The Broadview

Swim team has first land practice

Swim team has first land practice

Gray Timberlake, Senior Reporter

January 30, 2019


Filed under Breaking News, Web Exclusive

WEB EXCLUSIVE While many may expect a swim team to practice in a pool, the Convent & Stuart Hall swim team met up in the workout room for their first dry-land practice today. “We targeted our lower body and core,” junior Estie Seligman said. “We also worked on stretching because even thou...

Poker faces ready for Winter Formal

Poker faces ready for Winter Formal

Audrey Pinard, Reporter

January 24, 2019


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WEB EXCLUSIVE Card Club members learned how to play Blackjack and Texas Hold’em today in preparation for Winter Formal casino games. “Before card club, I didn't have a clue about how to play Poker or Blackjack, but I was determined to figure it out,” freshman card club member Natalie Kushner said. ...

High schoolers take on leadership positions in middle form play

High schoolers take on leadership positions in middle form play

Tabitha Parent, Charlotte Ehrlich, Grace Krumplitsch, Reporters

January 23, 2019


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WEB EXCLUSIVE Convent & Stuart Hall high schoolers rehearsed backstage tonight as production managers, costume designers, and lighting designers in preparation for the middle form’s “The Wind in the Willows” opening night performance tomorrow. “The goal is to build a mentorship structu...

Swimmers prepare for upcoming season

Swimmers prepare for upcoming season

Amy Phipps, Reporter

January 22, 2019


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WEB EXCLUSIVE With spring sports starting next week, Convent & Stuart Hall students met during Collab today to discuss the upcoming swim season. Coach Isabel St. Ives who has coached the Convent & Stuart Hall team for two years says she is excited about the season. “I love seeing our swim...

Presenter teaches juniors about algorithms, artificial intelligence

Presenter teaches juniors about algorithms, artificial intelligence

Adele Bonomi, Senior Reporter

January 19, 2019


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WEB EXCLUSIVE Convent & Stuart Hall juniors gathered in the Williams Library today to hear John Villaseñor, senior fellow at the Center for Technology Innovation at Brookings,  present about artificial intelligence and its influence on the world.   “High schoolers are graduating into and wi...

Freshmen participate in all day bonding activities

Freshmen participate in all day bonding activities

Madeline Thiara, Reporter

January 14, 2019


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WEB EXCLUSIVE Freshmen convened in the Little Theater this morning to engage in group discussions and other bonding exercises for their second “Freshmen Success” of the school year. “Today was a way to start off the second semester together as a community now that the freshman class has gotte...

Students and faculty start the new year with chapel

Students and faculty start the new year with chapel

Sophia Aeby, Video Editor

January 7, 2019


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WEB EXCLUSIVE Convent kicked off the new year with chapel to recenter and calm students and faculty for the start of the second semester. Chapel was led by Head of School Rachel Simpson and Chair of Community Life Paul Pryor Lorentz. Student and faculty began with a musical Espacio —listening to In th...

All politics are local

All politics are local

Caroline Thompson, Senior Reporter

December 18, 2018


Filed under Sacred Heart

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...

IB students prepare for art show

IB students prepare for art show

Amy Phipps, Reporter

December 10, 2018


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WEB EXCLUSIVE International Baccalaureate art students prepare for their art show today, ‘Wonder In Winter,’ which will showcase pieces about students’ identities. “Within IB Year I, we start off the class exploring identity,” Visual Arts Department Chair Rachel McIntire said. “The project is p...

Club celebrates Hanukkah

Club celebrates Hanukkah

Grace O'Reilly, Reporter

December 4, 2018


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WEB EXCLUSIVE The Interfaith club gathered during lunch today to light a menorah, play dreidel games, and eat traditional Jewish foods in honor of the second day of Hanukkah. "I decided to make latkes with sweet potatoes, which turned out to be really good,” Theology teacher Kate McMichael said. ...

PAWS groups prepare for finals

PAWS groups prepare for finals

Grace Krumplitsch, Reporter

December 3, 2018


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WEB EXCLUSIVE As the first semester ends, students met in their PAWS advisory groups to create personalized study plans for finals week this morning following a brief assembly in Syufy Theatre. “In my PAWS group, we watched a video on how to be productive while studying for finals,” sophomore Gigi...

Language groups practice for Noёls

Language groups practice for Noёls

Gray Timberlake, Senior Reporter

November 30, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Web Exclusive

WEB EXCLUSIVE Following assembly in Syufy Theatre, students split into language class groups to rehearse their Noёls songs. Noёl is a French word meaning Christmas and specifically focuses on the carols aspect of the holiday. The word noёl is used in the Convent & Stuart Hall community to...

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