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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 Sept. 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 […]

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 […]

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