Juniors order rings for senior ceremony

Juniors ordered personalized class rings last week on campus from Jostens from April 19 to 20. Students could choose either the traditional ring, which features the school crest, or the achiever ring, which features the student’s birthstone. “I wanted something to remind me of my experience at Harvard-Westlake,” Claire Tan ’18 said. “The rings will […]

Adviser to discuss Trout in Classroom project

Trout in Classroom program adviser Rudy Brown will speak to select AP Environment Science students about wild trout populations and their ongoing project Feb. 27 at the Upper School. Brown serves as a contact for the regional TIC program, which the school applied to and received its accreditation to raise and release trout. The program […]

Alumni host Jewish activities panel

School alumni and Jewish education professionals hosted an open panel on activities for Jewish teenagers Jan. 19 at the Upper School. Panel members discussed opportunities centered around Judaism that are available to students in high school and college. The panel consisted of Director of the Center of Youth Engagement at Stephen S. Wise Temple Andrea […]

Environmental Club to plant garden

Members of the Environmental Club will plant a new garden on campus Jan. 30. After researching what types of plants would thrive in the given conditions, the students decided to plant rosemary, white sage and lavender. The garden will be located next to Taper Gym. Environmental Club co-president Hannah Tuchman ’17 is leading the project, and […]

Students, faculty attend diversity conferences

Students, faculty attend diversity conferences

Students and faculty discussed leadership and diversity at the Student Diversity Leadership Conference and People of Color Conference on Dec. 8-10 in Atlanta. Six student representatives attended the SDLC, while 17 faculty members simultaneously attended the PCC. Both conferences were hosted by the National Association of Independent Schools. The student attendees were Fernando Diaz-Ojeda ’20, […]

Veronica Cherry: Spanish

Veronica Cherry: Spanish

New world languages teacher Veronica Cherry is teaching Spanish III and Spanish III Honors, replacing former Spanish teacher Margot Riemer. Cherry has been working as a Spanish teacher for two decades at a mix of public and private schools. “Before I came here I taught for 15 years at Hutchison School and before that I […]