West Nile virus spreads through valley

West Nile virus spreads through valley

West Nile virus (WNV), which can lead to the potentially fatal West Nile disease, has recently been discovered in four Los Angeles County communities including Reseda, Northridge, Carson and Signal Hill, according to ABC 7 News. The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health announced Aug. 5 that the first two cases of the year have been […]

‘Tis the Season: Dating in High School

‘Tis the Season: Dating in High School

As Noah Aire ’20 scrolled through Amazon to find holiday gifts for his father, he quickly became overwhelmed by the flood of advertisements promoting gifts for significant others. After a few more minutes of searching, the advertising became too much for him, and he closed his computer. “Cuffing season,” the time during the winter when […]

‘Greatest Of All Time’: Faculty, staff participate in goat yoga

‘Greatest Of All Time’: Faculty, staff participate in goat yoga

To better improve their physical and mental health, members of faculty and staff participated in goat yoga outside of Rugby as part of their annual health and wellness week Oct. 19 . According to the instructors, while yoga generally helps to relieve stress, goat yoga particularly targets participants’ emotional wellbeing. “Yoga itself is already grounding […]

Chenier to depart US, move to MS campus

After 11 years on the upper school campus, English teacher Paul Chenier will be returning to the middle school history department next year. When Chenier originally began working at the school in 1999, he taught courses in the history and world languages department on the middle school campus. However, since 2007, Chenier has been teaching […]

School to host Coro Leadership program

Students will gain leadership skills at the first Coro-Harvard-Westlake Civic Leadership Summer Program at the Upper School for three weeks beginning June 11. Coro Southern California works to build up communities in order to promote the democratic process and develop future leaders, according to its website. Among its notable alumni are Senators Tim Kaine and […]

Stone-cutters hosts poetry reading to celebrate magazine release

Stone-cutters hosts poetry reading to celebrate magazine release

Staff members of the upper school literary magazine Stone-cutters celebrated the print release with a poetry reading, display of artwork and pastries in Chalmers on Monday. “We really wanted to promote the magazine and the artists themselves who were in it,” Stone-cutters Senior Visual Arts Editor Sarah Conway ’18 said. Máté Major ’18, Ben Pimstone […]

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