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 […]

Affinity groups host multicultural brunch

Affinity groups host multicultural brunch

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 unity Monday at the Feldman Gallery. “This is just about coming together,” Upper School Dean and event co-organizer Celso Cardenas said. “There could be times when individuals […]

Norman Lear, Kenya Barris speak at diversity forum

Norman Lear, Kenya Barris speak at diversity forum

Speakers discussed racial diversity at the Middle School yesterday, ranging from ideas about the media’s influence on the election to the importance in bridging cultural divides. The public forum, “All in the (black-ish) Family,” featuring “All in the Family” and “The Jeffersons” creator Norman Lear (Madeline ’13) and “black-ish” and “America’s Next Top Model” co-creator […]

Construction work closes Upper St. Michaels

Juniors with parking spots at Upper St. Michaels temporarily parked on the track Jan. 3-6 due to the repaving of the Avenida del Sol, which leads to the lot. “We were just being cautious to get our kids out of that area and relocate them for a short period of time,” Chief of Campus Operations […]