Creating Choreography

Over the course of the past three months, creating and rehearsing choreography has encouraged Advanced Dance II company member Carli Cooperstein ’20 to explore different styles of movement, increase her versatility as a dancer and become a stronger leader. In less than two weeks, Cooperstein will take the stage alongside 26 of her peers to […]

Junior State of America club members attend Winter Congress

Six members of the Harvard-Westlake Junior State of America club participated in the J.S.A. Winter Congress, in which students debated various topics in a mock-Congressional procession during Presidents’ Day Weekend, from Feb. 15 to Feb. 16. Members of J.S.A. participate in Winter Congress At the convention, students proposed bills, offered amendments and gave speeches expressing […]

Class of 2022 views WWI film in theater

The sophomore class attended a private screening of “1917” at the Sherman Oaks ArcLight Cinema on Jan. 22. Coordinated by Interdisciplinary Studies Department Head and history teacher Larry Klein, the field trip occurred just a few weeks before the history lessons about World War I were scheduled to begin, he said. Sophomore class watches “1917” […]

Students volunteer to create lanterns at Luminaria event

Seven students crafted handmade lanterns alongside Studio City residents at the ninth annual Luminaria Event held by the Studio City Neighborhood Council’s Cultural Affairs Committee at Campo de Cahuenga on Saturday. The lanterns were used during Sunday night’s free family event celebrating the holiday season and the history of Campo de Cahuenga. According to the […]

Makeup or Made-up?

Makeup art gains popularity during the Halloween and Day of the Dead, but other artists oppose the validity of the new art form. On Halloween, Adrienne Usher ’22 strutted down the stage at the school costume contest, modeling not only disco-zombie attire, but also self-applied makeup details. Fake blood and shards of glass, created with […]

An update on behalf of business

What do we do? We invest in socially beneficial companies and industries, using the revenue accumulated from selling our student publications. We donate our investment earnings to a nonprofit organization, which the seniors on the business team will choose. This year’s yield will support further investment ventures, and we hope to use the funds we […]

Watch and Learn

Students and teachers discuss the potential benefits of learning a foreign language by watching television. Learning a language through watching TV helps with comprehension skills Ever since the Mexican comedy-drama “Club de Cuervos” caught his eye, Luke Riley ’21 has revamped his language learning strategy. Instead of flipping through pages of textbooks, he now turns […]

Boycotting for Change

Boycotting for Change

America is rooted in liberty, and although many claim that large corporations hinder our freedoms, consumers’ purchasing power illustrates the strength of our democracy. Large corporations still depend on the needs and demands of their consumers, namely us. When a company makes customer service mistakes or is insensitive to social issues, people hold it accountable. […]