Students present business ideas to Yahoo! experts

This year’s STEMFest included Harvard- Westlake’s own “Change the World Idea Competition,” an opportunity for students to receive feedback on environmentally beneficial tech business ideas from Yahoo! tech experts, a new addition to the annual science and math festival. Students were sent an email informing them how to prepare their presentations and the potential questions […]

Both Birds to retire, volunteer in Maine

Director of Financial Aid and French teacher Geoff Bird and Upper School Dean Mike Bird have spent 47 years working for schools. Now they’ve announced that this is their last. “I love coming to school everyday, but we’d rather leave when we aren’t tired of our jobs than when we’re too tired to do anything,” […]

Both Birds to retire, volunteer in Maine

Director of Financial Aid and French teacher Geoff Bird and Upper School Dean Mike Bird have spent 47 years working for schools. Now they’ve announced that this is their last. “I love coming to school everyday, but we’d rather leave when we aren’t tired of our jobs than when we’re too tired to do anything,” […]

Both Birds to retire, volunteer in Maine

Director of Financial Aid and French teacher Geoff Bird and Upper School Dean Mike Bird have spent 47 years working for schools. Now they’ve announced that this is their last. “I love coming to school everyday, but we’d rather leave when we aren’t tired of our jobs than when we’re too tired to do anything,” […]

GSA changes name to broaden purpose

The Gay-Straight Alliance representatives changed the club’s  name to Gender Sexuality Awareness during their first meeting this year. Since the terms gay and straight only encompass two types of people, club leaders decided to broaden the name to incorporate all genders, sexes, and sexual preferences, co-president Liza Woythaler ’14  said.  The three co-presidents Levi Craske-Curtin […]

Playing music is their forte

Jesse Liu ’14 arrives 15 minutes early to his orchestra rehearsal at The Colburn School, warming up on his French horn and practicing sections of Dvorak’s New World Symphony. This was Liu’s routine before rehearsal every Sunday afternoon during the 2012-2013 school year at Colburn, a performing arts school that contains various musical ensembles. Liu […]

Senior meets Obama as Boys State rep, others attend Sacramento conference

Oliver Goodman-Waters ’14 represented California at a national conference from July 19 to July 26 in Washington D.C. and met President Barack Obama. Goodman-Waters was selected for the honor when he and three other seniors participated in a statewide Boys State conference in Sacramento from June 21 to June 29. The 1000 delegates from  California […]

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