Affinity groups spread cultural awareness at third annual Multicultural Fair

Affinity groups spread cultural awareness at third annual Multicultural Fair

To share the various aspects of their cultures with the student body, affinity groups played different genres of music and distributed food at the third annual Multicultural Fair on the quad April 17. “I think the Multicultural Fair is a representation of our mission statement in that it both embraces and celebrates diversity and inclusivity,” […]

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 […]

Students make cat toys to benefit local shelters

Students make cat toys to benefit local shelters

Students made cat toys to benefit shelters around Los Angeles.  The Animal Rights Club hosted the event April 15 in the lounge during break. The club provided all materials necessary to create the toys, including stuffing and small socks. “We decided that after holding our previous fundraiser, we wanted to do something more fun and […]

Students create films, study culture in Laos

Students create films, study culture in Laos

Students traveled to Laos over spring break as part of an HWGO! Digital Storytelling trip. Planned in collaboration with Peace Works Travel, the trip allowed student to experience Southeast Asian culture, learn about the country’s history and tell locals’ stories through both film and photography. “My photography teacher recommended [the trip] to me because it […]

Chariots of Fire: JCL attends annual convention

Chariots of Fire: JCL attends annual convention

Thirty Latin students and members of the Junior Classical League from both campuses participated in intellectual, athletic and artistic activities in the California JCL Convention at Miramonte High School in Orinda, California, from March 29-31. The conference featured events including chariot racing, art competitions and Certamen for students and teachers.  Certamen is a quiz bowl […]

Faculty to vote on schedules for 2020

Following the second pair of late-start block schedule days March 11-12, members of the Scheduling Committee have prepared two proposals for altering the current schedule, Head of Upper School Laura Ross said. Academic departments are currently reviewing the proposed changes to the schedule, and the Faculty Academic Committee will vote on the two final proposals […]

Students protest to raise awareness for environmental problems

In order to demand action regarding climate change, students skipped class to participate in an international, youth-led strike at Los Angeles City Hall on March 15. In the past four years, global temperatures have reached unprecedented highs, according to CNN. Across the world, extreme weather conditions such as floods, wildfires and droughts occur with increasing […]

Rock on: Geology students travel to Death Valley

Rock on: Geology students travel to Death Valley

As the third of three separate trips this year, Geology and Geology Honors students traveled to Death Valley National Park from March 1-3 to further their knowledge about earth science. “The trip definitely helped me learn about geology because I was able to see the things in real life,” Geology student Lexie Warlick ’21 said. […]

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