Thursday, April 16, 2015
Justin-Siena Dance to Deliver a Spring Masterpiece of a Performance in “Dance Art” at the Lincoln Theater
The Justin-Siena Dance Department, known for its dazzling and innovative dance productions, will once again be bringing the unexpected to the stage.
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Braves Mock Trial Team Represented Napa Well in State Finals
Congratulations to the 2014-15 Justin-Siena Mock Trial team on their performance at this year’s Mock Trial State Finals in Riverside, March 20-22, 2015.
Thursday, April 09, 2015
Student Artists Team Up with Napa Valley Museum for Spring Art Show
135 visual art students from Justin-Siena will have their best work in exhibition at the Spotlight Gallery in Napa Valley Museum from April 23 until April 30.
Friday, March 27, 2015
Justin-Siena Announces New Principal
A lengthy and extensive search process came to a close Friday as Justin-Siena President and CEO made an important announcement to stakeholders. “I am pleased to inform you that Mr. John Bordelon will serve as the next Principal of Justin-Siena beginning June 15, 2015."
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Justin-Siena Sends Two to County Poetry Out Loud Competition
On January 23, 2014, seven students competed in the Justin-Siena Poetry Out Loud poetry recitation competition. This competition, sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts, celebrates the written poetic word and encourages high school students to read, discuss, understand, feel, memorize, and recite classic and contemporary poems. The contest is rigorous and our Braves competitors were very well prepared thanks to our site coordinator and Instructor in English Mrs. Laura Kelley-Weakely.
Friday, November 14, 2014
Braves Golfer Kathleen Scavo '15 Signs National Letter of Intent
Kathleen Scavo '15 takes another step in an outstanding athletic career on Friday where she signed an NCAA, Division-One National Letter of Intent for University of Oregon.
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Robotics Competition to Be Held at Justin-Siena
On Saturday, November 15, 2014 from 9am-5pm, the Justin-Siena Engineering Department will host an official FIRST LEGO League (FLL) Robotics Competition. Sixteen teams of students from 9-14 years of age, who have spent the last six or more weeks preparing robots and presentations, will converge at Justin-Siena to show off their creations.
Wednesday, November 05, 2014
Bill Dodd ’74 Wins State Assembly Race
Congratulations to Napa County Supervisor Bill Dodd ‘74 who becomes the first Justin-Siena graduate to be elected to office in the state Legislature and the first Napan in the state Legislature since 1980.
Wednesday, October 08, 2014
Hall of Honor Inducts Three Alums
Justin-Siena inducted three special alumni into the school’s Hall of Honor on Friday, October 3, 2014 in a special ceremony in the Clark Gym for students, faculty, staff, and special guests.
Friday, September 19, 2014
Justin-Siena to Honor Three Outstanding Alums
Justin-Siena is pleased to announce the induction of three distinguished alumni into our Alumni Hall of Honor on Friday, October 3, 2014.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Exclusive Speaking Engagement
Justin-Siena’s “One School, One Book” presents an Exclusive Speaking Engagement with Pulitzer Prize Winning Author of "Strength in What Remains," Tracy Kidder, and Village Healthworks Founder & CEO Deogratias “Deo” Niyizonkiza
Monday, August 25, 2014
School Re-Opens Tuesday
Due to the overwhelming support and clean-up efforts of so many, Justin-Siena High School WILL re-open on Tuesday, August 26, 2014.
A Community of Braves
School re-opens; Photos of damage; Photos of community clean up effort.
Sunday, August 24, 2014
School Closed Monday Following Quake
Sunday, August 24, 2014
With the safety and well being of our students always at the forefront, school administration just announced that school will be closed on Monday, August 25, 2014, while we continue to assess damage sustained by the 6.1 magnitude South Napa Earthquake which hit at 3:20 am Sunday morning several miles south of campus. Similarly, Back to School Night and the Fall Sports parent meeting scheduled for Monday evening have been postponed. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter for up to date information.
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Learning to be Braves
Transition to High School is a summer course that sets incoming freshmen up for success.
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Braves Welcome Warriors to Basketball Camp
This week, Braves Boys Basketball Camp welcomed to two guest speakers--Tim Roye, the radio play-by-play voice of the Golden State Warriors and Jim Barnett, the TV analyst for the Golden State Warriors.
Thursday, June 05, 2014
Justin-Siena Welcomes New Faculty for 2014-15
Justin-Siena is blessed to have attracted such talent across all departments, and we are excited for the new collaborations and opportunities that lie ahead.
Faculty and Staff Awards 2014
Each year students and faculty and staff vote on the recipients of three distinguished honors for faculty and staff. These awards were presented at the Founders Liturgy at the end of May. Congratulations to our 2014 recipients.
Wednesday, June 04, 2014
Teeing Up the Greatest Game Invented
Standout Braves golfer and student ambassador, Kathleen Scavo '15, reflects on the presence of God in the game.
Friday, May 30, 2014
45th Commencement Ceremony for Justin-Siena
Justin-Siena to host Baccalaureate Mass on Wednesday, June 4, and Graduation on Thursday, June 5 to honor the Class of 2014.
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Honoring Our 2014 Retirees
On Monday, May 12, 2014, we welcomed many guests to celebrate our history and mission as a Lasallian school as well as to salute the individuals who are retiring this year, including members of De La Salle Institute, the Mont La Salle communities, and the Dominican Sisters of San Rafael. Our community is so incredible because of the people who are a part of it. And so we take great pleasure in recognizing the people among us, teachers and staff, who work tirelessly to make Justin-Siena so special.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Justin-Siena Welcomes a New Athletic Director
Justin-Siena administration is thrilled to announce our new Athletic Director whose leadership and expertise will guide the Braves into a new era of achievement. Mr. George Nessman will be joining the Braves community effective July 1, and taking the helm of a program with a storied history and a promising future.
Saturday, April 12, 2014
New Era for Braves Basketball
Justin-Siena is proud to announce the new line-up of Varsity Basketball Head Coaches: Mike Boles will lead the Varsity Boys program, and Andrew Bettencourt ’02 will lead the Varsity Girls program.
Thursday, April 03, 2014
Justin-Siena Award "Safe School" Recognition
Safe Sports School Award Program recognizes high schools that help to keep young athletes safe
Friday, March 21, 2014
Delia Bisconer ’15 Advances to State in Poetry Competition
After being selected as the Justin-Siena representative in the local level of this competition, Delia Bisconer ’15 made her school proud. She was one of several local students who participated in Napa County’s Poetry Out Loud contest.
Thursday, March 06, 2014
Mock Trial to Represent Napa County in State Finals
In its second year back in the co-curricular offerings, Justin-Siena Mock Trial has qualified for the state finals later this month and will be representing Napa County. Way to go Braves!
Friday, February 21, 2014
Calvin Sanders '14 Joins TEDx Napa Valley Speaker Line-Up
Congratulations to Justin-Siena senior Calvin Sanders ’14 who beat out almost eighty students from three area high schools at a speech competition on Thursday, February 20, to win the opportunity to speak at this year’s TEDx NapaValley event on March 30 to be held at Napa Valley College.
Friday, February 14, 2014
Justin-Siena Lends Voice to National Conversation
Last fall the Justin-Siena Office of Communications was approached by a public radio producer in the East Bay who works on a syndicated show called Making Contact. He had heard about the unveiling of our mascot a couple years ago and our partnership with the local tribe and thought our story was a great one that added a fresh point of view/voice in a much-heated debate over Native American mascots.
