Cancio to lead Vistamar admission team

After two years at the school, Associate Director of Admission and ninth grade advisor Oscar Cancio ’04 will leave Harvard-Westlake to become the new Director of Admissions at Vistamar School on June 30. At Vistamar, Cancio will manage and lead an admissions team of three professionals by providing long-term goals and visions. He will report […]

Student selected as Presidential Scholar

The U.S. Department of Education selected Charlie Kogen ’19 and four other Los Angeles County students as Presidential Scholars. Among the 5,200 high school seniors who qualified for the award nationwide, 161 were named Presidential Scholars. Partner organizations of the Presidential Scholars, such as YoungArts, can also nominate students for the program. Kogen said he […]

Spanish teachers present at conference

Spanish teacher Margot Riemer attended the Southwest Conference on Language Teaching for Spanish teachers in Dallas on March 27-30, which allowed educators from nine different states to share activity ideas for their language classes, listen to a keynote speaker and attend workshops. The conference served as a prelude to the American Council on the Teaching […]

Teacher displays sculpture in Bakersfield Museum of Art

Visual arts teacher and department head Gustavo Godoy’s sculpture, which was inspired by the U.S.-Mexico border controversy, is currently on display at the Bakersfield Museum of Art. The sculpture, mostly made of wood, is painted a color described as “MAGA Red”. It is topped with razor wire, which is meant to convey the strength and […]

Prefects host winter-themed Coffeehouse

Prefects host winter-themed Coffeehouse

Students performed at the second Coffeehouse of the year in the Feldman-Horn gallery Dec. 3. Prefect Council organized the winter-themed event in conjunction with the art showcase as a way to showcase both students’ visual and performing arts talents simultaneously. Students performed covers of professional albums, as well as their original compositions. Individual acts included […]