Grandparents’ Day hosted online for first time

Grandparents’ Day hosted online for first time

In order to maintain the annual tradition of Grandparents and Special Friends Day, the school launched a website that allows guests to experience students’ daily lives during distance learning May 27. Through the virtual experience, guests are able to navigate a traditional school schedule at their own pace, beginning with a pre-recorded welcome video from […]

School task force planning for next year

School task force planning for next year

A specialized task force will handle the school’s operations for the fall semester and decide whether classes will be held online or in-person during the 2020-21 year, President Rick Commons said. The task force is comprised of seven members: Head of Athletics Terry Barnum, President Rick Commons, Head of Communications and Strategic Initiatives Ari Engelberg […]

Actress Beanie Feldstein advocates for women

Actress Beanie Feldstein advocates for women

In place of La Femme’s annual EMPOWER conference, actress Beanie Feldstein ’11, who starred in the critically acclaimed movies “Lady Bird” and “Booksmart,” spoke with students about her identity as a woman and her experience in the entertainment industry through an online video call. To kick off the event, EMPOWER leaders Dahlia Low ’20 and […]

When will they see us?

When will they see us?

For the first time since 1992, mass protests followed by riots broke out across Los Angeles. Beginning May 29, the demonstrations were spurred by another instance of sickening police brutality that reenergized the movement against institutional racism. Here, one of our senior editors shares her firsthand experiences and perspective in an editorial. He yelled that […]

Multicultural Week celebrated over Zoom

Multicultural Week celebrated over Zoom

The school’s annual Multicultural Week took place with 10 affinity groups each receiving a 30-minute slot during lunch break to celebrate their cultures May 4, all from the comfort of their own homes. Affinity groups host Multicultural Week meetings The Zoom meetings, which were open to all students, ranged from relaxed conversations to interviews and […]

Prefect Council members chosen in runoff elections amid campaign controversy

Prefect Council members chosen in runoff elections amid campaign controversy

After electing Cleo Maloney ’21 and Jonathan Cosgrove ’21 as Head Prefects on May 7, students chose their Junior and Senior Prefects following several runoff elections. Prefect Council members elected for 2020-21 school year Next year, Quincey Dern ’22, Jade Stanford ’22, Micah Gold ’22 and Jason Thompson ’22 will serve as Junior Prefects, while […]

Alumni, students send letters to the school requesting internal action to help attain racial equality

Alumni, students send letters to the school requesting internal action to help attain racial equality

In response to nationwide protests against racial injustice, alumni sent two letters to the administration this week asking the school to more directly address racism within the school community and play a greater part in the movement toward racial equality. Though both letters recognized the school’s attempts to establish a diverse and inclusive environment, they […]

Coronavirus Live Updates

Coronavirus Live Updates

For a case map tracking the spread of COVID-19, click here. Update: May 20, 12:02 p.m. School seeks clarification from Public Health Department regarding drive-through graduation Despite the recently issued Los Angeles County Department of Public Health guidelines warning against drive-in graduation ceremonies, President Rick Commons stated in an email to the senior class that […]

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