Friday, February 07, 2014
Boarding Program Announced for Fall 2014
Justin-Siena High School announced on Friday, February 7, that beginning in the fall of 2014 the school will open a boarding program for high school students. The boarding program will be located in a building on the north side of campus that once was the convent to the Dominican Sisters of San Rafael who founded Siena High School and co-sponsored Justin-Siena until 2006 when the Sisters transferred their sponsorship. Today the school is fully sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, who founded Justin High School.
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Mr. Dyer Offers Reflection at Civil Rights Prayer Service
On Tuesday, January 21, 2014, student leaders hosted Justin-Siena's first-ever Civil Rights Prayer Service.
Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Gianna Ricci '14 Learning Through 4-H
Gianna Ricci '14 is a member of the Live Oak 4-H Club in Petaluma and had quite a successful summer; including receiving two supreme championships in the same year, which has only been achieved by two other people in the history of the fair.
Thursday, October 03, 2013
Students Earn National Academic Recognition
As a college preparatory high school Justin-Siena takes great pride in its rigorous academic program, which delivers cutting-edge curriculum to students. Ten Justin-Siena students have earned prestigious recognition for their academic achievement at a national level.
Thursday, September 19, 2013
Finding Our Founder in Fahrenheit 451
Mr. Berghout's freshman religion students have been comparing and contrasting the lives of Guy Montag from summer reading Fahrenheit 451 with Founder St. John the Baptist de La Salle and presenting their ideas to the class.
Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Lia Mondavi ’14 to Host Fair Trade Forum
One of the core principles of a Lasallian education is a call to deliver an education that instills within students a concern for the poor and social justice. Senior Lia Mondavi ’14 has embraced this principle in a very hands-on way.
Thursday, May 30, 2013
44th Commencement for Justin-Siena
Justin-Siena to host Baccalaureate Mass on Wednesday, June 5, and Graduation on Thursday, June 6 to honor the Class of 2013.
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
State Scholar Athlete of the Year is a Brave
“Our community is so proud of Isabella,” said Robert T. Jordan, President and CEO of Justin-Siena. “There is no question relative to her accomplishments on the golf course. She represents what commitment and dedication can produce. More importantly, however, that same dedication and commitment is also present her in classroom endeavors, making her one of our academic leaders. As great as her achievements are, I am struck with how Isabella receives these honors with great humbleness. She is a leader to watch for in the future.”
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Love Letters Opens May 2
Justin-Siena Theatre announces its next production, Love Letters by A.R. Gurney, playing in the North Gym at Justin-Siena May 2 – 5 at 7:30 pm.
Tuesday, April 09, 2013
Shannon Nicole Lemieux Memorial Aquatics Day
Date set for 9th annual Shannon Nicole Lemieux Memorial Aquatics Day.
Friday, March 22, 2013
Wellness Days 2013
The week of March 4–8, Justin-Siena celebrated Wellness Days. Each day emphasized a different wellness.
De La Salle Forum 2013
The 7th Annual De La Salle Forum, held March 11-12 in the Gasser Library, addressed the theme of Poverty in America.
Monday, March 11, 2013
A Change for Soccer
On March 7, 2013 the MCAL Board of Managers approved a motion to move boys and girls soccer to the winter season.
Friday, February 01, 2013
1:1 iPad Program Announced
Justin-Siena announced an exciting new 1:1 iPad program to be launched in August for the 2013-14 academic year. Included in the cost of a Justin-Siena education as an important learning tool, an iPad will be issued to each student at fall orientation in August.
Thursday, December 06, 2012
Early in November Justin-Siena students participated in a new VENAVER immersion experience in Tucson, Arizona to learn about immigration issues along the U.S.-Mexican border first hand by talking to local organizations and exploring the border and surrounding desert.
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Summer Service Project in Nicaragua
Christina Franzino '12 joined a group of volunteers this summer, in Boaco, Nicaragua.
Thursday, October 18, 2012
Sophomore Heads up Plans to Bring Social Justice Issue to Campus
Drake Alexander '15, is working hard to make a difference in the world. During the past four months this inspirational student has worked closely with Justin-Siena Director of Social Justice, Mr. Andy Hodges, and volunteers from the non-profit organization Invisible Children to hold an on-campus event educating students on the atrocities of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) in Uganda.
Thursday, September 20, 2012
Lasallian Youth Assemby
This past summer, Ms. Alma Gallegos accompanied Adriana Ramos, Calvin Sanders, and Cole Harper to participate in the Lasallian Youth Assembly held at Loyola Marymount University. The group had the opportunity to grow in the three pillars of the program—Faith, Community, and Service.
Thursday, August 16, 2012
Are You A Goose?
The following is the Opening Day Prayer Service Call to Worship on Thursday, August 16, 2012.
Thursday, July 19, 2012
Braves in Italy
Summer adventures in Italy for a lucky group of Braves.
Tuesday, June 05, 2012
Braves Represented in Hesburgh-Yusko Scholars Program
Kudos to Notre-Dame-bound Meg Gallagher '12 on acceptance into this prestigious program.
Friday, June 01, 2012
2012 Salutatorian and Valedictorian
2012 marks the first year of our current selection process of the Valedictorian and Salutatorian.
Thursday, May 03, 2012
Nearly 90 Displaced for a Night
On April 27, eighty Justin-Siena students and five very generous adult chaperones were “displaced” for the night and discovered some of the hidden side effects of war.
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
VENAVER New Orleans
As an alternative spring break, eleven students and two adults from Justin-Siena travelled to New Orleans to spend a week rebuilding, building community with one another, and learning about the social justice issues related to New Orleans before, during, and after Hurricane Katrina.
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Br. George Van Grieken, FSC '70 to become President of School in Singapore
After six years as Director of Vocation Ministry, Brother George Van Grieken, FSC '70 is moving to Singapore to become president of Saint Joseph's Institution International
Thursday, April 05, 2012
4th Annual VENAVER Napa Valley Farmworker
The 4th Annual Venaver Napa Valley-Farmworker immersion experience focused on migrant farmworkers occurred on Monday, March 26. Throughout the month of March students attend weekly seminars in preparation for a day of service at the end of the month. Student participants learned about the history and issues of migrant farmworkers in the U.S., California, and specifically the Napa Valley
Justin-Siena Youth Practice Faithful Citizenship in Sacramento
More than 120 students from Catholic high schools across the state traveled to Sacramento on Tuesday, March 20 to advocate on issues to help vulnerable young people across California.
Thursday, March 15, 2012
6th Annual De La Salle Forum Celebrated US
Annemarie Mendonsa ’12 sang the opening song and prayer at this year’s De La Salle Forum—very fitting lyrics set the tone for the presentations that followed.
Monday, March 05, 2012
Cast and Crew of Pippin Gearing Up for Opening Night
"Everything has its time." Justin-Siena Theatre brings you a musical spectacle from the composer of Wicked. Don't miss the most talked about show on campus!
Thursday, February 02, 2012
Students Bowl with Heart
Every year in the month of January, Justin-Siena's Friday Night Live (FNL) club organizes a Youth/Senior Bowling Tournament.
