Secure Your Spot - Speaker Series: Esther Wojcicki
Join us for an engaging presentation and conversation with Esther Wojcicki, best-selling author of How to Raise Successful People. Her presentation will be followed by an interactive Q&A and a book signing, with books available to purchase.
Thursday, January 30, 7:00 - 8:30 PM
Jean Hofmann Center for Innovation
Free admission. Limited seating, and tickets are going fast!
Esther Wojcicki is an award-winning educator, journalist, non-profit leader, and best-selling author. Based on her experience as a legendary teacher and mother of three very successfully daughters, Esther will share her tried-and-tested methods for raising happy, healthy, successful children using Trust, Respect, Independence, Collaboration, and Kindness.
After Christmas Break...
Mon. Jan. 13
Second Semester begins
0-7 | 8:05 am start
Tue. Jan. 14
I 8:05 am start
Grandparents New Years Luncheon & MeetingI 10- IConvent Fontbonne Room
Represent your class in style by sporting your student-designed class shirt during the Winton Cup competitions and beyond! Order your
class t-shirt today so you have it for the upcoming Winton Cup in January!
PIP opportunities 2020
PIP opportunity on CERVIS for the HSPT Welcome Coffee (1/11/2020).
What does a middle schooler look forward to at Carondelet? Current students interviewed 7th and 8th graders at Open House and produced this short podcast, "A Glimpse into Our Future."
Shuttle registration open for spring
Registration for morning rides on the Carondelet Shuttle is now open. Carondelet students and DLS siblings can register for morning transportation. Morning pickups available in Livermore, Pleasanton, and Danville. Registration is $500/semester.
Full Info and Registration available online.
50 NCS Scholar Athletes Recognized
Twenty-two Carondelet fall athletes received NCS President Awards (3.8-4.0 GPA unweighted) and another 28 received the NCS Scholar Athlete Award (3.5-3.79 GPA unweighted). We're proud of our student-athletes for excelling in their studies and athletics!
Basketball - All three basketball teams hit the courts this past week with games and tournaments. T
he Varsity team played in the Miramonte Classic. They ended the weekend 0-3 and while the outcome wasn't what we hoped in true Carondelet fashion the girls played with heart, faith, and courage. Friday and Saturday Carondelet hosted the Christmas Classic for several local JV and Freshmen teams. The Freshmen Cougar team started the tournament games off with a win against a strong St. Mary's of Berkeley JV team (38-35). The JV team kept the ball rolling with a win against Vanden High School (76-48). On the final day of play the JV team won the tournament in an exciting game against St. Mary's of Stockton (69-62).
Varsity Basketball is off to Arizona for the Nike Tournament of Champions. In their first game on Wednesday they took on Mesquite HS getting their first win of the tournament in a tight game, 38-31! Tournament play continues through Saturday December 21st.
12/26-12/28: Freshmen @ Tournament
12/26-12/28: JV @ Tournament
12/27-12/28, and 12/30: Varsity @ Tournament
1/4: 4:00 pm Freshman vs Dougherty Valley HS @ Carondelet
1/4: 5:00 pm Varsity @ Pinewood
1/4: 6:00 pm JV vs Oakland Tech @ Carondelet
1/9: 5:30 pm JV vs Foothill HS @ Carondelet
1/9: 7:00 pm Varsity vs Foothill HS @ Carondelet
Soccer - Varsity Soccer kicked off their season with their annual trip to Madera! They lost the tournament opener in a tight 1-0 match vs Central HS. With fresh legs the team came out tough in their second match of the weekend winning decisively against Madera HS (4-1).
The JV team kicked their tournament play off on Friday, December 13th with a tough loss to Los Lomas HS. With tournament play continuing into the weekend, the team clinched a victory with an exceptional win over Bishop O'Dowd. The Freshmen team won their home opener at the CAC vs. Clayton Valley Charter in a decisive fashion winning 3-0.
The week of December 16th brought on the challenge of balancing academics and athletics. The JV and Varsity teams took on finals and Berkeley HS on Tuesday and played tough, but weren't able to get the win. The Freshmen team took on Berkeley at home, Wednesday, December 18th and played a phenomenal game winning 2-0!
If you have not already done so, please visit
AthleticClearance.com and register your daughter for spring sports.
Each student wanting to try out for a spring sport must complete registration as soon as possible. Keep in mind you will need to upload a copy of a current physical during the registration process. Sports physicals are valid for one calendar year. Please verify the date to make sure your daughter's physical complies.
If you think you have already registered, please log on to
AthleticClearance.com to confirm and make sure everything is completed.
If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to reach out to the athletic trainers,
Spring sports eligible for try-outs: Softball, Lacrosse, Swimming, Diving, Competitive Sport Cheer, Rugby, and Sand Volleyball.
Road to College Night
Sophomore and Junior parents and students - Save the date!
"Road to College Night"
January 22 at 6:30 PM
Students and parents will have the opportunity to attend multiple workshops led by College Admissions Officers and College Counselors on topics including: the SAT/ACT, resources for first generation and underrepresented students, UC admission, community college options, course advisement and AP classes, and highly selective admissions. This is an event you won't want to miss! All workshops are tentative and subject to change.
Schedule change fees
Schedule change fees from 1st semester will be added to your Smart Tuition accounts in January. Second semester schedule change fees will be added to your accounts in February.
Crab Feed I Saturday, February 29, 2020
Save the date - Saturday, February 29, 2020 for the largest fundraiser for the Carondelet Parent Association supporting parent education, programming, and scholarships for students.
This summer there are new camp opportunities for younger siblings, family members, and friends of Carondelet!
Camp Carondelet is a fun, enriching summer camp for incoming 3rd-8th graders. Kids explore a balance between creative learning and outdoor play across two campuses. We'll host
four week-long sessions in June and July.
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