Christmas in Beijing

I am an orphan, but only for two weeks. Besides me, there are about 10 other orphans, and we have all banded together and made a Skype group, which we have cleverly titled The Orphans. Our namesake is the fact that we have been left alone in Beijing, where we have been living since August […]

Photo III show closes today in Feldman-Horn

Today is the last chance to see the winter showcase of the seven seniors in Photography III in the Feldman-Horn Gallery. Photography teacher Kevin O’Malley designed the students’ assignments. He taught most of the Photography III students in Photography II. “[O’Malley] gives us a lot of freedom to figure out what we want to do, […]

Senior wins 1st place playwriting award

Rebecca Moretti ’13 won first place at the 2012 YouthPLAYS New Voices One-Act Competition for her play “Platform Nine” and will be awarded $200 as a cash prize. Moretti wrote “Platform Nine” for the 2011 Harvard-Westlake Playwrights Festival. The play centers on Adelie, a young girl who runs away from her prestigious East Coast boarding […]

Community Singers perform for children

Tonight, the Community Singers are scheduled to perform in the Adat Ari El Synagogue in North Hollywood for women and children who have been victims of domestic violence from the surrounding area. From 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., members of the Community Singers club will be performing holiday songs and talking to the children in […]

Art classes display portraits in gallery

Large sketches created by the Drawing and Painting I class were taken down from the walls of Rugby Hall on Dec. 12, to be replaced by artwork from the Drawing and Painting II class. Drawing and Painting II students, whose work is now showing, have been studying concepts from the Expressionist and Cubist movements. They […]

Singer advises 'listen louder than you sing'

A member of the college jazz group Pacific Standard Time taught the Jazz Singers class Dec. 11 about vocal techniques. Rachel St. Marseille, a senior at the Bob Hope Conservatory at California State University Long Beach, began her lesson with vocal exercises for both the Jazz Singers and the Treble Tones. She offered such advice […]

High Stakes: Seniors receive admissions decisions

Phillip*, The Athlete Phillip received a shock last Wednesday when he was deferred from Harvard. “It was pretty disappointing but I’m trying to take it in stride,” Phillip said. “I still have a pretty good chance of getting in since I have until January to keep getting better at my sport and to keep talking […]

Senior wins 1st place playwrighting award

Rebecca Moretti ’13 won first place at the 2012 YouthPLAYS New Voices One-Act Competition for her play “Platform Nine” and will be awarded $200 as a cash prize. Moretti wrote “Platform Nine” for the 2011 Harvard-Westlake Playwrights Festival. The play centers on Adelie, a young girl who runs away from her prestigious East Coast boarding […]

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