Young squad struggles in first games of season

An inexperienced softball squad started the season with an 0-3-1 overall record. The team, which only has four seniors, suffered a 15-0 loss against Mira Costa on March 11. “Our goal that day was to have good at-bats, and to cheer and to be ‘teamy,’ and those are things that we did,” Softball Program Head […]

Battle for Love

Chemistry teacher Nathan Cardin decided to try dating websites when he was a graduate student at Stanford, but found himself unable to use eHarmony because he is gay and there were only two options for matchmaking: male searching for female and female searching for male. “It was kind of like a triple take,” Cardin said, […]

School hosts field hockey showcase

Head coaches from the University of Maryland, Johns Hopkins, Brown and Yale coached and observed field hockey players from all over the country on Ted Slavin Field Jan. 3 and 4. The event consisted of a five-hour session each day, including drills and scrimmages. Coaches also talked about the college recruiting process and the differences […]

Foreign Outlook changes name to Babel

Babel will be the new name of the world languages magazine, formerly known as Foreign Outlook. “‘Foreign’ had a negative connotation, especially now that we are not the foreign language department anymore,” Babel adviser and world language teacher Amandine Nelaton said. “We are the world languages department.” “Foreign Outlook has been used for quite a […]

Students rehearse 'Company' musical

A semi-translucent material called scrim hangs from top to bottom on back of the Rugby stage, adding a dreamlike feel to the set of the musical, “Company,” which takes place entirely in a 30-second time span in the head of the main character. “When you light it from the front, everything that is behind it […]

Cafeteria worker thanks school for support during illness

A standing ovation for cafeteria worker and leukemia survivor Oscar Flores concluded the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays Assembly Oct. 1. During the “On My Mind” portion of the assembly, members of the baseball team reminded the school of the fundraiser started by the squad and Community Council to raise money for Flores’ treatment after his […]

Teacher receives Carolyn, Marion Hays Award

Upper school mathematics teacher Kent Nealis was awarded the Carolyn and Marion Hays Award Aug. 26 at a joint faculty meeting. The award is given to a member of the faculty or staff who contributes to the school community in ways beyond what is expected. The recipient is to show “loyal and dedicated service to […]