HW Miles of Smiles hosts Halloween-themed photo booth

HW Miles of Smiles hosted a Halloween-themed photo booth to support the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles. According to the organizer of the photo booth, Taia Cheng ’19, the purpose of the booth was to benefit the school community by adding to the Halloween festivities of the day, while simultaneously raising money to fund children’s […]

Prefect Council hosts Halloween Festivities

Students gathered in the lounge during break to watch their teachers and fellow classmates perform in the annual Halloween costume contest and eat free Cinnabons provided by Prefect Council members Oct. 31. In addition, different Halloween movies played in Ahmanson Hall throughout the day. There were four categories for the costume contest: “Most creative,” “Funniest,” […]

Stone-cutters Publishes Halloween Zine

The Stone-cutters Arts Collective published a Halloween-themed zine on Wednesday, marking their first publication of the year. Students who worked on the publication attended three workshops to hone in their ideas, which took place from Oct.15 to Oct.19. Participants were invited to use various art forms to think about and answer the question, ‘What scares […]

HWAA hosts annual Halloween party

175 Wolverine alumna and their children engaged in arts and crafts projects, games and a costume contest at the annual Alumni with Young Kids Halloween Party on Oct. 28, the second alumni event of the year hosted by the Harvard Westlake Student Alumni Association (HWSAA). “The kids are the best part of the event,” HWSAA […]

Why Girls Feel Pressured to Conceal Less and Reveal More

Why Girls Feel Pressured to Conceal Less and Reveal More

Amelia* ’19 pulled down on the black spandex of her costume, feeling exposed as she walked through a sea of Red Solo cups, discarded candy wrappers and jack-o-lanterns. Just a few hours earlier, Amelia was dressed in a loose-fitting t-shirt and leggings. Feeling comfortable and confident in her previous Halloween costume, Amelia said she felt […]

Students compete in Halloween costume contest

Students compete in Halloween costume contest

Students competed in the annual Halloween costume contest Oct. 31 during activities period. Head of Upper School Laura Ross, President Rick Commons and department heads judged the costume contest in the Chalmers Lounge. Faculty also danced in a flash mob. Vanessa Payne ’19, who participated in the costume contest, said she thought all the costumes […]

Students celebrate Halloween

Students participated in a Social Committee-organized costume contest and took photos in a photo booth to raise money for the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles on Halloween. The committee organized the contest and showed Halloween-themed movies in the lounge to bring the community together in Halloween spirit. “Not many times during the school year can everyone […]

Miles of Smiles club sponsors charity photo booth

Miles of Smiles club sponsors charity photo booth

Members of the Miles of Smiles club raised $1,100 to help patients at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles afford their medical expenses. The event, Smile! for CHLA, encouraged members of the community to donate and take pictures in an inflatable photo booth and in front of a Pikachu mascot costume in the lounge from fourth to seventh period Oct. […]

Clubs sponsor Halloween-themed festivities

Clubs sponsor Halloween-themed festivities

Students celebrated Halloween festivities Oct. 31 and participated in events hosted by Social Committee, ranging from a Halloween costume contest to themed movies in the lounge. Participating students walked down a runway in the lounge during Activities to showcase their costumes.  Sultan Daniels ’19 as Sokka from “Avatar: The Last Airbender” and “Curious George” father-daughter combination […]