Library now loans laptops to students

An update to the laptop program will allow students to take and use the borrowed devices outside of the library and to their classes due to the One-to-One program necessitating the use of laptops for every class. Library loaners can be used when a student cannot bring his or hers for several days, but they […]

Alumna competed in Women's World Cup

This summer Ali Riley ’06 played in three Women’s World Cup Games in Canada for the New Zealand Women’s National Team. New Zealand played against the Netherlands (0-1), the United States (0-0) and China (2-2). Riley is currently signed with the club team FC Rosengård, which won gold in the Damallsvenskan, where Riley played fullback […]

Teachers visit Korea despite MERS scare

Fifteen faculty members visited South Korea in June to learn about Korean culture and history in the midst of an outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome in the country. MERS is a viral respiratory illness that was first seen in Saudi Arabia in 2012. An outbreak began in South Korea in May, causing the Centers […]

School starts using breathalyzers

The school has purchased breathalyzers for the security department to keep students safe when it suspects they are intoxicated, Head of Upper School Audrius Barzdukas said. “[The breathalyzers] are there as a tool that’s nice to have if you need them,” Barzdukas said. The school security guards, who work for a third party company hired […]

GSA to pay for all-gender bathroom signs

The Gender-Sexuality Awareness Club will use money received from a club grant to change the existing signs on the doors of two single-stalled restrooms on the first floor of Mudd Library and the third floor of Chalmers Hall. The new all-gender signs will depict a toilet without male and female gender-binary images. “We want people […]

Squad's season ends for fourth straight year in penalty kicks

It was San Clemente in 2012. Then it was Chaminade and Santa Margarita in 2013 and 2014, respectively. Last night it was Santa Ana Mater Dei. These four schools have one thing in common: their girls’ soccer teams ended the Wolverines’ seasons as well as their chances at very possible CIF Southern Section Championships four […]

Sophomore earns perfect score on AP computer science exam

Justin Rose ’17 was one of 12 students in the world to receive a perfect score on the 2014 AP Computer Science Exam. Rose was one of two freshmen from Harvard-Westlake to take the exam last year. To prepare for the exam, he took an online course in computer science during the school year and […]

Battle for Love

Chemistry teacher Nathan Cardin decided to try dating websites when he was a graduate student at Stanford, but found himself unable to use eHarmony because he is gay and there were only two options for matchmaking: male searching for female and female searching for male. “It was kind of like a triple take,” Cardin said, […]

Wolverines open up season undefeated

The boys’ soccer team has jumped out of the gates firing on all cylinders with an undefeated start to their 2014-2015 campaign. The team currently holds a 7-0 overall record (2-0 league) and is ranked 13th in the state by MaxPreps. The story of the year for Head Coach Lucas Bongarra’s squad has been the […]

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