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Congé takes unconventional form, surprises community

Participants in English teacher Julia Arce and  history teacher Michaels Stafford’s joke-themed Zoom room watch a Key & Peele skit about a substitute teacher during the school's virtual Congé on May 20. The room was a platform for lighthearted humor and puns to relax before upcoming final exams.

Tala El Qadah, Reporter

May 19, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE The school community joined the poetry festival webinar and ended up receiving the news that today was Congé and classes for the day were canceled.  “I was so surprised that Congé was today since there were no prior indications or clues that it might be,” freshman Julia Kearney...

Student body celebrates poetry

Junior Trevor Blanc performs the last student poem before guest poets came to the stage to perform. Ten students from Convent and Stuart Hall read their poems to the student body.

Sophia Aeby, Reporter

April 30, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE Poetry readings, rap battles, an acapella performance and “promposal” took over Syufy Theatre as Convent and Stuart Hall students gathered this morning for the annual Poetry Festival. The festival began with the all school winners of last year’s festival, sophomores Ari Levine an...

Poetry Festival submissions turned in

Sophomores Nisrine Rahmoui and Rachel Santamaria look over a poem written by Rahmoui. The annual poetry contest will on Monday April 30th.

Sophia Aeby, Reporter

April 11, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE Students turned in their final poems to their English teachers today for the annual Poetry Festival that will take place on Monday, April 30th in Syufy Theatre. All students were required to hand in a minimum of one poem of any style on any topic. “We want the festival to be an inclusive whole...

Senior one of five poets from Bay Area to perform on a national stage

Senior one of five poets from Bay Area to perform on a national stage

Asha Khanna, Senior Reporter

April 19, 2016

A senior will travel to Washington D.C. in July to perform in a poetry festival after winning several rounds of competitions, the latest one last Saturday. Senior Maya Greenhill was one of the top five scoring poets after performing two poems at the Youth Speaks Grand Slam Finals poetry contest last Sa...

Hometown poet judges annual Poetry Festival

Jazz band performs an original piece at the Poetry Festival. The yearly competition showcases writers and poets from both CHS and SHHS.

Alyssa Alvarez, Sports Editor

April 15, 2016

San Francisco poet Genny Lim guest judged the Poetry Festival and chose seniors Corinne Sigmund and Zach Hammer as the all-school winners for both CHS and SHHS. Hammer shared a poem regarding his admiration for his father and how he looks to him as a role model. Sigmund chose to keep the topic of her writing private. “I worked hard on the p...

English department no longer accepting Poetry Festival submissions

Freshman Carlota Rubio reviews her poem after she submitted it.

Grace Ainslie, Senior Reporter

April 8, 2015

The English Department collected final submissions for the annual Poetry Festival and have started the judging process. “We’ve accepted some [poems] yesterday, some this morning, but by today they should have all been turned in,” Anne Guina, freshman and senior English teacher said. “Today the En...

All-school poetry contest winners announced at annual festival

Senior Thomas Egan recites an original poem at the annual Poetry Festival. The Festival's theme this year is

Alyssa Alvarez, Sports Editor

May 9, 2014

Guest speaker and all-school Poetry Festival judge Jovel Queirolo (’10) announced the winner of the annual high school poetry contest. Queirolo was an all-school winner of the contest herself, and awarded sophomore Daniel Im and senior Tess Holland the same title. Students from both Stuart Hall and Co...

Brady retires after 28 years

May 21, 2009

Sara Kloepfer Reporter He sits at a corner table in the Center, folded hands resting on his crossed leg, his head cocked slightly and bushy white eyebrows raised as he listens to a student read her poetry. When she finishes, creative writing teacher Charles Brady surveys his four students’ reaction...

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