School hosts annual Justin Carr swim meet

Harvard-Westlake hosted the second annual Justin Carr Wants World Peace swim meet to raise awareness for life-threatening heart conditions on Friday. Student Athlete Fitness Evaluation, a nonprofit organization which formed following the death of former student Justin Carr ’14, offered both echocardiograms and EKG’s for attendees aged 12-24. “Students can get their heart screened to […]

Justin Carr’s Dare to Dream Workshop to host first jog-a-thon

Justin Carr’s Dare to Dream Workshops and Black Leadership, Awareness and Culture Club will hold the first ever jog-a-thon Friday honoring Justin Carr ’14 to raise money for the Justin Carr Wants World Peace Foundation. The Foundation, started by Carr’s parents after his death in 2013, will use the money to fund scholarships, arts programs and grants […]

Justin Carr Relays to offer heart screenings

Justin Carr Relays to offer heart screenings

The Fourth Annual Justin Carr Swim Relay meet is diving into new territory this year. Not only will it play host to a day of competition, but it will try and ensure that its athletes can continue to enjoy similar days for a long, long time. The organization Student Athlete Fitness Evaluation will offer heart screenings to […]

BLACC holds Justin Carr workshop

BLACC will host this year’s first Justin Carr ’14 Dare to Dream Workshop Oct. 10 at the Frank D. Parent Elementary School in Inglewood. Students can receive three hours of community service for helping younger students with art projects and other crafts. Carr’s parents have organized this event to fulfill Justin’s dream of bringing the […]

Tenth Muse hosts arts showcase

Students, faculty and parents read and sang original compositions in the Muse & Blues: Intercampus Poetry & Music Showcase at the Katzenberg Black Box Theatre Feb. 5. The showcase was produced by the Tenth Muse, a middle school literary publication. It was hosted by English teacher Zachary Greenberg and staff members Ashley Starr ’18 and […]

Swim teams finish 2nd at 1st Annual Justin Carr Relays

Both the girls’ and the boys’ varsity swim teams placed second at the Justin Carr Relays, the Wolverines’ first meet of the year, March 1. Saturday’s meet was the first of the annual swim meets dedicated to Justin Carr ’14, who died of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in February 2013. Carr was a member of the swim team […]

School to host relay meet in memory of Carr ’14

Harvard-Westlake will host the first annual Justin Carr ’14 Memorial Relay Meet March 1 at the Copses Family Aquatics Center. All members of the Mission League will compete, with the times counting towards CIF qualifying, but not towards league standings. Carr was a member of the swim team who died of cardiomyopathy last February during […]