Tag: Pilgrim School

Without cell phones, social connections thrive at Pilgrim School

Without cell phones, social connections thrive at Pilgrim School

| May 30, 2024 | 0 Comments

As the school year comes to a close, the Larchmont Chronicle checked in with Patricia Kong, head of Pilgrim School, to see how her bold “no cell phones” policy changed the 2023-24 year for students and teachers at the 66-year-old private school located on the campus of First Congregational Church at Commonwealth Avenue and Sixth Street. The Chronicle’s […]

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Pomp, circumstance is back, in person

Pomp, circumstance is back, in person

| June 2, 2022 | 0 Comments

Graduation season is here, and unlike recent years when the pandemic curbed ceremonies to socially distanced virtual and drive-by events, this year’s graduates will be flipping their tassels live before moving on to the next stages of their lives. Here are some of our area schools’ graduation ceremony plans: Episcopal School of Los Angeles will […]

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Beloved coach to retire from Pilgrim after 40-year run

Beloved coach to retire from Pilgrim after 40-year run

| June 2, 2022 | 0 Comments

A much-loved sports coach at Pilgrim School, Mike Sarafian, is retiring after 46 years at the kindergarten-through-12th-grade school. He will be celebrated at the Alumni Reunion Celebration Aug. 20 at 4 p.m. on the campus. Alumni, students, faculty, parents, friends and family are invited. Tickets will go on sale on the school website in July: […]

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Pilgrim School leader tapped for Columbia fellowship

Pilgrim School leader tapped for Columbia fellowship

| December 30, 2021 | 0 Comments

Pilgrim School’s newly appointed Head of School Patricia Kong has been selected to join a small cohort of experienced national and international school leaders for the 2022 Klingenstein Head of School Fellowship in late January. The highly selective program admits 20 heads of school annually and offers a two-week, fully-funded fellowship at Columbia University’s Teachers College in […]

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Schools recommence in-person graduation ceremonies

Schools recommence in-person graduation ceremonies

| June 3, 2021 | 0 Comments

During a year unlike most, seniors, their families and school officials worked together to create commencement ceremonies that were safe, hopeful and properly acknowledged the accomplishments of the class of 2021. • • • Immaculate Heart High School, class of 1991 graduate, Tyra Banks, addressed 108 seniors Wed., June 2 at the Hollywood Bowl. Banks […]

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Dean, professor, director of law library among speakers

Dean, professor, director of law library among speakers

| May 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

USC history and accounting professor Jacob Soll and associate dean and director of the law library at Gould School of Law Pauline Aranas are two of the speakers addressing graduating seniors this month. Valedictorians, salutatorians, school heads and special presentations from senior classes are included in some of the other local ceremonies. Priscilla Sands, head […]

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