Garcetti '88 wins L.A. mayoral race

City Councilman Eric Garcetti ’88 will serve as the next mayor of Los Angeles, after defeating City Controller Wendy Greuel Tuesday by a wide margin in an election with only a 19 percent turnout. Garcetti took 54 percent to Greuel’s 48 percent. Garcetti remembers seeing Los Angeles Mayor Tom Bradley speak at an assembly while at […]

Students vote for George Coleman Edwards award recipient

Juniors and sophomores have until May 10 to vote for one of nine seniors in the running for the George Coleman Edwards award. The award is given to a senior nominated by faculty and chosen by students and will be given out on graduation day June 7. The George Coleman Edwards award is given to […]

2013 likely Hudnut’s last graduation

By Judd Liebman President Thomas C. Hudnut, who oversaw the merger of Harvard School for Boys and Westlake School for Girls, announced to the Board of Trustees Monday that he will retire after the 2012-2013 school year, his 26th year at the school. “It’s going to be a strange feeling because I started going to […]

Alum enters packed 2013 race

By David Lim Los Angeles City Council President Eric Garcetti ’88 announced his candidacy for mayor on Sept. 8 to replace term-limited incumbent Antonio Villaraigosa in the March 2013 election. Garcetti, who has represented the 13th District since 2001, has entered a race that has become increasingly crowded early on with three of the nine […]

ABC News appoints alum president

By Daniel Rothberg ABC named Ben Sherwood ’81, a former executive producer of “Good Morning America,” to lead ABC News in an announcement on Dec. 3. Sherwood will succeed David Westin, who said in September that he would step down as the division’s president.   While at “Good Morning America,” Sherwood oversaw the coverage of […]

Greco receives faculty award for dedication

By Chanah Haddad Marty Greco was presented with the Carolyn and Marion Hays award by Head of School Jeanne Huybrechts at the annual back to school faculty meeting last Wednesday. Greco is the director of personnel. She has been a part of the Harvard-Westlake community since December 1991. Greco said she was extremely touched when […]

Alumni reunite in London

  By Michelle Nosratian A Thanksgiving dinner in London reunited Harvard School alumni with former English foreign exchange students at event organized by the English Speaking Union, the organization that facilitated the exchange program between Harvard and various English private schools. The ESU also invited any Harvard, Westlake, or Harvard-Westlake alumni currently living in Great […]

Spanish, photo teacher becomes first archivist

By David A. Alpert Allan Sasaki proudly showed off a paint-splotched, darkened bronze plaque that reads “In Memory of O. Rey Rule ’03.” That’s O. Rey Rule, class of 1903. The plaque, which used to adorn the stable-like art rooms that stood next to the North Entrance of the Upper School, also reads 1940, the […]

Coming back for more

By Annie Dreyer   When Ari Engelberg ’89 attended Harvard School for Boys, he visited teachers in their offices where Munger Science Center currently sits, performed labs in a building that has been replaced by Feldman-Horn and watched football games take place on a grass field, rather than turf. Now, 20 years later, he teaches US […]