This Week's Headlines

List of 5 news stories.

  • Olivia T. ’17 spoke about her experience working at UCLA's High School Summer Research Program.

    Marymount Celebrates Student Successes

    Cantwell Hall echoed with cheery voices and laughter as Marymount students, faculty and staff gathered for this year’s first Student Recognition Assembly. Having just returned from an inspiring and refreshing Retreat Week, the sense of strengthened bonds and renewed intentions for the upcoming school year was palpable. With an inspiring feeling of energy and support for one another in the air, this year’s first Student Recognition Assembly commemorated the impressive successes of many members of the student body, all while acknowledging the hard work and perseverance that each and every Sailor has already accomplished. 

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  • Math Teacher, Andrea Zecy

    Get to Know New Math Teacher, Andrea Zecy

    Andrea Zecy, one of the newest members of the Math Department, and Geometry and Algebra I aficionado, sat down with us to chat about her background, her love for teaching, and some fun and quirky traditions she is bringing to the classroom. 

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  • Marymount Kicks Off the 2016-17 School Year

    On Monday, August 29th, we marked the beginning of the 2016-2017 school year at Marymount! This joyous day showed no shortage of smiles and laughter as girls arrived on campus after a well-deserved restful summer. The day began in a happy blur, with old friends re-connecting, new Sailor Sisters getting to know one another, and faculty and staff offering a warm welcome to the sea of elated faces. 
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  • Kristin Klein Keefe '88 shows her talent on the Marymount Volleyball Court

    An Interview with Olympian & MHS Alumnae Kristin Klein Keefe '88

    With a monumental year for the United States in the 2016 Rio Summer Olympic Games, Marymount celebrates the women and men who represented our country with their strength, spirit and talent. As the U.S. Women’s Olympic Volleyball Team contend for the Bronze medal this weekend, we look back to our own decorated athlete, Kristin Klein Keefe ’88, who competed in 1996’s Atlanta Summer Olympic Games. We caught up with Kristin, whose daughters Caitlin and Michaela both graduated as part of Marymount’s Class of 2016 this past spring, and asked her to reflect on her time here as a Sailor and as a U.S. Olympic Volleyball player. 

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  • The Value of Daydreaming

    Head of School Jacqueline Landry

    I’m sure you all can remember a moment during your childhood years when a teacher gently nudged your spellbound, day-dreaming self, urging you to “pay attention and get your head out of the clouds!” Now imagine how today’s generation of students feel, with their brains hardwired by technology and social media, barely hanging on to nanosecond attention spans and an elusive sense of focus. This causes a twofold challenge for our students, to say the least. First, to stay focused and engaged in class, and second, to somewhere find the time to daydream or get lost in the clouds once in a while. I think that Dr. Michael Bruner, Ph.D., captured this phenomenon best during his 2015 TEDx talk, The Amnesia Industry, saying, “We have moved away from the idea of having our heads in the clouds, but now, instead, have the “Cloud” in our heads!”

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