Athletic Department issues fall plans for school training

Athletic Department issues fall plans for school training

The school will restart phase one of after school athletic activity after gaining approval from both the state and county health departments. Starting in early July, athletics began on campus, but after a change in local health guidelines, all sports were required to stop. Though athletics were suspended at the end of July, they are […]

Jennifer Marcus joins history department

Jennifer Marcus joined the Upper School History Department to teach the World and Europe II and United States History this year. Prior to working at the Upper School, Marcus taught United States History, World History, Comparative Religion and Global Studies at Windward School in Los Angeles and Westridge School in Pasadena. Marcus said she did […]

Students return to arts online

In order to adapt to the difficulties that remote learning poses, performing arts teacher Michele Spears said the department announced changes to the regular fall play in an official school-wide email last week. The musical will likely be held in the spring, and the play will be hosted in the fall, upper school dean Sharon […]

Summer quarantunes

Tongue Tied – Grouplove “I love ‘Tongue Tied.’ It banged when it first came out, has banged since and will bang forever.” — Kyle Reims ’21 Ribs – Lorde “‘Ribs’ is one of those emotional songs that you play late at night.” — Sandra Koretz ’22 August – Taylor Swift “As a diehard Swiftie, I […]

Off-season practice pushed back to fall

Off-season practice pushed back to fall

Once athletics shut down because of COVID-19, outside hitter Skyler Gerhardt ’22 adapted to play a completely different version of her sport. Instead of spending time on the hardwood, Gerhardt has turned to beach volleyball in order to practice as much as she can during these turbulent times. “Over quarantine, all the players on the […]

Actress Beanie Feldstein advocates for women

Actress Beanie Feldstein advocates for women

In place of La Femme’s annual EMPOWER conference, actress Beanie Feldstein ’11, who starred in the critically acclaimed movies “Lady Bird” and “Booksmart,” spoke with students about her identity as a woman and her experience in the entertainment industry through an online video call. To kick off the event, EMPOWER leaders Dahlia Low ’20 and […]

Rebibo Voted Coach of the Year by Students

Rebibo Voted Coach of the Year by Students

While Basketball Program Head David Rebibo led the Wolverines to plenty of success and multiple CIF championships over the past few years, the 2019-2020 boys’ team is arguably his finest work to date. Competing in the CIF-SS Open Division, in which a number of ESPN ranked four and five-star players participated, Rebibo’s squad finished the […]

Boys Team of the Year: Water Polo

Boys Team of the Year: Water Polo

Despite winning the 2018 CIF Division I title over Newport Harbor High School, the boys’ water polo team found itself ranked second behind its rival in the 2019 CIF preseason poll, just as the Wolverines began their quest to repeat as champions. “A lot of people actually saw our win from the year before as […]

Alumni and Students sign letter to Harvard-Westlake

This is a copy of a letter addressed to President Rick Commons, published with permission of Sophie Mancall-Bitel. Dear Mr. Commons: We are Harvard-Westlake alumni and current students. We write to respectfully insist that Harvard-Westlake (i) craft a comprehensive Middle and Upper School curricula plan addressing systemic racism and police brutality; (ii) release that plan […]

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