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IB Spanish class takes field trip to taqueria

Some students wear jackets in anticipation of rain as they walk on Union street. The class went to La Canasta Taqueria during their Spanish period.

Olivia Mohun, City Life Editor

November 15, 2017

WEB EXCLUSIVE Students in IB HL Spanish left the classroom today and took a trip to a taqueria where they sampled Mexican dishes and conversed in Spanish. “We had an assignment where we had to plan a fiesta as a class so we decided to go down to a La Canasta, a taqueria on Union Street,” junior Sophie Mack s...

Latin students learn about polychromy

Sophomore Brooke Wilson listens to head set and looks at a replicated ancient sculpture during the Latin III Honors visit to the Legion of Honor Museum. Students had learned about polychromy and the science behind the colors prior to the trip.

Gabriella Vulakh, Reporter

November 15, 2017

WEB EXCLUSIVE  Latin III Honors students visited the Legion of Honor Museum today as part of a unit on polychromy in ancient Greece and Rome. The exhibit, “Gods in Color: Polychromy in the Ancient World,”  highlights the usage of paint in ancient sculptures in order to correct the common misconception that all a...

Spanish classes celebrate Day of the Dead

A Day of the Dead altar made by Convent Elementary students stands in the Main Hall commemorating those who have died. Others wrote down the names of those they would like to honor on a sticky note and placed it on the altar.

Laura Mogannam and Isis Boivin

November 2, 2016

Spanish classes learned about Mexican culture and Day of the Dead, or Día de los Muertos, while others used the holiday as a time to pay tribute to friends and family who have died. Day of the Dead is a Mexican holiday celebrated to honor those who have died and is often celebrated with parades, pro...

AP Art History takes a trip to the Presidio

AP Art History students walk along  the Wood Line, a sculpture created by artist Andy Goldsworthy.

India Thieriot, Assistant Copy Editor

September 4, 2015

On a sunny day in the middle of the Presidio, Advanced Placement Art History students studied Spire, a 90-foot sculpture by Scottish land artist Andy Goldsworthy. With the Senior Class gone on retreats, history teacher Sarah Garlinghouse wanted her junior students to go on an excursion of their own. “I...

Seniors visit Porziuncola Nuova

Senior Nicola Forbes scans the ceiling of the Porziuncola Nuova, located in North Beach. SOPHIA REDFERN| The Broadview

February 7, 2012

Madison Riehle Reporter The Senior Class toured the Porziuncola Nuova, a replica of the church St. Francis of Assisi is credited to have rebuilt, as part of its studies on Christian mystics late last month. “We wanted to use the opportunity of being in the city of St. Francis to combine our study with a representative...

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