Sophomore receives international award for community service work

Association of Fundraising Professionals, an international charity fundraising organization, honored Jack Stovitz ’16 with its Outstanding Youth Volunteer award last month for his work with the book drive organization BookEnds. Stovitz was first introduced to the Los Angeles-based BookEnds as a fourth grader at Warner Elementary School, when students were asked to bring in used […]

7 students receive scouting honors

Bee-keeping,  teaching at-risk youth and building projects for public parks and churches helped seven students earn the highest honors offered by the Boy Scouts of America and the  Girl Scouts of the USA organizations. Patrick Albarino ’16, Amiya Brown ’14, Eric Knighton ’16, Scott Nussbaum ’15, William Ruppenthal ’16 and Nick Steele ’16 all achieved […]

Annual chapel Christmas service features singing, readings

Readings from the Bible and choral offerings from the middle school Madrigals highlighted Sunday night’s traditional Christmas service in St. Saviour’s Chapel. One student council member from each grade, as well as Parents’ Association Head Becky Prange (Marco Marenzi ’17 and Alesandra Marenzi ’12), Head of School Jeanne Huybrechts and President Rick Commons read a […]

20 students, faculty to hear Tesla CEO speak

A group of 20 students and teachers will have the opportunity to hear billionaire business magnate Elon Musk speak Monday, Nov. 18. The SpaceX and Tesla Motors CEO and PayPal co-founder is slated to speak Monday night at a dinner at the Hyatt Regency Hotel put on by the Los Angeles World Affairs Council as […]

Where are the girls?

Looking around the sixth period AP Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism class, something is missing. It’s not equations — the two whiteboards at the front of the room are scrawled full of Es and dqs. It’s not the students — all 17 of them are hunched over their desks, working to solve said equations. And […]

Coldwater building may begin next year

Construction on a parking garage on the west side of Coldwater Canyon and a pedestrian bridge to the main entrance could begin by the beginning of the 2014-2015 school year, Vice President John Amato said. In a letter to parents last week, Amato, who is the construction project spokesman, said the Upper School Parking Improvement […]

Homecoming Formal likely to be annual tradition

Last month’s Homecoming Formal was likely the first of many, prefect Sarah Winshel ’15 said. “It was absolutely as successful if not much more so than we expected it to be,” Winshel said. “I can’t say with 100 percent certainty that it will, but I can say that there is no reason it wouldn’t become […]

Fried named top 20 Minor Leaguer

Sports magazine and website Baseball America recently named former Wolverine standout Max Fried ’12 one of its Midwest League Top 20 Prospects. The left-handed Fried scored a number eight ranking for his pitching in the San Diego Padres organization. Fried put up 7.6 strikeouts per game this past season on the Fort Wayne Tin Caps, […]

4 athletes from Class of ’07 to join Hall of Fame

Four former Wolverines will be inducted into the Harvard-Westlake Athletic Hall of Fame during halftime of the Homecoming football game, including the first two football player inductees ever. Cara Bickers ’07, Ryan Calvert ’07, Yosepha Greenfield ’07 and John Howe ’07 will be awarded plaques during halftime of the Oct. 5 game against Palisades Charter […]

Librarian writes book on e-books

Head librarian Shannon Acedo’s first book is slated for publication sometime this fall by the American Association of School Libraries. Her book, entitled “E-books in School Libraries: A Handbook for School Librarians,” will be available in both print and e-book form. Acedo began the roughly 269-page, 16 chapter book about a year ago, after she […]