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New Employee Orientation 2013-14

New Employee Orientation 2013-14, a set on Flickr. Schools of the Sacred Heart San Francisco welcome about two dozen new faculty and staff for the new academic year. Get to know them here. Advertisements

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Milestone: 125 Years in San Francisco

Convent & Stuart Hall are going to celebrate 125 years this fall with a number of events. Join us! Read more here.

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New Kitchen and Cafeteria Opens

Post August 24, 2012 on http://www.sacredsf.org The new state-of-the-art servery and learning kitchen, referred to as the Broadway Cafe, boasts many practical and aesthetic upgrades. The space is larger, brighter and quieter, giving diners an experience that pleases the eyes, ears and appetite. The renovations also created a space that is more functional for eating, cooking and […]

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A Recipe for World Change – by Angela Taylor

Today we held our 10th Annual “I Have a Dream” Speech Contest.  We started this tradition to deepen and to extend our study and celebration of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  Every year, in remembrance of the King holiday, we hold a special assembly to highlight an aspect of Dr. […]

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Hope

A pregnant, unmarried teen-ager.  Pregnant, but not with the child of the man she is going to marry. Not exactly the best beginning to a story of hope. Similarly, the coldest season of the year does not intuitively register as a time to celebrate joy. Our faith tradition, however, urges us to look for the […]

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Thanksgiving

I will be updating this list over the next five days, but I wanted to get a start on it now…feel free to check back as the list grows…please note they are in no particular order… I am grateful for: 1. Being at a school where a few hours ago a “high status” senior star […]

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Social Networking

Last week, Andi Shurley, Head at the girls’ high school, provided the following link to a recent Pew Report article highlighting a survey regarding teens and Facebook. Please click here to access the article. Over the past several weeks, I have been witness to some of the poor behavior referenced in the article.  Because our […]

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Maybe

I received some feedback that the following Zen story may be a better way to convey my message from last week.   Our frame of reference “in the moment” — even as adults — is usually not the best judge of events, so it continues to be important to encourage our guys to take a […]

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Victory from Defeat

Even with the Giants’ season well over a month gone, my a.m. radio is still on KNBR, and yesterday I caught the last 5 minutes of an interview with  Tom Watson, winner of 8 major golf championships.  He casually (and perhaps jokingly) referenced that he came upon golf when he was cut from a Little […]

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Mater Admirabilis

Today, Sacred Heart Schools around the world celebrate the Feast of “Mater Admirabilis.”  The tradition goes back to October 20 1846, when Pope Pius IX visited the RSCJ in their community in the Trinitá dei Monti, at the top of the Spanish Steps in Rome.  There was a curtain along the wall in a hallway, […]

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