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  • Brett Kavanaugh’s Confirmation Redrew Partisan Lines

    Brett Kavanaugh’s Confirmation Redrew Partisan Lines

    Jacob Kaplan, Co-Editor-in-Chief

    October 22, 2018

    After nearly a month following when his hearings began, Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed by the Senate to be the ninth Supreme Court Justice on Saturday the sixth of October. Through the chaos of Democrats and Republicans yelling about a bipartisan court, much of the actual conflict over the court was dro...

  • Our Week in Idyllwild

    Our Week in Idyllwild

    Lucy Jaffee, Staff Writer

    October 17, 2018

    This past week, the ninth graders took a trip to Idyllwild. Because the trip was relatively shorter than the rest of the Upper School experiential education trips, we arrived at the site on Tuesday morning and were greeted by some of the tenth graders who chose to go on the Idyllwild Arts trip and had...

  • Idyllwild Arts Trip

    Idyllwild Arts Trip

    Ellen Heitmann, Staff Writer

    October 17, 2018

    Overview Idyllwild is a small town residing in the San Jacinto mountains. During the five-day long experiential education trip there, we visited the Idyllwild Arts School each day. There were many creative activities there ranging from dance to drawing and hiking. We also interacted with some of the ...

  • Trip to Idyllwild

    Trip to Idyllwild

    Jacob Walter, Staff Writer

    October 17, 2018

    Recently, we, the freshmen, went on the Experiential Education trip to Idyllwild. Overall, it was really fun. We rode buses to get there. While many people brought phones to entertain themselves on the ride, I just drew in my sketchbook. When we got there, many phones were confiscated until the end ...

  • To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before: A Review

    To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before: A Review

    Faith Fayman, Staff Writer

    October 7, 2018

    If you haven’t seen the newest Netflix release To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before, get on your computer, tablet, or phone and go watch it. The film is an adaptation of the young adult romance novel by Jenny Han and follows high school junior Lara Jean Covey who writes letters to all of her cr...

  • Senior Year: Expectations vs. Reality

    Senior Year: Expectations vs. Reality

    Madison Twomey, Staff Writer

    October 7, 2018

    Disclaimer: Hey guys this article is based on first-hand experience that I have had so far in senior year/high school… this might not apply to all seniors but please enjoy!!!   Expectation: As an underclassman, I always saw the seniors and thought they were so confident and they had their entir...

  • How this year has already seen some of the worst wildfires to date

    How this year has already seen some of the worst wildfires to date

    Kathryn Sandberg, Staff Editor

    September 28, 2018

    Every state has its own unique geographical struggles. California, a dry desert, has annual forest fires. However, this year the state is seeing its worst fires yet. The hotter weather, combined with a drought, has created a deadly year for the California fires. It is predicted that with each passin...

  • Taiko Beats!

    Taiko Beats!

    Rachel Ruggera, Staff Editor

    September 28, 2018

    Last Friday, September 21st, La Jolla Country Day’s student taiko drumming group performed with the La Jolla community’s professional ensemble La Jolla Taiko. You may have heard the loud, resonating drum beats coming from the music room over the past few weeks in preparation for that night’s performance....

  • Monthly Horoscopes

    Monthly Horoscopes

    Anna Shaul, Staff Writer

    September 28, 2018

    Monthly Horoscopes: Aries, you may have been too self-protective in these past weeks, but if you listen more than you speak and give more than you get, you will be rewarded. If you drop your guard and experience life as it is rather than trying to control what lies ahead of you all will fall into...

  • Learning Through Perpetual Failure – Dead Cells Review

    Learning Through Perpetual Failure – Dead Cells Review

    Brian Wu, Staff Writer

    September 28, 2018

    Dead Cells, the newest release of studio Motion Twin’s collection of games, is a 2D action platformer that had been stuck in early access for over a year. With the first early access edition popping up on Steam on May tenth, 2017, the game has gained a notable amount of fame due to its difficult na...

Brett Kavanaugh’s Confirmation Redrew Partisan Lines
How this year has already seen some of the worst wildfires to date

How this year has already seen some of the worst wildfires to date

September 28, 2018

Banning of Words

Banning of Words

April 18, 2018

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Seniors
Seniors First

Seniors First

May 31, 2018

Burn

Burn

April 9, 2018

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What you need to know about rock climbing
College Football Playoff Predictions

College Football Playoff Predictions

January 1, 2018

The most striking series in baseball

The most striking series in baseball

November 15, 2017

What is kendo?

What is kendo?

November 15, 2017

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To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before: A Review
Learning Through Perpetual Failure – Dead Cells Review

Learning Through Perpetual Failure – Dead Cells Review

September 28, 2018

Xenoblade Chronicles Review

Xenoblade Chronicles Review

September 28, 2018

The 1975: “The 1975” vs. “I Like It When You Sleep, For You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware of It”

The 1975: “The 1975” vs. “I Like It When You Sleep, For You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware of It”

January 30, 2018

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