Club invites speaker to second annual series

The Society of Global Affairs will host its second annual speaker series March 20. The series will explore the future of cutting-edge technology in the business and entrepreneurial world. The series will be structured similarly to that of a “TED Talks” series, with business professionals giving lectures to students. The series will also build on […]

Pie throwing, Community Service Week highlight assembly (video)

Pie throwing, Community Service Week highlight assembly (video)

Students throwing pies at Head of School Audrius Barzdukas, as well as announcements about March Madness and the Community Service Week and the Festival of Spring highlighted Wednesday’s assembly. La Femme leaders selected Wolfgang Novogratz ’16 and Rasa Barzdukas ’17 to throw pies at Audrius Barzdukas to celebrate that the club reached a fundraising goal […]

Students to take national French exam

French students of all levels will participate in “Le Grand Concours,” a national exam, Thursday after school in the Seaver Academic Center. The assessment will test students’ ability to understand vocabulary and grammatical concepts, and reading and oral comprehension. French teacher Jerome Hermeline said students usually score very highly. Taking the test is not required […]

Math Club tutors middle school team

The Math Club hosted a competitive circle Jan. 30. The competitive circle is a community service opportunity in which all members can volunteer to facilitate and teach free mathematics workshops for local underprivileged students. In addition to being an enjoyable activity for students interested in math, competitive circles also serve as a preparation course for the […]

Students perform at February Coffee House

Students perform at February Coffee House

Prefect Council hosted the second Coffee House of the year Monday after school in the Chalmers Lounge. Acts included students performing songs, as well as instrumental pieces and slam poetry. Complimentary refreshments were served to all students and faculty attending. A wide range of songs was performed; however, several students chose music in spirit of Valentine’s […]

Harvard professor and author to address parents, faculty

Professor and author Richard Weissbourd will address the Parents’ Association Wednesday evening at the Middle School to discuss parenting and developing children’s moral compasses. Weissbourd works as a psychologist at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government and Graduate School of Education, where he studies. In addition to his research at Harvard University, he wrote the book […]

Kate von Mende ’18 shares memory of Hurricane Katrina

Kate von Mende ’18 shares memory of Hurricane Katrina

When Kate von Mende ’18 was six years old, the same nightmare haunted her every night for six months. Its name was Katrina. “I’m in a stadium, with my dad next to me. In the middle of a stadium, there’s a bridge with tons of water underneath. All of a sudden, a helicopter comes and […]

Women’s group visits La Femme Club

Representatives from Linda’s Voice spoke to the La Femme club Monday during activities period. Linda’s Voice is an organization started by three sisters whose mother was murdered in a case of domestic violence. The organization’s purpose is to empower all women to work together to end domestic violence. They also strive to help women in […]

Student Alumni Association returns after a year

Director of Alumni Relations Susan Beeson has revived the Student Alumni Association after its year on hiatus. The association took last year off to regroup and reorganize so it could fulfill its role on campus to be the best of its ability, Beeson said. The purpose of the association is to allow students to have […]

Nadine Eisenkolb: Science

With more than 10 years of experience in marine and environmental biology, Nadine Eisenkolb joins the Upper School as a new AP Environmental Science teacher. Eisenkolb grew up in a landlocked portion of Germany and became interested in marine and environmental biology during a scuba-diving trip to the Canary Islands. Eisenkolb attended school at the […]