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Annual BAD concert from student performers brings holiday cheer to all campuses

Members of the upper school all-male dance team Kinetic Krew perform during the annual BAD concert.

by Irina Malyugina and Alysa Suleiman

December 16, 2019

The luxuriously heavy crimson drapes slowly unfurl to the wings of the stage, revealing a vast ensemble of seated students, dressed in identical cream-gray sweatshirts, Santa hats or reindeer ears and facing the centerstage in a semicircle. Soft beams of indigo, gold and magenta diffuse across the stag...

Students attend LIFE assemblies, meet with Eagle Buddies

Stephen Hughes ('12), Nick Nguyen ('15), Sheridan Tobin ('15) and Raghav Jain ('16) talk about their college lifestyles during a LIFE meeting for the seniors last Wednesday. The discussion was moderated by seniors Radhika Jain and Adhya Hoskote.

by Saahil Thoppay, Reporter

November 19, 2019

 Freshmen, sophomore and seniors attended LIFE assemblies on Wednesday while the juniors went to the Bucknall campus for Eagle Buddies.  The freshman assembly in Nichols Auditorium was a presentation hosted by Colleen T. Lee, an attorney for Skadden and Harker alumni, about the possibly incrimin...

Psychology superhero: Fighting crime on mental health stigmas

Psychologist Dr. Andrea Letamendi speaks to upper school students about building resilience to combat anxiety and stress. She used her passion for comic books to depict a narrative that many students were knowledgeable about.

by Alysa Suleiman, Sports Reporter

October 25, 2019

Psychologist and comic-lover Dr. Andrea Letamendi spoke to the upper school during two assemblies for underclassmen and upperclassmen on Tuesday, Oct. 22. Her lecture, titled “Psychology of Superheroes: Resilience, Self-care and Purpose,” covered topics of identity, acceptance, empowerment and met...

All-school assembly shows documentary to bring awareness to anxiety

The student body and faculty gather in the Athletic Center to watch the documentary

by Nicole Tian, Reporter

April 22, 2019

“Angst,” a documentary about anxiety and bringing awareness to these conditions, at the all-school meeting today. It involved interviews with several teenagers, children, parents, and healthcare experts from around the United States who discussed symptoms of depression. The documentary began with...

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