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Enrichment & Education

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  • Burgundy & Books

    Former SHS English teacher Connie Solari takes book club enthusiasts on a guided odyssey through literary classics,modern novels, and great discussion over wine.

    Past featured books include:

    Brideshead Revisited, Evelyn Waugh
    All the Light I Cannot See, Anthony Doerr
    A Month in the Country, J.L. Carr
  • Common Ground Speaker Series

    SHS is part of the consortia that hosts this speaker series, which features distinguished speakers in education, parenting and health at area school campuses.

    For a full list of the Common Ground Speaker Series' current season, click here.

    Next up:
    John Raley, MD, "The Brain-Fitness Connection"
    Mar. 15, 7p.m. @ St. Matthew's Episcopal School, San Mateo
    Mar. 16, 9a.m. @ Trinity School, Menlo Park
    Mar. 16, 7p.m. @ Bellarmine Prep, San Jose

     
  • Community Conversations

    Community Conversations - Enriching Dialogue
    The goal is to inspire educationally relevant conversations within the Sacred Heart parent community.  Learn within the 5 goals of a Sacred Heart education to create a safe and lively learning environment. 
    More info >>
  • Faculty Lectures

    Led by SHS faculty both old and new, lecture topics will range across disciplines and academic specialties.

    Next up:
    Janet Whitchurch, "The Salinas River - Running North & Underground"
    An exploration of art and experience
    Mar. 3, 7p.m. @ Otto Library, Main Building, SHS campus
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Upcoming Events

List of 4 events.

  • Alumni Association Meeting

    All Alumni welcome.  Dr. James Everitt, SHS Director of Mission Initiatives & Institutional Planning will share an overview and update with our Alumni Association.
    Main Building Conference Room, 1st Floor
  • Burgundy & Books

    Burgundy and Books with Connie Solari - Join Us to discuss the book A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles

    Refreshments served
     
    Main Building, Heritage Room, 1st Floor
  • Alumni Day

    All Alumni, family and friends welcome to any or all of our Alumni Day activities.
    1pm Convent Sacred Heart Menlo Alumnae Tres Bien Tea in the Main Building
    3pm Goûter at Oakwood and visit with RSCJ
    3pm Golden Diploma Ceremony for 50th Class Reunion on Conway Court
    4pm Mass & Spirit of Mater Award presentation in the Main Building Chapel
    5pm Alumni Oktoberfest, with Gordon Biersch Brewing Company outdoors behind the Main Building
    5:30pm SHP Athletic Hall of Fame Inductions at Oktoberfest

    Outdoor Venues - Bocce Court - Outdoors
  • Alumni Community Service

    Alumni Community Service on National Philanthropy Day
    Organizing Food Donations
    6pm-7:30pm, Wednesday, November 15, 2017
    Help organize and evenly distribute food donations for local families in need to support Saint Vincent de Paul's*.  Food donations encouraged.
    Lower & Middle Schools gym - Emilie Avenue entrance, next to Spieker Pavilion
     
    Sandwich and Dessert Preparation
    6pm-7:30pm, Wednesday, November 15, 2017
    Help make sandwiches and desserts for Street Life Ministries**.
    Lower & Middle Schools gym - Emilie Avenue entrance, next to Spieker Pavilion
     
    Serving Meals for Street Church - Advance Sign Up Required via alumni@shschools.org
    7:45pm-9:15pm, Wednesday, November 15, 2017
    Serve meals to members of Street Life Ministries**.
    Off Campus
     
    *Saint Vincent de Paul's Food Collection & Organization - For the last 20+ years Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton (SHS) has partnered with St. Vincent de Paul (SVdP) during Thanksgiving. SVdP connects families in our community that need support during difficult times.  The SHS faculty, staff, preschool, kindergarten, Lower and Middle Schools students bring in assigned food items to make 40 delicious Thanksgiving meal baskets.

    **Street Life Ministries - SHS works with Street Life Ministry each month.  The central expression of Street Life Ministries happen in weekly gatherings called Street Church where a hot meal (prepared off-site) is provided by volunteers and served after a brief personal testimony or reflection on scripture from one of the leaders.

    To learn more or to sign-up for our annual Alumni Association community service activity, please contact Shannon Melinauskas, manager of alumni and past parent engagement, at smelinauskas@shschools.org.
    Spieker Pavilion - Parisi Cafeteria - 602
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