The Broadview

Historic neighborhood cinema closes

Historic neighborhood cinema closes

Gabrielle Guido, Senior Reporter

January 23, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE As students stroll down Fillmore to get lunch at Starbucks or Mollie Stones, they unwittingly pass by a historic movie theatre that will be closing its doors after 110 years.  The Clay Theatre has made itself part of the culture of Pacific Heights with its worn movie posters, cliché...

French class reads children’s book

French class reads children’s book

Adele Fratesi, Reporter

January 15, 2020

Students in Honors French IV worked in groups to write a play based on the French book Le petit Nicolas written by René Goscinny and illustrated by Jean-Jacques Sempé.  The project is meant to strengthen reading comprehension and communication skills and expand students' vocabulary through spe...

‘Memeing’ into the new year

‘Memeing’ into the new year

Gabrielle Guido, Senior Reporter

January 9, 2020

As teens open their TikTok accounts, many are expecting to find playful dance videos about viral trends, but they have instead found a multitude of memes teasing the United States’ and Iran’s recent military conflict, dubbing it as “World War III.” In the wake of Iran’s threat to the United...

Students take on finals

Students take on finals

Gabrielle Guido, Senior Reporter

December 17, 2019

With finals well under way, students are studying and meeting with teachers for support in order to ensure success this week.    In addition to casual dress, the school minimizes the pressure on students with long lunch periods and only two testing periods in a day.  “The projects that I’m...

Speak-HERS

Speak-HERS

Gabrielle Guido, Senior Reporter

December 17, 2019

A new club is offering connections and information for young women who are interested in exploring the field of technology as a possible career. Junior Linda Karti started the Female Leaders in Technology Speaker Series as a way to host female technology professionals and foster interest in STEM ca...

The ‘Nut’ turns 75

The ‘Nut’ turns 75

Gabrielle Guido, Senior Reporter

December 17, 2019

Extravagant set-pieces, dancing and vibrant music have cultivated a dedicated audience for the San Francisco Ballet’s seasonal performance of “The Nutcracker” for 75 years.   “My mom and I go to the show together, as it has been a tradition since my childhood,” freshman Sage Swartz sa...

Founding Mothers establish school

Founding Mothers establish school

Charlotte Ehrlich, Web Editor

December 12, 2019

Scattered between the caramel-colored benches, vibrant stained glass and religious iconography of the Mary Mardel, RSCJ, Chapel, a number of inscribed wooden plaques serve as records of the women who founded Schools of the Sacred Heart San Francisco.  Reverend Mother Mary Keating, accompanied by Sisters Verd...

New arena, new experience

New arena, new experience

Madeline Thiara, Components Editor

December 12, 2019

Since the opening of Chase Center in Sept., Mission Bay’s new 18,000 square foot stadium has hosted music concerts and Warriors games. The arena also brought Thrive City — a 3.2 acre plaza with dozens of restaurants — to the neighborhood. “Chase Center is overall easier to navigate than Orac...

Students prepare for Noëls

Students prepare for Noëls

Mackenna Moslander, Reporter

December 6, 2019

In language classes throughout Convent, students are learning holiday songs in their respective languages in preparation for Noels.  “Noels is an opportunity for the whole school to gather and celebrate the season,” Spanish teacher Antony Reyes said. “It gives us not only a space to celebrat...

Seniors pose for portraits

Seniors pose for portraits

Adele Fratesi, Reporter

December 4, 2019

Convent and Stuart Hall seniors posed for annual portraits which will be included in the joint yearbook distributed at the end of the year.  “Since these are senior portraits often there are specific things students are supposed to wear,” Sara C, assistant to the photographer, said. “We provide...

Students attend ADL assembly

Students attend ADL assembly

Alina Kushner, Reporter

November 22, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Students gathered in the Little Theater for a No Place for Hate assembly and signed a Resolution of Respect agreeing to accept everyone for who they are and to help eliminate hate in the world.  The Anti-Defamation League has helped to reduce conflict and to bring peace to the world since 1913....

School adds buildings, creates 4th division

School adds buildings, creates 4th division

Madeline Thiara, Components Editor

November 12, 2019

After the Schools of the Sacred Heart San Francisco permanently settled at Broadway Street with the acquisition of Flood Mansion, Grant House, Hammond House and Herbst House, the school continued to expand onto Vallejo Street as well as build a boys high school on another campus. The Second Capital C...

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