Junior named to national debate team

Liz Yount ’17 was named to the 2015-2016 USA Debate team on Tuesday and is looking forward to the upcoming season, she said. Nine high school students from across the country made the team after enduring a three-step application process. They had to submit a series of personal and persuasive essays defending suggested perspectives as […]

Critics praise alumni revival of musical ‘Assassins’

Critics praise alumni revival of musical ‘Assassins’

Alumni are involved in the revival of the five-time Tony award winning musical “Assassins,” which opened on Aug. 21 to positive critical reviews. The show runs to Sept. 27 at The Pico Playhouse in Los Angeles, and tickets are on sale now at assassinsmusicalla.com. The musical is being produced by Red Blanket Productions, a company begun […]

Alumni go to 'Friday Night Lights' event

Alumni living in the Los Angeles area supported the Wolverines against rival Loyola Cubs at the football game last Friday after a dinner and a reception in the Feldman Horn gallery as part of the “Friday Night Lights” event. “We have done this in the past, and our goal is to engage and reconnect with […]

Students and alumni honor retiring adviser

Past and present Chronicle staff members gathered outside of Weiler Hall June 8 to celebrate the retirement of Communications Department Head Kathy Neumeyer. “It is not an understatement to say that Ms. Neumeyer changed my life,” Juliet Berman ’03 said. “She was the most impactful professor I ever had at Harvard-Westlake. I’m so glad to […]

LASA program begins accepting applications

The Los Angeles Service Academy is accepting applications for students to participate in the 2015-2016 season. History teachers Francine Werner and Katherine Holmes-Chuba encouraged sophomores to take advantage of this opportunity to see the their city in a new light. Participants meet throughout the school year at Los Angeles institutions, such as water treatment plants […]

Backstage at Shakespeare's 'As You Like It'

“Standby 120 … 120, then house lights and sound.” When stage manager Victoria Keating ’16 gives the cue, lights and sound shift, and the play ends. The winter play “As You Like It” was Keating’s third gig as a stage manager. The play, performed in Rugby Auditorium, opened on Feb. 5 and ran until Feb. […]

Alumni gather at annual winter reunion

More than 100 recently-graduated alumni gathered in the Feldman-Horn courtyard on Jan. 7 at the annual Young Alum event and stayed to support Wolverine teams in sports events. This party had one of the largest turnouts in recent years. “Our goal is always to have people reconnect and remember their time here,” said Director of […]

Cirque de Soleil performer teaches dance techniques

Broadway dancer Ari Loeb ’97 taught an excerpt of finale choreography from the musical “Spiderman: Turn Off the Dark” to advanced classes on Oct. 1 and held an open Q&A after school in which he offered advice to students about breaking into a performing arts career. Loeb, who has performed in a Cirque de Soleil […]