Mastin to become principal of Laurence School

Assistant Head of Middle School Paul Mastin is leaving at the end of the year to become the principal at the Laurence School in Valley Glen. After 23 years at Harvard-Westlake, Mastin has decided that it is time for him to move forward after being both a dean and an English teacher. “I’ve always appreciated […]

Rwanda documentary wins at film festival

Mike Mapes ’16 won best documentary at the International Youth Film Festival for his film, “I Am Kizito,” about a young Rwandan man named Kizito. In January 2014, Mapes visited Rwanda on a Harvard-Westlake trip and met a man named Kizito, who told Mapes his story. Born in Rwanda, Kizito and his family grew up […]

Rich Corso named to Water Polo Hall of Fame

Former Harvard-Westlake Head Water Polo coach Rich Corso was voted into the USA Water Polo Hall of Fame on April 9, and his induction ceremony will be May 30 in Costa Mesa, near USA Water Polo’s Headquarters in Huntington Beach. During Corso’s 20-year tenure at Harvard-Westlake, his teams won two CIF championships, were runners up […]

‘As You Like It’ tickets for Feb. 5-7 show on sale

Tickets for performances of the upper school production of William Shakespeare’s “As You Like It” went on sale Jan. 5. The play will take place Feb. 5-7 in Rugby Auditorium. “We haven’t done a Shakespeare play at the Upper School in about seven or eight years,” said upper school performing arts teacher and play director […]