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Students recently took a walking field trip to San Jose State University's Thompson Gallery to view artist Jonathan Fung's video art installation, Prey, and learn from the author. Students discussed the intersection of art and justice and the atrocity of sexual exploitation through the metaphoric and symbolic meaning of Prey.

In the first interdisciplinary, all-class field trip of the year, the Class of 2022 visited San Jose’s Japantown, bringing to life core ideas from Notre Dame’s Education for Justice & Leadership curriculum and the freshman summer reading book, Samurai’s Garden, by Gail Tsukiyama.

KQED's online platform, KQED Learn, currently features four book reviews written by Notre Dame students. The site will soon feature a fifth student review of The Catcher in The Rye, to be included as part of the PBS Great American Read list.

A sea of grey skirts flowed over the downtown San Jose streets as more 700 members of the Notre Dame community of students, faculty and staff made their way to the Cathedral Basilica of St. Joseph, our downtown place of worship, for the first liturgy of the school year.

Pardini Park was buzzing with seniors dressed in green and gold as they prepared to make their grand entrance into Notre Dame’s first mixer of the 2018-2019 school year. In attendance was more than half of the Class of 2019, determined to make sure the back to school mixer was an unforgettable experience. Their green and gold spirit was evident, even in the lights that shone on the dancers.

Notre Dame High School has been ranked as the number one Catholic school in Santa Clara County and third in the state by Niche, the largest website for researching K-12 schools, for the second consecutive year! In addition, the school was named the number two all-girl's school (#5 in California) and number one in diversity among private schools. We recognize that we are ranked among outstanding schools and are thankful for this distinction.

Back to School

September 6, 2018

Students fill the campus with joy and laughter once again, enjoying the first days of classes, sports, co-curricular programs and a variety of other activities. They are also enjoying some new campus features including an outside cafe gathering area and a peaceful garden.

Last night we celebrated the Class of 2018 Dragons and their many accomplishments at the Senior Recognition Ceremony! At this morning’s assembly, their Notre Dame sisters cheered and shed a few tears as the Dragons left Julie Billiart Hall for the final time and officially joined the global network of Notre Dame alumnae.

Upcoming Events

SEP 21

Today is the deadline to submit your interest form and application for all global education trips. To learn more about Notre Dame's Global Education Program, visit: www.ndsj.o...

SEP 22

Join the freshman students as they challenge their parents or adult family members at bowling! This fun party at 4th Street Bowl includes pizza, a drink, shoe rental and one rou...

SEP 23

UChicago travels around the world to meet with prospective students and their families. Regional counselors host hour-long information session for students and parents at local ...

SEP 26

Junior Blessing

8:00 AM - 9:25 AM

Parents of the Class of 2020 Griffins are invited to join their daughters at Notre Dame for the junior blessing ceremony. Students will receive a blessing from their mentors. Th...

SEP 26

London's theater scene has something for every audience, from tragedies, comedies and musicals to long-running favorites and groundbreaking debuts. Students will explore theater...

SEP 27

Dig Pink Volleyball Games

4:30 PM - 7:15 PM

The annual Dig Pink event is a fundraiser for breast cancer awareness. The volleyball teams will be selling baked goods and pink tie-dyed socks at the games. Join us in JB Hall...


Stress is an unavoidable pressure that impacts ALL of us. In today’s fast-paced and competitive world, it’s not surprising that people report feeling more and more stressed and...


This workshop is for parents of seniors only. Our guest speaker will walk you, step-by-step through the process of completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASA)...