Students participate in Community Service Week

Students participate in Community Service Week

Community Council coordinated the second Community Service Week of the year from Feb. 24 to 27 to raise awareness about homelessness. The week included a bake sale, speakers at the sophomore and junior class meetings and a hands-on activity to assemble hygiene kits at the senior class meeting. The goal of Community Service Week  Michelle […]

Students welcome Special Olympic athletes

Students welcome Special Olympic athletes

Students and faculty volunteers cheered as athletes who participated in sporting events during the third annual Special Olympics Unified Game Day on April 26. During a short assembly in Taper Gym, Special Olympics Gold Medal Winner Lucy Meyer spoke to the student body and faculty about her journey. Meyer serves as an ambassador for the […]

Students make cat toys to benefit local shelters

Students make cat toys to benefit local shelters

Students made cat toys to benefit shelters around Los Angeles.  The Animal Rights Club hosted the event April 15 in the lounge during break. The club provided all materials necessary to create the toys, including stuffing and small socks. “We decided that after holding our previous fundraiser, we wanted to do something more fun and […]

Community Council contributes to fire relief efforts

Due to the recent Los Angeles wildfires, Community Council organized a bake sale and donation drive in conjunction with their Community Service Week in order to contribute to relief efforts. Community Council held a fundraiser bake sale on the quad Nov. 14. The profits were donated to the firefighters and their families. Additionally, Community Council […]

Community Council holds Community Service Week

In an effort to encourage students to participate in community outreach activities, Community Council organized Community Service Week from Nov. 12 to Nov. 16, in which members of each grade aided non-profit organizations during their class meetings. Sophomores packaged art supplies and wrote letters to students at the Wise Readers to Leaders School program, which […]

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 […]

Pie throwing, Community Service Week highlight assembly (video)

Pie throwing, Community Service Week highlight assembly (video)

Students throwing pies at Head of School Audrius Barzdukas, as well as announcements about March Madness and the Community Service Week and the Festival of Spring highlighted Wednesday’s assembly. La Femme leaders selected Wolfgang Novogratz ’16 and Rasa Barzdukas ’17 to throw pies at Audrius Barzdukas to celebrate that the club reached a fundraising goal […]

School to hold week-long service opportunities

Prefect Council and Community Council will combine Community Service Week and the screening of March Madness March 14-18. A community service fair during break will take place on the quad Monday. Representatives of non-profit organizations will speak with students about upcoming events and ways to get involved. During class meetings, students will take part in […]