Here are the highlights for the 2012-13 year, with events for students, parents and alumni. Visit the Alumni Basketball Games and make sure you get your tickets to the Crab Feed!
Women’s Alumni Volleyball Game
Alumni volleyball players challenge current players in this lively event. Come to play or bring your friends to watch the Pilots play the SJND Alums, followed by dessert in the gym lobby. If you’re interested in playing or volunteering, contact Coach Ed Chen at email@example.com.
Alumni Career Day
March 21, 2014
Seniors are busy thinking about college and career opportunities. This is a terrific opportunity for alums to come back to campus and speak to the senior class about career paths, education and possibilities. It’s a great way to connect with current Pilots.
Sixth Annual Basilica Society Gala October 20
6:30 to 10:30 p.m.
The Basilica Society is a group of benefactors who have made leadership gifts to the SJND Annual Fund. This special evening is the school’s way of recognizing our most generous donors and saying thank you. If you are interested in becoming a Basilica Society member, please contact Rebecca Bischoff at 510-995-9454.
Prisms Poetry Reading October 23
Notre Dame Hall Prisms, the award-winning student literary magazine at SJND, is a collaborative effort by student writers, artists and designers. SJND students express themselves passionately and poignantly through their creative writing, art and music compositions.
Open House October 28
1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Past, present and future SJND families with students in grades five through eight are invited to visit the campus and learn about our school. Meet students, take a tour and get to know our faculty. Enjoy band performances and other entertainment and check out student clubs.
Pilot Booster Club Spaghetti Dinner November 3
Don’t miss this fun family event supporting the SJND Booster Club and athletics. Make sure you buy your tickets early, as this event is sure to sell out.
Alumni Soccer Game Thanksgiving, November 22
Bladium Sports and Fitness Club, Alameda
The Alumni Soccer game has become a Thanksgiving tradition at SJND. Before you eat too much turkey, kick your way to the Bladium to play soccer with fellow alumni on Thanksgiving morning. Come to play or stop by to cheer, It’s a great way to start the day. Alumni interested in playing can contact Coach Seth Feldman at firstname.lastname@example.org or 510-995-9521.
Alumni Basketball Games November 23
4 p.m., 5 p.m., 6 p.m.
Another Thanksgiving tradition includes alumni challenging our Pilots basketball teams. Last year’s games had standing room only crowds and it was a great time. Contact Athletic Director Chris Pondok at 510-995-9435 or email@example.com if you are interested in playing in the women’s game, the JV men vs. the Alumni Legends game or the Varsity men vs. Young Alums game. Pep Band alumni are also invited back to jam for the crowd.
Alumni Homecoming Celebration November 23
Following the alumni basketball games, cross the street to enjoy a hot dog and beer with old friends on the Quad. Share memories, celebrate the years since graduation and relive the excitement on campus after a basketball game. To volunteer or for more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 510-995-9456.
Winter Festival of the Arts December 4
Come to campus to enjoy a lovely evening where SJND students showcase their various talents.
Decade Night Pre-Game
January 4, 2013
Graduates and faculty of the 1970s, 1980s and
1990s are invited to stop by before the varsity
basketball game against Oakland Tech to enjoy complimentary
wine, beer, soft drinks and appetizers starting
at 5:30 p.m. Call a few friends and meet up
on a Friday evening before a Pilots home
basketball game in Kelly Gymnasium. Come
by to relax, see friends and cheer on our
Pilots. Tickets to the game are $6. For information, call 510-995-9456 or email email@example.com.
Back From College Night January 9
Notre Dame Hall
SJND alumni who are still in college are invited back to campus to share their college experience with students and parents. It’s an opportunity to share what you wish you knew when you were applying to college, talk about student life and help recruit Pilots to your college. Contact John Gunty for more information 510-995-9450 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Decade Night Pre-Game
Graduates and faculty of the 1940s, 1950s
and 1960s are invited to stop by before
the varsity basketball game against St. Mary's to enjoy
complimentary wine, beer, soft drinks and
appetizers starting at 5:30 p.m. Call a few
friends and meet up on a Friday evening
before a Pilots home basketball game
in Kelly Gymnasium. Come by to relax,
see friends and cheer on our Pilots. Tickets to the game are $6.
SJND Crab Feed and Auction February 2
Ours was voted the Best Crab Feed by the readers of Alameda Magazine. Don’t miss this fabulous night of fun, food and fundraising. This event sells out every year, so buy your tickets early. For more information, contact Nicole Catania at email@example.com or 510-995-9452.
Diocese of Oakland Science Fair at SJND February 9
8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Join us as middle-school students from more than 30 Diocesan schools compete for awards and the opportunity to move on to regional science fairs. We are searching for judges. You don’t need to be a scientist to be a judge, just knowledgeable in any field related to natural, physical or human science. So if you’re scientifically inclined and would be interested in judging, contact Gabi Lippi at firstname.lastname@example.org or 510-995-9458.
Men’s Alumni Volleyball Game
Alumni volleyball players challenge current players in this lively event. Come to play or bring your friends to watch the Pilots play the SJND Alums, followed by dessert in the gym lobby. If you’re interested in playing or volunteering, contact Athletic Director Chris Pondok at 510-995-9434.
Seventh Annual Ray Freitas Memorial Alumni Baseball Game April 6
Former SJND baseball players take on current Pilot players on the diamond. Will it be a homerun derby or a close match-up? It doesn’t matter, because it will be fun for players and spectators alike! The Booster Club hosts a barbeque after the game, so it’s guaranteed to be a good time. Suit up to play or bring your friends to cheer as the Pilots play the SJND Alums. If you’re interested in playing or volunteering, contact Athletic Director Chris Pondok at 510-995-9434.
Spring Musical April 12-20
Come enjoy the SJND Theatre Company's big spring production. Students have the opportunity to express themselves and test their skills onstage, as well as backstage.
Gold Club Breakfast and Mass Saturday in early June
9 a.m. to noon
Saint Joseph Basilica, SJND Campus
Any graduate from Notre Dame Academy or Saint Joseph’s High School who graduated in 1962 or earlier is part of the Gold Club and is invited to a special breakfast at SJND. Come for breakfast and hear from some current students. Catch up with classmates and enjoy a lovely morning of celebration and blessings. The event will conclude with 10:30 a.m. Mass at the Basilica to celebrate the Golden Anniversary of the Class of 1963. Formal invitations will be sent in the spring, so make sure we have your current address on file. Call 510-995-9456 for more information.
Alumni Class of 1963 Golden Anniversary Celebration Saturday in early June
10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Saint Joseph Basilica, SJND Campus
The classes of 1963 from Notre Dame Academy and Saint Joseph High School will be honored at a 50-year reunion celebration and Golden Anniversary Mass. Formal invitations will be sent to members of the class so make sure we have your current address on file. Call 510-995-9456 for more information.
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