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Kicking up confidence

Kicking up confidence

Self-defense, martial arts classes equip students with safety skills
Makenna Kramer, Reporter May 25, 2021

Whether it’s to stay active, be social or protect themselves from potential assault, many young women are enrolling in self-defense classes. Although not specifically self-defense courses, martial...

Junior Shana Ong receives her first dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine on the Broadway campus. Convent & Stuart Hall began facilitating COVID-19 vaccinations on campus through Mission Wellness to individuals 16 years and older on April 23 and 12 years and older on May 14.

California Dreamin’

Vaccinations, low coronavirus rates, begin a return to normalcy
Ella Noblin, Reporter May 21, 2021

Californians are feeling a renewed sense of optimism with expanded vaccine eligibility, San Francisco moving into the Yellow Tier, the CDC relaxing mask guidelines, and California Gov. Gavin Newsom announcing...

Sophomore Sophia Davis receives her first dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine on the Broadway campus. Convent’s vaccine appointments opened up to those of 12 and up after the CDC approval of it on May 12.

All high schoolers now eligible for vaccine

Pfizer Vaccines authorized for 12 to 15-year-olds
Amelia Froyd-Kamrath, Reporter May 13, 2021

WEB EXCLUSIVE The Pfizer Vaccine is now available for people ages 12 and older, allowing all Convent High School students to be eligible for the vaccine.  “I’ve been having vaccine FOMO since I’m...

COVID-19 restrictions loosened

COVID-19 restrictions loosened

Vaccinated individuals may gather in groups, walk outdoors without masks
Alina Kushner , Senior Reporter May 7, 2021

The California Department of Public Health issued an update on COVID-19 safety protocols and announced that the City and County of San Francisco moved into the least restrictive tier, Yellow, on May...

Beverage truck, mariachi band join campus for the day

Community celebrates Cinco de Mayo
Olivia Rounsaville, Senior Reporter May 5, 2021

WEB EXCLUSIVE As the mariachi band Nueva Generación performed in front of Flood Mansion, students from all four divisions lined up across Broadway Street for cups of aqua fresca and horchata from food...

Cast and crew prepare for devised spring production

Cast and crew prepare for devised spring production

Final rehearsals take place for virtual show
Anisha Hu, Reporter April 27, 2021

WEB EXCLUSIVE The theater program will present original student pieces that explore how the current generation has been influenced by the media in a virtual devised production this week. “Devised...

Student council announced that Prom will take place on May 22 at the Broadway campus. They will reveal the time and theme at a later date.

Prom announcement excites students

Student body sends email confirming Prom
Tala El Qadah and Mackenna Moslander April 21, 2021

WEB EXCLUSIVE Between AP and IB exams, the halls will be filled with promposal posters and girls debating what dress to wear now that Student Council has announced Prom will take place on May 22 Student...

Harvard Professor Teju Cole speaks to the student body about his experiences with racial and societal injustices. The webinar lasted over an hour, so students continued their day with 2-hour blocks instead of 2.5-hour blocks.

Award-winning author speaks to student body

Teju Cole expands on breaking down racial and societal walls
Clara Bonomi, Reporter April 21, 2021

WEB EXCLUSIVE Students, faculty, alumni and parents gathered virtually today to engage in a webinar led by author, professor and photographer Teju Cole.  Cole’s speaking points surrounded promoting...

Junior Natalie Stans works on her submission at home for the annual Poetry Festival that will be held virtually next month. Her poem was about the biggest influences in her life.

Poetry festival scheduled for April

Guest judge lives in San Francisco
Nicole Klein , Reporter April 20, 2021

April’s annual Poetry Festival will be held virtually and will feature a San Francisco-based poet as its guest judge. Julie Bruck, who will select the school-wide winning poem, won the Governor General’s...

Senior Anya Hilpert sits between theater manager Chris Miller and Theater Programs Director
Margaret Grace Hee as Hilpert gives directions to actors on stage for

Senior pursues theatrical aspirations

Aspiring director advances in leadership roles
Nina Gutierrez, Senior Reporter April 20, 2021

After she was transferred into the theater class in the middle of seventh grade, it was too late for Anya Hilpert to join the cast, so she became stage manager for the school play.  “This position...

Red/Orange Tiers loosen restrictions

Red/Orange Tiers loosen restrictions

Community navigates easing COVID-19 precautions
Adele Fratesi, Senior Reporter April 20, 2021

Along with a declining trend in COVID-19 cases across the country, students are planning for their upcoming Easter Break. As of press time San Francisco was expected to transition from the Red to the Orange...

Ecology club plans week of challenges

Ecology club plans week of challenges

Activities starting April 19 to celebrate Earth Day
Darcy Jubb, Senior Reporter April 15, 2021

WEB EXCLUSIVE Eco Friends club is hosting a week of environment related challenges beginning April 19 in honor of Earth Day on April 22. Grade levels can earn points by participating and sharing photos...

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