Science Bowl B team places second in regional contest

By Mary Rose Fissinger The Harvard-Westlake B Team qualified for the final round of the Regional Science Bowl Competition Feb. 26 at the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power building. As reward for their runner-up finish, they received $2,000 for the school and $750 in scholarship money each. The team consisted of captain Hank […]

Thieves break into cars on upper school campus

By Cami de Ry   Two cars were broken into on campus on Feb. 1. Windows were smashed on cars belonging to Athletic Director and swimming coach Darlene Bible and a parent. Their purses were snatched from the passenger seat during the girls’ water polo game against Marymount and girls’ basketball game against Chaminade. This […]

LAPD hunts murder suspect near Upper School

By Daniel Rothberg A helicopter circled the upper school campus Sept. 17 as Los Angeles Police Department officers conducted a seven-hour manhunt on motorbikes, ATVs, horseback, and on foot for a parolee suspected in the slaying of a Valley Village woman in July. According to the Los Angeles Times website, Omar Armando Loera was charged […]

Teachers work as AP graders over summer

  By Sam Adams Science teacher Wendy Van Norden was sitting in a vast, silent auditorium at Clemson University when she saw something familiar. Among the thousands of Advanced Placement Environmental Science tests that she would grade over the course of a week, eight hours a day in the South Carolina room, was an essay […]