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Students donate blood

Juniors Kate Baker and Isabel Hoppmann give blood. Donating blood can save up to three lives.

Adele Bonomi, Sports Editor

January 9, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE A blood drive was held in the Dungeon on the Pine/Octavia Campus today, allowing students from both divisions of the high school to save lives by donating up to a pint of blood. “I think it is very important to donate blood because a little discomfort for me can save a life,” junior Isabel Ho...

Sophomores prepare for Costa Rica trip

President Ann Marie Krejcarek introduces some of the chaperons of the annual sophomore Costa Rica trip on Jan. 7 in the Syufy Theatre. Sophomores met their travel groups and turned in their passports at the parent and student meeting.

Darcy Jubb, Reporter

January 9, 2020

Aside from the action activities that include river rafting, sophomores will have time to socialize with their classmates playing card games and billiards, listen to live music by local artists, and lounge at the hotel pool. 

‘Memeing’ into the new year

Teens post joking memes on platforms like Instagram, Twitter and TikTok. The subject of these posts has revolved around the recent conflict with Iran.

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...

Teenagers can choose to donate, but don’t

Teenagers can choose to donate, but don't

Gabriella Vulakh, Editor-in-Chief

December 19, 2019

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....

Students take on finals

Junior Audrey Hunnicutt and sophomore Darcy Jobb prepare for their finals in the art studio on the Pine/Octavia campus. Both campuses will be used as a study space throughout the week.

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...

Love is in the air, ‘Actually’

The San Francisco Symphony plays the soundtrack along to the film of

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 place ...

Sophomores work on final projects

 Sophomore Skylar Goldberg works with theology teacher Bryan Lorentz on her final project. Students were assigned to create a short podcast with a reading and interpretation of different scriptures.

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

Spanish III students Cristina Jackson and Olivia Williams practice their hand motions and Spanish song for Noels. Their class’s song is called “Tun Tun” and is about Christmas carolers knocking on doors around Christmas time. 

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

Senior Caitie Rois Macken poses for her portrait. Photos were taken in the main hall on the Broadway campus for both Convent and Stuart Hall students.

Adele Fratesi, Reporter

December 5, 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

Chair of Community Life Paul Pryor Lorentz addresses the community in regards to the No Place for Hate movement. No Place for Hate is an organization that focuses on eliminating hate in schools and communities.

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

Award-winning author Madeline Miller gives are presentation to the school about her book “Circe” in the Syufy Theatre. A senior English class and the book club read “Circe” in anticipation of the visit.

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

Freshman Anoushka Dadlani delivers her speech to the Freshmen class. All speeches were delivered during a class meeting in the Mother Williams Library.

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....

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