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Seeing the forest with new trees

“Trees need people. People need trees. Welcome, Carl!” 12 students chanted while trying not to slip down a precarious, dry slope under the beaming Ojai sun. They were gathered around a tiny, freshly planted oak tree that they named in honor of Carl Cooper, headmaster of Ojai Valley School’s Upper… Seeing the forest with new…
<a href="https://highschool.latimes.com/author/olundp/" target="_self">Paul Olund</a>

Paul Olund

March 18, 2015

“Trees need people. People need trees. Welcome, Carl!” 12 students chanted while trying not to slip down a precarious, dry slope under the beaming Ojai sun. They were gathered around a tiny, freshly planted oak tree that they named in honor of Carl Cooper, headmaster of Ojai Valley School’s Upper…

Seeing the forest with new trees

High schoolers’ perceptions of Stanford

High schoolers’ perceptions of Stanford

High school is romanticized as the party-filled epitome of a person’s life, but every high schooler has the inescapable thought of college hovering over their heads.  Google searching Stanford results in images of sunny Silicon Valley and articles about prodigious...