Volume 30




MS Symphony performs at annual Grandparents Day assembly in May 2023.

MS Symphony Plans Annual Trip

Tali Gurule, Reporter | September 21, 2023

The middle school symphony will travel to Disneyland and Fullerton in May. Performing arts teacher Emily Reola said the symphony alternates between larger trips and visits to Disneyland and Fullerton...

Calm Crew Club members make bracelets at break on Thursday, Sept. 14.

Calm Crew Club makes friendship bracelets

Sophie Ro, Reporter | September 21, 2023

On Thursday, Sept. 14 the opener of the Calm Crew Club happened at tables in the shade outside Bing first floor. Calm Crew Club advisers Sidney Kohls, Cindy Bates and Tina Cleveland, and the middle school...

Head Prefect Bari LeBari 24 waves to the crowd as he walks toward the stage.

Community Gathers for Convocation at Upper School

Tali Gurule, Reporter | September 6, 2023

The new school year began as students and faculty from both campuses congregated at the upper school for the annual convocation on Aug. 23. Head of School Laura Ross opened the event by sharing the...

Luke Rascoff 27 introduces the program before beginning presentations.

HW Venture Hosts Shark Tank Competition

Camryn Banafsheha, Reporter | May 31, 2023

Business and entrepreneurship club HW Venture is closing out the year by hosting its second annual Shark Tank competition. Inspired by the reality television show Shark Tank, Venture co-leaders Luke Rascoff...

Mia Ushiba 26 dons her eliminate pin.

Inside Eliminate

Kayla Graff, Reporter | May 30, 2023

Students with wooden clothespins attached to their clothing have been seen chasing after each other on the quad since the start of the Eliminate game on Monday, May 1. In this game, each participating...

A prisoners coat on display along with other artifacts.

Auschwitz Exhibit Field Trip

Camryn Banafsheha, Reporter | May 30, 2023

Curriculum revolving around the Holocaust, a tragic event in world history, is increasing within schools as a precaution to prevent such events from occurring again. The statistics and political side of...

Geography Guessing Game

Geography Guessing Game

Noah Ramsey and Noah Koo | May 23, 2023

On May 18, the history office announced winners of the Geography Bee. Zack Figlin ’27 won first place, Nicholas Sue 2nd, and Elise Kennedy 3rd. “It was a challenging competition and a hard-fought...

Front cover of the Tenth Muse(um).

Tenth Muse Publication

Camryn Banafsheha, Reporter | May 23, 2023

Middle school literary and art magazine, The Tenth Muse, was published and shared with the school community in the spring. Throughout the course of the school year, students met on Thursdays during break...

Musicians prepare before the concert teaser on Thursday, May 4.

Musicians combine for spring instrumental concert

Tali Gurule, Reporter | May 23, 2023

On May 5, members of the instrumental and choral music programs convened in the Saperstein Theater to showcase their talent.  With performances from multiple ensembles, the concert displayed the musicians...

Students in Madrigals and Symphony perform for special guests.

Middle school hosts annual Grandparent’s Day

Camryn Banafsheha, Reporter | May 19, 2023

The annual Grandparents and Special Friends Day is a longstanding tradition that allows students to experience a portion of the school day with their loved ones. This year, a record breaking 500 guests...

Eric Tani 27 and Ben Fischler 27 celebrate during their match.

Badminton tournament attracts 100+ players

Tali Gurule, Writer | May 19, 2023

Expecting a mere 32 participants in their first annual badminton tournament, Riya Iyer ’27, Carina Wu ’27, and Luna Yang ’27 were stunned when 108 players entered the competition. “Originally,...

AACC celebrates AANHPI Heritage Month

AACC celebrates AANHPI Heritage Month

Mia Ushiba, Reporter | May 12, 2023

The Asian American Culture Club promotes Asian culture and spreads awareness about issues affecting the Asian American community. For Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Heritage Month,...

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