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 […]

La Femme club focuses on new project to promote feminism

La Femme club focuses on new project to promote feminism

The La Femme club created a new project called Feminists of Harvard-Westlake this year. “It’s a way for the student body to de-stigmatize the feminist movement and open everyone’s mind to feminism,” Elizabeth Edel ’16 said about the project. La Femme focuses on holding discussions on gender equality at the school. Edel, Kamala Durairaj ’17, […]

Being Involved

“What is important is that students select activities that are truly meaningful to them and that they really get involved with them,” reads UCLA’s Admissions website. “We look for long-standing dedication and significant time commitment to an activity, and we notice students’ progression to positions of leadership or recognition of achievement.” Some students keep what […]

Students tour club booths at Activities Fair

Students roamed the quad and signed up for clubs at Activities Fair Sept. 15 during break. The 66 clubs each tried to attract sign-ups by displaying posters and handing out treats such as candy, cookies and ice cream cones. Clubs presenting at the fair ranged from athletic clubs, like Boxing Club and Hiking Club, to […]