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Persian Cultural Club Spotlight Week
Friday- Persian party in Pardini Park! Come enjoy some Iranian pastries in Pardini while enjoying Iranian music.

ASB/SLC Student Survey - Take In Mentoring Today
Please take time during mentoring today or any time this weekend to complete the ASB/SLC Student Life Survey.  The link to the survey has been emailed to every student.  Bring proof of your completed survey to Ms. Pandori on Monday, January 26 for your free dress pass.  Make sure your voice is heard!

Need a Peer Tutor? 
Sign up for a one-on-one CSF tutor. Click the request a tutor tab here and fill in all your information. Questions - contact Ms.Perkins.

Crab Fest Student Volunteers
Volunteer to serve crab and sell raffle tickets at Notre Dame's annual Crab Fest on Saturday, February 7 at from 5:00pm to 9:00pm. Mandatory volunteer training is Friday, February 6 at brunch in the gym. All students will receive a crab t.shirt! Volunteer Sign-Up questions please see Mrs. Dunn upstairs in the SLC.

Costa Rica Trip Summer 2015
Interested in traveling to Costa Rica with Notre Dame August 2-9, 2015? Please see Sra. Burnside for information. The registration deadline is February 28. Registration code is 230910 and Burnside.

France and Spain Trip Summer 2016
Parent and student information meeting for the France and Spain Trip 2016 Thursday, February 5 at 6:00pm in the learning commons.  Please come if you or your parents would like to hear more about the trip. 

Growing Up Asian in America Contest
Creatively explore and celebrate being both Asian or Pacific Islander and American. Submit artwork, essays, poems or videos on the theme Celebrating Our Roots. Over $20,000 in cash and prizes. Deadline for entries is March 4, 2015.  More Information/Application

DiversiTEAs Kick-off Party 
DiversiTEAs is hosting an multi faith dance event on Thursday, January 29 during lunch in the gym. Comes see a classical Indian dance on the Hindu god Krishna and experience a Jewish circle dance. Be sure to make a submission to the DiversiTEAs "Did Jesus Dance?”contest. The winner will be announced at the event and will win the prize of 3 spring mixer tickets. Contest Link Deadline January 27.

5th Annual JW House DodJe BraWl Tournament
Grab 5 friends and come join the fun at the 5th Annual JW House Student Board Dodje Brawl Tournament!
When: Sunday, January 25th 9:45 AM – 1:00 PM
Where: Bellarmine Gym
$8.00 / person – Singles or Teams of 6

ASB Meeting Schedule Changes: January 23 meeting moved to January 30 & February 6 meeting moved to February 13

Sophomores and Juniors​ interested in the ​Health Care​ Industry
Apply to participate in a field trip to Stanford Hospital & Clinics on Tuesday, February 17, 2015 to learn about various facets of the health industry. Only ten students will be selected.  Deadline to apply is Wednesday, January 26 at 3:00PM.  More Information/Application See Mrs. McGovern with questions.

Sophomore, Junior &Senior CSF Application
Interested in becoming a California Scholarship Federation (CSF) member this semester? New member information meeting will be held at lunch on Thursday, January 22 in the Chapel. If you have any questions please email Ms.Perkins 

Spring Sports Information Night 
 If you are interested in trying out for softball, lacrosse, swimming or track and field please attend .Spring Sports Information Night Wednesday, January 28 at 6:00 p.m. in JB Hall to meet the coaches and gather information for the season.

Spring Sport Tryouts- Monday, February 2
Swimming at SJSU
Track and Field at Bellarmine
Lacrosse and Softball at PAL Stadium

France and Spain Summer 2016
If you are interested in the France and Spain trip in 2016, you can sign up now by going to  The login name is lipps and the password is pnm2016.  If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Lipps.  Enroll by January 30 for a small discount on the trip.  There will be a parent information meeting soon.

Protocol for Class-wide/School-wide Emails
Students may NOT send class-wide or school-wide emails without the approval of Ms. McGovern or Ms. Pandori.

