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 […]

Really gotta catch 'em all

 By Spencer Gisser An article recently published by the American Psychological Association concluded that sleep deprivation may undermine teen health. Teens need more sleep than adults as the body and mind develops and grows. The article published by the APA characterized the sleep deprivation most teenagers experience as “tantamount to abuse.” Mary A. Carskadon, Ph.D. […]

School installs alarm system

By Spencer Gisser A new system of alarms has been installed at both the Upper School and the Middle School. The alarms are essentially tornado warning systems that have been reconfigured and redesigned to work in the context of an academic environment. When activated, the alarm at the Upper School can be heard from Mulholland […]

School to implement more ALICE training for students

By Spencer Gisser Sophomores, seniors, Peer Support trainees and leaders and faculty members are being considered as candidates for training under the ALICE system, a security procedure for handling on-campus shootings. Head of CJL Security Inc. Jim Crawford, Director of Student Affairs Jordan Church, counselor Luba Bek, Assistant to the Head of Upper School Michelle […]