On-campus thefts up 8 %

Deans are advising students to lock up their valuables as a result of an 8 percent increase this year in on-campus theft during school hours, head of security Jim Crawford said Thursday. Although a visiting sports team was implicated in major theft earlier in the year, the more recent incidents have happened during the day. […]

Sophomores Take MMTIC Personality Inventory

All sophomores answered a series of questions as part of the online Murphy-Meisgeier Type Indicator for Children, a condensed personality inventory based on the Myers-Briggs indicator, last week to discover different aspects of their personality and in what environments they thrive. “The sophomore year is all about getting to know themselves,” Dean Vanna Cairns said. […]

Quarters for a Cause deadline extended to Feb. 23

The Quarters for a Cause fundraiser deadline has been extended to Feb. 23 in an effort to raise more money for Laundry Love. As of the 1st and 3rd Wednesday assembly today, students and faculty had donated a total of $60. The Community and Character Committee hopes to raise this to $1,000. If $1,000 is […]

12 plays chosen for Playwrights Festival

A dozen plays selected for the Playwrights Festival were announced Friday by Performing Arts teacher and festival producer Christopher Moore. Students will audition for parts before eventually performing the plays. A list of the selected plays is included below. “A Little help From My Friend” by Jared Gentile ’16 “Bromeo and Julius” by Sabrina Batchler […]

Students to intern at clothing company

An internship program at clothing company Forever 21 is in the works for students in the Theatrical Costume Design elective who are interested in clothing design, development and production. Harry Salamandra, senior alumni officer, is working with Christine Water ’08, women’s apparel buyer for Forever 21, to finalize details of an internship program, which could […]

Little Rock Nine member to speak at assembly

Terrence Roberts, a member of the Little Rock Nine, a group of African-American students who were the first to desegregate an all-white high school in Arkansas in 1957, will speak during assembly Jan. 21 in honor of Black History Month. After the U.S. Supreme Court declared segregated schools unconstitutional in 1954, the National Association for […]

Ethics Bowl competitors take 5th place

Harvard-Westlake participants took fifth place in the Annual Southern California High School Ethics Bowl, winning two rounds out of three rather than losing two rounds as previously thought. The team received an email Dec. 23 informing them of the change in the standings. The team of seven students, including Cameron Cabo ’16, David Ozen ’16, […]

Debate hosts first home tournament this year

The debate program hosted the Lincoln-Douglas style Damus Hollywood Invitational the weekend of Nov. 8-9, the first competition on home terrain this year. Cameron Cohen ’16 propelled Harvard-Westlake to the quarterfinals and was granted a speaker award for his performance. “I noticed that the varsity debaters were calmer since it was home turf,” said Connor […]

Students volunteer at Operation Gratitude to support soldiers

In a warehouse packed with more than 300 volunteers, Alex Deronde ’17 grabbed a handful of 5-hour ENERGY bottles and stuffed them into a partially filled care package to which volunteers added sanitizing wipes and Halloween candy before shipping the boxes to a deployed soldier halfway across the world. “It felt really good to volunteer […]

Prada veep tells La Femme about her job

Celine Khavarani ’95, a vice president of the Italian fashion house Prada, told members of the La Femme club Monday about her career in fashion, and her belief in the importance of surrounding herself with optimistic people. Khavarani said that she works at the intersection of fashion and entertainment, and her job is to build […]