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Closing remarks after successfully loading all the food into the truck

Helping hands: San Domenico’s food drive makes a positive impact

Merritt Sellers, Contributer December 2, 2023

On a fall morning, in the crisp morning air, people gathered in front of Dominican Hall on the Friday before the break for the annual Thanksgiving food drive. From kindergarteners to grandparents, members...

Donuts are costing more dough at San Domenico

Donuts are costing more dough at San Domenico

Coda Swaim November 1, 2023

After a long and stressful week at school, it’s finally Friday! During break, students push and shove in line where donuts are being sold, desperately needing sugar to get them through the rest of the...

Areas such as gas stations across Marin are seeing a rise in theft

Increased security within Marin stores highlight issues in the community

Sarah Robinson-Williams, Contributor October 23, 2023

The surge in theft in Marin County has had a profound impact on the local retail landscape, causing local stores to safeguard their merchandise by putting it under lock and key, and it’s rumored that...

Members of the Screenwriting program Audrey Maxon, Kate Ellis, Joaquin Foster and Jace Skinnell at the All American High School Film Festival in New York

Writing their way to Hollywood: the origins of the Screenwriting program at SD

Caroline Pirsch, Editor-in-Chief October 20, 2023

The members of the Writers Guild of America began returning to work in early October after the first Hollywood strike since 2007. Following concerns of AI jeopardizing job opportunities and minuscule residual...

New grade system introduced causes controversy among the SD community

New grade system introduced causes controversy among the SD community

Hannah Silber October 19, 2023

Veracross, a new system recently introduced to San Domenico, has sparked controversy among the San Domenico community. Veracross allows students to view their grades, daily schedule, upcoming events, and...

Setting up for the annual Garden Fair

Annual Garden Fair helps to bring together San Domenico community for the 18th year

Larkin Bowie, Contributor October 16, 2023

On a warm Fall day, people flocked to San Domenico's 18th annual Garden Fair. On Saturday, the 7th of October, the community of San Domenico came together to sell and buy baked goods, play games, and do...

Boarding panthers dressed up, singing and dancing

Boarding students enjoy a fun dance

Sharifa Hunarwar, Contributor October 16, 2023

Among many other fun programs and activities in the boarding program, San Domenico Resident Faculty and students have begun a fun dance competition among the dorm floors and buildings, happening once per...

Flags of colleges San Domenico class of 2023 graduates attended

Can the U.S. News college rankings predict the adventures of college admissions and applicants?

Alice Wang, Contributor October 16, 2023

Last month, U.S. News & World Report released the 2024 Best National University Rankings. Princeton retained its position as the top-ranked university in the nation, followed by M.I.T., with Harvard...

Sanders with wife Andrea and daughters Ella and Sloane

San Domenico welcomes new head of school to its community

Caroline Pirsch, Editor-in-Chief October 13, 2023

At long last, San Domenico has selected a new head of school for the 2024-2025 school year. Paul Sanders will succeed the interim head, Michael McGill, after months of deliberation by the Search Committee...

SpeakSafe Volunteer Opportunity

SpeakSafe Volunteer Opportunity

Hannah Silber June 13, 2023

SpeakSafe is an organization dedicated to saving adolescents from exploitation. The team made up of program organizers, college students and highschool students work together to attend conferences, create...

The journalism program students at the National High School Journalism Convention

The National High School Journalism Convention surprises San Domenico journalists.

Maja Cykowska, news section editor May 18, 2023

At the end of April, members of the San Domenico newspaper, The Panther Press, took part in the NSPA National High School Journalism Convention. This year, the conference took place at Hilton Hotel Union...

San Domenico juniors Summer Jenkins and Charlee Dorhan show their appreciation for Maxon. Photo by Caroline Pirsch

Holly Maxon: The smile to greet you at San Domenico

Caroline Pirsch, Editor-in-Chief March 31, 2023

At the front office, the area is a hurricane of bustling activity. Students jostle for space to pick up tardy slips and supplies, and maybe swipe some candy. In the eye of the storm is Holly Maxon. As...

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