Series of lab collaborations result in honor board cases, Prefect Council warns of consequences

After three separate cases of a total of seven students collaborating on the “conclusion” section of lab reports, Prefect Council released information on recent honor board cases to help students learn from others’ mistakes. In all cases, students received a zero on the assignment, apologized to the involved teacher and were warned that future offenses […]

Students perform at first Coffeehouse of year

Students perform at first Coffeehouse of year

Students shared their talents with the community at the first Coffeehouse of the year Nov. 13 in Chalmers Lounge. Students performed short skits that included singing, stand-up comedy and instrumental covers. Soloist singer Kate Konvitz ’20 said her favorite part of Coffeehouse was seeing all the different manifestations of talent. “I signed up for Coffeehouse […]

Prefect Council adjusts method of disclosing Honor Board case summaries

Prefect Council began posting anonymous Honor Board case summaries on the Hub on April 18. The summaries, which will be placed on class pages under the label “Communiques,” are part of an effort to increase Honor Board transparency and allow the community to learn from each others’ mistakes, Head Prefect Cate Wolfen ’17 said. The […]

Students shoot hoops in March Madness tournament

Students shoot hoops in March Madness tournament

To commemorate March Madness, Prefect Council hosted the school’s own basketball tournament in Taper Gym on Monday during Activities. The winning team, Team BBS, was made up of Ali Iken ’17, Josh Lyons ’17, Dustin Jones ’17 and Quinton Simmonds ’17. The tournament consisted of 16 teams, with each ranging from 2 to 4 players. “When we […]

Second semester clubs make their debut at Activities Fair

Second semester clubs make their debut at Activities Fair

Prefect Council hosted the second Activities Fair of the year on Monday for the new clubs beginning in the second semester. The nine clubs, including TriSci, Latino Project, History Through Food, HW Virtual Reality Club, Liberty in North Korea, HW OXFAM, Girl Up, Microfinance and Social Interest Club and Red Cross Club, encouraged students to […]

Prefect Council hosts second Coffee House

Prefect Council hosts second Coffee House

Students performed in the second Coffeehouse of the year, held in the Chalmers Lounge after school on Monday. The event consisted mostly of singing and featured many solo performances. Performances included Imani Allen ’19 who sang a rendition of Paramore’s “Ain’t It Fun” and Michael Gaven ’18 who sang “Daughters” by John Mayer and “It’s a […]

Jewish Student Union holds Hanukkah events

The Jewish Student Union built menorahs and served donuts during Winterfest in the lounge. “The Prefect Council wanted to have some Jewish element involved so they reached out to JSU and we were obviously really delighted to do so,” Allison Gorokhovsky ’17 said. Gorokhovsky said that students built 40 or 50 menorahs. Participants took the […]

Prefect Council hosts festivities during assessments

Prefect Council hosts festivities during assessments

Prefect Council hosted various activities for students during mid-year assessments. Complimentary açai bowls, a chance to pet puppies and a bell choir performance from the Activities Recreation and Care center were some of the activities hosted in the student lounge on Dec. 13 and 15. Amazebowls catered the açai bowls during the break between the assessments […]

Community celebrates break with winter festivities

Community celebrates break with winter festivities

Students dressed up in ski gear, onesies and more this week for the annual Winterfest celebrations in anticipation of Winter Break. Social Committee and Prefect Council chose to continue the tradition to alleviate stress before the mid-year assessments and to unite the community, Head Prefect Cate Wolfen ’17 said. “Winterfest brings people together during the […]

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