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Class of 2010 begins the end of their high school careers

June 1, 2010

Jovel Queirolo Managing Editor End of the year ceremonies began on May 6 with Senior Tea in the Main Hall, marking the beginning of a seriesof events leading up to commencement on June 4. Administrative Assistant Jeanne Asdourian (’79), who has seen two daughters go through the Convent customs ...

Art and theology departments celebrate sophomores

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.

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

Senior Tea marks graduation season

Senior Tea marks graduation season

May 6, 2010

Zoe Newcomb News Editor Piano music floated through the Main Hall this afternoon as guests lined up to greet the Class of 2010 during the annual Senior Tea. Fifty-two seniors dressed in white, tea-length gowns and holding small bouquets of red roses and white orchids stood along the Belvedere for almo...

Editor-in-chief named journalist of the year

Editor-in-chief named journalist of the year

April 30, 2010

Zoe Newcomb News Editor The Journalism Education Association (JEA) named senior Ina Herlihy 2010 High School Journalist of the Year at the JEA's spring journalism convention in Portland, OR on April 18. Herlihy became 2010 California Journalist of the Year after submitting a 42-page portfolio and ...

Fencing clinches first in the city

Senior Beth Levin demonstrates putting on her fencing gear before a mock bout at Principal's Meeting on Monday.

April 28, 2010

Aggie Kruse Reporter The fencing team clinched first place in the city for the second year running, with two girls progressing to state level competitions after the All-City Jamboree on April 24. “This team has an amazing work ethic,” said coach Leo Bello. “They know the basics, simple a...

Several classes to be coed next year

Many classes that are currently single-sex will have coed sections next year. CHS had a similar campus exchange program with the then all-boys St. Ignatius College Preparatory in the 1970s, however classes remained single-sex. Coed classes will be instructed by teachers from CSH and SHHS.

March 31, 2010

Zoe Newcomb News Editor A significant change will take place next year as students at CSH and SHHS begin to participate in a program that will combine select courses with low enrollment into coed classes. The program will endeavor to give students opportunities that they otherwise may not have...

Global Aid Forum celebrates women

March 16, 2010

Jovel Queirolo Managing Editor The International Aid Club focused yesterday’s fourth annual Global Aid forum on sharing stories and the work organizations supporting women around the globe. “March is Women’s History Month,” said club head Katherine Armstrong. “International Aid supp...

Paleoanthropololist who discovered ‘Lucy’ shares experience with students

cc Cleveland Natural History Museum | Donald Johanson's discovery of a 3.2 million year-old Australopithecus afarensis specimen shook the world of anthropology. The image is common among history and biology textbooks as an important link between human and their past.

February 25, 2010

Jovel Queirolo Managing Editor Donald C. Johanson was just 13 years-old when he was inspired by a few anthropology books and the then-recent 1960s discoveries of Homo habilis by Louis Leakey. The man TIME magazine calls “the man who found the woman that shook up our family tree” spoke i...

Simple Gifts fashion show raises funds for women, children

Co-chairs Frankie Incerty (left) and Erin Minuth open the 4th Annual Simple Gifts Fashion Show in the Main Hall of the Flood Mansion on Thursday Night. The organizaiton raises funds for organizations benefitting women and children. Photo: INA HERLIHY | the broadview

February 12, 2010

Claire Fahy Reporter Simple Gifts, a philanthropic club providing aid to women and children around the city, held its fourth annual fashion show last night. The fundraising event showcased outfits from designers including Levi’s, Rugby, and two student designers, benefiting Get on the Bus, an ...

Fathers and daughters celebrate annual dance

Junior Lauren Arnold, dressed up for the 1920s-theme, dances with her father at the annual Father Daughter Dinner Dance. Stompy Jones played swing music throughout the evening.

February 4, 2010

Sara Kloepfer A&E Editor The Flood Mansion revisited the Roaring ’20s for the annual Father Daughter Dinner Dance Friday night, hosted by the Junior Class. Feathers and fedoras crowned the heads of daughters and fathers dancing to the swing music of Stompy Jones. I decided to go with a ...

French Club serves up goûter

February 3, 2010

Rebecca Lee Reporter The smell of pastries wafted through the Main Hall and Marble Stairs as the French Club baked pain au chocolat. “It’s the typical goûter  —a French snack— for after school,” said French Club moderator Françoise Thompson. “It can be bought or made from French b...

Science department to offer course on redwoods

Ray Cinti gives a talk about the coniferous forest biome during an AP Biology field study. Cinti will offer a course on conservation biology in addition to AP Biology next fall.

February 3, 2010

Isabelle Pinard Reporter A hum of voices filled the Syufy Theater while Science Department Chair Raymond Cinti discused the new Conservation Biology class that he is offering next year. “I think it is fascinating that Convent is giving us an opportunity to do such a course,” said sophomor...

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