Volume 31




Eric Kim 28 captures his serve with a phone timer.

An 8th Grader’s Tennis Dreams

Sasha Neman, Reporter | May 2, 2024

Have you ever felt the heat of a game? When the adrenaline rushes through your veins, and all your emotions are running wild? When you feel like you can achieve anything? My classmate Eric Kim '28 definitely...

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Spring break bucket list

Oona Sawyer and Téa Hunnius | March 21, 2024

It’s almost here! What everyone has been waiting for since Winter break came to a close, Spring break! This break, the Spectrum is offering a special opportunity to all wolverines, a Spring break bucket...

My wish is that there didn’t have to be a club

‘My wish is that there didn’t have to be a club’

Andrew Rindone, Reporter | January 26, 2024

Seven plus years, hundreds of kids and tens of major projects later, the environmental club thrives on, but what is the environmental club? Not to spoil it for you, but they do not just tell people to...

MENASA meets to discuss new plans for fundraiser and do a fun kahoot.

What is MENASA?

Tess Latham, Reporter | January 26, 2024

MENASA or Middle Eastern North African Student Association is a club that focuses on the current topics and culture of the Middle East and North Africa. They celebrate important holidays, discuss current...

Kaison Maruyama 27 and Sage Bonotto 27 till the garden and plant seeds on a Tuesday morning during Gardening Club.

You butternut miss out on gardening club

Ethan Bai and Carter Tsao | January 26, 2024

In the heart of the middle school campus, tucked away behind the science classrooms, Geoff Robertson and a team of enthusiastic students have turned a patch of earth into a thriving garden. Leading the...

VGAC members play Smash Bros during break.

Appreciating games + gamers

Noah Koo, Reporter | December 15, 2023

Asher Butan ’27 is the leader of the Video Game Appreciation Club. VGAC’s purpose is to host a space in which students are allowed to play and share video games on campus during break. Butan started...

A common book club meeting set-up for Bookworms

Bookworms squirm through running a book club

Simren Bindra, Reporter | November 6, 2023

Riley Romans ’27, is an enthusiastic reader who decided to create an out-of-school club solely dedicated to the passion for reading among her peers. Lucie Benoit ’27 loves reading and escaping into...

Hollywood sign district in Los Angeles, USA. Beautiful Hollywood highway road with cars, palms and a sign on the hills. Clear blue sky.

A Century of a Sign

Simren Bindra ’27, Reporter | November 6, 2023

The iconic Hollywood Sign turned 100 years old on Halloween. The Hollywood Sign is an American landmark and cultural icon overlooking Hollywood, Los Angeles, California. The Los Angeles City Council...

MS Venture leaders at an event in 2023.

Venture hosts fundraisers, speaker events, entrepreneurship workshops

Elle Kirman, Reporter | October 26, 2023

Venture is a club focused on entrepreneurship and business. Throughout the year, Venture hosts fundraisers, speaker events, and entrepreneurship workshops for its participants. CoChair of MS Venture Adian...

Eli Goldsmith works in his office in the Booth Administration Building.

Head of Advancement is responsible for raising 11% of budget

Andrew Rindone, Reporter | October 23, 2023

The Head of Advancement is someone who has so much value that the school would not be able to operate without their contributions. This comes as a significant surprise as many people may have no idea this...

Robert Ruiz helps 7th graders learn to play team handball at the middle school upper courts. Ruiz is the Department head and physical education teacher.

Changes come to PE department

Abby Ryan, Reporter | October 19, 2023

Robert Ruiz is the head of the Physical Education department. Physical Education is a requirement for 7th and 8th graders at the middle school. Ninth graders do not need to take this class if they do a...

Drive Action Club is back

Drive Action Club is back

Audrey Herrera, Reporter | October 6, 2023

The Drive Action Club meets every Tuesday in Hazy 310, hosted by English teacher Aliyah Hicks and founded by their two leaders, Donna Enayati ’27 and Elise Kennedy ’27. For two years this club has...

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