Admission receives over 1,200 apps

Over 1,200 students submitted applications to Harvard-Westlake for grades seven through 12, Associate Director of Admission and Enrollment Management Nancy Jeon ’89 said. This is the second highest number of applications that the admissions office has received, having received the most applications in 2017. The number of applications has grown incrementally over the past five […]

Annual giving breaks independent day record

Parents, alumni, faculty and staff donated a record $9.3 million to Annual Giving last year, making the school the first independent day school to raise more than $9 million in annual giving, Advancement Committee Chair Melanie Ramberg Staggs ’85 (Cole ’16, Tyler ’18, Carter ’23) said. 100 percent of faculty and staff participated for the […]

School raises more than $8 million in donations

The school became the first independent day school to surpass $8 million in Annual Giving donations at the end of last year, Head of Annual giving Eli Goldsmith said. With contributions from families, alumni and faculty and staff, donations reached a total of $8,004,323. In addition, a record was set for parent participation, which reached 94.1 […]

Record number of girls enroll in robotics

The upper school robotics course has nine girls and four boys this year, with three times as many girls enrolled as last year. Robotics has historically had more boys than girls, robotics teacher Antonio Nassar said. Previously a club, robotics became an official class last year, though extracurricular club meetings continued as well. Last year, […]

High jumper sets school record

A record-breaking jump by Jonathan Felker ’14 kicked off the track and field season on a high note, and the varsity track and field teams will look for similar results as they approach the middle of the season. Felker cleared a height of 6 feet-2 inches in the high jump event in the opening meet […]