¡Viva México!: Faculty plan historical and cultural trip

Seventeen members of the staff and faculty will have the opportunity to travel to Mexico in early June for a week and a half to learn more about Mexican culture and history in the goals of better gaining a global perspective. The trip, sponsored by the school’s Gunter Gross Global Fund, is supported by an […]

Activists attend HW Works Social Justice Roundtable

Activists attend HW Works Social Justice Roundtable

HW Works hosted the Social Justice Roundtable on Jan. 26 with impact advisor Heather Kun ’92 and leader of the “Student Matters” movement Hillary Moglen ’94 to discuss their experiences in advocacy fields with students. Roundtable attendees had the opportunity to ask Kun and Moglen questions about pursuing activism in their own lives and in […]

Student screens HW Go! film

Student screens HW Go! film

After traveling to Korea last summer, Chronicle sports online editor Connor Reese ’17 screened his HW Go!-sponsored film Jan. 26 illustrating the life and achievements of his great-grandfather, Chu Yohan.   With funds granted by the Asian Initiative Fellowship, Reese spent 10 days in and around Seoul conducting interviews and primary research, followed by two […]

Second semester clubs make their debut at Activities Fair

Second semester clubs make their debut at Activities Fair

Prefect Council hosted the second Activities Fair of the year on Monday for the new clubs beginning in the second semester. The nine clubs, including TriSci, Latino Project, History Through Food, HW Virtual Reality Club, Liberty in North Korea, HW OXFAM, Girl Up, Microfinance and Social Interest Club and Red Cross Club, encouraged students to […]

Babel urges students to submit work

To spread literary art in different languages on campus, Babel, the Upper School’s foreign language magazine is officially accepting submissions for this year’s publication. Submissions include poems, short stories, recipes, essays and photos. “I think that [submitting to babel] gives you an opportunity to expand your ability to speak a language that you really get,” […]

International Relations students attend conference

Advanced Placement Human Geography and International Relations students attended the International Negotiation Project conference at Whittier College on Saturday, culminating their month-long online simulation, in which they learned how to represent a country and make political agreements with other nations. Harvard-Westlake was one of roughly 10 schools that went to the conference to discuss various […]

Preschoolers to visit for Special Olympics

Preschoolers from roughly a dozen different Los Angeles Unified School District elementary schools will come to campus to participate in a Special Olympics competition Dec. 2. The event will include over 200 3-year-old to 6-year-old athletes. “I love seeing the enthusiasm in both the faces of HW students and the [Special Olympics] athletes. It’s also […]

Cards for Humanity club holds bake sale

Student members of the Cards for Humanity club held a card and bake sale Nov. 14 to raise money for the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Child Life Program. The club leaders, Brigid Cawley ’18, Chronicle illustrator Anna Gong ’18 and Vivian Lu ’18, said they decided to support the charity after they became junior ambassadors […]

Latin students to travel to Greece

Following last year’s trip to Rome, the administration has approved a trip that will give Latin students the opportunity to travel to Greece April 6-14. The students will travel in partnership with the Paideia Institute, a group they collaborated with during the Rome trip last year, the first Latin trip sponsored by Harvard-Westlake. As stated […]

Caitlin Adams

Caitlin Adams has joined the business office as the new director of human resources. Adams began the process of acclimating to the school in March when she shadowed the previous director Marty Greco. “Time with Marty was invaluable just to learn some of the behind-the-scenes stuff,” Adams said. Adams said she wishes to streamline Greco’s […]