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The Emerald

School Life in Times of Quarantine

School Life in Times of Quarantine

Safia Jaleel '21, Copy Editor

April 2, 2020

School Life in Times of Quarantine is the first of an ongoing series of articles that will explore how the coronavirus and distance learning have impacted our SHC school community. The novel coronavirus has swept our student body into a highly unprecedented lifestyle. Many underestimated the severity of...

5 Tips for Freshmen

5 Tips for Freshmen

Stella Mullin ‘22 and Isabel Enriquez ‘22

March 28, 2020

As the Class of 2024 made their high school decisions last week, we thought it would be an apt time to share some of our favorite advice for incoming freshmen! Tip #1- Play Sports Many SHC students find that their fondest memories are from freshman-level sports. At this level, the focus is on building ...

An Interview with Nicole Nastari: A New Presence at SHC

An Interview with Nicole Nastari: A New Presence at SHC

Eleda West '21 and Margot Mitchell '21

March 19, 2020

This fall, SHC welcomed a new Associate Dean of Students. Nicole Nastari gained quite the reputation almost immediately, thanks to the most visible parts of her job: enforcing the dress code and managing detention. However, we wanted to get to know more about Ms. Nastari and find out what else she brin...

2019 Fall Play & 2020 Spring Musical: The Crucible & Xanadu

2019 Fall Play & 2020 Spring Musical: The Crucible & Xanadu

Abigail McIntire ‘20, SHC News Editor

March 15, 2020

Every fall, SHC’s theater department performs a high-quality play with the help of various faculty members such as Mr. Morris and Mr. Mahoney, and the tech crew. This year, SHC showcased the famous play by Arthur Miller, The Crucible, a 1953 play about the Salem Witch Trials. This year’s f...

Spend a Summer at SHCP

Spend a Summer at SHCP

Abigail McIntire '20

July 22, 2019

With exams finally over, the 2018-19 school year came to a sad but much-needed close. The end of the year, however, does not mean the campus has gone quiet一in fact, far from it. Despite school being over, the SHC campus is as lively as ever.  To ensure they begin their high school experience as smooth as p...

5 Tips to Survive Summer Honors Biology

5 Tips to Survive Summer Honors Biology

Kali Hoang '20

June 16, 2019

As summer honors biology kicked off last week, I thought it would be nice to give advice on how to survive this rigorous course. I took this course last summer and am a teacher’s assistant this summer.   What is Summer Honors Biology? It is both an advanced and accelerated course in which...

SHCP VPA Events This Semester

SHCP VPA Events This Semester

Kali Hoang '20

November 13, 2018

SHCP offers a multitude of different extracurriculars that students can choose from. It gives students opportunities to bring creations to life. Many of these creations are VPA performances and there are several exciting performances set for this semester. This year, the fall play is Arsenic and ...

The Emerald Open House

The Emerald Open House

Elsa Rafter, Managing Editor

October 25, 2018

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Walkathon 2018

Walkathon 2018

Kali Hoang '20 and Saoirse McMahon '20

October 17, 2018

The Walkathon is an annual fundraising event led by SHC students and Faculty. This year’s Walkathon was focused on the unique theme of San Francisco Neighborhoods. In anticipation of this event, students worked hard to raise money because they were motivated and inspired by the spirited Walkathon rally...

The Bruce Mahoney!

The Bruce Mahoney!

Eric Coestad '21

October 2, 2018

At the beginning of each school year, a sense of optimism over yet another year of the Bruce-Mahoney football game floods the SHC campus. The Bruce-Mahoney series consists of three games, starting with football, that determine who (SHC or St. Ignatius) takes home the Bruce-Mahoney trophy at the end of the school...

The Path to Greatness

The Path to Greatness

Jacob Gamez-Mendoza ‘18, Patrick Pan ‘18, and Evan Lau ‘18

May 25, 2017

You probably have heard of Olympic legends such as Michael Phelps or Usain Bolt. For most athletes, qualifying for the Olympics and winning a gold medal is the ultimate dream. But the road to achieving that dream is not a smooth one. The path to success requires time, dedication, and great sacrifice....

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