Administration meets with affinity groups to discuss diversity, slur controversy

Student members of Black Leadership, Awareness and Culture Club, Gender-Sexuality Awareness Club, La Femme Club and Latin-American Students Organization met with members of the faculty and administration this afternoon to discuss the recent controversy over student use of racial and homophobic slurs and how to better promote diversity on campus. After alumni shared a Facebook […]

Students, faculty join protest at Women’s March

Students, faculty join protest at Women’s March

Students and faculty participated in the Women’s March of Los Angeles Jan. 21 alongside an estimated 750,000 other protesters. Cami Katz ’19 was the Chair of the Women’s March Teen Outreach Committee. Prior to the event, she reached out to Harvard-Westlake students and other high schoolers across the city. Her mom, Deena Katz, was a co […]

Vive la Révolution!

Vive la Révolution!

After almost two months of preparation, the Upper School Performing Arts Department showcased four performances of Les Miserables on Nov. 3, 4, 5 and 6. The cast of 44 told a story of interconnected characters in 19th century France, following the life and struggles of ex-convict Jean Valjean, played by Henry Platt ’17. “Kids who […]

La Femme club hosts town hall to address dress code

La Femme club leaders held a town hall meeting open to all students Tuesday afternoon to discuss the newly enforced dress code with Interim Head of Upper School Liz Resnick. After Resnick informed students and parents of a stricter dress code policy in an email Sept. 28, some students disagreed with its guidelines, which sparked […]

BLACC participates in first-ever retreat

BLACC participates in first-ever retreat

At the first ever Black Leadership Awareness and Culture Club retreat, guest speaker Golden State Warriors assistant coach Jarron Collins ’97 told students to work hard inside and outside of school. “The retreat was a resounding success,” associate director of admissions and retreat planner Janine Jones said. “Students seemed to be not only enjoying themselves, […]

Teacher departs to spend time with family

English teacher Caroline Miller will leave at the end of the school year. She will move to Edgeworth, Pa. to teach at Sewickley Academy. During her four years at Harvard-Westlake, Miller taught the sophomore English course, English II, as well as AP Language and Composition. She also led the team of sophomore teachers this year, […]

KHWS returns after three-month hiatus

After a three-month hiatus, KHWS student radio returned on air April 25. Club leaders had to find a replacement broadcasting service after the one the club previously used, live365, went bankrupt. “It was a tedious process and also during a very busy time for most of the seniors,” KHWS leader Daniela Grande ’16 said. “We […]