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    Swiftie Flex Day

  • Guest Speaker Jeffrey Abrams presents at webinar combatting antisemitism

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    Guest Speaker Jeffrey Abrams presents at webinar combatting antisemitism

  • Members of Peer Tutoring meet in the Learning Center.

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    Peer Tutoring expands offerings

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

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    HWPA hosts Halloween Senior Appreciation event

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

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    Remembering Jameson McMullen ’19

  • Jewish activist Ben Freeman speaks to the upper school community in Taper Gym.

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    Jewish activist Ben Freeman speaks on antisemitism

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    Soccer (Girls)

    Captain America: Student by Day, Soccer Star by Night

  • Students are lacking spirit, which leads them to forget how enjoyable the school community can be.

    Opinion

    Stepping up our Spirit

  • SPREADING AWARENESS: Carter Staggs ’23 performs in the “Laramie Project: Ten Years Later,” shedding light on LGBTQ rights.

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    Shepard Foundation speaks at HW

  • Halloween Coffeehouse showcases school communitys creativity

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    Halloween Coffeehouse showcases school community’s creativity

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Reframing Ukrainian News

Editorial Board March 24, 2022

Six thousand miles away, we watched the first few days of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine on our TV screens. We saw powerful images of and read worri- some articles about...

Konnie Duan ’23 shows her sticker after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine at a drive-through clinic.

Full vaccination required by administration for school year

Claire Conner September 5, 2021

The school required all students and employees returning to campus to submit proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 online by Aug. 13, which President Rick Commons announced in an all-school email...

School shuts down all on-campus activities

Amelia Scharff January 13, 2021

In an all-school email sent Jan. 8, President Rick Commons announced the cancellation of all on-campus athletics and activities until at least Feb. 1, in accordance with Los Angeles County Department...

COVID-19 CONCERNS: Despite the football teams efforts to conduct socially distanced practices, the school is still reevaluating participant safety.

As cases rise, future of on-campus athletics appears to be in jeopardy

Amelia Scharff December 9, 2020

With COVID-19 cases at an all-time high in California according to the Los Angeles Times, new restrictions may affect on-campus sports practices. In an all-school email sent by President Rick Commons,...

Consequential Communications

Consequential Communications

Chloe Schaeffer June 3, 2020

Honest News Coronavirus became front-page news for American media outlets mid-February, just as cases were cropping up around the United States. However, Diego Ahmad ’20, whose parents are both medical...

Head of Upper School Laura Ross declares final exams optional

Head of Upper School Laura Ross declares final exams optional

Frank Jiang June 1, 2020

In an email sent out to the junior and sophomore classes June 1, Head of Upper School Laura Ross announced that final exams administered this week will be optional. Students will have the option to postpone...

Respecting our reporters

Respecting our reporters

Jessa Glassman November 15, 2019

In my first period art history class, I sat taking detailed notes. Having woken up roughly an hour earlier from an unhealthily short night of rest, I was nearly lulled to sleep by my teacher’s rhythmic...

Prioritizing important issues

Prioritizing important issues

Chronicle Staff August 28, 2019

We live in a time when fewer and fewer people wake up Sunday morning to rolled-up newspapers, still damp from their sprinklers and delicately folded up on their driveways. Seemingly, technology brings...

Whats The Buzz? How Students and Faculty Get Their News

What’s The Buzz? How Students and Faculty Get Their News

Anusha Mathur March 20, 2019

Coco Kaleel ’20 sighed when she heard her morning alarm go off on her nightstand. She rolled over on her side, picked up her phone and opened up Daily Mail on the Snapchat Discover Page. Kaleel tapped...

Tune back in: ignorance often isn’t bliss

Chronicle Staff October 12, 2017

In the past month, there have been a seemingly unprecedented amount of natural disasters, political turmoil and a tragic shooting in Las Vegas. When faced with a flood of information every day, there's...

Tatted Teens

Tatted Teens

Jesse Nadel February 2, 2017

When talk show host Wendy Williams asked reality star Kim Kardashian if she had any tattoos, Kardashian responded, "Would you put a bumper sticker on a Bentley?" While some students, like Kardashian, think...

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