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Freshman Livi Webb-Purkis works on her indigenous culture presentation in Google Slides. Webb-Purkis is doing her project on the Kulung culture of Nepal.

Theology project educates students on indigenous cultures

Madeline Thiara, Reporter November 29, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE Freshmen in the Question of Religion & Society class are working on a project meant to educate them on indigenous cultures and various native tribes around the world. “I think knowing...

Sophomore Elsa Hagstrom draws a mandala during her World Religions class. Students learned about Buddhism and the use of art meditation prior to the mandala drawing class.

Theology classes meditate with mandalas

Gabriella Vulakh, Reporter November 6, 2017

WEB EXCLUSIVE Sophomore students drew mandalas inspired by Tibetan Buddhism as part of their World Religions theology class’ unit on Buddhism. “Mandalas are a key part of the spiritual technology...

Students and parents were given the option of planting seeded paper as a symbolic tribute to the earth. Extra paper was offered for students and parents to take home to be planted in their own gardens.

Art and theology departments celebrate sophomores

May 20, 2010

Jovel Queirolo Managing Editor Sophomores and their parents planted pressed paper embedded with small seeds last night in the Art Room as a symbolic tribute to the earth before students shared their...

Yom Kippur celebrations commence

Yom Kippur celebrations commence

Students reflect on a religious time of reflection and repentance
Amrita Rajpal, Reporter October 5, 2022

The Jewish holiday Yom Kippur began yesterday evening and will continue until evening today.  Yom Kippur is the holiest day of the year and it occurs in the seventh month of the Hebrew calendar on...

Holy month of Ramadan begins

Holy month of Ramadan begins

Muslim students fast from sunrise to sunset
Adele Fratesi, Senior Reporter April 13, 2021

WEB EXCLUSIVE Some community members will be foregoing lunch lines when they return to campus and opting out of the food program due to Ramadan which began April 13. The holy month prompts Muslims to...

Sophomore Sophia Davis reflects in Golden Gate Park during her “Awe Walk.” Davis relaxed outside and enjoyed taking photos of her favorite flowers around her neighborhood.

Retreat Day enables students to reflect before next session

Underclassmen and juniors engage in meditation activities
Nicole Klein, Reporter March 17, 2021

WEB EXCLUSIVE Monday’s Retreat Day allowed freshmen, sophomores and juniors to reflect and engage in activities remotely. Freshman and sophomores engaged in an asynchronous meditation and walk, and juniors...

Religion, Theology & Spirituality teacher Bryan Lorentz plays a melody on his guitar while waiting for the chapel to begin. The community attended chapel on a Webinar via Zoom where students participated using the “chat” or “raise hand” functions.

Students attend first chapel of the year

Community participates in spiritual introduction to the school year
Elise Vulakh, Senior reporter August 21, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE Students gathered virtually for Convent and Stuart Hall’s first Chapel of the year. The gathering was focused on celebrating life, students virtually connecting in the midst of a global...

Puppy pals help combat isolation, loneliness from shelter-in-place

Pet adoptions surge during quarantine
Charlotte Ehrlich, Adele Fratesi, and Nicole Klein August 19, 2020

With the continued shelter-in-place order, many San Franciscans are looking at adoption agencies to invite the presence of a furry friend into their hearts and homes to combat feelings of isolation and...

Senior Colette Hom expresses her gratitude for one of her teachers in a short video, which is compiled with all the other gratitudes and intentions from other students and faculty. Gratitudes normally take place at the end of chapel or assembly on Fridays on campus

Gratitudes expressed virtually

Community members submit videos acknowledging others
Madeline Thiara, Components Editor May 2, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE With campus closed and classes moved to remote learning, students and faculty are submitting short videos to show gratitude toward a member of the community. These replace the normal gratitudes...

Teenagers can choose to donate, but dont

Teenagers can choose to donate, but don’t

Volunteering, donating impacts communities in different ways
Gabriella Vulakh, Editor-in-Chief December 19, 2019

Depending on socio-economic class, teenagers are often the population with the most expendable income, as they are not providing for their families or supporting themselves through school and other...

 Sophomore Skylar Goldberg works with theology teacher Bryan Lorentz on her final project. Students were assigned to create a short podcast with a reading and interpretation of different scriptures.

Sophomores work on final projects

Olivia Rounsaville, Senior Reporter December 12, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE On the last day of regular classes before next week’s final exams, sophomores in Bryan Lorentz’s theology class work on their "Lectio Divina" project.  The term “Lectio Divina”...

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