Hub spams students’ inboxes with emails

Students and faculty enrolled in a section of Advanced Topics in Computer Science Honors and  in one of last year’s AP Physics B classes received spam emails from the Hub from Nov. 30 to Dec. 2. The Hub sent each account enrolled in either class section upwards of 100 emails, each one containing a notification […]

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 […]

Cafeteria begins selling breath mints

The cafeteria began selling mints Nov. 11. Prefect Council led the move to resume selling mints. The cafeteria now sells Altoids and Lifesavers. All candy was banned from the cafeteria five years ago. “It was very easy,” senior prefect Oliver Goodman-Waters ’14 said. “I emailed [Head of Upper School Audrius] Barzdukas and [Chief of Campus […]

Junior visits, aids school in Africa

Emily Kelkar ’15 returned to The Gambia the week of Oct. 28 to assist British organization Building and Assisting Communities with Education by painting a medical clinic and volunteering at a local school. The charity brings education to African children who cannot attend school. Volunteers help the organization by completing projects including fundraising for school […]

Parents Association to hold blood drive

Volunteers will be on campus Nov. 15 to conduct a blood drive sponsored by the Parents Association and UCLA. Volunteers can donate blood during their free periods in Chalmers East and West. All students age 16 and under must have a waiver signed by a parent and students must have their ID with them to […]

South African students, director visit Upper School

Two juniors and the school director from the Tiger Kloof School in South Africa visited classes and spoke with faculty Oct. 8. The Children Overseas Club, led by co-presidents Kelsey Ogomori ’14 and Divya Siddarth ’14, organized the visit as part of its efforts to form a connection between the two schools. “It was incredible […]

Teacher organizes journalist film screening, Q&A session

A documentary honoring the life of award-winning photojournalist Tim Hetherington, who was killed in Libya while working on a documentary, will be screened Oct. 1. A question-and-answer session with Hetherington’s personal friend and Human Rights Watch employee Peter Bouckaert will be held after the film. Upper school performing arts teacher Ted Walch is a former […]