Monthly Archive: January 2012

Jan 23

SV Debater Laynie Stephens honored in Press Democrat

Laynie Stephens in Santa Rosa Press Democrat

TEEN FACE: Passion for debate shapes senior’s goals By STEVE HART THE PRESS DEMOCRAT Published: Sunday, January 22, 2012 at 1:22 p.m. Laynie Stephens didn’t know what to expect when she signed up for debate in her freshman year at St. Vincent High School in Petaluma. “I didn’t know much about it, but I thought …

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Jan 23

SV Students Serve the Needy at St. Anthony’s Foundation

In early January the Juniors of St. Vincent de Paul High School trekked down to the Tenderloin in San Francisco for their annual trip to the St. Anthony’s Foundation.   It was a HUGE success!!! The students did a wonderful job!!!   Juniors and parent chaperones sorted clothes, delivered meals to the home bound, served hot meals, …

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Jan 23

Mr. DeShazer featured in Fungi Magazine

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Jan 23

St. Vincent Annual Rummage Sale

Save The Date and get ready to donate! Sale Date: March 24, 2012 8am-3pm At the Parish Hall Donation dates: -Thursday Feb 16th -drop your bag of items off at school morning drop off -Thursday March 1st – drop off your bagged items at school morning drop off -Friday March 23rd at the Parish Hall …

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Jan 23

SV Literary Magazine wins national award

Amused Cover

St. Vincent’s literary magazine Amused has received a rank of Superior in the NCTE (National Council of Teachers of English) Program to Recognize Excellence in Student Literary Magazines. 391 schools entered the 2011 program; only three received a rank of Superior and only four received a higher rank. Janet Donovan is the faculty advisor and …

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Jan 11

Ignite Petaluma 4: The All-School Ignite Call for Speakers is Open!

Are you a student with something to say? Are you a teacher with a passion? Are you an administrator with a story to tell. We are providing a forum for educators and students to stand up and be heard. Topics are wide open. Talks in the past have ranged from Life as a Redhead to How the …

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Jan 09

The Upside of Arguing Teenagers

Laynie & James debating at the Wake Forest Invitational.

SV debaters Laynie S & James F competing at the Wake Forest Invitational. St. Vincent Debate, ranked in the top 10% in the country, is comprised of more than 70 SV students who compete against other students across the Bay Area, California and the US.  SV Debate coach Laila McClay says “SV Debate would never …

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Jan 09

Listen to the SV Jazz Band online!

Jazz Band

What’s that you say?  Too busy to have made it to the Winter Jazz Band concert? Heard amazing things? Wept for days, distraught over missed opportunities and bad choices? Well, weep no more!! SV Jazz Band teacher Gio Benedetti has created a Soundcloud page, essentially a hosting service for audio. They allow me to post …

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