The Broadview

Chapel service celebrates Thanksgiving holiday

Teachers play “America the Beautiful” during a celebration of Thanksgiving in the Chapel. The service featured musical performances from teachers, Joyful Noise, and acapella students.

Kristina Cary, Managing Editor

November 16, 2015

Light streamed through the stained glass windows on the right side of the room, illuminating a group of teachers holding musical instruments, as students filtered in and seated themselves on the wooden pews facing the teachers for a Thanksgiving chapel service. Theology teacher Paul Pryor Lorentz opened t...

Sophomores fundraise for Christmas celebration with potluck sale

Sophomore Student Council President Carlota Rubio and Secretary Asha Khanna sell potluck dishes during today’s lunch. Student Council organized the event, and sophomores were invited to bring in food.

Liana Lum, Editor-in-Chief

November 13, 2015

Sophomores and their Student Council members gathered around a table filled with fried rice, homemade cookies and noodle salad in the Main Hall today for their potluck-style fundraiser in preparation for the Christmas celebration they will host. “The purpose is to try a new and unique way to raise money for...

Guardian of the front gates

Guardian of the front gates

Lisabelle Panossian, Web & Social Media Editor

November 11, 2015

As community members walk towards the Flood Mansion doors, they see a man clad in a Stuart Hall High School cap and a neon yellow security vest — complete with a smile that has greeted the school community for 15 years. “I just do my job,” security guard Ali Nasser said. “I try to be as kin...

Information night highlights new SAT

Students and parents attended the Standardized Testing Info Night earlier this evening. Refreshments and snacks were served beginning at 5:30 p.m. with the presentation started at 6 p.m.

Asha Khanna, Senior Reporter

November 10, 2015

Freshmen, sophomores and juniors and their families gathered in the Little Theater for the annual Standardized Testing Info Night this evening. “We want to educate parents and students about standardized testing, especially with the new SAT,” College Counseling Associate Kelly Whalen said. Bru...

Basketball tryouts bring athletes of varying ability to the court

Basketball tryouts bring athletes of varying ability to the court

Lisabelle Panossian, Web & Social Media Editor

November 10, 2015

Athletes dribbled basketballs up and down the gym floor as they were assessed by coaches during tryouts, some playing for years and some just beginning. Tryouts consist of drills and team-building exercises that will allow coaches to gauge skill level and possible positions for the potential players, a...

Evening School opens doors to prospective students

Prospective students pair up to participate in a chemistry experiment. Unlike last year where prospective students watched classes, the potential applicants were placed within the classroom instead.

Neely Metz, Copy Editor

November 6, 2015

Prospective students and families interested in attending Convent crowded the school as the annual Evening School Open House event took place tonight. “It’s been really wonderful,” Vanessa Kainz, the parent of a student attendee said. “To be directly in the classroom and to see the campus ...

Athletes blocking out the pressures of sports

Athletes blocking out the pressures of sports

Alyssa Alvarez, Sports Editor

November 5, 2015

In every gym or field I have ever been to, there is always that one parent screaming at the top of his or her lungs at their child, the referee or even the coach. “Put my kid in!” “That’s a foul!” “Finish with your left!” I can recall a time in the fourth grade when I was playing in a ...

Sugared up, powered down

Sugared up, powered down

Catherine Dana, Senior Reporter

November 5, 2015

While energy bars and drinks may be a more convenient choice for busy athletes who lack time between school and practice to sit down and eat a snack, most do not have the protein necessary for athletes — and some can have as much sugar as a candy bar. “Alternatives for sugary bars are mixtures...

Conference to convene alumni/ae

Conference attendees brainstorm ways to reach out to young alumnae and alumni through social media. Facebook was a means of contact that garnered the most support.

Grace Ainslie, Senior Reporter

November 5, 2015

Graduates of the four schools congregated in the Gallery last Thursday to discuss volunteer opportunities for the upcoming Associated Alumnae and Alumni of the Sacred Heart conference. San Francisco is the next host of the biennial 2017 AASH national conference, with a theme of “Journey of the Heart: A Global Vis...

Pink ribbons can mislead customers

Pink ribbons can mislead customers

Liana Lum, Editor-in-Chief

November 5, 2015

Pink ribbon products from yogurt to stationery pens fill stores every October for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, yet the presence of a pink ribbon on a product is not indicative of support and can even mislead customers. “Unfortunately, any company can put a pink ribbon on its products without accountabili...

Car break-in rates up in San Francisco

Car break-in rates up in San Francisco

Liana Lum, Editor-in-Chief

November 5, 2015

When sophomore Sophia Davari returned with her father to their parked car on Howard Street in the Financial District, they were met with shattered glass and not with the backpack Davari had left in the car containing her homework, laptop, Beats headphones, iPad, wallet and watch. “We saw an SF ...

Spirit Week ends on a festive note

Sophomore Natalie Scheele grabs a spoon after buying a root beer float. Hot chocolate, donuts and pizza were also sold during the week.

Grace Ainslie, Senior Reporter

October 30, 2015

Clad in costumes from head to toe, freshmen through seniors gathered in the Little Theater to celebrate Halloween today. “I found it really exciting to see all the people’s costumes, the way they put it all together, and it seemed like they put effort into every costume,” sophomore Marguerit...

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