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Back To School Mixer - Friday, September 2 from 7:30pm to 10:30pm in JB Hall
Buy your Notre Dame Back to School Mixer Ticket online by 2:00pm Friday, September 2.  Tickets are $10 each. No tickets will be sold at the door.  Also, you may email the Guest Mixer Ticket Link to your friends at other high schools so that they can buy their own tickets.  The link to tickets may only be shared through private communications.
Notre Dame Student Ticket Link
Guest Ticket Link

Bellarmine Party in the Quad - Friday,  September 2 from 4:00pm - 7:00pm (Before the Notre Dame Mixer)
Notre Dame is invited to the BCP Party in the Quad. There will be music, food trucks and plenty of things to do. Bring your ID and cash for the food trucks. Tickets are $7 and must be purchased by September 1 on the Bellarmine Website.

Fall Play Auditions - This year's fall play is "The Rally"  a series of one-act plays from the women's suffrage movement in England and the US.  Auditions Tuesday, August 30 from 3:30-6:00pm. Please sign up for a time slot at  and fill out an audition form at and come prepared with a 60-90 second dramatic monologue or poem.  

Clubs Start the Week of September 5
Club Officer Training Wednesday, August 31 during Collaboration in M203/204. Training is mandatory for all club officers and optional for any student thinking of staring a club this school year. Senior's your Club Officer Training is Thursday at lunch in M315. 
Club Meeting Schedule

Freshman Leadership Information
Informational meeting Tuesday, August 30 at lunch in M315
Election/Selection Timeline

Leadership Meeting Calendar
Calendar - At Notre Dame all leadership meetings are open meetings.  Feel free to sit in the back of any meeting and observe.  Save questions for the club moderator until the end of the meeting. 

Juniors & Seniors - Join CSF California Scholarship Federation
Interested juniors and seniors, the California Scholarship Federation (CSF) will hold its kick off meeting Friday, September 2 at brunch in the Learning Commons. Members of this prestigious organization have the opportunity to live out our motto of Scholarship for Service by serving the Notre Dame community as peer tutors. Check out the ND CSF website to start the membership process and to sign-up to peer tutor.  Contact Ms. Hogan with any questions.

Join the Yearbook Staff
Yearbook is a Monday through Thursday after school class from 3:00 to 4:00 where you help create ND yearbook! Learn graphic design, how to edit pages, and have fun with photography and writing. This course counts both as an extracurricular and earns class credit! Email your counselor or Ms. Mahler if you are interested.

Juniors - Apply to be a Sleepover Big Sister
Apply to be a "Sleepover Big Sister" and help prepare and host the Freshman Sleepover for the class of 2020 on October 7. Application due by 2:00pm Friday, September 2nd. Late applications will not be considered.You MUST be available for at least 3 of the 4 preparation meetings: Mondays at lunch in D107: Sept 12, 19, 26 and Oct 3. 

Tech Crew -- Are you interested in joining the ND Tech Crew? Sign up at and stop by the shop (the 2nd street parking lot next to Donnelly) Mondays and Wednesdays between 3:00pm-5:00pm. We are excited to have you join us! Questions? Email Ms. Kane or Louis Stone-Collonge, our Technical Director

Drama Marketing Team -- Are you interested in helping create promotional posters, fliers, or videos for our fall play? Come to an informational meeting on Tuesday, August 30 from 3:00pm-3:30pm on the stage or email Ms. Kane for more information.

Join the ND Student Newspaper - Crown and Shield
Do you love to write? Draw?  Design?  Take photos?  Make movies?  Join the newspaper team this year.  Talk to you counselor about signing up or talk to Ms. Lipps for more information.  Journalism meets from 3:00 to 4:00 Monday through Thursday in the Donnelly Lab.  Drop in and check it out. Check out this video to see a message from the team.  

Italy and Greece Cultural Immersion Trip - June 2017 - Parent Meeting
Please bring your parents to an informational meeting on September 13 at 6:30pm in the Learning Commons.  See Ms. Orr for more information  Brochure 

Dragon Junior Retreat Registration Deadline
Register now for Junior Retreat, a two day/one night experience at Camp Redwood Glen in Scotts Valley, California. Retreat Dates: 
JR #1: Thursday-Friday, October 6-7, 2016, 
JR #2: Thursday-Friday, November 17-18, 2016. 
Deadline for Registration is next Friday, September 2nd. Cost is $150 & Financial Aid is available.   MORE INFO/REGISTER 

Raven Senior Retreat Registration Deadline
Registration now for Senior Retreat, a three day/ two night experience at San Damiano in the hills of Danville. Retreat Dates: 
SR #1: Wednesday-Friday, February 8-10, 2017, 
SR #2:Tuesday- Thursday, March 14-16, 2017  
Deadline for Registration is next Friday, September 2nd. Registration fee $275 and financial aid is available.  MORE INFO/REGISTER 

Raven & Dragon Confirmation Registration Deadline
Notre Dame is offering a Confirmation Preparation Program for Catholic Juniors and Senior in the Spring of 2016-2017. To participate, students fill out  Confirmation Registration form and register to their grade level retreat by the deadline of September 2nd.  MORE INFO/ REGISTER Email Ms. Yavorsky with questions 

Tanzania Immersion Trip - Summer 2017
Tanzania, Africa Immersion trip in mid June 2017. Estimated cost is $4,680. More Information 

Santa Clara County Youth Task Force Commission - Applications Being Accepted
The Santa Clara County Youth Task Force (YTF) is a County Commission composed of young people, grades 8th through 12th, and serves as the official youth policy body to Santa Clara County. More Information / Online Application.  Contact Mario Lopez 408-299-5030

What's Available with Notre Dame's Visual & Performing Arts
If you are interested in the Visual & Performing Arts (VAPA), check out all that is available here at Notre Dame! See Ms. Hopkins for more info. 

Cafeteria Service
The Pasta Market  is the food service provider with hours from 7:15 a.m. through the end of lunch providing breakfast, snacks and lunch items. Pay cash or set-up your easy pre-paid account  General Menu Items / Breakfast/Snack Items / August Menu / September Menu. Student who wishes to purchase food from the cafeteria may not bring their backpack into the cafeteria. Pleaseput your bags down where they plan to sit first, and then go buy snacks/lunch/etc. 


SSLP Information - click here General SSLP Information  then click on link at bottom of  page

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Colleges Visiting Notre Dame
All meetings are in the Alumnae Room unless noted otherwise.
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Remember to check our athletics webpage for updates and highlights! 

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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.


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