History Bowl club prepares for national competition

Participants of the History Bowl club prepare for the National History Bowl, a buzzer-based history quiz competition for teams of up to six students, in their weekly meetings on Mondays. Questions in the competition focus on the history of the arts, sciences, religion, philosophy, language, historical geography, sports and entertainment. This year, due to COVID-19, the National […]

Students learn about the universe in Space Exploration Club

The Space Exploration Club, organized by Ethan Rose ’22, plans to focus on a variety of space disciplines in a time when SpaceX has risen to fame and American space missions have become more frequent. . The club expects there to be human colonization of Mars in the near future and wants to educate club members about […]

Movie club unites cinema enthusiasts

Run by Aiden Schiller ’22 and Hannah Yanover ’22, the HW Movie Club plans to spend its time watching a variety of movies from an assortment of genres. The two leaders hope to unite cinema lovers throughout the school, watching a new film each week. The club will view movies from different eras and time periods in […]

Club members mentor underprivileged students in Leaders United for Change

Members of Leaders United for Change, led by Lyon Chung ’21, mentor underprivileged students to overcome financial and racial inequalities they may face. Mentors teach various subjects, such as mathematics, writing and science, in addition to assisting with standardized test preparation. As a branch of a larger organization, the Leaders United for Change club at the […]

Students discuss politics in new club

The Political Discussion Club serves as a space for students to discuss current and recent events on Friday afternoons. Co-Leader Josie Jun ’21 said that several topics they covered in the club included the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the first Presidential Debate and President Donald Trump’s COVID-19 diagnosis over group Zoom […]

Students game together in Party Games Club

The Party Games Club meets every other Friday night and engages in online multiplayer games, presenting an opportunity to unwind with fellow students. The club played Among Us, a space-themed teamwork video game, during their first meeting. Co-Leaders Aaron Cho ’22 and Navid Ghodsi ’21 said the Zoom-meeting format works well for their club and […]

Surf Club reunites student surfers

Run by Nik Grube ’21, Ely Dickson ’22 and Dylan Giovine ’22, HW Surf Club is focused on and will be discussing all things surf-related . Meetings will be held each week to watch surfing movies and play surfing games. The club is set to organize monthly weekend surf trips, which are open to surfers of all […]

New programmers join App Development Club

The App Development Club meets in a classroom format, as leader Matteo Dall’Olmo ’22 shares his computer screen and helps other students understand the basics of programming. Members have the opportunity to create their own applications that can eventually appear on mainstream app marketplaces. Dall’Olmo said the first few meetings have been successful in helping […]

Science Olympiad Club prepares for tournaments

Members of the Science Olympiad club, run by Helena Wu ’23 and Olivia Wang ’23, prepare for the invitational, regional, state and national Science Olympiad competitions in their weekly meetings on Fridays. Science Olympiad has 23 events, and partners of two or three can choose which of the events they compete in. In club meetings, […]

Outdoor cafeteria undergoes construction

Outdoor cafeteria undergoes construction

In an effort to efficiently provide lunch to the school community,  the administration  decided to build a cafeteria annex at the flag court. Associate Head of School Laura Ross said that while the school was planning the new schedule, many members of the community were concerned about the common lunch period. Without the cafeteria annex, […]