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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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    St. Simon Parish School supports community through monthly food drives

     Every month Saint Simon School families participate in food drives to help local families in need. Items are distributed through St. Vincent de Paul, via the St.   Read More...

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    St. Simon Parish School Launches Web-Based Learning Management System

    PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 19, 2014 Contact: Karen Carrie Saint Simon Parish School Phone (650) 968-9952 X 38 St. Simon Parish School Launches Web-Based Learning Management System Los Altos, Calif. September 19, 2014 – When school started this year, families at Saint Simon Parish school welcomed a new learning management system (LMS) to help organize course materials and increase collaboration between students, teacher and parents.   Read More...

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    Saint Simon students perform over 5,000 hours of Community Service

    (Photo:  Dipashreya Sur, eighth grader and preschool students) Each year, Saint Simon Parish School students in sixth through eighth grades are asked to complete service hours as part of the overall curriculum in support of parish outreach initiatives.  Sixth graders are asked to perform 10 service hours per year, seventh grade, 20 hours, and eighth grade, 30 hours. For the 2013-2014 school year, students provided 5,000+ hours of service to their church, school and local community agen...  Read More...

  • Local students conduct model Papal Conclave

    As Pope Francis officially began his first full day as the new leader of the Roman Catholic Church Thursday, local junior high students elected a pope of their own in a simulated Papal Conclave convened by St. Simon Parish School in Los Altos. “What we’re trying to do here is evidence the ritual,” said St.   Read More...

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