Please Read Items in Red in Homeroom
Fandom Spotlight Week
- Fanfiction writing activity in D101 at lunch
- Continue working on your fanfiction story with your group in D101 at lunch
- Present your fanfiction short story in D101at lunch - come dressed your part!
Clubs B Week - December 9
Club Meeting Schedule
Club Spotlight Week
San Jose City Council Internship
San Jose City Councilmember Pierluigi Oliverio is accepting applications for qualified interns to join the San Jose City Council District 6 Office. Must have an interest in public policy and government, be at least 18-years-old, available to work evenings and weekends, and have reliable transportation. Interns will work between two to six hours per week depending on work load. To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to Melrose Cacal at Melrose.Cacal@sanjoseca.gov by 5:00pm Monday, January 13. For more information call (408) 535-4954.
Put a Dollar (or$4) in Your Pocket
If you forgot your envelope this morning, you may bring it to Ms. Pandori's office - THANKS! Remember your donations supports the Yancolo Education Scholarships.
Cinderella Spring Musical Auditions
The Prince is throwing a Ball! And you could be a part of it! Auditions are Monday, December 16
at 3:00 in the Chapel. Please prepare a short song (no more than 60 seconds or 32 bars) and come prepared to learn a short dance combination. Everyone who auditions WILL BE CAST. Callbacks will on Tuesday, December 17 at 3:00 in the Chapel. And ladies, if you have a male friend who you think would make the perfect Prince Charming, do feel free to invite him to audition!
Questions see Mr. McCaw.
Book Fair - December 9 through 13
The Notre Dame/Hicklebee’s book fair will be held in the Learning Commons from Monday December 9 through Friday December 13 . A free dress pass will be given with any purchase (one pass per student). Hicklebee’s will donate up to 25% back to the ND library.
Goodwill Donations Friday, December 13
Help support gang prevention by bringing used goods to ND on Friday, December 13. A Goodwill truck and attendant will be parked on 3rd street near Pardini Park from 9:00am-3:00pm to take your donations. This is a Campus Ministry Advent campaign done in conjunction with California Community Partners for Youth and Goodwill.
Mother Daughter Retreat-Register Now
This retreat focuses on the spirituality and dynamics
of the mother daughter relationship. Two day one night retreat from
Saturday, January 18 through Sunday, January 19, 2014 is for 15
mother-daughter pairs. The retreat is open to students of all grade
levels. Students may attend with her mother, stepmother, guardian,
grandmother, aunt, or another important female family member. More Information /Registration
Snow Trip Cancelled - Due to Insufficient Numbers Signing-up.
Star Wars Field Trip
See the Tech Museum's Star Wars exhibit after school
Friday, January 10 from 1:45 - 3:45. We have 50 student spaces that
will be filled on a first come, first served basis. Return the permission slip and payment of $9.00 to Mrs. Evashenk by Wednesday, December18 to reserve your space.
Do you need extra help with biology or chemistry? Help is available
Tuesdays and Thursdays after school from 3:00 – 4:00 in M315.
Mag Drive Party Reminders:
• Togo Party Friday, December 13 – Hung, Lipps, Hanson, McDougal
• Lion King Party Wednesday, January 8 – Lipps
Stanford Science Circle High School
Attend lectures on the Stanford campus with faculty and other scientists
in the Stanford community on Wednesday nights from 6:30-8:00pm. The
2013-14 program, themes include Engineering (Winter Quarter), and
Environmental Science and Public
Health (Spring Quarter). Students interested in participating must apply
each quarter. Apply Today
Juniors - Spring Engineering Education Days (SEEDs)
SEEDs program provides Bay Area high school students with a unique
opportunity to explore engineering topics at Santa Clara University over
the course of three Saturdays (April 12, 19, 26). Complete an online application and submit an instructor recommendation form by February 6, 2014. More Information
Juniors - Summer Engineering Seminar (SES)
SES program is a five-day experience in late July/early August offering
specially designed workshops taught by Santa Clara University's
engineering faculty. Workshops are presented as a mix of lecture and
interactive laboratory work, spanning several fields of engineering. To
apply for this free program, students must complete an online application and submit a recommendation form by March 13, 2014. More Information
Model United Nations
Interested in attending the Santa Clara Valley MUN Conference January
31 - February 1? Represent a country and come up with inventive
solutions to various global issues ranging from Snowden to arms
trafficking. The Module United Nations club will be working on research
and public speaking in D205 on Wednesday B Weeks. Sign Up by December 13
Dress Code Reminders
• As the weather turns colder, please remember the following about proper uniform:
o The hooded sweatshirts and the crest sweatshirt are allowed to be layered for warmth.
