Administration closes lounge due to students’ mess

The administration closed the lounge Monday afternoon as a repercussion for messes left by students. Members of Prefect Council warned students about the consequences for not maintaining a clean lounge by senior prefect at the First and Third Wednesday Assembly on Oct. 5. When the lounge was first found in a messy state, the administration threatened […]

Prefect Council changes colors of graduation gowns

The administration and Prefect Council jointly decided to end the commencement tradition of male seniors wearing black robes and female seniors wearing white robes in order to create a more inclusive community. They hope that this change will prevent the confinement of individuals to specific genders and break the separation between boys and girls at […]

Mock trial team holds tryouts, selects members

The mock trial team selected 16 members, 15 with roles and one substitute member. Roles included witnesses, defendants, prosecutors and judges. Leaders held tryouts for all interested upper school students Sept. 21. “[The tryouts] were more successful than expected,” team co-captain Ravi Durairaj ’17 said. “We had a lot of people try out, and we […]

Vocalists to perform at Sherman Oaks fair

Harvard-Westlake vocal students will perform a pop cover song set at the annual Sherman Oaks Street Fair for the second year Oct. 16. Students, parents and faculty members will also run a Harvard-Westlake outreach booth at the festival. Volunteers will distribute school brochures, sign up neighbors for the community newsletter and hand out Halloween candy. […]

Admission Office adjusts tour system

The Admission Office announced changes that have been made to the Student Ambassador Program and a design contest for a new logo at the annual Student Ambassador Training Dinner on the middle school campus Sept. 16. Associate Director of Admissions Janine Jones informed attendees that middle school student ambassadors will be able to sign up […]

Community Council promotes Facebook page with Dippin’ Dots

Community Council gave free Dippin’ Dots to all students who are members of the group’s Facebook page Friday in an effort to increase participation among the student body. “We are trying to get the Facebook page more publicity, so you got free Dippin’ Dots if you showed us that you are a part of the […]

La Femme club hosts town hall to address dress code

La Femme club leaders held a town hall meeting open to all students Tuesday afternoon to discuss the newly enforced dress code with Interim Head of Upper School Liz Resnick. After Resnick informed students and parents of a stricter dress code policy in an email Sept. 28, some students disagreed with its guidelines, which sparked […]

Peer Support leaders, trainees attend retreat

All 54 of the Peer Support leaders and trainees went on the annual retreat at Gindling Hilltop Camp in Malibu from Sept. 9 to 11. “The coordinators of the program, four seniors, had a lot of say in how it was run and worked more independently,” advisor and counselor Luba Bek said. Bek, upper school […]

Students chat with Uber, Checchi Capital execs

Conrad Whelan of Uber as well as Adam Checchi ’95, Sam Pfister ’95 and Danny Seo ’96 of Checchi Capital Advisors, a Beverly Hills based investment advisor, offered students career and life advice during lunch Friday. HW Venture set up the event as part of its first installment of its Lunch and Lecture Series. HW […]

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