A case of pertussis returns to campus

Community Health Officer Milo Sini informed the school community that a current student that has been diagnosed with pertussis Thursday. The school previously experienced a pertussis outbreak in the 2018-19 academic year. Pertussis, also known as whooping cough, is a respiratory disease that can be spread when a person coughs or sneezes, Sini wrote in […]

Over 50 students contract whooping cough

Over 50 students across both campuses have been diagnosed with whooping cough, Community Health Officer Milo Sini said in an email to students and parents. Because the disease is highly contagious, the school will continue to send home students who exhibit flu or cold-like symptoms until they can provide written proof of negative test results. […]

Whooping cough outbreak continues to grow

As the number of whooping cough cases at school grows, the next step may be to limit interschool activities, according to the Los Angeles County Health Department Office of Communications and Public Affairs. The whooping cough outbreak has now reached 30 students across both campuses between Nov. 16  and Feb. 22, according to an email […]

School takes steps to curtail pertussis outbreak

The school will send home any students with flu or cold-like symptoms that do not have proof of negative pertussis test results or completed pertussis treatment when classes resume after the long weekend Tuesday, as the number of students with whooping cough across both campuses reaches 23. Students with symptoms are required to be tested […]

Whooping cough outbreak reaches 21

Twenty-one students across both campuses now have Pertussis, or whooping cough, according to an email that Community Health Officer Milo Sini sent Wednesday to parents of students in classes with those diagnosed. Whooping cough is a highly contagious respiratory disease that spreads through coughing and sneezing, according to County of Los Angeles Public Health. Symptoms […]

Students contract whooping cough

Eight students across both the middle and upper school campuses were diagnosed with pertussis, commonly known as whooping cough, Community Health Officer Milo Sini said in an email Dec. 18. ┬áThe school notified only the parents of students who share classes or activities with those infected. This is the second consecutive year the highly contagious […]

Students contract whooping cough

Eleven students were diagnosed with pertussis, commonly referred to as Whooping Cough, during the month of November. The Los Angeles Department of Public Health reported the last of 11 cases of pertussis on both campuses on Nov. 30. Parents of middle school students were notified of the first case on Nov. 5 and later that […]