The Broadview

Second session concludes

The global politics class finishes their last class of the second session. The class will reconvene next year in January.
Classes end after a four week long period.
October 16, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE With the end of the second session on Oct. 15 and continued distance learning, students’ attitudes are less than enthusiastic about the schedule structure.  “Towards the end of the...

Students bundle up as cold weather hits Bay Area

Seniors Isabella Bermejo and Molly Brown eat lunch in the main hall while wearing multiple layers. Temperatures in San Francisco averaged around low 40s this week and even lead to snow on high peaks around the Bay Area.
February 6, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE With temperatures averaging low 40s this week, students are cranking up the heat at home and bundling up during classes and extracurriculars in parkas, trench coats, beanies and gloves. “I've...

Bay Area bomb threat hoax concerns students and faculty

Juniors Margaret Millar, Zoë Forbes and Julianna Ovalle crowd over a computer to see the news about the bomb threats. Students in HL Global Politics discussed the issues in class.
December 14, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE An email sent out by Life Director Michael Buckley warned students about police activity around Laurel, Presidio and Pacific Heights neighborhoods yesterday afternoon. “My initial reaction...

IB students prepare for art show

Junior Arianna Nassiri tapes snowflakes on the wall outside of the Syufy Theater for the art show. The exhibit will open on Dec. 12.
December 10, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE International Baccalaureate art students prepare for their art show today, ‘Wonder In Winter,’ which will showcase pieces about students’ identities. “Within IB Year I, we start...

Students give gratitude for departing faculty member

Students line up to hug Academic Support Director Betsy Pfeiffer on her last day at the school. Pfeiffer has worked at Convenf High School since 2014 and will continue to work with the school until the end of the year.
September 28, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE Tearful gratitudes and parting messages for Academic Support Director Betsy Pfeiffer were shared by students during chapel today on Pfeiffer’s last day at school. “I am grateful for...

Museums provide enrichment

Many shops and restaurants line Chestnut Street including Taco Bar, Brandy Melville, Books Inc., Squat and Gobble and Super Duper. Chestnut Street is a popular hangout spot for students after school and on the weekends for exercise, food, and shopping.
Local exhibits offer students discounted tickets, programs, exhibits.
May 24, 2018

From modern art to Monet and Japanese sculpture gardens, San Francisco boasts several opportunities for students to visit museums at free or reduced prices. “Having access to free museums is important...

Junior English classes prep for AP exam

Junior Maggie Walter reviews an example passage from a past AP English Language and Composition exam. Walter will take the exam on Wednesday, May 16 with the rest of the IB and Honors English III Convent & Stuart Hall students.
May 8, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE As students enrolled in Advanced Placement classes use their final classes for last minute studying for exams, a majority of juniors used their English class time to begin preparation for...

Math club offers peer tutoring sessions

Senior Halie Kim helps senior Guilia Oltranti during peer tutoring session. The students in the room worked with each other as well as with Kim during the tutoring session.
November 2, 2017

The math club hosted a peer tutoring session for all students looking for math help today. “The peer tutoring sessions are pretty new, and we hope that they will grow and stick,” club advisor Ken...

Steering away from a license

Steering away from a license
Teens are waiting longer to get behind the wheel.
September 28, 2017

While high schoolers in the ’90’s movie “Clueless” hustled to get their driver’s licenses once they turned 16, many teens are tending to hold off until much later to start driving. “I haven’t...

Artwork displays City pride at SFO

Artwork displays City pride at SFO
28 student-artists' work featured in 'Destinations' airport exhibit.
May 17, 2016

Graphite sketches, digital designs, oil and acrylic paintings, photographs, prints and collages comprise a Stuart Hall-coordinated display featuring Convent art at the San Francisco International Airport....

Teatime tradition acts as tribute to the graduating class

The Senior Class stands for its formal class photo on the front steps of the Flood Mansion. The photo, formerly
taken in the Cortile, was relocated to the front steps so that refreshments could be served in the tented patio area.
Celebration honors seniors
May 17, 2016

Illuminated by light pouring in from the Belvedere windows overlooking San Francisco Bay, the Senior Class stood in a semi-circle, clad in white dresses, holding bouquets of pink and white roses in one...

Rain, rain, don’t go away

Juniors Olivia Hoekendijk and Bella Kearney eat lunch together in the Belvedere overlooking the soaked city. Rain collected and flooded in the balcony area outside the window.
Near flooding approaches the Flood Mansion, Siboni.
January 5, 2016

Standing at the Siboni windows, students and teachers watched sheets of water skate down the Webster hill. Rain fell throughout the morning, but during F Period, it began to pour.   “I did hear...

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