Ross informs community of increased security, student resources after security threat

Ross informs community of increased security, student resources after security threat

In light of a threatening social media post that caused school to close Friday, Head of Upper School Laura Ross addressed students and faculty about increased security on campus, resources for students seeking support and ways for students to take action against gun violence. Although Ross said she could not disclose all of the added […]

Former Black Panther Party leader Ericka Huggins discusses intersectionality and activism

Black Panther Party leader, human rights activist and educator Ericka Huggins engaged in conversations with students and faculty about the intersection between the feminist and the civil rights movements and how students can take action against injustices Feb. 24. The Black Leadership and Culture Club decided to host Huggins to continue the conversations about race […]

Glenn Singleton advises community to engage in conversations about race

Glenn Singleton advises community to engage in conversations about race

Author and educator Glenn Singleton encouraged students and faculty members to engage in effective conversations about racial disparities at Wednesday’s all-school assembly. The Black Leadership, Awareness and Culture Club decided to host Singleton as their Black History Month speaker to help achieve their goal of fostering conversations about race and allowing all community members to […]

Coldwater reopens following accident

Coldwater reopens following accident

Coldwater Canyon has reopened following its closure early Wednesday morning, which caused students and faculty to change their routes to school. The road closed after a car on Coldwater crashed into a telephone pole and caused a road block, security guards said. The condition of the driver remains unknown. The crash disrupted the school WiFi, […]

Policy requires classrooms to be locked after hours

Individual classrooms and gathering spaces are now locked after 4 p.m. every day to prevent student use without adult supervision. As a result, Mudd Library is now open until 6 p.m. to provide students with a place to work until the 6:15 late bus departs. Previously, the library was open from 7:30 a.m. to 5 […]

Weddington opens to community

Weddington opens to community

Weddington Golf & Tennis facilities are now open for student and employee use free of charge after the school officially closed escrow on the property in early January. The facilities, which include tennis courts and a driving range, were purchased in October with the intention of building a Community Athletics Center, putting plans to build […]

Weddington officially open for student and employee use

 The school has closed escrow on Weddington Golf & Tennis, allowing students and employees to officially use the facilities, Associate Head of School Liz Resnick announced in an email this afternoon. The facilities will be available free of charge with an HW ID after 2:30 p.m. on school days and anytime on weekends or holidays. […]

Community Health Officer informs students of flu and cold season

Community Health Officer Milo Sini warned students about the upcoming flu and cold season and advised them to stay healthy in an email this morning. The flu is a highly contagious disease that affects the lungs, nose and throat. Common symptoms include a fever, cough, sore throat, headache and exhaustion. In order to avoid spreading […]

Why Girls Feel Pressured to Conceal Less and Reveal More

Why Girls Feel Pressured to Conceal Less and Reveal More

Amelia* ’19 pulled down on the black spandex of her costume, feeling exposed as she walked through a sea of Red Solo cups, discarded candy wrappers and jack-o-lanterns. Just a few hours earlier, Amelia was dressed in a loose-fitting t-shirt and leggings. Feeling comfortable and confident in her previous Halloween costume, Amelia said she felt […]

Speaking out: BLACC to host youth activism event

The Black Leadership Awareness and Culture Club aims to spark forward-thinking discussions on the current political climate and encourage students to take action at a conference Jan 15. The conference aims to provide a forum for attendees to discuss how the shift in national politics affects students and to consider ways to take action. BLACC […]