Spring into Music tonight at MS

The Middle School Symphony, Symphonic Band, Concert Band, Concert Strings, Beginning Strings, and Beginning Band will perform their annual “Spring into Music!” concert on Friday, May 9. The concert will take place in the Saperstein Theater and feature more than 200 students. The night’s special performer will be Noah Simon ’17, who will accompany the […]

Jazz groups, choirs to play in Europe, New York

The students in Jazz Band and Studio Jazz Band as well as the Chamber Singers, Bel Canto and Wolverine Chorus are all preparing for their upcoming trips to Italy, New York City and London. The five groups will be performing in a variety of venues including clubs and cathedrals as well as touring around the […]

Six win awards at Model UN meetings

Six members of the Model United Nations club received awards at the first two conferences of the year. Elliot Rollins ’16 and Christina Duval ’16 received an Honorable Mention for their representation of Jordan in the Novice Disarmament and International Security Committee. Brandon Bergsneider ’16 and William Burford ’16 were recognized in the Novice Economic […]

Mock trial debates in first competition

Students in Mock Trial attended their first competition  Nov. 4. Teams from over 30 counties across California competed in the event. The team portrayed lawyers and witnesses in its own version of a case called “People v. Concha.” “I was nervous because I was the first witness going up, and the other team was going […]

Club assists special education students

The Helping Hands club has begun attending group meetings at Kids Like Me, an eight-week program that teaches specialty skills to children and adolescents with developmental challenges. “It’s a really fun way to interact with the kids while helping them at the same time,” club leader Irene Kao ’14 said. “The program is unique because […]

‘Little Princes’ author to visit Middle School

Conor Grennan, the author of this year’s middle school all community read “Little Princes,” will visit the middle school campus Sept. 23 to speak to students about the novel and his non-profit organization. The book, which chronicles Grennan’s journeys during his stint as a volunteer at Little Princes Orphanage in Nepal, was chosen by six […]