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Varsity volleyball team plays in semifinals

Varsity volleyball team plays in semifinals

Sophia Aeby, Reporter

October 24, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, News

The varsity volleyball team ended their season fourth in their league today after playing the first place seed, Lick-Wilmerding. The team qualified for the BCL West Semifinals after beating Urban yesterday 3-1. “It’s important to get to the playoffs because there five very competitive teams in our l...

Volleyball seniors celebrated during last home game

Volleyball seniors celebrated during last home game

Estie Seligman, Reporter

October 18, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, News

The volleyball program gathered this evening to honor the accomplishments of the seniors and their commitment to the team. All three volleyball teams played Lick-Wilmerding in the Herbert Center. This year’s seniors Julia Alvarez, Alayna Wong and Candice Weinman were recognized for their contr...

Varsity volleyball loses playoff game to Marin Academy

Varsity volleyball loses playoff game to Marin Academy

Jordan Russell and Cece Giarman

October 26, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News, Sports & Fitness

The varsity volleyball team prepared for their Bay Counties League West playoff game today but was unable to defeat Marin Academy. “It’s a really big deal [that] we played in the playoffs because we didn’t go last year, and we haven't been for two years,” senior Bea Williams said. “It’s...

Dance ends Spirit Week

Dance ends Spirit Week

Grace Ainslie, Assistant Sports Editor

September 30, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News

Convent and Stuart Hall students wore themed dress this week as a part of Spirit Week leading up to Homecoming Weekend. Each day of Spirit Week had a different theme; Monday was color day, Tuesday was decades day, Wednesday was pajama day, Thursday was full dress for Mass and Friday was school spirit....

Themed dress days raise spirit for Homecoming

Themed dress days raise spirit for Homecoming

Asha Khanna, Copy Editor

September 26, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News

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...

Volleyball teams utilized daily practice time to improve skills for upcoming game

Volleyball teams utilized daily practice time to improve skills for upcoming game

Asha Khanna, Copy Editor

August 25, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, Sports & Fitness

Both the JV and varsity volleyball teams spent practices this week preparing for their third games of the season tomorrow against the Drew School. “We’ve definitely been practicing our hitting and rotations to make sure we go after every ball,” JV team member Giulia Oltranti said. “We want to b...

Senior athlete takes last shot

Senior athlete takes last shot

India Thieriot, Assistant Copy Editor

February 4, 2016


Filed under Sports & Fitness, Sports Showcase

As the pre-game music thumps, senior Alex Farrán wraps up warm-up shooting drills, and leads the basketball squad into an intimate huddle where she wishes her teammates luck before taking her place on the court as the starting buzzer goes off. Farrán has been playing varsity all four years, having...

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 ...

Seniors honored in varsity volleyball game

Seniors honored in varsity volleyball game

Claire Kosewic, Senior Reporter

October 27, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, News

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. “...

Students go on day retreat

Students go on day retreat

September 5, 2014


Filed under Breaking News, News

Freshmen, sophomores and juniors traveled to China Camp State Park in San Rafael for an unplugged retreat today. Students and faculty broke into three sections based on advisory groups for team building activities and to see each other in a different way, according to Student Activities Coordinator Devi...

Two teams, too stressed

November 7, 2013


Filed under Sports & Fitness

Jaime Hum-Nishikado Sports Editor I have played basketball since I was 5 years old, and I have dedicated all my rime and effort into the sport – going to countless numbers of tournaments and practicing for hours on end – so coming back to play volleyball for my senior year has been stressful and exci...

Injury can stop the player, but not the game

Injury can stop the player, but not the game

October 18, 2013


Filed under Sports & Fitness

Playing through the pain is nothing new to me, but when I’m forced to wear a boot or walk with crutches, the game changes. I was walking down the back staircase at school when I missed a step, slipped and landed on my ankle. My co-captain, Alex Wood, saw the whole thing and quickly picked me up and carried...

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