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Middle-school English teacher Lauren LaMay died on the night of July 19. She was cooking in her kitchen and collapsed. CPR was performed, but she was pronounced dead at the hospital.

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Mock Trial head coach retires after breaking streak of losses to rival school

Mock Trial head coach retires after breaking streak of losses to rival school

Jackson Margolis, Page Editor

After five years of assistant coaching and three years of head coaching, Mock Trial coach Wayne Strumpfer has retired. Strumpfer, a former prosecutor, taught the Mock Trial class for the Academic Talent Search...

July 28, 2017

Community mourns death of middle-school English teacher Lauren LaMay (video included)

Community mourns death of middle-school English teacher Lauren LaMay (video included)

July 21, 2017

By consolidating two databases, elective classes change to semesters

By consolidating two databases, elective classes change to semesters

June 14, 2017

School adds new humanities, law electives

School adds new humanities, law electives

June 10, 2017

School scores seven-year WASC accreditation, recommendations for change

School scores seven-year WASC accreditation, recommendations for change

June 8, 2017

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Sophomore’s soccer team places second among 580 competitors in international tournament

Sophomore’s soccer team places second among 580 competitors in international tournament

Bri Davies, Social Media Editor

Sophomore Sandor Pelle played for Z Soccer United in the Donosti Cup in San Sebastián, Spain, July 2-10. His team, Z Soccer United, placed second of 580 teams, making it to the finals but was ul...

July 24, 2017

Laptop stickers: students’ self-expression vs. tech directors’ irritation

Laptop stickers: students’ self-expression vs. tech directors’ irritation

July 14, 2017

Get anything from Starbucks to Bento Box delivered to your door – or school

Get anything from Starbucks to Bento Box delivered to your door – or school

July 12, 2017

Senior ties for 2nd in national swimming competition, will represent Team USA in August (videos included)

Senior ties for 2nd in national swimming competition, will represent Team USA in August (videos included)

July 9, 2017

WHEN ART IMITATES LIFE: English teacher’s novel gets real as he’s ‘going to the desert after this’

WHEN ART IMITATES LIFE: English teacher’s novel gets real as he’s ‘going to the desert after this’

July 2, 2017

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Jump, Set ...

Sophomore Anu Krishnan sets a volleyball into a practice net. Both the JV and Varsity volleyball teams have begun preparing for the upcoming season, following varsity tryouts on Aug. 8 and 9. (Photo by Bianca Hansen)

Senior behind the gossip curve recounts ‘sugar bug’ sojourns, peanut butter perils

Senior behind the gossip curve recounts ‘sugar bug’ sojourns, peanut butter perils

Sonja Hansen, Print Editor-in-Chief

Every summer the seniors are required by their college counselor to fill out a questionnaire and...

July 19, 2017

My Angle: Does a female Doctor really show gender equality?

My Angle: Does a female Doctor really show gender equality?

Chardonnay Needler, Online Editor-in-Chief

Jodie Whittaker has been cast as the next Doctor in “Doctor Who.” Yes, she’s a woman. About a month ago, when the final episode of “Doctor ...

July 17, 2017

‘Doctor Who’ Season 10: Trends continue even as curtain closes on current Doctor (trailer included)

‘Doctor Who’ Season 10: Trends continue even as curtain closes on current Doctor (trailer included)

Chardonnay Needler, Online Editor-in-Chief

Twelfth Doctor Peter Capaldi’s and executive producer Steven Moffat’s time on the 54-year-old British...

July 7, 2017

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