Students direct productions for Playwrights Festival

Students direct productions for Playwrights Festival

Sixteen students wrote 13 student-written plays for the Playwrights Festival 2016, which took place in Rugby Theater April 28-30. Drama teacher Christopher Moore directed and led students throughout its production and organized the event as a whole. The festival was comprised of performances that ranged from political commentaries to genres such as horror and comedy. […]

Poets to compete in slam

The Spoken Word Club will compete in Get Lit’s city-wide Classic Slam beginning Thursday at the Orpheum Theater. The nation’s largest teen poetry festival, Classic Slam features 50 schools and 300 student poets from Southern California. Students have the opportunity to win monetary prizes, scholarships or invitations to join the Get Lit Players, a Los […]

School to host field day

To bring students together and relieve stress, the Character Committee is holding a field day event called the Festival of Spring on the Ted Slavin Field Thursday during a special assembly schedule. The Festival of Spring is intended to be a relaxing, fun event after the stress of third quarter to transition into spring break, Character […]

Films selected for SCREEN Film Festival

Two student films have been selected for the 2016 SCREEN Film Festival at Aero Theater in Santa Monica Feb. 26. “Astro, Naught” by Katie Speare ’16 and Sacha Lin ’16 and “Quote, Unquote” by Noa Schwartz ’18 and Nicole Bahar ’18 will be featured. “Quote, Unquote” was inspired by a screenplay written at the Harvard-Westlake […]

Spoken Word chooses members for new season

The Spoken Word Club added eight new members to this year’s team. The announcement was made Dec. 12 after the auditions Dec. 1. For the audition, each student delivered a classic poem of their selection and wrote a response to their poem. “[The auditions] were a little nerve-wracking, especially because poetry is so personal, but […]

Spoken Word Club to hold auditions

Auditions for the Spoken Word Club will commence in Ahmanson Lecture Hall at 3 p.m on Dec. 1. Students will select a classic poem from a book comprised of around 100 poems to memorize and write a response to. The audition is open to all students. Students in the club have been meeting every Monday […]