Sara Cohen: English

Sara Cohen joins the Upper School English department after serving as a visiting fellow at Drexel University’s Great Works Symposium. Cohen, who earned a Bachelor of Arts in Comparative Literature at Occidental College and both a Master of Arts and Ph.D. in Comparative Literature at UCLA, hopes to utilize her knowledge of different styles of […]

Students to work with City Council

The Los Angeles Mayor’s Youth Council selected four sophomores as new members of the group. Eshanika Chaudhary ’17, Chasia Jefferies ’17, Lauren Kim ’17 and Nathaniel Wall ’17 will become council representatives for the West Valley area. They will learn about city issues and meet with elected officials to make recommendations to the Los Angeles […]

Middle School hosts EdTech conference

More than 300 teachers from around the country attended the EdTech Team Los Angeles Summit featuring Google for Education that was held at the Middle School April 9 and 10. Seventeen members of the faculty participated in this event. They were able to select which workshops and speeches to attend as well as collaborate with […]

Students help provide clean water to 2200

Students bought around 1,700 water bottles to raise money to bring filtered water to 2,200 people in Africa, Clean Water Ambassador founder Cole Kawana ’16 announced at the assembly March 18. Clean Water Ambassadors Foundation sold water bottles printed with their logo in the cafeteria this week, with a portion of the proceeds dedicated to […]

Babel submissions increase with new incentives

The newly renamed world languages magazine Babel has received 50 student submissions, an increase due to a new extra credit opportunity offered by the World Language department. Babel Editor Lucas Gelfen ’15 believes that students were encouraged to submit to the magazine to receive extra credit in their language classes. “I submitted it because I […]

Roses sold before 'As You Like It' performance

With Social Committee now co-managing the box office, students and parents were able to purchase congratulatory roses for actors when they bought their tickets to “As You Like It’ Feb. 6. The roses, sold for $3, were personally delivered to the actors by the members of the committee after the performance. Nico Lubkeman ’15, one […]

New in the classroom: Upper School faculty

Jamie Chan left her job of eight years in Atlanta as an Emory University assistant dean of undergraduate admission to become an upper school dean, replacing the recently retired Mike Bird.  At Emory, Chan admitted students from the Southern California area and worked with the upper school deans during the admission process. “Coming from the […]

School to supply free software

As part of an effort by the school to coordinate technology use by faculty and students, all grades will be able to download and install Microsoft Office for free by following steps that will be in an email. Director of Computer Services Dave Ruben said this service will increase the compatibility between what students turn […]