Students discuss race, social movements at student activism seminar

Dean and Physical Education Teacher Jon Carroll facilitated an activism seminar for upper school students Wednesday, in which he discussed youth-influenced movements surrounding race and culture.  Carroll used historical texts and media to display the importance of institutional change incited by students, including sit-ins in the Jim Crow South and the more recent Black Lives […]

Head Prefects chosen for 2020-2021 school year following runoff election

The upper school student body elected Jonathan Cosgrove ’21 and Cleo Maloney ’21 as Head Prefects for the 2020-2021 school year May 7 following a runoff election between Chelsea Cho ’21 and Maloney. Candidates for Head Prefect present speeches over Zoom Due to limitations associated with COVID-19, candidates addressed the student body over Zoom via […]

Artist displays work in Feldman-Horn Gallery

Artist displays work in Feldman-Horn Gallery

The visual arts department invited artist Jenny Yurshansky on campus to serve as the Upper School’s first artist in residence. Yurshansky’s exhibition “Blacklisted: A Planted Allegory” in Feldman-Horn gallery was opened to the community on Friday. The Artist in Residence program invites an artist on campus to exhibit their artwork and teach classes about their […]

Prefects plan for school year, take annual retreat

Upper school prefects and Community Council members attended their annual summer retreats from Aug. 16 to 18 and Aug. 18 to 19, respectively, at the same house in Escondido. Head Prefect Michael Lehrhoff ’20 said that the prefects got to know each other and formed stronger bonds through discussions and activities including kayaking, cooking and […]

Students elect next year’s Prefect Council

Sophomores and juniors elected the head, senior and junior prefects for the 2019-2020 school year. Grace Burton ’20 and Michael Lehrhoff ’20 will serve as head prefects. Dahlia Low ’20, Jaya Nayar ’20, Landon Poon ’20 and Clay Skaggs ’20 will serve as senior prefects, and Cleo Maloney ’21, Chelsea Cho ’21, Navid Ghodsi ’21 […]

Prefects sell flowers for Valentine’s Day

In an effort to spread Valentine’s Day spirit, Prefect Council sold daisies and roses for $2 each Feb. 14. Though Prefect Council ordered 150 flowers in preparation for the sale, they sold out by fourth period.  To accommodate the high demand, prefects purchased additional bouquets from Ralph’s, Prefect Cleo Maloney ’21 said. Due to the […]