Students, faculty, alumni and family gathered in St. Saviour’s Chapel Nov. 20 to remember science teacher Jim Brink, who died in a single-car accident Nov. 12. The memorial service included performances from the Chamber Singers and jazz musicians along with eulogies by Brink’s family. Following the service in the chapel, Head of School Jeanne Huybrechts, Head of Upper School Audrius Barzdukas, Track and Field Coach Jonas Koolsbergen,among others, shared memories in the Plaza. Bob Scanlan ’84, said Brink had been his baseball coach and had helped him achieve his dream of playing in the Major Leagues.
Science teacher Jim Brink, who died in a car accident on Nov. 12, was honored with videos, pictures and songs during the 1st and 3rd Wednesday Assembly on Nov. 19.
An investigative report by NBC News in October on cancer clusters in young soccer players prompted questions from parents and a review by the school of the safety of the artificial turf on upper school and middle school playing fields and the threat that these crumb rubber pellets may pose.
By Emily Rahhal
Los Angeles Times reporter Kurt Streeter stressed the importance of patience and sensitivity in cultivating the trust of sources when he spoke to journalism students Nov. 13.
By Liz Yount
Educational consultant Derrick Gay led workshops on diversity at Faculty Professional Growth Day on Nov….
The Velvet Daisies Club will sell student-made holiday cards on the quad two weeks before…
When I was younger, my dad put a football in my hands when I was about 3 years old and started tossing the football around with me. He had me play with older kids at the park, and after the first touchdown that I scored, I was hooked on that feeling. He signed me up for flag football and then the rest is history.
By Jake Liker
The SAAC announces the Male and Female Athletes of the Month for November
Water polo’s 13-2 win over the Corona del Mar Sea Kings tonight in the CIF Semifinals means they will be heading back to the William Woollet Aquatic Center in Irvine Saturday night for the CIF Finals.
Rush to class. Rush through notes. Rush out. Rush to practice, then rush home for…
To most, horror is often set-aside as second-class “B” movie genre. Yet, there is so much more to horror movies than meets the eye.
By Carly Berger
Oct. 27 marked the beginning of a new era in my life, the start of my transition away from Harvard-Westlake into, well, the real world. No, I didn’t submit my application to college or receive an acceptance letter, but something more significant happened: Taylor Swift’s album “1989” came out.
My teachers taught me how to be passionate. Watching my history teachers dive into detailed stories of the past and my English teachers stir up debate among my peers showed me how to channel my enthusiasm into compelling discussion.
17 percent of female students polled use birth control pills. While some use the pill for contraception, others use it to relieve period symptoms and to clear skin.
Delilah Napier’s ’15 documentary called “The Lingering War” on the history of Laos during the…