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Sophomores end school year with Capstone Project

Sophomores Sophie Mack and Josephine Rozzelle add finishing touches to their TED Talk-style presentation, “Looking the Part.” Mack and Rozzelle, who are also in a group with Jordan Russell, focused their project on lookism, a form of oppression that discriminates based off an individual’s physical appearance.

Cece Giarman, Reporter

May 23, 2017

Whether finalizing research papers or practicing presentations, sophomores are spending the week in preparation  for their Hislish final, the third annual Capstone Project. The Capstone Project gives students a chance to research a form of modern oppression they find most interesting and present the...

Sophomores discuss genocide in preparation for upcoming unit

Sophomore Natalie Barnes engages in Paul Pryor Lorentz’s lecture on genocide. The Sophomore class began the genocide unit this week.

Anna Doggett, Reporter

March 21, 2017

Sophomores spent today's lunch period learning how to think and talk sensitively and critically about genocide, in preparation for the Responses to Oppression course's upcoming unit on the Holocaust. "You could talk about genocide purely historically," theology teacher Paul Pryor Lorentz, who spoke t...

Sophomores, seniors learn roles of perspective, penitence in the judicial system

Audrey Brooke reads from her letter of apology, as members of her senior class and English teacher Mark Botti look on. The apology writing brought audience members into the case, and tried to give them a sense of the guilt felt by judges, juries, and everyone involved in legal cases when an innocent person is convicted.

Claire Kosewic, Senior Reporter

November 19, 2015

Sophomores and seniors took time out of their Hislish and colLab periods to learn about the role that penitence plays in criminal justice, and how perspective is everything in the American judicial system. “It definitely gave us a new perspective and helped to show us that what we are learning h...

Sophomores conduct mock trial at Superior Court of California

Pilar Ballestreros-Cordero takes the witness stand as Pocahontas, supporting the side of the Europeans, while

Claire Kosewic, Senior Reporter

September 16, 2015

The sophomore Responses to Oppression ‘Hislish’ class traveled to the Civil Division of the Superior Court of California yesterday and today to hold mock trials, in which the Native Americans sued the Europeans from 1700. "The trial was really an idea of Mr. Stafford's a few years ago when he was...

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