Prom tickets for sale

Tickets for Prom May 17 at the Loews Hollywood Hotel are now available for sale, Prefect Council announced in an email to seniors May 6.  Before purchasing tickets, students and their parents must sign the Prom pledge, which is available online under the student portal at hw.com.  Tickets are available in the bookstore for $115 each. The […]

Chronicle takes 2nd in California

The Chronicle was awarded second in General Excellence by the California Newspaper Publishers Association Saturday for California high school newspapers published in 2013. Chronicle staffers also won three first place awards, two second place awards and three honorable mentions for individual work. The awards were announced May 3 at the annual CNPA meeting in San […]

Clubs win grants from Prefect Council

Prefect Council will grant seven clubs funds for activities and supplies, Prefect Council announced in an email today. The clubs receiving grants are Junior Classical League, Helping Hands, KHWS Radio, SOMA Club, Chinese Pen Pals, Science and Outreach Club and Bridge to a Brighter Future. “We really appreciate all of the support from the school […]

Bake sale Monday will benefit school in Thailand

A bake sale Monday will raise money for Baan Nong Ku, an elementary school located in Thailand. Pim Otero ’16 organized the sale which will be outside Chalmers from second to fifth period. Only cash will be accepted. The profits will be used to donate school supplies like sports balls, pens, pencils and paper to […]

Denim Day raises awareness on rape

A panel of presenters speaking about sexual assault was organized by Trishta Dordi ’15 as part of a series of events leading up to Denim Day April 23. Presenters included Harriet Kerr from the UCLA Rape Treatment Center in Santa Monica, representatives from the South Asian Helpline and Referral Agency and Angela Parker from the […]

Monday bake sale to benefit children's group

Megan Kaplan ’15 will host a bake sale Monday to raise money for the organization Friendship Circle. The baked goods will be provided by members of the Bake a Difference club and will be sold during break.  The Friendship Circle is an organization that assigns volunteers to children with special needs. The volunteers spend time […]

German zoologist speaks to biology classes on research of orangutans

German zoologist Graham Banes recounted his experiences with orangutans and highlighted the scientific similarities between orangutans and humans  to multiple biology classes March 21. For the past six years, Banes lived in the jungles of Borneo, the third largest island in the world, and resided in close contact with orangutans. “After living in Borneo for […]

Wall street veteran speaks to students and alumni at first Business and Entrepreneurship Network event

Wall Street and investment banking veteran George J. Rohlinger advised students and alumni at the Business and Entrepreneurship Network’s first student-alumni event March 19 in Ahmanson Lecture Hall. The event was organized by Chief Financial Officer and Business of Life teacher Rob Levin and head of the alumni entrepreneurial network Nate Snyder ’94, who chose Rohlinger […]

Students meet Rwandan president

Students who went on the semester break trip to Rwanda met Rwandan president Paul Kagame Feb. 12 at a Los Angeles World Affairs Council event at which he spoke. Because they were not able to meet him during the trip as they had planned, they saw him before his speech, delivering  gifts, which included a […]