School removes 13 classes from schedule

Ten Interdisciplinary Studies and Independent Research classes, two science classes and one foreign language class have been cancelled from next year’s schedule of classes due to insufficient sign ups. The cancelled classes include “The Art and Science of Fly Fishing,” “Surrealism,” “The Creative Process: From Inspiration to Fruition,” “Criminal Law: Trials,” “Criminal Law: Appeals,” “Genetics […]

Art teacher to make soccer trophy cup

Visual arts teacher Art Tobias is creating a trophy for the Hudnut Cup, a soccer tournament which will be part of the World Leading Schools Association conference being hosted by Harvard-Westlake this summer. Schools participating will come from multiple continents, with many arriving from China. The cup will be 16-18 inches tall and will be […]

Gun magazine publishes Visual Arts teacher's article

Upper school visual arts teacher Art Tobias’s article was recently published in a gun collector magazine. Tobias’s article, entitled “The Root of the Matter,” appears in the December 2013 issue of “Man at Arms for the Gun Collector and Sword.” The story discusses the cabin and Indian scene on Colt’s Model 1855 Sidehammer Revolver. It […]

Art teacher restores 103-year-old home

Visual Arts teacher Art Tobias completed work in June on a pair of plaster corbels, which are decorative features at the top of columns, for an old Wilshire house in the historic Los Angeles neighborhood of West Adams. The assignment, which took six months, was brought to him by the new owners of the house, […]

CSUN annual show exhibits student art

At the school studio, Madeline Lear ’13 clicked away as the bassist “played” a rose as if it were a guitar. After choosing from her many photographs and polishing them on Photoshop, she completed her project for Photography III, which was chosen last week to be featured in an exhibit at the California State University […]