The Broadview

Seniors consider options to finance college

June 1, 2010

Although senior Daisy Chung says she wants to study business at the University of California, Berkeley where she was accepted despite a 73.4 percent rejection rate, she will not be attending due to the financial climate. “I plan on going to the University of San Francisco (USF) for two years, and th...

Class of 2010 begins the end of their high school careers

June 1, 2010

Jovel Queirolo Managing Editor End of the year ceremonies began on May 6 with Senior Tea in the Main Hall, marking the beginning of a seriesof events leading up to commencement on June 4. Administrative Assistant Jeanne Asdourian (’79), who has seen two daughters go through the Convent customs ...

Art and theology departments celebrate sophomores

Students and parents were given the option of planting seeded paper as a symbolic tribute to the earth. Extra paper was offered for students and parents to take home to be planted in their own gardens.

May 20, 2010

Jovel Queirolo Managing Editor Sophomores and their parents planted pressed paper embedded with small seeds last night in the Art Room as a symbolic tribute to the earth before students shared their semester’s work. “This night is a special night for the sophomores highlighting them and thei...

Senior Tea marks graduation season

Senior Tea marks graduation season

May 6, 2010

Zoe Newcomb News Editor Piano music floated through the Main Hall this afternoon as guests lined up to greet the Class of 2010 during the annual Senior Tea. Fifty-two seniors dressed in white, tea-length gowns and holding small bouquets of red roses and white orchids stood along the Belvedere for almo...

Editor-in-chief named journalist of the year

Editor-in-chief named journalist of the year

April 30, 2010

Zoe Newcomb News Editor The Journalism Education Association (JEA) named senior Ina Herlihy 2010 High School Journalist of the Year at the JEA's spring journalism convention in Portland, OR on April 18. Herlihy became 2010 California Journalist of the Year after submitting a 42-page portfolio and ...

NHS tutors CSH

Katherine Noakes

March 31, 2010

Anjali Shrestha Features Editor A Convent Elementary School fifth grader sprints from her cubby in the Herbst House hallway back to her homeroom classroom to make it back on time for tutoring with junior Charlotte Coover, while other students linger so they can see the “cool older kid” from acr...

SF safety measures may prove beneficial after next quake

March 31, 2010

Katy Hallowell Reporter Recent earthquakes in Haiti and Chile may leave many San Franciscans wondering if the Bay Area is the next. California has more than a 99 percent chance of having a magnitude 6.7 or larger earthquake within the next 30 years, according to the Uniform California Earthquake Ruptu...

San Francisco farmers markets provide local fare and color

INA HERLIHY | the broadview Vendor Cynthia Gong bags strawberries at the weekly United Nations Plaza Farmers Market. Gong sells organic strawberries grown in Morgan Hill.

March 31, 2010

Jovel Queirolo Managing Editor Right off 280 the freeway on Alemany Boulevard is a converted parking lot with two city-block long rows of mural-covered concrete stalls where every Saturday morning, the stalls fill with boxes and crates of fruits, vegetables, eggs, honey and whatever else local fa...

Several classes to be coed next year

Many classes that are currently single-sex will have coed sections next year. CHS had a similar campus exchange program with the then all-boys St. Ignatius College Preparatory in the 1970s, however classes remained single-sex. Coed classes will be instructed by teachers from CSH and SHHS.

March 31, 2010

Zoe Newcomb News Editor A significant change will take place next year as students at CSH and SHHS begin to participate in a program that will combine select courses with low enrollment into coed classes. The program will endeavor to give students opportunities that they otherwise may not have...

Women’s Studies gives presentation on challenges of women today

Women's Studies gives presentation on challenges of women today

March 30, 2010

Aggie Kruse & Colleen Scullion Reporters The influences of women on society and the challenges they face today were summarized in a full-school presentation by the Women’s Studies class yesterday in the Syufy Theatre. “We are the voice for women from the past, present and future,” said sen...

Students take time off for class retreats

A candle signals classmates to take turns complimenting Mary-Kate Cullinane during a seven-hour reflection at the Senior Class retreat last Friday at Bishop’s Ranch in Sonoma County. INA HERLIHY | the broadview

March 29, 2010

Students participate in a unique class retreat each March designed for classmates to grow closer as a group through prayer and conversation, scaling walls, tiptoeing across tight ropes and reflection on each senior’s high school experience only a few months before graduation. “Each retreat, each...

Global Aid Forum celebrates women

March 16, 2010

Jovel Queirolo Managing Editor The International Aid Club focused yesterday’s fourth annual Global Aid forum on sharing stories and the work organizations supporting women around the globe. “March is Women’s History Month,” said club head Katherine Armstrong. “International Aid supp...

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