Genocide Awareness Week opens with refugee speaker

The Chronicle won the award often called the Pulitzer Prize of high school journalism, the National Pacemaker, for its 2008-2009 issues. Professional journalists from the Seattle area judged the contest, looking at six issues of last year’s newspaper, edited by Lucy Jackson ’09 and Andrew Lee ’09. The Chronicle had previously been notified that it […]

Making History

By Lucy Jackson It’s a lazy Friday afternoon and history teachers Larry Klein, Ken Neisser and Dave Waterhouse chat in the third floor Seaver history office discussing the potential cell phone ban, peanut M&Ms and the merits of the newly-designed caffeine-free Diet Coke can. As juniors trickle in to talk term papers with Neisser and […]

Getting bromantic

By Lucy Jackson e’ve all seen it: the couple that feels the need to flaunt their affection every Monday at break as if they were on a reality TV show that the entire Upper School is watching. It can be egregious and awkward, but up until recently, it has been mostly boy-girl. Now, though, boys […]

Varsity boys' soccer falls in first round of CIF

By Lucy Jackson Despite rolling into its first round playoff game on a five-game win streak, the boys’ varsity soccer team fell to St. John Bosco Braves 2-1 Friday on its home field. The Wolverines struck first with a goal early in the game and kept their lead through the first half, but the Braves […]

New rules, suppressed recommendations shine spotlight on Honor Board practices

By Dana Glaser and Lucy Jackson Two “formal leaks” of confidentiality led the administration to withhold results of two recent Honor Board cases to protect the privacy of students involved, Head of School Jeanne Huybrechts said Sunday. The administration’s decision not to release the customary reports, along with the creation of guidelines defining which infractions […]

Too little, too late

by Lucy Jackson Last Friday, Head of Upper School Harry Salamandra sent an e-mail to upper school students stating that the recommendations for two Honor Board cases that took place in December would not be released due to a breach in confidentiality that gave away the identities of the students involved. After two months of […]

Kutcher attracts media circus as new assistant coach

By Lucy Jackson Nobody will forget the freshman football team’s 14-0 victory over Lynwood High School today. New assistant coach Ashton Kutcher’s presence ensured that a dozen paparazzi were there to capture the win on camera. “It’s just too much,” Director of Campus Operations James De Matté said. “If he’s at a premiere, that’s one […]

Volleyball rebounds from Loyola, grabs 7 straight wins in league play

By Lucy Jackson Down two games to rival Loyola, the boys’ volleyball team battled back in the third set, exchanging points with its opponent and extending the match with a 29-27 win. The team carried the momentum into the fourth set, but after securing an early lead, it turned the game over to the Cubs […]

Volleyball beats Marymount in semifinals

By Lucy Jackson The girls’ volleyball team avenged last year’s semifinals loss to Marymount last night, beating the Sailors at home in three straight sets to move into CIF finals and clinch a spot in the state tournament. The Wolverines got off to an early lead in the first set, only to give it up […]

Recruiting season begins, three athletes commit early

By Seth Goldman, Lucy Jackson and Jordan Odiakosa Senior athletes verbally committed to three Division I schools before the start of their final high school seasons, a growing trend as the competition among colleges to acquire star athletes increases and coaches start recruiting earlier than ever as a result. In an interview last spring, boys’ […]