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Zooming into learning

Zooming into learning

Gabrielle Guido, Senior Reporter

March 18, 2020

This story was updated on March 19, 2020 at 12:30 p.m. and revised for clarity. After Monday’s shelter-in-place announcement for Bay Area citizens to prevent the spread of COVID-19 by restricting outings to essential trips, students are finding themselves at home, video conferencing into digital...

Dialogue training with students, parents helps to prepare for Cor Unum week

Dialogue training with students, parents helps to prepare for Cor Unum week

Elise Vulakh, Reporter

March 4, 2020

Some students and teachers who attended last year's dialogue training in April and the Student Diversity Leadership Conference gathered with members of the parents association to discuss how to engage with one another in a spirit of constructive understanding. The conversation built off of the topics dis...

Students use dress code to protest racism, sexual misconduct

Students use dress code to protest racism, sexual misconduct

Gabrielle Guido, Senior Reporter

March 2, 2020

Girls from all grades wore yoga pants, ripped jeans and T-shirts to bring attention to community issues that many members of the student body said need to be addressed by the school administration on Monday. Following an email sent to parents by President Ann Marie Krejcarek over Winter Break tha...

Student body observes Ash Wednesday

Student body observes Ash Wednesday

Alina Kushner, Reporter

February 26, 2020

The Convent & Stuart Hall community observed Ash Wednesday with an assembly at the Pine Octavia campus at which students received ashes on their foreheads and wrote an intention for the Lenten Season.   Ash Wednesday is a Christian holiday representing sacrifice and reflection marking the be...

Reducing, reusing — but not recycling

Reducing, reusing — but not recycling

February 14, 2020

Labeling products as “biodegradable” or “compostable” is a great marketing tool for brands trying to avoid public scrutiny, but eco-friendly consumers choosing to buy these products may be giving the environment the short end of the stick.  Most single-use, plastic cups labeled compostable and found in t...

Stretch before you stroke

Stretch before you stroke

Mackenna Moslander, Reporter

February 14, 2020

Before spring sports begin and swimmers dive into the pool for the first practice of the season, the swim team is participating in preseason Kundalini yoga sessions to work on breathing and muscle strength.  Yoga can help with many skills including core strength and endurance, which are necessary...

Well-known burger chain opens in neighborhood

Well-known burger chain opens in neighborhood

Madeline Thiara, Components Editor

February 3, 2020

Students can now grab a burger and fries during lunch at the Shake Shack’s new location in San Francisco’s Cow Hollow District at Filbert and Fillmore streets, which had its grand opening on Feb. 3. “I have eaten at Shake Shack a few times in Marin and on the East Coast and I was so excited ...

Students address contagious virus

Students address contagious virus

Alina Kushner, Reporter

January 28, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE With the deadly Coronavirus sweeping through China and other parts of the world, students are expressing concerns for friends and family members abroad.  The virus started in the city of Wuhan in China and has spread to about fifteen other countries, including the United States. The vir...

Historic neighborhood cinema closes

Historic neighborhood cinema closes

Gabrielle Guido, Senior Reporter

January 23, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE As students stroll down Fillmore to get lunch at Starbucks or Mollie Stones, they unwittingly pass by a historic movie theatre that will be closing its doors after 110 years.  The Clay Theatre has made itself part of the culture of Pacific Heights with its worn movie posters, cliché...

French class reads children’s book

French class reads children’s book

Adele Fratesi, Reporter

January 15, 2020

Students in Honors French IV worked in groups to write a play based on the French book Le petit Nicolas written by René Goscinny and illustrated by Jean-Jacques Sempé.  The project is meant to strengthen reading comprehension and communication skills and expand students' vocabulary through spe...

‘Memeing’ into the new year

‘Memeing’ into the new year

Gabrielle Guido, Senior Reporter

January 9, 2020

As teens open their TikTok accounts, many are expecting to find playful dance videos about viral trends, but they have instead found a multitude of memes teasing the United States’ and Iran’s recent military conflict, dubbing it as “World War III.” In the wake of Iran’s threat to the United...

Students take on finals

Students take on finals

Gabrielle Guido, Senior Reporter

December 17, 2019

With finals well under way, students are studying and meeting with teachers for support in order to ensure success this week.    In addition to casual dress, the school minimizes the pressure on students with long lunch periods and only two testing periods in a day.  “The projects that I’m...

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