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California on fire

California on fire

Josephine Rozzelle, Editor-in-chief

December 11, 2018

While the Camp Fire in Butte County made state history last month as the most destructive and deadliest fire to ever burn in California, scientists believe it is just one of the effects caused by shifts in Earth’s climate. An increase in wildfire frequency is one of many possible repercussions of climate change, according to the Fourth National Climate Asses...

Poor air quality from California fire impacts students and faculty

Grade chair Allyson Maebert puts on a mask in the Main Hall before going outside of the Flood Mansion. Many students and faculty chose to wear masks to prevent inhaling smoke particles.

Gray Timberlake, Senior Reporter

November 15, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE Due to the unhealthy air quality index in the Bay Area caused by smoke from the Camp Fire in Butte County, winter sports teams have had improvised workouts this week, and school will not be in session tomorrow. The Camp Fire, which began at 6:30 a.m. on Nov. 8 on Camp Creek Road in Butt...

High school students volunteer at polls

Junior Arianna Nassiri volunteers at the polls for the 2018 Midterm Election. Volunteers were asked to help voters obtain and submit their ballots.

Caroline Thompson, Senior Reporter

November 7, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE Convent & Stuart Hall students volunteered at the polls yesterday to encourage youth involvement in midterm elections. “I decided to be a poll worker because I turned 18 four days before the election and I had never been politically active before,” senior Sophie Mack, who v...

People of Color Student Union host race awareness assembly

Members of POCSU line up in the Stuart Hall gym to present personal stories. Guest speaker Ted Saltveit mediated the conversation and asked students questions about their experiences with race.

Sophia Aeby, Video Editor

November 5, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE The People of Color Student Union hosted a Convent & Stuart Hall assembly around the theme “Raising Our Voices, Claiming Who We Are” to discuss issues surrounding race. The assembly began with an Espacio lead by POCSU members who were dressed in black and linking arms in a circl...

New app to promote wellness

New app to promote wellness

Josephine Rozzelle, Editor-in-Chief

November 4, 2018

With the goal of bringing awareness to mental health, Convent & Stuart Hall has paired up with three developers to create and develop an app to help teens manage and maintain their mental wellness. The Atlas team — made up of co-founders Max Savage, Justin Lai and Dipa Halder — and Convent ...

Varsity volleyball team advances to NCS Championship

Senior Emily Kanellos hits the ball down to the opposing team's court in a game against San Domenico. The varsity volleyball team won this league game 3-0.

Gray Timberlake, Senior Reporter

November 2, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE With their 3-0 win against The Bay School of San Francisco on Wednesday Oct. 31 in the semifinals, the varsity volleyball team is advancing to play against Bentley High School in the NCS Championship and fans are encouraged to provide support by attending the game and bringing encouragi...

Community celebrates All Saints’ Day

SING OUT The high school co-ed choir leads the school in the closing song, “Blessed Be Your Name.

Grace Krumplitsch, Reporter

November 1, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE Convent & Stuart Hall High School students gathered at St. Vincent de Paul Church today to celebrate All Saints’ Day, a feast honoring the saints of the Catholic Church. “Saints are ordinary people who lived ordinary lives in the most extraordinary ways,” Musical Director and Accompan...

Head of school to receive national award

LEAN IN Head of School Rachel Simpson converses with seniors Laura Mogannam, Kate Etter and Day El-Watter outside her office in The Gallery after school. Simpson is being recognized nationally for encouraging students to express themselves across all academic areas including written word, student government, art shows and student-initiated events.

Gabriella Vulakh, Web Editor

November 1, 2018

Head of School Rachel Simpson will accept the Journalism Education Association Administrator of the Year Award on Saturday at the JEA/NSPA National High School Journalism Convention in Chicago in recognition of her support of journalism education and student press freedom. The award annually commends an a...

Going the distance

TRIP'S END Theology teacher Kate McMichael walk up the Fillmore Street hill as part of her daily trip to school from her home in Fairfax. McMichael spends up to three hours commuting each day.

Mason Cooney, Copy Editor

November 1, 2018

Rising as early as 4:10 in the morning, theology teacher Kate McMichael begins her school day with a quick exercise session before catching a 6:30 bus into San Francisco for her hour and fifteen-minute commute. McMichael travels from Fairfax, in Marin County, as one of the many teachers who live outside the City ...

Honoring the oppressed

Descendants of people enslaved by the Society of the Sacred Heart after coming to
North America walk with friends and family from St. Charles Borromeo Church in Grand Coteau, Louisiana
to a nearby cemetery where a new monument honoring those enslaved stands. Brother Frank Authello
Andrus, Jr. led the procession with drumming

Laura Mogannam, Managing Editor

November 1, 2018

“I realized in the middle of saying those names that these were the first times their names have been spoken in 170 years.”

Winter sports commence

The soccer team huddles before a game last year. The season has been moved from spring to winter.

Madeline Thiara, Reporter

October 30, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE While fall sports volleyball and cross-country continue into championships, athletes began winter sports season yesterday with tryouts and preseason for soccer, basketball and wrestling. “Soccer has been the most popular winter sport in past years,” Athletics Director Elena DeSantis sa...

Día de los Muertos chapel honors loved ones

Students and faculty sing songs and share names of loved ones in honor of Día de los Muertos. The holiday is celebrated from Oct. 31 to Nov. 2.

Amy Phipps, Reporter

October 29, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE Students gathered in the Chapel today to celebrate the Mexican holiday — Día de los Muertos —  and to honor dead family members and loved ones. “It is a rich tradition, not only in Mexico, but in the United States and Latin America,” theology teacher Bryan Lorentz said. “T...

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