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City Controller Wendy Greuel speaks about the homelessness
crisis. Credit: Crystal Baik/Chronicle

Students participate in Community Service Week

Joie Zhang March 5, 2020

Community Council coordinated the second Community Service Week of the year from Feb. 24 to 27 to raise awareness about homelessness. The week included a bake sale, speakers at the sophomore and junior...

Alexandra Du Manoir '21 and Tabby Ayeni '21 encourage Grace Kosten '22 to join the Gender and Sexuality Awareness Club Oct. 21 during Community Service Week. Credit: Hannah Han/Chronicle

Students find purpose beyond themselves during Community Service Week

Lauren Cho November 1, 2019

Community Council held Community Service Week from Oct. 21 to Oct. 25, giving students an opportunity to engage in and learn about ways that they can benefit communities around them. The week began with...

Students hold signs to welcome the Special Olympic athletes.  Credit: Caitlin Chung/ Chronicle

Students welcome Special Olympic athletes

Jeanine Kim May 1, 2019

Students and faculty volunteers cheered as athletes who participated in sporting events during the third annual Special Olympics Unified Game Day on April 26. During a short assembly in Taper Gym,...

Speaker encourages mental health discussion on campus

Tammer Bagdasarian April 22, 2019

In an effort to encourage discussion about mental health on campus, educator and author Ross Szabo spoke to the junior class during its class meeting April 22. In addition to addressing the steps students...

Students assemble cat toys in the lounge during break.  The Animal Rights Club will donate the toys to local shelters.  Credit: Frank Jiang/ Chronicle

Students make cat toys to benefit local shelters

Frank Jiang April 15, 2019

Students made cat toys to benefit shelters around Los Angeles.  The Animal Rights Club hosted the event April 15 in the lounge during break. The club provided all materials necessary to create the...

Community Council contributes to fire relief efforts

November 21, 2018

Due to the recent Los Angeles wildfires, Community Council organized a bake sale and donation drive in conjunction with their Community Service Week in order to contribute to relief efforts. Community...

Community Council holds Community Service Week

Tanisha Gunby and Hannah Han November 21, 2018

In an effort to encourage students to participate in community outreach activities, Community Council organized Community Service Week from Nov. 12 to Nov. 16, in which members of each grade aided non-profit...

Amanda Offor '18 and Batia  Blank '18 pack bags of food for underprivileged communities while Isabelle Eshragi '18 fills bags with food. Printed with permission of Shauna Altieri.

Students participate in Community Service Week

Jenny Li March 3, 2017

Students packed lunches for the homeless, spoke with previously incarcerated members from Homeboy Industries and celebrated their completion of service hours with Dippin’ Dots during Community Service...

Wolfgang Novogratz '16 throws a pie at Head of Upper School Audrius Barzdukas at Wednesday's assembly. Printed with permission of Harvard-Westlake School

Pie throwing, Community Service Week highlight assembly (video)

Noa Schwartz March 16, 2016

Students throwing pies at Head of School Audrius Barzdukas, as well as announcements about March Madness and the Community Service Week and the Festival of Spring highlighted Wednesday’s assembly. La...

School to hold week-long service opportunities

Emory Kim March 12, 2016

Prefect Council and Community Council will combine Community Service Week and the screening of March Madness March 14-18. A community service fair during break will take place on the quad Monday. Representatives...

Fair kicks off Community Service Week

Jesse Nadel March 16, 2015

A Community Service Fair, book drive and various activities meant to better the community are highlights of Community Service week, which was organized by Community Council to make community service more...

Take service seriously

December 18, 2013

When we students use our talents to do good for others and the greater community around us in areas that we are passionate about, we become passionate about and connected to the hands-on service that we’re...

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