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Widespread power outage affects campus

Widespread power outage affects campus

Claire Kosewic, Web Editor
April 21, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, News

A widespread power outage is currently affecting multiple neighborhoods of San Francisco, including both the Broadway and Pine/Octavia campuses. Lights and WiFi went out shortly after 9 a.m. this morning. “We were supposed to be having a research period which is difficult without internet access...

New security cameras to monitor restrooms

New security cameras to monitor restrooms

Grace Ainslie, Assistant Sports Editor
April 20, 2017
Filed under A & E, Breaking News, News

A security camera, mounted on the wall of the second and third floor hallways outside of the girls’ restroom, is a new feature installed in an attempt to discover who is vandalizing the restrooms. An unknown person has repeatedly thrown rolls of toilet paper into the toilets, creating difficulties f...

Earth Day art calls for commitment

Earth Day art calls for commitment

Mason Cooney, Reporter
April 18, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, News

Sophomore art students displayed a four-school Earth Day installation in the main hall today to invite students to reflect on their commitments to the Earth. “A group of us built it together,” sophomore Emma Hubbard said. “The concept was to give little paper clouds to kids in the elementary school and have the...

Holy Week chapel invites reconciliation

Olivia Mohun, Reporter
April 10, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, News

Convent students and teachers came together this morning for the community’s weekly chapel service. Spiritual L.I.F.E. Director Sergio Vasquez gave students time to reflect on their lives and in what areas they could seek forgiveness, before writing their thoughts down on pieces of paper and depositing t...

Juniors continue retreat’s theme in PAWS

Juniors continue retreat’s theme in PAWS

Asha Khanna, Copy Editor
April 7, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, News

The Junior Class utilized PAWS times today to wrap up the previous two day's retreat activities, responding to different prompts in letters of gratitude. “I think we often take people for granted in our lives because of the busy nature of the world we live in, so the letter writing really allowed us ...

Fencing team emerges on point

Fencing team emerges on point

Emily Kanellos, Reporter
April 5, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, News

The Convent & Stuart Hall fencing team plan to advance into an upcoming city-wide tournament after completing the regular season with a 7-1 record. “The team has shown a huge improvement throughout the season,” captain April Matsumoto said. “Every member has gotten stronger, and everyone suppo...

Chemistry class counts calories

Chemistry class counts calories

Laura Mogannam, Reporter
March 22, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, News

Sophomore Honors Chemistry students conducted a lab today to determine the number of calories in various food items after learning about calorimetry. The class was instructed to create a calorimeter using a soda can filled with water. A potato or tortilla chip was burned under the can to heat the water....

Sophomores discuss genocide in preparation for upcoming unit

Sophomores discuss genocide in preparation for upcoming unit

Anna Doggett, Reporter
March 21, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, News

Sophomores spent today's lunch period learning how to think and talk sensitively and critically about genocide, in preparation for the Responses to Oppression course's upcoming unit on the Holocaust. "You could talk about genocide purely historically," theology teacher Paul Pryor Lorentz, who spoke t...

Persian holiday marks coming of spring

Persian holiday marks coming of spring

Cece Giarman, Reporter
March 20, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, News

With tables full of seasonal treats and joyous company, millions across the globe began celebrations of the coming of spring today during the first day of Nowruz, the 13-day Persian New Year holiday. “Nowruz offers a chance to wish for prosperity in the life of the new year,” junior Sophia Davari, who cele...

Swim team dives into spring season

Swim team dives into spring season

Asha Khanna and Claire Kosewic
March 15, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, News

The swim team, bolstered by several new athletes, participated in its first league meet of the season today. “The scores have not been published yet so I can’t tell you exactly [how we did],” co-captain Bella Kearney said, “but because it was our first meet a lot of our new swimmers were just ...

Nor’easter hits East Coast with less force than expected

Nor’easter hits East Coast with less force than expected

Asha Khanna, Grace Ainslie, Claire Kosewic
March 14, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, News

[View the story "Nor'easter hits East Coast with less force than expected " on Storify] Claire Devereux, Emily Kanellos, Cece Giarmin, Josie Rozzelle, Olivia Mohun, Jemima Scott, and Giulia Oltranti contributed to reporting....

Presentation points to signs and responses to suicidal behavior

Presentation points to signs and responses to suicidal behavior

Mason Cooney, Reporter
March 13, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, News

Instead of the usual Monday gathering in the Mary Mardel, RSCJ, chapel, students gathered in Syufy Theatre to learn about identifying and responding to signs of suicide. Tayler Lim, San Francisco Suicide Prevention youth and weekend coordinator, encouraged students to utilize the organization’s 24-ho...

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