Saint Simon in the News

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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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    St. Simon first grade students host shoe drive for My New Red Shoes April 14 - 24

    From Tuesday, April 14 to Friday, April 24th Mrs. Aguilar's first grade class will be hosting a shoe drive for My New Red Shoes.  My New Red Shoes, located in Redwood City, helps homeless and low-income children look and feel confident as they start the school year by providing them with new clothing and shoes.   Read More...

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    St. Simon School Hosts VexIQ NorCal Robotics Competition

    Saint Simon Parish School Hosts VexIQ NorCal Robotics Competition Los Altos, CA - Saint Simon Parish School hosted the St. Simon VexIQ NorCal Qualifier at the Computer History Museum’s Hahn Auditorium in Mountain View on Saturday, February 14. The competition hosted over thirty teams from eight different robotics programs across California.   Read More...

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    St. Simon first graders visit Eastside Neighborhood Center

    Each year Mrs. Carroll's first grade class from Saint Simon Parish School visits the Eastside Neighborhood Center, part of Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County's Older Adult Services program.  On Wednesday, February 11th, twenty-two students spent the morning at the Center.  Children had an opportunity to visit with seniors and sing songs with their new friends.   Read More...

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    Local Boy Scouts achieve Eagle Rank

    Los Altos Boy Scout Troop 103 recognized Matthew Boennighausen, Troy Jackson, Daniel Kava, Miles Meijer, Tucker Meijer and Diedrich Welling for achieving the Eagle rank, the highest distinction in Boy Scouts. The six Scouts were honored at an Eagle Court of Honor ceremony January 17 at St. Simon Catholic Church in Los Altos.   Read More...

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    St. Simon art program nurtures budding student artists

    At St. Simon Parish School in Los Altos, all students in kindergarten through eighth grade participate in the school’s art program. Children use a variety of media to build a basic foundation and understanding of the elements and principles of art and design.   Read More...

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