The Broadview

Community celebrates International Women’s Day

Sophomore Malinalli Cervantes explains her artwork during an interview. The women in the piece is based off of Angela Davis, and is meant to be a representation of strong women.

Caroline Thompson

March 9, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE Communities across the world celebrated International Women’s Day, a day aimed to highlight the strength, unity and accomplishments of women across the globe. “Being a woman to me means being able to combine a caring and loving spirit with a firm head and a generous heart,” Head...

Students choose classes for next year

Sophomore Sonia Alazraie meets with Academic Director Betsy Pfeiffer to choose her classes for her junior year. Pfeiffer uses teacher recommendations and the student's interests to help choose the most beneficial classes for each student.

Caroline Thompson, Reporter

February 27, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE The courses for the 2018-2019 school year were released in early February, and students were allowed to begin registering for classes on February 15. “It took a long time for me to finalize my course requests, especially when it came to deciding which level I wanted to take of each subject,...

Time to speak up

Time to speak up

Grace Ainslie & Asha Khanna

February 8, 2018

A seemingly average lesson with a popular San Francisco-area driving instructor turned into an uncomfortable situation for Ellie Miller Hall ’07 when he told her to pull into a rest stop off of the highway to observe traffic patterns. “We got out of the car, went up there, talked about it, and th...

‘Lend me your ears’

Senior Olivia Matthes performs her monologue from

Grace Ainslie, News Editor

January 25, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE Room 302 acted as The Globe Theatre this afternoon as nine girls auditioned for The Shakespeare Monologue Competition during lunch. “[The competition] is a way for us to celebrate Shakespeare,” English teacher Julia Arce, who judged the audition, said. “It is also a way for studen...

Lice outbreak addressed

A junior gets her hair checked by a worker for Lice Patrol during B Period. Due to an outbreak of lice, all soft furniture on campus will be cleaned and Lice Patrol will return to campus later this month to re-check students.

Grace Ainslie, News Editor

January 10, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE A line of students extended into the Center this morning as the girls waited to get their hair checked for lice in Athletic Director Elena De Santis’ office. The school scheduled checks  after confirmation of multiple students with active cases of head lice. “I was scratching my...

All hands in

Team co-captain Josephine Rozzelle shakes hands with her opponent from the Urban School. Before each match, the captains from both teams announce each player who shakes the opposing teams hands as well as the hands of both coaches.

Cece Giarman, Web Editor

December 14, 2017

Before every regatta, junior Camilla Sigmund joins her rowing team in a pre-race ritual, taking three deep breaths and passing a handshake from one team member to the next along the side of the boat. Rituals, the different actions completed around a meaningful event, not only have practical results o...

Finding common ground

Finding common ground

Asha Khanna, Editor-in-Chief

December 14, 2017

Endorsing political candidates with histories of sexual assault allegations has apparently become a pattern. At least nine women have publicly accused Republican Senate nominee Roy Moore of Alabama of sexually assaulting them, most cases occurring when the victims were minors. Disregarding the...

Christmas in the City

The Union Square Christmas tree, sponsored by Macy's, is decorated with over 700 ornaments and 43,000 LED lights. The official tree lighting took place on Nov. 24, and the tree will remain up into the new year.

Olivia Mohun, City Life Editor

December 14, 2017

Home to hundreds of stores meeting most holiday shopping needs and a host of dining options from upscale restaurants to grab-and-go cafés, Downtown San Francisco offers an array of attractions. The downtown area is divided into multiple neighborhoods including Union Square, Market Street, and the ...

Improving the egg-conomy

Alumna Bianka Quintanilla-Whye and teammate Paul Watkins hold newly-born chicks hatched in poultry farmer Boureima Kabre's traditionally-powered incubator in Burkina Faso. Their team from Stanford University worked in Kabre's shop assembling a solar powered incubator they designed.

Gabriella Vulakh, Senior Reporter

December 14, 2017

A team of five mechanical engineers from Stanford University, including a Convent alumna, are designing and constructing a solar-powered, poultry egg incubator for Burkina Faso, one of West Africa’s most impoverished countries, in response to its demand for poultry farming. “Poultry farming is the m...

SIA hosts toy drive

Sophomore and SIA member Michelle Wang sorts through toys in the SIA Christmas toy drive donation bin. The toy drive will continue through Dec. 6.

Gabriella Vulakh, Reporter

November 30, 2017

WEB EXCLUSIVE Students in Action’s (SIA) Christmas toy drive for victims of the Napa fires officially began today. Students and faculty are invited to bring new unwrapped toys for children with the donors' names taped to the front. “We are doing the toy drive to help aid children and provide them a sense...

George Saunders visits school community

George Saunders answers a question from Stuart Hall senior Seth Eislund. Saunders also read a passage from his story,

Mary Perez, Senior Reporter

November 16, 2017

WEB EXCLUSIVE Convent & Stuart Hall welcomed the 2017 Booker Man Prize winner George Saunders today for a special assembly and classroom visits. Saunders discussed topics such as the impact of religion on his writing and his writing process, including his first novel,“Lincoln in the Bardo.” ...

Lights, curtains, action

Gabriella Vulakh, Reporter

November 7, 2017

With pastel lights and a few bone-chilling screams, Convent & Stuart Hall’s fall production of Arthur Miller’s “The Crucible” will set the stage of Syufy Theatre to 17th century Salem, Massachusetts. The 1953 play dramatizes the Salem Witch Trials, which prosecutes people accusing and co...

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