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 […]

Students respond to FDA rules

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 […]

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 […]