Prefect Council to hold Homecoming Formal

Upper School students will attend the fourth annual Homecoming Formal dance in the Taper Gymnasium Saturday. Prefect Council will host the dance, which will start outdoors at 7 p.m., running until 11 p.m. All attending students must be in the gym by 7:30 p.m., sophomore prefect Ryan Stanford ’19 said. Students must stay on campus […]

Prefect Council sends Homecoming notice

The Prefect Council announced Aug. 24 to upper school students that the date for homecoming formal will be Oct. 8. Students said they are excited about attending the school dance. “Last year I was playing in an out-of-state soccer tournament the day of homecoming, and somehow managed to make it back in time for the […]

Prefect Council hosts last Coffee House of the school year

Prefect Council hosts last Coffee House of the school year

Students preformed in the last Coffee House of the year Thursday during eighth period for exclusively seniors and after school for all students. Seniors participated in a senior-only Coffee House during eighth period as part of Senior Day. “The last coffeehouse was great, the senior section especially,” Prefect and performer Adam Yaron ’16 said. “Because […]

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 […]