The Broadview

Ecological club creates week of challenges

The Eco Friends club challenged the community to go on walks in celebration of Earth Day and post their pictures to instagram.

Elise Vulakh, Reporter

April 23, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE The school community is celebrating Earth Day by participating in a week of challenges created by the Eco Friends club and still following the social distancing protocol. The challenge, which began on Monday, consists of daily posts to the Eco Friends Instagram  encouraging participants...

More than code

IF, THEN Computer science teacher Doug Grant shows the senior IB Computer Science class how to write
recursive code in Java. The school recently awarded Grant the Niehaus Family President's Excellence
Award and honored him as the namesake for an endowed Chair of Computer Science.

Gray Timberlake and Mason Cooney

February 14, 2019

After 50 years of teaching computer science and mathematics as well as leading Convent as head of school, Convent & Stuart Hall awarded Doug Grant the Niehaus Family President’s Excellence Award and named a recently-donated endowed Chair of Computer Science after him. “Mr. Grant received the...

All politics are local

Miller Hall looks over fellow Legislative Aide Wyatt Donnelly-Lan Holt's shoulder at an email from Supervisor Stefani in their office at City Hall. Miller Hall's daily duties as a Legislative Aide include responding to emails and phone calls, working on projects within the district and managing all operations on Supervisor Stefani's schedule

Caroline Thompson, Senior Reporter

December 18, 2018

When Ellie Miller Hall, ’07 left Convent High School 11 years ago for college on the East Coast, she had no idea she would one day return to her hometown of San Francisco to help build the future of the City. Miller Hall has been working as a legislative aide for District 2 supervisor Catherine...

Juniors discuss race and its impact within community

Junior Maxi Tellini, Ethics Teacher Michael Campos and People of Color Student Union advisor Allyson Maebert listen to junior Ryann Minnis during a Collab meeting. Students had previously expressed interest in making a safe coed space to discuss  race and ethnicity.

Caroline Thompson, Senior Reporter

November 27, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE Ten Convent & Stuart Hall juniors met during Collab today to discuss race and white privilege with ethics teacher Michael Campos and People of Color Student Union advisor Allyson Maebert. The discussion, open to all juniors in Campos’ ethics class, focused on an assembly put o...

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...

Leading by example

Varsity tennis coach Erin Minuth '11 chats with freshmen Elise Vulakh during a match against Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory. This is Minuth's first year as coach, and the team has a 5-0 record.

Jordan Russell, Sports Editor

September 27, 2018

Varsity tennis walked onto the courts this season with a new head coach who is both an alumna and a former Convent tennis player. “Tennis is my family’s sport so I’ve played since I was three,” Erin Minuth ’11 said. “I took lessons in elementary, middle and high school. Once I got ol...

Assembly teaches about physical, mental health

Academic Support Coordinator Jennifer Kramer leads students in an exercise to reduce stress. Kramer and Annie Egan, K-12 Director of Student Support, presented on mental and physical wellness and offered multiple tactics to control anxiety.

Josephine Rozzelle and Cece Giarman

September 7, 2018

While class workloads and extracurricular demands increase, faculty members from the student support team led the community in the first of a series of wellness assemblies this morning. “We decided as a school last spring that wellness was a topic that was important enough to build in time for,...

College counselors advise students and parents

College Counselors Cesar Guerrero, Rebecca Munda and college counseling associate Kelly Whalen address the Senior Class during a college information session. The counselors talked to students and their families about how to stay on track during the college application process and what resources and support they will receive.

Caroline Thompson, Senior Reporter

August 29, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE Convent & Stuart Hall college counselors hosted an information night today for the senior class and their parents to help prepare them for the college application process ahead. “We were strongly recommended to go to the panel tonight to learn about crucial parts of the college...

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...

Presentation on climate change

George Gigounas answers questions from students at the end of the presentation. Students can get involved in climate change by looking at the UNFCCC website or joining the Environmental Awareness Club.

Caroline Thompson, Reporter

April 23, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE George Gigounas, a representative from the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change gave a presentation about climate change in Syufy Theatre this morning in honor of Earth Day. Adopted by most of the world in 1992, the UNFCCC aims to manage the levels of greenhouse gases i...

Art piece celebrates Society of the Sacred Heart

 Sketches and drawings were made during the process of this work. The piece will be hung in April during an art showcase along with IB students and elementary school works.

Sophia Aeby, Reporter

March 20, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE Visual Arts Department Chair Rachel McIntire shared a small fraction of her public art commissions for Convent & Stuart Hall to her Art Foundations II class for their feedback today during class. McIntire is currently working with Caleb Duarte, who has been commissioned to make...

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...

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