Getty Fire prompts school closure

Getty Fire prompts school closure

Both the middle and upper school campuses canceled classes and activities due to the Getty Fire today, which is threatening homes in Bel Air, Westwood and Brentwood. “Our thoughts and concerns today are for all those in our community who are suffering through evacuations and potential loss,” Head of Middle School Jon Wimbish and Head […]

Spirit Week festivities culminate in Fanatic Fest

Spirit Week festivities culminate in Fanatic Fest

Upper school students, faculty and staff gathered in Taper Gymnasium in an all-school assembly for Fanatic Fest Oct. 11. Songs played by Drumline members welcomed students entering the gym, and Jake Schroeder ’20 and senior prefect Dahlia Low ’20 moderated the event, telling jokes and fun facts to the crowd. Prefect Council organized new competitions […]

Saddleridge Fire Leads to Evacuations, Changes in Homecoming Plans

Following two days of uncertainty surrounding the effects of the Saddleridge fire on the air quality at the school, the administration proceeded with the Homecoming varsity football game and celebrations as planned Saturday, though middle school football and varsity and junior varsity field hockey games were canceled. Though all after-school outdoor athletics were cancelled the […]

Students explore interests at Activities Fair

Students explore interests at Activities Fair

The Prefect Council hosted the annual Activities Fair Monday, where eighty clubs and organizations set up bright posters and tables on the quad to display their interests to fellow students. The Fair represented a variety of clubs, including the Bonsai and Nature Club, Westflix and Math Bowl. “At first I was really nervous about manning […]

Students, faculty travel to Prague for WLSA Conference

Students, faculty travel to Prague for WLSA Conference

Faculty and student representatives attended The World Leading Schools Association’s Global Educators Conference in Prague from July 18 to 20. Attendees discussed topics that continued last year’s student conference theme, “Education for the Human Condition.” Educators, admissions counselors and teachers from high schools and colleges around the world also traveled to the conference in order […]

Four seniors named National Merit Scholars

Ben Beckman ’19, Ryan Wixen ’19, Yujung Park ’19 and Arts and Entertainment Editor Alexandra So ’19 won the National Merit Scholarship among more than 15,000 finalists. Winners will receive $2,500 as a reward for their academic achievement. According to U.S. News and World Reports, the recipients’ scores represent the top 1 percent of the […]

Food journalist speaks to students

Los Angeles Times food section staff writer Amy Scattergood discussed her experiences and stories regarding food journalism during fifth and sixth period in Ahmanson Lecture Hall on May 3.  The presentation was open to all students. Chronicle Assistant Features Editor Anusha Mathur ’20, who received the Morris Michael Landres Award for journalism last year, funded […]

Affinity groups spread cultural awareness at third annual Multicultural Fair

Affinity groups spread cultural awareness at third annual Multicultural Fair

To share the various aspects of their cultures with the student body, affinity groups played different genres of music and distributed food at the third annual Multicultural Fair on the quad April 17. “I think the Multicultural Fair is a representation of our mission statement in that it both embraces and celebrates diversity and inclusivity,” […]

Chariots of Fire: JCL attends annual convention

Chariots of Fire: JCL attends annual convention

Thirty Latin students and members of the Junior Classical League from both campuses participated in intellectual, athletic and artistic activities in the California JCL Convention at Miramonte High School in Orinda, California, from March 29-31. The conference featured events including chariot racing, art competitions and Certamen for students and teachers.  Certamen is a quiz bowl […]

Senior raises and releases trout for research project

As part of his Advanced Placement Environmental Science research project, a Ethan Rosen ’19 released the trout he raised for his research project into Castaic Lake Thursday. “We chose to release them based on where the trout could be used to reduce the fishing burden on local populations,” Rosen said. Though AP Environmental Science classes […]

1 2 3