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Convent graduate becomes substitute teacher

Convent graduate becomes substitute teacher

October 29, 2010


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Aggie Kruse Reporter Alumna Alison Groeger (’00) has returned to Convent 10 years and one doctorate in molecular pharmacology later — this time to teach rather than learn. “I love being involved in this community again,” Groeger said. “After graduate school, I wanted to get more int...

Bridge walk raises revenue, awareness for Ugandan school

Bridge walk raises revenue, awareness for Ugandan school

October 27, 2010


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Mika Esquivel-Varela Reporter The four-school community came together for the Annual Walk for Uganda across the Golden Gate Bridge on Oct. 16 to raise money for the Sacred Heart Schools in Uganda. “Last year we raised $3,240 and this year we hope to raise even more,” Theology department chair Pa...

Alumna remembered in memorial Mass on campus

Alumna remembered in memorial Mass on campus

October 27, 2010


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Sara Kloepfer Managing Editor Students, teachers, family and friends gathered in the Chapel Oct. 20 to celebrate the life of Ariana Riordan (’08) with a memorial Mass. Riordan, 20, died Oct. 3 due to complications from cystic fibrosis. Her lifelong battle with the disease kept her home from sch...

Fire forces students to confront loss of family and friends

Fire forces students to confront loss of family and friends

September 23, 2010


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Sara Kloepfer Managing Editor The gas leak in San Bruno was the explosion heard around the Bay Area. The fires raged for two days, engulfing homes and forcing families to flee, fighting for their lives. The flames left an indelible mark on not only the scorched blocks of above the gas line but...

Cakes for a cause bakes for those in need

Cakes for a cause bakes for those in need

September 23, 2010


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Katy Hallowell Reporter With meetings that coincide with international disasters and pleas for help throughout the city, Cakes for a Cause donates its time making baked goods for people and charities in need. Afternoons are spent in the Flood Mansion kitchen baking for various charities. Cakes for a Ca...

Walk raises money for Uganda sister school

Walk raises money for Uganda sister school

September 23, 2010


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Isabelle Pinard Reporter Approximately 800,000 children in Uganda 6-12 do not attend school, and few teens have had formal schooling. Almost 1.5 million children work to help support their families, while 25,000 have been abducted or forced to serve in the armed rebel forces according to Helping ...

Parking around campus hard to find

Parking around campus hard to find

September 23, 2010


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Ava Martinez & Anjali Shreatha Two-hour street parking and special school zones in Pacific Heights force those who drive to the Broadway campus to frequently run out of classrooms and offices muttering the usual, “I need to move my car!” “I would never remember to move my car every...

San Bruno explosion has detrimental effects

San Bruno explosion has detrimental effects

September 23, 2010


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Zoe Newcomb Editor-in-Chief A deafening crack echoed through San Bruno on Sept. 9, turning the quiet Thursday evening into something out of an apocalyptic movie as flames consumed the Crestmoor Canyon neighborhood, killing at least four people, injuring dozens more and damaging hundreds of house...

Assembly celebrates Sacred Heart traditions, spirit

Assembly celebrates Sacred Heart traditions, spirit

August 30, 2010


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Zoe Newcomb Editor-in-Chief Convent of the Sacred Heart and Stuart Hall High Schools gathered this morning in Syufy Theatre for an assembly highlighting what it means to be a part of the international network of Sacred Heart schools. Theology department chair Julia Arce began the assemb...

Seniors consider options to finance college

June 1, 2010


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Although senior Daisy Chung says she wants to study business at the University of California, Berkeley where she was accepted despite a 73.4 percent rejection rate, she will not be attending due to the financial climate. “I plan on going to the University of San Francisco (USF) for two years, and th...

Class of 2010 begins the end of their high school careers

June 1, 2010


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Jovel Queirolo Managing Editor End of the year ceremonies began on May 6 with Senior Tea in the Main Hall, marking the beginning of a seriesof events leading up to commencement on June 4. Administrative Assistant Jeanne Asdourian (’79), who has seen two daughters go through the Convent customs ...

Art and theology departments celebrate sophomores

Art and theology departments celebrate sophomores

May 20, 2010


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Jovel Queirolo Managing Editor Sophomores and their parents planted pressed paper embedded with small seeds last night in the Art Room as a symbolic tribute to the earth before students shared their semester’s work. “This night is a special night for the sophomores highlighting them and thei...

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