Lowest attendance occurs before break

Friday, March 21 was the second worst attendance day in school history. On the day before spring break, 20 percent of the student body was absent from school. The worst attendance day was April 2005 on “ditch day,” according to school attendance coordinator Gabe Preciado. While the absences in 2005 were largely due to students […]

Denim Day raises awareness on rape

A panel of presenters speaking about sexual assault was organized by Trishta Dordi ’15 as part of a series of events leading up to Denim Day April 23. Presenters included Harriet Kerr from the UCLA Rape Treatment Center in Santa Monica, representatives from the South Asian Helpline and Referral Agency and Angela Parker from the […]

Both Birds to retire, volunteer in Maine

Director of Financial Aid and French teacher Geoff Bird and Upper School Dean Mike Bird have spent 47 years working for schools. Now they’ve announced that this is their last. “I love coming to school everyday, but we’d rather leave when we aren’t tired of our jobs than when we’re too tired to do anything,” […]

Five swimmers qualify for CIF before Mission League Finals

With five swimmers having already automatically qualified for CIF, the varsity boys’ and girls’ swim teams exited Mission League Championships April 29 fueled with motivation for CIF Prelims May 12. Henry Copses ’14, John Chu ’15, John Copses ’14, Alec Hsing ’16 and Colin Lynch ’14 have all qualified for CIF with automatic times over […]

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 […]

SciBowl competes in Washington, D.C.

The Science Bowl B Team competed in nine rounds and placed sixth in its division in Washington, D.C. at the National Science Bowl championship April 24-28. The students left on April 24 and returned Monday. The B team was selected to go to Washington, D.C. to compete after winning the Los Angeles Department of Water […]

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