Stone-cutters Publishes Halloween Zine

The Stone-cutters Arts Collective published a Halloween-themed zine on Wednesday, marking their first publication of the year. Students who worked on the publication attended three workshops to hone in their ideas, which took place from Oct.15 to Oct.19. Participants were invited to use various art forms to think about and answer the question, ‘What scares […]

Middle School hosts Pollyana Conference

The Middle School hosted the second inaugural Pollyanna Conference, in which more than 250 representatives from 16 independent schools convened to discuss diversity, equity and inclusion Oct. 27. This year, attendees addressed how to combat implicit biases within a school environment. “During the conference, we talked about how our implicit biases affect how we teach, […]

New mid-year assessment schedule to be implemented

In order to allow teachers more flexibility while also alleviating students’ stress, the Scheduling Committee formulated a new plan for mid-year assessments this year, Upper School Deans Department Head Beth Slattery said. The new schedule consists of three 90-minute periods per day, with 60 or 90-minute breaks between each.  The first periods of Monday, Tuesday, […]

Science classes explore tide pools

AP Environmental Science students observed intertidal organisms in a field trip to White Pool Beach in Palos Verdes on Oct. 23.  Students had the opportunity to supplement their studies by classifying and recording the frequency of the wildlife in the tide pools. The purpose of the trip was to give students hands-on experience in collecting […]

HW Venture holds kick-off rally to begin year

Students from both campuses participated in the HW Venture kick-off rally event, where they listened to speeches from alumni keynote speakers and Venture students Sept. 27. To begin the event, alumni Sameer Gupta ’99 offered advice to students about how to utilize HW Venture and the school community. “It doesn’t need to be this shared […]

Aperture Photo Project on display in the gallery

Upper and middle school students and Esteban Torres High School students came together over the past year to create works of documentary photography, which are now on display in the Feldman Horn Gallery. Photography teacher Joe Medina worked with photojournalist and educator Alice Proujansky and Estaban Torres High School Media Arts Teacher Adriana Yugovich to […]

HW Venture begins year with rally

Students from both campuses participated in the HW Venture kick-off rally event, where they listened to speeches from keynote speakers and Venture students Sept. 27. To begin the event, alumni Sameer Gupta ’99 offered advice to students about how to utilize HW Venture and the school community. “The important thing is that we acknowledge how […]

Residents oppose FAA

In opposition to the Federal Aviation Administration’s proposal to officially change flight paths from the Burbank and Van Nuys airports, over 2,100 residents have signed a petition created by Studio City for Quiet Skies. The procedures were initially scheduled to publish Nov. 8, but are now delayed to Jan. 3. Studio City for Quiet Skies […]

Eugean Choi ’21 travels to Bolivia for fellowship

After researching South American culture and healing practices, Staff Writer and Layout Assistant Eugean Choi ’21 traveled to Bolivia to meet the healer Kallawaya, the witch doctors of Charazani, Bolivia. As part of the fellowship, Choi interviewed a fortune teller Kallawaya in La Paz but said that she was unable to find the witch doctors […]