Bowled Over for Science

  Ingredients for a Science Bowl: Gather a dozen budding biologists, chemists, physicists, astronomers. Add one or two Chaminade physical science teachers. Mix in homemade cupcakes. Whip up some friendships. Shake. Bake. Sarah Wong founded the ‘Nade bowl team with fellow senior Nicolo Zulaybar in the California winter of 2012 […]


Principled Principal 1

By Shreya Yepuri ’15, Editor-in-Chief   “The less rules the better!” That’s a statement you don’t typically hear from a principal. Mr. Stephen Lepire has proven his commitment to fewer rules to promote a self-governing school atmosphere, whether he’s working with Student Council members to allow pajamas as part of the […]


New School, New Country

By Talon Contributor Ryan Lim ’17 Chaminade welcomed about three dozen international students, most from China, in grades 8-11 for the 2013-14 school year, with the change affecting classmates and teachers positively. “I’m amazed at how these kids navigate in three languages in my classes: their home language, the English […]


Whistle While You Work

By Ariana Brockington ’14, Copy Editor Award-winning Eagle Engineering robotics made a plastic whistle, medallion, and other items with the team’s three-dimensional printer. Instead of printing words with ink on paper, it creates 3-D shapes. From simple cubes and triangles to intricate whistles, Eagle engineers match what’s being done in real […]


Reach for the Stars reaches out to L.A. Special Olympians

By Talon Contributor Sarah Wong ’14 “Does anyone watch Disney movies?” calls out Chaminade Pastoral Associate Joe Melendrez, the DJ for the afternoon. He’s met with a roar of excitement as guests throw their arms into the air in eager anticipation of the The Lion King song, “Hakuna Matata.” This was […]


Eagles snatch up Loyola’s Cubs, 73-61

By Talon Contributor Conner Hoyt ’15 In a remarkable upset, the Eagles, led by senior forward Jack Williams’ 21 points and 12 rebounds, defeated Loyola for the first time in Coach Todd Wolfson’s six-year tenure.The win puts Chaminade atop the Mission League and ranks us No. 21 in the nation. While Loyola beat […]


Cross Country Novice Gives CIF Nod to Nade, first time in 22 years

By Eleanor Frost ’15, Student News Editor Junior Alex Zuk placed fourth in Mission League finals and gave Chaminade its first CIF championship bid in cross country, finishing in 18 minutes, 35 seconds in the 3-mile and 19:20 in the 5k. And it’s only her first year in the running […]