Foreign language department inducts students into honor societies

Members of the foreign language faculty inducted students, who had completed the Advanced Placement course in their language, into honor societies for Chinese, French, Latin and Spanish at the Foreign Language Honors Assembly on Tuesday, May 21. Four seniors also received awards for their long-term excellence in each of the language programs, and the senior Latin award has been […]

Jazz groups perform last big band style show

The Jazz Band, Studio Jazz Band, and Jazz Ensemble groups performed May 4 in “An Evening of Jazz” in Rugby Auditorium. Ensembles performed in big band style for the last time this year, also featuring soloists. The Jazz Band opened the performance with “Old Devil Moon” by Burton Lane and Herbie Hancock’s “Maiden Voyage,” which […]

Two artists honored in the Spotlight Awards

Two students received honorable mentions in the final round of the Music Center Spotlight Awards. Out of the five semifinalists from Harvard-Westlake, Megan Ward ‘13 received a third place honorable mention in the Classical Voice category and Maria Gonzalez ‘13 was recognized with an honorable mention for her photography. The Music Center Spotlight program awards […]

Students, faculty to learn preparedness

Students and faculty will participate in a two-day Community Emergency Response Team training session during spring break. The program headed by the Fire Department trains people in basic disaster response skills, including fire safety, search and rescue and medical operations. Members of this training course will become certified CERT members. “These are life skills that […]

Science Bowl team wins 2nd place in LADWP regional competition

The Science Bowl Club’s “A team” reached second place in the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power 20th Annual Science Bowl Regional Competition on Feb. 23. The team fell to the North Hollywood High School “A team,” who will travel to Washington, D.C. for the U.S. Department of Energy National Science Bowl Competition in […]

Science bowl places second in Regional Competition

The Science Bowl Club’s A team reached second place in the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power 20th Annual Science Bowl Regional Competition on Feb. 23. The team fell to the North Hollywood High School A team, who will travel to Washington, D.C. for the U.S. Department of Energy National Science Bowl in April. […]

Four reach semifinals of the Spotlight Awards

Four students have reached the semifinal round of the Music Center Spotlight Awards, which recognize high school students for artistic excellence. Andy Arditi ’14 and drummer Daniel Sunshine ’13 have qualified as jazz musicians, Megan Ward ’13 has qualified in the Classical Voice category and Maria Gonzalez ’13 qualified for photography. “To win, you need […]