The Broadview

Cheerleader shatters stereotypes

Mary Perez, Senior Reporter

September 27, 2017

Ever since seeing a television special about an award-winning cheer team when she was younger, junior Emma Kob has dedicated herself to cheerleading for Pacific Coast Magic’s competitive cheer team. “I’ve been cheerleading since the sixth grade,” Kob said. “I wanted to do gymnastics — mo...

Convent & Stuart Hall sailing kicks off season

Convent & Stuart Hall sailing kicks off season

Laura Mogannam, Senior Reporter

September 6, 2017

WEB EXCLUSIVE Convent & Stuart Hall’s varsity and junior varsity sailing teams began their first practices of the 2017-2018 school year this week at the St. Francis Yacht Club on the San Francisco Bay. The teams practice separately in the water twice a week with other high school sailing teams...

Soccer team heads to league playoffs

Soccer team heads to league playoffs

Cece Giarman

May 1, 2017

With cleats, water bottles, and shin guards ready to go, the soccer team began preparations today for their league playoff game of the season, scheduled for Tuesday, May 2. “On Saturday, our team went for a group run at Ocean Beach to focus on our fitness and today we are going to go over tactic...

Leveling the playing field

Leveling the playing field

Grace Ainslie, Assistant Sports Editor

March 9, 2017

The demoralizing locker room insult “You run like a girl” sums up the stereotypes and misogyny professional female athletes continue to battle, as they struggle for competitive pay, publicity and benefits to their male counterparts. Although Title IX, legislation giving women equal access playing...

Athletes struggle to find balance between challenge and injury

Athletes struggle to find balance between challenge and injury

Claire Devereux, Senior Reporter

March 9, 2017

“No pain, no gain” can easily be taken too far while exercising or playing sports, placing athletes at high risk for injury and health problems that can go beyond a couple of days and last a lifetime. “I pulled three back muscles as a sophomore during swim season,” senior Bella Kearney sai...

Sports event celebrates graduating team members

Sports event celebrates graduating team members

Josephine Rozzelle, Senior Reporter

February 7, 2017

Three seniors on the Convent Varsity Basketball team were honored tonight at an annual sports event held before the team’s last league game against University High School. Senior Night celebrated captains Alyssa Alvarez, Ally Arora and Gia Monachino, all 4-year varsity athletes. “We recognize o...

From workouts to workdays

From workouts to workdays

Claire Devereux, Senior Reporter

February 2, 2017

As junior Rosie Morford gets ready to run errands around the city, she chooses Wunder Under Crop Lululemon Athletica leggings, an athletic shirt and tennis shoes instead of blue jeans, T-shirt and flip flops. “I'm constantly moving,” Morford said. “Athleisure is a way of staying comfortable ...

Miss-representation

Miss-representation

Alyssa Alvarez, Sports Editor

December 9, 2016

Coming out of an elementary school where athletics were such a large part of the community, I thought I would go to a similar high school — a high school where sports are everything and a part of the school culture. Going to a small, all-girls school, the competitiveness in the classroom can become mor...

Shooting for two

Shooting for two

Alyssa Alvarez, Sports Editor

September 22, 2016

Choosing between school and athletics should never really be a decision, but as I sit down for a water break during my nightly workout, I cannot help but think about about the millions of athletes who are at a crossroads. Now is the time when high school athletes have to come to terms with the fac...

Volleyball teams utilized daily practice time to improve skills for upcoming game

Volleyball teams utilized daily practice time to improve skills for upcoming game

Asha Khanna, Copy Editor

August 25, 2016

Both the JV and varsity volleyball teams spent practices this week preparing for their third games of the season tomorrow against the Drew School. “We’ve definitely been practicing our hitting and rotations to make sure we go after every ball,” JV team member Giulia Oltranti said. “We want to b...

Back to School

Back to School

August 19, 2016

Library renovations, summer activities and rising textbook prices are few of the many areas that returning and new students catch up on as they reenter the Flood Mansion doors.

Fitbit fuels competition

Grace Ainslie, Senior Reporter

May 18, 2016

Faculty members from each of the four schools and Central Services are competing with each other throughout the month of May as part of a Fitbit Challenge through the Wellness Program, designed to encourage faculty members’ healthy habits. Participants received Fitbits, a device which counts how ma...

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