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CSH interim head selected

YANE DI NICOLA | with permission

December 15, 2011

Director of schools Gordon Sharafinski and an advisory group have chosen Mary Forsyth to replace head of school Andrea Shurley who will be leaving at the end of the 2011-2012 school year. Forsyth — a former CSH teacher and Sacred Heart administrator for 27 years — will be interim head of school fo...

Kellie La wins all-school Kate Chopin Essay Contest

Kellie La wins all-school Kate Chopin Essay Contest

December 9, 2011

Jewel Devorawood Web Editor Sophomore Kellie La was named the all-school Kate Chopin Essay Contest winner at a special assembly this morning. La’s essay tells of her parents’ immigration from Vietnam to the United States. The annual contest gives every student the same essay prompts and 80 m...

Essay: Kellie La’s wins all-school Kate Chopin contest

December 9, 2011

Kate Chopin All-school Winner Kellie La, sophomore [Note: This is the unedited transcript of Kellie La's handwritten, in-class essay.] Once upon a time … Isn't that how most childhood and children's stories begin? I guess mine were the exception. Teenage years filled with angst and sch...

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 photos for caption. Photos: JEWEL DEVORAWOOD, REBECCA SIEGEL and REBECCA LEE | The Broadview...

Head of school announces final year at CSH

Head of school Andrea Shurley smiles during Prize Day last year.

November 10, 2011

Rebecca Lee Editor-in-Chief Head of school Andrea Shurley announced Monday that she will be leaving her position at the end of the 2011-2012 school year. “It’s been a constant thought for me and my husband since Knox was born because we want to be closer to either one of our families,” Shurley said. Shurley says that she and her ...

Virtual supermodeling game Top Girl contains sexist themes

NICOLE HVID| The Broadview

November 10, 2011

Rebecca Lee Editor-in-Chief Sophomore Ayesha Sayeed swipes through the virtual clothing choices displayed on the screen for her Top Girl to wear. She buys a new purple dress and watches her avatar’s “Club Hotness” meter increase. Sayeed is one of many students who has started playing th...

Stressed students struggle with pressure

Stressed students struggle with pressure

November 10, 2011

Staff Editorial Classes, tests, quizzes, sports and a social life all fall on the shoulders of a high school student, but sometimes the stress is too much to bear. The goal of a perfect GPA plus a well-rounded life-style is what high school students strive for, yet from the ages of 14 to 18 years,...

CES 8th grader Alison Davis interviews 49ers on TV

LESLIE DAVIS | with permission

November 10, 2011

Elizabeth Burkett Reporter In between the fall activities like sports, homework and applying to high schools, CES eighth grader Alison Davis manages to squeeze in a quick interview with 49ers tight end Vernon Davis. “49ers Total Access for Kids,” a new show on KTVU and cable CSN Bay Area, fe...

San Francisco Main Library comemmorates Californian suffragettes

San Francisco Main Library comemmorates Californian suffragettes

November 10, 2011

Sophia Redfern Reporter San Francisco prides itself on its diversity and inclusive legislation, yet it's surprising the exhibit The Centennial of California Woman Suffrage on third floor in the San Francisco Main Library has had little exposure, although the exhibit has substantial information abou...

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