Auction to benefit Justin Carr Wants World Peace Foundation

The Justin Carr Wants World Peace Foundation and the Art Department hosted a silent art auction during the three performances of the winter play “As You Like It” from Feb. 5 through Feb. 7. The auction was extended to continue though Feb. 13. Art made by current art students was auctioned. Pieces created by Justin […]

Water polo alumni win NCAA national title

Water polo players Alec Zwaneveld ’12 and Warren Synder ’14 have continued their championship-winning ways in the pool. Both are members of the nation’s top-ranked UCLA men’s water polo team, who defeated third-ranked squad and six-time defending champion USC 9-8 on Dec. 7 to win the NCAA National Championship. Zwaneveld, a 6’8″, 220- pound sophomore […]

Chronicle, Big Red, Spectrum up for Crowns

The Columbia Scholastic Press Association announced Thursday that the 2013-2014 Chronicle and Chronicle Online judged as a single entity, the 2013-2014 Big Red, and the 2013-2014 Spectrum are all going to be awarded either Gold or Silver Crowns at the CSPA convention at Columbia University in March. The newspapers and magazines were selected from 1,203 […]

SAAC Names November Male and Female Athletes of the Month

HERE’S JOHNNY!: JOHNNY HOOPER ’15 WINS MALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH View this post on Instagram Congratulations to Johnny Hooper '15 who has been named the Male Athlete of the Month for November by the Student Athlete Advisory Council. A post shared by Harvard-Westlake Athletics (@hwathletics) on Nov 19, 2014 at 12:54pm PST “I like being […]

Jazz concert to feature other genres

The first jazz concert of the year Dec. 13 will showcase three jazz ensembles and a wide variety of music other than jazz. “I’m excited to be able to perform with the whole ensemble in front of an audience for the first time this year,” Percussionist Sophia Dienstag ’17 said. The three ensembles, Jazz Band, […]

Varsity football faces Crescenta Valley in CIF playoffs

The Wolverines will face the Crescenta Valley Falcons in the first round of the CIF-Southern Section Southeast Division playoffs. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. next Friday at Glendale High School, as the Falcons were awarded home field advantage for winning their league but do not play their home games on campus. Crescenta Valley was […]

A step in the right direction

In the condensed new mission statement, the most significant change lies in the phrase, “the joyful pursuit of educational excellence.” It acknowledges the emotional aspect of learning, reminding the community that academics are about more than just tests and GPAs. While the new statement retains the school’s focus on excellence, its tone is kinder and […]