The last song: prefects host last coffeehouse

Prefect Council hosted the fourth and final Coffeehouse of the year on Monday in the Chalmers lounge after school. Acts included Elizabeth Gaba ’17 singing “Crazy” by Gnarls Barkley and Ori Zur and Charlie Kogen singing “Penny Lane” by the Beatles. In addition to musical performances, students recited poetry and did magic tricks. “I think […]

Information Tech doubles bandwidth

The Computer Service department changed its name to Information Technology. “Mostly because Computer Services for many years now has not really been accurate as we work with a lot more [aspects of] technology than just computers,” Director of Information Technology Dave Ruben said of the name change. “It’s a very old name so we thought […]

Sophomores, juniors to use new sign-in

A new attendance system will soon allow sophomores and juniors to sign on and off of campus using iPads. Now, students will use an app to digitally check in. This system has been in testing for seniors, however Upper School Attendance Coordinator Gabriel Preciado hopes that the system will make attendance more accurate. “It will […]

Students, administrators attend assault panel

More than half of sexual assaults on college campuses happen to freshmen, five students and four administrators learned at a panel discussion organized by Beth Friedman (Oliver ’17) April 22. The discussion, held at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel, featured specialists in collegiate sexual assault, including attorney and author Susan Estrich, Atlantic contributing editor Caitlin Flanagan […]

Choral program competes at Heritage Festival

The entire upper school choral program performed in a private concert for the University of Southern California choir director and competed at the Heritage Festival Competition from April 8-12. At the Heritage Festival, a combined choir with members from Wolverine chorus, Bel Canto and Chamber singers won three first-place Gold Awards in the Men’s, Women’s […]

You code like a girl

Whenever I tell people that I plan to pursue a career in technology, I always meet the same response: “Wow. You don’t seem like that kind of person.” Most people, when presented with the idea of a tech junkie, think of two kinds of people: a Silicon-Valley dweller with the latest iPhone in hand or […]

School offers measles vaccination to faculty

Ten faculty members were vaccinated for measles at both the upper and middle school campuses March 11. Following the measles outbreak last December that spread throughout the country after originating in Southern California, Harvard-Westlake offered a titers test for any faculty members who wanted to find out if they were immune. Out of both the […]

Chinese Culture Club holds annual luncheon

Harvard-Westlake’s Chinese Culture Club members and Chinese language class sang and gave speeches during the 24th annual Chinese New Year Luncheon. The event was held at the Skirball Cultural Center March 8 and was organized by a Chinese New Year Planning Committee. More than 300 students, faculty and parents come together annually to celebrate this […]

Wrestling squad prepares for CIF

Despite struggling against strong team competition in the Mission League, five Wolverine wrestlers qualified for CIF Championships at Mission League Finals against Alemany Jan. 31. Jake Adler ’17 won league in the 132-pound weight class. Ryan Ruiz ’16 took second in the 126-pound weight class. James Lennon ’15 captured third in the 138-pound weight class, […]

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