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‘Innobotics Club’ brings STEM to students

'Innobotics Club' brings STEM to students

Kendra Harvey, Managing Editor

August 20, 2015

Members of the newly founded Robotics Club met this past weekend in Siboni’s math classroom and physics lab to start the club’s brainstorming process and to explore ideas ranging from toothbrushes with prefilled toothpaste to a robot that can braid hair. “I really like STEM, and the...

Renovations completed over summer

Renovations completed over summer

Neely Metz, Copy Editor

August 20, 2015

Large group tables, wheeled Node chairs and whiteboard-walls are all part of the newly-renovated classroom spaces intended to provide students and faculty with more room for group study and class meetings. “A lot of the effort has been to help transform bedrooms and family living spaces into more usef...

Prize Day adopts changes, enhances traditions

Prize Day adopts changes, enhances traditions

Neely Metz, Copy Editor

May 21, 2015

The 128th annual Prize Day ceremony took place in the chapel today to celebrate achievements throughout the academic year. “Prize day was beautiful,” sophomore Bella Kearney, who received an award in history, said. “The chapel created a more tight-knit community with all of us being in one area.” The...

Seniors prepare for celebratory week

Head of School Rachel Simpson addresses senior families during a meeting about the week.

Grace Ainslie, Senior Reporter

May 1, 2015

With the re-calendaring of graduation from the last day of school two weeks earlier, all graduation events will be held the week of May 18. Previously Senior Tea began the festivities on the first Thursday in May. “Thinking about Memorial Day as a marker in the calendar and organizing events arou...

Bingeing can lead to unhealthy lifestyle

Liana Lum/The Broadview

April 30, 2015

Whether it be Youtube or Netflix marathons lasting from dusk to dawn, mass-consuming plates of food, or buying consumer products in bulk, the act of bingeing, excessively indulging in an activity, has become a daily facet in the lives of many teens. While there is nothing wrong with reveling in a g...

Leaving the nest

Rachel Fung/The Broadview

April 30, 2015

After the excitement of high school graduation dies down and the new college freshmen go off to college, parents can experience a feeling of loss and sadness especially after the last child leaves home, a phenomenon known as empty nest syndrome. Although it is not a medical condition, empty nest syndrome ha...

Alumnae find benefits going to college close to home

Alumnae find benefits going to college close to home

April 30, 2015

While some students anticipate moving to an East Coast college or university, other seniors are opting to remain in the Bay Area because the familiar location can provide comfort while acclimating to a new environment filled with thousands of people, as well as can save money on travel costs. “A lot of my friends tell me that they would never go to college ...

Varsity basketball loses Number 1 spot

Ariana Abdulmassih jumps while defending the ball from a University High School player with help from teammate Alyssa Alvarez on Jan. 13. The Cubs are 4-3 in league standings. Photo: Fiona Mittelstaedt/The Broadview

Catherine Dana, Senior Reporter

February 3, 2015

Varsity basketball lost to University High School 32-48 causing the Cubs to slip from a first place tie in the Bay Counties League West standings yesterday in the University gym. “It was a little disappointing considering how much we practiced,” Sophomore Gia Monachino said. “I know we ...

New Year brings lice checks

January 8, 2015

Lice checks were held this morning in The Center after students returned from Christmas break. The checks were done by professional lice inspectors from Lice Patrol, according to Head of School Rachel Simpson “Their expertise is extremely helpful in making it a fast process so that students aren’...

First impressions should not overshadow character

First impressions should not overshadow character

December 12, 2014

After going to an all-girls school for almost 13 years, I have pretty extensive knowledge on drama. All schools have their fair share of rumors and gossip, though from time-to-time an all-girls environment may have a more emphasized version. When I was a freshman I was asked to be a Safe School Amba...

JV and Varsity Basketball play in tournaments and hold practices before their regular season

Sophomores Ally Arora and Alyssa Alvarez play a in a one-on-one scrimmage game, while seniors Maya Melrose and Jackie Wong practice their defense.

Neely Metz, Copy Editor

December 12, 2014

Neely Metz Senior Reporter Paired with brand-new coaches and practice routines, the month-long basketball preseason aims at preparing players for the league season beginning Jan. 6, with varsity playing a total of 10 preseason games and junior varsity playing seven. "Preseasons are a great op...

In the 3rd most expensive city in the U.S., housing demand outstrips supply

Rachel Fung/The Broadview

November 3, 2014

Most San Francisco residents agree, The City an expensive place to live. Housing options are confined to the seven square miles, and with an increasing housing market and an influx of Silicon Valley “techies,” young adults like Emma Fahy (’09) are experiencing the high cost of rentals as housing prices continue to r...

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