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Theology project educates students on indigenous cultures

Theology project educates students on indigenous cultures

Madeline Thiara, Reporter
November 29, 2018
Filed under Breaking News, Web Exclusive

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 about overlooked people is very important to our learning,” theology teacher Kate McMichael ...

Theology classes meditate with mandalas

Theology classes meditate with mandalas

Gabriella Vulakh, Reporter
November 6, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, News, Web Exclusive

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 of Tibetan Buddhism,” theology teacher Kate McMichael said. “Mandalas express the center of the un...

Art and theology departments celebrate sophomores

Art and theology departments celebrate sophomores

May 20, 2010
Filed under Breaking News, News, Showcase

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 semester’s work. “This night is a special night for the sophomores highlighting them and thei...

Teenagers can choose to donate, but don’t

Teenagers can choose to donate, but don’t

Gabriella Vulakh, Editor-in-Chief
December 19, 2019
Filed under Breaking News, News

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 extracurricular activities, yet many teenagers do not set aside allowance or job money for charities....

Sophomores work on final projects

Sophomores work on final projects

Olivia Rounsaville, Senior Reporter
December 12, 2019
Filed under Breaking News, Web Exclusive

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” means “divine reading” in Latin and is the term for the monastic practice of guided meditation in the Ca...

Caroling declines in popularity

Caroling declines in popularity

December 12, 2019
Filed under Features

While Christmas movies and advertisements often portray groups bundled up in hats and scarves walking through the snow singing carols at people’s doorsteps, very few still choose to participate in this Christmas tradition.  “It’s not a tradition in my family to Christmas carol, it was never somethin...

Sophomores learn about overcoming personal obstacles

Sophomores learn about overcoming personal obstacles

Olivia Rounsaville, Senior Reporter
August 27, 2019
Filed under Breaking News, News, Top Five, Web Exclusive

WEB EXCLUSIVE In an exercise related to the theme of “Wisdom and Knowledge,” sophomores in the G Period Sacred Texts class discussed personal struggles and overcoming hard times in their lives. “I learned that everyone is going through their own struggles,” sophomore Mia Sassi said. “We...

Ethics and Morality students craft TED talks

Ethics and Morality students craft TED talks

Charlotte Ehrlich, Reporter
May 22, 2019
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WEB EXCLUSIVE Sophomores in Ethics and Morality created five minute TED talks pertaining to ethical issues of their choosing. The talks are based on a month-long discussion on moral issues including euthanasia, abortion and psychological experiments. “The ethics project has taught me how to build and create a persuasive speech through top...

Muslim students fast for Ramadan

Muslim students fast for Ramadan

Gabi Guido, Reporter
May 8, 2019
Filed under Breaking News, Web Exclusive

WEB EXCLUSIVE Muslim students began a 30-day fast for the religious holiday Ramadan on May 6. Ramadan is the ninth month of the lunar Islamic calendar. Observers of the holiday are not allowed to consume food or water between sunrise and sunset each day. “It helps us understand the pain of...

Seniors serve community

Seniors serve community

Gabriella Vulakh, Web Editor
December 18, 2018
Filed under News

Instead of sitting in a classroom during B Period on Red Days, senior Jessica Louie leads routine stretches and reviews vowels and numbers in the memory care unit for residents diagnosed with Alzheimer's and dementia Louie says that after physical and mental exercises, she either dances with resid...

Club celebrates Hanukkah

Club celebrates Hanukkah

Grace O'Reilly, Reporter
December 4, 2018
Filed under Breaking News, Web Exclusive

WEB EXCLUSIVE The Interfaith club gathered during lunch today to light a menorah, play dreidel games, and eat traditional Jewish foods in honor of the second day of Hanukkah. "I decided to make latkes with sweet potatoes, which turned out to be really good,” Theology teacher Kate McMichael said. ...

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