Album a day

By Julie Barzilay It’s January 7. Ashley Halkett ’09 and Joey Meyer ’09 are lounging near the sculpture in the Rugby courtyard. They climb among the stones and wooden planks, balancing precariously and smiling. Fortunately, Jason Mow ’09 is but a few feet away, ready to immortalize this moment. Click. It’s February 2. Adam Rothman […]

2 seniors place second in math

By David Burton Benjamin Barad ’09 and Rebecca Jacobs ’09 both won second place in an American Math Society competition that included students within the Los Angeles and Orange county region. The American Mathematical Society, AMS, organized two competitions, which were called Who Wants To Be A Mathematician and the Southern California Math Olympiad. Both […]

Science team scores 2nd place in bowl

By Danielle Kolin More than 500 people crowd an auditorium on Saturday, Feb. 23 to watch the finals of the Los Angeles regional science bowl. After nine hours of grueling questioning, the Harvard-Westlake team and the North Hollywood High School team face off in the final round of competition. With Harvard-Westlake two points ahead, the […]

Former Mattel CEO to speak at March assembly

By Shayna Freisleben Jill Barad (Justin ’01), former CEO of Mattel, Inc., was able to ascend the ranks of Mattel and serve as one of the first female CEO’s in the country of a Forbes 1000 company. On March 17, Barad will share her experiences at the Women’s History Month assembly. Barad joined Mattel in […]