Google Drive accounts ready for student use

By Rachel Schwartz The Harvard-Westlake Google Drive media platform is up and running, ready for students to sign in and set up their accounts. “In Google Drive, you can create new documents, spreadsheets and presentations instantly. Work together at the same time, on the same doc, and see changes as they appear,” says the Google […]

Cross country runs in Palos Verdes Invitational

By Grant Nussbaum The girls’ varsity cross country took third place overall out of seventeen in the Palos Verdes Invitational on Saturday, while the boys’ team finished seventh overall out of twenty. The Wolverines’ competition today marks their third invitational of the season and their last before the annual Mount San Antonio College Invitational. On […]

Kutler Center Officially Dedicated; Ribbon Cut

By Jack Goldfisher The Kutler Center for Interdisciplinary Studies was officially dedicated after school Friday, and the Kutler family cut the building’s ribbon in a ceremony featuring speeches from top administrators. More than 50 alumni and faculty as well as the building’s architect Lester Tobias attended the dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday afternoon. Head of […]

Students attend enrichment program

by Erina Szeto About 80 rising fifth and sixth graders attended the Summer Enrichment Program at the Middle School for four weeks during the summer. Middle School Attendance Coordinator Brenda Simon runs the program, which is in its 20th year. Students took classes in core subjects and performing arts. They also performed routines that they […]

School Year Abroad to begin research

By Allana Rivera A student control group consisting of Upper School foreign language students who have studied abroad will be tested on cognitive abilities in September and May by the School Year Abroad research program. SYA will compare these results to the students who plan to spend the upcoming year living abroad. The tests are […]

US Back-to-School moves to Sept. 22

By Noa Yadidi Upper School Back-to-School Day was moved to Sept. 22 due to the second installment of “Carmageddon” 405 freeway closures between the 10 and 101 freeways. The 405 will be closed on Sept. 29 and 30 in order to continue the expansion of the Mulholland Drive bridge, dubbed “Carmageddon II,” according to the […]

Library replaces search engine

By Sarah Novicoff A new library catalog search engine called Destiny will replace the previous system, Infocentre, for the upcoming school year. “[Destiny is] faster, slicker, and easier,” head librarian Shannon Acedo said. “Its search capability is cleaner and more functional.” Destiny allows users to create their own account and save lists and searches. Accounts […]

Faculty give birth during summer

By Cosi Elwes Three faculty members each gave birth to boys over summer break. Upper school Dean Tamar Adegbile gave birth to Aaron on Aug. 29. She expects to be out of school for about three months. Head of middle school performing arts Emily Reola gave birth to Mario on Aug. 17. Reola will return […]