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Actors to showcase award-winning musical

Members of the cast of “In the Heights” practice the choreography to the musical number “Carnival.” The play will premiere on March 13 and runs through the weekend.

February 15, 2013

Madeleine Ainslie Reporter Convent and Stuart Hall will be among the first high schools in the country to perform “In the Heights,” which won four Tony Awards including Best Musical in 2008. “There’s a lot of rap, salsa and merengue music in it, which set it apart from so many other mus...

Looks can be deceiving

February 15, 2013

Elizabeth Smith Editor-in-chief On a recent stop at a St. Helena restaurant, I was served by a man with enormous gauges that stretched out his earlobes. I accepted my sandwich from him with a smile in an effort to make up for what I just overheard from the customer before me. A woman remarked to her ...

Alumnae use service backgrounds in both military and civilian careers

Madeleine Ainslie | The Broadview

February 15, 2013

As seniors weigh various factors like financial aid options or a suburban vs. an urban campus in their college decisions, a small few look for unique programs specializing in military service. Lenka Fejt (’97) and Juliana Rotter (’05) decided to pursue an education with a military focus. Fejt a...

Service volunteers mentor elementary school students

Senior Kimmy Pace discusses Eye-to-Eye training with learning resource teacher Patricia Kievlan at St. Vincent De Paul. Eye-to-Eye mentoring art rooms take place every Tuesday afternoon.

February 15, 2013

Aoife Devereux Reporter During typical after school sessions, teenage volunteers sit with their elementary school students to discuss using proactive learning styles, incorporating arts and crafts to help improve their confidence in their ideal learning environ- ments, giving volunteers an opportunit...

Looking to the ‘new normal’

Looking to the 'new normal'

January 25, 2013

Not so long ago, the label “feminist” conjured images of angry bra-burning women who resent men for denying them equal opportunities. Despite most working women in the United States earning only 74 cents to every dollar earned by a man, the definition of a feminist has expanded. Our generation ow...

Athletes’ decisions off-court affect performance

Athletes’ decisions off-court affect performance

January 25, 2013

Tatianna Guiterrez Senior Reporter “The OC,” a popular teenage television show that ended its run, shows varsity athletes passing out from the alcohol they consumed at parties after celebrating a win. Yet, underage drinking is illegal and can cause health risks as well as decrease athletic per...

Alumnae living in capital choose political study, work

Madeleine Kelley has spent the first half of her freshman year involved in the play “Trojan Barbie,” on campus. Kelley is considering majoring in English or Theater, but is currently undecided. Kelley recently attended the President’s Preinaugural brunch at the White House.

January 25, 2013

WASHINGTON—For alumnae Kyle Cannon (’05), Riley Dowd (’08) and Maddie Kelley (’12), living in the nation’s capital means embracing and participating in the city’s political atmosphere. Cannon, currently a substitute teacher in private schools in Fairfax, Va. has returned to George Washington ...

Focus on the person, not the politician

Focus on the person, not the politician

January 25, 2013

Elizabeth Smith Editor-in-chief Having just emerged from a presidential election, I feel beaten down by all the political talk — one of my least favorite conversation topics in the human repertoire. Elections are exponentially more painful for me as I have a tendency to support the underdog. While I...

Club serves homeless

Senior Mary Katherine Michiels-Kibler and fifth grader Nahom Tesfaye mix cupcake batter. Cakes for a Cause held its first meeting today, after which members drove the desserts down to the Hamilton Family Center.

January 17, 2013

After two years of dormancy, senior Claudia Tropp revived Cakes for a Cause, a club with a mission to deliver baked goods to homeless shelters throughout San Francisco. “I always thought it was fun when I participated as a freshman,” Tropp said. “I didn’t know why it fell apart, so I thought I’d sta...

Fathers and daughters share Hawaiian-themed evening

Fathers and daughters share Hawaiian-themed evening

January 15, 2013

Maya Greenhill Reporter Tikis and leis set the Hawaiian mood as fathers and daughters dined on rice, steamed vegetables, barbecued chicken and pork at the Father-Daughter Dinner Dance in the Little Theater on Friday night. “I’m really busy with school and afterschool activities so there’s not...

Alumnae panel shares influence of Convent education

Alumnae shared their life after Convent in the inaugural

Liana Lum, Editor-in-Chief

January 11, 2013

by Liana Lum Alumnae representing the Classes of 1958 through 2004 now working in fields as varied as authoring children’s books, flying a commercial airliner and managing employees at Google shared how their Convent education has influenced their professional and personal lives in a panel discussion...

CSH alumnae spread awareness of learning disabilities

December 23, 2012

Claire Fahy Editor-in-Chief The rain held off for two hours this afternoon, just long enough for the first San Francisco Eye-to-Eye Street Team to “Strike out Stigma,” and educate the public about learning differences. CSH alumnae handed out flyers and pamphlets with information on Eye-to-Eye, ...

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