Planners postpone assembly

By Andrew Schein Plans for an assembly that was to address drug issues and protection of members of the community collapsed under concerns that organizers needed to perfect the logistics and framework of the assembly, Head Prefect Sammy McGowan ’07 and Senior Prefect Nuriel Moghavem ’07 said. The assembly will occur, Head of Upper School […]

Robotics advances towards regionals

By Mark Seraydarian Working toward its regional robotics competition at Cal State Northridge Saturday, the robotics team won a scrimmage Dec. 2 and “made some major damage,”  team captain Justin Chow ’07 said. For the victory, the team was awarded $350, but will donate the money to another team since they already have been granted […]

Shop Shifting

By Sarah Hoberman and Sonya Mitchell On Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving known as the biggest shopping day of the year, Emily Helpern ’07 and Nicky Berger ’07 fought their way through the battlefield of flying bags and competed with the massive crowd of persistent shoppers to find the best buy. Eager to shop, […]

Learning Italian with subtitles

By Jordan Odiakosa For five days a week, four hours a day, Emanuel Yekutiel ’07 relentlessly worked along with Natasha Philllips ’07 to perfect his Italian accent and fluency in an Italian language course at UCLA in 2004. When school started that year, the new Italian speakers approached French teacher Simona Ghirlanda and proposed an […]

Bard to return to Rugby

By Emily Friedman and Dana Glaser It’s been seven years since the “master playwright” has graced the Upper School, but Shakespeare is back in Rugby Auditorium Feb. 9 with “Love’s Labour’s Lost.” The drama department, believing it was time for another Shakespeare production, chose the comedy for its abundant female roles and relative obscurity. Love’s […]

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