Category Archive: Academic News

Jun 26

Stay active over the summer!

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Click on the “Summer Programs” button to learn about summertime academic and athletic opportunities! Share this:ShareFacebookEmail

Mar 31

New This Year – 7th Grade Pre-HSPT!

The Pre-HSPT® is a seventh grade edition of the HSPT® (High School Placement Test). If you decide to apply to a private Catholic High School, you will be required to take the HSPT. The “Pre-HSPT” is an opportunity for seventh grade students to take a practice test to familiarize themselves with HSPT content and material. …

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Mar 31

Attention all 7th and 8th Graders – It’s Time for HS 101

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Mar 18

SVHS Yearbook Class Wins Huge Award

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The St. Vincent’s yearbook staff just found out that we were recipients of the 2014 National Yearbook Program of Excellence Award. This is the second time in the last 15 years that we have received this award. The award is given through Jostens, a large high school yearbook printing company. They said, “Schools that continually strive …

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Feb 18

Amused wins rank of “Excellent” from the NCTE

Saint Vincent de Paul’s Literary Magazine, Amused, has been selected to receive a rank of Excellent in the 2014 National Council of Teachers of English Program to Recognize Excellence in Student Literary Magazines.  The program’s mission is to encourage all schools to develop literary magazines, seeking excellence in writing and school-wide participation in production. The …

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Sep 10

Debate Team Wake Forest Results

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    Congratulations to the SV Debate team for a great first tournament of the year this past weekend at the Wake Forest University Invitational tournament in North Carolina, the first national tournament of the year for high school policy debate.  Congrats to Adam Martin & Sky Doble for earning a 4-2 winning record and …

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Apr 11

2014 Valedictorian and Co-Salutatorians Announced

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Principal John Walker introduced 2014 valedictorian Ursyla Rose Baumgarten and co-salutatorians Daniel Joseph Chojnacki and Steve James Wieser during a school assembly this month.  All three students are also graduates of St. Vincent Elementary School.                   Looking to play softball in college, Ursyla has been accepted to …

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Mar 17

SV Debate advances to the State Championship

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Congratulations to SV Debate for a great showing at the State Qualifying tournament this past weekend in Union City.  SV competed against teams from all over the Bay Area and two SV teams advanced to the State Championship. Congrats to Maria Jose Lozano & Julia Hunter and to Becca Grant & Kylie Clark.  The 4 girls …

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Oct 11

SV French students Travel to France April 2014

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French students will travel to France for Spring Break next April with Mrs. Broderick and Ms. Dolcini. They will land in Paris, the City of Light, for a three day visit, followed by a ride on the fast train down to the South of France to see Roman sites and impressionist paintings. They’ll finish on …

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Oct 07

SV Alum and Harvard student featured in Novato press

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Matthew Aguirre, SV Class of 2012 and Harvard Class of 2017, was featured in the Novato Patch this week for his work at the Buck Institute this past year.  Aguirre, a nationally competitive SV Debater and class Valedictorian was also an avid science student while at SV and is now pursuing a degree in Biomedical …

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