Boys' water polo squad wins first title in 6 years

A 20-2 rout over Notre Dame on Nov. 6 sealed the deal for the Wolverines to officially win their first Mission League title since 2007. “It was pretty awesome, and specifically beating Loyola was pretty awesome,” Raphael Raede ’15 said. “We came out on top.” “[The win] was definitely exciting,” Head Coach Brian Flacks ’06 said […]

"Fifth Estate" screens after school Thursday in Ahmanson

Seats are first-come, first-serve at a free screening this Thursday afternoon at 2:45 p.m. of the new DreamWorks film, “The Fifth Estate”, about WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. The Chronicle is hosting the screening, and refreshments will be served outside Ahmanson Lecture hall. The film, which is rated R, lasts two hours and five minutes. WikiLeaks […]

Clubs attract students at Activities Fair

Students walked around the quad to browse and sign up for clubs at Activities Fair during break Sept 16. Each of the 72 clubs had a table set up where they displayed posters, sign-up sheets and often gave out treats as club leaders advertised to prospective members during the fair. The event is hosted annually by […]

Visual arts head wins activist award

Visual Arts Department Head Cheri Gaulke will receive the “Art is a Hammer” award Oct. 20 from the Center for the Study of Political Graphics for her activism through art. A reception will take place in Hollywood at the Professional Musicians Union Local 47 where Gaulke and her partner Sue Maberry will receive the award. […]

Prefect Council kicks off March Madness challenge

Competition in the Prefect Council-sponsored March Madness bracket challenge began yesterday. The challenge, open to students and teachers, goes through the NCAA championship game on April 8, at which point the participant whose bracket correctly predicted the most games will be declared the winner and receive a prize. According to Prefect Council, 118 people submitted […]

Students fill quad to take part in 'Harlem Shake'

Students headed to the the quad during Activities Period on Wednesday to dance the ‘Harlem Shake,’ a popular dance meme sweeping the Internet. Justin Berman ’13 kicked off dancing wearing a Wolverine head before hundreds of students, some in costume, joined in. A video of the event, which was organized through Facebook by students, was recorded and […]

Boys' soccer hosts Dana Hills in CIF opener

A late-season surge may not have come early enough for the team to claim a league championship, but the varsity boys’ soccer team won enough games down the stretch to finish in second-place in the league and earn home field advantage for the first round of CIF playoffs on Friday. As the team finally starts […]

Wintergrams sold in preparation for Winterfest

Candy cane “Wintergrams” were sold $1 apiece from Monday, Dec. 10 through Wednesday, Dec. 12 in preparation for the annual week-long upper school Winterfest celebration the week before winter break. Wintergrams will be distributed during Winterfest by a Santa Claus. Free latkes were available on the quad on Monday, Dec. 10. and offered with sour […]

Junior wins schoolwide 'Assassin' game

Jack Goldfisher ’14 assassinated six students in the two weeks leading up to winter break, winning the schoolwide game of Assassin sponsored by the Happiness Club. Club leader Kenneth Kim ’13 presented Goldfisher with a marshmallow bow-and-arrow set and a bag of marshmallows to celebrate his victory. Beginning at 12 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 6, 39 seniors, […]

Coldwater Canyon construction hours expanded

Work to replace a  100-year old trunk line on Coldwater Canyon shut down additional lanes starting on Thursday, Nov. 15. Construction hours also were extended 9 a.m. to 8 pm Monday through Friday to expedite the current phase continuing Coldwater construction, now set to be completed by March 2013, according to the Los Angeles Department of Water and […]