Team notches 73rd league victory

Fresh off the Irvine tournament, the girls’ water polo team is cruising to the Mission League title and one of the top seeds for CIF playoffs. The team is 8-0 with two games left in league play. If the Wolverines win their final two league games, they will make the program’s win streak in the […]

Students mimic dance video game routines to celebrate end of school week

Once the clock strikes 2:35 on Friday afternoons, not every classroom gets a full weekend’s rest. Instead, the English classrooms in the Rugby annex welcome students once more, but not for poring over great works of literature — for dancing. One day around Halloween, Perren Carrillo ’15 hooked up his laptop to Rugby 222’s projector, […]

Model UN competes in Washington D.C.

The Model UN program  will compete at the National Convention in Georgetown, Washington, D.C. Feb. 13-Feb. 16. “We are writing position papers and learning about each of our countries’ policies to prepare for the conference,” Sara Evall ’15 said. “As nationals are the culminating event of the year, we have been looking forward to it […]

Students browse class options at Academic Fair

Prefect Council hosted Academic Fair during break Monday to allow sophomores and juniors to learn more about classes offered next year. The event featured a table on the quad for every class, ranging from Physics to Cinema Studies to AP English Literature to Web Programming. Booths at the fair featured teachers and students who have […]

10 head to CIF Championships

A total of 10 wrestlers will head to the CIF Championships tournament after placing at the Mission League Finals Feb 1. Team captains Jake Bracken ’14 and Patrick Halkett ’14 both won the title in their respective weight classes at League Finals to lead the squad. Bracken and Halkett placed first in the 132 lbs. […]

Program adds 2 assistant coaches

Three athletes who went to State Championships last year will be returning to take a leadership role on the 2014 squad. Lizzy Thomas ’14, Alex Florent ’15 and Courtney Corrin ’16 represented last year’s squad at State Championships, and have big plans for the upcoming season, which officially started this week. Coming off an unprecedentedly […]

'My Story' event features successful women speakers

About 400 mothers and daughters gathered in the Middle School’s Saperstein Theatre Feb. 8 to hear talks from 15 women offering words of wisdom and inspiration. Organized by the Harvard-Westlake Parents Association through President Becky Prange and Ways and Means VP Patty Dickman (Jessica Dickman ’17), tickets for the event were sold at $50 apiece. […]

Team hopes to maintain momentum after title win

The lacrosse program had its most successful season ever last year. Young but experienced players combined with a new coach to take home the program’s first ever Northern Division trophy. The only thing missing was a Southern Section title, which they lost in a 15-8 game to St. Margaret’s. Despite the loss, the Wolverines are back […]

Junior standout leads squad in spring season

After falling to Corona Del Mar High School 12-6 in CIF semifinals last year, the boys’ tennis team looks inward to player development to prepare for its upcoming spring season. “Our team is pretty young this year but we have some good young talent,” team captain Max Rothman ’14 said. “I’m hoping that we can […]

Parents' Association to discuss drug use

Writer and former dean Caitlin Flanagan (Patrick Hudnut ’16) and attorney Laurie Levenson (Daniela ’17, Havi ’08, Solly ’06) will host a discussion on teenage drinking and drug use at 7 p.m. March 5 in Chalmers. Organized by the Parents’ Association, “Kids and Alcohol/Drugs: The Rules, the Consequences, and the Tools to Guide your Kids,” […]