Congratulations to Yasemin Ergul ’19 who will compete in the Hellmut Seibt Memorial, an international figure skating competition in Vienna, Austria, from February 23-27. Yasemin will represent Turkey as a solo competitor. Yasemin shares her figure skating background, her love of SHC,... Read More

Let America be the Dream the Dreamers Dreamed

Last week, I had the incredible honor of attending the San Francisco Labor Council Pre-Labor Day Annual Breakfast, in which 350-400 labor leaders convened to discuss various significant labor campaigns concerning the City and County of San Francisco. After being greeted by one of Leader Pelosi's... Read More