iHW app records student attendance

iHW app records student attendance

The iHW app was recently updated to include a function that allows students to check in and out of school using their phones, eliminating the need for sign out sheets. Preciado discusses the benefits of the app  Previously used only to show daily schedules and IDs, the app now includes a tab that allows seniors […]

New York Times reporter shares experiences

New York Times reporter shares experiences

Katherine Rosman, a Features reporter for The New York Times, spoke to staff members of The Chronicle about her experiences in professional journalism. Rosman discusses her beginning years as a journalist  Rosman’s first job was at a fashion magazine as an assistant, and though she said she initially was assigned only menial tasks, her enthusiasm […]

Artist displays work in Feldman-Horn Gallery

Artist displays work in Feldman-Horn Gallery

The visual arts department invited artist Jenny Yurshansky on campus to serve as the Upper School’s first artist in residence. Yurshansky’s exhibition “Blacklisted: A Planted Allegory” in Feldman-Horn gallery was opened to the community on Friday. The Artist in Residence program invites an artist on campus to exhibit their artwork and teach classes about their […]

Robotics team continues success

Robotics team continues success

Seven upper school robotics teams participated in the CAMS VEX robotics tournament at Cabrillo High School on Nov. 23. Katie Mumford ’20 led team 62X to victory, going undefeated throughout the competition. Team members win awards  During the finals, team 62X, represented at the tournament by Mumford and Isaac Dienstag ’21, defeated team 62A, which […]

HWSAA expresses thanks for alumni

The Student Alumni Association (SAA) hosted its second annual Thankathon on Dec. 2. The Thankathon is a way for students to connect with the larger school community and to express gratitude, SAA member Cory Porter ’22 said. “The Student Alumni Association allows us to not only reach out and get in touch with [alumni], but […]

Youth activists convene at Junior State of America conference

Several students from the Junior State of America (JSA) club attended the Fall State Convention at the Hyatt Regency Orange County from Nov. 23 to 24. Attendees took part in fairs, panels and debates that focused on various political issues and activism initiatives. JSA conference includes many activities to increase political knowledge Discussion topics included […]

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 […]

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