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Vaccine preventable

Each vaccine requires a different dosage and booster schedule. Doctors recommend that individuals stay on top of their vaccines in order to maintain herd immunity.

Gabriella Vulakh, Web Editor

April 1, 2019

Childhood diseases such as measles, whooping cough, mumps, and chickenpox are reemerging in the United States in recent outbreaks on the West Coast in California, Washington and Oregon, and doctors point to anti-vaccination groups as the cause. “It is a tremendous risk when families do not vaccinate their...

Suicide prevention assembly equips students

Dany Ricci from San Francisco Suicide Prevention holds up her safety plan booklet, a guide she made for those feeling suicidal or emotionally unstable. Ricci spoke in assembly about signs an individual is suicidal and how to respond.

Mason Cooney, Copy Editor

March 8, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE A speaker from San Francisco Suicide Prevention informed students in assembly about signs an individual is suicidal and how to respond. “What I wanted students to get out of assembly was to learn ways to help themselves or other people if an emotional crisis situation were to com...

Exchange student visits from New Orleans

Sophomores Emily LeBlanc, who is visiting from the Academy of the Sacred Heart in New Orleans, and Audrey Scott, her host, talk in the main hall before class. Scott went to New Orleans in February and attended Academy of the Sacred Heart for a week with LeBlanc.

Gray Timberlake, Senior Reporter

March 6, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Sophomore Emily LeBlanc is experiencing the life of a Sacred Heart student in San Francisco as she stays with her exchange host, sophomore Audrey Scott, this week. “I did an exchange in London last summer and I had a really good time,” LeBlanc, who goes to Academy of the Sacred ...

Overseas for college

STUDYING ABROAD Jocelyn Friday (’09), left, and a classmate hold up numbers to represent their 2013 graduation from the University of St Andrews. After majoring in computer sciences and mathematics and earning her BSc at University of St Andrews, Friday earned her MSc from the University of Edinburgh.

Gray Timberlake, Senior Reporter

February 14, 2019

Attending college overseas can give students a focused education with independence, all for a fraction of the cost of schools in the United States. “Finances of international schools is a huge draw for students,” College Counseling Director Rebecca Munda said. “The cost tends to be lower than most s...

School fined for improper sorting

School fined for improper sorting

Jordan Russell, Sports Editor

February 14, 2019

As 2020 draws nearer and the timer for San Francisco’s goal to become a zero waste city ticks down, Recology, the city’s waste management company is cracking down on trash sorting by fining many residents, businesses, and institutions — including Convent & Stuart Hall. “It’s not uncom...

Growing up

Sophomores Nina Sanchez and David Louie-Grover walk into the Flood Mansion, passing a notice of the upcoming public hearing on the school's application to increase student enrollment. The hearing was originally scheduled for Jan. 24 but has been postponed until April.

Gabriella Vulakh, Web Editor

February 14, 2019

Convent & Stuart Hall is seeking approval from the City of San Francisco to change the Broadway Campus’ conditional use permit to increase enrolment by 200 students. “Over the next few years we will look at our K to 12 program to see where it makes most sense to implement these additional...

More than code

IF, THEN Computer science teacher Doug Grant shows the senior IB Computer Science class how to write
recursive code in Java. The school recently awarded Grant the Niehaus Family President's Excellence
Award and honored him as the namesake for an endowed Chair of Computer Science.

Gray Timberlake and Mason Cooney

February 14, 2019

After 50 years of teaching computer science and mathematics as well as leading Convent as head of school, Convent & Stuart Hall awarded Doug Grant the Niehaus Family President’s Excellence Award and named a recently-donated endowed Chair of Computer Science after him. “Mr. Grant received the...

Assembly touches on empathy, leadership

Senior Poppy Cohen watches the video

Laura Mogannam, Managing Editor

February 1, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Students discussed the qualities of being a leader, specifically empathy and kindness, after watching two videos on the topic during assembly. The first video titled “Empathy” gave stories of patients and family members in a hospital while prompting watchers to imagine standing in others’ shoes. “It made me tear ...

IB seniors complete forensic simulations

Seniors Rachel Cramer and Sophie Mack complete a blood spatter lab in physics. Students in all sciences completed labs relating to Forensics as part of an IB Science requirement.

Mason Cooney, Copy Editor

January 16, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE International Baccalaureate seniors solved simulated murder cases in class as part of an interdisciplinary science activity required by the IB Programme. “I did a lab that investigated how physics can be used to analyze blood spatter patterns in crime scenes,” senior Emma Hubbard...

Seniors serve community

Senior Molly Brown tutors a student at the Spring Valley Science Academy during her B Period Social Awareness & Action class. Students volunteered at organizations of their choosing and completed written reflections on their experience for the class.

Gabriella Vulakh, Web Editor

December 18, 2018

Instead of sitting in a classroom during B Period on Red Days, senior Jessica Louie leads routine stretches and reviews vowels and numbers in the memory care unit for residents diagnosed with Alzheimer's and dementia Louie says that after physical and mental exercises, she either dances with resid...

Wellness club brings finals goodies

Laurie Pomeranz, the teacher advisor of Knight Light, hands junior Sofia Telfer a hot chocolate before A Period finals. The Knight Light club provided beverages and snacks for students on the Pine-Octavia campus to ease stress before finals.

Mason Cooney, Copy Editor

December 17, 2018

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...

History class discusses issues in society as philosophers

Sophomores Audrey Scott, Gabi Guido, Saron Asfaw, and Sadie Kahn present a skit about migrant caravans in character from the point of view of famous philosophers. The skits helped develop an understanding of both the students’ chosen philosophers and current issues around them.

Amy Phipps, Reporter

December 12, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE Sophomore history classes presented skits on philosophers who lived between the 16th and 18th centuries discussing current societal problems last week. Students were required to choose a famous philosopher, research their lives and write a cover letter and resume applying for a job as ...

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