Monarch Published in the Journal of Emerging Investigators

March 15, 2023

Junior Adelina Chau’s article, “Hybrid Quantum-Classical Generative Adversarial Network for Synthesizing Chemically Feasible Molecules”, was recently published in the Journal of Emerging Investigators. Adelina was also selected as one of 400 recipients of the 2023 National Award for Aspirations in Computing by the National Center for Women & Information Technology.

Monarch Awarded Humorous Interpretation Champion 

March 11, 2023

This month MSD competed at both the Stanford and UC Berkeley Invitationals. Congratulations to those students who advanced to the final rounds in their events and a special congratulations to junior Kate Nidome for becoming Humorous Interp Champion. 

More than 100 members of the team will compete starting today and continuing through this weekend for a chance to qualify to the State Championships in April.

Monarch Selected as Gold Key Recipient for Writopia Lab's Bay Area Writing Awards

March 9, 2023

Freshman Bryan Chen was selected as a Gold Key Recipient for Writopia Lab's Bay Area Writing Awards for his short story "5 Fish Walk into a Barn." Out of 2,965 works. Bryan's work was selected by a panel of literary professionals. He is 1 of 190 students from across the Bay Area being honored as having "the most accomplished works."

Monarchs Named Semifinalists in National Merit Scholarship Competition

March 7, 2023

Congratulations to these 25 seniors for their selection as National Merit Finalists. Out of 16,000 semifinalists, these students met the requirements to advance to Finalist standing in the competition and will be considered for National Merit Scholarship awards in the near future.

Monarchs Selected as CSF Central Coast Region Finalists

March 7, 2023

Seniors Zoe Phoenix and Marta Ruiz were selected as California Scholarship Federation (CSF) Central Coast Region finalists for the 2022-23 Seymour Memorial Award. As finalists, Marta and Zoe each will receive a $2,000 award and will participate in a group interview with the other eight finalists. One finalist will be selected as the Central Coast Region Seymour Memorial Award Recipient and will receive an additional $3,000 at the awards ceremony. 

Monarch Wins 1st Place at the 2022 Paris Grand Prize Virtuoso International Music Competition

February 13, 2023

Congratulation to Freshmen Ryan Kim who won 1st place at the 2022 Paris Grand Prize Virtuoso International Music Competition and received an invitation to the award ceremony in December at the Amphitheatre of Philharmonie de Paris.

Monarch Named Bay Area News Group's Football Player of the Year

January 22, 2023
Congratulations to Senior Danny Scudero who was recently selected as the Bay Area News Group's Football Player of the Year! Read more about the selection in The Mercury News.

Coach Danny Sullivan Named Bay Area News Group Football Coach of the Year

January 13, 2023
Congratulations to head football coach Danny Sullivan for recently being selected as the Bay Area News Group's Football Coach of the Year. Read more about the selection in The Mercury News.

Monarch Named Lead Actress in National Broadway Show

December 22, 2022

Isabella Esler '22 has been named the lead actress in the Broadway National Tour of "Beetlejuice," which runs through the end of December in San Francisco! Read more about Isabella's journey from the stage at Archbishop Mitty High School all the way to Broadway in The Mercury News.

Monarch's Christmas Drive Collects 5,000 Gifts!

December 21, 2022

Junior Joey Childs has been gathering toys for boys and girls of all ages for Christmas since he was six years old. This year, his efforts brought in more than 5,000 gifts to help make the holidays a little brighter for families who live in poverty, have been the victims of natural disasters, or need a helping hand in Santa Clara County. Learn more about Joey's work with Toys for Tots in this story by KTVU.

SF Giants Sign Monarch Mitch Haniger '09

December 8, 2022
The San Francisco Giants just signed Seattle Mariners outfielder Mitch Haniger '09 to a three-year contract, bringing this Monarch home to the Bay Area! Read more about the MLB All-Star in Sports Illustrated

The Season of Giving is Here!

