Students and neighbors volunteer together at Studio City Luminaria festival

Students and neighbors volunteer together at Studio City Luminaria festival

Seven students set up lanterns for the Studio City Neighborhood Council’s seventh annual Luminaria at the historical park Campo de Cahuenga on Saturday. The volunteers filled 3,000 to 4,000 paper bags with weights and lights and arranged them along the perimeter of the monument, which commemorates the location where Americans and Mexicans signed the treaty […]

HWPA will host four community service days instead of two

The Harvard-Westlake Parents’ Association will host four outreach days this year divided into specific grade levels to create a more intimate experience between students, families and faculty. In previous years, two service events were held, open to the entire community. “These service days are important to build our community and renew people’s perspective on life,” […]

Community rallies together after series of hurricanes, storms

Community rallies together after series of hurricanes, storms

Only days after Hurricane Harvey dissipated, Hurricane Irma was devastating islands in the Caribbean, regions of Florida and affecting members of the school community. Though not as powerful as Harvey, Hurricane Irma generated its own physical, financial and emotional challenges that have impacted millions. Former Chronicle News Editor Cole Feldman ’16 was at Emory University when news […]

Put your dukes up: boxing club teaches self-defense

Put your dukes up: boxing club teaches self-defense

To increase their engagement in community service, members of the Boxing Club conducted self-defense classes to underprivileged children March 21 and sold bags of kettle corn and caramel corn to support the homeless March 25. The boxing lessons and fundraiser supported LA Family Housing, which is a nongovernmental organization that provides low income affordable housing […]

Around the World in 14 Days: Student Experiences Over Winter Break

Around the World in 14 Days: Student Experiences Over Winter Break

During winter break, many students and their families traveled abroad to perform community service or gain exposure to other cultures. Some opted to celebrate holidays such as Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and New Year’s abroad as well. Nicole Bahar ’18: Teaching English in Iran When the Iranian Revolution broke out in 1979, many of the nation’s […]

Community Council promotes Facebook page with Dippin’ Dots

Community Council gave free Dippin’ Dots to all students who are members of the group’s Facebook page Friday in an effort to increase participation among the student body. “We are trying to get the Facebook page more publicity, so you got free Dippin’ Dots if you showed us that you are a part of the […]

Sophomores make lunches for food pantry

Sophomores make lunches for food pantry

The sophomore dean groups competed against each other to make the most sack lunches for the North Hollywood Interfaith Food Pantry during Monday’s class meeting hosted by Community Council. Originally, Community Council was going to give a party as a prize to the group that made the most lunches. However, supplies ran out at the […]

Tutoring group recruits members

The student-led group Transitional Village Tutors is looking for new members for their trips to the Salvation Army Westwood Transitional Village. The group helps children living in the shelters and travels to Westwood every Tuesday after school to assist kids from ages five to 18 for an hour and a half. The tutors try to […]

Football players to help holiday organization

Members of the football program at both the Middle and Upper School will volunteer for the Holidays from the Heart Program during the fall and winter of this year. The Holidays from the Heart Program provides aid during the holiday season for families with chronically ill children receiving treatment at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. The […]

Football Team Kicks off Community Service Drive in October

Members of the football program at both the Middle and Upper School will volunteer for the Holidays from the Heart Program this year. The Holidays from the Heart Program provides aid during the holiday season for families with chronically ill children receiving treatment at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. The players receive a wish list from […]

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