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...

State of Grace: Mental and physical health are equally important

State of Grace: Mental and physical health are equally important
December 22, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE When a student wakes up with an agonizing migraine or sore throat, she usually emails her teachers and takes a sick day in order to recover, but if a student is dealing with a mental health...

Bone appetit

Junior Cristina Jackson prepares food for her dog Buster. The family makes specialty meals for the dog on holidays like Thanksgiving and his birthday.
Dog owners share Thanksgiving meal with pets
November 21, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE Some family dogs are getting a full gourmet experience on Thursday by being included in the feast, but there are things to keep in mind when feeding dogs Thanksgiving foods.  “I prepare...

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...

Watch out Earth, holidays are coming

Watch out Earth, holidays are coming
Travel, waste put strain on environment
December 12, 2019

While giving gifts is on almost everyone’s mind this time of year, the environmental impact of waste over the holidays often gets neglected. Americans throw away 25% more waste between Thanksgiving...

Caroling declines in popularity

Junior Audrey Pinard smiles with her friends at the National Charity League with the Institute
of Aging’s “Cable Car Caroling.” This year’s caroling was canceled due to rain.
Few participate in tradition
December 12, 2019

While Christmas movies and advertisements often portray groups bundled up in hats and scarves walking through the snow singing carols at people’s doorsteps, very few still choose to participate in this...

Deck the halls brings music and volunteer opportunities to San Francisco youth, families

Kids play miniature golf during the annual Deck the Halls event, featuring activities for attendees.
January 5, 2017

Junior Edna Tesfaye assisted children in applying temporary glitter tattoos at the San Francisco Symphony’s annual Deck the Halls event on Sunday, which funds Community Day, an event that took place...

Skating into the holidays

Attendees skate around the annual Ice Rink in Union Square. Holiday music is played throughout the day and color-changing neon lights illuminate the rink at night.
Union Square transforms into a center for holiday celebration.
December 9, 2016

The tourist hotspot Union Square is adorned with holiday wreaths and garlands during the winter months, but locals are also attracted to the annual outdoor ice rink and 83-foot Christmas tree. “[The...

Holiday volunteering boosts self-value, disappoints year-round philanthropists

December 10, 2015

Charitable organizations often see an increase in the number of people wanting to volunteer around the holidays, but the demand for services is not confined to the month of December. “We definitely...

Secret Santa stockings build anticipation for the holidays

Sophomore Activities Director Jilan Powers ties secret santa stockings to the marble stairs after school today. Students were advised to not spend over $5 per gift, although are allowed to if they choose.
December 1, 2015

Sophomore student council members lined the marble staircase with decorated stockings after school today in preparation for next week’s Secret Santa celebration. “This year, instead of using bags,...

Home, sweet home

Crowds mill around at the opening of the gingerbread house at the Fairmont Hotel on Nov. 29. The Fairmont Hotel has a donation box to collect money to support LLS.
December 12, 2014

Claire Kosewic & Grace Ainslie Life-sized gingerbread houses aren’t just found in fairy tales. The lobby of The Fairmont San Francisco is adorned with a 22-foot tall, walk-through gingerbread...

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