Team improves to seal its CIF spot

Team improves to seal its CIF spot

The cross-country team finished regular season competition at the Mission League finals last Wednesday. The girls advanced to the CIF preliminaries after finishing in third place, while the boys missed the CIF playoffs after finishing in fifth. The girls’ team ended the regular season with only five varsity runners. Isabel Lawrence ’21 led the team […]

Fleeing from the Flames

Fleeing from the Flames

Shortly after the Getty Fire ignited in the early hours Oct. 28, Charlie Albert ’21 received a notification instructing him to prepare for evacuation. A few hours later, Albert’s street was placed under mandatory evacuation and, holding his most valuable belongings, he departed quickly into the morning darkness. “At first I packed my car and […]

Back-to-Back-to-Back

The field hockey team finished undefeated for a third consecutive season and won its third consecutive Los Angeles Field Hockey Association(LAFHA) Championship. The team has not lost or tied a game since the 2016season and has won four consecutive league championships as well. This year, the senior captains consisted of midfielder Rachel Brown ’20, midfielder […]

Community Council organizes drive-in to raise funds for Make-A-Wish Foundation

Community Council organizes drive-in to raise funds for Make-A-Wish Foundation

To raise money for the Make-a-Wish Foundation, Community Council hosted its first ever drive-in movie, where it screened “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off,” in the senior parking lot Nov. 7. Students had the option of parking their cars in spots sold for $40 each or sitting in individual seats for $15. Community Council projected the movie […]

Squad advances to semifinals

Squad advances to semifinals

In the first round of the Field Hockey Tournament of Champions, the field hockey team defeated Great Oak High School 8-0 and will advance to the semifinals to continue its quest for a LAFHA Championship. Field Hockey: ⁦@hwathletics⁩ hosts @Great_Oak today at 6:00 PM in Round 1 of the playoffs. pic.twitter.com/PaNvmo7gWv — Harvard-Westlake (@hwathletics) October […]

Students participate in Pet Walk for community service hours, raise awareness for therapy animals

Students participate in Pet Walk for community service hours, raise awareness for therapy animals

Students supported Paws Helping Hands, an organization which provides comfort and raises donations for those living in difficult situations, by participating in Pet Partners’ World’s Largest Pet Walk at Hotchkiss Park in Santa Monica on Sept. 28. Students supported Paws Helping Hands through Pet Walk Sophia Ekstrand ’20, a facilitator of the school’s participation in […]

Power of the Portfolio

When visual arts teacher Claire Cochran ’06 was a senior, her art portfolio was her ticket to college, she said. Even though her GPA may not have been high enough for her to gain admission to a highly competitive school like Tufts University, Cochran said she believes she was accepted to its School of the […]

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