Hi, My Name is

It was one of the last days of the sixth grade and Rebecca Katz ’15 and I were in the bathroom of our elementary school waiting to be picked up to go to the Harvard-Westlake seventh Grade Barbeque. I can perfectly remember the thrill I felt; getting accepted to Harvard-Westlake was my first dream come […]

Masks of Plastic

After waiting for more than an hour in line to enter the FYF Fest music festival, Kurt* ’15 headed straight for the restricted, 21-and-over beer garden. He approached the bouncer, pulled out his fake New York state identification card from his back pocket, and presented it. The bouncer examined the card under a flashlight and […]

Think mind over matter

On my first day of seventh grade in 2009, I nervously walked into the Saperstein Theatre for the first time. Surrounded by my new classmates, I was greeted with a projection of the school’s motto: They can because they think they can. The words filled me with trepidation and fervor. I came into the Harvard-Westlake […]

Annual senior retreat commences in Big Bear

Approximately 230 seniors arrived at the Cedar Lake Campground in Big Bear Lake, California for the annual senior retreat yesterday. They will be there until Thursday, coming back on time for graduation practice. Students can participate in various activities such as canoeing, hiking and swimming as well as a talent show show on Wednesday night. That […]

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