Alumni named to ’30 Under 30′ Forbes list

Alumni Joshua Lederman ’05 and Charlie Stigler ’11 have been named to Forbes’ fifth annual ‘30 Under 30’ list standouts in the fields of finance and education. Lederman serves as a Principal of Capital Markets at global investment firm KKR. Stigler is co-founder of Zaption, a video-based educational tool. The 2016 ‘30 Under 30’ list […]

Team to debate identity

Team to debate identity

The upper school debate team will host a public debate with Team USA on Martin Luther King Jr. Day Jan. 18. During the debate, participants will debate “identity, protest and the future of the struggle for civil rights” from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in Rugby Auditorium. The event is open to the public and […]

Journalists join online news group

Ten Chronicle journalists were selected to serve as members of the 2015-2016 ASNE Youth Journalism Student Advisory Board. Chronicle staffers Josie Abugov ’18, Ellis Becker ’18, Elly Choi ’18, Sofia Guillen ’18, Sammi Handler ’17, Brittany Hong ’18, Nicole Kim ’18, Alena Rubin ’18, Kate Schrage ’18 and Danielle Spitz ’18 will join other students […]

BLACC holds Justin Carr workshop

BLACC will host this year’s first Justin Carr ’14 Dare to Dream Workshop Oct. 10 at the Frank D. Parent Elementary School in Inglewood. Students can receive three hours of community service for helping younger students with art projects and other crafts. Carr’s parents have organized this event to fulfill Justin’s dream of bringing the […]

Platt brothers to star in New York musicals

Platt brothers to star in New York musicals

Jonah Platt ’04 will make his Broadway debut Sept. 15 as Fiyero in “Wicked,” and his brother Ben Platt ’11 will perform the titular role in an off-Broadway production of “Dear Evan Hansen.” Jonah will play the male lead, the local prince of Oz and Elphaba’s love interest, in the 12th anniversary of “Wicked,” which […]

Sara Cohen: English

Sara Cohen joins the Upper School English department after serving as a visiting fellow at Drexel University’s Great Works Symposium. Cohen, who earned a Bachelor of Arts in Comparative Literature at Occidental College and both a Master of Arts and Ph.D. in Comparative Literature at UCLA, hopes to utilize her knowledge of different styles of […]

Sara Cohen: English

Sara Cohen joins the Upper School English department after serving as a visiting fellow at Drexel University’s Great Works Symposium. Cohen, who earned a Bachelor of Arts in Comparative Literature at Occidental College and both a Master of Arts and Ph.D. in Comparative Literature at UCLA, hopes to utilize her knowledge of different styles of […]

Students to work with City Council

The Los Angeles Mayor’s Youth Council selected four sophomores as new members of the group. Eshanika Chaudhary ’17, Chasia Jefferies ’17, Lauren Kim ’17 and Nathaniel Wall ’17 will become council representatives for the West Valley area. They will learn about city issues and meet with elected officials to make recommendations to the Los Angeles […]

Middle School hosts EdTech conference

More than 300 teachers from around the country attended the EdTech Team Los Angeles Summit featuring Google for Education that was held at the Middle School April 9 and 10. Seventeen members of the faculty participated in this event. They were able to select which workshops and speeches to attend as well as collaborate with […]

Students help provide clean water to 2200

Students bought around 1,700 water bottles to raise money to bring filtered water to 2,200 people in Africa, Clean Water Ambassador founder Cole Kawana ’16 announced at the assembly March 18. Clean Water Ambassadors Foundation sold water bottles printed with their logo in the cafeteria this week, with a portion of the proceeds dedicated to […]