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Sophomores study the Civil War

Sophomores study the Civil War

Paige Retajczyk, Reporter

January 13, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE History teacher Michael Stafford taught U.S. History students about the Civil War through a documentary during H period today. Students watched one episode of the show “The Civil War” by Ken Burns. Each documentary-style episode is one hour long discussing stories and facts about the...

Students attend dance

Students attend dance

Alina Kushner, Reporter

January 13, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE Students dressed in their best attire for Convent & Stuart Hall’s casino and masquerade-themed Winter Formal dance last Saturday in the Flood Mansion.  Attendees spent the evening playing casino games including blackjack, roulette and poker with professional dealers, taking pictur...

Students donate blood

Students donate blood

Adele Bonomi, Sports Editor

January 9, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE A blood drive was held in the Dungeon on the Pine/Octavia Campus today, allowing students from both divisions of the high school to save lives by donating up to a pint of blood. “I think it is very important to donate blood because a little discomfort for me can save a life,” junior Isabel Ho...

Sophomores prepare for Costa Rica trip

Sophomores prepare for Costa Rica trip

Darcy Jubb, Reporter

January 9, 2020

Aside from the action activities that include river rafting, sophomores will have time to socialize with their classmates playing card games and billiards, listen to live music by local artists, and lounge at the hotel pool. 

‘Memeing’ into the new year

‘Memeing’ into the new year

Gabrielle Guido, Senior Reporter

January 9, 2020

As teens open their TikTok accounts, many are expecting to find playful dance videos about viral trends, but they have instead found a multitude of memes teasing the United States’ and Iran’s recent military conflict, dubbing it as “World War III.” In the wake of Iran’s threat to the United...

Students take on finals

Students take on finals

Gabrielle Guido, Senior Reporter

December 17, 2019

With finals well under way, students are studying and meeting with teachers for support in order to ensure success this week.    In addition to casual dress, the school minimizes the pressure on students with long lunch periods and only two testing periods in a day.  “The projects that I’m...

Sophomores work on final projects

Sophomores work on final projects

Olivia Rounsaville, Senior Reporter

December 12, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE On the last day of regular classes before next week’s final exams, sophomores in Bryan Lorentz’s theology class work on their "Lectio Divina" project.  The term “Lectio Divina” means “divine reading” in Latin and is the term for the monastic practice of guided meditation in the Ca...

Students prepare for Noëls

Students prepare for Noëls

Mackenna Moslander, Reporter

December 6, 2019

In language classes throughout Convent, students are learning holiday songs in their respective languages in preparation for Noels.  “Noels is an opportunity for the whole school to gather and celebrate the season,” Spanish teacher Antony Reyes said. “It gives us not only a space to celebrat...

Seniors pose for portraits

Seniors pose for portraits

Adele Fratesi, Reporter

December 4, 2019

Convent and Stuart Hall seniors posed for annual portraits which will be included in the joint yearbook distributed at the end of the year.  “Since these are senior portraits often there are specific things students are supposed to wear,” Sara C, assistant to the photographer, said. “We provide...

Students attend ADL assembly

Students attend ADL assembly

Alina Kushner, Reporter

November 22, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Students gathered in the Little Theater for a No Place for Hate assembly and signed a Resolution of Respect agreeing to accept everyone for who they are and to help eliminate hate in the world.  The Anti-Defamation League has helped to reduce conflict and to bring peace to the world since 1913....

Visiting author gives presentation, discusses works

Visiting author gives presentation, discusses works

Madeline Thiara, Components Editor

November 19, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Students gathered in Syufy Theatre this morning to listen to award-winning author Madeline Miller discuss her books and answer questions from faculty and the student body. In preparation for the assembly, the Convent Book Club and a senior English class read one of her books “Circe....

Freshmen campaign for student council

Freshmen campaign for student council

Mackenna Moslander, Reporter

November 18, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE The Freshman Class gathered in the Mother Williams Library to listen to speeches written by the students running for the position of freshman student council representative.  “The whole grade joined together in the library to hear speeches,” Ninth Grade Chair Sharanya Naik said....

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