The Broadview

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,...

Teachers awarded during annual ceremony

Art Department Chair Rachel McIntire helps junior Kira Daley during IB art class. Mcintire won the Ellie Fusco Excellence in Education Award for capturing the heart of an educator.

Caroline Thompson, Reporter

February 8, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE Two Convent teachers received awards as an acknowledgment of their contributions to the community during the Annual Faculty Awards ceremony yesterday. Visual Arts Department Chair Rachel McIntire received the Ellie Fusco Award for Excellence in Education, and Spirituality Department...

Skin color comes in all tones

Skin color comes in all tones

Asha Khanna, Editor-in-Chief

February 8, 2018

Just like most teeenagers, I like to wear, buy and try new makeup. But the simple daily ritual is easily ruined everytime I walk into the drugstore or Sephora. It has come to the point where I just laugh when I see brands that carry five or six foundations, and all of them are light — except fo...

Music videos inspire art students

Students watch a Netflix documentary trailer about a Chinese artist using fireworks to create  his pieces. The class will have a final project where they must use the inspiration and style from three different artist during the age of contemporary and modern art.

Sophia Aeby, Reporter

February 7, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE The Art Foundations II class of sophomores analyzed different music videos for inspiration for their works as they continue to learn about different art movements. Visual Arts Department Chair Rachel McIntire encourages her students to make original artwork including videos with music they...

IB Art students tour artist’s studio

Day El-Wattar views one of Jim Campbell’s pieces made from photos at the 2017 Washington D.C. Women’s March. The work is made up fluorescent lights shining through a layer of 12 different photos from the event.

Caroline Thompson, Reporter

February 1, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE Junior and seniors in the International Baccalaureate Higher Level Visual Arts class visited interactive artist Jim Campbell’s studio as they begin their comparative study. “For the comparative study, we have to create a 15-slide presentation comparing two different artists and ...

Cafeteria starts providing all day service

Cafeteria starts providing all day service

Laura Mogannam, In-House Media Editor

January 12, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE   SAGE Dining Services is now allowing students to purchase snacks, fruit and other grab-and-go items at any time of the day on the Broadway Campus. “I had wished that the cafeteria would provide food in between classes because I know a lot of students like me get hungry in between classes,” sophomore Ella Beard...

Students rattled after nighttime earthquake

Students rattled after nighttime earthquake

Laura Mogannam, In-House Media Editor

January 4, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE An earthquake with a magnitude 4.4 rocked the Bay Area early this morning at 2:41 a.m., making many students realize how unprepared they would be in time of a larger shake. “I heard the rumbling and then all of the sudden my bed was shaking,” sophomore Sunny Stuart said. “I got ...

Community celebrates annual tradition

Spanish teacher Mary Bicanic leads the high school Spanish classes in singing

Sophia Aeby and Arianna Nassiri

December 15, 2017

WEB EXCLUSIVE Convent & Stuart Hall celebrated the nearly century-old tradition Noëls in the Herbert Center with songs sung in four different languages — Latin, French, Spanish and Mandarin. Students, faculty, staff and parents were invited to take part in the tradition, while those who we...

Breaking the ice

Breaking the ice

Gabriella Vulakh, Senior Reporter

December 15, 2017

While most of her classmates are still in bed sleeping, senior Gabby Tom rises at 5 a.m. in the East Bay and drives to San Francisco’s Yerba Buena Ice Skating Rink to practice her double jumps, camel spins, and death drop spins, for an hour and a half. Tom practices three times a week in the mor...

SHCOG responds

Cassie Eskicioglu, Senior Reporter

December 14, 2017

Last month’s visiting team from the Sacred Heart Commission on Goals commended the student experience while recommending more time for planning, connecting among faculty and staff, and finding ways to incorporate the Goals and Criteria. “One overarching recommendation was to create more time to be w...

Doing double duty

Junior Molly Brown asks two Convent Elementary students to show her how their sound maker works during After School Program. Brown works at ASP every Tuesday after school.

Grace Ainslie, News Editor

December 14, 2017

Although having a job during the school year can cause teens to stress over finding a balance with classwork, sports practice and extracurriculars, working on-campus can alleviate some of those issues. “Over the summer I worked in the tech department as an intern,” senior Jilan Powers said. “I ...

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