Harvard-Westlake’s football opener against Loyola High School kicks off at 7 p.m. Friday on the…
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.
By Jesse Nadel
Ari Engelberg ’89 (Jacob ’21) will replace Jill Shaw as Interim Director of Communications, where he will focus on strategically planning the school’s communications and marketing approach as well as fulfilling the job’s daily responsibilities, President Rick Commons said in an email to the school community.
By Jesse Nadel
Members of the school community welcomed 150 Special Olympic athletes and coaches from Cuba and the Czech Republic at the host town community barbecue on the school’s campus July 23.
Ben Platt ’11 sang the National Anthem to commence the July 4 Washington Nationals game…
Third baseman/starting pitcher Cameron Deere ’16 has committed to Brown University to continue his baseball career.
The girls’ basketball team won the Desert Heat Tournament after a 39-33 victory over Chaminade…
By Jake Liker
Matt LaCour has been named an athletic director, and Jared Halpert will be filling LaCour’s previous position of baseball program head, Harvard-Westlake announced in a press release Monday morning.
Dear Ms. Neumeyer, This year’s senior staffers are only the latest in a long line…
“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.
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.
In the summer before his sophomore year, Jacob Gold’s ’15 laptop died and he needed a new computer.
About 50 singers in the Upper School choruses performed on May 22 and 23 for…