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Some Sigg bottle liners still contain BPAs

September 23, 2009
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Isabelle Pinard Reporter Chemistry teacher Christina Cinti leaves the lab room quickly, grabing her Sigg bottle before she walks out the door with her tennis team and unaware the inner liner of her water bottle can seep a hormone-disrupting chemical known as BPA into her water. Many people turned t...

College Board announces 41 CSH AP Scholars

September 23, 2009
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Zoë Newcomb News Editor The College Board announced AP Scholar awards Sept. 16, honoring 41 Convent students. Class of 2009 graduates Katherine Eaneman and Kristie La are AP scholars, achieving scores of 4 or higher on at least four AP exams. Scholars with Distinction, given to students who rece...

Race for the Cure on Saturday

September 23, 2009
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Emily Bloch Reporter CSH will participate in Sunday’s annual Susan G. Komen Foundation Race for the Cure as part of the Team Convent/Stuart Hall, marking the 15th consecutive year the school has supported the event for breast cancer research. “I go with my mom to Race for the Cure as a rem...

San Francisco addresses health reform

September 23, 2009
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Jovel Quierolo Managing Editor More than 82,000 San Franciscans have no health insurance, according to the San Francisco Medical Society, but the City and County of San Francisco provide some basic coverage that proposed national health care reform would extend. “We really don’t know how the ...

Convent, Stuart Hall have first Community Day

Convent, Stuart Hall have first Community Day

September 23, 2009
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Convent teachers Michael Steinbrecher (left) and Michael Stafford grill hot dogs in the courtyard of Stuart Hall High School during a community barbecue last Friday. Following the annual four-school blessing in the morning, students participated in activities focused on prayer and art, culminati...

Network students to serve communities this summer

May 21, 2009
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Susie Lee Reporter Although summer is often associated with vacations, over 170 Sacred Heart students from around the United States are packing their bags to serve people in various poor, marginalized communities as part of the Network Summer Projects, community service programs administered by the N...

Job cuts tighten families

May 21, 2009
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Zoë Newcomb Features Editor Rising unemployment rates and seemingly negative lifestyle changes might just be a good thing for families facing job loss and economic insecurity. Sophomore Jamie Haigh’s life changed drastically when her father lost his consulting job four months ago because investor...

Class of 2009 celebrates beginning of the end

May 21, 2009
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Lauren Jung Editor-in-Chief In a flurry of white dresses, safety pins and eyeliner, seniors slipped into their new white dresses for Senior Tea on May 7, the first of many annual traditions leading up to graduation. “Seeing everybody getting dressed was my favorite part,” said senior Elizabeth Wo...

National print industry dwindles, moves online

April 3, 2009
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Sara Kloepfer Reporter Newspapers nation-wide are dying left and right and the San Francisco Chronicle might be the next casualty. Hearst Corporation, which owns the Chronicle along with 15 other newspapers across the United States, announced Feb. 29 if its unions were unable to provide concessi...

Lunar New Year celebrates Asian culture, heritage

April 3, 2009
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Sara Kloepfer Reporter The new moon ushers in not only a change in the zodiac animals, but also a change in the leader of the United States with the presidency of Barack Obama. The Year of the Ox brings celebration but also holds significance in the current economic downturn. “Due to the economy, p...

This summer, jobs may be hard to get

April 3, 2009
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Jovel Quierolo Sacred Heart Editor Freshman Brooke Thomas scooped 30 flavors of ice cream at the Tea Shop on Squirrel Island in Maine for eight weeks last summer. Only 14 years old, she made $130 per week at the small grill and ice cream store totaling $1,040 for the summer. “It’s the best...

Classes take time together on retreats

Classes take time together on retreats

April 3, 2009
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Colleen Scullion Reporter Class retreats offered students a variety of experiences at different locations around the Bay Area last week. The Class of 2009 went on a traditional 2-day overnight at Bishop Ranch, a retreat center in Sonoma County. “Our 8-hour community circle helped us r...

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