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Students discuss parental relationships

Alex Dinh, Assistant Features Editor February 1, 2024

Christian Horry ’24 looked around the room and saw his dad and his old co-workers. For Horry, his dad’s old co-workers aren’t just friends from the office — they are former players for the Los...

Illustration by Sabrina Simek

A Mixed Celebration

Alex Dinh December 13, 2023

It is testing day for third graders in California. Micah Parr ’25 sits in a classroom full of students as he prepares to take the Educational Records Bureau (ERB) test. Before the exam begins, he fills...

Illustration by Ashley Ham

Save Our Spirit

Alex Dinh and Nathan Wang November 15, 2023

It is Community Time on a Friday afternoon, and the entire Upper School student body floods through the entrance of Taper Gymnasium. While students would typically use this period to do homework, get food...

Film from Photography I class finds new life

September 7, 2012

By Jacob Goodman Although Alyssa Sherwood’s Photography I class’s film "The Darkroom" was not accepted to the Ottawa International Animation Film Festival, it will be screened at the...

Students, alumni sing at Hollywood Bowl

September 5, 2012

By Enya Huang Eight students and recent graduates performed in the choir at the Hollywood Bowl concert "Ray Charles: Genius + Soul = Jazz," a tribute to the famed musician who specialized in jazz, pop,...

Junior helps to make commercial

September 5, 2012

By Emily Segal As a market research intern for Next Engine, a technology design partner for many of the largest companies in the U.S., Krista Knighton’ 14 spent four to six hours a day researching...

Sophomore performs onstage for play in Fringe Festival

September 5, 2012

By Sara Evall Covi Brannan ’15 took a step toward her dream of professional acting when she performed at the world famous Fringe Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland this summer. The play "The Smoking...

Senior works on farm in Maine

September 5, 2012

By Aaron Lyons Martin Riu ’13 woke up at 5:30 a.m. There was little light outside, but Riu dragged himself out of bed to feed pigs and chickens, move cows and set up fencing. At 7:30 a.m. he...

Students work as summer interns

September 5, 2012

By Ally White and Michael Sugerman Copying fliers and running errands, transcribing speeches and maintaining websites were some of the tasks assigned to students who volunteered during the summer for mayoral,...

Student Teaches Sailing at UCLA Marina

September 4, 2012

By Kenneth Schrupp Greg Lehroff ’14 taught sailing to underprivileged children during the summer as a counselor in training at the UCLA marina. He was motivated to join the program by his brother,...

Junior creates 3-D pictures of brains

September 4, 2012

By Jivani Gengatharan Only hours after walking into a neuroscience lab for the first time, Liza Woythaler ’14 was bombarded with new tasks and scientific procedures. Although it took four weeks...

Senior builds acoustics models for physics lab

September 4, 2012

By Lauren Sonnenberg When Head Prefect Michael Wagmeister ’13 contacted physics teacher Antonio Nassar looking for a summer internship, he expected data recording, but instead found himself discussing...

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