White Christmas

White Christmas

When Angie Vasquez ’19 was a child, she became used to Santa Claus, the holiday figure she loved, as only being white. However, she said her perception of the jolly man in the red suit changed as she got older when she realized that Christmas focused only on white culture leading her to feel as […]

Sleigh or Nay

Sleigh or Nay

As Bobby Helms’ “Jingle Bell Rock,” began playing on her car radio, Izzy Yanover ’19, creator and co-leader of the Jewish club, felt a wave of annoyance wash over her. It was the time of the year she said she can never escape: Christmas music. “Almost every radio station plays Christmas music,” Yanover said. “Beverly […]

Students celebrate holidays with winter festivities

Students celebrate holidays with winter festivities

Students, faculty and staff celebrated the winter season with themed dress days and holiday activities during WinterFest, which was organized by Prefect Council. On Monday, students and faculty wore ugly Christmas sweaters and other festive clothing to school. Tuesday was called “Twinter Tuesday” where students got to wear the same clothing as a friend. Wednesday […]

No homework holidays: all work and no play

No homework holidays: all work and no play

I still remember how restless I was that Monday night, my mind anxiously recounting my day the way it tends to when I stare too long at the ceiling about my bed. I retrospect, it was a perfect type of day. But that day is tainted in my memory. I added cream to my coffee […]

Ignorance isn't bliss

Why do I care?” This is a question asked by many as they sit in classrooms, contemplating when they will ever need to know how to graph a polynomial, or wondering who will ever quiz them later in life on the details of the Arab Spring. I’ll admit, I sit and wonder the same things […]

Huybrechts approves 5-day cycle schedule

By Lauren Seo A nearly unanimous decision to impose a new schedule based on a five day cycle for the next school year was made by the Faculty Academic Committee on Tuesday, April 21. The cycle will function in a way similar to the cycle at the Middle School, basing itself on days A-E instead […]