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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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    Saint Simon students support Annual Layette Appeal

    Service takes place in many forms at Saint Simon Parish School.  With a focus on caring for the environment; caring for the hungry and those living in poverty; and caring for the homeless, Saint Simon Parish School students participate in brief, hands-on, and frequent classroom-based service learning activities throughout the year via school"families".  School families consist of groups of students across grades, and are designed to provide an inclusive and structured way for participa...  Read More...

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    Conversation with a sister - 5th Grade Teacher S. Jane, OP in the News

    S. Jane Marie Estoesta, OP, teacher of 5th grade and 4-5th grade Religion, St. Simon School, in Los Altos, California What is the joy you find in teaching?   Read More...

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    Alumni Eric Reitmer, Logan Whalen part of NorCal Aquatics water polo team to finish in top 5 at Junior Olympics

              NorCal Aquatics’ 18U boys took fifth at the Junior Olympics. Front, from left: Scott Cairns, Ryan Fisse, Kyle Sandell, Nick Rodriguez and Patrick Fong. Back: Eric Reitmeir, Logan Whalen, Kevin Bowers, Bryan Kim, Graham Schmelzer, Doug Kurtz and coach Seth Tasman.   Read More...

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    St. Simon students display STEM skills at 2015 VEX Robotics World Championship

    From Wednesday, April 15 to Saturday, April 18, three of Saint Simon's robotics teams joined over 850 VEX teams from 29 countries in Louisville, Kentucky to compete in the VEX Worlds 2015, the final competition of the robotics season presented by the Robotics Education & Competition (REC) Foundation and the Northrop Grumman Foundation.  Student participants included:  Riley Cobar, Alex Eiger, Hunter Lippert, Andrew Lutsky, Gianni Magarelli, Kyle Magallanes,...  Read More...

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    St. Simon students support Operation Rice Bowl during Lent

    As part of Lent, Saint Simon Parish School students participated in Catholic Relief Services' faith-in-action program Operation Rice Bowl.  Forty years ago Catholics in the United States wanted to respond to famine in African. Could they feed the hungry through Lenten prayers, fasting and almsgiving?   Read More...

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