Monday, January 30, 2012
Brothers' Vocation Interview Featured on Global TV
Brother George Van Grieken, FSC '70, Regional Director of Vocation Ministry, discussed the Brothers' vocation in an interview that aired on the CatholicTV Network. The interview was conducted at the National Catholic Youth Conference in Indianapolis in November 2011 and aired in January 2012 for National Vocations Week.
Tuesday, January 03, 2012
Student Performers to Work with the Pros
The Justin-Siena Theatre winter production of ComedySportz® features renowned guest artists, Derek Mears and Lauren Pritchard. This competitive improv comedy, brought to Justin-Siena by new theatre director, James Bailey, is not comedy about sports; it’s comedy played as a sport!
Thursday, December 01, 2011
Celebration for La Virgen de Guadalupe
Join the community in Celebrating the Patroness of the Americas, La Virgen de Guadalupe on Friday, December 9.
Wednesday, November 30, 2011
Braves Basketball Off to Solid Start
Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Girls Golf Continues to Shine
Justin-Siena freshman Kathleen Scavo '15 shot a 71 to come in second place in the NCS Div I Championship played at Los Positas Golf Course in Livermore on Halloween.
Wednesday, October 19, 2011
New Mascot for the Braves
A new mascot for the Braves will be introduced during this week's Homecoming Festivities.
Monday, October 17, 2011
Braves Announce the 2011 Homecoming Court
Seven seniors have been selected by their peers as exemplary Braves during their time at Justin-Siena. The Homecoming Queen for 2011 will be crowned at the Homecoming Game on Friday, October 21.
Wednesday, October 12, 2011
Christian Band The Wrecking Comes to JS
The Christian Music Band, The Wrecking, will play live music at the Braves Bash Pre-Rally Gathering and Dinner from 5-6:30 pm on October 20.
Friday, October 07, 2011
Softball Alum Returns to Coach the Braves
Micah Putnam Vera ’05 takes over the reins to Justin-Siena Softball Program. Justin-Siena won the NCS Division IV Softball Championship in 2011.
Friday, September 16, 2011
New Theatre Director for the Braves
Justin-Siena is thrilled to announce an exciting new hire in the Visual and Performing Arts Department.
Thursday, September 15, 2011
Student Named Cal Arts Scholar
Annabelle Huffman ’12 has been named a California Arts Scholar by Gov. Jerry Brown. Huffman, a senior at Justin Siena High School, received a medal for the honor after attending the California State Summer School for the Arts (CSSSA).
National Merit Semifinalist
Senior Christian Say ’12 is one of 16,000 semifinalists in the 57th annual National Merit Scholarship Program and has an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 8,300 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $34 million that will be offered next spring.
Summer Leadership Opportunity Makes Students Believe in Change
Meet one motivated individual and you can hope for change. Unite multiple driven students and you can BELIEVE in change.
Thursday, September 01, 2011
Two Students Represented JS at Lasallian Youth Assembly
This summer two Justin-Siena students, Calvin Sanders and Michael Deely joined eighty other Lasallian high school students from across the West coast in Portland, OR for a week of service, faith, and community.
LSL Students Inspired for New Year
Twelve students from Justin-Siena participated this summer in the Lasallian Student Leaders conference at Saint Mary’s College. The week-long conference brought together more than 150 Lasallian high school students for a week of learning and honing leadership skills, as well as community building.
Young Lasallians Workshop for Mr. Swain
Director of Community, Mr. Chris Swain attended a Young Lasallians workshop this summer. The District of Eastern North America (DENA) hosted its first VEGA Workshop July 24-28 at the National 4-H Conference Center in Chevy Chase, MD with 39 Young Lasallians in attendance, including two from the San Francisco District and one from the New Orleans-Santa Fe District.
Thursday, August 18, 2011
Justin-Siena Faculty Member Attends Social Justice Institute
This summer, 20 Lasallians, including our own Mr. Hodges, gathered at Christian Brothers University (CBU) in Memphis, TN, seat of the modern day Civil Rights Movement in the U.S., for the 2011 Lasallian Social Justice Institute (LSJI).
Justin-Siena Comes Out on Top at Cheer Camp
The Braves attended the west coast’s largest and most competitive camp this summer, hosted by the Universal Cheerleaders Association, with over 1,500 participants.
Thursday, July 07, 2011
New Baseball Coach for the Braves
Allen Rossi returns to Justin-Siena as the Head Baseball Coach.
Wednesday, June 29, 2011
Justin-Siena Dancers to Perform at Opera House
Justin-Siena dance instructor Ms. Lisa Clark-Schmeling and several JS dancers to perform at the Opera House in upcoming dance production.
Monday, June 06, 2011
Brothers Prepare to Complete Novitiate Year
Five novices, who spent most Wednesdays on the Justin-Siena campus are preparing to complete their novitiate year in Napa, CA.
Justin-Siena alums are making their mark and making us proud.
Wednesday, June 01, 2011
Braves Softball Post-Season Play Continues
Justin will play for the CIF North Coast Section Div. IV championship on Saturday at McKinleyville. First pitch is scheduled for 2 p.m.
Tuesday, May 31, 2011
College Acceptance for the Class of 2011
Congratulations to the 135 graduates of the Class of 2011–this growing list of college acceptances is impressive!
Thursday, May 19, 2011
Catholic Church Teaching
On Thursday, May 12, the juniors began giving presentations on research they had done on various assaults on life. Subjects such as abortion, embryonic stem cell research, war, capital punishment, and euthanasia were presented.
Thursday, May 05, 2011
Displaced Students Bring Change for Our World
On Friday, April 29, one hundred and twenty high school students and several brave chaperones spent the night at Justin-Siena.
Thursday, April 28, 2011
Superior General From Rome Visits the Home of the Braves
Justin-Siena welcomed Brother Alvaro Rodriquez Echeverria, FSC, Superior General of the Christian Brothers; Brother Robert Schieler, FSC, General Councilor; Brother Stanislaus Campbell, FSC, Brother Visitor; and Mr. Gery Short, Director of the Office of Education to campus on Wednesday April 27.
Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Justin-Siena Music and Song at the Heritage Music Festival
The Justin-Siena Concert Band, Jazz Band, and Choir just returned from a successful tour of Southern California.
Monday, April 11, 2011
The sold-out 'Phantom' closes with high acclaim
The Justin-Siena Theatre production of Phantom of the Opera shattered box office records.
Thursday, April 07, 2011
Braves Host a Track and Field Clinic
Coach Brandon LaRocco '98 and the Justin-Siena track and field team and coaches conducted a track seminar with 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students from St. A's and St. John's Catholic.
Former JS Faculty Hits a 75 Year Milestone
The well known and loved Brother Conrad Kearney, FSC, recently celebrated his 75th Jubilee of being a Christian Brother.
Differentiated Learning Engages All Kinds of Learners
By creating an alternative assessment and working with others, students draw from untapped skills in order to succeed as well as learn from their peers.
Tuesday, April 05, 2011
A Mascot for the Braves
While known as the Braves since the school’s inception in 1966, Justin-Siena has not had an actual mascot for nearly twenty years.
Friday, April 01, 2011
Justin-Siena Announces New Vice Principal
Justin-Siena is very pleased to announce another wonderful addition to the Justin-Siena community for the 2011-2012 school year.
VENAVER Napa Valley 2011
The 3rd Annual Venaver Napa Valley focused on migrant farmworkers occurred on the last Monday of last month, March 30.
