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First-year IB students begin essay process

First-year IB students begin essay process

Josephine Rozzelle, Sports Editor

November 29, 2017


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WEB EXCLUSIVE Juniors in the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme began the extended essay process this week, choosing their subject area and posing an initial question they will continue to research in the coming months. The 4,000-word research paper is one component of the IB Programme...

JV basketball team plays first preseason game

JV basketball team plays first preseason game

Caroline Thompson, Reporter

November 28, 2017


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WEB EXCLUSIVE The JV basketball team lost their first preseason game to Waldorf this afternoon at the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral. “During the game, we got really competitive,” freshman Sarah Barnes said. “Even the littlest things like counting down the shot clock helped us become...

Holiday shopping begins

Holiday shopping begins

Mason Cooney, Assistant Features Editor

November 27, 2017


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WEB EXCLUSIVE Holiday shoppers browsed the web today for Cyber Monday deals after the weekend of Black Friday and Small Business Saturday. “I like Black Friday shopping because it is a big outing, and it’s something fun you can do with your family,” senior Lauren Wasserman, who shopped at Fashion ...

Seniors go on a day long retreat

Seniors go on a day long retreat

Claire Devereux, Features Editor

November 17, 2017


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WEB EXCLUSIVE Convent & Stuart Hall seniors began their Thanksgiving break with a day-long retreat. “The retreat was a nice break from school and was a good way to start Thanksgiving break,” said senior Caroline O’Connell. The entire high school started with an assembly at Convent and a scavenger hunt bet...

George Saunders visits school community

George Saunders visits school community

Mary Perez, Senior Reporter

November 16, 2017


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WEB EXCLUSIVE Convent & Stuart Hall welcomed the 2017 Booker Man Prize winner George Saunders today for a special assembly and classroom visits. Saunders discussed topics such as the impact of religion on his writing and his writing process, including his first novel,“Lincoln in the Bardo.” ...

IB Spanish class takes field trip to taqueria

IB Spanish class takes field trip to taqueria

Olivia Mohun, City Life Editor

November 15, 2017


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WEB EXCLUSIVE Students in IB HL Spanish left the classroom today and took a trip to a taqueria where they sampled Mexican dishes and conversed in Spanish. “We had an assignment where we had to plan a fiesta as a class so we decided to go down to a La Canasta, a taqueria on Union Street,” junior Sophie Mack s...

Latin students learn about polychromy

Latin students learn about polychromy

Gabriella Vulakh, Reporter

November 15, 2017


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WEB EXCLUSIVE  Latin III Honors students visited the Legion of Honor Museum today as part of a unit on polychromy in ancient Greece and Rome. The exhibit, “Gods in Color: Polychromy in the Ancient World,”  highlights the usage of paint in ancient sculptures in order to correct the common misconception that all a...

Interactive art exhibit displayed in honor of George Saunders

Interactive art exhibit displayed in honor of George Saunders

Caroline Thompson, Reporter

November 14, 2017


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WEB EXCLUSIVE In honor of author George Saunders’ visit this Thursday, students and faculty from the Visual Arts Department created a physical representation of the Bardo, a Buddhist ideology referenced in Saunders’ book “Lincoln in the Bardo.” “Bardo is a limbo or in-betweenness similar to the notion...

Innobotics club builds robot mascot

Innobotics club builds robot mascot

Laura Mogannam, Senior Reporter

November 14, 2017


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WEB EXCLUSIVE The innobotics club met during lunch in Syufy Theatre’s backstage area to continue building the group's robot mascot. Club members cut pieces of plywood using a table saw to make the shape of the robot. The robot will eventually be able to drive around, move its arms and head, light...

New album strays from signature style

New album strays from signature style

Josephine Rozzelle, Sports Editor

November 13, 2017


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WEB EXCLUSIVE Singer, songwriter and pop culture icon Taylor Swift released her sixth studio album, “Reputation,” last Friday which is composed of 15 tracks and is predicted to reach over 1 million purchases by the end of this week alone. Swift’s recent albums have been increasingly influence...

The Apexer and student created mural unveiled

The Apexer and student created mural unveiled

Arianna Nassiri, Reporter

November 13, 2017


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WEB EXCLUSIVE After a month of planning and organization and 12 hours of painting, student leaders of the 10th-12th grades and IB art students unveiled a large scale mural in the four division cafeteria. “All of the organizers, myself included, have put a lot of time and effort into the planning a...

Parent Teacher Conferences extended

Parent Teacher Conferences extended

Sophia Aeby

November 10, 2017


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WEB EXCLUSIVE The semi-annual Parent Teacher Conferences have been extended for the first time to offer more parents a chance to meet with teachers. Due to the conferences, this afternoon, Convent & Stuart Hall classes were shortened to an hour today. “We looked at the feedback from last years...

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