The Broadview

Semester two begins with online learning

Juniors attend their second day of IB HL English. Majority of the class will return to campus next week for semester two.
In-person classes resume next week with proof of negative COVID-19 test
January 5, 2021

WEB EXCLUSIVE Second semester began on Jan. 4 with students learning online after a two-week Winter Break, continuing with taking two semester classes every four weeks.  “I think I have now been...

School reschedules in-person learning to Jan.11

School reschedules in-person learning to Jan.11
Remote learning will last an extra two days
January 4, 2021

WEB EXCLUSIVE After initially announcing that in-person learning would resume on Thursday following Christmas Break, the school announced today that students will attend only remote classes through Monday,...

COVID-19 vaccine awaits FDA approval before distribution 

Seniors say vaccine could make them more assured about college in fall
December 18, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE Amidst a deadly third peak in COVID-19 cases across the nation, California is expected to receive 12,000 doses of the Pfizer vaccine in the coming week out of the 2.1 million doses set aside...

Sports to resume in person

Senior Cecilia Mcquid works out on Syufy Court. Mcquid attends workouts twice a week since it was offered on Nov. 16.
Volleyball and track begin while other teams are pushed back
December 15, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE The California Interscholastic Federation announced Dec. 1 that the California Department of Public Health will not allow schools to start full in-person practices before Jan. 1. Although...

Depression, anxiety increase due to COVID-19

Depression, anxiety increase due to COVID-19
Loneliness, Zoom fatigue and an underwhelming holiday season make maintaining mental health difficult
December 15, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE The prospect of a holiday season spent without freely visiting family and friends due to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic is causing depression and anxiety in some teens while worsening preexisting...

State releases new contact tracing app

Sophomores Azadeh Reiskin, Molly Darling, Lily Larson and Amaliya Sypult discuss their presentations for their Ethics & Moral Decision Making class during lunch. Students eat lunch in cohorts that are determined by their classes to make contact tracing easier should a student test positive for COVID-19.
Tracking COVID-19 exposure plays an important role in keeping schools open
December 10, 2020

The State of California released CA Notify, a contact tracing app, this morning to help with containing the spread of COVID-19 cases that are surging throughout California and caused the reactivation of...

California stay-at-home order to begin Sunday

Students socially distance while they wait for class to begin on the Pine/Octavia campus. Convent & Stuart Hall have already gained clearance to remain open, so the school may continue to provide in-person learning for their students through the stay-at-home order.
Stores, restaurants, recreational facilities to shut down once more due to rise in cases
December 4, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE Bay Area health officials announced today that San Francisco and other Bay counties will follow a stay-at-home order beginning Dec. 6 that will remain in effect through Jan. 4. “California...

Rise in COVID-19 cases leads to curfew

Rise in COVID-19 cases leads to curfew
10 p.m. curfew instated after SF reaches Purple Tier
November 30, 2020

WEB EXCUSIVE Mayor London Breed and Director of Health Dr. Grant Colfax announced in a press release on Saturday that San Francisco has reached the Purple Tier in COVID-19 cases, leading to a Limited Stay...

San Francisco County designated as Purple Tier, safety precautions instated

San Francisco County designated as Purple Tier, safety precautions instated
Curfew and activity restrictions instituted in response to COVID-19 surge
November 30, 2020

Due to a large surge in COVID-19 cases, San Francisco County moved into the Purple Tier Saturday with restrictions on outdoor retail, recreational spaces, nonessential offices and activities like museums...

Session 4 returns more students to campus

Juniors study for a quiz in IBSL Biology on Tuesday, Nov. 17, the second day of Session 4. Most classes have a combination of students attending in-person and online to allow for family preferences.
Specific guidelines in place for the upcoming break
November 17, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE Session 4 began on Monday with more students returning to campus following their testing negative for COVID-19, per the school's Health and Safety Plan. Before the session began, students...

FAQs about returning to campus

FAQs about returning to campus
Editors spoke with head of school about the shift to in-person learning
November 5, 2020

If I cannot get a test before Wednesday or Friday will I have to wait until the next session to return? No, you can get a test and join your cohort in-person next week or whenever your results are...

Returning to campus FAQ

November 3, 2020

If I cannot get a test before tomorrow/Friday will I have to wait until next session to return? No, you can get a test and join your cohort in-person next week or whenever your results are released...

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