Weissenbach reaches NCAA nationals

Former Wolverine track star Amy Weissenbach ’12 qualified for NCAA Outdoor Nationals in the 800 meter race and was part of the Stanford 4×400 team that also qualified. In the 800, she qualified fifth overall and second in her heat at Regionals with a time of 2:04.97. Her 4×400 team qualified eighth overall with a […]

Construction planned for Taper

The sports medicine room on the lower floor of Taper Gymnasium will be completely redesigned during summer break. Construction on the project will start in early 2014, Head of Campus Operations J.D. De Matte said. The room, now about 400 square feet, will be expanded to 2,000 square feet. For the sports medicine room to […]

There are places I remember

I have come to associate landmarks and sites in my life with memories, and having spent three years on the Studio City campus of Harvard-Westlake, I have become particularly fond of a few spots on campus. Some of these spots are well known to the student body as places of leisure, but others are a […]

Sophomores train for Peer Support

Nearly 30 sophomores will learn to counsel other students as Peer Support trainees next year, school psychologist Luba Bek announced today in an email to all applicants. Bek, along with fellow adviser Dr. Sheila Siegel and the Peer Support coordinators, chose 11 boys and 17 girls to be trainees next year and eventually leaders during […]

You are special

For most of my Harvard-Westlake career, my life to a large extent, revolved around school. The sports I played were on Harvard-Westlake teams, my friends were almost strictly from Harvard-Westlake and my main extracurricular was the school newspaper. I considered the community to be a sort of microcosm of the greater world and therefore didn’t […]

Card Duels

Sean Kiley ’14 spends his weekends dueling with dragons, mermaids and demons. His allies vary from cupcake princesses to phantom lupine helicopters, and he suffers immense damage but never gives up. A competitive Yu-Gi-Oh! player, Kiley qualified for the North American World Championship Qualifier July 12-14 at Navy Pier in Chicago. If he places high […]

Next year to start with all-school convocation

Both upper and middle school students will gather on the Ted Slavin Field on the first day of the 2013-2014 school year for an all-school convocation and the investiture of new President of Harvard-Westlake Rick Commons. The administration began thinking about holding an all-school opening convocation even before they knew President Thomas C. Hudnut would […]

Fifth STEMfest showcases student projects, class assignments in science fields

As a demonstration of hydroelectric engineering at the annual “STEMfest,” a Tesla representative drove into the quad while students and teachers surrounded it on May 20 during activities period. Students from various clubs and classes set up 38 tables and 60 events around the quad and in the lounge to display assignments and projects. This […]