Archives: January 2016


January 27, 2016 |Category:  Science

This morning, Arden H. (Room 3K) presented a Ted Talk on global warming for our weekly school-wide assembly. Arden is very passionate about this topic, and was encouraged by his teacher, Ms. Knavel, and Mr. Sussman, Head of the Lower School, to create this compelling presentation - entitled…

January 26, 2016 |Category:  Alumni

Before Winter Break, alumna and Sony Pictures Television executive Elyse Seder '88-'95 returned to campus to speak with Mr. Jeffery Flagg's Multimedia Film Production LEAP class. Elyse explained to our students that career paths aren’t always linear or exact, but every phase of your…

January 23, 2016 |Category:  Technology

On Saturday, January 23, three of Mirman's students earned high honors in Future City's Southern California regional competition. As per their website, Future City is a middle school STEM design challenge where students must present solutions for a sustainability issue via virtual city design…

January 22, 2016 |Category:  Athletics

The Winter season of Athletics is turning out very well - although off to a bumpy start with El Niño causing a few rain-outs, and sudden coaching changes midseason. The teams have shown great resilience and we're looking forward to a great rest of the season!On the soccer side of Mirman…

January 20, 2016 |Category:  MirmanX

Mirman School is excited to announce the launch of MirmanX, a unique program offering funding and support for our students to tackle “moonshot” projects that have the potential to help a community in a meaningful and tangible way.(MirmanX judges and team members before the first pitch…

January 19, 2016 |Category:  Alumni

Liz Yount '04-'11, head of Harvard-Westlake’s Speech and Debate team, and member of USA Debate inspired our Speech and Debate students last fall during her visit to Mirman as part of our Alumni Speaker Series.From more than 130,000 student competitors across the country, Liz was selected as…

January 6, 2016 |Category:  News

"Orizuru" means Origami Crane. It is said that when you have folded a thousand Origami Cranes, then your wish will come true. Last year, Room 5 students participated in a film project entitled "Orizuru 2015" by joining forces to fold one thousand paper cranes.The film stars US1 student…

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