Junípero Serra High School (San Mateo, California)
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|Junípero Serra High School|
|451 West 20th Avenue
San Mateo, California, 94403
|Religious affiliation(s)||Roman Catholic|
|Asst. Principal||Marybeth Ortiz;
|Chaplain||Father Joseph Bradley|
|Color(s)||Blue and Gold|
|Accreditation(s)||Western Association of Schools and Colleges|
|Dean of Studies||Rita Leung|
|Dean of Students||Robert Ferretti|
|Admissions Director||Randy Vogel and Bruce Anthony|
|Athletic Director||Dean Ayoob|
Junípero Serra High School (commonly Serra or JSHS) is a private secondary school in San Mateo County, California, serving students in grades 9-12. A part of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of San Francisco, this school provides single-sex education, accepting only young men. The school has an academic focus with a college preparatory curriculum.
All full-time faculty, librarians, and counselors are represented by a labor union and have a collective bargaining agreement with the Archdiocese of San Francisco. The CBA governs the terms of their employment.
- El Padre yearbook
- Serra Friar newspaper
- Traditions magazine
Fight on Serra Padres,
Win the game for Serra High!
Fight, you Serra Padres,
For we know you'll never die!
Blue and Gold we're with you,
We're behind you all the way!
So fight, fight, fight, Serra Padres, Padres, Hooray!
Junípero Serra High School is a Roman Catholic school. It offers faith instruction through the Campus Ministry program and the curriculum. The Campus Ministry Program plans liturgies and other prayer opportunities, hosts retreats, and manages the school's Christian Service program. Theology courses offer instruction in the Catholic faith, morality and worship, and stress the importance of individual faith development.. Also Junipero Serra is well known for its many diverse clubs and has more than 12 sports.
- Ruben Barrales, Class of 1980, Deputy Assistant to the President of the United States and Director, Office of Intergovernmental Affairs
- Peter Barsocchini, Class of 1970, Writer/Producer, created Disney's franchise High School Musical
- Barry Bonds, Class of 1982, Major League Baseball left fielder (1986–2007) for the San Francisco Giants and Pittsburgh Pirates, 7-time NL MVP, 12-time Silver Slugger Award winner, 8-time Gold Glove Award winner, 14-time All-Star selection, and 3-time NL Hank Aaron Award winner.
- Bryan Bishop, Class of 1996, sound effects engineer (Adam Carolla Show and Adam Carolla Podcast)
- Tom Brady, Class of 1995, NFL quarterback for the New England Patriots (2000-), 3-time Super Bowl champion (2001, 2003, 2004), 2-time Super Bowl MVP (2001, 2003), 2-time NFL MVP (2007, 2010). 5 time AFC Champion (2001, 2003, 2004, 2007, 2011). Also drafted by Montreal Expos in 1995 Major League Baseball Draft.
- Bob Fitzgerald, Class of 1984, Professional sports play-by-play announcer, KNBR talk show host and Radio announcer for the Golden State Warriors
- Jim Fregosi, Class of 1959, Major League Baseball shortstop (1961–1971) and manager, 6-time All-Star, Gold Glove Award winner
- Jesse Freitas, Class of 1969, NFL quarterback for the San Diego Chargers (1974–1975)
- Kevin Gilbert, American songwriter, musician, composer, producer
- Greg Gutfeld, Class of 1983, Journalist, editor of The Daily Gut; host of Red Eye w/ Greg Gutfeld on Fox News Channel
- Gregg Jefferies, Class of 1985, Major League Baseball infielder (1987–2000), 2-time All-Star
- William J. Justice, Class of 1960, Auxiliary Bishop in the Archdiocese of San Francisco
- Bill Keller, Class of 1966, New York Times Executive Editor, Pulitzer Prize winner
- Joe Kmak, Class of 1981, Major League Baseball catcher (1993, 1995) for the Milwaukee Brewers and Chicago Cubs
- John Lescroart, Class of 1966, New York Times best selling author
- Chuck Lofgren, Class of 2004, Minor League Baseball pitcher (2010–present) for the San Francisco Giants organization California League San Jose Giants.
- John Robinson, Class of 1954, NFL Coach (1975, 1983–1991), College Football Coach (1960–1974, 1976–1982, 1993–1997, 1999–2004)
- Tom Scott, Class of 1969, CFL Hall of Fame member
- Dan Serafini, Class of 1992 Major League Baseball pitcher (1996–2003), Japanese Baseball League
- John V. Shields, Class of 1950, Retired President and CEO of Trader Joe's
- Michael Shrieve, Class of 1968, drummer for Santana
- Lynn Swann, Class of 1970, former NFL wide receiver for the Pittsburgh Steelers (1974–1982), Hall of Famer, Super Bowl MVP; 2006 GOP nominee for Governor of Pennsylvania
- Michael Trucco, Class of 1988, actor (Battlestar Galactica, Fairly Legal)
- Jeremiah Masoli, Class of 2006-7, quarterback for the Hamilton Tiger-cats
- David Bakhtiari, Class of 2009, NFL Offensive Tackle for the Green Bay Packers
Junipero Serra High School is a part of a program called Tri-School, a partnership with Notre Dame High School, Belmont, and Mercy High School, Burlingame, both all-female schools. The schools host some morning classes with mixed education and collaborate in other activities as well.
- WASC-ACS. "WASC-Accrediting Commission for Schools". Retrieved 2009-06-05.
- "San Francisco Archdiocesan Federation of Teachers". Sfaft2240.org. Retrieved 2010-11-26.
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