Debaters place at competition

Debate captain Indu Pandey ’18 won the second speaker award in the National Greenhill Fall Classic, adding to the team’s successful season. Seven students from the team attended the competition in Addison, Texas from Sept. 16-17. They participated in the Lincoln-Douglas division, in which debaters compete one-on-one on bimonthly assigned topics. Six of the seven […]

New athletics principles created

New athletics principles created

After six months of meetings, the administration will present a set of 15 athletics principles as a standard for the athletic department’s expectations and to address contemporary issues. The Athletics Mission and Planning Committee, made up of 14 faculty and staff members, convened to answer two questions: In what ways is the HW Athletics Program […]

A Far East feast: ASIA club hosts culture day

The Asian Students in Action club set up tables with Asian snacks, clothing and instruments for Asian Culture Day on Friday during fourth and fifth periods. The club held the day to celebrate May, which is Asian-American heritage month. “The purpose of the Culture Day was not only to celebrate the diverse Asian cultures on […]

Environmental Footprints

Environmental Footprints

Last month, Governor Jerry Brown declared an end to the six-year drought that plagued California. At that point, Environmental Club leader Hannah Tuchman ’17 breathed a sign of relief. “I also think saying the drought was over may be true in that we filled a certain quota, but we should always be trying to conserve […]

Janine Jones named Director of Diversity

At the school’s second Moving Forward meeting, President Rick Commons announced that Associate Director of Admission Janine Jones will be immediately taking the position of Interim Directory of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in addition to her current position. “The HW community should expect more tangible and visible efforts surrounding DEI,” Jones said. “Some changes will […]

Model United Nations to practice diplomacy

Ten students will travel to Georgetown University for a Northern American Invitational Model United Nations Conference Feb. 16-19. For the conference in Washington D.C., the students wrote position papers on each of their topics, including climate change. “I’m very excited to be participating in an international conference,” Vincent Le ‘18 said. “I’m looking forward to […]

Alumni co-create ‘The Mick’ TV show

David Chernin ’03 and John Chernin ’02 created the TV show “The Mick,” which first aired Jan. 1. “The Mick” is about a woman, Mickey, who is left with the guardianship of her niece Sabrina and her nephews Chip and Ben after her sister and brother-in-law flee the country. One of the sitcom’s episodes, “The […]

Junior aids Iranian students after visiting local school

Junior aids Iranian students after visiting local school

Inspired by her heritage and travels to Iran, Nicole Bahar ’18 will host a bake sale Jan. 23 to raise money for an elementary school in the Middle Eastern country. During winter break, Bahar traveled to the Iranian village, Shemshak, which is two hours north of Tehran. “[Shemshak is] like this very poor ski village […]

Publications receive awards at convention

Publications receive awards at convention

The Chronicle won seventh place Best of Show in the “Newspaper Broadsheet” category and sixth place Best of Show in the “Publication Website Small School” category at the Journalism Education Association/National Scholastic Press Association High School Journalism Convention in Indianapolis, Ind. Nov. 13. The middle school news magazine The Spectrum won second place for the […]

Generation of Change to expand to New Jersey

Generation of Change to expand to New Jersey

Generation of Change, an organization focused on social and environmental issues started by Eitan Sneider ’17, has recently expanded to include two schools in New Jersey. The organization is also working on coordinating with Masai secondary schools in Kenya to further expand the program. Due to time constraints, Generation of Change is only able to […]