Garcia joins communications and visual arts departments

Alexandra Pacheco Garcia joined the communications and visual arts departments this year as the new Vox Populi advisor and a photography teacher, respectively. Previously, Garcia worked as a project and production manager, gallery archivist and registrar, studio manager and photography representative. In addition, she taught at Saddleback Community College, was a teaching assistant and instructor at the […]

Casey Kim returns as Campaign Director

Casey Kim, who worked in the Office of Advancement from 2007 to 2016, returned this year as the new Campaign Director. For the last two years, Kim served as an Associate Director of Advancement at Windward School. “My decision [to return] was definitely driven by the opportunity to grow professionally and the opportunity to work […]

Represent-Asian

Represent-Asian

Over the summer, a colorful poster splattered with blue, red and yellow, two Asian actors and a bold title grabbed the public’s attention on billboards and movie theatres alike. The movie “Crazy Rich Asians” made a box office splash early August, taking in $34 million in North American theatres during its opening week. As the […]

New recycling initiative introduced

New recycling initiative introduced

The school added 109 recycling bins around campus as a part of the Environmental Club’s initiative to create a greener, more environmentally friendly campus. The new recycling initiative aims to lower waste consumption. “Having a comprehensive recycling program at Harvard-Westlake will not only motivate students to engage in good waste disposal practices, but will make […]

Wrestling defeats Crespi

Wrestling defeats Crespi

The Varsity Wrestling team beat Crespi 42-24 in a dual for Senior Night on Jan. 24. Team captain Calvin Kaleel ’18, Kevin Chen ’19 and John Cahill ’20 won by a pin. Justin Butler ’19 and Daniel Guerrero ’20 won by decision. Riley Ruiz ’20, Paul Boardman ’21 and Kanoa Young ’21 won by a […]

Looking Back: Photography III students host showcase on the Vietnam War

Students and faculty reflected on the tragedies of the Vietnam War at the Photography III showcase, “Then and Now,” on Jan 22. The showcase, which was curated by Emma Spencer ’18, consisted of photographs of war veterans, including science teacher Walt Werner and English teacher Jeffery Kwitny. The photography students also displayed pages of old newspaper […]

Students visit FOX Sports

Broadcast Journalism students, HWTV announcers and members of the Chronicle Sports crew visited FOX Sports to deepen their understanding of the real-life broadcasting world on Jan 20. While there, students had an opportunity to see a live studio-based production of sports broadcasts and ask questions to professional anchors, Rob Stone and Donny Marshall. Broadcast Journalism teacher […]