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Book drive continues

Senior Dena Silver donates a chapter book to the book drive. The books will be distributed to family centers around San Francisco, and books for all age ranges will be accepted.

Caroline Thompson, Copy Editor

January 24, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE Donation boxes are set up on both campuses for students to donate old books to family centers. “I donated because I was wanting to get rid of some books I had in my collection and this seemed like a worthy cause,” senior Dena Silver said. “I am really lucky to afford my own books a...

Teenagers can choose to donate, but don’t

Teenagers can choose to donate, but don't

Gabriella Vulakh, Editor-in-Chief

December 19, 2019

Depending on socio-economic class, teenagers are often the population with the most expendable income, as they are not providing for their families or supporting themselves through school and other extracurricular activities, yet many teenagers do not set aside allowance or job money for charities....

Community engages in Reconciliation service

Juniors Peyton House and Annabelle Applegarth write letters to someone they  appreciate during Reconciliation service. The service took place in the Little Theater during Collab.

Amy Phipps, Reporter

April 9, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Students gathered for Reconciliation service in the Little Theater during Collab today. “I think what’s important about Reconciliation is that it is about forgiveness, and that often gets lost,” Egan said. “One of the most challenging acts of kindness that you can give to y...

Students participate in school blood drive

Junior Jade Despanie and Senior Elias Garvey help set up the blood drive. The event was held in the Stuart Hall gym.

Cassie Eskicioglu, City Life Editor

February 7, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Over 20 students signed up to participate in the school blood drive for Vitalant, a blood service provider.   “I think our school’s focus on service, volunteering, and the community encourages more participation in fundraisers, donation drives, and other service-oriented activities...

Seniors serve community

Senior Molly Brown tutors a student at the Spring Valley Science Academy during her B Period Social Awareness & Action class. Students volunteered at organizations of their choosing and completed written reflections on their experience for the class.

Gabriella Vulakh, Web Editor

December 18, 2018

Instead of sitting in a classroom during B Period on Red Days, senior Jessica Louie leads routine stretches and reviews vowels and numbers in the memory care unit for residents diagnosed with Alzheimer's and dementia Louie says that after physical and mental exercises, she either dances with resid...

Volunteers gather in the Bayview for cleanup

Seniors Rachel Cramer and Nick Harle pick up trash from the beach at the annual California Costal Cleanup. This year's cleanup fell on the Sacred Heart annual Global Service Day.

Gray Timberlake and Madeline Thiara

September 17, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE Convent & Stuart Hall volunteers participated in the joint Global Service Day and Coastal Cleanup on Saturday at Candlestick Park to commemorate the 200th anniversary of St. Rose Philippine Duchesne’s arrival to St. Charles, Missouri. “It happened just by coincidence that the...

Time to explore

Time to explore

Gabriella Vulakh, Web Editor

May 24, 2018

From volunteering in the local community, taking summer school courses or further developing a talent, summer break provides students with an opportunity to expand their resumes and explore their interests. “Summer is a great time for students to investigate their interests and figure out what t...

Giving during the holidays

Junior Anna Doggett lays out gingerbread men to prepare for the Santa Fest holiday fundraiser at the General's Residence in Fort Mason. Children of Shelters runs the annual event in the Presidio for local homeless children.

Mason Cooney, Features Editor

December 14, 2017

Volunteers clamor to serve meals at soup kitchens or package food at local food banks as the holidays approach, while less popular organizations in San Francisco are overlooked and left with little assistance. “Unfortunately, people like to reach out and say, ‘I’m going to go to Glide and se...

Students volunteer during the Christmas season

Sophomores Sofia Telfer and Henry Sears set up a game of miniature golf prior to the arrival of children at ‘Deck the Hall’. ‘Deck the Hall’ is an annual event hosted by Davies Symphony Hall, which includes games, photos with Santa and a concert.

Arianna Nassiri, Reporter

December 3, 2017

WEB EXCLUSIVE This past weekend, numerous students from both high schools paused their finals preparation and volunteered at holiday-themed events across the city. Throughout November, students received emails regarding multiple volunteering opportunities across the city. Two of those events, ‘De...

Sophomores spend retreat supporting the Tenderloin

Sophomore Arianna Nassiri sits in a pew in front of men taking part in the Gubbio Project at St. Boniface Church. The Gubbio Project worked with St. Boniface to provide a safe and quiet space for homeless people to rest during the day.

Caroline Thompson, Reporter

September 15, 2017

Convent & Stuart Hall sophomores participated in a class retreat at St. Anthony’s dining hall and social services facility in San Francisco's Tenderloin district Friday, where students worked in different departments that benefit different parts of the community. “It was really nice to just talk to people...

Students spend the day volunteering at the 2017 Giant Race

Junior Megan Mullins hands water to a passing by runner. All Convent & Stuart Hall volunteers worked the 5:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. shift.

Claire Devereux, Features Editor

August 28, 2017

While most students spent their Sunday morning in bed resting for the upcoming school week, junior Isis Boivin and other classmates woke up at 5:30 a.m. in order to volunteer at this year’s Giant Race. “My parents usually run the race, but due to medical reasons I have never been able to run...

Studying abroad cultivates personal interests

Asha Khanna, Copy Editor

May 23, 2017

While some were swimming or tanning, junior Annabelle Leung spent four weeks last summer in Beijing, visiting historical sites like the Great Wall of China and Forbidden City and taking Mandarin classes to improve her fluency. “I adapted super quickly to being in China and away from home because I w...

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