Prefects organize Winterfest

During the Prefect Council-sponsored Winterfest, students participated in various winter-themed activities, such as buying Wintergrams, refreshments and dress-up days, from Dec. 7-11 . Students received complimentary hot chocolate and cider, decorated cookies and listened to ensembles, including performances by Alec Davila ’20, Lauren Juzang ‘20 and duo Mila Fejzo ’19 and Becca Frischling ’19.Sophomore prefect […]

Prefects host winter-themed Coffeehouse

Prefects host winter-themed Coffeehouse

Students performed at the second Coffeehouse of the year in the Feldman-Horn gallery Dec. 3. Prefect Council organized the winter-themed event in conjunction with the art showcase as a way to showcase both students’ visual and performing arts talents simultaneously. Students performed covers of professional albums, as well as their original compositions. Individual acts included […]

Students purchase pizza on Food Truck Friday

As part of Prefect Council’s monthly Food Truck Friday, students purchased New York style-pizza from the Made In Brooklyn Pizza truck Nov. 30. The goal of the project, headed by Jaya Nayar ’20 and Jonathan Cosgrove ’21, was to improve the variety of the food available on campus, Prefect Council said. “We thought that bringing […]

Prefect Council hosts Halloween Festivities

Students gathered in the lounge during break to watch their teachers and fellow classmates perform in the annual Halloween costume contest and eat free Cinnabons provided by Prefect Council members Oct. 31. In addition, different Halloween movies played in Ahmanson Hall throughout the day. There were four categories for the costume contest: “Most creative,” “Funniest,” […]

Prefect Council organizes Fanatic Fest to end Spirit Week

Prefect Council organizes Fanatic Fest to end Spirit Week

Students participated in a western-themed Fanatic Fest at break on Friday, which Prefect Council organized to increase school spirit before Homecoming. To start the Fanatic Fest, math teacher Adam Varney then performed a line dancing routine.  Students also rode a mechanical bull and participated in a dodgeball game  against faculty. The Fanatic Fest culminated a […]

Food truck fanatics: waffle truck visits

Waffles de Liege food truck sold their traditional waffles on campus March 15 for this month’s Food Truck Friday. Toppings included vanilla ice cream, chocolate or caramel sauce and whipped cream. Prefect Council initially intended to hold Food Truck Friday on the third Friday of March instead of the last, due to Spring Break. The […]

And All that Jazz: Prefect Council hosts jazz-themed Coffeehouse

In light of the Upper School Jazz band’s upcoming trip to Japan, jazz and instrumental acts were featured during the third Coffeehouse of the year on March 20. Other students showcased their talents by singing songs, performing instrumental pieces and dancing to an audience of peers and faculty members. “Prefect Council thought we should honor […]

Students form clubs for second semester

Prefect Council announced the approval of 16 new second semester clubs in an email to students. The clubs, including the Democrats of Harvard-Westlake, Immigration and Citizenship Assistance and Marine Wildlife Adventure Club, held their first meetings during activities period March 5. “I think it’s awesome that so many new clubs are popping up,” Prefect Jaya […]

Students compete in March Madness tournament

Prefect Council hosted the second annual March Madness Basketball Tournament on Monday in Taper Gym. 16 teams, each made of 3-4 students, competed in a bracket prepared by the Prefect Council days prior. The gym was sectioned off into four different courts, as different matches took place simultaneously. Team GYGR, including Nevin Sanitsky ’18, Mason […]