Student entrepreneurs implement programming skills at annual Hackathon

Student entrepreneurs implement programming skills at annual Hackathon

Upper school students participated in the third annual Hackathon in Mudd Library Nov. 8 to 9. Hackathon offers students opportunities to learn new skills and prizes The event, which Lukas Seklir ’21 and Amaan Irfan ’21 organized, featured workshops about developing presentations, artificial intelligence and other facets of programming. Students furthered their programming skills and […]

Ridgecrest Earthquake shakes up Garlock Fault and community

The 6.4 and 7.1 magnitude Ridgecrest earthquakes that occurred earlier this month  were the largest earthquakes in Southern California in two  decades. These earthquakes caused the Garlock Fault to  slide for the first time in recorded history. Some scientists speculate that this movement could potentially trigger the next California earthquake with a magnitude in the 8 range, colloquially […]

Latin students visit Getty Villa

Latin students visit Getty Villa

A group of approximately 30 students and teachers from Latin levels IA to III Honors visited the Getty Villa in Malibu during a field trip Oct. 26. “The Getty Villa is like this ancient treasure trove in the middle of Malibu, and visiting is always such an amazing and immersive experience,” Latin III Honors student […]

A case of pertussis returns to campus

Community Health Officer Milo Sini informed the school community that a current student that has been diagnosed with pertussis Thursday. The school previously experienced a pertussis outbreak in the 2018-19 academic year. Pertussis, also known as whooping cough, is a respiratory disease that can be spread when a person coughs or sneezes, Sini wrote in […]

Two alumni present at HW Venture Incubator

Two alumni present at HW Venture Incubator

Two alumni entrepreneurs shared their start-up experiences with students at HW Venture’s Incubator Program Sept. 27. Two alumni discuss their startups  Brooke Levin ’12 spoke first about her startup, (Ate)ifi, a vending machine that allows users to customize their trail mix according to their nutritional needs. Levin, who now works with HW Venture, discussed the […]

Fellowship recipients recap summer travels

The seven recipients of this year’s HWGo! Fellowships presented their findings from their trips to faculty and friends Sept. 19 in the Kutler Center. Most of the presentations consisted of a slideshow and a media supplement, which included photo collages and videos. The event lasted around three hours and included a 30-minute reception in addition […]

Students explore interests at Activities Fair

Students explore interests at Activities Fair

The Prefect Council hosted the annual Activities Fair Monday, where eighty clubs and organizations set up bright posters and tables on the quad to display their interests to fellow students. The Fair represented a variety of clubs, including the Bonsai and Nature Club, Westflix and Math Bowl. “At first I was really nervous about manning […]

Departments collaborate to make camera obscura

Departments collaborate to make camera obscura

The Visual Arts and Science departments collaborated to create a camera obscura in Rugby Tower, which was available to the community from Sept. 12-13. One of the main goals of the project was to enable students to better understand optics and the inner workings of a camera, among other things. “Since we’ve been doing similar […]