Category: Student Post

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

School’s Out for Summer!

The fun doesn't stop on campus during the summer! SHC is bustling with activity—from our Summer Institute campers and De Marillac students to our Jumpstarters, learning continues all year long. Enjoy these snapshots! A warm greeting from our Campus Security staff member, Ray. Summer... Read More

A Passion for History: National History Day

by Emily Tam ’17 National History Day is a competition for middle and high schoolers, created to ensure that future generations of students stay interested in history education. Entries in this competition are entirely student-created, from the choice of topic, to primary and secondary... 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

Physics Students Visit Levi’s Stadium

SHC physics students visited Levi's Stadium, home of the San Francisco 49ers, for a STEM-based tour with SHC parent and Chief Engineer Brent Frew. Enjoy these snapshots of their behind-the-scenes visit! "At first I was intimidated by Mr. Frew's in-depth knowledge of the science behind the... Read More