The Roundtable

Educators tackle promoting civil discourse

By Nik Chupkin, Web Editor

May 21, 2020

In a time of an increasingly polarized electorate, many teachers are taking on the challenge of presenting multiple viewpoints and promoting reasoned political discourse. “I’m always asking the kids to doubt,” history teacher Karen Fry said, “not only what they’re reading, but to doubt what I’m saying and come up with their own opinions and arguments.” Some students say they c...

As the school year comes to an end virtually, seniors say they wonder if they will be able to attend college physically. Some universities have already made plans to continue large classes online, while others are formulating possible responses to a second wave of COVID-19.

Seniors uncertain about fall semester

May 21, 2020

As the school year approaches its end amid COVID-19 shelter-in-place-orders, Stuart Hall administrators are attempting to carry out senior traditions while maintaining social dist...

Junior Vincent Behnke reads Lyndon B. Johnson's autobiography. San Francisco's shelter-in-place order gave students time to delve into various hobbies.

Students engage in activities during shelter-in-place

April 8, 2020

With Convent & Stuart Hall closing school campuses to students through at least May 3 after the San Francisco Health Department issued an order to shelter in place due to the ...

Coach makes workout videos during athletics suspension

Coach makes workout videos during athletics suspension

March 12, 2020

With school sports and competitions suspended through March 22, Barclay Spring, athletics, strength and conditioning coach, is sending daily videos to all students with workouts t...

Health organizations provide COVID-19 safety information

March 12, 2020

Common symptoms Cough Fever Shortness of breath Things you can do to help protect yourself Avoid close contact with people who appear sick. Avoid touching commo...

Senior Collin Ritchie uses hand sanitizer outside the Spark Studio before lunch. SAGE, the school's catering service provider, increased hand sanitizer availability in the cafeteria.

School taking action in response to coronavirus

March 11, 2020

As COVID-19 becomes a pandemic, Convent & Stuart Hall administrators and health professionals are taking action to reduce its spread and attempt to keep the community safe by f...

Senior Cole Slater and junior Trieu Tran wait for the school shuttle next to a Jump scooter parked in front of the Pine/Octavia campus. Electric scooter-sharing systems like Jump, Skip, Spin and Lime brought thousands of new scooter units to San Francisco after securing city permits in 2019, but the rise in scooters is correlated with a rise in injuries.

E-scooter injuries rise among youth

February 14, 2020

With a rapid increase in the accessibility of rentable electric scooters in San Francisco, injuries are becoming more common, according to a study conducted by the University of California, San Francisco. “Every San Franciscan knows that about two years...

Will Burns, Will Yancey, James O’Leary, Toby Slater and Connor Caba paddle through a rapid with their guide. Sophomores descended to the river in a 30-minute shuttle ride before getting in rafts.

¡Pura vida!

February 14, 2020

Sophomores spent seven days engaging in class bonding, service and recreational activities in Dominical, Costa Rica, Jan. 18-25. “The snorkeling trip was definitely one of my favorite parts,” ...

Juniors Trieu Tran, Chase Mack and Owen O’Dell build Lego robots in the robotics facility at Colegio Sagrado Corazon. Participants of the immersion trip met students and toured the campus during their visit to Convent & Stuart Hall’s sister school in Mexico City.

Heart-to-heart in Mexico

February 14, 2020

Twenty students from Convent & Stuart Hall returned from a service immersion trip in Mexico that took place Jan. 18-24, bringing back new experiences and global perspectiv...

Spring musical to cast all divisions

Spring musical to cast all divisions

February 14, 2020

The middle school division will join the high school theater program for the production of “The Addams Family” this spring, and although high school students may play the lead characters, all four divisions will be on stage ...

Captain Doug Dawkins wrestles with a Pinole Valley Spartan during a home match on Nov. 29. The Knights lost their first tournament of the season, but say they will focus on rebuilding the team by training promising underclassmen.

Wrestling team to spend season rebuilding

December 12, 2019

The wrestling team lost its first match of the season on Wednesday against Pinole Valley High School and Saint Patricks Saint Vincent High School, but wrestlers say this season...

Connor Moore gives a speech to his class during freshman elections on Monday. All other class elections took place last May.

Freshmen choose class reps

November 18, 2019

Freshmen met in the Carroll Learning Commons Nov. 18 to elect class representatives to Student Council. “It’s important to have a leader of each class so your ideas can get to the ...