The Broadview

Seniors pose for portraits

Seniors pose for portraits

Adele Bonomi, Sports Editor

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...

Visiting author prompts discussions

Visiting author prompts discussions

Charlotte Ehrlich, Web Editor

November 12, 2019

Author Madeline Miller’s novel “Circe” is stealing the hearts of students and faculty alike in anticipation of her visit on Nov. 19. A modern reteller of ancient Greek classics, Miller is breaking the boundaries of the rigid structure of mythological tales such as Homer’s “The Odyssey”  ...

Art students reflect on interconnectivity

Art students reflect on interconnectivity

Madeline Thiara, Senior Reporter

November 4, 2019

Art Foundation II students are working on a project titled “The Line that Binds Us” as their first project of the year that involves the use of materials rather than research. The project is based on the theme of interconnectivity, where students are displaying how they are connected to their env...

Sophomores discuss Othello in class

Sophomores discuss Othello in class

Elise Vulakh, Reporter

October 24, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Sophomore Honors English II students discussed the book Othello today and shared their opinions on William Shakespeare’s writing specifically in the play.  Prior to the discussion, students journaled in their Commonplace notebooks about the prominence and significance of the number th...

Gun control activists visit campus

Gun control activists visit campus

Olivia Rounsaville, Senior Reporter

October 23, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Gun violence activists Bria Smith and Samantha Fuentes, a survivor of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting, came to the Pine-Octavia campus to talk to a group of students about youth activism and issues surrounding gun violence in our country.  “I was really inspired about how pas...

Art classes gift portraits

Art classes gift portraits

Tabitha Parent, Senior Reporter

October 22, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Juniors in IB Visual Arts are continuing work on their artwork in collaboration with the Memory Project, a non-profit which aims to connect high school students with children in challenging situations across the globe through art.  “It’s a great opportunity to build skills around ...

Power outages prompt preventative measures

Power outages prompt preventative measures

Gabrielle Guido, Senior Reporter

October 10, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE In the midst of the California fire season, along with the recent power outages, families are preparing to protect themselves from natural disasters such as earthquakes and wildfires.  According to The New York Times, the Pacific Gas & Electric Company has shut off power for ove...

Students prepare for standardized testing

Students prepare for standardized testing

Alina Kushner, Reporter

October 10, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE With the Preliminary SAT exam approaching on Oct. 16, students were able to attend review sessions to discuss helpful strategies and tips with teachers to prepare for the exam.  The meetings were held both Tuesday and Wednesday during ColLab before A and E Periods. Students had the o...

Varsity tennis trains for upcoming match

Varsity tennis trains for upcoming match

Elise Vulakh, Reporter

October 8, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Convent’s varsity tennis team practiced at Alice Marble tennis courts today for their upcoming match on Friday against University High School. The team is undefeated and has beat competitive schools, already surpassing their final standing of last year’s season.   “I am feeling o...

Organic, sustainable, GMO?

Organic, sustainable, GMO?

Charlotte Ehrlich, Web Editor

October 7, 2019

Strolling down the colorful aisles of Whole Foods on the corner of Franklin and California streets, displays stocked with strawberries, tomatoes and blueberries that are labeled “organic,” “sustainable” and “genetically modified” can confuse many shoppers.  Almost three-quarters of American consumers ...

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