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Bellarmine Names New Varsity Football Head Coach

Varsity Football Coach

Bellarmine College Preparatory has named Jalal Beauchman as its new varsity football head coach. Beauchman is the successor to longtime coach Mike Janda who announced earlier this year that he was stepping down from the position after a remarkable 36-year career as Continue Reading...

Campus Update: March 25, 2020

Dear Bellarmine parents:

Earlier today the Santa Clara Office of Education shared NEWS that all local schools will remain closed until May 1st.  Our goal will be to return to campus on Monday, May 4th. While this news saddens all of us, we understand the need to slow the spread of COVID-19.  Over the next few days Continue Reading...

Campus Update: March 13, 2020

Please thank your sons for how well they transitioned to our remote learning plan. Our faculty approached the day with a wonderful spirit and many creative online lesson plans took place. Some classes connected with Continue Reading...

Campus Update: March 11, 2020

After careful consultation with our Coronavirus Task Force, and in light of new recommendations released by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) on mitigation strategies particular to Santa Clara County, we have come to the very difficult decision to close campus to students until March 30. It is important to emphasize that we are not aware of any Continue Reading...

IMPORTANT: Golden Bell Update

We regret to inform you that Bellarmine’s Golden Bell Auction will not take place on Saturday, March 14, 2020. We have been monitoring the spread of COVID-19 (also known as novel coronavirus), and are making this decision based on GUIDELINES released this afternoon by the Continue Reading...

Bellarmine Student Honored for Volunteer Service by National Program

Ajay Mallya

Bellarmine student Ajay Mallya ‘21 has been honored for his exemplary volunteer service with a Certificate of Excellence from The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, a national program that honors youth volunteers nationwide for outstanding volunteer service.

Mallya, an accomplished musician who last summer traveled as a member of the National Youth Orchestra USA, was recognized Continue Reading...

Bellarmine Theatre Arts presents The Drowsy Chaperone

The Drowsy Chaperone

Bellarmine’s upcoming production of the musical/comedy The Drowsy Chaperone (March 6-14) also marks the 10th anniversary of performances in the Sobrato Center for Humanities and the Arts that opened on campus in 2010 with the musical West Side Story. That production featured then Bellarmine senior Ryan Vasquez, who has Continue Reading...

National Merit Scholarship Finalists

The National Merit® Scholarship Corporation has announced that 18 Bellarmine seniors are Finalists in the 2020 competition for National Merit® Scholarships.  

Congratulations to the following Bells: Continue Reading...

Bellarmine Junior Recognized as a Catholic Student of Impact

Bellarmine Junior Recognized as a Catholic Student of Impact

The Catholic Community Foundation of Santa Clara County has recognized Bellarmine junior Ian da Silva as the recipient of its inaugural Catholic Impact Scholar Award.  

Bellarmine was among the five Catholic high schools participating in the competition that featured essays submitted by students addressing the question, “How has my Catholic education prepared me to contribute to, engage Continue Reading...

Summit on Human Dignity

Justice Summit 2020

The Bellarmine community experienced its Summit on Human Dignity focused on Economic Justice on January 28.  A morning general assembly was held in the Patrick Wayne Valley Gym, during which Rev. Michael-Ray Matthews, from the organization Continue Reading...

Longtime Bellarmine Varsity Football Coach Mike Janda Retires from the Gridiron

After an impressive four decades as a coach at Bellarmine College Prep, including 36 seasons as head varsity football coach, Mike Janda announced today that he has retired from coaching the Bells.  

During his tenure, Janda has been the offensive coordinator and quarterback coach, and the wide receiver/defensive back coach for the Bellarmine varsity football team.  Considered one of the most respected Continue Reading...

 

Bells Defeat Serra in Stunning Hoops Victory

bell vs serra

Congratulations to the varsity basketball team and Coach Patrick Schneider and his staff for the solid victory over Serra on January 14 with a final score of 65-14. As noted by Mercury News sports writer Darren Sabedra in his January 15 article referencing the Bells, “Whatever they did worked, and the result won’t be easily forgotten.”  Go Bells!

Bell Speech & Debate at the MBA Tournament

speech and debate

A small group of Bells traveled to Nashville, Tennessee this past weekend to compete in the prestigious Montgomery Bell Academy tournament, at which only the top 16 extemporaneous speakers in the entire country are invited to compete in round-robin style. Meanwhile, in policy debate, the top 50 teams in the country face-off across six preliminary rounds, and then Continue Reading...