The Broadview

Freshman class sleeps over at Flood Mansion

Gray Timberlake

November 9, 2017


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WEB EXCLUSIVE The Freshman Class began preparing for their sleepover tonight in which they will watch the fall play and then sleep on the third floor of Flood Mansion. The sleepover used to be a tradition for the freshman class, which died out and became reinstated last year, according to Academic ...

Cast and crew prepare for opening night

Gabriella Vulakh, Reporter

November 8, 2017


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WEB EXCLUSIVE After two months and over 80 hours of rehearsal, the Convent & Stuart Hall cast and crew had the dress rehearsal of Arthur Miller’s “The Crucible” this afternoon at 4 p.m. The dress rehearsal, although only open for faculty, allowed the cast and crew to prepare for tomorrow's...

Navy blue senior color reinstated

Navy blue senior color reinstated

Caroline Thompson, Reporter

November 6, 2017


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WEB EXCLUSIVE After decisions were made by the student support staff, Head of School Rachel Simpson announced this morning that the traditional senior navy blue will continue to be a part of the dress code until the end of the 2018 school year. “When Convent had a full uniform, navy blue became ...

Theology classes meditate with mandalas

Theology classes meditate with mandalas

Gabriella Vulakh, Reporter

November 6, 2017


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WEB EXCLUSIVE Sophomore students drew mandalas inspired by Tibetan Buddhism as part of their World Religions theology class’ unit on Buddhism. “Mandalas are a key part of the spiritual technology of Tibetan Buddhism,” theology teacher Kate McMichael said. “Mandalas express the center of the un...

Sophomores learn about healthy relationships

Sophomores learn about healthy relationships

Sophia Aeby, Reporter

November 3, 2017


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WEB EXCLUSIVE The sophomore class learned about healthy relationships and the prevention of domestic violence and sexual assault during Class Meetings this morning. The Youth Program manager Zephira Derblich-Milea at Shalom Bayit, has been teaching for over 13 years and has brought awareness to d...

Book club offers reading space

Book club offers reading space

Mason Cooney, Assistant Features Editor

November 1, 2017


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WEB EXCLUSIVE Book club gathered in the Mother Williams Library today during lunch for some recreational reading as they ate. “A lot of students are pressed for time,” librarian Alyson Barrett-Ryan, supervisor of the club, said. “We thought a lunch meeting would be perfect for people to pur...

POCSU hosts Dia de los Muertos chapel

POCSU hosts Dia de los Muertos chapel

Arianna Nassiri, Reporter

October 30, 2017


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WEB EXCLUSIVE To celebrate the Mexican holiday, People of Color Student Union, POCSU, a student-organized club, hosted a Dia de los Muertos-themed Chapel. “It’s important to always stay connected to the people that we love; be it those who are alive or those who are dead,” history teacher Mi...

Students take on wrestling

Students take on wrestling

Gabriella Vulakh, Reporter

October 27, 2017


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WEB EXCLUSIVE Prospective female wrestlers met during lunch today to discuss the approaching second year of coed wrestling and the potential formation of an all girls wrestling team. “I think a lot of girls are simply afraid of stepping out of their comfort zone,” junior Sofia Pirri, who will be wrestling ...

POCSU club sets up Day of the Dead altar

POCSU club sets up Day of the Dead altar

Gray Timberlake, Reporter

October 26, 2017


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WEB EXCLUSIVE  The People of Color Student Union club met in the Reception Room during lunch today to set up and decorate a Day of the Dead altar. This altar will be brought to the Main Hall on Friday for the community to contribute offerings to until Nov. 3. “We all got together and bonded ov...

Exchange students join school community

Exchange students join school community

Olivia Mohun, City Life Editor

October 26, 2017


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WEB EXCLUSIVE Students from two schools in Germany have joined the Convent community as they take part in immersion exchanges and visits. “I’m here for one month,” student Smilla Witte, who attends Kieler Wirtschaftsgymnasium School in Kiel, Germany, said. “School here is very different because in Germany, my school is very ...

Dress code enforcements made

Dress code enforcements made

Gray Timberlake, Reporter

October 25, 2017


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WEB EXCLUSIVE An email was sent out this morning explaining a new system in place to ensure that students wear dress code that is appropriately representative of the school community’s standards. Responding to the past dress code enforcement emails this school year, the email explained that stu...

SIA food drive for fire victims ends

SIA food drive for fire victims ends

Laura Mogannam, Senior Reporter

October 25, 2017


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WEB EXCLUSIVE A food drive held by the Students in Action club, SIA, for victims of the North Bay fires will end today after school. Members of the Convent & Stuart Hall community can donate ready-to-eat non-perishable goods before the end of last period. “Mr. O’Connor sent out an email ad...

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