The Broadview

Professional sports teams protest racial inequality

San Francisco 49ers players kneel during the national anthem to protest police brutality and racial injustice at a game in 2017. This was one form of protest in sports used three years ago that members of certain teams, such as the San Francisco Giants, employ today.

Kassie DeJean, Reporter

August 31, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE Last week, professional basketball, soccer, and baseball teams postponed games in protest of police brutality sparked by a shooting. One basketball team, the Milwaukee Bucks, decided not to attend a playoff game against the Orlando Magic on Wednesday night following the shooting of Jacob Blake. Blake was sh...

Shelter-in-place inspires virtual athletic program

Coach Barclay leads a Youtube workout accessible through BarclaySpring linktree. Prerecorded YouTube workouts and daily Zoom training, led by the athletic faculty, are available to students while remote learning continues.

Adele Fratesi, Senior Reporter

August 25, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE The Convent & Stuart Hall athletic department released a schedule for staying active as students and faculty continue remote learning over Zoom.  “I’m glad there will be a virtual athletic schedule,” junior Shana Ong said. “I’m excited to stay active even while being at...

Season lost, memories celebrated

Adele Bonomi, Sports Editor

May 20, 2020

As I rounded the bend at Kezar Stadium in the 200-meter dash on March 6, I did not know that those last 100 meters to the finish line would be the last of my high school track career.  The administration suspended athletic practices and competitions on March 9 due to a public health concern over COVID-...

Customized fitness videos encourage athleticism

Customized fitness videos encourage athleticism

Tala El Qadah, Reporter

March 31, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE While the shelter-in-place order in response to the spread of COVID-19 has caused gyms to close and sports to be canceled, athletic trainer Barclay Spring is making daily workout videos for the school community.  The workout videos are four to eight-minutes long and have Spring explaini...

Athletic events, practices canceled

All athletic games and practices are canceled until March 22 as a precaution against COVID-19. The corona virus is transmitted through airborn droplets on surfaces and close body contact.

Mackenna Moslander and Clara Bonomi

March 10, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE  Parents received an email on March 9 from the school administration informing them that all school sports are canceled for the next two weeks due to COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus. The suspension of athletic activities is a precautionary measure to protect students, fa...

Silent Killer

College student Claire Chung shared images of a normal chest CT scan on the top compared to her CT scan showing inflamed lungs with damaged tissue on her Instagram account. Chung was hospitalized with a 104 degree fever and doctors said her lung tissue was destroyed from vaping.

Gray Timberlake, Editor-in-Chief

February 14, 2020

Nineteen-year-old Claire Chung posted a picture of herself in a hospital bed and a scan of her lungs on her Instagram warning friends to quit vaping. The posts blew up with thousands of likes and comments, proving the success of teen consultation. “Someone put the post on their story and I clicked...

On Your Mark: Acting out of bounds

Adele Bonomi, Sports Editor

February 14, 2020

Legends may never die but, in this case, interest in a sexual assault lawsuit certainly did. When Kobe Bryant, the Los Angeles Lakers star player and National Basketball Association icon, died on Jan. 26 in a helicopter crash with eight others, including his 13-year-old daughter Gianna, fans paid tri...

Volunteers help disabled athletes

Special Olympics athletes play basketball amongst student volunteers. Sports seasons change year round and include more than 30 options such as swimming, basketball and skiing.

Adele Fratesi, Reporter

February 14, 2020

Although the world-wide games only take place every two years, the Special Olympics have ongoing events in the Bay Area yearound.  “The organization creates an opportunity for people that otherwise would not have that opportunity to get out run, play, and move their body,” volunteer Frank Moslande...

Stretch before you stroke

Senior Arlena Jackson and freshman Samantha Calvin move into cow pose in the yoga sequence

Mackenna Moslander, Reporter

February 14, 2020

Before spring sports begin and swimmers dive into the pool for the first practice of the season, the swim team is participating in preseason Kundalini yoga sessions to work on breathing and muscle strength.  Yoga can help with many skills including core strength and endurance, which are necessary...

Restrictive diets can foster bad habits

Restrictive diets can foster bad habits

Madeline Thiara, Components Editor

February 14, 2020

Although not eating for extended periods of time can be a healthful diet tool for adults, intermittent fasting may not be the right decision for teenagers.  “I choose to only eat eight hours a day and fast for 16 hours," chemistry teacher Roderick Mobley said. “I have already lost seven pounds in t...

Speeding down the slopes

Sophomore Takouhi Asdorian takes a break from a day of snowboarding at Alpine Meadows
Ski Resort. Tahoe-area ski resorts offer equipment rentals and lessons in addition to lift passes.

Olivia Rounsaville, Senior Reporter

February 13, 2020

Many students are pulling out their goggles, helmets, boots and snowboards in preparation for a popular winter activity over next week’s Winter Break ― snowboarding. “One day my parents suggested either taking a snowboarding lesson or a ski lesson,” junior Audrey Hunnicutt said. “I loved wa...

Community mourns basketball legend

Kobe Bryant waves to fans during the Los Angeles Lakers' 2010 Championship Parade. Bryant won five NBA championships throughout his career.

Grace Krumplitsch and Paige Retajczyk

January 27, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE Many members of the athletic and school community alike joined the rest of the world in mourning the death of NBA superstar Kobe Bryant, who tragically died in a fatal helicopter crash on Sunday, by posting tributes on social media and sharing the impact his career had on their lives....

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