Juniors - Need Service Hours and Love Gardening? 
La Mesa Verde volunteers build and install raised garden beds for local low income families. More Information

Personalized Yearbook
Have you purchased your yearbook yet?  You have until January 25 to get your book personalized for this year. Go to to order on-line.

Tech Signups for Peter Pan
Are you interested in working on Peter Pan behind the scenes: Set building, Painting, Costumes, Marketing/PR, Sound, Lights, Make-up? We have cookies! Meet Mr. Stone-Collonge at the shop on Monday or Wednesday between 3:00 and 5:00 PM.  He will give you all the details you will need to signup.

Junior and Senior Confirmation Candidates
Preparation for the Confirmation Candidates to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation through Notre Dame High School will begin on Friday, January 23. The Juniors and Seniors who have already registered for the program can view the schedule and their group assignment here. Please contact Ms. Yavorsky with any questions or concerns. 

Off-campus internships available starting in January 2015.  Please see the Internships page for all of the details! 

Attention Seniors Athletes
If you will be signing a letter of intent to play a sport in college or if you intend on playing a competitive sport in college please contact Ms. Fernandes as soon as possible. 

Girls Who Code offered at Notre Dame -  Girls Who Code at Notre Dame on Mondays from 3:30 to 5:30 in the Manley Project Room January 5 through May 4. Stop by and check it out or see Ms. Pandori for more information.

Crown & Shield on the Web   

Spirit Week 2015 Packet & Gym Dec Guidelines - Rubrics to Come

DiversiTEAs Interest Survey DiversiTEAs are looking for people interested in sharing their faith traditions, experiences or stories at a DiversiTEAs meeting. Interest Survey Questions contact Mallika  or Karly 

Opportunity for Presidential Volunteer Service Award
While you earn your community service hours, did you know you could also earn the Presidential Volunteer Service Award? If you volunteer with Intellectual Lights Charity, a certified charity organization, you could qualify for this award which includes a letter from the President himself. For more information, email or

Summer Residential Research Program at Biosphere
Applications are now being accepted for the one week residential research program at Biosphere 2 July 19-25, 2015. During the Biosphere 2 Summer Science Academy, students will reside at Biosphere 2 in our casitas and participate in our research, while also developing leadership and collaboration skills. More Information  / Registration

Second Semester Clubs & Leadership Groups - Meeting Days & Locations  

End of Semester Assessments - Notre Dame is piloting a new approach to final assessments which is intended to create a Christmas break from the regular routine of school. Schedule and Guidelines 

Biology, Chemistry and Physics Tutoring available on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. in M315.

Winter Dress Code Reminders:
-All shirts, sweaters and sweatshirts worn to school must be Notre Dame uniform shirts, sweaters and sweatshirts.   Non-ND hooded/non-hooded sweaters/sweatshirts, i.e. your favorite pink hoodie, and flannel/cotton button-up shirts are not uniform pieces, and may not be worn at any time.  
-You are permitted to wear a jacket as appropriate outerwear on top of your uniform pieces.   A sweatshirt, sweater, flannel shirt, or other non-uniform shirt does not qualify as a jacket.  A Notre Dame fleece jacket, or non-ND windbreaker, raincoat, or wool coat would be examples of appropriate outerwear.  Outerwear can be worn between classes, and should be taken off once in the classroom, per the discretion of the teacher.
Order Your Yearbook online 

Make Up Testing - New Procedure
Students make an appointment during their free block. If they don't have one, then they can choose the before or after school option. 

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

Seniors SSLP
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

  • Gray wallet, approx 7inx3in.  Please turn in to Mrs. McGovern if found.
  • A thin blue string with a gold pendent that has a wave on it. Last seen January 7 in the gym.
  • 11" silver MacBook Air

  • Gold iphone with polka-dot case.  If it is yours, please retrieve it from the Front Office between 8:30-3:30 either Thursday or Friday.

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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