The Broadview

Skateboarding popularity resurges in San Francisco

Sophomore Azadeh Reiskin often skates in Forest Hill after school to get some fresh air and exercise. Some skaters gravitate towards skate parks, but for many of them, skating in residential areas also proves to be more appealing and lowkey.
Trendy skating culture becomes increasingly prevalent
October 26, 2020

With trend-setting fashion, a tight-knit community and a unique demographic, skateboarding has become a staple on San Francisco’s streets.  The sport has recently become a trend among social media...

Customized fitness videos encourage athleticism

Customized fitness videos encourage athleticism
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...

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.
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...

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.
Service organization provides athletic training, competition
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...

Warm up, exercise, cool down

Warm up, exercise, cool down
Pre and post workout routines pose benefits
November 15, 2019

From tennis to golf to field hockey to soccer, stretching can help athletes prepare for games as well as help them recuperate after playing or after a workout. Strength and conditioning trainer Barclay...

Soccer players attend introduction meeting

Coaches Spencer Irwin and Elena DeSantis address potential soccer participants about the program. The purpose of this meeting was to provide students with essential information about the upcoming season.
September 25, 2019

Students hoping to play girls’ soccer during the winter gathered together in a pre-season meeting this morning in Siboni.  Prospective players from all grades attended the meeting at Convent this...

Students bundle up as cold weather hits Bay Area

Seniors Isabella Bermejo and Molly Brown eat lunch in the main hall while wearing multiple layers. Temperatures in San Francisco averaged around low 40s this week and even lead to snow on high peaks around the Bay Area.
February 6, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE With temperatures averaging low 40s this week, students are cranking up the heat at home and bundling up during classes and extracurriculars in parkas, trench coats, beanies and gloves. “I've...

Swimmers prepare for upcoming season

Coach Isabel St. Ives discusses the upcoming swim season. The first practice is next Monday, Jan. 28.
January 22, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE With spring sports starting next week, Convent & Stuart Hall students met during Collab today to discuss the upcoming swim season. Coach Isabel St. Ives who has coached the Convent &...

Varsity tennis celebrates senior night

Seniors Abby Anderson and Mason Cooney hand balls to their opponents at the end of a game. Both seniors have played tennis for Convent since freshman year.
October 18, 2018

The Convent varsity tennis team recognized its seniors for Senior Night during their last regular season game against San Domenico at the Golden Gate Park Tennis Courts. The four seniors on the team,...

Cross-country leaves for annual Mt. SAC Invitational

Freshmen part of the cross-country team eat dinner at Buca de Beppo in preparation for their race at the Mt. SAC Invitational tomorrow. Runners left school after F Period and bused to Los Angeles.
October 19, 2017

WEB EXCLUSIVE  After weeks of training on the San Francisco hills, bonding through long bus rides and team dinners, the Convent & Stuart Hall cross-country team will run a 5K at the Mt. San Antonio...

New athletic director promises parity

Anthony Thomas says he's a "big advocate of girls."
September 27, 2017

The new head of athletics and physical education has already met with all sports teams and athletic directors across the four divisions to share his goal of unifying all athletic programs and offering...

Student council elections encourage community involvement

Junior Grace Ainslie gives her candidacy speech for spirit officer. Candidates listed reasons they felt they are qualified for student council as well as their plans for next year.
May 22, 2017

Freshmen, sophomores, juniors and faculty gathered in Syufy Theatre this morning for an assembly where students from all grades lined up on stage to give their candidacy speeches for the 2017-2018 student...

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