Artist displays work in Feldman-Horn Gallery

Artist displays work in Feldman-Horn Gallery

The visual arts department invited artist Jenny Yurshansky on campus to serve as the Upper School’s first artist in residence. Yurshansky’s exhibition “Blacklisted: A Planted Allegory” in Feldman-Horn gallery was opened to the community on Friday. The Artist in Residence program invites an artist on campus to exhibit their artwork and teach classes about their […]

Environmental Club supports climate strikes

Environmental Club supports climate strikes

The Environmental Club hosted a fundraiser on the quad in conjunction with the Los Angeles Global Climate Strike downtown and the United Nations Climate Conference in Madrid on Dec. 6. Students purchase items from Bake Sale and Vegan Burger Cookout During the event, students were able to purchase items from a student-run bake sale and […]

Faculty showcase artwork in Feldman-Horn Gallery

Faculty showcase artwork in Feldman-Horn Gallery

Faculty and staff displayed their art in Feldman-Horn Gallery from Nov. 4 to 20. Students in Video Art II and III also created media art with the theme “Time Over Space” for the first 3D media art showcase, which is being displayed from Dec. 9 to 13. Faculty display artwork to community Visual arts teacher […]

Robotics team continues success

Robotics team continues success

Seven upper school robotics teams participated in the CAMS VEX robotics tournament at Cabrillo High School on Nov. 23. Katie Mumford ’20 led team 62X to victory, going undefeated throughout the competition. Team members win awards  During the finals, team 62X, represented at the tournament by Mumford and Isaac Dienstag ’21, defeated team 62A, which […]

Handcrafted goods sold at Winter Market

Handcrafted goods sold at Winter Market

Students sold homemade goods including jewelry, ceramics, glass cups and baked goods at the first-ever Winter Market on the quad throughout the day Dec. 2. Prefect Council hosts inaugural Winter Market Members of Prefect Council organized the Winter Market to increase community engagement by providing opportunities for students on campus to show off their interests, […]

SASA organizes Diwali Festival

SASA organizes Diwali Festival

The South Asian Students’ Alliance (SASA) hosted a Diwali festival after school Friday on the Quad. Diwali is the Hindu festival of lights observed in late October and early November primarily on the Indian subcontinent. Founder and President of SASA Mohona Ganguly ’21 organized the event on campus. “Because Diwali is one of the holidays […]

November Coffeehouse held after October Coffeehouse was canceled due to fires

November Coffeehouse held after October Coffeehouse was canceled due to fires

Students showcased their talents in the first Coffeehouse of the year in Chalmers East after school Monday. Performers share their musical talent This Coffeehouse offered a variety of musical performances including the harmonica, rap and original songs. A few of the solo acts included Graham Berger-Sacks ’20, Ford McDill ’21 and Cameron Herring ’21. “Coffeehouse […]

Student entrepreneurs implement programming skills at annual Hackathon

Student entrepreneurs implement programming skills at annual Hackathon

Upper school students participated in the third annual Hackathon in Mudd Library Nov. 8 to 9. Hackathon offers students opportunities to learn new skills and prizes The event, which Lukas Seklir ’21 and Amaan Irfan ’21 organized, featured workshops about developing presentations, artificial intelligence and other facets of programming. Students furthered their programming skills and […]

LAHSO celebrates Day of the Dead

LAHSO celebrates Day of the Dead

Latin American and Hispanic Student Organization (LAHSO) members participated in festivities as part of the group’s annual event to celebrate Día de Los Muertos on Nov. 2 at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery. Día de Los Muertos, which translates to Day of The Dead, is a holiday that honors both life and death and commemorates loved […]

Non-binary activists discuss gender identity

Non-binary activists discuss gender identity

Non-binary activists Jacob Tobia and Tyler Ford discussed their experiences as gender-nonconforming individuals at the first all-school assembly of the year Nov. 6. To begin the assembly, Tobia read a part of their memoir, “Sissy: A Coming-of-Gender Story,” which touches on their experience of growing up while hiding their identity from society. “When queer people […]

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