Entertainment or Entrancement?

Entertainment or Entrancement?

In the midst of awards season, it’s easy to find ourselves enthralled by luxurious designer dresses, velvet red carpets and captivating performances. Celebrities open envelopes to announce the winners of various award categories, with millions of people worldwide nestled on their couches, eager to hear the results. Oftentimes, we’re familiar with the nominees—the films, actors […]

YoungArts recognizes 10 artists

The National YoungArts Foundation recognized eleven students from the school as finalists, honorable mentions and merit winners in its 2019 competition. The winners represented various different categories within the competition, including Visual Arts, Voice, Writing, Cinematic Arts, Photography and Classical Music. Finalists will have the opportunity to attend an intensive one-week program in Miami, where […]

School honors students, faculty for achievements at awards ceremony

Valedictorian – Vivian Lu ’18 Salutatorian – Nicole Bahar ’18 Lester Medvene Award – Zoe Redlich ’20 Cuscaden Blackwood Medal – Caroline Cook ’19 Renssalaer Medal – Sarah Moon ’19 Jerry Margolis Jazz Award – Calvin Kaleel ’18 Morris Michael Landres Award – Anusha Mathur ’20 Brendan Kutler ’10 “Two Hats” Award – Lucy Kim […]

CNPA and ASPA recognize Chronicle

The California News Publishers Association granted The Chronicle awards in the 2016 CNPA Better Newspapers Contest. Volume 26 of the Chronicle received awards from the CNPA and American Scholastic Press Association. The Chronicle website, hwchronicle.com, placed first in Online General Excellence. The American Scholastic Press Association awarded the Chronicle First Place and the Most Outstanding […]

Students recognized for achievements in language classes

The Foreign Languages Department inducted students into the World Languages Honors Society in celebration of their achievements in studying Spanish, French, Chinese and Latin on May 16. In addition to the induction, a senior from each language was given the outstanding student award. Theodore Velaise ’17 received an award for his dedication and high level of […]

Students named Scholastic Art & Writing Award recipients

The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards named 119 students as gold key, silver key and honorable mention recipients for the regional competition on Friday. Sixteen students were awarded for writing and 103 were awarded for works of art or portfolios. Gold Key recipient work will advance to a panel of national judges. “The number of […]

Publications receive awards at convention

Publications receive awards at convention

The Chronicle won seventh place Best of Show in the “Newspaper Broadsheet” category and sixth place Best of Show in the “Publication Website Small School” category at the Journalism Education Association/National Scholastic Press Association High School Journalism Convention in Indianapolis, Ind. Nov. 13. The middle school news magazine The Spectrum won second place for the […]

Students receive Scholastic Art Awards

Photography Gold Key Arianna Shooshani ’18 Naomi Barlava ’17 Gabi Berchtold ’18 Natalie Choi ’18 Maddy Daum ’18 Oceania Eshraghi ’18 Karina Guo ’18 Abbie Howell ’18 Nicole Kim ’18 Sakura Price ’18 Mason Rodriguez ’18 Photography Silver Key Ellis Becker ’18 Megan Cohen ’17 Arianna Shooshani ’18 Oceania Eshraghi ’18 (2) Jadene Meyer ’18 Chloe […]

YoungArts program recognizes 7 artists

YoungArts program recognizes 7 artists

YoungArts recognized Oceania Eshraghi ’18, Elizabeth Gaba ’17, Samantha Ho ’16, Dylan Schifrin ’16, Arianna Shooshani ’18, Nick Steele ’16 and Adam Yaron ’16 for their contest submissions. Out of 12,000 submitted portfolios, only 819 artists were chosen from 42 states for their work and accomplishments in literary, visual, design and performing arts, according to […]