Robotics team goes to semi-finals of state competition, qualifies for Worlds

Robotics team goes to semi-finals of state competition, qualifies for Worlds

One of the school robotics teams qualified for the VEX World Tournament after cheating allegations made against them at the state competition were overturned Feb. 24, robotics coach Andrew Theiss said. Subteams 62A, comprised of Cameron Schiller ’19, Miles Agus ’18 and DJ Lesh ’18, and 62K, comprised of Coco Kaleel ’20, Dean Rieter ’20 […]

Sophomores, juniors elect next year’s Head Prefects

Sophomores, juniors elect next year’s Head Prefects

Ryan Stanford ’19 and Kevin Chen ’19 will serve as Head Prefects for the 2018-2019 school year. Results were announced after school on Thursday in an email. Although one male and one female were still chosen to be Head Prefect, following standard protocol, students were able to vote for any two candidates regardless of gender, […]

Calling entrepreneurs: new fellowship created

The application for the first social entrepreneurship fellowship is now open to students who are interested in spending this summer executing a start-up proposal to positively impact their community. Chronicle Executive Editor Elly Choi ’18 created the fellowship. SEF will provide financial support and mentorship to the chosen applicant. Freshmen, sophomores and juniors are eligible […]

Students compete in March Madness tournament

Prefect Council hosted the second annual March Madness Basketball Tournament on Monday in Taper Gym. 16 teams, each made of 3-4 students, competed in a bracket prepared by the Prefect Council days prior. The gym was sectioned off into four different courts, as different matches took place simultaneously. Team GYGR, including Nevin Sanitsky ’18, Mason […]

School hosts gap year fair

Students and parents learned about different gap year programs and summer opportunities at the USA Gap Year Fair Feb. 22. Director of Kutler Center and Summer Programs Jim Patterson oversaw the event and spoke about different specialized programs and fellowship opportunities that the Kutler Center provides and supports. “There is a Brownstein Gap Year Fellowship […]

HW Venture holds Web and App Workshop

HW Venture, a student-alumni entrepreneurship innovation organization, hosted a Web and App Workshop on Jan. 22, where students worked on projects, business ideas and other innovations. At the Vortex Meet-up, students learned from and taught other participants about business and design, HW Venture Head of Communications Ariana Sokolov ’19 said. “What this event is highlighting is […]

Sophomores win Judge’s Award at robotics competition

Stephanie Cho ’20 and Jenna Kronenberg ’20 won the Judge’s Award at Howl in the Hills VEX Robotics Competition in Chino Hills on Jan. 13. The judges were impressed by the robot’s design and the pair’s commitment to work as a two-person, all-girl team, Stephanie Cho ’20 said. “It’s our first year in robotics and […]

HW Life publishes new design this year

The most recent winter issue of HWLife, a magazine that highlights the school’s notable alumni, showcased a new, modern design. Alumni in the magazine featured Broadway actor Ben Platt ’11, LAUSD District 4 board member Nick Melvoin ’04 and Nobel Peace Prize recipient Daniel Hogsta ’05. The magazine included articles from the Chronicle as well […]

Mind, body, soul: Students host show on body language

Blingo Blango, a photography showcase that focused on body language and expression, held its reception Jan. 8 at the Feldman-Horn Gallery during break. Visual arts teacher Kevin O’Malley said he was intrigued how many students are unaware of the meaning behind various types of body language, even though it is a fundamental way people communicate. […]