Animator shares experiences about pursuing a career in art

Animator shares experiences about pursuing a career in art

Animator, painter and director Jorge R. Gutiérrez spoke to Drawing and Painting I students about his experience navigating the entertainment industry while remaining true to his background Wednesday. He also advised students about how they can make a career out of their artistic passions. Gutiérrez, who directed the Golden Globe-nominated “The Book of Life,” shared […]

Students propose future assembly speakers

Assistant Head of Upper School Michelle Bracken and Director of Student Affairs Jordan Church are taking suggestions for future all-school assembly speakers following Luis J. Rodriguez’s speech Oct 18. In order to suggest a guest speaker, students must fill out a proposal sheet, which will must contain information on the proposed budget and the ways in […]

DEI department to host UCLA speaker

The Department of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion will host an Educating and Engaging event Oct. 24 to inform attendees about the importance of equity in the community. UCLA Professor and Associate Dean of Equity and Inclusion Tyrone Howard will speak at the event. An invitation was extended through the SoCal People of Color to the […]

Great speaker, not the right audience

Great speaker, not the right audience

With the new tradition of First and Third Wednesdays, increased efforts by the Fanatics to bolster attendance at athletic events, the introduction of Cinema Sundays and our upcoming Festival to Spring, our school has worked hard, and pretty successfully thus far, to try to unite our largely diverse student body and create a greater sense […]

HWPA speaker to focus on student well-being

The first speaker in the Harvard-Westlake Parents’ Association speaker series, focusing on students’ social and emotional well-being, will address the school at 7 p.m. on Oct. 21. The discussion will feature six speakers, four of whom work at Harvard-Westlake. The speakers are Director of Counseling and Psychological Services Kavita Ajmere, counselor Luba Bek, dean Kate […]

Journalism expert speaks to Chronicle staff

Student publication expert Ron Johnson spoke to Chronicle staff April 14 about news coverage and design technique in Weiler Hall. “He was really great,” Jacob Goodman ’15 said. “He brought an objective perspective that can be difficult to give to your own group. As a person who’s interested in graphic design it’s nice to get […]