Movie club unites cinema enthusiasts

Run by Aiden Schiller ’22 and Hannah Yanover ’22, the HW Movie Club plans to spend its time watching a variety of movies from an assortment of genres. The two leaders hope to unite cinema lovers throughout the school, watching a new film each week. The club will view movies from different eras and time periods in […]

Students discuss politics in new club

The Political Discussion Club serves as a space for students to discuss current and recent events on Friday afternoons. Co-Leader Josie Jun ’21 said that several topics they covered in the club included the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the first Presidential Debate and President Donald Trump’s COVID-19 diagnosis over group Zoom […]

Prefect Council hosts Activities Fair online

Prefect Council hosts Activities Fair online

Prefect Council hosted the Activities Fair completely online this year, showcasing all of the student-hosted clubs and offering sign-ups in the week of Sep. 14 to 18. In past years, the Activities Fair took place on the Quad with tables and signs describing the wide variety of clubs that students could choose to join. Since […]

New programmers join App Development Club

The App Development Club meets in a classroom format, as leader Matteo Dall’Olmo ’22 shares his computer screen and helps other students understand the basics of programming. Members have the opportunity to create their own applications that can eventually appear on mainstream app marketplaces. Dall’Olmo said the first few meetings have been successful in helping […]

Science Olympiad Club prepares for tournaments

Members of the Science Olympiad club, run by Helena Wu ’23 and Olivia Wang ’23, prepare for the invitational, regional, state and national Science Olympiad competitions in their weekly meetings on Fridays. Science Olympiad has 23 events, and partners of two or three can choose which of the events they compete in. In club meetings, […]

Gaming Club forms online sports league

Science teacher Richard Vo, the sponsor of the Gaming Club, and several students have formed the school’s first esports team. The group has already begun competing in a league with other West Coast high schools using a website called PlayVS, an official online esports league. Club competes in competitions Vo said he hopes to help […]

Students explore interests at Activities Fair

Students explore interests at Activities Fair

The Prefect Council hosted the annual Activities Fair Monday, where eighty clubs and organizations set up bright posters and tables on the quad to display their interests to fellow students. The Fair represented a variety of clubs, including the Bonsai and Nature Club, Westflix and Math Bowl. “At first I was really nervous about manning […]

Students welcome Special Olympic athletes

Students welcome Special Olympic athletes

Students and faculty volunteers cheered as athletes who participated in sporting events during the third annual Special Olympics Unified Game Day on April 26. During a short assembly in Taper Gym, Special Olympics Gold Medal Winner Lucy Meyer spoke to the student body and faculty about her journey. Meyer serves as an ambassador for the […]

Students tour clubs at Activities Fair

Students tour clubs at Activities Fair

Students from 73 clubs, two festival groups and seven student organizations shared their interests with the community and encouraged their peers to join their groups at the annual Activities Fair Sept. 17. Club members displayed their stands and posters along the perimeter of quad. Prefect Council, which hosted the fair, encouraged club leaders to interact […]

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