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A performer begins the Paddy West Nautical Music & Songs show at the Paddy West Stage at the London Docks, one of the 12 main performance stages.

Fiona Mittelstaedt, Senior reporter

December 10, 2015

Characters straight out of a Charles Dickens story, Christmas carols, slabs of meat and glasses of cider await those who enter a fanciful Victorian era London during an annual event taking place over the next few weeks. Over 700 performers are interacting with visitors and performing in dance and...

Sophomores continue Christmas festivities

Sophomores continue Christmas festivities

Catherine Dana, Senior Reporter

December 10, 2015

The Sophomore Student Council holiday celebration continues through this week with Christmas-themed spirit wear and a Christmas social on Friday to conclude the semester. “It’s going to be different from doing a big assembly, more of a student’s activity rather than the Sophomore Student Counc...

Varsity basketball wins preseason tournament

Junior Alyssa Alvarez dribbles the ball across the court during the last game of the Marin Academy Invitational Tournament. The team will play in a breast cancer awareness charity tournament beginning today.

Asha Khanna, Senior Reporter

December 10, 2015

Varsity basketball brought home a gleaming blue trophy after winning the Marin Academy Invitational Tournament this past weekend. “You’re playing three games in a row in the same environment and it allows you, especially this early in the season, to gauge whether or not you will be a good team,” co-...

Multitasking affects efficiency, quality of homework

Multitasking affects efficiency, quality of homework

Neely Metz, Copy Editor

December 10, 2015

Listening to music, eating or using a cell phone is an easy escape from the potential monotony of homework, but multitasking can be detrimental to the quality and efficiency of students’ work, despite making the job more pleasurable.  “I listen to music, I text with my friends constantly, and I ea...

Participation at Student Council events rises

Source: Director of Student Life Devin DeMartini-Cooke

Alyssa Alvarez, Sports Editor

December 10, 2015

More hands-on activities, serving popular foods and heightened communication between both schools’ governments is being credited with increased participation in coed activities between CHS and SHHS. The “Fright ‘Knight’” Halloween Dance had a nearly 75 percent participation from the combined ...

Schools to celebrate annual tradition

Elementary school students sit on the Marble Stairs as part of the 1977 Noëls celebration. Students wore white dresses for the occasion, unlike the dress uniform students wear today.

Asha Khanna and Halie Kim

December 10, 2015

The four-school community is expected to gather today in the Herbert Center to celebrate the nearly century-old tradition of Noëls, a student musical tribute to the president and heads of schools. “All of the language classes and all of the grades prepare a song in their specific language that they...

Service immersion experience seeks volunteers

Service immersion experience seeks volunteers

Neely Metz, Copy Editor

December 2, 2015

Service Learning Director Ray O’Connor sent an email about the New Orleans Service Immersion Trip to both high schools this afternoon. “It’s a really great opportunity for students to help out another community and just give back and rebuild the houses lost during Hurricane Katrina,” junio...

Food, sundries can be delivered almost anywhere

Food, sundries can be delivered almost anywhere

Grace Ainslie, Senior Reporter

November 9, 2015

Smartphone and mobile device food delivery apps are revolutionizing the food industry by making it unnecessary for diners to leave the house and still get a restaurant cooked meal, even from restaurants who do not have delivery services. “It’s convenient, and it doesn’t take too long,” sophomo...

Toxic friendships diminish self-esteem

Toxic friendships diminish self-esteem

Neely Metz, Copy Editor

November 5, 2015

Elements of the popular film “Mean Girls” might not be so made-up after all as the exclusion and torment acted by the characters in the movie can be far too real for some teens experiencing similar struggles in reality. “I thought that they were just going through something kind of tough, so I was tr...

Social isolation leads to being the odd girl out

Social isolation leads to being the odd girl out

Lisabelle Panossian, Web Editor

November 5, 2015

As young women maneuver through crowded hallways on their way to classes, passing by friends saying hello and exchanging jokes and laughter, some students can still feel as lonely and isolated. “I’ve always lived with it,” junior Kayla Man said about her personal experience with social isolatio...

Unhealthy dating can be physically, emotionally detrimental to teens

Unhealthy dating can be physically, emotionally detrimental to teens

Kristina Cary, Managing Editor

November 5, 2015

Dating her second boyfriend started off well — until they got to know each other. That was when Violet, who asked that her real name not be used, says her relationship with her now ex-boyfriend grew unhealthy, as he grew easily irritated with her and began to pick fights with her friends. “He would...

Microbeads cause wave of macro effects

Microbeads cause wave of macro effects

Julia-Rose Kibben, Design Editor

November 5, 2015

Neon-colored beads have become a part of many daily hygiene routines and may even make face wash bottles more appealing, but the microplastic polyethylene pearl-like beads, used as an exfoliator in many over-the-counter facial cleansers, are killing marine life. “I’m ashamed to say that I used to use a...

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