Youth activists convene at Junior State of America conference

Several students from the Junior State of America (JSA) club attended the Fall State Convention at the Hyatt Regency Orange County from Nov. 23 to 24. Attendees took part in fairs, panels and debates that focused on various political issues and activism initiatives. JSA conference includes many activities to increase political knowledge Discussion topics included […]

Speaking on behalf of ASiA

Speaking on behalf of ASiA

This past Monday, Lisa See addressed the school during an all-school assembly. See is a multiple times New York Times bestselling author, with years of leadership in the local Chinese-American community and considerable public speaking experience. But to be honest, as one of the leaders of Asian Students in Action, when we as a club […]

Economics Club to teach seminar

Will Cook-Healy ’19 and Chronicle Assistant Sports Editor Asa Saperstein ’19 wrote a seminar over the summer on introductory level economics, which they plan to teach to the Economics Club over the course of the incoming school year. Cook-Healy and Saperstein said that they created the Economics Club to bring attention to the under-discussed world […]

Paintball Club to host event

Students will attend a trip to California Paintball Park hosted by the Paintball Club in Castaic this Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 12 p.m. The trip is open to all Harvard-Westlake students. Participants are welcome to bring friends. Students interested in attending the trip should meet at the school on Saturday at 8:00 a.m. Alexis Block ’17 […]

Spoken Word chooses members for new season

The Spoken Word Club added eight new members to this year’s team. The announcement was made Dec. 12 after the auditions Dec. 1. For the audition, each student delivered a classic poem of their selection and wrote a response to their poem. “[The auditions] were a little nerve-wracking, especially because poetry is so personal, but […]

New members join Mock Trial

The Mock Trial captains added nine new members to this year’s team, tri-captain Alec Winshel ’16 said in an email to club members today. New inductees will participate in both the prosecution and defense side as lawyers and witnesses. Students who signed up for the Mock Trial Club tried out for the team Sept. 28-30. Each […]

Environmental Club plants native plant garden

The Environmental Club planted a native plant garden on campus May 3. The garden includes plants that can grow in the dry California climate and do not require much water. The project has been underway for two years. The garden is situated in the area between the track and the back of Taper gym. “Everyone had […]

Chinese Culture Club holds annual luncheon

Harvard-Westlake’s Chinese Culture Club members and Chinese language class sang and gave speeches during the 24th annual Chinese New Year Luncheon. The event was held at the Skirball Cultural Center March 8 and was organized by a Chinese New Year Planning Committee. More than 300 students, faculty and parents come together annually to celebrate this […]

Environmental Club cleans river

The Environmental Club received approval to create the first student-planted garden on campus and cleaned up a site around the Los Angeles River Jan. 31. The garden project was put in motion when the club received approval from the planning committee, Head of School Jeanne Huybrechts and Chief of Campus Operations and Construction JD De […]

Environmental club to show documentary

The Environmental Club will screen the Netflix Documentary “Mission Blue” in the Ahmanson lecture hall Jan 16. The documentary follows the work of internationally-recognized oceanographer, marine biologist and environmentalist Sylvia Earle. “[Mission Blue] is really thrilling,” Environmental Club co-president Brian Adler ’15 said. “It’s also really informative, and it details someone that we really admire. […]

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