The Broadview

Community celebrates annual tradition

Spanish teacher Mary Bicanic leads the high school Spanish classes in singing

Sophia Aeby and Arianna Nassiri

December 15, 2017

WEB EXCLUSIVE Convent & Stuart Hall celebrated the nearly century-old tradition Noëls in the Herbert Center with songs sung in four different languages — Latin, French, Spanish and Mandarin. Students, faculty, staff and parents were invited to take part in the tradition, while those who we...

SHCOG responds

Cassie Eskicioglu, Senior Reporter

December 14, 2017

Last month’s visiting team from the Sacred Heart Commission on Goals commended the student experience while recommending more time for planning, connecting among faculty and staff, and finding ways to incorporate the Goals and Criteria. “One overarching recommendation was to create more time to be w...

Doing double duty

Junior Molly Brown asks two Convent Elementary students to show her how their sound maker works during After School Program. Brown works at ASP every Tuesday after school.

Grace Ainslie, News Editor

December 14, 2017

Although having a job during the school year can cause teens to stress over finding a balance with classwork, sports practice and extracurriculars, working on-campus can alleviate some of those issues. “Over the summer I worked in the tech department as an intern,” senior Jilan Powers said. “I ...

Improving the egg-conomy

Alumna Bianka Quintanilla-Whye and teammate Paul Watkins hold newly-born chicks hatched in poultry farmer Boureima Kabre's traditionally-powered incubator in Burkina Faso. Their team from Stanford University worked in Kabre's shop assembling a solar powered incubator they designed.

Gabriella Vulakh, Senior Reporter

December 14, 2017

A team of five mechanical engineers from Stanford University, including a Convent alumna, are designing and constructing a solar-powered, poultry egg incubator for Burkina Faso, one of West Africa’s most impoverished countries, in response to its demand for poultry farming. “Poultry farming is the m...

Giving during the holidays

Junior Anna Doggett lays out gingerbread men to prepare for the Santa Fest holiday fundraiser at the General's Residence in Fort Mason. Children of Shelters runs the annual event in the Presidio for local homeless children.

Mason Cooney, Features Editor

December 14, 2017

Volunteers clamor to serve meals at soup kitchens or package food at local food banks as the holidays approach, while less popular organizations in San Francisco are overlooked and left with little assistance. “Unfortunately, people like to reach out and say, ‘I’m going to go to Glide and se...

Holiday shopping begins

Freshman Sarah Barnes browses a 50 percent off Cyber Monday sale on the PacSun website. Shopping holidays began on Thanksgiving and end with Cyber Monday.

Mason Cooney, Assistant Features Editor

November 27, 2017

WEB EXCLUSIVE Holiday shoppers browsed the web today for Cyber Monday deals after the weekend of Black Friday and Small Business Saturday. “I like Black Friday shopping because it is a big outing, and it’s something fun you can do with your family,” senior Lauren Wasserman, who shopped at Fashion ...

Employing career opportunities

Senior Charlotte Cobb arranges a display during one of her shifts at the clothing store Brandy Melville. Cobb has worked at the Chestnut St. location for almost two years.

Cece Giarman & Emily Kanellos, Reporters

March 9, 2017

While many teens prefer to spend time after school playing sports or socializing, others swap racquets for retail, cleats for customers, or Netflix for non-profits. Senior Delaney Moslander scans athletic tickets, ushers guests to seats and greets spectators at University of San Francisco's athl...

Getting it straight

Source: Health Grades, Invisalign

Alyssa Alvarez, Sports Editor

March 9, 2017

Metal clamps. Expanders. Retainers. Sore teeth, bleeding gums and canker sores are a right of passage for most teenagers. Four million Americans undergo some form of orthodontic treatment at any given time, according to American Association of Orthodontics, although, only 33 percent of the world population has undergone some sort ...

Varsity basketball team maintains undefeated streak

Senior Alyssa Alvarez makes a shot while fellow teammates watch from the bench during the Varsity Senior Night game against University. This story was updated with a photo from the February 7 game.

Neely Metz, Features Editor

February 6, 2017

After an entirely undefeated season and a #4 place in the state, the girls varsity basketball team won against Marin Academy in a 61 to 35 lead Friday night. “The game went really well, we played as a team and we played well on defense which carried our offense,” senior Ally Arora, who is a co-captain...

Old tradition calls for revamped marketing

Source: Girl Scouts

Claire Devereux, Senior Reporter

February 2, 2017

With Samoas, Thin Mints and Trefoils cookies being sold across the nation this month, some Girl Scouts are sticking with a century-old tradition of face-to-face selling, while others are discovering new ways to sell the cookies. The organization recently introduced digital cookies sales through a downloaded Cookie Finder app or visiting a Girl Scout vendor’s personal website, allowing customers to pu...

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.

Olivia Mohun and Mary Perez, Reporters

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 on Monday and welcomed almost 4,000 children from public programs around the Bay Area to enjoy a day o...

Themed dress days raise spirit for Homecoming

Seniors Katie Newbold and Delaney Moslander wear coordinating outfits for today's color day. The two handed out colorful bead necklaces to less eager participants.

Asha Khanna, Copy Editor

September 26, 2016

The annual spirit week kicked off today with “color day,” and various themes will follow throughout the week, culminating in two sporting events and a dance. Unlike in previous years, the themes are not split between particular grades, according to student body secretary Dot Wetmore. “At...

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