HW Works holds finance roundtable

Andrea Greene ’91 (Zachary ’23), the Chief Operating Officer of commercial real estate agency CREXi, spoke about her career in finance at the HW Works and Student Alumni Association-sponsored roundtable April 17. Greene said that the school provided her with valuable tools for her career. “Harvard-Westlake is an outstanding place to learn about work ethic […]

BLACC screens alum’s short film

The Black Leadership, Awareness and Culture Club hosted a screening of Michael Hooks ’05’s short film, “Like Company,” in Ahmanson Lecture Hall on Monday. Hooks answered questions about the film, which focuses on racial anxieties and prejudices in group settings. “I attended Harvard-Westlake, and before, I was at Curtis [School],” Hooks said. “There were a […]

Community mourns Associate Head of School at memorial service

Students, faculty, alumni and community members honored Associate Head of School Liz Resnick at a memorial service in Saperstein Theater on April 14. President Rick Commons and Resnick’s college roommate, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey, shared both personal and professional stories about Resnick, including what Head of Middle School Jon Wimbish dubbed ‘lizisms,’ unique phrases […]

Students showcase short films

Multiple films by Harvard-Westlake filmmakers will be highlighted in the Los Angeles Student Film Festival from March 25 -27. The North Hollywood CineFest will host the festival, which Los Angeles city councilman Paul Krekorian started six years ago. The screenings are free and do not require tickets. Students created the films through school programs, Summer […]

Locals oppose new plans to expand Burbank airport

As part of their ongoing protest regarding recently increased air traffic, Los Angeles residents submitted comprehensive comments to the Federal Aviation Administration opposing its plans to expand the Bob Hope “Hollywood Burbank” Airport terminal March 1.  More than 1,600 residents have also signed an online petition created by Studio City for Quiet Skies, an organization […]

State halts high-speed railroad plan

With roughly 120 miles of track already under construction in the Central Valley of California, Governor Gavin Newsom decided to halt plans to build a high-speed railroad that would have spanned from Los Angeles to San Francisco. “The project, as currently planned, would cost too much and take too long,” Newsom said during his first […]

Faculty to vote on schedules for 2020

Following the second pair of late-start block schedule days March 11-12, members of the Scheduling Committee have prepared two proposals for altering the current schedule, Head of Upper School Laura Ross said. Academic departments are currently reviewing the proposed changes to the schedule, and the Faculty Academic Committee will vote on the two final proposals […]

Students protest to raise awareness for environmental problems

In order to demand action regarding climate change, students skipped class to participate in an international, youth-led strike at Los Angeles City Hall on March 15. In the past four years, global temperatures have reached unprecedented highs, according to CNN. Across the world, extreme weather conditions such as floods, wildfires and droughts occur with increasing […]

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