Fixing our STEM Curriculum to Inspire Curiosity

Fixing our STEM Curriculum to Inspire Curiosity

She was a fourth grader I met at an after-school science workshop, a ten-year-old, and she was better at physics than me, a junior in AP Physics. In a matter of minutes, the most advanced model bridge from the back of the instructions pamphlet of The Real Model Bridge Building Kit was merely amateur practice […]

For the love of the game

For the love of the game

Among the most prominent figures on Ted Walch’s desk, which is wedged into a back corner of the drama office at Harvard-Westlake, are two transparent cases. One is a cube encasing an old, yellowing baseball littered with faded signatures. The other is a lengthier prism and houses two shiny white baseballs which look to be […]

Senior seeks place in 2012 Olympics

By Austin Block It seems like it all comes down to friends and family. Without a friend to suggest that Michael Raynis ’10 give fencing a try, he might never have become the highest ranked high school senior fencer in the nation. If he didn’t have family in Korea to visit during the summer after […]

Once in a while, listen to your inner child

By Alexia Boyarsky Then I was 11, I read a book and my life changed forever. I feel like few people can pin point a turning point in their life as specifically as I can. I know for a fact that when I opened the purple bound cover of my first Harry Potter book, my […]