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Semester final exams begin

Semester final exams begin

Gabriella Vulakh, Senior Reporter

December 14, 2017


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WEB EXCLUSIVE Today was the first of four final exam days, with students taking E and F Period finals. The finals schedule includes two, two-hour testing times per day which began this morning and will end Tuesday afternoon.   “I love the schedule we have for finals,” sophomore Alisha Kalra ...

Simple Gifts candy gram sale begins

Simple Gifts candy gram sale begins

Gabriella Vulakh, Reporter

December 12, 2017


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WEB EXCLUSIVE Simple Gifts began selling Candy Grams this week to fund their annual fashion show in the Spring. The club plans to donate all of the funds from the show to the nonprofit organization Every Mother Counts. “We are a student-run organization that every year puts on a fundraising fashi...

IB student art show begins

IB student art show begins

Cassie Eskicioglu, Senior Reporter

December 6, 2017


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Junior and senior art work will be displayed for the next two weeks in the Syufy Gallery, after months of work in International Baccalaureate art classes. As a part of the theme “We are all a work in progress,” students each created two separate pieces, with one reflecting their personal identity. T...

Winter conditioning begins in new training room

Winter conditioning begins in new training room

Jordan Russell, Senior Reporter

December 6, 2017


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WEB EXCLUSIVE Winter strength and conditioning sessions are now being offered in the new training room after school, with workouts ranging from cardio to abdominal as well as leg and arm exercises. “I started winter conditioning a while ago,” Athletic Director Elena DeSantis said. “I chose to d...

Students volunteer during the Christmas season

Students volunteer during the Christmas season

Arianna Nassiri, Reporter

December 3, 2017


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WEB EXCLUSIVE This past weekend, numerous students from both high schools paused their finals preparation and volunteered at holiday-themed events across the city. Throughout November, students received emails regarding multiple volunteering opportunities across the city. Two of those events, ‘De...

SIA hosts toy drive

SIA hosts toy drive

Gabriella Vulakh, Reporter

November 30, 2017


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WEB EXCLUSIVE Students in Action’s (SIA) Christmas toy drive for victims of the Napa fires officially began today. Students and faculty are invited to bring new unwrapped toys for children with the donors' names taped to the front. “We are doing the toy drive to help aid children and provide them a sense...

First-year IB students begin essay process

First-year IB students begin essay process

Josephine Rozzelle, Sports Editor

November 29, 2017


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WEB EXCLUSIVE Juniors in the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme began the extended essay process this week, choosing their subject area and posing an initial question they will continue to research in the coming months. The 4,000-word research paper is one component of the IB Programme...

JV basketball team plays first preseason game

JV basketball team plays first preseason game

Caroline Thompson, Reporter

November 28, 2017


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WEB EXCLUSIVE The JV basketball team lost their first preseason game to Waldorf this afternoon at the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral. “During the game, we got really competitive,” freshman Sarah Barnes said. “Even the littlest things like counting down the shot clock helped us become...

Holiday shopping begins

Holiday shopping begins

Mason Cooney, Assistant Features Editor

November 27, 2017


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WEB EXCLUSIVE Holiday shoppers browsed the web today for Cyber Monday deals after the weekend of Black Friday and Small Business Saturday. “I like Black Friday shopping because it is a big outing, and it’s something fun you can do with your family,” senior Lauren Wasserman, who shopped at Fashion ...

George Saunders visits school community

George Saunders visits school community

Mary Perez, Senior Reporter

November 16, 2017


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WEB EXCLUSIVE Convent & Stuart Hall welcomed the 2017 Booker Man Prize winner George Saunders today for a special assembly and classroom visits. Saunders discussed topics such as the impact of religion on his writing and his writing process, including his first novel,“Lincoln in the Bardo.” ...

Latin students learn about polychromy

Latin students learn about polychromy

Gabriella Vulakh, Reporter

November 15, 2017


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WEB EXCLUSIVE  Latin III Honors students visited the Legion of Honor Museum today as part of a unit on polychromy in ancient Greece and Rome. The exhibit, “Gods in Color: Polychromy in the Ancient World,”  highlights the usage of paint in ancient sculptures in order to correct the common misconception that all a...

Interactive art exhibit displayed in honor of George Saunders

Interactive art exhibit displayed in honor of George Saunders

Caroline Thompson, Reporter

November 14, 2017


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WEB EXCLUSIVE In honor of author George Saunders’ visit this Thursday, students and faculty from the Visual Arts Department created a physical representation of the Bardo, a Buddhist ideology referenced in Saunders’ book “Lincoln in the Bardo.” “Bardo is a limbo or in-betweenness similar to the notion...

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