Head Prefects chosen for 2020-2021 school year following runoff election

The upper school student body elected Jonathan Cosgrove ’21 and Cleo Maloney ’21 as Head Prefects for the 2020-2021 school year May 7 following a runoff election between Chelsea Cho ’21 and Maloney. Candidates for Head Prefect present speeches over Zoom Due to limitations associated with COVID-19, candidates addressed the student body over Zoom via […]

BLACC hosts dance for Black History Month

BLACC hosts dance for Black History Month

The Black Leadership Awareness and Culture Club (BLACC) hosted the BLACC Out Dance in honor of Black History Month on Friday. BLACC leader Skylar Graham ’20, who coordinated the event, said she intended the dance to be a celebration of Black History Month for students from high schools within the Los Angeles area, not just […]

Choir travels to New York City to perform at famous Carnegie Hall

Members of Chamber Singers, Bel Canto and Wolverine Chorus performed in Carnegie Hall during a trip to New York on Feb. 13 to 17. The concert, titled “What is Home,” included performances by the National Concert Chorus, the National Treble Chorus and two additional featured choruses. Members of Chamber Singers and Wolverine Chorus sang with […]

Robotics team 62B wins VEX Robotics Tournament

Robotics team 62B wins VEX Robotics Tournament

Robotics team 62B qualified for the VEX VRC High School State Championship after winning the VEX Robotics Tournament at Corona High School on Feb 9. At the tournament, teams 62B, 62K and 62V competed against 40 other teams to complete tasks like stacking boxes and building towers with robots. Both teams 62B and 62K qualified […]

Dancers perform in celebration of Black History Month at all-school assembly

Dancers perform in celebration of Black History Month at all-school assembly

Members of the Boot Squad and dancer Zen-marah Duruisseau ’22 performed in honor of Black History Month during a special all-school assembly Feb. 5. Student dancers showcase African American culture through performances The Boot Squad, led by Chandace Apacanis ’21, showcased a traditional stepping routine, while Duruisseau performed a contemporary solo. The assembly also featured […]

Artists in Miami

Artists in Miami

Four student artists developed their portfolios, attended masterclasses and met with panelists at the National YoungArts Week in Miami from Jan. 5 to 12. Student finalists of the YoungArts competition were invited to participate in an intensive course on their respective disciplines in visual or performing arts. “It was cool to have a week full […]

Model UN attends UCLA United Nations conference

22 members of the Model United Nations club participated in the UCLA United Nations conference Nov. 16 to 17. Students represented Japan and the United Kingdom and separated into committees to debate topics ranging from malnutrition to the use of technology in aiding humanitarian crises. Each participant wrote and presented a paper stating their country’s […]

Winter Jazz Concert

Members of Jazz Ensemble, Studio Jazz Band and Jazz Band gathered to perform in their winter concert in Rugby Auditorium Dec. 6. Upper School Performing Arts Department Head Shawn Costantino directed the student performers as they played a variety of jazz pieces. In memory of former Associate Head of School Liz Resnick, the ensemble played […]

Chamber Singers bond at Alpine Meadows

Chamber Singers bond at Alpine Meadows

Students in Chamber Singers rehearsed choral repertoire, improved vocal technique and engaged in recreational activities on their annual choral trip at Alpine Meadows Retreat Center from Sept. 13 to 14, Upper School Choral Director Zanaida Robles said. Members of the Choir discuss Team Bonding Singer Amanda Korris ’22 said she felt the retreat helped unite […]

Students participate in Pet Walk for community service hours, raise awareness for therapy animals

Students participate in Pet Walk for community service hours, raise awareness for therapy animals

Students supported Paws Helping Hands, an organization which provides comfort and raises donations for those living in difficult situations, by participating in Pet Partners’ World’s Largest Pet Walk at Hotchkiss Park in Santa Monica on Sept. 28. Students supported Paws Helping Hands through Pet Walk Sophia Ekstrand ’20, a facilitator of the school’s participation in […]