LAHSO members discuss cultural identity during annual sleepover

The Latin American and Hispanic Student Organization (LAHSO) hosted its first fall sleepover from Nov. 22 to 23, during which upper school students discussed their experiences as people of color on campus and engaged in team bonding activities. Students given opportunity to talk about cultural identity in a safe environment LAHSO leader Diana Castellanos ’20 […]

LAHSO celebrates Day of the Dead

LAHSO celebrates Day of the Dead

Latin American and Hispanic Student Organization (LAHSO) members participated in festivities as part of the group’s annual event to celebrate Día de Los Muertos on Nov. 2 at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery. Día de Los Muertos, which translates to Day of The Dead, is a holiday that honors both life and death and commemorates loved […]

Celebrating culture: LAHSO hosts inaugural Hispanic-Latinx festival

The Latin-American Hispanic Student Organization hosted the first annual Hispanic-Latinx festival May 23 outside Seaver Academic Center. 15 students sang, danced and recited poetry at the festival, which also featured Los Angeles Football Club player Rodolfo “El Matador” Zelaya as a speaker. Spanish teacher Sephora Escarpeta-Garcia said that she appreciated how the students could showcase […]

LAHSO hosts first independent sleepover

LAHSO hosts first independent sleepover

Students in the Latin American and Hispanic Student Organization held their second annual sleepover at the school to get to know each other better and to discuss issues present in the Latino community April 26, attendee Penny Juarez ’21 said. The event was LAHSO’s first independent sleepover, as last year’s sleepover included members of the […]

LAHSO speaks about unity at LAPA Family Fiesta

LAHSO speaks about unity at LAPA Family Fiesta

Latin American and Hispanic Student Organization (LAHSO) leaders spoke to faculty, students and parents about the importance of uniting as a community at the Latin American Parent Organization (LAPA) Family Fiesta on Sept. 16. Attendees gathered at Anejo Cantina and Grill in Sherman Oaks for a lunch buffet, followed by a speech by LAHSO leader […]

LAHSO presents on student experiences

The Latin American and Hispanic Student Organization presented on experiences of Latinx and Hispanic students to faculty members during the Brown Bag Lunch events on May 14 and 16 at both the Middle and Upper School. The presentation covered language barriers, mindfulness and relationships between parents and the school, LAHSO leader Antonio Cue ’19 said. […]

LAHSO promotes unity, facilitates student discussion

LAHSO promotes unity, facilitates student discussion

The Latin American and Hispanic Student Organization held its second annual Unity Banquet on March 15 after school in Feldman Horn, inviting leaders and members of affinity groups in an effort to promote diversity on campus and unity among the clubs. LAHSO leaders spoke at the banquet, and the club provided food and activities to […]

LAHSO and BLACC discuss cultural appropriation at sleepover

The Latin American and Hispanic Student Organization held its inaugural club-wide sleepover Nov. 17 in collaboration with the Black Leadership and Culture Club, hosting games, bonding activities and group conversations. Following last year’s successful BLACC sleepover and previous interest by LAHSO to sponsor a similar event, each group held its own sleepover this year, but […]