The Cost to Compete: Paying a Steep Price for Extracurriculars

The Cost to Compete: Paying a Steep Price for Extracurriculars

When Anya Andrews ’17 and her teammates on the girls’ soccer team got the bill for dinner while at a tournament, she watched as her teammates casually drew money out of their wallets without hesitation. For Andrews, however, the meal meant a little bit more, since the money she used to pay for it came […]

Passionate procrastination

Procrastination has been a defining feature of my time in high school. I could blame all of those times during junior year when I collapsed into bed at 3 a.m., finally having printed my lab on an overwhelming workload and time-consuming extracurricular activities. I, however, would be denying that time spent on YouTube could have […]

Parent volunteers train for Annual Giving calls

By Alice Phillips Approximately 40 parents attended an Annual Giving volunteer training dinner in the lobby of the Bing Auditorium on Thursday, Oct. 8. Most of the volunteers are new to the school, but some had only recently chosen to get involved with Annual Giving several years after their children began at Harvard-Westlake. Led by […]

Prefect Statement: Jenny Porter

Jenny Porter Why do you think you should be Head Prefect? I am running for Head Prefect because honestly I love this school. I feel that Harvard-Westlake has given me so many amazing opportunities and I really want to give back. I am on the Prefect Council this year and have received additional leadership training […]

Drama king

By Marsha Labunsky Master carpenter Rees Pugh will head the performing arts department next year, replacing current department chair Ted Walch. Walch was appointed interim department chair last March after Dan Fishbach ’94 resigned suddenly due to health reasons but never intended to stay long in the position, having already done his stint as chair […]