School shuts down all on-campus activities

In an all-school email sent Jan. 8, President Rick Commons announced the cancellation of all on-campus athletics and activities until at least Feb. 1, in accordance with Los Angeles County Department of Public Health guidelines.   The school made efforts to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 on campus by voluntarily closing both campuses from Dec. 19 […]

As cases rise, future of on-campus athletics appears to be in jeopardy

As cases rise, future of on-campus athletics appears to be in jeopardy

With COVID-19 cases at an all-time high in California according to the Los Angeles Times, new restrictions may affect on-campus sports practices. In an all-school email sent by President Rick Commons, the school announced the cancellation of all on-campus activities from Thanksgiving Day to Dec. 4 in order to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 during […]

Students participate in election projects, discussions in history classes

With the upcoming 2020 election looming, students are learning about the electoral process in their history classes. Whether it’s in the form of projects, lessons or in-class discussions, the majority of the students have learned about the electoral college, at the very least. Advanced Placement Human Geography student Jack Hartmeier ’22 said that even though […]

Wolverines Only

Wolverines Only

How can I explain to the Harvard-Westlake community what field hockey means to me? Well, that is a difficult question, since not a lot of people are familiar with the sport. Not only are people unfamiliar with field hockey at Harvard-Westlake, but the sport is also relatively unknown in all of America. However, in the […]

There’s no us in team

There’s no us in team

When point guard Melissa Zozulenko ’21 packed her bag on the last day of in-person school, she didn’t realize she would have to say goodbye to her basketball team for over six months. Since then, she has been isolated from the majority of her teammates and coaches, even though she has recently returned to the court […]

Pandemic impacts college recruitment

Pandemic impacts college recruitment

When Williams College commit Gabby Odoom ’21 got the notification that her spring track and field season was canceled, fear rushed through her body. She wouldn’t be able to compete and would lose the opportunity to impress college coaches and scouts. For track and field athletes, junior year running times are vital to college coaches […]

Schroeder to retire after 29 years to enjoy her hobbies

School registrar Virginia Schroeder will retire after 29 years at the school in order to pursue her interests in photography and painting, and to travel with her husband. “We have visited many European countries and traveled quite a bit in the UK, Canada and the U.S.,” Schroeder said. “We’d like to add to that list. […]