Press Room

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SHC Welcomes Interim President Brother Ronald Gallagher, FSC

July 11, 2014 On behalf of the Daughters of Charity and the De La Salle Christian Brothers, SHC is pleased to announce that Brother Ronald Gallagher, FSC, will join our community as interim president. Former president of Saint Mary’s College of California, Brother Ronald is an experienced educator and... Read more

SHC Hosts San Francisco Google Summit

June 20, 2014 On June 11, 12 and 13, SHC partnered with Educational Collaborators, an edtech consulting firm, to host more than 200 Bay Area educators and administrators. The conference featured more than 40 concurrent sessions that focused on best practices in the areas of technology and learning. Two SHC... Read more

Dominicans Honor SHC Leaders

June 11, 2014 This May, the Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology honored four individuals who have distinguished themselves by exemplary service to the Church with the Archbishop Alemany Award. This year’s awardees include two SHC leaders, SHC Board of Regents member Sister Christina Maggi, DC, and... Read more

Congratulations Class of 2014!

June 05, 2014 This May, 285 seniors completed their journey as SHC students. One-hundred percent of the Class of 2014 will attend colleges and universities all over the United States this fall. From UCLA to Dartmouth, Northwestern University to MIT, our graduates will take their places in the world as the... Read more

Rowbury '02 Sets US National Record in 2-Mile

June 02, 2014 San Francisco's Shannon Rowbury '02 broke the American record in the women's 2-mile run Saturday, May 31, in the 40th annual Prefontaine Classic. Rowbury finished fourth in 9 minutes, 20.25 seconds. A graduate of Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory, she surpassed the previous American record of 9:21... Read more

Kevin Greene '09 Returns Home, Signs With 49ers

May 27, 2014 The 49ers signed two players with Bay Area ties Tuesday: Kevin Greene '09, who was born in Oakland and attended Sacred Heart Cathedral Prep-San Francisco, and Stanford linebacker Chase Thomas. Greene, 24, who was undrafted after playing at USC, received a three-year deal. The 6-4, 255-pounder... Read more

A Letter to Our Community

May 19, 2014 Dear SHC Community, We begin by formally apologizing to Jessica and her parents, Tony and Ana Urbina. We deeply regret the pain caused in the past few days. The information below is meant to provide our entire community with an account of how we have come to this place, but that account is in no... Read more

Samantha Fisher ’17 Wins California History Award

May 01, 2014 Samantha Fisher ’17 participated in the 2014 National History Day Competition, advancing to the state level, which took place last week in Riverside, California. Samantha earned the California History Award, which recognizes exemplary history and social science projects. National History Day is a... Read more

Emily Tom ’14 to Compete for Miss California Title

April 11, 2014 Emily Tom ’14, recently named Miss County of San Francisco, is slated to compete for the Miss California title this summer. At SHC, Emily excels in both academics and cocurricular activities. She performs in several SHC choirs including Concert, Jubilee, Chamber and Vocal Jazz. She was a featured... Read more

Annual Kiva Carnival Funds Microloans

April 02, 2014 For the second year in a row, SHC students have partnered with Kiva to fund microloans for those in need. San Francisco-based Kiva connects people around the world through lending to alleviate poverty. Kiva believes that providing safe, affordable access to capital to those in need helps people... Read more