Thursday, March 17, 2011
Two Juniors Selected as Boys and Girls State Reps
Congratulations to all students that were interviewed and especially Vladimir and Drew!
Passion, Motivation, Mindset–McDermott
Who wouldn’t want a teacher who was absolutely passionate about how to reach students, identify potential, and who constantly seeks to adapt curriculum to meet the needs of his students?
Monday, March 14, 2011
College Night en Español
On March 7 Justin-Siena hosted its first ever Taller de Padres with the theme of El Conocimiento es Poder/Knowledge is Power.
2011 Wellness Days Sponsored by FNL
A definition of Wellness is that which promotes a healthy lifestyle. A way of life oriented toward optimal health and well being in which body, mind, and spirit are integrated by the individual to live more fully.
De La Salle Forum 2011
Students at the Fifth Annual Justin-Siena High School De La Salle Social Justice Forum, under the guidance of Director of Campus Minstry Mr. Hodges and the Social Studies Department, learned about a disturbing reality.
Thursday, March 03, 2011
New Appointments for the 2011-12 School Year Named
The administration of Justin-Siena is pleased to announce new appointments for the 2011-2012 academic year in the Offices of the Dean of Students and Athletics.
Service Immersion Leads to a Meeting with Congressman Thompson
The Venaver programs offer a service-immersion opportunity for students to learn and develop through meaningful experiences and active civic participation.
Seniors Head Back to Kindergarten
Seniors in Ms. Bartalotti’s Psychology class recently visited the kindergarten class at St. John’s Catholic as part of a case study on developmental psychology—how the brain grows and learns.
Cultural Immersion for the Italian Club and Class
A trip to San Francisco's North Beach for some and a hands on Italian cooking exercise for others, some Justin-Siena students got a real dose of Italian Culture.
Tuesday, February 22, 2011
Braves in NCS Division IV Tournament
Congrats to our boys and girls basketball teams for reaching the NCS Division IV Tournament. Go Braves!
Thursday, February 17, 2011
New Volleyball Coach for the Braves
Justin-Siena welcomes new girls volleyball coach Liz Casey.
Major League Inspiration for the Braves
Former Major League pitcher and cancer survivor, Dave Dravecky, addressed the student athletes and other community members with some inspirational anecdotes and words of wisdom.
Tuesday, February 15, 2011
Purchase Tickets for Justin-Siena Theater's Phantom of the Opera
Justin-Theatre presents the Napa premiere of The Phantom of the Opera at the Lincoln Theater Napa Valley.
Friday, February 11, 2011
Bowling Builds Community
Student members of Justin-Siena's Friday Night Live club enjoyed the 9th Annual Friday Night Live Youth/Senior Bowling Tournament which culminated a month-long series of senior outreach.
Wednesday, February 09, 2011
Thinking Outside the Triangle
Ms. Patti Wells takes her geometry students out of the classroom for a little practical application.
Thursday, February 03, 2011
JS Seniors Earn Rank of Eagle Scout
Eagle Scout is the highest advancement rank in Boy Scouting. Approximately 5% of all Boy Scouts earn the Eagle Scout rank.
Justin-Siena is blessed to have 6 seniors who have earned or will soon earn the Eagle Scout rank: Jacob Bartelt, Jason Dougherty, Max Hopkins, McRae Kirmse, John McLaughlin, and Evan Roscoe.
Thursday, January 27, 2011
Lasallian Student Life Junior Inspired by Humanitarian Efforts in the Congo
A non-profit organization’s advocacy for child victims of organized terror in the Democratic Republic of Congo has captured the enthusiastic attention of Catholic school students and teachers in the Bay Area.
Thursday, January 20, 2011
Coach Cotruvo Earns Sectional Award
Congratulations to Coach and many thanks for all he has given to Braves athletics.
Friday, January 14, 2011
Congrats to St. John's Father Gordon on Receiving a National Award
Father Gordon Kalil, the pastor at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Napa, was recently given the annual Distinguished Pastor Award by the National Catholic Education Association.
Wednesday, January 12, 2011
Daniel Pardini '09 Suits Up for Oregon this Spring
For Daniel Pardini '09 it’s a big step from high school to major college baseball. It’s an even bigger step when you’re a walk-on, a player who has to convince coaches that he has the talent, the desire and character to stick on the roster. It’s not an easy road by any means.
Thursday, January 06, 2011
Senior Sets Sights on West Point
Matthew Halley, of Napa, has been accepted to the United States Military Academy at West Point for the Class of 2015.
Coach Cotruvo Honored at State Bowl Football Game
Heather Daims, President of the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) presented Braves Football Coach, Rich Cotruvo, with the Model Coach Award at the State Bowl Football Game in December.
Wednesday, December 22, 2010
Boys Basketball Takes Trophy
The Justin-Siena JV boys basketball team won all three of their games to capture the coveted Championship Title in the Wine Valley Classic Tournament held at Napa High School.
Thursday, December 16, 2010
Senior Katherine Lee '11 is Bouncing Back
The brace that Katherine Lee wears on her right knee is designed to provide support and stability, but it’s also a reminder of everything she has been through and how far she has come in the last year.
Wednesday, December 15, 2010
Our Lady of Guadalupe Celebration
President Robert Jordan and Principal Noel Hesser are confident that this will become a proud tradition for the school.
Friday Night Live Club and the Social Host Ordinance
Parents should take a moment to watch the brief student-made video on the Social Ordinance and the parent pledge.
Tuesday, November 16, 2010
Middle School Speech Contest, A Success!
The Justin-Siena Middle School Speech Contest is an annual event and, as Mrs. Weakley says, “It’s the most fun event of the year!”
New Course Holds Class in Yosemite
The Geology of the National Parks (GNP) class is a new science elective this year at Justin-Siena offered by Science Department Chair and Educational Technology Coordinator, Mr. Rick Landry.
Thursday, November 11, 2010
Hailey Breakwell Signs Letter of Intent
Hailey Breakwell '11 signed her National Letter of Intent to Idaho State University in Pocatello, Idaho where she will play her favorite sport, softball.
Thursday, November 04, 2010
Annual Math Contest Added Up to Be a Success
The annual Mathematics Contest for our Justin-Siena partner schools was held on Saturday, October 30, 2010 at Justin-Siena High School.
Seniors to Perform at Carnegie Hall
Two Justin-Siena seniors will be able to add a Carnegie Hall performance to their resume thanks to their musical achievements.
Inspired Justin-Siena Administrators Embrace Vision of Global Education
Principal Noel Hesser reflects on his introduction to a Face to Faith program, a global education program launched by the Tony Blair Foundation.
Tuesday, October 26, 2010
Lacrosse for the Braves–Spring 2011
Justin-Siena, home of the Braves, is proud to add a new sport to their athletic program.
Girls Golf Team in NCS DIV I Championship
The Justin-Siena Girls Golf team takes second place at the NCS DIV II Championship.
Monday, October 25, 2010
Braves–MCAL Tournament Schedules
Cheer on the Braves in post-season play.
Thursday, October 21, 2010
Invisible Children Student Assembly
As a Catholic, Lasallian school, Justin-Siena offers Catholic social teaching to allow students to grow in faith and compassion. Invisible Children is a program inspiring young people to help end the longest running war in Africa, and is just one example of the various social justice issues of which students are informed.
