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School hosts first basketball tournament

School hosts first basketball tournament

Laura Mogannam, In-House Media Editor

December 15, 2017

Convent High School hosted the 4th Annual Hoops vs. Cancer Classic basketball tournament for the first time this past weekend, inviting high school teams from across the Bay Area to play to raise money for cancer research. Athletic Director Anthony Thomas, who is new to the Convent & Stuart Hall ...

Breaking the ice

Breaking the ice

Gabriella Vulakh, Senior Reporter

December 15, 2017

While most of her classmates are still in bed sleeping, senior Gabby Tom rises at 5 a.m. in the East Bay and drives to San Francisco’s Yerba Buena Ice Skating Rink to practice her double jumps, camel spins, and death drop spins, for an hour and a half. Tom practices three times a week in the mor...

All hands in

All hands in

Cece Giarman, Web Editor

December 14, 2017

Before every regatta, junior Camilla Sigmund joins her rowing team in a pre-race ritual, taking three deep breaths and passing a handshake from one team member to the next along the side of the boat. Rituals, the different actions completed around a meaningful event, not only have practical results o...

Hyped up

Hyped up

Laura Mogannam, Senior Reporter

November 30, 2017

With long school hours and late night study sessions, caffeine is a crucial part of many students’ diets. Coffee and tea can both provide a solution to that daily fix, along with providing other health benefits. “Coffee will more than likely have more caffeine than tea,” herbalist Alex Trevis...

If there is pain, there is no gain

If there is pain, there is no gain

Jordan Russell, Senior Reporter

November 6, 2017

While the temptation to lift just 10 more pounds or to push through one extra mile on the treadmill is attractive when working out, training too hard can cause overexertion and counteract the positive benefits of a workout routine. “I row two and a half hours every week day and between four to seven...

On pointe

On pointe

Cassie Eskicioglu, Senior Reporter

November 3, 2017

While most seniors are focusing on getting into college, Charlotte Ogden-Moore continues her commitment of more than 36 hours a week to ballet in addition to normal Senior Year obligations. “My schedule is always busy and go, go, go,” Ogden-Moore said. “Last year, on top of preparing for my...

Get your head in the game

Get your head in the game

Grace Ainslie, News Editor

October 27, 2017

The gym was filled with the sound of bouncing balls and squeaking shoes as basketball open gyms started this Wednesday. “Open gyms are optional,” Athletic Director Elena De Santis said. “It’s good for all athletes to get to know each other if they haven’t been out there or start getting their...

New athletic director promises parity

Cassie Eskicioglu, Senior Reporter

September 27, 2017

The new head of athletics and physical education has already met with all sports teams and athletic directors across the four divisions to share his goal of unifying all athletic programs and offering equal opportunities for all athletics. Anthony Thomas just began working at Convent & Stuar...

Toast on top

Toast on top

Gabriella Vulakh, Senior Reporter

September 27, 2017

Similar to many Americans, sophomore Jade Despanie skips breakfast and considers dinner to be her most important meal of the day. “I don’t eat breakfast because I don’t really have enough time, and sometimes I’m not even that hungry,” Despanie said. Breakfast can have a direct correla...

Cheerleader shatters stereotypes

Mary Perez, Senior Reporter

September 27, 2017

Ever since seeing a television special about an award-winning cheer team when she was younger, junior Emma Kob has dedicated herself to cheerleading for Pacific Coast Magic’s competitive cheer team. “I’ve been cheerleading since the sixth grade,” Kob said. “I wanted to do gymnastics — mo...

Convent & Stuart Hall sailing kicks off season

Convent & Stuart Hall sailing kicks off season

Laura Mogannam, Senior Reporter

September 6, 2017

WEB EXCLUSIVE Convent & Stuart Hall’s varsity and junior varsity sailing teams began their first practices of the 2017-2018 school year this week at the St. Francis Yacht Club on the San Francisco Bay. The teams practice separately in the water twice a week with other high school sailing teams...

Snack attack

Snack attack

Mason Cooney, Reporter

May 17, 2017

Munching on some jelly beans, reaching for another Dorito or binging on a pint of ice cream may seem like ordinary forces of habit, but everyday snacking can unwittingly lead the way to long-term health problems.  “Whenever there is food around, I eat it, and when there’s not, I just forget th...

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