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Varsity Runner Daniela Quintero '22 warms up before her race. Credit: Justin Goldstein/Chronicle

School hosts first Cross Country meet since pandemic

Liam Razmjoo and Justin Goldstein February 17, 2021

The Cross Country team participated in the first competitive sporting event held since the school cancelled all athletic activities due to the pandemic on Mar. 11. The Wolverines faced off against Loyola...

Social Justice on the Shelf

Tanisha Gunby February 10, 2021

As Chandace Apacanis '21 flipped through the pages of a riveting novel, it dawned on her what a major impact English literature has made on her high school education. By reading books of different genres,...

HW Project released for students and faculty

Sydney Fener February 9, 2021

The HW Project, a multimedia production including over 23 separate student works, premiered Jan. 22 on Vimeo in place of the regular fall play.   Upper School Performing Arts Technical Director and...

The riots at the Capitol and the presidential inauguration stimulate students and teachers to reflect about the events and issues the country is currently facing.
Illustration credit: Sophia Evans/Chronicle

Presidential inauguration, Capitol insurrection prompt discussions within school community

Melody Tang January 23, 2021

The insurrection at the Capitol on Jan. 6 and the inauguration of President Joe Biden on Jan. 20 sparked discussions within the school community, causing many students and teachers to reflect upon the...

COVID-19 spike before NFL playoffs sparks discussion within school community

Paul Kurgan January 4, 2021

The NFL’s COVID-19 crisis was fully exposed during its twelfth week of the season, affecting the school's many passionate fans and forcing the coaching staff to analyze the league's safety protocols...

Quaranteen Love

Quaranteen Love

Ethan Lachman December 15, 2020

For Stone Kletecka ’21 and his girlfriend, their one-year anniversary came Oct. 26, but it barely resembled the celebration they envisioned at the start of their relationship. Accustomed to living within...

Clockwise from bottom right) Felicity Phelan ’21, Ford McDill ’21, Will Lake ’21, Matthew Lee ’21, Alexandria Lange ’21 and Chronicle Editor-in-Chief Ethan Lachman ’21 eat a socially-distanced meal together and chat about their senior year experiences on the bleachers next to Ted Slavin Field on Nov. 13. 
Photo Credit: Hannah Han/Chronicle

On-campus social events suspended after 10 days due to COVID-19 surge

Hannah Han December 13, 2020

Members of the administration and Prefect Council worked in conjunction to host a series of optional on-campus social activities from Nov. 10 to Nov. 20 on weeknights. Because of rising coronavirus case...

Evan Hamilton ’07 responds to a question posed by Speaker Event Lead Sophia Rascoff ’23. Hamilton was one of four panelists at the event hosted by entrepreneurship program HW Venture. Credit: Sandra Koretz/Chronicle

Venture hosts social impact event

Sandra Koretz December 11, 2020

HW Venture hosted a Social Impact Panel with four speakers working in the community service and entrepreneurship fields Nov. 17. All of the speakers spoke about their work helping others in their surrounding...

Holiday Happenings

Sydney Fener December 11, 2020

“My family and I get a tree every year. We have a holiday tradition where we play remixes of holiday songs on the way there and back, and at home we name the tree something cute. I also have to carry...

Stream Wars

Sydney Fener December 11, 2020

The Company That Changed the Game When Netflix was originally founded, it struggled to the point where the company was almost forced to sell to the doomed Blockbuster. Now, just two decades later,...

Illustration by Alexa Druyanoff

A child’s role model: do as I say, not as I do

Liam Razmjoo December 9, 2020

With the rise of social media activism, athletes feel increasingly pressured to be leaders on and off the court. This past year, many NFL and NBA athletes, including Malcolm Jenkins and LeBron James,...

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‘wokeathw’ responds to anti-racism initiatives (Print Edition)

Kyle Reims and Ethan Lachman October 20, 2020

*Note: A longer, more in depth version has been published here. This version is published as it appeared in the print edition of the second issue of The Chronicle.  Certain members of the community,...

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