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French class reads children’s book

Junior Olivia Callander works on her play based on the French children’s book Le Petit Nicolas. Students created a script based a chapter in the book and they will be acting them out.
January 15, 2020

Students in Honors French IV worked in groups to write a play based on the French book Le petit Nicolas written by René Goscinny and illustrated by Jean-Jacques Sempé.  The project is meant to strengthen...

Students prepare for Noëls

Spanish III students Cristina Jackson and Olivia Williams practice their hand motions and Spanish song for Noels. Their class’s song is called “Tun Tun” and is about Christmas carolers knocking on doors around Christmas time. 
December 6, 2019

In language classes throughout Convent, students are learning holiday songs in their respective languages in preparation for Noels.  “Noels is an opportunity for the whole school to gather and celebrate...

French students prepare for exam

Senior Miley Sherman presents her practice presentation for Paper 1 in SL French. The class will continue presentations next week.
November 13, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE The Year 2 International Baccalaureate Standard Level French students practiced Paper 1, an exam they will take in the spring, by writing a persuasive essay on any movement of their choice. “For...

Language groups practice for Noёls

Spanish students sing with hand motions during the Noёls rehearsal with Spanish teacher Anthony Reyes. The peace signs represent the line
November 30, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE Following assembly in Syufy Theatre, students split into language class groups to rehearse their Noёls songs. Noёl is a French word meaning Christmas and specifically focuses on the...

French students work on creative writing assignment

Seniors Jordan Russell, Caroline Phillips, and Laura Bourne read through their script. Students received edits on their work.
September 16, 2018

Students in a combined Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate higher-level French class worked together in two teams to write an alternate ending to the play, Art by Yasmina Reza, which they...

Students rehearse for Nöels

French and Spanish teacher Pascal Parra practices a song with his students from his French II class. The French classes picked a new song this year.
December 11, 2017

WEB EXCLUSIVE After today's Chapel students were divided into their foreign language classes to practice Nöels song in preparation for the four division gathering on Friday. “It’s helpful for the...

Schools to celebrate annual tradition

Elementary school students sit on the Marble Stairs as part of the 1977 Noëls celebration. Students wore white dresses for the occasion, unlike the dress uniform students wear today.
Schools of the Sacred Heart's Noëls celebration marks an almost century-long tradition.
December 10, 2015

The four-school community is expected to gather today in the Herbert Center to celebrate the nearly century-old tradition of Noëls, a student musical tribute to the president and heads of schools. “All...

Coed classes expand opportunities

Seniors Sabrina Mendiola and Louis Bulivant observe different types of tissue cells under a microscope to determine their functions. Students draw their own versions of the different types of tissues they see through their microscope.
October 1, 2014

Camilla Bykhovsky Sports Editor The yellow school bus filled with grey skirts and khakis that has been driving the 10-block stretch between Convent and Stuart Hall every afternoon, shuttling students...

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