Students to discuss community bonding in Civitalks groups tomorrow

Sophomores, juniors and seniors will meet in small groups between fourth and fifth periods tomorrow as part of the Civitalks program. The Upper School will follow Schedule D in student planners, as stated below.   Schedule D: 1st Period: 8:00 – 8:40 2nd Period: 8:45– 9:25 3rd Period: 9:30 – 10:10 4th Period: 10:15 – […]

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 […]

New detention to include table cleaning

Students serving detention will now serve their detention cleaning tables and picking up trash in the quad. Students who receive detention must help the maintenance crew for 15 to 20 minutes for five days before and  during school. Students in detention met Monday morning with upper school Attendance Coordinator Gabe Preciado to discuss the new […]

10 Civitalks posters win awards

The Character Education Committee chose 10 posters as winners in a competition held in Civitalks groups Oct. 9 that asked participants to draw representations of what has colored their school experiences, such as academics, the arts, friendships, athletics and stress. Darby Caso ’14, Jared Eisner ’16, Kennedy Long’16, Animaan Pathak ’15 and Jessica Spitz ’15  […]

Next Coffee House set for Nov. 11

Coffee House will be held Monday, Nov. 11 instead of Nov. 4, Prefect Council announced in an email sent Oct. 25. “We decided to change the date of Coffee House because we wanted to give students in ‘Hairspray’ and seniors finalizing their apps an opportunity to participate,” junior prefect Rachel Persky ’15 said. “One of […]

Computer Science Club to teach Python

Aaron Anderson ’14 and Daniel Palumbo ’14, leaders of the Computer Sciences club, will teach a series of after school introductory classes for the programming language Python staring in October. These classes are for those already with programming experience wanting to learn a new language and students without any knowledge of programming at all. “We […]

UCLA professor explains uses of graphene

UCLA professor Richard Kaner told students about the many potential uses of graphene in a presentation Sept. 9 in Ahmanson Lecture Hall. Graphene is a molecule made of a single layer of carbon atoms in a hexagonal pattern. It is a basic building block of other carbon crystals like graphite, which is a stack of […]

Anonymous student launches prom date-finding service on Facebook

Sarah Shelby ’13 was skeptical when “Aych Doubleyou Prom” friended her on Facebook early last week. She found the not-so-subtle pseudonym humorous, but was amused by little else. “Whoever is behind this clearly won’t help anyone actually get a date to prom,” she said. Shelby is one of roughly 200 members of the senior class […]

Chronicle wins CSPA Silver Crown Award

The Chronicle received the Columbia Scholastic Press Association Silver Crown Award for excellence in online and print media March 22. This year’s print issues and website were submitted to the High School Hybrid Publications category, which the CSPA created this year in response to the growing popularity of online publications. The Chronicle was one of […]

Chronicle hosts high school editors round table

Former Chronicle editor-in-chief Daniel Rothberg ’11, now managing editor of the USC Daily Trojan, told high school editors Sunday, March 17 how different it is to work on a college daily. For the second year in a row, the Chronicle hosted an Editors Roundtable for editors from other private schools in the Los Angeles area […]