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History students learn study tips

History students learn study tips

Adele Fratesi, Reporter

January 30, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE Sophomores in US history learned tools to help them relate supporting facts to a big idea and line of historical reasoning in preparation for an in-class essay.  Students are studying the cause of the Civil War and history teacher Karen Fry connects this study technique to the material discussed in the lesson regarding the events leading up to the Civil War. “We a...

Sophomores study poets

Sophomores study poets

Olivia Rounsaville, Senior Reporter

January 16, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE Sophomores in English teacher Angelica Allen’s English II class finished their unit on English Romantic poets with research presentations on a poet and poem from that time period.  “I think the benefit of doing a presentation like this is that it forces you to know the material ...

Sophomores study the Civil War

Sophomores study the Civil War

Paige Retajczyk, Reporter

January 13, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE History teacher Michael Stafford taught U.S. History students about the Civil War through a documentary during H period today. Students watched one episode of the show “The Civil War” by Ken Burns. Each documentary-style episode is one hour long discussing stories and facts about the...

Sophomores prepare for Costa Rica trip

Sophomores prepare for Costa Rica trip

Darcy Jubb, Reporter

January 9, 2020

Aside from the action activities that include river rafting, sophomores will have time to socialize with their classmates playing card games and billiards, listen to live music by local artists, and lounge at the hotel pool. 

Sophomores learn about colonization

Sophomores learn about colonization

Olivia Rounsaville, Reporter

September 11, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE To end the unit on Early Colonization in the Americas, sophomores in United States History are researching different groups of people in America during colonial times. "I decided to choose the New England colonists because I don't really know a lot about Massachusetts," sophomore Anneli...

History class completes unit on World War II

History class completes unit on World War II

Tabitha Parent, Reporter

May 7, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Sophomores in Modern World History: Responses to Oppression completed their unit on World War II with a final lecture in class. Students spent the last three weeks studying various topics including  World War I, World War II and the Great Depression as part of a unit on genocide...

Sophomores install public art project

Sophomores install public art project

Gabi Guido, Reporter

April 23, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Sophomores in Art Foundations II worked in groups with various mediums to create a public art project featuring modern and contemporary art movements. “Through this process, I learned about how much effort it takes to do a full large-scale project,” sophomore Kati Walter said....

Sophomores continue their Industrial Revolution projects

Sophomores continue their Industrial Revolution projects

Amy Phipps, Reporter

March 27, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Sophomore history classes began the final section of their Industrial Revolution projects which consist of researching a societal issue and relating it back to the Industrial Revolution. The project gives students an awareness of the world around them, according to history teacher Mi...

Sophomores prepare for Costa Rica trip

Sophomores prepare for Costa Rica trip

Jordan Russell and Cassie Eskicioglu, Sports Editor and City Life Editor

January 9, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Convent and Stuart Hall sophomores attended their final Costa Rica meeting last night before embarking on their week-long trip this Saturday. They will arrive back to San Francisco on Jan. 19. “Costa Rica is a fun opportunity for the sophomores to be together,” Tenth Grade Chair De...

Sophomores conclude art movement exploration unit

Sophomores conclude art movement exploration unit

Arianna Nassiri, Reporter

February 26, 2018

After three weeks of presentations, sophomore Art Foundations II students completed their unit on Modern & Contemporary Art Theory today. “This unit was very eye-opening for me,” Julianna Ovalle said. “I had no idea how many groups one could divide art into, and what each movement was inspi...

High school and elementary students pair in robotics project

High school and elementary students pair in robotics project

Caroline Thompson, Reporter

January 11, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE Underclassmen taking the robotics elective spent their last class periods helping fourth graders from Convent Elementary build simple circuits in the Sparks Studio. “Helping the fourth-grade girls has been really fun,” sophomore Arlena Jackson said. “It’s nice to help other pe...

Sophomore Class learns QiGong

Sophomore Class learns QiGong

Caroline Thompson, Reporter

December 6, 2017

WEB EXCLUSIVE Sophomores spent their World Religions class practicing QiGong, an Eastern self-healing practice, to wrap up their unit on Taoism.  “This practice helped me understand the unit because it let me experience a part of Taoism,” sophomore Annabelle Applegarth said. “It was helpf...

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