Generation of Change to expand to New Jersey

Generation of Change to expand to New Jersey

Generation of Change, an organization focused on social and environmental issues started by Eitan Sneider ’17, has recently expanded to include two schools in New Jersey. The organization is also working on coordinating with Masai secondary schools in Kenya to further expand the program. Due to time constraints, Generation of Change is only able to […]

Upper school students perform at annual KAPA dinner, raise money for charities

Upper school students perform at annual KAPA dinner, raise money for charities

Upper school symphony students who are members of Soma, which aids the disabled through music, previewed their upcoming “Melody of Compassion” performance for the Korean American Parent Association’s annual dinner at the Oxford Hotel on Aug. 21. “We performed for them and showed them a little bit of what our symphony is and how Harvard-Westlake […]

Annual issue of Babel published, distributed

The World Language Department distributed this year’s issue of “Babel” at the National Language Honors Society Assembly May 17. “Babel” featured poems, stories, recipes, drawings and photos from a total of 62 submissions. Submissions were in languages from across the globe, including Chinese, Spanish, French, Latin, Arabic and Korean. Students submitted and edited all works. […]

School to hold week-long service opportunities

Prefect Council and Community Council will combine Community Service Week and the screening of March Madness March 14-18. A community service fair during break will take place on the quad Monday. Representatives of non-profit organizations will speak with students about upcoming events and ways to get involved. During class meetings, students will take part in […]

Students peruse course options at Academic Fair

Students peruse course options at Academic Fair

Sophomores and juniors browsed the Academic Fair in Taper Gym Wednesday during activities period instead of a First and Third Assembly to get a glimpse of classes available for them to take next school year. Prefect Council, upper school dean Sharon Cuseo and Director of Student Affairs Jordan Church hosted this year’s Academic Fair. During the […]

Social Committee sells Valentine’s grams

Social Committee members began selling Valentine’s Day grams on Tuesday, and sales will continue through Thursday on the quad from fifth to eighth period. Each $1 gram will be delivered to lockers on Friday with a lollipop and optional personalized message. On Friday, the committee will sell Valentine’s Day Krispy Kreme donuts for $2 on […]

HWPA volunteers at Bethune School

HWPA volunteers at Bethune School

Students and faculty travelled to Bethune Middle School and Math Science Magnet to carry out community service on Nov. 22. The Harvard-Westlake Parents’ Association, as well as students and faculty members, convened in Inglewood to clean and paint Bethune Middle School. Volunteers teamed up with Bethune students to sort supplies and garden. Last year, a […]

Guest speakers visit criminal law classes

Guest speakers visit criminal law classes

Los Angeles Deputy District Attorney Beth Silverman and wrongfully imprisoned former inmate Obie Anthony spoke to Criminal Law and Advocacy students in the Kutler Center on Sep. 22 and Sep. 24, respectively. Silverman, who is also a homicide prosecutor, spoke about her experiences with the class. She discussed details on murder cases she has prosecuted, […]