Assassin starts with a bang

More than 300 students played in the 5th annual assassin game with a newly created app. As of press time, only 45 players remain. Moderated by James Kanoff ’17 and Justin Rose ’17, the game started just after 8 a.m. May 22. The goal of the game is to be the last surviving player. Students […]

Students, teachers start gender-identity conversations

Speakers discussing gender and sexuality discussion on campus have visited the school in an effort to bring greater awareness to gender-identity issues. This comes after recordings of a number of students using homophobic slurs were discovered. “I wanted to start this conversation because I think there has been so much silence on campus about transgender identities […]

Students, faculty donate in Red Cross Blood Drive

Students, faculty donate in Red Cross Blood Drive

The school hosted a Red Cross Blood Drive in Chalmers Lounge on Friday. Students, parents and faculty were able to participate in the blood drive, which was run by American Red Cross staff. Blood Drive Coordinator Tamara Whit managed the event and briefed students about the process of donating blood before they underwent a brief physical exam […]

Stop, drop and download: school promotes emergency information app ‘Crisis Manager’

Faculty introduced the school’s specifically adapted page on the emergency information app, Crisis Manager, on April 19 during an all-school assembly. Science Teacher Wendy Van Norden and Upper School Attendance Coordinator Gabriel Preciado collaborated to create better emergency plans and add all the necessary information to the school’s page. “The Crisis Manager app is our […]

Students will present 22 films at three upcoming festivals

Film festivals selected student films created during programs at Harvard-Westlake. Film festivals across the country will show selected student films during over the past year at multiple events in upcoming months. The school hosted other filmmaking programs that include, but are not exclusive to, Harvard-Westlake students. Most of the films that will play at the […]