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Wellness club brings finals goodies

Wellness club brings finals goodies

Mason Cooney, Copy Editor

December 17, 2018


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WEB EXCLUSIVE An abundance of Lucky Charms, muffins and hot chocolate greeted students who walked onto the Pine-Octavia Campus this morning for their A Period finals. “I got hot chocolate before my Ethics final,” junior Sofia Telfer said. “I had been feeling a little under the weather so a war...

Bay Area bomb threat hoax concerns students and faculty

Bay Area bomb threat hoax concerns students and faculty

Sophia Aeby, Senior Reporter

December 14, 2018


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WEB EXCLUSIVE An email sent out by Life Director Michael Buckley warned students about police activity around Laurel, Presidio and Pacific Heights neighborhoods yesterday afternoon. “My initial reaction was shocked because I was wondering what's going on, because obviously if they sent out a sc...

Students delete addictive social media app for finals week

Students delete addictive social media app for finals week

Madeline Thiara, Reporter

December 11, 2018


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WEB EXCLUSIVE Students are deleting Snapchat from their phones to reduce screen time while preparing and studying for final exams. “Deleting Snapchat was a great decision for me because I spent a lot of time consumed in the app,” freshman Takouhi Asdourian said. “I feel like now since Snapchat notification...

IB students prepare for art show

IB students prepare for art show

Amy Phipps, Reporter

December 10, 2018


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WEB EXCLUSIVE International Baccalaureate art students prepare for their art show today, ‘Wonder In Winter,’ which will showcase pieces about students’ identities. “Within IB Year I, we start off the class exploring identity,” Visual Arts Department Chair Rachel McIntire said. “The project is p...

Artificial intelligence presentation prompts debates about empathy

Artificial intelligence presentation prompts debates about empathy

Audrey Pinard, Reporter

December 6, 2018


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WEB EXCLUSIVE John Villasenor, senior fellow at the Center for Technology Innovation at Brookings, presented to students and faculty today about artificial intelligence, concluding with a debate about AI’s ability to experience human emotion. “I think AI may not feel empathy in the same way that humans d...

Club celebrates Hanukkah

Club celebrates Hanukkah

Grace O'Reilly, Reporter

December 4, 2018


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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. ...

PAWS groups prepare for finals

PAWS groups prepare for finals

Grace Krumplitsch, Reporter

December 3, 2018


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WEB EXCLUSIVE As the first semester ends, students met in their PAWS advisory groups to create personalized study plans for finals week this morning following a brief assembly in Syufy Theatre. “In my PAWS group, we watched a video on how to be productive while studying for finals,” sophomore Gigi...

Language groups practice for Noёls

Language groups practice for Noёls

Gray Timberlake, Senior Reporter

November 30, 2018


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WEB EXCLUSIVE Following assembly in Syufy Theatre, students split into language class groups to rehearse their Noёls songs. Noёl is a French word meaning Christmas and specifically focuses on the carols aspect of the holiday. The word noёl is used in the Convent & Stuart Hall community to...

Theology project educates students on indigenous cultures

Theology project educates students on indigenous cultures

Madeline Thiara, Reporter

November 29, 2018


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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 ...

Seniors pose for yearbook portraits

Seniors pose for yearbook portraits

Laura Mogannam, Managing Editor

November 28, 2018


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WEB EXCLUSIVE Convent & Stuart Hall seniors wearing cashmere sweaters and blazers posed for yearbook portrait photos over the past two days that will be featured in the joint yearbook. In previous years, Très Bien, Convent’s yearbook, featured a full-page lifestyle portrait for each senior with...

Juniors discuss race and its impact within community

Juniors discuss race and its impact within community

Caroline Thompson, Senior Reporter

November 27, 2018


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WEB EXCLUSIVE Ten Convent & Stuart Hall juniors met during Collab today to discuss race and white privilege with ethics teacher Michael Campos and People of Color Student Union advisor Allyson Maebert. The discussion, open to all juniors in Campos’ ethics class, focused on an assembly put o...

Club brainstorms ways to reduce stress for finals

Club brainstorms ways to reduce stress for finals

Amy Phipps, Reporter

November 26, 2018


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WEB EXCLUSIVE With finals only a few weeks away, the Bring Change 2 Mind club brainstormed stress-reducing activities and ideas today during lunch to implement during finals week. “Students cannot effectively communicate what they know if they are stressed,” Annie Egan, club monitor and K-12 Dire...

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