For better or for worse it’s a “brave new world” in college admissions now that ChatGPT and other generative AI programs are widely available to use both for shaping students’ college applications and for evaluating them to make admission decisions. There are many ethical and practical questions to consider in terms of the varied roles of AI in our lives, so for the purposes of this article I will focus mainly on implications and possible repercussions of harnessing these powerful systems in undergraduate college admissions.
March has provided so many opportunities for our Scorpions to apply their academic studies to hands-on projects and experiments! They're using their knowledge and skills in science, technology, engineering, art, and math to create cool projects like 3D-printed sculptures, make their own ice-cream, design the 2023 yearbook, and more!
The 2023 Media Art's yearbook design has been nominated for best design by Jostens. The 2023 SRS Yearbook will be competing with 10 other schools in the United States for this prestigious award. Please congratulate our amazing students for all their hard work and accomplishments.
Congratulations on TWO SOLD OUT shows, Scorpions! Our first-ever Lower School and student-directed production, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, was a huge hit.
Benjamin Browder ('24) has been selected for an exciting opportunity to shadow the stage management team during the Pioneer Center's Broadway national tour of Anastasia!
Tickets for Once Upon a Mattress are on sale now! Many moons ago in a far-off place, Queen Aggravain decreed no couples could marry until her son, Prince Dauntless, found a bride. Princesses came from far and wide to win the hand of the prince, but none could pass the impossible tests given to them by the Queen. That is, until the shy swamp princess, Winnifred the Woebegone, showed up. Come find out how this tale ends April 13-15 and April 21-22!
The 2023 racing season started officially for Rhys Ferrito ('28) in San Francisco a few weeks ago! he won his age group (12 & Under) in the 5k and finished 24th overall out of 1,750 runners in that race and set a personal record - which is also a national record for his age.
Grade 7 student Daniel Dicante went to Las Vegas a few weekends ago to participate in a baseball tournament. While there he also supported an event focusing on mental health awareness.
Middle School Scorpions courageously wrote, memorized, and recited essays inspired by the "This I Believe" audio program that ran on National Public Radio (NPR). The program engaged people from all walks of life in writing and sharing essays about the core values that guide a person’s daily life.
Head Boys Basketball Coach Cory Clemetson announced today that he is retiring from coaching at Sage Ridge School. Clemetson has coached the Sage Ridge High School Varsity Boys Basketball team for the past two seasons and had coached at the middle school for the previous four years.
Michelle finished third in Lincoln Douglas Debate at Spring Creek High school, a very strong showing as it was just her first LD debate of her high school career. Remarkably, she came away with the tournament’s “Best Speaker” award as well.
Last Thursday, we had a Snow Sculpture Contest where anyone in the SRS community could create something from snow either on campus or at home. We had several groups participate and create some awesome sculptures and we have our five winners!
In addition to winning the 2023 1A West Region Championship, and making back-to-back state tournament appearances, our Varsity Boys Basketball team was named the 2023 NIAA 1A Academic State Champion showing their excellence both on the court and in the classroom. To cap off the historic year, All-League honors were recently announced and we are proud to share the recipients including 1A West Coach of the Year, Cory Clemetson.
JV boys not only fielded a team for the first time in school history for any team sport, but they finished their season 5-5 and undefeated in league play. SRS Varsity Boys Basketball once again went undefeated and are now headed to the Nevada 1A State Basketball Tournament. SRS Varsity Girls Basketball concluded another strong season with back-to-back years finishing 3rd in the 1A West and earning a home playoff game. Our 9 skiers are headed off to the state ski races today and tomorrow at Mt Rose. Our MS Girls Volleyball teams made great strides this season and battled each and every match and showed great improvement over the course of the season.
Our Scorpions demonstrated incredible courage by performing in the February Coffeehouse! It was the perfect way to end a fun Spirit Week.