Deans to release updated website later this week

By Keane Muroaka-Robertson For the past three months, Dean Coordinators Camille da Santos and Ryan Wilson and Upper School Deans Beth Slattery and Jon Wimbish have been revamping the upper school dean website, which will launch later this week. “The purpose of these changes is to make our website a one stop destination for most […]

Baseball falls in 2nd round CIF 3-1

By Camille Shooshani Placentia Valencia’s pitcher Zach Williams ended the baseball team’s season this year early, outplaying pitcher Jack Flahery’14, in the second round of playoffs today.  The upset ended 3-1 after Flaherty could not compete with Williams’ nine strikeouts and five hits allowed.  The first-seeded Wolverines failed to score any runs after the first […]

Baseball clinches back-to-back Mission League title with win over Loyola

By Camille Shooshani A 7-3 victory over the Loyola Cubs earned the boys’ baseball team its second straight league championship. Jack Flaherty ’14, who also pitched and homered in Tuesday’s 7-6 loss to Loyola, blanked the Cubs through four innings. Max Fried ’12 hit a home run in the fourth to put the Wolverines up […]

Camille Hooks '11 named Rookie of the Week

  By Luke Holthouse The Collegiate Water Polo Association named Camille Hooks ’11 the Women’s Varsity Southern Division Rookie of the Week on March 1. Hooks scored two goals, assisted on five goals, blocked two shots, drew two ejections and had 15 steals for the Princeton University Tigers. Her contributions helped the Tigers go 5-0 […]

Girls' basketball defeats Notre Dame in league opener

By Camille Shooshani With six seconds left in overtime, Kathi Bolton-Ford ’13 clinched the varsity girls’ basketball team’s first Mission League win with a jump shot, bringing the final score to 51-50. After trailing Notre Dame throughout the second half by as much as 12 points, the team rallied in the fourth quarter to tie it […]

Performing arts teacher to possibly appear on Oprah Winfrey Network

By Camille Shooshani The Oprah Winfrey Network  invited students to fill Hamilton Gym Jan. 8 in support of performing arts teacher Ted Walch, who could make an appearance on the network. The “Untitled Upper Ground Series” focuses on teachers and mentors. On Sunday, OWN will host a “spirit day” for Walch that could be included in […]

Alumnus documents father's 'Star Trek' legacy

By Camille Shooshani A documentary by Rod Roddenberry ’91, son of “Star Trek” creator Gene Roddenberry, debuted on the Science Channel Nov. 30. The two-hour documentary chronicles Roddenberry’s discovery of the influence of the “Star Trek” television series and movie franchise on its fans. “Star Trek” absorbed his father’s life, so Roddenberry’s documentary gave him […]

Girls' basketball falls to El Camino by 20

By Camille Shooshani The girls’ varsity basketball team flubbed its third consecutive game today against El Camino Real 46-66, dropping their record to 2-5. “It’s tough, but we’re growing right now,” captain and guard Natalie Florescu ’13 said. Florescu put up 20 of the Wolverines 46 points. The girls struggled to keep up the first […]

Girls’ cross country team wins league meet, boys take 4th

By Julius Pak   Led by second and third place finishes by Cami Chapus ’12 and Amy Weissenbach ’12, the girls’ cross country team won the final Mission League cluster match. Chapus finished the three-mile course at Crescenta Valley Park with a time of 19:30. Weissenbach finished one second behind. The boys’ team placed fourth at the meet. ESPN’s […]

Remembering a forgotten town

By Camille de Ry Winner of the Junior Summer Fellowship award, Jordan Freisleben ’11, left L’Aquila, Italy in June with the devastation of an earthquake pulling at her heart’s strings. More than a year and a half after a 6.3 Richter scale earthquake hit the small town of l’Aquila in the region of Abruzzo, Freisleben […]