o Layers can also be worn under uniform items for extra warmth as long as they are not visible, and the uniform item on top is not removed during the school day, i.e. wearing a long sleeve thermal shirt under your hooded sweatshirt that you wear during the school day at all times, with the exception of formal uniform days as stated in the Handbook.
o Layering of a sweatshirt (hooded, zip-up, or crest) under the cardigan or v-neck sweaters, or the sweater vest, is NOT permitted.
o Coats, jackets and hats may be worn outside the classrooms only over the complete uniform, but not in place of ND sweaters or sweatshirts. Non-uniform hooded/zip-up sweatshirts and sweaters do not qualify as a jacket or coat.
o Tights and leggings are permitted to be worn with the skirt. On formal uniform days, tights or leggings must be solid navy blue, burgundy, white, black, or gray.
• On days with inclement weather (extreme cold or rain), and if there is not an event preventing its use, JB Hall will be opened for students to sit during lunch and brunch. This area will be supervised, and students are expected to clean up their litter, as expected in all other areas of campus.
Freshmen, Sophomores, and Juniors – Service Hours
This is a reminder that your first half of your service hours are due on Wednesday, January 8. See Ms. Hanson with any questions.
Downtown Ice Volunteers
Students needed to volunteer with the Downtown Ice School Outreach Program on the following dates:
Friday, December 13 from 12:00-2:00pm (must have block 7 free)
Please e-mail Ms. Hanson right away if you are interested and include the day(s) you would like to serve.
Seniors - SSLP Support Week - December 9-13
December 9 through 13, Ms. Kuszmar will be in the DLAB from
7:30am-3:00pm EVERYDAY! See her for help with ANYTHING you need help
with for your SSLP! Please DROP IN—no need to make an appointment!
Snacks, support, and smiles will be provided free of charge!
• Noble Hour
• Starting your project (There is still time!)
• Website help
• Action reflections
• Trouble shooting
Student Life Survey
Do you have any questions or concerns about dress code, the cafeteria or community building? Short Survey
Sweatshirts: Co-Curricular Program/Sport
Order Form Shirts are $25 no tax or shipping charge.
Colleges Visiting Notre Dame
All meetings are in the Alumnae Room unless noted otherwise.
Master Calendar / Permission Form
Bank of America 2014 Student Leaders Program
• An eight-week paid internship in the summer of 2014 with selected local nonprofit organizations
• A weeklong all-expense paid Student Leadership Summit in Washington, D.C. from July 13-18, 2014
Apply by going to www.bankofamerica.com/studentleaders Application deadline of January 31, 2014.
New ND Fleece Jacket
New addition to the uniform - the ND fleece jacket! Sign-in to the Land’s End website (Preferred School Number: 900155441) to see this new item, or stop by Mrs. McGovern’s office to try sample sizes.
STEAM Speaker Series
February 26 - Cheryl Zurbrick '2005, PhD candidate at UCSC joins us to
discuss her research at sea on heavy metal contamination in the ocean.
April 30 - We will have a presentation by Alliance for Climate Education on global climate change.
Crown & Shield on the Web
France/Spain Trip 2014
Information and enrollment is available on the Travel Company’s web site: User name: Kussman Password: 2014. You can also ask Mrs. Kussman or Miss Lipps for info.
Interested in Immersions?
For information about each trip, check out the Trip Descriptions. Attend Campus Ministry Information Night for more information. Application, Financial Aid and General Information.
There are still a few spaces left on the Senior Retreats. Registration and information is on the ND Campus Ministry Retreats webpage. If you have any questions or concerns please speak with Ms. Yavorsky,
in Campus Ministry. If you have completed the online registration but
have not turned in the Signature/Confirmation Page (Senior) must do so to
complete the registration.
General SSLP Information
Prepaid Lunch Online
Set up your online prepaid lunch account instructions. Student ID can be found on student class schedules.
Remember to check our athletics webpage for updates and highlights!
Lost & Found
- Red wallet which has my ID card and money
- Black water bottle
- Class Ring with Volleyball/Emerald
- iPad Mini in a Blue Case
- 2 class rings
- 3 black iphones
- 1 pair of black ray-ban eyeglasses;
Lost or Found a Calculator?
If you find any lost calculators, please give them to Ms. Milanovich. She has a spreadsheet of calculator serial numbers and can usually find the owner.
REMINDER: If you find a valuable item (i.e. a laptop, a wallet, a phone,
textbook), please immediately turn those in to Mrs. McGovern in the
SLC. Other items (i.e. sweatshirt, lunchbox, notebook) can be placed in
the Lost & Found closet in between the RS Room and the SLC Lounge.