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Summer school offers alternative for time off

Senior Megan Mullins jumps with her sister in front of the Fountains of St. Peters Square in Italy in June. Students shared their summer experiences, ranging from vacation to summer school.

Mason Cooney, Copy Editor

August 21, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE While many hopped on a plane or spent the summer in bed, other students hung around campus, opting to get ahead on course requirements or pursue their interests. “I decided to take [U.S. History] because it allowed me to take IB Global Politics this year,” junior Miley Sherman, who ...

Head of school to receive national award

Head of School Rachel Simpson substitutes in a French class in 2017 for a teacher on leave. Simpson was named this morning the 2018 Administrator of the Year by the Journalism Education Association.

Josephine Rozzelle, Editor-in-Chief

August 21, 2018

The Journalism Education Association named Head of School Rachel Simpson as the 2018 Administrator of the Year this morning for her support of student media and free expression at Convent High School. “It is a great honor and a surprise,” Simpson said. “It is one of those, ‘Wow, why me?’ lucky, fortun...

Juniors received Sacred Heart class rings

Senior Jasper Conacher presented the traditional Sacred Heart Class ring to junior Rachel Cramer. Senior Jocey Shilakes presented Cramer with a carnation flower.

Gabriella Vulakh, Web Editor

May 28, 2018

The Class of 2018 recognized each of the rising seniors during the annual Ring Ceremony through speeches, presentations of the Sacred Heart class ring and carnation flowers. “The Ring Ceremony celebrated the relationship that the seniors made with the juniors and recognized the juniors becoming ...

Privacy breached

Privacy breached

Olivia Mohun, City Life Editor

May 24, 2018

Many teens often take various trivia or personality online quizzes in their free time, however, some online quizzes lead to possible breaches in privacy, such as in the recent Cambridge Analytica scandal which functioned through a personality quiz app on Facebook. With more than one billion daily users...

Museums provide enrichment

Many shops and restaurants line Chestnut Street including Taco Bar, Brandy Melville, Books Inc., Squat and Gobble and Super Duper. Chestnut Street is a popular hangout spot for students after school and on the weekends for exercise, food, and shopping.

Arianna Nassiri, Senior Reporter

May 24, 2018

From modern art to Monet and Japanese sculpture gardens, San Francisco boasts several opportunities for students to visit museums at free or reduced prices. “Having access to free museums is important because they are a great auxiliary tool to enhance learning,” sophomore Brooke Wilson, who re...

Sight-seaing by the seashore

Many shops and restaurants line Chestnut Street including Taco Bar, Brandy Melville, Books Inc., Squat and Gobble and Super Duper. Chestnut Street is a popular hangout spot for students after school and on the weekends for exercise, food, and shopping.

Caroline Thompson, Senior Reporter

May 24, 2018

Located next to the picture-perfect San Francisco Bay lies the Marina, a neighborhood beloved by locals of all ages, and a place known for its iconic city landmarks and wide range of endeavors, including contemporary boutiques, avant-garde restaurants and specialized exercise facilities. One of San Francisco’s old...

Seniors sit for first year of IB testing

Josephine Rozzelle, Editor-In-Chief

May 24, 2018

For the first time at Convent and Stuart Hall, Advanced Placement exams were not the only cumulative assessments seniors took in May. For three weeks, 28 seniors in the International Baccalaureate Programme took exams for each class to determine if they would receive the IB diploma. Reading Week —...

‘Promposals’ sweep community

Juniors Worth Taylor and Nick McGee hold up the sign McGee made to

Laura Mogannam, Managing Editor

May 14, 2018

As prom approaches, lunches and passing periods are filled with juniors and seniors “promposing” to friends and significant others with pun-filled signs, flowers and food. Prom will be on Saturday, May 19 at the One Kearny Club from 7 to 10 p.m. “The guy who ‘promposed’ to me made a sign wit...

Classics professor presents about racism in ancient world

Classics Professor Nandini Pandey presents to students, parents and faculty about racism and diversity in ancient Rome.

Gabriella Vulakh, Web Editor

May 10, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE High school and Stuart Hall for Boys students taking Latin gathered with parents and faculty in the Learning Commons last night to hear Latin scholar Nandini Pandey present about race and diversity in ancient Rome. The presentation showcased artwork by high school students, including toga...

AP Testing this week

Adele Bonomi, Assistant Web Editor

May 9, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE This week juniors and seniors took Advanced Placement tests including the AP Chemistry Test, and Art History test, each lasting over three hours. “I took AP Art History this afternoon and will be taking AP Statistics next week,” senior Francesca Petruzelli said. “APs are different f...

Junior English classes prep for AP exam

Junior Maggie Walter reviews an example passage from a past AP English Language and Composition exam. Walter will take the exam on Wednesday, May 16 with the rest of the IB and Honors English III Convent & Stuart Hall students.

Cece Giarman, Editor-in-Chief

May 8, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE As students enrolled in Advanced Placement classes use their final classes for last minute studying for exams, a majority of juniors used their English class time to begin preparation for the AP English Language and Composition exam they will take next Wednesday. Convent & Stuart Hall does not currently...

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