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Innobotics Club plans first event of the year

Innobotics Club plans first event of the year

Catherine Dana, Senior Reporter

November 18, 2015

Innobotics Club met during lunch to finalize self-built cars for their race tomorrow in the Main Hall. The club, which meets on Wednesdays, creating their cars using small computers and 3D printed wheels, with code created to mobilize them. “We’ve been building them for the past couple of weeks,...

Bake sale season continues

Bake sale season continues

Kendra Harvey, Managing Editor

November 17, 2015

Lemonade, oreos and chocolate chip cookies mark another of the sophomores' plan to hold bake sales to fundraise for Christmas celebrations. “So far it has been pretty successful,” sophomore activities director Jilan Powers said. Every Monday leading up to Christmas, hot chocolate sales will be h...

Chapel service celebrates Thanksgiving holiday

Chapel service celebrates Thanksgiving holiday

Kristina Cary, Managing Editor

November 16, 2015

Light streamed through the stained glass windows on the right side of the room, illuminating a group of teachers holding musical instruments, as students filtered in and seated themselves on the wooden pews facing the teachers for a Thanksgiving chapel service. Theology teacher Paul Pryor Lorentz opened t...

Sophomores fundraise for Christmas celebration with potluck sale

Sophomores fundraise for Christmas celebration with potluck sale

Liana Lum, Editor-in-Chief

November 13, 2015

Sophomores and their Student Council members gathered around a table filled with fried rice, homemade cookies and noodle salad in the Main Hall today for their potluck-style fundraiser in preparation for the Christmas celebration they will host. “The purpose is to try a new and unique way to raise money for...

Guardian of the front gates

Guardian of the front gates

Lisabelle Panossian, Web & Social Media Editor

November 11, 2015

As community members walk towards the Flood Mansion doors, they see a man clad in a Stuart Hall High School cap and a neon yellow security vest — complete with a smile that has greeted the school community for 15 years. “I just do my job,” security guard Ali Nasser said. “I try to be as kin...

Information night highlights new SAT

Information night highlights new SAT

Asha Khanna, Senior Reporter

November 10, 2015

Freshmen, sophomores and juniors and their families gathered in the Little Theater for the annual Standardized Testing Info Night this evening. “We want to educate parents and students about standardized testing, especially with the new SAT,” College Counseling Associate Kelly Whalen said. Bru...

Basketball tryouts bring athletes of varying ability to the court

Basketball tryouts bring athletes of varying ability to the court

Lisabelle Panossian, Web & Social Media Editor

November 9, 2015

Athletes dribbled basketballs up and down the gym floor as they were assessed by coaches during tryouts, some playing for years and some just beginning. Tryouts consist of drills and team-building exercises that will allow coaches to gauge skill level and possible positions for the potential players, a...

Evening School opens doors to prospective students

Evening School opens doors to prospective students

Neely Metz, Copy Editor

November 5, 2015

Prospective students and families interested in attending Convent crowded the school as the annual Evening School Open House event took place tonight. “It’s been really wonderful,” Vanessa Kainz, the parent of a student attendee said. “To be directly in the classroom and to see the campus ...

Athletes prioritize school for college

Athletes prioritize school for college

Asha Khanna, Senior Reporter

November 5, 2015

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 ...

Microbeads cause wave of macro effects

Microbeads cause wave of macro effects

Julia-Rose Kibben, Design Editor

November 5, 2015

Neon-colored beads have become a part of many daily hygiene routines and may even make face wash bottles more appealing, but the microplastic polyethylene pearl-like beads, used as an exfoliator in many over-the-counter facial cleansers, are killing marine life. “I’m ashamed to say that I used to use a...

Students in Action combat domestic violence

Students in Action combat domestic violence

Fiona Mittelstaedt, Senior Reporter

October 28, 2015

Bin for toiletries are scattered around campus as SIA begins their drive for women in need. “We are gathering materials to give to La Casa de las Madres, a non-profit group that helps people around San Francisco and the Bay Area with domestic violence problems,” SIA co-head Isabelle Armstrong ...

Seniors honored in varsity volleyball game

Seniors honored in varsity volleyball game

Claire Kosewic, Senior Reporter

October 27, 2015

Senior year is a time full of endings, and senior night athletic celebrations recognize the dedication of the athletes to their sport and to the school. “All of our seniors have played volleyball all four years at Convent, and this is a really special way to honor them,” senior Laurel Cinti said. “...

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