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LAHSO hosts annual festival online

James Hess May 14, 2021

The Latin American Hispanic Student Organization (LAHSO) hosted its third annual festival virtually May 7. Open to the entire school community, the event is usually held outdoors and includes song,...

LAHSO holds banquet to discuss diversity

Ethan Lachman March 6, 2020

The Latin American and Hispanic Student Organization held its third Unity Banquet to start conversations about diversity on campus Feb. 24 in Feldman Horn Art Gallery. LAHSO worked with other affinity...

LAHSO members discuss cultural identity during annual sleepover

Hannah Han November 27, 2019

The Latin American and Hispanic Student Organization (LAHSO) hosted its first fall sleepover from Nov. 22 to 23, during which upper school students discussed their experiences as people of color on campus...

MONARCHS: Criselda Mele ’20, Diana Castellanos ’20, Lupe Lucero ’20 and Osi Holt ’20 partake in the Day of the Dead festivities.
Printed with permission of Diana Castellanos

LAHSO celebrates Day of the Dead

Jane Hamilton November 16, 2019

Latin American and Hispanic Student Organization (LAHSO) members participated in festivities as part of the group's annual event to celebrate Día de Los Muertos on Nov. 2 at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery. Día...

LAHSO member Josue Martin '20 hands a tamale to Isabel Lawrence '21 on the quad during the fundraiser. Credit: Hannah Han/Chronicle

LAHSO holds fundraiser, culminating National Hispanic Heritage Month

Ethan Lachman October 23, 2019

Marking their first fundraiser since 2017, the Latin American-Hispanic Social Student Organization (LAHSO) sold food on the quad Oct. 15 to raise money for future projects. The sale ran from third period...

Celebrating culture: LAHSO hosts inaugural Hispanic-Latinx festival

Luke Schneider May 30, 2019

The Latin-American Hispanic Student Organization hosted the first annual Hispanic-Latinx festival May 23 outside Seaver Academic Center. 15 students sang, danced and recited poetry at the festival, which...

Members of LAHSO sit on the stairs during their first independent sleepover.  Credit: Marina Nascimento/ Chronicle

LAHSO hosts first independent sleepover

Austin Lee May 1, 2019

Students in the Latin American and Hispanic Student Organization held their second annual sleepover at the school to get to know each other better and to discuss issues present in the Latino community...

Xenia Bernal '19 speaks alongside fellow LAHSO members in front of faculty, students and parents about unifying as a community. Credit: Tammer Bagdasarian/Chronicle

LAHSO speaks about unity at LAPA Family Fiesta

Tammer Bagdasarian September 17, 2018

Latin American and Hispanic Student Organization (LAHSO) leaders spoke to faculty, students and parents about the importance of uniting as a community at the Latin American Parent Organization (LAPA) Family...

LAHSO presents on student experiences

Casey Kim May 31, 2018

The Latin American and Hispanic Student Organization presented on experiences of Latinx and Hispanic students to faculty members during the Brown Bag Lunch events on May 14 and 16 at both the Middle and...

Angelica Navarro ’18 and Elena Montoya ’18 talk to upper school dean Celso Cardenas during the second annual Unity Banquet, hosted by the Latin American and Hispanic Student Organization. Attendees participated in discussions to promote diversity.  Photo credit: Tammer Bagdasarian

LAHSO promotes unity, facilitates student discussion

Tammer Bagdasarian March 22, 2018

The Latin American and Hispanic Student Organization held its second annual Unity Banquet on March 15 after school in Feldman Horn, inviting leaders and members of affinity groups in an effort to promote...

LAHSO and BLACC discuss cultural appropriation at sleepover

Tammer Bagdasarian November 20, 2017

The Latin American and Hispanic Student Organization held its inaugural club-wide sleepover Nov. 17 in collaboration with the Black Leadership and Culture Club, hosting games, bonding activities and group...

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