Let’s get the ball rolling

Let’s get the ball rolling

Two weeks ago, the events in Charlottesville stunned our country. Racism, anti-semitism and white nationalism, ideologies we believed to have — at least partially — subsided, proved remarkably resilient. Although these hateful acts occurred on a campus far from our own, the shock, sadness and fear that developed in Virginia resonated throughout the entire nation. […]

Community of Convocation

Convocation has become a staple of the first day of school, as every year students and faculty from both campuses congregate as one group. It helps foster a sense of community that the school would otherwise lack. When the school created convocation four years ago, the goal was to create a time for students from […]

Kattie Xu: Chinese

Kattie Xu: Chinese

Kattie Xu has joined the upper school Chinese department and is teaching AP Chinese after spending four years at a Los Angeles Unified School District school. “I like teaching to a different diversity of students,” Xu said. “Before I graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles , I taught at a public school in […]