Assembly kicks off "I appreciate" campaign

Two teacher tributes from former students now attending Stanford University, along with the introduction of an “I appreciate” campaign, highlighted the year’s second all-school “First and Third Wednesday” assembly today. President Rick Commons presented English teachers Jeremy Michaelson and Caroline Miller certificates of appreciation from recent graduates now attending Stanford. Serena Davis ’17 and Ben […]

Physics teacher writes book

Upper school science teacher Antonio Nassar co-authored a research book entitled “Quantum Measurement in Bohmian Mechanics.” Nassar wrote the book with professor Salvador Merte-Artes from the Spanish Institute of Technology, what Nassar calls “the center for theoretical research in Europe.” Nassar has over 60 published academic articles, and his knowledge and research from those papers […]

Record number of girls enroll in robotics

The upper school robotics course has nine girls and four boys this year, with three times as many girls enrolled as last year. Robotics has historically had more boys than girls, robotics teacher Antonio Nassar said. Previously a club, robotics became an official class last year, though extracurricular club meetings continued as well. Last year, […]

Eighth graders may apply to study in China for next year

Middle school students who are currently enrolled in Chinese courses or speak Chinese will have a chance to apply to an international school in China for their freshman year. Head of School Jeanne Huybrechts has been working with the Chinese International School in Hangzhou, China, to offer students a rigorous academic program that allows them […]

Cafeteria sells new Preciado sandwich

Several times a week since 2009, Attendance Coordinator Gabriel Preciado has requested the same sandwich from the school sandwich bar. But recently, Preciado has been receiving questions and compliments about it from people including Upper School dean Kyle Graham. Now anyone can order “The Preciado” by name. His order consists of a selection of his […]

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