Activities List: Beyond 150 Characters

Activities List: Beyond 150 Characters

“Reporting activities can help a college better understand your life outside of the classroom,” the Common Application reads. “Your activities may include arts, athletics, clubs, employment, personal commitments, and other pursuits. Do you have any activities that you wish to report?” The dreaded “activities list” offers space for 10 activities an applicant deems important, asking […]

Offices in Chalmers redesigned

Offices in Chalmers redesigned

The school completed a remodel of Chalmers Hall over the summer, including the relocation and expansion of several administrative offices and a remodel of the math department office.In addition to its old space, the math department office incorporates the former dean conference room. The larger office also includes space for new math teachers Michael Burnett, […]

Moore says, ‘every day [was] a new experience’

Performing arts teacher Christopher Moore will be leaving the school this year to what he describes as “semi-retire” in Ashland, Ore. shortly after graduation. In his 26 years at the school, Moore produced student productions and the annual Playwrights Festival. He said the festival was memorable for him because it is so unique for a […]

Track runners overachieve in historic season

Track runners overachieve in historic season

Against odds and disadvantages, the track and field team exceeded expectations and dominated in season. The team was notable for breaking school records, qualifying members for CIF and notching third for the girls and first for the boys in CIF. The team was younger than many competitors, making it more challenging to win meets. Furthermore, […]

Redefining the route to success

No month is complete without an email from Chaplain James Young with the subject, “Recent honor board cases.” I’ll usually take a minute to scan through the cases, often much of the same: a copied lab report or a project two students collaborated on too much. Nothing really surprises me but I always read on. […]

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