Robotics club member wins state championship

Robotics club member wins state championship

Robotics club member Aeden Gasser-Brennan ’19 won the 2017 California State VRC High School Championship in Pomona on March 11 with team member Ben Adelstein from Grover Cleveland High School. The team also received the Amaze Award, and they will advance to the World Championship in Louisville, Kentucky April 19-25 with their robot, Quantum Flux. “The day […]

Dancers address diversity in ‘Love’ showcase

Dancers address diversity in ‘Love’ showcase

Students and faculty danced in response to recent global events at the Upper School Dance Concert March 3-5 in the Rugby Auditorium. “In difficult times, we need one another.  This is our way of giving back to our community,” director and Performing Arts Teacher Cyndy Winter said. “Our means is dance, and our goal is […]

Students participate in Community Service Week

Students participate in Community Service Week

Students packed lunches for the homeless, spoke with previously incarcerated members from Homeboy Industries and celebrated their completion of service hours with Dippin’ Dots during Community Service Week Feb. 27 to March 3. Hosted by Community Council, the week’s slogan, “Get Involved,” was meant to foster the spirit of community involvement, Community Council member Taylor Redmond […]

Faculty members promote school’s summer programs

Faculty members promote school’s summer programs

Faculty members worked a booth and invited families to attend upcoming summer programs at the Parent Education League’s 5th Annual ‘Summer Days’ CAMP Fair on Sunday at the Skirball Cultural Center. Director of Kutler Center and Summer Programs Jim Patterson and Operations and Director of Summer School Sports Programs Darlene Bible spoke to students and parents […]

Peers offer advice for internships, summer opportunities

Peers offer advice for internships, summer opportunities

Students with previous internship experiences led a discussion and gave advice to students interested in summer opportunities today in the Kutler Center as a part of the HW Works internship program. Student panelists Jordan Bedikian ’18, Marie Eric ’18 and Chronicle Sports Assistant Editor Elly Choi ’18 provided suggestions for the application process and seeking initiative. […]

Groups brunch over multiculturalism, gender

Groups brunch over multiculturalism, gender

Student-led affinity groups including the Latin American Student Organization; Black Leadership, Awareness and Culture Club; Gender and Sexuality Awareness Club and La Femme hosted a multicultural brunch to foster student and faculty unity Jan. 30 at the Feldman Gallery. “This is just about coming together,” Upper School Dean and event co-organizer Celso Cardenas said. “There […]

Habitat for Humanity goes on year’s first build trip

Habitat for Humanity goes on year’s first build trip

Students painted moldings, cleaned rooms and built shelves at two build sites Saturday for Habitat for Humanity’s first build of the year in Montebello. “Habitat for Humanity is a great cause that has given so many people the opportunity to own homes,” club co-leader Casey Crosson ’17 said. “Volunteering leaves you feeling rewarded after a […]

Weekly productions on AIDS in the LGBTQ community taking place

Weekly productions on AIDS in the LGBTQ community taking place

Sophie Kim ’19 and Visual Arts Department Head Cheri Gaulke will be performing in a production commenting on the legacy of AIDS in a group of LGBTQ writers called QueerWise every Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 28 to Feb. 25. The show, “Shades of Disclosure: Who are You?” is held at the Skylight Theatre Company and […]

Society of Global Affairs welcomes Afghan refugee

Afghan refugee Khadim Dai spoke to the Society of Global Affairs and presented a short documentary he filmed in Indonesia to students Monday. Dai shot the entire documentary, titled “Life as a Hazara Refugee,” by phone. The film depicts his everyday life with other Hazara refugee, showing how he and his fellow refugees distracted themselves from cultural […]

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