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Basketball preseason losses motivate change

Senior Alyssa Alvarez prepares to take a free throw during a scrimmage against Mt. Tamalpais. Alvarez is a four-year varsity player and one of three senior captains. The team has already played in the Marin Academy Invitational Tournament and plans on playing in three more tournaments before the season starts.

Asha Khanna and Anna Doggett

January 5, 2017

Varsity basketball is looking to revamp and improve its plays after placing fourth in the Marin Academy Invitational Tournament this past weekend. “The goal of the year really have nothing to do with wins and losses,” Coach Reynolds Marquette said. “We are playing the toughest schedule we’ve play...

Volleyball and cross-country teams get a head start on tryouts, training

Volleyball and cross-country teams get a head start on tryouts, training

Alyssa Alvarez, Sports Editor

August 20, 2016

In anticipation for a game today and upcoming meets, volleyball and cross-country teams started racing through the city and spiking down on the hardwood during the early summer. Cross-country began practicing mid-June for three days-a-week at Stuart Hall High School and Golden Gate Park. “We...

Fitbit fuels competition

Grace Ainslie, Senior Reporter

May 18, 2016

Faculty members from each of the four schools and Central Services are competing with each other throughout the month of May as part of a Fitbit Challenge through the Wellness Program, designed to encourage faculty members’ healthy habits. Participants received Fitbits, a device which counts how ma...

Junior selected as league MVP

Junior selected as league MVP

Alyssa Alvarez, Sports Editor

May 17, 2016

Junior Ally Arora has been playing soccer since kindergarten, so it’s no surprise that she took over the BCL Central League this season and won league MVP. Arora led the league in goals and assists with 17 goals and 5 assists, according to MaxPreps. “She adds that competitive edge that some of ...

Soccer players shoot for equal pay

Soccer players shoot for equal pay

Claire Kosewic, Senior Reporter

May 17, 2016

Female soccer players from the United States Women’s National Team made headlines for filing a wage discrimination complaint against the United States Soccer Federation, claiming they are not fairly compensated compared to their male counterparts. “A lot of young girls look up to the women’s ...

Exercise method raises the barre

Clients leave Pure Barre on West Portal after their workout class. Barre classes have recently undergone a resurgence in popularity across the country.

Halie Kim, Reporter

May 17, 2016

Athletes interested in a supplemental workout and teenagers looking for a low-impact exercise are increasingly turning to workouts that look more like a ballet class than a traditional routine. Created by ballet dancer Lotte Berk in London in the 1950s, barre workouts utilize the ballet barre for supp...

Badminton team regains victory after broken undefeated streak

The badminton team wins 4-1 against Athenian High School on their home court. The team lost to University High School last game, breaking their undefeated streak.

India Thieriot, Assistant Copy Editor

April 12, 2016

The badminton team came back from a recent loss with a 4-1 win against Athenian High School in today’s game after breaking their undefeated streak in a game against University High School. The team turned their March 22 loss into a learning opportunity to come back stronger for today’s match, according to coach Sarah Garlinghouse. “We hadn’t played Athenian yet so it was a...

Injuries that knee-d to be addressed

Senior Cat Heinen squats with a stretch band in order to help re-align her knees from patellofemoral syndrome, knee pain caused by outer leg muscles pulling the kneecaps the wrong way. Heinen performs a set of exercises and stretches every day including squats and leg extensions.

Asha Khanna, Senior Reporter

March 15, 2016

Climbing up the 10 flights of stairs from the Syufy Theatre to the Flood Mansion third floor is exhausting for most students, but for senior Cat Heinen, it literally is painful. “I have patellofemoral syndrome, which means my outer thigh muscles pull my kneecaps the wrong way, so when I go up or down stairs, it puts the wrong pre...

Setting the pace: Athletes break personal records

Five girls beat their personal bests. Junior Ana Cahuas receives the baton from senior Mae Singer while racing in the rain.

Grace Ainslie, Senior Reporter

March 15, 2016

Track and field athletes set 29 personal records at the Sunset Invitational, their first meet of the year, on March 5. “I didn’t really know that I cut off that much time,” sophomore Caroline O’Connell, who shaved 10 seconds off her personal best in the 800 meter race, said. “I was just g...

Soccer has striking start to season

Freshman Cece Giarman prepares to pass around her opponent in a match against The Bay School of San Francisco. The Convent team has players of all grades and skill levels who began their season in February.

India Thieriot, Assistant Copy Editor

March 15, 2016

After winning its second game this season, the soccer team has already beat last season’s record, and players hope to make it to the championships in their new league. The team plays in the Bay Counties Central League, competing against new faces as all former competing schools — except for International...

Team captains congregate in leadership learning

Athletic Director Elena DeSantis discusses how captains of spring sports can strengthen their leadership skills. The counsel meets at various different times during the week including during lunch and late afternoons.

Alyssa Alvarez, Sports Editor

March 2, 2016

Captains of Spring sports teams came together today to discuss leadership skills with the guidance of CHS Athletic Director Elena DeSantis. The Captain’s Counsel, a group comprised of captains of Spring sport captains, will meet every other Wednesday during lunch. “Captain’s Counsel is t...

Breaking the fast

Senior Jennifer Quillen picks out a fruit cup from the cafeteria. Fruit is an essential part of a healthy breakfast but should be accompanied by protein and grains. the old saying

Kendra Harvey, Managing Editor

February 5, 2016

A sleepy teenager’s growling stomach at the end of first period and her filling up on sugary, fatty foods can be attributed to staying up past midnight doing homework, sleeping through her alarm, rushing to get ready in the morning and skipping a crucial breakfast. Yet, finding time to eat a protein-filled br...

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