Sacred Heart Prep

We spotted this patriotic foursome at the Sacred Heart Prep Booster Club dinner last night which followed the Club’s annual golf tournament. They told us they’d designed their outfits specifically for the event with the letters on the shirts being the first initial of their names.

Organized for the past 21 years by Menlo Park resident Bob Budelli, the scramble format tourney is held at the Stanford Golf Course.

Photo by Linda Hubbard (c) 2019

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M-A students focus attention on gun violence with march on National School Walkout Day

Students from Menlo-Atherton High School joined forces this morning with a small contingent of students from Menlo School, Sacred Heart Prep, and Gunn High School on National School Walkout Day in a march from the M-A campus to El Camino Park in Palo Alto. The event  was organized by five M-A students — (right to […]

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Sacred Heart Prep alumnae soccer stars recruited to play for U.S. National Team

Two Sacred Heart Prep (SHP) alumnae have advanced their soccer careers to the U.S. Women’s National Team. Abby Dahlkemper (SHP ’11), a graduate of UCLA,  plays for the North Carolina Courage of the National Women’s Soccer League and Tierna Davidson (SHP ’16), plays for Stanford University. “Every time I watch them compete, I still see […]

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Three Menlo Park teens named candidates for the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program

Three residents of Menlo Park — Jamie L. Cleron (Crystal Springs Uplands School), Alexa Thomson (Sacred Heart Preparatory; photo right) and Andrew D. Yates (Menlo-Atherton High School; photo below right) have been selected as candidates for the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program. They were selected from nearly 3.5 million students expected to graduate from U.S. high schools in 2017. […]

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Spotted: Signs of spring at Sacred Heart Schools

Did you know that there’s a little barnyard at Sacred Heart Schools in Atherton? We were lucky enough to get a tour a few years back. Recently one of the nanny goats (Madeleine, we think) gave birth to triplets. It’s a sign that spring is on the way! Two years ago, it made news worldwide when […]

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Olympian KK Clark visits her alma mater, Sacred Heart Prep, in Atherton with a gold medal around her neck

The Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton, community celebrated the return to campus of its first Olympic gold medalist on Tuesday. A large crowd of current and former students, parents, faculty, and staff joined KK Clark — a 2008 Sacred Heart Prep grad and member of the  Olympic champion US women’s water polo team — for a […]

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Menlo School and Sacred Heart Prep host New York Times columnist Frank Bruni

Menlo School in partnership with Sacred Heart Preparatory is presenting a conversation with New York Times columnist and best-selling author Frank Bruni and Denise Pope of Challenge Success about today’s college admissions process. The event, scheduled for Monday, March 21, from 7:00 to 8:30 pm in the Menlo School athletic center, is free and open […]

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SHP seniors create Primary Panic to increase interest in Presidential election

Two sisters, Jaclyn (left) and Kimberly (right) Tsiang, and fellow Sacred Heart Preparatory senior Maddie McAdams (middle) are launching a new and innovative website that seeks to counter dwindling interest of young Americans in politics. Called Primary Panic, the site is designed to excite interest in this year’s Presidential election. Taking the form of the […]

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Rooney Pitchford releases first album, Familiar Places, showcased at two local shows

We caught up with Rooney Pitchford a couple of days before the official release of his first album, Familiar Places. But he’d let some folks get a preview, and he admitted a bit of relief. “I was nervous a couple of days ago, but people seem to like it,” said the Sacred Heart Prep and Stanford grad, who grew […]

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Sacred Heart Prep plays hard in second state title football game in three years

Sacred Heart Prep (12-3) traveled to San Diego last weekend to take on Rancho Bernardo High School (13-2) for the Division III-A state championship bowl game. The Gators kept the game close until the fourth quarter when the Broncos broke it open, ultimately winning by a score of 35-14. SHP senior tight end Andrew Daschbach (#20 […]

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Sacred Heart Prep Holiday Boutique set for Dec. 2-4

The Annual Sacred Heart Preparatory (SHP) Holiday Boutique ―”A Traditional Christmas”―will take place December 2-4 (Wednesday – Friday), in the Main Building on the Sacred Heart campus, 150 Valparaiso Avenue. Open to the public and free to attend, the popular boutique offers holiday gifts and home decor, artisan foods, and handmade wreaths and greenery from […]

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