Prefect Council hosts 4th Coffee House

Students and faculty packed the lounge Monday after school to watch singers, actors, musicians and magicians at the fourth Coffee House this year. To kick off the performances, coffee and snacks were served in the lounge, which was also decorated to look like a coffee house. “I love it,” Matt Jung ’16 said. “It’s a […]

Prefect Council announces new plan to provide funding to clubs

Prefect Council has begun a project in which club leaders can request funds for use on club activities and supplies. Prefect Council decided to run the program this year by presenting the idea to Head of Upper School Audrius Barzdukas, who granted them $2,000 from his own administrative budget. The money will be distributed to […]

Students to perform in Coffee House Feb. 24

The third Coffee House of the school year will be held Monday, Feb. 24 in the lounge after school. Roughly 10 to 15 students are expected to participate in the Coffee House, and the final performance lineup will be formed this weekend. Despite student-only signups so far, both faculty and students are encouraged to perform. […]

Prefect Council launches electronic ID application

Prefect Council sent an email to all upper school students today announcing the launch of an electronic ID application that will replicate normal IDs, including photos, ID numbers, barcodes and bus stickers. In the email, Prefect Council provided a link that takes students to the Harvard-Westlake website, where they can download the app. The first […]

Prefect Council kicks off March Madness challenge

Competition in the Prefect Council-sponsored March Madness bracket challenge began yesterday. The challenge, open to students and teachers, goes through the NCAA championship game on April 8, at which point the participant whose bracket correctly predicted the most games will be declared the winner and receive a prize. According to Prefect Council, 118 people submitted […]

Reconsider the ban on formal dances

The Prefect Council has been trying their hardest to plan and hype up Whiteout. They’ve sent many emails, put up posters and booked great food trucks. All in all, it sounds like it will be a fun night. Unfortunately, the excitement will never match that of the semiformal. Under strict regulation from the administration, Whiteout […]