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Sophomores discuss genocide in preparation for upcoming unit

Sophomores discuss genocide in preparation for upcoming unit

Anna Doggett, Reporter
March 21, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, News

Sophomores spent today's lunch period learning how to think and talk sensitively and critically about genocide, in preparation for the Responses to Oppression course's upcoming unit on the Holocaust. "You could talk about genocide purely historically," theology teacher Paul Pryor Lorentz, who spoke t...

Ethics inspire veganism

Ethics inspire veganism

Mason Cooney and Laura Mogannam
March 9, 2017
Filed under Features

Dominating Instagram feeds, headlines and recipes, San Franciscans are increasingly embracing veganism for a more ethically, environmentally, healthy or religiously-conscious lifestyle. “You're completely changing your diet and everything you're used to, so it’s hard,” sophomore Emmy Sobol, who has ...

App-pealing trends

App-pealing trends

India Theriot, News Editor
March 9, 2017
Filed under Features

After watching her older cousin attentively navigate a multi-colored ball through different obstacles on his phone while they sat in the back seat during a road trip, freshman Caroline Thompson decided to give gaming application Color Switch a try. Grossing over 125 million downloads worldwide, the...

Senior joins ‘forces’ with the police force

Senior joins ‘forces’ with the police force

India Theriot, News Editor
February 1, 2017
Filed under Features

While many of her classmates lace-up cleats for soccer practice or pack up rackets for tennis, senior Sarah Hong steps into her black tactical boots before heading over to the San Francisco Police Department Headquarters in Mission Bay. Hong learned about the San Francisco Police Activities League Law Enfo...

Chapel makes space for reflection of last week’s events

Chapel makes space for reflection of last week’s events

Claire Devereux and Claire Kosewic
January 23, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, News

Today’s chapel theme, “Courage and Voice” focused on the sophomores experiences on the President’s annual Costa Rica trip, while also addressing the presidential inauguration and the subsequent displays of “voice.” L.I.F.E. Director Sergio Vasquez led the service, which began with some context about the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the courageous journey St. Philippine Duchesne undertook to bring girls’ education to the United States. Vasquez then related Duchesne’s experience on the ship Rebecca to t...

Power teens

Neely Metz, Features Editor
December 9, 2016
Filed under Features

Filling Instagram feeds and Snapchat stories with product advertisements, trademarked styles and “hot” trends, teen celebrities can influence the life and mind of youth, leading many to feel pressure to abide by unrealistic beauty expectations to be as “flawless” as their famous counterparts appea...

Sexual assault and cyberbullying laws presented in assembly

Sexual assault and cyberbullying laws presented in assembly

Anna Doggett and Cece Giarman
October 28, 2016
Filed under Breaking News, News

Assembly today honed in on teaching the audience about sexual and social media misconduct, and included details of legal rights as well as state and federal laws. Matt Kramer spoke on behalf of the international law firm Skadden and Arps  about connections between sexual assault and cyberbullying. Kramer described possible consequ...

World Teachers’ Day prompts honor for faculty

World Teachers’ Day prompts honor for faculty

Natalia Varni and Jordan Russell
October 5, 2016
Filed under Breaking News, News

Gratitude was shared throughout the halls amongst some students and faculty about “World Teachers’ Day” in recognition for teachers all over the globe.   Some faculty celebrated the teacher appreciation day by recalling why they enjoy teaching. “The thing that I like most is those moment...

Themed dress days raise spirit for Homecoming

Themed dress days raise spirit for Homecoming

Asha Khanna, Copy Editor
September 26, 2016
Filed under Breaking News, News

The annual spirit week kicked off today with “color day,” and various themes will follow throughout the week, culminating in two sporting events and a dance. Unlike in previous years, the themes are not split between particular grades, according to student body secretary Dot Wetmore. “At...

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...

Choir performs a cappella set at assembly

Choir performs a cappella set at assembly

Claire Devereux, Senior Reporter
September 2, 2016
Filed under Breaking News, News

The choir gave its first performance of the year at assembly in Siboni before lunch. “It was both a fun and challenging idea to have these young women step into the spotlight,”said Head of School Rachel Simpson. “I believe in their talent, we had a lot of fun putting it together for two weeks....

Girls going ‘doe’

Girls going ‘doe’

Editorial Board
May 18, 2016
Filed under Opinion

While most juniors and seniors attended the enchanted evening-themed prom Saturday night, some decided to stay home due to their lack of a date. For some teens, finding a date for prom can be even more important than finding the perfect dress, but the embarrassment and humiliation that some teens...

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