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Juniors Ella Woods and Roxy Comerford sport twin day outfits. This is the second consecutive year twin day has been included in homecoming week.

Double Take

Students ‘twin’ in matching outfits for second day of spirit week
Grace Warner, Reporter September 27, 2022

Today, students sported matching looks with their friends in support of homecoming spirit week. This week is a staple at Convent, and has been repeated with generations of students.  “I love twin...

Senior Julia Kearney explains the details of homecoming week to students while LIFE Coordinator Bryan Lorentz prepares to lead the closing song. Today’s chapel also prepared students for the Mass of the Holy Spirit, which will take place next Thursday.

Chapel celebrates religious and cultural differences

Students and faculty gather during community block
Amrita Rajpal, Reporter September 21, 2022

Chapel today was held to recognize and celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month and the Jewish High Holy Days, such as Rosh Hashana. This student led service included readings in both Spanish and Hebrew...

Lower Form students walk to their next class after lunch. Elementary school students have staggered lunch times, meant to provide more space to the high schoolers during lunch.

Kickstarting the K-8 school year

Elementary school in session after two weeks since high school classes began
Sofia Kozlova and Fiona Kenny August 30, 2022

Elementary school students started their 2023 school year today on the Broadway campus, though high schoolers have been in session since August 15. “It’s really nice to have the lower school back...

Christmas (break) comes early

December 19, 2021

The Convent & Stuart Hall community planned to celebrate the holidays with a final day of school before break on Tuesday. However, due to the new variant of COVID-19 and bad weather in this week's...

Scholastic Journalism & Media Director Tracy Sena sits by stacks of The Broadview as she cleans out the Publications Lab before retiring. Sena has advised The Broadview for more than two decades and has overseen newspapers for both high school divisions, Convent Elementary and the yearbooks.

‘Okay gang, let’s wrap this up’

Journalism adviser to retire after 25 years at Convent

Gazing at the flurry of high schoolers frantic to meet the imminent print deadlines in the Publications Lab, Tracy Sena removed her mask to take a sip of coffee, and smiled. It was the first deadline week...

Sophomore Melanie Koch compares the transcription of a 1950s Mistress General’s journal entry to the original text. The school archives contain four journals each written by multiple Mistresses General that cover the years 1916-1966.

105 years since first journal

Library staff works to transcribe century-old school journals
Makenna Kramer, Reporter April 20, 2021

On the same day German forces agreed to an unconditional surrender and World War II ended in Europe, Convent of the Sacred Heart student M.L. Sullivan (’44) held the American flag in San Francisco while...

Empowerment of women rises in single-sex education

Empowerment of women rises in single-sex education

All-girls environment builds confidence
Tala El Qadah, Reporter March 25, 2021

Speaking up in a coeducational environment can be challenging and unmotivating but, an all girls-environment can result in girls becoming more empowered. “I have been going to Convent since kindergarten...

Community embraces ‘Grace’ as school theme

Community embraces ‘Grace’ as school theme

School theme acts as a constant during the uncertainty of the pandemic
Madeline Thiara, Senior Reporter December 22, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE With stay-at-home orders, the struggle of virtual classes and the adjustment to an altered school environment, the community can use the 2020-2021 school year theme “Grace” to find calmness...

To form a relationship with your sibling, steps like sharing contact information can help you connect.

Seniors and freshmen connect through tradition

Pairing system strives to help freshmen integrate into community
Nina Gutierrez, Senior Reporter October 26, 2020

As freshmen navigate Zoom rather than hallways, Student Council has organized the Senior Sibling program to establish a connection between ninth and 12th graders. “We think this tradition is valuable...

Cece Giarman (19) adjusts to new safety protocols including wearing masks at the University of Notre Dame. Students attended in-person classes after undergoing a two-week quarantine upon arriving on campus in the fall.

Alumnae adapt to safety measures as they return to universities

College freshman, sophomores share returning to campus
Adele Fratesi and Tala El Qadah October 26, 2020

Instead of reconnecting with peers and preparing for the new school year when she returned to the University of Notre Dame campus, Cece Giarman (’19) started off the semester sitting in a room quarantining...

Students pose in front of the Jackson Street Campus situated on the corner of Jackson and Scott streets in the 1920s or 1930s. The Jackson Street school was the third campus adopted by the RSCJs.

Founding Mothers establish school

Charlotte Ehrlich, Web Editor December 12, 2019

Scattered between the caramel-colored benches, vibrant stained glass and religious iconography of the Mary Mardel, RSCJ, Chapel, a number of inscribed wooden plaques serve as records of the women who founded...

Sophomores Mackenna Moslander and Will Burns speak about their service at the all school chapel held in the gym. The focus was honoring the feast of Sacred Heart sister Philippine Duchesne.

Community honors saint, service

Adele Fratesi, Reporter November 15, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Both high school divisions gathered on the Pine/Octavia campus in the gym for a chapel service celebrating the Feast of St. Philippine Duchesne, who opened the first Sacred Heart school in...

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