Latin student competitors rank 3rd in JCL convention

By Elana Zeltser A team of four students clinched third place in a Certamen Latin Trivia competition at the California Junior Classical League convention, held at Menlo High School in Atherton, California from March 30-31. Josh Lappen ’13, David Lim ’13, Jensen Pak ’14 and Michael Rothberg ’13 competed at the High School Advance level. […]

Four students participate in international competition

By Jessica Lee Aneri Amin ’12, Justin Ho ’12, Luke Holthouse ’13 and Julius Pak ’12 qualified for the top 32 International Public Policy Forum (IPPF), a global written debate competition sponsored by New York University and the Bickel and Brewer Foundation. Teams from over 350 schools and 30 countries submitted essays. Written debates will […]

Pressed for time

By Jamie Kim and Lauren Seo Paulina Shahery ’09 is not ashamed of using something that is her right. She doesn’t see her disability as anything but a difference in the way her brain is wired. According to the National Institutes of Health, around 15 percent of the U.S. population is affected by a learning […]

Students to compete in Moot Court competition

Four students will go to the Duke Moot Court Competition in February of next year, the first time Harvard-Westlake students will participate in the competition. Two teams, consisting of Jon Loder ’07 and Julia Hahn ’09, and Danielle Kolin ’08 and Melissa Saphier ’08 have been invited to participate in a scored discussion at Duke […]

UK universities seek US applicants

By Esther Zuckerman Four senior girls decided to take an alternate route in their college application process and apply to universities in the United Kingdom. This number has not gone up from years past, but now more schools from across the pond are looking for applicants from the United States. Dr. Ian Hunter, an admissions […]