Campus experiences brief power outage

The upper school campus experienced an area affected power outage during fourth period Friday. The power went out at 11:11 a.m. and was fixed by 11:20 a.m.. According the Department of Water and Power, the reason for the power outage is still unknown. The outage prevented the wifi from working, and the cafeteria was unable to […]

Jason Collins ’97 featured in museum exhibit

Jason Collins ’97 is featured in an exhibit in the National African-American Museum recognizing his bravery in becoming the first openly gay athlete to play in any of America’s four major professional sports. Collins played in the NBA for thirteen seasons before retiring in 2014. A jersey signed by his teammates is featured in the exhibit, […]

Say cheese: alumni capture student life with photos

Visual arts teacher Kevin O’Malley commissioned three alumni to take photographs of alumni and students for an upcoming art show titled ‘Decades.’ Curatorial assistant at the Hammer Museum January Parkos-Arnall ’96 is organizing the show, which is part of the 25th Anniversary Alumni celebration. Michele Asselin ’90, an editorial photographer whose work has been featured […]

Photography I students showcase first semester art

Photography I students showcase first semester art

Photography I students showcased projects from first semester at an art show Monday during Activities. The showcase included self portraits inspired by a mentor of the student’s choice, camera-less photograms, crumpled up magazines and surrealists pieces created by Photography I students in 2016. Each student had one to two pieces in the gallery. Visual arts teacher […]

Students recognized in Chinese essay-writing contest

Eight students in various Chinese classes received awards in an essay contest run by the Chinese Language Association of Secondary-Elementary Schools. The contest was divided into three categories of submission: the regular category, the heritage category and the immersion program and all of those who applied from the school won a prize in their designated […]

Students win Chinese essay contest

Eight students in various Chinese classes received awards in an essay contest run by the Chinese Language Association of Secondary-Elementary Schools. Students were required to write about a person who has influenced them. The contest was split into three categories of submission: the regular category, heritage category and immersion program, and all of those who […]

Entrepreneur speaks to Business of Life Class

Entrepreneur Evan Horowitz ’99 advised Business of Life students to follow their dreams and learn from their failures during his speech Oct. 27. Horowitz came to speak as a part of HW Venture’s Lunch and Lecture series after he was recommended by entrepreneur Sameer Gupta ’99, an instrumental person in the development of the entrepreneurship […]

Students celebrate Halloween

Students participated in a Social Committee-organized costume contest and took photos in a photo booth to raise money for the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles on Halloween. The committee organized the contest and showed Halloween-themed movies in the lounge to bring the community together in Halloween spirit. “Not many times during the school year can everyone […]