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    Dear English department

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    Senior Independent Studies

  • Mock Trial team competes at Los Angeles County Mock Trial Competition


    Mock Trial team competes at Los Angeles County Mock Trial Competition

  • HWSAA hosts kids costume party


    HWSAA hosts kids costume party

  • Swiftie Flex Day


    Swiftie Flex Day

  • Guest Speaker Jeffrey Abrams presents at webinar combatting antisemitism


    Guest Speaker Jeffrey Abrams presents at webinar combatting antisemitism

  • Members of Peer Tutoring meet in the Learning Center.


    Peer Tutoring expands offerings

  • Members the HW Parent Association pose at their booth on the quad.


    HWPA hosts Halloween Senior Appreciation event

  • Former team captain Jameson McMullen 19 poses for his swim team photo.


    Remembering Jameson McMullen ’19

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The baseball outfielders celebrate their 8-4 victory over Simi Valley during the Easton Tournament.  Credit: Bennett Gross/ Chronicle

Baseball starts their season with Mission League win streak

Bennett Gross March 12, 2016

Despite the loss of last year's head coach Matt LaCour, who has stepped into the role of Athletic Director, new coach Jared Halpert has not skipped a beat. The squad had notable winter league victories...

A student athlete inputs her data into Metrifit, one of several apps that the athletic department is using this year. Credit: Maddy Daum/Chronicle

Athletic department expands use of health technology for students

Jean Sanders January 13, 2016

When Paige Howard ’17 wakes up, the first thing she does is log into her Metrifit account and record how well she slept. Her coaches later use this data when they determine the difficulty of her practice...

Baseball junior to play for Oregon, senior for NYU

Jonathan Seymour February 17, 2014

Two members of the defending CIF Division I champion Wolverine baseball team will be heading to opposite corners of the United States for their college careers. Second baseman Ezra Steinberg ’15 committed...

Varsity baseball team raises over $11,000, shaves heads to promote fight against pediatric cancer

Noa Yadidi February 17, 2013

After raising more than twice their fundraising target, members of the varsity baseball team shaved their heads in between games at O'Malley Field on Feb. 16 to promote the fight against pediatric cancer...

Varsity baseball team raises money to fight pediatric cancer

Noa Yadidi January 29, 2013

The varsity baseball team has raised $1,556 to fight pediatric cancer in honor of Chris “Beebop” Robinson ’13 who died of leukemia in November 2011. The team is raising money for the Vs. Cancer...

Mission: League

April 24, 2012

By Camille Shooshani As Max Fried’s ’12 draft stock climbs, his team’s chances of securing the league title grow as well. As of April 10, ESPN ranked Fried the ninth-best...

Baseball loses Giolito to elbow injury, winless in league

March 14, 2012

By Camille Shooshani It took 74 pitches for MLB prospect Lucas Giolito ’12 to reach the seventh inning, but only one to take him out for the season. Giolito, who hit 100 mph on two radar guns...

Pitcher Giolito has shot at first overall pick in MLB draft this June

October 25, 2011

By Robbie Loeb In Major League Baseball, six first overall draft picks have been named Most Valuable Player. All six were drafted out of high school. Right-handed pitcher Lucas Giolito ’12...

Baseball enters home stretch trailing Chaminade in league

April 27, 2011

By Judd Liebman  After dominating St. Francis and Santa Monica High School, the baseball team had its three game win-streak snapped by Buena, as it lost 5-1 on Friday. The loss was only the Wolverines’...

$750,000 Franklin Field upgrade begins this week

October 16, 2009

By Michelle Nosratian   Construction began on a $750,000 renovation of Franklin Field in Encino, where the school has a long-term lease to play its baseball games. Head of Athletics Audrius...

MLB pitcher holds press conference on field

February 11, 2009

By Jordan Freisleben, Matthew Lee and Alice Phillips Media crews crowded onto Ted Slavin Field Feb. 11 as Major League Baseball pitcher Randy Wolf held a press conference about his recent signing to the...

Familes take over Dodger Stadium at ‘fun-raiser’ event

February 10, 2009

By Cody Schott Families converged on Dodger Stadium as if it were April, but replacing Dodger players Andre Ethier, Matt Kemp and Manny Ramirez in the outfield were current students, parents, alumni and...

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