The Broadview

Spirit Week goes virtual

Emily Brenner’s Honors English II class celebrates Hawaiian Wednesday. Students earned points by sending in a photo to @conventcubbyhole on Instagram.

Tala El Qadah, Reporter

October 29, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE To keep school spirit alive through learning off campus, the Spirit Committee set up a week of changing their Zoom backgrounds and wearing clothes and accessories to match the theme of the day.  “We’ve been planning and discussing our ideas for this week since the beginning of t...

Seniors and freshmen connect through tradition

To form a relationship with your

Nina Gutierrez, Senior Reporter

October 26, 2020

As freshmen navigate Zoom rather than hallways, Student Council has organized the Senior Sibling program to establish a connection between ninth and 12th graders. “We think this tradition is valuable to both freshmen and seniors,” Student Council Executive Officer Aly Bannister said. “Especially du...

Zooming towards a certain doom

Virtual learning settings take a toll on students' mental and physical health.

Tabitha Parent, Managing Editor

September 24, 2020

Most teenagers who find themselves a little too attached to their phone or computer, or even ones who just thoroughly enjoy the company of their family’s TV, have heard some variation of these sentences from the guardians in their lives:  “You’re on social media too much. You watch Netflix too...

Juniors, families attend college information session

Junior students and families attended the College Information Night hosted by Convent & Stuart Hall’s college counselors. The meeting discussed what to expect during junior year, the college search timeline and what juniors can do to make their year proactive.

Paige Retajczyk, Senior Reporter

September 18, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE Convent & Stuart Hall’s college counselors held a Zoom webinar on Sept. 17 to discuss the college process and junior year amidst COVID-19.   College counselors discussed some of the changes the college process has endured such as some schools being test optional or test blind. ...

Blog: The 6th month

View of junior Lily Peta’s 7 a.m. walk to start her daily routine. Many popular streets such as Lake St and John F Kennedy Dr are partially closed to traffic to encourage social distancing among pedestrians and cyclists.

Tabitha Parent, Managing Editor

September 17, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE Today marks the sixth month of shelter in place for San Franciscans. I was watching a virtual college information session when I got a text from one of our EICs reminiscing about where we all had been as a staff six months ago.  The text was a throwback to a live stream that we ...

Two classes down, on to the next

Sophomore Isabella Alacorn views her new schedule for the next 20 days. Students finished a semester’s worth of classes and will begin their new schedules Sept. 16.

Alina Kushner, Senior Reporter

September 15, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE Students finish a semester’s worth of classes in four weeks, and will start two new classes tomorrow.  Due to shelter-in-place, the new online schedule consists of 20 class periods in a span of four weeks, with 150 minute Zoom meetings. Some students enjoy the condensed schedule a...

Monthly art workshop holds first meeting

Senior Sarah El Qadah works on the thumbnails for her Cordels. Students finished and presented three thumbnails in their meeting.

Roxanne Comerford, Reporter

September 10, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE A new art workshop encourages members of the community to embrace the school year’s theme of grace.  “HeART Hour” had its first meeting on Sept. 10 led by Visual Arts Department Chair Rachel McIntire.  “I haven't really made the time to do art this summer, and I like the idea of hav...

Possible Return to In-Person Learning in November

Sophomore honors chemistry learns to use zoom days before the transition to online learning in the spring. The guidelines surrounding school zoom calls have developed from public links to only allowing those with school emails access.

Clara Bonomi, Senior Reporter

September 3, 2020

Luckily for the students who are eager to break free from their desk chairs and Zoom classes, San Francisco high schools are on track to reopen in November. After hearing news of possibly returning to school, freshman Scarlett Farr looks forward to in-person learning. Convent will require that al...

Students, parents attend virtual Back-to-School Night

Screenshot of sophomore Azadeh Reiskin's complete schedule, including all classes she will take during the year. Parents were able to access their student's Learning Management System to view timing and schedules for the event.

Nicole Klein and Tabitha Parent

September 2, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE Parents participated in Back-to-School Night programming hosted by teachers and administrators via Zoom webinars and live video streaming on Wednesday night.  “My online experience has been pretty good," sophomore Sydney Mountain said, "but it gets really boring after an hour and I g...

Students audition for fall play, find community through theater

Senior Halsey Williamson auditions for the fall play remotely through Zoom. Students auditioning were asked to prepare a monologue to perform to the directors.

Darcy Jubb, Senior Reporter

August 27, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE The second round of auditions for Convent & Stuart Hall’s environmentally-themed Fall Play took place today over Zoom, providing students a chance to express their creativity through a prepared monologue. Students from Grades K-12 makeup Convent & Stuart Hall’s Theater Program,...

Cubs initiate online clubs

Senior Grace O'Reilly and Community Life Chair Paul Pryor Lorentz lead The Luzuriaga Foundation club. Students attended an introductory Zoom call that overviewed responsibilities of members and the goal of the club.

Nina Gutierrez, Senior Reporter

August 26, 2020

  WEB EXCLUSIVE As students continue to learn over Zoom, recent club offerings give students the opportunity to build community based on shared interests and curiosities.  Clubs meet during lunch to take advantage of time away from class. There are 20 confirmed clubs students can participate...

Students attend first chapel of the year

Religion, Theology & Spirituality teacher Bryan Lorentz plays a melody on his guitar while waiting for the chapel to begin. The community attended chapel on a Webinar via Zoom where students participated using the “chat” or “raise hand” functions.

Elise Vulakh, Senior reporter

August 21, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE Students gathered virtually for Convent and Stuart Hall’s first Chapel of the year. The gathering was focused on celebrating life, students virtually connecting in the midst of a global pandemic.  “This was the first gathering since the welcome assembly where we got to meet the ne...

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