Alumni attend Young Alumni Winter Reception

Alumni attend Young Alumni Winter Reception

The Alumni Relations team hosted the annual Young Alumni Winter Reception for alumni, seniors and faculty in the Kutler Center. Alumni Administrator Anne Pyle and Assistant Director of Alumni Relations Ivy Bunnak organized the event and sent out invitations to all alumni from the past decade. “It’s a way for us to get the younger […]

Offices, classrooms undergo renovations

During the summer there has been a case of what Head of School Jeanne Huybrechts called “musical chairs” in Seaver, as well as construction in Rugby and the orchestra room. Various offices in Seaver were swapped and construction took place in order to create a new history classroom, Seaver 205, which previously housed offices for […]

Graduates to lose access to email

Students from the class of 2013 will no longer have access to their Harvard-Westlake email accounts as of Oct. 15. In an email sent to the recently graduated seniors, Director of Alumni Relations Susan Beeson ’96 instructed students to provide a “non-HW” email address so that they could be kept up-to-date with school and alumni […]

Barzdukas to replace Salamandra as Head of Upper School

By Lara Sokoloff Associate Head of School Audrius Barzdukas will replace Harry Salamandra as Head of Upper School next year,  Head of School Jeanne Huybrechts announced today in an email. Salamandra, who has been at the school for 33 years, will become Senior Alumni Officer, a newly created position. Barzdukas has served as Head of Athletics […]

Alumni meet in New York, D.C.

  By Daniel Rothberg Nearly 100 alumni attended a reception organized by the Advancement Office in New York City on Jan. 25. President of Harvard-Westlake Thomas C. Hudnut addressed alumni at the reception, thanking them for attending and an updating them on recent school happenings, Associate Director of Alumni Relations Susan Leher Beeson ’96 said. […]

‘Potter’ screening raises $65,000

By Anabel Pasarow A screening of “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince” at the Warner Bros. lot for Harvard-Westlake families and their guests raised $65,000 for financial aid. More than 500 people attended the viewing July 9, six days before the film premiered. The event featured an exhibit that displayed props from various Warner Bros. […]

Senior classes chooses to donate to the scholarship endowment fund

By Sammy Roth The class of 2009 has chosen as its Senior Gift a donation to the Alumni Scholar Endowment Fund, which provides financial aid to students, Assistant Director of Alumni Relations Eli Goldsmith said.  Seniors chose this gift from three options in a vote today at the senior class meeting. 142 seniors voted to […]

Senior Gift options to be voted on at meeting

By Sammy Roth The money raised for the Senior Gift will be used either to support Financial Aid, the Brownstein Fellowship or environmentally-friendly initiatives, Assistant Director of Alumni Relations Eli Goldsmith said. The options were formulated by a committee of the Senior and Head Prefects, student members of the Student Alumni Association, Goldsmith, Chief Advancement […]

New buildings to salute Westlake

By Katherine Hong Westlake School artifacts and structures will be preserved and incorporated into the new Middle School buildings as a result of the efforts of the Westlake Committee. Director of Alumni Relations Jill Shaw organized the committee of 13 Westlake alumnae and teachers last fall. The committee’s mission statement says they strive to celebrate […]