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2015-2016 Student Body elected

2015-2016 Student Body elected

Kristina Cary, Managing Editor

April 24, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, News

Kristina Cary Senior Reporter Student body elections took place in the chapel, where candidates gave speeches on their behalves before the rest of school. Students then voted electronically through an online poll open between 10:30 a.m. and 12:25 p.m., and results were emailed to students at ...

English department no longer accepting Poetry Festival submissions

English department no longer accepting Poetry Festival submissions

Grace Ainslie, Senior Reporter

April 8, 2015


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The English Department collected final submissions for the annual Poetry Festival and have started the judging process. “We’ve accepted some [poems] yesterday, some this morning, but by today they should have all been turned in,” Anne Guina, freshman and senior English teacher said. “Today the En...

Civil Rights figure shares personal story with students

Asha Khanna, Senior Reporter

March 24, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, News

Editor’s Note: As a staff, we chose to not run an expletive used in Ruby Bridges quote due to the demeaning and racist nature of the word. However, we chose to include the first letter of the word because it shows the overt racism Bridges experienced. Ruby Bridges shared her experiences as a black...

Alumna films documentary about laughter

Liana Lum, Editor-in-Chief

March 16, 2015


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Liana Lum News Editor The war-torn Zaatari refugee camp on the Syrian border is an unlikely place for clowns with their bright outfits and red noses contrasting the bleak, dust-covered tents as they perform for children, bringing a rare smile to their faces. Directed by Reilly Dowd (’08), “T...

Muni to implement phone app

Muni to implement phone app

Lisabelle Panossian and Claire Kosewic

February 3, 2015


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The San Francisco Municipal Transit Agency plans to launch an app this summer that will allow Muni riders to pay fares with iPhone and Android smartphones. “We’re always looking for ways to increase service and the level of convenience for our riders,” Paul Rose, spokesman and media relation...

Boots are back as uniform approved footwear

Boots are back as uniform approved footwear

Grace Ainslie and Asha Khanna

January 21, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, News, Showcase

Grace Ainslie & Asha Khanna Reporters Students are now permitted to wear boots as part of the uniform after an announcement made by Head of School Rachel Simpson at Friday’s assembly. “We had discussed allowing taller boots to be allowed during the rainy season,” Administrative Assistan...

Bake sale raises money for February events

Bake sale raises money for February events

January 14, 2015


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The bottom of the Marble Stairs was crowded with students from all grades as cookies, cupcakes and brownies were sold today at lunch. The bake sale, a fundraiser for Junior Student Council’s February events, made $80.25 at lunch and will be continued through Activity Period in the Center, according t...

Sophomore wins all-tournament award

January 12, 2015


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Tatiana Gutierrez Editor-in-Chief Sophomore Gia Monachino won the All-Tournament award at The Hoops vs. Cancer Classic held by The Branson School at College of Marin. Eight Bay Area high schools participated in the Classic held on Dec. 11-13. At the end of the tournament, the top ten players wer...

End of break gives way for Winter Formal

End of break gives way for Winter Formal

Neely Metz, Copy Editor

January 11, 2015


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Neely Metz Senior Reporter  Members of the Convent and Stuart Hall community attended the annual Winter Formal taking place in the Flood Mansion Friday night. Students of all grades were invited in to dance from 7-10 p.m., after paying $25 at the door, or $20 to Devin DeMartini, Director of Student...

Students participate in design thinking symposium

Students participate in design thinking symposium

Kristina Cary, Managing Editor

January 9, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, News, Showcase

Students gathered in Syufy Theater this morning for the start of the Design Thinking symposium centering on the theme of "Women and Global Impact; If not me, then who?" “Our visual mind is an extraordinarily powerful part of our brain that we tend to neglect,” Keynote Speaker Dan Roam, who emphasized the p...

New Year brings lice checks

January 8, 2015


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Lice checks were held this morning in The Center after students returned from Christmas break. The checks were done by professional lice inspectors from Lice Patrol, according to Head of School Rachel Simpson “Their expertise is extremely helpful in making it a fast process so that students aren’...

Alumnae return and speak with student body about college

Alumnae return and speak with student body about college

January 5, 2015


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Camilla Bykhovsky Sports Editor Alumnae who are still in college often come back after the holidays to visit teachers and former classmates, as well as partake in a college alumnae panel. “It was really great to come back to my community and see old friends,” alumna attending the George Washington ...

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