The Student Perspective

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Hi, my name is Lauren and I am an eleventh grader here at Hewitt. In addition to all of my classes, I am very involved in performing arts and participate in Hewitt’s plays and musicals. I have been a student tour guide for the past two years, and I am excited to introduce you to our school! Please scroll down to watch my virtual tour videos and read answers to some of the questions I get asked most frequently during my tours.


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Students write and contribute to news articles about their experiences at Hewitt

A student stands at a podium with a microphone, wearing a blue graduation gown and white sash

I am forever grateful for my 13 years at Hewitt. I am grateful for the lifelong relationships I have nurtured here, the lessons learned, the best successes, and the greatest failures. I am grateful to all of you — my brilliant teachers and friends, our community, and our families — for shaping me into the young woman I am proud to be today. 

read more about Commencement Remarks to the Class of 2021: A Season of Hope…“At Hewitt”
A student stands at a podium with a microphone, wearing a blue graduation gown and white sash

Over this past year, it struck me that there is not all that big a difference between you, me, and the superheroes we see in movies. True, we cannot snap our fingers and expect half the universe to evaporate to dust, but there is a tremendous amount that we can do both as individuals and even more so as a community to improve the world, one small action at a time. 

read more about Commencement Remarks to the Class of 2021: The Superheroes Within Us
A student looks back as she leads cast members in a dance rehearsal

Participating in performing arts at Hewitt has given me the chance to develop new skills and make countless memories. Performing on stage has helped build my confidence, stage management has refined my organizational abilities, and being dance captain has given me the chance to be a leader and use my dance training in a new way.

read more about Pursuing My Passion for Theater: On Stage and Behind the Scenes with Hewitt Performing Arts
Anne M., Class of 2021 smiles at the camera wearing a UCLA sweatshirt and surrounded by Hewitt flags and banners

In December 2020, the Hewitt community came together for a socially-distanced signing day celebration in honor of Anne M., Class of 2021. A Hewitt athlete who played basketball and soccer and rowed crew, Anne will continue her sports career next year as a Division I rowing recruit for UCLA. We spoke with Anne about her journey as an athlete, the importance of teamwork, and how her time as a Hewitt Hawk has prepared her for the future. 

read more about Hewitt Senior to Attend UCLA as a Division I Rowing Recruit 
A student crouches in front of a yard stick and prepares to toss a basketball in the air

Instead of relying on dry textbooks to teach confusing concepts, my freshman physics class showed me how effectively student-led, hands-on labs based in real-world scenarios could help break down complex principles. My experiences in ninth grade physics have given me the courage to pursue a subject that I initially thought would be overwhelmingly challenging, which feels heartening and empowering.   

read more about Breaking Down Complex Principles in Ninth Grade Physics 
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