Open House 2020

Thank you for joining us at our Virtual Open House! 


All Zoom Meeting Rooms are now closed. 

You may still click through to individual departments below to view informational videos specific to that area. You can also explore our interactive campus map at the bottom of this page to learn more about our facilities and programming. Please contact our Admissions Team if you have questions about the application process. 

Academics

Computer Science courses are taught in a blended learning environment utilizing web-based programs and classroom instructional time to improve understanding of the digital world. Throughout the program, students are taught programming concepts and application of technology in society. Courses focus on skills such as problem-solving, collaboration, and creation of programs. Click here for more information and for the Computer Science Zoom Meeting link.

The De Paul Scholar Program offers a rigorous four-year academic and enrichment program informed by the charisms of St. John Baptist de La Salle and St. Vincent de Paul. Click here for more information and for the De Paul Scholar Program Zoom Meeting link.

Inspired by the global literary canon, the SHC English Department teaches students to find their own voice and to develop critical literacy so that they become passionate readers, articulate writers, and lifelong contributors to their communities. Click here for more information and for the English Department Zoom Meeting links.

The Inquiry & Innovation Program is a challenging four-year academic and enrichment program based around a core of STEM disciplines designed for students to build the collaboration, problem solving, and leadership skills that will enable them to play important roles in addressing the issues that will face them in the future. Click here for more information and for the Inquiry & Innovation Zoom Meeting Link.

Did you know SHC has the largest high school library in San Francisco? We are proud to offer our students an academic experience that prepares them for university-level research. Click here for more information and for the Herbst Library & Information Center Zoom Meeting link.

The Languages Other Than English Department seeks to engage students in the global community by developing their abilities to articulate ideas and communicate effectively in American Sign Language, French, Japanese, Mandarin or Spanish. Students gain experiential knowledge of other cultures, make connections across disciplines, explore the nature of language and culture by comparisons with their own and actively participate in bilingual communities, beginning with the LOTE classroom. Click here for more information and for the LOTE Zoom Meeting links.

The mission of the SHC Mathematics Department is to help our students appreciate math and its practices and to develop their individual reasoning abilities. We are committed to providing a rigorous, college preparatory curriculum that meets the needs of all students, through innovative learning activities, real world applications and problem solving, and connections across disciplines. Click here for more information and for the Mathematics Zoom Meeting links.

Inspired by our founders and in the spirit of the US Bishops’ secondary schools curriculum framework, SHC’s Religious Studies Department helps our students realize and deepen their relationships with God and with others. We embrace the Lasallian Vincentian mission to provide faith formation and education that prepare students to become service-oriented leaders with a commitment to living the Gospel. Click here for more information and for the Religious Studies Zoom Meeting links.

SHC school counselors and college advisors are dedicated to ensuring that all of our students maximize their potential so that they are empowered with habits of mind, skills, and information to make educated choices for the present and future. Click here for more information and for the Counseling & Advising Zoom Meeting links.

The mission of the SHC Science Department is to help our students form an appreciation for science and its processes. We teach our students to use the scientific method as an investigative tool so they can more critically understand modern descriptions of our universe and arrive at objective conclusions about the natural world. Click here for more information and for the Science Department Zoom Meeting links.

The students of SHC animate the message of our founders through acts of justice, charity, prayer, community-building and reflection in and out of the classroom. Our service-learning program integrates curriculum-based community outreach and direct service at all grade levels. Service learning develops academically prepared leaders who understand how to be effective agents of change in a complicated world. Click here for more information and for the Service Learning Zoom Meeting link.

The Social Studies Department encourages students to refine their literacy and critical thinking skills in pursuit of historical and social inquiry. We prepare future citizens to understand global economics; international relations, social customs, and historical trends; and the impact of the United States within the global community. Click here for more information and for the Social Studies Department Zoom Meeting links.

SHC’s Visual & Performing Arts Department asks students to work individually and collaboratively to create projects and performances that express individual gifts and talents while offering service and joy to others. By critically analyzing artistic mediums from a variety of cultures, time periods, and movements, students acquire a depth and breadth of understanding about themselves and the human experience. Click here for more information and for the VPA Department Zoom Meeting links.

The Wellness Curriculum is designed to give students a foundation for healthy living and decision-making for themselves and their community, and it incorporates Physical Activity and Health Education, develops physical, emotional, academic and social health. Click here for more information and for the Wellness Department Zoom Meeting link.

Cocurriculars

We believe that participating in athletics contributes to physical, personal, social and spiritual growth. Each year, more than 700 student-athletes―a little over half the total student body―compete for the Irish on 56 teams in 23 sports. These young men and women add a chapter to the storied history of our athletic program, a tradition of teaching more than just the game which dates back to the 1880s. Click here for more information and for the Athletics Department Zoom Meeting links.

SHC’s Community Life Team creates opportunities for students to contribute to community building on campus by inspiring leadership, creating fellowship among our student body, and encouraging emotional, spiritual, and intellectual growth. Click here for more information and for the Community Life Zoom Meeting links.

SHC’s Visual & Performing Arts Department asks students to work individually and collaboratively to create projects and performances that express individual gifts and talents while offering service and joy to others. By critically analyzing artistic mediums from a variety of cultures, time periods, and movements, students acquire a depth and breadth of understanding about themselves and the human experience. Click here for more information and for the VPA Department Zoom Meeting link.

Other

SHC’s student body is comprised of bright, energetic and engaged students who are challenged and supported by rigorous academics and cocurricular activities, dedicated and enthusiastic faculty, cutting-edge classroom technology, and a community focused on their educational and personal success. The Admissions Team partners with prospective families as they navigate the high school admissions process. Click here for more information and for the Admissions Team Zoom Meeting links.

The Main Office is your information hub to help you navigate today’s virtual Open House. Stop by for general questions about Open House and daily life at SHC. Click here for the Main Office Zoom Meeting link.

SHC parents play the most important role in the academic, emotional and spiritual growth of their children. All SHC parents are members of the Parents Association, and we partner with our families to provide a rich and meaningful high school experience for their children. Click here for more information and for the Parents Association Zoom Meeting link.

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