The Broadview

New spirit committee leads school assembly

Spirit leaders, senior Kati Walter and junior Zeke Noveshen, host school wide Kahoot during spirit assembly. The leaders announced class colors and changed their Zoom background to reflect their grade’s color.

Adele Fratesi, Senior Reporter

October 16, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE Spirit leaders, introduced the new spirit program for the 2020-2021 school year at an all school assembly. This will include a spirit committee comprised of students from all grades. “We really wanted to get more students involved in the decisions besides just the two upperclassmen ...

Second session concludes

The global politics class finishes their last class of the second session. The class will reconvene next year in January.

Paige Retajczyk, Senior Reporter

October 16, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE With the end of the second session on Oct. 15 and continued distance learning, students’ attitudes are less than enthusiastic about the schedule structure.  “Towards the end of the session I was extremely tired,” Jadallah said. “I think that it gets super tiring learning the same ...

Juniors struggle to find COVID-19 tests in preparation for the PSAT

Criteria for COVID-19 testing at city testing sites in San Francisco.

Madeline Thiara, Senior Reporter

October 8, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE Juniors who plan on taking the PSAT on campus on Oct. 14 are required to have a negative COVID-19 test within two weeks of the standardized testing date, however they are struggling to find COVID-19 test appointments. The San Francisco Department of Public Health approved the administration of the Pr...

School return will require new protocols and adjustments

Families line up in front of the Flood Mansion for COVID-19 nasal testing on Sept. 22, 2020. Students, faculty and staff working on campus are required to undergo testing every two weeks.

Melanie Koch, Reporter

October 1, 2020

The news that K-2  has returned to in-person learning, has high school students eager to know when they can also return to campus. “During online school, we are not able to communicate face to face with our peers and teachers,” sophomore Natalie Posner said. “It is harder to have class discussions...

Voters consider legislation to lower local voting age

Vote16SF youth campaign leader and legislative co-author, Arianna Nassiri (’20) poses with other speakers on Youth Advocacy Day. Vote-16 will be appearing on the San Francisco ballot as Proposition G and will allow teens to start voting at 16 on city issues.

Amelia Froyd-Kamrath, Reporter

October 1, 2020

San Francisco voters will have a chance to give young people a voice in politics with Proposition G, or Vote16SF, which would allow 16 and 17 year olds to vote in local elections. “Local political decisions have a great influence on the lives of 16 and 17 year olds through school funding, jobs, the ...

Glass and Shady fires cause major damage to North Bay

The Glass and Shady fires in Napa valley have burned over 11,000 acres of forests, homes and wineries. A Red Flag fire warning is in effect for most of Northern California.

Tala El Qadah, Senior

September 28, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE Two roaring wildfires erupted on Sunday morning in the North Bay, burning 11,000 acres and forcing many residents to evacuate.  Junior Anneli Dolan has a home in Glen Ellen, 15 minutes north of Sonoma. Her parents drove up to gather belongings and necessities in case they are called ...

Governor bans gas, diesel cars by 2035

Governor Gavin Newsom addresses attendees at the 2019 California Democratic Party State Convention. Recently the governor signed an executive order banning gasoline cars by 2035.

Kassie DeJean, Reporter

September 25, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE Governor Gavin Newsom announced Wednesday that sales of diesel gas cars will be banned by 2035. Transportation currently accounts for more than 50% of greenhouse gas emissions released each year in California, according to the California Air Resources Board. The order also advises the stat...

Netflix documentary prompts reflection on social media

Like many teenagers, junior Lily Peta uses her iPad as a means of accessing social media. Netflix just released an new documentary,

Darcy Jubb, Senior Reporter

September 23, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE As Netflix releases a documentary questioning the intentions of social media companies, students are reflecting on how social media affects their lives.   "The Social Dilemma" focuses on exposing the overwhelming prevalence of social media in our daily lives, according to junior Lil...

The death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg prompts national controversy

Justice Ginsburg passed away after a storied career on the Supreme Court. Her death left a seat open, prompting debates about when her successor should be nominated.

Adele Fratesi, Senior Reporter

September 21, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away last week, leaving a vacant spot on the bench, prompting many to mourn the loss and sparking the debate as to whether the nominee for the lifelong position should be chosen before the presidential election. In a note to her granddaughter, Ginsburg wis...

School takes next steps towards campus reopening

Students in grades K-6 sign in to receive their COVID-19 tests on campus on Sept. 8. About 500 people signed up for testing. 

Madeline Thiara, Senior Reporter

September 21, 2020

High school students can return to campus on Oct. 19, pending approval from the San Francisco Department of Public Health, according to a statement from Anne Marie Krejcarek, head of Convent & Stuart Hall’s four divisions. “It is hard for me to focus during the long Zoom classes so I am happy to b...

Blog: Remembering a superhero

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg died from pancreatic cancer on September 18, 2020. In the last decade, Justice Ginsburg had an almost cult-like following as the Notorious RBG.

Mackenna Moslander, Web Editor

September 19, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE While working on a piece about the disparity of the standardized testing system, I checked my phone thinking I received a text update from one of our staff cartoonists when I saw the notification.  “Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Supreme Court Justice and liberal icon, dies at 87.” As...

Juniors, families attend college information session

Junior students and families attended the College Information Night hosted by Convent & Stuart Hall’s college counselors. The meeting discussed what to expect during junior year, the college search timeline and what juniors can do to make their year proactive.

Paige Retajczyk, Senior Reporter

September 18, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE Convent & Stuart Hall’s college counselors held a Zoom webinar on Sept. 17 to discuss the college process and junior year amidst COVID-19.   College counselors discussed some of the changes the college process has endured such as some schools being test optional or test blind. ...

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