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Sophomores spend retreat supporting the Tenderloin

Sophomores spend retreat supporting the Tenderloin

Caroline Thompson, Reporter

September 15, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, News

Convent & Stuart Hall sophomores participated in a class retreat at St. Anthony’s dining hall and social services facility in San Francisco's Tenderloin district Friday, where students worked in different departments that benefit different parts of the community. “It was really nice to just talk to people...

Students spend the day volunteering at the 2017 Giant Race

Students spend the day volunteering at the 2017 Giant Race

Claire Devereux, Features Editor

August 28, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, News

While most students spent their Sunday morning in bed resting for the upcoming school week, junior Isis Boivin and other classmates woke up at 5:30 a.m. in order to volunteer at this year’s Giant Race. “My parents usually run the race, but due to medical reasons I have never been able to run...

Studying abroad cultivates personal interests

Asha Khanna, Copy Editor

May 23, 2017


Filed under Features, Sacred Heart

While some were swimming or tanning, junior Annabelle Leung spent four weeks last summer in Beijing, visiting historical sites like the Great Wall of China and Forbidden City and taking Mandarin classes to improve her fluency. “I adapted super quickly to being in China and away from home because I w...

Club decorates care packages

Club decorates care packages

Anna Doggett, Reporter

December 16, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News

The Hearts and Hands service club decorated care packages for a homeless shelter during their meeting today in preparation for the packages' distribution this weekend. “This Saturday, we are having a dinner for 65 homeless men at St. Mark’s [Lutheran Church],” junior Sarah Mahnke-Baum sai...

Service club fundraises with hot chocolate sale

Service club fundraises with hot chocolate sale

Emma Hubbard and Caroline Schulberg

November 30, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News

Sophomores Kelly Chan, Madeline Furey Peters and Sydney Marquez organized a hot chocolate sale in the Gallery today during lunch. The sophomores sold the hot chocolate to raise money for the Service to the Homeless Club. The sale’s proceeds will purchase mittens, blankets, and socks to be given out to...

Service begins at home

Service begins at home

Grace Ainslie, Senior Reporter

March 12, 2016


Filed under Features, News

Music blared from all levels of the Flood Mansion as PAWS families swept, wiped and vacuummed different floors of the Broadview campus during last Friday’s annual Service Day. Students and faculty had originally planned to participate in a beach cleanup, which was canceled due to rain. “March is ju...

Ash Wednesday chapel addresses sacrifice, otherness

Ash Wednesday chapel addresses sacrifice, otherness

Liana Lum, Editor-in-Chief

February 10, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News

Voices chanting “hold us in your mercy” reverberated around the Chapel today during the Ash Wednesday Service. The service, which did not occur last year due to overlap with Winter Break, included biblical readings and a student testimonial from each grade about the meaning of Lent. “I ...

Doing more harm than help

Doing more harm than help

Liana Lum, Editor-in-Chief

February 4, 2016


Filed under Features

Volunteering in a distant community in need may seem like a noble act, but such trips can be detrimental to those “receiving” help when the volunteer lacks skills that the community needs or the sponsoring agency does not create lasting impacts. “A lot of people are a lot more willing to spend money on s...

Sophs leave for Costa Rica Saturday night.

Sophs leave for Costa Rica Saturday night.

Claire Devereux, Reporter

January 15, 2016


Filed under News

Convent & Stuart Hall sophomores are headed to Costa Rica late tomorrow night on a cultural immersion trip that includes community service, horseback riding, white river rafting and ziplining. “I’m looking forward to all the activities like ziplining and stuff that I wouldn't usually do,” sophomor...

Service immersion experience seeks volunteers

Service immersion experience seeks volunteers

Neely Metz, Copy Editor

December 2, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, News

Service Learning Director Ray O’Connor sent an email about the New Orleans Service Immersion Trip to both high schools this afternoon. “It’s a really great opportunity for students to help out another community and just give back and rebuild the houses lost during Hurricane Katrina,” junio...

Sophomores travel to Costa Rica

Sophomores travel to Costa Rica

Kendra Harvey, Managing Editor

February 13, 2014


Filed under News

Kendra Harvey Reporter One hundred and four sophomores from Convent and Stuart Hall spent eight days in Dominical, Costa Rica for a cultural immersion trip, that included horseback riding, zip lining, white water rafting and providing community service. “The adventure that all the students and...

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