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. […]

‘Ruff’ morning for a dog on campus

Students found an unexpected surprise roaming on campus upon arriving at school on Wednesday — a lost poodle mix. Kinly McCaffrey ’18 and Thomas McCaffrey ’20 discovered Teddy, who belongs to Head of Upper School Laura Ross and her family, after he left his yard and wandered onto campus. Kinly McCaffrey called her mom and […]

Features magazine to publish first issue

Panorama Magazine, a features magazine created by a group of staff members on the Chronicle, will be published quarterly throughout the school year beginning this November. Chronicle Print Managing Editor Alena Rubin ’18 and Presentation Editor Nicole Kim ’18 serve as the magazine’s editors-in-chief. Juniors and seniors on the Chronicle staff also work on the […]

Environmental conservationist speaks to club

Conservation International member Gillian Wynn spoke to the Environmental Club on Oct. 23 about ways that students can volunteer for CI, a non-profit organization that works to protect nature and ecosystems. Wynn also spoke about how she became involved with environmental conservation. “When I was in college, I took a great course called Pollution Politics […]

CNPA and ASPA recognize Chronicle

The California News Publishers Association granted The Chronicle awards in the 2016 CNPA Better Newspapers Contest. Volume 26 of the Chronicle received awards from the CNPA and American Scholastic Press Association. The Chronicle website, hwchronicle.com, placed first in Online General Excellence. The American Scholastic Press Association awarded the Chronicle First Place and the Most Outstanding […]

Club holds Jamba Juice fundraiser

HW Pencils of Promise hosted a fundraiser at Jamba Juice in Studio City every Friday throughout the month of September to support Pencils of Promise, a non-profit organization. As it strives to increase literacy rates, the organization builds schools and increases educational opportunities all over the world. Students were able to donate by showing a […]