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Sophomores learn about colonization

Sophomore Lily Peta asks history teacher Michael. Stafford a question about the early colonists. The class consisted of both discussion and writing time.
September 11, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE To end the unit on Early Colonization in the Americas, sophomores in United States History are researching different groups of people in America during colonial times. "I decided to choose...

History class completes unit on World War II

Sophomores Olivia Callander and Amy Phipps take notes during a final lecture on World War II. Students will have the opportunity to use these notes during an in-class writing assignment later this week.
May 7, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Sophomores in Modern World History: Responses to Oppression completed their unit on World War II with a final lecture in class. Students spent the last three weeks studying various...

History class discusses issues in society as philosophers

Sophomores Audrey Scott, Gabi Guido, Saron Asfaw, and Sadie Kahn present a skit about migrant caravans in character from the point of view of famous philosophers. The skits helped develop an understanding of both the students’ chosen philosophers and current issues around them.
December 12, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE Sophomore history classes presented skits on philosophers who lived between the 16th and 18th centuries discussing current societal problems last week. Students were required to choose...

Celebrating 200 years

Celebrating 200 years
Community honors arrival of Philippine Duchesne in North America
September 28, 2018

Six students from Convent & Stuart Hall junior high and high school flew to St. Louis earlier this month to explore the sites of St. Philippine Duchesne’s life and celebrate the bicentennial of Sacred...

Sophomores give speeches as Cold War figures

Sophomore Megan Mullins delivers a speech as President John Fitzgerald Kennedy for the United States. Mullins’ speech explained the reasoning behind the actions of the United States during the Cold War.
May 2, 2017

A history class project had sophomores giving speeches as prominent Cold War figures, which modeled the divergent perspectives held by the various countries who were affected by the era's geopolitical...

Sophomores present Cultural Imperialism projects

History teacher Michael Stafford further explains the effect of cultural imperialism through a world map. The discussion came after the class presented unit videos and celebrated with snacks.
October 11, 2016

Sophomores wrapped up their Cultural Imperialism unit today by presenting their completed projects during history class. “We are studying trading between European and Asian countries in the 16th...

Woman to be featured on new 20 dollar bill

Woman to be featured on new 20 dollar bill
Harriet Tubman will be on the redesigned twenty dollar bill.
April 21, 2016

After over 100 years, a woman will appear on American currency. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew announced yesterday that Harriet Tubman, an abolitionist and a former slave, would replace former president...

Sophomores focus on oppression

Sophomore history teacher Michael Stafford examines sophomore Bella Kearney's evidence in favor of the Europeans in the Native American versus European trial in the new sophomore
October 3, 2014

Clad in a Convent-branded burgundy sweater, rose-colored trousers and a zebra-print barrette, Samrawit Beyene stood at the front of the classroom and held up her right hand as she faced the teacher and...

Equality ≠ Fairness

May 25, 2012

Rebecca Lee Editor-in-Chief A friend recently told me a simple joke, “If you have women’s studies, what do you call men’s studies?” His answer: “History.” I laughed at first...

Art educates, enlightens students

June 1, 2010

“Whistler’s Mother” is in San Francisco along with approximately 100 works by some of the first 19th century impressionists including Manet, Monet, Renoir and Sisley. For the first time, these remarkable...

History sub settles in

February 2, 2010

Sophomore and senior history students are entering the semester with a new face heading their classes. Jenny Roebuck is teaching sophomore world history and senior AP Comparative Government classes...

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