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Suicide prevention assembly equips students

Dany Ricci from San Francisco Suicide Prevention holds up her safety plan booklet, a guide she made for those feeling suicidal or emotionally unstable. Ricci spoke in assembly about signs an individual is suicidal and how to respond.

Mason Cooney, Copy Editor

March 8, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE A speaker from San Francisco Suicide Prevention informed students in assembly about signs an individual is suicidal and how to respond. “What I wanted students to get out of assembly was to learn ways to help themselves or other people if an emotional crisis situation were to com...

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

Caroline Thompson, Senior Reporter

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 the City. Miller Hall has been working as a legislative aide for District 2 supervisor Catherine...

Fundraiser that will stick

Senior Emma Hubbard holds a

Mason Cooney, Copy Editor

October 1, 2018

Student Council began selling Convent-inspired stickers today to raise money for Congé and future dances. “We wanted to create stickers to not only make some extra student council funds but to bring a new form of spirit to the student body,” Cece Giarman, Student Body Financial Officer who orde...

Driving in business

Driving in business

Olivia Mohun, Features Editor

September 28, 2018

While most 20-somethings in San Francisco find themselves in the back of an Uber from time to time, Emma Fahy (’09) has spent the last 19 months as one of the driving forces behind the company’s marketing team. “My main role is aligning stakeholders across Uber on marketing roadmaps,” Fahy,...

Summer school offers alternative for time off

Senior Megan Mullins jumps with her sister in front of the Fountains of St. Peters Square in Italy in June. Students shared their summer experiences, ranging from vacation to summer school.

Mason Cooney, Copy Editor

August 21, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE While many hopped on a plane or spent the summer in bed, other students hung around campus, opting to get ahead on course requirements or pursue their interests. “I decided to take [U.S. History] because it allowed me to take IB Global Politics this year,” junior Miley Sherman, who ...

Prize Day ceremony marks end of school year

Head of School Rachel Simpson places a floral wreath on the head of sophomore Kate Hindley during the 131st annual Prize Day ceremony. Each student received an award signifying the completion of their academic year.

Laura Mogannam, Managing Editor

June 4, 2018

Freshmen, sophomores, juniors and faculty gathered in the chapel for the 131st annual Prize Day ceremony to celebrate the completion of the 2017-2018 school year. Each student processed in, receiving a floral wreath and a card signifying the completion of their academic year. Some students also r...

Alumna interns at U.N.

Joëlle Santos '09, right, holds up a sign at the International Women's Day celebration. Other U.N. Women raised awareness for movements such as #MeToo and #TimesUp.

Mason Cooney, Copy Editor

May 31, 2018

Ten years ago Joëlle Santos (‘09) envisioned herself at medical school, tailoring her courses at Convent to subjects like biology, and not expecting to pursue a career in international affairs or gender studies — much less be an intern at U.N. Women. But now, Santos works at the United Nations,...

Student Council elections held today

Juniors Maggie Walter and Worth Taylor deliver their joint speech for Senior Class Representatives. Student Council elections were held in the Chapel, followed by Class Representative speeches held separately by grade.

Mason Cooney, Features Editor

May 7, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE Students and faculty gathered in the Chapel today for Student Council speeches, then separated into grades to hear Class Representative speeches for the 2018-2019 school year. Students voted via Google Form, and results were released shortly after school. The 2018-2019 Student Coun...

Club helps environment one step at a time

Environmental awareness club co-head Emma Hubbard and junior Poppy Cohen brainstorm ways of raising community awareness about climate change. Hubbard and junior Leet Miller began the club this year, which meets every other Wednesday.

Mason Cooney, Features Editor

April 25, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE Environmental awareness club met in Room 5210 to brainstorm ways that the community can reduce its carbon footprint. “Our goal is to raise awareness about the urgent issue of climate change and how everyone can make a difference,” junior and co-head Emma Hubbard said. “It reall...

Student election process begins

Junior Emma Hubbard hangs a campaign poster in the Center for her and junior Olivia Mohun, who are running as a President and Vice President team. Elections will be held in the Chapel on Monday, and results will be posted by the end of the day.

Mason Cooney and Cassie Eskicioglu

April 9, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE Students running for the 2018-2019 year’s Student Body began hanging posters today to campaign for elections next Monday. “[For members of the Student Body], commitment means attending school activities like dances, events that Student Council puts on, retreats and class activities,”...

Challenge accepted

Challenge accepted

Mason Cooney, Features Editor

March 22, 2018

The world of viral internet challenges has overtaken Instagram and YouTube, as social media users circulate new fads each year, but some trends can put participants at serious health risks. Junior Sofia Pirri participated in the cinnamon challenge, a fad that peaked in 2012 and requires participant...

Avoiding the burnout

Avoiding the burnout

Gabriella Vulakh, Senior Reporter

March 22, 2018

With finals, AP testing and IB exams marking the fourth quarter, some students may begin feeling unmotivated in classes and experience “burnout.” “I think one thing that is helpful if you are finding yourself with a bit less motivation is to find a new source of motivation,” school couns...

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