Seniors attend Ring Ceremony

Seniors attend Ring Ceremony

English teacher Sara Cohen gave a speech to seniors during the Senior Ceremony Sunday on Ted Slavin field. Each senior was presented with a ring or pin commemorating their time at the school. Senior George Caras ’20 said that he thought that Cohen’s speech was insightful and interesting. “Dr. Cohen is one of my favorite teachers at […]

Departments collaborate to make camera obscura

Departments collaborate to make camera obscura

The Visual Arts and Science departments collaborated to create a camera obscura in Rugby Tower, which was available to the community from Sept. 12-13. One of the main goals of the project was to enable students to better understand optics and the inner workings of a camera, among other things. “Since we’ve been doing similar […]

Field Hockey remains perfect, defeats Huntington Beach

Field Hockey remains perfect, defeats Huntington Beach

The field hockey team beat Huntington Beach High School 2-1 today to continue its undefeated season. The squad is currently 43-0 in the last three seasons. The last time the two teams faced off was in the LAFHA Championship last November. In the game today, the Oilers scored first, but the Wolverines quickly responded with […]

Kenyan elementary students acquire tables through school fundraiser

Kenyan elementary students acquire tables through school fundraiser

Mtree, a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating innovative solutions in developing countries, delivered tables to Maya Primary School in Kenya as a result of fundraising efforts by Chronicle Photography Editor Caitlin Chung ’20. Mtree replaced rocks and stumps with tables During her sophomore year, Chung held a fundraiser in which she sold açaí bowls to […]

Ross to take new position

Ross to take new position

Current Head of Upper School Laura Ross will assume the position of Associate Head of School in July 2020, replacing Interim Associate Head of School Debbie Reed. The decision to appoint Ross is the result of a search for a long-term replacement following the passing of former Associate Head of School Liz Resnick in March. […]

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 […]

BLACC tours art museum

BLACC tours art museum

Black Leadership Awareness and Culture Club hosted its annual retreat Aug. 18. This year, the event took place at the Middle School and included a trip to The Broad museum to help students further develop their self-identity as African Americans. BLACC first gathered on campus to engage in team-bonding activities and attend a panel that […]

Faculty explores Chinese culture and history

Faculty explores Chinese culture and history

As a part of the fifth annual Summer Faculty Fellowship Program, 20 faculty members traveled to various locations in China to explore the country’s history and cuisine from June 10 to 20. Director of Kutler Center and Summer Programs Jim Patterson said that there were multiple considerations that the group factored in when they chose […]

School announces plans for River Park

School announces plans for River Park

After a year-long design process, the school has released draft site plans for its River Park campus, which will offer athletic and recreational facilities to both the Harvard-Westlake and Studio City communities. The new project will not only help improve student life, but will also significantly benefit the neighbors and the environment, President Rick Commons […]

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