Gaming Club forms online sports league

Science teacher Richard Vo, the sponsor of the Gaming Club, and several students have formed the school’s first esports team. The group has already begun competing in a league with other West Coast high schools using a website called PlayVS, an official online esports league. Club competes in competitions Vo said he hopes to help […]

Students explore interests at Activities Fair

Students explore interests at Activities Fair

The Prefect Council hosted the annual Activities Fair Monday, where eighty clubs and organizations set up bright posters and tables on the quad to display their interests to fellow students. The Fair represented a variety of clubs, including the Bonsai and Nature Club, Westflix and Math Bowl. “At first I was really nervous about manning […]

Students welcome Special Olympic athletes

Students welcome Special Olympic athletes

Students and faculty volunteers cheered as athletes who participated in sporting events during the third annual Special Olympics Unified Game Day on April 26. During a short assembly in Taper Gym, Special Olympics Gold Medal Winner Lucy Meyer spoke to the student body and faculty about her journey. Meyer serves as an ambassador for the […]

Students tour clubs at Activities Fair

Students tour clubs at Activities Fair

Students from 73 clubs, two festival groups and seven student organizations shared their interests with the community and encouraged their peers to join their groups at the annual Activities Fair Sept. 17. Club members displayed their stands and posters along the perimeter of quad. Prefect Council, which hosted the fair, encouraged club leaders to interact […]

Students form clubs for second semester

Prefect Council announced the approval of 16 new second semester clubs in an email to students. The clubs, including the Democrats of Harvard-Westlake, Immigration and Citizenship Assistance and Marine Wildlife Adventure Club, held their first meetings during activities period March 5. “I think it’s awesome that so many new clubs are popping up,” Prefect Jaya […]

Students sign up for clubs at Activities Fair

Students sign up for clubs at Activities Fair

Due to overwhelming interest to lead a club this school year, only 5 new clubs had a table at the Activities Fair, held on Monday at break.   “We want active organizations that have enough members to make a difference and to achieve the goals that they stated in their club charter,” Director of Student […]

Second semester clubs make their debut at Activities Fair

Second semester clubs make their debut at Activities Fair

Prefect Council hosted the second Activities Fair of the year on Monday for the new clubs beginning in the second semester. The nine clubs, including TriSci, Latino Project, History Through Food, HW Virtual Reality Club, Liberty in North Korea, HW OXFAM, Girl Up, Microfinance and Social Interest Club and Red Cross Club, encouraged students to […]

KHWS returns after three-month hiatus

After a three-month hiatus, KHWS student radio returned on air April 25. Club leaders had to find a replacement broadcasting service after the one the club previously used, live365, went bankrupt. “It was a tedious process and also during a very busy time for most of the seniors,” KHWS leader Daniela Grande ’16 said. “We […]

Students sign up for clubs during Activities Fair

Students sign up for clubs during Activities Fair

Students signed up for various clubs during the Activities Fair on the quad Monday. There were a total of 88 clubs, eight student organizations and two festivals represented at the fair, which was hosted by Prefect Council. Prefect Council sold Krispy Kreme donuts for $1 to students learning about the clubs. Clubs varied in type […]

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