Celebration marks 25th anniversary of first merged graduating class

Celebration marks 25th anniversary of first merged graduating class

Parents, alumni and faculty watched musical performers, took pictures and danced in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the first graduating class after the merger yesterday at the Middle School. Tom Hudnut, former President of Harvard-Westlake and Headmaster of Harvard School, discussed why he chose to merge the two schools, as well as his experience with students in the […]

Studio chief to headline Film Festival

By Eric Greenberg The Chairman and CEO of DreamWorks Studios will deliver the keynote speech at Friday night’s ninth annual Harvard-Westlake Film Festival. Stacey Snider (Katie Jones ’15), who heads DreamWorks Studios with Steven Spielberg, has overseen such projects as the “Bourne” series, the “Fast and Furious” series, the “Mummy” series and several others. “She […]

Alum stars in new movie about young TV writer

Fran Kranz ’00 stars in the new movie “The TV Set.” The film follows the story of a young TV writer as he writes, casts, produces and finally airs his new TV show. Kranz previously appeared in movies such as “Training Day,” “Matchstick Men” and “The Village.” Kranz attended high school with Jake Gyllenhaal ’99, […]

Bard to return to Rugby

By Emily Friedman and Dana Glaser It’s been seven years since the “master playwright” has graced the Upper School, but Shakespeare is back in Rugby Auditorium Feb. 9 with “Love’s Labour’s Lost.” The drama department, believing it was time for another Shakespeare production, chose the comedy for its abundant female roles and relative obscurity. Love’s […]