Artist creates giant bear for class

Grizzly bears can grow up to nearly 10 feet tall and five feet wide, and can weigh up to 1,500 pounds. Darby Caso’s ’14 bear is nearly as big, but weighs almost nothing and is made out of plastic. The bear, when it lies on its side, spans about nine feet in length and four […]

Wolverines prepare for postseason run following Arcadia Invitational

As the postseason approaches, the track and field team is making its final tune-ups and preparations necessary for success. The team is coming off of a dominating performance at the Brentwood Invitational on April 25 in which both the boys’ and girls’ squads came out victorious in an eight-team field. At the Brentwood Invitational the […]

Rebounds to Receptions

For eight years, Erik Swoope ’10 devoted week after week to becoming fluent in the language of basketball. Swoope studied up to perfect his game on both ends of the hardwood day-in and day-out. But starting this month, Erik Swoope will attempt to translate high-flying dunks into leaping end zone catches, strong rebounds into clutch […]

Baseball heats up as playoffs approach

The Wolverines travelled more than 400 miles to Horizon High School in Scottsdale, Arizona before they lost their first game. This loss to Horizon started a nine-game stretch from March 24 to April 14 where Head Coach Matt LaCour’s previously top-ranked baseball team struggled with unexpected inconsistency. The Wolverines lost four games and tied a […]

Siemens honors seniors as finalists in challenge

Irene Kao ’14 and Henry Jiang ’14 were selected as finalists for the Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge March 30. The competition encourages student teams to identify an environmental issue that has a global impact and to provide a viable, replicable solution, according to its website. For their project, Kao and Jiang generated electrical currents […]

Wolverines fall to Loyola, look for at-large bid

Finishing its regular season with a 66-56 loss Feb. 10 against Loyola, the boys’ varsity basketball team will aim to reach CIF playoffs via an at-large bid after failing to automatically qualify for the first time in head coach Greg Hilliard’s 29-year tenure. The Wolverines finished their season at 4-8 in Mission League competition and […]

Boys' basketball moves to 2-0 in University Tournament

The boys’ varsity basketball team claimed its second straight double-digit victory in the University Tournament Tuesday, defeating St. Bernard 64-52. The Wolverines battled with the Vikings in the first quarter but faced little trouble afterwards, breaking away with the lead in the second quarter and hold ing onto it until the game’s end. Despite the […]

Glass blower visits arts department

Glass blower and sculptor Sarah Gilbert visited the upper school campus Nov. 18 and discussed her work with glass, embroidery and photography during fifth period. Gilbert attended graduate school at Brown University for glass sculpting, and her work has been showcased in museums across the country, including the Chrysler Museum of Art in Virginia. In […]