Students, alumni convene for first HW Venture event

Students, alumni convene for first HW Venture event

Students gathered in the Kutler Center Monday for the inaugural HW Venture meeting, in which alumni and faculty shared personal experiences in the tech industry and at startups. Venture is a group that focuses on innovation and idea sharing within the school community. During the meeting, students discussed ideas for the future of Venture, including a […]

Students, faculty play games at first Festival of Spring

Students, faculty play games at first Festival of Spring

Community and Character Committee hosted the first Festival of Spring Thursday between fourth and fifth periods in an effort to build a sense of community and help students relieve stress before Spring Break, committee members said. Students and faculty participated in dodgeball in the Taper Gymnasium, as well as three-ball soccer, kickball and tug of […]

Response to Facebook sports controversy

Response to Facebook sports controversy

Emma Watson looked me in the eye and asked, “If not me, who? If not now, when?” Watson delivered a speech entitled “I’m a feminist” to the UN in 2014. Okay, I kind of lied. She didn’t exactly look me in the eye; I watched her speech through a laptop screen. But to me, it […]

Student journalists speak at conference

Members of the Chronicle staff spoke at the Jewish Scholastic Press Association’s conference Feb. 25. Staff members presented journalism techniques to Jewish high school journalism students from across the country at B’nai David-Judea synagogue. They talked about the Chronicle website, HWTV and issues of the newspaper. “I thought it went really well,” Benjamin Most ’16 […]

Students meet with district congressman

Students meet with district congressman

Rep. Ted Lieu met with the Human Rights Watch Student Task Force to discuss the Syrian refugee crisis Feb. 16. The club supported Lieu’s vote against House Resolution 4038, the American Security Against Foreign Enemies Act, which would have drastically reduced the number of Syrian refugees permitted to enter the United States by expanding the […]

Club hosts Chinese New Year luncheon

The Chinese Cultural Club hosted its annual luncheon today at the Skirball Center. Members of the Chinese Cultural Club, Chinese language students and faculty were invited. The event is the club’s largest and attracted about 300 guests. Students in the Chinese language program performed a song. “This is a time we get together friends and […]

DJ Lesh ’18 works in sound technology

DJ Lesh ’18 works in sound technology

It was opening night. Daniel “DJ” Lesh ’18 went through his checklist for the last time. Turn on the speakers; turn on the sound board- check. Backstage, he had put each of the 23 mics onto the actors himself. If there was any problem with the mics, it would be his fault.  He remembers the months […]

Faculty to view “Star Wars” screening

Eighty-five members of the faculty and staff will attend a free screening of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” Dec. 19 at the IMAX headquarters in Playa Vista. Disney Studios Chairman Alan Horn (Cassidy ’06, Cody ’08), IMAX President Greg Foster (Lucas ’08, Jackson ’11, Drew ’13) and Steve Bing ’82 arranged the screening to thank […]

Students hold bake sale to benefit charity

Students raised $700 Monday for Bear Boxes, a charity that sends care packages with teddy bears to orphanages and schools in developing countries, by selling baked goods in the lounge. The bake sale took place from second through eighth period. Students could name their own price for their purchase as long as they paid a […]