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Freshmen campaign for student council

Freshmen campaign for student council

Mackenna Moslander, Reporter

November 18, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE The Freshman Class gathered in the Mother Williams Library to listen to speeches written by the students running for the position of freshman student council representative.  “The whole grade joined together in the library to hear speeches,” Ninth Grade Chair Sharanya Naik said....

Community honors saint, service

Community honors saint, service

Adele Fratesi, Reporter

November 15, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Both high school divisions gathered on the Pine/Octavia campus in the gym for a chapel service celebrating the Feast of St. Philippine Duchesne, who opened the first Sacred Heart school in the United States. Students discussed their community service experience as Sacred Heart students.  ...

School adds buildings, creates 4th division

School adds buildings, creates 4th division

Madeline Thiara, Components Editor

November 12, 2019

After the Schools of the Sacred Heart San Francisco permanently settled at Broadway Street with the acquisition of Flood Mansion, Grant House, Hammond House and Herbst House, the school continued to expand onto Vallejo Street as well as build a boys high school on another campus. The Second Capital C...

Visiting author prompts discussions

Visiting author prompts discussions

Charlotte Ehrlich, Web Editor

November 12, 2019

Author Madeline Miller’s novel “Circe” is stealing the hearts of students and faculty alike in anticipation of her visit on Nov. 19. A modern reteller of ancient Greek classics, Miller is breaking the boundaries of the rigid structure of mythological tales such as Homer’s “The Odyssey”  ...

Diving into work

Diving into work

Grace Krumplitsch, Web Editor

November 12, 2019

While many teenagers spend their Sunday mornings catching up on sleep or spending time with friends, senior Margaret Millar is up at the crack of dawn chopping fish, corralling rescued seals and assisting veterinarians.  Millar works as a Youth Crew Volunteer at the Marine Mammal Center, a non-pro...

Agree to disagree

Agree to disagree

Grace Krumplitsch, Web Editor

November 12, 2019

Whether it be a lively discussion about foreign policy in my International Baccalaureate Global Politics class, a debate on climate change solutions in IB Environmental Systems and Societies, or a heated debate in the halls over the most recent White House scandal, members of the Convent community do not...

Cast and crew prepare for fall play

Cast and crew prepare for fall play

Alina Kushner, Reporter

November 11, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE The cast and crew of “She Kills Monsters” prepare for upcoming performances as the final tech rehearsals continue through Wed. Nov. 13.  The cast and crew finish setting scenes, lighting, sound, props and costumes for the production during tech week. This week allows for everyone to ...

Cross country finishes regular season

Cross country finishes regular season

Olivia Rounsaville, Senior Reporter

November 7, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE The cross country team ran it’s last practice of the regular season and will compete in the league championship on Friday in Lindley Meadows at Golden Gate Park for the final meet of the season.  “My highlights of the season were the times I spent bonding with the team,” junior ...

Varsity tennis takes on playoffs, semi-finals

Varsity tennis takes on playoffs, semi-finals

Paige Retajczyk, Reporter

November 5, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Convent’s varsity tennis team played at the San Francisco State University courts for their first round of playoffs against the Urban School of San Francisco. The team lost two games and won the remaining matches throughout the season, including the Lick-Wilmerding High School team ...

Art students reflect on interconnectivity

Art students reflect on interconnectivity

Madeline Thiara, Senior Reporter

November 4, 2019

Art Foundation II students are working on a project titled “The Line that Binds Us” as their first project of the year that involves the use of materials rather than research. The project is based on the theme of interconnectivity, where students are displaying how they are connected to their env...

Club hosts clothing swap

Club hosts clothing swap

Adele Fratesi, Reporter

October 30, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Students participated in a clothing swap sponsored by the Eco Friends club where students donated used clothing in an effort to reduce waste and pollution.  “The club decided to organize the clothing swap because thrifting is better for the environment,” junior Naia Urruty, Eco Fr...

TOK classes prepare presentations

TOK classes prepare presentations

Adele Bonomi, Sports Editor

October 29, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Seniors practiced Theory of Knowledge presentations today in preparation for their final presentations next week.  “I am doing my presentation on the history of Ivy League Schools and if they really do house smarter students and deserve all their recognition,” senior Julianna Ov...

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