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Siboni recovery demands flexibility, patience from community

Siboni recovery demands flexibility, patience from community

Claire Kosewic, Web Editor

February 9, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, News

A science experiment damaged a sprinkler head in the physics lab yesterday, resulting in closure of the Siboni Arts & Science Center and demanding flexibility from students and faculty as the administration determined class locations. “I want to thank you all in advance for your patience in...

Spring sports begin with pre-season practices this week

Olivia Mohun, Reporter

February 8, 2017


Filed under News

The spring sports season began Monday, Feb, 6 with students attending team tryouts and practices. “This is my first swimming season,” sophomore Sophie Mack said.. “So far, it’s been fun, it’s a hard workout, but the team is great.” Team sports are the best part of the spring athletic s...

Physics experiment floods Siboni second floor

Physics experiment floods Siboni second floor

Neely Metz, Features Editor

February 8, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, News

Students evacuated campus during C Period this afternoon when fire alarms rang following an in-class experiment in the Siboni Arts & Science Center physics lab. Alarms sounded when a sound waves and compression experiment in a freshman boys physics class triggered an individual sprinkler, setting ...

Chinese New Year assembly hosts dance and singing group

Chinese New Year assembly hosts dance and singing group

Asha Khanna, Copy Editor

February 6, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, News

To celebrate the Year of the Rooster, the Sichuan Dance and Singing Group from Sichuan, China performed a variety of traditional Chinese dances and music at a special assembly Friday. Junior Jocelyn Shilakes and freshman Neo Kounalakis narrated the performance in both Mandarin and English, and students in all l...

Varsity basketball team maintains undefeated streak

Varsity basketball team maintains undefeated streak

Neely Metz, Features Editor

February 6, 2017


Filed under News, Sports & Fitness

After an entirely undefeated season and a #4 place in the state, the girls varsity basketball team won against Marin Academy in a 61 to 35 lead Friday night. “The game went really well, we played as a team and we played well on defense which carried our offense,” senior Ally Arora, who is a co-captain...

An American Dream deferred

An American Dream deferred

Julia-Rose Kibben, Managing Editor

February 3, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, News

A freshman World Religions project unknowingly prepared students for the context of protests at the international terminal in San Francisco International Airport. As some entered the airport with packed bags ready to board flights, others touted signs and megaphones protesting the detainment of recent arrivi...

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...

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