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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 ...

Seniors honored in varsity volleyball game

Seniors honored in varsity volleyball game

Claire Kosewic, Senior Reporter

October 27, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, News

Senior year is a time full of endings, and senior night athletic celebrations recognize the dedication of the athletes to their sport and to the school. “All of our seniors have played volleyball all four years at Convent, and this is a really special way to honor them,” senior Laurel Cinti said. “...

Seniors commended for success

Seniors commended for success

India Thieriot, Assistant Copy Editor

October 26, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, News

The sound of clapping filled Syufy Theatre as students supported a few of their senior peers in a commendation of academic excellence. After taking the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT) last year, current seniors’ scores were admitted to the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) ...

Freshman Class bracelet and bake sale raises money for girls in Uganda

Freshman Class bracelet and bake sale raises money for girls in Uganda

Kristina Cary, Managing Editor

October 22, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, News

Bags of bright red bracelets and containers of sugary treats rested on the bottom steps of the Marble Staircase as freshmen called out to students to come view and purchase the merchandise they had for sale. The freshmen, who sold the goods to raise tuition money for the St. Charles Lwanga Girls...

Local muralist visits and shares inspiration

Local muralist visits and shares inspiration

Catherine Dana, Senior Reporter

October 20, 2015


Filed under A & E, Breaking News

Local artist, whose murals are featured around the city, visited today and gave aspiring high school artists the chance to ask questions and speak about their interests. Painter and muralist Bryana Fleming grew up in San Francisco and has had a passion for painting since a young age. She has created ...

First cycle report cards will not be digital

First cycle report cards will not be digital

Asha Khanna, Senior Reporter

October 19, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, News

Students will have to wait a little longer to see their first cycle report cards as quarter grades will not be posted online. "It allows students to see their grades, reflect on it and have conversations with their teachers instead of reacting right when they see it," Betsy Pfeiffer, Director of Academic...

School welcomes exchange student from Barcelona, Spain

School welcomes exchange student from Barcelona, Spain

Kristina Cary, Managing Editor

October 5, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, News

A sophomore will be visiting classes for three weeks as part of an exchange program from Sagrado Corazón, the Sacred Heart school in Barcelona, Spain. “Some things are different from Spain, but I like it, and everybody was very kind,” Clara Vilar said of her first day attending classes. “I ...

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