Siemens honors senior's research

A senior has received semifinalist recognition in the 2013 Siemens Competition in Math, Science and Technology for his research in the application of tagging EphB4 antibodies to diagnose cancer. ­Vincent Huang ’14 was one of 331 students in the nation and one of 51 in the state to be recognized as a semifinalist in the […]

7 students receive scouting honors

Bee-keeping,  teaching at-risk youth and building projects for public parks and churches helped seven students earn the highest honors offered by the Boy Scouts of America and the  Girl Scouts of the USA organizations. Patrick Albarino ’16, Amiya Brown ’14, Eric Knighton ’16, Scott Nussbaum ’15, William Ruppenthal ’16 and Nick Steele ’16 all achieved […]

Mock Trial makes competition playoffs

The Mock Trial team made the playoffs in the Los Angeles County competition, ranking in the top six schools out of the 90 that participated. The team participated in three trials for this competition, all of which took place at the Los Angeles Superior Court House. “I think our team did very well, especially considering […]

Buy me a ticket, make me a match

The preparations for the upper school play “The Matchmaker” started during casting the week of Nov. 18. The actors have been reading and memorizing their lines for their first run through of the play, which is scheduled to take place on Dec. 15. The rehearsals are being held on Mondays through Thursdays after school, as […]

Board of Trustees approves budget based on long-term financial issues

In the preliminary tuition and salary budget for the 2014-2015 school year that the Board of Trustees approved Dec. 2, the Business Office considered, in the absence of “noteworthy” concerns, long-term factors like financial aid and the healthcare budget, Chief Financial Officer Rob Levin said. Levin said it’s preferable for the number of students on […]

Seeking self-worth from being the most successful

Los Angeles’ weather makes me insecure because the temperature in Hawaii is 30 degrees warmer. My best friend lives in Honolulu, a city nicknamed Paradise, and because of that, I feel an irrational sense of competition with a place that I try against all reason to convince myself is worse than Los Angeles. I have […]

Chronicle wins Best of Show at convention

The Chronicle won Best of Show in the “Newspaper Broadsheet 17 or More Pages” category for the Nov. 13 edition and third place Best of Show in “Publication Website Small School” for its online content at the Journalism Education Association/National Scholastic Press Association High School Journalism Convention Nov. 16. A total of 36 students on […]