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Sophomores learn about overcoming personal obstacles

Sophomores learn about overcoming personal obstacles

Olivia Rounsaville, Senior Reporter

August 27, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE In an exercise related to the theme of “Wisdom and Knowledge,” sophomores in the G Period Sacred Texts class discussed personal struggles and overcoming hard times in their lives. “I learned that everyone is going through their own struggles,” sophomore Mia Sassi said. “We...

Ethics and Morality students craft TED talks

Ethics and Morality students craft TED talks

Charlotte Ehrlich, Reporter

May 22, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Sophomores in Ethics and Morality created five minute TED talks pertaining to ethical issues of their choosing. The talks are based on a month-long discussion on moral issues including euthanasia, abortion and psychological experiments. “The ethics project has taught me how to build and create a persuasive speech through top...

Freshmen study world religions

Freshmen study world religions

Olivia Rounsaville, Reporter

January 31, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Freshmen began a unit on Confucianism and Taoism this week in their World Religions class. They have also been studying Buddhism, Sikhism and Hinduism this semester. “I think that in a world that is diverse and where people’s religions are huge parts of their identity, knowing a...

Seniors serve community

Seniors serve community

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...

Theology project educates students on indigenous cultures

Theology project educates students on indigenous cultures

Madeline Thiara, Reporter

November 29, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE Freshmen in the Question of Religion & Society class are working on a project meant to educate them on indigenous cultures and various native tribes around the world. “I think knowing about overlooked people is very important to our learning,” theology teacher Kate McMichael ...

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...

Theology classes meditate with mandalas

Theology classes meditate with mandalas

Gabriella Vulakh, Reporter

November 6, 2017

WEB EXCLUSIVE Sophomore students drew mandalas inspired by Tibetan Buddhism as part of their World Religions theology class’ unit on Buddhism. “Mandalas are a key part of the spiritual technology of Tibetan Buddhism,” theology teacher Kate McMichael said. “Mandalas express the center of the un...

Recent shooting prompts class discussions

Recent shooting prompts class discussions

Mary Perez, Senior Reporter

October 6, 2017

WEB EXCLUSIVE In recognition of the recent Las Vegas shooting, a junior Ethics class, taught by Paul Pryor Lorentz, watched the documentary "Bowling for Columbine" and discussed their opinions on gun control. "'Bowling for Columbine' is something I’ve shown the past few years I’ve been teaching here,” ...

Exhibitions to animal shelter: seniors engage in greater community action

Emily Kanellos & Laura Mogannam, Reporters

January 5, 2017

Seniors are finding themselves in activities as varied as attending live performances and exploring the many facets of the Bay Area as part of a theology community engagement project. Theology teacher Rachel Bundang requires her Justice: Theory and Society students to attend a community event once a semester and reflect on the experience as a part of the class’ social justic...

Sophomores wrap up exegetical project

Sophomores wrap up exegetical project

Cece Giarman, Reporter

December 13, 2016

Sophomore students began the second presentation day for theology exegetical projects this morning, presenting their in-depth analyses of biblical passages and connections found to other faiths. “As the school began allowing the curriculum to evolve, we had an opportunity to have a very focused ...

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