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More students borrowing money for college; amount of loans rising

More students borrowing money for college; amount of loans rising

Fiona Mittelstaedt, Senior Reporter

November 5, 2015

With the rising cost of college, applicants may want to step back from filling out applications and look to better understand finance in higher education. Private and nonprofit colleges have experienced a 3.6 percent increase in tuition price from 2013 to 2015, according to the College Board, caus...

Spirit Week ends on a festive note

Sophomore Natalie Scheele grabs a spoon after buying a root beer float. Hot chocolate, donuts and pizza were also sold during the week.

Grace Ainslie, Senior Reporter

October 30, 2015

Clad in costumes from head to toe, freshmen through seniors gathered in the Little Theater to celebrate Halloween today. “I found it really exciting to see all the people’s costumes, the way they put it all together, and it seemed like they put effort into every costume,” sophomore Marguerit...

Students in Action combat domestic violence

Senior Catherine Heinen tapes a promotional poster for the toiletry drive. Boxes are located in the library, gallery conference room and den.

Fiona Mittelstaedt, Senior Reporter

October 28, 2015

Bin for toiletries are scattered around campus as SIA begins their drive for women in need. “We are gathering materials to give to La Casa de las Madres, a non-profit group that helps people around San Francisco and the Bay Area with domestic violence problems,” SIA co-head Isabelle Armstrong ...

Seniors honored in varsity volleyball game

The varsity volleyball team huddles up before the game begins. The game was played against Marin Academy.

Claire Kosewic, Senior Reporter

October 27, 2015

Senior year is a time full of endings, and senior night athletic celebrations recognize the dedication of the athletes to their sport and to the school. “All of our seniors have played volleyball all four years at Convent, and this is a really special way to honor them,” senior Laurel Cinti said. “...

Seniors commended for success

Seniors commended for success

India Thieriot, Assistant Copy Editor

October 26, 2015

The sound of clapping filled Syufy Theatre as students supported a few of their senior peers in a commendation of academic excellence. After taking the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT) last year, current seniors’ scores were admitted to the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) ...

Freshman Class bracelet and bake sale raises money for girls in Uganda

Freshmen Izzy Gutierrez, Grace Boudreau, and Cece Giarman help sell bracelets during the freshman class’s fundraising effort to raise support and money towards tuition for girls in the St. Charles Lwanga Girls Training Center Kalunga in Uganda.

Kristina Cary, Managing Editor

October 22, 2015

Bags of bright red bracelets and containers of sugary treats rested on the bottom steps of the Marble Staircase as freshmen called out to students to come view and purchase the merchandise they had for sale. The freshmen, who sold the goods to raise tuition money for the St. Charles Lwanga Girls...

Local muralist visits and shares inspiration

Students examine drafts of Bryana Fleming's murals as she speaks about her process for creating art.

Catherine Dana, Senior Reporter

October 20, 2015

Local artist, whose murals are featured around the city, visited today and gave aspiring high school artists the chance to ask questions and speak about their interests. Painter and muralist Bryana Fleming grew up in San Francisco and has had a passion for painting since a young age. She has created ...

First cycle report cards will not be digital

First cycle report cards will not be digital

Asha Khanna, Senior Reporter

October 19, 2015

Students will have to wait a little longer to see their first cycle report cards as quarter grades will not be posted online. "It allows students to see their grades, reflect on it and have conversations with their teachers instead of reacting right when they see it," Betsy Pfeiffer, Director of Academic...

PSAT enables viral Internet craze

PSAT enables viral Internet craze

Neely Metz, Copy Editor

October 16, 2015

Although students completed the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test yesterday, people who took the PSAT created a new internet sensation consisting of memes based on elements from the standardized test. “They’re hilarious,” junior Logan Evans said. “As soon as I take the PSAT I always go on ...

Learning through a new lens

Junior Hailey Long presents the retina of a cow eye to CES third grader.

India Thieriot, Assistant Copy Editor

October 7, 2015

CES third graders put on their goggles and gowns as they prepared to cut away at a giant, slippery retina and iris. “It’s gross but at least I finally get to dissect something,” Taylor Jones said. The little girls annually partner with physiology students to dissect cows’ eyes. “This...

School welcomes exchange student from Barcelona, Spain

 Sophomore Clara Vilar participates in a Responses to Oppression class on her first day attending classes as part of an exchange program from Barcelona, Spain. Vilar will stay in San Francisco for three weeks before returning to Spain.

Kristina Cary, Managing Editor

October 5, 2015

A sophomore will be visiting classes for three weeks as part of an exchange program from Sagrado Corazón, the Sacred Heart school in Barcelona, Spain. “Some things are different from Spain, but I like it, and everybody was very kind,” Clara Vilar said of her first day attending classes. “I ...

Program turns students into employees

Senior Claire Flaherty sets up a Connect 4 game with Convent Elementary students in the Ellen Hoffman, RSCJ Learning Center as part of her job in the After School Program, where high school students get real work experience.

Catherine Dana, Senior Reporter

October 5, 2015

After eight hours of school, a few students report to their part-time jobs in the cafeteria to set up snacks for elementary students, provide support with homework and help with pickup when the grade school parents arrive. The students are given many of the same responsibilities as the hired adults...

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