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    Ernie Frida

    U.S. Air Force Airman First Class Ernest Frida graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.Frida completed an intensive eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness and basic warfare principles and skills.Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.Frida is the son of Suni...  Read More...

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    Judgeship Appointment Jenna Whitman

    Jenna M. Whitman, 45, of Oakland, has been appointed to a judgeship in the Alameda County Superior Court. Whitman has served as a court appellate attorney at the First District Court of Appeal since 2017.   Read More...

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    Michael Downey Class of 2012/2016 EMT Cornell

    Michael Downey has been selected as a member of Cornell's Emergency Medical Team (EMT).  Cornell University, a member of the Ivy league in upstate New York, has its own EMT unit and screens and selects students from a large number of applicants every year.    The position of EMT is a coveted slot and a significant commitment requiring those selected to become fully certified of their own accord and then serve the Cornell community.   Read More...

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    Alfred Chang - Eagle Scout

    Boy Scout Troop 103, chartered by St. Simon Catholic Parish of Los Altos, held an Eagle Court of Honor ceremony Aug. 11 at Fremont Hills Country Club to recognize four new Eagle Scouts.Eagle Scout is the highest recognition in Boy Scouting.The new Eagle Scouts and their projects:• Alfred Chang constructed a 140-foot-long rail fence at Los Altos’ Redwood Grove Nature Preserve to protect the ongoing habitat restoration work.   Read More...

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    Saints Honored for Citizenship

    Saint Simon graduates Brody Ghashghai and Riley Simonsen represented our school as they were honored with the American Legion Award for Citizenship. — at Saint Simon Parish School, Los Altos, Preschool-8.   Read More...

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    CCS boys volleyball: Bellarmine outlasts St. Francis for Division I title, CJ Roey Named Player of the Match

    May 18, 2016 By Darren Sabedra dsabedra@bayareanewsgroup.com MOUNTAIN VIEW -- Bellarmine College Prep boys volleyball coach Tyler Hinz did not have to convince his players that they could beat St. Francis on Tuesday night. They had just done it.   Read More...

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    SFHS Senior Honors Assembly recognizes SS alumni

    Four Saint Simon alumni were recognized last week at St. Francis High School's Senior Honors Assembly. The Senior Honors awards are given in many areas and recognize the spiritual, academic and extracurricular areas that advance the school's mission.   Read More...

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    Saint Simon students participate in Operation Rice Bowl during Lent

    As part of this year's Jubilee Year of Mercy, Saint Simon Parish School students are participating in Catholic Relief Services’ Operation Rice Bowl program – the largest and oldest Lenten program practiced by Catholics in the United States. Operation Rice Bowl offers a way for individuals and families to use their Lenten sacrifice to alleviate hunger caused by poverty, and to improve the lives of others in developing countries as well as their own communities. Students have been engaged in a wid...  Read More...

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    January 8th-18th drive to benefit NFL Super Kids-Super Sharing Project

    As part of the NFL's Super Kids-Super Sharing initiative, Saint Simon Parish School and other schools throughout the Bay Area will team up with the Oakland Raiders, San Francisco 49ers and the San Francisco Bay Area Super Bowl 50 Host Committee to put books, sports equipment and school supplies into the hands of underserved local children. In addition, unused cell phones will be collected to benefit HopeLine, a Verizon program that supports domestic violence organizations nationwide. F...  Read More...

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    Advent season begins with school-wide service project

    Over five hundred students and faculty members filled the gym this morning to kick off the season of Advent with a school-wide service project. Students broke into school families to decorate and fill over one hundred and twenty large food bags with approximately two thousand pounds of donated food staples, including: sugar, flour, hot chocolate, candy canes, crackers, trail mix, and more.  Students also designed over one hundred heartfelt holiday cards and festive reindeer centerpieces for...  Read More...

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