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100,000 gather at SF demonstration

100,000 gather at SF demonstration

Julia-Rose Kibben, Managing Editor
February 3, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, News

Senior Caroline Salveson peeked out from under her raincoat hood, holding a sign high above her head reading “Women’s rights are not up for grabs” while repeating chants like “the people united will never be divided.” Salveson marched alongside 100,000 others from Civic Center and down Mark...

Teen acne sparks issues with confidence and looks

Teen acne sparks issues with confidence and looks

Editorial Board
February 3, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, News, Opinion, Staff Editorials

Lizzie Bruce While almost all students get acne at some point due to puberty, genetics or environmental triggers, harsh stigma and lack of media representation can make acne-stricken teens feel abnormal and alone in their battle for clear skin. While shows like “Glee” and “Gossip Girl” relate to the young...

Uniform Norms

Uniform Norms

Asha Khana, Copy Editor
February 1, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, Features, News

While Convent students are still struggling with complying to the revised dress code and uniform policy, students in many Network schools strictly adhere to uniform rules. At Kincoppal-Rose Bay School in New South Wales, Australia, even if a student is wearing her uniform, not having a white ribbon...

Club offers extra credit through math quizzes

Club offers extra credit through math quizzes

Mason Cooney, Reporter
January 24, 2017
Filed under News

Math Club held an in-house California Math League competition today during ColLab as an opportunity for students to earn extra credit in their math classes. Students had 30 minutes to complete six questions in The California Math League’s monthly quizzes. Although the quizzes can be entered int...

Chapel makes space for reflection of last week’s events

Chapel makes space for reflection of last week’s events

Claire Devereux and Claire Kosewic
January 23, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, News

Today’s chapel theme, “Courage and Voice” focused on the sophomores experiences on the President’s annual Costa Rica trip, while also addressing the presidential inauguration and the subsequent displays of “voice.” L.I.F.E. Director Sergio Vasquez led the service, which began with some context about the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the courageous journey St. Philippine Duchesne undertook to bring girls’ education to the United States. Vasquez then related Duchesne’s experience on the ship Rebecca to t...

Class time used for early AP prep

Asha Khanna, Copy Editor
January 19, 2017
Filed under News

Although the two dreaded weeks of AP tests do not occur until May, many students are already wrapping up new material and are beginning to prepare specifically for the tests in class. “Last year, Mr. Cinti had us prepare months in advance for the AP Biology test,” senior Hailey Long said. “The most...

Student tourists take tropical town

Student tourists take tropical town

Lisabelle Panossian, Editor-in-Chief
January 18, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, News

While the Sophomore Class continues rotating through waterfall diving, ziplining and horseback riding activities, some students and a chaperone went to town for milkshakes, fresh coconuts, avocados and pineapple from local vendors. As United States avocado prices can be over $1.75 each, shops in the Do...

Sophomores in Costa Rica: Zipping through the world

Sophomores in Costa Rica: Zipping through the world

Julia-Rose Kibben, Managing Editor
January 17, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, News

As the Sophomore Class embarked on the annual President’s Goal 4 Experience in Costa Rica, students began a three-day activity rotation with a third of the group ziplining in the forest. “We went on nine different ziplines, and it was hard for me at first because I don't like heights,” sopho...

Espacio honors civil rights activist

Espacio honors civil rights activist

Mary Perez, Reporter
January 14, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, News

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday on Monday, part of Martin Luther King Jr.’s infamous “I Have a Dream” speech was played at assembly today. Students have the day off on Monday to commemorate Martin Luther King Jr., an activist who is remembered for his work in racial equality. ...

Club sells In-N-Out Burger to raise money

Club sells In-N-Out Burger to raise money

Laura Mogannam, Reporter
January 13, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, News

A student service club hosted an In-N-Out Burger sale during lunch today as a fundraiser for the ME to WE foundation. The fundraiser was organized by the Hearts and Hands Club, which aims to fundraise and volunteer for organizations that the members are interested in helping, according to club hea...

Sophomores look forward to annual Costa Rica trip

Sophomores look forward to annual Costa Rica trip

Emily Kanellos, Reporter
January 11, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, News

Sophomores and faculty chaperones gathered in the Little Theater today during lunch for an informational and celebratory Costa Rica trip meeting. Juniors from both Convent and Stuart Hall answered any questions sophomores had and shared past experiences. “The purpose of the trip is mostly to bu...

Student body engages in writing competition

Student body engages in writing competition

Anna Doggett, Reporter
January 11, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, News

The entire student body took part in the Kate Chopin writing contest today and yesterday, in which students are given a creative writing prompt to reflect and write an essay on. “[The competition] was started by two teachers who worked here named Ann Cromey and Charles Brady,” English teacher Julia Arce ...

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