The Path from Public to Private: Students matriculating from public schools reflect on the transition to Harvard-Westlake

The Path from Public to Private: Students matriculating from public schools reflect on the transition to Harvard-Westlake

As Josue Gutierrez ’18 gazed out the window on the long bus ride home after his first day of ninth grade at Harvard-Westlake, he felt stunned and overwhelmed. Basketball tryouts. Nine periods every day. A new, strange school, far from his home. “I came home and I didn’t know what to do and I just […]

Seniors to take seminars instead of regular classes

By Mary-Rose Fissinger Thursday, May 20, is Senior Transition Day. The day features several different offerings of Senior Seminars, which focus on everything from managing money to sex. The seniors will also attend a breakfast, talks by guest alums and yearbook distribution for seniors. Spots are limited for some of the seminars, so members of […]