Roses sold for dance concert performances

The Social Committee sold roses for the members of the Advanced Dance II Company who performed in the Upper School Dance Concert, as well as for guest performers and stage crew. Flowers and tickets to the concert were sold at the Social Committee table on the quad last week. The committee then prepared and delivered […]

Dance concert, Cinema Sunday and March Madness event promoted at assembly

The First and Third Assembly on Wednesday highlighted student events taking place at the Upper School in the first two weeks of March, including a dance concert, a film screening, a March Madness community service event and a speakers series. Members of Advanced Dance II encouraged students to attend their dance concert “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” in Rugby […]

Federal prosecutors warn sophomores about cyber dangers

Federal prosecutors warn sophomores about cyber dangers

Federal prosecutors Tony Lewis ’96 and Stephanie Christensen spoke to the sophomore class Feb. 28 about the dangers of cyber criminals and how to avoid becoming a victim. Both prosecutors work in the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Los Angeles in the Department of Justice. Lewis serves as the Deputy Chief of the Terrorism and Export […]

Student Task Force hosts film screening

The Human Rights Watch Student Task Force hosted a screening of the film “Salam Neighbor” in Ahmanson Lecture Hall Monday. The task force also set up a booth offering information about the journey of Syrian refugees to raise awareness about the crisis. The film follows two American filmmakers embedded within the Za’atari Refugee Camp along with 80,000 Syrian […]

13 one-acts chosen for Playwrights Festival

The 13 student-written plays selected for the 2016 Playwrights Festival were announced Saturday by performing arts teacher and Playwrights Festival producer Christopher Moore. Auditions for the festival will take place Tuesday and Wednesday after school in the drama lab, and performances of the plays will take place April 28-30. A 34-member committee, led by Moore, selected the […]

Ethics team wins regional competition

Ethics Bowl team members Cameron Cabo ’16, Nathan Lee ’16 and Kathleen Edmiston ’17 won first place at the National High School Ethics Bowl regional qualifying competition Jan. 30. Students prepared to debate the ethical dilemmas of 15 different cases by doing the recommended research and discussing all pertinent moral issues relating to a situation. […]

Alum speaks about real estate company

The Student Alumni Association held an event at the Intercontinental Hotel in Century City Jan. 27 for students and faculty. Spencer Rascoff ’93 spoke to students about running Zillow, an online real estate database company founded in 2006. After graduating from Harvard-Westlake, Rascoff earned his A.B. degree at Harvard University. He then went on to […]

Math competition draws low turnout

Students took the American Math Competition exam Feb. 2 during first and second period in the Chalmers lounge. This year, 53 students in total took the AMC 10 and 12. Last year, 98 students took the test. “This is a bit lower than in previous years but there is some natural variation, so I’m not […]

Prefect Council to host annual Academic Fair

Prefect Council will host the annual Academic Fair Feb. 17. The event will showcase the classes offered next year. Each course will have a table for students to visit to learn about the focus and theme. After the fair, students will have the opportunity to sign up online for the courses they wish to take […]

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