Squad ends on 4-game winning streak, fails to make CIf Playoffs

Despite finishing the season with a four-game winning streak, the varsity softball team fell just short of CIF, ending Mission League play one game out of the top spot. The team’s final league record was 6-4 and its overall record was 10-12-1. The team’s winning streak was highlighted by team captain Jessica Johnston ’14, who […]

Alum to play in NCAA tournament for Harvard

Three years after winning CIF as a junior on the boys’ basketball team, Zena Edosomwan ’12 is preparing for the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball tournament as a freshman forward on the Harvard University basketball team. In his first season at Harvard, Edosomwan averaged 5.7 minutes per game and score in double figures in one […]

Sophomore interns at Google headquarters

Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson arrived at the large, black-glass building in northern California that housed Google headquarters. In this scene in the movie “The Internship,” a fictional comedy, Vaughn and Wilson began their journey into an intensely competitive intern program at Google. While millions enjoyed the film, few can say they experienced the events […]

LaCour awarded NHSBCA National Coach of the Year

Baseball program head Matt LaCour was named 2013 National Coach of the Year by the National High School Baseball Coaches Association. LaCour, who was selected to coach the U15 USA Baseball Team that won a gold medal at the Baseball Classic last summer, coached the varsity baseball team to its first ever CIF title and […]

School Year Abroad applications due Feb. 17

School Year Abroad online applications for the 2014-2015 school year are due Feb. 17. Director of Financial Aid, SYA Coordinator and French teacher Geoff Bird will interview all applicants. Students must also submit their high school transcript along with recommendations from their foreign language, English and math teachers as well as their dean. Students can […]

Gun magazine publishes Visual Arts teacher's article

Upper school visual arts teacher Art Tobias’s article was recently published in a gun collector magazine. Tobias’s article, entitled “The Root of the Matter,” appears in the December 2013 issue of “Man at Arms for the Gun Collector and Sword.” The story discusses the cabin and Indian scene on Colt’s Model 1855 Sidehammer Revolver. It […]

Senior midfielder commits for lacrosse

Noah Pompan ’14 committed to Gettysburg College for lacrosse Oct. 10. Pompan, a varsity midfielder, also considered University of Richmond, Boston University, Bucknell University and Skidmore College, but he said Gettysburg was a great fit athletically, socially and academically. “I really liked the kids on the team and the coaching staff,” Pompan said. “I’m really […]

College president to discuss Civil War

The president of the University of Richmond will speak on the Sesquicentennial of the Civil War and emancipation of slaves at an upper school assembly Oct. 30 in Taper Gymnasium. The speech is part of University of Richmond President and professor Edward Ayers’s national tour on the subject. Before becoming president of the University of […]

New teacher: Aaron Bluestein

Aaron Bluestein will join the foreign language department this year to teach sections in both Spanish III and Spanish III Honors. “I am most looking forward to working with so many extremely bright and motivated students and an incredibly supportive team of passionate and seasoned teachers,” Bluestein said. After graduating from the University of Massachusetts, […]

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