Career Day to move to Upper School May 13

Juniors and sophomores will have the opportunity to hear from 33 alumni and two current parents during third, fourth and fifth periods at the Upper School May 13 in a major revamp of Career Day. In the past, juniors spent a day with their hosts at their off-campus work places. “This way, more students can […]

Squad captures 3OT win

 The Wolverines’ non-league season concluded Saturday in a 10-9 win against St. Margaret’s Episcopal. The last time the team faced the Tartans was last year’s 15-8 CIF finals loss, so the win was considered redemption. The Wolverines led St. Margaret’s by at least two goals until the fourth quarter, when a brief lapse in the […]

Wolverines prepare for postseason run following Arcadia Invitational

As the postseason approaches, the track and field team is making its final tune-ups and preparations necessary for success. The team is coming off of a dominating performance at the Brentwood Invitational on April 25 in which both the boys’ and girls’ squads came out victorious in an eight-team field. At the Brentwood Invitational the […]

Slattery, Cuseo can’t quite seem to ‘Let it Go’

“You have a stuffed Olaf?” upper school dean Sharon Cuseo questioned fellow dean Beth Slattery with a hint of envy beneath her curiosity. “Where did you even find one of those?” she added. “They’re sold out everywhere.” Slattery and Cuseo have shared a lot in the nine years they have worked side-by-side as upper school […]

Rebounds to Receptions

For eight years, Erik Swoope ’10 devoted week after week to becoming fluent in the language of basketball. Swoope studied up to perfect his game on both ends of the hardwood day-in and day-out. But starting this month, Erik Swoope will attempt to translate high-flying dunks into leaping end zone catches, strong rebounds into clutch […]

Baseball heats up as playoffs approach

The Wolverines travelled more than 400 miles to Horizon High School in Scottsdale, Arizona before they lost their first game. This loss to Horizon started a nine-game stretch from March 24 to April 14 where Head Coach Matt LaCour’s previously top-ranked baseball team struggled with unexpected inconsistency. The Wolverines lost four games and tied a […]

Award-winning biographer urges students to discover their passions

Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer A. Scott Berg implored students to follow their academic passions and act upon the knowledge they gain from these pursuits in an upper school assembly April 28. The author, whose personal life and writings on various subjects have made him capable of speaking on a wide array of topics, was this year’s […]

Take a stand against rape culture

When I first saw miniature pairs of jeans cut out from denim dangling from the second story of the Munger Science Center, I did a double take. Then I remembered Denim Day. When I walked further into campus and saw the walls adorned with jeans decorated with phrases like “No means no,” I thought only […]

96 percent value academics, but only 55 percent enjoy classes, study finds

Although almost all upper school students find their academics valuable, only half find them enjoyable and only a slight majority of students are satisfied and not distressed, according to the workload survey’s culminating report finalized April 24 and released to faculty and staff via the faculty portal April 25. Some 95.9 percent of upper school […]

2 teachers win India Fellowship

Two members of the faculty have been awarded the India Exploration and Immersion Faculty Fellowship sponsored by the Cultural Heritage and Arts of India Club and the Gunter-Gross Asia Initiative. Visual arts department head Cheri Gaulke and middle school visual arts teacher Claire O’Connor ’06 will travel to Mumbai and Delhi, where they will explore […]

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