Six debaters reach elimination rounds at annual Tournament of Champions

Six debaters reach elimination rounds at annual Tournament of Champions

Six members of the debate team reached elimination rounds at the Tournament of Champions in Lexington, Kentucky, from April 27-29. Samantha McLoughlin ’21, Jaya Nayar ’20, Alexandra Mork ’20, Spencer Paul ’19, Ari Davidson ’19 and Chronicle Opinion Editor Vishan Chaudhary ’19 all cleared to elimination rounds. Mork made it to double-octofinals, McLoughlin, Paul and […]

Westflix hosts professional filmmakers, speakers

Westflix hosts professional filmmakers, speakers

Bo Burnham, a comedian, writer and director of the movie “Eighth Grade,” spoke about his experience in the entertainment industry at the annual Westflix festival March 15. Five upper school student films screened at the event among 16 other films produced by student directors across California. The event, which took place at the ArcLight Cinemas […]

DEI holds first recruiting event on West Coast

DEI holds first recruiting event on West Coast

Faculty, staff and administrators from 43 independent institutions gathered together to participate in the first West Coast Diversity Job Fair on Feb. 23. The fair, which was co-hosted with the Brentwood School, gave an opportunity for participants to discuss their experiences working in independent school environments and promote open job positions to potential educators of […]

Diversity Fair attracts 40 independent schools

Faculty, staff and administrators from 43 independent institutions gathered together to participate in the first West Coast Diversity Job Fair on Feb. 23. The fair, which was co-hosted with the Brentwood School, gave an opportunity for participants to discuss their experiences working in independent school environments and promote open job positions to potential educators of […]

Applicants participate in multicultural fair

Applicants participate in multicultural fair

As a way to share the experience of being a student of color on campus, 34 Student Ambassadors hosted a Multicultural Fair on Jan. 26 for prospective students and their families. Parents got a chance to sit down with the Director of Admissions Aaron Mieszczanski and the Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Janine Jones […]

A Fight for Equality: Activists, politicians participate in third annual Women’s March

A Fight for Equality: Activists, politicians participate in third annual Women’s March

Thousands of people hit the streets of downtown Los Angeles sporting pink hats and rainbow flags to participate in the third annual Women’s March Jan. 19. Similar rallies were also held in Washington D.C., San Francisco, Chicago, Houston and New York. Participants of the Los Angeles event arrived at Pershing Square at 8:30 a.m. and […]

Mock Trial team completes season

Mock Trial team completes season

The Mock Trial team ended their season after a loss to Monroe High School in the quarterfinals Nov. 28. They ranked within the top twelve high schools that competed in the annual Los Angeles County Mock Trial competition, which took place at the Stanley Mosk Courthouse. Additionally, courtroom artist Esther Grover ’19 received a Los […]

Juul to restrict flavor pods

After the Food and Drugs Administration accused the company of marketing to minors, Juul Lab announced their new desire to restrict the sale of flavor pods Nov. 13. The company said they will also enforce stricter age verifications to prove buyers are 21 years old before viewing and making purchases on the company’s site and […]

HWAA hosts annual Halloween party

175 Wolverine alumna and their children engaged in arts and crafts projects, games and a costume contest at the annual Alumni with Young Kids Halloween Party on Oct. 28, the second alumni event of the year hosted by the Harvard Westlake Student Alumni Association (HWSAA). “The kids are the best part of the event,” HWSAA […]

Photography students participate in workshop

Students from Photography I viewed an exhibit and participated in an interactive portrait workshop conducted by an Arlene Schnitzer artist Janna Ireland at the Middle School on Oct. 19. The visiting photographer’s show exhibits two cohesive bodies of work, “The Spotless Mirror” (2011-2013) and “Milk and Honey” (2018), in which Ireland investigates the idea of […]

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