Students miss 744 classes on senior ditch day

By Chloe Lister Students missed a total of 744 classes on April 20, this year’s senior ditch day, Head of Attendance Gabriel Preciado said. Additionally, many students missed part of the day, according to Preciado. Of the 744 classes missed, 44 had been excused by green slips or parents’ notes. At press time, the number […]

BLOG: Semester at Sea (Sunday, Dec. 26)

A group of Harvard-Westlake students, accompanied by chaplain Fr. J. Young, are testing the waters of the Semester at Sea program, which is opening up to high school students. The group is part of an inaugural two-week Panama Canal cruise over winter break. Usually, students would spend an entire semester at sea. The group left […]

Blog: Semester at Sea (Wednesday, Jan. 2)

A group of Harvard-Westlake students, accompanied by chaplain Fr. J. Young, are testing the waters of the Semester at Sea program, which is opening up to high school students. The group is part of an inaugural two-week Panama Canal cruise over winter break. Usually, students would spend an entire semester at sea. The group left […]

LIVE BLOG: Semester at Sea (Tuesday, Dec. 21)

A group of Harvard-Westlake students, accompanied by chaplain Fr. J. Young, are testing the waters of the Semester at Sea program, which is opening up to high school students. The group is part of an inaugural two-week Panama Canal cruise over winter break. Usually, students would spend an entire semester at sea. The group left […]

On the clock

Paychecks lure students into the labor force for the first time in jobs ranging from parking attendant to karate teacher. Cashier With a satisfied smile, Vivien Mao ’12 fondly recalls the time when Chloe Lister ’12, Shana Saleh ’12, and Graydon Feinstein ’12 visited her at work; she had to remain professional despite her tendency […]

Chenier offers first Greek directed studies

By Chloe Lister Matthew Lee ’11 and Alice Newman ’11 have studied Latin since seventh grade, so when Latin teacher Paul Chenier mentioned his knowledge of Greek, the two approached him about learning themselves. The Greek directed study will meet twice a week and will consist of “10 or more” students, Chenier said. The class […]

Alumna to bear the Olympic Torch

By Chloe Lister Alison Lerner ’09 will carry the Olympic Flame through Calgary, Canada Jan. 18 and 19, as a torchbearer for the 2010 winter Olypics in Vancouver. Lerner was chosen by The Coca-Cola Company to be a torchbearer. She was one of 20 people chosen for helping enact changes in local and global communities, […]