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Dancers balance school, ballet

Dancers balance school, ballet

India Thieriot, Assistant Copy Editor

December 10, 2015


Filed under A & E, Breaking News

Two dancers hoping to do justice to a 123-year-old ballet will take the stage as an Arabian lead and a Spanish dancer next week at the Palace of Fine Arts. Famous for its score composed by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, “The Nutcracker” is performed by nearly every ballet company in the City during the holid...

Upperclassmen educated on healthy habits

Upperclassmen educated on healthy habits

Grace Ainslie, Senior Reporter

December 10, 2015


Filed under A & E, News

Upperclassmen were encouraged to take deep breaths during a stress management presentation for the Junior and Senior Wellness program held last Thursday in the Den. “I wanted to see if there were any tips that I don’t already know or that I haven’t been told about,” senior Nora Hanak, who elec...

Volunteering year-round has all-around benefits

Claire Kosewic, Senior Reporter

December 10, 2015


Filed under A & E, Features

Charitable organizations often see an increase in the number of people wanting to volunteer around the holidays, but the demand for services is not confined to the month of December. “We definitely see an increase in volunteering around the holidays,” Goldie Pyka, of the San Francisco Ma...

Club creates more coding opportunities

Club creates more coding opportunities

Claire Kosewic, Senior Reporter

December 10, 2015


Filed under A & E, Features, News

A new club allows would-be coders to experience the web design, app development and graphic art of the Girls Who Code Summer Immersion program but in a flexible and less time-consuming way. “It’s not just an opportunity for the girls to learn to code, but also an opportunity for them to...

Auditions set the stage for spring musical

Auditions set the stage for spring musical

Fiona Mittelstaedt, Senior Reporter

November 30, 2015


Filed under A & E, Breaking News

Today marks the beginning of auditions for the upcoming spring musical, Les Miserables. “It's about a group of students rising up in paris to try to find peace and social justice for the common people,” director Pamela Rickard said. “It’s a love story, there's a lot of conflict and war moment...

Salon offers attendees different perspectives on beauty

Salon offers attendees different perspectives on beauty

Grace Ainslie, Senior Reporter

November 19, 2015


Filed under A & E, Breaking News, News

Participants of the “Beauty of Knowledge Salon” visited different student run booths during Collab that offered a variety of services including advice, body art and urban foraging. “My booth is about giving someone an opportunity to talk in a safe environment,” junior Isabella Southwick said dur...

Sophomores, seniors learn roles of perspective, penitence in the judicial system

Sophomores, seniors learn roles of perspective, penitence in the judicial system

Claire Kosewic, Senior Reporter

November 19, 2015


Filed under A & E, Breaking News, News

Sophomores and seniors took time out of their Hislish and colLab periods to learn about the role that penitence plays in criminal justice, and how perspective is everything in the American judicial system. “It definitely gave us a new perspective and helped to show us that what we are learning h...

Raising the bar on sports nutrition

Raising the bar on sports nutrition

Claire Kosewic, Senior Reporter

November 5, 2015


Filed under A & E, Sports & Fitness

Coaches often say that there’s more to succeeding in sports than the hours spent in practice and competition, but teenage athletes commonly overlook what “being healthy” means or how their lifestyle affects athletic abilities. “Nutrition is not just a sidebar of training and succeeding,” registered dietitia...

‘The Tempest’ storms Syufy Theatre

‘The Tempest’ storms Syufy Theatre

Claire Kosewic, Senior Reporter

November 5, 2015


Filed under A & E, News

Forgiveness, love and mystery converge onstage in the fall production of Shakespeare’s “The Tempest.” “This play never gets old,” director Pamela Rickard said. “Although it was written several hundred years ago, its message of forgiveness and realizing that violence does not make wrongdoings right is ageless.” The story centers around Prospero, played by Stuart Hall senio...

Local muralist visits and shares inspiration

Local muralist visits and shares inspiration

Catherine Dana, Senior Reporter

October 20, 2015


Filed under A & E, Breaking News

Local artist, whose murals are featured around the city, visited today and gave aspiring high school artists the chance to ask questions and speak about their interests. Painter and muralist Bryana Fleming grew up in San Francisco and has had a passion for painting since a young age. She has created ...

PSAT enables viral Internet craze

PSAT enables viral Internet craze

Neely Metz, Copy Editor

October 16, 2015


Filed under A & E, Breaking News, Slideshows

Although students completed the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test yesterday, people who took the PSAT created a new internet sensation consisting of memes based on elements from the standardized test. “They’re hilarious,” junior Logan Evans said. “As soon as I take the PSAT I always go on ...

Youth should be seen and heard

Youth should be seen and heard

India Thieriot, Assistant Copy Editor

October 5, 2015


Filed under A & E, Breaking News

From the outside, a passerby might think it to be a closed pirate shop, but inside 826 Valencia, behind the pirate-themed paraphernalia, people of varying ages from all over the city gather on a bi-monthly basis to observe an under 21 open-mic night hosted by Youthspeaks. The non-profit organizat...

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