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    Fiona’s Five: Spring Break (episode 1)

  • Often, students are forced to cram and make up school work to go to concerts. Students and teachers agree that going to concerts can threaten students academic responsibilities and that achieving a balance is important for this purpose.


    Concert Culture

  • Student filmmaker and presenter at Westflix Ian Kims film My Sisters in the Stars: The Star of Lee Yong-Soo received the Audience Choice Award for his film.


    20 Years of Westflix

  • An earthquake destroys the ground near a city.


    Turkey’s grim earthquake lessons

  • Administration hosts support sessions with Jewish advocate


    Administration hosts support sessions with Jewish advocate

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    Deans change spring college tour itinerary

  • Kutler Center Scholar in Residence Andrea Ghez poses with EMPOWER. Ghez won the Nobel Prize in Physics for discovering a supermassive blackhole at the center of the Milky Way galaxy.


    School hosts Nobel Laureate and astrophysicist Andrea Ghez

  • Students tend to the hydroponic plant towers.


    Reducing our environmental impact

  • Members of the Upper School Robotics Team and Mathematics Teacher and Robotics Coach Andew Theiss gather around their robot before it competes at the Central Valley Regional Tournament.


    Robotics joins FIRST

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    Addiction specialist presents to juniors

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New Academic Classes for 2023-2024

New Academic Classes for 2023-2024

Catalyzing Change: Entrepreneurial Thinking By Nathan Wang and William Liu erdisciplinary Studies and Independent Research course called Catalyzing Change: Entrepreneurial Thinking. According to the...

The official Chronicle curriculum guide

Georgia Goldberg, Assistant A&E Editor March 26, 2022

Science AP Chemistry: So hard that you get free merch... Just kidding, they stopped doing that. It's just hard now. Honors Chemistry: You don’t actually like Chem, you just like Dr. Cardin. Chemistry:...

Illustration Credit: Sydney Fener

Put the Merit in Meritocracy

James Hess, Assistant Opinion Editor December 20, 2021

As a country defined today by social achievement and democratic values, meritocracy seems like an obvious ideal to strive for. A social structure that rewards people for their talents and efforts appears...

Going down in history: history department adds two new classes

Alex Goldstein August 29, 2017

The History Department brought back the Advanced Placement World History class after it was omitted from last year’s curriculum and added an additional AP Human Geography course. History teacher David...

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Checking into reality

Chronicle Staff January 11, 2017

As first semester comes to a close, seniors are all looking forward to the freedom that comes with second semester. Although many people see second semester as a time to check out and ignore responsibilities,...

666 missed classes marks year record

Hannah Cho November 19, 2014

More students missed classes because of illness during the week of Nov. 3 than any week so far this school year. The absences began on Tuesday when many students either came in late or left early, Head...

Pressure for Rigor

Scott Nussbaum October 14, 2014

In all of the college information sessions and discussions about college, Riya Garg ’15 finds one constant theme: The number of Advanced Placement classes and rigor of a schedule is always a main focus....

Students browse class options at Academic Fair

Jake Saferstein February 12, 2014

Prefect Council hosted Academic Fair during break Monday to allow sophomores and juniors to learn more about classes offered next year. The event featured a table on the quad for every class, ranging from...

Who is the Kutler Center for?

Julia Aizuss December 18, 2013

I would take Mythology and Its Meaning: Gods and Goddesses; Heroes and Heroines in a heartbeat. The same goes for Surrealism in Poetry, Painting and Film. Of course, there’s one insurmountable barrier...

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