Venture hosts social impact event

Venture hosts social impact event

HW Venture hosted a Social Impact Panel with four speakers working in the community service and entrepreneurship fields Nov. 17. All of the speakers spoke about their work helping others in their surrounding communities and about what inspired them to get involved. Four speakers attended HW Venture’s Social Impact Panel. Katlyn Grasso spoke about her […]

Seven students win awards at TritonMUN

Seven Model United Nations students won awards at the virtual UC San Diego TritonMUN Fall conference on Nov. 7. At the conference, students discuss global issues on topics such as climate displacement, refugees and space colonization. According to first-time conference attendee and Honorable award winner Stephen Purdum ’22, students must collaborate and foster effective solutions […]

MSNBC correspondent speaks to students in Directed Study: The Election

MSNBC correspondent and best-selling author Jacob Soboroff ’01 visited a class of Directed Study: The Election to speak with students about his profession and new book Separated: Inside an American Tragedy on Oct. 19. History Department Head and The Election teacher Larry Klein invited Soboroff to discuss his work with his class of over 100 […]

Students participate in election projects, discussions in history classes

With the upcoming 2020 election looming, students are learning about the electoral process in their history classes. Whether it’s in the form of projects, lessons or in-class discussions, the majority of the students have learned about the electoral college, at the very least. Advanced Placement Human Geography student Jack Hartmeier ’22 said that even though […]

Election 2020: The Chronicle’s Guide to Voting

Election 2020: The Chronicle’s Guide to Voting

The Chronicle has compiled a list of voting resources below in light of the upcoming 2020 Presidential Election. My School Votes CA: (Contact Allie Landecker ’21 or Allegra Saltzman ’21 for more information.) “When We All Vote is a non-profit, nonpartisan organization that is on a mission to increase participation in every election and close […]

Junior creates humor magazine club

The Elbow, a humor magazine publication, is organized by Oliver Green ’22. The club’s goal is to model after comedic magazines like the Harvard Lampoon, McSweeney’s, The Onion and the Yale Record. Members will work on the publication during traditional club gatherings. In the meetings, students will come together to create comedic pieces, as well […]

Students bond over reality show in Survivor Club

The Survivor Club, organized by Matthew Lee ’21, Lucas Grad ’21, Ryan Prybil ’21, Matthew Paul ’21, Chronicle Digital Managing Editor Kyle Reims ’21 and Chronicle Print Managing Editor Jaidev Pant ’21, will be starting this fall. The club will be centered around discussing the show and playing virtual games involving the plot and characters. “I’m […]

Students invited back to campus for social activities

In an email to upper school students, Prefect Council announced that the campus will be open to students to participate in small group activities starting the week of Nov. 9. Attending these group activities will not be mandatory and students will be allowed back on campus once a week, according to Prefect Council. According to […]

Junior students organize Model Congress discussion club

Model Congress is a place to discuss national affair issues. The club gives students a chance to learn more about the government and processes of Congress over Zoom. Model Congress is organized by Daniel Ju ’22 and Jason Morganbesser ’22. “Model Congress provides an extraordinary unique look at the functions and mechanisms at play in […]

History Bowl club prepares for national competition

Participants of the History Bowl club prepare for the National History Bowl, a buzzer-based history quiz competition for teams of up to six students, in their weekly meetings on Mondays. Questions in the competition focus on the history of the arts, sciences, religion, philosophy, language, historical geography, sports and entertainment. This year, due to COVID-19, the National […]