The Broadview

Sophomore Melanie Koch compares the transcription of a 1950s Mistress General’s journal entry to the original text. The school archives contain four journals each written by multiple Mistresses General that cover the years 1916-1966.

105 years since first journal

Library staff works to transcribe century-old school journals
Makenna Kramer, Reporter April 20, 2021

On the same day German forces agreed to an unconditional surrender and World War II ended in Europe, Convent of the Sacred Heart student M.L. Sullivan (’44) held the American flag in San Francisco while...

Sophomores Alisha Kalra, Brooke Wilson and Arlena Jackson read in the Mother Williams Library during a book club meeting. The club meets every other Wednesday during lunch.

Book club offers reading space

Mason Cooney, Assistant Features Editor November 1, 2017

WEB EXCLUSIVE Book club gathered in the Mother Williams Library today during lunch for some recreational reading as they ate. “A lot of students are pressed for time,” librarian Alyson Barrett-Ryan,...

Librarian and Social Hour Club moderator Alyson Barrett-Ryan poses for a picture after a club meeting.  She met with club at lunch for its first meeting.

First current events club meeting held today

Emily Kanellos and Natalia Varni October 25, 2016

Sophomores and juniors met in the Mother Williams Library at lunch for the inaugural meeting of the Social Hour Club, whose focus is current events discussion. The club plans to meet at least twice...

A modernized couch overlooks the foggy bay in the Mother Williams Library. The new  furniture began to be moved in on Thursday.

Library doors open to updated look

India Thieriot, News Editor August 19, 2016

By the beginning of the first full week of classes on Monday, furniture for the refurbished Mother Williams Library should be in place, as the last shipment containers arrived this morning. Library...

Sister Mary Mardel, RSCJ reviews the Archives in the Mother Williams Library. The Archives contain information dating back to 1887.

Former director of schools returns to help digitization process for archives

Grace Ainslie and Halie Kim April 14, 2016

The former director of schools revisited to organize and categorize archival documents — some dating back to World War II. “These photographs, many of which I had taken, were very interesting to...

Newly-hired librarians Alyson Barrett-Ryan (left) Reba Sell are beginning the digitization process of the school archives as part of their library duties.

Librarians take the job of two campuses

Lisabelle Panossian, Web & Social Media Editor December 10, 2015

A newly-hired librarian duo for both Convent and Stuart Hall high schools are now in charge of the archival content within both schools, some shelved away for over a century. Lead Librarian Alyson Barrett-Ryan...

College Counselor Director Rebecca Munda explains PSAT scores to juniors, helping them understand subject skill sets./ Liana Lum

College counseling elective begins for juniors

Liana Lum, Editor-in-Chief January 6, 2015

Juniors gathered in the Mother Williams Library with their ipads this morning for their first college counseling elective. “As juniors, it’s time to think about where you want to go and...

New Schools of the Sacred Heart president has Q&A

New Schools of the Sacred Heart president has Q&A

April 5, 2012

Rebecca Lee Editor-in-Chief Ann Marie Krejcarek will be succeeding retiring director of schools Gordon Sharafinski, who is retiring, as president of Schools of the Sacred Heart. Krejcarek is currently...

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