The Broadview

Gratitudes expressed virtually

Senior Colette Hom expresses her gratitude for one of her teachers in a short video, which is compiled with all the other gratitudes and intentions from other students and faculty. Gratitudes normally take place at the end of chapel or assembly on Fridays on campus

Madeline Thiara, Components Editor

May 2, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE With campus closed and classes moved to remote learning, students and faculty are submitting short videos to show gratitude toward a member of the community. These replace the normal gratitudes that take place at the end of chapel or assembly during a school day on campus. “It is very...

Community honors saint, service

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.

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 the United States. Students discussed their community service experience as Sacred Heart students.  ...

Students gather for the first chapel of the school year

Junior Lili Levy reads a quote from St. Madeline Sophie Barat at the first chapel of the year.

Grace O'Reilly, Reporter

August 25, 2019

Students and faculty assembled as one in the Mary Mardel, RSCJ Chapel for the first all-school meeting of the year. The focus of the chapel was to explore the 2019-2020 school year theme of heritage.  “We chose the heritage theme as an introduction to the school year, and into our sacred space w...

Community engages in Reconciliation service

Juniors Peyton House and Annabelle Applegarth write letters to someone they  appreciate during Reconciliation service. The service took place in the Little Theater during Collab.

Amy Phipps, Reporter

April 9, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Students gathered for Reconciliation service in the Little Theater during Collab today. “I think what’s important about Reconciliation is that it is about forgiveness, and that often gets lost,” Egan said. “One of the most challenging acts of kindness that you can give to y...

Students and faculty start the new year with chapel

Juniors Arianna Nassiri and Phoebe Froeb discuss with one another in chapel during an activity. Students and faculty shared who they spent their break with and how that person impacted them.

Sophia Aeby, Video Editor

January 7, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Convent kicked off the new year with chapel to recenter and calm students and faculty for the start of the second semester. Chapel was led by Head of School Rachel Simpson and Chair of Community Life Paul Pryor Lorentz. Student and faculty began with a musical Espacio —listening to In th...

Día de los Muertos chapel honors loved ones

Students and faculty sing songs and share names of loved ones in honor of Día de los Muertos. The holiday is celebrated from Oct. 31 to Nov. 2.

Amy Phipps, Reporter

October 29, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE Students gathered in the Chapel today to celebrate the Mexican holiday — Día de los Muertos —  and to honor dead family members and loved ones. “It is a rich tradition, not only in Mexico, but in the United States and Latin America,” theology teacher Bryan Lorentz said. “T...

Students give gratitude for departing faculty member

Students line up to hug Academic Support Director Betsy Pfeiffer on her last day at the school. Pfeiffer has worked at Convenf High School since 2014 and will continue to work with the school until the end of the year.

Caroline Thompson, Senior Reporter

September 28, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE Tearful gratitudes and parting messages for Academic Support Director Betsy Pfeiffer were shared by students during chapel today on Pfeiffer’s last day at school. “I am grateful for Ms. Pfeiffer because she is a loving, caring, supportive, and selfless woman,” senior Izzy Gutie...

Chapel kicks off the year with new music selection

Bryan Lorentz leads students and teachers in the song, “Open the Eyes of My Heart,” as he plays on guitar. New contemporary songs were also added to chapel singing.

Grace Krumplitsch, Audrey Pinard, and Gabriella Vulakh

September 1, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE Students and teachers gathered in the Chapel Friday morning and joined in song for the first service of the year.      Unlike previous years, LIFE Coordinator Bryan Lorentz on guitar and music teacher Grace Renaud on piano introduced contemporary music during Chapel. The new songs, i...

Prize Day ceremony marks end of school year

Head of School Rachel Simpson places a floral wreath on the head of sophomore Kate Hindley during the 131st annual Prize Day ceremony. Each student received an award signifying the completion of their academic year.

Laura Mogannam, Managing Editor

June 4, 2018

Freshmen, sophomores, juniors and faculty gathered in the chapel for the 131st annual Prize Day ceremony to celebrate the completion of the 2017-2018 school year. Each student processed in, receiving a floral wreath and a card signifying the completion of their academic year. Some students also r...

Student Council elections held today

Juniors Maggie Walter and Worth Taylor deliver their joint speech for Senior Class Representatives. Student Council elections were held in the Chapel, followed by Class Representative speeches held separately by grade.

Mason Cooney, Features Editor

May 7, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE Students and faculty gathered in the Chapel today for Student Council speeches, then separated into grades to hear Class Representative speeches for the 2018-2019 school year. Students voted via Google Form, and results were released shortly after school. The 2018-2019 Student Coun...

School reflects on Black History Month

Senior Starr Hooper talks about Sheila Abdus-Salaam, the first female African American Supreme Court Justice. Students also talked about many other historically prevalent African American women.

Claire Devereux, Features Editor

February 9, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE The weekly scheduled meeting time was used to hold an honorary assembly where the accomplishments and contributions of African Americans were discussed to celebrate Black History Month. “In the chapel, we talked about empowering black women who changed the course of history,” senio...

POCSU hosts Dia de los Muertos chapel

Sophomore Malinali Cervantes leaves a photo of her deceased grandfather on the Dia de los Muertos altar in the chapel. Students and faculty were invited to place an item on the altar in remembrance of loved ones that have died.

Arianna Nassiri, Reporter

October 30, 2017

WEB EXCLUSIVE To celebrate the Mexican holiday, People of Color Student Union, POCSU, a student-organized club, hosted a Dia de los Muertos-themed Chapel. “It’s important to always stay connected to the people that we love; be it those who are alive or those who are dead,” history teacher Mi...

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