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A thanksgiving table with a delicious feast is left abandoned.

An Insincere Thanks

Dylan Graff November 16, 2022

Cutter East ’24 said he vividly remembers learning about the first Thanksgiving in his kindergarten class. East, who identifies as a member of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma and the Isleta Pueblo, said...

Students dunk Math Teacher Joshua Helston and enjoy pizza during the event organized by Community Council.

Community Council organizes donation celebration

Davis Marks and Iona Lee February 1, 2022

Community Council hosted an all-school event during Conference Time on Friday to celebrate over 4,000 student donations during its November Thanksgiving Drive. The event featured free pizza for students...

Dean of Students and ISIR Teacher Jordan Church converses with Matthew Messaye 22, before grabbing a Krispy Kreme donut from Community Council member Andrew Choe 22.

Community Council releases 2021 Thanksgiving Drive results

Kriste An December 7, 2021

Community Council organized a Thanksgiving drive on campus and encouraged students to donate canned goods and hygiene products to the North Hollywood Interfaith Food Pantry from Nov. 9 to 18. The Upper...

Chronicle Poll shows student opinions and plans for Thanksgiving Break.

Community Council organizes food drive

Grant Park November 19, 2021

Community Council organized a Thanksgiving food drive for North Hollywood Interfaith Food Pantry beginning Nov. 9. The council set a goal of 4,000 donations by Nov. 18 and offered students service hours...

(Un)traditional: Spice it Up!

(Un)traditional: Spice it Up!

Ella Yadegar November 18, 2021

When my grandparents immigrated to the United States just before the Iranian Revolution of 1979 , they had never experienced an American holiday. As a result, the food at my family’s first Thanksgiving...

(Un)traditional: A Dern Dinner

(Un)traditional: A Dern Dinner

Fallon Dern November 18, 2021

Thanksgiving has always been my favorite holiday, as my mom and I both have birthdays that fall during the week we don’t have work or school. Don't get me wrong, that doesn't mean I like sharing my birthday...

(Un)traditional: Grazie-Giving

(Un)traditional: Grazie-Giving

Allegra Drago November 18, 2021

Whoever said too many cooks in the kitchen was a bad thing has never been to my house on Thanksgiving. Coming from an Italian family, holidays that revolve around food are made better the more cooks there...

Credit: HW Communications Department

Community Council organizes Thanksgiving drive for at-risk seniors

Will Sheehy December 13, 2020

The HW Community Council organized a toiletry drive in conjunction with the Valley InterCommunity Council (VIC) to assist at-risk seniors in the San Fernando Valley on Nov. 7 and 14. Students donated...

Lauren Juzang ’20 and Lucca Dohr ’20 perform Wallowing Trees, an original piece. Credit: Quincey Dern/Chronicle

November Coffeehouse held after October Coffeehouse was canceled due to fires

Quincey Dern November 19, 2019

Students showcased their talents in the first Coffeehouse of the year in Chalmers East after school Monday. Performers share their musical talent This Coffeehouse offered a variety of musical performances...

Credit: Mady Madison/Chronicle

A lot to be thankful for at Harvard-Westlake

Chronicle Staff November 24, 2015

Henry M. Gunn and Palo Alto high schools in Silicon Valley are situated near train tracks. Most students, when they come to the tracks, know the drill; they wait until the train passes, and then they cross. But...

Canned food drive to help needy families on Thanksgiving

Phoebe Sanders November 21, 2014

The Community Council will be collecting donations of canned vegetables on campus Monday. One bin will be located in the faculty lounge and the other on the quad. The school has committed to collect 500...

A tried and true tradition

Nikta Mansouri November 13, 2013

My mom starts preparing for Thanksgiving about six months in advance. Around May, she’ll start thinking about what she’ll cook this year. Of course there will be the staples: turkey, stuffing, cranberry...

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