Career Day opens to all students

Career Day will be held May 12 at the Upper School and be open to sophomore and senior participants. In past years, juniors would shadow members of their interested fields for a day. Future Career Day events will instead be open to all students at the upper school and take place on campus, with food […]

Alumni to mentor through networking

HW Works and the Harvard-Westlake African-American Alumni Network will hold a speed networking night Oct. 24. Alumni representing various industries, including finance, journalism and entertainment, will mentor recent graduates and current students through the job market and career opportunities. The event will feature nine “speed networking” sessions, during which attendees can seek advice regarding the […]

Computer Science Club to teach Python

Aaron Anderson ’14 and Daniel Palumbo ’14, leaders of the Computer Sciences club, will teach a series of after school introductory classes for the programming language Python staring in October. These classes are for those already with programming experience wanting to learn a new language and students without any knowledge of programming at all. “We […]

Computer Science Club to teach Python

Aaron Anderson ’14 and Daniel Palumbo ’14, leaders of the Computer Sciences club, will teach a series of after school introductory classes for the programming language Python staring in October. These classes are for those already with programming experience wanting to learn a new language and students without any knowledge of programming at all. “We […]

Students hold office on junior state cabinet

Four students were elected to senior positions in the California Junior State of America, a student-run youth organization, during the summer. JSA members participate in student government almost parallel in structure to that of the United States, with yearly elections for leadership positions. Samantha Garfield ’14, Jeremy Bradford ’14 and Zoe Dutton ’15 were appointed […]

GSA to screen film directed by alumnus

The Gay Straight Alliance will  screen the film “GBF,” directed by alum Darren Stein ’89, at the Downtown Independent theater on May 8. The film revolves around two gay high school boys struggling to improve their social status through becoming popular girls’ gay best friends. The screening will be held with the cast and crew […]

Character education course to be offered online for next year

An online character education course will be launched this summer and participants’ feedback and suggestions will be used to finalize the program for integration into Choices and Challenges and as an optional course for students and faculty next year, Head of Upper School Audrius Barzdukas said. The course was conceptualized when an extensive search for […]