SciBowl competes in Washington, D.C.

The Science Bowl B Team competed in nine rounds and placed sixth in its division in Washington, D.C. at the National Science Bowl championship April 24-28. The students left on April 24 and returned Monday. The B team was selected to go to Washington, D.C. to compete after winning the Los Angeles Department of Water […]

Westlake Reunion to be held in May

The Alumni Association is hosting its annual Westlake Reunion Saturday, May 3 at the Middle School, the former  Westlake School for Girls campus. The event, organized by Director of Alumni Relations Susan Beeson ’96, is open to all women who attended Westlake School. The event will consist of a breakfast, campus tours and a program […]

Italian, German to add 2nd level

New levels of Italian and German will be added to next year’s curriculum for those who have completed the introductory classes. The World Language Department will add German level two and Italian two. Spanish teacher Aaron Bluestein will teach Italian level one, and French teacher Simona Ghirlanda will teach level two. The classes will be […]

Choirs sing at LA Phil gathering

Chamber Singers and Jazz Singers performed at the Los Angeles Philharmonic Committee Christmas party at the California Club Dec. 14. They sang songs from the Winter Choral Concert, which was the night before. Approximately 75 people attended the performance. The singers performed last year, and it has since become an annual event. “The concert went […]

Alumni Association holds Phone-a-thon

The Student Alumni Association hosted a parent phone-a-thon Oct. 28 and 29 at the Oppenheiemer building in Westwood. Meanwhile, Director for Alumni Giving Greg O’Leary hosted the Alumni Phone-a-thon Oct 29 at the Middle School. Alumni gathered for dinner to discuss school news and call other alumni for donations. All alumni from the past 10 […]

New teacher: Jason Fieldman '98

Jason Fieldman ’98 will teach Design and Data Structures Honors, Advanced Topics in Computer Science and Precalculus: Trig & Functions at the Upper School. Fieldman attended University of California, Berkeley for his bachelor’s degree and worked as a software developer at Stealth Startup and Aha Mobile. Middle school programming teacher Jessica Kaufman heard that Fieldman […]