Making history: Teachers analyze Civil War documents

Middle and upper school history teachers participated in Professional Development Day April 9 at the Huntington Library in San Marino to improve their teaching skills as a department and examine historical documents from the Civil War. The Huntington Library contains 15,922 Civil War telegrams between Abraham Lincoln, his Cabinet and officers of the Union Army. […]

Alum donates footage of 1940 graduation

By Michelle Nosratian E. Randol Schoenberg ’84 has donated some color film footage of the 1940 Westlake graduation to the school archives. The film is the oldest color film in the archives, according to school archivist Allan Sasaki. The short video features the procession of soon-to-be-graduates on the lower lawn of the school. The girls […]