Oh, Mother#@%&*!

“F***!” Dominique Gordon ’15 yelped in shock after a piece of celery hit her face in the middle of English class. Aaron Esagoff ’15 had thrown the piece to his friend who wanted celery, but accidentally hit Gordon instead. Immediately after she screamed the curse word, Gordon’s face turned bright red, and her first instinct […]

Boys' golf remains undefeated after 3 matches

The North Ranch Golf Course has hosted US Amateur qualifiers, and on Monday March 11 it hosted members of the Wolverines boys’ golf team.  The team travelled to Westlake Village for an all-day invitational in the midst of its league season. The boys are yet to lose a match this season and stand at 3-0, […]

High jumper sets school record

A record-breaking jump by Jonathan Felker ’14 kicked off the track and field season on a high note, and the varsity track and field teams will look for similar results as they approach the middle of the season. Felker cleared a height of 6 feet-2 inches in the high jump event in the opening meet […]

Lacrosse falters in first test against Oak Park 13-11

Although Alex Weber is the fourth varsity lacrosse coach in four years, the Wolverines have begun to effectively implement his philosophy. Weber preaches hard work, team cooperation and enjoying the game. Despite suffering a loss to Oak Park on March 8, the Wolverines have started to reflect Weber’s goals. The Wolverines entered halftime with half […]

Girls’ volleyball program begins beach season

Since its inception last year, the girls’ beach volleyball team has continued to garner support from various members of the girls’ volleyball team. A team was started last year by the head of the Amateur Athletic Union for Beach Volleyball, Gino Grajeda. Grajeda contacted Adam Black, the head of Harvard-Westlake volleyball, along with coaches from […]

Weissenbach sets Stanford indoor 800-meter record

Former Wolverine track standout Amy Weissenbach ’12 set the Stanford indoor 800-meter record with a time of 2:05.56. The time was good enough for a berth in the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships held March 8-9 in Fayetteville, Ark. at the University of Arkansas’ Tyson Track Center. At the meet, Weissenbach narrowly missed the […]

Anonymous student hacks traffic sign

Driving down Mulholland to school every day is second nature to those who take the route. The winds in the road are anticipated, the traffic patterns practically memorized. But on March 7 parents, students and faculty encountered something unexpected. Rather than flashing the usual updates on Coldwater Canyon closures, a construction sign on the side […]

Five-time Olympic swimmer Torres ’85 to speak at assembly

When Dara Torres ‘85 returned to Westlake for her senior year to pick up books before the start of school, Headmaster Nathan Reynolds pulled her aside to congratulate her on the gold medal she won at the 1984 Olympic games and asked if she would bring it to school the first day. “I [said] sure […]

Debater advances to state

A novice debater qualified for the California State Tournament Saturday, March 9. Cameron Cohen ’16 is the first member of the team to advance to the state tournament. Cohen made it through six out of seven elimination rounds at the three-day qualifying tournament. The tournament was held at Narbonne High School in Harbor City, CA. […]

New president meets students, promises changes

Rick Commons, the next president of Harvard-Westlake, visited campus on Monday, and though he was glad to see that the school hadn’t changed much since he left 15 years ago, he said that it, like all schools, needs to innovate in order to thrive. Commons, who is currently the Headmaster of Groton School in Massachusetts, […]

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