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FDA approves Pfizer vaccine

FDA approves Pfizer vaccine

Approval opens the door for COVID-19 vaccine mandates
Ella Noblin, Social Media Editor August 23, 2021

WEB EXCLUSIVE | The US Food and Drug Administration granted approval of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for those 16 and older on Monday, the first COVID-19 vaccine to be granted approval by the FDA. “The...

Sophomore Sophia Davis receives her first dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine on the Broadway campus. Convent’s vaccine appointments opened up to those of 12 and up after the CDC approval of it on May 12.

All high schoolers now eligible for vaccine

Pfizer Vaccines authorized for 12 to 15-year-olds
Amelia Froyd-Kamrath, Reporter May 13, 2021

WEB EXCLUSIVE The Pfizer Vaccine is now available for people ages 12 and older, allowing all Convent High School students to be eligible for the vaccine.  “I’ve been having vaccine FOMO since I’m...

COVID-19 restrictions loosened

COVID-19 restrictions loosened

Vaccinated individuals may gather in groups, walk outdoors without masks
Alina Kushner , Senior Reporter May 7, 2021

The California Department of Public Health issued an update on COVID-19 safety protocols and announced that the City and County of San Francisco moved into the least restrictive tier, Yellow, on May...

Freshmen Catherine Fox, Sarah Rasic, Alex Chua and Jalysa Jones sit in a parklet at The Snug on Fillmore Street on a Tuesday morning. Parklets have existed on San Francisco streets since 2010, but are now being used for restaurants to stay open and serve customers on-site as health restrictions have become looser during the coronavirus pandemic.

Outdoor eating options opened on Fillmore Street

Claire Abel and Elizabeth Klimek April 20, 2021

On spring afternoons, despite the still boarded-up and empty boutiques on Fillmore Street, people are walking by, drivers are trying to find parking spots that have been replaced by parklets, and restaurants...

Respect community by waiting in line

Respect community by waiting in line

Cutting line unethically could take vaccine from more in need individuals
Darcy Jubb, Senior Reporter April 20, 2021

It is an indisputable fact that our community as a whole is privileged, and with this can come opportunity for areas of moral ambiguity. While access to receiving a COVID-19 vaccine is increasingly feasible...

Red/Orange Tiers loosen restrictions

Red/Orange Tiers loosen restrictions

Community navigates easing COVID-19 precautions
Adele Fratesi, Senior Reporter April 20, 2021

Along with a declining trend in COVID-19 cases across the country, students are planning for their upcoming Easter Break. As of press time San Francisco was expected to transition from the Red to the Orange...

Growing into greatness

Growing into greatness

A year in COVID-19 offers opportunity for growth for young people coming of age
Mackenna Moslander and Olivia Rounsaville April 12, 2021

ANALYSIS With each generation comes new challenges, and Generation Z is no exception. This year started out with a bang — the insurrection at the Capitol on Jan. 6, a stark change in leadership at the...

Juniors Natalie Stans and Shana Ong visit the University of Southern California’s campus through the Immersive Online Tour on the school’s website. Due to COVID restrictions, many colleges closed campuses to visitors and instead offered online resources for students and families to understand the campus and location of the school.

Getting a first look at life after graduation

Seniors visit potential colleges over Spring Break
Alina Kushner, Senior Reporter March 31, 2021

WEB EXCLUSIVE Visiting a college can be a deal maker or dealbreaker for seniors deciding on their future schools, so some members of the Class of 2021 are using next week’s Spring Break as an opportunity...

Outside Lands released an updated artist lineup for the 2021 musical festival on its social platforms and website on Thursday. The originally scheduled lineup was adjusted due to the change in dates to late October.

Outside Lands date pushed out

Popular outdoor music festival is delayed, not canceled
Ella Noblin, Reporter March 19, 2021

News flooded around campus on Thursday as students learned that the popular, annual music festival in Golden Gate Park, Outside Lands, will be postponed until late October.  “I’m happy that San...

Juniors Amelia Abernethy, Sloane Riley and Paige Retajczyk practice in their cohort at the Alice Marble Tennis Courts at George Sterling Park on Feb. 12. Season 1 sports, including cross-country, golf and tennis, began on Feb. 8.

California releases new youth sports guidelines

Some teams are permitted to compete
Ella Noblin, Reporter February 23, 2021

WEB EXCLUSIVE The California Department of Public Health released new sports guidelines on Feb. 19 allowing youth sports to practice and compete effective on Feb. 26 in several counties including San Francisco. “I...

Juniors attend their second day of IB HL English. Majority of the class will return to campus next week for semester two.

Semester two begins with online learning

In-person classes resume next week with proof of negative COVID-19 test
Paige Retajczyk, Senior Reporter January 5, 2021

WEB EXCLUSIVE Second semester began on Jan. 4 with students learning online after a two-week Winter Break, continuing with taking two semester classes every four weeks.  “I think I have now been...

School reschedules in-person learning to Jan.11

School reschedules in-person learning to Jan.11

Remote learning will last an extra two days
Mackenna Moslander, Web Editor January 4, 2021

WEB EXCLUSIVE After initially announcing that in-person learning would resume on Thursday following Christmas Break, the school announced today that students will attend only remote classes through Monday,...

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