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PSAT memes become tradition

Asha Khanna, Editor-in-Chief

October 12, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, News

After sitting through more than three hours of the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test yesterday, some students rushed to their phones to check the test memes, which have become a trend over the past few years. “They mostly make jokes out of the reading comprehension section,” sophomore B...

Fleeing the Bay Area fires

Cece Giarman, Web Editor

October 10, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, News, Opinion

After a long week of school and volleyball, I was more than excited to relax during my weekend in California's wine country and cool down at my dear friend Natalia Varni’s home. I spent the October Sunday afternoon lounging around the pool and the night enjoying a true homestyle meal. With six other ...

Northern Bay Area fires cause destruction

Northern Bay Area fires cause destruction

Sophia Aeby, Reporter

October 10, 2017


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A series of fires in the North Bay that began over the weekend have covered over 119,000 acres and affected 1,500 homes, businesses and structures. With 40,000 people evacuated, 99,000 without power and 15 reported deaths, the fire has turned into a national crisis. Junior Sofia Pirri was one of a...

Blessing of the Animals attracts a variety of pets

Blessing of the Animals attracts a variety of pets

Mason Cooney, Assistant Features Editor

October 4, 2017


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Pets ranging from dogs to iguanas gathered in front of the Flood Mansion this morning to be blessed in celebration of St. Francis of Assisi. “Today is the feast day of St. Francis of Assisi, who is the patron saint of San Francisco,” Rev. Eddy Gutierrez said. “He firmly believed that we should...

Freshmen explore their identity through English projects

Freshmen explore their identity through English projects

Caroline Thompson, Reporter

October 3, 2017


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The Freshman Class finished off its first quarter by presenting Identity Projects, an English I assignment in which the students explored their identity through a poem paired with a self-portrait. “I wanted both parts of the project to go together," freshman Grace Krumplitsch said. "My overarch...

Surf Club holds meeting

Surf Club holds meeting

Grace Ainslie, News Editor

September 29, 2017


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The newly coed Surf Club had its first meeting of the year during lunch. “It was very successful,” club head Jemima Scott said. “We had a lot of the new members come from a bunch of different grades, and we had all the guys come as well.” Along with Scott, Stuart Hall Senior Jonny Forman is club hea...

Four divisions celebrate first Mass of the school year

Four divisions celebrate first Mass of the school year

Caroline Thompson, Reporter

September 28, 2017


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Students, alumnae, parents, faculty and staff from the four divisions celebrated Mass of the Holy Spirit, the first Mass of the year, at the Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Assumption. “When we first went in, everyone settled in pretty quickly,” sophomore Mallinali Cervantes said. “I appreciate the ev...

Sacred Heart school faces food shortage crisis

Sacred Heart school faces food shortage crisis

Claire Kosewic, Editor-in-Chief

September 28, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, News

Maize porridge, tortillas and beans cooked with small amounts of vegetable oil were standard fare at Kangole Senior Secondary School in northeastern Uganda, until the United Nations World Food Programme completely withdrew its support of the Sacred Heart school at the beginning of this month. Wit...

Walking the talk

Walking the talk

September 28, 2017


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Despite being unable to vote, teenagers who are dissatisfied with current events find multiple ways to make their voices heard. Going to protests, pre-registering to vote, signing petitions and writing opinion pieces are all actions that have no age requirement — as such, teens capitalize on the opportunities.

Heart and Hands club reaches out across nation

Heart and Hands club reaches out across nation

Jordan Russell, Senior Reporter

September 27, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, News

During lunch, the Heart and Hands club assembled a bake sale in the main hall for victims who have been affected by the recent occurrence of natural disasters. “[The] disaster relief sales are for the victims of Hurricane Irma, Hurricane Maria, and those affected by the earthquakes in Mexi...

Art classes participate in worldwide project

Art classes participate in worldwide project

Grace Ainslie, News Editor

September 19, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, News

Advanced Portfolio and IB Art students started working with the Memory Project, a program dedicated to creating portraits of children from other countries who have faced substantial challenges. “We have 42 students participating,”  Visual Arts Department Chair Rachel McIntire said. “They have to resear...

Teacher-Student Swap Day kicks off Spirit Week

Teacher-Student Swap Day kicks off Spirit Week

Gabriella Vulakh, Reporter

September 18, 2017


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In celebration of Convent’s annual Spirit Week, students started the week off dressing as their favorite teachers while teachers dressed as either students or other faculty members. “I dressed up as Mrs. Simpson because I have her clothes and she dressed up as me and wore my clothes,” soph...

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