Banks cancels for La Femme meeting

Singer-songwriter and musician Jillian Banks ’06 will not speak as planned at Monday’s La Femme club meeting. “[Banks’] management contacted [alumni administrator Janiece] Richard over the weekend to let us know that she has extended her time in Europe to conclude on an important collaboration that had been scheduled prior to our meeting,” Executive Assistant […]

Career Day brings alumni, parents to Upper School

A total of thirty-one alumni and two current parents hosted sessions for upper school students to attend during third, fourth and fifth periods as part of Career Day Tuesday. During Career Day events in previous years, juniors visited professionals in their workplaces off campus. This year’s Career Day stayed on campus and was open to all upper school students […]

Career Day to move to Upper School May 13

Juniors and sophomores will have the opportunity to hear from 33 alumni and two current parents during third, fourth and fifth periods at the Upper School May 13 in a major revamp of Career Day. In the past, juniors spent a day with their hosts at their off-campus work places. “This way, more students can […]

Career Day opens to all students

Career Day will be held May 12 at the Upper School and be open to sophomore and senior participants. In past years, juniors would shadow members of their interested fields for a day. Future Career Day events will instead be open to all students at the upper school and take place on campus, with food […]

Actor to host poetry slam tonight

The actor who is best known for playing Theo in “The Cosby Show,” Malcolm-Jamal Warner, will host the second Jazz Poetry Night on Feb. 27, where students will perform poetry and music. Warner has performed at the National Black Theatre Festival since 2003, in addition to hosting its Poetry Jam. He is currently starring as […]

Alumni to mentor through networking

HW Works and the Harvard-Westlake African-American Alumni Network will hold a speed networking night Oct. 24. Alumni representing various industries, including finance, journalism and entertainment, will mentor recent graduates and current students through the job market and career opportunities. The event will feature nine “speed networking” sessions, during which attendees can seek advice regarding the […]