December 2, 2022

In the words of this year's liturgical theme song, we're Calling All Monarchs To Be One, and give the gift of education this holiday season. Your gifts — both large and small — make an Archbishop Mitty education accessible to everyone.

Monarchs Named Semifinalists in National Merit Scholarship Competition

November 2, 2022

Congratulations to the 25 Monarchs who were named semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship Competition! Only 16,000 students out of 1.5 million entrants receive this honor. These Monarchs represent the top 1% of seniors in the country and qualify to continue in the competition for National Merit Scholarships later this year.

Three Seniors Nominated for Diocese of San Jose’s Saints in the City

November 2, 2022

Congratulations to seniors Thi Nguyen and Naomi Lahner and junior Lavinia Greborio, who were recently nominated by their parish or school to attend the Diocese of San Jose’s Saints in the City event in November. This honor highlights a student's commitment as a disciple in the community. 

Seniors Receive Youth Appreciation Awards

November 2, 2022

Congratulations to seniors Chidubem Nwosu and Marcus Mata, who were selected to receive a Youth Appreciation Award from the De Anza Optimist Club of Cupertino. They were selected for their outstanding dedication to service both inside and outside of school. They will receive awards later this month in appreciation of their commitment to service, and all that they do to make a positive difference in the world!

Speech & Debate Team Off to Great Season

November 2, 2022

The Archbishop Mitty Speech and Debate Team just started competing in their first league tournaments of the season! Congratulations to sophomore Navya Tyagali for being undefeated in Lincoln Douglas Debate, and seniors Shefali Bharadwaj and Riti Dey for being undefeated in Parliamentary Debate. They each received a wildcard, or automatic entry, to the State Qualifying Tournament.

Senior Receives President’s Volunteer Service Award

November 2, 2022

Congratulations to senior Kyle Lee, who recently received the President's Volunteer Service Award for completing 250 hours of service, above and beyond his participation in the ECJ California Immersion Trip, last year. In recognition of his achievement, he received a certificate and letter from the White House signed by President Biden.

Coach Phillips Named to San Jose Sports Authority’s Hall of Fame

October 7, 2022

Coach Sue Phillips was named an inductee to the San Jose Sports Authority Hall of Fame and will be honored in November at a special ceremony at the SAP Center. Her many accomplishments over the years include being named National Coach of the Year by the WBCA, Naismith, and Gatorade, as well as coaching Team USA to four gold medals! Coach Phillips is also a Monarch, who played three sports while a student on campus and went on to play softball collegiately at Northwestern University before returning to campus as our head women’s basketball coach. Congratulations, Coach Phillips!

2022 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Progress Report

September 21, 2022

Archbishop Mitty High School is pleased to share our 2022 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Progress Report. It is a report on the work we have done together as a school community over the last two years and features students, faculty, parents, and alumni sharing their stories of impact and hopes for our school.

Monarch Named Finalist in Young Scientist Challenge

September 10, 2022

Congratulations to freshman Samaira Mehta who was recently named a finalist for the Young Scientist Challenge, which will take place in Minneapolis in mid-October. She is one of the finalists vying for a $25,000 prize! Samaira’s project focuses on using artificial intelligence to classify and diagnose cancer. Students from across the nation submitted solutions to problems relating to health, safety, mobility, the environment, energy consumption, and the community. Read more about her work here. Good luck the rest of the way, Samaira!

Monarchs Put Faith Into Action with Immersion Trips

August 16, 2022

A total of 125 students and many faculty and staff members participated in our immersion program. Groups visited different parts of the country and world to learn about social justice issues, live simply, build community, and foster solidarity. We can’t wait to hear about their experiences and learn from the new knowledge they’ve gained! 

Good Luck to Our Monarch Competing with Team Portugal This Week!

August 16, 2022

Congratulations to junior Nathan Noronha who is overseas playing basketball in the FIBA U16 European Championship this week. Nathan was recently named one of ten players to watch in the upcoming FIBA U16 European Championship in Bulgaria. Nathan is representing Portugal – and all Monarchs! We wish him the best of luck as he continues to compete this week!

