When disaster strikes

By Spencer Gisser A massive earthquake hits Southern California during a school day. Power lines are knocked down and the roads are too covered in mud and dirt to travel. Is Harvard-Westlake prepared for a disaster of this magnitude? Jim Crawford, the Head of School Security and Head of CJL Security, Inc., has asked himself […]

Green Committee aims to make school eco-friendly

By Carly Mandel Having solar heating for the swimming pool and implementing environmental education into the Choices and Challenges curriculum were just a few of the ideas discussed at the Green Committee meeting Dec. 4. The meeting included members from both the Green Committee and the Environmental Club, who talked about efforts that could be […]

Alum demonstrates Ju-jitsu for juniors

By Jamie Kim Dave Eckardt ’03 visited the Upper School Dec. 6 to give a Ju-jitsu demonstration during junior class meeting. The presentation served to promote the team and “clarify misunderstandings about what the team actually is,” Eckardt said. Ju-jitsu, a centuries-old Japanese martial art, has lost popularity among students in recent years. When Eckardt […]

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