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 […]

New law lights up future of marijuana

Hazy clouds of smoke curled from the joint dangling out of the dispensary owner’s mouth as Violet* ’19 flashed her fake I.D. and completed her latest purchase: gummy edibles and a vape pen. “Buying my own weed and being in an environment that supports this makes me feel so much more independent and normalizes using,” […]

Math department head resigns midyear

Math Department Head Suzanne Lee has resigned from her position, effective immediately, Head of School Laura Ross announced in an email to her students Monday. Math teacher Kent Nealis will step in as interim department chair, and several math teachers will take over her AP BC Calculus 11, Trigonometry and Functions and Precalculus classes. “I […]

Smoke from nearby fires impacts campus

Clouds of smoke hung over campus Tuesday morning after wind-fueled fires swept through Ventura and Sylmar Counties. The fires burned a combined area of 60,000 acres and damaged over 160 homes. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, the air quality on campus is currently unhealthy for sensitive groups and children should reduce prolonged exertion. The […]