Senior wins two silvers in History Olympiad

After preparing for the tournament and traveling to Berlin, Emmanuel Zilber ’19 won two silver medals in the Varsity division of the 2018 International History Olympiad. Zilber competed in Recent, Ancient, Pop Music, German Military and International Bee History categories in the Quiz Bowl event July 14-22. He also participated in the Potsdam Simulation, Berlin […]

Halkett departs from ‘friendly and caring’ community

Upper school history teacher Nini Halkett will be leaving the department after 30 years at the school. She plans to travel to the places she has taught about in AP Human Geography and International Relations, spend time with family and volunteer. “For the most part, [I am retiring] because there are other things that I […]

Alumna hops on Trump Train

Julia Hahn ’09 has joined the Trump administration as a Special Assistant to the President after leaving her previous job as a Breitbart News reporter Jan. 24. Hahn works directly under President Donald Trump’s Chief Strategist Stephen Bannon, her former boss at Breitbart News. “Steve is a fearless voice for people who have been made […]

Wrestling advances 5 to CIF

In spite of their team’s 0-4 League record, five wrestlers advanced to CIF competition with their performances at Saturday’s League Finals. Jake Bracken ’14, Patrick Halkett ’14, Henry Schlossberg ’13, Charles Nelson ’13 and Ryan Ruiz ’16 are set to compete at CIF Championships on Feb. 15. Nelson and Schlossberg took first in their respective […]

Faculty win awards for innovation, loyalty

Senior Advancement Officer Jim Pattison received the Marion Hays Award and history teacher Nini Halkett received the Kogan Family Award at the faculty opening meeting last week. School president Thomas C. Hudnut presented the Marion Hays Award, which honors service to the school, and Head of School Jeanne Huybrechts presented the Kogan Family Award, which […]