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 […]