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The “Action Area,” which has a small hill and valley, replaced a monkey bar, allowing the kids to develop their own games.

A Calvary Christian Preschool Playground Created from Nature

By Laurel Busby Staff Writer Photos courtesy Calvary Christian School A traditional playground with plastic equipment at
Standing, left to right: Loren Jacobs at podium, advisor Peyman Nazarian, Eric Halperin, Caleb Crain, Zachary Garai and Judy Zhang. Sitting: Sierra Margolis, Liam Mathers, Alicia Abramson, Jake Takakjian and Timothy Nordahl.
Photo: Lesly Hall Photography

PaliHi Moot Court Team to Compete at Princeton

By Laurel Busby Staff Writer When Palisades High School students formed a Moot Court team three years ago, they wanted t
The three-lane track in St. Matthew’s gym was the site of the annual Pinewood Derby.

Racing Cars in Pacific Palisades the Cub Scout Way

Palisades Cub Pack 223 held its 2017 Pinewood Derby on March 19 in the St. Matthew’s gym. Thirty-five seasoned racers
Before Gilbert Hall was refurbished, under Palisades High School operations manager, David Riccardi, it was infested with rats.

David Riccardi Exits an Improved PaliHi

By Laurel Busby Staff Writer Palisades High School recently ended its relationship with the director of operations, who
Left to right: Judith Zhang (2nd Place), Daniel Gottesman (MC), Susie DeWeese (Chair), Tobias Scott (1st Place) and Keren Dror (3rd Place) pose after the contest. Photo: Rich Wilken

Tobias Scott Takes First In Palisades Optimist Club Oratorical

The annual Optimist Oratorical Contest by the Palisades Optimist Club was held at the Palisades Lutheran Church on March
Alex Seiner swings hard in Pali’s preseason loss to Palos Verdes.
Photo: Lesly Hall Photography

PaliHi Baseball League Play Underway

By Laurel Busby Staff Writer When PaliHi’s baseball season began in February, three seniors had already signed to play
The Havton triplets, Jonathon, Gregory and Alex wait for the start in a dual meet against University.

PaliHi Swimmers Set New Meet Records

by Sue Pascoe Editor Last year, Palisades High School swimmers decisively captured city titles. The boys took their four
Jumping coach Darry Taylor is predicting one or maybe all three (left to right) Angel Ogwo, Cameron Bailey and Bailey Jones, could break the Palisades High School triple jump or long jump record he set in 1980. Photo: Lesly Hall Photography

Trio Threatens PaliHi Track Records

By Sue Pascoe Editor Track athlete Tim Goldman set the first Palisades High School triple jump record in 1977 with a lea
PaliHi senior Zane Daily fights to get the ball before the Birmingham player. In the background long-stick defender Kyle Lee looks for an opportunity to pick up the ground ball. Credit: Lesly Hall Photography

PaliHi Boys Lacrosse Destroys Birmingham

by Sue Pascoe Editor The Palisades High School lacrosse team beat Birmingham 17-3 in a home game on April 3. Nine player