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Community celebrates annual tradition

Community celebrates annual tradition

Sophia Aeby and Arianna Nassiri

December 15, 2017

WEB EXCLUSIVE Convent & Stuart Hall celebrated the nearly century-old tradition Noëls in the Herbert Center with songs sung in four different languages — Latin, French, Spanish and Mandarin. Students, faculty, staff and parents were invited to take part in the tradition, while those who we...

SHCOG responds

Cassie Eskicioglu, Senior Reporter

December 14, 2017

Last month’s visiting team from the Sacred Heart Commission on Goals commended the student experience while recommending more time for planning, connecting among faculty and staff, and finding ways to incorporate the Goals and Criteria. “One overarching recommendation was to create more time to be w...

Doing double duty

Doing double duty

Grace Ainslie, News Editor

December 14, 2017

Although having a job during the school year can cause teens to stress over finding a balance with classwork, sports practice and extracurriculars, working on-campus can alleviate some of those issues. “Over the summer I worked in the tech department as an intern,” senior Jilan Powers said. “I ...

Improving the egg-conomy

Improving the egg-conomy

Gabriella Vulakh, Senior Reporter

December 14, 2017

A team of five mechanical engineers from Stanford University, including a Convent alumna, are designing and constructing a solar-powered, poultry egg incubator for Burkina Faso, one of West Africa’s most impoverished countries, in response to its demand for poultry farming. “Poultry farming is the m...

Giving during the holidays

Giving during the holidays

Mason Cooney, Features Editor

December 14, 2017

Volunteers clamor to serve meals at soup kitchens or package food at local food banks as the holidays approach, while less popular organizations in San Francisco are overlooked and left with little assistance. “Unfortunately, people like to reach out and say, ‘I’m going to go to Glide and se...

Holiday shopping begins

Holiday shopping begins

Mason Cooney, Assistant Features Editor

November 27, 2017

WEB EXCLUSIVE Holiday shoppers browsed the web today for Cyber Monday deals after the weekend of Black Friday and Small Business Saturday. “I like Black Friday shopping because it is a big outing, and it’s something fun you can do with your family,” senior Lauren Wasserman, who shopped at Fashion ...

Employing career opportunities

Employing career opportunities

Cece Giarman & Emily Kanellos, Reporters

March 9, 2017

While many teens prefer to spend time after school playing sports or socializing, others swap racquets for retail, cleats for customers, or Netflix for non-profits. Senior Delaney Moslander scans athletic tickets, ushers guests to seats and greets spectators at University of San Francisco's athl...

Getting it straight

Getting it straight

Alyssa Alvarez, Sports Editor

March 9, 2017

Metal clamps. Expanders. Retainers. Sore teeth, bleeding gums and canker sores are a right of passage for most teenagers. Four million Americans undergo some form of orthodontic treatment at any given time, according to American Association of Orthodontics, although, only 33 percent of the world population has undergone some sort ...

Varsity basketball team maintains undefeated streak

Varsity basketball team maintains undefeated streak

Neely Metz, Features Editor

February 6, 2017

After an entirely undefeated season and a #4 place in the state, the girls varsity basketball team won against Marin Academy in a 61 to 35 lead Friday night. “The game went really well, we played as a team and we played well on defense which carried our offense,” senior Ally Arora, who is a co-captain...

Old tradition calls for revamped marketing

Old tradition calls for revamped marketing

Claire Devereux, Senior Reporter

February 2, 2017

With Samoas, Thin Mints and Trefoils cookies being sold across the nation this month, some Girl Scouts are sticking with a century-old tradition of face-to-face selling, while others are discovering new ways to sell the cookies. The organization recently introduced digital cookies sales through a downloaded Cookie Finder app or visiting a Girl Scout vendor’s personal website, allowing customers to pu...

Deck the halls brings music and volunteer opportunities to San Francisco youth, families

Deck the halls brings music and volunteer opportunities to San Francisco youth, families

Olivia Mohun and Mary Perez, Reporters

January 5, 2017

Junior Edna Tesfaye assisted children in applying temporary glitter tattoos at the San Francisco Symphony’s annual Deck the Halls event on Sunday, which funds Community Day, an event that took place on Monday and welcomed almost 4,000 children from public programs around the Bay Area to enjoy a day o...

Themed dress days raise spirit for Homecoming

Themed dress days raise spirit for Homecoming

Asha Khanna, Copy Editor

September 26, 2016

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...

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