Speech and Debate Team Named One of Top in Nation

August 16, 2022

Congratulations to the Speech & Debate Team which was awarded a top 20 School of Excellence Award at the National Speech and Debate Tournament in Louisville, Kentucky, this summer. A total of 16 students traveled to compete in the first in-person tournament in over two years!

Monarch Dancer Recognized on National Stage

August 16, 2022

Congratulations to senior Ava La France who competed in the Radix Dance Convention Nationals and after multiple rounds of live auditions was named one of the Top 10 senior females and one of the Top 15 seniors (male or female). Congratulations to Ava for having her exceptional talent recognized on the national stage!

Monarch Wins Scholarship in Visual Arts Competition

August 16, 2022

Junior Chloe Lou participated in the California Armenian Legislative Caucus Foundation’s Visual Arts Scholarship Competition, which focused on a theme of human interaction. Chloe’s artwork placed second in the competition, earning her
college scholarship money!

Monarchs Named All-American Swimmers

July 16, 2022

Congratulations to the six Monarchs on the swim team who were named All-Americans this month: rising junior Eunice Lee and recently graduated seniors Luna Balbuena, Anthony Sebastian, Stephanie Sifferman, Sierra Thomas, and Ariana Yeh. Congratulations, Monarchs!

Monarchs to Compete in FIBA U17 Basketball World Cup This Month!

July 2, 2022

Congratulations to rising junior Morgan Cheli who was selected as one of just 12 members of the USA Basketball Women’s U17 Team this summer. She joins Monarch Sue Phillips ’86, the AMHS women's basketball coach, who will also be head coach of the national team. These Monarchs will compete July 9th through July 17th in Debrecen, Hungary. Go Monarchs! Read more here.

Monarch Wins National Community Service Award

May 21, 2022

Congratulations to senior Sebastian Young, who received a national community service award from the United Nations Association of the United States of America and InnerView. Sebastian was recognized for his service to the community, especially for his work to help local farmworkers. Read more here

Archbishop Mitty High School: Home of the Championships

May 19, 2022

Congratulations to all the Monarchs who won NorCal, CCS, and league championships this spring! The baseball team won CCS and NorCal Championships. The swimming and diving team captured individual WCAL and CCS championships. Monarchs on the track and field team also captured several individual league titles. Finally, congratulations to the badminton team, which captured the MHAL Open Division Championship for men's doubles! Great job, Monarchs!

Watch Live Streaming Video of Graduation

May 10, 2022

Family and friends who can't attend graduation can watch live streaming video of the ceremony starting at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 28th. Subscribe to AMHS Live's Youtube Channel to get notifications before the stream starts. AMHS Live will also be providing coverage of the Baccalaureate Mass at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 27th. Congratulations Class of 2022!

Speech and Debate Team Earns Record Sweepstakes Points!

May 6, 2022
Congratulations to the speech and debate team for earning the most team sweepstakes points in school history at the state tournament last weekend! The team came in second place overall. Thank you to all our Monarchs who used their powerful voices this year to speak on important topics they are passionate about. Best of luck to the 18 Monarchs competing at the nationals in Kentucky this June!

Monarch Wins First Place at North American Computational Linguistics Olympiad

May 4, 2022

Congratulations to senior Riley Kong who placed first in the United States and second overall in the North American Computational Linguistics Olympiad last month! Riley earned a spot on the USA’s team in the upcoming international olympiad. Congratulations, Riley!

Record-Breaking Number of Spring Teams Named CCS Scholastic Award Winners

April 25, 2022

Each spring, the CCS selects the top five varsity teams for each sport with the highest collective GPAs. This year, a record-breaking eight Archbishop Mitty teams took the top honors. A huge congratulations to these teams: badminton, softball, baseball, men’s volleyball, men’s tennis, women’s lacrosse, men’s lacrosse, and women’s swimming and diving. Great job, Monarchs!

