Balancing beliefs

As the political climate in our country continues to spiral towards what seems like a never-ending abyss of a two-party controversy, students have naturally become more active in voicing their opinions on popular issues. Witnessing such participation among my peers makes me proud to be a part of this generation. However, as we become more involved […]

Teachers address midterms in class

Teachers address midterms in class

During the weeks leading up to the 2018 midterm elections, the history department prepared in-class activities and discussions for students regarding possible outcomes of the race. The late-start block schedule days encouraged some history teachers to implement an election-related activity or assignment in their classes, history teacher Celia Goedde said. “With the block periods landing […]

School community experiences late-start schedule

With the culmination of the school year’s first quarter, the upper school community experienced the first of two pairs of late-start block schedule days Thursday and Friday. Head of Upper School Laura Ross welcomed the trial days after members of Prefect Council discussed ways to adjust the current schedule to reduce student stress. The Scheduling […]

Residents voice complaints about FAA’s new flight proposal

Residents voice complaints about FAA’s new flight proposal

San Fernando Valley residents, who were concerned about the Federal Aviation Administration’s new transportation system allowing flight paths directly over homes and schools, voiced their complaints at a community meeting in Burbank Vista Library on Thursday. The event room, which has a maximum capacity of 160 people, overcrowded with approximately 250 people, Hollywood Burbank Airport […]

Memorial service honors history teacher

Students, faculty, staff and alumni honored history teacher Eric Zwemer at his memorial service and shared memories of him at the open-mic reception that followed Oct. 5. Zwemer’s father, brother and other family members joined the school community at the gathering. Chronicle Digital Editor Lucas Gelfond ’19 said Zwemer’s class influenced his education and experience […]

Record number of seniors reach 4.3 GPA bracket

Seventy seniors received a GPA of 4.25 or above, the highest number of students to qualify for this grade bracket in the past decade. The number of students in this group of the graduating class of 2019 shows an upward trend: 50 seniors were acknowledged last year. This record can be attributed to a variety […]

Resident oppose FAA

In opposition to the Federal Aviation Administration’s proposal to officially change flight paths from the Burbank and Van Nuys airports, over 2,100 residents have signed a petition created by Studio City for Quiet Skies. The procedures were initially scheduled to publish Nov. 8, but are now delayed to Jan. 3. Studio City for Quiet Skies […]

‘See’-ing diversity in action: Author speaks to school about cultural identity

‘See’-ing diversity in action: Author speaks to school about cultural identity

The Asian Students in Action club invited New York Times Best Selling author Lisa See to speak about her family history and struggles with identity Monday. See is the first all-school assembly speaker chosen by the club. ASiA Club invited See in hopes that her speech would initiate conversations about cultural identity among the student […]

Father Justin to host weekly chapel services

Father Dan Justin will begin officiating weekly chapel services in St. Savior’s Chapel across from the Feldman-Horn plaza every Tuesday at 7:30 AM, following Father James Young’s retirement last year. The services are Episcopalian, last for roughly 25 minutes and include a brief homily and a Holy Communion from the Episcopal prayer book. Father Dan […]

Students tour clubs at Activities Fair

Students tour clubs at Activities Fair

Students from 73 clubs, two festival groups and seven student organizations shared their interests with the community and encouraged their peers to join their groups at the annual Activities Fair Sept. 17. Club members displayed their stands and posters along the perimeter of quad. Prefect Council, which hosted the fair, encouraged club leaders to interact […]

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