Lighting the way: Alumnus returns to stage lighting for winter play

Professional lighting designer and cinematographer Will Adashek ’01 returned to help stage the lighting for the winter play “Our Town,” working in collaboration with set designer Jim Fenhagen and performing arts teacher and director Ted Walch. Adashek, Fenhagen and Walch decided to design “Our Town” together after reuniting at Kenyon College last year. Adashek said […]

Student-Alumni Association hosts Thankathon

The Student Alumni Association hosted a Thankathon to express their appreciation for alumni Jan. 29. Students wrote short postcards to alumni donors and volunteers at the event. “We hope that students will get an idea of just how many alumni help our school and have chosen to give back to HW,” Assistant Director of Alumni […]

Prefect Council hosts first ever Food Truck Friday

Students bought food from Slammin’ Sliders Food Truck on Jan. 26 for the first Food Truck Friday, a new monthly event created by Prefect Council. Prefects Ryan Stanford ’19 and Jaya Nayar ’20 headed the project. The goal of Food Truck Fridays is to vary the type of food brought to campus. Though vendors have […]

HW venture hosts meet-up to discuss latest project

HW Venture held a Vortex Meet-up Jan. 8 at break to allow students to present their latest businesses and hear feedback, as well as inform participants about other students’ businesses, personal projects, apps and other innovations at Harvard-Westlake. Presenting students included HW Venture Senior Communications Lead Nick Settelmayer ’18, who shared his clothing brand “Natural […]

Student Task Force gathers signatures to help DREAMers

Student Task Force gathers signatures to help DREAMers

The Human Rights Watch Student Task Force collected over 100 signatures asking members of Congress to create a clean Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals bill on Monday. Prior to asking students to sign petitions, the Student Task Force joined with students on the quad in a “humanity circle,” holding posters that highlighted facts about the […]

Homecoming Day festivities take place

Members of the school and greater LA community gathered to celebrate this year’s annual Homecoming fair Saturday. Festivities began at 3 p.m. and ended with the Varsity Football game. JV and Varsity field hockey, water polo and volleyball teams also competed earlier in the day. A ferris wheel, inflatable slides and a rock climbing wall […]

Keila McCabe ’20 teaches art in the Dominican Republic

Keila McCabe ’20 teaches art in the Dominican Republic

To share her passion for art, Keila McCabe ’20 taught children’s workshops in Consuelo, Dominican Republic for eight days while on her HWGo! Latin America and Iberian Studies Fellowship this summer. While abroad, McCabe worked in a baseball academy, where she interacted daily with the local children.  In addition, McCabe collected and donated art supplies. […]

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