Celebrating culture: LAHSO hosts inaugural Hispanic-Latinx festival

The Latin-American Hispanic Student Organization hosted the first annual Hispanic-Latinx festival May 23 outside Seaver Academic Center. 15 students sang, danced and recited poetry at the festival, which also featured Los Angeles Football Club player Rodolfo “El Matador” Zelaya as a speaker. Spanish teacher Sephora Escarpeta-Garcia said that she appreciated how the students could showcase […]

Students participate in first civil rights tour

Students participate in first civil rights tour

In order to experience the history of the civil rights movement firsthand, 16 upper and middle school students took part in the school’s first civil rights tour, which Director of Diversity Janine Jones organized in partnership with Hemisphere Educational Travel from March 31 to April 6. Xenia Bernal ’19 said she participated in the tour […]

LAHSO hosts first independent sleepover

LAHSO hosts first independent sleepover

Students in the Latin American and Hispanic Student Organization held their second annual sleepover at the school to get to know each other better and to discuss issues present in the Latino community April 26, attendee Penny Juarez ’21 said. The event was LAHSO’s first independent sleepover, as last year’s sleepover included members of the […]

DEI holds first recruiting event on West Coast

DEI holds first recruiting event on West Coast

Faculty, staff and administrators from 43 independent institutions gathered together to participate in the first West Coast Diversity Job Fair on Feb. 23. The fair, which was co-hosted with the Brentwood School, gave an opportunity for participants to discuss their experiences working in independent school environments and promote open job positions to potential educators of […]

School to alter late-start block schedule for second trial period

In response to surveys sent out to the student body following the first late-start block schedule days Oct. 25-26, the administration will slightly adjust the second pair of late-start block days in March.Based on the students’ feedback, the Scheduling Committee will consider shortening the class periods and tweaking their order, Head of Upper School Laura […]

LAHSO speaks about unity at LAPA Family Fiesta

LAHSO speaks about unity at LAPA Family Fiesta

Latin American and Hispanic Student Organization (LAHSO) leaders spoke to faculty, students and parents about the importance of uniting as a community at the Latin American Parent Organization (LAPA) Family Fiesta on Sept. 16. Attendees gathered at Anejo Cantina and Grill in Sherman Oaks for a lunch buffet, followed by a speech by LAHSO leader […]