November Coffeehouse held after October Coffeehouse was canceled due to fires

November Coffeehouse held after October Coffeehouse was canceled due to fires

Students showcased their talents in the first Coffeehouse of the year in Chalmers East after school Monday. Performers share their musical talent This Coffeehouse offered a variety of musical performances including the harmonica, rap and original songs. A few of the solo acts included Graham Berger-Sacks ’20, Ford McDill ’21 and Cameron Herring ’21. “Coffeehouse […]

A lot to be thankful for at Harvard-Westlake

A lot to be thankful for at Harvard-Westlake

Henry M. Gunn and Palo Alto high schools in Silicon Valley are situated near train tracks. Most students, when they come to the tracks, know the drill; they wait until the train passes, and then they cross. But at Gunn, starting in 2009 and over the course of nine months, three students did not wait […]

Canned food drive to help needy families on Thanksgiving

The Community Council will be collecting donations of canned vegetables on campus Monday. One bin will be located in the faculty lounge and the other on the quad. The school has committed to collect 500 cans of green beans and peas, which the nonprofit group Big Sunday will include in Thanksgiving packages distributed to 1,500 […]

A tried and true tradition

My mom starts preparing for Thanksgiving about six months in advance. Around May, she’ll start thinking about what she’ll cook this year. Of course there will be the staples: turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce, and my personal favorite, pumpkin pie. Then, she’ll start researching Thanksgiving décor. How should she design the centerpiece this year? How many […]

Thanksgiving Food Drive ends tomorrow

By Elana Zeltser Tomorrow marks the last day to donate canned goods to the Thanksgiving Food Drive. All donations placed in the bins outside the deans’ offices will be sent to the Westside Food Bank. The dean group that collects the most amount of goods will win a bagel or pizza party. 

Dean groups collect goods for Thanksgiving food drive

By Rachel Schwartz The school is collecting canned goods to donate to the Westside Food Bank for the Thanksgiving Food Drive. Upper school students can drop off goods in bins outside their dean’s office until Nov. 22. Community Council is trying to motivate students to donate with a pizza or bagel party for the winning […]

Senior performs in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

By Vivien Mao Beanie Feldstein ’11 performed as an elf in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York for the Office Max Elves Raise the Roof float. Her theater camp, Stagedoor Manor, offered her the opportunity when Office Max asked the whole camp to be a part of their float. She walked with the […]

Senior art show to open next month

  By Rebecca Nussbaum and Lara Sokoloff Advanced Placement Studio Art and Advanced Drawing and Painting III students showcase their work in Feldman Horn Gallery as a culmination of their three years in the art department. The art has been on display since March 22, and the official opening will be held next month. Since […]

Thanksgiving food drive to benefit poor

By Alice PhillipsStudents can donate food for the Thanksgiving food drive in bins that will be in the lounge Nov. 19-25. The Community Council will assign each dean group a type of food to bring, such as rice or soup. The dean group that donates the most food will receive special privileges such as off-campus […]

Alumnus’€ film to come out in theatres next year

  Steve Gersh ’01 is producing an independent movie titled ‘€œPalo Alto’.€ The film, due to be released in 2007, is a tale of four friends who return home for Thanksgiving during their freshman year of college. The movie stars Aaron Ashmore, Johnny Lewis, Justin Mentell, Ben Savage and Tom Arnold. Gersh is in his […]