Christian Club holds annual fundraiser

The Christian Club held its second annual fundraiser Jan. 24, where members met and welcomed this year’s speaker, CEO of AdRM Technology Consulting Janice Chung ’74 (Caitlin ’20). “[The speeech] was quite eye-opening,” John Chung ’16 said. Members sang Christian music and watched a documentary of Christian doctors.  

Seniors named Presidential Scholars

Seven seniors were named candidates for the 2016 U.S. Presidential Scholars program. The program honors high school seniors for either academic abilities, artistic talent or accomplishments in career or technological education to encourage educational excellence. Students who score high on the SAT or ACT exams are automatically considered. Semifinalists will be announced in April and […]

Stanford professor to present at Junior Parent Night

All Harvard-Westlake parents are invited to hear author Julie Lythcott-Haims speak at Junior Parent Night Feb. 16 at the upper school. The deans decided to open the presentation to the entire parent community because of how important they believe Lythcott-Haims’s message is. “All parents were invited to this event due to the popularity of Ms. […]

Students to screen their HW Go! Cambodia films Tuesday

Students will screen films produced during the summer HW Go! Cambodia Digital Story Telling Adventure on Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the Ahmanson Lecture Hall. Each of the 16 students who went on the trip created a film reflecting the Cambodian history and culture. Students captured the footage for the films during the summer trip and finished […]

Assembly highlights February activities, events

Today’s upper school assembly highlighted upcoming opportunities for students, such as the rose sale for actors in the play, the Stonecutters Magazine deadline, and logo contest for the upcoming Festival To Spring event. Members of the Social Committee will be selling roses to give to actors in the play, “Madwoman of Chaillot,” this week on […]

Students compete in math exam contest

Upper school students were encouraged to participate in the annual American High School Math Competition that took place Feb. 2. Last year, 98 students took part in the competition to see where they stood nationally among high school math students. Two tests were administered, including the AMC 10 for 10th graders only and the AMC 12 […]

WAFL truck serves waffles to students on quad

WAFL truck serves waffles to students on quad

The WAFL truck served select waffle choices on the quad Jan. 29 after students voted for waffles as their food truck preference in a Prefect Council survey. The truck offered their waffles called “Classic,” “Simplicity,” and “Wafl goes bananas” for $6 each.  

Six Chinese students to visit

Six high school students from Shanghai will visit the school and stay with Harvard-Westlake students Feb. 7 -19, marking the first time the school will participate in a World Leading Schools exchange program. WLSA is an organization founded by Harvard-Westlake, Eton College, Greelong Grammar School, Groton School, Beijing No. 4 School and a Chinese high […]

Magazine begins to accept submissions

Babel, Harvard-Westlake’s foreign language magazine, is now accepting submissions for its upcoming issue. Students are encouraged to submit stories, articles, reviews, poems and essays to the publication by Feb. 28, which can be written in any foreign language. Submitting to the magazine earns students extra credit in their language classes, even if it is not […]

Spots filled for Spain Spring Break trip

Spots are filled for the Spain trip over spring break, led by Spanish teacher Javier Zaragoza and three other chaperones. The trip will take place from March 25 to April 10. Nineteen middle and upper school students will study at two different language institutes in Granada and Toledo and spend their evenings with host families. […]

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