Injuries halt team’s early momentum

Injuries halt team’s early momentum

The boys’ lacrosse team finished the season with an 11-8 overall record, five fewer wins than last year, which players attributed to fatigue and intense pressure. The team lost 14-2 to Loyola in the Mission League Championship on April 26 and 8-4 to Palos Verdes in the LA Semifinals on May 5. Palos Verdes is […]

O’Malley to retire after 39 years, pursue screenwriting

After 39 years teaching photography and video art, Upper School Visual Arts Teacher Kevin O’Malley will leave the school at the end of this year to pursue his career as a screenwriter in Maine. O’Malley came to Westlake school before the merger. He believes that teaching the generations of artists during the different stages of […]

Maintaining our connections

Since the school-wide game of Assassin finished my sophomore year, I could not wait to play again. Being a student seems unimaginable without the relief of Assassin at the end of the year. As the days ticked down, I realized sadly that the game was not going to happen this year. How could such a […]

Baseball advances to No. 5 in nation

Baseball advances to No. 5 in nation

The baseball team remains undefeated in league after completing a three-game sweep of Notre Dame, giving them a league record of 9-0 and an overall record of 17-3. At the beginning of the season, Notre Dame was ranked the best high school baseball program in the nation by Baseball America. In fact, the Wolverines swept […]

Baseball beats Chaminade in second series game

Baseball beats Chaminade in second series game

The baseball team beat Chaminade 4-2 in its second game of a series at O’Malley Field on April 11 and defeated the Eagles 11-4 in the first game April 10, giving them a league record of 5-0. Last year, the Wolverines beat Chaminade 5-2 and 3-2 during the first two games of the series and […]

Construction continues on storage container

A new storage container is being installed by the track around Ted Slavin Field, which will store cross country and track aerobic cross-training equipment. When complete, there will be lighting and power in the container, and the front end will be fitted with a roller door for easy access to the track. Cross country team […]

Innocent until proven guilty: Wrongly convicted man speaks to criminal law class on his experience

Ruben Pinuelas, a wrongfully imprisoned ex-inmate, spoke to the Criminal Law and Advocacy classes about his experience being erroneously convicted and how spending 10 years in solitary confinement impacted his life Feb. 5. Carly Burdorf ’19 said she thought the speaker was interesting and provided a new perspective on a subject they studied in class. […]

Report to HQ: Is HQ a distraction in the classroom?

Report to HQ: Is HQ a distraction in the classroom?

Ryan Stanford ’19 had a secret weapon for the HQ Trivia Christmas round: her grandma. Anticipation built as she and her sisters approached the game’s 12th and final question. Finally, the question flashed across the screen: “Which U.S. President has never earned a Bachelor’s degree?” “Harry Truman!” her grandmother exclaimed, winning Stanford both the round […]

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