The current exhibit on display features the work of seniors Eric Pan and Anna Poon. Visual arts department chair Elizabeth Wepsic created a slide show of the student work for those who are not able to view the work in person on campus.
The School has announced the appointments of Vivien Valenzuela Mallick as director of admissions and financial aid and Wendy Chang as the director of college counseling. Both will join Bishop's in summer 2021.
Cybersecurity is mission critical for nearly every endeavor of all areas of enterprise, from government to military to private sector. So, there is a national youth program to “inspire K-12 students toward careers in cybersecurity or other STEM disciplines critical to our nation’s future,” according to the program’s website. Bishop’s fielded three upper school and one middle school team in the 2020-2021.
The eleventh grade service reps Karina Kadia and Alina Kureshi organized a grade level project; in the eleventh grade advisories, students made 30 COVID care packages and donated them to Stand Up for Kids, an organization that benefits homeless kids and teens.
Senior Jeffrey Wang’s original research has earned him semi-finalist status in this annual academic competition. He is one of 300 students who have received a cash prize; each student’s school will also receive a matching cash grant for their respective science departments.
The Bishop’s community “adopted” 165 refugee families for our annual giving tree holiday service project. Like most things 2020, the project went virtual this year. Even so, our community still had a remarkable impact, “with more than 300 Bishopians participating through advisory, donating a gift card or buying a present,” according to Director of Service Learning Jackie Gomez.
The Bishop’s School is an independent, coeducational college-preparatory day school for students in grades six through twelve who live throughout San Diego County. Founded in 1909, the School is affiliated with the Episcopal church.