First quarter attendance improves from previous years

Despite some recent traffic on Coldwater Canyon, first quarter has been the lowest amount of tardies recorded for a single quarter since the attendance office has been keeping records, Attendance Coordinator Gabriel Preciado said. According to last year’s first quarter numbers alone, there was a significant 29 percent drop from last year’s first quarter tardies according […]

5 films to be screened in Archer, SoCal festivals

One student film was accepted into the fourth annual Archer Film Festival, and five student films were accepted to the 2015 SoCal Student Film Festival. The Archer Film Festival will take place at 6:30 p.m. tonight at the AMC Westfield Century City. The event will feature a gala film screening with an address from a […]

Advanced Dance I and II showcase to feature six guest male dancers

The annual Advanced Dance II showcase, featuring dancers from the Advanced Dance I and II classes as well as six male dancers, will take place on March 6, 7 and 8 in the Rugby Theatre. Advanced Dance II is the highest-level, audition-only dance course at Harvard-Westlake and is only open to students in 11th and […]

Students to intern at clothing company

An internship program at clothing company Forever 21 is in the works for students in the Theatrical Costume Design elective who are interested in clothing design, development and production. Harry Salamandra, senior alumni officer, is working with Christine Water ’08, women’s apparel buyer for Forever 21, to finalize details of an internship program, which could […]

Outreach Performers to sing for charity

The Harvard-Westlake Outreach Performers will perform for children at the Ronald McDonald House and for the elderly at the Sunrise at Playa Vista next month. The 14 club members have been preparing every Sunday since September for these two performances. Their performance will include a wide variety of traditional Christmas and holiday songs, theatrical readings […]

JSA Club to attend first overnight convention

Members of the Junior State of America Club will participate in their first overnight convention on Nov. 22. The Southern California (Los Angeles) Fall State Convention will take place at the LAX Mariott and is the first of the three JSA conventions that Harvard-Westlake JSA members will attend.   JSA is a political debate and […]

New in the classroom: Middle School faculty and staff

Lauren Nichols ’03 returned to her alma mater and joined the Middle School History Department this fall as an eighth and ninth grade history teacher. Nichols majored in history at Duke University, and then studied law at New York University and began her professional career working as a corporate lawyer. “I’m looking forward to getting […]