The Catalyst

New grading scale implemented

by the Editorial Staff

January 30, 2020

Last week, NDB announced the school’s grading scale is changing immediately. In an effort to positively impact “the interpretation of high school grade scales in the UC admissions process,” the school has revamped its gra...

Christmas season comes to campus as community heads into finals

Annalee Wolfe, Staff Writer

January 30, 2020

The NDB community is celebrating the Christmas season in several ways as it heads into the end of the semester, particularly final exams. It started just before Thanksgiving Break with Advent prayer services lead by the spiritual ...

VSCO girls and e-girls kick off Spirit Week

Victoria Giomi, News Editor

October 29, 2019

As Halloween rolls around, NDB enters Spirit Week, five-days filled with crazy costumes and competitive contests.  Many students have begun preparing their costumes for all of the exciting theme days. Spirit Week is NDB’...

Women of Vision event raises scholarship funds

Amelia Kyle, Managing Editor

October 29, 2019

The second annual Women of Vision event occurred on October 10 at the Peninsula Golf and Country Club in San Mateo. This year, the event highlighted the achievements of English teacher, Peggy Brady (‘67) and Sister of Notre Dame...

Athletes return for the fall sports season

Editorial Staff

September 26, 2019

As the school year begins, many students are returning to a daily after school routine of tryouts, practices, games, and tournaments. The fall sports season is now in full swing, and The Catalyst sat down with a student from ...

Welcome Wildcats!

Welcome Wildcats!

September 26, 2019

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...