Sketches of Summer- Evan Rappaport ’22

Students spent their summers attending programs to help further develop their skills in various art forms. Evan Rappaport ’22 took part in a jazz program at Stanford University over the summer to explore the the world of professional music and develop his skills in preparation for the upcoming school year. During the program, Rappaport took […]

Stressing students’ well-being: Survey measures stress at school, home

Upper school students participated in the Challenge Success survey conducted by the Graduate School of Education at Stanford University. The survey was part of a national study focusing on the experience of being a high school student both at school and at home. Administrators said that data from the survey can later be used to […]

Students and Faculty to Chinese Economy Conference

By Catherine Wang Eleven AP Economics and AP Comparative Government students heard experts discuss China’s economy Feb. 26 at a conference at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in downtown Los Angles hosted by the University of Southern California’s US-China Institute and sponsored in part by Harvard-Westlake’s Global Asia Initiative. The conference focused on the health and […]

Junior develops schedule app

  By Alex Leichenger Gabe Benjamin ’11 is developing an iPhone application that will allow students to view their daily school schedules and keep track of their homework. The iHW application will feature a student’s personal schedule for the day and a timer counting down to his or her next class. It will also have […]

Alumna plays in World Cup in China

By Zack Goldman For Ali Riley ’06, the old adage had it exactly right: It’s not all about winning.  Riley participated in the Women’s World Cup in September with the New Zealand National Women’s Soccer team in China, whose performance echoed the pundits’ not-so-fearless prediction of the Kiwis being bounced from the tournament after losing […]

Senior reaches finals in national Siemens science competition

By Cary Volpert Benjamin Uy ’07 was a finalist for the Siemens Competition award,  before losing Saturday at Stanford University. By advancing past the semifinals, Uy has advanced farther than any other previous Harvard-Westlake student. The award is given exclusively to high school students in Advancement Placement classes who demonstrate particular strength in the fields […]