The Roundtable

COVID-19 related mental health issues need to be addressed

By Owen Murray, Editor-in-Chief

May 21, 2020

Legislation may require the public to protect itself from COVID-19 with masks in public spaces, but teens are unprepared for a more pervading medical threat: mental health problems. Up to 30% of high schoolers suffer from depression regularly, according to the Davenee Foundation. Recent COVID-19 lockdowns have caused 56% of Americans to experience new mental health issues, the Kaiser Family Foundation r...

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...

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 Noah Cross jump ropes as part of his daily workout routine. With athletics canceled and gyms closed, many students began exercising at home to maintain their physical health.

Athletes engage with sports during social isolation

May 21, 2020

Although the coronavirus pandemic ended spring sports prematurely, coaches and athletics trainers have offered students resources so that athletes could continue their development...

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...

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...