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Soccer fans to receive free scarves at Thursday’s game

Soccer fans to receive free scarves at Thursday’s game

Nina Gutierrez, Reporter

January 15, 2020

The first 200 attendees who come to support Convent's varsity soccer game Thursday Jan. 16 will receive a rally scarf. Convent will be playing Drew School on Field #1 at Beach Chalet at 4 p.m. “The athletic department has tried to start each season having a game to celebrate the fans coming and s...

Sophomores study the Civil War

Sophomores study the Civil War

Paige Retajczyk, Reporter

January 13, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE History teacher Michael Stafford taught U.S. History students about the Civil War through a documentary during H period today. Students watched one episode of the show “The Civil War” by Ken Burns. Each documentary-style episode is one hour long discussing stories and facts about the...

Teenagers can choose to donate, but don’t

Teenagers can choose to donate, but don’t

Gabriella Vulakh, Editor-in-Chief

December 19, 2019

Depending on socio-economic class, teenagers are often the population with the most expendable income, as they are not providing for their families or supporting themselves through school and other extracurricular activities, yet many teenagers do not set aside allowance or job money for charities....

It’s Tik Tok time?

It’s Tik Tok time?

Gray Timberlake, Editor-in-Chief

December 12, 2019

When senior Malinalli Cervantes created a TikTok that went viral, her primary focus was not the potential security issues she could have created for herself. The TikTok app allows users to post 15 second videos that are typically set to popular music or “sounds.” Videos become “Tik-Tok famous,” like...

Individual impact matters

Individual impact matters

Gabriella Vulakh, Editor-in-Chief

October 7, 2019

The Global Climate Strikes two weeks ago helped many individuals realize that they can participate in promoting environmental issues at the local level and individually take action to reduce their carbon footprint. "Everything that we do has an impact on the ecosystem in ways we can't even imagine,”...

Take a deep breath, if you can

Take a deep breath, if you can

Caroline Thompson, Copy Editor

October 3, 2019

Hospitals are admitting teenagers and young adults across the nation for suffering from an apparent vaping-related respiratory injury, causing alarm bells to sound in the heads of adults, parents, students and doctors alike.  Over 1,080 cases of lung injuries related to vaping have been reported from...

Youth Strike

Youth Strike

Madeline Thiara and Adele Fratesi

October 3, 2019

Bay Area youth gathered at the San Francisco Federal Building for the Global Climate Strike on Sept. 20 to raise awareness about climate issues and to demand a safe, healthy and just planet. Thirty-five Convent and 13 Stuart Hall students signed out to attend the strike, according to the schools’...

College reps visit campus

College reps visit campus

Grace O'Reilly, Senior Reporter

September 15, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Five colleges visited campus to give upperclassmen an opportunity to learn more about the admissions process on Friday. The University of Denver, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Northeastern University, the University of Colorado at Boulder and Bard College all represented their scho...

Frosh arrive on campus

Frosh arrive on campus

Grace Krumplitsch and Tabitha Parent

August 29, 2019

Freshmen gathered for Freshman Success on Aug. 15 and 16 to meet new classmates and familiarize themselves with the campus. After going over the new schedule, dress code and the Honor Code, students participated in icebreakers and games with Theater Programs Director Margaret Grace Hee. “I felt...

Sophomores learn about overcoming personal obstacles

Sophomores learn about overcoming personal obstacles

Olivia Rounsaville, Senior Reporter

August 27, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE In an exercise related to the theme of “Wisdom and Knowledge,” sophomores in the G Period Sacred Texts class discussed personal struggles and overcoming hard times in their lives. “I learned that everyone is going through their own struggles,” sophomore Mia Sassi said. “We...

Scholars wear collars

Scholars wear collars

Gabriella Vulakh and Gray Timberlake

August 21, 2019

Students are now required to wear collared shirts as part of the new dress code, and they have the option to wear white or blue jeans in addition to the previously allowed neutral pant and knee-length shorts colors that include black, grey, khaki, navy and olive.  “The dress code changes every year based o...

Cafeteria service to expand in fall

Cafeteria service to expand in fall

Gabriella Vulakh, Web Editor

May 28, 2019

The SAGE food service is expanding to provide lunch for all students in Kindergarten through Grade 12 at no additional cost in the 2019-20 school year, resulting in an increase of approximately 37% more students relying on the cafeteria for their midday meal. “In order to provide the proper lunchtime ...

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