The Broadview

Coping mechanisms relieve stress

Coping mechanisms relieve stress

Olivia Rounsaville, Senior Reporter

April 23, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE Amidst the shelter in place order which instructs people to socially distance themselves, a new online learning system, and other life changes due to the COVID-19 pandemic, students may find themselves more stressed than usual which can have significant effects on the body. “Everyone has their own experiences with stress, and everyone handles stre...

Students take on finals

Junior Audrey Hunnicutt and sophomore Darcy Jobb prepare for their finals in the art studio on the Pine/Octavia campus. Both campuses will be used as a study space throughout the week.

Gabrielle Guido, Senior Reporter

December 17, 2019

With finals well under way, students are studying and meeting with teachers for support in order to ensure success this week.    In addition to casual dress, the school minimizes the pressure on students with long lunch periods and only two testing periods in a day.  “The projects that I’m...

Students begin first day of finals

Sophomore Charlotte Ehrlich studies for her next final. Exams will continue up until June 3rd.

Amy Phipps, Reporter

May 28, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Students arrived to school at 9:00 a.m. to begin the first day of finals this morning. “I feel prepared for most of my finals,” sophomore Jackie Guevara said. “I try to review in the morning right before my final so I remember as much as I can.” Students had their D a...

Students engage in coloring, relaxation activities in advisory

Junior Arlena Jackson colors in an outline of a unicorn during advisory. Students were given advisory time to color and catch up on school work.

Audrey Pinard, Reporter

May 14, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Students met in advisory groups instead of assembly to fill in coloring books with peers or catch up on schoolwork “A quiet exercise for your brain like meditation where you are searching your thoughts for something to focus on can be really difficult for a lot of people,” Director o...

Faculty receive massages

Masseuse Carlos Hu demonstrates on Nicole Holt how to apply pressure to the shoulders in order to relieve tension. Hu, Holt, and Nina Stavinga were at the end of their shift, having given chair massages to faculty and staff throughout the day.

Audrey Pinard, Reporter

March 27, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Massage therapists provided stress relief for faculty and staff on Tuesday in the Reception Room with back massages, scented candles, background music, and snacks. “I wanted to help make the world a better place and then I figured out I can help people have less pain,” Masseuse a...

Wellness club brings finals goodies

Laurie Pomeranz, the teacher advisor of Knight Light, hands junior Sofia Telfer a hot chocolate before A Period finals. The Knight Light club provided beverages and snacks for students on the Pine-Octavia campus to ease stress before finals.

Mason Cooney, Copy Editor

December 17, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE An abundance of Lucky Charms, muffins and hot chocolate greeted students who walked onto the Pine-Octavia Campus this morning for their A Period finals. “I got hot chocolate before my Ethics final,” junior Sofia Telfer said. “I had been feeling a little under the weather so a war...

Seniors work on applications in college counseling class

Seniors work in college counseling class. Seniors are required to attend college counseling on Monday or Tuesday of each week.

Olivia Mohun, Features Editor

November 12, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE Seniors filed into the Mother Williams Library during G and H periods today for their weekly college counseling session. “Today in class I started working on a supplement for a school that I may be applying to depending on how my early admissions decisions play out,” senior Wort...

BC2M club emphasizes self-care

Seniors write notes of encouragement to a friend in need during a BC2M assembly. The club had students either keep the notes or give them to the friend.

Mason Cooney, Copy Editor

October 19, 2018

The Bring Change to Mind Club presented in Syfufy Theatre during assembly today to talk about self-care and inform students about how to stay attentive to mental wellness. “Part of the mission of Bring Change to Mind is to end the stigma around mental illness and promote mental wellness,” senior and club head Samant...

Assembly teaches about physical, mental health

Academic Support Coordinator Jennifer Kramer leads students in an exercise to reduce stress. Kramer and Annie Egan, K-12 Director of Student Support, presented on mental and physical wellness and offered multiple tactics to control anxiety.

Josephine Rozzelle and Cece Giarman

September 7, 2018

While class workloads and extracurricular demands increase, faculty members from the student support team led the community in the first of a series of wellness assemblies this morning. “We decided as a school last spring that wellness was a topic that was important enough to build in time for,...

Note to self

Note to self

Mason Cooney, Copy Editor

May 24, 2018

Images of “Bridget Jones” or “The Princess Diaries” may come to mind when thinking of journaling, but regular “Dear Diary” entries can provide more mental and physical health benefits than the movies give them credit. “When you start writing, you come to these realizations and epiphanies,” j...

A girl’s best friend

Juniors Elizabeth O'Boyle and Camilla Sigmund take a break between exams during Dec. 2017 Finals Week to sit and watch the petting zoo. Students were invited to interact with the animals as a way of relieving stress during lunch.

Mason Cooney, Assistant Features Editor

March 22, 2018

Wrapped up in homework, tests and college preparations, students can carry an overwhelming amount of stress, overlooking their health and wellness, but a furry, eager-eyed companion may provide the quick reset students need. Forty schools in New York have implemented the Department of Education’s ...

Avoiding the burnout

Avoiding the burnout

Gabriella Vulakh, Senior Reporter

March 22, 2018

With finals, AP testing and IB exams marking the fourth quarter, some students may begin feeling unmotivated in classes and experience “burnout.” “I think one thing that is helpful if you are finding yourself with a bit less motivation is to find a new source of motivation,” school couns...

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