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Community honors saint, service

Sophomores Mackenna Moslander and Will Burns speak about their service at the all school chapel held in the gym. The focus was honoring the feast of Sacred Heart sister Philippine Duchesne.

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

Book club co-head Grace O'Reilly discusses 'Circe' with book club member Estie Seligman. The club meets weekly and is reading the book in anticipation of Madeline Miller's visit on Nov. 19.

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

Senior Margaret Millar chops fish while preparing meals for sea lions at the beginning of her
Sunday shift. Millar began volunteering as part of the Youth Crew at TMMC in Feb. 2019.

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...

Cast and crew prepare for fall play

Lighting designer Amy Phipps works on lighting cues for the fall play during tech week. Phipps has spent two months working on lighting design for the production.

Alina Kushner, Reporter

November 11, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE The cast and crew of “She Kills Monsters” prepare for upcoming performances as the final tech rehearsals continue through Wed. Nov. 13.  The cast and crew finish setting scenes, lighting, sound, props and costumes for the production during tech week. This week allows for everyone to ...

Cross-country finishes regular season

Coach Michael Buckley talks to the varsity girls before Friday's race. The race will be the final meet of the season and the league championship.

Olivia Rounsaville, Senior Reporter

November 7, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE The cross-country team ran its last practice of the regular season and will compete in the league championship on Friday in Lindley Meadows at Golden Gate Park for the final meet of the season.  “My highlights of the season were the times I spent bonding with the team,” junior ...

Varsity tennis takes on playoffs, semi-finals

Junior Ella Holliday serves the ball during a practice round. Playoffs will continue into semi-finals through the end of this week and can ultimately extend until next week for finals.

Paige Retajczyk, Reporter

November 5, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Convent’s varsity tennis team played at the San Francisco State University courts for their first round of playoffs against the Urban School of San Francisco. The team lost two games and won the remaining matches throughout the season, including the Lick-Wilmerding High School team ...

Art students reflect on interconnectivity

Sophomore Haya Jadallah creates a domino out of clay for her project that represents the domino effect of the contamination of the ocean. This Art Foundation II project pushes students to reflect the environment around them in their work.

Madeline Thiara, Senior Reporter

November 4, 2019

Art Foundation II students are working on a project titled “The Line that Binds Us” as their first project of the year that involves the use of materials rather than research. The project is based on the theme of interconnectivity, where students are displaying how they are connected to their env...

Club hosts clothing swap

Sophomore Anneli Dolan donates a shirt to the Eco Friends clothing swap. 
Thrifting and purchasing second-hand helps to reduce plastic in landfills and carbon dioxide emissions.

Adele Fratesi, Reporter

October 30, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Students participated in a clothing swap sponsored by the Eco Friends club where students donated used clothing in an effort to reduce waste and pollution.  “The club decided to organize the clothing swap because thrifting is better for the environment,” junior Naia Urruty, Eco Fr...

TOK classes prepare presentations

Senior Kate Wing practices her presentation during Theory of Knowledge. The class had multiple work periods leading up to the presentation

Adele Bonomi, Sports Editor

October 29, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Seniors practiced Theory of Knowledge presentations today in preparation for their final presentations next week.  “I am doing my presentation on the history of Ivy League Schools and if they really do house smarter students and deserve all their recognition,” senior Julianna Ov...

Sophomores discuss Othello in class

Sophomore Beza Geberesilassie reads over her annotations in her Othello book during class. Students use their annotations as a basis for discussion on the reading that was assigned for a particular class.

Elise Vulakh, Reporter

October 24, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Sophomore Honors English II students discussed the book Othello today and shared their opinions on William Shakespeare’s writing specifically in the play.  Prior to the discussion, students journaled in their Commonplace notebooks about the prominence and significance of the number th...

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