Monthly Archive: January 2013

Jan 31

SVHS Juniors volunteer at St. Anthony’s in San Francisco’s Tenderloin

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Last week, the junior class of 2014 got up early to attend the justice education program at the St. Anthony’s Foundation in the Tenderloin of San Francisco. The students along with Ms. Scott and 22 parent volunteers did an excellent of becoming educated to social issues surrounding poverty and homelessness as well as serve the …

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Jan 29

SV Senior reflects on national debate travel

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Coast to Coast Debate: The Big House By David Kilpatrick I’m back in Ann Arbor again, love everything about this city. I guess spending 18 weeks of summer at a place with friends engaging in my favorite activity will do that. It’s different this time, though. The fun is over, it’s about competition. It’s about …

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Jan 25

Parish renovation demonstrates ‘church is the people.’

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The spirit By Anna Griffin Early Saturday mornings, faithful locals gathered together to worship. They sang together as always, and celebrated the gospel as best they could, always experiencing the same gratitude and admiration for their continually practiced faith. By the quality of the experience, one would picture their place of worship as a large, …

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Jan 23

SV Senior English teachers puts students in the center


Student-centered learning and the fight against fascism By David Kilpatrick Anyone who has taken a course with Ms. Donovan knows that the feeling of the classroom and way she teaches are unique to St. Vincent. Rather than a traditional setup of a teacher standing in front of rows and desks, she sits in a circle …

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Jan 21

SV Leadership donates time, money and toys to local COTS families in need

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  Santa swags early; on that Christmas hype By Anna Griffin and Jacalyn Murphy In the wee hours of an almost Christmas morn, when their classmates were asnooze in their warm beds, while visions of sugar plums danced in their heads, fourteen dreary-eyed and hardly coherent teenagers stumbled out of the frigid winter air and …

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Jan 18

SV Debate cleans up at league debate!


Congratulations to the SV Debate team for winning more trophies at the last prelim league debate of the season than any other school in the Bay Area! In VARSITY POLICY: Winning Records: Keelin Dober/Tavia Vitkauskas Sky Doble/Nico Lamaison JD Cox/Steven Weiser Honorable Mention (with a .500 debate record): Nick Braun/John Pitre Luz Lopez/Fiona Duffy In …

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Jan 17

SV boys soccer proud and looking forward to next year


Boys’ soccer leaves it all on the field By Jacalyn Murphy The night of Halloween, most people are concerned about getting their costume on or wondering how much candy they will get. The St. Vincent boys’ soccer team, on the other hand, had a much bigger treat in mind: beating Athenian and advancing in the …

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Jan 17

SV girls soccer sing their way to great teamwork

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Keeping with tradition By Jacalyn Murphy Pulling up to Sonoma Academy High School on November 7, the St. Vincent girls’ soccer team was prepared for a fight. They knew it was going to be difficult to repeat the results of the year prior which would include beating their rivals, allowing them to advance to the …

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Jan 15

SVHS Jazz Band to perform at Petaluma Host Lions annual Food Festival


The St. Vincent’s Jazz Band is proud to announce its 1st performance at this year’s Petaluma Lions Host Food Festival and High School Jazz Band Showcase.  Tickets are $40.00 per person and can be purchased by calling Caroline Purtell at 707-486-3307 or by using the letter found on the project graduation page of the website. From 6:00pm – …

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