Thursday, September 30, 2010
Alum Named Director of Education at Sonoma Museum of Art
Sonoma Valley Museum of Art has tapped Sonoma Valley native Margie Maynard '78 as its new Director of Education and Public Programs.
Tuesday, September 21, 2010
A Fair Choice for Campus Coffee
Sometimes Justice Comes Easily. Justin-Siena makes the switch to fair trade coffee.
Renowned Christian Singer/Songwriter to Visit
A faithful servant who lives the life using his gifts and talents, Steve Angrisano is unique in his ability to reach and teach the people of God, regardless of age, through story, song and humor.
Tuesday, September 14, 2010
Student Writers Have Essays Published
What started as a second semester junior religion project ended up published!
Thursday, September 02, 2010
Letter to the Editor from President Robert Jordan
President Robert Jordan sent a Letter to the Editor of The Napa Valley Register in response to the questioning of the use of Dodd Stadium.
Wednesday, September 01, 2010
Early Administrator at Justin-Siena Dies
Sister Theophane Lewis, OP
September 12, 1917 — August 30, 2010
Tuesday, August 31, 2010
JS's Brett Wallace Led Astros Monday
Justin-Siena High School graduate Brett Wallace led the Astros past the Cardinals on Monday night.
Monday, August 30, 2010
Braves Football Prepares for Season Opener
"According to Coach Cotruvo, Justin-Siena doesn’t measure its success by wins, losses, or other statistics. What the coaches will look for when the season starts is how the team handles adversity — as in, what kind of character do they have?" (Register)
Thursday, August 26, 2010
Mourning the Loss of a Legend
Yesterday we said goodbye to our beloved Coach D.
Wednesday, August 25, 2010
New School Seal for Justin-Siena
Our new school seal proudly displays our rich heritage.
Thursday, August 19, 2010
JS Theatre Announces Special Spring Performance
This spring, Justin-Siena Theatre will have the incredible opportunity to perform the Napa Valley Premiere of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s masterpiece, The Phantom of the Opera.
Tuesday, August 17, 2010
Justin-Siena Juniors in Napa Valley College's Taming of the Shrew
Justin-Siena juniors, Lexie Martin '12 and Sarah Weakley '12, are supporting cast members in the Napa Valley College Theatre Program's Taming of the Shrew–Shakespeare's play of the battle of the sexes.
Monday, August 16, 2010
Dedication of New Beckstoffer Family Grapegrowers Plaza
Justin-Siena is gearing up for an exciting school year, and so it is fitting that they kick off the year with an energizing event. On the first day of school—Tuesday, August 17—at 9:00 a.m., a beautiful new entry plaza will be dedicated in the presence of students, faculty, staff, and distinguished guests.
Thursday, August 12, 2010
Josh Blakesley to Visit Justin-Siena
Justin-Siena High School is excited to announce an all school music rally with Christian music artist Josh Blakesley on September 1 in Patrons Plaza. Mr. Blakesley will also lead us in music at our first all school liturgy–Mass of the Holy Spirit–on September 2.
Thursday, August 05, 2010
Brett Wallace Heads to Houston
Brett Wallace, a Justin-Siena High School graduate and former Arizona State star, was 0-for-4 in his big league debut Saturday for Houston in a 6-0 win.
Tuesday, August 03, 2010
JSHS Senior Selected for a Leaders Seminar
Matthew Halley ’11 was selected to be among 1,100 attendees at West Point’s prestigious Summer Leaders Seminar (SLS).
Monday, August 02, 2010
Back to School-Official Dates
Another school year is upon us, and faculty, staff, and administrators are excited to welcome students back to campus--especially the Class of 2014. Read on for a complete schedule of the first couple days of school.
Wednesday, July 28, 2010
Former JSHS Basketball MVP Advances in Her Coaching Career
Justin-Siena graduate, Alexis Mezzetta '03, gets job promotion at her alma mater, UC San Diego.
Friday, July 16, 2010
Hullana In All-Star Football Classic
Hayden Hullana will be on his home field, Justin-Siena High School’s Dodd Stadium, playing on Saturday night for the West team’s defense in the 38th annual East-West Charity All-Star Football Classic.
Wednesday, July 14, 2010
New Unit Chief for CalFire in St. Helena
As the new unit chief for CalFire in St. Helena — and the new Napa County fire chief — Tim Streblow '75 is likely to show up at fires.
Monday, July 12, 2010
Stand-out Athletes for the Braves
Eddie Aguayo and Jordan Grubbs of Justin-Siena High School are the Napa Valley Register's 2009-10 All-County Boys Co-Athletes of the Year.
Former Principal of Justin-Siena High School Passes Away
Brother Martin, FSC, principal of Justin-Siena High School in the mid 80s, passed away.
Thursday, July 08, 2010
More Applause for the Acclaimed Justin-Siena Theatre
Congratulations to the entire Justin-Siena Theatre program for all their accomplishments and most deserved national recognition.
Thursday, June 03, 2010
Celebrating the Class of 2010!
Saturday, June 5th was a beautiful day for commencement; graduates leave with exciting plans for the fall.
Sunday, May 16, 2010
Braves Serve Up Tennis Section title
Boys' Tennis Team sweeps singles against Marin Academy for first North Coast Sectionals crown.
Sarah Castro and Thomas Keown Selected 2010 National Merit Finalists
The two top scholars of the Class of 2010 have ample reason to celebrate: Valedictorian Castro and Salutatorian Keown Named National Merit Scholarship Program Finalists
Wednesday, May 05, 2010
Girls Softball Makes It Eight Straight Wins!
Coach Rick Robben pleased with progress and high level of team play.
Wednesday, April 21, 2010
Braves Tennis On A Roll
Captains are playing crucial roles to lead sizzling Justin-Siena Boys Tennis!
Thursday, April 15, 2010
Travis Named Player of the Year
Senior Janelle Travis Honored as S.F. Chronicle's North Bay Player of the Year
Sunday, March 28, 2010
JST Presents...The Music Man
Don't miss this wonderful musical production, certain to be another Justin-Siena show-stopper!
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Tuesday, March 16, 2010
Starry Night Gala DESTINATION Auction Lots...Click on this video!
Starry Night Gala DINING Lots -- Click on this video!
Monday, March 01, 2010
Coach Cotruvo To Be Honored At End of March
Tickets still available to Starry Night Gala Reception, Alumni Flag Football and Luncheon in honor of Coach Cotruvo. Click on the photo to RSVP!
Tuesday, February 16, 2010
Lady Braves Reach MCAL Title Game!
Girls basketball team plays Saturday at 5:30 p.m. in title game at Redwood H.S.
Saturday, February 06, 2010
Student Editorial Addresses Underage Drinking in Community
Campus Friday Night Live group partners with Napa Police to issue wake-up call to adults about teens' access to alcohol.
Wednesday, February 03, 2010
Sr. Helen Prejean Takes Students on Her Important Journey
Justin-Siena theater students preparing to perform Dead Man Walking, based on Sr. Prejean's best-seller, spend an evening learning about her crusade to uphold dignity for all human life.
Monday, January 25, 2010
January Campus Presentations Deliver Food-For-Thought
Two all-campus assemblies address global and personal health issues.
Dead Man Walking
The Justin-Siena Theatre program presents: Dead Man Walking, the play based on the 1994 book by Sister Helen Prejean.
