This Week's Headlines

List of 5 news stories.

  • "Find your song, your inner voice and in moments of challenge, rise up..."

     
    In what has become an interfaith holiday tradition at Marymount, Rabbi Lori Shapiro took some time out of her morning to give us the gift of her story and journey to Judaism. Founder of The Open Temple in Venice, CA, Rabbi Lori shared memories from her journey - from her earliest memories as a child, through her search and ultimate discovery of her life's work through the Jewish faith.  Rabbi Lori generously shared stories from the different bumps she experienced on her road to self-discovery, inspiring our girls with the simple reminder that life is not always clear and that in moments of challenge, the best thing to do is quite simply, to rise to the occasion. 
     
    Always a captivating speaker, Rabbi Lori concluded her talk with the prayer,  "May you find your song, your inner voice and in moments of challenge may you rise up, listen to your truth and act, setting your destiny and the way forward for your future."
     
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  • Adrian Skrentny helps students begin to code in Java

    Marymount Students Learn the Language of Code

    Throughout the week of December 8th, Marymount students, along with schools around the world, are participating in the initiative, Hour of CodeTo participate in this program, Marymount faculty and staff created a variety of opportunities for students to begin to ‘get their feet wet’ in the world of coding.  
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  • Pascale W. passes her HOBY representative torch on to Sage S.

    HOBY: A Tradition of Leadership Training

    In a long-standing Marymount tradition, 2014 HOBY (Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership) representative Pascale Williams ’16 announced the 2015 HOBY representative, Sage Strieker ’17, at Community on Monday December 1.
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  • Marymount kicks off the holiday season with an eye to giving back

    As the days grow ever shorter, and we (finally) begin to feel a chill in the air, thoughts at Marymount turn to gratitude for our blessings - and giving back to the community.
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  • Get it done. Surround yourself with the best and the brightest. Be a closer. Stay curious.

    On Friday, November 14, Richard Riordan, the 39th Mayor of Los Angeles (1993-2001), spoke to the Marymount community as part of the Inspiring Boldness Speaker Series. The Library was filled with students, as well as faculty and staff, who came to listen to the hard-working and insightful Mayor share stories from some of the most pivotal moments of his career.  Among them, the rebuilding of Los Angeles after the 1994 Northridge earthquake and digging city out of the worst economic recession in Los Angeles history.
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