General Announcement



Help Women in our Community Dress for Success
You can be part of empowering women in the workforce. Saturday, February 13 at Notre Dame, in Manley 203, from 12:00pm to 3:00pm hear from the director of Dress of Success and write letters of encouragement to the women who use their services. Stay for the duration of the event, or simply drop off donations of business and business casual attire and accessories. Snacks and drinks will be provided. If you have any questions email seniors Ogechi and Semi.

AP Tests - Order by March 14
AP test registration and payment must be submitted electronically by Monday, March 14. REGISTRATION Payment must be made at the time you place your order. The cost of each test is $92.00. See Ms. Tifft in the main office by Tuesday, March 1 (prior to ordering the exam) if you believe you are entitled to a fee reduction or with any questions or concerns about the AP testing procedures or special accommodations for test administration.  

Take a Class at Hogwarts 
Join Harry Potter Club in M203, Thursday, February 18 during lunch for a Potions class with Ms. Pruett and Friday, February 19 during brunch in the Chapel for Divination with an eccentric Professor Trelawney. Contact Janey Holm with any questions.

Mother/Daughter Service Day - Saturday, February 20
Bring your Mother, Aunt, Grandmother or adult female friend and work together to beautify the headquarters of Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence  to create a more inviting environment where women and children can find the help they need. Sign UP To Volunteer on Saturday, February 20, from 9am to 12pm.  There are large and small projects, including: Planting flowers, pulling weeds, painting picnic tables and benches, sorting pantry/emergency supplies, cleaning windows and window blinds, repainting kitchen cabinets, adding special touches to children’s classroom spaces with Spanish language, organizing children’s games and art supplies. No experience is necessary, If you can't volunteers you can still make a contribution of a new item for Next Door’s emergency supply room: Size 4,5,6 child diapers, bath towels and washcloths, twin/full sheets, pillows. Donations will be collected in the Manly Foyer on Friday, February 19.

It is time for all locker notes and decorations to be taken down from the lockers-- things are starting to look pretty disheveled!   This includes the "Welcome Back" notes from August, ghosts from Halloween, and birthday decorations if your birthday was MORE THAN ONE WEEK AGO.   

Dress Code
Please remember that club/activity shirts and sweatshirts are only permitted on Fridays.  The navy blue co-curricular shirts you purchase through Land's End are permitted every day, but the shirts/sweatshirts that your club/activity designs on its own are to be worn on Friday-only.  

Purchased Your Yearbook Yet?
Yearbooks are currently priced at a low $85, but buy it soon because come March 31, it will raise to $95, so ORDER YOURS ONLINE TODAY!

Senior Baby Ads in Yearbook
Order your yearbook senior baby ad by February 19. Make your senior yearbook a true keepsake.  ORDER FORM 

Interact Charity Dinner at Notre Dame
Interact Area 7 charity dinner will be held at Notre Dame on Saturday, February 20 from 6:30PM to 9:30PM.  All proceeds go towards Hello My Name Is, which helps human trafficking victims. To buy your $12 ticket, email or see Tiffany Do in the Learning Commons during break.

Italy and Greece Cultural Immersion Trip
To find out more about the Italy and Greece Cultural Immersion Trip in June 2017 see Ms. Orr.

France and Spain 2016
It's not too late to sign up for France and Spain?  The deadline to enroll (with no late penalty) is February 24th.  Sign up here to join us as we visit Madrid, Paris and Normandy!  Username: lipps password: pnm2016 

Junior & Seniors: Stanford Institutes of Medicine Summer Research Program
The SIMR program is an 8-week summer research internship in labs within the School of Medicine.  Additional program information and the online application.  The application is due Feb. 20, 2016. 

Club Schedule & Spotlight Week Schedule 
B Week clubs - Week of February 8. MEETING SCHEDULE / SPOTLIGHT WEEK SCHEDULE (updated)

Driver Education Summer Class At Notre Dame 
A four day driver education course will be offered June 6 - 9 at Notre Dame from 8:30am - 3:30pm. This is the state required class students must take to receive their permit from the California Department of Motor Vehicles. Students that complete the class will receive a state completion certificate. REGISTRATION FLYERS  

Bellarmine High School Science Symposium
Notre Dame is invited to Bellarmine's Science Symposium on Saturday, February 20, from 9:00am – 4:00pm. The day includes science activities, team competition, guest speakers and student discussion.  This event is intended to engage high school students of all grades with high level science topics. REGISTRATION  

Sound of Music Tech Crew
Join us to help with building, lighting, costuming, amplifying, doing hair and makeup, etc. Fill out this Interest Form if you're interested in joining us. If you have questions about the schedule or the load, check out or email Ms. Kane.

