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Half-day holiday celebration ends semester

Half-day holiday celebration ends semester

Arianna Nassiri, Reporter

December 20, 2017


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WEB EXCLUSIVE With finals having come to a close, students and faculty celebrated the end of the semester with a half-day Christmas-themed assembly and PAWS activities, organized by the sophomore class representatives and Student Life Director Devin DeMartini Cooke.   “The sophomores did a wonderful job organi...

Community celebrates annual tradition

Community celebrates annual tradition

Sophia Aeby and Arianna Nassiri

December 15, 2017


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WEB EXCLUSIVE Convent & Stuart Hall celebrated the nearly century-old tradition Noëls in the Herbert Center with songs sung in four different languages — Latin, French, Spanish and Mandarin. Students, faculty, staff and parents were invited to take part in the tradition, while those who we...

Semester final exams begin

Semester final exams begin

Gabriella Vulakh, Senior Reporter

December 14, 2017


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WEB EXCLUSIVE Today was the first of four final exam days, with students taking E and F Period finals. The finals schedule includes two, two-hour testing times per day which began this morning and will end Tuesday afternoon.   “I love the schedule we have for finals,” sophomore Alisha Kalra ...

Teachers set aside time to help students review for finals

Teachers set aside time to help students review for finals

Mary Perez, Senior Reporter

December 12, 2017


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WEB EXCLUSIVE As the semester comes to a close, students have begun studying for finals with the support of their teachers. “It’s been pretty nice to have a few days to review with study guides and worksheets,” freshman Ella Holliday said. “Some teachers have even given us practice quizzes to...

Simple Gifts candy gram sale begins

Simple Gifts candy gram sale begins

Gabriella Vulakh, Reporter

December 12, 2017


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WEB EXCLUSIVE Simple Gifts began selling Candy Grams this week to fund their annual fashion show in the Spring. The club plans to donate all of the funds from the show to the nonprofit organization Every Mother Counts. “We are a student-run organization that every year puts on a fundraising fashi...

Students rehearse for Nöels

Students rehearse for Nöels

Sophia Aeby, Reporter

December 11, 2017


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WEB EXCLUSIVE After today's Chapel students were divided into their foreign language classes to practice Nöels song in preparation for the four division gathering on Friday. “It’s helpful for the new girls when the sophomore and juniors have sung the song in previous years,” Spanish teacher M...

School hosts fourth annual Hoops vs. Cancer Classic

School hosts fourth annual Hoops vs. Cancer Classic

Gray Timberlake, Reporter

December 7, 2017


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WEB EXCLUSIVE The varsity basketball team will play in the Hoops vs. Cancer Classic this Friday in the Herbert Center. Before this year, the annual tournament took place at Branson. Head of Athletics Anthony Thomas was inspired to found the Classic while at Branson when a community member lost her...

Sophomore Class learns QiGong

Sophomore Class learns QiGong

Caroline Thompson, Reporter

December 6, 2017


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WEB EXCLUSIVE Sophomores spent their World Religions class practicing QiGong, an Eastern self-healing practice, to wrap up their unit on Taoism.  “This practice helped me understand the unit because it let me experience a part of Taoism,” sophomore Annabelle Applegarth said. “It was helpf...

Winter conditioning begins in new training room

Winter conditioning begins in new training room

Jordan Russell, Senior Reporter

December 6, 2017


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WEB EXCLUSIVE Winter strength and conditioning sessions are now being offered in the new training room after school, with workouts ranging from cardio to abdominal as well as leg and arm exercises. “I started winter conditioning a while ago,” Athletic Director Elena DeSantis said. “I chose to d...

Runners and coaches gather for Cross-Country Banquet

Runners and coaches gather for Cross-Country Banquet

Gray Timberlake, Reporter

December 5, 2017


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WEB EXCLUSIVE The Convent and Stuart Hall cross-country runners and coaches will gather in the Columbus Room at the Pine-Octavia Campus for the annual Cross-Country Banquet this evening. The banquet completes the season and a way to show gratitude and recognition for coaches and athletes, accord...

Students volunteer during the Christmas season

Students volunteer during the Christmas season

Arianna Nassiri, Reporter

December 3, 2017


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WEB EXCLUSIVE This past weekend, numerous students from both high schools paused their finals preparation and volunteered at holiday-themed events across the city. Throughout November, students received emails regarding multiple volunteering opportunities across the city. Two of those events, ‘De...

SIA hosts toy drive

SIA hosts toy drive

Gabriella Vulakh, Reporter

November 30, 2017


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WEB EXCLUSIVE Students in Action’s (SIA) Christmas toy drive for victims of the Napa fires officially began today. Students and faculty are invited to bring new unwrapped toys for children with the donors' names taped to the front. “We are doing the toy drive to help aid children and provide them a sense...

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