'Slow Down for Julia' campaign results in posting of speed-tracking signs

Three of the school’s publications were given Crown Awards at at ceremony Friday March 16 in the Low Library on the campus of Columbia University in New York. The Columbia Scholastic Press Association gave its Gold Crown, its highest award, to the 2010-2011 Chronicle, edited by Alice Phillips ’11 and Daniel Rothberg ’11. Silver Crowns […]

Sophomore named finalist in photo competition

By Maggie Bunzel Mazelle Etessami ’14 is a finalist in the National Scholastic Press Association’s National Photo of the Year Competition for a photo taken last year. The photo is of Donhem Brown ’14 at the teaser for the 2011 Dance Production performance, and was submitted by Spectrum adviser Steve Chae.  There were 1,047 entries […]

Bladen, Hall receive awards at opening faculty meeting

Upper school art teacher Marianne Hall and Vox Populi adviser Jennifer Bladen received the Marion Hays award and the Kogan Family Award at the faculty opening meeting last week. Bladen was recognized with the Kogan award for “developing and implementing innovative practices that have substantially improved teaching,” Executive Assistant to the Head of School Emily […]

Sokoloff, Liebman to lead 2011-2012 Chronicle

Lara Sokoloff ’12 and Judd Liebman ’12 will serve as editors-in-chief of the 2011-2012 Chronicle, Chronicle adviser Kathy Neumeyer announced Thursday. Eli Haims ’12 and Austin Lee ’12 will be the first editors in chief of the Chronicle Online and will also serve as managing editors of the print version of the Chronicle, along with […]

Peer Support adviser announces trainees for 2011-2012 school year

Twenty-seven sophomores were selected to be trainees in the Peer Support program next year, Peer Support adviser and counselor Luba Bek said in an email last Wednesday. Bek said that 70 students applied to be trainees. Trainees will receive instruction in a class, which will meet one period per cycle, and from Peer Support leaders […]

Finding a second home among friends

By Mary Rose Fissinger My high school career in 400-600 words. A daunting task, which is mostly the reason I’ve waited until the morning the paper has to be finished to write it. I got here at 7:50, even though I don’t have class until 10:15, so I could force myself to get it done […]

Students trade stocks in national trading game

By Alice Phillips Beginning Feb. 17, students interested in economics can participate in the national Stock Market Game competition. Math department chair Paula Evans will serve as adviser. The competition will take place during activities period and run through April 19. Students are given a virtual cash account, then build portfolios by evaluating and trading […]

Newseum features teacher's press credential

By Derek Schlom Chronicle adviser Kathleen Neumeyer’s press badge from the 1987 Academy Awards is featured in a display of press credentials from throughout history at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. Neumeyer, who covered the Oscars that year as a reporter for United Press International, had seen a wall of various press badges when she […]