On the last weekend of March, the Crystal Sailing team competed in the High School NorCal Divisional Champs at the Peninsula Youth Sailing Foundation in Redwood City. The team won first place overall for Northern California, as well as first place in both Division A and Division B!
In late March, senior Nike A won the girls competition at the Paly Diving Invitational. Nike now qualifies for the Junior National Championships. At last year's State Chamionships, she finished in third place.
Each spring, CSUS students join the millions of celebrants of Holi worldwide, to commemorate the arrival spring with the Hindu festival of colors and love. The event is sponsored by the Upper School Asian Awareness Club and part of their yearlong exploration of pan-Asian cultures. View photos
One of the most incredible things about being a Crystal faculty member is reaping the benefits of Crystal's deep commitment to supporting the scholastic development and personal growth of its teachers. Each year, faculty have the opportunity to apply for a Loveland Fellowship which funds an opportunity for them "to find intellectual stimulation and gain significant personal and professional benefit" in the summer months.
While the 8th graders are away (on world language trips to Quebec and Costa Rica), the 6th and 7th graders play! PoP Week is a favorite tradition that allows our youngest students to delve deeply into a topic, develop new skills, and have a blast with experiential, hands-on learning opportunities.