Crashes in Student Parking Lot

Crashes in Student Parking Lot

When Naomi Barlava ’17 walked out of her eighth period class to her usual parking spot in the junior lot, she found a large crack in her rear bumper. “I knew I hadn’t gotten in a car accident,” Barlava said. “The only explanation was that someone had hit my car in the parking lot without […]

Crash Course: Accidents in the Student Lot

Crash Course: Accidents in the Student Lot

When Naomi Barlava ’17 walked out of her eighth period class to her usual parking spot in the junior lot, she found a large crack in her rear bumper. “I knew I hadn’t gotten in a car accident,” Barlava said. “The only explanation was that someone had hit my car in the parking lot without […]

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 […]

Class tests driving reactions

Science teacher Walt Werner’s Anatomy and Physiology class determined by experimentation that texting and talking on the phone while driving can increase reaction times by more than 50 percent. Students worked in groups of two in the lab. One student held a button attached to a light behind his or her back, and the second […]