AP Human Geo students culminate IR project with conference

To culminate their month-long online simulation, in which they learned how to represent a country and make political agreements with other nations, Advanced Placement Human Geography and International Relations students attended the International Negotiation Project conference at Whittier College on Saturday.   During the conference, students were able to discuss the issues that they had […]

JSA hosts one-day conference

JSA hosts one-day conference

The Junior State of America Club held its Equality and Economy Conference on the third floor of Chalmers Jan. 31. The conference included four blocks where students debated topics such as wage ratios, the rights of small business owners, food stamps and other social issues. There were also games, Thought Talks, which are conversation-styled debates, […]

Class participates in negotiation project

Students in the AP Human Geography and International Relations course attended the International Negotiation Project (INP) conference at Whittier College on Saturday. The INP, a month-long simulation of international diplomacy that concluded with Saturday’s face-to-face conference, is the culmination of the class’s unit on international diplomacy, history teacher Nini Halkett said. Twenty-five students attended the […]

Speakers urge gender equality

Faculty from both campuses converged on the middle school campus for a co-education conference Nov. 11. The faculty attended sessions with speakers such as Lise Eliot, Ph.D., the author of “Pink Brain, Blue Brain,” a book that focuses on the ways to remove the boundaries that prevent boys and girls from achieving equally. Eliot is […]

Amnesty International Club joins conference

Students in the Amnesty International Club will discuss human rights issues with influential speakers at the Western Regional Conference Nov. 20-22. The conference will be held at the Sheraton Hotel by the Los Angeles International Airport. It is the first time that club members will be going to the event, which will feature discussions about […]

JSA to hold conference

The Junior State of America club’s Spring State conference will take place at the LAX Hilton April 10-12. Students will debate topics ranging from the death penalty to education reform to normalizing relations with Cuba. “The conference is going to be terrific, and I’m looking forward to debating about drone strikes,” chapter co-president Zoe Dutton […]

Model UN to attend UCLA conference

The Model UN Club will compete in the Bruin Model United Nations conference at UCLA Nov. 8-9. Club members are preparing by reviewing a Model UN guidebook on writing position papers that club co-president Danielle Brody ’15 received from a Georgetown University summer program. “The manual will allow everyone to familiarize themselves with the proper […]