Monarch's Nonprofit Recognized by NFTE World Series of Innovation

April 19, 2022

Congratulations to junior Anshul Gupta, who started a nonprofit that was named one of the top projects at the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship World Series of Innovation this month. Anshul is the co-president of AUesome, a group that works to bring therapy tools and activities to children on the autism spectrum. Earlier this year, Anshul also won an international student start-up competition hosted by South by Southwest Edu in Austin, Texas. Read more here. Congratulations, Anshul!

Celebrating Title IX

April 14, 2022

This June marks the 50th anniversary of Title IX, a civil rights law known for increasing women's participation in sports at all levels. Check out this amazing 34-minute documentary about Title IX from CIF State. Recognize any familiar voices? The documentary features Coach Sue Phillips of the women's basketball program, senior Elon Butler of the softball team, senior Siena Guttadauro of the basketball team, and senior Reese Reed of the volleyball team!

Speech and Debate Team Qualifies Record Number of Monarchs to Nationals!

April 4, 2022

Last month, members of the speech and debate team competed in state and national qualifier tournaments. A total of 36 students qualified to compete at the state tournament in April.  In addition to that accomplishment, a record-breaking 17 students qualified to the national tournament, which will be held in June. 

Monarch Named Posse Foundation Scholar

April 4, 2022

Congratulations to senior Ray Kennedy was recently named a Posse Foundation Scholar, an award that offers extremely high achieving high school students a full ride to top public and private colleges across the nation. Ray chose to attend Lehigh University in Pennsylvania. Students must be nominated by their high school, demonstrate leadership on campus and in the community, and show great academic potential. Congratulations, Ray!

Monarch Wins International Competition

April 4, 2022

Congratulations to junior Anshul Gupta, who was recently invited to participate in a student start-up competition hosted by South by Southwest Edu in Austin, Texas. Anshul is the co-president of AUesome, a group that works to bring therapy tools and activities to children on the autism spectrum. Anshul’s group shared their story and were named winners of the international competition! Congratulations, Anshul!

Robotics Team Wins Innovation Award

April 4, 2022

Last month, the Robotics Team was recognized with the innovation award at the First Robotics Regional Tournament held in Monterey. The team has continued to advance its position as an award-winning leader in robotics software. Congratulations, Monarchs!

Monarchs Participate in the 2022 Synopsys Science Fair

April 4, 2022

Congratulations to Monarchs who participated in the 2022 Synopsys Science Fair last month. These Monarchs spent countless hours developing and testing their own science research topics. A special congratulations to junior Sritej Ponna, who was awarded second place by Valley Waters for his project which explored how to trace and clean oil spills in the ocean.

Freshman Named Semifinalist in Entrepreneurship Competition

April 4, 2022

Congratulations to freshman Barrett Deng, who created a fire retardant which can quickly suppress wildfires. He presented his invention at The Diamond Challenge, a global high school entrepreneurship competition. That project was selected as a semifinalist in the competition, which means he will be traveling to Delaware to pitch his idea to potential investors.Congratulations, Barrett!

Monarchs Perform at Santa Cruz Jazz Festival

April 4, 2022

Congratulations to Jazz in the AM and Kind of Blue for their outstanding performances at the Santa Cruz Jazz Festival a few weeks ago. The Jazz Choir received the festival's top rating of Command Performance! Soloists from both groups,  including sophomore Connor Watson, juniors Paige Pataky and Jenna Lloyd, and seniors Shreyas Basu, Keira Biala, Aaron Tamayo, and Sara Simoni also received awards for their performances.

Freshman Uses Data Science for Good

April 4, 2022

Congratulations to freshman Krishna Narayanasamy who was recognized by the nonprofit, DIYA Research, for winning third place in a contest which encourages youth to use data science for social good. Students participating in the contest picked one of the United Nations’ sustainable goals and submitted an analysis of data on this topic.