South Korea: A model for fighting COVID-19

As of now, COVID-19 has spread its tentacles across the globe with almost 3 million confirmed cases in the span of just a few months. Originating from Wuhan, China, the coronavirus has spread globally to Europe, the Middle East, Africa and the United States, and has caused the World Health Organization to declare a worldwide […]

Upper and middle school concerts postponed indefinitely due to coronavirus

In a school-wide email, Middle School Performing Arts Chair Tim Schmall and Upper School Performing Arts Chair Shawn Constantino announced Mar. 23 that all upcoming middle and upper school performing arts events are postponed indefinitely due to the school’s effort to comply with social distancing. The postponed performances include both the middle and upper school […]

Foot in the Door

Foot in the Door

Delving into themes of representation and love, students and director of “Stage Door” discuss the play’s impact on them.

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 […]