Spirit Week Timeline & Rules

Engineering Programs at Santa Clara University for Sophomores and Juniors 
Spring Engineering Education Days (SEEDs) and Summer Engineering Seminar (SES). Full Program Details and Applications

New York City Trip - Spring Break 2016 NYC
Join the visual and performing arts trip to NYC during Spring Break 2016. Explore Manhattan with Ms. Kane and Ms. Hopkins, see the view from the top of the Empire State Building at sunset, enjoy a workshop with a Broadway professional, visit the Statue of Liberty and the 9/11 Memorial, see two Broadway shows, and much more! More Information /  click “enroll” with the Tour code: 1702905TZ 

Japan Student Exchange Trip 2016 
 Information Sheet   Application Form   Sample Itinerary  Questions see Ms. Huang

ND Rep Presents: Are you a writer? 
Try your hand at playwriting! ND Rep is an opportunity for student playwrights to flex their creative muscles and watch their work come to life. This theatre program is open to students from all grade levels and with all levels of experience.  Questions, email Ms Kane

Before School Mass 
Come for Mass before school at 7:15 a.m. on the third Tuesday of each month.  SCHEDULE

Italy and Greece Cultural Immersion Trip
If you have questions or for more information, see Ms. Orr  Brochure 

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

Bellermine/Notre Dame Ultimate Frisbee Team
Practices: Thursdays from 1:45 to 3:00 Guadalupe River Park (next to the Children's Discovery Museum). Everyone is welcome to play. See Ms. Pandori for more information.

Dress Code Clarification
Click HERE to review a quick presentation regarding which tops may and may not be worn.  Please review this carefully to avoid receiving a detention.  If you have questions, please come see me directly.  

City of San Jose's District 3 Youth Advisory Council
All Notre Dame Students Welcome.  Let  Karly Vaughn ’17, District 3 Youth Commissioner know if you are interested in participating. 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

Water Bottle Filling Stations
There are new filtered water bottle filling stations on the first floor of Manley, past the Learning Commons, and in the SLC. Help reduce our environmental impact!

Summer Program in Latin America
Live like a local in Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama or Paraguay for 4-9 weeks over summer 2016. Increase Spanish fluency, gain leadership skills, and implement a community development project.  Contact Mr. Nielsen with any questions. More Information

Senior Retreat
Senior Retreat is close to full! There are still a few spaces available for Senior Retreat. Once it is full, additional registrants will be placed on the waiting list. More Info/Registration 

Want a Peer Tutor? 
Get help with your homework and test prep. Sign Up For A Peer Tutor  Easy to Follow Sign-up How To Video. Email Ms.Perkins if you still have any questions. 

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. 

Parking Pass Applications for 2nd St./I-280 lot for 2015-16 
Parking permit $300 a permit.  Email Ms. Kuebler, SLC Rm 107 for application.  Limited number of spaces available.  

Join The Crown and Shield
Do you love to write? Draw?  Design?  Take photos?  Make movies? Did you know that journalism is about much more than just writing for the Newspaper?  If any of those sound like you, or you love to write, consider signing up to join the newspaper team next year.  Talk to you counselor about signing up or talk to Ms. Lipps for more information.  Check out this video to see a message from the current team.  

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

Sophomore, Junior & Senior CSF Application
Interested in becoming a California Scholarship Federation (CSF) member this semester?  Questions please email Ms.Perkins 

Crown & Shield on the Web  

Peer Tutoring Available
If you are looking for additional help in any of your classes, please click on the "request a tutor" button that you can find on the NDSJ Google page.  If you have any questions please email Ms. Perkins.  More Information 
Colleges Visiting Notre Dame
All meetings are in the Alumnae Room unless noted otherwise.
Master Calendar / Permission Form

Remember to check our athletics webpage for updates and highlights! 

Lost & Found

  • Ring - thick silver/aluminum with an engraving of a heart on the front
    Tan Ugg boots
    Apple earphones
  • Purple Beats headphones
  • Silver class ring, with clear center stone, with cheerleader icon, and Class of 2017 and name engraving
  • Brightly colored (red, purple, blue) duffel bag with the brand name, Wildflower
  • Wells Fargo VISA Rewards credit card
  • Reusable Safeway bag, with uniform skirt, polo, and shorts in it
  • Femme Forte club sweatshirt

  • Silver ring with stone
  • Prescription sports glasses

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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