Sophomore launches water filter charity

Cole Kawana ’16 established an organization called Clean Water Ambassadors to offer free water filters in poor countries. The organization will distribute the filters to communities with no clean water. Kawana was inspired to engage in this distribution initiative after reading about organizations that provided supplies and water filters to communities in need. When Kawana […]

Candidates to speak to juniors, sophomores

Candidates for Head Prefect will speak in front of the sophomore and junior classes at an assembly today in Taper Gymnasium. After these speeches, an email will be sent to all sophomores and juniors providing a link allowing them to vote for next year’s Head Prefects. During the assembly, seniors are required to watch the […]

Students use Kiva

During class meeting last week students learned how to donate $25 to Kiva, an organization that makes loans to people in low income countries. The event, called “Aunt Kim’s Birthday Gift” was organized and funded by the Vietnam Initiative Project. Students were given specific codes to create an account on the Kiva website that was […]

Parents' Association to discuss drug use

Writer and former dean Caitlin Flanagan (Patrick Hudnut ’16) and attorney Laurie Levenson (Daniela ’17, Havi ’08, Solly ’06) will host a discussion on teenage drinking and drug use at 7 p.m. March 5 in Chalmers. Organized by the Parents’ Association, “Kids and Alcohol/Drugs: The Rules, the Consequences, and the Tools to Guide your Kids,” […]

Diversity conference remembers Carr ’14, parents deliver closing ceremony address

Justin Carr ’14, former South Africa President Nelson Mandela and others were remembered Dec. 5-7 at the National Association of Independent Schools Student Diversity and Leadership conference in National Harbor, Md. Carr’s parents, Susan and Darrell were invited to address the 1,400 students at the closing ceremony. The theme was “Honoring the Past.” Carr’s parents […]

‘Dare to Dream’ student wins trip to Monaco

A 10-year old elementary school student participating in Justin Carr’s Dare to Dream Project won an international art contest, winning a trip to Monaco to attend the 38th International Circus Festival of Monte Carlo. The contest sponsored by Princess Stephanie of Monaco asked children ages 8-10 from all over the world to make art with […]

Bake sale raises $900 for Tree People

A bake sale sponsored by the Environmental Club Nov. 22 raised $900 for Tree People, a non-profit environmental organization headquartered south of the campus at Mulholland and Coldwater Canyon. Students and faculty were able to purchase cookies, French macarons, muffins and lemon bars. Macarons cost $2 while buyers were able to chose how much to […]

SAAC initiates community service

The Student-Athlete Advisory Council has started a one-to-one community service initiative for all athletic teams. The council is trying to get all teams to participate in hands-on community service projects, unlike only walks or fundraisers which indirectly help those in need, SAAC senior representative Mintis Hankerson ’14 said. All athletic teams will take part in […]