This Week's Headlines

  • Homeland Security Intern meets Mayor Garcetti

    Olivia Bowman '16 asked to stay an additional week at her internship at the Department of Homeland Security, and during that extra week, was given a unique opportunity to meet Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti.  "The Mayor asked me where I go to school, if I drive, and then told me about the Los Angeles 'Sister Cities' around the world. It was really exciting." What a great way to complete an amazing internship!
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  • Internship Program Spotlight: Adventures of the Mind

    Program participants:
    Valory Banashek ’17, Julia Fong ’16, Lucia Kim ’16, Talia Pacini ’15, and Sage Strieker ’17 

    Considered to be the ‘TED for Teens,'  Adventures of the Mind (AOTM) is an annual achievement mentoring summit that provides promising teens with the invaluable opportunity to meet with accomplished professionals as well as like-minded peers.

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  • Internship Program Spotlight: UCLA Anderson School FORTÉ Conference

    Lelosa Aimufua ‘16, Ivieosa Aimufua ‘17, Kendall Ferguson ‘15, Nikki Hauser ‘15, Maddy Heldman ‘16, Paula Mendoza ’15, Charlotte Muth ‘16, Olivia Thomas ‘17, Lilly Wedbush ‘15
    Conference theme: 
    Bring it. Own it. Go for it.

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  • Fresh off of a trip to the CAIS Board Meeting, Head of School considers Emotional Intelligence

    Head of School Jacqueline Landry is on the Board of Directors for the California Association of Independent Schools. She recently returned from the CAIS annual Board Meeting where she was privileged to introduce keynote speaker Marc Brackett, Ph.D., Director of the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence. Ms. Landry sat down to discuss the concept of emotional intelligence, and the critical role it plays in educating our girls.
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  • Internship Program Spotlight: UCLA Sports Medicine Orthopaedic Research Center

    Intern:     Katie Moses ‘15
    Mentors:  Dr. David McAllister, Director UCLA Sports Medicine Program & Team Physician for the UCLA Bruins; Dr. Keith Markolf, Ph.D. Professor at David Geffen School of Medicine; Dan Boguszewski, Ph.D.
    Katie Moses is spending her summer at the UCLA Orthopaedic Surgery Biomechanics Lab. The lab specializes in research on athletic knee injuries, most notably on the repair of ACL tears, and focuses on researching just how ACL injuries happen. 
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    • Emotional Intelligence

      Jacqueline Landry on Emotional Intelligence