Speakers urge gender equality

Faculty from both campuses converged on the middle school campus for a co-education conference Nov. 11. The faculty attended sessions with speakers such as Lise Eliot, Ph.D., the author of “Pink Brain, Blue Brain,” a book that focuses on the ways to remove the boundaries that prevent boys and girls from achieving equally. Eliot is […]

Deans ban spikeball games in the lounge

Deans recently banned students from playing spikeball in the student lounge after repeated playing of the game caused carpeting to tear. Spikeball is a game in which two pairs of players throw, or “spike” a ball against a net on the ground, the object of which is to get a member of the opposing team […]

Trailers to substitute for locker rooms during renovation

Four trailers placed near the track will temporarily function as locker and training rooms while the old facilities are renovated starting the first week of December. Field sport athletes will use two of the trailers near the field for boy and girl locker rooms and the third trailer will be used as a general training […]

Human Rights Watch screens documentary

Human Rights Watch Student Task Force hosted a screening of “He Named Me Malala”, the story of the youngest Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai, Nov. 16 in Ahmanson Lecture Hall. The documentary follows Malala, a Pakistani schoolgirl who was shot by the Taliban in Swat Valley for speaking out against Taliban’s prohibition of girls […]

Students hold bake sale to benefit charity

Students raised $700 Monday for Bear Boxes, a charity that sends care packages with teddy bears to orphanages and schools in developing countries, by selling baked goods in the lounge. The bake sale took place from second through eighth period. Students could name their own price for their purchase as long as they paid a […]

Students studying abroad in France are safe from attacks

The students studying at School Year Abroad in Rennes, France are safe following the attacks on Paris Nov. 13. Katie Schlesinger ’17, Sophia Dienstag ’17 and Danielle Kaye ’17 confirmed that they were safe in Rennes, which is about 40 minutes away from Paris. “I was actually planning on going to Paris [today] with some friends, […]

School to host ‘Mockingjay’ screening

Tickets for a pre-release screening of ‘Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2’ Nov. 18 at the Middle School are now available on the HW Box Office website, and proceeds will benefit the Financial Aid Office. Although the school has held screenings of the Harry Potter movies to support Financial Aid in the past, this is […]

First quarter attendance improves from previous years

Despite some recent traffic on Coldwater Canyon, first quarter has been the lowest amount of tardies recorded for a single quarter since the attendance office has been keeping records, Attendance Coordinator Gabriel Preciado said. According to last year’s first quarter numbers alone, there was a significant 29 percent drop from last year’s first quarter tardies according […]

Choirs sing at College of Canyons festival

Upper school choirs performed in College of the Canyons festival on Tuesday. The Wolverine Chorus, Bel Canto and Chamber Singers were among twelve choirs who sang in the annual non-competitive festival at College of the Canyons’ Performing Arts Center in Santa Clarita. “[They] all went out and sang beautifully and learned a lot from the […]