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  • President Rick Commons sent a school-wide email Tuesday detailing the most recent incident of antisemitic vandalism.

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    Commons reports new incident of antisemitic vandalism

  • Brady Dunlap 23 decommits from Notre Dame

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    Brady Dunlap ’23 decommits from Notre Dame

  • Boys basketball continues eight-game win streak

    Basketball (Boys)

    Boys basketball continues eight-game win streak

  • Trent Perry ’24, Brady Dunlap ’23 and Jacob Huggins ’23 of Harvard Westlake pose alongside Dusty Stromer, Mercy Miller and Caleb Foster of Notre Dame High School for picture day.

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    Boys basketball tops national and local high school rankings top 12 in national high school rankings

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    Alumni panels speak to juniors

  • Sanders is currently Director of Admission and Financial Assistance at Francis Parker School in San Diego.

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    Sanders appointed Head of Admission and Enrollment

  • Asher Rossen 23 fights for the ball in the Loyola match Jan. 13.

    Soccer (Boys)

    Boys soccer ties Loyola in first draw of the season

  • Students play chess against each other during Prefect Council and the Chess Clubs tournament.


    Prefect Council and Chess Club host tournament

  • Alyssa Thompson 23 picked first overall in NWSL Draft

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    Alyssa Thompson ’23 picked first overall in NWSL Draft

  • The schools emergency broadcasting system notified the community at  6:20 AM that in-person instruction would be canceled Tuesday.

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    Both campuses closed due to rain storms

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Understanding Ukraine

Understanding Ukraine

Daphne Davies March 28, 2022

On a Friday afternoon, an Advanced Placement (AP) U.S. Government and Politics class sat in its Seaver classroom, deeply immersed in a discussion about the events that had transpired the day before: Russian...

Illustration by Caroline Jacoby

My Russian identity in a time of crisis

Sandra Koretz, News Editor March 25, 2022

Russian melodies and whispers escaped through the open doors as the smell of my grandma's authentic Russian cooking seeped out of the house. Rich bowls of borscht and blinchiki welcomed me as I walked...

James Hess/Chronicle

Reframing Ukrainian News

Editorial Board March 24, 2022

Six thousand miles away, we watched the first few days of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine on our TV screens. We saw powerful images of and read worri- some articles about...

A sign at a gas station in Studio City reflects the recent rise in fuel prices in Los Angeles, as well as throughout the nation.

Rising gas prices follow sanctions

Lily Lee March 20, 2022

California’s average price per gallon of gasoline ascended to $5.91 March 18, signaling record high prices for the country, according to NBC Los Angeles. The U.S. enacted sanctions on Russian oil and...

We must make it clear that while the U.S. is unwilling to acquiesce to Russia’s threat-backed demands and thereby legitimize violent, coercive tactics, Americans will consider reevaluating the status quo to avoid war.

Ukrainian conflict, Claire-ified

Claire Conner, Assistant Opinion Editor February 16, 2022

As over 130,000 Russian troops flanked the Ukrainian border last week, President Joe Biden issued a dire warning to American citizens living in the Eastern European country: leave, immediately. The...

One man band

December 17, 2008

By Alex Leichenger As a third grader, Jarred Green ’11 was forced by his parents to take an afterschool piano class. But as Green continued to practice, he himself became more devoted to the instrument. Three...

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