The Broadview

Students in Action combat domestic violence

Students in Action combat domestic violence

Fiona Mittelstaedt, Senior Reporter

October 28, 2015

Bin for toiletries are scattered around campus as SIA begins their drive for women in need. “We are gathering materials to give to La Casa de las Madres, a non-profit group that helps people around San Francisco and the Bay Area with domestic violence problems,” SIA co-head Isabelle Armstrong ...

Seniors honored in varsity volleyball game

Seniors honored in varsity volleyball game

Claire Kosewic, Senior Reporter

October 27, 2015

Senior year is a time full of endings, and senior night athletic celebrations recognize the dedication of the athletes to their sport and to the school. “All of our seniors have played volleyball all four years at Convent, and this is a really special way to honor them,” senior Laurel Cinti said. “...

Seniors commended for success

Seniors commended for success

India Thieriot, Assistant Copy Editor

October 26, 2015

The sound of clapping filled Syufy Theatre as students supported a few of their senior peers in a commendation of academic excellence. After taking the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT) last year, current seniors’ scores were admitted to the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) ...

Freshman Class bracelet and bake sale raises money for girls in Uganda

Freshman Class bracelet and bake sale raises money for girls in Uganda

Kristina Cary, Managing Editor

October 22, 2015

Bags of bright red bracelets and containers of sugary treats rested on the bottom steps of the Marble Staircase as freshmen called out to students to come view and purchase the merchandise they had for sale. The freshmen, who sold the goods to raise tuition money for the St. Charles Lwanga Girls...

Local muralist visits and shares inspiration

Local muralist visits and shares inspiration

Catherine Dana, Senior Reporter

October 20, 2015

Local artist, whose murals are featured around the city, visited today and gave aspiring high school artists the chance to ask questions and speak about their interests. Painter and muralist Bryana Fleming grew up in San Francisco and has had a passion for painting since a young age. She has created ...

First cycle report cards will not be digital

First cycle report cards will not be digital

Asha Khanna, Senior Reporter

October 19, 2015

Students will have to wait a little longer to see their first cycle report cards as quarter grades will not be posted online. "It allows students to see their grades, reflect on it and have conversations with their teachers instead of reacting right when they see it," Betsy Pfeiffer, Director of Academic...

School welcomes exchange student from Barcelona, Spain

School welcomes exchange student from Barcelona, Spain

Kristina Cary, Managing Editor

October 5, 2015

A sophomore will be visiting classes for three weeks as part of an exchange program from Sagrado Corazón, the Sacred Heart school in Barcelona, Spain. “Some things are different from Spain, but I like it, and everybody was very kind,” Clara Vilar said of her first day attending classes. “I ...

Comediennes get serious about gender equality

Comediennes get serious about gender equality

Lisabelle Panossian, Web Editor

October 1, 2015

From producer Amy Schumer mocking the idea of being “not hot enough for television” to writer Sarah Silverman satirizing the existence of the wage gap, female comedians are increasingly using comedy as a platform for feminism and challenging female stereotypes. “The way she brings up feminist issues is funny and appealin...

Sketching out a life course

Sketching out a life course

Kristina Cary, Managing Editor

October 1, 2015

While many seniors have already set their minds on applying to liberal arts or science-based colleges, a few have decided to forego the traditional route and focus on art universities. “A lot of liberal art schools that have an art program don’t usually offer as in-depth classes,” senior Stel...

Getting a leg up

Getting a leg up

Fiona Mittelstaedt & Grace Ainslie, Senior Reporters

October 1, 2015

Following the lead of other teams in Bay Counties League West and Central leagues, Convent has hired an athletic trainer who will assess injuries and work to help girls get off the bench. “You definitely need an athletic trainer, especially in high school sports,” JV vol- leyball ...

Seniors sails into success

Seniors sails into success

Julia-Rose Kibben, Design Editor

October 1, 2015

Despite 12 years of sailing experience, senior Paige Dunlevy had never team-raced or sailed in a Firefly boat until two days before she competed in The 2015 International Sailing Federation Team-Racing World Championships. When she returned home, she did so with a gold-medal in hand. “The team went in...

Life before death

Life before death

Julia-Rose Kibben, Design Editor

October 1, 2015

In the four years following jazz vocalist Amy Winehouse’s premature death at the age of 27, fans and critics alike have widely speculated about her struggle with addiction, anorexia and promiscuity, but a new exhibit is finally reflecting on her life. Running through Nov. 1, The Contemporary Jewish Mu...

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