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Schools of the Sacred Heart celebrate the holidays

A gingerbread house builder inspects her project for spots that could use more frosting or candy at the annual Gingerbread Workshop. Parents and high school student volunteers kept the kids stocked with supplies — M&M’s, sour gummi belts, jelly beans, gum drops, candy canes and other sugary treats for house decorating.     KATHERINE MIBELLI | the broadview

December 16, 2009

Rebecca Lee Reporter The Christmas traditions at Convent and Stuart Hall are marked by the singing of traditional French carols and, more recently, activities planned by Sacred Heart alumnae for students and their families. “Christmas activities are predominately for the [Convent] h...

School uniform reflects SH goals, community

December 16, 2009

Caroline Hearst Reporter When Head of School Andrea Shurley announced an experimental period of free dress after the Thanksgiving chapel, everyone around me burst into applause. No more gray skirts, polos or black tights! The excitement was palpable. Although I eventually joined in the clapping, I could n...

Youth struggle to survive on city streets

Markeith McDaniels spent the majority of his childhood living on the streets after running away from his aunt when he was 14. After attending rehab for a drug and alcohol addiction, he found a job at Glad Tidings Church.

December 16, 2009

Jovel Quierolo Managing Editor Luke Burton invites homeless children for dinner every Tuesday night. Over the past three years as a member of the faith-based outreach group The Outer Circle, he has met hundreds of the estimated 1,400 homeless youth living on San Francisco streets, shelters or with ...

Homeless youth overlooked by city

December 16, 2009

Zoe Newcomb News Editor San Francisco is known for the Golden Gate Bridge, bone-chilling summer fog, the Seven Painted Ladies and cultural diversity. It’s also known for the widespread homelessness that blankets the city. Of the 7,000 homeless said to be living on the streets, it’s estimated 1,4...

Breakfast Club evolves into social time with less structure

Nate Tom, SHHS Student Body President, chats with sophomore Kendall Scullion at Breakfast Club last Thursday morning. Students from both schools gathered in the Main Hall exchanging hugs and quick greetings before faculty herded them up the Marble Stairs to the Center where a few boys sold donuts and students chatted and listened to music.

October 30, 2009

by Jovel Queirolo Managing Editor Breakfast Club has evolved from a planned period of coed activities into less structured time for CSH students to spend with the boys from SHHS. “Breakfast Club has changed so much,” said senior Kat Armstrong. “My freshmen year we were all divided into ...

Increasing need puts stress on SF Food Bank

Volunteers Doris Greene and Pamela Newman help package food. The San Francisco Food Bank distributes food to over 600 Bay Area community programs.

October 30, 2009

Jovel Quierolo Managing Editor Requests for assistance from the San Francisco Food Bank are up 20 percent this year, and although it is responding with more products and produce than ever, with 192 pantries citywide and a warehouse bustling daily, food is still not being distributed fast enough in large enough quantities to meet steadily climbin...

UC and CSU in fiscal crisis

October 30, 2009

Meghan Helms Asst. A&E Editor The state’s current financial crisis is increasing tuition while cutting admission and course options in California’s public colleges and universities, making graduation in four years more difficult to achieve. “Admission to a UC or a CSU will be more sel...

Schools of the Sacred Heart celebrate Mater, CSH traditions include reflection, pink popcorn

The original fresco of Mater Admirabilis is located in a chapel at Convent of the Sacred Heart in Rome. A replica of the painting hangs in Sacred Heart schools around the world.

October 30, 2009

Claire Fahy Reporter Sacred Heart Schools throughout the world celebrated the Feast of Mater on Oct. 20 and throughout the week. A fresco of Mary painted by Sister Pauline Perdau, a Religious of the Sacred Heart novice, resulted in a variety of traditions celebrated by Sacred Heart schools . T...

CSH/SHHS year-long project celebrates Darwin

 Senior Noel McCann (left) rehearses a scene from Inherit the Wind with junior Christian Gehrke and sophomore Maddie Kelley. Based on the Scopes “Monkey” Trial, the play celebrates the 200th anniversary of the publishing of Charles Darwin’s On the Origin of Species. Performances are scheduled for Nov. 19–21 in the Syufy Theatre.

October 28, 2009

Zoe Newcomb News Editor Students will participate in breakout sessions and listen to expert panels during a coed event on Nov. 12 focusing on the different facets of evolution. Five scientists and theologians will facilitate the day-long Darwin Project: Exploring Faith and Science, addressing the...

‘Ghetto’ has deeper meanings not intended by teen users

September 30, 2009

by Zoë Newcomb News Editor Seventeen magazine boasts the best tips for how to get that perfect “ghetto-fabulous look.” Girls shriek through the halls, laughing about their ghetto car. World history classes study the poverty-stricken ghettos of World War II. The word “ghetto” has evol...

Project Kaisei explores waste in Pacific Ocean

September 23, 2009

Emma Herlihy Asst. News Editor Abandoned fishing nets, empty plastic bottles and everyday trash make up a floating dump commonly know as the north Pacific Gyre or the Plastic Vortex in the North Pacific Ocean which is estimated to be twice the size of Texas — and is still growing. Projec...

Renovations begin on Doyle Drive, 101

September 23, 2009

Zoë Newcomb News Editor Construction has begun on the $1 billion, 9-year replacement of Doyle Drive that will continue through early 2013 and will affect traffic in the Presidio district and people who commute across the Golden Gate Bridge. Doyle Drive currently rates 2 out of 100 in structur...

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