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Chapel service celebrates Thanksgiving holiday

Chapel service celebrates Thanksgiving holiday

Kristina Cary, Managing Editor

November 16, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, News

Light streamed through the stained glass windows on the right side of the room, illuminating a group of teachers holding musical instruments, as students filtered in and seated themselves on the wooden pews facing the teachers for a Thanksgiving chapel service. Theology teacher Paul Pryor Lorentz opened t...

Sophomores fundraise for Christmas celebration with potluck sale

Sophomores fundraise for Christmas celebration with potluck sale

Liana Lum, Editor-in-Chief

November 13, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, News

Sophomores and their Student Council members gathered around a table filled with fried rice, homemade cookies and noodle salad in the Main Hall today for their potluck-style fundraiser in preparation for the Christmas celebration they will host. “The purpose is to try a new and unique way to raise money for...

Guardian of the front gates

Guardian of the front gates

Lisabelle Panossian, Web & Social Media Editor

November 11, 2015


Filed under News

As community members walk towards the Flood Mansion doors, they see a man clad in a Stuart Hall High School cap and a neon yellow security vest — complete with a smile that has greeted the school community for 15 years. “I just do my job,” security guard Ali Nasser said. “I try to be as kin...

Information night highlights new SAT

Information night highlights new SAT

Asha Khanna, Senior Reporter

November 10, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, News

Freshmen, sophomores and juniors and their families gathered in the Little Theater for the annual Standardized Testing Info Night this evening. “We want to educate parents and students about standardized testing, especially with the new SAT,” College Counseling Associate Kelly Whalen said. Bru...

Basketball tryouts bring athletes of varying ability to the court

Basketball tryouts bring athletes of varying ability to the court

Lisabelle Panossian, Web & Social Media Editor

November 9, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, Sports & Fitness

Athletes dribbled basketballs up and down the gym floor as they were assessed by coaches during tryouts, some playing for years and some just beginning. Tryouts consist of drills and team-building exercises that will allow coaches to gauge skill level and possible positions for the potential players, a...

Evening School opens doors to prospective students

Evening School opens doors to prospective students

Neely Metz, Copy Editor

November 5, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, News

Prospective students and families interested in attending Convent crowded the school as the annual Evening School Open House event took place tonight. “It’s been really wonderful,” Vanessa Kainz, the parent of a student attendee said. “To be directly in the classroom and to see the campus ...

Athletes blocking out the pressures of sports

Athletes blocking out the pressures of sports

Alyssa Alvarez, Sports Editor

November 5, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Sports & Fitness

In every gym or field I have ever been to, there is always that one parent screaming at the top of his or her lungs at their child, the referee or even the coach. “Put my kid in!” “That’s a foul!” “Finish with your left!” I can recall a time in the fourth grade when I was playing in a ...

Sugared up, powered down

Sugared up, powered down

Catherine Dana, Senior Reporter

November 5, 2015


Filed under Sports & Fitness

While energy bars and drinks may be a more convenient choice for busy athletes who lack time between school and practice to sit down and eat a snack, most do not have the protein necessary for athletes — and some can have as much sugar as a candy bar. “Alternatives for sugary bars are mixtures...

Pink ribbons can mislead customers

Pink ribbons can mislead customers

Liana Lum, Editor-in-Chief

November 5, 2015


Filed under News

Pink ribbon products from yogurt to stationery pens fill stores every October for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, yet the presence of a pink ribbon on a product is not indicative of support and can even mislead customers. “Unfortunately, any company can put a pink ribbon on its products without accountabili...

Car break-in rates up in San Francisco

Car break-in rates up in San Francisco

Liana Lum, Editor-in-Chief

November 5, 2015


Filed under News

When sophomore Sophia Davari returned with her father to their parked car on Howard Street in the Financial District, they were met with shattered glass and not with the backpack Davari had left in the car containing her homework, laptop, Beats headphones, iPad, wallet and watch. “We saw an SF ...

Spirit Week ends on a festive note

Spirit Week ends on a festive note

Grace Ainslie, Senior Reporter

October 30, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, News, Slideshows

Clad in costumes from head to toe, freshmen through seniors gathered in the Little Theater to celebrate Halloween today. “I found it really exciting to see all the people’s costumes, the way they put it all together, and it seemed like they put effort into every costume,” sophomore Marguerit...

Students in Action combat domestic violence

Students in Action combat domestic violence

Fiona Mittelstaedt, Senior Reporter

October 28, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, News

Bin for toiletries are scattered around campus as SIA begins their drive for women in need. “We are gathering materials to give to La Casa de las Madres, a non-profit group that helps people around San Francisco and the Bay Area with domestic violence problems,” SIA co-head Isabelle Armstrong ...

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