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Stories from Convent of the Sacred Heart High School
Voter representation under consideration
News

Grace Krumplitsch | October 7, 2020

In the five instances in United States history in which the candidate who won the presidency gained the majority of electoral votes needed to win despite failing to gain the majority of the popular vote,…

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Remembering a superhero
Opinions

Mackenna Moslander | September 21, 2020

While working on a piece about the disparity of the standardized testing system, I checked my phone thinking I received a text update from one of our staff cartoonists when I saw the notification.

“Ruth…

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International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 2020 exams canceled
Coronavirus

Grace Krumplitsch | March 24, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE The International Baccalaureate Organization cancelled the May 2020 Diploma Programme exams on Monday, citing health concerns surrounding COVID-19 and the importance of social distancing. 

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Editorial: Consider others and stay home
Coronavirus

Staff Editorial | March 24, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE Leaving the house to meet up with friends or inviting classmates over to complete homework assignments may seem harmless for teenagers who are not as likely to suffer complications from COVID-19,…

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Zooming into learning
Coronavirus

Gabrielle Guido | March 20, 2020

This story was updated on March 19, 2020 at 12:30 p.m. and revised for clarity.

After Monday’s shelter-in-place announcement for Bay Area citizens to prevent the spread of COVID-19 by restricting…

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Mayor announces ‘shelter-in-place’ protocol
Coronavirus

Charlotte Ehrlich | March 17, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE San Francisco Mayor London Breed announced today via a YouTube live stream that a “shelter in place” order for all San Francisco residents effective midnight tonight, requiring them…

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Video massacres journalists’ rights
Opinions

Staff Editorial | November 5, 2019

A video parody of President Trump violently massacring major media outlets and his political opponents was screened at a conference in Miami held by a pro-Trump organization, according to multiple media…

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Organic, sustainable, GMO?
Features

Charlotte Ehrlich | November 5, 2019

Strolling down the colorful aisles of Whole Foods on the corner of Franklin and California streets, displays stocked with strawberries, tomatoes and blueberries that are labeled “organic,” “sustainable”…

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Dance on
Arts & Entertainment

Cassie Eskicioglu | April 18, 2019

From late night dance classes to play and musical practices nearly all year round, “Love’s Labour’s Lost” marks the last high school play for one student choreographer and actor.

Delaney Tobin…

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Autonomous vehicle awareness increases
News

Laura Mogannam | April 9, 2019

Cars with sensors whirling on top and jutting out of the sides — prototypes of self-driving cars being tested for public use — have become fairly common sites on San Francisco streets. With the rapid…

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It’s who you know
Features

Mason Cooney | February 21, 2019

While a successful career relies upon knowledge and competence, having the right network of people to pull from may be an even bigger factor in determining one’s professional life.

“Fostering connections…

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Ask and receive
Features

Josephine Rozzelle | February 21, 2019

While the workplace wage gap between men and women is often attributed to gender-based employer discrimination, a lack of negotiation by women may also play a role in the disparity, possibly costing women…

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More than code
Features

Gray Timberlake | February 20, 2019

After 50 years of teaching computer science and mathematics as well as leading Convent as head of school, Convent & Stuart Hall awarded Doug Grant the Niehaus Family President’s Excellence Award…

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Going the distance
Features

Mason Cooney | January 8, 2019

Rising as early as 4:10 in the morning, theology teacher Kate McMichael begins her school day with a quick exercise session before catching a 6:30 bus into San Francisco for her hour and fifteen-minute…

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Stitching through Senior Year
Features

Cece Giarman | October 5, 2018

Despite her heavy International Baccalaureate workload, Stanford Online High School classes, varsity volleyball practices and college applications, senior Avery Van Natta manages to set aside six hours…

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9/11 terrorists attacks still affect survivors
News

Gabriella Vulakh | October 4, 2018

NEW YORK — Julie Sweeney Roth’s husband Brian Sweeney, a member of the United flight 175 was killed in the al-Qaeda Islamic terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001 as the plane crashed into the South…

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