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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

Gray Timberlake, Senior Reporter

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 carols aspect of the holiday. The word noёl is used in the Convent & Stuart Hall community to...

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.

Mason Cooney, Features Editor

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 singing, dancing, interactive magic tricks and instrumental pieces in an aim to introduce Chinese cu...

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.

Sophia Aeby, Reporter

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 new girls when the sophomore and juniors have sung the song in previous years,” Spanish teacher M...

Mandarin classes immerse in Chinese culture

Sophomore Jilan Powers  class creates red paper lanterns for kindergarten students. AP Mandarin spent their class in celebration of Chinese New Year.

Halie Kim, Reporter

February 8, 2016

The Mandarin classes’ celebrations of  “Xin Nian,” or Chinese New Year, will extend over the week as they engage in Chinese culture. The whole Chinese program, except the AP class, will take a field trip to Chinatown, where they will eat a traditional Chinese lunch and study the architecture in Ol...

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.

Asha Khanna and Halie Kim

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 of the language classes and all of the grades prepare a song in their specific language that they...

Interactive Dance Starts Mandarin Class

AP Mandarin students face the television as they engage in the interactive dance video.

Catherine Dana and India Thieriot

August 26, 2015

It can be hard for students to get focused at the beginning of their last class of the day, but Mandarin teacher Yuhong Yao has a solution. AP Mandarin students begin class by engaging in physical activity through interactive dance videos. “You get all your energy out before stepping into the cla...

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 to coed language classes, now runs between every class period due to the expansion of coed class off...

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