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This week, KQED published senior Anna Yang's perspective, I Can't Read. Read her piece to learn how, when confronted with an uncomfortable truth, Anna learned the importance of language in connecting with her culture and family.

In recognition of Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, Notre Dame’s mental health leadership group, Lighthouse, recently held a school-wide event, Prevention in Pardini, with the goal of bringing some positivity to the ND community and reminding students who are struggling that they are not alone.

Notre Dame's College Counseling Department hosted the Jesuit Excellence Tour (JET) on campus for juniors and seniors this week, giving students an opportunity to speak with admissions representatives from local colleges as well as those located across the country. During the course of a typical year, more than 100 college admissions individuals meet with students.

Blessings on the Class of 2024

September 22, 2022

On Wednesday, September 21st, the junior class was celebrated and recognized by their teachers, mentors and class council. In celebration of their official induction as upper-class students, the Class of 2024 Royal Blue & Gold Dragons were invited to wear formal attire to celebrate this rite of passage. The blessing was mostly led by members of the junior class, giving class council members and the campus ministry homeroom representatives the opportunity to lead through prayer.

At Notre Dame, classroom learning across the curriculum is applied in real-world contexts through visits to our local neighbors. Classes regularly visit historic landmarks, civic and political organizations, and culturally-rich communities within walking distance of campus. The US History class recently went on a walking field trip last week to the San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles located in the SOFA District.

A sea of uniforms 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.

Last week, the Crown & Shield newspaper editorial team hosted the first summer journalism workshop to teach incoming juniors, sophomores and freshmen the basics of journalism-writing and newspaper design.

Painting the Class Bell

August 18, 2022

Each fall since 2015 the senior class has painted the bell in Pardini Park in their class colors. This week the Class of 2023 Purple & Green Jaguars did just that. Members of the class council took turns sanding off the old color and applying the new. Now it shines as a beacon for the Class of 2023!

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