Human Rights Watch campaign looks to increase voter registration

The Human Rights Watch Student Task Force organized an initiative to increase voter registration and promote political awareness around campus for the midterm elections. The campaign stressed the importance of viewing current political issues with an emphasis on human rights and to inform voting. Co-presidents Sonya Ribner ’19, Catherine Crouch ’19 and Chronicle Editor-in-Chief Sophie […]

Students perform in first Coffeehouse of the year

Students perform in first Coffeehouse of the year

Upper school students showcased their literary and musical talents at the Halloween-themed Coffeehouse on Oct. 29. To start the event, the Jack Riley Experience, which recently released their debut album on Spotify, performed the Ghostbusters theme song. After the band, Kate Konvitz ’20 and Alec Davila ’20 sang “Ain’t no sun”, a song about global […]

Professor teaches students in playwriting workshops

Dr. Velina Hasu Houston, head of playwriting MFA graduate program at USC, came to teach two playwriting workshops and share advice about playwriting to the students interested in participating in the annual Playwright’s Festival Oct. 9 and Oct. 16. During the workshop, Houston gave some tips to students about how to structure their plays and […]

Prefect Council organizes Fanatic Fest to end Spirit Week

Prefect Council organizes Fanatic Fest to end Spirit Week

Students participated in a western-themed Fanatic Fest at break on Friday, which Prefect Council organized to increase school spirit before Homecoming. To start the Fanatic Fest, math teacher Adam Varney then performed a line dancing routine.  Students also rode a mechanical bull and participated in a dodgeball game  against faculty. The Fanatic Fest culminated a […]

Helston joins math department

Joshua Helston, the Former Assistant Professor and Chair of the Math department of Mount Saint Mary’s University, joined the upper school math department this year. After receiving a bachelor’s degree from Gustavus Adolphus College, Helston earned an master’s degree in mathematics from UCLA. 

Dr. Christopher Clement joins history department

Christopher Clement joined the upper school history department for the upcoming year to teach both U.S. History and A.P. Human Geography and International Relations. Before coming to the school, Clement served as the chair of the Social Studies Department at Pomona Catholic High School and taught a range of courses such as world history, A.P. […]