Students attend film screening

Students attended a screening of “The Hunting Ground” Monday at 3:30 p.m. in Ahmanson Lecture Hall. The screening was requested by a student. The movie is a documentary about the issue of sexual assault on college campuses. The creators of the film believe that colleges do not adequately address sexual assault cases as they should. […]

AP art students push to finish portfolios by May 6 deadline

AP art students push to finish portfolios by May 6 deadline

As the May 6 national deadline nears, Advanced Placement Studio Art students are working to complete portfolios that will demonstrate their breadth, concentration and quality as artists. While students in Advanced Drawing and Painting III need to finish only five pieces, students in AP Studio Art need to finish 24 pieces for their digital portfolios. […]

Students perform in annual spring jazz concert

Students perform in annual spring jazz concert

About 70 students performed in the spring jazz concert April 20 in the Rugby Theater. The students have been rehearsing since the beginning of the year. There were six jazz groups that played in total. The middle school Jazz Band, Jazz Ensemble, Studio Jazz Band and Jazz Band played in the concert. There were also […]

Students to showcase ‘The Madwoman of Chaillot’

Students will perform “The Madwoman of Chaillot” Feb. 5-7. “The play was written at the end of the Second World War in France by a man who had grown up during the glorious ‘fin de siècle’ period in Paris and had lived to witness what must have seemed like, by 1943, the utter destruction of […]

Chess Club sells more than 250 shirts

Chess Club sells more than 250 shirts

The Chess Club has sold more than 250 shirts in the past two months, although it has not officially met as a club yet. While the front of the shirts says “HW Chess,” the backs of the shirts display a variety of puns about chess, including “What are you rooking at?,” “Queen up your act” […]

Art of Dance I, II, along with two solo dancers feature in show

Art of Dance I, II, along with two solo dancers feature in show

Dancers from Art of Dance I and II, along with two solo dancers, performed Tuesday at 3:45 p.m. in the Dance Studio. The performance did not have a specific theme, so the songs featured were a compilation of works that were done in class, such as “Say Something” by A Great Big World and “Do I […]

YoungArts program recognizes 7 artists

YoungArts program recognizes 7 artists

YoungArts recognized Oceania Eshraghi ’18, Elizabeth Gaba ’17, Samantha Ho ’16, Dylan Schifrin ’16, Arianna Shooshani ’18, Nick Steele ’16 and Adam Yaron ’16 for their contest submissions. Out of 12,000 submitted portfolios, only 819 artists were chosen from 42 states for their work and accomplishments in literary, visual, design and performing arts, according to […]

Students donate blood in Parents’ Association event

Students donate blood in Parents’ Association event

Students donated blood on campus today during an event organized by the Parents’ Association and UCLA. They were able to donate blood from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Chalmers East and West. “I just think it’s really unique that Harvard-Westlake holds a blood-drive, and I think it’s important that if you can give help in […]

New members join Mock Trial club

The Mock Trial captains added nine new members to this year’s team, tri-captain Alec Winshel ’16 said in an email to club members Oct 1. Students who signed up for the Mock Trial Club tried out Sept. 28-30. Each student spent 10 minutes for his or her tryout which determined each students’ positions on the […]

New members join Mock Trial

The Mock Trial captains added nine new members to this year’s team, tri-captain Alec Winshel ’16 said in an email to club members today. New inductees will participate in both the prosecution and defense side as lawyers and witnesses. Students who signed up for the Mock Trial Club tried out for the team Sept. 28-30. Each […]

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