The Broadview

Presenter teaches juniors about algorithms, artificial intelligence

Presenter teaches juniors about algorithms, artificial intelligence

Adele Bonomi, Senior Reporter

January 19, 2019


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WEB EXCLUSIVE Convent & Stuart Hall juniors gathered in the Williams Library today to hear John Villaseñor, senior fellow at the Center for Technology Innovation at Brookings,  present about artificial intelligence and its influence on the world.   “High schoolers are graduating into and wi...

IB seniors complete forensic simulations

IB seniors complete forensic simulations

Mason Cooney, Copy Editor

January 16, 2019


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WEB EXCLUSIVE International Baccalaureate seniors solved simulated murder cases in class as part of an interdisciplinary science activity required by the IB Programme. “I did a lab that investigated how physics can be used to analyze blood spatter patterns in crime scenes,” senior Emma Hubbard...

Juniors attend testing workshop

Juniors attend testing workshop

Gray Timberlake, Senior Reporter

January 16, 2019


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WEB EXCLUSIVE Juniors participated in a full-day ACT and SAT test preparation day yesterday with Compass Education Group. Compass brought in team members for three sessions, math and science strategies, english and writing strategies and a Q&A with founder and executive director Bruce Reed. “This ...

Freshmen participate in all day bonding activities

Freshmen participate in all day bonding activities

Madeline Thiara, Reporter

January 14, 2019


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WEB EXCLUSIVE Freshmen convened in the Little Theater this morning to engage in group discussions and other bonding exercises for their second “Freshmen Success” of the school year. “Today was a way to start off the second semester together as a community now that the freshman class has gotte...

Sophomores prepare for Costa Rica trip

Sophomores prepare for Costa Rica trip

Jordan Russell and Cassie Eskicioglu, Sports Editor and City Life Editor

January 9, 2019


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WEB EXCLUSIVE Convent and Stuart Hall sophomores attended their final Costa Rica meeting last night before embarking on their week-long trip this Saturday. They will arrive back to San Francisco on Jan. 19. “Costa Rica is a fun opportunity for the sophomores to be together,” Tenth Grade Chair De...

Students and faculty start the new year with chapel

Students and faculty start the new year with chapel

Sophia Aeby, Video Editor

January 7, 2019


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WEB EXCLUSIVE Convent kicked off the new year with chapel to recenter and calm students and faculty for the start of the second semester. Chapel was led by Head of School Rachel Simpson and Chair of Community Life Paul Pryor Lorentz. Student and faculty began with a musical Espacio —listening to In th...

Wellness club brings finals goodies

Wellness club brings finals goodies

Mason Cooney, Copy Editor

December 17, 2018


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WEB EXCLUSIVE An abundance of Lucky Charms, muffins and hot chocolate greeted students who walked onto the Pine-Octavia Campus this morning for their A Period finals. “I got hot chocolate before my Ethics final,” junior Sofia Telfer said. “I had been feeling a little under the weather so a war...

Bay Area bomb threat hoax concerns students and faculty

Bay Area bomb threat hoax concerns students and faculty

Sophia Aeby, Senior Reporter

December 14, 2018


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WEB EXCLUSIVE An email sent out by Life Director Michael Buckley warned students about police activity around Laurel, Presidio and Pacific Heights neighborhoods yesterday afternoon. “My initial reaction was shocked because I was wondering what's going on, because obviously if they sent out a sc...

Students delete addictive social media app for finals week

Students delete addictive social media app for finals week

Madeline Thiara, Reporter

December 11, 2018


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WEB EXCLUSIVE Students are deleting Snapchat from their phones to reduce screen time while preparing and studying for final exams. “Deleting Snapchat was a great decision for me because I spent a lot of time consumed in the app,” freshman Takouhi Asdourian said. “I feel like now since Snapchat notification...

IB students prepare for art show

IB students prepare for art show

Amy Phipps, Reporter

December 10, 2018


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WEB EXCLUSIVE International Baccalaureate art students prepare for their art show today, ‘Wonder In Winter,’ which will showcase pieces about students’ identities. “Within IB Year I, we start off the class exploring identity,” Visual Arts Department Chair Rachel McIntire said. “The project is p...

Artificial intelligence presentation prompts debates about empathy

Artificial intelligence presentation prompts debates about empathy

Audrey Pinard, Reporter

December 6, 2018


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WEB EXCLUSIVE John Villasenor, senior fellow at the Center for Technology Innovation at Brookings, presented to students and faculty today about artificial intelligence, concluding with a debate about AI’s ability to experience human emotion. “I think AI may not feel empathy in the same way that humans d...

Club celebrates Hanukkah

Club celebrates Hanukkah

Grace O'Reilly, Reporter

December 4, 2018


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WEB EXCLUSIVE The Interfaith club gathered during lunch today to light a menorah, play dreidel games, and eat traditional Jewish foods in honor of the second day of Hanukkah. "I decided to make latkes with sweet potatoes, which turned out to be really good,” Theology teacher Kate McMichael said. ...

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