Monday, January 18, 2010
The Streak Goes On!
Lazzari and Travis lead girls' basketball winning ways.
Admissions Winter Open House Scheduled for Jan. 28th
The Admissions Winter Open House will be held from 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 28th in Gasser Library for prospective families.
Monday, January 11, 2010
New Braves Coaches Bring Veteran Experience
After impressive local coaching success, Rick Robben will head the softball program, while Bernie Ochoa takes the helm of girls soccer.
Thursday, January 07, 2010
Interact/Key Club Helps Out During the Holidays
Students devoted part of their Christmas break to doing good in the community. Read the account from the club historian!
Wednesday, January 06, 2010
Class of 2010 Receiving Early College News
Members of the senior class have been focusing on future plans after receiving early acceptance/early decision letters from colleges and universities across the nation.
Monday, December 28, 2009
Home For The Holidays ...
Braves take time to reflect on first semester off-campus travel experiences during the Christmas break.
Monday, December 21, 2009
The First Noel!
Several Justin-Siena faculty and staff families will be enjoying a very special holiday this year – they were joined by new babies during 2009 so this will be the tots’ first Christmas!
Wednesday, December 16, 2009
Braves too strong for Indians!
Justin-Siena’s boys are, unofficially, the city basketball champions.
Tuesday, December 15, 2009
Jameson, Keown Are Chosen County's Top Scholar-Athletes
Academics and athletics go hand-in-hand at Justin-Siena, and these gridiron stars prove the point!
Tuesday, December 08, 2009
Reaching Out to Thaw the Winter Chill!
Justin-Siena students mobilize for Coat Drive to lend warmth to those in need.
Monday, December 07, 2009
Braves Defeat Valley Christian 48 - 23 to Go On to Division Finals!
Football Team Will Meet Fort Bragg in North Coast Section Division IV Final at Santa Rosa H.S. on Friday, Dec. 11th at 7 p.m.
Thursday, December 03, 2009
“’Tis the Season” Celebration!
Join us on Friday, December 4th, from 5 – 6:30 p.m. for refreshments before the football game, as we herald the beginning of the Advent season on Patrons’ Plaza.
Wednesday, December 02, 2009
Braves upset Crushers after wild finish, win in Particelli’s debut.
Monday, November 30, 2009
Brave call wins the game in final minutes
Braves pull off big win by going for the two-point conversion.
Friday, November 27, 2009
Brave new leaders
Justin-Siena High's girls basketball team is in the spotlight as the winter sports season gets under way.
Monday, November 23, 2009
Welcoming the "Grand-est" Generation!
Freshmen, sophomore and transfer students played host to 120 visiting grandparents during the morning of Monday, November 23, 2009 for Justin-Siena’s Grandparents’ Day.
Aguayo, Braves barrel over Berean
Justin-Siena rushes for 322 yards as offensive line, defense control bigger Eagles in playoff opener.
Thursday, November 19, 2009
Sharing Food, Making Connections
Seniors in "Religious Themes in Film and Literature" Class prepare a memorable feast for freshman "Educational Skills" students - read about the experience in their own words!
Monday, November 16, 2009
Our prayers and thoughts go out to our six students on this immersion trip.
Dancing With The Starr!
Justin-Siena Theatre receives rave reviews!
Rich Cotruvo Wins 2009 CIF Coaching Award
Cotruvo chosen from 168 North Coast Section, C.I. F. member schools for annual award.
Monday, November 09, 2009
Cross Country Star Heading for MCAL Championship Meet
Junior Jenna Joske represents Justin-Siena’s best hope for competing in state meet at the end of November.
Friday Night Foglights: Exciting Fourth Quarter Performance!
Do you believe in miracles? They aren’t reserved only for Olympic ice hockey match-ups. Just ask anyone who watched senior Jordan Grubbs spark the football team to its 33-22 victory over Redwood.
Thursday, November 05, 2009
Singin’ In The Rain Boosts the Mood Barometer In November!
For the first time in school history, Justin-Siena High School students will be dodging the raindrops onstage during performances of Singin’ In The Rain!
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Thursday, October 15, 2009
WCEA/WASC Study Affirms Justin-Siena
The Visiting Committee of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and Western Catholic Education Association (WCEA) recently spent three days on campus reviewing Justin-Siena.
Tuesday, October 13, 2009
The unseasonal rain did not dampen spirits on-campus last week as Homecoming activities took on a fever-pitch! View the Homecoming Slide-show!
Wednesday, October 07, 2009
President's Circle Dinner in Patron's Plaza
President and CEO Robert Jordan welcomed major donors, past event chairs and special friends of Justin-Siena to the Presidents Circle Reception, held at Patrons’ Plaza on the evening of October 1st.
Tuesday, October 06, 2009
Monday, October 05, 2009
Justin-Siena Hall of Honor celebrated four alumni who have served their communities with distinction.
Thursday, September 24, 2009
National Merit Semifinalists Named
Justin-Siena High School announced that seniors Sarah Castro and Thomas Keown have named semifinalists in the 2010 National Merit Scholarship Program.
Wednesday, September 23, 2009
ALUMNI HALL OF HONOR INDUCTEES FEATURED IN NAPA REGISTER
The 2009 Alumni Hall of Honor Inductees have been inducted: Tim Borman '73, Cynthia LaBrie Norall '79, Tom Durante '93 and Coach Frank Defilippis. Read more.....
Monday, September 21, 2009
Alumni Celebrate a Family Tradition
On Wednesday, September 16th, the Alumni Office sponsored the Annual Legacy Luncheon which honors our Legacy Families.
Monday, September 14, 2009
Young Cheerleaders Add The Spirit of Youth!
The Justin-Siena Youth Cheer Clinic had an overflow of youthful enthusiasm and reverberating voices!
Friday, September 04, 2009
When Musician Steve Angrisano Performs, The World Changes
JSHS welcomed Steve Angrisano for a all-school music rally on September 10th and Mass on September 11th.
Thursday, August 13, 2009
Son of JSHS Alumni is now playing for the Oakland A's
Chris Kollar and Willy Everidge's son, Tommy Everidge is now playing for the Oakland A's as First Baseman- Here's his first homer from this past Saturday. Chris and Willy are JUSTIN SIENA's ALUMS Class of 1978!
JSHS Parents – You’re Invited!
Whether you are new to Justin-Siena or a returning family, please come on Wednesday, August 19th and/or Thursday, August 20th to the Development Office Coffee Social.
Wednesday, August 12, 2009
Justin-Siena Bookstore News
We do have a few books available at discounted prices if you still need one or want a second copy.
Monday, August 10, 2009
News from the Business Office
In the summer mailing to all families regarding the beginning of the school year, an important change in procedures was noted.
Monday, July 27, 2009
Congratulations Brett Wallace '04 the Newest Member of Oakland A's!
Trade Brings Power Hitter to Triple-A Squad.
Wednesday, July 08, 2009
Justin-Siena Graduate Plays in Tribute of Brother Jerome Gallegos
After catching a 16-yard touchdown pass for Occidental College in the third quarter of a nonconference football game against Chapman University last year, Jason Lehman’s thoughts immediately turned to Brother Jerome Gallegos.
