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Spanish class begins final unit

Junior Caroline Schulberg works on her individual cultural topic during class time. Students had the option of either reading a Spanish novel or researching a cultural topic, the majority chose to research.
April 18, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE As a part of their final unit, Honors Spanish 4 students chose to either read the novel “Como Agua Para Chocolate,” or research a cultural topic such as the fusions of culture or technological...

Jewish holiday celebrated

Sophomores Avani Mankani  and Brooke Wilson eat hamentashens in the center during lunch to celebrate the Jewish holiday Purim. Hamentashens are traditional triangle shaped cookies eaten primarily during Purim.
March 1, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE While Jewish communities around the world celebrated the holiday Purim today with festivals, costume contests and traditional triangle shaped hamentashen cookies, students ate the treats...

Chinese artists share culture

Chinese dancers perform in Syufy Theatre in honor of the Chinese New Year on Monday. The Heilongjiang Art Troupe of China performed for schools around the Bay Area, including Convent & Stuart Hall's upper and lower schools.
February 26, 2018

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...

Drinking it in

Drinking it in
From St. Paddy's Day to a weekend house party, peer pressure to imbibe remains ever-present.
March 15, 2017

Feast day celebrated with music, history

Mariachi musicians perform for the student body in Syufy Theater. The music was part of a larger celebration of the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe.
December 12, 2016

Both high schools gathered this morning for a celebration of the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, which included both mariachi music performed by a local band and a background on the history of Mexico. Spiritual...

Día de los Muertos chapel remembers, respects the dead

Senior Elisa Ternynck and juniors Caroline O’Connell and Olivia Sanchez-Corea write cards to deceased loved ones. In addition to the cards, all are welcome to write names or intentions in the Book of Remembrance throughout the month of November.
November 4, 2016

This morning’s chapel celebrated Día de los Muertos, a Mexican holiday honoring family members and close friends who have died.   With the actual holiday on Tuesday, and the chapel service today,...

Day of the Dead exhibit reflects on the past

An altar for the victims of the Orlando Shooting is on display at the Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts. The altar was created in house.
Exhibition honors recent mass shootings.
October 27, 2016

A large tree with 49 copper hearts and rainbow “papel picado,” paper cut into elaborate designs, stands in the center of the Mission Cultural Center gallery for Latino Arts 30th annual Day of the Dead...

The Digital Rabbit Hole

The Digital Rabbit Hole
September 26, 2016

From keyboard warriors to users with over 1,000 followers — web culture may be dominating surrounding society, one post at a time.

Lesser-known Lunar New Year celebrations commence

Two girls feed cabbage to a lion dancer from the Jing Mo Athletic Association during a performance at the Glen Park Public Library. The martial arts group performs lion dances at the library annually.
February 4, 2016

Most Americans return to work or school just days after Jan. 1, but for Asian cultures following the Lunar Calendar, New Year’s celebrations have not even begun. “We celebrate the New Year Jan....

Culture consumes Christmas

Kindergartners Rebecca Alba (left) and Elaine Roberts (right) admire the necklaces at one of the booths in the Main Hall. The
December 10, 2015

Seasonal store-front displays and back-to-back advertisements showcasing consumer goods, such as clothing and technology are a common sight in weeks leading up to December holidays, but holiday consumerism,...

Selfies change teenage culture

Freshmen Fiona Mittelstaedt and Eden Schade take a selfie in the cortile.
October 3, 2014

The selfie epidemic, the incessant snapping of self portraits, has invaded the lives of teenagers, largely changing how girls digitally express themselves. “Selfies are sort of a secularized version...

Breaking boba: Trending addiction

Breaking boba:  Trending addiction
February 13, 2014

On any given afternoon people of all ages brave a line that begins outside the doors of bubble tea shops to purchase a cold, frothy drink filled with gummy “pearls” sitting on the bottom of a plastic...

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