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Multitasking affects efficiency, quality of homework

Multitasking affects efficiency, quality of homework

Neely Metz, Copy Editor

December 10, 2015


Filed under Features

Listening to music, eating or using a cell phone is an easy escape from the potential monotony of homework, but multitasking can be detrimental to the quality and efficiency of students’ work, despite making the job more pleasurable.  “I listen to music, I text with my friends constantly, and I ea...

Athletes prioritize school for college

Athletes prioritize school for college

Asha Khanna, Senior Reporter

November 5, 2015


Filed under News, Sports & Fitness

Although senior Maris Winslow has played volleyball since third grade, like many other high school athletes, she will hang up her high school sports jersey when heading to college. “I was fortunate enough to have coaches from colleges, like Chapman, reach out to me because that gave me the chance ...

Prize Day adopts changes, enhances traditions

Prize Day adopts changes, enhances traditions

Neely Metz, Copy Editor

May 21, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, News

The 128th annual Prize Day ceremony took place in the chapel today to celebrate achievements throughout the academic year. “Prize day was beautiful,” sophomore Bella Kearney, who received an award in history, said. “The chapel created a more tight-knit community with all of us being in one area.” The...

Long-time ballerinas reassess their commitment to pursuing a dancing career

Long-time ballerinas reassess their commitment to pursuing a dancing career

February 13, 2014


Filed under Sports & Fitness

Camilla Bykhovsky Senior Reporter Like a baseball player who spends scores of hours on the field each week, ballerinas who divide their time between academic classes and ballet school are not guaranteed a place with the pros. Three girls who spent most of their high school years dividing their school day between ac...

AP Computer Science offers young women the chance to learn code, enter the under-represented computer programming field

AP Computer Science offers young women the chance to learn code, enter the under-represented computer programming field

December 16, 2013


Filed under News, Showcase

Alice Jones Managing Editor Last week’s national Computer Science Week organizers challenged U.S. schools to introduce computer programming by prompting students to each write an hour of code, yet Convent students had already written thousands of hours of code because the school has requir...

Convent Elementary students cheer on JV basketball

January 20, 2011


Filed under Showcase, Sports & Fitness

Liz Smith and Claire Fahy Asst. Sports Editors JV basketball’s rival game against University inspired fandom in the second and third grade Convent Elementary School students last night, with the younger girls decorating lockers, sharing bags of candy and cheering during the game to show their su...

Teenage jobs help later professional life

May 30, 2010


Filed under Features

Competing with adults to find jobs and internships during the current economic downturn can be difficult, however working even a part-time job for just a short amount of time can look good on college applications and resumes, and teach skills important life skills. Many students are finding summer jobs ...

SAT tests younger and younger

September 19, 2008


Filed under Features

Gracie Hays A & E Editor The competition for college that traditionally begins in junior or senior year of high school has students preparing at increasingly younger ages with a rising emphasis on standardized testing both in and out of school. In most independent elementary schools, it’s r...

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