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Organic, sustainable, GMO?

Organic, sustainable, GMO?

Charlotte Ehrlich, Web Editor

October 7, 2019

Strolling down the colorful aisles of Whole Foods on the corner of Franklin and California streets, displays stocked with strawberries, tomatoes and blueberries that are labeled “organic,” “sustainable” and “genetically modified” can confuse many shoppers.  Almost three-quarters of American consumers ...

New fall sport debuts

New fall sport debuts

Mackenna Moslander and Alina Kushner

October 3, 2019

Some athletes who are not running cross-country races, spiking volleyballs over the net or sailing across the Bay are racing down the field with sticks playing field hockey, Convent’s newly-introduced fall sport. The team’s players are primarily made up of underclassmen because of conflicting ...

Sophomores learn about citations

Sophomores learn about citations

Paige Retajczyk, Reporter

October 3, 2019

History teacher Michael Stafford took time out of class today to explain how to use footnotes and how to cite sources correctly for an upcoming project. Students learned how to put sources into Chicago style and how to properly use footnotes when using outside information. “I think it’s important...

Students adapt to new bus schedule

Students adapt to new bus schedule

Mackenna Moslander, Reporter

October 1, 2019

Along with the change in class and lunch times, the bus schedule has also shifted for the 2019-2020 school year. Buses run from the Broadway campus to the Pine-Octavia campus and back during passing periods and after school.  During each passing period there is a bus that leaves five minutes after the ...

Project Green Challenge offered to community

Project Green Challenge offered to community

Alina Kushner, Reporter

September 26, 2019

Convent students had the opportunity to sign up for the Project Green Challenge today during Collaboration and lunch as a way to help the environment.  Participants in the project in the project receive daily emails between Oct. 1 and Oct. 30 and receive their challenges and tasks for the day, acco...

Soccer players attend introduction meeting

Soccer players attend introduction meeting

Gabrielle Guido, Senior Reporter

September 25, 2019

Students hoping to play girls’ soccer during the winter gathered together in a pre-season meeting this morning in Siboni.  Prospective players from all grades attended the meeting at Convent this morning. The season begins with tryouts on Nov. 4 and extends through early February. “For this s...

Advisories discuss climate change

Advisories discuss climate change

Elise Vulakh, Reporter

September 23, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Students gathered in advisory groups to share their opinions on environmental issues in response to the 16-year-old environmental activist Greta Thunberg’s address to world leaders. The discussion built off last week’s advisory where students watched several videos about climate chang...

Students anticipate dance

Students anticipate dance

Olivia Rounsaville, Senior Reporter

September 20, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE After the pep rally last Friday and a week of themed dress days, students prepare to celebrate homecoming festivities this weekend. “I’m really excited for the dance and getting to see everyone together,” sophomore Jennifer Surjadi said. “I love music, getting to dress up and...

Freshmen explore identities

Freshmen explore identities

Adele Fratesi, Reporter

September 17, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Freshmen students concluded their unit on poetry in English with Identity Projects, a poem and a video encapsulating various aspects of their identity. “I wanted to create a project that allowed for a freshman class, coming from all over the Bay Area, to get to know each other and...

Student body participates in pep rally

Student body participates in pep rally

Madeline Thiara, Components Editor

September 15, 2019

Students and faculty gathered in the gym on the Pine-Octavia campus Friday morning for an all-school pep rally led by Student Council. The event included school-spirited activities in anticipation of Spirit Week and Homecoming. “This pep rally was a great way for the whole school to come together to share some spirit,” Student Athletics Representa...

College reps visit campus

College reps visit campus

Grace O'Reilly, Senior Reporter

September 15, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Five colleges visited campus to give upperclassmen an opportunity to learn more about the admissions process on Friday. The University of Denver, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Northeastern University, the University of Colorado at Boulder and Bard College all represented their scho...

Sophomores learn about colonization

Sophomores learn about colonization

Olivia Rounsaville, Reporter

September 11, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE To end the unit on Early Colonization in the Americas, sophomores in United States History are researching different groups of people in America during colonial times. "I decided to choose the New England colonists because I don't really know a lot about Massachusetts," sophomore Anneli...

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