The Broadview

Power outages prompt preventative measures

Power outages prompt preventative measures

Gabrielle Guido, Senior Reporter

October 10, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE In the midst of the California fire season, along with the recent power outages, families are preparing to protect themselves from natural disasters such as earthquakes and wildfires.  According to The New York Times, the Pacific Gas & Electric Company has shut off power for ove...

Fire alarm causes evacuation

Students return to class after the false alarm. All four divisions on Broadway campus evacuated.

Olivia Mohun, City Life Editor

April 19, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE A school-wide fire alarm interrupted B Period classes this morning requiring students and faculty across all four divisions to evacuate the Broadway campus buildings. “This was not a [scheduled] drill,” Facilities and Plant Operations Director Geoff De Santis said. “A pull station ...

Rebuilding Sonoma County

Stornetta Dairy, on the side of Highway 12, burned down during the Sonoma Fires, which destroyed an estimated 8,400 structures. the Diary produced milk for the Clover Sonoma dairy company for 100 years.

Claire Kosewic, Editor-in-Chief

November 2, 2017

In the aftermath of the devastating fires which whipped through Northern California at the beginning of October, residents of the affected areas must now face the difficult task of rebuilding their lives. Burning more than 223,000 acres, destroying 9,000 homes and killing 42 people, the fires are...

SIA food drive for fire victims ends

Junior Caroline Phillipps puts food into a donation bin for victims of the North Bay fire. The drive, which started Monday, ends today.

Laura Mogannam, Senior Reporter

October 25, 2017

WEB EXCLUSIVE A food drive held by the Students in Action club, SIA, for victims of the North Bay fires will end today after school. Members of the Convent & Stuart Hall community can donate ready-to-eat non-perishable goods before the end of last period. “Mr. O’Connor sent out an email ad...

Northern Bay Area fires cause destruction

Natalia Varni's home after the fire. Varni's house was one of thousands affected.

Sophia Aeby, Reporter

October 10, 2017

WEB EXCLUSIVE A series of fires in the North Bay that began over the weekend have covered over 119,000 acres and affected 1,500 homes, businesses and structures. With 40,000 people evacuated, 99,000 without power and 15 reported deaths, the fire has turned into a national crisis. Junior Sofia Pir...

Holy Week chapel invites reconciliation

Olivia Mohun, Reporter

April 10, 2017

Convent students and teachers came together this morning for the community’s weekly chapel service. Spiritual L.I.F.E. Director Sergio Vasquez gave students time to reflect on their lives and in what areas they could seek forgiveness, before writing their thoughts down on pieces of paper and depositing t...

Fire causes Broadway evacuation

Fire trucks respond to a pulled fire alarm in the Siboni building after witnesses smelled and saw smoke this evening. The electrical fire caused minimal damage and school will take place as scheduled tomorrow.

September 23, 2014

Madison Riehle Editor-in-Chief An electrical fire caused in an evacuation of the Broadway campus this evening interrupting and cutting short several after school programs. Fire trucks responded to a pulled fire alarm around 5:40 p.m. when multiple witnesses smelled and saw smoke on the lower floors of the Siboni Arts & Science Center. “When we got here the...

San Bruno explosion has detrimental effects

Flames billow in the hills above San Bruno, California, on Thursday, September 9, 2010. The flames have claimed at least a dozen homes and officials are unsure of the cause, although residents reported a loud explosion in the town just a few miles from San Francisco International Airport. (Karl Mondon/Contra Costa Times/MCT)

September 23, 2010

Zoe Newcomb Editor-in-Chief A deafening crack echoed through San Bruno on Sept. 9, turning the quiet Thursday evening into something out of an apocalyptic movie as flames consumed the Crestmoor Canyon neighborhood, killing at least four people, injuring dozens more and damaging hundreds of house...

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