Offices in Chalmers redesigned

Offices in Chalmers redesigned

The school completed a remodel of Chalmers Hall over the summer, including the relocation and expansion of several administrative offices and a remodel of the math department office.In addition to its old space, the math department office incorporates the former dean conference room. The larger office also includes space for new math teachers Michael Burnett, […]

The birth of a masterful ping-pong champion

The birth of a masterful ping-pong champion

There comes a time in every man’s life when he reaches a crossroads. A time when he must decide who he is: if he is a peasant or a king, a novice or a master, a commoner or a champion. When I came to school for my first day of senior year, I saw a […]

Big names of campus

Names like Seaver, Chalmers, Rugby and Mudd are all used daily to describe where classes are taught, where a test will take place or where to meet up with a friend. Before the names were signs on buildings, they were the names of people who taught at, donated to or studied on this campus, or emblems […]

Students to donate blood Friday

By Elana Zeltser   In conjunction with the Blood Drive Committee, the Red Cross will host a blood drive in Chalmers West on Friday from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.  All donors must be at least 16 years old to donate blood, but parental consent is required for those under 17. Donors must also meet […]

Leaders of symphony tune group for perfection

By Abbie Neufeld Almost every morning, while other students attempt to rise from their previous night’s slumber to the sound of their teachers’ voices, the 55 students in the upper school Symphony Orchestra enjoy a different kind of wake-up call: the sound of music. Though these students rehearse almost every day, they only have two […]

Construction brings inconvenience

Fourteen months and $10 million later, the school promises a renovated campus next school year. In the meantime, however, we are stuck with a disjointed library with significantly fewer books, longer walks between classes and athletic practices that require buses.  But it’s not that we don’t understand the value of the construction. An interdisciplinary study […]

Wheelock organizes tree protests

By Jordan Freisleben The Jacaranda tree in the Rugby garden adjacent to the drama lab was cut down on May 7 in order to accommodate a temporary structure for silent study, Head of Campus Operations JD DeMatté said. The library, including the silent study area, will be closed for a year while construction on the […]

Security upgrades cameras around upper school campus

By Daniel Kim The security cameras in the quad were upgraded to newer and more sensitive cameras during winter break and over the last couple of weeks. “These upgraded cameras are a little more sensitive and detailed at night,” Head of Security Jim Crawford said. “They give bigger pictures, clearer pictures. They’re mainly for nights […]

Holocaust survivors to share stories

By Alex Gura Three Holocaust survivors will share their stories with students and parents tonight in the I Will Remember: The Righteous Conversations Project seminar in Chalmers at 7 p.m. Students will have a chance to ask survivors about their experiences in a question and answer forum, where noted holocaust expert Michael Barenbaum will join […]

UCLA blood drive lowers

By David Lim The annual University of California, Los Angeles Blood Drive allowed 16 year olds to donate their blood for the first time this year. More than 70 students and teachers showed up from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Chalmers student lounge on Nov. 12 and gave blood for this year’s first […]

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