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POCSU hosts Dia de los Muertos chapel

POCSU hosts Dia de los Muertos chapel

Arianna Nassiri, Reporter

October 30, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, News

To celebrate the Mexican holiday, People of Color Student Union, POCSU, a student-organized club, hosted a Dia de los Muertos-themed Chapel. “It’s important to always stay connected to the people that we love; be it those who are alive or those who are dead,” history teacher Michael Stafford s...

Get your head in the game

Get your head in the game

Grace Ainslie, News Editor

October 27, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, News, Sports & Fitness

The gym was filled with the sound of bouncing balls and squeaking shoes as basketball open gyms started this Wednesday. “Open gyms are optional,” Athletic Director Elena De Santis said. “It’s good for all athletes to get to know each other if they haven’t been out there or start getting their...

Students take on wrestling

Students take on wrestling

Gabriella Vulakh, Reporter

October 27, 2017


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Prospective female wrestlers met during lunch today to discuss the approaching second year of coed wrestling and the potential formation of an all girls wrestling team. “I think a lot of girls are simply afraid of stepping out of their comfort zone,” junior Sofia Pirri, who will be wrestling ...

POCSU club sets up Day of the Dead altar

POCSU club sets up Day of the Dead altar

Gray Timberlake, Reporter

October 26, 2017


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The People of Color Student Union club met in the Reception Room during lunch today to set up and decorate a Day of the Dead altar. This altar will be brought to the Main Hall on Friday for the community to contribute offerings to until Nov. 3. “We all got together and bonded over the creation of the...

Exchange students join school community

Exchange students join school community

Olivia Mohun, City Life Editor

October 26, 2017


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Students from two schools in Germany have joined the Convent community as they take part in immersion exchanges and visits. “I’m here for one month,” student Smilla Witte, who attends Kieler Wirtschaftsgymnasium School in Kiel, Germany, said. “School here is very different because in Germany, my school is very ...

Dress code enforcements made

Dress code enforcements made

Gray Timberlake, Reporter

October 25, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, News

An email was sent out this morning explaining a new system in place to ensure that students wear dress code that is appropriately representative of the school community’s standards. Responding to the past dress code enforcement emails this school year, the email explained that students who chose t...

SIA food drive for fire victims ends

SIA food drive for fire victims ends

Laura Mogannam, Senior Reporter

October 25, 2017


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A food drive held by the Students in Action club, SIA, for victims of the North Bay fires will end today after school. Members of the Convent & Stuart Hall community can donate ready-to-eat non-perishable goods before the end of last period. “Mr. O’Connor sent out an email addressing that t...

Varsity volleyball team plays in semifinals

Varsity volleyball team plays in semifinals

Sophia Aeby, Reporter

October 24, 2017


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The varsity volleyball team ended their season fourth in their league today after playing the first place seed, Lick-Wilmerding. The team qualified for the BCL West Semifinals after beating Urban yesterday 3-1. “It’s important to get to the playoffs because there five very competitive teams in our l...

Sacred Heart almuna speaks about importance of education in Uganda

Sacred Heart almuna speaks about importance of education in Uganda

Mary Perez, Senior Reporter

October 23, 2017


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As part of the tour for her book, “Against All Odds,” Betty Ogiel spoke during today’s chapel about her journey in receiving an education from Sacred Heart schools in Uganda, as well as the hardships she faced growing up. “We like to show pictures or letters from students from Uganda write to show o...

Tennis seasons wrap up

Tennis seasons wrap up

Arianna Nassiri, Reporter

October 23, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, News

After numerous matches were postponed due to the unsafe air quality caused by the fires in Northern California, the varsity and JV tennis seasons begin to come to a close. “I’m really going to miss tennis,” sophomore Kate Hindley said. “Other than soccer, tennis is my only sport, and I have made a lot ...

Community celebrates Feast of Mater

Community celebrates Feast of Mater

Gray Timberlake, Reporter

October 20, 2017


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To celebrate the Feast of Mater, students gathered this morning in the chapel in dress uniform with pink accessories and honored the annual tradition. To tell the story of Pauline’s fresco of Mary, Theology Department Chair Paul Pryor Lorentz compared the history of work to the struggle of trying some...

Students raise money for California fire relief using 3-D printer

Students raise money for California fire relief using 3-D printer

Caroline Thompson, Reporter

October 20, 2017


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The Art Council began efforts to raise money to support victims of the California fires by designing 3-D printed pins to be sold to the high school student body. “We wanted to do something to help support victims of the fires,” sophomore and council member Margaret Millar said. “After a fashion-...

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