Student wins scholastic award for photography

Student wins scholastic award for photography

The Scholastic Press Association awarded Maddy Daum ’18 the Best-in-Grade Award for her photograph taken in Cambodia, which was put on display at Carnegie Hall June 2. According to the Scholastic Press Association, the Best-in-Grade Award is given to the most accomplished writers and artists in grades seven through twelve. Two artists and two writers from […]

Seniors to exhibit art in gallery

Graduating seniors will present their artwork to students, parents and faculty at the Senior Art Show Tuesday in the Feldman-Horn Gallery from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The exhibit will be “salon-style,” covering every inch of the gallery wall, and will feature drawings, paintings, sculptures and ceramics crafted by senior art students. The gallery viewing […]

New To Voting

New To Voting

As the California primary election draws near, many seniors at Harvard-Westlake say they feel prepared to vote knowledgeably for a presidential candidate, but some juniors who will turn 18 before the June or November elections say they wish the school integrated politics more regularly into the curriculum. This fall, Marisa Hattler ’16, along with many […]

Art classes use new furnace

Art classes use new furnace

The arts department recently purchased a glassblowing furnace. Using the new furnace, students have the capability to shape and blow molten glass more quickly and with more ease. Previously, artists in the glass course and in Three-Dimensional Art III were forming pieces of glass and putting them in a kiln, where the glass would slump […]

The best of the west: students to hold annual film festival

The best of the west: students to hold annual film festival

The WestFlix Film Festival will screen 15 student films at the ArcLight Cinemas Hollywood March 18. The festival celebrates the work of teen film directors and producers from across California. The event will occur from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Presentations will begin at 7:00 p.m. This year, festival directors renamed the “Harvard-Westlake Film Festival” […]

Students view HW Go! films

Student films produced during the summer HW Go! Cambodia Digital Storytelling Adventure were screened yesterday in Ahmanson Lecture Hall. Filmmakers visited the cities of Battamberg, Phnom Penh and Siem Riep and primarily studied the 1975 genocide, but also learned about other aspects of the Cambodian culture by interacting with the native people and visiting historic […]

Los Angeles Museum to screen student projects

The Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust’s Righteous Conversations Project will screen 15 student-made public service announcements at their annual screening and gifting ceremony at 7 p.m. Feb. 17 in the Ahmanson Theater at 7 p.m. The Righteous Conversations Project unites students and Holocaust survivors to fight social injustice through media workshops and community events. […]

Students to screen their HW Go! Cambodia films Tuesday

Students will screen films produced during the summer HW Go! Cambodia Digital Story Telling Adventure on Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the Ahmanson Lecture Hall. Each of the 16 students who went on the trip created a film reflecting the Cambodian history and culture. Students captured the footage for the films during the summer trip and finished […]

HW Works to co-host workshop

HW Works to co-host workshop

Harvard-Westlake Works and the Kutler Center will co-host an internship workshop for students Wednesday in the Kutler Center at 3 p.m. The workshop will feature a student panel of about four students who will answer questions about how they found their respective internships, why they think internships are beneficial and what they thought about the […]