Monday bake sale to benefit children's group

Megan Kaplan ’15 will host a bake sale Monday to raise money for the organization Friendship Circle. The baked goods will be provided by members of the Bake a Difference club and will be sold during break.  The Friendship Circle is an organization that assigns volunteers to children with special needs. The volunteers spend time […]

School to bring back gender, sexuality class

The Interdisciplinary Studies and Independent Research course “Gender and Sexuality” will return next year after being canceled this year due to low enrollment. The class, taught by English teacher Malina Mamigonian for juniors and seniors, will continue in the 2014-2015 term. According to the Curriculum Guide, the course “focuses on masculinity and relevant contemporary contexts […]

Prefect Council sells Valentine grams

Prefect Council began selling Valentines grams Tuesday. The grams sold will be delivered directly to students’ lockers on Valentine’s Day. Each gram comes with a lollipop and costs $1 each. Students must pay in cash. Prefect Council made the announcement through email on Monday, and released an advertisement video that was included in the email […]

Seniors, alumni attend yearly reception

Recent alumni and current seniors were invited to the annual alumni reception prior to the girls’ varsity basketball game Monday. The Office of Advancement invited graduates to provide an opportunity for former students to reconnect with one another, teachers and deans. Current seniors were also invited to meet alumni in the Feldman-Horn Gallery. Both alumni […]

Council adds fair to annual service week

Community Council will host the first ever Community Service Fair during Break Dec. 9 as a part of the annual Community Service week Dec. 9-13. “The goal is essentially to establish a stronger presence of community service at our school,” Head of Community Council Tatiana Ettensberger ’14 said. “This has always been our goal, but […]

Scheduling app available for free download

Almost 60 percent of the student body has downloaded the iHW smartphone application developed by Jonathan Burns ’14 since it was published on Sept. 13. Head of Upper School Audrius Barzdukas announced Sept. 16 that Burns had created the app for use by the school. Burns began the project at the end of the 2013 […]

Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro

“Surreal,” is how Javi Arango ’16 felt about reaching the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro having completed a week-long trek up and down the highest mountain in Africa. Arango and Aria Sarnoff ’16 spent the first weeks of their summer hiking up the 19,000 foot tall mountain with Rustic Pathways. “I’ve always been interested in climbing,” […]

1 4 5 6