The Broadview

Time to explore

Time to explore

Gabriella Vulakh, Web Editor

May 24, 2018


Filed under Features

From volunteering in the local community, taking summer school courses or further developing a talent, summer break provides students with an opportunity to expand their resumes and explore their interests. “Summer is a great time for students to investigate their interests and figure out what t...

Giving during the holidays

Giving during the holidays

Mason Cooney, Features Editor

December 14, 2017


Filed under News

Volunteers clamor to serve meals at soup kitchens or package food at local food banks as the holidays approach, while less popular organizations in San Francisco are overlooked and left with little assistance. “Unfortunately, people like to reach out and say, ‘I’m going to go to Glide and se...

Students volunteer during the Christmas season

Students volunteer during the Christmas season

Arianna Nassiri, Reporter

December 3, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, News, Web Exclusive

WEB EXCLUSIVE This past weekend, numerous students from both high schools paused their finals preparation and volunteered at holiday-themed events across the city. Throughout November, students received emails regarding multiple volunteering opportunities across the city. Two of those events, ‘De...

Sophomores spend retreat supporting the Tenderloin

Sophomores spend retreat supporting the Tenderloin

Caroline Thompson, Reporter

September 15, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, News, Web Exclusive

Convent & Stuart Hall sophomores participated in a class retreat at St. Anthony’s dining hall and social services facility in San Francisco's Tenderloin district Friday, where students worked in different departments that benefit different parts of the community. “It was really nice to just talk to people...

Students spend the day volunteering at the 2017 Giant Race

Students spend the day volunteering at the 2017 Giant Race

Claire Devereux, Features Editor

August 28, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, News, Web Exclusive

While most students spent their Sunday morning in bed resting for the upcoming school week, junior Isis Boivin and other classmates woke up at 5:30 a.m. in order to volunteer at this year’s Giant Race. “My parents usually run the race, but due to medical reasons I have never been able to run...

Studying abroad cultivates personal interests

Asha Khanna, Copy Editor

May 23, 2017


Filed under Features, Sacred Heart

While some were swimming or tanning, junior Annabelle Leung spent four weeks last summer in Beijing, visiting historical sites like the Great Wall of China and Forbidden City and taking Mandarin classes to improve her fluency. “I adapted super quickly to being in China and away from home because I w...

Club decorates care packages

Club decorates care packages

Anna Doggett, Reporter

December 16, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News

The Hearts and Hands service club decorated care packages for a homeless shelter during their meeting today in preparation for the packages' distribution this weekend. “This Saturday, we are having a dinner for 65 homeless men at St. Mark’s [Lutheran Church],” junior Sarah Mahnke-Baum sai...

Service club fundraises with hot chocolate sale

Service club fundraises with hot chocolate sale

Emma Hubbard and Caroline Schulberg

November 30, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News

Sophomores Kelly Chan, Madeline Furey Peters and Sydney Marquez organized a hot chocolate sale in the Gallery today during lunch. The sophomores sold the hot chocolate to raise money for the Service to the Homeless Club. The sale’s proceeds will purchase mittens, blankets, and socks to be given out to...

Service begins at home

Service begins at home

Grace Ainslie, Senior Reporter

March 12, 2016


Filed under Features, News

Music blared from all levels of the Flood Mansion as PAWS families swept, wiped and vacuummed different floors of the Broadview campus during last Friday’s annual Service Day. Students and faculty had originally planned to participate in a beach cleanup, which was canceled due to rain. “March is ju...

Ash Wednesday chapel addresses sacrifice, otherness

Ash Wednesday chapel addresses sacrifice, otherness

Liana Lum, Editor-in-Chief

February 10, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News

Voices chanting “hold us in your mercy” reverberated around the Chapel today during the Ash Wednesday Service. The service, which did not occur last year due to overlap with Winter Break, included biblical readings and a student testimonial from each grade about the meaning of Lent. “I ...

Doing more harm than help

Doing more harm than help

Liana Lum, Editor-in-Chief

February 4, 2016


Filed under Features

Volunteering in a distant community in need may seem like a noble act, but such trips can be detrimental to those “receiving” help when the volunteer lacks skills that the community needs or the sponsoring agency does not create lasting impacts. “A lot of people are a lot more willing to spend money on s...

Sophs leave for Costa Rica Saturday night.

Sophs leave for Costa Rica Saturday night.

Claire Devereux, Reporter

January 15, 2016


Filed under News

Convent & Stuart Hall sophomores are headed to Costa Rica late tomorrow night on a cultural immersion trip that includes community service, horseback riding, white river rafting and ziplining. “I’m looking forward to all the activities like ziplining and stuff that I wouldn't usually do,” sophomor...

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