Rankings vs Reality

Rankings vs Reality

I know I sound bitter. I am. Before Early Decisions came out, the deans told the senior class what not to say to people during mid-December. No “You’ll totally get in.” No “Oh, it was a reach for you anyway.” No “Did you get rejected?” or anything of the sort. We understood —those comments can […]

Linking Up: Technology Allows Students to Form Online Friendships

Linking Up: Technology Allows Students to Form Online Friendships

A little less than a year ago, Elizabeth Gaba ’17 was scrolling through Instagram when she saw that one of her favorite Vine singers, Gillian,* commented on one of her friend’s pictures. Excited, she texted her friend asking how he knew her. After talking about Gillian, he gave her Gillian’s number, per Gaba’s request. Gaba […]

Softball eliminated from CIF playoffs

The softball team was eliminated from CIF playoffs after a 10-0 loss against Gahr today. This is after coming off of a close 7-6 win May 17 against Monclair. Gahr was third seed, and the Wolverines were 27 seed. On May 17, Lauren Lapesarde ’17 and Kat Swander ’19 hit home runs, and Ashley Waco […]

Softball team thrives under new leadership

Softball team thrives under new leadership

The varsity softball team, coming off of a rough season last year with a 2-15-1 overall record and a 0-8 league record under previous program head Claire Rietmann-Grout, has had a much better season with a 2-4 overall record this year under new program head Melanie Williams. “None of our early preseason games this year […]

Track and Field wins starting meets of season

Both boys’ and girls’ track and field teams are poised to go deep into CIF prelims and finals this season, with a strong roster and stronger bond all around. Their first meet against Crossroads, Brentwood and Pacifica Christian went extremely well, with the boys scoring 82 points and the girls scoring 100 points against the […]

Girls’ soccer focuses on bright future

Girls’ soccer focuses on bright future

From the girls’ varsity soccer sidelines, Head Coach Richard Simms is constantly repeating, “Next play, next play, next play.” It’s that focus on possible future successes, instead of past failures, that keeps the inspiration high and the players driven no matter what happens. Coming off of last year’s undefeated season, girls’ varsity soccer will use […]

Girls’ soccer wins against Newbury Park

The varsity girls’ soccer team won 3-2 against Newbury Park tonight, with strong playing both offensively and defensively. The game was scoreless for the entire first half, until the first goal of the season was scored by by Annabelle Heisel ’19. This was followed by goals from Montana Reilly ’16 and Courtney Gazmarian ’16. Lindsay Avant ’17 made multiple […]

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