Seniors learn to sew

By Alex Edel After walking out of the senior seminar on “Mending and Sewing, students had the tools and materials to mend a seam and sew on a button. Costume Designer Lisa Peters had two pieces of cloth, a box that held 200 different safety pins and a box containing colors of thread, scissors, needles […]

Bigelow, Reitman to speak at Film Festival

Kathryn Bigelow, director of Oscar-nominated movie The Hurt Locker, and Jason Reitman ’95 will speak at the 7th annual Harvard-Westlake Film Festival on March 19, festival co-chairs Romina D’Allesandro ’10 and Jake Gutman ’10 announced in an email to students Monday morning. The festival will take place at the ArcLight Cinerama Dome in Hollywood on March […]

Six detentions to result in suspension

By Sammy Roth Under a new policy created by the Upper School Deans, students who receive six detentions over the course of one semester will receive a one-day suspension. Dean Vanna Cairns said the new policy would help prevent students from cutting class, the most common reason for a detention. The deans decided that a […]

Prefect Council sets dates for open meetings

Prefect Council will hold open meetings every Friday during third period in Ahmanson. Attendees will have the opportunity to discuss topics listed on the agenda or to bring up their own ideas. The first two meetings will focus on approving clubs, upper school dean Tamar Adegbile said. The topics for following meetings have not yet […]

Prefect Council to open its doors

By Ariane Lange Student government, now called the Prefect Council, will meet three to four times a week and open one of those meetings to the student body in a move to increase transparency. Attendees will have permission to voice their opinions during the meetings. “We figured that people might want to come, so we’re […]