The Broadview

Pick me!

Alina Kushner, Senior Reporter

June 3, 2020

On weekends when temperatures are in the 90’s, families can escape to U-pick farms where they can collect cherries, peaches and other fruit.    Farms encourage customers to wear masks, social distance and use touchless forms of payment. Also, farms are required to provide hand washing stations ...

Residents find new hiking trails in the City

A map

Nina Gutierrez, Reporter

June 2, 2020

After weeks of being cooped up inside the house, many San Francisco residents are taking advantage of the warm weather to explore local hiking trails while complying with the social distancing requirements. “Since I sit behind a screen for hours during the school day, I wanted to add variation to...

Communities Connect

Neighbor friends find one of the crocheted emojis Simone Mar and Kiley Mar created and hid throughout the Forest Hill neighborhood. Throughout the city, neighbors are creating activities that are safe during the shelter in place.

Alina Kushner, Senior Reporter

May 20, 2020

To cope with stress, anxiety and isolation due to the shelter-in-place order, San Francisco residents are finding ways to come together and lift spirits with block dance parties, scavenger hunts and daily honoring of first responders.  Residents of 26th St. in Noe Valley are holding block dance part...

Colleges face reopening campus uncertainty

Colleges face reopening campus uncertainty

Grace Krumplitsch, Web Editor

May 20, 2020

While Convent & Stuart Hall administrators are working closely with public health officials to plan potentially reopening campus this fall, many colleges and universities across the country are faced with when and how they will reopen their campuses.  “Portland sent out a message saying that t...

High school zooms into college

Gabriella Vulakh, Editor-in-Chief

May 20, 2020

As I say my final goodbyes to teachers and classmates over Zoom, I cannot help but worry that my first semester of college might realistically include meeting professors and attending lectures over online learning platforms instead of in a classroom in Providence, Rhode Island. The thought that col...

Restaurants open for takeout

A customer picks up a take out order from Insalata's restaurant in Marin County. Insalata's
recently reopened for takeout service on May 4 to serve daily from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Olivia Rounsaville, Senior Reporter

May 20, 2020

Social distancing requirements due to COVID-19 created major shifts in the restaurant business, affecting the service, employees, and profits. “At the beginning it was extremely difficult because we were losing most of our clients,” Guido Mastrobalo, owner of Geo Gelati, a gelato shop on Union Street s...

Shelter in place prompts behavioral shift in pets

The Koch family dog, Emmie, reaches out of the car window while driving to Crissy Field Beach. San Francisco city officials announced that all dog parks now have a capacity limit to reduce the spread of the coronavirus.

Clara Bonomi, Reporter

May 7, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE Six weeks into San Francisco's shelter-in-place order requiring many people to spend more time in their homes, pet guardians have noticed a shift in their furry friends’ behavior.  “[My dog] has had a lot more energy now that my whole family is here at home,” freshman Melanie K...

Community makes masks to follow city orders

President Ann Marie Krejcarek wears one of the masks she made out of bandanas for hospitals and nursing homes in need of masks. Residents of San Francisco had until April 22 to acquire a mask before the city requires everyone to wear one in public.

Nina Gutierrez, Reporter

April 27, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE The San Francisco Department of Public Health’s requirement that everyone wear face coverings as of April 22 in an attempt to slow the spread of the coronavirus has people making their own protective masks to comply with the city order. Students with sewing experience are using the...

Blog: Virtual Learning

Students in B period IB Global Politics Year 1 gather for an online Zoom conference call in their respective rooms. Students are attending class periods and meeting with teachers on Zoom while also using other online tools like the LMS and Kahoot to enhance their new online learning experience.

Tabitha Parent, Senior Reporter

April 5, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE My addiction to my phone, while equally impressive and terrifying, is not an indicator of how much I actually enjoy technology. If I’m being honest, I don’t enjoy my phone as much as my mom probably thinks I do. I tend to get overly frustrated, and my troubleshooting methods primari...

Teens use humor to cope with current pandemic

One of many coronavirus memes currently popular features social media star Bhad Bhabie and her catch phrase “Cash me outside how bow dat?” and makes a joke about how Californians are not social distancing even though Governor Gavin Newsom requires it. Teenagers are using memes and other forms of humorous content to cope with stress and fear about the COVID-19 crisis.

Madeline Thiara, Components Editor

March 30, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE Teenagers are using social networking apps such as TikTok, Twitter and Instagram to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic through humor, even though many posts make light of certain aspects of the outbreak. One meme discusses how during the boredom of social distancing many people are exploring ...

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 2020 exams canceled

International Baccalaureate Higher Level English Year 2 students read Tennessee Williams’

Grace Krumplitsch, Charlotte Ehrlich, Mackenna Moslander, Gabriella Vulakh, and Gabrielle Guido

March 23, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE The International Baccalaureate Organization cancelled the May 2020 Diploma Programme exams on Monday, citing health concerns surrounding COVID-19 and the importance of social distancing.  Exams were scheduled to take place April 30 through May 22. The IBO canceled 2020 examinations...

Blog: The Viral Aisle

While items like pasta and bread are flying off the shelves of Bryan's market in Laurel Village, juice cartons and juice shots are much less popular. Shoppers are continuing to sweep assorted items off of grocery store shelves in response to the San Francisco Department of Public Health's mandated shelter in place.

Tabitha Parent, Senior Reporter

March 19, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE A few weeks ago, when talk that schools were beginning to close down became prevalent, I started an internal chant of No school, no school, no school and let it play on repeat in my head. But, after visiting a grocery store for the first time since school closed, I wished that I had had a fa...

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