By Sammy Roth The Class of 2010 lost its senior privileges for three daysÂ after two computers and a camera were damaged in a prank, Head of Upper School Harry Salamandra announced in an email to the class Wednesday. Sophomores and juniors left Taper Gymnasium after the Head Prefect assemblyÂ Wednesday to discover that many of their […]
By Sade Tavangarian The Social Committee formed by prefects Aarti Rao â10 and Jennie Porter â10 that plans fundraisers and theme activities during Wednesday breaks is currently taking applications from interested juniors and sophomores for co-chair next year.
By Kelly Ohriner The results of the Chamber Singer auditions were announced on Monday. Of 18 freshmen who tried out, four were accepted, and they will join 11 sophomores. 14 juniors were also accepted into Chamber Singers. One soprano, two altos, four tenors and three basses are returning from this yearâs choir. Seven sopranos, seven […]
By Kelly Ohriner Nine juniors, nine sophomores and four freshmen were admitted into next yearâs Chamber Singers. They were chosen from the 50 students who auditioned during the week of April 13-24. Auditions consisted of singing scales, sight-reading a piece and completing an excercise in tonal memory. Next yearâs choir will be larger than the […]
By Nicki Resnikoff The Peer Support Coordinators for 2009-2010 year were announced in an e-mail to this yearâs coordinators and trainees on Monday. The coordinators will be juniors Charlie Mischer, Ava Kofman, Peter Schwartz, and Natalie Margolin. The current coordinators and this yearâs trainees chose next yearâs coordinators.
Father James Young announced Tuesday in an e-mail to all Upper School students that Reid Lidow ’10 and Jennie Porter ’10 won the Head Prefect election. Freshmen, sophomores and juniors voted in the election that took place Monday and Tuesday. While Porter ran unopposed, Lidow beat out candidates Jake Schine ’10 and A.J. Sugarman ’10 […]
By Sonya MitchellÂ Does any other senior besides me possess the mentality that as we leave Harvard-Westlake for good, the school itself will simultaneously cease to exist? That without our class, the school will stop functioning? That the class of 2008 has made such a vast impact and played such an integral part at Harvard-Westlake, […]
Why do only lower school students get the privilege of a four-day October vacation? Upper schoolers need a retreat just as much, if not more, than their junior high counterparts. A campus-wide retreat would foster an environment filled with a sense of community rather than competition, which this campus clearly needs if we reexamine this […]
By Julie Barzilay The Prefecture competitions are underway in a newly renovated election process geared towards clarifying the role and duties of a Prefect. On April 8 and 9, sophomores, juniors and faculty members were encouraged to nominate juniors to run for Head Prefect, a departure from the sole option of self-nomination of years past. […]
By Lucy Jackson Without its top two scorers healthy for the second half of the season, the girlsâ basketball team fell to Wilson in the first round of CIF competition last month. After an undefeated start in league, the team hit a rough patch with leading scorer Nicole Hung â10 out with a knee injury […]