Associate Heads of School to leave at end of year

by Jean Aquino and Michelle Kleytman, Editorial Staff

June 5, 2019

Two of NDB’s longtime administrators will be leaving the school at the end of this academic year. For the past two decades, Associate Head of School for Student Affairs Carolyn Hutchins and Associate Head of School for Academics...

How to be an LGBTQ+ ally

Julia Hebrok, Staff Writer

April 2, 2019

Being an ally to any community is an ongoing learning process. Not being part of the community that you support may make it impossible for you to fully grasp the weight of the issues that it deals with. However, there are some i...

Single-gender education and gender identity

Johana Ligtenberg, Editor in Chief

April 2, 2019

by Johana Ligtenberg Editor in Chief NDB’s core values of sisterhood and the empowerment of young women are connected to its identity as an all-girls school. Research on single-gender education points to a variety of bene...

Gender identity at NDB

Editorial Staff

April 2, 2019

Addressing LGBTQ+ issues at a Catholic school is complex and controversial. While the Church makes its stance on such issues clear, some of its members have promoted acceptance and understanding. In an effort to embrace the g...

Gender identity at NDB: Campus shares perspectives

the Editorial Staff

April 2, 2019

Addressing LGBTQ+ issues in a Catholic school has always been controversial. Last month, a Catholic elementary school in Kansas declined to enroll a student in its kindergarten because the student’s parents are a same-sex co...

Black History Month: A reflection on the black experience in America today

Feauini Saulala, Staff Writer

March 6, 2019

The month of February is used to celebrate black history and achievements. It’s important to celebrate the strides that were made back then such as those by Rosa Parks, Malcolm X, Martin Luther King, Jr., but it’s equally as im...

Chinese Knot club hosts Chinese New Year celebration: Year of the Pig

Parker Daley, News Editor

March 6, 2019

On Tuesday, February 5, the community celebrated Chinese New Year with traditional activities, decorations, and food, all sponsored by the Chinese Knot Club. Club president Wendy Hu says “[Chinese New Year] is our big event for ...

CSF and NHS host winter formal

Editorial Staff

March 6, 2019

On Friday, February 8, NDB’s winter formal was held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Redwood Shores.  Its theme was “NDB our guest,” inspired by the fairy tale story “Beauty and the Beast.” Students and their friends ...