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New bill gives teens access to STD services without parental consent

New bill gives teens access to STD services without parental consent

November 10, 2011


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Jewel Devorawood Web Editor Among the more than 140 bills Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law last month is Assembly Bill 499 which enables minors to receive services to prevent sexually transmitted disease without parental consent. Current  family legal codes §6925 and §6926 already allow te...

iPads debut in lowerclassmen curriculum at CSH

iPads debut in lowerclassmen curriculum at CSH

August 30, 2011


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Claire Fahy Sports Editor Freshmen and sophomores received iPads in a pilot program introducing tablet technology into the curriculum on Aug. 18-19. “It’s going to change the way we learn things,” sophomore Mika Esquivel-Varela said, “but it’s going to be a challenge not do other things a...

Watch Commencement live on Friday

June 2, 2011


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We'll be on-air at about 3:45 p.m. PST to livestream the Class of 2011 Commencement at 4 p.m. on Friday, June 3. Live Streaming by Ustream.TV...

Sophomores break down barriers

May 27, 2011


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Becca Seigel Reporter The CHS and SHHS sophomore classes participated in an all-day workshop focusing on relationships, sex and the dynamic between teenagers, complicated by stereotypes present in the media. Facilitator Megan DeBeyer, whose psychological practice centers on parenting and teen...

Four School art show returns to Main Hall

Four School art show returns to Main Hall

May 27, 2011


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Rebecca Lee Reporter The Main Hall was crowded with gray display panels and white blocks, exhibiting paper-mâché masks, oil pastel paintings, sculptures of goddesses and other colorful art pieces for the annual Four School Art Show May 9–20. “My concentration is about soci- ety affecting childho...

Drive supports Japanese earthquake, tsunami relief; Sacred Heart Network schools

Drive supports Japanese earthquake, tsunami relief; Sacred Heart Network schools

April 8, 2011


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Mika Esquivel-Varela Reporter A student-run relief fund plans to raise money for Red Cross tsunami relief efforts in Japan and show support for the Japanese Sacred Heart Network schools that survived the earthquake and tsunami with minimal damage. “There were three big earthquakes and tsunamis...

Former CEO speaks at CSH

Former CEO speaks at CSH

April 8, 2011


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Former Paramount Motion Pictures CEO Sherry Lancing spoke to the senior Women’s Studies and the Freshman Class in the Mother Williams Library on March 17 about her experiences as the first female producer in Hollywood. “She had really good advice about dreams, doing what you want, and following...

Annual class retreats create bonds

Annual class retreats create bonds

April 8, 2011


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Sophia Redfern Reporter Students take a break from everyday classes for their annual class retreats to participate in individualized activities that vary from scaling rock walls to sitting in conversation with Religious of the Sacred Heart (RSCJ) who are retired from active ministry. “The...

UC/CSU systems face serious financial cuts

April 8, 2011


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The California State University (CSU) will turn away more than 10,000 applicants from the system this year and raise tuition by 15.5 percent in an attempt to weather the $500 million budget cuts proposed by the state for the 2011-12 fiscal year. “The cuts will impact the quality of the schools,” co...

Consignment clothing store funds scholarships

Consignment clothing store funds scholarships

April 8, 2011


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Liz Smith Asst. Sports Editor The eye-catching window display draws customers into the thrift store Seconds-to-Go, and inside the store the racks of clothing and shelves of shoes mean more than consignment sales — every purchase from this boutique goes toward scholarships for the four Schools ...

Resource specialist takes unique approach to tutoring, studies student learning styles

Resource specialist takes unique approach to tutoring, studies student learning styles

April 8, 2011


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A glance into the learning resource specialist’s office across from the freshman-sophomore locker room reveals a smiling face resting on propped elbows, greeting students who walk by with a “Hey, come on in!” Patricia Kievlan, who began working at CSH in the fall, decided to pursue a career in...

Four-school Eco-Council creates local environmental awareness

Four-school Eco-Council creates local environmental awareness

April 8, 2011


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Stephanie Gee Reporter Students attended an assembly Monday and participated in a trash-free day planned by the Eco-Council on Tuesday to create awareness of the environment in anticipation of Earth Day. Convent celebrated Earth Day on April 4 and encouraged students to be sustainable, energy e...

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