Archbishop Riordan High School is pleased to share that next Wednesday, April 24, San Francisco’s City Hall will be lit in Purple & Gold in honor of Riordan’s 70th anniversary. This is a huge honor for our school, and we’d like to thank the City of San Francisco in advance for helping us celebrate this milestone in a very special way.
For those of you who capture any photos of City Hall on the 24th, we invite you to use the hashtag #weR70 to share on social media.
On Sunday, April 14, Michael Gray ’20 participated again in the Lion Speech competition and won a the top prize. This is the farthest a Riordan student has gone in this competition, and Michael is on track to win the grand prize scholarship of $21,000. Kudos to Michael as well as Student Activities Director Joey Klobas who helped him prepare for this competition.
At the 16th annual Jim Calabretta Essay Contest hosted by the Youth Men’s Institute of San Francisco, Riiny Riiny ’20 and Vince Francisco ’19 won third and fourth place, respectively, and also took home a cash prize. Their essay topic was: “Describe a significant challenge or obstacle you have faced and the steps you have taken to overcome this challenge.”
Congrats to Michael, Riiny and Vince on these honors!
Our 2019 Giving Day will celebrate Riordan’s 70th anniversary! This year proceeds will support the school’s highest needs, including scholarships, academic programs, technology and more.
Make and early gift here.
Current parents, don’t forget that this year’s Giving Day will be a House competition for students! House campaign links will be live on April 23.
The Archbishop Riordan Parent Association invites moms, alumni moms, friends, and other women of Riordan for a ladies brunch featuring shopping and other fun activities. This event will take place on Saturday, May 4 from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm. Guests 21 and over only, please. For more information please contact SandBCA@att.net. Register below ASAP–this event will sell out!
Riordan just finished a weekend of celebratory St. Patrick’s Day activities, starting with musical accompaniment at the Hibernian Newman Lunch honoring Riordan’s Director of Development John Ring. Special guests included Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone, Mayor London Breed, and City Assessor Carmen Chu. On Saturday, March 16, the Marching Band took to the streets of San Francisco for the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade.