Jewish Student Union holds Hanukkah events

The Jewish Student Union built menorahs and served donuts during Winterfest in the lounge. “The Prefect Council wanted to have some Jewish element involved so they reached out to JSU and we were obviously really delighted to do so,” Allison Gorokhovsky ’17 said. Gorokhovsky said that students built 40 or 50 menorahs. Participants took the […]

Prefect Council hosts festivities during assessments

Prefect Council hosts festivities during assessments

Prefect Council hosted various activities for students during mid-year assessments. Complimentary açai bowls, a chance to pet puppies and a bell choir performance from the Activities Recreation and Care center were some of the activities hosted in the student lounge on Dec. 13 and 15. Amazebowls catered the açai bowls during the break between the assessments […]

Community celebrates break with winter festivities

Community celebrates break with winter festivities

Students dressed up in ski gear, onesies and more this week for the annual Winterfest celebrations in anticipation of Winter Break. Social Committee and Prefect Council chose to continue the tradition to alleviate stress before the mid-year assessments and to unite the community, Head Prefect Cate Wolfen ’17 said. “Winterfest brings people together during the […]

First Coffeehouse to be held later this month

Students will perform in the first Coffeehouse of the year after school Nov. 28 in the Chalmers Lounge. The event typically includes 15 to 20 acts with one to four performers per act. Performances can include songs, poetry and stand up comedy. All students have the opportunity to perform, and sign up sheets will be released in […]

Administration closes lounge due to students’ mess

The administration closed the lounge Monday afternoon as a repercussion for messes left by students. Members of Prefect Council warned students about the consequences for not maintaining a clean lounge by senior prefect at the First and Third Wednesday Assembly on Oct. 5. When the lounge was first found in a messy state, the administration threatened […]

Students preview clubs at Activities Fair

Students preview clubs at Activities Fair

Campus groups and clubs shared aspects of their organizations to the student body and recruited members at Activities Fair Sept. 19. A total of 71 groups ran booths at the Fair, from student organizations such as Peer Support and Community Council to community service clubs such as Project Girl to Girl and Chinese Pen Pal […]

Prefect Council to hold Homecoming Formal

Upper School students will attend the fourth annual Homecoming Formal dance in the Taper Gymnasium Saturday. Prefect Council will host the dance, which will start outdoors at 7 p.m., running until 11 p.m. All attending students must be in the gym by 7:30 p.m., sophomore prefect Ryan Stanford ’19 said. Students must stay on campus […]

Prefect Council sends Homecoming notice

The Prefect Council announced Aug. 24 to upper school students that the date for homecoming formal will be Oct. 8. Students said they are excited about attending the school dance. “Last year I was playing in an out-of-state soccer tournament the day of homecoming, and somehow managed to make it back in time for the […]

Prefect Council hosts last Coffee House of the school year

Prefect Council hosts last Coffee House of the school year

Students preformed in the last Coffee House of the year Thursday during eighth period for exclusively seniors and after school for all students. Seniors participated in a senior-only Coffee House during eighth period as part of Senior Day. “The last coffeehouse was great, the senior section especially,” Prefect and performer Adam Yaron ’16 said. “Because […]