Making history: Teachers analyze Civil War documents

Middle and upper school history teachers participated in Professional Development Day April 9 at the Huntington Library in San Marino to improve their teaching skills as a department and examine historical documents from the Civil War. The Huntington Library contains 15,922 Civil War telegrams between Abraham Lincoln, his Cabinet and officers of the Union Army. […]

In Tune With Japan: Jazz Musicians Prepare for a Concert Tour in Japan

In Tune With Japan: Jazz Musicians Prepare for a Concert Tour in Japan

Every eighth period, the sound of music rings through the halls of Chalmers as student jazz musicians run through their repertoire. Following their performance in the Next Generation Jazz Festival in Monterey on March 9-11, jazz musicians have been practicing every day for their concert tour in Japan on March 22-April 1. For the Next […]

Students visit FOX Sports

Broadcast Journalism students, HWTV announcers and members of the Chronicle Sports crew visited FOX Sports to deepen their understanding of the real-life broadcasting world on Jan 20. While there, students had an opportunity to see a live studio-based production of sports broadcasts and ask questions to professional anchors, Rob Stone and Donny Marshall. Broadcast Journalism teacher […]

Students to travel to Guatemala

Students have the opportunity to participate in the HW GO! Digital Storytelling trip to Guatemala this summer Aug. 1-19. Participants will develop documentary filmmaking and editing skills by interviewing locals, visiting Mayan ruins and learning about Guatemalan women. Prior to departure, students will learn about Guatemala’s history and plan a media project. The chaperones will […]

Jazz Band to travel to Spain, Portugal on spring break trip

Jazz Band students and a select group of Studio Jazz Band seniors will tour Spain and Portugal during spring break. They will depart from Los Angeles March 25 and travel to Granada, Seville and Lisbon, returning April 3. The group will be traveling to schools for exchange concerts and activities with Spanish students during the […]