Girls' tennis dominates in season opener

In the first game of the season, the Wolverines’ girls’ tennis team defeated the Santa Monica Vikings 13-5. It was Kristie Reynold’s-Gipe’s first test as the new head coach of the Wolverines. Reynold-Gipes was the NAIA’s number two doubles player in the United States when she played and was formerly the head coach of Notre […]

Andy Stout: Math Teacher

After working as a software engineer for several years, Andy Stout has joined the upper school math department as a computer science teacher. An alumnus of Pasadena Polytechnic, Yale and University of California, San Diego, Stout always wanted to come back to Southern California. Stout has taught courses at college and high school levels. For […]

New coach Gipe takes the helm with high hopes

Girls’ tennis is back with a new coach and opens the season Sept. 8 against Santa Monica High School. Kristie Gipe took over for Chris Simpson, who resigned earlier this year. “I’m super excited,” Gipe said. “Everybody works hard, and I think we have a really good future with this group of girls.” Gipe graduated […]

6 alums playing professional baseball

Heading into the final stretch of the baseball season, six Wolverines find themselves playing at the highest level of America’s pastime. ranks Lucas Giolito ’12 as the third best prospect in the league and ranks him as the number one pitching prospect. He is ranked as the top prospect in the Washington Nationals’ farm […]

Society of Global Affairs hosts speakers

The Walt Disney Co. COO Tom (Cole ’16), Activision CEO Bobby Kotick (Grace ’15, Audrey ’17) and Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu (Eliseo ’16), Academy-Award winning director of “Birdman,” are some of the speakers attending the Society of Global Affairs TED Talks-style panel May 17 in Ahmanson Lecture Hall. The event is open to all people who […]

Students named Spotlight semifinalists

Two upper school students were named semifinalists for the Los Angeles County Spotlight Awards, both in the Jazz Instrumental category. Roughly 1,500 high school students auditioned for the awards this year in a broad range of categories including Jazz. Of these students, 108 entrants were selected as semifinalists this year, with 15 semifinalists in the […]

Gender Studies class offered again next year

A class entitled Ethics and Culture: Gender Studies in Science, Philosophy and History will be offered again next year. “In a sense, my class is what the gender studies course has always been, however, there is a common view that gender must mean feminism,” Malina Mamigonian said. “Gender is a social construction and feminism (though […]

Activist to discuss gender violence

Jackson Katz, the creator of a gender violence program entitled “Mentors in Violence prevention,” will speak at an upper school assembly April 20. Katz’s organization has been heavily marketed by multiple sports leagues and organizations. “We are lucky to have him coming as he is a vocal activist in the movement against the violence that […]

Chamber Singers participate in festival

Chamber Singers performed in their first public appearance this year at a festival held at the Biola University Conservatory of Music in La Mirada. “The festival at Biola was an amazing experience,” said Theodore Sokoloff ’15, who sang at the festival. “We were surrounded by so many talented choirs, and I learned a ton from […]