School to text, email emergency notices

By Arielle Maxner A new emergency system will be used this year to alert students, faculty and parents in case of crises.  The system will simultaneously email, call and text parents, students and faculty in emergencies, Head of Security Jim Crawford said. In the case of a lockdown, “we will continue to send everyone information […]

Students aid in beach clean-up

By Alec Caso Twenty-three students, two English teachers and Head of Upper School Harry Salamandra and his wife spent Dec. 7 cleaning Dockweiler Beach at the Environmental Club-sponsored beach cleanup. The group collected more than 50 bags of trash over a span of three hours. Club co-President Julie Barzilay ’09 supervised the logistics of the […]

Yoo to move to Hong Kong

By Danielle Kolin Stephanie Yoo will teach her last English class at the Upper School on Friday, after two and a half years working at the school. She will move to Hong Kong with her husband, who received a job offer there only a few weeks ago. “It was a very unexpected move,” Yoo said, […]

Poet will read excerpts, answer student questions

Poet Judith Hall will read excerpts from her books in Ahmanson today during fifth, sixth and seventh period. Hall, a graduate of Corcoran School of Art and Johns Hopkins University, is a visiting writer at the California Institute of Technology. She has also served as the poetry editor of “The Antioch Review.” Hall, a friend […]