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Cast and crew prepare for fall play

Cast and crew prepare for fall play

Alina Kushner, Reporter

November 11, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE The cast and crew of “She Kills Monsters” prepare for upcoming performances as the final tech rehearsals continue through Wed. Nov. 13.  The cast and crew finish setting scenes, lighting, sound, props and costumes for the production during tech week. This week allows for everyone to ...

Cross country finishes regular season

Cross country finishes regular season

Olivia Rounsaville, Senior Reporter

November 7, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE The cross country team ran it’s last practice of the regular season and will compete in the league championship on Friday in Lindley Meadows at Golden Gate Park for the final meet of the season.  “My highlights of the season were the times I spent bonding with the team,” junior ...

Varsity tennis takes on playoffs, semi-finals

Varsity tennis takes on playoffs, semi-finals

Paige Retajczyk, Reporter

November 5, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Convent’s varsity tennis team played at the San Francisco State University courts for their first round of playoffs against the Urban School of San Francisco. The team lost two games and won the remaining matches throughout the season, including the Lick-Wilmerding High School team ...

Art students reflect on interconnectivity

Art students reflect on interconnectivity

Madeline Thiara, Senior Reporter

November 4, 2019

Art Foundation II students are working on a project titled “The Line that Binds Us” as their first project of the year that involves the use of materials rather than research. The project is based on the theme of interconnectivity, where students are displaying how they are connected to their env...

Club hosts clothing swap

Club hosts clothing swap

Adele Fratesi, Reporter

October 30, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Students participated in a clothing swap sponsored by the Eco Friends club where students donated used clothing in an effort to reduce waste and pollution.  “The club decided to organize the clothing swap because thrifting is better for the environment,” junior Naia Urruty, Eco Fr...

TOK classes prepare presentations

TOK classes prepare presentations

Adele Bonomi, Sports Editor

October 29, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Seniors practiced Theory of Knowledge presentations today in preparation for their final presentations next week.  “I am doing my presentation on the history of Ivy League Schools and if they really do house smarter students and deserve all their recognition,” senior Julianna Ov...

Sophomores discuss Othello in class

Sophomores discuss Othello in class

Elise Vulakh, Reporter

October 24, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Sophomore Honors English II students discussed the book Othello today and shared their opinions on William Shakespeare’s writing specifically in the play.  Prior to the discussion, students journaled in their Commonplace notebooks about the prominence and significance of the number th...

Gun control activists visit campus

Gun control activists visit campus

Olivia Rounsaville, Senior Reporter

October 23, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Gun violence activists Bria Smith and Samantha Fuentes, a survivor of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting, came to the Pine-Octavia campus to talk to a group of students about youth activism and issues surrounding gun violence in our country.  “I was really inspired about how pas...

Art classes gift portraits

Art classes gift portraits

Tabitha Parent, Senior Reporter

October 22, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Juniors in IB Visual Arts are continuing work on their artwork in collaboration with the Memory Project, a non-profit which aims to connect high school students with children in challenging situations across the globe through art.  “It’s a great opportunity to build skills around ...

Video massacres journalists’ rights

Video massacres journalists’ rights

Staff Editorial

October 14, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE A video parody of President Trump violently massacring major media outlets and his political opponents was screened at a conference in Miami held by a pro-Trump organization, according to multiple media sources, including The New York Times. The video, part of which was originally posted to YouTube in July 2018, depic...

Students, faculty travel to Oregon

Students, faculty travel to Oregon

Alina Kushner, Reporter

October 13, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Students returned from Ashland, Oregon after attending the annual Oregon Shakespeare Festival over Columbus Day weekend.  The idea for this trip was introduced to Theater Programs Director Margaret Gace Hee and Head of School Rachel Simpson by junior Anya Hilpert who wanted an opportun...

Power outages prompt preventative measures

Power outages prompt preventative measures

Gabrielle Guido, Senior Reporter

October 10, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE In the midst of the California fire season, along with the recent power outages, families are preparing to protect themselves from natural disasters such as earthquakes and wildfires.  According to The New York Times, the Pacific Gas & Electric Company has shut off power for ove...

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