School closed due to security threat, suspect detained

School closed due to security threat, suspect detained

Both the Upper School and Middle School closed Friday due to a security threat from a social media post by former NFL player Jonathan Martin ’08. Police detained Martin Friday afternoon, President Rick Commons said. He has since been moved to a mental health facility, according to a police report.  The school’s emergency notification system […]

Glenn Singleton advises community to engage in conversations about race

Glenn Singleton advises community to engage in conversations about race

Author and educator Glenn Singleton encouraged students and faculty members to engage in effective conversations about racial disparities at Wednesday’s all-school assembly. The Black Leadership, Awareness and Culture Club decided to host Singleton as their Black History Month speaker to help achieve their goal of fostering conversations about race and allowing all community members to […]

Coldwater reopens following accident

Coldwater reopens following accident

Coldwater Canyon has reopened following its closure early Wednesday morning, which caused students and faculty to change their routes to school. The road closed after a car on Coldwater crashed into a telephone pole and caused a road block, security guards said. The condition of the driver remains unknown. The crash disrupted the school WiFi, […]

Junior starts company, aids Haiti

Junior starts company, aids Haiti

Eliza Yoon ’19 watched with disbelief as a young boy dragged a toy car made out of a plastic bottle across a dirt field in Haiti. She was inspired to combat Haiti’s cholera epidemic after learning about it from a family friend who works in Haiti’s medical clinics. She used the money she raised through […]

Unify for UNICEF: photos chosen for show

Unify for UNICEF: photos chosen for show

UNICEF selected the work of seven student artists to be auctioned at the organization’s 2018 Next Generation Art Party on Feb. 24. Professional wedding and fashion photographer and vice chair of the fundraising auction Rebecca Yale ’06 encouraged students to submit their work. Students whose photographs were chosen are invited to attend the event where […]

Sign-ups fill up for Valentine’s themed Coffeehouse

Sign-ups fill up for Valentine’s themed Coffeehouse

Students performed a variety of original and cover songs at the Valentine’s Day-themed Coffeehouse in Chalmers East on Feb. 12. All slots filled up five days before the original sign-up deadline, making this the first Coffeehouse this year to reach its maximum capacity. “I really enjoy Coffeehouse because I love seeing our community come together […]

Ross raises depression awareness

Ross raises depression awareness

Head of Upper School Laura Ross expressed sympathy and offered mental health resources to students in light of a suicide of a Buckley eighth grader in an email sent to upper school students, parents and faculty Feb. 2. “While there is no way to prepare for a tragedy like this, we hope that by sharing […]

Weddington opens to community

Weddington opens to community

Weddington Golf & Tennis facilities are now open for student and employee use free of charge after the school officially closed escrow on the property in early January. The facilities, which include tennis courts and a driving range, were purchased in October with the intention of building a Community Athletics Center, putting plans to build […]

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