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Head of school to receive national award

LEAN IN Head of School Rachel Simpson converses with seniors Laura Mogannam, Kate Etter and Day El-Watter outside her office in The Gallery after school. Simpson is being recognized nationally for encouraging students to express themselves across all academic areas including written word, student government, art shows and student-initiated events.

Gabriella Vulakh, Web Editor

November 1, 2018

Head of School Rachel Simpson will accept the Journalism Education Association Administrator of the Year Award on Saturday at the JEA/NSPA National High School Journalism Convention in Chicago in recognition of her support of journalism education and student press freedom. The award annually commends an a...

Head of school to receive national award

Head of School Rachel Simpson substitutes in a French class in 2017 for a teacher on leave. Simpson was named this morning the 2018 Administrator of the Year by the Journalism Education Association.

Josephine Rozzelle, Editor-in-Chief

August 21, 2018

The Journalism Education Association named Head of School Rachel Simpson as the 2018 Administrator of the Year this morning for her support of student media and free expression at Convent High School. “It is a great honor and a surprise,” Simpson said. “It is one of those, ‘Wow, why me?’ lucky, fortun...

Second shuttle to be added tomorrow

Students arrive at the Broadway campus before D period. The shuttle arrived at 1:58 p.m., three minutes past the start of class.

Asha Khanna, Editor-in-Chief

October 2, 2017

A second shuttle will run during passing periods starting tomorrow in an effort to reduce overcrowded buses and missing class time. “I haven’t been on time to a single ethics class, which is at Stuart Hall, all year,” junior Isabella Bermejo said about her H period class. “Seats that are mean...

Choir performs a cappella set at assembly

Choir performs a cappella set at assembly

Claire Devereux, Senior Reporter

September 2, 2016

The choir gave its first performance of the year at assembly in Siboni before lunch. “It was both a fun and challenging idea to have these young women step into the spotlight,”said Head of School Rachel Simpson. “I believe in their talent, we had a lot of fun putting it together for two weeks....

Physics department purchases new lab equipment

Juniors Lauren Key, Isabella Pontecorvo and April Matsumoto and senior Julia Praeger (bottom left, counter clockwise) complete circuits to detect energy in connecting wires during a physics lab.

Kendra Harvey, Managing Editor

March 22, 2016

From new MaKey MaKey invention kits to electronic kits complete with light bulbs and alligator clips, the physics department lab-based learning recently invested in more equipment to focus on more hands on activities. “We basically purchased components that teach high school level and college leve...

Dean position to not be filled: Rachel Simpson transitions to head; school moves to collaborative administration

Dean position to not be filled: Rachel Simpson transitions to head; school moves to collaborative administration

May 28, 2013

Madison Riehle Senior Reporter The position of dean will not be filled in the coming school year when Dean Rachel Simpson transitions to head of school, as CSH is moving to a more collaborative form of administration. The decision to not replace the dean is based on the desire to maintain the relatio...

Assembly honors students for merit and academic achievements

Students receive their awards from dean Rachel Simpson and interim head of school Mary Forsyth as curriculum coordinator Doug Grant reads the students' names and citations during the Honors Assembly.

Liana Lum, Editor-in-Chief

January 25, 2013

Web exclusive Liana Lum Reporter Applause filled the Chapel during the Honors Assembly this morning as students in dress uniform received academic honors and class awards based on merit. “This assembly is not just about grades,” learning resource teacher Patricia Kievlan said. “Instead, ...

Alumnae panel shares influence of Convent education

Alumnae shared their life after Convent in the inaugural

Liana Lum, Editor-in-Chief

January 11, 2013

by Liana Lum Alumnae representing the Classes of 1958 through 2004 now working in fields as varied as authoring children’s books, flying a commercial airliner and managing employees at Google shared how their Convent education has influenced their professional and personal lives in a panel discussion...

Class of ’12 dresses in white

Jordan Carter (center) hugs her friend while posing for a picture. CLAIRE FAHY | The Broadview

May 26, 2012

Rebecca Lee Editor-in-Chief Forty-five seniors dressed in different-styled, tea-length white dresses are scheduled to receive their high school diplomas next Friday during Commencement as friends and family watch from both the Main Hall and the Syufy Theatre. Each graduate usually receives s...

Exchange builds community

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May 26, 2012

Elizabeth Smith News Editor After hosting a student from the Duchesne Academy of the Sacred Heart, sophomore Paige Biderman decided to reciprocate and make the journey to Omaha, Neb. as a part of the Network exchange program to experience living in the Midwest. “My host family really focused on religion, and being Jewish, I had never seen how thi...

Student workers manage school

Student workers manage school

April 8, 2011

Ava Martinez Reporter Wearily fighting to keep a smile on her face, senior Ronella Rosenberg leaves her job everyday at 6 p.m., exhausted after a day of school and work, faced with a commute back to the East Bay and several hours of homework. She is just one of 41 percent of United States resident...

School reflects on first semester of coed classes

February 28, 2011

Aggie Kruse Reporter After one semester of a coed program with SHHS, reactions remain mixed among students and administrators in the community. “I honestly don’t know how the coed program is going,” science department chair Raymond Cinti said. “It’s great to have an opportunity to t...

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