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Community gathers for annual Kate Chopin award assembly

Community gathers for annual Kate Chopin award assembly

Cece Giarman, Reporter

February 10, 2017


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Students and faculty gathered in the Chapel this morning for a special assembly to announce and honor the winners of the annual Kate Chopin Essay Contest. Sophomore Sydney Caba was named the all-school winner by outside judge Libby Brittain (’07). The English department began the contest more than 20 years ago ...

Siboni recovery demands flexibility, patience from community

Siboni recovery demands flexibility, patience from community

Claire Kosewic, Web Editor

February 9, 2017


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A science experiment damaged a sprinkler head in the physics lab yesterday, resulting in closure of the Siboni Arts & Science Center and demanding flexibility from students and faculty as the administration determined class locations. “I want to thank you all in advance for your patience in...

Physics experiment floods Siboni second floor

Physics experiment floods Siboni second floor

Neely Metz, Features Editor

February 8, 2017


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Students evacuated campus during C Period this afternoon when fire alarms rang following an in-class experiment in the Siboni Arts & Science Center physics lab. Alarms sounded when a sound waves and compression experiment in a freshman boys physics class triggered an individual sprinkler, setting ...

Sports event celebrates graduating team members

Sports event celebrates graduating team members

Josephine Rozzelle, Senior Reporter

February 7, 2017


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Three seniors on the Convent Varsity Basketball team were honored tonight at an annual sports event held before the team’s last league game against University High School. Senior Night celebrated captains Alyssa Alvarez, Ally Arora and Gia Monachino, all 4-year varsity athletes. “We recognize o...

Chinese New Year assembly hosts dance and singing group

Chinese New Year assembly hosts dance and singing group

Asha Khanna, Copy Editor

February 6, 2017


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To celebrate the Year of the Rooster, the Sichuan Dance and Singing Group from Sichuan, China performed a variety of traditional Chinese dances and music at a special assembly Friday. Junior Jocelyn Shilakes and freshman Neo Kounalakis narrated the performance in both Mandarin and English, and students in all l...

An American Dream deferred

An American Dream deferred

Julia-Rose Kibben, Managing Editor

February 3, 2017


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A freshman World Religions project unknowingly prepared students for the context of protests at the international terminal in San Francisco International Airport. As some entered the airport with packed bags ready to board flights, others touted signs and megaphones protesting the detainment of recent arrivi...

100,000 gather at SF demonstration

100,000 gather at SF demonstration

Julia-Rose Kibben, Managing Editor

February 3, 2017


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Senior Caroline Salveson peeked out from under her raincoat hood, holding a sign high above her head reading “Women’s rights are not up for grabs” while repeating chants like “the people united will never be divided.” Salveson marched alongside 100,000 others from Civic Center and down Mark...

Teen acne sparks issues with confidence and looks

Teen acne sparks issues with confidence and looks

Editorial Board

February 3, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, News, Opinion, Staff Editorials

Lizzie Bruce While almost all students get acne at some point due to puberty, genetics or environmental triggers, harsh stigma and lack of media representation can make acne-stricken teens feel abnormal and alone in their battle for clear skin. While shows like “Glee” and “Gossip Girl” relate to the young...

Faculty recognized with four-school award

Faculty recognized with four-school award

Julia-Rose Kibben, Managing Editor

February 2, 2017


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The Convent & Stuart Hall adult community honored Heather Wells, Modern Language department co-chair, with the second annual Millie Fusco Award for faculty excellence, at a special faculty assembly on Wednesday. “It was a complete surprise,” Wells said of the recognition.   “The Milli...

Uniform Norms

Uniform Norms

Asha Khana, Copy Editor

February 1, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Features, News

While Convent students are still struggling with complying to the revised dress code and uniform policy, students in many Network schools strictly adhere to uniform rules. At Kincoppal-Rose Bay School in New South Wales, Australia, even if a student is wearing her uniform, not having a white ribbon...

Chapel makes space for reflection of last week’s events

Chapel makes space for reflection of last week’s events

Claire Devereux and Claire Kosewic

January 23, 2017


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Today’s chapel theme, “Courage and Voice” focused on the sophomores experiences on the President’s annual Costa Rica trip, while also addressing the presidential inauguration and the subsequent displays of “voice.” L.I.F.E. Director Sergio Vasquez led the service, which began with some context about the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the courageous journey St. Philippine Duchesne undertook to bring girls’ education to the United States. Vasquez then related Duchesne’s experience on the ship Rebecca to t...

Inauguration triggers school-wide response

Inauguration triggers school-wide response

Lisabelle Panossian and Claire Kosewic

January 20, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Interactives

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