Breaking the Bank

Breaking the Bank

As Philip Moon ’20 drove down Ventura Blvd, he saw the same fast-fashion boutiques, sushi restaurants and care-free Californians on their phones. The only thing that occasionally changed on his daily drive to school was the lofty billboards, which alternated between advertisements of television shows, movies, restaurants and new technology. Recently, Moon said that he […]

Tele-devisions

Tele-devisions

Laughter blared in the background as Ava Benavente ’20 watched the latest episode of Saturday Night Live come to a close. Before the screen went black, a key figure caught her eye: Alec Baldwin, covered in deliberately orange fake tan, a cheap blonde wig and a distinct facial expression emulating President Donald Trump. Benavente said […]

Deli Hours: Open for Business

Deli Hours: Open for Business

Deli Hours unofficially formed at the beginning of their freshman year in 2016 when the original band members, Otis Gordon ‘20, Lauren Juzang ‘20 and Jasper Richards ‘20, met. “[Richards] and I met [Juzang] officially for the first time one night on the beach,” Gordon said. “[Richards] and I were both amazed by [Juzang]’s unique […]

BUTI-ful Tones

BUTI-ful Tones

Students attended the Boston University Tanglewood Institute, a performing arts summer program for students from June 17 to Aug. 11 to sharpen their musical skills. Students could choose from a variety of classes, such as orchestra rehearsals, chamber rehearsals and music theory classes. The camp included three programs, as well as a concert and a […]

Halkett departs from ‘friendly and caring’ community

Upper school history teacher Nini Halkett will be leaving the department after 30 years at the school. She plans to travel to the places she has taught about in AP Human Geography and International Relations, spend time with family and volunteer. “For the most part, [I am retiring] because there are other things that I […]

Debate wins big at tournament

Five students cleared to eliminations round, and three debaters received speaker awards and reached the quarterfinals of the National Coaches’ Debate Association Tournament April 12-15 in Atlanta. Spencer Paul ’19 dropped in the final round on a 3-0 decision. After his successful tournament, Paul said that he and his teammates are already looking toward the […]

Speaker educates faculty on cultural awareness

Sage Hill School teacher Drew Ishii presented his speech, ‘Asian-Americans and the Model Minority Myth,’ to educate faculty and staff about cultural awareness Wednesday. The school invited Ishii speak in order to help foster an inclusive environment for Asian American students, Head of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Janine Jones said. ‘We’ve heard from our Asian […]

Let’s taco-bout it: School hires truck

In an effort to unify different grades and promote sporting events, Prefect Council hired taco food trucks for the Varsity boys’ basketball game against Loyola High School on Jan. 31. “We had a chance to enjoy some time with our friends over a delicious meal,” Taka Khoo ’20 said. “I think that this catering idea […]

Student win awards for national Chinese essay contest

Eight students received awards for their essay submissions to the 2017 Chinese Language Association of Secondary Schools National Essay Contest on Jan 5. Students had the chance of being awarded a gold, silver or honorable mention certificate. Chronicle staff writer Astor Wu ’20 and Strauss Cooperstein ’18 were granted gold awards, five students received silver awards […]

Sophie Wasson: Psychologist

Formerly working for Notre Dame De Namur University, California College of the Arts and other institutions in psychological studies, Dr. Sophie Wasson will be the new upper school psychologist. She earned a Bachelor of Arts at Bates College, a Master of Arts, a Doctor of Psychology degree at University of California, Berkeley and received training […]