All-school convocation begins school year

The first-ever all-school opening convocation Tuesday morning included the investiture of a new president, the announcement of a new character theme for the year and the investiture of this year’s upper school prefects and middle school senators. It all took place on Ted Slavin field, on a stage before the entire faculty and 1,600 students, […]

Next year to start with all-school convocation

Both upper and middle school students will gather on the Ted Slavin Field on the first day of the 2013-2014 school year for an all-school convocation and the investiture of new President of Harvard-Westlake Rick Commons. The administration began thinking about holding an all-school opening convocation even before they knew President Thomas C. Hudnut would […]

Detained and Confused

By Sam Adams It wasn’t my first time receiving the dreaded e-mail from attendace coordinator Gabriel Preciado. Flagged with high importance, my inbox was almost ashamed to present the assertive subject line that I had been assigned DETENTION, in its all-caps glory. Now, dear reader, don’t get the wrong idea about me; I had never […]