Tuesday, June 23, 2009
Football Star Praises Justin-Siena Community
Friday, June 05, 2009
Justin-Siena celebrates 40th graduating class
The mood was jubilant at Justin-Siena High School’s 40th graduation ceremony Thursday evening, when student speakers looked ahead to the future and extended their good wishes to fellow classmates.
Monday, June 01, 2009
Varsity Track & Field: Braves win four events at sections
Justin-Siena High's boys won four individual events and finished second in team competition at the North Coast Section Class A track and field championship meet at Montgomery High in Santa Rosa.
Tuesday, May 26, 2009
Captain Kevin Norman Awarded Distinguished Flying Cross on Memorial Day
Justin-Siena alum Norman memorialized for sacrifice.
Thursday, May 21, 2009
"Marsha Niemann Day" Declared for Friday, May 22nd.
Marsha Neimann, Veteran Teacher and Coach, Retires after 29 years at Justin-Siena.
Wednesday, May 20, 2009
Justin-Siena Class of 2009 Graduation
Scheduled as planned 6:00PM North Lawn at Justin-Siena.
Thursday, May 07, 2009
JSHS Music Students Present: Crescendo
Spring Concert on Tuesday, May 26, 2008 at 5:30 PM on the North Campus Lawn.
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Tuesday, May 05, 2009
JSHS Welcomes Back Coach Particelli
Ringtone to Remember – Unity Theme Resonates with Class of 2010 Ceremony
Iconic songs from U-2, John Mayer and the Foo Fighters provided a memorable soundtrack to the Class of 2010’s Ring Ceremony on April 22nd as the class reflected on the sense of unity going forward into senior year.
Monday, May 04, 2009
"Talent shines in Justin-Siena's 'Les Miz'"
Thursday, April 30, 2009
Attention All Interested Cheerleaders!
Cheerleading tryouts for the '09/'10 season are May 4,5,6,7,8.
Monday, April 27, 2009
Justin-Siena Announces Delegates for 2009 Boys and Girls State Conference
Justin-Siena High School juniors, Jaime Picano and Jonathan Hoff, have been selected as delegates for the 2009 Girls and Boys State Conferences
Major college fairs this week.
Wednesday, April 15, 2009
JSHS Shannon Lemieux Event Makes a Splash
JST Makes History with “Les Misérables”
The Justin-Siena Theatre program will take on this ambitious production as the school’s Spring musical.
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Tuesday, April 07, 2009
César E. Chávez’ Day of Service and Learning Inspires Prayer
For Justin-Siena (JSHS) students, a twenty-minute lunch time prayer service in Patrons’ Plaza marked the Tuesday, March 31st birthday of César E. Chávez, visionary founder of the United Farm Workers’ Movement.
Tuesday, March 31, 2009
Spring Athletes Rule the Sports Pages!
Justin-Siena girls’ softball and boys’ tennis stars have dominated the news recently, enjoying success in the first weeks of the season.
Friday, March 20, 2009
EASTER BREAK SCHEDULE: Administrator-In-Charge
Major College Fairs coming to our area in April...
Saturday, April 4 - San Francisco-Concourse Exhibition Center,
Thursday, March 19, 2009
Men's Head Basketball Coach Opportunity Available
Justin-Siena High School, a CIF Division IV member of the Marin County Athletic League, invites applications for the position of Men's Head Basketball Coach. A teaching position might be available with this coaching opportunity.
Friday, March 13, 2009
De La Salle Forum to Feature Healthy Strategies for Stress Management
On Tuesday, March 17th and Wednesday, March 18th, the De La Salle Forum of Justin-Siena High School will feature two related educational justice topics: “SOS- Stressed Out Students” and “Enter to Learn, Leave to Serve: Solidarity in Lasallian Education.”
Monday, March 09, 2009
Forecast is Bright for Spring Sports Teams
Justin-Siena's Spring athletes are strong-willed, able, and already focused on post-season opportunities.
Monday, March 02, 2009
So Proud of One and All!
The Justin-Siena girls basketball team put in an outstanding effort but fell to the top-seed, St. Mary’s – Albany Saturday night in the NCS Division IV Playoffs, and senior Eric Quast’s performance elicited a rousing ovation as one of the top ten finalists in “Idol N.V.” on the stage of the Napa Valley Opera House.
Thursday, February 26, 2009
Star Power! Justin-Siena Senior Makes Finals of Idol N.V. Competition
The talented Class of 2009 can herald another star in its midst - Eric Quast.
Senior College Scholarship Application Due March 5th!
The Justin-Siena High School Community-Based College Scholarship Application is due March 5th! Use one application to apply to over 50 local scholarships.
Thursday, February 19, 2009
JSHS Braves Sizzle to Big Win
Travis helps boost Justin-Siena to victory in MCAL tourney.
Tuesday, February 17, 2009
Braves Sweep a Theatrical Twin Bill
Neil Simon in the spotlight with 'The Odd Couple' and 'The Prisoner of Second Avenue'.
Wednesday, February 11, 2009
Justin-Siena's Men of Letters
Seniors Kevin Cardey and Justin Clayton Earn Div. I Athletic Opportunities.
Tuesday, February 03, 2009
Casey Tompkins of Justin-Siena High School took first place in the 287-pound weight bracket and was named as outstanding wrestler of the Lou Encalada Tournament, which was held Saturday at Rodriguez-Cordelia.
Monday, February 02, 2009
Senior College Scholarship Application Now Available
The Justin-Siena High School Community-Based College Scholarship Application is now available! Use one application to apply to over 50 local scholarships.
Tuesday, January 13, 2009
Napa County Supervisors Salute Justin-Siena Football Champions
As the first order of business on Tuesday, January 13th, the Napa County Board of Supervisors adopted a proclamation declaring the day “Justin-Siena Team Day” in honor of the football team’s CIF North Coast Section Division IV Championship.
Wednesday, January 07, 2009
Robert T. Jordan Appointed Next President of Justin-Siena
Monday, December 22, 2008
Senior Spiritual Journey Class Celebrates Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe
On Friday, December 12, about 70 students and faculty gathered outside the Gasser Media Center and Library at lunchtime to join the rest of the world in a bilingual prayer on the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe.
Wednesday, December 17, 2008
JSHS Board Announces New School President/CEO
Board of Trustees has selected Robert T. Jordan as the School’s next President/CEO, effective July 1, 2009.
Friday, December 12, 2008
Cell Model Projects Combine Scientific Precision with Creative Exuberance
Biology students from Emily Whitten’s, Rick Landry’s and Michael Brady’s classes pulled out all the stops for the annual Cell Model Project, submitting their 3-dimensional models for public exhibition and judging last week.
Cell Model Project Pictures
Monday, December 08, 2008
Kings of the North Coast!
Justin-Siena High’s offense saved its best for last, but it was the defense that paved the way to the North Coast Section Div. IV championship on Friday night.
Friday, December 05, 2008
Alumni Take Their Shots on Goal!
The Braves Alumni Soccer Tourney was held under the lights at Dodd Stadium on Wednesday, November 26th.
Tuesday, December 02, 2008
Justin-Siena High School Hosts Christmas Concert Dec. 13, 2008
Set a festive tone for the holidays with Justin-Siena High School’s instrumental and vocal music programs by attending the Christmas Concert on Saturday, Dec. 13, 2008 at 7 p.m.
Monday, December 01, 2008
Justin-Siena Varsity Football team in Division Finals December 5th!
