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Changes to final exam structure met with mixed reviews

Changes to final exam structure met with mixed reviews

Olivia Mohun, Reporter
December 14, 2016
Filed under Breaking News, News

Changes to the structure of final exams have spurred mixed reviews among students, and while some are excited about the lack of scheduled tests, others are concerned that the new structure has increased overall stress.  “It’s definitely a stressful time,” freshman Gray Timberlake said. “Ther...

Sophomores wrap up exegetical project

Sophomores wrap up exegetical project

Cece Giarman, Reporter
December 14, 2016
Filed under Breaking News, News

Sophomore students began the second presentation day for theology exegetical projects this morning, presenting their in-depth analyses of biblical passages and connections found to other faiths. “As the school began allowing the curriculum to evolve, we had an opportunity to have a very focused ...

Feast day celebrated with music, history

Feast day celebrated with music, history

Cassie Eskicioglu, Reporter
December 13, 2016
Filed under Breaking News, News

Both high schools gathered this morning for a celebration of the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, which included both mariachi music performed by a local band and a background on the history of Mexico. Spiritual L.I.F.E. Director Sergio Vasquez organized the event for students and faculty to particip...

Immaculate Conception celebrated by high school community

Immaculate Conception celebrated by high school community

Caroline Schulberg and Colette Hom
December 8, 2016
Filed under Breaking News, News

Convent and Stuart Hall student bodies came together today at  St. Vincent de Paul Church to celebrate the feast of the Immaculate Conception. Senior Bella Kearney led the congregation, explaining each part of the Mass as it occurred. “I chose to lead the Mass because during my four years at Convent I have struggled with seeing everybody try their best to understand...

Sophs support toy program

Sophs support toy program

Cece Giarman & Jordan Russell, Reporters
December 8, 2016
Filed under News

Sophomore Student Council began building community holiday engagement by organizing the Broadway campus’s participation in the San Francisco Firefighter's Toy Program. The San Francisco Firefighter's Toy Program, often confused with the Marine’s Toys for Tots program, was started in 1949 and expec...

Service club fundraises with hot chocolate sale

Service club fundraises with hot chocolate sale

Emma Hubbard and Caroline Schulberg
November 30, 2016
Filed under Breaking News, News

Sophomores Kelly Chan, Madeline Furey Peters and Sydney Marquez organized a hot chocolate sale in the Gallery today during lunch. The sophomores sold the hot chocolate to raise money for the Service to the Homeless Club. The sale’s proceeds will purchase mittens, blankets, and socks to be given out to...

Lab allows deeper understanding of material

Lab allows deeper understanding of material

Colette Hom and Caroline Schulberg
November 16, 2016
Filed under Breaking News, News

Sophomore chemistry classes conducted a lab today to experiment with double displacement reactions, by mixing two compounds and then concluding whether each was soluble or insoluble after the reaction had taken place. Labs allow students to physically experiment and learn about the material first ha...

Fall Art Preview highlights student work

Fall Art Preview highlights student work

Mira White and Emma Hubbard
November 16, 2016
Filed under Breaking News, News

Visual Art classes curated the Fall Art Preview to celebrate and express students’ creativity around all four school campuses throughout the fall. “Our Fall Preview highlights student artwork, collaborations, field trips and exhibitions of this season in effort to demonstrate our K-12 learnin...

Lack of wireless connection disrupts classes

Catherine Webb-Purkis and Dena Silver
November 14, 2016
Filed under Breaking News, News

WiFi was down for the entire Broadway campus until the end of C Block today, causing widespread disruptions in class activity. Lack of internet connection caused external drive platforms such as Google Drive to be unaccessible without a personal hotspot, which led to many deadlines and tests being po...

‘Celebrating Democracy’ shifts focus from presidential election

‘Celebrating Democracy’ shifts focus from presidential election

Claire Kosewic, Web Editor
November 7, 2016
Filed under Breaking News, News

Recognition of the democratic process’ importance, the exploration of voting rights throughout American history, and explanation of certain ballot measures were primary themes of today’s assembly, “Celebrating Democracy.” “I wanted to put something together that centered around student voice,...

Día de los Muertos chapel remembers, respects the dead

Día de los Muertos chapel remembers, respects the dead

Giulia Oltranti and Natalia Varni
November 4, 2016
Filed under Breaking News, News

This morning’s chapel celebrated Día de los Muertos, a Mexican holiday honoring family members and close friends who have died.   With the actual holiday on Tuesday, and the chapel service today, the school week has been filled with Día de los Muertos festivities bringing awareness to the community. “W...

Open house brings prospective families to campus

Open house brings prospective families to campus

Emily Kanellos and Elizabeth Worthington
November 3, 2016
Filed under Breaking News, News

Seventh and eighth graders visited the Broadway campus tonight for this fall's last Open House for prospective students and their parents. Admissions Director Allyson Maebert organized the event that she began planning  at the end of August. “Open House serves an opportunity for families and students to ...

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