Martial Arts clubs to sponsor construction

Six martial arts clubs and teams will propose a renovation to Hamilton Gym to administrators later this month to accommodate a larger space for the groups to practice. After fencers and Boxing Club co-leaders Abner Benitez ’18 and Charles Connon ’18 noticed that there was an unused storage space in the gym last spring, they […]

AP Human Geo students culminate IR project with conference

To culminate their month-long online simulation, in which they learned how to represent a country and make political agreements with other nations, Advanced Placement Human Geography and International Relations students attended the International Negotiation Project conference at Whittier College on Saturday.   During the conference, students were able to discuss the issues that they had […]

Why my opinion matters

Why my opinion matters

“She’s really annoying, Mom,” my 10-year-old self said. My mother swiveled her amber eyes to me. An immaculate eyebrow arched as she replied, “Who?” “Desirae*, Maman. She’s spoiled and a cry baby and she’s really clingy to my friends so I can never hang out with them.” I pouted as I remembered Desirae’s childish antics […]

Animator shares experiences about pursuing a career in art

Animator shares experiences about pursuing a career in art

Animator, painter and director Jorge R. Gutiérrez spoke to Drawing and Painting I students about his experience navigating the entertainment industry while remaining true to his background Wednesday. He also advised students about how they can make a career out of their artistic passions. Gutiérrez, who directed the Golden Globe-nominated “The Book of Life,” shared […]

School unveils redesigned website

School unveils redesigned website

The Communications Office worked with the IT group, led by Web Manager Lillian Contreras, to redesign the school’s official website. The design team spent the last few years planning the revamp of the site, which hadn’t been redesigned in almost a decade, as a scheduled “face lift.” “We are doing some rebranding work at HW […]

Students host homeless migration simulation

Students organized a simulation in which participants mimicked the movement of the homeless population in Downtown LA on Ted Slavin Field Monday. Charles Connon ’18, who spearheaded the project, said he decided to host the simulation as a part of the documentary he is making for a fellowship studying the culture of LA. Connon said […]

Movie Mondays highlights diversity

The new Movie Mondays committee, which screens movies that highlight diversity, presented their first movie, “Hidden Figures,” to students before Peer Support on Monday. Science teacher and Coordinator of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Nate Cardin, affinity group leaders and students created the monthly events to highlight diverse voices. The committee said that the goal of […]

Get Lit slam poets visit school

To foster more interest in slam poetry, four members of Get Lit, a non-profit literary organization in Los Angeles, performed during the junior class meeting Sept. 15.   Get Lit, whose mission is to “use poetry to increase literacy, empower youth and inspire communities,” according to its website, is known for its Get Lit Players, […]

Community rallies together after series of hurricanes, storms

Community rallies together after series of hurricanes, storms

Only days after Hurricane Harvey dissipated, Hurricane Irma was devastating islands in the Caribbean, regions of Florida and affecting members of the school community. Though not as powerful as Harvey, Hurricane Irma generated its own physical, financial and emotional challenges that have impacted millions. Former Chronicle News Editor Cole Feldman ’16 was at Emory University when news […]

Slow and steady wins the race

Slow and steady wins the race

I guess you could say that it started with a song. Like every summer hit it made its way onto the airwaves in late May and had taken the radios by storm within a few weeks. Naturally, by the time summer officially rolled around, my friends and I were absolutely sick of – yet hooked […]

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