Students volunteer at Bethune Middle School

Students volunteer at Bethune Middle School

Nearly 100 members of the school community helped to clean up the Bethune Middle School campus by painting, sorting and gardening Jan. 27. The HW Parents Community Service program organized the event in partnership with Bethune and Big Sunday, an outreach organization that aims to “beautify” schools. Students from both school communities worked together to […]

Commons, Huybrechts address Parents’ Association

Head of School Jeanne Huybrechts said in the first Parents’ Association meeting Sept. 17 that she wants to make current students the next greatest generation like those in “The Greatest Generation” by Tom Brokaw who were born between the two world wars. President Rick Commons introduced the new mission statement by recounting his experience seeing […]

Parents' Association to hold annual blood drive

The Parents’ Association will hold its annual blood drive April 25 in Chalmers in association with the American Red Cross. Students who wish to donate blood must provide a school ID, and those age 16 and under will need a waiver signed by a parent. Every two seconds someone in America needs blood, according to the American […]

Parents’ Association website breached, information stolen

The Harvard-Westlake Parents’ Association Party Book fundraising website experienced a security breach, compromising parents’ credit card information, President Rick Commons notified parents and faculty in an email March 5. Commons emphasized that the breach was limited to those who had used credit cards on the auction website and would not affect the school database, website, or […]

Parents are responsible for parties their children host, speakers say

Parents are responsible for parties their children host, even if they are unaware of the party’s occurrence, speakers said at the“Kids and Alcohol/Drugs: The Rules, the Consequences, and the Tools to Guide your Kids”, hosted by the Parents’ Association March 5. Author Caitlin Flanagan (Patrick Hudnut ’16) and attorney Laurie Levenson (Daniela ’17, Havi ’08, […]

Parents Association to hold blood drive

Volunteers will be on campus Nov. 15 to conduct a blood drive sponsored by the Parents Association and UCLA. Volunteers can donate blood during their free periods in Chalmers East and West. All students age 16 and under must have a waiver signed by a parent and students must have their ID with them to […]

Parents’ Association creates tribute book

The Harvard-Westlake Parents’ Association launched a Tribute Book for President Thomas Hudnut that will benefit the Thomas C. Hudnut Scholar Endowed Fund for financial aid. The keepsake will be presented to Hudnut on April 27 and will also be distributed to the people who have donated to it. The Parents’ Association is working with the […]

Sports Council votes on policy

 By Michelle Nosratian Sports psychologist Tom Crawford stressed the importance of honorable competition and the role of parents in their children’s sports lives at a Feb. 20 Parents Association event. Approximately 150 parents and administrators attended the speech in Rugby Theater. Crawford, who spent a decade as the director of coaching for the United States Olympic Committee, gave parents tips on […]

Feldman-Horn to host modern Korean artwork

By Alexia Boyarsky Four Korean-American artists will come to the Feldman-Horn Gallery this weekend to display their work in an exhibition entitled “State of Being.” The exhibit was coordinated by Ae Kyung Lee (Ellie ’06, Jessica ’08) who worked with the Korean Parents’ Association. Hyesook Park, an artist in the show, chose the displayed art […]