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Spanish III students Cristina Jackson and Olivia Williams practice their hand motions and Spanish song for Noels. Their class’s song is called “Tun Tun” and is about Christmas carolers knocking on doors around Christmas time. 

Students prepare for Noëls

Mackenna Moslander, Reporter December 6, 2019

In language classes throughout Convent, students are learning holiday songs in their respective languages in preparation for Noels.  “Noels is an opportunity for the whole school to gather and celebrate...

Girls in Rebecca Jenkinson’s Spanish II class watch the telenovela series called the “Grand Hotel.” The Spanish program offers subtitles to improve the students comprehension of the language.

Telenovela helps Spanish II students improve language skills

Grace O'Reilly, Reporter May 15, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Students in Rebecca Jenkinson's Spanish II class have been watching the telenovela “Grand Hotel” during the last 20 minutes of each class for the past two weeks as a way to give students...

Spanish students sing with hand motions during the Noёls rehearsal with Spanish teacher Anthony Reyes. The peace signs represent the line gente de paz, meaning people of peace.

Language groups practice for Noёls

Gray Timberlake, Senior Reporter November 30, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE Following assembly in Syufy Theatre, students split into language class groups to rehearse their Noёls songs. Noёl is a French word meaning Christmas and specifically focuses on the...

French and Spanish teacher Pascal Parra practices a song with his students from his French II class. The French classes picked a new song this year.

Students rehearse for Nöels

Sophia Aeby, Reporter December 11, 2017

WEB EXCLUSIVE After today's Chapel students were divided into their foreign language classes to practice Nöels song in preparation for the four division gathering on Friday. “It’s helpful for the...

Some students wear jackets in anticipation of rain as they walk on Union street. The class went to La Canasta Taqueria during their Spanish period.

IB Spanish class takes field trip to taqueria

Olivia Mohun, City Life Editor November 15, 2017

WEB EXCLUSIVE Students in IB HL Spanish left the classroom today and took a trip to a taqueria where they sampled Mexican dishes and conversed in Spanish. “We had an assignment where we had to plan...

Student tourists take tropical town

Student tourists take tropical town

Lisabelle Panossian, Editor-in-Chief January 18, 2017

While the Sophomore Class continues rotating through waterfall diving, ziplining and horseback riding activities, some students and a chaperone went to town for milkshakes, fresh coconuts, avocados and...

Senior Elisa Ternynck and juniors Caroline O’Connell and Olivia Sanchez-Corea write cards to deceased loved ones. In addition to the cards, all are welcome to write names or intentions in the Book of Remembrance throughout the month of November.

Día de los Muertos chapel remembers, respects the dead

Giulia Oltranti and Natalia Varni November 4, 2016

This morning’s chapel celebrated Día de los Muertos, a Mexican holiday honoring family members and close friends who have died.   With the actual holiday on Tuesday, and the chapel service today,...

An altar for the victims of the Orlando Shooting is on display at the Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts. The altar was created in house.

Day of the Dead exhibit reflects on the past

Grace Ainslie, Assistant Sports Editor October 27, 2016

A large tree with 49 copper hearts and rainbow “papel picado,” paper cut into elaborate designs, stands in the center of the Mission Cultural Center gallery for Latino Arts 30th annual Day of the Dead...

Elementary school students sit on the Marble Stairs as part of the 1977 Noëls celebration. Students wore white dresses for the occasion, unlike the dress uniform students wear today.

Schools to celebrate annual tradition

Asha Khanna and Halie Kim December 10, 2015

The four-school community is expected to gather today in the Herbert Center to celebrate the nearly century-old tradition of Noëls, a student musical tribute to the president and heads of schools. “All...

 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.

School welcomes exchange student from Barcelona, 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...

Seniors Sabrina Mendiola and Louis Bulivant observe different types of tissue cells under a microscope to determine their functions. Students draw their own versions of the different types of tissues they see through their microscope.

Coed classes expand opportunities

October 1, 2014

Camilla Bykhovsky Sports Editor The yellow school bus filled with grey skirts and khakis that has been driving the 10-block stretch between Convent and Stuart Hall every afternoon, shuttling students...

MAGGIE CUMMINGS | the broadview Sophomore Lily Kaplan talks to rising sophomore Francisca Bayer at lunch. Bayer lived and attended classes with freshman Cate Svendson but later during her stay she attended Women’s Studies, French and an Art Class on her own. It is summer for students in Chile, but the visitors from Reñaca are taking a few different classes at Convent that will not count for credit.

Students leave Chile for classes in San Francisco

February 11, 2010

Ava Martinez Reporter Years of English classes were put to the test for three exchange students from Colegio del Sagrado Corazon in Reñaca, Chile who lived and attended school with Convent students...

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