Spanish classes go on school trip to Spain

A group of 18 Spanish language students along with three faculty advisors traveled to Spain for educational immersion March 24 to April 10. Participants spent their first weekend in Madrid before attending Aula Toledo, a Spanish language institute, in Toledo. “I think the teachers were very good in both institutes,” Adin Ring ’18 said. “They […]

HWPA to host final panel

The last event of the Upper School speaker series for this school year will offer parents the opportunity to meet Interim Head of Upper School Liz Resnick at a “Fireside Chat” Wednesday evening at Chalmers at 7 p.m. Organized by the Harvard-Westlake Parents’ Association, 130 to 150 parents are expected to attend this event. At […]

Teacher to hold information session about Guatemala trip

Students interested in traveling to Guatemala Aug. 1 – 19 as part of HW Go!’s Guatemala: A Digital Story Adventure program can attend an information session with their parents Wednesday in the Ahmanson Lecture Hall at 3:30 p.m. Students on the trip will complete prerequisites including learning about Guatemala’s history and planning a media project, […]

Students perform in the third Coffee House of the year

Students perform in the third Coffee House of the year

Students performed songs and comedy routines during the third Coffee House of the year on Monday after school in the Chalmers Lounge. Jared Gentile ’16 began the show with a comedy routine, followed by students singing various songs, ranging from Justin Bieber’s “Love Yourself,” performed by Carter Begel ’17, to an adapted version of Louis […]

LGBT advocate discusses gender with class

LGBT advocate discusses gender with class

Manager of the Transgender Empowerment Economic Project at the Los Angeles LGBT Center Drian Juarez discussed the misunderstood aspects of gender with a Gender Studies class March 16. Juarez advocates to set transition guidelines in workspaces for transgender people to create a safe and inclusive environment. Juarez discussed many misunderstood aspects of society’s constructed idea of what […]

Juniors vote in runoff for final Head Prefect candidates

Lexi Block ’17, Matt Thomas ’17 and Cate Wolfen ’17 advance to the Head Prefect Final Election next week, and the second male candidate is yet to be announced as juniors must vote in a runoff Wednesday between the other three candidates. Two male and two female candidates will run in the final round of […]

Police captain visits class

Los Angeles Police Department Captain Greg Meyer spoke to the Criminal Law and Advocacy class March 3 about police force and racial profiling. “There is a whole lot less use of police force now than there was when I started [working as a police officer] 30 years ago,” Meyer said. “But at the same time, […]

Students submit works to language magazine

Student-run foreign language and culture magazine Babel received more than 65 submissions for this year’s issue. Students had the opportunity to submit photography, poems, short stories, articles and artwork that are relevant to any culture or people in the world. The deadline to submit work was Feb. 28. Selected submissions will be edited by a […]

Student journalists speak at conference

Members of the Chronicle staff spoke at the Jewish Scholastic Press Association’s conference Feb. 25. Staff members presented journalism techniques to Jewish high school journalism students from across the country at B’nai David-Judea synagogue. They talked about the Chronicle website, HWTV and issues of the newspaper. “I thought it went really well,” Benjamin Most ’16 […]

JSA members run for regional office

Two members of the Harvard-Westlake Junior State of America club will run for regional office positions within the organization. Lucy Kim ’19 and Eleanor Halloran ’18 declared their candidacy during the Los Angeles Region Winter Congress Feb. 20-21 for Los Angeles Region Senator and Mayor, respectively. Senators represent their region on the JSA State Senate, […]

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