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Trip Week

Trip Week

September 16, 2019

Last week, our Middle and Upper School students set off for adventures on their class trips to Ojai, Santa Cruz Island, San Francisco, Monterey, Catalina Island, Colorado River, and El Capitan! In addition to bonding, these experiences beyond the classroom walls are all about learning, serving, and playing...

Meet Andrew Wooden Interim Head of Upper School

Meet Andrew Wooden Interim Head of Upper School

Mia Humberd-Hilf

September 15, 2019

Andrew Wooden, the new interim Head of Upper School, has been working for independent schools for over 40 years. Joining us from The Buckley School where he served as Interim Head of School in 2018. Prior to that, Wooden served as Head of School at Marymount from 2011 -2018 He’s held positions inc...

US Advisory Gets a Revamp

US Advisory Gets a Revamp

Ian Brown, News Editor

September 12, 2019

What is the Director of Student Life? The Director of Student Life’s goal is to ensure that students in grades 9-12 have the best experience possible at school. This is done through setting high standards for personal conduct and seeing to it that student activities outside of the classroom are enri...

Volunteer at the 8th Annual She.Is.Beautiful 5k

Volunteer at the 8th Annual She.Is.Beautiful 5k

September 1, 2019

What:  Volunteer at the 8th Annual She.Is.Beautiful 5k, 10k and 10 miler benefitting Girls Inc. of Greater Santa Barbara Date:  Saturday September 14th Time:  7am-12pm Volunteer duties:  Directing our runners and cheering them on!   Interested persons should email Sara Tan...

California Coastal CleanUp Day is Coming

California Coastal CleanUp Day is Coming

Clara Svedlund

September 1, 2019

Hello all, Please join us on Saturday, September 21 between 9 a.m. to Noon for California Coastal Cleanup Day (in it’s 35th year)! WHAT TO BRING:  -          Bring Your Own (B.Y.O.) bucket or reusable bag, and/or gardening gloves, Help us cut down our waste. To find out more...

Cum Laude Welcomes New Owls

Cum Laude Welcomes New Owls

June 1, 2019

Each year a select group of students are welcomed into the Cum Laude Honors Society as a result of their excellent academic achievements.

A Trip into the Wilderness

A Trip into the Wilderness

WORDS by JACK ZHANG ART by MATT STRUCKMEYER

June 1, 2019

Building a toilet and clearing up trails in the back-country are not conventional ways to spend a spring break. Yet, those are exactly what nine students did last break. Clear sky and beautiful natural scenery made up for the pain that resulted from hiking seven miles with a backpack that held every...

Voices Spoken by Contemporary Art

Voices Spoken by Contemporary Art

Violet Zhou

May 13, 2019

After studying contemporary art, Art History students walked into Marciano Art Foundation, visiting the Chinese contemporary artist Ai Weiwei’s first institutional exhibition in Los Angeles. The exhibition contains Ai’s three major installation art pieces: “Sunflower Seeds” (2010), “Spouts”...

Young Writers Camp 2019

Young Writers Camp 2019

April 30, 2019

Young Writers Camp 2019 Register today for early bird discounts. Rates increase after April 30th! View this email in your browser Lea esta información en español. Young Writers Camp 2019 Regis...

Call for Volunteers for Camp Wheez

Call for Volunteers for Camp Wheez

April 29, 2019

Dear Student: You are invited to apply to be a volunteer camp counselor at Camp Wheez, day camp for elementary school children with asthma. Camp was established in Santa Barbara in 1978. Under the leadership of Myron Liebhaber, MD, it is staffed by medical professionals and community volunteers who p...

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