The Broadview

Alumnae panel shares their college experiences

Alumnae answer questions from the Class of 2016 about the expectations of college and the steps to be taken for future success.

Alyssa Alvarez, Sports Editor

January 5, 2016

Alumnae panelists shared their college experiences and advice with the CHS Student Body today in Syufy Theatre. College Counseling Director Rebecca Munda organized a panel including Lauren Baum ‘14, Sarah Niehaus ‘15, Sarah Selzer ‘15 and Marguerite Siboni ‘06. They answered prepared questi...

Improper use of mobility aids degrading, offensive

Improper use of mobility aids degrading, offensive

Liana Lum, Editor-in-Chief

December 10, 2015

She is dressed in a black latex leotard, her eyes blank and her limbs rigid as she sits on a wheelchair, even though her legs are fully functional. Kylie Jenner’s recent cover of “Interview” magazine photographed by Steven Klein has caused controversy due to misuse of an assistive device for the...

Culture consumes Christmas

Kindergartners Rebecca Alba (left) and Elaine Roberts (right) admire the necklaces at one of the booths in the Main Hall. The

Kristina Cary, Managing Editor

December 10, 2015

Seasonal store-front displays and back-to-back advertisements showcasing consumer goods, such as clothing and technology are a common sight in weeks leading up to December holidays, but holiday consumerism, buying and giving store-bought goods, may not be inherently bad. “I think that one mode of ...

Shaming is limiting. Period.

Shaming is limiting. Period.

Liana Lum, Editor-in-Chief

December 10, 2015

When an activist posted a picture of herself wearing period-stained pants, Instagram censored it. When female politicians run for office, their capabilities are doubted due to hormone fluctuations. When female athletes mention menstruation, they are criticized and ridiculed. Stigma and shame associated with menstruatio...

Librarians take the job of two campuses

Newly-hired librarians Alyson Barrett-Ryan (left) Reba Sell are beginning the digitization process of the school archives as part of their library duties.

Lisabelle Panossian, Web & Social Media Editor

December 10, 2015

A newly-hired librarian duo for both Convent and Stuart Hall high schools are now in charge of the archival content within both schools, some shelved away for over a century. Lead Librarian Alyson Barrett-Ryan and Associate Librarian Reba Sell started working for both high schools in late November and a...

Upperclassmen educated on healthy habits

Ruth Dummel informs juniors and seniors about stress relieving methods. The students were encouraged to take
deep breaths in order to practice one of the described strategies.

Grace Ainslie, Senior Reporter

December 10, 2015

Upperclassmen were encouraged to take deep breaths during a stress management presentation for the Junior and Senior Wellness program held last Thursday in the Den. “I wanted to see if there were any tips that I don’t already know or that I haven’t been told about,” senior Nora Hanak, who elec...

Health and Wellness brings stress reduction tips to upperclassmen

Attendees listen to Dummel as they view her presentation listing stress reduction methods. Juniors and seniors also did breathing exercises and meditation in order to bring the stress reduction process to life.

Lisabelle Panossian, Web & Social Media Editor

December 3, 2015

Juniors and seniors filled the Den and received a presentation on methods for stress today with finals week being two weeks away. “It’s good to know how to meditate, escape my thoughts and find peace,” senior Kristin Weinman said. “Coming in and listening to stress relieving methods is helpfu...

Secret Santa stockings build anticipation for the holidays

Sophomore Activities Director Jilan Powers ties secret santa stockings to the marble stairs after school today. Students were advised to not spend over $5 per gift, although are allowed to if they choose.

Asha Khanna, Senior Reporter

December 1, 2015

Sophomore student council members lined the marble staircase with decorated stockings after school today in preparation for next week’s Secret Santa celebration. “This year, instead of using bags, we are using stockings,” Sophomore Activities Director Jilan Powers said. “This way students ...

Auditions set the stage for spring musical

Students auditioning for the musical gathered in the Main Hall prior to the auditions. Potential cast members filled out  audition forms which included prior history in theatre and contact information.

Fiona Mittelstaedt, Senior Reporter

December 1, 2015

Today marks the beginning of auditions for the upcoming spring musical, Les Miserables. “It's about a group of students rising up in paris to try to find peace and social justice for the common people,” director Pamela Rickard said. “It’s a love story, there's a lot of conflict and war moment...

Salon offers attendees different perspectives on beauty

Freshman Megan Mullins  talks to junior Isabella Southwick at Southwick's booth. The booth allowed participants to discuss a topic of their choice and Southwick provides a drawing.

Grace Ainslie, Senior Reporter

November 19, 2015

Participants of the “Beauty of Knowledge Salon” visited different student run booths during Collab that offered a variety of services including advice, body art and urban foraging. “My booth is about giving someone an opportunity to talk in a safe environment,” junior Isabella Southwick said dur...

Innobotics Club plans first event of the year

Sophomores Halie Kim and Carlota Rubio analyze code developed for their self made cars.

Catherine Dana, Senior Reporter

November 18, 2015

Innobotics Club met during lunch to finalize self-built cars for their race tomorrow in the Main Hall. The club, which meets on Wednesdays, creating their cars using small computers and 3D printed wheels, with code created to mobilize them. “We’ve been building them for the past couple of weeks,...

Bake sale season continues

Sophomores Ava Jones and Jilan Powers enjoy sweets from the bake sale held in the Main Hall during lunch today.

Kendra Harvey, Managing Editor

November 17, 2015

Lemonade, oreos and chocolate chip cookies mark another of the sophomores' plan to hold bake sales to fundraise for Christmas celebrations. “So far it has been pretty successful,” sophomore activities director Jilan Powers said. Every Monday leading up to Christmas, hot chocolate sales will be h...

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