New mid-year assessment schedule to be implemented

In order to allow teachers more flexibility while also alleviating students’ stress, the Scheduling Committee formulated a new plan for mid-year assessments this year, Upper School Deans Department Head Beth Slattery said. The new schedule consists of three 90-minute periods per day, with 60 or 90-minute breaks between each.  The first periods of Monday, Tuesday, […]

Robotics team competes at regionals

Robotics Club took 19 students to Rancho Mirage High School Feb. 27 for the Inland Empire FIRST Robotics Regional Competition. The competition lasted until March 1 and the team played Recycle Rush, a recycling-themed game in which two teams of three robots each score points by properly disposing of game pieces. The club started working on their […]

Alum Urges Career in Astronomy

By Mary Rose Fissinger Danny Kudrow ’07 urged a collection of Astronomy and Physics students Friday to reach for the stars, literally. He was invited by John Feulner to address his 3rd period Astronomy class, which was joined by some members of Karen Hutchison’s 3rd period AP Physics B class. Now a Physics major at […]

Club goes to NASA to launch rocket

By Sammy Roth The Rocketry Club travelled to Huntsville, Alabama to launch the rocket which the National Aeronautic and Space Administration commissioned them to build last October. The club spent over four days at the NASA facility in Huntsville for NASA’s Student Launch Initiative, leaving April 15 and returning April 19. They were accompanied by […]