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Student Council launches holiday social media contest

Sophomore Josie Flanagan places chocolate-covered cookies on a cooking sheet. Students were encouraged to submit photos of their “most scrumdiddlyumptious” holiday-themed baked-goods as part of the holiday spirit contest.
Photo and video submissions will earn classes points towards year-end reward
December 15, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE Student Council is running a holiday-themed TikTok and photo contest of baked goods, ugly sweaters, and family pets in festive attire, with extra class points awarded for individuals who...

Depression, anxiety increase due to COVID-19

Depression, anxiety increase due to COVID-19
Loneliness, Zoom fatigue and an underwhelming holiday season make maintaining mental health difficult
December 15, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE The prospect of a holiday season spent without freely visiting family and friends due to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic is causing depression and anxiety in some teens while worsening preexisting...

The ‘Nut’ turns 75

The Nutcracker dances in a number to commence Clara's Christmas journey. Ballet students performed in accompaniment to music conducted by John Nardolillo.
December 17, 2019

Extravagant set-pieces, dancing and vibrant music have cultivated a dedicated audience for the San Francisco Ballet’s seasonal performance of “The Nutcracker” for 75 years.   “My mom and I...

Muslim students fast for Ramadan

Sophomore Sarah El Qadah works on her homework instead of eating food during lunch. Muslims will observe Ramadan through the beginning of June.
May 8, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Muslim students began a 30-day fast for the religious holiday Ramadan on May 6. Ramadan is the ninth month of the lunar Islamic calendar. Observers of the holiday are not allowed to consume...

Club celebrates Hanukkah

Sophomore Lili Levy plays with a dreidel during the Interfaith club’s Hanukkah celebration. In addition to Hanukkah, the club has honored other religious traditions and holidays.
December 4, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE The Interfaith club gathered during lunch today to light a menorah, play dreidel games, and eat traditional Jewish foods in honor of the second day of Hanukkah. "I decided to make latkes...

Community celebrates Ash Wednesday

Students and faculty stand in the Stuart Hall gym as teacher Paul Pryor-Lorentz speaks to the audience to begin the Ash Wednesday service. The ceremony was held before first period and consisted of individuals from Convent and Stuart Hall High School.
February 14, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE Students from Convent & Stuart Hall gathered this morning before first period for Ash Wednesday, marking the beginning of the Lent season. The service was led by Rev. Eddy Gutierrez...

Persian holiday marks coming of spring

Items part of the Nowruz celebrations include wheat, berries, vinegar, apples, garlic, olives, and various coins. These items, along with others, are placed on the tradition table spread to honor the New Year’s gift of rebirth, health, and prosperity. Images courtesy flaticon.com.
March 20, 2017

With tables full of seasonal treats and joyous company, millions across the globe began celebrations of the coming of spring today during the first day of Nowruz, the 13-day Persian New Year holiday. “Nowruz...

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

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,...

Halloween assembly provides outlet for faculty, student costume creativity

Freshmen dressed as “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” and explaining their costumes. The group, which won first place, had been coordinating individual costumes for weeks.
October 31, 2016

Students and faculty gathered in Syufy Theatre for a Halloween-themed assembly to show off their costumes, compete for best outfits and join in some holiday fun. Jim Halpert from “The Office,”...

Ash Wednesday chapel addresses sacrifice, otherness

Sophomore Lucia Escalza receives ashes on her forehead from senior Maxine Hanley. The Ash Wednesday chapel included scripture reading and student testimonials.
February 10, 2016

Voices chanting “hold us in your mercy” reverberated around the Chapel today during the Ash Wednesday Service. The service, which did not occur last year due to overlap with Winter Break, included...

Food distributors and kitchens prepare for busy holiday season

Food distributors and kitchens prepare for busy holiday season
November 10, 2011

Isabelle Pinard Managing Editor Charities like the San Francisco Food Bank and the Society of St. Vincent De Paul are preparing for the holidays by stocking up on supplies and requesting more hands...

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