Squad down in first round of playoffs

Squad down in first round of playoffs

Following last year’s trend, the field hockey team lost to Newport in overtime in the first round of playoffs Oct. 27, ending its postseason early. “Honestly, we should’ve won,” forward Emma Wasserman ’16 said. “We played really well and almost scored in the final minutes, but we couldn’t finish it.” This was the squad’s third […]

Girls’ Soccer looking strong

Girls’ Soccer looking strong

The girls’ soccer program is undergoing a few changes to strengthen the team’s dynamic both on the field and off the field. Instead of having a separate JV and varsity team, program head Richard Simms is integrating the two. “We’re really working on becoming one team,” forward Anya Andrews ’17 said. “There’s a dual roster, […]

Squad gets one win in KSA Tournament

Varsity field hockey finished the KSA Tournament in Orlando, Florida with a win, a tie and two losses. The tournament began Sept. 4 with an 8-1 win over Saint Hubert Catholic School. Mia Reilly ’18 had two assists and a goal. Alyse Tran ’18 and Caitlin Neapole ’16 each scored once. Claire Stevens ’16 and Claire […]

Boys' water polo players place second in Junior Olympics

Nineteen members of the Harvard-Westlake boys’ water polo squad, playing as Los Angeles Premier, took second place in the U.S. National Junior Olympics under-18 category, facing four of their former teammates in the championship game. They were also the youngest team to finish in the top 24 of the tournament in Orange County from July 25-28. “I […]

Student film festival to honor 10 films, PSAs

Ten student films will receive awards at the Los Angeles Student Film Festival May 30. Students from several Los Angeles schools created these films during a Harvard-Westlake summer program. Honored filmmakers will walk the red carpet and attend an awards ceremony at El Portal Theatre before their films are screened. The films in which Harvard-Westlake […]

Environmental Club plants native plant garden

The Environmental Club planted a native plant garden on campus May 3. The garden includes plants that can grow in the dry California climate and do not require much water. The project has been underway for two years. The garden is situated in the area between the track and the back of Taper gym. “Everyone had […]

Students volunteer at textile service event

Students will volunteer for a Latin-American Parents’ Association event May 9 to teach elementary and middle school girls to work with electronic textiles, or electronics integrated into clothing. Participants will learn to create e-textiles by creating electrical circuits and making the garments. Volunteers will have the opportunity to create their own e-textile and to earn […]

Seniors film on set of movie, 'Tangerine'

Select film students taped behind-the-scenes footage including interviews with the actors in the Sundance Institute’s film “Tangerine” April 1. The footage was filmed in one 10-hour day by Max Cho ’15, Dora Palmer ’15 and Henry Quilici ’15. The film is about transgender prostitutes and will premiere in theaters this year. It was first shown […]

Environmental Club cleans river

The Environmental Club received approval to create the first student-planted garden on campus and cleaned up a site around the Los Angeles River Jan. 31. The garden project was put in motion when the club received approval from the planning committee, Head of School Jeanne Huybrechts and Chief of Campus Operations and Construction JD De […]

Stone-cutters launches publication website

The stone-cutters literary magazine launched a website before winter break to attract more artwork submissions throughout the year and share updates from the editors. The literary publication went digital for the first time in order to improve upon its first class National Scholastic Press Association rating this year. The website was created by Melanie Krassel […]