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Students participate in annual writing competition

Students participate in annual writing competition

Gabriella Vulakh, Senior Reporter

January 5, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Interactives, News, Web Exclusive

WEB EXCLUSIVE Students participated in the annual writing competition, formerly known Kate Chopin Writing Contest, on Wednesday and Thursday, using pen and paper to draft personal narratives and fictional stories in response to a creative writing prompt. The competition, now called as the Writing Festival, is being redesigned by the English departm...

Breaking the ice

Breaking the ice

Gabriella Vulakh, Senior Reporter

December 15, 2017


Filed under Features, Interactives, Sports & Fitness

While most of her classmates are still in bed sleeping, senior Gabby Tom rises at 5 a.m. in the East Bay and drives to San Francisco’s Yerba Buena Ice Skating Rink to practice her double jumps, camel spins, and death drop spins, for an hour and a half. Tom practices three times a week in the mor...

Giving during the holidays

Giving during the holidays

Mason Cooney, Features Editor

December 14, 2017


Filed under News

Volunteers clamor to serve meals at soup kitchens or package food at local food banks as the holidays approach, while less popular organizations in San Francisco are overlooked and left with little assistance. “Unfortunately, people like to reach out and say, ‘I’m going to go to Glide and se...

Adding to the cycle

Adding to the cycle

Claire Devereux, Features Editor

September 28, 2017


Filed under Features

In order to get San Francisco closer to its goal of zero waste by 2020, Recology, the local resource recovery company, has added items to its list of what can be recycled in blue bins and increased the amount of compost sent to farms. “Zero waste is an idea that means sending next to nothing to land...

Students complete first full week of 2017-2018 school year

Students complete first full week of 2017-2018 school year

Cassie Eskicioglu, Senior Reporter

September 1, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, News, Web Exclusive

Today marked the completion of students’ first full week of the 2017-2018 school year. Many changes have come with the start of the year including more co-ed classes at both campuses, new teachers and a range of new class options. Many students have the majority of their classes at Stuart Hall most of...

Headphone policy aims to promote socialization

Headphone policy aims to promote socialization

Claire Devereux, Senior Reporter

September 23, 2016


Filed under Features

A new school policy at both Convent and Stuart Hall high schools asks students to abstain from using headphones in communal areas on campus in an effort to improve school culture and community engagement. “The request is made in support of community and the value of being present with one anothe...

IB program earns positive appraisal

IB program earns positive appraisal

Josephine Rozzelle, Senior Reporter

September 22, 2016


Filed under News

Following a three­-year application process, Convent and Stuart Hall high schools have begun their first year as International Baccalaureate World Schools, with the new program already garnering positive responses from IB students. “I’m definitely happy with the program,” junior Olivia M...

Second annual co-ed class retreat to be held tomorrow

India Thieriot, News Editor

August 31, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News

Convent and Stuart Hall seniors will take a break from their regular academic schedules to participate in community building exercises tomorrow during the second annual co-ed senior retreat. The Class of 2017 will spend the night at St. Dorothy’s Rest, a retreat camp in Occidental, CA where Sergio...

‘Promposals’ go beyond tradition

‘Promposals’ go beyond tradition

Julia-Rose Kibben, Design Editor

May 17, 2016


Filed under Features

From the stereotypical poster and flowers to a live musical performance, high school students entered the “promposal season,” finding creative ways to ask their dates to prom — but “going stag” remained an ever-present option for some. “Going to prom is a rite of passage,” junior Mackenzie Maly,...

Participation at Student Council events rises

Participation at Student Council events rises

Alyssa Alvarez, Sports Editor

December 10, 2015


Filed under News

More hands-on activities, serving popular foods and heightened communication between both schools’ governments is being credited with increased participation in coed activities between CHS and SHHS. The “Fright ‘Knight’” Halloween Dance had a nearly 75 percent participation from the combined ...

All four schools begin makeovers

All four schools begin makeovers

Claire Kosewic, Senior Reporter

October 1, 2015


Filed under News

Twenty-three school-wide renovations took place over eight weeks this summer, giving students more places to collaborate and teachers more options to configure their classrooms for activities. “Last year, we identified and made a list of every space in every building of the school,” President A...

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