President Rick Commons invested this year’s senior prefects during the Opening Convocation yesterday, where…
By Henry Vogel
The class of 2015 celebrated commencement with speeches from Salutatorian JJ Woronoff ’15 and Valedictorian Amelia Miller ’15 as well as honors for Covi Brannan ’15 and Garrett Robinson ’15 June 5 on Ted Slavin Field. Woronoff encouraged audience members to not take themselves too seriously while Miller argued that Harvard-Westlake has prepared the senior class to live a successful life.
An update to the laptop program will allow students to take and use the borrowed…
The Computer Service department changed its name to Information Technology. “Mostly because Computer Services for…
Parents, alumni, faculty and staff donated a record of $7.7 million to Annual Giving last…
After finishing 13-17 overall and 2-6 in a revamped Mission League last year that added…
By Carina Marx
Varsity field hockey played their first scrimmage today and won 3-0 against Westminster. Paige Yoo…
By Ethan Knight
This summer Ali Riley ’06 played in three Women’s World Cup Games in Canada for…
Dear Ms. Neumeyer, This year’s senior staffers are only the latest in a long line…
By Angela Chon
Everyone told me that junior year would suck — and I believed it. From having English and history essays due on the same day to simply not having enough time to sleep, I, like many others, focused on the negative aspects of high school.
“Harvard-Westlake strives to be a diverse and inclusive community united by the joyful pursuit of educational excellence, living and learning with integrity, and purpose beyond ourselves.”
We’ve heard these words of the mission statement many times from President Rick Commons, enough for the student body to make jokes about it, because most of us feel that those words are already a reality. And most of the time, we follow them.
As part of Senior Transition Day, the documentary film “The Hunting Ground” was shown to inform graduating seniors about the issue of sexual assault on college campuses across America. As part of the film, countless brave men and women were interviewed about their experiences with sexual assault on college campuses. With each survivor’s story, the sickening fact sunk in that virtually every college campus in America deals with not only the issue of students assaulting each other but also the problem of administrations not taking appropriate action by expelling students who are found to be guilty of these crimes.
Is the burn worth the bucks? Some students spend more than $30 a week for high-end, specialty exercise classes taught by experts.
Teresa Suh ’17 reflects on her experiences from her 11-day trip to Cambodia. The stories of genocide survivors have taught her the healing power of music.