Field hockey beats Westminster 5-0

The field hockey team beat Westminster 5-0 in an away game today. Captain Mia Reilly ’18 opened the scoring for the Wolverines with two early goals. “I was able to get the first two goals in off of great assists from my teammates and the goals were within two minutes [of each other],” Reilly said. […]

Field hockey beats rival Edison

The field hockey team beat Edison 2-0 today in its first away game of the season. In previous interviews, team captains Erin Lee ’18, Mia Reilly ’18 and Head Coach Erin Creznic all had highlighted Edison as a strong team. While the squad beat Edison last year, Reilly considered it an upset. “Their team was […]

Offensive lineman commits to USC

Offensive lineman commits to USC

Offensive lineman Liam Douglas ’18 committed to play football for the University of Southern California on June 19, signing to the Trojans just hours after he was offered. Douglass is the second Harvard-Westlake student to ever receive a scholarship to USC for football. “The other offers I’ve received are really great football programs and great […]

Athletic department begins new video analysis program

Team-based sports programs will begin using a new video analysis program called Asisst in the coming year. Assist is a system from a video analysis company, Hudl that has worked with the school in the past. The school began using Hudl’s technology in 2009 as a football only program but usage has steadily grown to […]

Queen sweep: student wins chess competition

Tiber Seireeni ’18 won the Harvard-Westlake Chess Championship. The championship ended with a match between Ethan Tam ’19 and Seireeni. Rounds were played between May 1 and May 22, and both finalists will be added to a trophy in Chalmers. “My favorite part [about playing chess] is being able to just play the game with […]

Debaters participate in Kentucky tournament

Eight debate students participated in the Tournament of Champions in Lexington, Kentucky. Evan Engel ’17 and Spencer Paul ’19 both reached octafinals, the round of 16, and Connor Engel ’17 made it to the round of 32. Connor Engel also won the eight speaker award out of 86 participants in the event. The annual event […]

Never forget: honoring the past and ancestors

Allison Gorokhovsky ’17 held the Holocaust remembrance event Od Avinu Chai, translated to “our forefathers live on” April 23 at the Westside Jewish Community Center. The event commemorates Holocaust remembrance day April 24. The event was divided into three segments. The “past” segment focused on two Holocaust survivors who told their stories to the group, […]

L’chaim to layups: JSU hosts tournament

The school’s chapter of the Jewish Student Union will hold its second annual charity basketball tournament in Hamilton Gym on Feb. 18. The event aims to raise money toward scholarships for local students to travel to Israel. It is hosted on behalf of the national Jewish Student Union and the National Council of Synagogue Youth, […]

Jewish Student Union holds Hanukkah events

The Jewish Student Union built menorahs and served donuts during Winterfest in the lounge. “The Prefect Council wanted to have some Jewish element involved so they reached out to JSU and we were obviously really delighted to do so,” Allison Gorokhovsky ’17 said. Gorokhovsky said that students built 40 or 50 menorahs. Participants took the […]