Forbes ranks H-W 12th best American prep school

By Alice Phillips and Allegra Tepper Forbes magazine published a list ranking the 20 “Best Prep Schools” in America. Harvard-Westlake was twelfth on the list. Fifty-five ‘candidate schools’ were evaluated to create teh top 20 list. To decide the top 20 rankings, Forbes considered four factors: percentage of students who matriculate to the Ivy League, […]

My sobering experience

By Shayna Freisleben Most kids are afraid of monsters. Some are scared of spiders. Until a few weeks ago, I feared the inebriated teenager. Nestled into the realm of Harvard-Westlake, we feel sheltered from the repercussions of alcohol consumption, which sometimes prompt questionable actions in party settings. There exists a separation, an estrangement from maturity […]