Students perform in spring jazz concert

Middle and upper school jazz musicians performed in the annual spring jazz concert on April 29 in the Upper School Rugby Auditorium. Students performed a wide variety of pieces including songs from World War II and songs by the band Radiohead. The theme of the program was pieces of American music, the majority of which […]

2017 Cum Laude Inductees

57 seniors who are in the top 20 percent of the graduating class’ grade point average will be inducted into the National Cum Laude Society on May 15. The seniors are as followed: Cum Laude Society, Harvard-Westlake Chapter List of Inductees, 2017   Lara Bagdasarian Andrew Chilton Berg Jonathan Berman Jason Chang Youna Choi William […]

Assembly phone ban comes into effect

The Upper School Deans announced a new cell phone policy regarding student cell phone use during assemblies following an increase in student distraction during a presentation by Director of Los Angeles County Museum of the Arts Michael Govan on March 20. Students will be monitored for their cell phone use during future assemblies and cellular […]

Boys’ basketball advances to second round of CIF State Division 2 Playoffs

Harvard-Westlake defeated Mater Dei Catholic in Chula Vista Wednesday night, 59-51. The Crusaders lead the Wolverines 15-8 by the end of the first quarter, but by the half the players had narrowed the gap to 25-21. However, they continued to trail until the fourth quarter. The Wolverines will continue on to play top seeded Alemany Saturday […]

Girls’ water polo defeats Los Altos to move onto CIF quarterfinals

Girls’ water polo defeats Los Altos to move onto CIF quarterfinals

The Girls’ water polo team defeated Los Altos 13-6 in the first round of the CIF Division III playoffs Feb. 15. The squad was aggressive and dominant, leading for the entirety of the game. Villanova commit Camille Oswald ’17 scored six goals, topping the scoresheet and singlehandedly tying the Conquerors. Princeton commit Paige Thompson ’17 […]

Tatted Teens

Tatted Teens

When talk show host Wendy Williams asked reality star Kim Kardashian if she had any tattoos, Kardashian responded, “Would you put a bumper sticker on a Bentley?” While some students, like Kardashian, think that tattoos deface one’s body, others see them as a form of self-expression and appreciate them for their individuality. “The Bentley will […]

Wolverines named to All-Mission League teams

Four volleyball players, Pearl Accord ’17, Chloe Mueller ’19, Lindsey Kelly ’19, and Bella Hedley ’18 were all named to All-Mission League teams. A photo posted by Harvard-Westlake Athletics (@hwathletics) on Jan 6, 2017 at 4:17pm PST Pearl Accord ’17, outside hitter, and Chloe Mueller ’18, opposite, were named to the All-Mission League first team. […]

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