Students compete in frisbee golf tournament

HW Frisbee Club hosted its first-ever frisbee golf tournament at Weddington Golf and Tennis on April 28 and encouraged students to bring friends and family members to participate. Though the organizers did not strictly regulate the scores, they deemed math teacher Laffite Lamberto-Egan as the clear winner, club leader Davis Cook ’19 said. Cook said […]

Science classes observe marine life at aquarium

Students in the Oceanography and Marine Biology class took a recommended field trip to Long Beach near the Aquarium of the Pacific and examined a variety of aquatic species April 22. Students observed the different sea creatures they had caught, which they learned about in class, Bella Carino ’19 said. “It was really cool to be […]

59 seniors to be inducted into Cum Laude Society

59 seniors who are in the top 20 percent of the graduating class’ grade point average will be inducted into the National Cum Laude Society on May 20. The seniors are as followed: Cum Laude Society, Harvard-Westlake Chapter List of Inductees, 2019 1.     Olivia Izel Bautista 2.     Nicholas Michael Belgrad 3.     Samuel Buckley-Bonanno 4.     Megan […]

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 […]