Although Marlborough does not require students to perform a certain number of hours of community service, as most other independent schools in Los Angeles do, at least 75% of students find time in their hectic schedules to give back to the community and support those less fortunate than themselves.Read More
As Michael*, a junior at New Roads School, prepares to pull into the parking lot of one his favorite medical marijuana dispensaries in Los Angeles, he notices plywood boards covering the windows and a padlock chain wrapped around the door handles.
For centuries, children were taught to sit down, stay silent and show no emotions.
At the start of the 2012-2013 school year, Victor Ortiz, formerly the Associate Director of Academic Technology, became the new full-time Head of the Honors Research in Humanities and Social Sciences Program, which has grown significantly in participation since its founding in the 2005-2006 school year, with student enrollment increasing from 8 to 14 students from last year to this year.
It was a Thursday in November and the smell of pumpkin pie and turkey wafted through the house.
When senior year finally rolls around, we are bound together by that unavoidable and persistent foe: the Common Application, which is required by most colleges and universities and includes a long personal statement, a short essay and a lot of tedious forms.
Question: if you were to ask a room of over 500 young women whether any of them would like to work in public service, how many hands would you see?
I am just as fed up with the college process as the next stressbun wearing and latte-sipping senior.
Although Emergency Preparedness Water Safety (EPWS) teaches useful skills such as performing CPR, saving drowning victims and bandaging wounds, we at The UltraViolet feel that Self-Defense for Women would be a more practical required course because Self-Defense enables girls to have more self-confidence in defending themselves from kidnapping and rape.