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Telenovela helps Spanish II students improve language skills

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 a fun path to understand and learn the language. "It's easy to lose sight of the fact that ...

Language groups practice for Noёls

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 carols aspect of the holiday. The word noёl is used in the Convent & Stuart Hall community to...

Students rehearse for Nöels

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 new girls when the sophomore and juniors have sung the song in previous years,” Spanish teacher M...

IB Spanish class takes field trip to taqueria

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 a fiesta as a class so we decided to go down to a La Canasta, a taqueria on Union Street,” junior Sophie Mack s...

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 pineapple from local vendors. As United States avocado prices can be over $1.75 each, shops in the Do...

Día de los Muertos chapel remembers, respects the dead

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, the school week has been filled with Día de los Muertos festivities bringing awareness to the community. “W...

Day of the Dead exhibit reflects on the past

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 exhibition to honor the Orlando Shooting victims. “Día de los Muertos,” a multi-day celeb...

Schools to celebrate annual tradition

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 of the language classes and all of the grades prepare a song in their specific language that they...

School welcomes exchange student from Barcelona, 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 I like it, and everybody was very kind,” Clara Vilar said of her first day attending classes. “I ...

Coed classes expand opportunities

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 to coed language classes, now runs between every class period due to the expansion of coed class off...

Students leave Chile for classes in San Francisco

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 for the past few weeks. Nine students in total arrived in San Francisco — three staying at Conve...

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