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Sophie Lopez '19 and Bailey Towill '19 utilize Prova technology to access books without taking the backpack off.  Printed with permission of Jonathan Damico.

Prova-iding the best: Seniors launch company

Lindsay Wu September 1, 2018

After nearly two years of preparation, Jonathan Damico ’19 and Cameron Schiller ’19 launched Prova Design Backpacks, a start-up company that manufactures redesigned versions of the traditional school...

Kickstarter Kids: students in the business world

Kickstarter Kids: students in the business world

Ellis Becker January 16, 2018

Standing in the Tuff warehouse in San Diego, Jonathan Damico ’18 and Cameron Schiller ’18 looked at the first prototype of the backpack that had once been just an idea they had dreamed of. As they...

The mode less traveled

Zoe Dutton August 27, 2013

Nick Ramirez ’14 kills the engine of his Kawasaki Ninja 300 motorcycle and dismounts, removing his helmet and red leather jacket. “Most motorcyclists call cars cages, and that’s exactly how I feel,”...

Curiosity is no killer

December 14, 2011

By Allison Hamburger A few weeks ago, I lost my pencil case. (Fascinating, I know. Bear with me.) After searching places I had potentially left it, it occurred to me to check Lost and Found, but I had...

School considers offering electronic books

May 26, 2009

By Andrew Lee The school may allow students to use electronic books as an alternative for paper text books next year in a small number of subjects, Director of Studies Deborah Dowling...

Theft reports increase on campus

November 11, 2008

By Hana Al-Henaid Reported thefts on campus have increased since the beginning of the school year, according to Head of Security Jim Crawford. The reported items have primarily been wallets, cash, phones...

Pranksters get fishy, monkey around

Chronicle Staff October 10, 2006

By Andrew Schein He unzipped his backpack, and a lobster crawled out. He felt a "tap, tap" on his hand, looked down and shrieked. A crowd gathered in seconds, screaming and laughing. "I jumped back...

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