Girls' tennis dominates in season opener

In the first game of the season, the Wolverines’ girls’ tennis team defeated the Santa Monica Vikings 13-5. It was Kristie Reynold’s-Gipe’s first test as the new head coach of the Wolverines. Reynold-Gipes was the NAIA’s number two doubles player in the United States when she played and was formerly the head coach of Notre […]

Library now loans laptops to students

An update to the laptop program will allow students to take and use the borrowed devices outside of the library and to their classes due to the One-to-One program necessitating the use of laptops for every class. Library loaners can be used when a student cannot bring his or hers for several days, but they […]

Information Tech doubles bandwidth

The Computer Service department changed its name to Information Technology. “Mostly because Computer Services for many years now has not really been accurate as we work with a lot more [aspects of] technology than just computers,” Director of Information Technology Dave Ruben said of the name change. “It’s a very old name so we thought […]

Annual Giving reaches a record $7.7 million

Parents, alumni, faculty and staff donated a record of $7.7 million to Annual Giving last year, the most for an independent day school in the country, according to Head of External Relations Ed Hu. Faculty and staff had 100 percent participation. Ninety-three percent of parents participated, along with 22 percent of alumni.  

Alumni go to 'Friday Night Lights' event

Alumni living in the Los Angeles area supported the Wolverines against rival Loyola Cubs at the football game last Friday after a dinner and a reception in the Feldman Horn gallery as part of the “Friday Night Lights” event. “We have done this in the past, and our goal is to engage and reconnect with […]

Wang Hall opens, classrooms converted

The new Wang Hall is open at the Middle School after a year of renovations. Wang Hall, previously Reynolds Hall, has a new eighth grade lounge. In years before the renovation, eighth grade students spent their free time in the hallways by classrooms or in their deans’ offices. The teachers and deans found this arrangement […]

School to host Studio City tennis festival

Harvard-Westlake, in collaboration with the United States Tennis Association and the Studio City Residents Association, is sponsoring a free tennis festival in Studio City Sept. 27. “It is designed by the United States Tennis Association to expose tennis to Studio City residents and to encourage them to engage in outside family activity,” Director of Communication […]

Sophomores, juniors to use new sign-in

A new attendance system will soon allow sophomores and juniors to sign on and off of campus using iPads. Now, students will use an app to digitally check in. This system has been in testing for seniors, however Upper School Attendance Coordinator Gabriel Preciado hopes that the system will make attendance more accurate. “It will […]

Future Horizons Club volunteers at UCLA

Members of the Future Horizons Club handled sign-ins at the registration desk and encouraged cancer survivors and patients June 7 at the annual Cancer Survivor’s Day at UCLA. The club, whose goal is to teach students about potential careers, decided to volunteer at the event to gain experience in the field of medical care while […]

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