Students on Vietnam trip to run social media accounts

Students going on the HW Go! Vietnam Digital Storytelling trip Jan. 15-24 will run Instagram and Snapchat accounts so students can stay updated with those on the trip. Those interested in social media updates can follow the Instagram account hwphoto2 and the Snapchat account hwvietnam. With trip leaders Visual Arts Department Head Cheri Gaulke and upper […]

Student holds fundraiser

Student holds fundraiser

Emily Rahhal ’17 was named ABC’S “Cool Kid” of the week for hosting a nonprofit fundraiser for the National Veterans Foundation on Nov. 7 to raise funds for veterans returning home from deployment. Rahhal learned about the organization and was inspired to get involved after meeting her father’s friend Shad Meeshad, the founder and president […]

CNN producer speaks to Video Art and Photography classes

CNN producer speaks to Video Art and Photography classes

Senior Producer for CNN Politics Gabe Ramirez spoke to combined arts classes Oct. 29 about his experience with the network for 16 years, including his work in photojournalism and videography. Focusing on on-air production and CNN digital, Ramirez has reported on stories such as the combat in Iraq, 2010 Haiti earthquake and every presidential election […]

Fanatics announce Fanatic Fest details at assembly

With Homecoming approaching Saturday, the Head Fanatics announced the details of this week’s Fanatic Fest festivities at today’s assembly, and students also made additional announcements detailing upcoming school-wide events. To lead up to the pep rally on Friday, each day this week has a specific dress theme. Themes included “Marvel Monday,” “Twin Tuesday” and “Western […]

Seniors participate in annual ring ceremony

Seniors participate in annual ring ceremony

The Class of 2016 joined together on Ted Slavin Field Sunday evening to receive rings or pins in the annual Senior Ring Ceremony. “We gather today with purpose for a celebration that takes on symbolic significance. The tokens that we will be given represent wholeness and commitment,” senior prefect Adam Yaron ’16 said to open […]

Students to attend Homecoming Formal

Upper school students are invited to attend the third annual Homecoming Formal dance in Taper Gymnasium on Oct. 10 hosted by Prefect Council. The dance will be from 7 to 11 p.m., and the doors will close at 8 p.m. until the end of the dance. Semi-formal attire and limos are allowed. The dance this […]

Class of 2016 participates in Ring Ceremony

The Class of 2016 joined together on Ted Slavin Field Sunday evening to receive rings or pins in the annual Ring Ceremony. “We gather today with purpose for a celebration that takes on symbolic significance. The tokens that we will be given represent wholeness and commitment,” senior prefect Adam Yaron ’16 said to open the […]

Science teacher completes credential, will teach chemistry

Heather Audesirk will return to the science department after first coming to the Upper School last spring. Since last teaching, Audesirk has completed her single-subject teaching credential in chemistry at Asuza Pacific University. Audesirk will teach Chemistry and Chemistry Honors in the upcoming year. Before becoming a teacher, she was a tutor for the Harvey […]

Adam Levine: English

Former squash and football coach and English teacher Adam Levine will teach English II and English III: Living America. At the Kent School in Connecticut, Levine taught electives such as detective fiction, music and literature and sophomore, junior and senior English classes. Levine also coached the squash and football teams. Levine is interested in theater […]

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