Today we have a short video on Sister Madonna Buder, also known as the Iron Nun. She is 86 years old, and is the oldest person ever to finish an Ironman Triathlon.
Let us pray, God of action, help us to recognize our potential as human beings, both physically and mentally. May we learn that we can overcome any limit set by ourselves and others, and can keep raising the bar of what we can do.
We pray this in the name of all that is good and holy. AMEN
Mag Drive - Only 16 Days Remaining - Spreadsheet
We are at 43% of our Goal for Free Dress January!!
Salvemini - Current Highest Dollar Per Student at $33.20 Per Student
Lipps - Current Highest Participation at 100% Participation - Doughnut Party!!
Friday Class Color Day
Class t-shirts may be worn with appropriate free dress bottoms. Freshman may wear a color top that promotes the class color(s) you like best FRESHMAN COLOR CHOICES
Winter Ball Planning
Freshman you are invited to join the Winter Ball planning committee. Meeting dates Monday, October 3, October 24 & November 7 at lunch in M315. Help plan the theme, decorations and food.
Yearbook Only $75 for a Limited Time - Buy it Now!
Thursday October 6 is volleyball's Dig Pink event to raise money for breast cancer research. Come to JB Hall to support our players and breast cancer research. Bake goods and raffle tickets will be for sale. Free Dress passes for all students who watch an entire game. Freshmen 3:30, JV 4:30 & Varsity 5:45.
Fashion Club will be hosting the Unconventional Item Challenge Monday, October 3 in M208 during lunch. This Project Runway inspired challenge requires no prior fashion experience so bring your friends to create an outfit out of random materials.
Sports For The Week
Thursday 3:15 - Golf vs. Sacred Heart Prep (Los Lagos Golf Course), 3:30 - Tennis @ ND Belmont (ND Belmont)
Saturday Varsity Cross Country Stanford Invitational (Stanford University), JV Cross Country Artichoke Invitational (Half Moon Bay HS), Freshman Volleyball Spikefest (Independence HS)
Viper Sweatpants Order Form
Sophomores order your Viper Sweatpants this week! Order form closes Monday, October 3. Cost $26 each. Comes in adult unisex sizes (runs large). Sample sizes in Ms. Pandori's office. ORDER FORM
Movie Club - Napoleon Dynamite
Join the Movie Club this Friday, September 30 after school from 2:15 to 4:00 in the RS Room for the movie Napoleon Dynamite.
Clubs B Week --- Club Meeting Schedule & Spotlight Week Calendar
Updated Freshman Elected/Selected Leadership
List of all Elected/Selected Officers/Candidates
Check out the Bellarmine/Notre Dame Ultimate Frisbee Team
Demo #2 in Pardini Park Friday, September 30 from 1:45 to 3:00 Team Practices Start in October: Every Thursday from 3:00 to 4:30 at Discovery Meadows (walking distance from Notre Dame next to the Children's Discovery museum). See Ms. Pandori with questions.
Check Out Notre Dame's Student Newspaper the Crown and Shield Online for the Latest ND NEWS
Liturgical Ministry Sign Ups
Interested in being trained to serve at campus liturgies as well as Cathedral liturgies? Sign-Up Here
Girls Who Code
Interested in coding? Join the after school Girls Who Code club 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
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.
Seniors - Bellarmine Models & Dancer Fashion Show Tryouts - MORE INFORMATION
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 INFORMATION. APPLY 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
Please view this PPT in homeroom. 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.
Tech Crew -- Are you interested in joining the ND Tech Crew? Sign up at ndsj.myinstapage.com 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
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
Crown & Shield on the Web
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
- Small purse found in chapel after choir on 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.