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Participants in English teacher Julia Arce and  history teacher Michaels Stafford’s joke-themed Zoom room watch a Key & Peele skit about a substitute teacher during the school's virtual Congé on May 20. The room was a platform for lighthearted humor and puns to relax before upcoming final exams.

Congé takes unconventional form, surprises community

Tala El Qadah, Reporter May 19, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE The school community joined the poetry festival webinar and ended up receiving the news that today was Congé and classes for the day were canceled.  “I was so surprised that Congé...

Juniors Lila Horwitz and Kai Johnson bounce on one of the bouncy houses at Paradise Beach County Park during Congé. There was also a beach and grass fields for playing sports or relaxing.

Surprise, it’s Congé

Adele Bonomi, Senior Reporter March 29, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Convent & Stuart Hall students gathered at Paradise Beach County Park in Tiburon today to celebrate Congé, a tradition of the Sacred Heart where students get a surprise day off from...

Senior Emma Hubbard holds a

Fundraiser that will stick

Mason Cooney, Copy Editor October 1, 2018

Student Council began selling Convent-inspired stickers today to raise money for Congé and future dances. “We wanted to create stickers to not only make some extra student council funds but to bring...

Junior Abby Anderson supports junior Poppy Cohen at a bouldering wall during this year's annual Congé. School buses transported students to Bladium Sports Center in Alameda, CA for a variety of activities.

It’s Congé

Mason Cooney and Cassie Eskicioglu March 9, 2018

Cow bells, whistles and maracas startled students during A Period this morning as Student Council members ran through the halls announcing Congé, a Sacred Heart tradition of surprising students with fun...

Sophomore Katie Walsh and senior Grace Neary from the Duchesne Academy of the Sacred Heart in Omaha, Nebraska announce Congé. The student body engaged in a musically-themed holiday.

Schools personalize Network tradition

Sacred Heart 'holiday' practiced in different ways across U.S.
India Thieriot, Assistant Copy Editor May 18, 2016

Festive wristbands labelled “CSH Congé 2016” and confetti flew across the aisles of the Syufy Theatre on March 23 as a clip of a roller coaster played on the big screen. Nearly every Sacred Heart...

Seniors Alex Farrnán and Victoria Oestermann talk while waiting for a ride to start. Both seniors were part of the announcement of Congé.

Annual Congé celebrated at Six Flags

Grace Ainslie, Senior Reporter March 23, 2016

Cheers exploded in Syufy Theatre as Student Body Council announced the annual Congé celebration with wristbands and confetti guns during a senior presentation. “The girls’ Student Council put extra...

Jordan Carter (center) hugs her friend while posing for a picture. CLAIRE FAHY | The Broadview

Class of ’12 dresses in white

May 26, 2012

Rebecca Lee Editor-in-Chief Forty-five seniors dressed in different-styled, tea-length white dresses are scheduled to receive their high school diplomas next Friday during Commencement as friends...

Student Council surprises school with Congé on Halloween

November 11, 2011

Sophia Redfern Reporter All-school Halloween costume contest winners announced that it was Congé on the back of an In-N-Out gift card, surprised by a day off to roller skate at Cal Skate. Hover over...

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