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Bake sale season continues

Bake sale season continues

Kendra Harvey, Managing Editor

November 17, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, News

Lemonade, oreos and chocolate chip cookies mark another of the sophomores' plan to hold bake sales to fundraise for Christmas celebrations. “So far it has been pretty successful,” sophomore activities director Jilan Powers said. Every Monday leading up to Christmas, hot chocolate sales will be h...

Chapel service celebrates Thanksgiving holiday

Chapel service celebrates Thanksgiving holiday

Kristina Cary, Managing Editor

November 16, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, News

Light streamed through the stained glass windows on the right side of the room, illuminating a group of teachers holding musical instruments, as students filtered in and seated themselves on the wooden pews facing the teachers for a Thanksgiving chapel service. Theology teacher Paul Pryor Lorentz opened t...

Sophomores fundraise for Christmas celebration with potluck sale

Sophomores fundraise for Christmas celebration with potluck sale

Liana Lum, Editor-in-Chief

November 13, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, News

Sophomores and their Student Council members gathered around a table filled with fried rice, homemade cookies and noodle salad in the Main Hall today for their potluck-style fundraiser in preparation for the Christmas celebration they will host. “The purpose is to try a new and unique way to raise money for...

Information night highlights new SAT

Information night highlights new SAT

Asha Khanna, Senior Reporter

November 10, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, News

Freshmen, sophomores and juniors and their families gathered in the Little Theater for the annual Standardized Testing Info Night this evening. “We want to educate parents and students about standardized testing, especially with the new SAT,” College Counseling Associate Kelly Whalen said. Bru...

Basketball tryouts bring athletes of varying ability to the court

Basketball tryouts bring athletes of varying ability to the court

Lisabelle Panossian, Web & Social Media Editor

November 10, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, Sports & Fitness

Athletes dribbled basketballs up and down the gym floor as they were assessed by coaches during tryouts, some playing for years and some just beginning. Tryouts consist of drills and team-building exercises that will allow coaches to gauge skill level and possible positions for the potential players, a...

Evening School opens doors to prospective students

Evening School opens doors to prospective students

Neely Metz, Copy Editor

November 6, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, News

Prospective students and families interested in attending Convent crowded the school as the annual Evening School Open House event took place tonight. “It’s been really wonderful,” Vanessa Kainz, the parent of a student attendee said. “To be directly in the classroom and to see the campus ...

Muni plans to improve service

Muni plans to improve service

Kendra Harvey, Managing Editor

November 5, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, News

Despite the potential benefit of faster public transportation, Muni Forward plans to decrease 47 parking spaces on Lombard Street in the Marina to give riders more direct access buses with routes that avoid traffic, sacrificing more of the scarce parking spaces around school. “It’s already pretty awful,” s...

Spirit Week ends on a festive note

Spirit Week ends on a festive note

Grace Ainslie, Senior Reporter

October 30, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, News, Slideshows

Clad in costumes from head to toe, freshmen through seniors gathered in the Little Theater to celebrate Halloween today. “I found it really exciting to see all the people’s costumes, the way they put it all together, and it seemed like they put effort into every costume,” sophomore Marguerit...

Students in Action combat domestic violence

Students in Action combat domestic violence

Fiona Mittelstaedt, Senior Reporter

October 28, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, News

Bin for toiletries are scattered around campus as SIA begins their drive for women in need. “We are gathering materials to give to La Casa de las Madres, a non-profit group that helps people around San Francisco and the Bay Area with domestic violence problems,” SIA co-head Isabelle Armstrong ...

Seniors honored in varsity volleyball game

Seniors honored in varsity volleyball game

Claire Kosewic, Senior Reporter

October 27, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, News

Senior year is a time full of endings, and senior night athletic celebrations recognize the dedication of the athletes to their sport and to the school. “All of our seniors have played volleyball all four years at Convent, and this is a really special way to honor them,” senior Laurel Cinti said. “...

Seniors commended for success

Seniors commended for success

India Thieriot, Assistant Copy Editor

October 26, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, News

The sound of clapping filled Syufy Theatre as students supported a few of their senior peers in a commendation of academic excellence. After taking the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT) last year, current seniors’ scores were admitted to the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) ...

Attention brought to cultural approration

Attention brought to cultural approration

Kendra Harvey, Managing Editor

October 23, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, Features

Although wearing the “Women’s Sacajawea Indian Maiden Costume” may seem harmless on Halloween, the National Honors Society is bringing awareness about cultural appropriation during this time. NHS president Catherine Heinen and club member Maya Greenhill spoke during Chapel today to present the issue ...

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