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  • Varsity boys’ basketball small forward Nicholas Khamenia ’25 dunks the ball in a game during his sophomore season.

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    Junior to attend Gonzaga University’s Kraziness in the Kennel event

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    School announces participation in ‘Alive Together’ walk

  • The HW-INC Team meets once a week from 3:15-4:15 PM to work on their yearly summer program.

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    HW Inc Seeks New Applicants

  • Junior mental health alliance leaders Dennett Stibel 25, Rachel Reiff 25, Sunny Lu 25 and Micah Parr 25 pose together.


    Student mental health alliance formed

  • Head Prefect Bari LeBari 24 poses with Head of School Laura Ross for a picture after receiving his senior class ring during the annual Senior Ceremony.


    Seniors gather for 90th annual ring ceremony

  • Administrators speak about student wellbeing at State of School Address

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    Administrators speak about student wellbeing at State of School Address

  • A student pushes a recycling bin onto campus.


    Policy Against Pollution

  • Ian Mitchell King (center, partially obscured), registered sex offender, joined the Studio City Neighborhood Council on Aug. 16.

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    Studio City Neighborhood Council members resign

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BACK In BLACK: Language Department teachers dress up in costume for the Halloween costume contest.

Prefects hold costume contest

William Liu November 3, 2022

Prefect Council hosted the annual Halloween costume contest in front of Chalmers Hall on Oct. 31. The contest was held in addition to the after-school Halloween Coffeehouse, also organized by Prefect Council. The...

Lying on her bed, the Mittle-Man advises a student on their love life through the phone.

The Mittle-man on Campus: A Review of Prom

Sarah Mittleman, Opinion Editor May 31, 2022

Hello, devoted readers! After a brief hiatus, I have decided to resume my role as romance guru and dedicated advice-giver for the last weeks of the year. For those of you curious as to what I was doing...

Illustration by Sophia Musante

Leading Ladies: women take initiative on campus

Harry Tarses August 30, 2021

Two single-sex schools came together in a long-anticipated merger to form a single coed institution in September 1991. Thirty years later, at 3:40 p.m. on Tuesday, April 20, an email addressed to the student...

Prefects retreat to Palm Springs

Emma Shapiro August 31, 2018

Upper School prefects attended their annual retreat Aug. 19 in Palm Springs. Junior Prefect Jaya Nayar ’20 said the goal of the retreat was to plan for the upcoming school year by setting goals and...

Pre-fectionists: Juniors and seniors elect prefects for next school year

Casey Kim April 25, 2018

Students elected the head, senior and junior prefects for the 2018-2019 school year this month. Kevin Chen ’19 and Ryan Stanford ’19 will serve as Head Prefects, and Lucas Lyons ’19, Loyal Terry...

Ryan Stanford 19 adresses juniors and sophomores about why she should be Head Prefect. Credit: Casey Kim/Chronicle

Sophomores, juniors elect next year’s Head Prefects

Casey Kim March 21, 2018

Ryan Stanford ’19 and Kevin Chen ’19 will serve as Head Prefects for the 2018-2019 school year. Results were announced after school on Thursday in an email. Although one male and one female were still...

RJ Schreck 18 and Ryan Stanford 19 make sandwiches for the homeless during WinterFest. Credit: Astor Wu/Chronicle

Students celebrate holidays with winter festivities

Luke Casola December 9, 2017

Students, faculty and staff celebrated the winter season with themed dress days and holiday activities during WinterFest, which was organized by Prefect Council. On Monday, students and faculty wore ugly...

Students come together on Facebook to support fire victims

Sophie Haber December 7, 2017

In the wake of four wildfires in the Los Angeles area that caused students to evacuate their homes and the school to cancel classes, almost 300 students took to Facebook to show their support for those...

Matt Hogan 17, who the juniors recently elected to serve as one of their senior prefects, gives his final speech in his campaign for prefect. Credit: Teresa Suh/Chronicle

Prefects elected for next school year

Lara Mikhail April 27, 2016

Upper school students voted Cate Wolfen ’17 and Matt Thomas ’17 Head Prefects for the 2016-2017 Prefect Council earlier this month. The senior prefects will be Lauren Genender ’17, Carolyn Hong ’17,...

Prefect Council announces election results

Eugenia Ko April 23, 2015

Prefect Council announced the 2015-2016 prefects in an e-mail April 23. The senior prefects are Helene Miles, Jordan Strom, Shelby Weiss and Adam Yaron. The junior prefects are Lexi Block, Charlie Noxon,...

Senior Ring Ceremony

Eugenia Ko September 14, 2014

Alumnus makes television debut on “Amazing Race: China Rush”

August 18, 2012

By Noa Yadidi Former first prefect Charlie Melvoin ’05 will compete to win a trip around the world worth $60,000 on Emmy-winning reality show “The Amazing Race,” which airs...

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