Outdoor cafeteria undergoes construction

Outdoor cafeteria undergoes construction

In an effort to efficiently provide lunch to the school community,  the administration  decided to build a cafeteria annex at the flag court. Associate Head of School Laura Ross said that while the school was planning the new schedule, many members of the community were concerned about the common lunch period. Without the cafeteria annex, […]

Environmental Club supports climate strikes

Environmental Club supports climate strikes

The Environmental Club hosted a fundraiser on the quad in conjunction with the Los Angeles Global Climate Strike downtown and the United Nations Climate Conference in Madrid on Dec. 6. Students purchase items from Bake Sale and Vegan Burger Cookout During the event, students were able to purchase items from a student-run bake sale and […]

Cafeteria sells new Preciado sandwich

Several times a week since 2009, Attendance Coordinator Gabriel Preciado has requested the same sandwich from the school sandwich bar. But recently, Preciado has been receiving questions and compliments about it from people including Upper School dean Kyle Graham. Now anyone can order “The Preciado” by name. His order consists of a selection of his […]

Smoothie samples receive mixed reviews

Soupure, a sports health drink company, served samples of smoothies on the quad and sold smoothies in the cafeteria on May 11 to test whether the cafeteria should add them as a permanent item. The smoothies, which they call soups, are organic, preservative free, gluten free, diary free, GMO free and do not contain added […]

Goodbye Gluten

Actress Jennifer Lawrence calls it “the new cool eating disorder, the ‘basically I just don’t eat carbs.’” Yet, many students at Harvard-Westlake and across the country still eat gluten-free and say they feel much better because of it. “Some people think it’s a fad, like Jennifer Lawrence,” said Tess Kemper ’15, who has been gluten-free […]

Cafeteria begins selling breath mints

The cafeteria began selling mints Nov. 11. Prefect Council led the move to resume selling mints. The cafeteria now sells Altoids and Lifesavers. All candy was banned from the cafeteria five years ago. “It was very easy,” senior prefect Oliver Goodman-Waters ’14 said. “I emailed [Head of Upper School Audrius] Barzdukas and [Chief of Campus […]

Cafeteria to sell protein smoothies

The cafeteria will offer protein boosts to their fruit smoothies in an effort to bring a healthier option for athletic students, cafeteria manager Nipa Boonyamas said. Students can supplement their smoothies with CytoSport’s vanilla flavored 100 percent whey protein starting Oct. 9. “Once in a while, I like to experiment with new cafeteria options,” she […]

Prefect Council launches website to improve communication with student body

By Michael Sugerman The Prefect Council launched its own website under the Harvard-Westlake domain Wednesday evening  to “facilitate communications and share events, news and new initiatives” according to an email addressed to upper school students. There are more amenities to come, but the council wants to test run the site and get student feedback on […]

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