Archer's FIRST LEGO League robotics team is using the colorful blocks to help change the world. On Saturday, November 10, the team took home the coveted Judges' Award at the Los Angeles Region qualifying tournament.
Ruby E. ‘19 was published in the November issue of the European Journal of Biotechnology and Bioscience. In the peer-reviewed paper, she described the research she completed in her Honors Research in Science II class last year.
This has been a productive week for our Athletics teams. Varsity Tennis played its first CIF league match of the season and Varsity Volleyball climbed to the second spot in CIF-SS Division 6 this week.
Classes just began for the student body, but Archer’s Upper School sports teams are already in the middle of their Fall seasons – and they are off to a particularly good start. The Varsity Volleyball team has elevated its play and its schedule, posting a 10-4 overall record so far and finishing third in the recent Viewpoint Tournament. Archer’s Varsity Cross Country team began its season on Thursday and the Tennis program continues to rise, with aspirations to win the overall championship of the Liberty League and advance in the CIF-SS Division 4 playoffs.
The Oracle recently earned a Gold Medalist critique from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association, which includes members from public, private, and church-affiliated schools and colleges throughout the U.S.
On Monday, June 25, the CIF Southern Section recognized Varsity Softball players Kamryn B. ’18 and Morgan D. ’19 in their 2018 All CIF selections. Kamryn and Morgan are among 20 players in the CIF-SS to receive this honor. Over 1700 players make up the 115-school Division 7 and Archer’s softball team finished in second place this season with a 20-5 overall record.
The Council for Advancement and Support of Education recently named The Archer School for Girls a bronze award winner of its 2018 Circle of Excellence awards program. Archer was recognized for its 2016-2017 Impact Report publication to its donor community.
This year, the Performing Arts department received 13 awards and 35 nominations at the 13th annual National Youth Arts Awards. According to their website, this year more than 600 productions were considered for the awards, including shows from more than 220 different members spanning 17 states and the UK.
After cruising to an 8-0 win in the first round of the CIF-SS Division 7 playoffs last Thursday, the Varsity Softball team made the 45-mile trip to Acton Park for a “Sweet 16” match up against Vasquez High School's Mustangs.
The Archer School for Girls is enjoying another strong athletic year, one that started with a CIF-SS volleyball championship in the fall and continues in the pursuit of more championships this spring. Archer is looking to add to the CIF-SS banner collection in track and softball as the 2017-2018 year comes down the stretch.
Archer's Varsity Track team won the first track league championship in the School's history on Tuesday, May 1. The team triumphed over seven other schools in the Liberty League finals at John Burroughs High School.
The Eastern Star Gallery and The Lodge are pleased to present "The mecca, California," an installation exploring the relationship between enlightenment, spirituality, and humanism in Southern California. The show will be open from Saturday, March 17 - Saturday, April 14, at The Lodge, located at 1024 N. Western Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90029.
On Sunday, March 11, the California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS) published a statement on gun violence and school safety which appeared in the print versions of the Los Angeles Times and San Francisco Chronicle, signed by CAIS member schools including Archer. Head of School Elizabeth English also serves on the CAIS Board of Directors. Below you will find the full text.
Head of School Elizabeth English has been selected to participate in the prestigious Klingenstein Fellowship, a two-week program with 20 independent and international school heads at Columbia University's Teachers College.