General Announcement


FSA Filipino Student Association Spotlight Week 
Monday: Tinkling in Gym 
Tuesday: Halo-Halloween in D107
Wednesday: Potluck and Movie in M315

Winter Ball Winning Theme - Enchanted/Snowy Forrest
Winter Ball Saturday, December 3 at 7:30 - Online ticket ordering to come.
Freshman Decoration Committee Meeting #2 - TODAY Monday, October 24 at lunch in M315.  All freshman welcome.

Knitters - Your Yarn Is In!
Pick it up from Ms. Bobst in the main office. If you need help getting started see Ms. Bobst in the main office at lunch on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday. Thank you for making scarfs and hats for those in our community who need extra kindness and warmth. 

Homecoming T-shirts, Game Tickets & Raffle Tickets  - T-Shirt Order Due TODAY!
Homecoming Friday, November 4 from 1:30 to 4:30. Order your Homecoming T-Shirt, Game Ticket and Raffle Tickets HERE.  Shirt orders are due TODAY by 11:59 p.m. Monday, October 24.  All players and cheerleaders must order a shirt and a ticket to participate.  Game tickets are $7 online or $10 the day of the game.  Raffle tickets are $5 for 15.  Raffle tickets will be 50 cents each the day of the game.  All proceeds benefit the education of students in our sister city of Yancolo.

Fall Play Tickets are On Sale Now
Come join us across the street at the City Lights Theater Thursday, October 27 at 7:00pm; Friday, October 28 at 7:00pm; or Saturday October 29 at 2:00pm or 8:00pm for our production of The Rally: A Series of Propaganda Pieces from the Women's Suffrage Movement of the Early 20th Century in Great Britain and the United States.  Click HERE to buy tickets before we're sold out OR join us November 1-7 at 5:15pm as we travel with the show and perform parts of it around downtown San Jose! Sign up HERE to receive more information about these traveling shows!

Make A Difference Day
TASC Service invites you to volunteer at Make A Difference Day, Saturday, October 29. With three different events to choose from, there's something for everyone! Choose to make a difference with ND, and spend the day volunteering individually or with your mom. For more information and to sign up for one of these three events log in to X2Vol and click here: 
A Faire of the Arts 
SUN Halloween Carnival  
Making Strides for Breast Cancer 

League of Women Voters
Maryann Haggerty from the League of Women Voters confirmed that she can come speak at lunch on November 2 in the Learning Commons. 

Hey Ravens, Dragons, Vipers, and Griffins!
Women, Spirituality, and Creativity Block 4 want to pump up your lunchtime this Monday (10/25)  and Tuesday (10/26). We will be playing the music that you submitted during lunch in Pardini Park. On Tuesday, we invite you to come to Pardini to sit on picnic blankets and meet someone new, while enjoying some treats with us!

Mother/Daughter Escape The Room
Join your fiends and their mothers or significant women in their lives at the Mother/Daughter Escape the Room event and dinner on Saturday, November 12 from 6:00 to 8:00.  Escape from the past and get back to the future by figuring out puzzle and games that hold the key to your room. Tickets $35 per person can be purchased HERE.

International Thespian Society
Interested in learning more about our Theater Honor Society? Join us after school Monday, October 31st from 3pm-3:30pm in the Chapel to learn more about how you could qualify to join!

Auditions Are Coming
November 7 - Audition Workshop w. Ms Kane at 3pm in the Chapel
November 8 - Winter Children's Show auditions at 3pm in the Chapel
November 9 & 10 - Bellarmine's Musical "Pippin" Auditions at 3:30pm in Sobrato Center. No sign-up necessary. Performances March 3, 4, 5 (matinee) & March 8, 9, 10, 11
November 14 & 15 - Notre Dame's Spring Musical "A Little Princess" Auditions. Sign Up for a time slot here. More information on the Show Website. Performances April 6-8. 

Junior Retreat #2 Participant Meeting - October 26
Juniors attending the second Junior retreat on November 17-18 are required to attend the mandatory pre-retreat participant meeting on Wednesday, October 26, in the Chapel at lunch. Any outstanding parent authorization forms are due at this meeting. List of Juniors attending. Contact

Clubs B Week --- Club Meeting Schedule & Spotlight Week Calendar 

Respect for the earth is lowering our carbon footprint. Join the "VTA pool", like a carpool, but with students who ride the VTA together to get to school.   Please fill out this FORM if you are at all interested!

Dress Code 
Details can also be found on pages 18-19 of the handbook.  If you have questions, please see Mrs. McGovern.

Bellarmine/Notre Dame Ultimate Frisbee Team 
Meets Tuesdays after school in Guadalupe River Park in front of the Children's Discovery Museum.  Students walking over together meet in van parking lot. See Ms. Pandori with questions. 

Yearbook Only $75 for a Limited Time - Buy it Now!

Check Out Notre Dame's Student Newspaper the Crown and Shield Online for the Latest ND NEWS  

Monthly Community Liturgy 
Gather for Monthly Prayer with students, faculty, staff and family at the Community Liturgy, every 2nd Tuesday at 7:15am in the NDSJ Chapel.
Nov 8: Election Day Morning Prayer 
Dec 13: Reconciliation
Jan 10: Mass
Feb 14: Mass
Mar 14: Reconciliation
April 11: All School Holy Week Liturgy at 8:30am
May 16: Mass 

Liturgical Ministry Sign Ups 
Interested in being trained to serve at campus liturgies as well as Cathedral liturgies? Sign-Up Here

Regent Harmonies Choir - If you are interested in singing in the Notre Dame Regent Harmonies Choir Regent Harmonies meet every Friday from 2:00pm-5:00pm. Anyone is welcome! See Ms. Hopkins for more information. 

The Girls Who Code club meets every Monday from 3:00pm to 5:00pm in the Manly Project Room. All level of coders welcomed.  No coding experience necessary.  Questions see Ms. Pandori

Apply for the Santa Clara County Youth Task Force (YTF) 
YTF is the official youth-led commission for the County of Santa Clara. The YTF strives to improve children’s lives by reviewing and analyzing policies and programs that impact children and youth, providing informed advice to local policy-makers and supporting community service activities throughout the county. MORE INFORMATIONAPPLY NOW! 

Juniors & Seniors - Join CSF California Scholarship Federation
Serve the Notre Dame community as a peer tutor. Check out the ND CSF website to start the membership process and to sign-up to peer tutor.  Contact Ms. Hogan with any questions.

Justice Immersion Trip Application
More Information  Application forms can be found on the Campus Ministry page of the ND website.  Apply today! 
 - Freshman Neighborhood Plunge: Poverty and Women in Downtown San Jose: January, 2017
-  Central Coast Plunge: Oct. 21 – 23, 2016
 - Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice, Washington DC (Fr Greg Boyle, keynote speaker!): November 10 – 14, 2016
 - Urban Plunge East LA – Dolores Mission / Homeboy Industries: January 12-14, 2017
 - Urban Plunge San Francisco / Tenderloin: Spring Break April 13-15, 2017
 - Recovery on the Bayou: New Orleans, LA: Spring Break, April 15 – 21, 2017 (Sorry -- FULL)
 - Justice Immersion to Central America: either Sisterhood in El Salvador or Matagalpa, Nicaragua: Summer break -- June, 2017

Junior & Senior Confirmation 
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.  MORE INFO/ REGISTER Email Ms. Yavorsky with 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. 

Italy and Greece Cultural Immersion Trip - June 2017
See Ms. Orr for more information  Brochure 

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.
Master Calendar / Permission Form

Remember to check our athletics webpage for updates and highlights! 

Lost & Found



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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