Gender Studies class offered again next year

A class entitled Ethics and Culture: Gender Studies in Science, Philosophy and History will be offered again next year. “In a sense, my class is what the gender studies course has always been, however, there is a common view that gender must mean feminism,” Malina Mamigonian said. “Gender is a social construction and feminism (though […]

Activist to discuss gender violence

Jackson Katz, the creator of a gender violence program entitled “Mentors in Violence prevention,” will speak at an upper school assembly April 20. Katz’s organization has been heavily marketed by multiple sports leagues and organizations. “We are lucky to have him coming as he is a vocal activist in the movement against the violence that […]

Chamber Singers participate in festival

Chamber Singers performed in their first public appearance this year at a festival held at the Biola University Conservatory of Music in La Mirada. “The festival at Biola was an amazing experience,” said Theodore Sokoloff ’15, who sang at the festival. “We were surrounded by so many talented choirs, and I learned a ton from […]

Junior presents at Jane Austen conference in breakout session

Alexa Bowers ’16 was a speaker at the Jane Austen conference Oct. 10-12 in Montreal. “I am the first high school student to lead a breakout session so I was really nervous, but I just got out from presenting and it went really well,” Bowers said. “I’m glad they gave me the opportunity to present.” […]

New student advisory program to ease transition for new Upper School students

A new student advisory system headed by Assistant to the Head of Upper School Michelle Bracken and Director of Student Affairs Jordan Church will be instated for all students new to Harvard-Westlake at both the Upper and Middle School. In previous years, the Upper School has lacked a support system for new faces on campus. […]

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