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Alumna interns at U.N.

Alumna interns at U.N.

Mason Cooney, Copy Editor

May 31, 2018


Filed under Features, News, Sacred Heart

Ten years ago Joëlle Santos (‘09) envisioned herself at medical school, tailoring her courses at Convent to subjects like biology, and not expecting to pursue a career in international affairs or gender studies — much less be an intern at U.N. Women. But now, Santos works at the United Nations,...

Sophomores simulate United Nations conference

Sophomores simulate United Nations conference

Adele Bonomi, Assistant Web Editor

May 16, 2018


Filed under A & E, Breaking News, Web Exclusive

WEB EXCLUSIVE After two weeks of selecting and researching a country involved in the Cold War, sophomores represented their countries in a mock United Nations meeting today. “In order to prepare for my speech which was about the Cambodian dictator, Pol Pot, I practiced in front of my family, fi...

Student Council elections held today

Student Council elections held today

Mason Cooney, Features Editor

May 7, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, News

WEB EXCLUSIVE Students and faculty gathered in the Chapel today for Student Council speeches, then separated into grades to hear Class Representative speeches for the 2018-2019 school year. Students voted via Google Form, and results were released shortly after school. The 2018-2019 Student Coun...

Club helps environment one step at a time

Club helps environment one step at a time

Mason Cooney, Features Editor

April 25, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, News

WEB EXCLUSIVE Environmental awareness club met in Room 5210 to brainstorm ways that the community can reduce its carbon footprint. “Our goal is to raise awareness about the urgent issue of climate change and how everyone can make a difference,” junior and co-head Emma Hubbard said. “It reall...

Student election process begins

Student election process begins

Mason Cooney and Cassie Eskicioglu

April 9, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, News, Web Exclusive

WEB EXCLUSIVE Students running for the 2018-2019 year’s Student Body began hanging posters today to campaign for elections next Monday. “[For members of the Student Body], commitment means attending school activities like dances, events that Student Council puts on, retreats and class activities,”...

Challenge accepted

Challenge accepted

Mason Cooney, Features Editor

March 22, 2018


Filed under Features

The world of viral internet challenges has overtaken Instagram and YouTube, as social media users circulate new fads each year, but some trends can put participants at serious health risks. Junior Sofia Pirri participated in the cinnamon challenge, a fad that peaked in 2012 and requires participant...

Avoiding the burnout

Avoiding the burnout

Gabriella Vulakh, Senior Reporter

March 22, 2018


Filed under Features

With finals, AP testing and IB exams marking the fourth quarter, some students may begin feeling unmotivated in classes and experience “burnout.” “I think one thing that is helpful if you are finding yourself with a bit less motivation is to find a new source of motivation,” school couns...

TOK allows space for gun discussion

TOK allows space for gun discussion

Mason Cooney, Features Editor

March 5, 2018


Filed under Breaking News

WEB EXCLUSIVE In light of the recent school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, juniors discussed their opinions about gun violence in their Theory of Knowledge class this morning. “The ability to have discussions is really important,” Theory of Knowledge teacher...

Students choose classes for next year

Students choose classes for next year

Caroline Thompson, Reporter

February 27, 2018


Filed under News

WEB EXCLUSIVE The courses for the 2018-2019 school year were released in early February, and students were allowed to begin registering for classes on February 15. “It took a long time for me to finalize my course requests, especially when it came to deciding which level I wanted to take of each subject,...

Chinese artists share culture

Chinese artists share culture

Mason Cooney, Features Editor

February 26, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, News

WEB EXCLUSIVE Vibrant colors and music filled Syufy Theatre during assembly today as The Heilongjiang Art Troupe of China performed in celebration of the Chinese New Year. The performance featured singing, dancing, interactive magic tricks and instrumental pieces in an aim to introduce Chinese cu...

College panel discusses admissions process

College panel discusses admissions process

Mason Cooney, Features Editor

February 8, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, News

WEB EXCLUSIVE Four college admissions representatives spoke in Syufy Theatre this evening to advise students and their parents about the upcoming application process and college experience. “I thought it was valuable to hear a genuine insight as to what colleges want and how that varies from wh...

Teachers awarded during annual ceremony

Teachers awarded during annual ceremony

Caroline Thompson, Reporter

February 8, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, News, Web Exclusive

WEB EXCLUSIVE Two Convent teachers received awards as an acknowledgment of their contributions to the community during the Annual Faculty Awards ceremony yesterday. Visual Arts Department Chair Rachel McIntire received the Ellie Fusco Award for Excellence in Education, and Spirituality Department...

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