The Broadview

‘Celebrating Democracy’ shifts focus from presidential election

Head of School Rachel Simpson presents senior Caroline Salveson with a white rose, celebrating this election as the first time Salveson will vote. Seniors voting for the first time all received white roses, which were a symbol of the women's suffrage movement.

Claire Kosewic, Web Editor

November 7, 2016

Recognition of the democratic process’ importance, the exploration of voting rights throughout American history, and explanation of certain ballot measures were primary themes of today’s assembly, “Celebrating Democracy.” “I wanted to put something together that centered around student voice,...

Hometown poet judges annual Poetry Festival

Jazz band performs an original piece at the Poetry Festival. The yearly competition showcases writers and poets from both CHS and SHHS.

Alyssa Alvarez, Sports Editor

April 15, 2016

San Francisco poet Genny Lim guest judged the Poetry Festival and chose seniors Corinne Sigmund and Zach Hammer as the all-school winners for both CHS and SHHS. Hammer shared a poem regarding his admiration for his father and how he looks to him as a role model. Sigmund chose to keep the topic of her writing private. “I worked hard on the p...

English department no longer accepting Poetry Festival submissions

Freshman Carlota Rubio reviews her poem after she submitted it.

Grace Ainslie, Senior Reporter

April 8, 2015

The English Department collected final submissions for the annual Poetry Festival and have started the judging process. “We’ve accepted some [poems] yesterday, some this morning, but by today they should have all been turned in,” Anne Guina, freshman and senior English teacher said. “Today the En...

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