Prefects host winter-themed Coffeehouse

Prefects host winter-themed Coffeehouse

Students performed at the second Coffeehouse of the year in the Feldman-Horn gallery Dec. 3. Prefect Council organized the winter-themed event in conjunction with the art showcase as a way to showcase both students’ visual and performing arts talents simultaneously. Students performed covers of professional albums, as well as their original compositions. Individual acts included […]

Students, parents volunteer at Operation Gratitude

Students, parents volunteer at Operation Gratitude

Nearly 150 members of the school community volunteered at Operation Gratitude by writing letters to troop and making care packages and paracord bracelets Nov. 17. The HW Parents Community Service program organized the event in an effort to bring students from both campuses and their families together to help out at this month’s Assembly Day […]

Students intern for midterm candidates

Students intern for midterm candidates

In the months leading up to the midterm elections, many students volunteered and interned for candidates across Los Angeles and California. Tali Tufeld ’20 and Griffin Gunn-Meyers ’19, two of the many students who interned for candidates, worked for Katie Hill, now a U.S. Representative-elect for the 25th District, in the time leading up to […]

Teachers address midterms in class

Teachers address midterms in class

During the weeks leading up to the 2018 midterm elections, the history department prepared in-class activities and discussions for students regarding possible outcomes of the race. The late-start block schedule days encouraged some history teachers to implement an election-related activity or assignment in their classes, history teacher Celia Goedde said. “With the block periods landing […]

Uber and Lyft offer free rides for voters

Uber and Lyft offer free rides for voters

Ridesharing companies announced a nonpartisan campaign for the midterm elections to offer free rides to the polls for voters. Uber and Lyft both hoped to increase the voter turnout on election day, according to KY3, a magazine based in Springfield, Illinois. Voters who were unable to reach the polls because of transportation problems utilized the […]

Former CEO Andrew Puzder encourages students to embrace capitalism

Former CEO Andrew Puzder encourages students to embrace capitalism

Andrew Puzder, the former CEO of Carl’s Jr. and former Secretary of Labor nominee for the Trump administration, encouraged students to embrace capitalism at an all-school assembly on Monday.  Puzder also presented numerous statistics, and expressed his hope for a capitalist future of America. Puzder first discussed the origins of Carl’s Jr. to emphasize the […]

Students perform in first Coffeehouse of the year

Students perform in first Coffeehouse of the year

Upper school students showcased their literary and musical talents at the Halloween-themed Coffeehouse on Oct. 29. To start the event, the Jack Riley Experience, which recently released their debut album on Spotify, performed the Ghostbusters theme song. After the band, Kate Konvitz ’20 and Alec Davila ’20 sang “Ain’t no sun”, a song about global […]

KAPA performs K-pop dances

KAPA performs K-pop dances

Student members of the Korean American Parents Association (KAPA) danced to popular Korean songs, participated in several musical ensembles and presented a taekwondo demonstration to showcase various aspects of Korean culture to the school administration at the Oxford Plaza Hotel on Oct. 28. James Chung ’19, who acted as the liaison between the parent body […]