AMHS Live Stream
Can’t make the game? Watch live streaming video of these events this week.
Men’s Basketball vs. St. Ignatius
7:30 p.m. Wednesday, January 18th"
AMHS Christmas Tree Wins First Prize in CITP Tree Decorating Contest
Congratulations to the AMHS student artists under the direction of Visual Arts Department Chair, Mrs. Peggy Lemak, whose Martian-inspired Christmas tree once again won the high school tree decorating contest.
Don't forget to visit Christmas in the Park this week to see the prize-winning tree and to watch students perform. Jazz Choir, Jazz Band, and Exodus will be performing from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Friday, December 16th, at the stage located across from the Fairmont Hotel in downtown San Jose.
Women’s Basketball Team Wins Prestigious ‘Iolani Prep Basketball Classic
Congratulations to the Varsity Women’s Basketball Team, which won the prestigious ‘Iolani Prep Basketball Classic this weekend. The Monarchs secured a victory against Clovis West (#2 in CA and #9 in the nation) with a 76-75 win in overtime. Sophomore Haley Jones was named tournament MVP. Juniors Krissy Miyahara and Karisma Ortiz were named to the All Tournament Team. Miyahara hit eight 3-pointers to tie the school’s single game record.
The Monarchs have been selected as the No. 1 women’s basketball team in the Pacific by USA Today High School Sports, beating out teams in Arizona, California, Nevada, Washington, Hawaii, Oregon, and Alaska. Read more about the team’s ranking here.
Volleyball Team Wins State Championship
Congratulations to the Women’s Varsity Volleyball Team, which swept the first ever CIF Open Division State Championship earlier this month. The Monarchs were victorious in their game against Santa Margarita Catholic High School, turning out straight sets of 25-19, 25-22 and 25-18 to claim a 3-0 win. Senior Candice Denny had 17 kills, while junior Nicole Liddle contributed 13 kills. Junior Kamrin Caoili added another 10 kills. The Monarchs have taken home 13 state titles since 1993; this victory marks the fifth consecutive win. The team is ranked No.1 in the state and nation by MaxPreps. Read more about the game in the San Francisco Chronicle or The Mercury News. Congratulations Monarchs!
Sports Teams Earn Academic Recognition
Congratulations to each of the following varsity fall sports for being named CCS Fall Scholastic Championship Teams: field hockey, football, women’s golf, women’s tennis, men’s water polo, and women’s water polo. The awards recognize the top five varsity teams for each sport that have the highest collective GPAs. Special congratulations go to the field hockey and football teams, which were recognized for having the highest collective GPAs in their sport this season.
Black and Gold Showcases Students
Congratulations to all of our performing arts groups for their successful performances at our 25th annual Black and Gold celebration. These performers dazzled a sold out audience at the Fairmont Hotel as the opening act for our headline, Jay Leno. Thank you to the members of the Jazz Band, Exodus, Jazz Choir, Pardon My French, and the Royals for sharing their time and talent to make the 25th anniversary of Black and Gold an event to remember!
Congratulations to Junior Maggie Cecilio
Congratulations to junior Maggie Cecilio for winning the Cal-Hi Sports Bay Area Volunteer Award, an honor that recognizes athletes for serving their community. When Maggie isn’t playing field hockey, she volunteers at the Children’s Discovery Museum where among other things, she reads books to children. Watch a video clip about this Monarch here.
Congratulations to Junior Triona Delumpa
Congratulations to junior Triona Delumpa for winning the Cal-Hi Sports Bay Area Volunteer Award, an honor that recognizes athletes for their work in the community. When Triona is not playing varsity field hockey, she volunteers at the Opportunity Center where she helps underprivileged families by donating and serving food.
Congratulations to the Mitty Speech and Debate Team
Congratulations to the Mitty Speech and Debate Team, which has competed in six tournaments so far and has brought home an impressive 75 medals. Sophomore Eshan Gupta; juniors Maxwell Slade, Olivia Monroy, Teja Veeramacheneni, Madelyn Davis, and John Lahey; and seniors Koji Flynn-Do, Rahul Devarapalli, Akaash Tawade, and Colin Anderson placed in the top two of their varsity events. Great job, Monarchs!"
Congratulations to Senior Paulina Thurmann
Congratulations to senior Paulina Thurmann, who will be recognized at the second annual Saints in the City Banquet, hosted by the Diocese of San Jose to honor youth who have carried the torch of discipleship with fearless faith, enduring hope, and bountiful charity. Paulina has shown an incredible dedication to service and leadership, which stems from her faith.