Game Moved to Martinez…
The Justin-Siena varsity football team won a hard-fought contest against a very tough Ferndale team on Saturday, Nov. 29th, to earn a spot in the North Coast Section Div. IV Finals vs. Salesian High School.
Friday, November 21, 2008
West Side Story Review
West Side Story gets rave reviews from National Youth Theatre!
Monday, November 17, 2008
One of the long standing traditions of Justin-Siena is the Thanksgiving Potluck. This year it will take place on Friday, November 21st.
Thursday, November 13, 2008
Middle School Mathematicians Impress When it Counts
The annual Mathematics Contest for the Justin-Siena feeder schools occurred on Saturday, October 25th, 2008 at Justin-Siena High School.
Tuesday, November 04, 2008
Student Ambassadors Named for 2008-09
Justin-Siena’s Student Ambassadors engage in school service and public relations for the school while developing leadership and social skills.
Tuesday, October 28, 2008
Bonjour Madame Bouldt!
The Napa Register recently featured a column by reporter Jennifer Huffman which saluted our own Annick Bouldt, Justin-Siena French teacher and delightful advocate of all things français! Vive Madame Bouldt!
Wednesday, October 01, 2008
VENAVER Napa Valley a “Come and See” Opportunity in the Neighborhood
Thursday, July 10, 2008
New Community Athletic Complex
Check out the progress of our new track & turf field renovation:
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Wednesday, July 09, 2008
Tyler Mitchell'08 reaches High School National Finals Rodeo
Tyler Mitchell '08 has qualified for the highest high school rodeo competition -- the National High School Finals Rodeo on July 20-26 in Farmington. N.M.
Wednesday, July 02, 2008
New Athletic Director at Justin-Siena
Michael Fisher has been appointed the new Athletic Director of Justin-Siena High School.
Tuesday, May 06, 2008
Justin-Siena Braves the Future in Athletics
Justin-Siena High School Community broke ground for its new $2 million Turf Project
Thursday, May 01, 2008
Juniors Celebrate At Unity Ceremony
The Junior Class was honored in the traditional Junior Unity Ceremony on April 30.
Tuesday, April 29, 2008
‘Carnevale il Villagio’ Benefits Students Raising $215,000
The 8th annual Justin-Siena Wine Auction of Napa & Sonoma, "Carnevale il Villagio," was held Saturday, April 26, 2008 at Villagio Inn & Spa – The Vintage Estate in Yountville, Napa Valley continuing the tradition of raising money for JSHS scholarship and academic programs.
Sunday, April 06, 2008
New Concert Band Heads Off To State Festival
Justin-Siena High School’s new Concert Band will join bands from all around the state participating in the California Music Educators Association (CMEA) Band Festival on Friday, April 18 at Benicia Middle School in Benicia. This marks the first time a Concert Band from Justin-Siena has ever participated in a band festival.
Saturday, March 15, 2008
College Panel Night Set
The JSHS College Panel for Freshmen and Sophomore Students & Parents has been set for Thursday, April 3 on campus.
Monday, March 10, 2008
Mondavis To Chair 2008 Wine Auction
The Justin-Siena Wine Auction 2008 “Carnevale il Villagio” has announced that two very special people with strong Justin-Siena High School and wine industry connections will serve as honorary chairpersons and host the VIP portion of the event: Marc and Janice Mondavi of the Peter Mondavi, Sr. Family Estates and Charles Krug Winery.
Wine Auction Tickets on Sale Now
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Wednesday, March 05, 2008
JSHS Girls Basketball Win First Playoff Round
The Justin-Siena High School girls basketball team opened the 2008 CIF Northern California Regional Basketball Championship Tuesday night 3/4 with a 80-55 win over Santa Cruz at Clark Gym.
Wednesday, February 27, 2008
Students Meet to Work for Peace
When Pope Paul VI first uttered, “If you want peace, work for justice,” he could only hope for the type of enthusiasm that Justin-Siena High School students brought to his words through the Second Annual Social Justice Forum on February 27.
Friday, February 08, 2008
Students To "Hunger For Peace" With Social Justice Forum and Activities
ASB and Campus Ministry Students Deepen Lenten “Hunger for Peace” This Week with a Social Justice Forum, Landmine Awareness, Fundraising for "Roots of Peace" and VENAVER Los Angeles Trip.
Sunday, February 03, 2008
Senior Class Sponsors Valentine's Day Blood Drive
The need is great, so give blood on campus February 14.
Wednesday, January 30, 2008
JSHS Alum Makes Hole in One
Zach Zion '07 made a hole in one.
Tuesday, January 22, 2008
JSHS Band Members Honored
Stephen Ellis ‘09 and Clarence Say ‘09, Justin-Siena High School juniors, have been selected for the Northern California Band Directors Association Honor Band (aka Nor Cal.).
Saturday, January 05, 2008
Student Musicians Play Their Way to Carnegie Hall
Four Justin-Siena High School students performed as members of the Napa Valley Youth Symphony at Lincoln Theater Napa Valley.
Thursday, November 29, 2007
College Financial Aid Night Set
Seniors and Parents – Learn about financial aid and the latest scholarship news on December 11 at 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday, November 07, 2007
Letter of Gratitude to Freshman Class Parents
As previously reported here "In The News" the class of 2011 made a big impact on campus at the Freshman Class Retreat. A letter of gratitude was mailed to each Freshman parent and is included here, read on.
JS Discovery Days Took Learning Way Outside
JSHS students chose from 14 educational approaches that expanded their knowledge in areas outside the regular curriculum.
Friday, November 02, 2007
The Future Called 100s of Names
On October 21, Justin-Siena High School hosted more than 400 guests on campus for the annual Open House.
Freshman Class Retreat Had Results!
Hats off to the Class of 2011 who arduously worked all day on their Frosh Retreat. Check out what the freshmen think about their retreat.
Wednesday, October 04, 2006
“Where Being Brave Matters” Open House Set For October 29
Justin-Siena High School’s Open House, Fall 2006 – Where Being Brave Matters
Tuesday, October 03, 2006
Justin-Siena 40th Anniversary Celebration Set
Justin-Siena will formally celebrate its “Legacy of Excellence” with a 40th Anniversary Mass and Celebration on Sunday, October 15, 2006
Friday, September 15, 2006
Kids Perform with Justin-Siena Cheerleaders
Justin-Siena High School’s award-winning cheerleaders shared their skills and taught their students well in September 2006!
Thursday, September 14, 2006
Justin-Siena Fall Sports Students Help Kids Get Back To School
Justin-Siena’s Fall sports student athletes helped kids get back to school with a backpack drive for Mission Solano Rescue Mission, a homeless resource center in Fairfield, California.
Monday, September 11, 2006
Braves on Broadway, Second Annual Sell-Out Success
The Justin-Siena Theater Department hosted the second annual “Braves on Broadway” which featured alumni who have acquired Broadway credits and current Justin-Siena students on Saturday, September 9, 2006.
Tuesday, September 05, 2006
Alum Shares Foreign Service Experiences
Justin-Siena alumnus Mark Cassayre ‘89, a diplomat in the African nation of Namibia, visits students.
Sunday, August 20, 2006
Cheerleading Clinic for Kids
Justin-Siena High School’s award-winning cheerleaders are hosting a youth cheerleading clinic on Saturday, September 2, 2006.