Oxelson to leave next year

By Daniel Rothberg Upper School Dean Canh Oxelson announced in a letter that he will be leaving at the end of this year to work as the Director of College Counseling at Horace Mann School in New York. The letter was sent to the parents of students in his dean group. “This was a very difficult decision for […]

LIVE BLOG: Boys' Basketball v. Chatsworth

Boys’ basketball beat Chatsworth in the 2nd round for state, 77-59. Alice Phillips ’11 and Daniel Rothberg ’11 provided live updates throughout the game. &amplta href=”http://www.coveritlive.com/mobile.php/option=com_mobile/task=viewaltcast/altcast_code=1379c9f11d” &ampgtLIVE BLOG: Boys’ Basketball v. Chatsworth</a>

Director’s love of film starts at early age

By Daniel Rothberg It started with a move. When Nick Lieberman ’11 was nearly 12 years old, his father moved into a new home, and Lieberman was tasked with the responsibility of organizing his father’s extensive collection of DVDs. At the same time, Lieberman received a copy of Steven Jay Schneider’s “1001 Movies You Must […]

Safety concerns prompt sidewalk construction

By Daniel Rothberg A sidewalk will be constructed parallel to the exit lane of the senior parking lot over winter break in response to a column in The Chronicle’s September issue about pedestrian safety. Columnist and Editor-in-Chief Alice Phillips ’11 toured the lot with administrators last Wednesday to identify safety issues for pedestrians. The plan […]

Accreditation report lists school’s goals

By Daniel Rothberg Partnering with a sister school for community service, expanding the summer program, growing the school’s endowment and exploring new teaching methods are goals the school set for itself for the next six years in a report submitted this month. The nearly 250-page report was compiled for accreditation from the Western Association of […]

Junior fellowship winner to visit Italy

  By Daniel Rothberg In less than one month, Junior Summer Fellowship award winner Jordan Freisleben ’11 will document the aftermath of an earthquake that devastated an Italian town last year. A fluent Italian speaker, Freisleben plans to interview local officials, residents and spokespeople for advocacy groups about the damage to l’Aquila and Italy’s response […]

NASA astronaut gives presentation to students

By Daniel Rothberg A NASA astronaut, who launched into space on board the space shuttle Atlantis last May, told students about his mission to fix the Hubble telescope at an optional middle school assembly May 11. Astronaut Mike Massimino said the purpose of his visit was to educate students about the space program. “I learned […]

Students call alumni for Annual Giving

  By Daniel Rothberg In an effort to raise money for Annual Giving, approximately 20 student volunteers made more than 300 phone calls to alumni at a phonathon on Feb. 3. “The students called alumni who typically make their gift to the school by this time in the year as a reminder, and also made […]

2010-11 school year to start in August

By Daniel Rothberg Due to a number of holidays falling on school days next year and a late Labor Day, the administration decided to begin the 2010-2011 school year before Labor Day, on Aug. 31. The start date of this current school year was Sept. 9. While the 2010-2011 school year will still end on […]

GM showcases electric car at Middle School

By Daniel Rothberg General Motors’ new electric vehicle, the Chevrolet Volt, made a pit stop at a middle school assembly Nov. 30, en route to the Los Angeles Auto Show. Using slides and short videos, Maria Rohrer of Chevrolet illustrated to students the necessity of transitioning to sustainable fuel and how the Volt is a […]