Debate continues record-breaking streak

Over the past month, the school’s varsity debate team has experienced a streak of success in both the regional and national circuit. The season’s victories culminated in a record-setting 13 students qualified for the Tournament of Champions being held April 27-29 in Lexington, Kentucky. According to a National Symposium for Debate update, out of seven […]

The Aftermath: The school community reacts to the destruction of the Woolsey wildfire and the environmental factors that contributed

The Aftermath: The school community reacts to the destruction of the Woolsey wildfire and the environmental factors that contributed

With the wood and cement rubble that used to be her home crunching beneath her, Maayan Milchan ’21 sifted through shards of shattered pottery and other memorabilia, attempting to piece together the charred remnants of her childhood home. “The first time going back there, a part of it [was] surreal,” Milchan said. “The things that […]

Stewart to move back to Seattle, will teach chemistry

Science teacher Chelsea Stewart will leave the school to continue her passion for teaching Chemistry at Lakeside School in her hometown of Seattle, Wash. “I have had a fantastic time at the school and learning the personality and humor of each of my classes,” Stewart said. Since chemistry was one of her favorite subjects as […]

Making an impact: Gregory recognized

Former Director of Admissions Elizabeth Gregory Riordan received the Impact Award at the Independent School Alliance for Minority Affairs April 17. Riordan was honored alongside Tim and Vicky Story, the founders of The Story Company, for their contribution to upholding the organization’s mission of increasing diversity found in the student body of elementary and secondary schools. Riordan […]

Thoughts on the safe spaces movement

It would appear actions taken on college campuses designed to protect students who feel personally harassed or are in immediate emotional danger would be a grand idea. However, what if I told you that the people who are spewing hatred are the students who physically attack and verbally abuse invited speakers attempting to exercise their […]

Ross schedules second round of meetings

Head of Upper School Laura Ross scheduled the second round of “How Are We” meetings to begin Dec. 4. The meetings are designed to construct a stronger understanding between Ross and the students by encouraging students to talk about the school experiences that they like, as well as those that they would like to see […]

DEI department to host UCLA speaker

The Department of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion will host an Educating and Engaging event Oct. 24 to inform attendees about the importance of equity in the community. UCLA Professor and Associate Dean of Equity and Inclusion Tyrone Howard will speak at the event. An invitation was extended through the SoCal People of Color to the […]

Debaters attend summer program

More than 300 Lincoln Douglas, Policy and Parliamentary debaters attended the third annual International Summer Debate Program this summer. Over the course of the seven-week program, debaters from over eight countries, ranging from beginner to varsity levels, spent their time reading, writing, researching and participating in mock debates. They were also given the opportunity to […]