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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 ...

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 ...

Getting a leg up

Getting a leg up

Fiona Mittelstaedt & Grace Ainslie, Senior Reporters

October 1, 2015

Following the lead of other teams in Bay Counties League West and Central leagues, Convent has hired an athletic trainer who will assess injuries and work to help girls get off the bench. “You definitely need an athletic trainer, especially in high school sports,” JV vol- leyball ...

Seniors sails into success

Senior Paige Dunlevy shows off her gold-medal from the International Sailing Federation Team-Racing World Championships. Dunlevy acted as replacement for a team member who was not eligible to compete.

Julia-Rose Kibben, Design Editor

October 1, 2015

Despite 12 years of sailing experience, senior Paige Dunlevy had never team-raced or sailed in a Firefly boat until two days before she competed in The 2015 International Sailing Federation Team-Racing World Championships. When she returned home, she did so with a gold-medal in hand. “The team went in...

Life before death

Winehouse posed at her first apartment in Camden Town, England where she moved to pursue her musical career in 2004, following the success of her hit album

Julia-Rose Kibben, Design Editor

October 1, 2015

In the four years following jazz vocalist Amy Winehouse’s premature death at the age of 27, fans and critics alike have widely speculated about her struggle with addiction, anorexia and promiscuity, but a new exhibit is finally reflecting on her life. Running through Nov. 1, The Contemporary Jewish Mu...

Cafe ‘oui’ will miss

Customers spend the last hours at La Boulange, Fillmore Street before its closing on September 17. Inside, customers were given gift bags with an assortment of products thanking them for their 19 years of support.

Grace Ainslie, Senior Reporter

October 1, 2015

Bay Area residents can say “Au revoir” to La Boulange and “Bonjour” to La Boulangerie de San Francisco. Starbucks shuttered the windows to all La Boulange locations on Sept. 18, but former owner Pascal Rigo announced he is opening the French-themed cafes in some of the previous La Boulange...

Malware infects digital hardware

Malware infects digital hardware

Asha Khanna, Senior Reporter

October 1, 2015

As senior Chloe Lovato sat surfing the Web while doing her homework last year, a series of ads began popping up on her laptop. Soon, a new window popped up warning her she had a virus on her computer and included a phone number for her to call. By inadvertently visiting a website, Lovato unknowingly install...

All four schools begin makeovers

Juniors and seniors sit in the newly renovated Gallery on the second floor of the Flood Mansion. The floor houses a conference room and head of school Rachel Simpson's office.

Claire Kosewic, Senior Reporter

October 1, 2015

Twenty-three school-wide renovations took place over eight weeks this summer, giving students more places to collaborate and teachers more options to configure their classrooms for activities. “Last year, we identified and made a list of every space in every building of the school,” President A...

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