Assassin games set for April

Upper school students can still email their names and grades to hwassassin@gmail.com to join this year’s first game of Assassin, organized by game masters William Lee ’14 and Jonah Blume-Kemkes ’14 as well as Social Committee. Signups opened March 10 and there were more than 250 by the end of the weekend. The game is […]

Junior, senior move up in Chemistry Olympiad

Kenneth Kim ’13 and Irene Kao ’14 moved one step closer to the International Chemistry Olympiad Saturday when they took the three-part U.S. National Chemistry exam. “I’m pretty excited about advancing because chemistry is my favorite subject, and I’m glad to see that even after almost a year of not taking it, I still have […]

Assassin 2 debuts with new rules

More than 100 students have been “killed” in the second schoolwide game of Assassin, which began March 7. The Happiness Club sponsored a second game after the popularity of the first, which took place during the last two weeks before winter break and involved 80 students. Club leader Kenneth Kim ’13 expected around 150 players […]

Science Bowl team wins 2nd place in LADWP regional competition

The Science Bowl Club’s “A team” reached second place in the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power 20th Annual Science Bowl Regional Competition on Feb. 23. The team fell to the North Hollywood High School “A team,” who will travel to Washington, D.C. for the U.S. Department of Energy National Science Bowl Competition in […]

Science bowl places second in Regional Competition

The Science Bowl Club’s A team reached second place in the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power 20th Annual Science Bowl Regional Competition on Feb. 23. The team fell to the North Hollywood High School A team, who will travel to Washington, D.C. for the U.S. Department of Energy National Science Bowl in April. […]

Happiness Club to sponsor second game of Assassin

The Happiness Club will moderate a second schoolwide game of Assassin in the new semester, club leader Kenneth Kim ’13 said. In the first game, which spanned the two weeks before winter break, over half of the players were assassinated within the first days. Kim said he plans to implement safe zones or other measures […]

Junior wins schoolwide 'Assassin' game

Jack Goldfisher ’14 assassinated six students in the two weeks leading up to winter break, winning the schoolwide game of Assassin sponsored by the Happiness Club. Club leader Kenneth Kim ’13 presented Goldfisher with a marshmallow bow-and-arrow set and a bag of marshmallows to celebrate his victory. Beginning at 12 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 6, 39 seniors, […]

Seniors win honors in science competition

Two students’ scientific research won semifinalist recognition in the 2012 Siemens Competition in Math, Science and Technology on Oct. 19. David Lim ’13, Kenneth Kim ’13 and teammate Alex Wong of Troy High School were three of 322 students to be named semifinalists in this high school competition, which is administered by the College Board […]

SciBowl to compete against teachers

The Science Bowl team will take on five teachers in a student-teacher competition tomorrow in Ahmanson Lecture Hall during activities period. SciBowl team members Anser Abbas ’14, David Lim ’13, Arianna Lanz ’13, Rhett Gentile ’13 and Kevin Zhang ’14 will face science teachers Jesse Reiner, Dietrich Schuhl, Wendy Van Norden, Karen Hutchison and Yanni […]