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Varsity tennis takes on playoffs, semi-finals

Junior Ella Holliday serves the ball during a practice round. Playoffs will continue into semi-finals through the end of this week and can ultimately extend until next week for finals.

Paige Retajczyk, Reporter

November 5, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Convent’s varsity tennis team played at the San Francisco State University courts for their first round of playoffs against the Urban School of San Francisco. The team lost two games and won the remaining matches throughout the season, including the Lick-Wilmerding High School team ...

Varsity tennis trains for upcoming match

Junior Linda Karti runs to hit a backhand during a recent match against Urban High School. Karti usually plays number one doubles for Convent’s Varsity tennis team.

Elise Vulakh, Reporter

October 8, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Convent’s varsity tennis team practiced at Alice Marble tennis courts today for their upcoming match on Friday against University High School. The team is undefeated and has beat competitive schools, already surpassing their final standing of last year’s season.   “I am feeling o...

Freshmen celebrate Shakespeare contest winners

English teacher Mark Botti congratulates the winners of the Shakespearian references contest competition. Botti dressed up as a Roman Senator from the play Julius Caesar.

Olivia Rounsaville, Reporter

May 15, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Freshmen celebrated the winners of their semester-long Shakespeare competition in the Little Theatre during Collab. “I loved that the party was Shakespeare themed,” freshman Arianna Benton, who dressed up as Portia from Julius Caesar, said. “I just love everything about Shake...

Track and field runners break personal, school records

Freshman Amelia Abernethy and Madeline Thiara stretch and use the muscle roller stick before practice on Tuesday. Yesterday runners had twin day to celebrate track and field’s spirit week.

Audrey Pinard, Reporter

May 1, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Track and field distance runners broke personal and school records during their third BCL West meet at Kezar Stadium in preparation for the Bay Area Conference this Friday. “I love my group of girls who run distance,” junior Isabelle Thiara said. “It is a lot of fun because I tr...

Thinking out loud

Bethanie Hines

Cece Giarman, Web Editor

February 8, 2018

Striving for cheers and hollers that will punctuate their performances, teens from all over the Bay Area are preparing personal poems for an annual competition that draws a crowd of thousands. The Youth Speaks Teen Poetry Slam, an individual contest open to all Bay Area youth ages 13 to 19, requir...

Fencing team emerges on point

Fencing team captain April Matsumoto thrusts her foil at an opponent. Matsumoto is preparing the team for the San Francisco AAA/ CIF High School All-City Championship.

Emily Kanellos, Reporter

April 5, 2017

The Convent & Stuart Hall fencing team plan to advance into an upcoming city-wide tournament after completing the regular season with a 7-1 record. “The team has shown a huge improvement throughout the season,” captain April Matsumoto said. “Every member has gotten stronger, and everyone suppo...

Student body engages in writing competition

Sophomore Kate Ward writes a creative story for the Kate Chopin Writing Competition. Each story will be judged by the English department and the winner will be named at an assembly later this year.

Anna Doggett, Reporter

January 11, 2017

The entire student body took part in the Kate Chopin writing contest today and yesterday, in which students are given a creative writing prompt to reflect and write an essay on. “[The competition] was started by two teachers who worked here named Ann Cromey and Charles Brady,” English teacher Julia Arce ...

Freshman, juniors join citywide robotics team

Robotics team member Zoe Hinks works on an in-class activity during the freshman robotics elective class. Hinks will participate in FIRST’s Robotics Competition along with three other students.

Cece Giarman, Reporter

January 9, 2017

Four students recently began a six-week journey to prepare for and take part in the San Francisco Regional Robotics Competition, as part of a citywide girls-only team. “Some of our students have joined an all-girls team in San Francisco,” robotics advisor Chris Person-Rennell said. “Convent does not ha...

Varsity basketball travels to Redding for tournament

The basketball team prepares for their first game of the weekend. The girls arrived at the tournament shortly before after nearly a four hour drive.

Olivia Mohun, Reporter

January 6, 2017

The Varsity basketball team left school early and drove north to Redding, California today for a three-day tournament. Chaperoned by Athletics Director Elena De Santis and coach Reynolds Marquette, the team is set to play three games this weekend, their first being tonight, against Eureka High Sch...

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...

Senior one of five poets from Bay Area to perform on a national stage

Senior one of five poets from Bay Area to perform on a national stage

Asha Khanna, Senior Reporter

April 19, 2016

A senior will travel to Washington D.C. in July to perform in a poetry festival after winning several rounds of competitions, the latest one last Saturday. Senior Maya Greenhill was one of the top five scoring poets after performing two poems at the Youth Speaks Grand Slam Finals poetry contest last Sa...

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