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Lights, curtains, action

Lights, curtains, action

Gabriella Vulakh, Reporter

November 7, 2017


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With pastel lights and a few bone-chilling screams, Convent & Stuart Hall’s fall production of Arthur Miller’s “The Crucible” will set the stage of Syufy Theatre to 17th century Salem, Massachusetts. The 1953 play dramatizes the Salem Witch Trials, which prosecutes people accusing and co...

Navy blue senior color reinstated

Navy blue senior color reinstated

Caroline Thompson, Reporter

November 6, 2017


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After decisions were made by the student support staff, Head of School Rachel Simpson announced this morning that the traditional senior navy blue will continue to be a part of the dress code until the end of the 2018 school year. “When Convent had a full uniform, navy blue became a differentiator between ...

Theology classes meditate with mandalas

Theology classes meditate with mandalas

Gabriella Vulakh, Reporter

November 6, 2017


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Sophomore students drew mandalas inspired by Tibetan Buddhism as part of their World Religions theology class’ unit on Buddhism. “Mandalas are a key part of the spiritual technology of Tibetan Buddhism,” theology teacher Kate McMichael said. “Mandalas express the center of the universe and a cosm...

Sophomores learn about healthy relationships

Sophomores learn about healthy relationships

Sophia Aeby, Reporter

November 3, 2017


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The sophomore class learned about healthy relationships and the prevention of domestic violence and sexual assault during Class Meetings this morning. The Youth Program manager Zephira Derblich-Milea at Shalom Bayit, has been teaching for over 13 years and has brought awareness to domestic violence and sexual assault to discuss in classrooms. ...

Club warms community

Club warms community

Cassie, Eskicioglu

November 3, 2017


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As winter approaches and the temperature drops, Service to the Homeless club sold hot chocolate this morning to raise money for homeless in San Francisco. Selling hot chocolate not only offers the school community a treat but also supports the funding for the distribution of blankets to the homeless,...

Math club offers peer tutoring sessions

Math club offers peer tutoring sessions

Caroline Thompson, Reporter

November 2, 2017


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The math club hosted a peer tutoring session for all students looking for math help today. “The peer tutoring sessions are pretty new, and we hope that they will grow and stick,” club advisor Ken Harrington said. “If it’s just a one-time thing it’s not as effective as it should be.” T...

Society celebrates internationality

Society celebrates internationality

Cassie Eskicioglu, Senior Reporter

November 2, 2017


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Society of the Sacred Heart, which dates back nearly as far as the founding of America as a nation, is looking to 2018 to celebrate the 200-year anniversary of its internationality. Philippine Duchesne continued the efforts of Madeleine Sophie Barat by founding the first Sacred Heart school outside of France in St. Charles, Missouri in 1818. “The 200th Annivers...

Ugandan author visits campus

Ugandan author visits campus

Asha Khanna & Claire Kosewic, Editors-in-Chief

November 2, 2017


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Betty Ogiel, an alumna of Sacred Heart Schools Kangole Senior Secondary School and St. Charles Lwanga Girls Training Center Kalungu in Uganda, visited Oct. 23 as part of her United States book tour. Ogiel’s memoir “Against All Odds” chronicles her life as an orphan and details her commitmen...

Induction ceremony for NHS moves to fall

Induction ceremony for NHS moves to fall

Mary Perez, Senior Reporter

November 2, 2017


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The National Honor Society inducted a select group of juniors and seniors last Friday, moving the traditionally spring ceremony to the fall. “NHS has always been a spring thing where sophomores, juniors and seniors are all allowed to apply,” math teacher Jordan Lewis, who was part of the student se...

Self-study ends, review begins

Self-study ends, review begins

Laura Mogannam, Senior Reporter

November 2, 2017


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Representatives from the Sacred Heart Commission on Goals arrive Saturday to visit Convent & Stuart Hall and review how well the school is living the Goals and Criteria of the Society of the Sacred Heart. Sacred Heart schools in the United States go through a five-year cycle consisting of two years of self study, a visit from ...

High school celebrates All Saints’ Day with community Mass

High school celebrates All Saints’ Day with community Mass

Estie Seligman, Reporter

November 1, 2017


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A 45 minute All Saints’ Day Mass was held today at St. Vincent de Paul Church with students from both Convent and Stuart Hall. “The mass was very different from others I’ve been to in the past,” freshman Grace O’Reilly said, “In the past, I went to masses where there was a lot of discri...

Book club offers reading space

Book club offers reading space

Mason Cooney, Assistant Features Editor

November 1, 2017


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Book club gathered in the Mother Williams Library today during lunch for some recreational reading as they ate. “A lot of students are pressed for time,” librarian Alyson Barrett-Ryan, supervisor of the club, said. “We thought a lunch meeting would be perfect for people to pursue their leisure re...

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