Yearly Archives: 2013


Bass Drummer’s Accident

By Eleanor Frost ’15, Student News Editor Freshman bass drummer Hayden Weiss, who’s been playing drums five years before attending Chaminade’s West Hills campus, severely injured his left hand at a Southern California School Band and Orchestra Association competition Nov. 14, 2013, in Valencia, Calif. The Eagle Regiment drum line […]


Sorry, Serra 38-35

By Talon Contributor Conner Hoyt ’15 What a cathartic win for  Chaminade (12-2) Dec. 6. The Eagles defeated (13-1) Gardena Serra Cavaliers 38-35, capturing the first football CIF Division II Southern Section Championship in school history by avenging a 36-0 loss to Serra on Oct. 18 and last year’s division […]


Semper Fidelis, Bowl-man

By Talon Contributor Emma Nairin ’15 All it takes is 2,871 yards and 21 TDs in order to go to one of the most elite bowls for high school football players. And since Brad Kaaya’s all that, the senior made it to the U.S. Marines Semper Fidelis All American Bowl. […]


Hungry for More

By Alex Stern ’14, Managing Editor After its two-weekend run, the Chaminade Players‘ performance of The Spitfire Grill left audiences and cast members hungry for more. Not the typical jazz hand-filled big band musical, its powerful message made an impression on both audience members and performers. “Working on the show was such a […]


Tantalizingly Grim

By Natalie Koe ’14, Performing Arts Editor In between touchdowns, field goals, and “I believe!” chants, the dance team took the field in a true spectacle of a homecoming halftime show. The dance told the story of young, innocent Chloe Martin (’14) and her endeavors in the dark, magical world […]


Debate Duo Third

By Eleanor Frost ’15, Student News Editor Amit Dodani and debate partner Amy Philip placed third in the California State University Fullerton college invitational tournament, competing in the varsity division of Public Forum. “The Fullerton Tournament was definitely one to remember,” the junior said. “It was Amy’s and my first […]


Rabbit Hole Homecoming

Story by Talon Contributor Ali Angel, ’15 Homecoming is one of those cliché moments our 10-year-old selves could only dream about while watching Troy Bolton in “High School Musical.” However, a lot of upperclassmen decided to ditch the whole scene this year. Although it may not have lived up to […]


Bittersweet Homecoming

By Hayley Bricker ‘14, Campus Life Upper Division Editor Homecoming, a time of fun and spirit for the Chaminade family. For seniors, however, this year marks the end of such festivities as a Chaminade student. Seniors are saying goodbye to Homecoming and watched as freshmen, sophomores, and juniors tried to outmatch […]