Alumnus gives video design class a step-by-step rundown of how it's done

Game designer Anthony Newman ’01 told students enrolled in the new video game design class about his career as a video game designer at Naughty Dog, Inc., known for the “Crash Bandicoot” and “Uncharted” franchises. Newman talked to the class for 40 minutes about the process and technology used to make video games, in a […]

Science teachers to face Scibowl

The Science Bowl team will hold a student-teacher competition on Oct. 15 in Ahmanson Lecture Hall during activities period. Chief Financial Officer Rob Levin and Head of Upper School Audrius Barzdukas placed a bet on the outcome of the competition, Science Bowl president Kenneth Kim ’13 said. If the students win, Levin will throw a […]

The Hub login page designed for one-time login

On the login page of The Hub a bold red sign warns against bookmarking the authentication page. The sign was put up by Network Administrator David Hartmann and Web Manager Lillian Contreras after a glitch was discovered. The Hub is designed for a one-time login only — the authentication page where students are asked to […]

Chronicle finalist for Pacemaker

The 2011-2012 of The Chronicle is a finalist for the National Pacemaker. The staff will find out if they have won at the National Scholastic Press Association Journalism at the Fall Convention in San Antonio on the weekend of Nov. 15-17. Students will be accompanied by yearbook adviser Jen Bladen, Spectrum adviser Steve Chae and Chief […]

GSA attends clergyman's speech

The Gay-Straight Alliance plans to expand its relationships with other schools and begin hosting its own events, GSA leader Patric Verrone ’13 said. Members attended the Oct. 7 screening of the documentary “Love Free or Die” at Crossroads School and heard a speech from Gene Robinson, the first gay bishop of the Episcopal Church. “It’s […]

Jurado to advise Student Council

Middle school Spanish teacher Edgar Jurado will replace middle school history teacher and dean Karen Fukushima as a Student Council adviser. “[Jurado] is energetic, focused, and really wants to work with the senators to make Harvard-Westlake the best possible school it can be,” Student Council adviser Keith Jordan said. Jurado said he is looking forward […]

Jurors find razor company not responsible in student's death

The parents of Ishan Bose-Pyne ’12 will not appeal the verdict from a jury that found no legal liability in his death, according to a statement from their lawyers. On Aug. 31, a federal jury ruled that the Wahl Clipper Corporation was not guilty of a manufacturing defect or negligence in design of an electric […]

Riemer will head foreign language department

Spanish teacher Margot Riemer is set to begin her new position as foreign language Department chair this year. Riemer, who is entering her 21st year of teaching as a Harvard-Westlake Spanish teacher, accepted the position after Latin teacher Paul Chenier announced he was stepping down as department chair and returning to teaching full time. Riemer […]

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