School closes due to fires

School closes due to fires

Classes and activities were canceled on both the upper and middle school campuses on Wednesday and Thursday due to poor air quality caused by recent fires in the area. “We took into account air quality, the level of the winds, the containment percentage of the Skirball fire and other factors,” Head of Upper School Laura […]

Smoke from nearby fires impacts campus

Clouds of smoke hung over campus Tuesday morning after wind-fueled fires swept through Ventura and Sylmar Counties. The fires burned a combined area of 60,000 acres and damaged over 160 homes. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, the air quality on campus is currently unhealthy for sensitive groups and children should reduce prolonged exertion. The […]

Wrestling finishes strong first meet

Wrestling had a promising first match with wrestlers placing high in each weight group. Liam Douglass ’18 took first place 2-0 at 285 pounds, Riley Ruiz ’20 placed second 3-1 at 126 pounds and Kanoa Young ’21 took third place 3-1 at 152 pounds. Ruiz said his high placement has made him reconsider his role […]

Girls’ team wins first title of the year

Girls’ team wins first title of the year

Girls basketball beat Windward 67-54 to win the Battle at the Beach tournament, marking their third win of the season. The team has now won their first tournament of the year and defended their tournament title from last season.  Forwards Jayla Rufus-Milner ’18 and Jayda Rufus-Milner ’18 were named Co-MVP’s and guard Ashlee Wong ’18 was […]

Girls’ basketball snatches first win

Girls basketball beat El Camino Real today in the Redondo High School tournament, marking their first win of the season. This was the team’s second game of the season coming after a tough overtime loss to Windward 68-67 on Nov. 22. Guard Ella Price ’20 was pleased with the way the team prepared after the […]

Field hockey dominates in perfect season

As the clock ran out and the scoreboard read 3-1, excitement ran through the crowd and team. Months of hard work, lifting, practices and 20 games ended up in a perfect season. The field hockey team won the LAFHA title and finished its first undefeated season ever, 20-0. After getting their medals, the players ran […]