Science teachers to face Scibowl

The Science Bowl team will hold a student-teacher competition on Oct. 15 in Ahmanson Lecture Hall during activities period. Chief Financial Officer Rob Levin and Head of Upper School Audrius Barzdukas placed a bet on the outcome of the competition, Science Bowl president Kenneth Kim ’13 said. If the students win, Levin will throw a […]

Chronicle finalist for Pacemaker

The 2011-2012 of The Chronicle is a finalist for the National Pacemaker. The staff will find out if they have won at the National Scholastic Press Association Journalism at the Fall Convention in San Antonio on the weekend of Nov. 15-17. Students will be accompanied by yearbook adviser Jen Bladen, Spectrum adviser Steve Chae and Chief […]

Track resurfacing to begin next summer

The track at Ted Slavin field will be completely resurfaced this summer, Director of Campus Operations JD De Matte said. The track was scheduled to be redone last summer but was postponed due to other construction on campus. “The track was put in nine years ago, so it’s due,” De Matte said. “The track was […]

GSA attends clergyman's speech

The Gay-Straight Alliance plans to expand its relationships with other schools and begin hosting its own events, GSA leader Patric Verrone ’13 said. Members attended the Oct. 7 screening of the documentary “Love Free or Die” at Crossroads School and heard a speech from Gene Robinson, the first gay bishop of the Episcopal Church. “It’s […]

School hosts ‘Games of the Trimester’

Five teams were featured Thursday as part of the “Games of the Trimester” initiative, an effort to boost viewership of sports other than basketball and football, Athletic Director Vince Orlando said. Potential applicants from feeder schools such as John Thomas Dye and Curtis attended to get a sense of what games are like. The varsity […]

African-American Alumni Network hosts Night of Speed Networking

The Harvard-Westlake African-American Alumni Network hosted its first Night of Speed Networking event on Thursday, Sept. 27 where  students learned about prospective careers. Alumni from the class of ’12 to the class of ’97 were also invited to attend the event at the upper school campus. Alumni spoke “ about their career, their career path […]

Jurado to advise Student Council

Middle school Spanish teacher Edgar Jurado will replace middle school history teacher and dean Karen Fukushima as a Student Council adviser. “[Jurado] is energetic, focused, and really wants to work with the senators to make Harvard-Westlake the best possible school it can be,” Student Council adviser Keith Jordan said. Jurado said he is looking forward […]

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