Please lay off the college questions

A few days ago I walked into the bookstore to buy “Flatland” for my unweighted Philosophy in Art and Science class. The novel is about a square named A Square, who lives in a two-dimensional world in which everyone appears to be either a line or a point, with only shadowing to imply a person’s […]

Wafflebots compete in scrimmage

The Wafflebots, the combined Robotics class and club team, sent nine students to a scrimmage in which they used a robot designed by last year’s club to throw balls into two separate goals. At the Oct. 5 competition held by Valencia High School, the team faced 20 opponents. “The students learned about the variety of […]

All-school meetings to replace Civitalks

Upper school students will gather in the gym during 20-minute-long breaks on the first and third Wednesdays of each month as a new form of community building, Assistant to the Head of Upper School and Community and Character Committee member Michelle Bracken said. The committee, formerly known as the Character Education Committee, has discontinued Civitalks. […]

Picture Perfect

Framed photographs of Harvard and Westlake students hang on the newly-constructed walls of Seaver’s top floor. The new hallway now features approximately 45 black-and-white photographs of the school’s history displayed in chronological order, beginning with the founders. After History Department head Katherine Holmes-Chuba proposed a renovation to the school, Archivist Allan Sasaki chose and printed […]

Picture Perfect

Framed photographs of Harvard and Westlake students hang on the newly-constructed walls of Seaver’s top floor. The new hallway now features approximately 45 black-and-white photographs of the school’s history displayed in chronological order, beginning with the founders. After History Department head Katherine Holmes-Chuba proposed a renovation to the school, Archivist Allan Sasaki chose and printed […]

Stemming Out

Annelise Colvin ’15 and Head of School Jeanne Huybrechts discuss Colvin’s display at the Eli and Edythe Broad CIRM Center for Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research.

Big Fans

Angela Chon ’16, Caitlin Chung ’20, Britany Hong ’18, Jane Kim ’18 and Astor Wu ’20 perform a fan dance at the Korean American Parents Association Annual Family Barbecue Aug. 24.

Teachers win cabaret contest

Interdisciplinary studies department head and history teacher Larry Klein and middle school secretary Tim Smith won a song-identifying competition to increase publicity for the final performing arts concert of the year, “Lights, Cabaret, Action!” and received four concert tickets each in addition to their one complimentary faculty ticket each. Performing arts teacher Rodger Guerrero hosted […]

Sharing Wisdom

Upper School Dean Pete Silberman participates in “At the MIC,” an event where a faculty member addresses the audience with personal insights. In the May installment, Silberman spoke about the importance of simple but universal social customs.

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