Life is not always fair, but the parking system can be

Life is not always fair, but the parking system can be

Life isn’t fair. You know it, I know it, we all know it. The other day I caught myself commiserating over the gap between the dunking ability of Cassius Stanley ’19 and my own. Why should he be gifted with the capacity to soar over defenders while I hang around at sea level waiting for […]

Administration takes steps towards ‘diverse community’

The administration has changed the teacher hiring and promotion process, created a Diversity Task Force and increased the school’s financial aid budget to follow through with its goal of creating a more “diverse and inclusive community,” better reflecting the opening phrase of the mission statement adopted in 2014. “There are things that the school is […]

School aims to increase faculty diversity

The administration will look to diversify the faculty and conduct a climate assessment in the future as a result of a joint meeting between President Rick Commons, Head of School Jeanne Huybrechts and members of the BLACC in December, Commons said. “I had the sense that we needed to start the conversation here rather than wait […]

Convocation unites both campuses

  President Rick Commons invested this year’s senior prefects during the Opening Convocation Aug. 31, where head prefects Grace Pan ’16 and Hunter Brookman ’16 instructed the student body to embrace the community as a family and to try new things. The ceremony began with Head of School Jeanne Huybrechts introducing the convocation as an […]

Visions to map out steps towards mission

President Rick Commons introduced six visions meant to fulfill the mission statement in the next three to five years at the annual faculty meeting Aug. 25. “Mission is generational — we hope the new statement will last another 25 years,” Commons said. “Visions, in my mind and parlance here, are more specific ideas of how […]

2 doubles tennis teams, two singles players reach finals, Genender '15 named Player of the Year

Two doubles teams and two singles players from the boys’ tennis team reached the finals of Mission League Individuals, qualifying for CIF Individuals where one doubles team reached the quarterfinals. Michael Genender ’15 was named the United States Tennis Association Southern California Player of the Year. At Mission League Individuals, Adam Sraberg ’17 faced Jaird Meyer […]

Class of 2015 celebrates commencement

The class of 2015 celebrated commencement with speeches from Salutatorian JJ Woronoff ’15 and Valedictorian Amelia Miller ’15. Covi Brannan ’15 was honored with the Veritas award and Garrett Robinson ’15 was awarded the Bishop’s Medal June 5 on Ted Slavin Field. Woronoff encouraged audience members to not take themselves too seriously while Miller argued that […]

Boys' tennis team falls short in CIF Final

The boys’ tennis team suffered a 14-4 defeat to Los Alamitos in the finals of the CIF-SS Division I Playoffs May 22 at the Claremont Club. After an extremely close first round, the two teams were tied three wins apiece. From that point onward, however, the Wolverines collapsed, failing to win a single match in […]

Squad dominates league play

A first place singles finish and quarterfinal doubles finish at the Ojai Tournament Saturday suggest the boys’ tennis team is peaking with the end- of-league play and CIF Playoffs around the corner. Michael Genender ’15 won six singles matches in three days before finally defeating Corona Del Mar’s Bjorn Hoffman ’16 6-2, 6-4 in the […]

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