Senior conducts meeting on gun violence

Senior conducts meeting on gun violence

Abbie Howell ’18 led a strategy meeting discussing gun violence with Jacqueline Thompson, Senior Counsel to Congressmember Karen Bass, at the University of Southern California on Saturday. Participants discussed ways to further the conversation of gun control and planned for a town hall featuring Bass in coming weeks. “I wanted to take this to the […]

Stone-cutters hosts poetry reading to celebrate magazine release

Stone-cutters hosts poetry reading to celebrate magazine release

Staff members of the upper school literary magazine Stone-cutters celebrated the print release with a poetry reading, display of artwork and pastries in Chalmers on Monday. “We really wanted to promote the magazine and the artists themselves who were in it,” Stone-cutters Senior Visual Arts Editor Sarah Conway ’18 said. Máté Major ’18, Ben Pimstone […]

Junior and senior girls learn self defense strategies

Junior and senior girls learn self defense strategies

Founder of self defense organization Divas In Defense Christopher Britto taught junior and senior girls effective strategies to defend themselves against attack April 29. After growing up with a single mother who was a survivor of both sexual assault and domestic violence, Britto started Divas in Defense with his brother to provide women with the […]

Students celebrate Israel’s 70th birthday, remember the Holocaust at annual March of the Living trip

Students celebrate Israel’s 70th birthday, remember the Holocaust at annual March of the Living trip

Visiting Poland and Israel to study the history of the Holocaust and examine the roots of prejudice, intolerance and hatred, a group of seniors participated in the annual March of the Living program April 8-23. The program inspires participants, including Jewish teens and adults, Holocaust survivors and individuals of diverse faiths and backgrounds, to fight […]

Robotics places fifth at World’s

Robotics places fifth at World’s

Robotics subteam 62A members Miles Agus ’18, DJ Lesh ’18 and Cameron Schiller ’18 placed fifth at the VEX Robotics World Championships Championships in Louisville, KY. Subteam 62A was the only school team out of four total to qualify for the event. Six students from the robotics program traveled to Louisville for the competition to […]

National school walk out calls for change

National school walk out calls for change

For the second time this year, students put down their pencils and walked out of their third period classes when the clock struck 10 a.m. to protest gun violence last Friday. They made their way to the middle of the quad, where they sat silently in honor of the 13 victims of the Columbine shooting […]

Boxing Club laces up to fight homelessness

Boxing Club laces up to fight homelessness

HW Boxing Club members and coaches ran a boxing clinic for children ages 4 to 16 at an LA Family Housing transitional facility April 13. LA Family Housing is an organization that helps people transition out of homelessness and poverty by providing affordable housing and support services. Upper and middle school students at the workshop […]

Going on a trip in our favorite chariot: JCL attends convention

Going on a trip in our favorite chariot: JCL attends convention

Upper and middle school members of the Junior Classical League attended the California JCL convention at Menlo High School over the weekend. At the convention, students participated in academic, athletic, and competitive events related to the classics. The convention also included elections for student state JCL government offices. This year, Vice Presidents Ben Beckman ’19 […]