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Head of school to receive national award

Head of school to receive national award

Gabriella Vulakh, Web Editor

November 1, 2018


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Head of School Rachel Simpson will accept the Journalism Education Association Administrator of the Year Award on Saturday at the JEA/NSPA National High School Journalism Convention in Chicago in recognition of her support of journalism education and student press freedom. The award annually commends an a...

Organic food has debatable value

Organic food has debatable value

Neely Metz, Copy Editor

May 1, 2015


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Neely Metz Senior Reporter While the price of a pound of apples may cost $1.50, organically grown apples may cost twice as much, causing consumers to decide whether doubtful health benefits compared to non-organic food is enough to pay the higher price. “My family buys organic food whenever...

Leaving the nest

Leaving the nest

April 30, 2015


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After the excitement of high school graduation dies down and the new college freshmen go off to college, parents can experience a feeling of loss and sadness especially after the last child leaves home, a phenomenon known as empty nest syndrome. Although it is not a medical condition, empty nest syndrome ha...

Sororities provide young women a smaller community within large colleges and universities.

Sororities provide young women a smaller community within large colleges and universities.

April 30, 2015


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Among a frenzy of decorated houses and posters plastered with Greek lettering, collegiate women who decide to participate in sorority recruitment, also informally known as “rush,” socialize with active members to find a sisterhood within a larger community. Recruitment consists of meet-and-gree...

Alumnae find benefits going to college close to home

Alumnae find benefits going to college close to home

April 30, 2015


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While some students anticipate moving to an East Coast college or university, other seniors are opting to remain in the Bay Area because the familiar location can provide comfort while acclimating to a new environment filled with thousands of people, as well as can save money on travel costs. “A lot of my friends tell me that they would never go to college ...

Fencing team wins first place at All-City Championship

Fencing team wins first place at All-City Championship

Liana Lum, Editor-in-Chief

April 20, 2015


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The coed fencing team won first place overall at the San Francisco AAA/CIF High School All-City Championship at George Washington High School this past Saturday, defeating six-year champion Lowell High School. “Last year our team was pretty new to the idea of fencing,” team captain Bea Gee said. “T...

Freshman to compete in national and international fencing competitions

Freshman to compete in national and international fencing competitions

Claire Kosewic and Fiona Mittelstaedt

January 22, 2015


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While many students play club sports like volleyball and basketball, freshman Erika Wong fences with the Massialas team where she prepares for the Foil Marathon in Paris, France and the U.S. Junior Olympics in Richmond, Virginia. The Foil Marathon, an annual fencing competition taking place Feb. 6-8,...

Boots are back as uniform approved footwear

Boots are back as uniform approved footwear

Grace Ainslie and Asha Khanna

January 21, 2015


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Grace Ainslie & Asha Khanna Reporters Students are now permitted to wear boots as part of the uniform after an announcement made by Head of School Rachel Simpson at Friday’s assembly. “We had discussed allowing taller boots to be allowed during the rainy season,” Administrative Assistan...

Students participate in design thinking symposium

Students participate in design thinking symposium

Kristina Cary, Managing Editor

January 9, 2015


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Students gathered in Syufy Theater this morning for the start of the Design Thinking symposium centering on the theme of "Women and Global Impact; If not me, then who?" “Our visual mind is an extraordinarily powerful part of our brain that we tend to neglect,” Keynote Speaker Dan Roam, who emphasized the p...

Stress, anxiety — even school-based — can be managed

Stress, anxiety — even school-based — can be managed

December 12, 2014


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Madison Riehle Editor-in-Chief With Winter Finals approaching this Monday, so do the pressures of the last tests and projects of semester. Though the stresses of assignments can benefit workflow, too much can lead to anxiety and can inhibit the amount of tasks done. Stress and anxiety differe...

Lack of interaction, clashing values partially responsible for decline in young religious sisters

Lack of interaction, clashing values  partially responsible for decline in young religious sisters

December 12, 2014


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Young women discussing their futures often talk of balancing a family and career in law or computer programming, but rarely include the possibility of religious life as a future. While many young women dismiss religious life, some embrace it — both despite and because of its countercultural nature. “...

Girls express increased interest in computer programming field, starting to bridge gender gap

Girls express increased interest in computer programming field, starting to bridge gender gap

Liana Lum, Editor-in-Chief

December 12, 2014


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Liana Lum News Editor Seated with 20 other girls in downtown San Francisco, juniors Miranda Lis and Izzie Panasci began their summer days learning and applying computer code while working with mentors and listening to guest speakers, ranging from the CEO of Twitter to a Pixar animator. Lis...

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