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Affinity group leaders organized meetings to celebrate their cultures and discuss their shared identities with upper school students from May 4 to 8 during Multicultural Week. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the annual event was hosted online through Zoom. Illustration by Alexa Druyanoff

Multicultural Week celebrated over Zoom

Sarah Mittleman June 4, 2020

The school’s annual Multicultural Week took place with 10 affinity groups each receiving a 30-minute slot during lunch break to celebrate their cultures May 4, all from the comfort of their own homes. Affinity...

GSA raises awareness through Rainbow Skate night

Marina Nascimento October 23, 2019

The Roy G. Biv Social Committee had their first opportunity to attend Rainbow Skate Night, a social event designed to unify the LGBTQ+ community and allies. The Moonlight Rollerway held Rainbow Night,...

Just dance: School hosts first Roy G. Biv Dance

Celine Park May 2, 2019

Inspired by similar dances held at nearby high schools, students organized the first annual Roy G. Biv Dance, at which teens from the local community also attended, in Hamilton Gym on April 27. “We...

Geology and Geology Honors students visit Death Valley.  Printed with permission of Nancy Chen

Rock on: Geology students travel to Death Valley

Celine Park March 23, 2019

As the third of three separate trips this year, Geology and Geology Honors students traveled to Death Valley National Park from March 1-3 to further their knowledge about earth science. “The trip...

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