Squad gets one win in KSA Tournament

Varsity field hockey finished the KSA Tournament in Orlando, Florida with a win, a tie and two losses. The tournament began Sept. 4 with an 8-1 win over Saint Hubert Catholic School. Mia Reilly ’18 had two assists and a goal. Alyse Tran ’18 and Caitlin Neapole ’16 each scored once. Claire Stevens ’16 and Claire […]

Squad to depend on skill over experience

Coming off an undefeated season, varsity field hockey enters the fall season with a team that will be dependent on its younger players. The team lost Maddie Oswald ’15 to Georgetown and Brooke Reese ’15 to Yale, both Division I schools. They left the team with only three seniors and five juniors, making them reliant […]

Boys' water polo players place second in Junior Olympics

Nineteen members of the Harvard-Westlake boys’ water polo squad, playing as Los Angeles Premier, took second place in the U.S. National Junior Olympics under-18 category, facing four of their former teammates in the championship game. They were also the youngest team to finish in the top 24 of the tournament in Orange County from July 25-28. “I […]

Student film festival to honor 10 films, PSAs

Ten student films will receive awards at the Los Angeles Student Film Festival May 30. Students from several Los Angeles schools created these films during a Harvard-Westlake summer program. Honored filmmakers will walk the red carpet and attend an awards ceremony at El Portal Theatre before their films are screened. The films in which Harvard-Westlake […]

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 […]

Students volunteer at textile service event

Students will volunteer for a Latin-American Parents’ Association event May 9 to teach elementary and middle school girls to work with electronic textiles, or electronics integrated into clothing. Participants will learn to create e-textiles by creating electrical circuits and making the garments. Volunteers will have the opportunity to create their own e-textile and to earn […]

Seniors film on set of movie, 'Tangerine'

Select film students taped behind-the-scenes footage including interviews with the actors in the Sundance Institute’s film “Tangerine” April 1. The footage was filmed in one 10-hour day by Max Cho ’15, Dora Palmer ’15 and Henry Quilici ’15. The film is about transgender prostitutes and will premiere in theaters this year. It was first shown […]

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 […]

Stone-cutters launches publication website

The stone-cutters literary magazine launched a website before winter break to attract more artwork submissions throughout the year and share updates from the editors. The literary publication went digital for the first time in order to improve upon its first class National Scholastic Press Association rating this year. The website was created by Melanie Krassel […]

LA Times reporter stresses patience, dedication

Los Angeles Times reporter Kurt Streeter stressed the importance of patience and sensitivity in cultivating the trust of sources when he spoke to journalism students Nov. 13. “Part of [being a journalist] is you are sort of like a social worker or a therapist,” Streeter said. You are really privy to people’s secrets.” Every story […]