Finding my footing in her footsteps

When I was little it always took me an unnecessarily long time to get dressed in the morning. Not because I can claim to care about or understand fashion, but rather because I had to wait for my older sister to pick out her outfit so I could put on exactly the same thing. She […]

Dudamel conducts orchestra at assembly

Dressed in a classic, crisp tuxedo, world-renowned conductor Gustavo Dudamel stepped onto the stage at Walt Disney Concert Hall to conduct the Los Angeles Philharmonic in the second installment of the Mozart/Da Ponte Trilogy “The Marriage of Figaro,” on the evening of May 23. Earlier that same day, he opted for a black t-shirt and jeans when […]

Last day of school for Hudnut after 60-plus years of learning

Perched atop a telephone pole in rural Vannes, France, Thomas C. Hudnut strung wires, redirecting electricity to farms that had remained virtually untouched since the 15th century. “The lintels of the doors were about 5-foot-4 reflecting how short people were during the Middle Ages and the barns were still attached to the house and meters […]

'Napalm' Girl to attend film screening

Kim Phuc, the “Napalm Girl,” will speak to parents and students May 10 at 7:30 p.m. following the screening of a documentary about her life entitled “The Power of a Picture.” The movie, presented by producers Jeff MacIntyre and David Ono, also features Nick Ut, the Pulitzer Prize winning photographer who captured the image of […]

Chronicle hosts high school editors round table

Former Chronicle editor-in-chief Daniel Rothberg ’11, now managing editor of the USC Daily Trojan, told high school editors Sunday, March 17 how different it is to work on a college daily. For the second year in a row, the Chronicle hosted an Editors Roundtable for editors from other private schools in the Los Angeles area […]

Anonymous student hacks traffic sign

Driving down Mulholland to school every day is second nature to those who take the route. The winds in the road are anticipated, the traffic patterns practically memorized. But on March 7 parents, students and faculty encountered something unexpected. Rather than flashing the usual updates on Coldwater Canyon closures, a construction sign on the side […]

Visiting students perform 'Gargantua'

The Midnite Youth Theater Company from Christ Church School in Perth, Australia performed their show “Gargantua” in Rugby theater on Friday, Jan. 11 at 6 p.m. and on the middle school campus at 3:30 p.m. Admission to all performances was free. Drew Stocker, a colleague and friend of Head of the Performing Arts Department Rees […]

The lost art of cursive

Adam Zucker ’13 was taking a physics test when he was confronted with a problem involving the variable A. After a quick twirl of his pen, he reproduced the question on a scrap piece of paper and Zucker’s “A” began to look much more like a four. Continuing the problem, Zucker misinterpreted his own writing […]

Barzdukas, Siegel teach ‘Parenting 101’

School psychologist Dr. Sheila Siegel and Head of Upper School Audrius Barzdukas gave the second presentation in a series entitled HW Parenting 101 in the lounge on Dec. 6. Together they answered parents’ questions about social life in high school, drawing from their own experiences raising teenagers. One parent expressed concern about the explicit names […]

Iñárritu to address Film Festival

Director Alejandro González Iñárritu (Maria Gonzalez ’13) will discuss his career in the movie industry as the keynote speaker at the Harvard-Westlake Film Festival on March 15, 2013. Iñárritu was the first Mexican director to be nominated for the Academy Award for Best Director for his film “Babel” in 2006. His films “21 Grams” and […]

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