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Love is in the air, ‘Actually’

Love is in the air, ‘Actually’

Mackenna Moslander, Reporter

December 12, 2019

The San Francisco Symphony will perform a live-rendition of the soundtrack from a Christmas-themed romantic comedy at Davies Symphony Hall for two days during their holiday performances.  This is the second consecutive year the orchestra will perform “Love Actually” which is a film that takes ...

Sophomores work on final projects

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

Students prepare for Noëls

Students prepare for Noëls

Mackenna Moslander, Reporter

December 6, 2019

In language classes throughout Convent, students are learning holiday songs in their respective languages in preparation for Noels.  “Noels is an opportunity for the whole school to gather and celebrate the season,” Spanish teacher Antony Reyes said. “It gives us not only a space to celebrat...

Seniors pose for portraits

Seniors pose for portraits

Adele Fratesi, Reporter

December 4, 2019

Convent and Stuart Hall seniors posed for annual portraits which will be included in the joint yearbook distributed at the end of the year.  “Since these are senior portraits often there are specific things students are supposed to wear,” Sara C, assistant to the photographer, said. “We provide...

Students attend ADL assembly

Students attend ADL assembly

Alina Kushner, Reporter

November 22, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Students gathered in the Little Theater for a No Place for Hate assembly and signed a Resolution of Respect agreeing to accept everyone for who they are and to help eliminate hate in the world.  The Anti-Defamation League has helped to reduce conflict and to bring peace to the world since 1913....

Visiting author gives presentation, discusses works

Visiting author gives presentation, discusses works

Madeline Thiara, Components Editor

November 19, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Students gathered in Syufy Theatre this morning to listen to award-winning author Madeline Miller discuss her books and answer questions from faculty and the student body. In preparation for the assembly, the Convent Book Club and a senior English class read one of her books “Circe....

Freshmen campaign for student council

Freshmen campaign for student council

Mackenna Moslander, Reporter

November 18, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE The Freshman Class gathered in the Mother Williams Library to listen to speeches written by the students running for the position of freshman student council representative.  “The whole grade joined together in the library to hear speeches,” Ninth Grade Chair Sharanya Naik said....

Community honors saint, service

Community honors saint, service

Adele Fratesi, Reporter

November 15, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Both high school divisions gathered on the Pine/Octavia campus in the gym for a chapel service celebrating the Feast of St. Philippine Duchesne, who opened the first Sacred Heart school in the United States. Students discussed their community service experience as Sacred Heart students.  ...

School adds buildings, creates 4th division

School adds buildings, creates 4th division

Madeline Thiara, Components Editor

November 12, 2019

After the Schools of the Sacred Heart San Francisco permanently settled at Broadway Street with the acquisition of Flood Mansion, Grant House, Hammond House and Herbst House, the school continued to expand onto Vallejo Street as well as build a boys high school on another campus. The Second Capital C...

Visiting author prompts discussions

Visiting author prompts discussions

Charlotte Ehrlich, Web Editor

November 12, 2019

Author Madeline Miller’s novel “Circe” is stealing the hearts of students and faculty alike in anticipation of her visit on Nov. 19. A modern reteller of ancient Greek classics, Miller is breaking the boundaries of the rigid structure of mythological tales such as Homer’s “The Odyssey”  ...

Diving into work

Diving into work

Grace Krumplitsch, Web Editor

November 12, 2019

While many teenagers spend their Sunday mornings catching up on sleep or spending time with friends, senior Margaret Millar is up at the crack of dawn chopping fish, corralling rescued seals and assisting veterinarians.  Millar works as a Youth Crew Volunteer at the Marine Mammal Center, a non-pro...

Agree to disagree

Agree to disagree

Grace Krumplitsch, Web Editor

November 12, 2019

Whether it be a lively discussion about foreign policy in my International Baccalaureate Global Politics class, a debate on climate change solutions in IB Environmental Systems and Societies, or a heated debate in the halls over the most recent White House scandal, members of the Convent community do not...

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