Sophomores elect next year's junior prefects

The Class of 2016 elected Hunter Brookman ’16, Grace Pan ’16, Jordan Strom ’16 and Nina Woythaler ’16 to serve as junior prefects for the 2014-2015 school year, Prefect Council announced in an email April 23. Both Pan and Brookman served on Prefect Council this year. Three female candidates and three male candidates ran for […]

Choi '15, Winshel '15 win Head Prefect election

Albert Choi ’15 and Sarah Winshel ’15 will serve as as Head Prefects for the 2014-2015 school year, Head Prefects and Senior Prefects announced in an email today. Due to a tie between Choi and Matt Beyer ’15, juniors and sophomores voted in a runoff election yesterday, while Winshel was elected in the first round […]

Male Head Prefect to be decided in runoff election

Matt Beyer ’15 and Albert Choi ’15 will vie for the position of male Head Prefect in a runoff election, Prefect Council announced in an email March 20. Juniors and sophomores have until Friday at 2:30 p.m. to cast their votes. Both the male and female Head Prefects will be announced later that Friday. Brian […]

Next year's Prefects announced

The Class of 2015 elected Jackson Beavers ’15, Albert Choi ’15, Rachel Persky ’15 and Sarah Winshel ’15 as next year’s junior prefects. All candidates were asked a prepared question by this year’s Head Prefects, Michael Wagmeister ’13 and Katie Lim ’13 and ended with a statement about what sets them apart. Six female and […]

Polls to close Tuesday for mock student election

Upper school students have until Tuesday to vote in a nationwide mock election as one of two schools representing California. An online survey that polls students on their preferred candidate for the presidential election as well as their viewpoints on issues was emailed to all students last week. Students’ votes for president in the survey […]

Don't take your vote for granted

I am voting against our current president. In Iran, I would not be surprised if the government executed me for writing this in a newspaper. In Syria, maybe the punishment would be less severe for openly opposing the President’s reelection bid, like a life imprisonment for myself and my family. But in the United States, […]

History classes learn about election through projects

Students sign up for AP U.S. Government because they want to learn how America’s democracy works. The class is for those who are interested in the formation of our constitution, separation of powers, civil rights, federalism and the foundation of American government. Juniors taking the U.S. history course are introduced to these topics that they […]