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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...

Unexpected gift delights

Unexpected gift delights

Jordan Russell, Senior Reporter

September 28, 2017


Filed under News

When President Ann Marie Krejcarek found a package waiting for her one day in the middle of June, she was surprised to find that the person who sent it was House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, whose four daughters all graduated from Convent. “It was a little bit out of the blue,” Krejcarek said....

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


Filed under Breaking News, News

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...

Sophomores spend retreat supporting the Tenderloin

Sophomores spend retreat supporting the Tenderloin

Caroline Thompson, Reporter

September 15, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, News

Convent & Stuart Hall sophomores participated in a class retreat at St. Anthony’s dining hall and social services facility in San Francisco's Tenderloin district Friday, where students worked in different departments that benefit different parts of the community. “It was really nice to just talk to people...

New People of Color club welcomes all

New People of Color club welcomes all

Sophia Aeby and Gray Timberlake

September 14, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, News

Convent has its first People of Color Student Union club, a group that aims to promote awareness about racial injustices in society. “When I came here my freshman year I noticed they didn’t have a lot of things that revolved around social injustices,” sophomore Malinalli Cervantes said. “So...

Class reps and faculty discuss student storage shortage

Class reps and faculty discuss student storage shortage

Arianna Nassiri, Reporter

September 13, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, News

After numerous complaints regarding the removal of lockers from Siboni and the remodeling of the junior-senior locker room, class representatives were asked to meet with various faculty and staff members regarding the effectiveness and importance of student storage areas. “I have a textbook for every class and I d...

Thunderstorm surprises Bay Area Monday, may continue tonight

Thunderstorm surprises Bay Area Monday, may continue tonight

Mason Cooney, Assistant Features Editor

September 12, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, News

Seven thousand lightning bolts lit up the Bay Area sky Monday afternoon and continued into the evening. “I was scared out of my mind,” junior Kiki Apple said. “I was worried that the power might go out — the lights were flickering in my room.” The storm, which peaked after 6 p.m., frightened...

New cafeteria service begins serving breakfast options

New cafeteria service begins serving breakfast options

Laura Mogannam, Senior Reporter

September 11, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, News

SAGE Dining Services opened breakfast options for students to buy in the morning before the day begins for the first time this school year. Daily breakfast options on the menu include eggs, potatoes, breakfast burritos and muffins. SAGE plans to add Belgian waffles to the menu. “I got a brea...

Rehearsals begin for fall show, preview Junior Class curriculum

Rehearsals begin for fall show, preview Junior Class curriculum

Josephine Rozzelle, Sports Editor

September 7, 2017


Filed under A & E, Breaking News, News

Rehearsals of Convent & Stuart Hall’s fall production, Arthur Miller’s “The Crucible,” began this week, starting the two-month preparation for opening night. “I am really excited because the topic that the play is based on is really interesting,” cast member Delaney Tobin, who plays...

Convent & Stuart Hall sailing kicks off season

Convent & Stuart Hall sailing kicks off season

Laura Mogannam, Senior Reporter

September 6, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, News, Sports & Fitness

Convent & Stuart Hall’s varsity and junior varsity sailing teams began their first practices of the 2017-2018 school year this week at the St. Francis Yacht Club on the San Francisco Bay. The teams practice separately in the water twice a week with other high school sailing teams from the City ...

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