Director of Annual Giving Alan Ball will step down from his position at the end of October, 17 years after he first joined Harvard-Westlake. He is leaving to pursue a new career as the associate vice-president for development at the Pacific Symphony in Or

By Chelsey Taylor-Vaughn Neuroscientist Cendri Hutcherson of the California Institute of Technology shared her research on morality in relation to the brain with Malina Mamigonian’s Ethics class last Tuesday. Hutcherson posed the question of “What it means to be moral?” Hutcherson said there are five distinct types of morality, including harm, fairness, respect for authority, […]

Faculty receives reusable bottles

By Sammy Roth In a school-wide effort to decrease the use of disposable plastic water bottles, reusable metal water bottles were distributed to all faculty and staff last month and are being sold in the school bookstores. Middle School Dean of Faculty Susan Kallok pitched the idea of giving faculty and staff reusable water bottles […]

Annual Giving reaches record $6 million

  By Andrew Lee The Office of Advancement expects $6.8 million in Annual Giving funds this year, which would be the largest annual fund for any day school in the nation. The Annual Giving funds would account for nearly 11 percent of the school’s operating budget of $55 million this year, Chief Advancement Officer Ed […]