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Slattery appointed Head of Upper School beginning 2020

Luke Schneider November 13, 2019

Following a months-long, nationwide search, Upper School Deans Department Head Beth Slattery will assume the position of Head of Upper School, effective July 1, 2020. Laura Ross, who currently serves...

Slattery appointed as Head of Upper School

Luke Schneider October 3, 2019

President and Head of School Rick Commons announced Thursday that Upper School Deans Department Head Beth Slattery will become Head of Upper School effective July 1, 2020. Laura Ross, who currently serves...

Jessica Wahl joins library staff

Jane Hamilton September 1, 2019

Jessica Wahl joined the school community as a librarian this year. Along with her library duties, she will work in the upper school Learning Center to provide assistance for students in writing and executive...

Joyce Wagner joins language department

Marine Degryse August 31, 2019

After six years of retirement, Joyce Wagner will be returning to the World Languages Department to teach a section of Latin II at the Upper School. Since her retirement in 2013, she has spent her time...

Bin He joins Chinese department

Melody Tang August 30, 2019

Bin He will join the Upper School World Languages department this August. He will teach Chinese II, Chinese IV and Post-AP Chinese during the upcoming year. “I’m so glad that I can work with so many...

Nate Fox joins performing arts department

Julian Andreone August 30, 2019

Nate Fox joined the Performing Arts Department as an Assistant Technical Director this year after working as a technical director at Northern Arizona University. Fox said he is excited to help set up...

Conor Thompson joins visual arts department

Alexa Druyanoff August 30, 2019

After substitute teaching photography at the school for two months last year, Conor Thompson will join the Visual Arts department full time to instruct Drawing and Painting classes. Thompson started painting...

Gohar Movsisian joins math department

Tessa Augsberger August 29, 2019

Gohar Movsisian joined the Upper School Mathematics Department this upcoming year to teach Algebra II with Analysis, Precalculus and Precalculus: Trigonometry and Functions. Movsisian worked as the chair...

Prefects plan for school year, take annual retreat

Luke Schneider August 29, 2019

Upper school prefects and Community Council members attended their annual summer retreats from Aug. 16 to 18 and Aug. 18 to 19, respectively, at the same house in Escondido. Head Prefect Michael Lehrhoff...

Karine Bruno joins French department

Sophia Musante August 28, 2019

French teacher Karine Bruno joined the upper school world languages department, bringing 20 years of teaching experience to the classroom. Bruno will teach French II, French II Honors and French III to...

Reb Limerick joins visual arts department

Jason Morganbesser August 28, 2019

Reb Limerick will join the Visual Arts department for the upcoming school year as a new teacher of Video Art I, Video Art II and Video Art III. “I love to help students discover deep connections between...

Celebrating culture: LAHSO hosts inaugural Hispanic-Latinx festival

Luke Schneider May 30, 2019

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...

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