Art students to post lunch photos on site

Middle school photography teacher Joe Medina has launched a Tumblr page for a new art project titled, “One Moment One Meal One Photograph,” which will include photos of different meals by photography students and artists from around the globe. Anyone is free to participate by eating and taking a photo of a meal at exactly […]

Walch researches book in Paris

Performing arts teacher Ted Walch spent his second summer in Paris researching the lead actor of his favorite film in hopes of writing a book next year. In the second semester of Cinema Studies, Walch shows his students “The 400 Blows,” a 1959 French film directed by François Truffaut, starring Jean-Pierre Léaud. Walch says he […]

School admits record number of new sophomores

Twenty-three new sophomores and three new juniors joined the school this September, the most new upperclassmen the school has enrolled in the past five years. “This is the most that we have had since my time here,” Dean Beth Slattery said. Better applicants have allowed for an extended sophomore and junior class, said Scott Turner, […]

Team set to defend seventh straight title

While the girls’ tennis team went undefeated in league last season, it lost in the second round of CIF playoffs and ended its winning season early. This season, with its seventh straight Mission League title under its belt and an 11-0 League record, the girls’ varsity tennis squad is back and ready to continue its […]

Baseball season ends with playoff loss

The game’s first run was scored in the top of the first inning when Michael Vokulich ’14 hit a sacrifice fly to score Jack Flaherty ’14, who was just named the Gatorade State Player of the Year after finishing the season with a 0.69 ERA. Unfortunately for the varsity baseball team, it could not add […]

World Language Department inducts students into Honor Society

Sinclair Cook ’14, Claire Goldsmith ’14, Julia Aizuss ’14 and Kennedy Green ’14 received Outstanding Senior Awards in Chinese, French, Latin, and Spanish respectively at the World Language Department Honor Society ceremony. In addition, selected upper school students were inducted into the society on May 20. Students who have taken advanced language classes and shown […]

School to host StartUp Scramble

There are 36 spots available to all ninth through 12th graders for the Harvard-Westlake StartUp Scramble, an entrepreneurial workshop that will take place at the Upper School June 20-22. Middle school students with entrepreneurial interest can also apply for a ticket. StartUp Scramble will be a “highly intense, hands-on weekend where you will team up […]

No-hitter propels Wolverines to victory, four wins away from title

Jack Flaherty ’14 walked the leadoff batter in the Wolverines opening round CIF playoff game against the J.W. North Huskies on May 23.  After that the six-foot-four senior pitcher threw 10 strikeouts and reached 92 mph on his fastball on his way to no-hitting the Huskies and retiring 21 straight batters. “Just when you think […]

Team falls to Crespi in CIF Playoffs

 The biggest foe for the Wolverine lacrosse team has always been Crespi. The Wolverines triumphed over the Celts in league, winning the last game against Crespi before playoffs and securing the league title and the top seed. However, the Celts surprised the Wolverines when they went head to head in the quarterfinals, beating the Wolverines […]

Cheating on the Reading

Of 389 students polled in a Chronicle survey, 65 percent  use online reading aids like SparkNotes and Schmoop, both of which provide chapter summaries for books commonly read in English classes as well as analysis. Thirty-one percent of these students use reading aids instead of doing reading assignments, while 61 percent use them with reading […]