Boys’ water polo defeats Mater Dei

Boys’ water polo defeats Mater Dei

In a widely anticipated battle between two high-powered water polo teams, the No. 1 ranked Wolverines defeated the Mater Dei Monarchs 10-9 to maintain an undefeated record. The first quarter ended with a single goal scored by Keller Maloney ’18. The Wolverines have a reputation as a defensive-minded team, and rely on team defense and preparation. Coach […]

Math club takes the Purple Comet test

Members of the Math club participated in Purple Comet, an international online mathematics competition open to middle and high school students. The competition requires teams of six students to solve advanced math problems and then submit them online. Eli Goldin ‘17, Justin Rose ‘17, Sean Jung ‘16, Zach Belateche ‘16, Tony Ma ‘17 and Benjamin […]

A little kindness goes a long way

A little kindness goes a long way

My good friend and I were talking late one afternoon on the way home from school. “Yeah I’m fine.” “You sure?” “Yeah.” “Well okay, but if something is bothering you, I’d be happy to talk about it.” Like usual, we told each other funny things that happened to us during the day, and casually kept […]

Sam Krutonog ’18 perseveres despite setbacks

Sam Krutonog ’18 perseveres despite setbacks

At 10 years old, Sam Krutonog ’18 reluctantly agreed to fill in for an injured teammate as goalie during their water polo game. He recalls his disappointment in realizing the impossibility of fulfilling his wish of scoring a goal that game. However, he did not realize at the time that this would be the last game […]

Small fish in a big pond

Small fish in a big pond

The phone rang. I answered, not expecting much, but when I hung up, I became a future Harvard-Westlake student. I was in the sixth grade at the time, and I didn’t really consider the ramifications of my acceptance into one of the most prestigious prep schools. My middle school ended in eighth grade and leaving […]