This Week's Headlines

  • Students Dig Into the True Meaning of Equality, #IDG2014

    In 2011, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a Resolution to declare October 11th as the “International Day of the Girl Child” in order to recognize girls’ rights and the unique challenges girls face around the world.

    This year, in anticipation of the 2014 “International Day of the Girl” (#IDG2014) the Marymount community pledged to celebrate “Girl Power” in all facets of school life. Throughout the month of October, faculty, students and administrators alike have been empowered and encouraged to have thoughtful discussions about this all-important, globally recognized movement.
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  • Dr. Mao Shing Ni: Inspiring Boldness Speaker helps us to gather our thoughts and to take a breath

    “We live in interesting times. There is a lot of conflict and there is constant, tremendous change. Change is scary for most of us. You are not alone.” 
    These words opened Dr. Mao Shing Ni’s presentation to the Marymount community on Monday, October 13th.  As the first ‘Inspiring Boldness’ speaker of the year, Dr. Mao focused on concerns around inevitable student stress and the best ways to minimize these anxieties as we progress through the academic year.
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  • MUN Breaks Records at First Conference of the Academic Year

    At their first conference of the school year, Marymount’s nationally-ranked Model United Nations team took home a record number of awards for their work at the Santa Margarita Conference. Twenty-three Marymount students, or 64% of Marymount’s delegation, received 'Outstanding' Awards or Commendations. 
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  • Hard Work and Achievement Honored at Annual Student Recognition Assembly

    A few times each year, the Marymount Community gathers to celebrate student achievement and hard work. On Monday, September 29, we honored success both in and out of the classroom at our Student Recognition Assembly.
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  • Marymount Interns and Mentors Celebrate Another Successful Summer

    In the summer of 2010, the Marymount Internship Program began with just two students and one shared internship across the street at UCLA. Through the continued dedication of Head of School Jacqueline Landry and her team, the Marymount Internship Program has been evolving and growing toward her larger vision – that each Marymount girl graduate with “real world” experience. Five years later, the Summer 2014 program successfully matched 50 students with Mentors and Advanced Study opportunities at nearly 20 outposts across the greater Los Angeles area.
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    • Emotional Intelligence

      Jacqueline Landry on Emotional Intelligence