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Juniors discuss retreat, social event during class meeting

Juniors discuss retreat, social event during class meeting

Gray Timberlake, Senior Reporter

February 15, 2019


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WEB EXCLUSIVE Convent & Stuart Hall juniors met in the Columbus Room at the Pine & Octavia campus today for a class meeting which covered several topics including information about the upcoming junior retreat and planning a class social event. The retreat, which has been a tradition in t...

Crew prepares for spring musical

Crew prepares for spring musical

Grace Krumplitsch, Reporter

February 14, 2019


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WEB EXCLUSIVE As actors rehearse for the spring musical, Love’s Labour’s Lost, crew members actively work backstage to sew costumes, build sets, and make props. “My job is to find and make all of the costumes in the show,” costume designer Sarah El Qadah said. “I add my own personal touch t...

Sophomore English class begins first graded essay of the year

Sophomore English class begins first graded essay of the year

Amy Phipps, Reporter

February 13, 2019


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WEB EXCLUSIVE  The sophomore English II class wrote outlines today for their first graded essay of the school year on the Gothic novel Frankenstein by Mary Shelley.  New English teacher, Angelica Allen, says she’s excited to read students’ takes on the book and see their writing styles. “Since it i...

French exchange student visits campus

French exchange student visits campus

Madeline Thiara, Reporter

February 12, 2019


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WEB EXCLUSIVE French exchange student Jules His who attends Institution de la Perverie in Nantes, France, is visiting Convent & Stuart Hall over the next two weeks. Sophomore Vincent Behnke who is hosting His traveled to France in Nov. “Exchange programs are a great way for students to make...

Freshmen act out famous Shakespeare scene

Freshmen act out famous Shakespeare scene

Olivia Rounsaville, Reporter

February 11, 2019


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WEB EXCLUSIVE As part of the Freshman English class’ unit on Shakespeare, students acted out Act 3 Scene 1 from Julius Caesar today. “Acting allows for a deeper interpretation of the characters and their motivations,” English teacher Mark Botti said. The class first discussed the writing, then split ...

Students participate in school blood drive

Students participate in school blood drive

Cassie Eskicioglu, City Life Editor

February 7, 2019


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WEB EXCLUSIVE Over 20 students signed up to participate in the school blood drive for Vitalant, a blood service provider.   “I think our school’s focus on service, volunteering, and the community encourages more participation in fundraisers, donation drives, and other service-oriented activities...

Students bundle up as cold weather hits Bay Area

Students bundle up as cold weather hits Bay Area

Jordan Russell, Sports Editor

February 6, 2019


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WEB EXCLUSIVE With temperatures averaging low 40s this week, students are cranking up the heat at home and bundling up during classes and extracurriculars in parkas, trench coats, beanies and gloves. “I've had to wear more layers than usual this week because San Francisco doesn’t usually have...

Mandarin class celebrates Lunar New Year

Mandarin class celebrates Lunar New Year

Sophia Aeby, Video Editor

February 5, 2019


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WEB EXCLUSIVE The Mandarin class celebrated Chinese New Year today at a Chinese restaurant. “Today we celebrated the Lunar New Year,” Stuart Hall junior Neo Kounalakis said. “This event in addition to our course curriculum makes Mandarin an all-encompassing and unique educational experience....

Juniors study Ancient Greek drama

Juniors study Ancient Greek drama

Adele Bonomi, Senior Editor

February 4, 2019


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WEB EXCLUSIVE International Baccalaureate Higher Level Year I English students have been analyzing and discussing the Sophocles' Ancient Greek drama King Oedipus and learning about Ancient Greek culture. “I think what makes it interesting is the fact that Oedipus is a tragic hero,” junior Miley...

Freshmen study world religions

Freshmen study world religions

Olivia Rounsaville, Reporter

January 31, 2019


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WEB EXCLUSIVE Freshmen began a unit on Confucianism and Taoism this week in their World Religions class. They have also been studying Buddhism, Sikhism and Hinduism this semester. “I think that in a world that is diverse and where people’s religions are huge parts of their identity, knowing a...

Swim team has first land practice

Swim team has first land practice

Gray Timberlake, Senior Reporter

January 30, 2019


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WEB EXCLUSIVE While many may expect a swim team to practice in a pool, the Convent & Stuart Hall swim team met up in the workout room for their first dry-land practice today. “We targeted our lower body and core,” junior Estie Seligman said. “We also worked on stretching because even thou...

Freshmen take part in ongoing Shakespeare competition

Freshmen take part in ongoing Shakespeare competition

Madeline Thiara, Reporter

January 29, 2019


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WEB EXCLUSIVE Freshmen are participating in an annual Shakespeare Reference Competition moderated by English teacher Mark Botti in which they accumulate points finding modern-day Shakespeare references to share with the class. “Since we are reading Shakespeare in class, I feel like this competition can ...

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