Junior earns Girl Scout Gold Award, chosen to represent city in capitol

Kennedy Green’s ’14 Gold Award marked the pinnacle of her 10-year Girl Scout career and effectively ended it. “That’s as far as you can go,” Green said. “After the Gold Award, your Girl Scout career is pretty much over.” For her Gold Award, a project that requires 80 hours of direct community service and approval […]

Stanford graduate releases debut novel

In her debut novel, “Follow  Her Home,”  published April 16, Stephanie Cha ’03 introduces her protagonist, Korean-American Juniper Song. Song’s interest in noir writer Raymond Chandler’s detective novels drives her to accept a request from a college friend. Song agrees to investigate whether her friend’s wealthy father is having an affair with another Korean-American woman. […]

Driving Dangerously

As the end of the school day rolls around, Susie* ’14 and her two friends head towards the school parking lot, piling into her gray Jetta after an argument over who called “shotgun” first. They roll down their windows as they pull out of the school driveway, unconcerned with the driving law that they are […]

Chronicle wins CSPA Silver Crown Award

The Chronicle received the Columbia Scholastic Press Association Silver Crown Award for excellence in online and print media March 22. This year’s print issues and website were submitted to the High School Hybrid Publications category, which the CSPA created this year in response to the growing popularity of online publications. The Chronicle was one of […]

Alumna to lead weekly ‘Girl Talk’ on stress

Jessica Furie ’03 led a discussion group called “Girl Talk” on March 4 which will continue to meet every Monday during activities period. Upper school dean Beth Slattery and Assistant to the Head of the Upper School Michelle Bracken initiated the discussion, which will be open to all girls after spring break. “I think it […]

Advanced Dance II prepares for annual concert

The Advanced Dance II concert on March 1, 2 and 3 will feature over 50 dances. There will be approximately 20 dancers from the class in the show and ten guest dancers from other dance classes. All of the dances are self-choreographed, Sidney Moskowitz ’13 said. “I think we’re all pretty excited about it,” said […]

Middle school holds art exhibit

About 250 people attended the opening reception  of the first middle school Spring Art Invitational on Feb. 7. At the opening, artist Gronk talked to students and Blick Art Materials donated goodie bags. “It was just a really lovely, festive, busy evening. There were a lot of mummies, a lot of tessellations and a lot […]

Alumni return for reception

Alumni from the last decade, faculty and staff members, and all current seniors were invited to attend Tuesday’s girls’ water polo game against Mater Dei and a reception at Feldman-Horn afterward. Alumni began arriving at 3:15 p.m. to watch the game, and then went to the reception from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. “I guess […]

Jazz Combo, Explorers to perform at Vibrato Grill

The Advanced Jazz Combo and the Jazz Explorers will perform at Vibrato Grill Jazz from 6:30 to 10 p.m. on Oct. 14. “This is the most important gig,” bassist Robert Lee ’14 said. “Every year we get a good amount of people going to the show, and it’s people who we want to come to […]