IN “DISCLAIMER” BOX – In order of significance (from most heavily weighted (30%) to least heavily weighted (10%)), Niche’s 2019 Best Private High Schools ranking is based upon the following: Student-reported composite SAT/ACT scores, college enrollment and matriculation, economic and racial diversity, parent-student surveys and student-teacher ratios. These statistics were obtained from the U.S. Department
Senator Jeff Flake of Arizona refused to support a final confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination until the FBI conducted an investigation. As a result, the Senate Judiciary Committee has asked the White House to order an FBI investigation, which won’t last more than a week, according to statements by Senator Lindsey Graham. The purpose of
By India Altchul ’20 The middle school library recently implemented a new policy prohibiting cell phone use between first and ninth period, unless a student has permission from a teacher or librarian. Prior to this, the rule was consistent with the rest of the Middle School: no cell phone use between first and eighth period.
By Ty Goodrich ’20 Science and Communications teacher Alex Ras returned to the Middle school on Feb. 27, five months after welcoming her first child, Calvin Ras on Oct. 18. According to Ras, doing great. Ras spoke on how she is managing with her first son. “I was pretty prepared, but it is still very
By Sydney Hogan ’20 Ninth and tenth grade Spanish students will travel to Spain during Spring Break. The trip will last for two and a half weeks, from Thursday to April 16. Even though it is preferable for students to be taking Spanish, complete beginners that want to learn through immersion can still attend the
By Jordan Murray ’20 Seventh grade students will leave for their annual Washington trip on Saturday. The leader of the trip is history teacher George Gaskin, and he will be accompanied by five teacher chaperones. “We thought when we made the seventh grade course, American History and Government, that there should be a trip to D.C.
By Zoe Redlich ’20 In celebration of Women’s Futures Month, the Simon Says Girls Club hosted inspirational speakers on Thursdays at break throughout March. In general, the club meets to discuss how both girls and women fit into modern day society. The first speaker was Keren Johnson ’02 on March 2. Johnson now works in
By Lindsay Wu ’20 Artist, author and trained physicist Enrique Martinez Celaya P ’20 spoke at a ninth grade class meeting on March 14. Martinez Celaya’s presentation focused on individuality and life experiences relatable to students. Martinez Celaya spoke about the progression of his career as an artist, starting with his decision to pursue art
By Samantha Morris ’21 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards were recently presented to many Wolverine students. The competition was hosted by the Alliance for Young Artists and Writers, a non-profit organization that aims to celebrate creative students in grades seven through 12. This year, 330,000 pieces of writing and art were judged in the contest,
By Jeanine Kim ’20 Several members of the Math Club participated at the MathCounts State Competition on March 12. The team, comprised of Tyler Weigand ’21, Ryan Tsai ’21, Jacky Zhang ’21 and William Tao ‘21, and one individual, Lyon Chung ’21, represented the school at the Southern California state competition. The team placed seventh