Cougar Connection

This semimonthly e-newsletter goes out to parents of students in PreK through grade 8. It includes upcoming calendar items, recaps academic and extracurricular activities, and provides information about community service and Santa Catalina Parent Association news and events.

Upper School Newsletter

Read the Upper School NewsletterThis monthly e-newsletter is sent to parents of students in grades 9 through 12. It includes a letter from John J. Murphy, Ph.D., Head of Upper School, upcoming calendar items, Parent Association information, recaps of academic and extracurricular activities, college-counseling updates, and other news about Upper School student life.


Lamplighter is an online student newspaper that is published quarterly. Until the 2013-14 school year, the newspaper was a print publication issued six to seven times annually. Staff members report news at the school, local, national, and international levels and feature the following sections: opinion, science and technology, entertainment, sports, and humor.



This annual student publication for literary work and the fine arts showcases the creative products of our students in grades 9 through 12. This high-quality magazine features original poems, short stories, photography, paintings, and more. The 2011 edition earned the rank of “Superior–Nominated for the Highest Award” by the National Council of Teachers of English for the state of California.

Santa Catalina Bulletin

This semiannual magazine comes out in April and October and offers parents, alumnae, faculty, past parents, and other friends a look into the spirited community of Santa Catalina. Regular items include a letter from the Head of School, Sister Claire; feature articles; academic, student life and athletic updates; alumnae news; and alumnae Class Notes.