Chemistry journal publishes senior’s research on bacteria

Divya Gupta’s ’15 research on antibacterial surfaces, which she began in 2013 at UCLA and is now continuing in her Studies and Scientific research class, was recently published in the “American Chemical Society Journal.” The research focuses on how materials can combat the growth of bacteria. In addition to her research on bacteria, Gupta has […]

Pressure for Rigor

In all of the college information sessions and discussions about college, Riya Garg ’15 finds one constant theme: The number of Advanced Placement classes and rigor of a schedule is always a main focus. As a senior, Garg admits she feels a pressure to take as many AP and honors classes as possible. “I feel […]

New in the classroom: Upper School faculty

Jamie Chan left her job of eight years in Atlanta as an Emory University assistant dean of undergraduate admission to become an upper school dean, replacing the recently retired Mike Bird.  At Emory, Chan admitted students from the Southern California area and worked with the upper school deans during the admission process. “Coming from the […]

Neighbors post signs protesting construction

Opponents to construction of a parking lot and bridge adjacent to the Upper School placed signs on the lawns of neighboring homes in early July. The signs were created by Save Coldwater Canyon!, a non-profit organization of neighbors formed to stop the school from breaking ground across Coldwater Canyon Drive. “Every group has a right […]

Promote and preserve

When the administration recently rewrote the mission statement to make it more accessible for the student body, they recognized that while content always comes first, the manner in which it is communicated can be just as important. If nobody reads something, what’s the point of having written it? The Chronicle faces a similar challenge of […]

World Language Department inducts students into Honor Society

Sinclair Cook ’14, Claire Goldsmith ’14, Julia Aizuss ’14 and Kennedy Green ’14 received Outstanding Senior Awards in Chinese, French, Latin, and Spanish respectively at the World Language Department Honor Society ceremony. In addition, selected upper school students were inducted into the society on May 20. Students who have taken advanced language classes and shown […]