Stock Talk

Stock Talk

  When Thomas Schramm ’21 walks to school from the St. Savior’s Church parking lot, he instinctively pulls out his phone. Rather than opening Instagram or Snapchat, Schramm often checks his morning stock returns on Stockpile, an app that aims to streamline youth experiences of navigating the stock market.   Schramm has been investing in […]

Reach out for outreach

Reach out for outreach

Without fail, there is an ever-familiar wave of panic that hits the student body every year: the stress of fulfilling community service hours. The school’s 12-hour requirement does not seem too difficult to complete, yet many struggle to find organizations that they truly connect with. As a result, students resort to jumping from one service […]

Artwork-ing Off Stress

Artwork-ing Off Stress

Art allows students to escape from the responsibilities of school For Mimi Offor ’21, working on art portfolios or setting up a photoshoot in Feldman-Horn allows her to focus on what she loves, while also taking her mind off of the many responsibilities school brings. Offor said painting liberates her, and acts as a form […]

Connections Across Continents

Connections Across Continents

Every afternoon, Jasmine Wang ’21 checks her phone on her way home, eagerly awaiting her father’s usual phone call, when she updates him about her day at school. Because her father lives in Hong Kong for business purposes, Wang has lived in the U.S. with only her mother and brother since she was a young child. […]

Students participate in Heal the Bay Coastal Cleanup

Students taking AP Environmental Science traveled to Santa Monica Beach Oct. 19 to participate in a beach cleanup organized by Heal the Bay, an environmental non-profit organization. “All kinds of trash ended up on the beach because of the drainage system,” Bennett Markinson ’21 said. “Plastic gets broken into small pieces so animals think they […]

Watch and Learn

Students and teachers discuss the potential benefits of learning a foreign language by watching television. Learning a language through watching TV helps with comprehension skills Ever since the Mexican comedy-drama “Club de Cuervos” caught his eye, Luke Riley ’21 has revamped his language learning strategy. Instead of flipping through pages of textbooks, he now turns […]

Alumna films, directs documentary focused on strengthening friendships

Alumna films, directs documentary focused on strengthening friendships

“[The film] moved me in ways I didn’t expect it to. It really speaks to the power of friendship and what it means to be there for someone while they are healing.” – Jasmine Wang ’21 Alumna Camille Shooshani ’13 filmed and directed her first autobiographical Netflix documentary, which follows the journey she and her […]