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An a-peel-ing last class

An a-peel-ing last class

Tabitha Parent, Reporter

May 23, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Sophomores in Modern World History: Responses to Oppression took part in an in-class prank on History teacher Michael Stafford. “I started off pretty confused,” Stafford said. “When I realized what was happening I was able to have a good laugh about it.” The prank was a refer...

Ethics and Morality students craft TED talks

Ethics and Morality students craft TED talks

Charlotte Ehrlich, Reporter

May 22, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Sophomores in Ethics and Morality created five minute TED talks pertaining to ethical issues of their choosing. The talks are based on a month-long discussion on moral issues including euthanasia, abortion and psychological experiments. “The ethics project has taught me how to build and create a persuasive speech through top...

Robotics club members build a dollhouse

Robotics club members build a dollhouse

Audrey Pinard, Reporter

May 21, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Two Robotics Club members are constructing a dollhouse in the Herbst House woodworking area for their International Baccalaureate Creativity, Activity and Service Project. “We do not have woodworking classes and have not been offered robotics as a course since our freshman year,”...

Track and field runners break personal, school records

Track and field runners break personal, school records

Audrey Pinard, Reporter

May 1, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Track and field distance runners broke personal and school records during their third BCL West meet at Kezar Stadium in preparation for the Bay Area Conference this Friday. “I love my group of girls who run distance,” junior Isabelle Thiara said. “It is a lot of fun because I tr...

Annual festival celebrates student poetry

Annual festival celebrates student poetry

Olivia Rounsaville, Reporter

April 29, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Students read original works and the English department announced winners of the annual poetry competition at the  Poetry Festival in the Syufy Theatre on April 30 celebrating National Poetry Month. The all-school winner was freshmen Celeste Roam for Convent High School and freshman ...

Biodegradable signs created, hung for Earth Day

Biodegradable signs created, hung for Earth Day

Madeline Thiara, Reporter

April 27, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Biodegradable signs illustrated with fish stuck in single-use plastic bottles are hanging in front of the Flood Mansion and on the corner of Broadway and Fillmore Streets in celebration of  Earth Day. Five thousand signs were distributed throughout San Francisco, Venice Beach, and Sant...

Freshmen plan service project, involve class in volunteering

Freshmen plan service project, involve class in volunteering

Madeline Thiara and Olivia Rounsaville

April 12, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Freshmen gathered in the Columbus Room at Stuart Hall for their Freshmen Signature Service Project. Service Learning Director Ray O’Connor assigned Students in Action members from each grade to lead a coed class service project. SIA members Elise Vulakh, Amelia Abernethy, Mackenna ...

Visiting author gives presentation, participates in discussion

Visiting author gives presentation, participates in discussion

Madeline Thiara, Reporter

April 8, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Students gathered in Syufy Theatre at the end of the school day to hear author Chris Riley speak about his book “After the Mass-Age.” After the presentation, senior Harris Rutherford and sophomore Audrey Pinard led a discussion with Riley. “Riley is connected to our school thr...

School assembly addresses consent, sexual assault, healthy relationships

School assembly addresses consent, sexual assault, healthy relationships

Olivia Rounsaville, Reporter

April 5, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Students organized and performed in a coed assembly centered around consent and healthy relationships. “Consent and healthy relationships are topics that are vital to all of us, but particularly teenagers who are starting out in the world of relationships and exploring their sexuali...

Track and field team competes in meet

Track and field team competes in meet

Olivia Rounsaville, Reporter

March 12, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Track and field runners compete against other Bay Area schools at Kezar Stadium in the first league competition of the BCL West track meets. Though it is only her first year, freshman Shana Ong says she has seen a lot of improvement in her times since the beginning of the season. ...

Suicide prevention assembly equips students

Suicide prevention assembly equips students

Mason Cooney, Copy Editor

March 8, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE A speaker from San Francisco Suicide Prevention informed students in assembly about signs an individual is suicidal and how to respond. “What I wanted students to get out of assembly was to learn ways to help themselves or other people if an emotional crisis situation were to com...

Fencing team practices for upcoming competitions

Fencing team practices for upcoming competitions

Audrey Pinard, Reporter

March 8, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE With spring sports beginning last month, Convent & Stuart Hall’s fencing team has been practicing for their competition season. “I love the intellectual and physical aspects of fencing,” coach Greg Shypertt said. “Fencing is such an inspirational sport that celebrates team s...

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