Parents to view film about college process

Upper School Deans will screen “In 500 Words or Less,” a documentary on the college application process, to parents of juniors on March 13. The junior class watched the movie in their class meetings. “In 500 Words or Less” documents the journeys of four different students during their senior year of high school as they […]

Exonerated convict speaks to Criminal Law and Advocacy students

A man who spent 17 years in prison for a crime he did not commit spoke about his experiences in prison and what his life has been like since he was exonerated to students in the Criminal Law and Advocacy classes Jan. 17. At age 19, Obie Anthony was convicted of murder in connection with […]

Happiness Club to sponsor second game of Assassin

The Happiness Club will moderate a second schoolwide game of Assassin in the new semester, club leader Kenneth Kim ’13 said. In the first game, which spanned the two weeks before winter break, over half of the players were assassinated within the first days. Kim said he plans to implement safe zones or other measures […]

Nation editor emphasizes journalistic integrity in presentation to Chronicle

A history professor at University of California, Irvine, and contributing editor to the Nation magazine shared his contrasting experiences of online and print journalism with the Chronicle staff Nov. 16. Jon Wiener, who successfully sued the FBI for the release of its files on John Lennon’s murder, works as a contributing editor for the Nation, […]

Library reinstitutes book exchange

The library has reinstituted the “Take a book, leave a book” shelf where students may leave a used book and/or take a book another student has left. The program was popular two years ago but stopped during the construction of the new Mudd Library. The shelf currently has about 10 books but head librarian Shannon […]

First senior movie night to feature 'Anchorman'

The senior class voted to watch “Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy” for its first Senior Movie Night after school this Friday, Head Prefect Katie Lim ’13 said. This is the first year the Prefect Council has held a Senior Movie Night, and they intend for it to encourage senior bonding earlier in the year, […]

KHWS radio launches with changed format

Student broadcasting club KHWS began broadcasting on Oct. 23 with a new schedule and format, as well as some minor technical difficulties When KHWS first began broadcasting this year, DJs using Macs could not connect to the broadcasting server due to compatibility issues and had to use a different program. As a result, broadcasting sessions […]

New faces on campus: Caroline Miller

After teaching Freshman Composition, Intro to Poetry, and Intro to Literary Studies at the University of Michigan, former professor Caroline Miller will begin this school year as a new Upper School English teacher. “I got an award in my kindergarten English class called ‘The Rip Roaring Reader,’” Miller said. “My grandpa still calls me that.” […]

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