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, faculty compete in third annual Spring Festival

Students participated in activities and ate In-N-Out Burger as part of the third annual Spring Festival on March 22. The purpose of the festival, hosted by Character Committee and Community Council, was to inspire school spirit and relieve stress before spring break. Students and faculty competed against each other in events including dodgeball, frisbee, spikeball, […]

Community Council contributes to fire relief efforts

Due to the recent Los Angeles wildfires, Community Council organized a bake sale and donation drive in conjunction with their Community Service Week in order to contribute to relief efforts. Community Council held a fundraiser bake sale on the quad Nov. 14. The profits were donated to the firefighters and their families. Additionally, Community Council […]

Community Council holds Community Service Week

In an effort to encourage students to participate in community outreach activities, Community Council organized Community Service Week from Nov. 12 to Nov. 16, in which members of each grade aided non-profit organizations during their class meetings. Sophomores packaged art supplies and wrote letters to students at the Wise Readers to Leaders School program, which […]

School to remain open despite wildfires

President Rick Commons announced in an email to students and parents that school will remain open tomorrow despite local wildfires. The Woolsey Fire is burning through 83,752 acres of Ventura and Los Angeles Counties  and is currently 10 percent contained, and the Hill Fire is now 4,531 acres and 70 percent contained, according to Cal […]

Submission of Community Service Hours up online

Students can now submit their community service hours digitally on hw.com instead of turning in community service hours forms through the Community Council’s new electronic submission system. The Council said the new page will encourage students to perform more community service, increase its presence on campus and make the process of submitting hours smoother in […]

Community Council rewards students who have completed community service hours

Community Council rewarded students who have completed their 12 hour community service requirement with free Dippin’ Dots Ice Cream April 25. Students had the choice of several flavors, including rainbow, cookies and cream, cotton candy and chocolate chip cookie dough. Although students have until May 7 to submit their hours, the event served to remind […]

Helping hands: Community Council hosts Community Service Week

Community Council hosted Community Service Week to benefit a variety of charitable organizations March 5-9. Students kicked off the week by decorating posters to support the children participating in the Special Olympics on Friday. In partnership with Ocean Park Community Center, sophomores made hygiene kits for homeless teens around Los Angeles during class meeting. The […]

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