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School community honors alumna

School community honors alumna

Asha Khanna, Copy Editor
January 10, 2017
Filed under News

Visiting alumnae joined the student body and participated in an espacio on Friday to honor an alumna who died on Dec 30. Head of school Rachel Simpson preceded the moment of silence for Madalyn Trouton (’14) with a reminder that the Sacred Heart support system continues beyond graduation and f...

Freshman, juniors join citywide robotics team

Freshman, juniors join citywide robotics team

Cece Giarman, Reporter
January 9, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, News

Four students recently began a six-week journey to prepare for and take part in the San Francisco Regional Robotics Competition, as part of a citywide girls-only team. “Some of our students have joined an all-girls team in San Francisco,” robotics advisor Chris Person-Rennell said. “Convent does not ha...

Alumnae participate in college panel

Alumnae participate in college panel

Cassie Eskicioglu, Reporter
January 7, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, News

Five alumnae took part in a panel during a school-wide assembly today to share their college experiences and give general advice to students. The panel was enjoyable for both the audience and the participants, according to panel member Audrey Brooke (’16), who attends the University of Southern C...

Varsity basketball travels to Redding for tournament

Varsity basketball travels to Redding for tournament

Olivia Mohun, Reporter
January 6, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, News, Sports & Fitness

The Varsity basketball team left school early and drove north to Redding, California today for a three-day tournament. Chaperoned by Athletics Director Elena De Santis and coach Reynolds Marquette, the team is set to play three games this weekend, their first being tonight, against Eureka High Sch...

Cafe to perk up Fillmore

Cafe to perk up Fillmore

Asha Khanna, Copy Editor
January 5, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, News

Stickers of blue bottles decorating the glass windows of the vacant corner on Fillmore and Jackson streets confirm long-standing rumors that artisanal coffee company Blue Bottle will occupy the space, however complications have delayed its opening. Blue Bottle began pursuing the space three years ago, but ope...

Assembly helps students relax in midst of finals

Laura Mogannam, Reporter
December 20, 2016
Filed under News

Students took a mental break today during Assembly in order to remember to have gratitude and to destress as the crunch of finals closes in. Annie Egan, Convent Director of Student Support, showed a video of Louie Schwartzberg’s TEDx Talk Nature. Beauty. Gratitude. The video focused on opening one...

Schools celebrate 130-year-old tradition

Schools celebrate 130-year-old tradition

Emily Kanellos, Reporter
December 16, 2016
Filed under Breaking News, News

Schools of the Sacred Heart’s 130th Noëls celebration took place yesterday with the singing of Christmas carols in many languages. While many kindergarteners and freshmen experienced the tradition for the first time, this is senior Ally Arora’s 12th Noëls celebration. “It is a very co...

Club decorates care packages

Club decorates care packages

Anna Doggett, Reporter
December 16, 2016
Filed under Breaking News, News

The Hearts and Hands service club decorated care packages for a homeless shelter during their meeting today in preparation for the packages' distribution this weekend. “This Saturday, we are having a dinner for 65 homeless men at St. Mark’s [Lutheran Church],” junior Sarah Mahnke-Baum sai...

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...

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