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Assembly touches on empathy, leadership

Assembly touches on empathy, leadership

Laura Mogannam, Managing Editor

February 1, 2019


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WEB EXCLUSIVE Students discussed the qualities of being a leader, specifically empathy and kindness, after watching two videos on the topic during assembly. The first video titled “Empathy” gave stories of patients and family members in a hospital while prompting watchers to imagine standing in others’ shoes. “It made me tear ...

Freshmen study world religions

Freshmen study world religions

Olivia Rounsaville, Reporter

January 31, 2019


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WEB EXCLUSIVE Freshmen began a unit on Confucianism and Taoism this week in their World Religions class. They have also been studying Buddhism, Sikhism and Hinduism this semester. “I think that in a world that is diverse and where people’s religions are huge parts of their identity, knowing a...

Swim team has first land practice

Swim team has first land practice

Gray Timberlake, Senior Reporter

January 30, 2019


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WEB EXCLUSIVE While many may expect a swim team to practice in a pool, the Convent & Stuart Hall swim team met up in the workout room for their first dry-land practice today. “We targeted our lower body and core,” junior Estie Seligman said. “We also worked on stretching because even thou...

Freshmen take part in ongoing Shakespeare competition

Freshmen take part in ongoing Shakespeare competition

Madeline Thiara, Reporter

January 29, 2019


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WEB EXCLUSIVE Freshmen are participating in an annual Shakespeare Reference Competition moderated by English teacher Mark Botti in which they accumulate points finding modern-day Shakespeare references to share with the class. “Since we are reading Shakespeare in class, I feel like this competition can ...

Seniors discusses senior week

Olivia Mohun, Features Editor

January 28, 2019


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WEB EXCLUSIVE Seniors met in the Mary Mardel Chapel during assembly today to learn about a variety of senior activities and events that will take place later in the semester. “The fact that we are graduating in a few months has become much more real,” senior Caroline Schulberg said. “There...

Poker faces ready for Winter Formal

Poker faces ready for Winter Formal

Audrey Pinard, Reporter

January 24, 2019


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WEB EXCLUSIVE Card Club members learned how to play Blackjack and Texas Hold’em today in preparation for Winter Formal casino games. “Before card club, I didn't have a clue about how to play Poker or Blackjack, but I was determined to figure it out,” freshman card club member Natalie Kushner said. ...

High schoolers take on leadership positions in middle form play

High schoolers take on leadership positions in middle form play

Tabitha Parent, Charlotte Ehrlich, Grace Krumplitsch, Reporters

January 23, 2019


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WEB EXCLUSIVE Convent & Stuart Hall high schoolers rehearsed backstage tonight as production managers, costume designers, and lighting designers in preparation for the middle form’s “The Wind in the Willows” opening night performance tomorrow. “The goal is to build a mentorship structu...

Swimmers prepare for upcoming season

Swimmers prepare for upcoming season

Amy Phipps, Reporter

January 22, 2019


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WEB EXCLUSIVE With spring sports starting next week, Convent & Stuart Hall students met during Collab today to discuss the upcoming swim season. Coach Isabel St. Ives who has coached the Convent & Stuart Hall team for two years says she is excited about the season. “I love seeing our swim...

Presenter teaches juniors about algorithms, artificial intelligence

Presenter teaches juniors about algorithms, artificial intelligence

Adele Bonomi, Senior Reporter

January 19, 2019


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WEB EXCLUSIVE Convent & Stuart Hall juniors gathered in the Williams Library today to hear John Villaseñor, senior fellow at the Center for Technology Innovation at Brookings,  present about artificial intelligence and its influence on the world.   “High schoolers are graduating into and wi...

IB seniors complete forensic simulations

IB seniors complete forensic simulations

Mason Cooney, Copy Editor

January 16, 2019


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WEB EXCLUSIVE International Baccalaureate seniors solved simulated murder cases in class as part of an interdisciplinary science activity required by the IB Programme. “I did a lab that investigated how physics can be used to analyze blood spatter patterns in crime scenes,” senior Emma Hubbard...

Juniors attend testing workshop

Juniors attend testing workshop

Gray Timberlake, Senior Reporter

January 16, 2019


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WEB EXCLUSIVE Juniors participated in a full-day ACT and SAT test preparation day yesterday with Compass Education Group. Compass brought in team members for three sessions, math and science strategies, english and writing strategies and a Q&A with founder and executive director Bruce Reed. “This ...

Freshmen participate in all day bonding activities

Freshmen participate in all day bonding activities

Madeline Thiara, Reporter

January 14, 2019


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WEB EXCLUSIVE Freshmen convened in the Little Theater this morning to engage in group discussions and other bonding exercises for their second “Freshmen Success” of the school year. “Today was a way to start off the second semester together as a community now that the freshman class has gotte...

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