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Students create art projects based off short story

Students create art projects based off short story

Madeline Thiara, Reporter

May 16, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Art Foundations I students are currently participating in a creative project based on the short story “All Summer in a Day.” Their assignment is to create a piece that displays the meaning of this story which is about a girl on Venus who only experiences a day of sun every seven years....

Telenovela helps Spanish II students improve language skills

Telenovela helps Spanish II students improve language skills

Grace O'Reilly, Reporter

May 15, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Students in Rebecca Jenkinson's Spanish II class have been watching the telenovela “Grand Hotel” during the last 20 minutes of each class for the past two weeks as a way to give students a fun path to understand and learn the language. "It's easy to lose sight of the fact that ...

Freshmen celebrate Shakespeare contest winners

Freshmen celebrate Shakespeare contest winners

Olivia Rounsaville, Reporter

May 15, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Freshmen celebrated the winners of their semester-long Shakespeare competition in the Little Theatre during Collab. “I loved that the party was Shakespeare themed,” freshman Arianna Benton, who dressed up as Portia from Julius Caesar, said. “I just love everything about Shake...

Students engage in coloring, relaxation activities in advisory

Students engage in coloring, relaxation activities in advisory

Audrey Pinard, Reporter

May 14, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Students met in advisory groups instead of assembly to fill in coloring books with peers or catch up on schoolwork “A quiet exercise for your brain like meditation where you are searching your thoughts for something to focus on can be really difficult for a lot of people,” Director o...

Student body has chapel led by Morning Star Fellowship

Student body has chapel led by Morning Star Fellowship

Amy Phipps, Reporter

May 10, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Both high schools gathered in the Pine/Octavia campus gym to hear the Morning Star Fellowship discuss their semester independent study on immigration in the United States and the internment of Japanese-Americans in San Francisco during World War II. “The fellowship sought to illuminate the h...

Muslim students fast for Ramadan

Muslim students fast for Ramadan

Gabi Guido, Reporter

May 8, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Muslim students began a 30-day fast for the religious holiday Ramadan on May 6. Ramadan is the ninth month of the lunar Islamic calendar. Observers of the holiday are not allowed to consume food or water between sunrise and sunset each day. “It helps us understand the pain of...

History class completes unit on World War II

History class completes unit on World War II

Tabitha Parent, Reporter

May 7, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Sophomores in Modern World History: Responses to Oppression completed their unit on World War II with a final lecture in class. Students spent the last three weeks studying various topics including  World War I, World War II and the Great Depression as part of a unit on genocide...

Upperclassmen participate in ring ceremony

Upperclassmen participate in ring ceremony

Grace Krumplitsch, Reporter

May 6, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE The Junior and Senior Classes participated in a Convent tradition in which seniors presented juniors with their class rings during a ceremony in the Chapel. “I’m really happy the school has this amazing tradition to give us the space to celebrate the bonds we have with our upperclas...

Student body partakes in community elections

Student body partakes in community elections

Charlotte Ehrlich, Reporter

May 3, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Students gathered in the Syufy Theatre to hear their classmates’ speeches for community representative positions for the upcoming 2019-2020 school year. After the community representative speeches, grade levels split up to hear individual class representative speeches. Students could run...

Track and field runners break personal, school records

Track and field runners break personal, school records

Audrey Pinard, Reporter

May 1, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Track and field distance runners broke personal and school records during their third BCL West meet at Kezar Stadium in preparation for the Bay Area Conference this Friday. “I love my group of girls who run distance,” junior Isabelle Thiara said. “It is a lot of fun because I tr...

Annual festival celebrates student poetry

Annual festival celebrates student poetry

Olivia Rounsaville, Reporter

April 29, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Students read original works and the English department announced winners of the annual poetry competition at the  Poetry Festival in the Syufy Theatre on April 30 celebrating National Poetry Month. The all-school winner was freshmen Celeste Roam for Convent High School and freshman ...

Biodegradable signs created, hung for Earth Day

Biodegradable signs created, hung for Earth Day

Madeline Thiara, Reporter

April 27, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Biodegradable signs illustrated with fish stuck in single-use plastic bottles are hanging in front of the Flood Mansion and on the corner of Broadway and Fillmore Streets in celebration of  Earth Day. Five thousand signs were distributed throughout San Francisco, Venice Beach, and Sant...

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