Under Control

Jane* hears her phone alarm ring while sitting with a friend at her house. She grabs it and reads the alert on the screen: “You know what this is,” then jets into the bathroom. She takes out the circular birth control pill dispenser from the cabinet as quietly as she can, pushes a pill from […]

Producer tells La Femme club to accept challenges and move forward

Ellie Wen ’05 told La Femme club members at their meeting Nov. 17 to accept their challenges and to move on. The Alumni Office recommended Wen to speak to students about optimism, the fifth goal in the La Femme club’s 11-goal system. One alumna is invited to speak each month. “I don’t have any regrets. […]

Wolverines fall in first round of playoffs

The Wolverines season came to an end following a 42-14 loss to Crescenta Valley High School last night in the first round of CIF Playoffs. The team finished with an overall record of 7-4 and a 3-2 record in the Angelus League. Last night marked the football program’s first playoff appearance in two years. After the first […]

Wolverines lose heartbreaker to Cathedral

The Wolverines fell to Cathedral 35-28 tonight. This loss drops the team’s record to 1-2 in Angelus League play and 5-3 overall. The team came into the game as clear underdogs, but after a dominating defensive performance and steady offensive execution in the first half, all signs pointed toward a Wolverine victory. The squad went into […]

Wolverines dismantle La Salle 39-3

The football team improved its overall record to 5-2 with a 39-3 win over La Salle High School. The game, which gave the Wolverines a 1-1 league record, was highlighted by a large amount of flags and interceptions. After scoring two quick touchdowns in the first half of the first quarter, the team alternated three […]

Poets to convene Saturday at first-ever poetry festival

Two poets will keynote Harvard-Westlake’s first-ever poetry festival, “Wider than the Sky: A Celebration of Poetry in Word, Image and Performance,” Saturday with readings, performances and workshops. The festival, which will run from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 25, will feature Douglas Kearney and Sharan Strange, as well as readings, performances and workshops. […]

Junior presents at Jane Austen conference in breakout session

Alexa Bowers ’16 was a speaker at the Jane Austen conference Oct. 10-12 in Montreal. “I am the first high school student to lead a breakout session so I was really nervous, but I just got out from presenting and it went really well,” Bowers said. “I’m glad they gave me the opportunity to present.” […]

Girls' volleyball falls to Oaks Christian at Homecoming

The girls’ volleyball team lost to Oaks Christian High School Saturday in four sets in its Homecoming match.  The Wolverines won the first set 25-22, but the Lions took the next three sets 7-25, 17-25, and 23-25. Natlie Wiegand ’16 was one of the leading scorers for the Wolverines, and she ended multiple streaks for […]

Boys' water polo team defeats Dana Hills 21-4

After defeating Murrieta High School 21-7 last Friday, the boys’ water polo team continued their five game winning streak with an emphatic 21-4 victory over Dana Hills last night.   Goalie Anthony Ridgley ’15 helped manage the offensive attack from the Dolphins to limit them to just four points, while forward Jonathan Hooper ’15 led […]