Glass artist shares techniques

By Noa Yadidi Matthew Szosz, who was recently selected to take part in an exhibition at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, spoke to glass students last Thursday about his different techniques and experiences in the art world. Visual arts teacher Dylan Palmer invited Szosz to speak to his fifth and sixth period classes and Directed […]

Newman plays for Cinema Studies classes

By Catherine Wang Grammy and Academy Award-winning artist Randy Newman (Erik ’88, John ’96, Patrick ’10 and Alice ’11) taught three Cinema Studies classes Monday April 25. He taught both Cinema Studies I sections’ double period classes, one of which met during first and second period and the other which met during seventh and eighth […]

Navigating Upper School with fractured bones

By Lara Sokoloff On a campus built essentially vertically, getting from class to class in a wheelchair or on crutches can be quite inconvenient. Students are forced to find alternative routes around school that they didn’t even know existed, often making them up to 10 minutes late to class. Jack Petok ’11 planned to attend […]

Seniors prank junior, sophomore classes

By Sammy Roth The Class of 2010 lost its senior privileges for three days after two computers and a camera were damaged in a prank, Head of Upper School Harry Salamandra announced in an email to the class Wednesday. Sophomores and juniors left Taper Gymnasium after the Head Prefect assembly Wednesday to discover that many of their […]

Art History Students Visit Norton Simon Museum of Art

By: Susan Nussbaum  Students in The History and Art of Modern Europe and World walked around the Norton Simon Museum of Art trying to guess the artist of each painting using the themes, colors and styles that they have associated with the major artists throughout the year, on a field trip March 5.   The 42 […]

Senior seminars would keep us tied to school

By Lauren Rose I have a confession. You probably won’t believe me, and if you do, you may not want to talk to me anymore. But here it is: some small part of me doesn’t want APs to end. Some small part of me is worried about those last few weeks of the year, those […]