Melanie Hirsch ’18 dribbles past her injury

Melanie Hirsch ’18 dribbles past her injury

Stepping onto the court, Melanie Hirsch ’18 felt nervous. It was the summer before eighth grade and also her first practice with the Girls’ Varsity Basketball team. While training with her new team, she began to feel pain in her ankle, a discomfort that would wind up haunting her for almost a year and a half. “During practice, I was having a lot […]

Los Angeles Museum to screen student projects

The Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust’s Righteous Conversations Project will screen 15 student-made public service announcements at their annual screening and gifting ceremony at 7 p.m. Feb. 17 in the Ahmanson Theater at 7 p.m. The Righteous Conversations Project unites students and Holocaust survivors to fight social injustice through media workshops and community events. […]

Club hosts holiday drive for hospital

The Miles of Smiles Club hosted a holiday drive for students to drop off Christmas presents to go to a child and his or her family at the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Myria Chen ’18 organized the drive to help a family that could not afford to buy Christmas gifts. She delivered the wrapped items to […]

La Femme club focuses on new project to promote feminism

La Femme club focuses on new project to promote feminism

The La Femme club created a new project called Feminists of Harvard-Westlake this year. “It’s a way for the student body to de-stigmatize the feminist movement and open everyone’s mind to feminism,” Elizabeth Edel ’16 said about the project. La Femme focuses on holding discussions on gender equality at the school. Edel, Kamala Durairaj ’17, […]