Juniors recognized for work in computer science

Juniors recognized for work in computer science

President of Girls Who Code Club Ari Sokolov ’19 received` the National Center for Women & Information Technology Aspirations in Computing Award for her commitment to computer science. In addition to working with Girls Who Code, HW Venture and the Computer Science Olympiad at school, she develops apps through her own tech company, Logical Nonsense, […]

Robotics team goes to semi-finals of state competition, qualifies for Worlds

Robotics team goes to semi-finals of state competition, qualifies for Worlds

One of the school robotics teams qualified for the VEX World Tournament after cheating allegations made against them at the state competition were overturned Feb. 24, robotics coach Andrew Theiss said. Subteams 62A, comprised of Cameron Schiller ’19, Miles Agus ’18 and DJ Lesh ’18, and 62K, comprised of Coco Kaleel ’20, Dean Rieter ’20 […]

LAHSO promotes unity, facilitates student discussion

LAHSO promotes unity, facilitates student discussion

The Latin American and Hispanic Student Organization held its second annual Unity Banquet on March 15 after school in Feldman Horn, inviting leaders and members of affinity groups in an effort to promote diversity on campus and unity among the clubs. LAHSO leaders spoke at the banquet, and the club provided food and activities to […]

Sophomores, juniors elect next year’s Head Prefects

Sophomores, juniors elect next year’s Head Prefects

Ryan Stanford ’19 and Kevin Chen ’19 will serve as Head Prefects for the 2018-2019 school year. Results were announced after school on Thursday in an email. Although one male and one female were still chosen to be Head Prefect, following standard protocol, students were able to vote for any two candidates regardless of gender, […]

School increases security measures after threatening post from alum

School increases security measures after threatening post from alum

Nearly a month after closing due to a security threat, the school is reviewing and updating security measures to ensure that the campus remains safe for all students, faculty and staff. The administration notified students that increased security measures would be put into place. “You will notice a heavier-than-normal security presence, and there will be […]

Students, teachers say ‘Never Again’

Students, teachers say ‘Never Again’

Students, faculty and staff walked out of class as part of the National School Walkout on Wednesday to honor the 17 victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas shooting last month in Parkland, Florida. The community gathered around 17 empty desks and victim profiles on Ted Slavin Field as student organizers Rachel Grode ’19, Lauren Juzang […]

Sophomore organizes voter registration drive

Sophomore organizes voter registration drive

One hundred and fifty students registered to vote at the voter registration drive sponsored by Our First Vote on March 16. Andrea Yagher ’20 created the organization as a peer-to-peer nonprofit to amplify the importance of millennial voting in America and mobilize the younger generation, she said. “Our mission targets high school students to register […]

Human Rights Watch Student Task Force facilitates conversation on DACA

Human Rights Watch Student Task Force facilitates conversation on DACA

The Human Rights Watch Student Task Force hosted the American Youth Symphony Orchestra to facilitate conversations about Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals recipients and immigration in Ahmanson Lecture Hall on Monday. “The orchestra is so inspiring and I think it’s such an important conversation to have,” Human Rights Watch Student Task Force co-president and Chronicle […]

Students join National School Walkout

Students join National School Walkout

Students, faculty and staff walked out of class as part of the National School Walkout Wednesday to honor the 17 victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas shooting last month in Parkland, Florida. The community gathered around 17 empty desks and victim profiles on Ted Slavin field as student organizers Rachel Grode ’19, Lauren Juzang ’20, […]