Hudnut will present at English Speaking Union

By Maddy Baxter President Thomas C. Hudnut and Director for Advancement Communications Projects Beth Stokes will travel to London for the ESU alumni reunion on Nov. 21. Hudnut will give a brief speech at the dinner to give an update about what is new at Harvard-Westlake. He and his wife attended the first reunion in […]

History teacher visits South Africa with Chorale to help raise money

By Maddy Baxter History teacher Ken Neisser accompanied his wife, a member of the Angel City Chorale, to South Africa to help raise money for the Amy Biehl Foundation this summer. The 15-day-long trip included stops in Dubai, Johannesburg, Cape Town and a three day safari at a game reserve in the Limpopo Province. The […]

Extra time, medication can help alleviate ADD effects

By Maddy Baxter As Spencer Hartig ’12 sat in class trying to listen to a lecture, he could not take in a single word that his teacher was saying because his mind was racing from one thought to another. During the summer before ninth grade, Hartig was diagnosed with Attention Deficit Disorder. Hartig takes a […]

Environmental Club hosts meatless Friday

By Maddy Baxter and Jordan Gavens In an effort to encourage students to reduce their consumption of meat, the Environmental Club will host a “meatless day” this Friday. The vegetarian day is in preparation for the Environmental Club entering the Green Cup challenge, a Green Schools Alliance competition to reduce the weekly electricity usage in […]

Mock Trial finishes final competition for season

Sade Tavangarian The Mock Trial West Team made it to semifinals and the Lake Team made it to quarterfinals this year. The two teams finished their final competition before Thanksgiving break. The Lake Team reached the third round before losing to the West Team, which placed in the semifinals on Nov. 24 and was in […]

Students access schedules on parent portal

By Maddy Baxter Harvard-Westlake sent out student schedules and conflict cards online this year. In past years, the school printed roughly 950 schedules, conflict cards, labels, and stuffed envelopes. This year students and parents simply had to type in their usernames and passwords at to view the students’ schedules from any computer, which was […]