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Inspired by Personal Experience of Sexism in Debate, Westridge Junior Creates All-Women’s Tourney for her Community Action Project (CAP)

For her CAP project on mitigating sexism in debate, Rachel H. ’19 recently hosted a female-only debate tournament at Westridge. The tournament was designed to create a space free of the sexism encountered by Rachel and many girls and femme-identifying students in competitive programs. Eight novice and middle school teams from local schools participated in the round-robin tournament and the hour-long forum that followed. During…

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John Muir High School Students Celebrate Jackie Robinson Day at Dodgers Game

John Muir High School students celebrated John Muir Alumnus Jackie Robinson during Jackie Robinson Day at Dodgers game. John Muir High School thanks its sponsors…

St. Philip the Apostle School’s Camp Falcon 2018

spas-camp-falcon-2018-pics01 St. Philip the Apostle School will hold their annual summer Camp Falcon 2018 from June 18 to August 3, 2018, 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Camp Directors are Mrs. Maggie Sayegh and Mr. John Weyermuller. Don’t forget to sign up for 7 weeks of summer…

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Bosco Tech’s Band Earned Silver at WorldStrides Heritage Festival; Eighteen Bosco Tech Sophomores Helps Paint El Pavo Community Mural

WorldStrides Heritage Music Festival in Chicago Bosco Tech’s award-winning band earned silver in their division at the WorldStrides Heritage Festival in Chicago this weekend. We…

High Point Academy: Creatively Exploring Complex Issues Through Multiple Lenses

hpa-04-13-2018-1st-pics01 What is the purpose of education in today’s ever-changing global world? What are the big concepts and overarching skills we want High Point graduates to embrace? Among these big concepts, the research points to the paramount importance of teaching students how to think and how…

La Canada High School Spartans Perform and Tour in Ireland

Day One: Flight from LAX to Dublin followed by a tour of Dublin from a local guide. This included a stop at Phoenix Park. See…

Weizmann Middle School Students Participates in the Los Angeles County Regional Science Fair

la-county-science-fair-2018-pics01 Weizmann Middle school students with qualifying projects recently participated in the Los Angeles County Regional Science Fair. Students were interviewed by a panel of judges and awards were presented the following day. Mazal Tov to Maya L., 7th grade, for receiving an honorable mention medallion…

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Walden Students Awe Audience in Spring Sing Performance

Tina & Tracie’s Pre-K Atlantic Puffins and Kristin & Trina’s Pre-K Flying Foxes performing the Hawaiian Hukilau Audiences were in awe of Walden students’ marvelous…

Chandler Middle School Celebrates Cesar Chavez

Cesar Chavez on Stage 740 Cesar Chavez on Stage Students on the Cesar Chavez committee, led by eighth grade Spanish teacher Señora Vasquez, coordinated the day’s events. Dozens of students designed posters, and participated in a tamale, horchata and helado fundraiser. Cesar Chavez Day is a time for students to…

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Polytechnic School: Dogged Determination

For some reason, I have always liked the way “dogged determination” sounds. The alliteration appeals to me, but that’s not all. I do know that many of the people I admire the most have it. These people rarely seek the spotlight or the quick headline. Often, in fact, they see spotlights as a distraction and headline-seeking as a betrayal of their principles — all sizzle, no substance. Growing up in Green Bay, Wisc., as one of four sons of a traveling hardware salesman and a nurse, my father pursued his education with an unrelenting focus that led to full scholarships…

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