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San Francisco County designated as Purple Tier, safety precautions instated

San Francisco County designated as Purple Tier, safety precautions instated
Curfew and activity restrictions instituted in response to COVID-19 surge
November 30, 2020

Due to a large surge in COVID-19 cases, San Francisco County moved into the Purple Tier Saturday with restrictions on outdoor retail, recreational spaces, nonessential offices and activities like museums...

Skateboarding popularity resurges in San Francisco

Sophomore Azadeh Reiskin often skates in Forest Hill after school to get some fresh air and exercise. Some skaters gravitate towards skate parks, but for many of them, skating in residential areas also proves to be more appealing and lowkey.
Trendy skating culture becomes increasingly prevalent
October 26, 2020

With trend-setting fashion, a tight-knit community and a unique demographic, skateboarding has become a staple on San Francisco’s streets.  The sport has recently become a trend among social media...

School return will require new protocols and adjustments

Families line up in front of the Flood Mansion for COVID-19 nasal testing on Sept. 22, 2020. Students, faculty and staff working on campus are required to undergo testing every two weeks.
K-2 return prompts questions about when the high school will shift to in-person learning
October 1, 2020

The news that K-2  has returned to in-person learning, has high school students eager to know when they can also return to campus. “During online school, we are not able to communicate face to face...

Voters consider legislation to lower local voting age

Vote16SF youth campaign leader and legislative co-author, Arianna Nassiri (’20) poses with other speakers on Youth Advocacy Day. Vote-16 will be appearing on the San Francisco ballot as Proposition G and will allow teens to start voting at 16 on city issues.
Proposition G could give 16 and 17 year olds the right to vote
October 1, 2020

San Francisco voters will have a chance to give young people a voice in politics with Proposition G, or Vote16SF, which would allow 16 and 17 year olds to vote in local elections. “Local political...

Wildfires continue to disrupt life in Bay Area

An orange haze resting over downtown San Francisco is visible from Dolores Park on the morning of Sept. 9. Despite the smoky skies, air quality was considered moderate across most of the City according to the Environmental Protection Agency.
Ash and smoke cast an orange blanket over the City
September 9, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE A haze fell across San Francisco this morning, creating confusion among students about the effect on their school routine.  Winds blowing into the Bay Area brought smoke from the...

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...

New arena, new experience

The Golden State Warriors play the Memphis Grizzlies at Chase Center on Dec. 9. The new arena in Mission Bay can seat over 18,000 people each game.
Chase Center provides new home for Warriors
December 12, 2019

Since the opening of Chase Center in Sept., Mission Bay’s new 18,000 square foot stadium has hosted music concerts and Warriors games. The arena also brought Thrive City — a 3.2 acre plaza with dozens...

Autonomous vehicle awareness increases

A Cruise electric self-driving vehicle drives down Divisadero Street. The vehicles plan to eventually function as a rideshare service, like Uber or Lyft, for the public.
Industry leaders work together to inform public, policy makers
March 28, 2019

Cars with sensors whirling on top and jutting out of the sides — prototypes of self-driving cars being tested for public use — have become fairly common sites on San Francisco streets. With the rapid...

Exchange student visits from New Orleans

Sophomores Emily LeBlanc, who is visiting from the Academy of the Sacred Heart in New Orleans, and Audrey Scott, her host, talk in the main hall before class. Scott went to New Orleans in February and attended Academy of the Sacred Heart for a week with LeBlanc.
March 6, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Sophomore Emily LeBlanc is experiencing the life of a Sacred Heart student in San Francisco as she stays with her exchange host, sophomore Audrey Scott, this week. “I did an exchange...

All politics are local

Miller Hall looks over fellow Legislative Aide Wyatt Donnelly-Lan Holt's shoulder at an email from Supervisor Stefani in their office at City Hall. Miller Hall's daily duties as a Legislative Aide include responding to emails and phone calls, working on projects within the district and managing all operations on Supervisor Stefani's schedule
December 18, 2018

When Ellie Miller Hall, ’07 left Convent High School 11 years ago for college on the East Coast, she had no idea she would one day return to her hometown of San Francisco to help build the future of...

Bay Area bomb threat hoax concerns students and faculty

Juniors Margaret Millar, Zoë Forbes and Julianna Ovalle crowd over a computer to see the news about the bomb threats. Students in HL Global Politics discussed the issues in class.
December 14, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE An email sent out by Life Director Michael Buckley warned students about police activity around Laurel, Presidio and Pacific Heights neighborhoods yesterday afternoon. “My initial reaction...

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