Class hosts annual leadership conference

Class hosts annual leadership conference

Students hosted the fifth annual Unconvention to promote leadership among students in the greater Los Angeles area March 17 at the Upper School. Through a series of student-led activities and speeches, the Unconvention encouraged students to be leaders in their own communities and look at leadership in a different way. The Unconvention aims to unite […]

Unconventional Leadership encourages students to vote for LAUSD

Unconventional Leadership encourages students to vote for LAUSD

Members of the Unconventional Leadership class promoted the May 16 Los Angeles Unified School District elections with a booth on the quad that featured a sign-spinner, Krispy Kreme doughnuts and music on Monday. Nick Melvoin ’04 and Steven Zimmer ran for the position of Member of the Board of Education in Board District 4 of […]

Unconvention emphasizes collaboration, prioritizing organization

Unconvention emphasizes collaboration, prioritizing organization

Through workshops, group discussions and question and answer sessions with industry leading guest speakers, students in Unconventional Leadership emphasized the importance of collaboration and prioritizing the goals of an organization over personal ambition at the third annual Unconvention on Saturday. They moderated discussions with writer and director Joss Whedon about what it means to be a […]

Students participate in third annual Unconvention

Students participate in third annual Unconvention

Students from the greater Los Angeles area took part in team-building group exercises March 12 at the third annual “Unconvention,” a student-led leadership conference at the Upper School where the co-founder of Riot Games, a gaming company that created the PC game League of Legends, Brandon Beck ’00 shared his experiences in forming his company. Beck spoke […]