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Due to the poor air quality the following athletic contests have been canceled for this weekend:
Armed with buckets and gloves, students from the Environmental Club and teacher Roberta Chisam's biology class combed Davenport Beach in Santa Cruz County to pick up glass, plastic, bottle caps and cigarette butts.
With the anthem of perseverance "Chariots of Fire" playing on the school PA system, student-athletes and coaches assembled in the quad to receive a blessing as their fall season gets underway.
Sophomore Aishani Aatresh, a frequent consumer of the popular TED talks, is constantly inspired by what she learns from these online presentations.
Fall has arrived, which means crisper weather and, of course, football games. To prepare for Friday nights, the Saint Francis cheerleading squads have been hard at work, perfecting their routines so they are ready to boost school spirit by performing in front of the Rage Cage.
Congratulations to the 32 seniors who have been recognized as National Merit semifinalists. This number represents the most semifinalists from any Catholic high school in California, a distinction Saint Francis has held for the past five out of six years.
Whenever Lancers suit up against their athletic opponents, they can count on their director of athletics, Michael Pilawski, to be there on the sidelines, supporting them win or lose.
To commemorate the tragedies of 9/11 and to nurture peace worldwide, religion classes and individual students committed themselves to prayer during a Day of Peace, organized by Saint Francis' Campus Ministry.
The arrival of fall means celebrating many back-to-school traditions, including the Grand Reunion. More than 400 Saint Francis and Holy Cross alumni returned to campus for the third annual event.
Saint Francis High School celebrates the start of a new school year by welcoming nine new faculty and staff members, thrilled to join the community and share their expertise.
To take the stress and confusion out of the college application process, the Guidance and Counseling Office hosted summer workshops for rising seniors to help them better tell their stories and understand how colleges review applications.
Lancers warmly welcomed their peers from sister Holy Cross schools this summer as students from five high schools converged on the Saint Francis campus to serve and learn together during the annual Holy Cross immersion.
Saint Francis is ready to warmly welcome its new class of freshmen in August, but many members of the class of 2021 have already received a sneak peek into life as Lancers when they attended Freshman Experience.
Geo Saba struck out in his only at-bat during three seasons at Stanford. Suffice to say, a future in the MLB didn't await the first baseman/designated hitter out of Saint Francis High in Mountain View.
At the President's Dinner, an annual event in which the school thanks its champions for their continuous support of the school, President Simon Chiu paid tribute to two special families.
Saint Francis is immensely proud of its Class of 2017 graduates. By all measures, this class of seniors was incredibly successful.
Rising sophomore Ekta Karkala recently performed at Carnegie Hall as part of a concert that featured many talented musicians from around the world.
Mr. Gaeta's guitar classes held an end-of-year performance for parents recently. Students played solo pieces and a symphony that Mr. Gaeta composed himself.
The beauty of the world was on display at the school's annual International Showcase, in which students proudly celebrate their heritage through music and dance.
Two Lancers were recently recognized at a reception hosted by Rep. Anna Eshoo for their appointments to the US service academies.
From walking across glaciers to hiking in lava fields, Saint Francis students, teachers and a parent were inspired by the splendor of Iceland to become more responsible caretakers of the planet.
Members of the Saint Francis programming club, called sfhacks, proudly welcomed 64 high school programmers recently to their first coding competition.
The Class of 2017 was honored recently at the senior awards assembly, and several students were saluted for their leadership and accomplishments in the spiritual, academic and social areas of the school mission.
Students in Ms. Adams' Drawing 1 class have forged a bond with children 6,000 miles away, using art to remind them that as individuals, they are valued and important.
Congratulations to juniors Kathryn Kennedy, James Holland and Robert Snedden, who are the undisputed winners of this year's Milk Carton Boat Race!
After thoroughly impressing judges, junior Mythri Ambatipudi received the grand prize "Best of Championship" for her research on the Zika virus.
Sophomore Mark Salinas and freshman Ekta Karkala have been recognized for their creative expression, winning first and second place in the Rotary Young at Art competition.
From teaching to coaching, Mr. Ivers '64 has seen and done it all at Saint Francis over the past 43 years, and the Central Coast Section has taken notice. The organization has honored Mr. Ivers with a Lifetime Achievement Award.
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