16 teachers receive grant to visit Korea

Sixteen members of the faculty were granted fellowships to take a trip to Korea this summer, from June 11-23. The trip, funded by the Gunter Gross Global initiative and Gyu Si and Min Sun Suh (Andy ’18), will include travel to Seoul and Jeju Island. “As educators, we recognize the importance of having a ‘global […]

Students win at film festivals

Student films exploring the topics of genocide, gun violence and daily life won awards at the National Film Festival for Talented Youth, the Pacifica Screen Film Festival, the Sun Valley Film Festival’s Future Filmmaker Forum and the National Film for Talented Youth film festival. Three Harvard-Westlake student films were screened at the Pacifica Screen Film […]

Water filters, quarters for clean clothes highlight Wednesday assembly

The student founder of Clean Water Ambassadors Foundation, Cole Kawana ’16, encouraged students and faculty to help provide water filters to communities worldwide that lack clean water sources at the 1st and 3rd Wednesday Assembly Feb. 4. Kawana went on the school’s Digital Story-Telling trip to Rwanda last year, an experience that he said sparked […]

Software developer presents at club

Software Development Manager Alan Homan spoke to the Computer Science Club last Tuesday, presenting on the topics of software development, design, algorithms and the daily life of a software developer. “The aim of the presentation was to share the lessons learned in my software development career, provide direction, and inspire the next generation of innovators,” […]

Oka ’92 teaches acting, improv

Actor Masi Oka ‘92 taught an Unconventional Leadership workshop on improvisational skills in the Drama Lab last Friday. Oka, who starred in NBC’s “Heroes,” has a background in improv that includes several troupes, such as the Groundlings, Improv Olympics, Second City, and Theatre Sports. He has taught his own improv workshops in California, Hawaii and […]