Bench depth compensates for girls' basketball injuries

The girls’ basketball team will utilize a high-pressure defense and an up-tempo, guard-heavy offense to compensate for its lack of size as the league season gets under way. In the girls’ non-league matchup against Ventura on Saturday, the team’s last game as of press time, Head Coach Melissa Hearlihy used the team’s depth to rotate […]

Wolverines open up season undefeated

The boys’ soccer team has jumped out of the gates firing on all cylinders with an undefeated start to their 2014-2015 campaign. The team currently holds a 7-0 overall record (2-0 league) and is ranked 13th in the state by MaxPreps. The story of the year for Head Coach Lucas Bongarra’s squad has been the […]

Upper School to implement 1:1 laptop program

Tiffany* ’16 walks into history class and sits down in her regular seat in the back left corner of her classroom in Seaver. She opens up her MacBook Pro and the first thing she does is check Facebook, emails and the daily online shopping sales. Throughout class she switches from her notes on the Civil […]

Levin returns after school clears allegations

Chief Financial Officer Rob Levin returned to the classroom Jan. 5 after an investigation cleared him of anonymous allegations of sexual misconduct. Levin had been on a leave of absence from teaching while the school investigated the allegations posted on an anonymous blog purportedly written by a former student from more than 20 years ago. […]

New midyear plan draws mixed reviews

Students completed alternative assignments, such as group activities and videos, as well as traditional cumulative midyear tests in December as part of the new assessment schedule. In addition to moving assessments before winter break, the administration scheduled tests by periods, with two periods meeting each day for their assessments. “I feel that the new schedule […]

Students to intern at clothing company

An internship program at clothing company Forever 21 is in the works for students in the Theatrical Costume Design elective who are interested in clothing design, development and production. Harry Salamandra, senior alumni officer, is working with Christine Water ’08, women’s apparel buyer for Forever 21, to finalize details of an internship program, which could […]

Junior center contributes for water polo USMNT

Ben Hallock ’16 scored a goal in his first appearance for the USA Water Polo Men’s National Team in its game against Italy Jan. 3. The U.S. won 9-7, and Hallock’s fourth quarter goal put the Americans up by two. Hallock, the youngest member on the 12-man squad, played center on the team, as he […]

School hosts field hockey showcase

Head coaches from the University of Maryland, Johns Hopkins, Brown and Yale coached and observed field hockey players from all over the country on Ted Slavin Field Jan. 3 and 4. The event consisted of a five-hour session each day, including drills and scrimmages. Coaches also talked about the college recruiting process and the differences […]

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