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Coed assembly recognizes Writing Festival winners

Coed assembly recognizes Writing Festival winners

Claire Kosewic, Editor-in-Chief

February 12, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, News

WEB EXCLUSIVE The Convent & Stuart Hall High School community gathered in Syufy Theatre this morning to celebrate the winners of the annual Writing Festival, formerly known as the Kate Chopin Essay contest. The Writing Contest, which takes place in early January, poses a prompt for students to respond to with a short personal e...

Change isn’t always good

Change isn’t always good

Jordan Russell, Senior Reporter

February 8, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The previously-named annual Kate Chopin Essay Contest gives Convent students an opportunity to explore the world of creative writing, yet, changing the contest’s name sends young males the message that they cannot relate to a feminist writer. Implemented over two decades ago by the English department as a ...

Students participate in annual writing competition

Students participate in annual writing competition

Gabriella Vulakh, Senior Reporter

January 5, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Interactives, News, Web Exclusive

WEB EXCLUSIVE Students participated in the annual writing competition, formerly known Kate Chopin Writing Contest, on Wednesday and Thursday, using pen and paper to draft personal narratives and fictional stories in response to a creative writing prompt. The competition, now called as the Writing Festival, is being redesigned by the English departm...

Community gathers for annual Kate Chopin award assembly

Community gathers for annual Kate Chopin award assembly

Cece Giarman, Reporter

February 10, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, News

Students and faculty gathered in the Chapel this morning for a special assembly to announce and honor the winners of the annual Kate Chopin Essay Contest. Sophomore Sydney Caba was named the all-school winner by outside judge Libby Brittain (’07). The English department began the contest more than 20 years ago ...

Student body engages in writing competition

Student body engages in writing competition

Anna Doggett, Reporter

January 11, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, News

The entire student body took part in the Kate Chopin writing contest today and yesterday, in which students are given a creative writing prompt to reflect and write an essay on. “[The competition] was started by two teachers who worked here named Ann Cromey and Charles Brady,” English teacher Julia Arce ...

Essay contest winners announced

Essay contest winners announced

Grace Ainslie, Senior Reporter

February 12, 2016


Filed under A & E, Breaking News, News

All grades gathered in Syufy Theater wearing dress uniform this morning to await the announcement of the winners of the Kate Chopin Writing Contest. The annual contest concludes the Kate Chopin Writing Festival which featured New York Times bestselling author Vanessa Diffenbaugh as a speaker and guest judge. “We ...

Kate Chopin writing contest winners announced

Kate Chopin writing contest winners announced

February 14, 2014


Filed under Breaking News

Visiting author Constance Solari named sophomore Liana Lum all-school winner of the annual Kate Chopin writing contest at a special assembly this morning. Lum's story, which addressed the prompt, "a risk of the heart," detailed her experience at Laguna Honda Hospital where she unwillingly volunteered her Friday n...

Kellie La wins all-school Kate Chopin Essay Contest

Kellie La wins all-school Kate Chopin Essay Contest

December 9, 2011


Filed under Showcase

Jewel Devorawood Web Editor Sophomore Kellie La was named the all-school Kate Chopin Essay Contest winner at a special assembly this morning. La’s essay tells of her parents’ immigration from Vietnam to the United States. The annual contest gives every student the same essay prompts and 80 m...

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