The Roundtable

Senior athlete Dinh Tran performs in the 2020 Toyota U.S. Figure Skating Championships where he took eighth place. Tran’s performance was live-streamed to the community in the Columbus Room in 2019, when he took second place in the U.S. Junior Championships.

Senior athlete trains for Olympics

May 21, 2020

Regardless of whether or not he has access to a rink, U.S. men’s figure skater Dinh Tran is continuing to train in hopes of competing in the 2022 Winter Olympics. In order to stay...

Junior Jake Falconer adds scrambled eggs to his morning burrito in the Breakfast Club’s May 8 video tutorial. The club started making weekly YouTube videos after campus closed in March.

Club expands to virtual platforms

May 21, 2020

Morning meals between friends and fundraisers featuring breakfast items have evolved into media posts with cooking during sheltering in place during the COVID-19 pandemic. “When...

Shun Kodaira-Lopez practices playing the timpani. Kodaira-Lopez began his musical career when he was just 4 years old.

Drumming away

December 12, 2019

Junior Shun Kodaira-Lopez plays the drumset for the San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra, but started his journey in music when he was just in preschool. “I was four when...

Community commemorates 9/11

By Owen Akel and Will Burns

September 17, 2019

  The events of 9/11 that included four intentional plane crashes and the death of 2977 individuals not only impacted the people of New York, Pennsylvania and Washington DC but also individuals serving for their city or country on the West Coast. “When it became apparent that it was a terrorist attack, I told my kids they were staying home,” Philip Downs, former police inspector and current...

Mogan pops a wheelie on a mountain overlooking the Pacific coast. Biking to scenic views is one way Mogan enjoys leisurely riding his mountain bike.

Mogan prepares for Enduro mountain biking competition

April 18, 2018

Mountain biking enthusiast Flynn Mogan regularly dedicates weekday afternoons and much of weekends to biking, so when it came time for him to prepare for a race that takes...

Joseph Weinstein jumps off of a waterfall. Weinstein and the rest of his trail group rode horses to the remote waterfalls with guides.

Sophomore class changed after ‘incredible’ Costa Rica trip

February 6, 2018

The sophomores returned from the fifth-annual Costa Rica Trip last month, bringing back not only memories but also new friendships — and in some cases, new world views. “I...

Current events affect classroom

Current events affect classroom

December 19, 2017

It has been over a year since the President of the United States was elected, and two years since the beginning of the presidential race. Yet, the country and those on the Stuart...

The EZ-bar curl.
Stand up straight while holding an EZ bar at the wide outer handle. The palms of your hands should be facing forward and slightly tilted inward due to the shape of the bar. Keep your elbows close to your torso. Curl the weight by contracting biceps and keeping your arms pinned to your side. When the bar reaches the top, pause for a second, then slowly uncurl the bar until you reach the starting position.
Works: Biceps

Winter conditioning begins

December 14, 2017

An after-school physical training program offers students chances to get in shape, build up muscle mass and prepare for spring sports, while not having to pay for a g...

Mats Keldsen ’18 executes a maneuver with the help of his teammate at sailing practice on the San Francisco
Bay. Kelden travels often for sailing regattas, going as far as South America to compete.

Keldsen excels on the water

April 27, 2017

Every other weekday, Mats Keldsen ’18 is on the water in the San Francisco Bay, practicing for SHHS sailing team and he hopes someday, the Olympics. Sailing with his father...

The Real Cost of Prom

The Real Cost of Prom

April 24, 2017

With prom season in full swing, the signature dance’s appearance on the horizon signals the arrival of one of the biggest school events of the year for upperclassmen, but disguised...

Jaden Newman ’17 looks over the courtyard at Stuart Hall High School early on a  March morning. Newman has recently begun to release music online and is seeing increasing success.

Newman to Anthony

April 24, 2017

Sitting on the yellow First Student bus that shuttles Convent & Stuart Hall students between campuses, Jaden Newman looked out the window and the words “She a model” came into his head. Using Garageband and a microphone in his bedroom, Newman tu...

Changing community faces challenges

Changing community faces challenges

October 11, 2016

IB courses offer more opportunities for integrated experiences  Two thousand ten marked the first year that Convent and Stuart Hall started offering coed classes. Six ye...