Heart of a Soldier

Sitting in a four-seater single-propeller Cessna 182, Chief Master Sergeant Elana Stroud’s ’13 voice crackled on the radio. “Cap four-niner-niner permission to use takeoff strip four,” she said. Stroud received permission from ground control and began her pre-flight checklist. She checked the elevators, rudder, fuel level, wind speed, and gyros.  Stroud taxied to the runway […]

Sailing with the breeze

  By David Gisser Flying over waves on a blue lake on a breezy summer day may seem difficult to imagine, but to sailors this is a very familiar experience. Sarah Shelby ’13 discovered sailing at Four Winds camp in the Orca Island in Washington State. “I just wanted one more camp experience before I […]

Musicians to compete at Disneyland

  By David Gisser The Symphony Orchestra, Concert Strings and Wind Ensemble, as well as Chamber Singers and the Wolverine Chorus, will compete in the Heritage Festival Competition at Disneyland on Saturday. They will leave school on Saturday morning, compete, attend the awards ceremony and return late that night. The Symphony Orchestra will play “Variations […]

Athletic office inducts Hall of Fame members at Homecoming football game

By David Gisser Four graduates from the class of 2005 were inducted into the Wolverine Hall of Fame at a ceremony during halftime of the Homecoming football game against El Camino Real. Head of Athletics Audrius Barzdukas introduced Jared Bell ’05, Jay Connolly ’05, Alexa Merz ’05 and Kenji Porter ’05 to the crowd and […]

Bladen, Hall receive awards at opening faculty meeting

Upper school art teacher Marianne Hall and Vox Populi adviser Jennifer Bladen received the Marion Hays award and the Kogan Family Award at the faculty opening meeting last week. Bladen was recognized with the Kogan award for “developing and implementing innovative practices that have substantially improved teaching,” Executive Assistant to the Head of School Emily […]