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, […]
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 […]
The annual convocation assembly at the Upper School included remarks from the head of school and the head prefects. Following the assembly, students, faculty and staff gathered on the fire road for the unveiling of a bronze wolverine statue.
By Sam Adams It wasnât 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, donât get the wrong idea about me; I had never […]