This Week's Headlines

List of 5 news stories.

  • Sage Strieker '17 talks technology with Jovana Lara

    ABC7’s Jovana Lara Visits Marymount’s Drone Programing Workshop

    On Tuesday, May 12th, fifteen Marymount students attended a new drone programming and coding workshop put on by partner organization, The Flatiron School.  ABC7’s Jovana Lara paid a visit to the workshop to watch our girls in action as they learned how to control and ultimately fly these drones with a set of code.  With many of our students already versed in coding basics, the drone programming process came naturally, with a team of students commanding the drones to flip, put on light shows and “dance” together in synchronization.
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  • Megan was recently featured on ABC's

    Raising funds for cancer awareness, Megan Forbes '16 is featured in local magazines and on KCAL’s ‘Cool Kids’ regular segment

    Inspired by her grandparents’ battles with cancer, Junior Megan Forbes founded "Gone With the Wigs," a non-profit organization committed to helping cancer patients find strength by focusing on their inner beauty as they struggle with the disease.  
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  • The Sophomore Class culminates a school year’s worth of planning and preparation at the annual APCH Health and Garden Expo

    On Saturday, April 25th, Marymount’s sophomore class lead a huge volunteer effort at A Place Called Home (APCH). Since their class retreat in September ’14, the class has been preparing for the Health and Garden Expo, the Center’s annual event designed for residents of South Central LA. Using class meetings and Theology class to learn about hunger insecurity in America and to reflect on the responsibility to effect change, the students worked all year to plan various elements of the Expo, and ultimately, served as the main volunteer force for this important annual event. 
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  • Cailin shares her experiences with the delegation

    Cailin Stroyke ’17 Represents Teens with Epilepsy in Washington, D.C. on behalf of the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Los Angeles

    In early April, sophomore Cailin Stroyke traveled to Washington, D.C. to work on behalf of the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Los Angeles. As one of just nine Teen Ambassadors selected from across the United States to present at this national conference, Cailin was able to meet with Congressional leaders and decision makers in an effort to raise awareness about the disease and to foster increased funding for research for a cure, drug development and public health programs.
     
    When she was just 11, Cailin was diagnosed with epilepsy and after experiencing hundreds of seizures throughout middle school, eventually underwent brain surgery, to remove her right temporal lobe.  We sat down with Cailin to learn more about the conference, and how she hopes to help affect change at the highest levels of government as well as right here at home, as she works to support others living with epilepsy.
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  • The Marymount Class of 2015 is set to shine in their next chapter

    We are proud to announce that the Marymount Class of 2015 has accomplished a 100% acceptance rate into four-year college and/or university programs.  We are not only proud of the individual schools our students have been admitted to, but also the breadth, caliber and types of institutions our girls targeted for their next academic chapters.
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