Prefects retreat to Palm Springs

Upper School prefects attended their annual retreat Aug. 19 in Palm Springs. Junior Prefect Jaya Nayar ’20 said the goal of the retreat was to plan for the upcoming school year by setting goals and areas for improvement. One of the main goals is to ensure the effectiveness of Prefect Council and their ability to […]

Community Council travels to Anaheim for first annual retreat

Community Council members travelled to Anaheim for a two-day retreat to bond and discuss the upcoming year. Chaplain J. Young said that he and Director of Student Affairs Jordan Church decided to host the retreat for the first time to foster a cohesive environment among the students. “The Community Council plays a vital role in […]

BLACC members bond on annual retreat

Following the success of their first retreat last year, student and faculty members of the Black Leadership, Awareness and Culture Club held bonding exercises and workshops Aug. 19. The retreat, which was held again at the Middle School, featured icebreakers, games and group discussions for students to better foster connections. Keynote speaker Kena Dorsey shared […]

Singers rehearse, bond on retreat

Students in Chamber Singers went on their annual retreat to Camp Wrightwood in the Angeles National Forest to practice and get to know each other Sept 16-17. Upper School Choral Director Eric Gault said that he saw the retreat as an opportunity for members to become more of a community by playing games and going […]

All choirs to convene for retreat

Choir students from the Middle and Upper Schools will come together to learn new music, sing for one another and meet students who also have a passion for singing on Saturday for the second-annual All-School Choir Retreat. “I thought that being associated for the first time with the upper schoolers allowed for all the choir […]

Peer Support leaders, trainees attend retreat

All 54 of the Peer Support leaders and trainees went on the annual retreat at Gindling Hilltop Camp in Malibu from Sept. 9 to 11. “The coordinators of the program, four seniors, had a lot of say in how it was run and worked more independently,” advisor and counselor Luba Bek said. Bek, upper school […]

Peer support to go on annual bonding trip

Peer Support leaders and trainees will go on their annual retreat from Sept. 10 to Sept. 12. Counselor and psychology teacher Luba Bek and upper school psychologist Kavita Ajmere will chaperone the trip to Camp Hess Kramer in Malibu. Roughly 25 senior leaders and 26 junior trainees will go to bond before the club starts

Peer Support leaders, trainees bond on retreat

Fifty-one Peer Support leaders and trainees traveled to Camp Hilltop in Malibu Sept. 11-13 for their annual retreat. “I think the goal of retreat was to foster bonding so that we can create the best environment for Peer Support possible,” Jack Hogan ’17 said. The students played games and trust building activities at the camp. […]

Peer Support to attend annual retreat

The senior leaders and junior trainees will attend the annual Peer Support Retreat in Malibu Sept. 12-14. It will be chaperoned by counselor and humanities teacher Luba Bek and Director of Counseling and Psychological Services Kavita Ajmere. The retreat will be a bonding experience for the approximatly 50 students. “It’s really important that we are […]

Chamber Singers bond on annual retreat

Chamber Singers bonded over their annual retreat at Camp Wrightwood in the San Gabriel Mountains Sept. 27-28. Students rehearsed songs and participated in group activities such as a scrabble tournament. The retreat was chaperoned by Performing Arts teacher Rodger Guerrero and piano accompanist Sara Shakliyan. “We had just a fantastic time,” Guerrero said. “Choirs really […]