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Chinese New Year assembly hosts dance and singing group

The Han ethnic group perform “A Hundred Flowers Blossom with Beauty” dance. The dresses represented the beauty of flowers, water and fire.

Asha Khanna, Copy Editor

February 6, 2017

To celebrate the Year of the Rooster, the Sichuan Dance and Singing Group from Sichuan, China performed a variety of traditional Chinese dances and music at a special assembly Friday. Junior Jocelyn Shilakes and freshman Neo Kounalakis narrated the performance in both Mandarin and English, and students in all l...

Class time used for early AP prep

Asha Khanna, Copy Editor

January 19, 2017

Although the two dreaded weeks of AP tests do not occur until May, many students are already wrapping up new material and are beginning to prepare specifically for the tests in class. “Last year, Mr. Cinti had us prepare months in advance for the AP Biology test,” senior Hailey Long said. “The most...

Mission neighborhood loses authenticity

Mission neighborhood loses authenticity

Julia-Rose Kibben, Managing Editor

January 5, 2017

Adults who frequently confront me with anxiety-inducing questions about college often push me to the edge where I often find myself fighting tears. I have never enjoyed leaving San Francisco for extended periods of time — not even for a month, let alone four years. But as I find myself further into the colleg...

Minimalistic dessert shop brings frozen Taiwanese treats to San Francisco

Minimalistic dessert shop brings frozen Taiwanese treats to San Francisco

Julia-Rose Kibben, Managing Editor

October 26, 2016

Crystalline shavings of flavored ice gather together in cups of snowy goodness at Powder, the Taiwanese ice cream experience that opened on Divisadero Street about a month ago. During a San Francisco heatwave with weather in the high 70s, Powder was a refreshing treat that satisfied a sweet-tooth h...

Convent and San Francisco strive to be more eco-friendly

Theology teacher Paul Pryor Lorentz leads espacio by talking about how to help the environment.

Laura Mogannam and Olivia Mohun

October 21, 2016

Students learned about San Francisco’s goal to become a greener city and have zero waste during espacio at today’s assembly. Paul Pryor Lorentz, theology teacher and one of Convent’s environmental ambassadors, presented a video highlighting the management of trash in San Francisco. “I...

Sophomores learn about human trafficking, modern-day slavery

A poster from the UNICEF End Human Trafficking Campaign illustrates how pimps often prey on young girls. Chandni Jain presented the issues of modern slavery to the Sophomore class during ColLab.

Claire Kosewic, Web Editor

September 27, 2016

Sophomores gathered in Syufy Theater during ColLab for a presentation on human trafficking which included a speaker from the UNICEF End Human Trafficking campaign and excerpts from documentary film “Not My Life.” “As we talk about historical conquests and slavery, especially in the United State...

Themed dress days raise spirit for Homecoming

Seniors Katie Newbold and Delaney Moslander wear coordinating outfits for today's color day. The two handed out colorful bead necklaces to less eager participants.

Asha Khanna, Copy Editor

September 26, 2016

The annual spirit week kicked off today with “color day,” and various themes will follow throughout the week, culminating in two sporting events and a dance. Unlike in previous years, the themes are not split between particular grades, according to student body secretary Dot Wetmore. “At...

Event provides opportunity to explore San Francisco neighborhoods

Three bikers ride down Fulton Street, a car-free area of the Western Addition Sunday Streets. The concept of closing streets to vehicles to create outdoor neighborhood markets started in Bogotá, Columbia and has spread to cities spanning around the globe.

Claire Devereux, Senior Reporter

September 22, 2016

City streets closed to Sunday traffic are inviting public exploration of funky boutiques, hole-in-wall restaurants and hidden gems while building community relationships with local shop owners. Sunday Streets — a monthly event taking place during the spring and fall months — blocks off several...

IB program earns positive appraisal

IB history students work to compile primary and secondary sources for a self produced

Josephine Rozzelle, Senior Reporter

September 22, 2016

Following a three­-year application process, Convent and Stuart Hall high schools have begun their first year as International Baccalaureate World Schools, with the new program already garnering positive responses from IB students. “I’m definitely happy with the program,” junior Olivia M...

Auditions for Fall play continue on second day

(From left) Junior Ariana Davidis, Sophomore Delaney Tobin, Junior Francesca Petruzzelli and Sophomore Sophie Egan act out a scene from the play for their group audition piece.

Neely Metz, Features Editor

August 30, 2016

A second round of auditions for the Fall play “Sixteen in Ten Minutes or Less” were held in the Syufy Theatre today. “I didn’t do the play last year and I’m only a sophomore so this is actually the first time that I’m doing a play,” sophomore Sophie Egan said. “I’ve always done mus...

Volleyball teams utilized daily practice time to improve skills for upcoming game

Sophomore Avery Van Natta   spikes the ball during the varsity opening game against Waldorf last Friday. The team lost the match 1-3.

Asha Khanna, Copy Editor

August 25, 2016

Both the JV and varsity volleyball teams spent practices this week preparing for their third games of the season tomorrow against the Drew School. “We’ve definitely been practicing our hitting and rotations to make sure we go after every ball,” JV team member Giulia Oltranti said. “We want to b...

Award winning poet and author shares importance of writing, poetry

Award winning poet and author Naomi Shihab Nye expresses the impact writing holds on her life. During the assembly, she read select pieces from “Braided Creek,” her poem “Shoulders” and her prose piece, “Museum.”

Liana Lum, Editor-in-Chief

April 4, 2016

Self-proclaimed “wandering poet” spoke about the power of poetry and writing with CSH and SHHS this morning during assembly in Syufy Theatre, reading from her own published works and other select pieces. Naomi Shihab Nye, who has published over 30 volumes of poetry and prose and received num...

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