Dancers address diversity in ‘Love’ showcase

Dancers address diversity in ‘Love’ showcase

Students and faculty danced in response to recent global events at the Upper School Dance Concert March 3-5 in the Rugby Auditorium. “In difficult times, we need one another.  This is our way of giving back to our community,” director and Performing Arts Teacher Cyndy Winter said. “Our means is dance, and our goal is […]

Back for More: Boys’ basketball takes home CIF-Southern Section Division 1A title

Back for More: Boys’ basketball takes home CIF-Southern Section Division 1A title

When the celebrations subsided and the ceremony was completed, the Wolverines were all smiles. All they could do for now was wait. Harvard-Westlake would eventually defeat Pasadena 68-58 in the CIF-Southern Section Division 1A championship game, but that hadn’t happened yet. Brentwood had just defeated Burbank with a three at the buzzer to win the […]

Students participate in Community Service Week

Students participate in Community Service Week

Students packed lunches for the homeless, spoke with previously incarcerated members from Homeboy Industries and celebrated their completion of service hours with Dippin’ Dots during Community Service Week Feb. 27 to March 3. Hosted by Community Council, the week’s slogan, “Get Involved,” was meant to foster the spirit of community involvement, Community Council member Taylor Redmond […]

Speaker discusses importance of raising trout

Speaker discusses importance of raising trout

Natural Resources Volunteer Program volunteer Rudy Brown spoke to AP Environmental Science students and members of the Environmental Club about the importance of participating in the Trout in the Classroom program on Feb. 27. Though now retired, Brown said he has always been interested in the environment and has also worked as a seasonal ranger aid […]

HW Works hosts law and policy career roundtable

HW Works hosts law and policy career roundtable

Seven alumni with careers in law and policy spoke to students and answered questions about their experiences in education and the workforce at an HW Works roundtable on Monday. Litigation and Trial Associate at Latham and Watkins Adam Sieff ’07 led the event. Other speakers included Horvitz & Levy attorney Jeremy Rosen ’89, real estate attorney Noel Hyun ’02, […]

Faculty members promote school’s summer programs

Faculty members promote school’s summer programs

Faculty members worked a booth and invited families to attend upcoming summer programs at the Parent Education League’s 5th Annual ‘Summer Days’ CAMP Fair on Sunday at the Skirball Cultural Center. Director of Kutler Center and Summer Programs Jim Patterson and Operations and Director of Summer School Sports Programs Darlene Bible spoke to students and parents […]

School hosts gap year fair for area students

School hosts gap year fair for area students

Students from different high schools in Los Angeles gathered with their parents at the USA Gap Year Fair in Hamilton Gym on Feb. 22 to explore their options after graduating high school. Vice President of the Center for Interim Programs Jason Sarouhan was the keynote speaker at the fair and focused on the benefits of […]

Speaker discusses the effects of porn on society

Speaker discusses the effects of porn on society

Professor of Sociology and Women’s Studies at Wheelock College Gail Dines spoke at junior class meeting about how porn affects students and the hypersexualization of today’s culture. Dines specializes in the study of pornography and published “Pornland: How Porn Has Hijacked Our Sexuality”. Dines is also the founder and President of Culture Reframed, which is […]

Administration meets with affinity groups to discuss diversity, slur controversy

Student members of Black Leadership, Awareness and Culture Club, Gender-Sexuality Awareness Club, La Femme Club and Latin-American Students Organization met with members of the faculty and administration this afternoon to discuss the recent controversy over student use of racial and homophobic slurs and how to better promote diversity on campus. After alumni shared a Facebook […]