Students volunteer at Bethune Middle School

Students volunteer at Bethune Middle School

Nearly 100 members of the school community helped to clean up the Bethune Middle School campus by painting, sorting and gardening Jan. 27. The HW Parents Community Service program organized the event in partnership with Bethune and Big Sunday, an outreach organization that aims to “beautify” schools. Students from both school communities worked together to […]

Environmental conservationist speaks to club

Conservation International member Gillian Wynn spoke to the Environmental Club on Oct. 23 about ways that students can volunteer for CI, a non-profit organization that works to protect nature and ecosystems. Wynn also spoke about how she became involved with environmental conservation. “When I was in college, I took a great course called Pollution Politics […]

Student aids Hurricane Harvey victims

Student aids Hurricane Harvey victims

Following the mass destruction of Hurricane Harvey, Brooke Kawana ’18 sent 100 water filters to the residents of Bevil Oaks, Texas, who were left without access to drinking water. For the water from their sinks, hoses and wells to be safe for consumption, it must be boiled. Due to the fact that many citizens’ stoves […]

Helping Hands: Students who Volunteer in Hospitals

Helping Hands: Students who Volunteer in Hospitals

Every Wednesday afternoon, Ashley Frey ’17 puts on her uniform and teen volunteer badge and spends two hours visiting patients at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. Throughout the course of each day, she will bring them water, flowers and magazines, but most importantly, she will give them her time. “Talking to patients is really […]