Community Council rewards students who have completed community service hours

Community Council rewarded students who have completed their 12 hour community service requirement with free Dippin’ Dots Ice Cream April 25. Students had the choice of several flavors, including rainbow, cookies and cream, cotton candy and chocolate chip cookie dough. Although students have until May 7 to submit their hours, the event served to remind […]

Helping hands: Community Council hosts Community Service Week

Community Council hosted Community Service Week to benefit a variety of charitable organizations March 5-9. Students kicked off the week by decorating posters to support the children participating in the Special Olympics on Friday. In partnership with Ocean Park Community Center, sophomores made hygiene kits for homeless teens around Los Angeles during class meeting. The […]

Cheer and Community Council raise money for hurricane victims

Community Council and the varsity cheer team hosted a bake sale Sept. 20 to raise money for Americares, an organization helping to save lives and rebuild communities in areas affected by Hurricanes Maria, Irma and Harvey.   “We were all definitely pretty shook after hearing about Hurricane Harvey; it just took a while to get […]

Community Council travels to Anaheim for first annual retreat

Community Council members travelled to Anaheim for a two-day retreat to bond and discuss the upcoming year. Chaplain J. Young said that he and Director of Student Affairs Jordan Church decided to host the retreat for the first time to foster a cohesive environment among the students. “The Community Council plays a vital role in […]

Students participate in Community Service Week

Students participate in Community Service Week

Students packed lunches for the homeless, spoke with previously incarcerated members from Homeboy Industries and celebrated their completion of service hours with Dippin’ Dots during Community Service Week Feb. 27 to March 3. Hosted by Community Council, the week’s slogan, “Get Involved,” was meant to foster the spirit of community involvement, Community Council member Taylor Redmond […]

Alumnus’ nonprofit distributes water filters

Alumnus’ nonprofit distributes water filters

Keren Johnson ’02 visited the Westville Boys’ High School in Durban, South Africa, to deliver the water filters for future distribution to areas lacking access to clean water. Community Council and Johnson worked with Cole Kawana ’16 to distribute Clean Water Ambassador water filters in South Africa in November. The council initiated the project after […]

School hosts Special Olympics event for preschoolers

School hosts Special Olympics event for preschoolers

Students high-fived and cheered on preschoolers as they participated in events ranging from walking across a balance beam to running around cones during the Special Olympics Young Athletes Festival Dec. 2. “It was so rewarding to be a part of the Special Olympics because I got to see the pure joy on the children’s faces,” […]

Make-A-Wish Foundation grants wish at assembly

Make-A-Wish Foundation grants wish at assembly

Community Council partnered with the Make-A-Wish Foundation to reveal a trip to Disneyland for a 5-year-old cancer survivor Nov. 14 at an all-school assembly. Leighton Kaba beat leukemia through chemotherapy and a successful bone marrow transplant from her sister. Soon after her surgery, she became eligible for a wish and decided to use her wish […]

Community Council promotes Facebook page with Dippin’ Dots

Community Council gave free Dippin’ Dots to all students who are members of the group’s Facebook page Friday in an effort to increase participation among the student body. “We are trying to get the Facebook page more publicity, so you got free Dippin’ Dots if you showed us that you are a part of the […]

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