Seismologist speaks to students about earthquakes

Seismologist Lucy Jones spoke to students and faculty about the history of earthquakes and their social effects, her involvement in earthquake research and the improvements that communities can develop to ensure minimal damage March 6-7. Jones is the founder and chief scientist of Dr. Lucy Jones Center for Science and Society and the developer of […]

School hosts national debate tournament

Harvard-Westlake hosted a national debate tournament during the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend. Debaters from all over the country participated in six divisions, including Middle School Parliament, Novice and Varsity Lincoln Douglas, World Schools, Debate LA Round Robin and Policy. Students from the host school were only allowed to compete in World Schools and the round robin. […]

Club tutors Valor Academy students

Students in Bridge to a Brighter Future club visited Valor Academy to meet sixth and eighth-grade students who they will be tutoring over Skype. “It’s a really fulfilling experience because we’re giving back to the community,” co-leader Brenda Zaragosa ’17 said. The members are tutoring students struggling in math, who may not have access tosufficient […]

Travis Fife: Debate

Travis Fife: Debate

Travis Fife is coaching the debate team full time and is teaching middle school debate classes this year. Fife debated himself starting at the end of his sophomore year and continued through the last two years of high school. “My parents said that I needed to do an extracurricular activity, and I knew the debate […]