Skidding Out of Halkirk

Skidding Out of Halkirk

Starting this fall, the school will strictly enforce its policy prohibiting students from parking on neighboring streets, including Halkirk Street. Students caught violating the rule will be punished severely, receiving an unexcused absence and being sent home that day. By truly removing off-campus parking, the school hopes to reduce demand, increase ride-sharing among students and […]

Long Way Home: Students who Commute (A Lot)

Long Way Home: Students who Commute (A Lot)

When Haden Modisett ’16 leaves school for the day, he has a choice between driving for an hour and 15 minutes to his family’s house in Manhattan Beach or walking 10 minutes to his apartment on Coldwater Canyon. He always chooses the 10-minute walk, the same amount of time it takes for students parking in […]

Behind the wheel

It was the 1990s, and the economy in Ecuador was failing. People had to carry bills worth millions in their wallets as monetary values in the country quickly decreased. Entering data in a very old, very large, very nineties computer at a credit union in his hometown of Quito, Ecuador, Johnny Salazar, now bus driver […]

The bus ride of a lifetime

I was such a naïve kid in seventh grade. I still don’t know what was going through my head when I accidentally hopped on a bus to Hancock Park after school when I was supposed to take the Westside 3 bus home. It was only my second month of school after all, but I still […]