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Half-day holiday celebration ends semester

Half-day holiday celebration ends semester

Arianna Nassiri, Reporter

December 20, 2017


Filed under News, Web Exclusive

WEB EXCLUSIVE With finals having come to a close, students and faculty celebrated the end of the semester with a half-day Christmas-themed assembly and PAWS activities, organized by the sophomore class representatives and Student Life Director Devin DeMartini Cooke.   “The sophomores did a wonderful job organi...

Working around sexual harassment

Working around sexual harassment

Mason Cooney, Features Editor

December 18, 2017


Filed under Features, News

The viral hashtag “#MeToo” has become a movement, as stories of dozens of women coming forward with allegations of sexual harassment continue to dominate headlines. But the issue of harassment goes beyond adults, affecting teenage girls who must decide how to react. “Sexist remarks and cat...

Community celebrates annual tradition

Community celebrates annual tradition

Sophia Aeby and Arianna Nassiri

December 15, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Interactives, News, Sacred Heart, Web Exclusive

WEB EXCLUSIVE Convent & Stuart Hall celebrated the nearly century-old tradition Noëls in the Herbert Center with songs sung in four different languages — Latin, French, Spanish and Mandarin. Students, faculty, staff and parents were invited to take part in the tradition, while those who we...

School hosts first basketball tournament

School hosts first basketball tournament

Laura Mogannam, In-House Media Editor

December 15, 2017


Filed under Interactives, News, Sports & Fitness

Convent High School hosted the 4th Annual Hoops vs. Cancer Classic basketball tournament for the first time this past weekend, inviting high school teams from across the Bay Area to play to raise money for cancer research. Athletic Director Anthony Thomas, who is new to the Convent & Stuart Hall ...

Semester final exams begin

Semester final exams begin

Gabriella Vulakh, Senior Reporter

December 14, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, News, Web Exclusive

WEB EXCLUSIVE Today was the first of four final exam days, with students taking E and F Period finals. The finals schedule includes two, two-hour testing times per day which began this morning and will end Tuesday afternoon.   “I love the schedule we have for finals,” sophomore Alisha Kalra ...

SHCOG responds

Cassie Eskicioglu, Senior Reporter

December 14, 2017


Filed under News, Sacred Heart

Last month’s visiting team from the Sacred Heart Commission on Goals commended the student experience while recommending more time for planning, connecting among faculty and staff, and finding ways to incorporate the Goals and Criteria. “One overarching recommendation was to create more time to be w...

Doing double duty

Doing double duty

Grace Ainslie, News Editor

December 14, 2017


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Although having a job during the school year can cause teens to stress over finding a balance with classwork, sports practice and extracurriculars, working on-campus can alleviate some of those issues. “Over the summer I worked in the tech department as an intern,” senior Jilan Powers said. “I ...

Up in smoke

Up in smoke

Asha Khanna, Editor-in-Chief

December 14, 2017


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Despite the Surgeon General’s Warnings on packs of cigarettes and anti-cigarette campaigns, many young smokers are starting nicotine habits through JUULs, a type of e-cigarette available in multiple flavors. “I was at my friend’s birthday dinner and a bunch of people were in the bathroom and...

Improving the egg-conomy

Improving the egg-conomy

Gabriella Vulakh, Senior Reporter

December 14, 2017


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A team of five mechanical engineers from Stanford University, including a Convent alumna, are designing and constructing a solar-powered, poultry egg incubator for Burkina Faso, one of West Africa’s most impoverished countries, in response to its demand for poultry farming. “Poultry farming is the m...

Giving during the holidays

Giving during the holidays

Mason Cooney, Features Editor

December 14, 2017


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Volunteers clamor to serve meals at soup kitchens or package food at local food banks as the holidays approach, while less popular organizations in San Francisco are overlooked and left with little assistance. “Unfortunately, people like to reach out and say, ‘I’m going to go to Glide and se...

Teachers set aside time to help students review for finals

Teachers set aside time to help students review for finals

Mary Perez, Senior Reporter

December 12, 2017


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WEB EXCLUSIVE As the semester comes to a close, students have begun studying for finals with the support of their teachers. “It’s been pretty nice to have a few days to review with study guides and worksheets,” freshman Ella Holliday said. “Some teachers have even given us practice quizzes to...

Simple Gifts candy gram sale begins

Simple Gifts candy gram sale begins

Gabriella Vulakh, Reporter

December 12, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, News, Web Exclusive

WEB EXCLUSIVE Simple Gifts began selling Candy Grams this week to fund their annual fashion show in the Spring. The club plans to donate all of the funds from the show to the nonprofit organization Every Mother Counts. “We are a student-run organization that every year puts on a fundraising fashi...

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