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State of Grace: Mental and physical health are equally important

State of Grace: Mental and physical health are equally important
December 22, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE When a student wakes up with an agonizing migraine or sore throat, she usually emails her teachers and takes a sick day in order to recover, but if a student is dealing with a mental health...

Using less social media may be better than none at all

Using less social media may be better than none at all
December 14, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE What started out as an easy way to connect with friends, follow influencers and meet new people can turn into an unhealthy obsession, with screen time adding up to multiple hours a day and...

Pandemic fuels substance dependency

Pandemic fuels substance dependency
Underage drinking has dangerous, long-term consequences
October 29, 2020

Day-to-day living in a pandemic-overrun world has become characterized by a consistent lull. Lacking the business of a pre-COVID-19 daily routine and experiencing overwhelming senses of isolation, some...

Zooming towards a certain doom

Virtual learning settings take a toll on students' mental and physical health.
Virtual learning taxes students' mental and physical health
September 24, 2020

Most teenagers who find themselves a little too attached to their phone or computer, or even ones who just thoroughly enjoy the company of their family’s TV, have heard some variation of these sentences...

Social isolation takes a toll on mental health

Staying connected can be difficult but there are a multiple of online choices to help.
Having a lack of human interaction for students can lead to anxiety
September 24, 2020

There were no excited voices filling Flood Mansion to start the year. Students instead began the year with an unenthusiastic click of a Zoom link and waited for class to begin. With the City and County...

Netflix documentary prompts reflection on social media

Like many teenagers, junior Lily Peta uses her iPad as a means of accessing social media. Netflix just released an new documentary,
Social media’s affect on students lives orchestrated by tech companies
September 23, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE As Netflix releases a documentary questioning the intentions of social media companies, students are reflecting on how social media affects their lives.   "The Social Dilemma" focuses...

Hobbies help ease anxiety amidst pandemic

Hobbies help ease anxiety amidst pandemic
April 27, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE The current statewide shelter-in-place order has some teens experiencing loneliness or anxiousness, but they can combat these emotions by connecting with friends or trying new things. “To...

Coping mechanisms relieve stress

Coping mechanisms relieve stress
April 23, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE Amidst the shelter in place order which instructs people to socially distance themselves, a new online learning system, and other life changes due to the COVID-19 pandemic, students may...

Wellness club brings finals goodies

Laurie Pomeranz, the teacher advisor of Knight Light, hands junior Sofia Telfer a hot chocolate before A Period finals. The Knight Light club provided beverages and snacks for students on the Pine-Octavia campus to ease stress before finals.
December 17, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE An abundance of Lucky Charms, muffins and hot chocolate greeted students who walked onto the Pine-Octavia Campus this morning for their A Period finals. “I got hot chocolate before...

Study over sleep

Josephine Rozzelle
School start times leave little time for sleep
November 9, 2018

The National Sleep Foundation recommends that teenagers aged 14 to 17 years old get eight to 10 hours hours of sleep every night. Last night, I got four. In fact, for the past week, I’ve averaged...

New app to promote wellness

New app to promote wellness
School partners with startup to focus on mental health, wellness through app
November 4, 2018

With the goal of bringing awareness to mental health, Convent & Stuart Hall has paired up with three developers to create and develop an app to help teens manage and maintain their mental wellness. The...

A girl’s best friend

Juniors Elizabeth O'Boyle and Camilla Sigmund take a break between exams during Dec. 2017 Finals Week to sit and watch the petting zoo. Students were invited to interact with the animals as a way of relieving stress during lunch.
Convent should adopt a school dog to provide stress relief.
March 22, 2018

Wrapped up in homework, tests and college preparations, students can carry an overwhelming amount of stress, overlooking their health and wellness, but a furry, eager-eyed companion may provide the quick...

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