School considers AP class limit in talks of student well-being, academic balance

School considers AP class limit in talks of student well-being, academic balance

School administrators and faculty are discussing placing a limit on the number of AP classes students are able to take throughout their high school careers as part of their ongoing discussion about the happiness and wellness of students. Currently, they have not decided if honors classes would be included in any future limits. “For lots […]

Annual Cinema Sundays film seminars commence

Annual Cinema Sundays film seminars commence

Cinema Sundays, hosted by Performing Arts teacher Ted Walch, will screen 10 select films at the upper school this year, continuing the eight-year-long tradition. Walch, who has taught at the school since 1991, said that the first event attendees were charged to fundraise for the financial aid program. Now, however, the Kutler Center sponsors the […]

Alum runs for Assembly District Delegate

Alum runs for Assembly District Delegate

Former Chronicle Opinion Managing Editor Jonah Ullendorff ’16 lost his bid to become a Democratic Party Assembly District Delegate on Sunday. Ullendorff placed 25th in a field of 47 candidates. The election took place at the Santa Monica Public Library. Ullendorff, a freshman at the University of Chicago, said he ran for the position to encourage […]

Alumni attend Young Alumni Winter Reception

Alumni attend Young Alumni Winter Reception

The Alumni Relations team hosted the annual Young Alumni Winter Reception for alumni, seniors and faculty in the Kutler Center. Alumni Administrator Anne Pyle and Assistant Director of Alumni Relations Ivy Bunnak organized the event and sent out invitations to all alumni from the past decade. “It’s a way for us to get the younger […]

Made in Korea: Reflecting on Multiculturalism

Made in Korea: Reflecting on Multiculturalism

Winter break is a time for rest and travel. As I am enjoying my staycation, I will write about my favorite place to travel to while pondering about the culture that comes with it: I was born in Los Angeles. I am an American. My parents were born in South Korea. They are Korean. It […]

Prefect Council hosts festivities during assessments

Prefect Council hosts festivities during assessments

Prefect Council hosted various activities for students during mid-year assessments. Complimentary açai bowls, a chance to pet puppies and a bell choir performance from the Activities Recreation and Care center were some of the activities hosted in the student lounge on Dec. 13 and 15. Amazebowls catered the açai bowls during the break between the assessments […]

Students, faculty attend diversity conferences

Students, faculty attend diversity conferences

Students and faculty discussed leadership and diversity at the Student Diversity Leadership Conference and People of Color Conference on Dec. 8-10 in Atlanta. Six student representatives attended the SDLC, while 17 faculty members simultaneously attended the PCC. Both conferences were hosted by the National Association of Independent Schools. The student attendees were Fernando Diaz-Ojeda ’20, […]

Community celebrates break with winter festivities

Community celebrates break with winter festivities

Students dressed up in ski gear, onesies and more this week for the annual Winterfest celebrations in anticipation of Winter Break. Social Committee and Prefect Council chose to continue the tradition to alleviate stress before the mid-year assessments and to unite the community, Head Prefect Cate Wolfen ’17 said. “Winterfest brings people together during the […]

School hosts Special Olympics event for preschoolers

School hosts Special Olympics event for preschoolers

Students high-fived and cheered on preschoolers as they participated in events ranging from walking across a balance beam to running around cones during the Special Olympics Young Athletes Festival Dec. 2. “It was so rewarding to be a part of the Special Olympics because I got to see the pure joy on the children’s faces,” […]

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