Artist displays work in Feldman-Horn Gallery

The visual arts department invited artist Jenny Yurshansky on campus to serve as the Upper School’s first artist in residence. Yurshansky’s exhibition “Blacklisted: A Planted Allegory” in Feldman-Horn gallery was opened to the community on Friday. The Artist in Residence program invites an artist on campus to exhibit their artwork and teach classes about their […]

Faculty showcase artwork in Feldman-Horn Gallery

Faculty showcase artwork in Feldman-Horn Gallery

Faculty and staff displayed their art in Feldman-Horn Gallery from Nov. 4 to 20. Students in Video Art II and III also created media art with the theme “Time Over Space” for the first 3D media art showcase, which is being displayed from Dec. 9 to 13. Faculty display artwork to community Visual arts teacher […]

Handcrafted goods sold at Winter Market

Handcrafted goods sold at Winter Market

Students sold homemade goods including jewelry, ceramics, glass cups and baked goods at the first-ever Winter Market on the quad throughout the day Dec. 2. Prefect Council hosts inaugural Winter Market Members of Prefect Council organized the Winter Market to increase community engagement by providing opportunities for students on campus to show off their interests, […]

SASA organizes Diwali Festival

SASA organizes Diwali Festival

The South Asian Students’ Alliance (SASA) hosted a Diwali festival after school Friday on the Quad. Diwali is the Hindu festival of lights observed in late October and early November primarily on the Indian subcontinent. Founder and President of SASA Mohona Ganguly ’21 organized the event on campus. “Because Diwali is one of the holidays […]

Photography, video art students attend storytelling trip

Photography and video art students attended a four day HWGo! storytelling trip focused on exploring bodies of water in Southern California. Students were able to visit the Salton Sea and surrounding towns, chaperoned by visual arts teacher Jesse Chehak and visual arts substitute Reb Limerick. According to Limerick, HWGo! trips are planned to raise more […]

Non-binary activists discuss gender identity

Non-binary activists discuss gender identity

Non-binary activists Jacob Tobia and Tyler Ford discussed their experiences as gender-nonconforming individuals at the first all-school assembly of the year Nov. 6. To begin the assembly, Tobia read a part of their memoir, “Sissy: A Coming-of-Gender Story,” which touches on their experience of growing up while hiding their identity from society. “When queer people […]

Paid to Play

Paid to Play

Students believe athletic compensation will benefit themselves and their families.   After hearing about the Fair Pay to Play Act, which was passed by the California legislature this October, baseball player and Stanford University recruit Drew Bowser ’20 grew excited about how the new regulations would impact his future. Because the act will go into […]

Getty Fire prompts school closure

Getty Fire prompts school closure

Both the middle and upper school campuses canceled classes and activities due to the Getty Fire today, which is threatening homes in Bel Air, Westwood and Brentwood. “Our thoughts and concerns today are for all those in our community who are suffering through evacuations and potential loss,” Head of Middle School Jon Wimbish and Head […]

Spirit Week festivities culminate in Fanatic Fest

Spirit Week festivities culminate in Fanatic Fest

Upper school students, faculty and staff gathered in Taper Gymnasium in an all-school assembly for Fanatic Fest Oct. 11. Songs played by Drumline members welcomed students entering the gym, and Jake Schroeder ’20 and senior prefect Dahlia Low ’20 moderated the event, telling jokes and fun facts to the crowd. Prefect Council organized new competitions […]

Saddleridge Fire Leads to Evacuations, Changes in Homecoming Plans

Following two days of uncertainty surrounding the effects of the Saddleridge fire on the air quality at the school, the administration proceeded with the Homecoming varsity football game and celebrations as planned Saturday, though middle school football and varsity and junior varsity field hockey games were canceled. Though all after-school outdoor athletics were cancelled the […]

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