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Ecological club creates week of challenges

The Eco Friends club challenged the community to go on walks in celebration of Earth Day and post their pictures to instagram.

Elise Vulakh, Reporter

April 23, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE The school community is celebrating Earth Day by participating in a week of challenges created by the Eco Friends club and still following the social distancing protocol. The challenge, which began on Monday, consists of daily posts to the Eco Friends Instagram  encouraging participants...

Head of school to receive national award

LEAN IN Head of School Rachel Simpson converses with seniors Laura Mogannam, Kate Etter and Day El-Watter outside her office in The Gallery after school. Simpson is being recognized nationally for encouraging students to express themselves across all academic areas including written word, student government, art shows and student-initiated events.

Gabriella Vulakh, Web Editor

November 1, 2018

Head of School Rachel Simpson will accept the Journalism Education Association Administrator of the Year Award on Saturday at the JEA/NSPA National High School Journalism Convention in Chicago in recognition of her support of journalism education and student press freedom. The award annually commends an a...

‘Hislish’ class searches for solutions to selected oppressions

Charlotte Cobb, Reporter

May 1, 2015

The Sophomore Class will use Finals Week to present capstone projects as a culminating activity in the Responses to Oppression course, the combined English and history “Hislish” class. Each project will include a TED Talk-style presentation to classmates, faculty and invited guests as well a research...

Organic food has debatable value

Organic food has debatable value

Neely Metz, Copy Editor

May 1, 2015

Neely Metz Senior Reporter While the price of a pound of apples may cost $1.50, organically grown apples may cost twice as much, causing consumers to decide whether doubtful health benefits compared to non-organic food is enough to pay the higher price. “My family buys organic food whenever...

Leaving the nest

Rachel Fung/The Broadview

April 30, 2015

After the excitement of high school graduation dies down and the new college freshmen go off to college, parents can experience a feeling of loss and sadness especially after the last child leaves home, a phenomenon known as empty nest syndrome. Although it is not a medical condition, empty nest syndrome ha...

Sororities provide young women a smaller community within large colleges and universities.

 Bid day takes place on the National Mall (above) as Chi Omega sorority members welcome their new pledges into the sisterhood at the George Washington University.  The pledging process, or “rushing” requires potential sisters to talk with members of each sorority. Initiates receive gear which advertises their particular sorority. Young women who join  sororities, are members for life.

April 30, 2015

Among a frenzy of decorated houses and posters plastered with Greek lettering, collegiate women who decide to participate in sorority recruitment, also informally known as “rush,” socialize with active members to find a sisterhood within a larger community. Recruitment consists of meet-and-gree...

Alumnae find benefits going to college close to home

Alumnae find benefits going to college close to home

April 30, 2015

While some students anticipate moving to an East Coast college or university, other seniors are opting to remain in the Bay Area because the familiar location can provide comfort while acclimating to a new environment filled with thousands of people, as well as can save money on travel costs. “A lot of my friends tell me that they would never go to college ...

Fencing team wins first place at All-City Championship

Sophomore Bea Gee lunges at her opponent during a fencing match. Rena Gee| with permission

Liana Lum, Editor-in-Chief

April 20, 2015

The coed fencing team won first place overall at the San Francisco AAA/CIF High School All-City Championship at George Washington High School this past Saturday, defeating six-year champion Lowell High School. “Last year our team was pretty new to the idea of fencing,” team captain Bea Gee said. “T...

Freshman to compete in national and international fencing competitions

Wong has fenced with the Massialas Foundation for four years.

Claire Kosewic and Fiona Mittelstaedt

January 23, 2015

While many students play club sports like volleyball and basketball, freshman Erika Wong fences with the Massialas team where she prepares for the Foil Marathon in Paris, France and the U.S. Junior Olympics in Richmond, Virginia. The Foil Marathon, an annual fencing competition taking place Feb. 6-8,...

Boots are back as uniform approved footwear

Freshmen Kelly Rosanelli and Francesca Petruzzelli talk while sporting knee high boots in the Center.

Grace Ainslie and Asha Khanna

January 21, 2015

Grace Ainslie & Asha Khanna Reporters Students are now permitted to wear boots as part of the uniform after an announcement made by Head of School Rachel Simpson at Friday’s assembly. “We had discussed allowing taller boots to be allowed during the rainy season,” Administrative Assistan...

‘At the Table’ performance highlights civil rights movement

Ayinde Russell, At the Table with Dr. King performer explains how Martin Luther King was inspired to write his

January 13, 2015

Sarah Selzer Sports Editor As the Herbert Center Gym filled with seventh to 12th grade students, teachers and administrators, the multi-media assembly program At the Table with Dr. King tuned pianos and set up props in preparation for the Freedom Power assembly earlier this afternoon.= While emb...

Students participate in design thinking symposium

Sophomore Ally Arora pitches an idea during the brainstorm phase of the Design Thinking program. Students designed and presented protypes with the goal of preparing middle schoolers for success in high school.

Kristina Cary, Managing Editor

January 9, 2015

Students gathered in Syufy Theater this morning for the start of the Design Thinking symposium centering on the theme of "Women and Global Impact; If not me, then who?" “Our visual mind is an extraordinarily powerful part of our brain that we tend to neglect,” Keynote Speaker Dan Roam, who emphasized the p...

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