Former Attorney General of Indiana to speak to ethics class Monday

Jeff Modisett (Haden ’16), the former Attorney General of Indiana, will speak to an ethics class Monday during 6th period about two cases: State of Indiana v. Michael Tyson and the Tobacco Master Settlement agreement. Modisett was the prosecutor in the internationally famous State of Indiana v. Michael Tyson case in which Tyson was convicted […]

Fanatics try to boost crowd volume and encourage attendance at games

Fanatics try to boost crowd volume and encourage attendance at games

Since the Fanatics inception in 2006, the Fanatics have received praise and complaints. The main grievance the Fanatics receive concerns their lack of attendance to less popular sports and less popular games. “We are trying to increase the overall fan experience at every athletic competition,” Gabe Golob ‘16 said. “We are going to incorporate new […]

Physics teacher writes book

Upper school science teacher Antonio Nassar co-authored a research book entitled “Quantum Measurement in Bohmian Mechanics.” Nassar wrote the book with professor Salvador Merte-Artes from the Spanish Institute of Technology, what Nassar calls “the center for theoretical research in Europe.” Nassar has over 60 published academic articles, and his knowledge and research from those papers […]

Peer Support leaders, trainees bond on retreat

Fifty-one Peer Support leaders and trainees traveled to Camp Hilltop in Malibu Sept. 11-13 for their annual retreat. “I think the goal of retreat was to foster bonding so that we can create the best environment for Peer Support possible,” Jack Hogan ’17 said. The students played games and trust building activities at the camp. […]

Andy Stout: Math Teacher

After working as a software engineer for several years, Andy Stout has joined the upper school math department as a computer science teacher. An alumnus of Pasadena Polytechnic, Yale and University of California, San Diego, Stout always wanted to come back to Southern California. Stout has taught courses at college and high school levels. For […]

New coach Gipe takes the helm with high hopes

Girls’ tennis is back with a new coach and opens the season Sept. 8 against Santa Monica High School. Kristie Gipe took over for Chris Simpson, who resigned earlier this year. “I’m super excited,” Gipe said. “Everybody works hard, and I think we have a really good future with this group of girls.” Gipe graduated […]

6 alums playing professional baseball

Heading into the final stretch of the baseball season, six Wolverines find themselves playing at the highest level of America’s pastime. MLB.com ranks Lucas Giolito ’12 as the third best prospect in the league and ranks him as the number one pitching prospect. He is ranked as the top prospect in the Washington Nationals’ farm […]

Society of Global Affairs hosts speakers

The Walt Disney Co. COO Tom (Cole ’16), Activision CEO Bobby Kotick (Grace ’15, Audrey ’17) and Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu (Eliseo ’16), Academy-Award winning director of “Birdman,” are some of the speakers attending the Society of Global Affairs TED Talks-style panel May 17 in Ahmanson Lecture Hall. The event is open to all people who […]

Students named Spotlight semifinalists

Two upper school students were named semifinalists for the Los Angeles County Spotlight Awards, both in the Jazz Instrumental category. Roughly 1,500 high school students auditioned for the awards this year in a broad range of categories including Jazz. Of these students, 108 entrants were selected as semifinalists this year, with 15 semifinalists in the […]