Head Prefect candidates discuss inclusivity, stress

Head Prefect candidates discuss inclusivity, stress

Update April 4: Cate Wolfen ’17 and Matt Thomas ’17 will serve as next year’s Head Prefects.   Hopeful 2016-2017 Head Prefect candidates Cate Wolfen ’17, Lexi Block ’17, Jordan Khorsandi ’17 and Matt Thomas ’17 promoted their campaigns and answered questions Wednesday during a sophomore and junior assembly in Taper Gymnasium in an effort to […]

Juniors vote in runoff for final Head Prefect candidates

Lexi Block ’17, Matt Thomas ’17 and Cate Wolfen ’17 advance to the Head Prefect Final Election next week, and the second male candidate is yet to be announced as juniors must vote in a runoff Wednesday between the other three candidates. Two male and two female candidates will run in the final round of […]

Prefect Council to host annual Academic Fair

Prefect Council will host the annual Academic Fair Feb. 17. The event will showcase the classes offered next year. Each course will have a table for students to visit to learn about the focus and theme. After the fair, students will have the opportunity to sign up online for the courses they wish to take […]

Students perform at February Coffee House

Students perform at February Coffee House

Prefect Council hosted the second Coffee House of the year Monday after school in the Chalmers Lounge. Acts included students performing songs, as well as instrumental pieces and slam poetry. Complimentary refreshments were served to all students and faculty attending. A wide range of songs was performed; however, several students chose music in spirit of Valentine’s […]

WAFL truck serves waffles to students on quad

WAFL truck serves waffles to students on quad

The WAFL truck served select waffle choices on the quad Jan. 29 after students voted for waffles as their food truck preference in a Prefect Council survey. The truck offered their waffles called “Classic,” “Simplicity,” and “Wafl goes bananas” for $6 each.  

Prefect Council names grant winners

Prefect Council awarded grants of up to $500 to the Health and Awareness Club, the Martial Arts Club, Velvet Daisies, For Vida, the Harvard-Westlake Outreach Performers, the Chinese Pen Pal Club, Habitat for Humanity, the Human Rights Watch Student Task Force and the Quiz Bowl Club. To apply for a grant, club leaders had to fill […]

Puppies make second appearance to help students fight stress

Puppies helped midterm assessment test-takers alleviate stress again Thursday, courtesy of the Prefect Council. The puppies were brought through a company called “Puppies and Reptiles for Parties” that has done similar events for Chapman University and other Los Angeles colleges. Research shows that the dogs help mitigate stress for students. “We wanted to do it between […]

Students tour club booths at Activities Fair

Students roamed the quad and signed up for clubs at Activities Fair Sept. 15 during break. The 66 clubs each tried to attract sign-ups by displaying posters and handing out treats such as candy, cookies and ice cream cones. Clubs presenting at the fair ranged from athletic clubs, like Boxing Club and Hiking Club, to […]

Activities Fair to allow students to browse clubs

Prefect Council will host Activities Fair during break Sept. 15 to allow students a chance to browse and sign up for clubs. “I didn’t really have much time to participate in clubs at the upper school [last] year, but now that I’m used to the campus, I’m thinking about joining the math club,” Sean Jung […]

Tech Council to maintain all school apps

A tech council aiming to maintain current campus-focused apps, create new apps for the use of the student body and design digital posters to be displayed on the TVs in the library and lounge for clubs on campus launched this month. Director of Student Affairs Jordan Church and computer science teacher Jason Fieldman ’98 launched […]