Model UN attends UCLA United Nations conference

22 members of the Model United Nations club participated in the UCLA United Nations conference Nov. 16 to 17. Students represented Japan and the United Kingdom and separated into committees to debate topics ranging from malnutrition to the use of technology in aiding humanitarian crises. Each participant wrote and presented a paper stating their country’s […]

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 […]

School hosts annual UCLA blood drive

The school held its annual UCLA Blood Drive in collaboration with the Parent Association and Community Council. The majority of donors for the blood drive are comprised of students. “If we provide a place where students can come and donate for the very first time, be with their friends, be in a comfortable surrounding and […]

Debaters attend summer program

Debaters attend summer program

The upper school campus hosted the second annual debate.LA summer camp from June 20 to July 29. The program is an intensive speech and debate workshop meant to help hone debaters’ skills before the competitive season. Students of all skill levels in grades five-12 were eligible to attend, and the camp had 333 attendees from […]

Students donate blood in Parents’ Association event

Students donate blood in Parents’ Association event

Students donated blood on campus today during an event organized by the Parents’ Association and UCLA. They were able to donate blood from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Chalmers East and West. “I just think it’s really unique that Harvard-Westlake holds a blood-drive, and I think it’s important that if you can give help in […]

Student Teaches Sailing at UCLA Marina

By Kenneth Schrupp Greg Lehroff ’14 taught sailing to underprivileged children during the summer as a counselor in training at the UCLA marina. He was motivated to join the program by his brother, Nick Lehroff. “Nick made good friends and had a great time so I signed up,” Lehroff said. During his tenure at the […]

Fried heads to AZL Padres

By Robbie Loeb Max Fried’s ’12 dream job began today. The seventh pick in the MLB draft departed for Peoria, Ariz. to join the Arizona League Padres, the rookie-level team for the San Diego Padres. The southpaw prospect is not expected to pitch much this summer, as he recovers from the high school baseball season. In […]

Padres ink No. 7 pick Fried

By Robbie Loeb Left-handed pitcher Max Fried ’12 agreed to terms with the San Diego Padres Friday for a deal worth $3 million, the MLB’s assigned slot value for the 7th overall pick. The 6-foot-4 southpaw was the first high school pitcher taken in this year’s First-Year Player Draft. The former UCLA commit will head […]

UCLA blood drive lowers age requirement

By Saj Sri-Kumar Sixteen-year-olds will be able to donate blood at the blood drive benefiting the University of California, Los Angeles Blood and Platelet Center for the first time this year. The drive, which is held annually for upper school students, will take place on Nov. 12 in Chalmers East. UCLA has lowered the minimum […]